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Mac Keyboard Shortcut To Mirror Displays

You have a second display attached to your Mac and since 2007 the Mirror Displays function key has been removed. Sou you would need to go to System Preferences then Displays to change the Arrangement. However there is a little

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Run TextEdit As Root

Need to edit a file as root, make sure TextEdit isn’t running, then open the Terminal and: sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit & open -a “TextEdit” /etc/hosts The first command (line) runs TextEdit as root; the second one tells it to open the

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Reset DNS Cache On Mac

OS X stores a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server, but there are times when it may be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you

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Open Zip Files That Turn Into CPGZ Files

Ever double click a zip file and have it turn into a cpgz file? This is an uncommon problem, but it happen. As it happens the .zip file attempts to be unzipped, it then extracts into a .cpgz file, which

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Macintosh System 7.5.3

OS X is great. Love it. But I dug up some screenshots of a System 7 install of 7.5.3 and it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. It was better times back in ’96 when it came out, and

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