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Partitioning USB hard drives that fail in Disk Utility with 'POSIX' error

When trying to partition and format various USB hard drives, a number of users are getting errors in Disk Utility that states "Disk Erase failed with the error: POSIX reports: The operation couldn't be completed. Cannot allocate memory".

By Jan. 8, 2010

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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 Mar. 3, 2014

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Apple details security enhancements in Mac OS X 10.4.1

Apple details security enhancements in Mac OS X 10.4.1

By May. 20, 2005

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BBEdit 6.1 and OmniWeb conflict confirmed

BBEdit 6.1 and OmniWeb conflict confirmed

By Apr. 25, 2001

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How to open a file in a Terminal editor from the OS X Finder

While you can manually enter the commands to edit files in Terminal editors, in OS X you can set up a service to open files in a desired terminal editor from the Finder's contextual menu.

By Apr. 27, 2011

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

What happened to the bounce option in OS X Mail, and what are unexpected ACLs and .DS_Store files in OS X? Here we answer these and other questions from MacFixIt readers.

By Feb. 10, 2012

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New and Noteworthy: Apple seeks 'Rendezvous' with Windows, Linux developers; Longhorn vs. Tiger

New and Noteworthy: Apple seeks 'Rendezvous' with Windows, Linux developers; Longhorn vs. Tiger

By Jul. 2, 2004

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Buzz Out Loud 1314: Weaponized viruses and overclocking your pacemaker (podcast)

Today: Mark Zuckerberg clouds the air further on the FacePhone; Verizon squashes iPhone rumors flat; Netflix blames bad actors; and Peek gets it right for a change.

By Sep. 23, 2010

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Cannot delete locked files on external volumes

Users with external hard drives or other storage devices may run into problems accessing files on these devices, especially when attempting to delete files that are reported by Mac OS X to be "locked".

By Aug. 18, 2008