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Feb
9
comment dd producing corrupt ISO images on Snow Leopard (whether invoked from a script or the shell)
An audio CD does not contain a filesystem, so you cannot create a mountable ISO image of an audio CD using dd.
Feb
9
comment dd producing corrupt ISO images on Snow Leopard (whether invoked from a script or the shell)
/dev/disk1s0 is used to read the CD-ROM data. If the CD is audio only, then there will be no /dev/disk1s0, only disk1s1, s2, etc. for each audio track.
Feb
8
revised dd producing corrupt ISO images on Snow Leopard (whether invoked from a script or the shell)
Add dvd info
Feb
8
answered dd producing corrupt ISO images on Snow Leopard (whether invoked from a script or the shell)
Feb
5
answered List files based on modification times
Jan
1
comment How do I tell Firefox to only keep persistent cookies from sites I want?
Or CS Lite (addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/5207). Not as many features but it doesn't noticeably slow down the browser for me like CookieSafe (probably due to my large list of cookie exceptions).
Dec
29
comment How to determine web page cpu usage?
The Chrome beta for Mac still doesn't support the Task Manager yet. :(
Dec
11
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Oct
31
comment How to change a symlink in OS X?
It is just moving a new link over the old one. The mkdir/rmdir is just there because "mv x y" renames x to y/x instead of just y if y is a directory or a link to a directory. If mv had an option to suppress this behavior then it would be simpler.
Oct
26
comment How to change a symlink in OS X?
@Mk12: Sorry, you are right. I have fixed my answer to handle this, although it is now 4 commands instead of 2... :-(
Oct
26
revised How to change a symlink in OS X?
fixed to handle directories
Sep
23
answered On a Mac, how are connections (possibly by spyware) made to outside internet addresses during initial startup?
Sep
22
answered Mac internet speed
Sep
9
awarded  Enthusiast
Sep
8
answered How to use command line whois for “spam infected” domains like apple.com?
Sep
8
answered Stop Firefox 3.5 from auto-removing downloads after finish?
Sep
8
comment Firefox 3.5.2 displays installed addons on every startup, is this normal?
Reinstalling Firefox is much less disruptive than deleting your profile. Deleting your profile will lose your bookmarks, etc.
Sep
7
comment how to execute command after current running command in bash?
+1 for fg..., but sudo could be a problem if it prompts you for a password
Sep
7
comment How to change a symlink in OS X?
/path/where/symlink/is is the symlink that you are changing. Using these commands will change it to point to /path/to/point/to. The folder that the original symlink points to is not touched at all.
Sep
7
comment Mac OS DVD Burning Software
@alex: the size can be reduced by removing special features and extra audio tracks (e.g. DTS, foreign languages, commentary), or if necessary, re-encoding it at a lower quality.