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Chief Technology Officer and the senior software developer for Digital Fruition, LLC. I specialize in PHP, JavaScript, CSS, Ruby, Linux, Mac OS X, VMware and more.

I am an avid Stack Exchange user and a Moderator Pro Tempore on Cognitive Sciences Stack Exchange. I try to stay in our chat room almost all the time, even if I'm not at my computer. To get my attention, just post a message in chat with @Josh in it, and I'll respond as soon as I can.

I can also be reached from my website or via email at stackexchange -at- josh -dot- gitlin -dot- name. If you have an any issues please don't hesitate to contact me.


Dec
10
comment How can I stop spaces from switching automatically?
@mankoff: It does, or worse, it will do it when i am typing something in one app, it will switch me away from that app to a space with another app. It often happens when an app is unresponsive. Like earlier today when I asked this, iTunes couldn't find some songs and was just giving the spinning beachball. I switched spaces to write some code, and every ~5 seconds it would switch back to iTunes, which was still unresponsive.
Dec
10
comment How can I stop spaces from switching automatically?
That first one sounds perfect, but I just did it and now, when I click an app in the dock, the system no longer switches to that space. If it also solves the issue I was having, I can live with it however :-)
Dec
10
comment What is the function of the power button on the Apple Wireless Keyboard?
See I marked this question as a favorite and intend to come back here and copy from your answer whenever I need keyboard tags XD
Dec
10
comment What is the function of the power button on the Apple Wireless Keyboard?
+1 for your snazzy <kbd> tags!
Dec
10
asked Can user accounts be managed via the command line?
Dec
10
answered Newly Installed App (gem) Via Terminal, Path?
Dec
10
comment OSX: Is there a way to change the default behavior of copy/move overwrite?
@glenneroo: There's nothing built in to the OS that supports this. Sure, I could be wrong, but I am 99.99% sure that you'll need third party software for this. A good portion of "system hacks" are actually properties which can be enabled with the default command, and there's nothing under there that does what you want. :-(
Dec
10
asked Is there an easy way to update a NetBoot image?
Dec
10
revised Can I backup iTunes 9 before upgrading to iTunes 10?
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Dec
10
asked How can I stop spaces from switching automatically?
Dec
10
asked Can I backup iTunes 9 before upgrading to iTunes 10?
Dec
10
comment OSX: Is there a built-in scheduler program?
@ohmantics: Ok, fair point. Is "specific" a better description?
Dec
10
revised OSX: Is there a built-in scheduler program?
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Dec
9
comment OSX: Is there a way to change the default behavior of copy/move overwrite?
There is no "system hack", you'll need to install third party software or use unix tools.
Dec
8
comment OSX: Is there a built-in scheduler program?
iCal is a much easier solution! See the screen caps I posted. I sure can see how they could be intimidating :-)
Dec
8
comment Why does “Copy” replace stuff instead of merging it?
I agree that Apple didn't want to confuse users, but I think the package argument is irrelevant... Folders and Packages are already handled differently. In fact a package is not the same as a folder. Both are directories, but they packages and folders are treated differently in the GUI.
Dec
8
comment OSX: Is there a way to change the default behavior of copy/move overwrite?
Exact duplicate of that question :-)
Dec
8
revised OSX: Is there a way to change the default behavior of copy/move overwrite?
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Dec
8
comment How to configure OS X 10.5 to always open .WAV files with QuickTime?
So far, after 3 reboots, this seems to be doing the trick. Thanks!
Dec
8
accepted How to configure OS X 10.5 to always open .WAV files with QuickTime?