Tag: "terminal"

How to find files recursively on Linux (or OS X terminal)

How to find files recursively on Linux (or OS X terminal)
Sometimes you need an emergency reminder about how to find all files of a certain name in a directory structure… like say: find all .htaccess files hidden in my web site. Well, here’s the magic command: Codefind . -name ".htaccess"… more »

Mac OS X Lion: How to clean up the 'Open With' menu

When you right-click (or control-click) on a file in the Mac OS X Finder, you get a contextual menu with a nice "Open With" option, which lets you open the selected file with any Application that you desire to. That is pretty nice until that menu gets… more »

How to remove constantly launching services on Mac OS X

Even after you uninstall it, some Mac OS X software just won't quit nagging you or notifying you of updates or at the very least polluting the Console Messages... more »

How to enable X-Ray folder previews in Mac OS Quick Look

In Terminal copy/paste this: defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableXRayFolders 1 Then relaunch the Finder. Press space on a selected folder and admire :) more »

How to open a Mac OS X sparsebundle when it shows up as a regular folder

What do you do if you have, say, an encrypted sparsebundle and some day you try to open it and you discover it shows up as a plain folder in the Finder instead as a bundle icon? Double clicking will just open the folder and show you the bands that mak… more »