osxutils
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osxutils is a bundle of Mac-oriented command-line utilities that facilitate working with Mac OS file meta-data, and allow you to alter and/or control all sorts of Mac-specific things via the command line.
What's New
Version 1.7:

Addition of new tools:

  • wiki tool
  • hfsdata tool
  • wsupdate tool
  • setvolume tool
Updates to existing tools: * getfcomment now gets OS X comments, not just OS 9 Dekstop Database comments * Major bug fixes for lsmac * Minor bug fixes and code cleanup for setsuffix, setlabel, getfcomment, geticon, hfsdata, lsmac, mkalias, setfcomment, setfctypes, setfflags, seticon, setlabel * Updated man pages * New 'osxutils' overview tool * All projects updated to XCode 2.2 * Code cleanup
Version 1.7:

Addition of new tools:

  • wiki tool
  • hfsdata tool
  • wsupdate tool
  • setvolume tool
Updates to existing tools: * getfcomment now gets OS X comments, not just OS 9 Dekstop Database comments * Major bug fixes for lsmac * Minor bug fixes and code cleanup for setsuffix, setlabel, getfcomment, geticon, hfsdata, lsmac, mkalias, setfcomment, setfctypes, setfflags, more...
Requirements
PPC, Mac OS X 10.0 or later 10.3 is required for some of these tools to be useful.






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Negritude commented on 13 Oct 2011
It's best to install this using MacPorts, as the old pre-compiled binaries are PPC only.

Also, there is a much better trash command to be found here:

http://hasseg.org/trash

If you installed osxutils with MacPorts, rename that trash command so that it doesn't get executed:

sudo mv /opt/local/bin/trash /opt/local/bin/trash-disabled
[Version 1.7]


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Anonymous reviewed on 27 Nov 2005
When installing using .pkg file, watch out this will overwrite the permission of directories such as /usr, /usr/share, /usr/local, and /usr/local/bin, that is, root:wheel with your user:your group.
You can use disk utilities to fix permissions but /usr/local and its subdirectories remain untouched, so you have to fix those with your hand.
[Version 1.7]


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Anonymous reviewed on 12 Nov 2004
For some similar tools see xmlstar.sf.net!
[Version 1.5]


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Anonymous reviewed on 03 Jun 2004
Excellent tools! I use then with OnMyCommand CM all the time.

Would love to see some clipboard tools added ... multiple clipboards.
[Version 1.4]


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Anonymous reviewed on 03 Jan 2004
Great utilities, but there are a number of problems with the man pages, ranging from blank lines (not allowed) to directive errors. Specifically, google and setlabel.
[Version 1.3]


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Downloads:8,135
Version Downloads:3,395
Type:Utilities : File Management
License:Free
Date:27 Nov 2005
Platform:PPC 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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osxutils is a bundle of Mac-oriented command-line utilities that facilitate working with Mac OS file meta-data, and allow you to alter and/or control all sorts of Mac-specific things via the command line.


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