Posts categorized under: osx

Fixing repetitive software firewall prompts in OSX

Sometimes the OS X software firewall gets stuck in a loop and will continuously prompt to allow network access for an application.



I've seen this happen a couple of times with iTunes. Though it can happen with any application. A common cause is changing icons of system ...

Useful Defaults Hacks for OS X

  • Disable Guest Accounts for Shares on OSX Tiger

    sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/ guestAccess -bool false
  • Disable Dashboard

    defaults write mcx-disabled -boolean YES
  • Reduce Safari Rendering delay

    defaults write WebKitInitialTimedLayoutDelay 0.25
  • Increase animation speed of sheets

    defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSWindowResizeTime ...