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Feb
23
revised How do I get Wi-Fi info from within Terminal?
updated answer for newer version of OSX
Feb
7
comment How to run VLC on El Capitan? El Capitan claims “VLC.app will damage your computer.”
This is a great fix, cheers :)
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Jun
18
comment Deleted all certificates by mistake. How to recreate?
I believe that another solution to this problem would be to "Reinstall OSX" just not fresh. When you boot to recovery and reinstall, it just puts a fresh copy on top of what you have and doesn't modify any user data, so running a reinstall would also restore the certs on the system :)
Jun
18
comment Deleted all certificates by mistake. How to recreate?
Thank you for this answer - I was trying to fix a cert issue that Security Update 2015-004 introduced where my Verisign certs were invalid, but I accidentally deleted the System Root Verisign certs. I had a backup, and I restored my old file in /System/Library/Keychains and now that older copy seems to have sorted out all the issues I was having in the first place that the update introduced.
Jun
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Jun
10
comment What happens if I remove the localhost address from /etc/hosts
@iProgram when the computer boots, the network starts up, and the information in the hosts file is used to start the network. So it's just a piece of the puzzle.
Jun
10
answered Copy and Paste Multiple Things? OSX
Jun
10
comment What happens if I remove the localhost address from /etc/hosts
@iProgram it says that it's used during booting because the operating system references the file during it's boot sequence, but it doesn't block the operating system from booting. Editing (adding to) the file in general is fine. You don't need to reboot for changes to take effect, but I wouldn't recommend changing the 3 lines that are already there unless you're doing it for a decent reason :)
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Sep
7
comment Black screen after failed restore - G5
Yeah, sounded like a bad image or install to me, but wanted to verify that you were using the correct media to install the OS on the correct arch.
Sep
6
comment ram upgrade works in safe mode but not in normal mode
yea, as long as you know it's the right kind it's highly likely it's just a bad RAM stick. let them know and they'll swap it out pretty quickly for you I'd bet.
Sep
6
comment Black screen after failed restore - G5
What disk did you use when you tried to restore it? Or how did you try to restore it?
Sep
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comment Black screen after failed restore - G5
Where exactly is this error showing? Does a black screen with it show up on boot?
Sep
4
comment ram upgrade works in safe mode but not in normal mode
did you verify that you bought the right RAM for your machine? (just do a search for "what RAM for my mac")
Jun
11
awarded  Yearling