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Copy Disk Image as Folder

When you open a .dmg file, a disk image is mounted. You are then generally supposed to copy the contents of that disk image to your hard drive (to your Desktop, your Applications folder, or wherever). But what if you want to copy the whole disk image, including all its contents, as a folder? Hold the Option key, and drag the "proxy icon" in the title bar of the disk image window to the destination in the Finder.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Dec-05

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Applications folder symlinks ease installation -- Readers discuss various ways of installing applications more easily. (8 messages)

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Moving over user accounts without migration assistance -- So exactly how do you move a user account from an old Mac to a shiny new one, without using Unix? (2 messages)

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Bluetooth cell phones for Mac OS X -- You're a Mac user and you want a Bluetooth-capable cell phone that's compatible with iSync and Salling Clicker, and that you can use as a modem to connect to the Internet from your Mac. TidBITS Talk readers come up with a couple of suggestions, but the pickings seem to be slim. (3 messages)

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New DRM causing problems playing audio CDs? Is a Mac's inability to play music CDs a new form of DRM or, more likely, just a bad drive? (7 messages)

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