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Where is the right OS X 10.9 source using “kloglevel”

MacOS X 10.9 and 10.9.1 contain a Finder bug which is revealed upon using SMB v2 servers. (This bug is signaled to Apple, and shortly described here: smb v2 Finder bug / Mavericks). I found with man ...
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Make Safari connect to a running iOS Simulator

I am using Safari remote debugger all the time to debug Phonegap apps. I would like to somehow make Safari to the running app every time it compiles and executes. Please advise how I can do it better. ...
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Sample the process of the frontmost application quickly?

I run a lot of beta and under development software in time-critical situations. I often find that I have to force quit an app and relaunch it quickly to get back on track, but don't have the time to ...
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Mac OSX 10.8.4 semi freeze - is there a way to monitor why?

My MacBook Air keeps semi-hanging. It lets me open new windows but it typically gets stuck after that. It's happens every 30-40 mins or so and lasts for about 5 mins each time. For example I can open ...
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Using the heap command line tool

I am getting a crash while using libgmalloc and I get a complain which says something like Failed to VM allocate XYZ bytes Explicitly trapping into debugger!!! Now I when I encounter this ...
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Mac OS X debug startup items to see what is causing slow startup

I have several menu bar applications loading on startup. 2 of them load immediately, but then there is a 10-20 second pause before the other 6 or 7 load. I would like to know what is causing this ...
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Open Emacs with --debug-init on OS X

I am trying to debug why my .emacs does not load. Error message. Invalid read syntax: # ... Start Emacs with the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace. My question is: How do I ...
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Mac: window manager frozen, have ssh access

I have a Mac which regularly runs into a problem. The user interface stops reponding, showing a "frozen" user interface. The mouse is still moving but clicking does not trigger anything. This happens ...
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mac mini no drive detected - steps to fix it

I bought a used mac mini off ebay 2 weeks ago. It's been working fine. Earlier today, I came back to my mac mini and logged in (typed password and hit enter). The computer just froze, and after a few ...
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How to debug the cause of infrequent freezes of my iMac?

I have an iMac that freezes up on me irregularly. Sometimes I can work for two weeks and everything is fine. Other times I experience 3 or more freezes a day. On average my iMac (bought in June 2010) ...
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Is there a tool like fs_usage that will show the specific bytes being read or written?

Working on a project to reverse-engineer Mail applications changes to keychain files. Using fs_usage I can see # of bytes written to keychain file, but I am unable to determine dynamically exactly ...
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What's the easiest way to list all files opened by a program?

I'm debugging the initialization of a program (on a mac) and would I'd like to get a list of all the files opened during the execution, preferably in time order. Can this be done?
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Cannot debug with Xcode after OS upgrade

I have a pesky problem that I can't solve without some help: I had Leopard 10.5.8 installed on a Mac Pro and Xcode 3.1.3 and yesterday I upgraded to SL. After the upgrade, something happened to the ...