Archives: 'Mac OS X'

SCHAPPY — 30. November 2016, 17:24

RAM Disk for Mac OS X Sierra (10.12.) and High Sierra (10.13.)

As Apple announced that StartupItems are not longer supported, please find attached an updated version of the RamDisk script of Philipp Klaus making use of the launchctl. Install Download the code and store it in a file, e.g. ~/MoveTempFoldersToRamDisk.sh Make the file executable, e.g. chmod +x ~/MoveTempFoldersToRamDisk.sh Execute the file to install the launch daemon […]

SCHAPPY — 13. July 2015, 12:15

[Fixed] Photos from Photos.app are not synced through iTunes

Issue: After migration from iPhoto.app to Photos.app in Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.4, photos are no longer synced to mobile Apple devices, e.g. iPod, iPad, iPhone, through iTunes 12.2.0. Solution: Quit any running iTunes instances Open iPhoto.app (look into /Applications/iPhoto.app) Quit iPhoto, which results in updating the photo library Open Photos.app Preferences -> General: Click […]

SCHAPPY — 17. January 2014, 13:46

[FIXED] Google Drive Update Version 1.13.5782.0599 get stuck on Mac OSX Maverick 10.9.2

Problem: Google Drive asks to perform a update. When clicking update there is no prompt or action. Solution: Quit running Google Drive processes Open Terminal.app and execute the following command (replace 10.9.2 by your currently running OSX version, you can find it in the “About this Mac” menu): /Applications/Google\ Drive.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Drive –overlays_enabled_finder_versions=”10.9.2″ Google Drive will […]

SCHAPPY — 18. June 2012, 7:53

Mac OSX 10.8: New feature calender weeks (counts wrong)

In Mac OSX 10.8 developer preview, Apple added a long desired feature to the calender.app for business use: calender weeks. Problem: However, the displayed calender week is one week ahead the real calender week. Typically calender weeks starts with the first full week of the year. But, calender.app starts calender week one in the week […]

SCHAPPY — 11. April 2012, 6:49

[Solved] Java 1.6.0_31 update breaks subclipse / Eclipse hangs during launch on Mac OSX 10.7.3

After the yesterday’s java update for MAC OS X 10.7.3, my Eclipse stopped working this morning after a clean reboot. Eclipse hangs in the launch screen and no CPU activity can be measured. How to detect the current java version: $ java -version java version “1.6.0_31” Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.6.0_31-b04-414-11M3626) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit […]

SCHAPPY — 29. June 2011, 7:52

How to fix stalled items in mail.app

After some crashes of mail.app you will finally end in some items shown in only in the client app. Obviously, this happens only when using IMAP or Exchange accounts. However, the traditional solution was to remove the account and recreate them. Since the sync depends on the size of items to synchronize, I was frustrated […]

SCHAPPY — 13. June 2011, 15:18

[SOLVED] Unsupported Display Resolution on External Display (MAC OSX)

Problem: Accidently, some friends of mine changed the display resolution of the Mac Book Air’s external display to an unsupported resolution. Everytime you close the lid, the screen went blank. Solution: Starting in safe mode (holding shift during startup) and third-party tools did not work. Therefore try the following: login without the external screen attached […]

SCHAPPY — 7. October 2009, 11:14

Escape sequences for terminal.app

Best to use, open terminal.app, goto preferences, keyboard, select the proper key, copy the escape sequence from the following list, select “sent string to shell” and pase the escape sequence to the field. Key escape sequence in alphabetical order: End: \033[4~ Home: \033[1~ Page Down \033[6~ Page Up \033[5~