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Oct
13
comment What are your “must-have” MacPorts?
It's now time to try out zsh too. +oh-my-zsh
Oct
5
comment How can I find the owner of an obstinate iPhone?
Thing is, if the owner tries to recover it, they'd ask the police first. But infer what you will from the lack of sim card and then decide what to do. The other thing is, at this stage you don't know if it's stolen, giving it to a charity just causes problems for someone else down the line, if that's the situation.
Oct
5
comment iOS5 - "“Remind me to call Mum when I get home.” - How does it know when you're home?
Yes there are location based event notifications in iOS5
Sep
29
comment Keyboard shortcut to unhide or unminimize a window in OS X
That is very handy. Thank you.
Sep
28
comment What makes TextMate a good editor?
Stick with Emacs, TextMate wishes it was as good.
Sep
28
comment How to force a Mac to restart without pressing the power key?
halt is a synonym for reboot on Darwin/BSD. You can also use sudo shutdown now - There's also no need to go to su superuser mode as a separate stage. Just sudo reboot will be enough, then enter the password when prompted.
Sep
23
comment What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?
Since you're on Snow Leopard, have a look at MacFusion - you can just mount an ssh/sftp connection like a network volume, simple. (note: it's may work with Lion too, see here)
Sep
23
comment What's a good graphical SFTP utility for OS X?
Re MacFuse/MacFusion, it's good, but currently not working with OS X Lion. (this will also apply to sshfs)
Sep
22
comment How to clean ._AppleDouble files from unix packages?
@VxJasonxV - FYI find on OS X supports -delete (at least with 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, not certain about earlier versions.)
Sep
21
comment Which command-line packages do you need?
I've added hyperlinks and a few extras.
Sep
20
comment What is the difference between iTerm2 and Terminal?
I have to add that, personally, I think the zsh completion is about the best I've used inside a shell / terminal. (Especially when used with oh-my-zsh - by the way...take note.)
Sep
20
comment What is the difference between iTerm2 and Terminal?
Although autocompletion is a feature of bash and other shells (zsh has particularly awesome autocomplete) and not the Terminal app itself. iTerm2 also has a special autocompletion mode too ... iterm2.com/#/section/features/autocomplete
Sep
20
comment What is the difference between iTerm2 and Terminal?
@daviesgeek It will avoid confusion, the two are totally different products, iTerm is pretty much abandoned at this point, while iTerm2 is in very active development.
Sep
20
comment What is the difference between iTerm2 and Terminal?
Make sure you label this as iTerm2 a different development altogether.
Sep
13
comment How can I export an MS Outlook .pst file to Apple Mail?
+1 - This is reasonably simple to do and complete. It doesn't hurt that it's free too.
Sep
13
comment How can I export an MS Outlook .pst file to Apple Mail?
-1 - Limited and not free, just go the IMAP route.
Sep
13
comment Is it possible to duplicate images in LittleSnapper?
That's right. From an architectural point of view, it was a bad decision, and it definitely won't be something they can fix quickly/easily, so they will be resistant without a lot of users asking for a change. It may turn out that the .lslibrary is in a known (ie. non-proprietory) format, such as a coredata table, or some other third party format, in which case it would be possible to pull all the images out and process them normally. If they've made their own format you'll have to wait on them.
Sep
13
comment What's the font in Mac OS X's GUI?
+1 for completeness.
Sep
12
comment What is the safest way to triple boot Macbook Pro?
@shan23 refit is the way to go if you want full native boot, but you'll only need that for Games or other VERY resource heavy apps.
Sep
12
comment Where do I find the logs for OS X authentication attempts?
note: The log does record the username attempted.