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Manage grayed-out 'Move to Trash' option in OS X

You can fix the inability to move files to the OS X trash by adjusting file permissions settings.

By March 3, 2014

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Understanding default permissions in OS X

Creating new files and folders gives them a default permissions set that can allow access to them from other account, which may be concerning at first glance.

By August 22, 2013

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What does the 'Reset Print System' routine in OS X do?

The Reset Print System routine in OS X performs a number of adjustments to the print service's files and configurations to restore factory default settings, but these steps can be manually performed or can even be undone, if needed.

By May 10, 2013

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How to monitor XProtect updates in OS X

OS X does not provide a way to monitor XProtect updates, but you can set up a custom script to do so.

By March 14, 2013

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What to do if OS X asks for passwords when managing files

After upgrading or making major changes to the system, you may find yourself burdened with authentication messages when managing files in OS X. What now?

By January 23, 2013

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How to make a Raspberry Pi solar-powered FTP server

You've set up your Raspberry Pi and had a look around at what the amazing micro computer can do. How about a fun project?

By December 7, 2012

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How to enable Web Sharing in OS X Mountain Lion

In OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has removed the option for personal Web sharing; however, this feature can be enabled if needed.

By July 30, 2012

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How to use SSH host names for tabs in the OS X Terminal

The OS X Terminal supports tabs, but its default naming convention may be confusing at times.

By July 18, 2012

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How to disable automatic log-in via the command line in OS X

While the use of system preferences is an easy option, this setting can be scripted for quick reversion either manually or by scheduling.

By June 8, 2012

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OS X 10.7.4 fixes FileVault password snafu

A debugging error that left some users' passwords stored in plain text in OS X 10.7.3 has been closed in OS X 10.7.4.

By May 9, 2012