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How To Stop The Creation of .DS_Store Files

At the request of a reader, I went ahead and researched what .DS_Store Files are, and how prevent MacOS X from creating them. In a nutshell, .DS_Store files are created by Finder to store preferences: .DS_Store (Desktop Services Store) is … Continue reading

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How To Show Hidden and Protected Files in OS X Finder

One of my few complaints about MacOS X is that at times I feel like it treats you with kids gloves– many options for power users either require some sort of hacking, or simply don’t exist. One such thing which … Continue reading

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