Odinulf
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How can I rename desktops in Mission Control?
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No, there is no way to do that in the current build. Well, sort of. An example is if you have iTunes open in fullscreen in a separate desktop, and go to mission control, the desktop will be called ...

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Got any tips or tricks for Terminal in Mac OS X?
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I'm going to have to say watching Star Wars from the command line is the best: telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl If you say that isn't a command, which it isn't really, just a trick, then I like this: ...

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What would make an app incompatibile with OS X Lion?
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My educated guess would be: 1) Any apps that deal with operating system files 2) Any Power PC apps These guesses are just based upon the information given in the app profile on roaring apps and ...

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Where can I get a Thunderbolt hub or splitter?
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I think that this question has already been asked: Does Thunderbolt support chaining multiple monitors to a MacBook Pro? To sum it up, it is too early for a splitter or hub for a Thunderbolt port. ...

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What can I do to speed up a Mac that is running slow?
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First, check that your processor is running full speed. Go to Preferences, Energy Saver, Options and look at the drop box down near the bottom called Processor Performance. If it is not set to "...

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Mission Control; how do I correct the order of Desktops? I have 1, 2, 4, 5, 3, 6, 7?
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What you can do is this: Delete the desktops and then recreate the by hovering over them and pressing the red thing in the corner, then looking at the right to make a new desktop. This is no longer ...

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Is there a way to cancel or disable the slow dock transition easter eggs?
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There is a way! Open Terminal.app Then, type this and type the following: defaults write com.apple.finder FXEnableSlowAnimation -bool false To make it go on again, just change the false to true....

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In Safari, is there any keyboard shortcut to *hide* the Web Inspector?
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According to the apple website, there is no hide shortcut. Sorry. http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=42951 Sorry.

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Using a Mac, is there any way to purchase iPad-only HD content from iTunes?
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Source: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3209 In order to purchase, rent, and view HD content from the iTunes Store on your computer, you need to have the latest version of iTunes installed, you ...

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How can I backup my apps from the iPad to my mac?
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First, you should authorize your computer with your iPad if you haven't already. From the Store menu, choose Authorize Computer. In the dialog that appears, the Apple ID button is selected by ...

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Equivalent to Windows' Baretail
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This is an alternative, Glogg, and it is expected to be released for Mac soon. I couldn't find much more than this.

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How will the OSX Lion upgrade affect my Win 7 bootcamp setup?
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No, the Lion upgrade will only affect the partitioned part of your hard drive housing Mac OS. Edit: It will also install a small partition housing, basically, the installer of Mac OS. This is so ...

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Split bootable ISO
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Try putting the ISO image on a USB Drive. Or you could network boot it.

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Is there a way to build a simple iPad pen yourself?
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Well, http://techcrunch.com/2010/05/05/diy-ipad-stylus-actually-extremely-easy-to-make/ looks interesting. It seems that the ipad screen reacts to conductive surfaces, so if you can make one of those ...

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Can anyone confirm whether MacRuby framework shipped with Lion?
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Macruby is there as a private framework, and you can call it as such using code. For more elaboration, you should ask your question again on Stackoverflow. http://redwoodapp.posterous.com/macruby-...

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Will upgrading to Lion boost performance and responsiveness?
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I have definitely noticed an increase in the speed of safari and Xcode, and this article seems to confirm that others have had the same experience. Also, everyone else that I have spoken to has ...

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How can I make Vuze work with Lion? (It cannot transfer any data)
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Essentially, Mac OSX Lion has issues with java. I'm pretty sure this is a Java issue. Apple's support for Java in 10.7 is severely lacking. I had to download (wasn't installed with 10.7) Java 1.6....

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How to play Flash games in iPad without internet connection?
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There is no application that can play flash games without the internet. That is a pretty good idea, though.

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Macbook Pro 15" replacement Keyboard / Keys
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It isn't cheap, but... http://www.welovemacs.com/6615854.html When you say apple store, do you mean the physical store, or the online store? I bet that you could go into a store and get a new ...

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Remote volume control on iPad?
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Yup. http://download.cnet.com/Music-Remote-for-iPad-Remote-control-for-iPod-iPhone-and-iPad-Music/3000-2133_4-75177039.html.

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live screencasting solution that supports Power PC Macs
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How about Copernicus? http://danicsoft.com/software/copernicus/ Or this (More promising, as it is live): http://b-l-a-c-k-o-p.com/GrabberRaster.html

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What are some undocumented iPhone features?
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Though this may seem obvious, little number of people know it: To switch a button's state, you just have to tap, not swipe.

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Wifi internet issues on iPad
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Perhaps there is something wrong with the wireless portion of the router. Do other wireless internet devices have the same problem? (By desktop I am assuming that it is a wired Ethernet connection) ...

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What are the keyboard layouts of a MacBook Pro 15"?
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US Keyboard layout: http://www.macfreek.nl/memory/images/MacLaptop-US-shift.png English International: https://support.apple.com/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/keyboards/...

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Tools for presentations with Xcode
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Omnidazzle is nice. I can't really think of anything else... Try using a clipboard saver to paste faster than you could type and still seem professional.

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New MBA vs MBP 13" for iOS Developmet
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-The new Macbook Air's benchmarks are virtually indistinguishable from the Macbook Pro's, though slightly more expensive (Flash memory really helps)-. I didn't see your laptop choices, sorry. Yeah, ...

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Why can't some of my machines boot to my Lion install USB drive?
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Just to be safe, I would just reinstall Snow Leopard on your computers (Why would you even have to do that? Booting from USB wouldn't affect Snow Leopard, would it?) and then install Lion the ...

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Why won't iPhoto open after upgrading to Lion?
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Though this is from 2010, I think that it will work: You need to re-install iPhoto because it's missing parts of itself: To re-install iPhoto Put the iPhoto.app in the trash (Drag it from your ...

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How do I go back and forward in Chrome using a Magic Mouse in Lion?
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Three finger swipe works, and this what happened to Chrome: http://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/group/chromium-bugs/browse_thread/thread/be8a86eb6bf98f1c?fwc=1&pli=1

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Can I control the shutter speed of a photo from an iPod Touch 4th gen?
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Photoshop Express has this feature. Photoshop express is also free. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/adobe-photoshop-express/id331975235?mt=8

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