Tag Archives: macos

The cause for all your Mac OS X mouse annoyances

…are 32 milliseconds. The main problem of mouse movement in Mac OS X is not acceleration — it’s lag.

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Mac OS X occasionally ignores clicks

Sometimes Mac OS X ignores clicks. The bug is easily reproducible on various applications, including Finder, Safari, Firefox, iTunes. * * * SmoothMouse, the long-awaited fix for mouse problems in OS X, has been released. Further discussion about the “ignored … Continue reading

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Select input language by Caps Lock in Mac OS X

(Эта статья также доступна на русском языке). Also: Switch input language by Caps Lock in Windows. !!! This method is not yet compatible with macOS 10.12 Sierra !!! * * * I found a new way to bind input language … Continue reading

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Переключение языка ввода по Caps Lock в Mac OS X

(This article is as well available in English). !!! Это метод пока не работает в macOS 10.12 Sierra !!! Для пришедших из поисковых систем по схожим запросам: Если вы не знаете, как вообще переключается раскладка/язык в Mac OS X, попробуйте … Continue reading

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Mouse cursor skipping (jumping) bug in Mac OS X

* * * SmoothMouse, the long-awaited fix for mouse problems in OS X, has been released. Further discussion about pointer jumping bug continues in the SmoothMouse Forum. * * * * * * SmoothMouse, the long-awaited fix for mouse problems … Continue reading

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“Building boot caches” error when changing startup disk

Once I tried to change the default startup disk on my Mac running Snow Leopard and the following error appeared: “you can’t change the startup disk to the selected disk. Building boot caches on boot helper partition failed”.

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