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Gmail works on a system of "labels", which is represented in IMAP (a protocol used by email clients to talk to email servers) with traditional folders. The "tabs" you are referring to show up as "category:social", etc. in the search bar in Gmail when you click on them. There is no representation in Gmail's IMAP server for these categories, therefore Mail ...


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It is unlikely your Mac is infected. The odd folder names within ~/Library/Preferences is likely due to a crashing Mac application or process. The crash may be happening within a preferences related section of the application and causing garbage values to be passed to the preferences. Safe to remove Assuming a reasonable application is responsible for ...


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I found a solution that seems to fix this. 1.) Open a new finder window 2.) If All the columns aren’t visible, drag the lower right corner of the window to the right until they are. 3.) Resize the first column to be narrower. 4.) Close the window immediatey. 5.) Open another new finder window. Is this finder window too wide?   -if yes: ...


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The answer is no, there is not a way to get the nice little triangle to easily expand a symlink directory in the Finder's list view. According to "Folder Aliases in Dock or List View cannot be expanded?" on SuperUser, "This is a known bug and is even mentioned in John Siracusa's review on Snow Leopard." This is consistent with this Textmate Thread which ...


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The @ at the end of the name means that the Finder has extended attributes OTHER than an ACL but might also be all manner of other things (Finder info for one). You can see what attributes are by ls -le@.


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Means that you and every body have permissions to write over directories. On your mac drive only you have perms to write inside. Note that you folder on mac drive have perms drwxr-xr-x, and your external hd have drwxrwxrwx. How to Set File Permissions in Mac OS X


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Usually this is an Alias of a folder. An alias is normally marked with a litte arrow a the left lower corner. Example: -rw-r--r--@ 1 user staff 1938832 31 Okt 16:54 Car drwxr-xr-x 3 user staff 102 31 Okt 16:56 Car1 -rw-r--r--@ 1 user staff 178 31 Okt 16:56 Car2 Car is an Alias, Car1 a folder, Car2 is a text file without suffix but ...


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The application bundle should go in /Applications. This application bundle should contain everything. Libraries, dependencies, everything that the app needs to run, so that should the application bundle be copied to another machine's /Applications directory, it should be able to run. Installing in /Applications requires admin. Should admin not be available, ...



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