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Command+Space shortcut keeps getting hijacked

On OSX (10.9), I keep having to change the Command+Space shortcut so that it is not in use. I need it because I want Command+space to be content assist in Eclipse. First, Command+space was being ...
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What does the ei= code in a Google link signify?

Whenever I hit cmd+K in Firefox I get redirected to a Google search page. I would expect it to just go to www.google.com but instead it sends me to a link that looks like this: ...
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How to schedule an app to launch on system startup in OSX from command line?

I have seen answers where they recommend using launchctl. However, launchcd is meant for running services which is supposed to continue to run in background. It seems launchcd also relaunches the ...
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How can I add Messages to SelfControl's whitelist?

I am using OS X 10.9.2, and how can I add Messages to SelfControl's whitelist?
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how to use the apple script to put value in test box using apple script for external application on mac os

I am opening my application on mac machine but i am unable to recognize login text box using apple script. please tell me how can i do that. it is not a web application,it is a mac based application. ...
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How to prevent Safari from slowing down Javascript web-apps when entering background? (OS X)

I remember that one of the latest Safari versions has a feature that makes Safari consume less resources by slowing down Javascript and Flash on inactive (background) tabs. Unfortunately I have a tab ...
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changing apache root directory prevents me from accessing .git/config

I copied over a php folder from computer to another and hooked it up to apache.. however apache would return page forbidden.. after doing some research it turned out it was a matter of giving apache ...
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Coloured commands in iTerm

Previously I had a friend to set up my iTerm2 environment for me, and I got used to it. Since I changed computers, I now have to setup my environment again. I used to use ir_black as my iTerm2 theme, ...
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Copy files with specific name from subdirectories while renaming duplicates

I want to copy all files named apple.txt from several subdirectories with random names. I am able to do this with cp -R ~/fruit/*/apple.txt ~/fruit/destination The wildcard (rightfully) makes it ...
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On OSX, how can I reload all visible browser windows at once?

I'd like to reload/refresh all my open/visible browser windows at once. Ideally I'm looking for one keyboard shortcut, or something like the existing contextual menu for reloading all tabs in a ...
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How can I turn on ECN for Mac OSX?

I'd like to run some networking tests with Mac OSX 10.8 and using the ECN option. However I cannot find any documentation on how to configure it. Does anybody know how to alter Mac OSX TCP networking ...
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mac os x byobu vertical split using iTerm, tmux, zsh

How to get vertical split on Mac OS X in byobu? Ctrl + F2 is not working. It open new window instead of spliting the current. In oposite spliting horizontaly with shift + F2 works ok.
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How to clean an already installed Mac OS Mavericks without a complete reinstall

I have an iMac that has OS X Mavericks installed. I've been using it as a desktop computer for quite a while now. Downloaded movies, installed apps, have several users, etc. Now I need to give this ...
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wireless connection get listed as eth1 + UNIX + MacoX

I'm not sure what is the best word to put forward for this since I'm connected to my wireless router and by that definition I was assuming the ifconfig to list my ip in wlan0 section but it display ...
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Bad connection between Qnap and Mac

The connection between my MacBook and the Qnap TS-112 is very poor. When I try to mount it, it usually says "Connection failed". When it does connect it can be very slow. The thing I want is when I ...

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