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You can sort your Desktop as you can do it with your Finder folder structure. Just sort by "Tags" and thats it: In my tests, folders are showen before other files. But of course, if you have Tags given, it gets sorted differently. So three solutions: Give specific Tags and sort by Tags Give non Tags and sort by Tags Give your folder names ...


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Yes, OS X does not come with anything in /opt or even the directory itself. I presume you're looking for MacPorts, which is a 3rd-party package manager that installs port. MacPorts has to be installed separately. Various other apps can place files in /opt though. For example, even though I've never had MacPorts, I have the /opt directory and it contains the ...


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I had the same problem, but none of the fixes above helped. This finally did: http://blog.hsoi.com/2014/02/25/my-slow-mac-mavericks-coreservicesd-iconservicesagent-and-how-fs_usage-saved-me/ Some issue with an application (in my case Xcode) and icons. Try this command in Terminal, which reports realtime filesystem activity from the IconServicesAgent: ...


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There is a little documentation here on the background tasks that do things like clear up the /tmp folder, but it is marked as archived now and Apple don't seem to have released an updated version. There should be a log at /var/log/daily.log for the daily script that (amongst other things) clears out the /tmp folder.


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to create a new file in one click, you want to use a droplet (a button inside the finder toolbar, which is accessible from any finder window). After searching the web for more than one hour, I finally found THE ULTIMATE LINK which explains you to do just that, here you go: http://www.screenr.com/cNH and the text version: ...


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Right click the file and click "Get Info" (or press Cmd+I on the file). Drag the desired icon onto the current icon and it will replace the existing one.


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It seems likely that the problem stems from corrupted data on your hard drive. The Finder asks the FileSystem to give it information about the content of the folder and either the Finder fails to properly handle the error returned by the FileSystem or the FileSystem keeps trying endlessly to access the faulty data without properly returning. In order to ...



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