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IOSurface seed changed errors since 10.9.4 update

I only updated to 10.9.4 last week, and ever since my system.log has been filling up with IOSurface errors whenever Safari is running - with the number of errors per second roughly equal to the number ...
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What is auto-mounting my media volume?

Something is repeatedly mounting my "media" share, doing something with it, then quietly un-mounting it with no notifications at the user level. from the little I can gleaned from the console messages ...
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Bash rename to time

How can I rename a file to match the current (rounded) time. If it is for example 10:55 or 11:05 then I would like to rename it to 11. Something like this: mv file.txt file_`date +%H`.txt but with ...
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Console app on OS X crashes at startup [closed]

Console app osx 10.8.2 crashes at startup. Posted in alarm log, but it closes so fast that I do not have time to read it. What could be the reason? How to treat?
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Mac Console - Coloring Specific Log Messages

I often use the Mac Console to monitor my web server logs. These logs are quite verbose, and it becomes difficult to scroll through them to monitor for errors. Each message in the log has a format ...
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Unable to launch app from /usr/bin

OK, this question may sound too basic, but this doesn't mean I'm not still a bit confused : I'm running OS X 10.6.8 (shouldn't make much difference though, the issue is more like *nix-specific) I ...
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Repeating mysql error in OSX console

I'm getting an endlessly repeating set of errors in my mac's console that go as follows: Jan 6 00:21:37 Air com.apple.launchd[1] (com.mysql.mysqld): Throttling respawn: Will start in 9 seconds Jan ...
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Safari Javascript Console Autoscrolling

Is it possible to make the javascript console in Safari 6 automatically scroll down to show the most recent log? Currently, I have to manually scroll down every time I log something.
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How can I grep with color in Mac OS X's terminal?

I recently found that on Mac OS X I can set this up in my shell ~/.profile so that when I use grep it will print the matches in color (white one red). alias grep='GREP_COLOR="1;37;41" LANG=C grep ...
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Deleting file with reserved characters via SSH

While developing a server-side application, I accidentally created a couple of files that are named similar to this: <?php echo $_GET[\'team\'] ?>files.json Even after I add the necessary ...
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com.apple.launchd: com.apple.launchd.peruser error

It's been a couple of days I am reading these errors in the system log file. 25/11/11 21:31:43,373 com.apple.launchd: (com.apple.launchd.peruser.32697[92747]) getpwuid("32697") failed 25/11/11 ...
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Black on white in OS X fullscreen console mode

Is it possible to configure the full screen console (the one you get by typing >console into the login window) so that it is black characterson a white background? Can this be done by setting the TERM ...
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Console.app alternative for Terminal

Is there a neater way to follow console messages in Terminal rather than tail -f tons of logs?
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How to disable/ set logging level /preferences PER Mac OS X application?

I find my Mac's syslogd "Cosole" logs become unusable when some badly written app (PathFinder.app in this case) incessantly spews into syslogd all day long.. I read somewhere that you could disable ...
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1answer
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'Relaunching tuncfg' keeps showing up in my console

I was scanning my Mac OS X with sophos antivirus and opened the console. I see this over and over again. How do I tell whatever it is to stop trying to launch tuncfg? I recently reinstalled my ...
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On Mac OS X, how do I clear out Console.app?

I'm trying to use Console.app to debug some problems on my Mac. I've cleared out the log files from inside /Library/Logs and ~/Library/Logs but I still have around 4000 messages left! I tried the ...
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On Mac OS X how can I log to Console.app from the terminal?

I've seen the use of /dev/console in several scripts for Mac OSX but I'm not sure how it's being used. I checked Console.app and didn't see the results of my test command: echo test > /dev/console ...
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Looping Console Error on Mac OS X 10.6.4

My Console error log is filled with tens of thousands of these two similar error messages over and over. I can't figure out what these mean or how to fix the error, and I feel like it might be part ...
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A process is sending some command to an uninstalled program every ten seconds

A while ago I installed Steam on my Mac... It was a failed attempt as my computer is way too slow to play Portal, so I uninstalled it using AppZapper (I believe). I was doing some computer maintenance ...
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Alternative terminal emulators for OS X

This might sound ridiculous, but my eyes are tired of looking at the crappy font rendering in OS X's Terminal.app, is there anything you guys recommend? I know it's like one of those things that you ...
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Tweaking Mac OS X full-screen console mode

When using the full-screen console mode in Mac OS X accessed by entering the username '>console', I would like to use a different keyboard layout and would like support for colors. The terminal seems ...