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Mac: TotalFinder

Have you ever wanted a more organized Mac Finder? Well, I’ve found a great and simple program called TotalFinder. It is everything I’ve ever wanted in Mac’s Finder. I’m not sure why Apple didn’t upgrade it to make it work the way TotalFinder does, but I’m happy binaryage did. I’ve tried the 14 day demo and […]

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MAC

Dropbox Crashing Mac Finder

I love Dropbox and the way it allows me to put my files in the cloud and share them with friends, but I’ve come across a flaw in their application. I was consistently having to restart my Finder application on my Mac due to it crashing or hanging. Launch Terminal. killall Finder Come to find […]

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Prevent Hard Drive from Going To Sleep or Spinning Down

If you own an external Western Digital drive like myself, you may have noticed that the drive has a built-in sleep function that spins down the drive if not used in a 10 minute time period. This feature is really annoying to me. Every time I attempted to access a file on my external, Finder […]

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cronjob

Welcome back to another round of nerd. Have you ever wanted to learn about cronjobs? Then you’ve come to the right place for a basic overview. Wikipedia – “cron is a time-based job scheduler in Unix-like computer operating systems. cron enables users to schedule jobs (commands or shell scripts) to run periodically at certain times […]

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MAC

Mac Finder Toolbar Favorites Empty/Missing

OS: Lion Mac OS X Version 10.7.2 As simple as it may be, some people may not be aware of the “Hide” & “Show” option within the Finder sidebar. If you accidentally Hide your Favorites, you may not realize that there is a “Show” button that appears when your cursor hovers over that particular area. […]