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Jan
9
awarded  Yearling
Nov
6
comment How can I determine ALL of the DNS's that OSX is using, storing, and handing out?
@mklement Uh, nice catch! Upvote for pointing that out, though I have no idea in which way Apple presumes we're going to resolve network issues now. So far I'm not aware of a reliable workaround, I'll update my answer once (if) I find one.
Jul
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
9
awarded  Yearling
Jan
9
awarded  Yearling
Oct
16
comment Getting the bundle identifier of an OS X application in a shell script
Using defaults read seems like the right way to do it (or else querying LaunchServices via Obj-C) - why do you consider 0.1s slow?
Aug
19
answered Can I add DNS but keep those provided by DHCP in OSX?
Aug
6
comment Redirecting Terminal.app to iTerm.app
@slhck I surely hope that Apple would prevent (by checksums, codesigning and sandboxing) replacing Terminal´s executables with other code! And I totally agree, I´ve never seen other .apps open Terminal; only .command files could be an issue, but you can change the "open with…" assignment there.
Jul
29
comment Access Finder's “Open With” menu from the commandline (for tab completion)
Well you could think about using lsregister to read out the various application claims. I don´t have an idea on how to parse the lsregister dump beautifully, but as a start, try lsregister -dump | grep -B 40 "\.avi" and try to incorporate that in a script.
Jul
28
answered Different Terminal color theme for remote connections?
Jul
26
comment Safe substitute for OS X `rm`?
disappearedng: well, I think mv is still your safest bet. You could easily create a new folder on your other partition called Trash (or however you like it) and then mv the files there. Once you´re sure they can be deleted, delete and recreate that complete folder.
Jul
25
comment Safe substitute for OS X `rm`?
Please, don´t get used to an aliased rm, rather get used to mv files/to/be/deleted ~/.Trash. It´s safe and consistent across systems.
Apr
9
comment Is there a Mac to-do-list allowing a task-tree (task hierarchy)?
I´m not sure whether you want to create a tree or just a linear sequence of tasks; anyway I guess you might want to check out OmniFocus omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus which has sequential tasks as an option.
Apr
6
comment Mac Terminal command to move cursor on screen?
Do you really only want to move the cursor, or do you want to execute clicks??
Apr
5
answered Sharing a folder on Mac using command in terminal?
Mar
17
answered Entering Chinese characters on Mac OS X
Mar
7
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Mar
7
comment How to change the default double click text separators?
...possible duplicate to this question
Mar
4
answered OS X Terminal Tutorials
Mar
3
comment What is powering up my external unmounted firewire drive?
@Grzegorz I take it you are daisy chaining the drives? If so, is the one that is supposed to be unmounted and sleeping the first in line or the second?