I'm a new Mac user and I've been installing a few different apps for different things. A lot of these use .dmg files. Why exactly do they all expect me to drag the icon into the application folder? ...
How can I clone a CD or DVD to an ISO or DMG, using just the CLI, so that I can attach it to a VirtualBox VM. I often clone CDs or DVDs using the following commands: diskname=`df -kh /Volumes/* | ...
I'm looking for a way to obtain an updated installation media for OS X 10.6.x, currently 10.6.6 I am looking for a similar solution to the Windows slipstreamed installation media and preferably a ...
Whenever I download a .dmg file and then open it (usually from the download bar in Chrome), it opens up in the background. Is there any way to get it to open up in front of my window? Edit To ...
So, I downloaded Chrome, and I put it in the Applications folder and from there a shortcut to the applications bar on the bottom of the screen. All is fine, but now there's an icon on the desktop that ...
I'd like the following setup: A DMG file sits on my HD, taking up only the space of the contents, or perhaps only the space of the contents compressed. If I double-click on it, I need to give a ...
What are the differences between sparse and sparse bundle disk images?
Here is the setup: I have the Applications folder right in the dock, which is the default after installation afaik. Now I have a custom build DMG with an application in there which I drag&drop ...
I have a NetBoot image which I use for booting into to do things like disk maintenance and testing new applications without having to install them on my workstation. It's really handy, but I created ...