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For plaintext tabs, you don't need to replace the entire TextEdit app to change it. I looked at the source they changed and it provides the simpler answer: Open the Terminal and type defaults write com.apple.TextEdit "TabWidth" '4' Where '4' is the number of spaces a tab should be.


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Depending on your system setup and your command you probably lost only some files - including one essential - and folders and some sym-links. Using the command rm * - executed by an admin in the root folder - usually deletes the sym-link /etc only: Boot to single user mode, check your file system with /sbin/fsck -fy, and mount root read/writable with ...


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Just extending on "zwerdlds" answer. If some extra icons keep appearing on your Dock after restart. Run the following commands sudo chown <your_username> ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist And then restart the Dock killall Dock That should fix the problem!


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I don't think Mail has changed too much from 10.6.8 to now, but you should take my advice with caution, since I don't have the old system at hand. Before starting this process, quit Mail. Any time you want to do a new test or reset to the existing state, quit Mail -- don't go copying or restoring things while Mail is running. Now, copy your ~/Library/Mail ...


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As stated by Tom. you may be looking in the wrong Applications folder. There are 2 - the main one is in the root directory so all users can access them: There are various ways to see root - I use shift-command-c from a finder window - you should see all your drives/network/servers etc. Click on main OS drive, probably called Macintosh HD and the main App ...


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OK, lets try to Manually connect to your WiFi. Use following in your Terminal app (located in the utility folder). Turn On (skip this if it is on already) networksetup -setairportpower en0 on Find (skip this if you know the WiFi name and the passowrd) /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport scan Connect ...


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This appears to be a variation on the boot cache problem with initial upgrade installations of Yosemite. The difficulty for solving it appears to be knowing precisely when to press and release the shift key to enter Safe boot mode, which remedies the problem. The procedure is explained at http://support.apple.com/kb/PH18760. Shut down the computer by ...


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Try giving the Mac a hard shutdown using shift-control-option-power, then restart in safe boot (hold shift at the startup chime) and see what happens. If you get a successful boot it will either be 10.6 or 10.10, and at this point I'd strongly suggest making a USB installer for Yosemite rather than simply running the install application - one good reason for ...


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I used the code posted above by jnk. Then I used appify to turn it into an OS X app, mathiasbynens.be/notes/shell-script-mac-apps. Then I used Quicksilver to assign my own keyboard shortcut (I chose cmd+L). Terminal is not opening/staying open (as some were concerned) with how I have it set up because I am launching an OS X app instead. Follow the answer ...


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Just a note though, if you are using a Virtual environment, be sure to sign the app that is being used for the environment. I know this is obvious, but needed to be said nevertheless.



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