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Solution to automate setting MS file formats to open in LibreOffice

Command line tool Duti can be used to change which application opens which extension, thus it is easy to supply users with installation details plus a command or commands to run to make these changes.
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Fully delete Virtual Machine application & associated files

Using AppCleaner worked very well, all the files I was previously talking about were found and I was able to delete them all. The 40gb of storage was moved to Trash so it was very effective. Note: ...
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Deleting private/ root/ trash(14gb)

You can delete them as the root user with some commands like: sudo su root cd /private/var/root/Trash ls -la rm -Ri * rm -R * will be a disaster if you are not in the right place - be careful. The ls ...
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Hidden files showing in finder, but not in terminal

How can I always show hidden files when I use ls in the terminal? You could add something like alias ls='ls -a' to one of your startup scripts. Be careful though, changing the 'meaning' of ls might ...
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Quick Look showing only thumbnails for most images

This just happened to me (Monterey 12.4, 16" M1 2021 MBP) in my ~/Downloads folder (and elsewhere) and I too, tried resetting the quicklook mechanism (qlmanage -r, qlmanage -r cache) to no avail. ...
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