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mdfind & mdls & Spotlight

Searching for files with Spotlight is awesome and you can actually use the power of Spotlight even in the console. But first let me show you some nice features of Spotlight. Spotlight Searching for all images that contain “me”, are … Continue reading

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Brendan’s blog » The USE Method: Mac OS X Performance Checklist

“Mac OS X Performance Checklist” is one of the best blog posts I have read in a long time. The posts describes how find bottlenecks if something is not working as it should be. Awesome read! via Brendan’s blog » … Continue reading

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Who opens my UPnP ports?

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

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How to run FreeMind on Mountain Lion

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

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Tweak your SSD

I recently installed a SSD drive into my MBP and a friend pointed me to this little tool which lets you enable the trim mode. If you buy a SSD directly from Apple this mode gets enabled but you have … Continue reading

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