I'm a PC convert, and quite novice when it comes to shell/bash scripting, but I really want to learn/understand more. My need: I need to be able to scan a folder, find any .rar files, extract the ...
I am writing a generic script that can get passed both absolute and relative (to the current working dir) paths to existing files. I need a fail-safe way to turn all those passed paths into absolute ...
Background I'd like to be able to display a notification window in OS X from within a script. The script will be running in background, so the notification should not go to the terminal but instead ...
I saw a couple of questions about executing command line scripts? I saw that the .command and .tool extensions were mentioned. I have always used .sh. What is the difference between these different ...
I occasionally will setup a user's machine that has been in for repair beyond the simple re-install of the OS. For example: install a new hd, install the OS, create a user, install updates and then ...
How to send an email from command line or script? I want to be able to run the script programmatically by passing the receiver and the message.
I've successfully changed icons using the procedure described in an another question: Changing or setting a file or folder icon programmatically. Either my sips (or Finder) got broken afterwards or I ...
How can I change or set the icon for a file or folder, in the terminal, do I need to use a scripting language?