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Where has my Mac disk space gone

If you are trying to figure out what is using up all your disk space, you might use a tool like Disk Inventory X. However, if you run it as yourself, you won't get accurate results for the entire system. But you can run it with root privileges. To run Disk Inventory...

Escalated to engineering again

I had to call Apple support for the fourth time in ten years today. They really do have a great support team. Every time I've called them, they have had to escalate the issue to the Engineering team. I guess it's a good thing that the issues I can't solve, can only be...

Tilda Shortcut

I've been using Ubuntu Mate 16.04 (Beta) for a little while and really like it. One of my favorite things is tilda (drop down terminal). The default keyboard shortcut is F12. But since I'm using my MacBook Pro and I prefer to have the media keys available, I have to...