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HandBrake could not find VLC or your VLC is incompatible

HandBrake could not find VLC or your VLC is incompatible | HandBrake could not find VLC or your VLC is incompatible (Note: 32 bit vlc is not compatible with 64 bit HandBrake and vice-versa). If you see this message, it is because VLC since version 2.0 no longer provides the libdvdcss that decodes DVDs for HandBrake. For a fix, install a copy of libdvdcss from videolan.org,

OS X Version from Command Line

OS X Version from Command Line | There are a few ways to find the OS X version from the command line. I’ll show you how! $ system_profiler SPSoftwareDataType Output looks like this: $ system_profiler SPSoftwareDataType Software: System Software Overview: System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.2 (11C74) Kernel Version: Darwin 11.2.0 Boot Volume: Macintosh HD Boot Mode: Normal Computer Name: mintbookpro User

OS X Monitor Virtual Memory Usage from Command Line

OS X Monitor Virtual Memory Usage from Command Line | OS X has a simple command line tool to monitor virtual memory usage: vm_stat. I’ll show you how it works! Crack open a terminal and run vm_stat. You will see an output somewhat like below: $ vm_stat Mach Virtual Memory Statistics: (page size of 4096 bytes) Pages free: 54492. Pages active: 541989. Pages inactive: 155818.

OS X Lion How To Reverse Scroll Direction

OS X Lion How To Reverse Scroll Direction | OS X 10.7 Lion has reversed the typical scroll direction used. Thankfully, changing this is an easy fix! Note: Mouse (if plugged in) and Trackpad have separate settings for scrolling! 1. Locate the Mouse and / or Trackpad options in System Preferences. 2. In the Mouse option uncheck ‘Move content in the direction of finger

OS X: Files Skipping Trash And Deleting Immediately

OS X: Files Skipping Trash And Deleting Immediately | You may have seen this in OS X when trying to delete files: “This item will be deleted immediately. You can’t undo this action.” Deleting and recreating the .Trash directory will generally solve this. Here’s a quick guide! 1. Crack open a terminal: Applications > Utilities > Terminal 2. Next, remove the existing Trash directory