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How to Hide a Folder in OS X

Create a folder anywhere on your Hard Drive. For this example, I will create a folder on my desktop called TOMMY. Launch the application Terminal. Hide the Folder: $ chflags hidden /Users/tommye/Desktop/Tommy Unhide the Folder: $ chflags nohidden /Users/tommye/Desktop/Tommy

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MAC

iPhone: Google Contacts CardDav Sync Problem

While my Google Contacts sync from Google Contacts down to my iPhone, it failed to sync Contacts created on my iPhone back up to Google Contacts. Solution: Go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > scroll down to the Contacts section > Default Account > Choose your Google CardDAV account.   Google Contacts CardDav setup

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iPhone not syncing with Google Calendars

Is your Google Calendars not showing up on your iPhone, or maybe you are missing one or two?  One link to rule them all: https://www.google.com/calendar/iphoneselect I’ve ran into many different options for getting my Google Calendars to sync properly with my iPhone. This is by far the easiest solution. Once you’ve selected your Google Calendars […]

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Backup your WordPress Website to Dropbox on a Mac

We learned how to Backup & Restore a MySQL database HERE. We learned how to tar a directory HERE. Now lets combine this knowledge and backup our WordPress Website directly to Dropbox. IMPORTANT: Keep in mind that I am running my website on my MAC (not a Linux distro). You will need the following information: Web […]

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Enable FTP – Mountain Lion

Launch Terminal. Enable sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist Disable sudo -s launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist