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You can use the full path to the editors ( /usr/bin/emacs /usr/bin/vi or /usr/bin/nano) to edit ~/.bash_profile e.g. /usr/bin/emacs ~/.bash_profile


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The rsync command line tool is able to merge two folders. You'll need to open a terminal window. Take a look at the manual pages man rsync There may be a one liner but the following steps are non-destructive since you won't change your source folders. Create a new folder (dest) Sync source1_path to dest Sync source2_path to dest Here the script - ...


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Bring Finder to the front. Minimize all other apps with altcmdH. Then alt-click on the minus-button of one Finder window to minimize all windows to the dock. Reopen the destination folder by clicking on the appropriate dock (Finder) window icon located near the trash can and move or copy the file on the desktop (tested with 10.7.5 Lion and 10.10.3 ...


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Be sure you aren't looking in the root library, but your user library. Skype in Application Support and com.skype.plist are not invisible by default. Try changing the ~/Library/Application Support with /Users/<username>/Library/ Application Support, with being your Username without the <>. I find it easy to "Go to" with Shift+Command+G while ...


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CFBundleDocumentTypes To answer your first and second question: OS X applications are able to register document types with the system. They do so by declaring those document types within the CFBundleDocumentTypes section in the Info.plist file which resides inside the application bundle. For example, you can find the entry for the LaTeX kind by opening ...


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It is very easy to do this: Open a new finder window. As you resize the window, hold the command ⌘ (not alt / option) key. Then hold the alt / option key as you right click on finder in the dock and click relaunch. Any finder windows opened after this will open at that size. This does not work for windows opened off of folders on the desktop.


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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 - Photos Version 1.0 - Looks like Apple removed the option to show the photo in Finder. Not the most direct method, but try this: Go to Photos Menu -> Preferences -> General Click the "Show in Finder" button in the dialog box. In Finder you'll see a "Photos Library" highlighted Right-click and select "Show Package Contents", this ...


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You can use Flashlight Spotight plugin and install Google Search plugin. Then You'll be able to search Google inside Spotlight (just add g as a prefix). When You'll want to see the results in web browser, press ⏎ return. Here's an example:


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Either of these should work and launch right into the Finder without launching a browser. You can test it in Slack by directly messaging Slackbot and clicking the link in the feed. smb://servername/shared/folder/to/the/destination/ afp://servername/folder/path/to/the/directory/


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I think ... That's a bad beginning. You need to know what you did. I hit create library, and all my photos were deleted and I was redirected to iPhoto's introduction page When you entered a name, did it ask "___ exists. Replace?" ...go to iPhoto on Finder... the names of the folders I have are: _CodeSignature, _MASReceipt, Frameworks, MacOS, ...


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Although Mark's answer is sufficient enough, just for the sake for providing an alternative you could open it with the default text editor via: /usr/bin/open ~/.bash_profile


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I will offer one example involving files with the prefix ._. I have two volumes named Steelhead2 and Shark3. The volume named Steelhead is hfs+ formatted and the volume named Shark3 is ExFAT formatted. Consider the file iprogram.txt which has extended attributes. I can display these attributes using the ls command as shown below. Steelhead:Steelhead2 ...


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You can right-click (control-click) on the folder name in the Titlebar of the Finder window and select a parent folder and or you can expose the Path Bar in Finder (View > Show Path Bar) and select a parent folder from there. Also from the Sidebar you can right-click (control-click) on the Favorites name and select Open Enclosing Folder, although this opens ...


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You can't stop it from indexing by file type, but you can by location. System Prefs > Spotlight > Privacy Any location you drag to there will no longer be indexed or appear in search results.


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A friend of mine found the answer for me. Apparently OS X has a function writeToFile:atomically, which causes a copy of the edited file to be made, then, on saving, replacing the original file with the copy. Since the copy exists in a different place in the hard disk, it has a different inode number. So after the save, the opened file points to a new ...


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Just for the record: A Quicksilver Action Apple script for Open in New Tab was posted on the Quicksilver blog: Opening Folders in Finder Tabs.


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Use cmd+r then open Terminal and type: resetpassword On the next window, click on the name of your volume (usually “Macintosh HD”), then select the troubled user account name from the drop-down. Skip the actual password fields (you are not changing the password). Click the button on the bottom section labeled “Reset Home Folder Permissions and ACLs.” ...


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In my case it helped to remove the application state of the Finder. This command will move the state file to your desktop: mv -r ~/Library/Saved\ Application\ State/com.apple.finder.savedState ~/Desktop/com.apple.finder.savedState Then restart the Finder process with killall Finder. If that was successful and you don't need anything from the old state ...


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I had the same issue after upgrading to 10.10.4. Repeatedly started in safe mode and tried removing various things, including moving the saved state for Finder as suggested by mcb. What eventually helped was to remove ITunesHelper from Login Items. Open up Users & Groups from System Preferences, select your account and click Login Items, from there ...


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I don't know about your sign-in problem but about removing the files, you can remove all the required files from the Terminal itself. Removing the Skype app itself from the Applications folder shouldn't be a problem. Type these in Terminal to remove the other files (press enter after each line to execute the command): rm -rf ~/Library/Application\ ...



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