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Oct
21
comment Mac wakes up from sleep every two hours on Mac OS X Yosemite
Have you simply tried to open 'System Preferences/Energy Saver' and disable 'Wake for WiFi Network access'? that seems to be the first port of call...
Oct
21
comment Making Homebrew and R.app live together happily
Many colleagues do that but I am old and set in my old ways...
Aug
25
asked Converting an SVG file, without using Imagemagick or Inkscape
Aug
19
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
7
comment Making Homebrew and R.app live together happily
Yes, I just do not install tcl/tk from R (I have no need of them) -- if you download the R dmg from CRAN and you run the installer you can customise which packages are actually installed
Jul
3
answered Is it safe to restore the ~/Library folder?
Jul
3
comment How can I install themes for Terminal?
Use ITerm2 (which is free btw), not Terminal -- ITerm2 offers many more options, and lets you split windows.
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
6
revised OS X Terminal window disappears on launch
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Jun
6
comment OS X Terminal window disappears on launch
I added some info on how to change the login shell
Jun
6
revised OS X Terminal window disappears on launch
Added info
Jun
6
answered OS X Terminal window disappears on launch
May
14
accepted What is /Users/me/Applications?
May
14
asked What is /Users/me/Applications?
Apr
30
comment How to use /etc/paths.d to add executable files to my path?
Adding stiff to /etc/paths.d works for me, but I restart whatever terminal application I am using (ITerm2 in my case) for the new path to take effect
Mar
9
awarded  Yearling
Mar
7
answered Press and hold for accents does not work everytime
Mar
7
comment Press and hold for accents does not work everytime
I can report that the problem of press and hold giving accented alternatives/not doing so at random is present for me, on OS 10.9.2 (installed on a newly formatted disk).
Mar
5
revised Mail prompts me for SMTP password the first email I send
added 38 characters in body
Mar
5
answered Mail prompts me for SMTP password the first email I send