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comment OS X Terminal “must have” utilities
zsh with oh-my-zsh really is awesome, it will even do path completion over an scp/ssh command if you've enabled public key authentication to the server you're looking at, it rocks. (awesomely-powerful completion... /v/m/s/ TAB' expands to /Volumes/MyDrive/Src)
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comment OS X Terminal “must have” utilities
+1 Ack is such an awesome grep replacement, if it wasn't for the fact that grep is in my muscle memory, I'd never use it at all.
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
@Chap Harrison, that's not good, is there any chance you can post the TextWrangler info.plist to a gist so I can see it?
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
It could've upset the code signing hash for TextEditor.app, try reverting the info.plist to how it was before, and use the Get Info / Open with technique instead, unfortunately I'm not able to get to a mac right now, but I'll check this later at home.
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
It may be possible to get the extension added to Text Editor.app by doing Get Info, Opens with. I'll try it later and report back.
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revised Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
Added link to QL Stephen on github
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comment OS X Terminal “must have” utilities
Surely the most useful terminal tool, evah! (After cowsay and figlet that is.)
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
@Chap Harrison, that won't matter, pick an app that you would like to open the files in, for example, TextMate or Text Editor.app, and then add these extensions to that info.plist as per the article. Also the 10.5 info.plists haven't changed in this regard, so you're ok with Lion.
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
@Chap Harrison, I'm having a look now, but if not the QL Stephen source would be a useful starting point, and since no writing / UI features are needed for QL plugins, they are fairly easy to build. (It'll have to wait until the weekend though ;) )
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
@Chap Harrison, I think a QL viewer that can be configured to view a set of file extensions as text (or as Daniel says, a hex dump) would be nice, for sure. I might have a look at doing this.
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comment Is there a QuickLook preview for plain-text files with unknown extensions?
Since all unknown file extensions are not necessarily text, this is a bad idea.
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comment OS X Terminal “must have” utilities
@Vincent - the whole point of homebrew is that you can fairly easily build your own formula's so the "never see in homebrew" seems to miss the point of it entirely. MacPorts is convenient, since you don't really have to do much, effectively giving you a BSD port or Debian apt-get style installer.
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answered OS X Terminal “must have” utilities
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answered OS X Terminal “must have” utilities