Applications, either provided by Apple or third-party, which facilitate administrative functions that usually involve working with the operating system or file system

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Map Fn + Esc key to Esc key

I am using a PC keybroad on a Mac, the funniest thing is on this KB, to use the Esc key, I need to press Fn + Esc So, are there any tool I can remap the keys such that I can use the Esc without the ...
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Mac keeps booting into disk utilities

my mac kept getting stuck on the apple logo when booting up so I went into recovery mode and formatted the disk and installed OS X again. But for some reason it is not booting normally when I switch ...
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OSX install DVD showing up as EFI boot on start up

My brother's Mac Pro somehow has all of its utilities missing. Its guts have been taken out. I don't know how this happened, but I'm trying to fix that by creating a Lion DVD or bootable USB. I ...
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Tool for randomized signatures

Is there a tool for randomizing signatures (for 10.8/.9)? I.e. I'd like to maintain a list a signatures (e.g. with different quotes, etc) and swap them randomly or every such-and-such minutes. I'm ...
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Help me reset the terminal after sudo command mistake

I recently installed a cracked version of a program and it instructed me to block outgoing connections by following the instructions below. Step 1 Click the "Go" menu, select "Utilities," and then ...
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What utilities should I put on an emergency recovery drive or SD card?

I've recently made an emergency recovery SD card for my MacBook Pro. Right now, all it has is a clone of the internal drive's recovery partition, and an encrypted sparsebundle with my 1Password file. ...
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Creating ODBC DSN

I want to connect to mongo database form OpenOffice (for example) through Simba ODBC driver. I downloaded this driver on the Mac and now I need to register it and DSN in the system. I installed iODBC ...
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How to show a large notification banner on OSX screen?

Is there a tool to programmatically, from command line, show a large notification banner on top of other windows, on all screens, or at least on the currently active screen? I mean obnoxiously large, ...
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Where can I find error documentation for Iphone Configuration Utility?

I am running Iphone Configuration Utility and I am in the console tab, but the information is confusing to me. Here is what I mean, I get an error like Springboard[29] : Icon state had duplicate ...