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2answers
53 views

How to get the time in Hawaii from the OS X command line?

As the title states, I would like to get the current time in Hawaii (UTC -10:00) from the OS X command line. Could anyone help?
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2answers
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Clock running fast after OS X Mavericks install

I've noticed my OS X system time on my iMac is running faster after I updated to Mavericks, after about a week it is a good 4 or 5 minutes too fast. In my Date & Time preferences everything is ...
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1answer
219 views

How can I have a script set the time during boot on Intel Mac OSX

My computer's battery is bad, but I don't really want to spend the money to replace it because it still lasts several hours. But when it gets down to about 10%, it sometimes just completely powers ...
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2answers
693 views

Os X - Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine closest location

Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine my closest location? For some reason, my mac won't get the latest time from the NTP server if I am plugged into Ethernet. What could possibly be different ...
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2answers
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Check when a process was launched on OS X

Activity Monitor lists how much CPU time a process has used over its lifetime, but is there a way to find out the date and time a process was started? I'm curious because my Firefox hasn't updated ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I find files added to the system within X minutes of a specific time?

I have done a fresh install of Mac OS X Mountain Lion today on a new MacBook. Because this was a new install, when I finally got round to configuring some of my own developer things, I was surprised ...
2
votes
1answer
705 views

How can I batch shift the creation date of files on OS X 10.6.8?

Please note that I am not asking how to change the creation date of a bunch of files to a given date. I want to shift the date by a given amount of time, for example 47732400 seconds. Can I ...
1
vote
0answers
272 views

How to skew a Mac's clock 10 minutes while still keeping it “synchronized”?

My wife is always running late. How can I skew her Mac's clock 10 minutes while still keeping it "synchronized"? I looked at the fudge setting of /etc/ntp.conf but it's only for a Reference Clock and ...
3
votes
1answer
384 views

Is there a method or application that will enable me to track how long I actively interact with particular applications and/or files on OSX?

I'd like to track how much time I spend interacting with various applications and files on OS X. I found SLife in my search, but it is a web / subscription service. Is there any other OS X ...
2
votes
2answers
787 views

Time calculator for OSX

Does anyone know of a time calculator for OSX? I'm looking for a calculator that allows me to do this kind of math with times HH:MM:SS ---------- 01:15:58 - 00:15:00 + 02:30:00 ---------- = ...
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vote
1answer
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Does Mac OS X keep a log of network connection addresses and dates/times?

I have lost a file containing my hours worked for a particular client over the last month. However, I am always connected to their wireless network whilst I am working for them. Is there anyway that ...
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votes
2answers
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Fully featured time command on Mac OS X?

On some unix systems I've been used to a time command which many options including ways to format the output (-f) and redirect the output to a file (-o), see for example this man entry of time. ...
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2answers
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Time Machine/iMac loses all trace of external hard drive after a few days

First time posting, also a Mac newbie (recent windows convert) so I'm hoping I can get some help here :) I have a Hitachi Deskstar drive in an external casing that I got from ebuyer. (its one of ...
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1answer
299 views

Last.fm cannot authorize any scrobbling (Time Problem)

I have a MacBook-Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.4 install on it. iTunes 9.2.1(5) with Last.fm 1.5.4.26864 (latest update) every thing worked fine until yesterday but today when I open iTunes and Last.fm I get ...
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2answers
666 views

OS X 10.6.3 wrong system time

I am using Mac OS X 10.6.3. I also have Windows 7 installed on the same machine. The clock on Mac OS X keeps on gaining time. I have set the proper timezone both in windows as well in Mac OS X. Any ...
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1answer
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Avoid time sychronization between OSX and XP using Parallels

I need to have my XP virtual machine system date, de-synchronized from my OSX host server. I'm using Paralles 4 but I can't figure out what or where is the option to do that. I already uncheck the ...