How To Associate All Log Files with MacVim

Author: , April 12th, 2017

You can associate a file extension with an app (such as MacVim) via the “Info dialog”. Just select the file and hit Cmd-i, then go to the “Open with” tab, select app and hit “Change all…”. This will change the default application for that file type.

How To Show All Files in MacOSX Yosemite via Terminal

Author: , October 29th, 2014

SET THE DEFAULT TO SHOW Run this command in a Terminal window: defaults write AppleShowAllFiles YES Relaunch Finder: Hold down the Option/ALT key on your keyboard, then right-click the Finder icon in the dock and select Relaunch. SET THE DEFAULT TO HIDE defaults write AppleShowAllFiles NO then relaunch finder as above.

How to Enable or Disable the iTunes Backup For iOS

Author: , September 18th, 2013

To enable backups: defaults delete DeviceBackupsDisabled To disable backups: defaults write DeviceBackupsDisabled -bool YES

How To Disable the Dynamic Memory Pager in MacOSX

Author: , September 14th, 2012

To deactivate the dynamic pager: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ followed by a reboot. You can turn it on again with sudo launchctl load -wF /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/