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comment What is com.apple.bird? Why does it grow so big?
I've made a substantial edit - with iCloud photo libraries of 150 GB and a fast network - I've seen a cache like that build up and then empty over several days. I wouldn't advice just deleting this cache as the code might re-sync even more data when it builds up the cache of work upon realizing the rug has been pulled out from under the cloud data sync.
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comment glui.h not found
It's not clear whether this would be suited here or on Stack Overflow. If you have code that fails to compile - please post that code and your dev environment (what C++ compiler / options are you using). And flag this for migration to SO. If you are using homebrew to install a package that depends on glui - that might be on topic here, but I'm guessing you are making code and hoping to use brew to simplify installing a dependancy...
Feb
5
comment Cannot access Internet on iPad sharing an Internet connection with iMac (on iMac: ethernet using cisco client)
You would need to make / change your VPN to show up in the sharing pane for OS X to share it.
Feb
5
comment Are there replacements for the reg commad on Mac OS X 10.9
Can you imagine the internal discussions at Apple relating to shipping that tool? The manual page warns that you can permanently damage your hardware with it. I wonder why they even shipped it one time...
Feb
5
comment Apple Ad-Hoc Certificate not generating beta-reports-active anymore
I wonder if this change is undocumented (for the recent moments) and intentional and others will chime in with the same observation over time as they renew certs...
Feb
5
comment Missing bash prompt
Can we presume if you type something like open -a TextEdit ~/.bash_profile nothing happens?
Feb
4
comment Is there any way to view iOS device logs on the Terminal?
Of which terminal do you speak? UNIX, Mac, other? Xcode or other tool?
Feb
4
comment Are there replacements for the reg commad on Mac OS X 10.9
I apologize - I've removed the trivial part of the question. Feel free to edit / delete this as you see best fit.
Feb
4
comment Are there replacements for the reg commad on Mac OS X 10.9
Welcome to Ask Different. I've edited out the trivial yes/no question - the program is clearly not shipped on 10.9 so let's focus on options to replicate it.
Feb
4
comment Packet sending script, iOS 9.1
What is going to keep the iOS device from going to sleep and backgrounding the app? I see some sort of mechanical clock / heat engine on a pendulum physically dipping something onto the screen of your phone....
Feb
4
comment How do I use non-“legacy” launchctl commands to load and unload plists?
The legacy means that a change is afoot - you can still use load and unload to your heart's content on 10.11 and lower. My presumption is Apple will have documentation at WWDC this year and a timeline for migration...
Feb
4
comment Reinstalling OSX is blocked with unreviewed Apple ID
It depends on the OS that shipped with the MacBook. OS installs are tied to the serial number and not an account, so you might have to narrow that down first before troubleshooting the account in question.
Feb
4
comment unable to install homebrew
@user3595194 No - you don't need Xcode. You could try installing it if your want. It might get enough git for the homebrew to complete installing or throw a more intelligible error to you for action...
Feb
4
comment i need to view the contents of an iOS profile on my mac
Profiles are just XML documents, no - so you should be able to inspect them and decipher what's up with developer.apple.com/library/mac/featuredarticles/… - also of interest is you can embed bash scripts and other fun items on OS X - see github.com/timsutton/make-profile-pkg
Feb
4
comment How to star-rate “Apple Music” files in iTunes on OS X
Either that - or you've set up your music library to crash when the code sees stars for tracks that don't exist locally :(
Feb
4
comment How to star-rate “Apple Music” files in iTunes on OS X
Aah - you aren't using the column browser but instead the dialog window to edit metadata. I didn't think of that +1
Feb
4
comment PowerBook G4 vs reallity
Let's put this on hold as asking anyone for suggestions doesn't work well for focused Q/A sites. If you wanted to focus on one specific thing that's slow and ask if you can optimize that - perhaps this would be worth reopening...
Feb
4
comment Whatsapp Restoring Backup not working :/
I don't know if this is coincidence, but the stores were having issues at the moment you posted this. apple.com/support/systemstatus
Feb
4
comment unable to install homebrew
What does /usr/bin/xcode-select -print-path show? I've deleted my answer since you don't need any software updates and you might only need to run sudo /usr/bin/xcode-select -r if you don't get the correct directory listing from the print path command. From what I can tell,your script can't find a git binary and is asking for the developer tools to be installed yet you already have them installed.
Feb
4
comment How to star-rate “Apple Music” files in iTunes on OS X
@JonathanvanClute Not on any builds of iTunes I have access to. A screen shot of how precisely you managed the operation might help me suss out your specific operation.