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Load SSH key at startup for Mac OS X

If your ssh key is not adding and you continuously have to keep doing ssh-add -l ~/.ssh/mykey then do the following to add it to your keychain: ssh-add -K ~/.ssh/mykey   source: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1909651/svnssh-not-having-to-do-ssh-add-every-time-mac-os keywords: mac osx ssh-add all the time  

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MAMP – MySQL can’t connect after OS X Crash

Problem I had my macbook open, it went to sleep and I couldn’t wake it up.  After holding down the powerbutton for over 10 seconds, it turned on.  Everything was fine until I tried to open the MAMP home page.

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Find large files on mac

Found a good article on how to find large files on the Mac OS X.  You can also save it as a smart folder so you can quickly see the largest files on your computer. http://www.chriswrites.com/2012/02/10-tips-to-free-up-hard-drive-space-in-mac-os-x/

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How to Remove CVS folders recursively in Terminal

In mac os x terminal (linux) you can navigate to the desired directory and run the following command to remove any specific file or folder. find . -name CVS -exec rm -rf {} \; Basically a “find” command can be

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Convert Mac dfont files to TTF format

Windows only accepts TTF font files while Mac format’s their font into Dfont format.  This tool by Peter Upfold lets you convert those beautiful Mac fonts into windows format.  Then with your TTF fonts you can upload them to http://www.font2web.com/ or

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Mac OS X Linux Stuff

Locations and commands on the Mac OS X vs any other Linux/Unix system are different.  Below are some of the locations and commands I ran across in setting up my macbook as a webserver. apache2 is located in /etc/apache2/ Along

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