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CS grad student


Jan
8
comment Typing symbols directly instead of diacritics
Typing space after this symbols will print just the symbol, but I'd go down @victoriah's route: check your locale settings.
Dec
15
comment Unix: sleep until the specified time
In that case w00t's answer may be precisely what you're after.
Dec
15
comment Unix: sleep until the specified time
Ah, so you want a blocking schedule. Why not have a state file keeping track of each step of the process?
Jul
30
comment .sitx File — 7zip can't open it, what can?
Look out for that ATM!
Jul
24
comment Private WLAN - secure it, but allow “guest” access
Apple's Airport Extreme base stations do guest networking — they're residential grade.
Jul
22
comment How can I clean up my MacPorts installation?
Updated to add it since you're after two separate things.
Jul
21
comment Longlasting Macport installation
Here are many MacPorts packages that are prebuilt: lavergne.gotdns.org/macports MacPorts can make use of them by following the instructions on the site.
Jul
21
comment Longlasting Macport installation
Here are many MacPorts packages that are prebuilt: lavergne.gotdns.org/macports
Jul
21
comment How can I clean up my MacPorts installation?
port -f uninstall inactive
Jul
15
comment rsync permissioning?
yup, from man page: The resulting value is treated as though it were the permissions that the sending side supplied for the file, which means that this option can seem to have no effect on existing files if --perms is not enabled.
Jul
8
comment OS X Filevault doesn't dismount when remote login (e.g., ssh) ends, locking out console login
AFP would likely be more Mac friendly. The other idea is that it's busy reclaiming space after you've logged out. How long do you wait between disconnecting on the network and trying to physically login?
Jul
5
comment Why can I eject Skype?
Never installed an OS?
Jun
30
comment How to force Mac to into dirty shutdown state on every power off?
So why not just have the UPS kill power out from underneath the computer?
Jun
18
comment sudo displays typed password in bash script
I can't imagine drush is too smart (Drupal Shell). Put echos in your script so you can see where in the script you get asked.
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
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 ?