How To Use Spaces Effectively With Multiple Monitors On The Mac

Many people swear by Spaces, a feature on the Mac that allows you to have multiple desktops, and have applications “assigned” to each desktop. I think it’s a fantastic idea too, but using it together with multiple monitors just creates a bad experience. The current problem with it now, in my opinion, is that Spaces takes all your monitors as one desktop. So if you switch from Space 1 to Space 2, all your monitor switch together. That makes using

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How To Resolve Kernel Panics in Mac OSX

I had the fantastic opportunity to be the lucky recipient of kernel panics on my Macbook Pro that happen once every 24-48 hours. I’ve been trying to troubleshoot and resolve the kernel panic, because as you can imagine, it’s extremely counter-productive. I finally resolved it by removing a wonky KEXT (kernel extension) that turned out to be the culprit – turns out it was USBOverdrive’s KEXT, and this all started when I used USBOverDrive to configure my bluetooth mouse because

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How To Add Cron or Cron-like Jobs To Mac (With MAMP or Otherwise)

The Mac runs on Unix, which makes it incredibly powerful. You might be running MAMP or a stand-alone version of Apache, and one of the things that you might want to run is cron, which is a scheduling tool. Instead of cron though, you could actually have your Mac just run a launch daemon. Just go to terminal, and type: cd /Library/LaunchDaemons/ Now type: sudo vim yourfile.cron.plist You’ll be asked for your administrator password, and after entering it, you’ll be

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