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you can change default saved path on Mac OS X Yosemite


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An elaboration to what @klanomath was saying:


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You can also use Keyboard Shortcut to show Desktop while dragging the files. Default shortcut is: ⌃ CTRL+↓ DOWN ARROW.


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In addition to klanomath's answer: You can also assign a Hot Corner to show the Desktop. In that way you can drag a file to the Hot Corner, the Desktop shows, then drop the file on the Desktop. Move your mouse to the hot corner again to show the original window. The Hot Corner functionality can be found in the Desktop & Screen Saver System Preference ...


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You have several possibilities: Use the sidebar and drag & drop files or folders on the 'Desktop' item Create a 'Desktop' Dock item by dragging and dropping the folder '/Users/YourUserName/Desktop' to the Dock and afterwards drag & drop files or folders you want to move on the 'Desktop' item in your Dock Create an Automator Service to move (or ...


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You can make it from Terminal.app. Open Terminal, navigate to the folder where Your music is (here's example for iTunes library): cd ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Music/ Then run this command: find . -name "[[:alpha:]][[:alpha:]][[:alpha:]][[:alpha:]].mp3" -exec open {} \;" This will find all 4 letters mp3 files, for example XXXX.mp3 and open them in ...


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I'd just use the Recently Added smartlist & sort by date added. You can't search by '4 random characters'.


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You need a proper .icns file to do this. iConvert Icons has the best converter around: http://iconverticons.com/online/


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Get into on your icon file. Select the icon, copy it, paste it over onto the webloc file as you're doing. Basically, don't paste the file onto the icon, copy the icon of the icon.


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Check out Fasticns - drop your artwork onto it. Copy as Image from the Edit menu then paste it into your file's Get Info spot as you have tried already. (FastIcns is free)


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Perhaps it is not possible because you file is in an folder that is located in the download folder? Place back the files on your desktop, open the folder 'downloads' and delete what's in that folder. Try to empty your trash can now.


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This answer may not really answer the question but provide some information what might had happened. I've downloaded the torrent with 4Chan pictures containing the Pain.jpg and two other pics with hebrew chars. Here is the diabolic culprit ;-) ls -aBeil shows: mymac:Reactions user$ ls -aBeil ls: P ͎̮͉͍ͨ̈́̾̈́A ͎̮͉͍ͨ̈́̾̈́I ͎̮͉͍ͨ̈́̾̈́N ͎̮͉͍ͨ̈́̾̈́.jpg: ...


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Sounds like it could be an illegal file name. Boot into single user mode, try running fsck -f Boot into Recovery Mode, run Disk Utility from there and select "Repair Disk"


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Try following the steps outlined in Apple's support document on this subject.Many of the items in the document are included in the suggestions here, but they offer some items to try for severe cases such as yours. Rather than repeat them all here, its best to simply refer to this well written document on the subject. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201583 ...


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Right click on the trash can, while holding down the Command key. An option 'Secure Empty Trash' will appear. Select this. Hopefully it will empty the trash folder for you.


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First, cd into the Reactions folder: cd ~/.Trash/Reactions Then, type rm, a space, then the tab key. This should autocomplete the first file in the directory. If it does, you should be able to press return to delete the offending file.


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Try and move the folder Downloads out of the trash Then run in terminal: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool yes;osascript -e "tell application \"finder\" to quit";osascript -e "tell application \"finder\" to activate" This will allow you to see hidden files in the Finder GUI file system. If you can see the ...jeg file in the ...


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In normal use, the rm command is for removing files, and the rmdir command is for removing folders. rm will refuse to remove a folder, and rmdir will refuse to remove a file. And even then, rmdir won't remove a folder that contains anything beyond the artificial links to . and ... Both of these limitations can be overcome by providing the -r switch (short ...


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Boot the system into Single User mode by powering off and holding Command+S. Then when you see bash3.2# type in /sbin/mount -uw / to mount the filesystem as readwrite. Then, cd /Users/<your username>/ to move to your home directory rm -rf .Trash to force delete the trash directory mkdir .Trash to recreate the trash directory chmod 700 .Trash to set ...


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sudo vi /etc/auto_master In this file comment out /net with # (#/net .....) sudo automount -vc


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There's no such thing which you should (have to) use. If Apple felt it was needed, it would have been built-in. Mac differs entirely from Windows for example. Please check: http://osxdaily.com/2014/01/13/defrag-mac-hard-drive-necessary-or-not/


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If you want system diagnostics, you can always contact Apple or go to an Apple Store for a free diagnostics. If you are talking about networking usage on your Mac, I found a website with a list. I hope this helps! http://mac.appstorm.net/roundups/internet-roundup/4-ways-to-monitor-bandwidth-usage-on-your-mac/


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Use {"com.apple.icns"} as the file type. set Icon to (POSIX path of (choose file of type {"com.apple.icns"} with prompt "Select a .icns file.")) (Found by running "mdls myiconfile.icns") kMDItemContentType = "com.apple.icns"


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mdls lists file metadata. A sample below for a folder kMDItemContentCreationDate = 2011-11-20 04:05:42 +0000 kMDItemContentModificationDate = 2014-10-22 01:52:53 +0000 kMDItemContentType = "public.folder" kMDItemContentTypeTree = ( "public.folder", "public.directory", "public.item" ) kMDItemDateAdded = ...



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