If you need to access hidden files in the Finder. Just launch your Terminal buddy and type the following: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE Change “TRUE” to “FALSE” to hide the files Then restart the Finder killall Finder If on a client's machine you better make sure and retoggle or they will surely freak out and generate a follow up call.
I came across this problem when i was hacking my AppleTV. But the problem has to do with key generation on remote hosts. Sometimes the known.hosts file gets corrupted for whatever reason on your local machine and you can no longer connect via SSH to another machine. If you get this type of an error you can try this little diddy. Fixed me up right quick. Enjoy! Problem: Unable to establish secure shell to remote [...]
Updated 1/8/10: just use this! http://timesoftware.free.fr/timemachineeditor/ - If you need to alter the frequency of Time Machine backups there is a manual way and way using a GUI editor. I have included both methods. Manual Method Navigate to the following file: System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.backup-auto.plist Edit the line containing the Integer value currently 3600 seconds. If you want to back up every half hour then change this integer to 1800. Or you can use Terminal sudo defaults write [...]
Sometimes you want files in certain format like PDF to be downloaded instead of opened in new browsers. Because such files normally have very large size and may cause your browser run out of memory. With Apache .htaccess file force download can’t be easier. See the example below: <Files *.pdf*> ForceType applicaton/octet-stream </Files> This example will download all .pdf files when directly linking to them.
Frequently updated resource link with some commentary on the various offerings of web cams. http://www.mac-compatible-web-cam.com/ Wikepedia article about UVC standards. This is the standard that most if not all new web cams and many USB devices are adopting as it allows for pretty much true cross-platform compatibility. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB_video_device_class -------------------------------------------------------------------- Here a few samples of UVC compliant Web Cams that should work natively with Tiger and Leopard: Logitech 9600 ( Top of line) http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-960-000172-Quickcam-Ultra-Vision/dp/B0014BE4T2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=photo&qid=1228422981&sr=1-1 Live Cam [...]
Issue syslogd process will constantly run at 100% CPU. Resolution Remove the file /var/log/asl.db Check the file size it should be less than a MB. After removing the file it will recreate itself.
Command Work Station is software designed by Xerox. There is a bug in the 10.4.x version. Software does not work properly to send jobs if the clock on the DocuColor is NOT set to the correct time.
If you find an install of CS3 on 10.4 or 10.5 that quits upon trying to save a new or old file try the link below. http://www.adobe.com/go/kb402521
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