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1answer
11 views

Cross launch between 2 different version of Mac OS

I have two different versions of OS-X installed (via separate partitions) I now have 2 application folders. If I run my applications normally (say, from the dock) I am fairly confident that everything ...
0
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0answers
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OS X Application icons missing after filesystem tampering

A while back I installed some Google software, I forget what it was, but it was something that attached itself to Google Chrome and was un-uninstallable short of uninstalling all of Chrome. It was a ...
1
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1answer
111 views

Do I need XCode to develop an iOS app?

I've been looking to develop an iOS app and don't have regular access to a Mac, nor can my computer run OSX. A friend of mine told me I'll need to write my program in XCode (which I'm aware I'll ...
0
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1answer
20 views

How to Serve Mac Applications?

Can you put a mac application on a home file server, open the app from the client machine in finder, and use it just like it was on the client machine?
0
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1answer
32 views

execute Shortcut on terminal mac os x

I have an application on another mac as mine, the software is still open, there are keyboard shortcuts that allow to perform tasks, I would like to execute shortcuts via the terminal from my mac.
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1answer
68 views

Is there a windows app that can create floating screenshots? [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows app, that can create floating screenshots, i.e. you select an area, it creates a screenshot that then is a top level window. Just like what ScreenFloat does on Mac:
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2answers
73 views

Is there a way to manually tell OS X to allocate additional resources to processing for an app?

I know that in some cases, opening up multiple instances of an app will get the job done, but I'm looking for a way to essentially tell OSX: "If I'm running a process that will take awhile, and there ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I delete the Chrome App Launcher?

I'm running OSX 10.8.5 and I can't figure out how to get rid of the Chrome App Launcher. In launchpad when I long click on it and things begin to wiggle there's no X for me to click to delete it. ...
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votes
3answers
68 views

what is “virtual box” [closed]

I have a "PC" computer and i want to make apps for my iPod touch but apple wont make it compatible with windows. I was searching the web for how to run a mac program on a "PC" and I came across this ...
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1answer
93 views

A quick, easy way to send an email from anywhere, via hotkey, without opening Mail.app

I am looking for an app which lives in my menu bar and, with a global hotkey, lets me bring up a window to send an email message, but which does not require me to have/wait for Mail.app or another ...
0
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2answers
152 views

Mac: Move files using keystroke

Is there any app that can assign a keystroke to a move operation in finder. Example: Hit cmd+1 and all selected files move to the folder named songs. Anything you could think of?
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1answer
206 views

Why do apps appear in force quit but not the dock?

Why do apps appear in force quit but not the dock? Text edit is not open on my dock or Cmd+Tab but I see it Text Edit open on Force Quit. Why would it be open in Force Quit but not Cmd+Tab or the ...
0
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2answers
62 views

Saving webpage as app

I have a tiny web page, literally about 10 lines of pure HTML, not even any css or js. I'd like to save this as an app that I can use on my iMac. What would be the best way to do this? It uses a ...
0
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1answer
173 views

Trying to get a app that has a registration error

I have a app called codekit I installed but it gives me a registration error and just quits the app. I emailed the creator and he told me to do this Delete everything. The app, the plist, the folder ...
1
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1answer
171 views

Installing git for a single user

I'm going to borrow another computer for a while so I've copied my project directory to the new computer and now I need to install Git on it. Is it possible to install Git and the Github GUI client ...
5
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1answer
5k views

How can I delete empty folders in Mac OS X?

I would like to delete all empty folders on an external disk. How can I do this?
0
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0answers
306 views

Mac: Everything quits unexpectedly

I have a friend with a Mac which runs OS/X 10.5 (Leopard). He has minimal computer experience. He says that EVERY application excluding Minecraft fails to open with an error message resembling "The ...
2
votes
1answer
321 views

Auto-close unused applications in OS X

I am a software programmer and I almost never reset or shut down my Apple computer. Over time, I open a lot of windows, and I don't close them, because I am focused on doing other things. I was ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Why is my Application's Icon grayed out in OS X Lion?

In the Applications folder on OS X I have a few programs that are "grayed out": I tried running Repair Disk Permissions in the Disk Utility but it doesn't fix this. I tried looking at the ...
0
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0answers
81 views

Is it possible to redefine App Store application paths?

I sort my applications in separate folders within the Applications folder (e.g. One for my photo related apps, one for my guitar playing related apps, one for my video related apps, etc). Since some ...
0
votes
1answer
112 views

Install different version of same application in osx

This is very similar to this unresolved question, but I would very much like to install two versions of the same application in OSX. How can you do this and what is the best way to do it? ...
0
votes
3answers
151 views

Zip a folder on a daily basis (mac)

I have an online backup utility (zipcloud.com) And i scheduled an upload of projects folder every day at 12pm. Thing is my projects folder contains a lot of files so i thought the best I could do is ...
2
votes
2answers
149 views

How to reopen a closed window (CMD+W), in the app switcher on OS X?

I am navigating with CMD+TAB through the app-switcher, but if I release the keys on a closed window, I get only the focus on that application. Is there a way to reopen that window again, with a ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Keyboard shortcut to cycle through programs (rather than just the alt-tab switch)?

This question applies to both Windows and Mac OS X because I intend to use my mouse (Logitech G700) with both of them. The idea is I want one of my configurations to use two of my buttons to switch ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Apps not starting on Mac OS X Lion

I have a strange problem, some apps that I download do not launch. There are 2 scenarios The application starts but keeps bouncing, once I click the bouncing icon in the tray it disappears. The ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Monitor network traffic on a per-app basis in OS X?

Title says it all. I'm looking for an app for OS X that will tell me what applications are using the network and what their in/out is. I can get most of the way there with LittleSnitch but it's the ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

Mac App to Compile and Reference Keyboard Shortcuts

I'm looking for an application for mac that can allow a user to compile keyboard shortcuts and tab triggers for multiple applications, and reference them on the fly. I'm a developer and many of the ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Do all Mac OS X applications require Admin permissions to 'install'?

I'm new to the whole Mac OS X operating system. I'm trying to learn and I've got myself a MacBook running Mac OS X 10.7.3. I've created a test user that can not administrate so that I can test out ...
2
votes
0answers
403 views

Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I access application folders on a Mac?

I have a software program where on a PC, I can access sub-folders where the owner's manual, sub-folders, etc. reside. It is cross-platformed and I installed on my Mac. How do I get to that ...
3
votes
2answers
420 views

Where does Less.app store its configuration files?

Less.app is a very cool tool for using LESS / CSS - but I can't figure out where it stores its configuration file. I thought perhaps it was storing it in this file: ~/Library/Application ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

OS X MRTG Binary into APP?

is there an easy way to somehow pull stats from my Apple TimeCapsule (maybe through snmp) on OS X? I mean I know "hard" way would be installing of MRTG on my mac and configure it, then showing ...
2
votes
1answer
550 views

Is it possible to turn off application state saving in OS X Lion?

In OS X Lion it saves the state of an application before you exit an app so that when you start it you can pick up where you left off. This is a cool feature and all, but I would prefer to disable ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views

What is the app for OS X that allows you to have a terminal everywhere by pressing a shortcut?

The other day I've seen somebody use a MacBook. He had a pretty cool app that allowed him to have a terminal fly down from the top of his screen when pressing a key combo. Do you know what that app ...