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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.   
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cp CenterStage Finder
 
cp CenterStage Finder
 
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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