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I'm not entirely sure but 145GB is exactly 135 GiB so I think Finder gives result with decimal prefixes while du uses the binary ones. See this article


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Yes! Simply right click on the finder icon on the dock, go to "Options" and then select "All Desktops". And voila! You have the same Finder window open anywhere and everywhere you need it!


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If Windows is having trouble opening various folders and is causing your drive to freeze, it suggests that the file system is corrupted or that the disk itself is failing. The first thing you should do is run chkdsk on the drive from a Windows system to correct any errors with the NTFS file system. If you still have trouble, I suspect that there's little you ...


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I don't know of a way to fix this in the Finder. The images your are looking at are most likely "web ready" meaning that they have been stripped of much meta data that takes up extra bytes which would slow the loading of the images into a browser. Without a pre-generated icon the Finder creates them on the fly and does not always create a meaningful icon. ...


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You can change the background color in the Finder's view options. You can also change the view to Cover Flow?


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6 months or more of this problem... my 2013 Mac was hanging when saving files, making outlook 2011 hang often! and slowing down workflows... and after reading this post it dawned on me... before Mavericks I used 2 different tagging appx, TAGS and Leap. When installing mavericks, tags were quite well, though they became increasingly slow. I I deleted ...


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Found the answer in this blog post Hide The Menu Bar On Your Secondary Monitor With Mavericks. Uncheck the option "separate Spaces" on Mission Control:


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I keep the Preview.app icon in my dock (OS X 10.9.5). Drag and drop a folder of images onto the Preview.app icon. This will open all images in a single Preview window.


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I just created this one-liner bash script that creates symbolic links for all dot-files in your home directory. Note that it attempts to create a directory at ~/Dotfiles: cd ~; mkdir Dotfiles; for f in .*; do ln -s $f Dotfiles/${f:1}; done; rm Dotfiles/DS_Store; Just paste the line into the Terminal and press Enter.


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To make sure the Google Chrome has not left a bitter taste in your VM (Virtual Memory). While active memory contents are maintained in memory, the system also keeps some recently used but inactive processes and data there in order to quickly revive them, if needed. The Terminal command would be: sudo purge Be aware that purging can have side ...


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If you're running Docker, I saw a thread that implicates this with Finder crashes: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1658289


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Remove GoogleSoftwareUpdate! It's evil on your machine. Download the unofficial uninstalled here.


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Here is a solution with an AppleScript. Remove the "Rename Finder items ..." action. Add the "Run AppleScript" action, clear all text in this action. Copy/paste this script in the action: on run {input, parameters} set oldFolder to "" repeat with i in input set f to my getFolder(i as text) if f is oldFolder then set ...


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The one place you haven't listed is your Library folder.. From the Finder menu choose GO then Go To Folder ~/Library The chances are your Application Support directory has loads of stuff stashed.


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I had the same issue. To fix it I renamed my Library->Application Support->Microsoft->Office folder to "Office Backup", allowing the program to create a new folder upon opening. After reopening, the issue was fixed. Be sure to copy over any template files you had created (such as an updated normal.dotm file for word) from the Backup folder to the new one ...


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After doing some research I found the answer. You have to run this command: SetFile -a e <filename> In effect, this says "Set the file extension attribute (-a e) so that the extension is not hidden. If the extension were not hidden and you wanted to hide it, you would substitute "E" for "e". To see all of a file's attributes, run this command: ...


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It is the escape key (esc) it is on the top right or left corner of the keyboard


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This is possible by selecting the second window to get the selection. Insert the "Run AppleScript" action at the first position in the workflow, clear all text in the action, and put this script in the action: on run {input, parameters} tell application "Finder" activate -- doesn't work without the activate open target of Finder window ...


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The only thing a can think of is a little bit of GUI Applescript. Place this code into a 'Run Applescript' action above your 'Run Shell script' action. The Applescript is commented to explain what it is doing. But be aware this code is to start you of. It works in my tests. NOTE THIS SCRIPT WORKS WHEN THE WINDOWS ARE IN LIST VIEW But not if you ...


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Instead of using Clean Up By, use Arrange By. This both cleans up the layout and sets the default sort order for the folder for the future so that any modifications to the folder will update the sort order.


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First make sure that date created is a visible column in list view in finder. You can do this by entering list view and right clicking the headers and checking date created. Then go to system preferences, keyboard, Shortcuts, and choose app shortcuts on the left. Then add a new shortcut for Finder by pressing the plus button and choosing finder from the ...


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You can set scroll bar position using Apple Script. In Finder without horizontal scroll bar You can do something like: activate application "Finder" tell application "System Events" tell process "Finder" -- range is from 0.0 to 1.0, so to scroll halfway you would use 0.5 set value of scroll bar 1 of scroll area 2 of splitter group 1 of ...


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Can't be done directly, but you can scroll to top/bottom, or by page. See http://stackoverflow.com/a/4968499 for a more comprehensive explanation


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The method in this video works for me (10.9). Below are the steps: Drag your folder to the sidebar to create a link. On the normal folder that have the icon on it, press Cmd-I, click on the icon, and press Cmd-C. Right click on the new link in the sidebar Click "Get info" Click on the folder icon at the top, and press Cmd-v Now the folder has an icon Drag ...


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Yes you can. Turn on the status bar: View > Show Status Bar. There you can see whether the Mac is searching.


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One way to do this is to use Automator: create a Folder Action on /Volumes trigger an Applescript or shell script when a new drive is mounted do the copy grab a coffee (optional). You'll probably want to scrape the output of system_profiler SPUSBDataType to make sure you're not messing around with DMGs. Oooh, option 2 from stack overflow (copy/paste ...


