Saturday, February 21, 2009

Using time machine to restore dot files

I needed to replace some dot files, however the finder in time machine doesn't show dot files (.emacs for instance).

The following enables viewing dotfiles (ran this in terminal):
defaults write AppleShowAllFiles TRUE
killall Finder

Now you should be able to see your all dotfiles and folders in finder.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...