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This is the so called "rootless" mode in the new version of OS X. It effectively makes certain system directories read-only (even for admins). "/usr" is one of those protected directories (the only subdirectory that is excluded from this rule is "/usr/local") One can disable this rootless mode with the following commands: $ sudo nvram boot-args="rootless=0"...


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Fluid Apps try to keep your browsing limited to the website or webapp you chose when you created the Fluid App. Therefore, any Fluid App will send you to your system default web browser (like Safari or Firefox) if you browse to a URL "outside" that website. Now, determining what constitutes a "website" is more black art than exact science. "Website" is in ...


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I found the solution, right after posting... Go to Safari → Preferences → Advanced → Show Full Website URL


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Under the finder menu, choose 'Go' -> 'Connect to Server'. In the box that appears you need to type the path to the SMB server share. SMB stands for Server Message Block, which windows understands. The path would look like this... smb://ServerName/SharedFolder I have done this on OSX Tiger and Lion. There are many tutorials available, such as this one ...


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I had the same problem and wrote a little AppleScript to handle this. You can find the app here: https://github.com/biafra23/Default-Fluids You need to make this script your default browser. This can be achieved with Safari: Menu -> Safari -> Preferences -> General -> Default web browser The source is in https://github.com/biafra23/Default-Fluids/blob/...


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Developer of Fluid here. The only way I know of to do this is with an additional utility like Choosy or Browser Fairy (app store link).


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Byword seems to do that by default: It's not really drag and drop, but you could also assign a shortcut to a script like this: tell application "Safari" to tell document 1 set the clipboard to "[" & name & "](" & URL & ")" end tell


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The point of this is to make the domain of the site you're visiting blatantly obvious. Many phishing scams will use URLs that look very similar, but not exactly identical to the site they're trying to mimic (using things like, for example, paypal.com.mysupersketchydomain.ru), and this technique (now used in most modern browsers) helps to mitigate that risk ...


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You can simply drag the message from Mail.app to a folder to create the link you want. The link that is generated is automagically named using the subject line of the email message. Yes, there are many such situations where Mac OS will do the natural thing. You can also drag any message to TextEdit.app (as long as it's to an RTF document). Sadly, I haven't ...


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I don't think it's much faster. I use youtube-dl from MacPorts or Homebrew. > youtube-dl -g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkmyLTPh3UY http://r7---sn-nfpnnjvh-1gil.c.youtube.com/videoplayback?itag=34&expire=1357448601&source=youtube&factor=1.25&sver=3&ip=178.193.24.93&algorithm=throttle-factor&ms=au&key=yt1&mv=m&...


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Safari's reading list and iCloud works well to synchronize a list of URL between Macs and iOS devices. The Simplenote app and web app work well to let all your devices keep track of text documents. You only need to pay for the latter if you want enhanced features or avoid the advertisements that are minimal and generally very tasteful.


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To determine the web site, you will need to intercept the network traffic travelling between your iPhone and your Internet Service Provider (ISP). To do this you need to set your phone to use WiFi and to pass network traffic through a proxy. Proxies include squid and Charles. A good proxy will offer log files and allow you to see server addresses and, if ...


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Google has official documentation on the Chrome iOS app's URL scheme on it's developer website. The easiest method is to replace http with googlechrome. So https would be googlechromes. This means: http://www.google.com becomes googlechrome://www.google.com https://apple.stackexchange.com becomes googlechromes://apple.stackexchange.com You can also use ...


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I've found the simplest workaround is to clear back the URL to just http://support.apple.com/kb/ This will then usually quickly redirect to your own country, at the entry to the support portal. Then simply paste the KB article code into the search at the top right of the page, et voilà.


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You can tell Safari to open ttp URLs by adding this to ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.LaunchServices.plist and restarting (logging out and back in isn't enough). <dict> <key>LSHandlerRoleAll</key> <string>com.apple.Safari</string> <key>LSHandlerURLScheme</key> <string>ttp</string> </...


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Todd's answer is correct, however, Google has since updated their URLs slightly, so... instead of: *google.com*/accounts/ServiceLoginAuth* use: *google.com*/ServiceLoginAuth* PS I don't have enough rep to post this as a comment on the original answer :/


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If you paste into an OS X app that accepts rich text input (i.e. not a web app like gmail), you'll get the title as text with the URL as the link to that text—try it in TextEdit. If you need the title and URL as plaintext, you could use an AppleScript like this one that will copy the URL and title of the active Safari tab to the clipboard (you may want to ...


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I would suggest OpenDNS. You can apply it to your entire network using their name servers and block categories or specific URL's. Although the ad might show up as a frame to a 'Website Blocked' page from OpenDNS, you'll probably find it useful (it's free).


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Opening a New Terminal Interactively As of Mac OS X Lion 10.7, Terminal has a “New Terminal at Folder” Service you can enable in: System Preferences > Keyboard > Services > Files and Folders With this Service you can open a new terminal by selecting a folder or file path in any application and choosing this Service in the contextual menu (Control-Click or ...


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I've used WinShortcutter in the past - seems to work OK. This will allow you to open Windows style UNC paths (\\servername\path\to\directory) when they appear in emails, etc.


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About – prefs:root=General&path=About Accessibility – prefs:root=General&path=ACCESSIBILITY 
Airplane Mode On – prefs:root=AIRPLANE_MODE 
Auto-Lock – prefs:root=General&path=AUTOLOCK Brightness – prefs:root=Brightness Bluetooth – prefs:root=General&path=Bluetooth Date & Time – prefs:root=General&path=...


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I don't think it is possible to obtain the link to a specific episode, either from the iTunes app on iOS where you can browse the store, or from the iOS music app after if has already been downloaded. Often a direct link to the episode is included in the show notes that are included, but the built in apps have scant support for allowing you to actually view ...


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From the screenshot, I noticed that you are pasting it into Messages.app. What I'll usually do to work around this annoyance is to paste using Option+Shift+Command+V. This works for most apps that takes more than just plain text input.


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For a minute there I thought you were asking the same question again as last time. But realise now you want to know how to use Inspect Element to construct your own code. In the example you give: document.forms[WHATGOESHERE?].click() The WHATGOESHERE would be the form name. i.e document.forms['theFormName'].click() Your website in their wisdom has ...


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On iOS: googlechrome://www.example.com


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Hold down your finger in the address bar to get the little magnifier to show up, finally drag your finger to the right or left to get to the part of the url that you want to edit.


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Just hover the cursor over the link for a few seconds. The full URL will spring up underneath. The down arrow that will also appear next to the link will open it in a Quick Look window rather than a browser - but if you want to check the link is safe first, don't use that until you're sure.


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You should explicitly put a slash "/" after the host name, ie http://localhost/?e=VGhpcyBpcyBhIGJvcmluZyBleGFtcGxlIHRlc3Qu Without the trailing / character after localhost, Mail treats the entire url as a hostname, which is case-insensitive.


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This is technically impossible to achieve in the current version of iOS. Though, you may want to try this trick which isn't right what you'd like to do, but may be a way around: Tap the address bar and type whatever you want to search Copy what you've just typed Tap on cancel in order to get back to your current open webpage When you're done and you want ...


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This is how it would work on a Mac; I don't see a way of obtaining a podcast episode URL from within the built-in iTunes iPhone app. In the iTunes app, navigate to the podcast episode and copy the episode link by clicking the little triangle next to "FREE" in the right column: When the link is opened on the Web, you can see what specific episode was ...



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