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Speed up the shutdown process in OS X

A quick adjustment of the timeout values for key processes can greatly speed up otherwise laggy shutdowns in OS X.

By Oct. 14, 2013

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Citrix background services taking 100 percent CPU in OS X

If your organization uses Citrix services, then the background programs for this service may be a cause for some slowdowns.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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New Mac malware opens secure reverse shell

New malware for OS X is making the rounds in security circles, called "Pintsized," but has not yet been determined to be much of a threat.

By Feb. 19, 2013

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Mouse input temporarily freezing after updating OS X

Tackling third-party launch agents and daemons may help odd system pauses after an OS update.

By Oct. 16, 2012

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How to find files via the OS X Terminal

If you need to search for files in OS X, one option it is to use the OS X Terminal application and some of its services.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Snow Leopard: iTunes not recognizing iOS device after Mac restart

In some situations you may find that iTunes no longer recognizes your iOS device after you restart your Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard. The solution may be more complex than just reinstalling iTunes.

By Oct. 13, 2010

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Time Machine running slow after OS X 10.7.5 update

Disabling and re-enabling Spotlight indexing of the drive may help.

By Oct. 2, 2012

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Tackling a 'throttling respawn' message in the console

If a background process does not launch correctly in OSX, you may see a "throttling respawn" message repeating in the system console. Here are some approaches for fixing this.

By Jun. 3, 2011

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Flash update for Mac adds silent background updating

Adobe's new updating process should keep Mac users running the latest version of Adobe's popular Web plug-in.

By Jun. 11, 2012

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Managing FTP services in OS X Lion

Apple has removed the option to enable FTP services in OS X 10.7 "Lion," but despite this there are ways to establish FTP connections to OS X systems.

By Aug. 5, 2011