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are you sure that the file is an actual Zip file as you will get this message on a file that has been renamed as .zip when it isnt in fact a Zip file. The only real way to tell is to use a HEX editor such as 0xED to check the first few bytes are the characters PK.


If the issue is actually a damaged zip file, the command line zip tool can try to repair it. For that you'd use the -F or -FF options, like that: zip -F damaged-copy.zip --out repaired.zip zip -FF damaged-copy.zip --out repaired.zip It's always a good practice to do that on a copy of the damaged file, so you're sure you don't damage it any further. To ...


They renamed the Directory Services daemon in Lion: /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.opendirectoryd.plist


You don't need to put anything in there if you're working locally, just click 'Open Directory Utility' [which you did, based on your second pic] Then… Edit menu - Enable root user [only available once you unlock Directory Utility, which it looks like you did] ...I would wonder why you need root unlocked - you really don't need it in OS X, you can sudo ...


A couple of possible solutions for you: First, try unarchiving the file with Stuffit Expander. You probably already have it on your Mac and a simple spotlight search should reveal the location. If you don't, you can download it for free from the Stuffit Website. If that doesn't work for you, try extracting it via Terminal. While it may seem a bit scary, ...


Since NIS is a third party product - you should be able to follow any of the great troubleshooting guides on the internet and make headway to determine if this is a client or server issue. My gold standard for a NIS guide is from IBM: Troubleshooting NIS-Related Problems From what you have posted in the question edits - it appears that ypwhich would be ...


When this periodically happened to me, it had to do with permissions being incorrect in the following areas, preventing me from making changes: In Snow Leopard (10.6) and later Open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.sidebarlists.plist in a plist editor Find the section favoriteservers Remove listings for those stubborn locations In Tiger (10.5) and ...

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