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comment Script to change Computername/hostname causing bizarre Terminal behavior
And you're calling your script with sudo <name of the script> right?
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comment Script to change Computername/hostname causing bizarre Terminal behavior
Have you considered quoting your $compName variable on the off chance it's being interpreted as an option? Try: scutil --set LocalHostName "$compName"
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comment Google Calendar and Calendar on iPad running 8.3
You seem to be posting an answer and not asking a question. It's okay to post both an answer and a question at the same time, but the answer should appear in the answer section, not in the question itself. For more information on how Ask Different and the StackExchange Q&A format works please see our FAQ.
May
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comment Built-in GUI-based ASCII only editor for OS X
emacs? It has a simple mouse mode: stackoverflow.com/questions/5710334/…
May
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comment Terminal backslash input repeated in output
The problem is the $ in the first awk statement -- what are you trying to achieve with that that whole awk -F $'\t' '{print $8, $9}'? Are you really expecting your field separator to be a dollar sign followed by a tab character? Or are you trying to use $ to denote the start of the line?
May
18
comment Cloudd quit unexpectedly
If this doesn't solve the problem, please delete it. It will continue to attract down votes for being an entirely wrong answer to the question asked.
May
13
comment How do I delete unlinked folders from iCloud.com
This isn't really a useful answer. Can you elaborate on how it was solved? If someone else found your question because they had the same problem, could you leave behind something that would guide them to a solution? Should they talk to Apple support? Make a Genius Bar appointment? Power it off and on again?
May
13
comment Mac OS X Terminal - While True Do - Can you stop automatically under desired conditions?
That if whatever part is a big unknown though -- the OP wants to stop on finding a word in the output from commands....
May
13
comment Terminal Command: List admin account
@njboot for an explanation of the staff group see: superuser.com/a/20430/26633
May
13
comment Terminal Command: List admin account
@njboot this is incorrect. You can inspect the sudo setup on an OS X machine to convince yourself of this. If you do sudo visudo you will see that elevated privs are available to accounts in the %admin group, not %staff. That makes the admin group the group you need to be in to administer an OS X machine.
May
12
comment Getting YouTube back on Apple TV
Take a look at the already-posted answers and you'll notice there's an accepted solution to the problem already.
May
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comment Yosemite com.apple.xpc.launchd[1]: (com.apple.cloudpaird) is running every 10 seconds
@Buscar웃 thanks for moving all those comments in to the question.
May
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comment Yosemite com.apple.xpc.launchd[1]: (com.apple.cloudpaird) is running every 10 seconds
@Dan please edit the question instead of pasting additional information as comments.
May
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comment Tool to quickly hide/blur/redact text in as screenshot?
@Arion easily disabled in Skitch's preferences. See the Sharing pane, uncheck Automatically Share and Copy Link after creating new Skitch Notes. You can also remove all accounts. Having an Evernote account is not required to use Skitch (I don't and it works fine for me).
May
1
comment How to put Photos.app main library on an external disk?
That's not possible.
Apr
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comment How to fix “xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/…/org.macosforge.xquartz:0” error?
I'd follow the good brew doctor's advice and update XQuartz first.
Apr
26
comment update OSX Yosemite & cksum mismatch
@LarryJohn is your PATH not set correctly? Try /usr/bin/shasum /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ Yosemite.app/Contents/SharedSupport/InstallESD.dmg instead. Sounds like you have an issue with your PATH environment variable.
Apr
20
comment How do I enable Personal Hotspot in the OS X WiFi menu?
Under System Preferences > Sharing is Internet Sharing enabled on your Macbook Air?
Apr
15
comment What are the differences between Applescripts saved as *.scpt and *.applescript?
"Since .scpt is already compiled, it's quicker to launch" -- really? What's it compiled in to? Byte code? Has anyone ever done a study of run time differences between compiled AppleScript and non-compiled AppleScript on modern Apple hardware?
Apr
12
comment Simple telnet session fails on OS X
@Cupidvogel how to run a mail server would be a separate question. Thanks!