A Unix-based operating system developed and sold by Apple Inc. For Mac hardware questions, use [mac].

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Run script on suspend/resume in Mac OS X

Is there any way to automatically run a script on suspend/resume (i.e. when I close the lid, or after opening it) under Mac OS X 10.4?
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How to Send the Contents of a Text File to the Clipboard from the Command Line in OS X?

I would like to send the contents of a text file to the OS X clipboard. Does Mac OS X have a built in way to do this, or will I have write a script to do this myself? Or in other words, how do I ...
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OpenOffice 2.4.1 in Mac OS X

I just downloaded OpenOffice 2.4.1 for Mac OS X and now every time I open it an xterm terminal window opens up with a Bash prompt. Is this normal behavior? Can this be turned off?
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Is it possible to run Mac OS X in a virtual machine?

I'd love to be able to try Mac OS X in a VM, preferable on something shiny and new like KVM for linux. I'm a Linux and Windows person, but I would like to try out Mac OS X without ...
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Is there a way to move the current window to another desktop without using a mouse in OS X?

In OS X as I'm aware to move the current window to the next desktop, I'd click down on the title bar of the window to have it in move mode, and then while keeping the mouse button down, press ...
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How to tab between buttons on an Mac OS X dialog box

I know that there has been a similar question asked here very recently, but I was wondering if it was possible to tab between buttons on default Mac OS X dialog boxes? I already have the "All ...