Tag Archives: Mac

Installing gitolite on a Mac

How to install gitolite on a Mac. Continue reading

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How to Reveal Hidden Files and Folders in a Mac OS X File Dialog

It turns out that there is an undocumented (or poorly documented) key combination to show and hide hidden folders and files. Press Command-Shift-Period (⌘⇧.) to toggle hidden files and folders on and off. Continue reading

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OS X Preview’s Hidden Powers

Link to an article that lists useful features of the OS X Preview app. Continue reading

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Making a Mac Tab to Drop-Down List Controls

Developers, and power users in general, tend to like using the keyboard for moving around because it’s ofttimes faster to push a key or two than pick up the dominant hand, grab the mouse, click, then move the hand back … Continue reading

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Operating the Second DVD Tray on a Mac via the Keyboard

On Macs with two DVD drives, both can be opened and closed from the keyboard. The primary drive can be opened and closed normally, with the eject key (⏏). The secondary drive can be opened and closed holding down the … Continue reading

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Getting NeoOffice to Work on Snow Leopard

You may find that NeoOffice does not launch after installing Snow Leopard. There is a fix. Continue reading

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Snow Leopard Upgrade Gotcha: Black Screen

How to avoid getting a black screen when upgrading your computer to Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Continue reading

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