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The first Used/Available/Capacity is the obvious "How much of my 1 TB drive is full?" measure. The second tracks internal storage structure called an inode or index node. On traditional UNIX filesystems, there were a fixed number of inodes which are used to track files and directory entries (metadata and filesystem implementation data). When you ran out of ...


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Run this command to copy /bin/sh from the BaseSystem.dmg on the Recovery HD: diskutil mount Recovery\ HD && hdiutil mount /Volumes/Recovery\ HD/com.apple.recovery.boot/BaseSystem.dmg && sudo cp -p /Volumes/OS\ X\ Base\ System/bin/sh /bin/sh Also see How can I get back a system file after deleting it from my Mac?


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The caching server will print to log when a client requests an update. This log is located at: /Library/Server/Caching/Logs/Debug.log The following is the anatomy of a request which was served by the caching server's cache: Client requests update package Got request for host = http://swcdn.apple.com/{{REQUEST}} Find cached package in server data ...


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The simple answer is: Terminal is a terminal emulator -- it's not an X11 server. It exists to provide a text-based communication end point between your Mac and other machines. Terminal is no more an X11 server than gnome-terminal on Linux is or cmd on Windows is. Which is to say: it isn't an X11 server at all. You need to be running an X11 server on your ...


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Try to use lsof utility sudo lsof -p 1 # or sudo lsof -p $(ps -U root | grep -w "/sbin/launchd" | head -1 | awk '{print $1}') EDIT There are can be other user launchd processes with different pids, run ps aux | grep sbin/launchd To check pids of other instances of launchd. It should list opened files by launchd. Try to find there something ...


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Typical software (Apple Remote Desktop, Casper, Absolute, VNC, etc) that allows remote monitoring of Macs will be reliant on a few things that the end user controls, assuming they have administrative privileges. In System Preferences > Sharing a lot of this control is determined using these two preferences. Remote Management is centered around the ...


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/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Frameworks/Metadata.framework/Versions/A/Support/mdflagwriter is part of Spotlight's indexing. There seems to be a bug present for some people where mdflagwriter uses a considerable amount of RAM, but no canonical fix, apart from reinstalling OS X, or for some people reindexing with sudo mdutil -E /.


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Go to Finder → Preferences → Tags. You can rename/delete tags by right-clicking and modify the coloured tags with the control at the bottom.          


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The only caveat to "quickly ejecting" disks with any reliability is that they will not eject if there are files in use which reside on them. That said, you can force eject disks, but that would not be ideal if files are, in fact, in use. Easiest way to instantly eject all disks is by invoking an Applescript (could also create a shell script, but Applescript ...


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Having a look at the man page for open, it doesn't seem to allow it, but you can use applescript to resize and position windows: tell application "Finder" to set the bounds of window 1 to {325, 465, 1095, 926} The numbers are the coordinates in pixels of the top left and bottom right of the the window: top left corner x top left corner y bottom right ...


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If you have 'Use all F1, F2 keys as standard functions' unchecked, that's the behaviour. With or without the Cmd key, F10 mutes. Incidentally, so does Ctrl/F10 or Shift/F10.


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You can download Bowtie. Although the developers have stopped developing this app, you can still use it to control Spotify, Rdio, and iTunes with media keys.


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Use a local account on your mac to connect to the WiFi, then logout again, you won't loose connection, and you'll only have to do this once since your Mac will remember the network.


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Applications (i.e. .app bundles) can be stored anywhere, including external media. Preferences is more complicated, although the simple solution is probably to symlink the preference files and container to the external media.


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Yes, apps in /Applications are shared with all users. The standard location for apps that you only want a certain user to see is ~/Applications. You may need to create this folder if it doesn't exist—it will automatically get an icon.


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Your best bet is to wait for the release of Photos for OS X Yosemite, which is going to replace iPhoto early next year and will do exactly what you're asking for. You'll be able to store all of your photos in iCloud, and the Photos app will dynamically cache only the most recent and/or frequently accessed photos locally, freeing up lots of disk space. ...


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Exiftool is going to be the easiest way to do this. Here is a script that generates KML output for a list of images. You can modify this if you want a KML path, etc... #! /usr/bin/env python # -*- coding: utf-8 -*- """ Create a KML file based on exif data Requires exiftool to have been installed Usage: exif2kml.py *.jpg > output.kml """ import ...


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Did you try the Geogebra web site? Available versions are listed in the download section .


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All you have to do is right-click on the tag in the sidebar of finder and click on the colour you want the tag to be


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iMovie costs $14.99 on the Mac App Store. New Mac computers include iMovie (and other creativity/productivity apps) for free. However, the free pricing is not offered for older Macs, as is outlined in the small print/asterisk note on this page. * Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are free on the Mac App Store for qualifying Mac computers purchased on or ...


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You could try Caffeine from the Mac App Store! http://lightheadsw.com/caffeine/


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if you happen to have the same setup everytime you want to eject several external disks at once, you could use AppleScript / Automater and make your own keyboard shortcut. There is a detailled description how to do this over here: http://superuser.com/questions/405330/global-keyboard-shortcut-to-eject-external-hard-drive-on-mac-osx-lion


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In preview, you can look at your image on a 100% (1 image pixel = 1 screen pixel). To do this, make shure you have the right settings. Go to Preferences, Images, Define 100% as: '1 image pixel equals 1 screen pixel' Now when you open your image at 100%, you will see the original image. Here is an example of on iOS maps screenshot at 100%. OK, but now ...


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Some applications (like Google drive) will reserve the space to the right of it for messages.


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If you want all files with a certain extension (not the 1 specific file) to be opened by a certain app, do the following: Right click the file and click Get Info (or highlight file and hit cmd ⌘ + i ) Change Open with: to preferred app Click Change All... Click Continue in the confirmation box Is this what you meant to do? This is different from right ...


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It's caused by your new OS X Yosemite, try the following command to install gcc on Yosemite brew install https://raw.githubusercontent.com/denji/homebrew/gcc/Library/Formula/gcc.rb


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For windows placement, Moom will do what you're asking for (and more besides): After laying out your windows as you wish, create a new Arrange Windows Custom Control, and click the Save Snapshot button. This will save the layout—size and location—of all opened windows (optionally not saving obscured windows). Later, when you want your custom arrangement ...


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Safari can save all open tabs from a single window & reopen them with one click. Bookmarks Menu->'Add Bookmarks for these n Tabs'. Not certain for other apps, though as a workaround you could save copies of open documents all to the same project folder & reopen from there.


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TextEdit's autocorrect is actually OS X's autocorrect, which is used in every system text box in the OS, in every application, including 3rd-party applications. The problem comes when apps use their own text boxes—they then have to implement NSSpellChecker themselves. Whilst the Google Chrome issue relating to this seems to suggest that nothing has changed, ...


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It sounds like you have the user records' gid attribute mapped, but not the group records' gid. You can check this from the command line with dsconfigad: $ sudo dsconfigad -show [...] Advanced Options - Mappings Mapping UID to attribute = uidNumber Mapping user GID to attribute = gidNumber Mapping group GID to attribute = gidNumber Generate ...



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