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The default file manager in macOS.

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Is there a setting in a Linux file manager to show copy progress the way Finder in macOS does?

I was looking for a convenient file manager to move a lot of files and folders on Linux and needed to see as much detail as possible. Unfortunately I had some problems too, with some errors (details ...
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ls command does not show app files in Applications or Utilities folders, but Finder shows the apps (macOS Catalina)

When I use the "ls -a" command in the /Applications or /Applications/Utilities folders, the only app that shows up is Safari.app in the /Applications folder. However, when I open the same directories ...
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Why does finder and terminal report different file sizes for files and folders?

Looking at a folder within Finder on macOS High Sierra, it is telling me that the size of the folder is 8.14GB, whereas running the command du -hsx Pictures/ it is saying that the size of the folder ...
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Why df and Finder shows different available disk space?

In home directory, df -h $HOME shows Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/disk1 231G 177G 54G 77% / But in finder Any ideas? EDIT Attached df -h output /dev/disk1 ...
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Get path of currently marked file

Im running OS X and I'm wondering if there is a way to get the path of the currently marked file in Finder. Like, can UNIX determine what file i have clicked on? Reasons for this would be for ...