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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 October 18, 2013

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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 October 14, 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 February 19, 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 January 15, 2013

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New Mac malware uses OS X launch services

A new malware for OS X also acts as a reminder to monitor the launch services in OS X as a security precaution.

By December 3, 2012

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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 October 16, 2012

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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 October 2, 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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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 June 11, 2012

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Monitor OS X LaunchAgents folders to help prevent malware attacks

While malware scanners can detect threats once definitions for them are available, you can monitor or lock your systems' launch agents folders to more proactively prevent attacks on your system.

By April 17, 2012