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Jun
10
answered extract to a new folder with spl name
Jun
10
comment OS X 10.8.3: how do I get it to remember my finder windows when I reboot?
No worries at all, if you edit in the search terms you used - we will get a hit for those exact terms for the next person :-) Closed questions serve a very useful function here since they get indexed by google and lead to the real answers most of the time.
Jun
10
comment How to test if video is local or streamed from net?
Quicktime can stream from any web URL so perhaps you are interested in a specific video? If you have the file, what is shown in Finder when you get the information for that file and look at More Info section?
Jun
10
comment OS X 10.8.3: how do I get it to remember my finder windows when I reboot?
Feel free to edit in details to explain how the linked question doesn't solve your issue and we'd be happy to re-examine it and re-open it if needed. It will help with search terms in the mean time
Jun
10
revised Can I watch 3D movies on my Mac?
removed follow on question - just ask a new question if needed on finding a player to handle this specific sort of VLC encoded movie.
Jun
10
comment extract to a new folder with spl name
Looking at what I think you ask, I would probably extract the jar to a temporary directory first and check for errors, and then move that directory into place by making a function to determine the proper folder number. Unless you are really convinced that xxx1, xxx2, xxx3, xxx4 is the proper pattern for naming folders - using a date or version stamp might be easier to code and work with, since it's not clear how you want to deal with 9->10 and 99->100 in your name collision detection code (assuming you don't want a collision with xxx1 to become xxx11 and then xxx111).
Jun
10
comment extract to a new folder with spl name
Normally we don't move something until it's been several weeks without an answer. In this case, it's really a pretty simple case of getting a list of files that start with xyz* and incrementing the last digit(s) as desired which could be done in perl, bash, awk, sed, or quite a few other unix tools.
Jun
10
revised extract to a new folder with spl name
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Jun
10
comment VPN in OSX is ignoring the subnet mask from DHCP
As to the question, Apple's native VPN settings have a lot of flexibility, so you might need to describe the problem in more detail (VPN server software and settings, what exactly you entered in the Mac side) although use care to not divulge the secret keys and making sure that if you change the IP addresses, you change parts to make an equivalent network setup).
Jun
10
comment VPN in OSX is ignoring the subnet mask from DHCP
Let's Ask Different Chat whether to migrate this. It's squarely on topic as written and we could re-phrase the question and have you ask that over at SF by focusing on the router / VPN equipment involved. It's hard to guess where the problem is when we don't know the answer yet.
Jun
10
comment Home Screen Reset Didn't Help
Backup and restore the phone?
Jun
10
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What is the max resolution output by the HDMI port of the MacBook Pro Retina?
Jun
9
revised How to obtain the external IPv4 address via Terminal
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Jun
9
revised How do I show all hidden & invisible files on the command line (both .files and invisible flagged files)?
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Jun
9
answered How to obtain the external IPv4 address via Terminal
Jun
9
revised How to obtain the external IPv4 address via Terminal
explain IPv4 and not IPv6 is at play here
Jun
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Deleting photos
Jun
9
comment Birthdays a day early in Calendar on Mountain Lion
I've added some conjecture since your discovery that it's only three months might move someone to figure the root cause out (or at least document how this is failing in a limited set of data).
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revised Birthdays a day early in Calendar on Mountain Lion
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Jun
9
revised Why is iMovie 11 so unstable on my MacBook Pro Retina?
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