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Most file systems know 2 types of linked files: Hard linked files and soft linked files (more here on SO and here on linuxgazette) By default, OS X and Windows use soft links (alias, symbolic links). Both types of links make it possible to acces the same folder from different locations. Dropbox will treat each folder (original or linked) as an original ...


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A possible alternative would be EasyFind - freeware on the App Store - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/easyfind/id411673888?mt=12


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This is currently not possible. You can provide feedback to Apple regarding this here.


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open Finder, locate the file and drag it to the sidebar


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If you have a washed out folder thats busy in the finder, do the following: Rename it sudo mv Folder Folder2 Make a new folder mkdir Folder Move all contents sudo mv Folder2/* Folder/ And you're set.


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It just changes pages on the icon preview for multi-page documents. Not spectacularly useful with small icons like that, but if you have huge icons set or are in column or cover-flow view, it's a quick way to see what's actually in the document without opening them. If you click away from the icon, it goes back to the first page, so it doesn't actually ...


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For screen sharing via Ethernet cable read this OS X Mavericks: Connect two computers using Ethernet You can use an Ethernet cable to connect two Mac computers to share files or play network games. Connect a standard Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port on one computer to the Ethernet port on the other. You don’t need to use an Ethernet crossover cable. ...


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This may sound silly, but have you moused over the "Favorites" or "Devices" or "Tags" headers? You should see a "Show" or "Hide" button on the right-hand side, across from the label.


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/System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources Here is where all the icons are. You can Get Info on a folder, say Documents, and drag any icon to replace the generic one. The reason you lost the "special icons" in your home folder is that /User/yourusername/.DS_Store file is corrupted/missing/read-only/others. Dot-DS-dash-Store is a ...


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Fix: Restore the default icons 1. Go to the info view of each folder. 2. Click at the icon in the top left corner 3. Reset the icon via Command ⌘+X Workaround: You can copy a folder icon to another folder. There is a solution to bring the folder icons back: 1. Create a new user 2. Go to the user folder of the new user 3. Select the Documents folder 4. ...


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If this is in iTunes you do not need to worry as iTunes will automatically use an underscore in place of certain characters. For example, the artist folder for .38 Special will be named _38 Special and the folder for “Weird Al” Yankovic or "Weird Al" Yankovic (curly or straight quotes) will be named _Weird Al_ Yankovic


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You could try some Unicode 'dot equivalent' like · [Unicode U+0087 UTF-8 C2 B7] or ․ [Unicode U+2024 UTF-8 E2 80 A4] or ⠠ [U+2820 UTF-8 E2 A0 A0] Try the Character Viewer in System Prefs > Keyboard > Keyboard. Type 'dot' & see what may work


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CrashPlan app contains an uninstaller built in. You can access the Uninstaller app by following the steps below : Go to Applications Control Click on CrashPlan App & choose Show Package Contents Go to Contents Folder Locate Uninstall app & double click to run it Authenticate using Administrator password & wait for it to complete This whole ...


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Finder will prevent you from deleting the default directories, but Terminal won't. You can use rm -rf /path/to/directory to delete the folder then create the symlink normally.


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By default, Launchpad shows you all the apps installed on your Mac. To remove a Mac App Store app that appears in Launchpad Follow these steps while you are logged in with an administrator account: Enter Launchpad. Click and hold on an icon until you see all icons jiggle. Click the "x" button in the upper-left of the Mac App Store app icon you want to ...


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Open Terminal and type: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool true; killall Finder. As suggested in the command, it shows all hidden files.


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As noted by another answer: you can't have all new Finder calls open as tabs in one Finder window. Cool idea though. And, as noted by another answer: you can control the behaviour of Cmd-Click actions in Finder so they open new tabs instead of new windows by going to the Finder preferences (Cmd+) and making sureOpen folders in tabs instead of new windows` ...


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This is currently not possible. Opening a destination in Finder from outside Finder (such as a Reveal in Finder or selecting a folder from a Dock stack) will create a new Finder window.


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In order to view in Tads you need to set it that way. First open Finder preferences and select open in new tab. Next in View menu select show tabs. If you hold the cmd key and double click on new folder in finder it will open it in a new Tab bar Or, using the Plus sign on the right you can now open new tabs and decide what they will show, however the ...


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It doesn't appear possible to do something like VLC folder/ folder2/ from the command line. Instead I've successfully created an Automator service that generates a playlist and launches the application passing the list to it. Here is the service... To include subfolders enable the option Repeat for each subfolder found in the first action shown above. ...


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After further inspection, I noticed that when I first started Finder a process in Activity Monitor called InterCheck was taking up around 190% of my CPU (not sure how that's possible, but anyways). A Google search revealed that that process is from Sophos Anti-Virus. It turns out that when I start Finder it is trying to live scan my entire disk, which is ...


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The root cause of this problem is that Finder by default searches "This Mac" - i.e. everywhere, including the Mail folders - so every search is dominated by dozens of unwanted email hits. Fortunately there's a simple solution: In Finder...Preferences...Advanced, select "Search the current folder". This will limit the search to whatever folder you were in ...


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This solution worked for me https://support.filetransporter.com/article/AA-00398 Cick the Finder icon in the Dock. From the Go menu, choose Utilities. Open the Terminal app. Type: sudo update_dyld_shared_cache -force Press Return. When prompted, enter your OS X user password, and press Return.


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I work for a school district and just had to do this. The teacher receives student iMovie files for review, and I need to move this automatically from the Downloads folder to something else. Create the folder you want files moved to. I went into Automator (Applications folder) and created a new "Folder Action." At the top where it says "Folder Action ...



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