MacOS (like other unix-based systems) by default records last access time for every file. I.e. every time you read a file, a write is made on the filesystem to record this action. There is no point in doing it and no side effects if you disable that by mounting the root filesystem with noatime flag […]
Try his command via the terminal. It fixed two missing icons in my dock. /System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/ \ Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/ \ A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user
See this link for instructions. Trim Enabler is an app to enable TRIM, but a feud is ongoing between these two camps.
Using terminal: say -f ~/Desktop/barker.txt -o ~/Desktop/barker.aiff Here’s how this works: Save the text you want to translate into an audio file as a txt file (barket.txt in my example). Feed that text file to the say command, using the “f” flag. Convert the resulting AIFF file into an MP3 in iTunes. -o ~/Desktop/barker.aiff is […]
In Leopard when I copied an email address via the Mail App that’s all that was copied. In Snow Leaopard the person’s name is copied, along with the email address inside of brackets. This change is really annoying in Snow Leopard. Here’s to get back to Leopard goodness. Quit Mail if it’s running, then enter […]
It’s funny because it’s true. Read it. Pure genius.
The only SSD drive that I can recommend at this time, after extensive research, are the X25-M drives from Intel. I have one of them in my MacBook and Mac Pro. They are used for the OS and the applications. I only have the 80GB version, but how I have things set up this works […]
My Mac Pro is configured with four drives. The OS and applications reside on an 80GB Intel X25-M SSD (solid state drive). A 500GB drive act as my “documents” folder to keep the SSD as free as possible. Two Samsung HD103UJ 1TB drives are in a RAID 1 configuration. The system sees this as a […]
Update: After opening a case with Apple about this and then taking it to the Apple Store in Cleveland (Legacy Village) I was able to demonstrate these problems to the Apple Genius and he arranged for me to return the MacBook. I’ve been using the MacBook over the weekend before I return it on Monday […]
In order for my MacBook to share the DVD on my G5 over the network, I had to add the following commands to the MacBook: In terminal defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser EnableODiskBrowsing -bool true defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser ODSSupported -bool true Simply turning on DVD or CD sharing won’t work without the above commands. http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=455975