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Clearing the Icon Services Cache in Yosemite

Craig Hockenberry:

If you’re seeing any weird behavior with icons in Yosemite, the chances are good that the Icon Services cache is corrupted and needs to be reset. Here’s how you do it using the Terminal[…]

He’s right that Apple should have a built-in command for doing this. Icon cache problems have plagued Mac OS X for a long time, and the precise way to reset the cache keeps changing.


Weirdly my missing Application icon in the Finder sidebar still is missing in Yosemite even after clearing the cache.

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