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asked Time Machine backs up way too much, never finishes
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comment How do I get Automator to process images using ImageMagick in a command script?
Maybe it's a PATH issue. Does it work when you replace composite with its absolute path (can be determined by executing which composite on the Terminal)?
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revised How can I download all MP3 files from a web site?
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answered How can I download all MP3 files from a web site?
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comment Search a folder that is excluded from Spotlight
Then you may want to use EasyFind, which also has an English interface, or use find/grep on the Terminal.
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comment Search a folder that is excluded from Spotlight
I'm not quite familiar with Spotlight's inner workings, but I think it indexes the folder even if it is excluded, just doesn't show any results from it. So if you turned the exclusion off, maybe it works. If it doesn't, you can use mdimport on the Terminal to create an index, and may get rid of it after your search with another CLI tool. If you search for file names or content of text files only, there are also solutions involving the grep and find CLI utilities, or maybe even some GUI applications.
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revised Why does my computer seem to have a disagreement on hostnames between .home versus .local?
changed spelling a bit for clarity, added a useful application, added Network Control Panel
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answered Why does my computer seem to have a disagreement on hostnames between .home versus .local?
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revised Firefox doesn't display Japanese symbols
expanded question (Hiragino fonts and Firefox don't seem to play well together)
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comment Firefox doesn't display Japanese symbols
@Jozef Legény I had an untouched Firefox Profile that didn't display Japanese, so I could investigate further. There, Serif font was Hiragino Mincho ProN, Sans Serif Hiragino Kaku Gothic ProN and non-proportional Osaka-Mono. When I changed the Serif/Sans Serif (makes that distinction even sense for Japanese letters?) fonts to Osaka, the letters appeared, and changing one font back to the Hiraginos made them vanish again. Does that tell you something?
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comment Firefox doesn't display Japanese symbols
@Jozef Legény I had looked there before asking, now looked again to report its contents here, and by the way switched from Serif to Sans Serif. Now it is working, and I can't reproduce a setting where Japanese symbols don't display. On one hand, that's fine (it hadn't worked for years), on the other it's very strange.
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comment iCloud without the Internet
If you read Jon Siracusas review, it mentions that File data transfer is also peer-to-peer, when possible. May be that it requires a internet connection to broker this. Could you be a bit more specific?
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comment What is the best way to setup users in my macbook pro but still share content?
@leora In my opinion, the files you want to share should be on another network device, say a NAS, and then shared over something like UPnP (for which a server would have to be installed on the NAS), or a network share (AFP, SMB). The big payoff is that the files then can be played on any device supporting UPnP, for example midrange TVs. IF you buy stuff via iTunes (which I assume since you mentioned Apple Ids), you can run into problems with DRM however. The solution with the share should roughly be the same as with the shared folder/partition.