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Aug
4
comment Can't install Homebrew on Mac OS X Lion
I think that would've worked, I was reluctant to because I didn't want to mess with Homebrew's mechanism for enabling non-sudo required installs. The problem seemed to be that Homebrew added o+w permission to /usr/local, but OS X Lion's main user is part of the group of /usr/local, so adding g+w worked. I assume I can now safely remove with sudo chmod g-w /usr/local?
Aug
4
asked Can't install Homebrew on Mac OS X Lion
Jul
24
accepted opening an app in a shell script with sudo
Jul
3
comment Hard drive on latest macbook pro 17 accessed too often
I have to find my OS X disks for that hardware test, but the Activity Monitor didn't really highlight much. When I scroll in Chrome making that hd sound WindowServer and Chrome spike up to 10% and 15% cpu, respectively. Up from about 2% without doing anything.
Jul
2
asked Hard drive on latest macbook pro 17 accessed too often
Jun
12
comment What memory to buy for macbook pro 17" early 2011?
Do you know what tech specs are for the RAM or where I can look that up? My 2nd question wasn't how many RAM slots there are, I know there are 2, it's whether the included 4gbytes was 2x2gbytes or 1x4gbytes.
Jun
12
asked What memory to buy for macbook pro 17" early 2011?
Jun
10
accepted Magic Mouse Not Very Smooth When Physically Moving It Around
Jun
10
comment Magic Mouse Not Very Smooth When Physically Moving It Around
I just ordered the Fliders, thanks!
Jun
10
asked Magic Mouse Not Very Smooth When Physically Moving It Around
Apr
27
asked Opening a terminal window to a specific directory from a bash script
Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
The problem is the script that runs my app just quits. You can't do sudo appname &. Running it in the background doesn't give you the opportunity to enter your password.
Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
I would actually prefer to type in my password in this case
Apr
27
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Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
It is a dummy smtp server for dev purposes. So I just tried it after the sudo password remembering timed out and it just presents 3 password prompts and exits. I guess I have to run a dummy app first with sudo...
Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
GUI app, they have a console mode, but it is an interactive console
Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
I get this error: LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed for the application DevNullSmtp.jar with error -10810.
Apr
27
comment opening an app in a shell script with sudo
hmm, ok, I can run it in the background by appending > /dev/null 2>&1 &. I guess it's not asking me for a password because I've been playing with sudo... my concern is running something in the background with & will have issues when prompting me for a password with sudo..
Apr
27
asked opening an app in a shell script with sudo
Apr
27
comment Can home and end keys be mapped when using Terminal?
wow, thanks! I already credited the answer, but this is great