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Default max heap size~ OVF Appliance Import failed: Host resource of type “Other Storage Device (20)” is supported with SATA AHCI controllers only, line 47~ Google Drive notification icon and Yosemite dark mode~ How to install Java 7 on Yosemite~ Yosemite can automatically collect your location information~ Remove finder from Dock~ How to speed up terminal.app or iTerm on Mac OSX?~ How Can I Remove .DS_Store Files From A Git Repository?~ How to exclude .DS_Store from a zip file~ How to run a different version of Java~ /etc/hosts vs /private/etc/hosts~ How to downgrade Java.~ Remove and Disable Spotlight icon from top right bar~ How do I uninstall Java for my Mac?~ How to add route on Mac~ How to fix os x mountain lion download paused~ Toggling hidden files on Finder~ How to disable adobe update manager~ Reinstall ports~ How to Install Java 6 on Mac~ Disable .MobileBackup on Lion~ Toggling between Java 6 and Java 7 on mac~ Custom delay time and animation speed~ How to disable Adobe Updater on OS X Mountain Lion (updated)~ Java Web Service doesn’t start — Bad installation. No JRE found in configuration file~ How to switch from Java 6 to Java 7 on Mac. No Java runtime present, requesting install. [updated]~ How to disable Acrobat Air Updater on Mountain Lion~ “Show in Finder” stop working in Mountain Lion~ Where can I find other java version on my mac?~ Disable Notification Center & Remove the Menu Bar Icon in Mac OS X~ Equivalent of updatedb on mac~ Format XML with TextWrangler – updated~ Flush the dns cache on mac~ Creating a bootable USB stick with Mac OS X in 10 easy steps~ Booting Operating System from USB Drive in VMware Fusion 3.x~ IntelliJ 10 performance tuning on Mac OSX~
/etc/hosts vs /private/etc/hosts

/etc/hosts vs /private/etc/hosts

List of Mac symbolic links in private folder: ls -aFGl / | grep private This will return: lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root wheel 11 Jan 9 12:43 etc@ -> private/etc drwxr-xr-x@ 6 root wheel 204 Jan 9 12:53 private/ lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root wheel 11 Jan 9 12:44…

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How to downgrade Java.

How to downgrade Java.

In short: Uninstall Java plugin (Java Web Start) for your browser type: sudo rm -fr /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin To remove a specific Java version go to: /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/ and remove the related jdk. If you want to remove the Java Control Panel you have under ‘System Preferences’…

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Remove and Disable Spotlight icon from top right bar

Remove and Disable Spotlight icon from top right bar

Hide: sudo chmod 600 /System/Library/CoreServices/Search.bundle/Contents/MacOS/Search killall SystemUIServer Show it again: sudo chmod 755 /System/Library/CoreServices/Search.bundle/Contents/MacOS/Search killall SystemUIServer To disable spotlight only instead, without removing it from the top menu: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist To enable it again: sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.metadata.mds.plist

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How do I uninstall Java for my Mac?

How do I uninstall Java for my Mac?

Uninstalling Oracle Java (current version) involves deleting the Java Plugin file JavaAppletPlugin.plugin. Open your Terminal, copy and paste the following line: sudo rm -fr /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin If you need to downgrade java, see related post: how to downgrade java (java 7, Java 8, java x).

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How to add route on Mac

How to add route on Mac

Let’s assume the IP 10.67.0.0 is only accessible through the VPN 192.168.120.254, then you can use route command to access your destination IP through the Gataway. To view you route table on you Mac you use the following command: netstat -rnf inet route -n get…

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How to fix os x mountain lion download paused

How to fix os x mountain lion download paused

Let’s assume you hate Mavericks and you want a new fresh installation of Mountain Lion. You can do that from Snow Leopard and Lion. If you have an original Snow Leopard DVD, then things are easy. You start your Mac holding down the C button…

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Toggling hidden files on Finder

Toggling hidden files on Finder

Open automator, choose “run shell script” under “utilities” then use the following code. Save it. STATUS=`defaults read com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles` if [ $STATUS == YES ]; then defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO else defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES fi killall Finder You can assign a short…

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How to disable adobe update manager

How to disable adobe update manager

You need to create com.adobe.AdobeUpdater.Admin.plist and set its boolean value to true. To achieve this i. Launch Terminal and go to /Applications/Utilities/ ii. Paste the following into the terminal defaults write com.adobe.AdobeUpdater.Admin Disable.Update -bool yes iii. When you hit return, this will create com.adobe.AdobeUpdater.Admin.plist file…

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Reinstall ports

Reinstall ports

Reinstall ports To reinstall your ports: Save the list of installed ports: port -qv installed > myports.txt Uninstall all installed ports: sudo port -f uninstall installed Clean any partially-completed builds: <pre>sudo port clean all Browse myports.txt and install the ports that you actually want to…

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How to Install Java 6 on Mac

How to Install Java 6 on Mac

Have you installed the latest OS X (10.9)? If you need to install Java 6 go to this page http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1572?viewlocale=en_US Do not forget to change the setting “allow apps downloaded from” to “anywhere” from your “security & privacy” settings.

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