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OS X tinkerer, using Macs since 1985


Dec
27
comment Bash tar and output to log file
@Heihachi only if you want to log each file as it gets added to the archive
Dec
27
revised Bash tar and output to log file
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Dec
27
answered Bash tar and output to log file
Dec
27
comment How to Airdrop between Mac and iPhone?
@grgarside Offering an "Open with..." dialog listing appropriate apps shouldn't be too much of a problem. Oh well, something to hope for in a later release.
Nov
5
comment Is VirtualBox an appropriate solution for massive use?
You had two questions in here. This site works better when there is only one question per question. That way, it's easier for other people to find solutions if they have the same problem. I've edited out your second question, but feel free to ask it separately.
Oct
17
comment Second user vimrc file usage on vim running on Mac os X 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion)
Would you mind if we migrate this to SuperUser? You might get better answers there.
Jun
15
answered does this scriptline need escaping
Jun
15
comment does this scriptline need escaping
Why don't you just try it yourself with echo "[{query}]" > /tmp/out?
Jun
5
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jun
5
comment Dock, exposé and mission control crashed / quit
Can you still access Spotlight to run Terminal? Or login from another machine via ssh/telnet?
May
27
comment OS X 10.8.3 root user account permissions corrupted
I have uid=0(root) gid=0(wheel) groups=0(wheel) here.
May
27
comment OS X 10.8.3 root user account permissions corrupted
Why does root have uid 504 on your system?
May
26
comment How to create a file which is named like a command line argument?
Can you cite an OS/shell where this does work?
May
26
awarded  Critic
May
26
comment How to create a file which is named like a command line argument?
This will create a file called '-a' or "-a", at least on BSD-type systems
May
8
comment Unix MULTIPLE Choice
Sounds like a homework assignment...
May
4
comment How do I obtain statistics about sent email from Mail.app?
Do you have all your mails still stored in folders (Sent Mail or similar)?
May
4
answered What happens if number of processes greater than pid_max?
Apr
27
answered What unix permissions do I need?
Apr
23
answered Writing a script to tell which users are currently typing?