Thursday, November 15, 2007

Set default application for file types

Use the RCDefaultApp preference pane.

Prevent .DS_Store file creation on network drives

defaults write DSDontWriteNetworkStores 1

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Show hidden files in Finder

Ever want to be able to access files that begin with '.' via the Finder? It's simple, open up Terminal and type:

defaults write AppleShowAllFiles 1

Then to apply the setting immediately:

killall Finder

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This blog is primarily to help me remember different tweaks I've made on my mac, so that when I need to set up another mac in the future, I have all the information easily accessible.