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accepted Configure emacs to cut and copy text to Mac OS X clipboard
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16
comment Configure emacs to cut and copy text to Mac OS X clipboard
What I was looking for is hooking pbcopy to Emacs cut & copy. Is it possible?
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asked Configure emacs to cut and copy text to Mac OS X clipboard
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accepted Creating a keyboard shortcut to pause Youtube video in a Google Chrome tab
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asked Creating a keyboard shortcut to pause Youtube video in a Google Chrome tab
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accepted Paste <TAB> into Mac OS X command line
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accepted Command line tool to convert DOC and DOCX files to PDF
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accepted Software for managing Word files (doc, docx) archive
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15
asked Software for managing Word files (doc, docx) archive
Nov
7
comment Mac OS X with swap turned off uses 6 GB of space in a few hours of heavy use
I've accepted this answer as it pointed me to the right direction. The solution was to free few more GBs of the disk space (because of the Virtual Memory). OmniSweeper and Grand Perspective did the job.
Nov
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accepted Mac OS X with swap turned off uses 6 GB of space in a few hours of heavy use
Nov
7
comment Mac OS X with swap turned off uses 6 GB of space in a few hours of heavy use
@bmike It looks like that was a solution. Few days ago I've deleted app data of few apps and the system seems to work properly now.
Nov
4
comment Mac OS X with swap turned off uses 6 GB of space in a few hours of heavy use
Thank you for all the tips. I am aware of Google Chrome caching and I clear my cache from time to time (doesn't help much). I turned off swap just temporary, trying to find out if this would be a solution. I still believe it is a "problem" I haven't had such problem few months ago (with approx. same amount of free disk space). I'll try to free some more space using xSlimmer.
Nov
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comment Mac OS X with swap turned off uses 6 GB of space in a few hours of heavy use
sleepimage file is 4.0G and the total 'System Memory' in Activity Console is also 4.0G (Free: 1.64 GB, 723.5 MB, 1.37 GB, 289.9 MB, 2.36 GB) - all after reboot.