With Apple’s recent announcement regarding iCloud at this year’s WWDC it is perhaps worth remembering that until the service is released this autumn it’s still possible to sync your Address Book and Calendars among your Macs using another free service: Dropbox.
On the few occasions I use Terminal in OS X the biggest problem I seem to have is being able to navigate the directory hierarchy and access files or folders. After struggling with getting the correct file/folder path I’m usually greeted with No such file or directory reminding me that Terminal doesn’t like spaces in file/folder paths.
With that in mind here are a few ways to enter file/folder paths in Terminal.
In the 10 or so years I’ve been using Macs I can’t remember an Apple software update ever adversely affecting one of the many I’ve owned. That is until the recent 10.6.3 update.
Being a bit of a software-update junkie I installed the standalone 10.6.3 update on my late-2007 24″ iMac within hours of its release. Perhaps I should have heeded the calls of those more level-headed users and waited.
One small annoyance I have with the OS X Finder is its apparent inability to let me set a default Finder window size. However many times I resize windows with the mouse, the Finder will eventually reset them to some arbitrary dimensions.
If, like me, you find this aspect of the Finder’s behaviour particularly irksome then try this AppleScript.