The Hosts file The Domain Name System and its associated cache is your Mac's standard way of knowing how to get to where it's going on the Internet, but there's another file that can be very useful. It does the bare minimum; so, to get more, one has to buy some third-party applications. Attatch terminal to the message and then double click on it within the new e-mail screen. If you are trying to unblock on a school computer click on terminal hover over go then press option and an option that says library should pop up. If you want to see two apps simultaneously, you can still do so by switching to them using the Command+Tab app switcher.
Yes, and it is possible via Terminal. In case you leave your computer elsewhere or lose it, at least you can be sure about the safety of private information. It should ask you whether you would like to open it etc just press open and viola. Does anyone know of a quick way to remove file locks from the Terminal or another app? You're now in the Nano text editor. You can search for Terminal using or by selecting it in Finder. In the Terminal window, you will need to enter a command to open the Nano text editor. Hold down alt and command when you press 'I'.
An information outflow is the worst thing to happen. If the box is not greyed out, simply uncheck the box and try deleting the file again. When you open the information window for the file, you can check the Locked check box to prevent the file from being edited, even by people who otherwise have access to it. I've run into this same problem, where I couldn't delete a file because osX thought it was in use. Once you protect the item, be sure it will not disappear or be modified without your permission. You can use the command chflags to remove the flag. How to reset your Mac's Hosts file When you're ready to undo your changes and restore where your Mac's Hosts file routes to, you can do so by replacing the current host file with a new set of terms.
That should unlock all the selected items. He also has a Korg Gadget addiction. Potentially, you could even relocate huge, memory-hogging system files and folders to an external storage device, replace the original item with a symbolic link, and your Mac will still act as though that item it available locally. It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. This is the fastest method I have found. Drive Genius sees the drive, but says it must be unlocked before I can initialize it. In case free bare bones are what you need, check out how to work with this utility.
Be careful that you're deleting the correct file, as by default rm does not ask for confirmation. Once you've finished in one folder simply move to the next and select more files. Do the same with all items you want to lock. Essentially, this mirrors the , albeit with items being displayed in the order they were launched, not in terms of recent usage. That's just plain ridiculous Click to expand.
Now, every time you try to remove a locked item, a notification will show up telling that it is impossible to delete the file. Press Command-A Select All in Edit menu. Well, after puzzling over this for some time, I finally discovered that backdoor method. Good luck though It should also work with any other application as well. Highlight hidden apps in the Dock Although the Dock can differentiate open apps by way of displaying a black dot beneath them, it also has the capability to show which apps are hidden. However, attempting to erase the drive gives this error: It's repeatable. Run the following command: defaults write com.
To proceed, enter your password, or type Ctrl-C to abort. When this lock is enabled, the file's icon in the finder will have a small lock appended to its lower-left corner. The trick to doing it fast is to sort the files in List View by Kind. If you fancy more focus on your Mac desktop, but without full screen, run this command: defaults write com. This means that symbolic links have the potential to be much more than just shortcuts to your most frequently-used items: you can use them as stand-ins for any item on your system.
This refreshed guide concentrates on Yosemite 10. In addition to potential frustrations with locks when managing files in the Terminal, sometimes the Finder itself will provide obstacles when managing locked files. This symbolic link will now function in exactly the same way as a symbolic link created via the Terminal. You also don't need to go to list view, it works in any finder view. Although it may seem odd it did work for a short period of time for me until somebody got wind of it and blocked it. Will this work better if I log in as admin? Paste the following commands at the prompt.
If the box is greyed out it means you do not have the proper permissions for the file. Click on the Erase button. Release these keys when you see the Apple logo. When I unlock a folder, it doesn't unlock all the folders and files under it, just the folder it self. Configure your recent items stacks Control-click on the stack and under View content as you can change its view type from Automatic to Fan, Grid, or List.
If none of the files are locked the check box in the window will be empty. You can use Safe Mode or an app called Process Explorer on Windows, while Mac users can either use the Get Info window to unlock the file or force-delete the file from the Trash with Terminal. They even apply to the root user or to admin users using sudo. Mhm I have the same issue with my school as well unfortunately and as someone said I think that it's done off the network etc. Press the Command and R keys at the same time when the grey screen appears and hold them until you see the Apple logo. To get started, you will need to restart your computer.