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Mac: Dragging won't move folder — instead creates alias

I accidentally dragged an important folder into my Applications folder and now whenever I try to move it back, the system instead creates an alias and I can't move it to its previous location. i've ...
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Who might know how to tweak the Mac desktop highlighting action?

Who would I ask about the possibility of designing an app or script for utilizing the Mac's highlighting action to frame an area on a blank desktop space to open a new file from a selected editor? It ...
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Unfreeze a frozen osx UI using ssh without shutting down all applications?

My mac freezes occasionally, and most often I simply restart it by holding down the power button for 5+ seconds. Today however, I had been running a huge file scan for 14 hours when the UI froze ...
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Mac OS X Zoom Button Hover Menu App

I saw today in a lecture at Uni a feature where hovering over the plus ('zoom') button presented a short horizontal menu of about four icons each of options of how to 'zoom' or maximize the content. ...
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How to reopen a closed window (CMD+W), in the app switcher on OS X?

I am navigating with CMD+TAB through the app-switcher, but if I release the keys on a closed window, I get only the focus on that application. Is there a way to reopen that window again, with a ...
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Remove symlink/alias arrow icons from Desktop

How do you remove the symlink/alias arrow icons from aliases on the desktop or from a specific alias? I found this article that shows how to remove them from all aliases. However, I'd like to be ...
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Is it possible to lose the TextMate Markdown Preview header?

Is it possible to remove the header in TextMate's Markdown Preview mode, or make it smaller? It takes quite a bit of screen space.
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What is this little arrow on top of a tab in Google Chrome?

From time to time, but very rarely, I get a little arrow on top of a tab in Google Chrome as you can see in this picture: Why is there? what does it mean?
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Disable volume control overlay on Mac OS X

When changing the volume on a Mac, you get a big ugly gray overlay showing the change in volume. This is super annoying when (say) watching a movie. Is there any way to disable this?
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Is there a way to get Windows 7-style docking in Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 resize shortcuts to Mac OS X In Windows 7, if I drag a window to the far right or left of the screen, it will resize and reposition the window to take up half ...
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Stop application windows hiding when app loses focus

How can I stop windows on my mac (Mac OS Snow Leopard) from hiding when the app that owns the window loses focus. Not all apps on the mac do this, but Photoshop and Transmission are perfect examples ...
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Exercise bikes and the computer

Are there any kits or products available for an exercise bike to connect to a PC so that you can get speed, calories, etc. tracked on a small application running in a PC (or Mac)?