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Jan
1
comment Why does my brew installation not work?
Find who specified that as a good idea, and please hit them for me.
Jan
1
comment Why does my brew installation not work?
Piping curl to bash/executable prompt.... ARRRRGGGHHHHHHHH
Dec
4
comment Is it possible to edit the path and view the folder path in the Finder?
@jdln - Apple seems dead-set on ruining OS X.
Oct
4
comment Apple IPhone 4S USB
It's probably PVC, as PVC insulated wire is inexpensive and very broadly used (and it doesn't feel like silicone).
May
26
comment Installed rEFInd Boot Manager, it seems HD re-ogranized
That's a pretty standard GPT partition layout. Looks fine to me.
Mar
15
comment Is there a way to stop the optimization process behind “Optimizing Your Mac”?
There is one thing you can do (and it's what I do). Completely disable spotlight. It's useless (IMHO) anyways.
Jan
17
comment Using a keyword that contains a space in a Spotlight search?
The OP knows that, (s)he has an image of exactly that in the OP!
Jan
17
comment Using a keyword that contains a space in a Spotlight search?
I would assume the OP is specifically trying to do this without using the mouse, which your answer requires. Furthermore, your answer is literally what the OP has already described.
Nov
10
comment What OS X tweaks, hacks, or modifications couldn't you live without?
Um, Moom is already on the list. Did you even look?
Sep
29
comment How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?
I'd say add a step between 7 and 8 that involves checking the output of pwd.
Sep
26
comment How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?
@mkelley33 - Probably not, but I think you can then clean those up through itunes. Basically, I'm just a little worried because someone commented (in a now deleted answer) saying they tried to follow your directions, made a mistake somewhere, and accidentally deleted the entire contents of their home directory. I'd assume they managed to do something stupid in the cd command, and basically ran rm -rf ~/. rm does not use the trash can. It does immediate, nearly irreversible deletes.
Sep
25
comment How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?
A much better solution, assuming the plist files are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Downloads directly (not a sub directory) would be to do: rm ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Downloads/*plist, which will just delete any plist files in the Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Downloads directory
Sep
25
comment How to stop iTunes from automatically downloading purchased TV shows?
Please, please, please, PLEASE, change the terminal command to cd ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes\ Media/Downloads. This specifies an absolute directory path, and will handle cases where the user has munged something up.
Sep
24
comment Can I run non server OS 10.6.8 using VMware?
Technically? Yes. Legally? No.
Sep
8
comment Steps to be done before selling your iPhone
Missing the most important part, which is a factory reset.
Apr
20
comment Why don't I have to install programs?
It's worth noting that just dragging the *.app folder into your local disk can trigger file actions. Also, that nnn.app is a folder, not a file. How mac apps work is fairly involved.
Apr
8
comment Skype integration in OSX Messages
It should be theoretically possible, but it would require skype using undocumented Apple API calls, which they generally don't like people doing too much.
Mar
23
comment Can you prevent the iPhone browser from reloading pages?
-1 Links are not answers. Please post the actual answer here, since your link may not always be valid. See the Provide context for links section of the FAQ
Feb
17
comment Really, REALLY strange behaviour when editing text files on a OS X host from a windows client over SMB
TBH, I haven't looked much recently. 10.9 was a massive disaster for SMB performance, and I bought a windows tablet that I really like, so I haven't been using my laptop much. as of late.
Feb
17
comment Really, REALLY strange behaviour when editing text files on a OS X host from a windows client over SMB
@PandaPajama - Nope. I've mostly given up on OS X for any network file-management stuff. I use ssh+rmate+sublime+rsub for editing remote files at this point, though it's only a viable option for plain text files you want to edit in sublime text, and you have an open ssh session. Frankly, I've almost entirely gone back to windows for coding.