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Useful tools in the OS X CoreServices folder

OS X contains a number of hidden utilities that are generally accessed via System Preferences, but which can also be launched and used independently.

By February 18, 2014

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Install command line developer tools in OS X

If you need access to programming tools on your Mac, there are several ways to go about installing them.

By February 20, 2014

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Two ways to enable the root user in OS X

While rarely needed, the root user can be enabled to give full and unrestricted access to an OS X system for troubleshooting purposes.

By January 16, 2014

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask about the OS X quarantine system, hot-corner triggers, and file locks in iWork.

By June 21, 2013

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How to handle OS X firmware updates that won't install

If you've got an OS X firmware update that just refuses to install properly, there are a few things you can try to remedy the situation.

By May 17, 2013

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Tackle OS X Thunderbolt firmware update woes

If you are unable to successfully install the update or are experiencing problems after doing so, here are a couple of steps you can try.

By May 13, 2013

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How to unlink a file type in OS X

If you need to prevent a specific file type in OS X from opening a handling application, you can do so through several means.

By March 25, 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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Where to find hearts in OS X

If you would like to send a Valentine's message, OS X offers some nice images you can add to it.

By February 14, 2013

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Tip: Use OS X services to reveal or open file paths

There are several ways to open a typed file path in OS X so you can manage the resources contained within them.

By February 12, 2013