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To get mission control to pop up fast just write this to your plist file: defaults write com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration -float 0.1; killall Dock And with defaults delete com.apple.dock expose-animation-duration; killall Dock you can get back to default setting.
Recently I noticed that a config file of Safari gets updated every now and then even if Safari is not running. The same goes for a configuration file: /Users/hashier/Library/SyncedPreferences/com.apple.Safari.plist /Users/hashier/Library/SyncedPreferences/com.apple.syncedpreferences.plist These two files are not directly readable with e.g. cat … Continue reading
Recently I turned on UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) to play a bit with it and instantly noticed that someone/something opened some ports in my router and forwarded them to my machine. So of course I wanted to know what’s … Continue reading
A simple LD_PRELOAD tutorial that works under Linux can be found here but to be able to use it under OS X you should also read this.
FreeMind is a mind-mapping software I recently started to use and I like it, so far. But let the webpage talk for itself: FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it … Continue reading
Do be able to use Safari’s search function you definitely should execute this cmd: defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool FALSE As the name states it. Your search string doesn’t need to be at the beginning of the word.
If you try to run FreeMind on Mountain Lion you get this “nice” error message: “FreeMind.app” is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash. To persuade FreeMind to run anyway you can type this command … Continue reading
I had a fresh installation of Mountain Lion and installed Java 7. The problem was when I tried to run StandAloneJava applications ML always asked me wether it should install Java 6. Apparently a lot of people have this problem … Continue reading
By default iTunes sorts albums by name instead of year for whatever reason. Anyway with ⌘j you can set the sorting.