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I had the same problem, and it seems the problem in LaunchService in OS X. To clear it "cache" try this command in terminal /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user ; and then killall Finder; killall Dock; In Mavericks it should work ...


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You could try adding it via the .plist file. This guide will explain how to do it. To summarize the steps: Go to the applications folder Locate TextEdit.app Show Package Contents Edit the Info.plist file


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i didnt find anything that makes double click -> maximize available, but i found using http://hyperdock.bahoom.com/ best alternative (it also gives you active windows preview in your dock on top of window management) HyperDock brings advanced window management features to Mac OS: Move & resize windows just by holding down keys and/or moving your mouse. ...


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Even without Admin privileges, you can use the Finder's Go menu to access the library folder. Click on Go, then choose Go to folder... near the bottom of the dropdown menu. In the resulting dialog box, type ~/Library and hit Return. EDIT: Alternatively click Go press ⌥ and click Library as it will show up on the key-press. Your Library folder will ...


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You can drag the Folder to your dock (between the trash and the sepperator to the applications), or to the sidebar in Finder. You can also create an Alias (this is what you need to do if you want to put it in a folder or to the desktop) by dragging the folder and holding zhe alt-key (a small arrow will appear in the lower left of the icon).


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It is likely a name resolution issue, which is usually the case when an IP address works and a name does not. there are a couple of things you can do if the PCs have IP addresses that rarely, or never, change you could add those to the hosts file. Just open up the terminal.app and: sudo nano /private/etc/hosts After the last entry just put the IP ...


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To investigate the problem, I remove FileVault (full disk encryption) which allowed me to start the computer using the guest account (not just the Safari limited guest account when FileVault is activated). In this mode, I was able to test the Finder and see that it did not have slow downs or freeze. So I had probably a third party tool doing some nasty ...



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