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Aug
15
comment How do I get F11 and F12 to behave like normal function keys?
In OS X 10.9 Mavericks (and possibly earlier too), the same setting can also be changed from Keyboard, Shortcuts, in the Mission Control section there.
Jul
28
comment Find and Change system shortcut
Doesn't editing .nib files break the digital signature, and hence might break software updates?
Jul
20
awarded  Excavator
Jul
20
revised Mail.app extension to avoid sending email from the wrong account?
Added screen captue; reworded and linked reference to other answer to make it less cryptic
Jul
20
suggested suggested edit on Mail.app extension to avoid sending email from the wrong account?
Jan
2
comment Is there a shortcut which invokes the “Login Window…” fast user switching command?
See Fast User Switching/Apple Menu? on Super User.
Oct
30
comment Mail.app stopped working after upgrade to OS X Mavericks
Are you using 2 Step Authentication in Gmail? Then what if you generate a new application specific password and use that for the Gmail SMTP server?
Mar
14
comment Time Machine drive encryption going for 22 hours. Is it stalled?
Being used to the above, I was quite surprised that erasing a disk and enabling encryption in Disk Utility, and then copying lots of data to that empty disk, shows "Complete" right after the copying is done. But erasing/encrypting a disk and then use that for Time Machine indeed needs a looooong encryption process after the first backup is complete. (So, both start with an erased and encrypted disk. Actually: I'm more surprised that Time Machine uses a post-encryption step if the disk was already marked encrypted when erasing it.)
Mar
14
comment How to view progress when encrypting a disk?
Would you know if it's expected that erasing a disk (formatting) with enabling encryption, and then copying 50GB of files to that shows the "Complete" state immediately when copying is done? But when doing the same for Time Machine (first erasing and enabling encryption), TM goes into (another?) long lasting encryption process when the first backup is complete? Both start with an empty, encrypted disk...
Jan
27
awarded  Informed
Dec
28
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
3
comment Is there an option to show the real url when you do search on Safari 6?
@CajunLuke, I'm still seeing Safari showing the search words, not the URL. However, Google itself sometimes uses URLs that Safari does not understand. Using the example URL from the question still shows this annoying behavior in my 6.0.1.
Aug
16
comment Can I make Option+click on the Volume icon list all AirPlay output devices?
Interesting, @Alex. Is one of your outputs an Apple TV? (Maybe that's causing things to be different, as it's also shown in the AirPlay Mirroring for the display.) I tried in the Guest account; no changes.
Aug
12
comment Use curl to download images from website using wildcard?
No matter what, I'd say it has little to do with Apple and there's many related posts on Super User. (And Jack's answer is correct.)
Aug
11
comment How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?
No Elvis fan? ;-)
Aug
11
answered How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?
Aug
11
comment How can I find my IP address - not my company's router, but my local machines
As an aside, this only shows me an IPv4 IP address, while my Mac also has IPv6 enabled (giving me one temporary address and one private fixed one, all nicely shown in ifconfig, or in the TCP/IP tab after clicking Advanced in the Network settings—though the latter does not tell which IPv6 address is which).
Aug
11
revised How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?
Described dragging a bit more, and added screen captures.
Aug
11
suggested suggested edit on How can I copy a Google search URL from Safari?
Aug
11
comment Is there an option to show the real url when you do search on Safari 6?
There's a more recent dupe with a nice drag solution.