A powerful idiom where one object gets copied into a clipboard so that it can be pasted elsewhere.

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Most reliable way to mirror large number/size files/folders between drives & computers

Often I find myself shuffling large directories (20gb+) of data between computers or drives. What is the most reliable way to ensure that all data is being exactly mirrored with permissions/dates ...
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Is there a file copy utility for OS X that's similar to TeraCopy for Windows?

On Windows, I use TeraCopy for improved file copying. Are there any similar equivalents for OS X? In particular, I'd like to see things like copy speed.
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What are some tips for replacing my MacBook Pro hard disk with SSD?

I would like to replace my MacBook pro hard disk with an SSD, without reinstalling everything. I am looking for your experience on good SSD drive models that have good performance at a fair price ...
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How can I write files to iPod's internal disk on Windows?

when trying it I get the "can't do that" icon How can I copy new photos to the iPod?
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When I click ⌘+C on an email in Mail.app, why can't I paste it as plain text?

If I select an email in Mail.app and do ⌘+C, I can then paste the entire email (including header info) in a rich text editor app, such as TextEdit or VoodooPad. However, I'm not able to paste it into ...
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Is it possible Select and Autocopy in Mac

I would like autocopy for every text that I select to avoid to do several CMD+C. Is there any way or application to do this?
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Quick, automated way to verify the copy of a folder?

I have a lot of files that I've been transferring around my network and to external hard drives. For example, I just copied a folder with files representing an old laptop's disk image (created with ...