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Quick tip: Flush OS X Mavericks plist file cache

My finding of the day while I did a clean install on my MacBook Pro: In OS X Mavericks, Apple started to cache plist files, which results in replacing a plist file manually has no effect until the cache is reloaded automatically. If you open the application which uses this plist file to early, it overwrites your copied file with … Continue reading

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Simple Rsync Backup Script

Over the last 10 years i’ve tested and used many different backup solutions for my Linux and Mac machines. I think the very first one i have used regularly¬†was unison. A great tool for bidirectional syncing, but it always had problems with special characters. And, there are many commercial ones out there. The good ones often cost US$¬†40-80. Simply too … Continue reading

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