Posts Tagged ‘osx’

How do I disable two finger gestures (Back/Forward) on Chrome for 10.7? – Google Product Forums

October 8, 2017

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/PaMriZC-Kuo

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OK — This isn’t a real fix, but I turned off "swipe between pages" in System Preferences -> Trackpad -> More Gestures.

Apparently "between pages" of a PDF or whatever is seen as back-forward in the browser. I wish you could keep the page turning and kill the browsing hiccup.

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Frequently asked questions about iCloud Keychain – Apple Support

December 28, 2016

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204085

this describes how to change the security code
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z51h7DRkAeY
http://www.imore.com/forgot-your-icloud-keychain-security-code-heres-how-change-it but I can’t seem to do this…

How to set up a new Mac securely and update an older one | Macworld

December 23, 2016

http://www.macworld.com/article/3088570/macs/set-up-a-new-mac-securely-and-update-an-older-one.html

How to reinstall OS X – Apple Support

July 17, 2016

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Start up from OS X Internet Recovery by holding down Option-Command-R immediately after turning on or restarting your Mac. Release the keys when you see the Apple logo. Startup is complete when you see the OS X Utilities window.

Open Disk Utility from the OS X Utilities window, then use Disk Utility to erase your built-in hard disk using the OS X Extended (Journaled) format. Quit Disk Utility when done.
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https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204904

How to Stop Other Devices Ringing When iPhone Gets a Phone Call

November 15, 2015

http://osxdaily.com/2014/09/29/stop-other-devices-ringing-iphone-call/

Killing an Application with Terminal – Mac Guides

June 21, 2015

http://guides.macrumors.com/Killing_an_Application_with_Terminal

wifi issues

February 13, 2015

http://osxdaily.com/2015/01/27/os-x-10-10-2-yosemite-released-mac-bug-fixes/

osx – Fastest and safest way to copy massive data from one external drive to another – Ask Different

December 30, 2014

rsync too
http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/117465/fastest-and-safest-way-to-copy-massive-data-from-one-external-drive-to-another

how to get full path of a unix file

September 6, 2014

ON MAC:

1. Drag the file from finder to a terminal. Yes, pull it out with some effort and just drop it right there…

2. The full path will magically show up in no time!

ON LINUX

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5265702/how-to-get-full-path-of-a-file According to Stackoverflow, you should do:

readlink -f file.txt

ON BOTH:

find $PWD -iname “*” -maxdepth 1

find $PWD -maxdepth 1

Ideas for fixing osx networking issues

October 19, 2013

http://osxdaily.com/2009/12/22/mac-wireless-problems-guide-to-troubleshooting-airport-wireless-problems-on-your-mac http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379
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OS X does not store network settings in NVRAM / PRAM. If you are troubleshooting a network issue, resetting it will not help. “