There’s more to the Finder’s illusions than plain folders. Here’s an explanation of packages and bundles, and how to use and abuse them.
Sierra brings undocumented weirdness to the Finder, with a folder that is, but it isn’t, and improved Finder aliases, which don’t work as well. Yet.
Do you know the differences between an alias, hard link, and symbolic link? Each has its uses, and understanding them is important.
How to inspect and change them, in the Finder and the command line.
How can I clean up my Documents folder?
Do folders have timestamps to keep track of the last modification and original time of creation? Are these updated when metadata are modified, and how does journalling fit in with this?
Freshly installed OS X has clear ideas about what should go where. Does it really matter, or can […]