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TextEdit You mention that Apple lost its mind with TextEdit. In what way specifically? Anyway, I would suggest TextEdit: It can open any .txt file as plain text It works out of the box It allows users to use the mouse You can list your current preferences programatically like: defaults read com.apple.TextEdit You can always set the preferences ...


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To rename the Recovery Partition, falsely named "EFI Boot", I first mounted the Recovery HD, by showing all partitions in Disk Utility. I did this by enabling the debug menu: 1.) quit Disk Utility 2.) In Terminal write or paste defaults write com.apple.DiskUtility DUDebugMenuEnabled 1 and hit 'enter'. Launch Disk Utility and select "Show every Partition" ...


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I would suggest the Profile Management option that is included in OS X Server. It has all of the described above features and it is really easy to operate with. Take a look at https://www.apple.com/ca/osx/server/ it's $22.99 CAD.


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Personally, I installed rEFInd on my computer to its own partition. This prevents the problems you are encountering. Everything ./install.sh installed went to this partition. If I want to remove rEFInd, I can simply erase or remove the partition. Of course both are unnecessary, because I can turn rEFInd on and off at will. I just go to the Startup window in ...


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Any texteditor & textutil Still intrigued by your problem I found the following solution. There is a Terminal app called textutil and it allows to convert richtext to plane text. Edit and save your 'Rich' text anyway you want to (like in TextEdit). Use the commandline textutil to convert your rich text to normal text textutil richtext.rtf -convert ...


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If you're just issuing one long-running command that occasionally pops a bell, you could run the command with the output piped to less. This seems to have done the trick for me: annoyingcmd | less -R (The -R flag allows for colors to be displayed)


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You can get any Mac's product manual from https://support.apple.com/manuals/C02PRT1XGCN3 Just add your serial number instead of the sample one I provided.


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Nope. For one, Fx 38.0.1 shows up in my Yosemite 10.0.3. Energy tab only displays at most 23 items. That could be why.


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HTML/Javascript A way to do some simple text editing independent of the system is using a combination of HTML and Javascript. This is Ascii as simple as it gets. The code below is shamelessly stolen from the thiscouldbebetter.wordpress.com, and will give you some direction on how to implement this. <html> <body> <table> ...


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If you know how to bind an applescript to keyboard shortcut/trackpad gesture, this is the answer for you. The script is meant to be universal. It uses the most generalized terms to include as many scenarios as possible. I've tested on Finder, Script Editor, and Firefox. No errors. However, it has caveats: The script only works when there's only one ...


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Xcode is likely trying to use the network. This is triggering a rule in your firewall that results in Xcode's code signature being checked – requiring a read of the complete application bundle. Experiment with the following option in OS X's firewall settings: System Preferences.app > Security & Privacy > Firewall > Firewall Options… > Automatically ...



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