Parallels error "Windows cannot access \\psf..."

Issue

Following error is displayed when trying to open files stored on Mac's disk using Windows 10 running in Parallels. Error appears regardless of whether Coherence mode is enabled or not.

Upgrading svn on Mac OS X

This is a quick way to upgrade svn (subversion) on Mac OS X.

In this particular case it was Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and svn was upgraded from v1.7 to v1.9.

Apple Photos displays incorrect thumbnails for some photos

Apple Photos on Mac OS 10.11 (El. Capitan). Some photos have mixed up thumbnails. Basically this means that preview thumbnail is one photo, but when a user double clicks on the thumbnail, a completely different photo is displayed...

Apple Photos on Mac OS - iCloud download stuck on "Updating"

Issue

Macbook Air (MacOS 10.11 - El Capitan) with empty Photos library cannot download photos from iCloud (previously uploaded by another Macbook). iCloud Photo Library status in Photos > Preferences > iCloud stuck on "Updating" for over 24 hours.

Restarting computer, pausing iCloud upload, re-creating or repairing Photos database doesn't make any difference.



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