09 Aug '12, 2am
@emonical @avdi @elight @patmaddox Those guys know their stuff. Also see: and
About a year and a half ago, I made two posts on the "Best Remote Pairing Settings". The world has moved on, and so has the state of the art in remote pairing. I work remote 75% of the time, so this is an important topic for me. The setup we have now is working pretty good, so I wanted to describe it for the benefit of other remoties. Also, I'm only going to describe one specific setup - the one that is currently working best for me. So, here it is: Computer and OS Macintoshes running OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and maxed out on ram (at least 2 gig+), with a second monitor, ideally a 24". Pivotal uses 24" iMacs exclusively . This lets you have your remote pair's screen up on the second monitor, while still having the primary iMac screen available for local work (configuration, looking stuff up, temporary soloing, etc). You must be very disciplined and up-front - you should be expl...