There are a lot of available resources on www.faqintosh.com
, they are listed in these page grouped by category. Enjoy!
The site is browsable in every page, by clicking on the contents menu green bullets.
Replace Superdrive with a SSD (iMac 27" mid-2010, i3 or i5)
Guide with picture: how to replace the Superdrive of an iMac (27", mid-2010, i3 or i5) with a SSD in the Superdrive bay.
Difficulty level: average/high.
Warning: voids warranty.
Mail Slimmer (v.1.2)
Purge Mail.app datbase and saved attachments.
mehTunes v. 2.0
The perfect MP3 iTunes companion.
mehTunes 1.2 is the easiest way to export iTunes playlists to high quality MP3 files, suitable for MP3 CD and non-apple MP3 players.
Swap Saveability (v. 1.1, Lion or newer, opensource applet)
Enable/Disable per application the ability to save and restore open documents when quitted and launched again.
CleanUp smb mess v. 2.2
Quickly and easily clean FAT/FAT32 drives, pendrives, SD memories for mobiles and cameras, SMB/CIFS Samba shares (Windows and Linux) from ".DS_Store" and "._*" files, and other invisibles files the Mac lefts behind. Allow enabling/disabling “.DS_Store” files creation on network volumes.
Bundle java applications in a “.app”
Often multiplatform java applications (just like Eclipse) are shipped in a folder containing a lot of stuff and the app, which merely is a launcher for the real application.
It’s easy to bundle everything in a single “.app”, just like a regular Mac application. Let’s see how…
Repair Home Privileges 1.0
This small app is a one-trick pony: it performs one and one only task.
Its purpose is to give back to the user the full control on his/her own home folder.
Replace the Hard Drive of a PowerBook 17” (PB G4 17”, y2005)
Difficulty level: medium-high
Please note: this operation would void warranty (but with this model warranty is already over)
Applet for automatic Fast User Switch v. 1.0, Mac OS X 10.6 or greater
Use this applet to trigger an automatic Fast User Switch, also from schedule or Login Items.
Trash mail duplicates (opensource applet, v. 1.0, Mac OS X 10.5 or newer)
Search in Mail.app selected messages and trash duplicates, if any
That’s Mine! (opensource droplet)
A droplet to claim user/group ownership on files and/or folders (with contents)
Set track start delay (opensource script for QuickTime Player)
A script to simply set the initial delay in reproduction per every track in a movie file (both audio and video), when using QuickTime Player.
Scan for orphan tracks - Mac OS X
find file in iTunes Music folder but not in Library
Mac Mini RAM replacement (Mini Intel Core2Duo "Merom", Aug 2007)
Difficulty level: medium
Please note: this operation can void warranty.