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    The best thing about OSX...

    255 character filenames! Oh yeah! I was getting SO TIRED of being limited to 33. Granted, 255 may be a little long, but there where so many times when I could have used 40 or 50 characters (especially given the mp3 explosion hehe) ;)
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    Launching the finder...

    OK, here is something really bizarre. I read somewhere else (macintouch, I think?) about a user who tried launching the finder (from his OS 9) folder. Alas, when you double click the "Finder", classic launches. Sometimes, you can actually use the finder and browse your files. Most the...
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    Disappearing preferences

    Has any one noticed a loss (or lack of saved) preferences? I have noticed the folowing problems: 1) on a two monitor system, the arrangement and resolution of the monitors is reset with each launch. 2) Dragging apps into the dock (such as the terminal) is not retentive: reboots restore...
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    color ls in terminal?

    Does the terminal app support color listings? typing: <fixed>$ ls --color</fixed> gives no complaints, but also no color. Configuring .bashrc or .tcshrc with an alias similarly yields no result. launching an xterm in xtools and running ls --color chokes, making me think that the variant...
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