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 +====== All Things Mac ======
 +===== iPhone =====
 +  * It's being annoying right now. Won't sync and stuck on iPhone screen! http://​www.mac-forums.com/​forums/​ios-apps/​115356-updated-my-iphone-now-wont-show-itunes-3.html
  
 +===== Hardware Fixes =====
 +  * The hinge started squeaking and cracking-ish noises when I closed it in intervals after a while. Turns out the fix is just tightening the screws on the underside near to the hinge. Good to go :) 
 +
 +===== Quick Tips =====
 +  * [[http://​www.askdavetaylor.com/​dashboard_widgets_on_my_mac_os_x_desktop.htmlMake Dashboard items always stay on screen]]: (turn on dev mode and hold F4 (or F12 on ext keyboard) whilst clicking the app and set it where you want to)
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 +
 +===== Quick Tools =====
 +  * {{  :​home:​20101204-p3wbc174xbgaqphw296dhr44hd.preview.png?​100|}} [[http://​www.skitch.com|Skitch]] seems like a really good quick photo / screenshot editing program.
 +  * [[http://​preyproject.com/​|PreyProject]],​ free, and very similar to Hidden.
 +  * {{  :​home:​hidden.png?​100|:​home:​hidden.png}}[[http://​hiddenapp.com|Hidden App]], great for finding a lost Mac-only computer. Takes photo of user and uses SkyHook for localization.
 +  * Running (and installing) Wine on Mac! [[http://​blog.alantan.com/​2007/​02/​compile-wine-on-mac-os-x-tiger.html| 600 diggs]]
 +  * [[http://​code.google.com/​p/​cronnix/​|Cronnix]] Quick GUI Cron Script editing! (great for autosaving stuff like git commits)
 +  * [[http://​seashore.sourceforge.net/​The_Seashore_Project/​About.html|Seashore]] is a good quick image editing app (easier than GIMP in my opinion)
 +  * [[http://​www.devon-technologies.com/​products/​freeware/​|Thumbs Up]] image resizing app
 +  * [[http://​www.derlien.com/​|Disk Inventory X]] (shows graphically disk usage by folder)
 +
 +===== Terminal ===== 
 +
 +
 +===== Web Server =====
 +  * [[http://​www.procata.com/​blog/​archives/​2007/​10/​28/​working-with-php-5-in-mac-os-x-105/​|Setting up PHP 5 in Mac OS X]]
 +  ​
 +===== Troubleshooting =====
 +  * [[http://​khiltd.com/​software/​consultants_canary|Consultant'​s Canary]]. Shows all loaded stuff.
 +  * Show *all* running processes sorted by cpu
 +<​code>​top -o cpu</​code>​
 +  * [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Apple_Developer_Tools|Apple Developer Tools]]: Shark (hard-core thread monitoring). Quartz Composer.
 +
 +  ​
 +===== Annoyances =====
 +  * //​kernel_task taking 30% CPU? [[http://​tech.superhappykittymeow.com/?​p=258|Penryn Solution]]//​
 +    * [[http://​discussions.info.apple.com/​thread.jspa?​threadID=2506644|Reset SMC]]? //​Doesn'​t work for me :(//
 +  * Windows 7 Style Window Resizing --> [[http://​www.jitouch.com/​index.php?​page=jitouch|jiTouch 2]] or [[http://​hyperdock.bahoom.de/​|HyperDock]]
 +  * Stop Spotlight from indexing external drives:
 +<​code>​touch /​Volumes/​NOLAN_FLASH/​.metadata_never_index</​code>​
 +  * Tell Chrome to not open PDF's (corrupts them when you "save page"​):​ Disable PDF Viewer plugin in Chrome plugins...
 +
 +
 +===== Useful Programs =====
 +
 +=== Chrome Extensions:​===
 +  * AdBlock, FlashControl,​ YouTube Downloader
 +
 +=== AVR/Coding ===
 +--Git, CrossPack
 +--CoolTerm
 +--FileZilla
 +
 +=== OS X Programs ===
 +--Dock: TotalFinder,​ Flux, Droplr, Dropbox, Menu Meters, Caffeine
 +--Editing: Smultron / TextMate, ​
 +--Documents:​ Office for Mac (especially Word, need to port that over to dokuwiki), iWork
 +--FlowChart Software?
 +--VLC, Steam, Skype, Matlab
 +  * Mac has great built in diff tool called FileMerge
 +=== Terminal ===
 +  * See [[programming:​scripts|Scripts]]
 +=== Evenutally ===
 +--Install Wine, Arduino, Processing,
 +--Re-Install Windows 7 with VirtualBox?
 +--Remote Desktop with CoRD
 +--MindMapping with Dia?
 +--Disk Scanning with Disk Inventory X
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