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Preserve ctime with SCP

How can I copy a file using SCP while preserving ctime (modification time)? I have a folder on my Mac (OS 10.8), and the results of ls -l and ls -lc are the same. $ ls -l total 0 drwxr-xr-x 9 ...
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Retaining creation date with unison

Is there a way to retain creation dates using unison? I can preserve the modification times, but I also need creation dates. Edit: OS in use are BusyBox (EXT4) and OS X (Extended Journal)
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Finding when a particular video was last viewed on a Macbook Pro

Me and my little brother just got a speeding fine on a trip we both take, but we're not sure who was driving. I know my little brother's been watching a particular series of videos on his Macbook Pro ...
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Are timestamps available for system log entries on OS X?

Busy troubleshooting the cause of a slow startup sequence on OS X. It hangs for about 10 minutes at one point, and thus the ability to see where this occurs, would be super useful.
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Mac OS X tool to sync / copy ONLY timestamp rather than data of a file? No file data transfer, only filesystem metadata gets synced

This is my current situation (simplified, in fact of course many and large files): Dir1/ a b c Dir2/ a b c d This has happened before: a b c were copied from Dir1 to Dir2. Within Dir2 the ...
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What is the easiest way to get a yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss timestamp hotkey on the Mac?

On Windows I use the PSPad editor which has a nice ALT-D timestamp which you can edit the format of, e.g. yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss. When working outside an editor, e.g. Google Docs, I have Autohotkey ...
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Force Entourage to display times in 24-hr format

In Microsoft Outlook, displayed time matches system preference time (which I always set to 24-hr). However, Entourage does not seem to follow the system preferences for time display. Is there a way ...
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Are file access times not properly maintained in Mac OS X?

I'm trying to determine how file access times are maintained by default in Mac OS X, as I'm trying to diagnose some odd behaviour I'm seeing in a new MBP Unibody (running Snow Leopard, 10.6.2): The ...