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I already tried this:

cd ~/Downloads
find . -print0 | xargs -0 xattr -d

But it doesn't seem to work under Mac OS X 10.7 (aka. Lion) anymore:

xattr: ./cabin/Cabin-Bold.otf: No such xattr:
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I think this is more for SuperUser... – Corey Ogburn Jul 28 '11 at 20:59
display all extended attributes via xattr and see whether some new attribute is set on the file – Yahia Jul 28 '11 at 20:59
Unix type commands to configure one's Operating System... not really a programming question. – Sparky Jul 28 '11 at 21:01
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I haven't tested this under Lion but

defaults write LSQuarantine -bool NO

and then restarting should totally disable this functionality.

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question : where should i put this setting? – ajreal Apr 26 '13 at 21:40

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