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.
The one thing that trips me up time and again when using the command line in Terminal or other terminal emulator is being able to navigate the directory structure and target files or folders. After struggling getting the correct file or folder path I’m usually greeted with No such file or directory reminding me that the command line doesn’t like spaces in file and folder paths.
With that in mind here are a few ways to enter file and folder paths on the command line.
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.