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To access the content of a hidden folder, you...
To access the content of a hidden folder, you just have to know the path.

If both drives were named the same (Macintosh HD), then the "external" will show up as "Macintosh HD 2".
If it is not...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-19-2016
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Is SIP enabled? Launch Terminal and issue:...
Is SIP enabled?

Launch Terminal and issue: csrutil status

If it is enabled, and you want to disable it, you can only do that from the recovery partition.

After booting from recovery...
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
grep has the ability to search for characters at...
grep has the ability to search for characters at the beginning of a line. If you look at the examples section of the man page for grep you'll see it.


grep -v '^0'


should work.
Forum: Open Source 03-03-2015
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
I think you will not find a translator like what...
I think you will not find a translator like what you're looking for.
This might help you understand why (expounding on wisecracker's post above):
what's the difference between linux and unix...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 09-23-2014
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
I don't think there is a straight forward (nor...
I don't think there is a straight forward (nor advisable) method to disable IPV6, but you can set it to "Link-local only", which effectively removes the overhead for actual network related tasks.
...
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
The most important thing you should learn how to...
The most important thing you should learn how to use is the "man" command (short for manual).

if you want to find out about a command and what it does, issue the following commands and learn what...
Forum: Web Development 02-12-2014
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
There ya go. launchctl will happily unload...
There ya go.
launchctl will happily unload "com.mysql.mysql.plist" because, well, it's loaded, but you have to specify the path in order to load it.
Since "/com.mysql.mysql.plist" doesn't exist,...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 02-04-2014
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Yes. OS X GUI allows / in file names, but OS X...
Yes. OS X GUI allows / in file names, but OS X unix cleverly replaces / with : which is allowed in unix. There's a sort of understanding between the GUI and the gooey unixie goodness.

You will see...
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
As an old-schooler and purely a rudimentary level...
As an old-schooler and purely a rudimentary level scripter, I typically issue the command, then test the result.

grep -q "ERROR" /home/infrmtca/bin/logfile
if [ "$?" -eq 0 ]; then
echo...
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Plus, wget has it's own built in logging options?...
Plus, wget has it's own built in logging options?
From: man wget
Logging and Input File Options

-o logfile
--output-file=logfile
Log all messages to logfile. ...
2,714
Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Does your calling script do anything after the...
Does your calling script do anything after the script call?

What happens (as far as we can tell) is:
Main script calls script 2
Script 2
preforms action
exit 0 (success)
Main script can get...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 03-23-2012
9,891
Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
I only found this" mifkiPlanito...
I only found this"
mifkiPlanito (http://www.mifki.com/planito/)
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Advertiser Links looping
Advertiser Links continuously loop if not logged in. I often browse, but log in to post (obviously ;)

Browsers checked are Firefox and Safari.
Forum: OS X (Apple) 03-01-2012
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Ah! Sorry. The quoting thing gets me...
Ah! Sorry. The quoting thing gets me periodically. When to quote/not to quote, which quote method... You can probably remove the quotes from within that particular if statement and it would probably...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 01-11-2012
15,215
Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
from "# If..." to "exit 0" Your script...
from "# If..." to "exit 0"

Your script should actually start with:
#!/bin/bash
# and insert any comments here, like what this script does

Then you want to name it such that you won't...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 12-22-2011
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
step one: get the currently logged in user name. ...
step one: get the currently logged in user name.
If it were a loginhook, $1 would work. I've found that problematic for logouthooks, so I use $USER.

step two: verify they aren't admin, or aren't...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 03-02-2012
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Your find line: Don't forget \! -name Users ...
Your find line:
Don't forget \! -name Users

Otherwise, yes It would not delete JoeUser, .localized, Shared, nor $USER.

You definitely want to exclude Users, as that would get deleted if it's...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 06-24-2011
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
man -k sharing InternetSharing(8) -...
man -k sharing
InternetSharing(8) - simple NAT/router configuration daemon
threads::shared(3pm) - Perl extension for sharing data structures between threads

man InternetSharing

man...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 06-24-2011
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
As a general rule, never change ownership of a...
As a general rule, never change ownership of a system level directory, and definitely do not change that ownership recursively.

drwxr-xr-x 8 root wheel 272B Mar 8 15:58 local

The...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 06-15-2011
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
ls -l / You'll see, among other things (or...
ls -l /

You'll see, among other things (or should see):

lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root wheel 11B Mar 7 18:05 etc -> private/etc
lrwxr-xr-x@ 1 root wheel 11B Mar 7 18:27 var ->...
Forum: OS X (Apple) 05-24-2010
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Posted By [MA]Flying_Meat
Helpful hints: Always have a working backup of...
Helpful hints:
Always have a working backup of your boot volume,
Learn basics about navigation (cd, pwd,..),
Know your directory structure (ls -al /),
Learn about posix permissions (user, group,...
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