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comment Trouble in Automator's Shell Script after OS X 10.9 Mavericks upgrade
What does ~/Dropbox/ClipBoard/Appunti\ Mac\ del\ $(date +\%Y-\%m-\%d).txt print in Terminal?
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comment Can't write to ~/Library, even though permissions look OK
In that case, yeah, recursive reset's the best option. I looked around a little, and I don't see any of the "standard" ACLs that actually look important.
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answered Can't write to ~/Library, even though permissions look OK
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comment Where are the apache config files stored?
Are you using the Server.app version of apache? If so, it does things completely differently (see my answer to [this question(serverfault.com/questions/562983/…)).
Apr
16
comment Can't write to ~/Library, even though permissions look OK
What does ls -ld@eO on it show? (The -e and -O show access control entries and file flags, respectively.)
Apr
8
comment How to upgrade OpenSSL in OS X?
With that clarifying update, I'd leave it. There are probably other people in the same boat, and having this here should give them an idea what needs to be done.
Apr
8
comment How to upgrade OpenSSL in OS X?
You are not using the version that came with OS X Mavericks -- that's 0.9.8y, which does not have the heartbleed bug (it was introduced in 1.0.1). Your best update path will depend on where and how you installed the newer version. which openssl might be informative. Also, the major problem isn't the openssl command, it's the openssl libraries (which are used by other programs) -- those aren't API compatible between versions 0.9.x and 1.0.x, so you do not want to update the system-supplied openssl libraries!
Apr
2
comment Reclaim unallocated disk space on macbook pro?
Are you sure the space is really free? I wouldn't trust fdisk to accurately show a hybrid GPT/MBR partition setup... You might try enabling Disk Utility's Debug menu, then enabling "Show Every Partition" to see the things it normally hides.
Apr
2
comment I have a service listening on a port, how do I open the port externally?
OS X has at least three firewalls; have you checked the other two? sudo pfctl -sa will dump the state of "pf" and sudo ipfw show will dump the older "ipfw" firewall. See this question and my answer for some examples of what the output should look like.
Apr
2
comment Internet Sharing handing out wrong DNS server address
Apparently in Mavericks, internet sharing is supposed to enable a DNS proxy capability in the mDNSResponder process (previous versions used BIND/named, but that's not installed in Mav). Unfortunately, I can't see how the DNS proxy is supposed to be enabled or what might interfere with it...
Apr
1
comment How do I get osascript to parse backslashes and run this command in a new Terminal window?
@adayzdone: good point. "do shell script" is a built-in AppleScript command, which can be executed by Terminal and sort-or-works... but not quite. I've edited the code snippet.
Apr
1
revised How do I get osascript to parse backslashes and run this command in a new Terminal window?
"do shell script" -> "do script"
Apr
1
answered How do I get osascript to parse backslashes and run this command in a new Terminal window?
Mar
29
comment Why is 'xattr' not working?
Does ls /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib/python/xattr‌​ find anything? That's where the xattr module should be (at least in Mavericks). It should contain _xattr.so and several .py and .pyc files.
Mar
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Mar
26
answered How to boot OSX into desktop from single mode?
Mar
25
comment Cron job keeps running, not in any crontabs
Does sudo ls /var/cron/tabs find any crontab files?
Mar
22
comment Mavericks: User no longer owner of Home folder and content
In single-user mode, you need to use mount -uw / to get write access to the volume, and also refer to users by ID number since names aren't available. Check the user ID number with id "The_Problematic_User". Also, use ls -leO@ /Users to get a more complete view of the access controls and xattrs attached to the home folder.
Mar
22
comment Mac display failure when disconnecting form Thunderbolt
Exactly what is connected via Thunderbolt at the two offices?
Mar
22
comment Cmd key not working
What makes you think it's a software problem? Mine works fine under Mavericks, and I'm fairly sure if there were a common problem it'd have been widely reported & fixed by now...