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Mavericks Wallpapers and Screen Saver images

Idea: Have folder with all the Mavericks wallpapers and screen saver images but without wasting a lot of space. Why duplicate all of them, so you can set it as the folder that should be used for randomly choosing a … Continue reading

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Command to create installable OS X Mavericks 10.9 USB drive

Command to create installable OS X Mavericks 10.9 USB drive..

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Hot Corners

Did you know, that you can trigger your HotCorners with a modifier key? Source: http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20130621130534978

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Disabling vibrate on new mail (iOS)

In iOS 6.x you can go to Settings -> Sounds -> New Mail And then on the top you can find a button for vibration and set it to none there.

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Mission Control

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.

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No such file or directory

bash: ./adb: No such file or directory Fix: apt-get install ia32-libs via [ubuntu] bash: ./adb: No such file or directory.

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How to fix slow Ubuntu in VirtualBox

apt-get install linux-headers-generic build-essential compizconfig-settings-manager dkms Install the guest drivers Open ccsm (from the console) and disable “Framebuffer object” option under “OpenGL” (be prepared that you can’t read little now, but if you activate 3D first, then you can even … Continue reading

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Safari search

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.

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Java, the hopefully last round

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

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Setting up a new Mac system

Every time I setup a new Mac system I wonder “what else do I have to set/configure” so I deceided today while setting up a new Mac that I will write down the (imho) most important steps, settings and applications. … Continue reading

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