I've got a large folder of music with lots of aliases to tunes that are spread throughout subfolders of the main tunes folder. For example I might keep the original files sorted by artist, and then ...
I have this alias: alias hgd='hg diff|mate' The problem is that for some reason the temporary file thus created will be a .txt, while I'd need it to have the diff syntax highlight. If I manually ...
In the Finder > Connect To Server window I have an IP address I connect to. Is there a way to make a nickname or alias for this server?
I was trying to create a symbolic link using the following command: ln -s "~/Foo Bar/" Foo ... but it didn't work (i.e. when I go into finder and try double clicking it, it says that it's pointing ...
With Finder, Cmd-L is a short-cut to make an alias of a file/directory. How can I use the command line to do that? I tried 'ln -s', but it generates the 'Symbolic Link', not 'Alias'.
I see that the size of alias is 167.7kB, whereas symbolic link is just 4kB. What's the difference between the two, or what's the purpose of them? Which one is preferable? For the case that the link/...
In windows when right clicking a folder there is an option: send to -> desktop (create shortcut). How can I do this on a Mac?
I had two external hard disks: External and Backup. External had many aliases which pointed to other files on the same disk. Backup was used to backup External. External failed, and I now use Backup, ...