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Mar
17
comment How to configure dired to update instantly when files/folders change?
@KAction Upvote. Very useful, but not automatic.
Mar
15
comment Third party app for soft linking to files in Windows XP?
Thanks! I was able to achieve what I want with fsutil hardlink create, but I'm curious if LSE can be integrated into Cygwin/MSYS/msysGit.
Mar
15
comment Call a command line program in Terminal.app without leashing to the terminal?
I'm not looking for a clickable file (the particular program, Emacs for Mac OS X, already has a clickable icon). I'm looking for a Mac way to emulate runemacs.exe, which runs separately from the calling terminal. Ampersand is helpful, but it does not do this. There are ways to do this, I just don't know how.
Mar
7
comment In Windows 8, can you use a different default browser for Metro/WinRT apps than for normal desktop apps?
@Brian To protect against malware?
Feb
25
comment How can I set a file's mimetype in Mac OS X?
cp and cat both copy over the source mimetype, so it's not easy to get around this issue by making a new file and copying the source into it.
Feb
6
comment How do I make sudo preserve my environment variables?
@user39559 sudo sudo -V says it's keeping PATH, but in reality sudo is still clueless about my binaries.
Jan
4
comment Mac Trash won't empty, and rm ~/.Trash/* does nothing
Restarting Finder doesn't help.
Jan
3
comment Mac Trash won't empty, and rm ~/.Trash/* does nothing
I repeat, variations of rm does not fix the problem; ls doesn't even show any files being in .Trash.
Jan
3
comment Mac Trash won't empty, and rm ~/.Trash/* does nothing
@JohnSiu I've got programs running that I'd rather not kill. Upvote nevertheless. :)
Dec
30
comment Windows 8 installer: Something Happened
Why -1? This is the exact solution to the stated problem.
Nov
29
comment Is there a linux command like mv but with regex?
Could someone upload a Windows binary for the perl-based rename?
Nov
16
comment How do I sync grouped Windows Store apps between devices?
If the Start screens included grayed out dummy tiles for incompatible apps, this could work.
Nov
15
comment Boot Camp Brightness meter has no effect in Windows 8
Please reopen this. It's quite clear that I want a fix for my laptop's brighness buttons to work again.
Nov
15
comment How to log into Windows 8 without using the keyboard (In case of Keyboard malfunction or other problems with the keyboard)?
Fark, now even reboots don't fix the problem.
Nov
10
comment CLI program for xlxs -> csv conversion?
Any cross-platform CLI tool that doesn't require MS Office?
Nov
8
comment Install Windows 8 on VMware Fusion
@mgaughan Unity, the video game development software?
Nov
6
comment How can I force the Pictures app to refresh its library?
@RowlandShaw My mistake was thinking you meant the Photos Metro app, when you really did mean the Pictures app.
Nov
5
comment Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant shows “error” after full download
@thetechfreak Please mark as accepted. :)
Nov
5
comment How can I get Pinch to Zoom back in Desktop mode?
@BenBrocka True, but that doesn't stop people from making "hackintoshes" out of Mac OS X and spare computer parts.
Nov
4
comment How can I sync my Opera bookmarks with Chrome or Firefox?
Google results for Opera-supported cross-browser sync are exhausted. Neither of these services have much documentation. I can't see anywhere which browsers are supported, and BookmarkSynk's wiki is blank (literally, a blank white page).