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    Register Here

    I, too, am replying.
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    Some Unix Knowledge

    bash isn't in OSX by default - You have to grab it from the Darwin 1.0 img and copy it into place (usually /usr/bin or sometimes /usr/local/bin). Though, it SHOULD be there - it is, of course, the "best" shell! (for me, anyway) --boinger
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    Some Unix Knowledge

    Some corrections and elaborations... This is BAD advice. You should definitely not get in the habit of doing this. I promise it will eventually cause you heartache. You should think of "kill -9" to read "destroy violently". You don't want to have to be violent to your computer, but...
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    Text on Startup

    Some of use like to see what the computer is doing. Reviewing bootup messages can give insight as to problems you might not know existed otherwise. Particularly in a beta OS - if the computer is running perfectly all the time and isn't changed (like a server, but, then, if you're running a...
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    Text on Startup

    you don't need to both login as root (su) AND do an sudo. that's redundant, as sudo means "do the following command as root" and the command su means "become root". So, if you alerady su'd, thn you just need to run /usr/sbin/nvram boot-args="-v" (I put the location of nvram in there in...
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