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Apr
26
comment Password dialog appears when SSH private key permissions are set to 0600
@Chepe77 no it doesn't. The -y option on ssh-keygen is used to "read a private OpenSSH format file and print an OpenSSH public key to stdout" -- please read the man page for ssh-keygen before raising warnings like this. The answer is correct.
Apr
21
comment iOS Music App Repeats Songs When Shuffled
Related: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/23194/…
Apr
14
comment HFS+ case-sensitive or case-insensitive — which type to use for the primary drive partition?
Apparently there's nothing to fear. OS X will run fine on case-sensitive HFS+. Though some applications may not. And I agree: git is a very good reason to do this.
Apr
12
comment “Alignment grid” suddenly showed up on my desktop
@Rogier you should post the answer in the answer section below. Don't edit the question and post it in the question body. You're quite correct: the problem is with the physical monitor, that's why it doesn't show up when you use the OS to take a screen shot.
Apr
6
comment Vim 7.4 hybrid line numbers not working (installed via Homebrew)
Ha. Well, thanks for putting me on to :set relativenumber -- that's now in my vimrc and I'm digging it.
Apr
6
comment Vim 7.4 hybrid line numbers not working (installed via Homebrew)
Oh. FWIW I already had :set number in my .vimrc so I was doing :set relativenumber -- maybe it's order-dependent?
Apr
6
comment Vim 7.4 hybrid line numbers not working (installed via Homebrew)
Strange. It works fine for me. Also using the brew-installed 7.4 version of vim. I didn't install vim in any particular way or with any particular flags. Have you tried cleaning out your plugins and .vimrc to see if you maybe have a conflicting setting?
Mar
27
comment Test iPhone 4s hardware without battery. Possible?
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Mar
21
comment What are the under documented differences between the iPhone SE, 6s, and 6s plus?
"double tap the home button to lower the top half of the display" -- wow. You have no idea how many times I've wondered why this happened when I accidentally double tapped the home button! :D
Mar
18
comment Why don't changes in the bashrc file work on a new terminal window?
The answer given by @Mark here is 100% correct -- Terminal sources ~/.bash_profile, not ~/.bashrc. Double check that you added the correct lines to your ~/.bash_profile?
Mar
14
comment Need a cli to check the sha256 hash of a file
@erikvold You know what? I bet I got with the Xcode Command Line tools. Argh. I really wish Apple wouldn't pollute /usr/bin with optional stuff. I'll have to verify this is the case later today. Will update answer if it indeed came from the XCL install.
Mar
13
comment OS X 10.9: where are password hashes stored
What does sudo defaults read /var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/${USER}.plist show for you?
Mar
12
comment OS X 10.9: where are password hashes stored
@MarkWright what OS X version? Works great for me on 10.11.3. Are you using LDAP for the accounts or is it a local account?
Feb
14
comment How to “Secure Empty Trash…” (wipe free space) on OS X El Capitan?
That looks pretty old and outdated.
Jan
22
comment Apple TV YouTube “Error occured loading this content”
Can you please elaborate on how you "cleared the cookies in the YouTube app"? As written, this answer is very vague and will likely attract down votes even if it does ultimately solve the problem. Thanks!
Dec
31
comment How to create a text file and a folder from terminal?
What kind of file? An empty file? A text file? An image? There's not enough information here to really give you a succinct answer. If you can clarify, I'll reopen the question.
Dec
21
comment Where on the file system are my photos imported to?
@Dave what's the "import tab"? That's not anything in Photos I'm familiar with.
Dec
20
comment How can I get Siri to shuffle all songs by Phish?
If I used a smart playlist to auto-add new content (I have a lot of Phish concerts, more all the time) this might be the best path forward. Edit: smart playlist FTW!
Dec
20
comment How can I get Siri to shuffle all songs by Phish?
No dice. It shuffles songs by "Phi" when I spell it out.
Dec
20
comment How can I get Siri to shuffle all songs by Phish?
@Tetsujin no dice. I've tried "p hish", "hish", "puh hish" -- all have amusing results, none of which are Phish. :)