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  1. Thanks for the reply. Paragon was great, but...

    Thanks for the reply.

    Paragon was great, but I was looking for a free solution. I knew that FreeBSD users are able to mount and write to NTFS partitions and since MacOS has quite a bit of shared...
  2. Update: I really like Pkgsrc, but it again it...

    Update:

    I really like Pkgsrc, but it again it lacked a package that I needed. I tried building it from source and it failed. The only way for me to get it was to use MacPorts. So that is where you...
  3. How to Write to NTFS partitions on your Mac (Completely free)

    My brother recently got a Macbook Pro and he asked about being able to write to his old external HDD which had most of his data. The drive was formatted in NTFS since he was on Windows. Formatting...
  4. Being someone who wants to get into development,...

    Being someone who wants to get into development, I would appreciate a list as well. At least a list of what are the must have packages that need to be installed on a system for serious development. ...
  5. Update on MacOS Package Management: Have been...

    Update on MacOS Package Management:

    Have been using Macports the whole time since my last update. I'm not a developer so my install of packages are minimal at best, but I am looking to get into...
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    UPDATE to this issue. I got myself a combo...

    UPDATE to this issue. I got myself a combo update, installed it, restarted and everything is still the same. It seems to me that Preview has issues opening only .jpg files. PDFs and other image...
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    Yes.. I've even done a fresh reinstall of MacOS...

    Yes.. I've even done a fresh reinstall of MacOS and Preview does the same thing. Can't really understand why.
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    I'm using the MacOS 10.14.6 update. To be...

    I'm using the MacOS 10.14.6 update.
    To be honest I did reinstall of MacOS and Preview still has the same issue. It was a fresh download from the App Store. So I can't understand the issue.
    Would...
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    Preview Problem

    I'm having a strange issue with Preview lately since the last OS update.
    I use Preview to open Photos and recently, the app just keeps crashing on launch. I end up "force quitting".

    Any ideas?
    ...
  10. Thanks Nick.. However I'm not a developer and so...

    Thanks Nick.. However I'm not a developer and so I don't install as much packages as I ought to in order to test them better.
    What are the list of packages that are essential for developers? If I...
  11. Again updating my experience with the two package...

    Again updating my experience with the two package managers. My experience with pkgsrc was minimal at best. I enjoyed the fact that the very same set of ports and packages were used by NetBSD and BSD...
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    Does anyone here work for Apple? I'd like them...

    Does anyone here work for Apple?
    I'd like them to see this...
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    Apparently I'm not allowed to complain about software issues anymore...

    The issue is plain and simple. All of a sudden I...
  13. In terms of package managers for MacOS, there are...

    In terms of package managers for MacOS, there are about 8, but most users only know about 3 - Fink, Macports & Homebrew.
    According to this link...
  14. I know this is an old thread. Just thought that I...

    I know this is an old thread. Just thought that I would add in the information that I have collected over the past couple of months. Perhaps it could be useful for someone later on.

    Homebrew...
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    I went on to support.apple.com again to try and...

    I went on to support.apple.com again to try and change my password since 13 hours passed and I didn't receive any instructions or feedback. It asked me to wait another 24 hours.
    I went on a twitter...
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    For me, I find that it happens from time to time....

    For me, I find that it happens from time to time. Happened with Sierra and Yosemite too. On Yosemite, I had to because it would not accept my current password, I had to change it so many times, I...
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    Honestly it is this crazy behavior that will be...

    Honestly it is this crazy behavior that will be the downfall of our favorite OS. Sometimes I'm tempted to switch to Linux or BSD because of stuff like this. At least I get more control over my...
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    Managing Passwords

    I don't get what is wrong with Apple and passwords.

    All of a sudden, "system preferences" keeps asking me to put in my password for my facebook account. I put in the correct password and then it...
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    Conky of Mac

    I look at the amazing looking systems screenshots for Linux based systems and wonder seriously would like something like that in MacOS..
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QokOwvPxrE
    However I would...
  20. Sticky: Those who like to customize and theme their...

    Those who like to customize and theme their operating systems, always point to Linux, BSDs and even Windows (to a point) as to their ability to be completely customizable. But has anyone noticed that...
  21. My computer is an iMac 27 inch, Late 2012 with a...

    My computer is an iMac 27 inch, Late 2012 with a Core i5 and 16GB memory..

    Thanks for reminding me. I seriously need to change that info. .

    To answer your question, it does have an SSD.
  22. Considering that it would be the first time that...

    Considering that it would be the first time that I am using it, I would definitely keep everything default. Until suggested otherwise.

    Since all my important data is on a backup drive and my file...
  23. Onyx sounds interesting. Will give that a go..

    Onyx sounds interesting. Will give that a go..
  24. I completely agree.. but this does it every...

    I completely agree.. but this does it every single time that I try to open a file. For instance, if it is a video file (.mp4), I have opened many mp4 files using "open with".. So the inventory should...
  25. High Sierra not as fast as Sierra

    Ever since the leap to HS, I have noticed that my system is not as snappy as it was under Sierra. If right click and ask the Finder to "Open With", it takes a while before menu shows the applicable...
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