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15 minutes in the freezer has worked, do it at your own risk, but I had ice on the screen, but its faster than it ever was and the WIFI is back working
The app is pefectly innocent, this is an issue with preference caching on Mavericks. What finally worked was running defaults delete $app_id, so in my case: defaults delete net.conceited.Linkinus Source: Deleting plist file does not reset app on Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks on StackOverflow
I posted an answer over to the similar question: Is there any way to set a MacBook Pro to not sleep when you close the lid? that applies to this question as well. Since I found this question in a search, others will too, so go there for the discussion.
So I found that after looking at the extended attributes that somehow this particularly problematic system had issues where there were a number of user immutable files. After resetting the extended attributes things started to become a bit more sane. For example, I found a handy command line option on the Apple forums: find ~ $TMPDIR.. \( -flags ...
The preference goes in the com.google.Chrome.manifest file. Open the manifest folder with the following Terminal command. open /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/Resources/com.google.Chrome.manifest/Contents/Resources/ This presumes Google Chrome is in /Applications; adjust if necessary. Make sure to copy the entire line. Open ...
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