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Feb
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Feb
7
comment Weird bug in 'tar' not including files named .__init__.py
github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/… and forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=20684196#post20684196 draw attention to the outdated documentation from Apple.
Feb
7
comment Why do I get files like ._foo in my tarball on OS X?
github.com/libarchive/libarchive/commit/… and forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=20684196#post20684196 draw attention to the outdated documentation from Apple.
Feb
5
comment Why is my Hybrid Disk not Active?
A Wikipedia definition of hybrid drive does include SRT, but that should devalue this answer. +1
Jan
4
revised ddrescue rates low (~20,000 kB/s) with ZFS content on a good drive, USB 3.0 limited to USB 2.0 with a 2009 MacBookPro5,2
Better, but rates are still less than half of what I'd expect.
Jan
3
asked ddrescue rates low (~20,000 kB/s) with ZFS content on a good drive, USB 3.0 limited to USB 2.0 with a 2009 MacBookPro5,2
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Oct
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Jul
30
comment How to port an Access database to the Mac?
I'm curious: were .accdb files not a feature of Microsoft Access when this question was asked?
Jul
30
comment How to port an Access database to the Mac?
Here, LibreOffice 4.3.0.4 does not work with an .accdb file. Base can not import the file. Dragging the file to LibreOffice imports the data to Writer, the result is not useful.
Jul
30
comment How to port an Access database to the Mac?
+1 for MDB ACCDB Viewer doing what LibreOffice can not with an .accdb file. Thank you.
Jul
30
comment How to port an Access database to the Mac?
Here, LibreOffice 4.3.0.4 does not work with an .accdb file. Base can not import the file. Dragging the file to LibreOffice imports the data to Writer, the result is not useful.
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