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Forum: OS X (Apple) 08-15-2011
1,394
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Google search customizing your ~/.bash_profile...
Google search customizing your ~/.bash_profile and ~/.bashrc there should be ways so that your user environment auto executes things you want to with those configurations.

It has been a while...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 04-09-2011
2,042
Posted By tlarkin
Launchd is a lot like cron, but more. You can...
Launchd is a lot like cron, but more. You can Google for an app called Lingon, which will help you generate launchd items. You would just need to make a system deamon that runs your command and...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 04-06-2011
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Posted By tlarkin
If you package up an installer (PKG file) with...
If you package up an installer (PKG file) with the script, the loginwindow.plist file enabling the logout hook you can install it and then on shutdown the script will run.

The script I posted...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 04-05-2011
1,469
Posted By tlarkin
Google Mac Ports and Fink, these along with the...
Google Mac Ports and Fink, these along with the developer tool's installed will allow you to install many different command line tools and binaries.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 04-05-2011
2,042
Posted By tlarkin
Do you want it to run 1) globally at every boot...
Do you want it to run 1) globally at every boot regardless of any users logging in or not, 2) only when a user logs in, or 3) only when specific users log in?

The answer is launchd and it is quite...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 04-05-2011
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Posted By tlarkin
You mean this thread? Script/Command...
You mean this thread?

Script/Command question - The macosxhints Forums (http://hintsforums.macworld.com/showthread.php?t=120654&highlight=single+user+mode)

For one, your method will not work...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 02-14-2011
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Posted By tlarkin
By default OS X 10.6 installer does not format...
By default OS X 10.6 installer does not format the HD, instead it always does an overlay of the OS unless you pop open disk utility first and erase the hard drive.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 02-14-2011
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Posted By tlarkin
Ditto will copy directory structures while cp...
Ditto will copy directory structures while cp will copy files. However, this can be easily remedied by simply installing OS X 10.6 again. You can do a non destructive overlay of the OS.

You...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
1,753
Posted By tlarkin
I thought it allowed to you edit keyboard short...
I thought it allowed to you edit keyboard short cuts and add custom menu items, as well as launch apps?

I can't say I am all that familiar with it, as I have only tinkered with it.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
5,994
Posted By tlarkin
You may need to install the developer tools and...
You may need to install the developer tools and x11 which are optional installs off the OS X Installer DVD.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
1,753
Posted By tlarkin
Look at a free third party app called quick silver
Look at a free third party app called quick silver
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
8,778
Posted By tlarkin
most applications are actually self contained...
most applications are actually self contained folders, that have all the contents of the app itself needed to run.

You may need to cp -R or ditto to copy all the contents from the command line. ...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
3,737
Posted By tlarkin
Are you running any sort of ACLs or anything that...
Are you running any sort of ACLs or anything that could overwrite access? Also, your user account you are using to map this share to the BSD box, what permissions does it have?
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
1,220
Posted By tlarkin
Reset your SMU, then boot off the OS installer...
Reset your SMU, then boot off the OS installer DVD and wipe and reload the Mac, unless there is precious data on there you cannot lose.

Intel-based Macs: Resetting the System Management Controller...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
1,538
Posted By tlarkin
Look at package creation software and package up...
Look at package creation software and package up your app with the right tools so all needed information is built into the package. Google search the following products

PackageMaker (from Apple)...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-24-2011
3,693
Posted By tlarkin
I think you posted this on the Macworld forums,...
I think you posted this on the Macworld forums, as I remember reading this.

in case anyone else is reading this I will just link the forum post as Hal Itosis wrote a pretty nice script that does...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-15-2010
2,038
Posted By tlarkin
You can enable it in System Preferences with...
You can enable it in System Preferences with mouse gestures. Also, if you hold ctrl + click it right clicks. You can even set up right click on the track pad.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-15-2010
1,591
Posted By tlarkin
If you want to mount and read/write to NTFS you...
If you want to mount and read/write to NTFS you need to use third party file system add ons. Otherwise you will only be able to read only. MacFUSE is one out there that gets good reviews.

macfuse...
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Posted By tlarkin
awesome guys I will try this tomorrow when I get...
awesome guys I will try this tomorrow when I get back to work, thanks for the help.
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Posted By tlarkin
Looks like anything involved with fonts in every...
Looks like anything involved with fonts in every directory. Here is just a snip of the output:


bash-3.2$ find -x -E /* -iname "*arial*" -type f -print
/Applications/Microsoft Office...
1,989
Posted By tlarkin
That does seem to work....maybe I was just on the...
That does seem to work....maybe I was just on the wrong track trying to use a regular expression?

Thanks for that

#edit

Seems it also finds a ton of stuff I don't want or that exactly...
1,989
Posted By tlarkin
regex to find font class
So, I need to find the instances of a certain font and remove it....so far in my testing I am using the find command with regex to find a font I want to pull out. However, I seem to be slightly...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-13-2010
2,484
Posted By tlarkin
boot one in FW target disk mode. Go to System...
boot one in FW target disk mode. Go to System Preferences, start up disk, and click on target disk mode. This will cause one Mac to boot into FW Target Disk mode, which will then allow it to be...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-06-2010
2,662
Posted By tlarkin
you need just the file names into a spread sheet?
you need just the file names into a spread sheet?
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-06-2010
4,136
Posted By tlarkin
How exactly are you running the script? Also,...
How exactly are you running the script? Also, could you post the whole script so I could take a look at it?
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