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How to install wget on your Mac

Ok, so Mac is cool and stuff, but it doesn't come with wget by default, which in my opinion sucks. wget is a very useful tool and is used for downloading installation files among other stuff; it ought to be there on your Mac. Getting wget on Mac OS X is pretty easy, so worry not. Just follow my instructions. Before that make sure you have a C/C++ compiler on your system, if you have XCode, you ...

How to change Aptana background color on Mac OS

I have settled on Aptana Studio 3 as my project development IDE on the Mac. The first thing I wanted to change was it's color settings - I hate dark background setting in text editors. I tried fiddling around with the Aptana settings using my common sense, but Aptana turned out to be quite tricky in 'hiding' the background-foreground color settings. So I did a quick Google search, only to find instructions for Windows, which only confused m ...

What is a .sit file and how do you open a .sit file on the Mac?

A .sit file is an archive file created using a software called Stufit on the Mac. It is rare to come across .sit files these days but they exists and you need Stufit to open them. Stufit Deluxe is not free, but the Stufit Exander is free. To open .sit files download Stufit Expander. I wonder if people still use Stufit and .sit files these days. If there are people who do, please use ...