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May
20
comment Copying OS X account settings to a new user account
It's easier to do what Kio suggests than trying to mesh the accounts. Nuke the new account from orbit and use the old one.
Apr
28
comment Leopard Macbook very slow after waking up from sleep / cron?
Of interest might be if these are enabled in /System/Library/LaunchDaemons: com.apple.locate.plist and com.vix.cron.plist
Apr
24
comment Turn icon previews off globally in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
In the Finder, in a given folder, press command j to bring up the dialog window. At the very bottom of it should be the button -- just checked it on Snow Leopard.
Apr
21
comment Mac Book Pro wakes up in my backpack
USB can wake the system: either removing devices or receiving data.
Apr
21
answered Turn icon previews off globally in Mac OS X Snow Leopard
Apr
13
revised What is the official installer for Unix packages on Mac OS?
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Apr
6
revised Reconfigure standard Mac OS X FTP server to run on another port
indicate need to restart service if running
Apr
6
answered Reconfigure standard Mac OS X FTP server to run on another port
Apr
5
comment Find if IP Address is in use
arping. google it.
Apr
4
comment `which python` points to the python I want, but `python` runs the wrong version
You did check your path to see which comes first: /usr/bin or /opt/local/bin ?
Mar
23
comment How to setup Mac OS Snow Leopard to Alert me When My Battery is Full?
You could also write a script to fire off an AppleScript dialog box, but who cares: Charging your battery should be a passive activity.
Mar
23
comment How to create iso dvd image for use with Mac OS X's “Disk Utility”?
Are the Parition and Image Format options not available in the "new blank image" dialog?
Mar
12
comment What is the official installer for Unix packages on Mac OS?
Their target audience wouldn't know what to do. The rest of us make it work :-)
Mar
10
comment What is the official installer for Unix packages on Mac OS?
Using similar flags, you can use which -a sqlite3
Mar
10
revised What is the official installer for Unix packages on Mac OS?
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Mar
10
answered What is the official installer for Unix packages on Mac OS?
Mar
6
comment Sharing a single window/application on OS X thru VNC?
If it's an X application, just start it up in the window manager inside the VNC server display …
Mar
3
comment Mac OS X: How can I see who is using the files I'm trying to delete?
Using lsof is the only way to see it. The only way to release it is to quit the process that has the lock (which if it's a background GUI app is achieved by logging out).
Mar
2
answered Mac OS X: How can I see who is using the files I'm trying to delete?
Mar
1
comment Unix: Is there a way to “copy” file or directory permissions?
Svish, you might consider installing the GNU versions through MacPorts.