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Update 2011

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Backup / Archive

The built in is good - Time Machine - but I also like rsync. Here is a good set of instructions on compiling (if you want the latest) and automating RSYNC backups

My normal rsync command uses the following options:

Command line

VIM / GVIM

I use the following macro:

#!Shell
function macvim () {
        # /Applications/Vim.app/Contents/MacOS/Vim -g "$1" "$2" "$3" "$4" "$5" "$6" "$7" "$8" "$9" &
        /Applications/Vim.app/Contents/MacOS/Vim -g "$@" &
        disown
}

and then the alias - "alias vi=macvim"

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