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== '''How to replace Finder''' ==
 
== '''How to replace Finder''' ==
 
   
 
   
 
 
Find Finder.app on the OSBoot partition.  Its in System/Library/CoreServices.   
 
Find Finder.app on the OSBoot partition.  Its in System/Library/CoreServices.   
 
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cd /Volumes/OSBoot/System/Library/CoreServices
 
cd /Volumes/OSBoot/System/Library/CoreServices
 
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Unmount the filesystem to be able to write and not get a (Readonly error)
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<PRE>sudo mount -uw /</PRE>
  
 
Rename Finder.app to Finder.app.sav.  Copy in your replacement app and rename it to Finder.app.   
 
Rename Finder.app to Finder.app.sav.  Copy in your replacement app and rename it to Finder.app.   

Latest revision as of 15:59, 8 June 2008

How to replace Finder

Find Finder.app on the OSBoot partition. Its in System/Library/CoreServices.

cd /Volumes/OSBoot/System/Library/CoreServices


Unmount the filesystem to be able to write and not get a (Readonly error)

sudo mount -uw /

Rename Finder.app to Finder.app.sav. Copy in your replacement app and rename it to Finder.app.

mv Finder.app Finder.app.sav
cp /<some-path>/CenteraStage.app Finder.app

Now, navigate into its Contents/MacOS folder and copy its bin to Finder.

cd Contents/MacOS
cp CenterStage Finder