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How to forcefully remove status bar icon?

I had this app called Spark for working environment communication. However, the status bar icon of this app is so ugly that I avoid look at it every time when I glimpsing over status bar. The worst ...
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App that allows to paste text snippets in any applicaton?

I'm looking for an OS X application that will allow me to add text snippets, like common text responses to emails or signature postings or whatever standard text phrases I wish to save and resuse. ...
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MacBook Pro Lion crashes after a progress bar boot

Basically my MBP started giving me messages (out of nowhere) about how my Memory was too low and that I needed to shut down a few programs before continuing. In the end I was left with only Finder ...
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Activate fluid app pinned to status from Quicksilver

I use Fluid apps that are pinned to my status bar. If I click on the icon in the status bar, the Fluid app will get focus. I'd like to be able to give an app focus from Quicksilver instead of having ...
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Is there a way to show an icon in the status bar if iPad is muted?

I "accidentally" muted the iPad (four finger up, slide to the left, push mute button). After that in iBooks an interactive book didn't play ambient audio, which is OK if you remember the muting. But ...
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What's a good, actively-developed status-bar-hosted mail client?

I currently use Notify, but it has gone out from under active development and there are a few bugs in Lion. Is there something that does an identical or nearly identical thing, but hasn't been ...
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Is it possible to switch to a specific keyboard layout via `defaults`, *.plist or similar?

I have figured out a workable shell script using osascript (AppleScript) to automatically switch to US keyboard layout when MacVim activates (triggered by Keyboard Maestro), and Swedish layout when it ...
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What is this little “pay phone” icon in the status bar?

A new icon appeared between the screen orientation lock and the bluetooth icons in my status bar. it looks like a phone over a keyboard. It appeared today after changing SIM cards, I switched to a new ...
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Why is there an active progress wheel (“turning worm”) in the right hand corner of the Finder status bar?

In Lion, everything is working but i am puzzled by the presence of a "busy" wheel in the far right hand side of the finder window status bar. What is it indicating is happening? I have no search in ...
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Finder does not show Path Bar and Status Bar, what to do?

I have OS X Lion and when I open a finder window everything seems OK. But I can't see the Path Bar nor the Status bar. When I activate one of the bars with View->Show Status Bar or View->Show Path ...
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Is there a sexier alternative to the status bar in Safari?

I hate the status bar. However, I love hovering over URLs to find out where they will take me. Is there an alternative to having the status bar on at all times, or constantly toggling on/off? An ...