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Apr
24
comment Unable to account for 23.6 GB of disk space
The "About this Mac" storage summary is somewhat unreliable. It always show weird figures.
Apr
19
comment How to ignore S.M.A.R.T. error during El Capitan update?
If you have your engine light flashing red for the last year, would you go on a trip through the desert?
Apr
18
comment How to ignore S.M.A.R.T. error during El Capitan update?
@Poma Wear leveling works by shuffling physical sectors of a storage device and mapping them to their fixed logical locations. You don't have a tiny section of your SSD worn out. It's the entire device as the sectors are non-contiguously mapped to the ICs.
Apr
14
comment How to disable Swapfile in OS X El Capitan
@Mark Unlimited amount of memory will not prevent it from swapping
Apr
14
comment How to disable Swapfile in OS X El Capitan
@Mark Actually, at this moment I have 7 of 16 GiB memory inactive, but still 1 GiB swap. This is perfectly normal and no problem at all.
Apr
14
comment How to disable Swapfile in OS X El Capitan
@Mark What's the problem with swapping?
Apr
13
comment Send Enter key using the mouse
Enter or Return?
Apr
10
comment Authenticity of password prompts
You can't rely on an image as a definitve indication. There is no sak as far as I know.
Apr
10
comment Authenticity of password prompts
Possible duplicate of Password prompt diologue box
Mar
27
comment Finder on Yosemite misbehaves: doubled text, blank windows, lack of updates
-1: PRAM reset is not the answer to everything. Actually it's the correct answer to hardly anything. Additionally: What make you think that resetting it multiple times changes anything different?
Mar
20
comment El-capitan crashing while booting
Why should a three-pass erasing stress a disk more than a thirtyfive-pass one?
Mar
18
comment Is it normal to have a hidden file named .file in /?
Do not spend money on useless anti virus hoaxware.
Mar
16
comment Is it safe to charge a MacBook Air after the green LED shows?
You should have a look at this! apple.stackexchange.com/questions/226671/…
Mar
15
comment Macbook air mid-2011 visual glitch problem
"I'm having this problem too" comment: Macmini6,2
Mar
13
comment Recover deleted Encrypted OS X Extended volume
1) What is an "OS Extended partition"? 2) What software did you use to encrypt the partition?
Mar
11
comment iMac randomly shuts down
Any reference for negative being hw and positive being sw?
Mar
4
comment Does the VT-d feature on the i7 have measurable VM gains over the i5 on 2013 RMBP?
My Mac mini 2013 lists VMX in sysctl machdep.cpu.features and VirtualBox supports amd64 guests, so, yes, I supports VT-d.
Mar
4
comment How do I fix this sudo permission issue - UID 503, should be 0 - El Capitan
chown /private/etc/sudoers 0 should be chown root /private/etc/sudoers
Feb
25
comment Submitting a podcast to Apple results in “Can't read your feed”
Tell me if this worked, I write an answer then.
Feb
25
comment Submitting a podcast to Apple results in “Can't read your feed”
AFAIK Apple's server side podcast client implementation is Java-based. Again AFAIK Java does not support strong TLS crypto. Test your website with ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze.html