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Recursively removes all those hidden .DS_Store folders starting in current working directory.
Swap TRUE with FALSE to turn it off again. Note: Finder must be relaunched afterwards to see the effect. For example like this:
killall Finder && open /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app
/path/ is the root folder of the DVD, not the VIDEO_TS folder.
Create an ISO Image from a folder and burn it to CD (Os X)
finding all files with the metadata tag "data" using the metadata find command mdfind , writing the list to a temporary file, reading the input for the .zip file from this temporary file.
Converts a .pdf to .jpg . should work with jpeg | tiff | png | gif | jp2 | pict | bmp | qtif | psd | sgi | tga