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Even though the account is an administrator, you still need to use sudo to become the root user. Administrator still has restrictions on what files can be read or written to. For example, the /System/Library/User Template/ folder is set to System: Read/Write and even though you are an administrator, you won't be able to open this folder without either ...


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Open a new finder window and type "zip" in the search. Select "Zip archive" in "kinds". You can also just type out kind:.zip and press enter and you'll get the appropriate filter: Note - omitting the . after the : results in many compressed files and not just those with .zip extension or literal conformance to that specification.


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It sounds like you are in rich text mode, so the editor is trying to save the file in non-plain text format. In general for css/html/code you want just plain text. In the "Format" menu, choose "Make Plain Text" then when you do a "Save As..." you should be able to just type whatever extension you need. EDIT -- As Tetsujin mentions, you do should uncheck ...


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You shouldn't take a tag description on a web site not affiliated with Apple as a feature description. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204100 for how Apple defines Mission Control (emphasis mine): Mission Control is the quick way to see everything that's currently open on your Mac. To use Mission Control, do one of the following: Swipe up ...


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The question itself isn't exact too, because the OP talks about: files names like ABC 123456 (without extension), but in the example code using *.txt extension add a dash between two blocks (e.g. where is the space) like ABC - 123456, but in the next taking about counting to 4 and count 3, e.g. not exacltly clear what the script should do for example if ...


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The CUPS web interface would allow you to direct the print job to another printer. However it's possible to capture a PDF file from the CUPS queue: /private/var/spool/cups total 472 drwx--x--- 24 root _lp 816 Mar 1 14:30 ./ -rw------- 1 root _lp 4403 Mar 1 14:30 c00025 drwxrwxr-x 13 root _lp 442 Mar 1 14:30 cache/ ...


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You may also want to look into the excellent VueScan. I haven't had a need for it in several years but back in the day it was really one of the best there is. Looks like it is still updated regularly.


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Type ⌘+F on Finder and you will see the search bar. By default appears Kind is Any. Replace Kind with File Extension (you can find it under Others...), then you can type zip in the field and you will have the results immediately. Additionally if you feel confortable with the Terminal, you can use the following command: find . -name "*.zip"


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Here is the solution. The script that generates the link, generats a url that starts with a custom googledrive:// and then the path to the file in the Google Drive folder. I then set lincastor to trigger the following script for urls beginning with googledrive:// on handle_url(args) set theUnixPath to |URL_PATH| of args set theUnixPath to (POSIX ...


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You can directly search for zip files by entering: kMDItemFSName:.zip or even better: kMDItemKind:"Zip" into Spotlight Search in Finder. To get more kMD* keywords make mdls /path/to/file in Terminal to list them. Here is great pdf with a list of search attributes and other hints.


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This is a feature called Handoff, which is part of Continuity. It allows you to access apps running on your other devices with the aim of letting you start a task on one device and resume it on another. On your MacBook Pro, you are seeing a copy of Chrome running on another Mac which is on the same Wi-Fi network, where Bluetooth is enabled on both devices ...


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What you are seeing are QuickLook preview thumbnails: if you look closely at your screenshot, you will notice each “icon” shows the start of the file’s content. You are correct this is due to you installing TextMate 2, which provides a powerful QuickLook extension for source code files (try selecting one of the files in Finder and hitting space). The ...


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You are misunderstanding the way (Mac)Vim processes its configuration. Simplifying slightly, there are three layers to it on OS X: the vimrc and gvirmc files in $VIMRUNTIME are the runtime defaults for the Vim install. For MacVim, this is set to point inside the application bundle – the files you found. These will be overwritten each time you update ...


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It's your $PS1 - it's not properly escaped. You have to escape all non-printing characters with \[ and \]. For example, if you have export PS1='\e[32m\u \W\e[0m $ ' you have to change it to export PS1='\[\e[32m\]\u \W\[\e[0m\] $ ' or your cursor will appear far to the right because your shell thinks your prompt is that long, and when it retypes the ...


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As noted in my comment from earlier, you can make an alias of the alias and it will acquire the icon from the original source... for some reason. The following example is with folders... so it's not the exact situation in the question, but I think it illustrates the point:


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Multiple cursors isn't a feature supported by Mac OS X by default. Some apps have it and if you want it in the rest of the system you will need too find an third part plugin. I think it would be hard to make that work even with a plugin. But if you haven't already I would recommend giving Google a try in finding one. Here is a link to an similar discussion ...


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I also ended up looking for good solutions. Thunderbolt 2 supports 20 Gb/s. So it could provide enough reserves for a real usb 3 hub where every port could finally run 5 Gb/s = 640 MB/s. As a single SSD already exceeds the speed of a USB 3 connection, we should not put them through a USB 3 Hub bottleneck to not enforce slowing the transfer rates down. ...


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You can screen capture the iPhone directly using QuickTime on the MacBook and connect the iPhone via USB cable to the MacBook. Here is the link to a tutorial: http://www.labnol.org/software/quicktime-ios-screen-recorder/8375/ This way you don't need reflector and the quality is even better.


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This is what I have on mine. iMac with 32 GB of memory, OS X Yosemite 10.10.2


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I have this problem everytime I upgrade the OS. By turning off app nap for the entire Mac I was able to resolve the issue on Yosemite. See the link below. http://osxdaily.com/2014/05/13/disable-app-nap-mac-os-x/


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good news: Abyss will run asp, asp.net, php, and even ruby. bad news: it's not designed for professionals; only for nooooobs.


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UTIs and Launch Services Where is the list of “known” file types stored? The official term for "file types" is Uniform Type Identifiers (UTIs), and the database of UTIs is maintained by Launch Services. Using the Terminal, you can view the contents of the Launch Services database using the lsregister tool, which is stored at: ...


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CMD-TAB until you to the app, arrow up, enter. Yeah not very intuitive. I wish minimized apps would be removed from the alt-tab and then just hide windows and get them back with the alt-tab. Apple, take note. This is annoying.


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ReportPanic is the name of the application that saves your data and handles crashing. It is a normal OS X application.


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Finder tags were introduced in Mavericks (10.9). They're not available in earlier versions of OS X.


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I have experienced the exact same issue since few days as well (AFAIR about 2 days ago), and am trying to find a solution. This is what my OSX Console log (Apps > Utilities > Console) looks like, just after selecting a program / document in spotlight results: 04/03/2015 14:29:27,288 WindowServer[202]: disable_update_timeout: UI updates were forcibly ...


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Update 3: Sorry it took so long to get back. I have been doing some reading. There two ways for a operating system to boot on a Mac. The first involves using the legacy BIOS which assumes the disk is partitioned using a MBR scheme. The second uses the EFI which (in our case) assumes the disk is partitioned using a GPT scheme. Macs provide both partition ...


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The more advanced version, results in most memory consumption system. So, if you are only care about performance, no doubts, Mountain Lion must be your choice.


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If the hardware test reports an error, you may have to take it to Apple, however, the memory can be changed on your model, and that may be the source of your problem. If you replaced memory to maximize, try installing the original Apple memory according to the instructions available at: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1270 If you haven't replaced any ...


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Assuming you're on a normal Mac then the power button will bring it up. Details here. Further details about creating shortcuts here. You can use the info in that document to create a short-cut in any app for whatever key combo you want for the Shutdown... item. Simplified procedure: Open System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts tab From the left, ...



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