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comment Export iTunes music library information (album, artist, track names) to CSV or spreadsheet format?
This could be a really interesting answer to the problem but it suffers from: 1) a lack of example output that shows specificallly how it answer the question being asked; and 2) instructions for how you would use it on a Mac (remember, this is an Apple site and iTunes runs on both Windows and Apple machines). If you added some more detail you might find you're not attracting down votes.
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comment mysql: command not found
It's generally not the case that dmg-based installers on OS X modify your PATH. There's a very "don't do unexpected things to user's environments" ethos to installer packages on OS X.
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comment How can I bypass Activation Lock?
Rolled back, locked and created a room to talk this out: chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/22335/…
Mar
24
comment How to combine .pdf with a MG series Cannon scanner
Placing this on hold pending edits to move the answer out of the question body. Please familiarize yourself with the Stack Exchange Q&A format. If you're having trouble understanding the formatting just comment here and we can help.
Mar
23
comment How do I install and run MySQL?
If you can't install Homebrew on a machine you won't have sufficient permissions to install a pkg-based application and run MySQL as a daemon, so your point is moot. In any case, you've made your point and posted your answer. Your dislike of Homebrew for managing packages is noted.
Mar
22
comment How to install tofrodos in Yosemite via Homebrew?
The commands are related -- they use a shared library to do OS line ending translation on files. It's very common to package multiple, related commands in to a package like this -- has been as long as I've been a *nix user now...some 25 years now. But really, if you have a problem with what tofrodos contains, you're welcome to submit a patch that breaks the package up: thefreecountry.com/tofrodos
Mar
22
comment Why do the Image Capture Extension and softwareupdated processes consume so much memory?
Welcome to Ask Different! You've posted this as an answer, which is only for things that directly answer the question asked. Please take a look at the help section for more info. If you can't find a question and answer that solves your problem, consider asking a new question. Thanks. As this is not a direct answer to the question being asked it will attract down votes for not being an answer.
Mar
21
comment Editing an Mailbox configuration file
On hold pending additional information. It sounds like you're corrupting the settings file when you edit it; making invalid edits. What's the app, what edits are you trying to make to the file? The question really appears to be more about how you make valid file edits for this application and less about ST2.
Mar
18
comment Any way to reboot a iDevice that is connected to a USB port via terminal (Mac terminal)?
This site is about Apple hardware -- the OP is asking how you can do this from the command line of an OS X-equipped machine, not an machine running Ubuntu.
Mar
17
comment My iMac has been hacked via sshd. What now?
Little Snitch is a firewall monitoring tool. It monitors inbound and outbound connections and alerts you to them, but it doesn't tell you if connection attempts were successful. That is: it's not an indication that you've been breached, just that attempts were made. You need to look in /var/log/system.log and see if any of the ssh login attempts succeeded. The network traffic may just represent repeated attempts to find a valid account to log in as. Here is a sample of failed login attempts from this log file: gist.github.com/ianchesal/3d73b5b018d2b811df87
Mar
13
comment How do I make multiple screen recordings with the exact same portion of the screen
I think this might be our first answer with swift code in it! Stellar!
Mar
13
comment How do I make multiple screen recordings with the exact same portion of the screen
You may find this helpful: apple.stackexchange.com/questions/63056/…
Mar
9
comment How to remove Gmail from iPad mail?
@Gee no. It will just remove it from your iDevice.
Mar
9
comment How to get correct file permissions from Macports pip installs?
@BrianB I got what you were saying. It's an unfortunate side effect of using sudo. You could change the umask for root temporarily when you call sudo pip ... so it doesn't happen, but you really want to remember to change it back when you're done.
Mar
9
comment How to get correct file permissions from Macports pip installs?
@BrianB virtualenv works just fine if the packages are read-only. Yes, if you need packages that are backed by C-compiled libraries you can try conda (which, under the hood, uses virtualenv itself).
Mar
8
comment Mac terminal prompt's machine name becomes “bogon” after using traceroute
I'd recommend changing the DNS settings on your router to use something other than your ISP's DNS servers. They are running some mis-configured DNS and who knows what that means they're doing with DNS. Bad ISP, bad.
Mar
6
comment How do I regain unaccessible free space after a failed Boot Camp install on a non-Fusion drive?
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.
Mar
3
comment LustyExplorer is not loading
I really recommend using Vundle to manage the installs of your plugins.
Mar
3
comment LustyExplorer is not loading
Dead set on using this? I'm a big fan of NERDTree for a file explorer and I recommend using Vundle as your plugin install in *vim.
Mar
3
comment LustyExplorer is not loading
From the docs: "This plugin requires Vim be compiled with Ruby interpretation." So does MacVim have Ruby support? To check run: mvim --version | grep -i ruby