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Day job: IT support to CENTRIM and Brighton Business School – four days per week at Freeman Centre on University of Sussex campus, one day at Mithras House on University of Brighton campus.


Jul
24
comment Are Time Machine backups secure?
@Arjan for Time Machine backup of a FileVault 1 home directory: it's not necessary to shut down. Log out suffices.
Jul
24
suggested approved edit on Are Time Machine backups secure?
Jul
24
comment How to restore a failed external hard drive from Time Machine?
For a command line restore with Lion or greater, try the restore verb of tmutil.
Jul
24
comment Use HFS+ or NTFS for Bootcamp-shared harddrive?
If backups are a concern, some questions in Ask Different: TimeMachine and an External HFS + NTFS HDD; Backing up a Boot Camp partition
Jul
24
answered How do I see what files are new in a Time Machine backup?
Jul
24
answered How to transfer a Time Machine to an NTFS partition (or how to copy HFS+ hard links)
Jul
23
answered Equivalent for Time Machine that writes to NTFS disks
Jul
17
revised Get a list of all files and their attributes on OS X
When listing attributes, extended attributes and file flags, it's sometimes also useful to list ACLs. Consideration of FUSE use cases.
Jul
17
comment Get a list of all files and their attributes on OS X
For me, the results are without extended attributes.
Jul
17
suggested approved edit on Get a list of all files and their attributes on OS X
Jul
17
suggested rejected edit on Get a list of all files and their attributes on OS X
Jul
16
comment Restoring from Time Machine - Permissions Error
For link purposes: Permissions restoring from Time Machine - Finder copy vs “cp” copy
Jun
8
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May
21
awarded  Autobiographer
May
18
suggested rejected edit on Is there a faster way to change default apps associated with file types on OS X?
May
18
comment Is there a faster way to change default apps associated with file types on OS X?
Commented by @kopischke … in some cases, a restart of the operating system is not required following use of duti.
May
12
comment Mac OS X 10.6 clients cannot see ._resource fork files on a CIFS network share
With SMB, do 10.6 and later versions of the OS default to using NTFS ADS for extended attributes?
Apr
29
comment How to change default app for all files of particular file type through terminal in OS X?
Thanks for adding the script to your answer — neat!
Apr
29
comment Is there a faster way to change default apps associated with file types on OS X?
Why is a command line change to ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.LaunchServices.plist not effective immediately?
Apr
29
comment How to change default app for all files of particular file type through terminal in OS X?
If there does exist an alternative entry for the UTI, would you agree that "command line removal of a single dictionary from an array may be unnecessarily difficult"?