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How To Use Login Items 1

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How To Use Login Items

Every time you Mac logs in it will run any item in your login items list. This post will explain about the login item interface and how you can use it for your advantage. For example I use the login item interface to run start up scripts, connect to remote disks and generally make life that bit easier. There is one problem with adding items to your login. The more applications and scripts you add the long it will take for your computer to start up and be ready for use.

Speeding Up Login 2

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Speeding Up Login

If you have used your Mac for a long while it will take longer and longer to load. But there is some small house cleaning issues that you can take to get your Mac booting up quicker. It involves looking into the user settings and deleting any applications that open and run on boot.

Changing The Login Screen Background 3

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Changing The Login Screen Background

The login screen on Leopard is cool the first 2000 times you see it, but after a while it does get a bit boring and it can do with a change. This method is really simple and doesn’t involve using Terminal or any sudo commands. Coincidentally I don’t really like using sudo commands or mentioning them, since they are so powerful, if you get it wrong you can delete your whole partition.

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