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When you attach a folder to a email in Mail, even thought it looks like an individual folder in the email, both in the composed email and then the sent email, nonetheless the contents of the folder when sent, is zipped into a single .zip archive that is base64 encoded for transport. It is the .zip file that's received by others and there should not be a ...


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I don't know of any way to view the contents of a folder when hovering the mouse over it. To open a folder without having to click then click "Open in Finder", you can Option-Command click on the folder and it will open the folder in Finder. (Another tidbit: Command click on the folder and it will open its enclosing folder in Finder)


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The ~/Pictures folder is showing two extended attributes it shouldn't have, com.apple.FinderInfo which is probably holding the bundle bit and com.apple.quarantine. In a Terminal use the following commands to remove both extended attributes that shouldn't be there. xattr -d com.apple.FinderInfo ~/Pictures xattr -d com.apple.quarantine ~/Pictures No need to ...


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Here's an apple discussions page where another user has the same problem: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2586142?tstart=0 This problem is due to the fact that OS X has what's called a "bundle bit" that determines whether a folder is a bundle or not.


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Using answer space to provide pictures... Get Info on both your Pictures & Photos Library directories, make sure they are named as below, Pictures & Photos Library.photoslibrary Also check whether the extension is hidden for only the Library & whether something managed to rename it with a double extension .photoslibrary.photoslibrary - which has ...


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I have struggled with this several times, restarted finder, restarted the mac. I just noticed the problem. In the top right corner there is a hidden option to "hide/show"


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Based on the suggestions in the comments, I performed the following commands in the terminal: ~ $ cd Movies/ Movies $ du 0 . Movies $ ls -la@ total 0 drwx------+ 2 administrator staff 68 Jun 11 13:41 . drwxr-xr-x+ 23 administrator staff 782 Jun 11 21:31 .. Movies $ touch file Movies $ ls -la total 0 drwx------+ 3 administrator staff 102 Jun ...


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To mount a hard drive on a custom mountpoint: You can do this with diskutil mount and the -mountPoint option. From the man page: mount [readOnly] [-mountPoint path] device Mount a single volume. If readOnly is specified, then the file system is mounted read-only, even if the volume's underlying file system and/or device and/or ...



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