A Configuration is a set of rules, often governing how a program or the operating system should apply certain settings.

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Create and distribute printers

Is there a way to create a printer on a machine. Then bundle up the Printer bundle and create an installer out of it for multiple users at a location. To avoid having to explain to each user how to ...
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[MySQL Server] MySQL Workbench can't find my.cnf on (clean installation of) Snow Leopard

I have a clean installation of Snow Leopard on a MacBook and I want to get a MySQL Server running on it. I downloaded and installed the .dmg file provided by the homepage of MySQL and installed it. I ...
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How to view man pages in a web browser?

Which .conf file do I need to edit in order to view man pages in a web browser? I'd like to use Google Chrome to do this. Is this possible?
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How can I know where does an app locate its configuration files?

How can I know where does an app locate its configuration files such as in ~, /Library, ~/Library etc, other than browsing and guessing? I mean is there some command like findfiles this.app that ...
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How do I change GNU Screen's meta-key to Cmd-a?

GNU Screen's default meta-key is Ctrl-a, which is really inconvenient for me because I frequently use Ctrl-a and Ctrl-e to move the cursor to the beginning or end of the line. I'd prefer to change ...
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Most programs don't use proxy

To get internet in my school I have to use the schools http proxy server. So I configured my network preferences to use the proxy. But nearly no program seems to accept that configuration and use the ...
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Is this possible to improve boot time?

Is there a way to accelerate the boot process? Can we disable some (rarely used or not useful) services?