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Change default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks

Is there any way to change the default mouse cursor on OSX Mavericks? More precisely, I'd like to make it look like in windows, and even more precisely I want to move the 'point' where the mouse ...
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1answer
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Macbook wont open ports

I'm trying to allow my phone to access a locally hosted website on my Macbook Pro as I develop it! its running 127.0.0.1 on port 5000 locally in a tango environment (i've been told that the 127.0.0.1 ...
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Disable all logging on Mac OS X?

Is there a way to disable all logging services on Mac? I currently accomplish this on Ubuntu with the following: sudo stop rsyslog echo manual|sudo tee --append /etc/init/rsyslog.override Is there ...
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1answer
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Hot to get rid of “ghost pixels”?

So I just noticed that some parts of the window I just closed are still being displayed but very lightly. I don't know the correct terminology for them but it looks very interesting. The only problem ...
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Run a service action with a file from a shell script

I use CloudApp and it has installed a handy service called “Upload to CloudApp”. I'm writing a build script that I want to hook into this service. Every time it is run I want it to upload the file ...
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Increasing image size inside of WINE

I have an application designed for Windows XP, that needs to be ported to a Mac running 10.9.2. I found WineBottler and have created a package for the app, which works perfectly with the exception of ...
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How to format a DMG (Apple disk image) file?

I used Apple Disk Utility to make a formatted DMG file. Then there is a reason which prevents me from recreating it, however given read/write permission to the DMG file, I must re-formate it in order ...
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Hosts file cannot be found, max OS X

When I went restored my iPhone through iTunes I got an error 3194. I followed the instructions on the Apple site that tells me to edit my hosts file. I followed the instructions and opened sudo in ...
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15 views

Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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67 views

Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...
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1answer
188 views

Can you install OSX Mavericks directly onto an external drive?

I have an iMac running Mavericks and I am upgrading my Macbook pro's hard drive. I have a USB3.0 mounting dock and am wondering if there is a way to load Mavericks onto that drive from my iMac so that ...
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18 views

2x assets for supporting retina display on Apple devices

I've been reading the guidelines for creating an iOS 7 app in a document provided by Apple. One of the things mentioned is that you should support the retina display and should provide 2x assets for ...
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1answer
704 views

OSX Mavericks as Virtual Guest on Apple Hardware running Windows 7, 8, etc

Is it possible / legal to install Windows on Apple Hardware (macbook), and run OSX as a Virtual Guest using vmware or virtualbox? EDIT: 1/8/2014 -- I realize this question may not be as clear as it ...
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1answer
2k views

All iOS Provisioning Profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS Provisioning Profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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1answer
313 views

Increase the speed at which the 'delete' key deletes things on OSX?

I want to hold the 'delete' key and delete characters more quickly than OSX Mavericks does by default. Something like Ubuntu, which delete really quickly. Any suggestions?!
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Mac working extremely slow

I have MacBook Pro from 2011 year with 8 GB RAM. I changed hard drive to new one, with 7200 rpm and 16 MB cache, and fully reinstalled system from ESD disk (not from any backups). And the system ...
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0answers
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Python modules in Apple's Python packages directory?

I am trying to install the python packages installed on my computer and a few of them appear in /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/Extras/lib Which as I read this python is ...
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79 views

I want to make my MacBook Pro's security settings location-aware and automatic

I travel back and forth, using the same macbook pro at the office as I do at home. How can I get my MacBook Pro to recognize when it's at home and doesn't need to keep bringing up the password screen ...
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89 views

My 13 Mac Keeps Shutting Off

My MAC OS version 10.6.8 keeps shutting down. It shuts down about every 15 minutes. I've tried installing the firmware update, doing a SMC reset, I checked the battery and it says normal. Any ...
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0answers
28 views

How do I direct all network traffic to a Guest OS and then link back to a Host OS as a network VLAN?

How do I direct all network traffic (Ethernet/Wifi/host-only) to a Virtual (Dual-Home) Guest OS (SmoothWall) and then link back to my Host (Mac) OS and another Virtual Appliance as a network VLAN????
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1answer
44 views

Mac Laptops do not see printer anymore

I have a bunch of laptops that run OSX 10.4 and whenever I go to add the IP of the printer I get the "can't find the software/drivers". What are some debug steps I can take to get the printer added ...
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2answers
65 views

trying to find out if there is a command similar to “ditto”

I know if I want to in a sense merge one directory into another without over writing everything in there using ditto. But now I am trying to see if there is a way I can compare both directories. ...
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1answer
88 views

A quick, easy way to send an email from anywhere, via hotkey, without opening Mail.app

I am looking for an app which lives in my menu bar and, with a global hotkey, lets me bring up a window to send an email message, but which does not require me to have/wait for Mail.app or another ...
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0answers
61 views

Using the Apple keyboard on Ubuntu with the same MacOSX mappings

I am currently working on an Ubuntu 12.10 workstation, and as a Mac user I would like to use the big Apple keyboard (with numeric keypad) on Ubuntu with the same key mappings that I have on MacOSX. ...
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1answer
213 views

Remapping all OSX shortcuts from cmd to ctrl

I am new to OSX, and since I have mapped CTRL to CapsLock, and use alt a lot, I dont need CMD, how to remap all shortcuts globally not to use CMD?
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JDK 1.6 for OSX

I am trying to use the Java game library Slick2d. However it seems like it's bugged using Java 1.7. I've tried to find it but was unsuccessful. Is it possible to install the 1.6 JDK on Mountain ...
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1answer
47 views

Xcode Installation Fatally Crashed My Mac

I borrowed a macbook with mountian lion today and I put a dmg of xcode on a flash drive and tried to install it but it crashed the mac and the mac WILL NOT load. It always goes to the crash screen ...
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441 views

Downgrading Java from 7 to 6 failed — Mac

A while ago, I downgraded from Java 7 to Java 6 on my Mac, using these instructions. A few days ago, and for no apparent reason, this has stopped working (in my web browser) and Java just doesn't ...
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Show all services on right click (mac) [closed]

Whenever you have more than 4 services, they are put in a dropdown option "Services" on right click instead of just being added to the right click menu itself. Is this an option somewhere that can ...
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Why doesn't Java for OS X 2012-006 work with Chrome on OS X 10.8.2

I've followed Apple's article HT5559 to disable Java 7 and revert to Java 6 so as to retain compatibility with Google Chrome v23.0.1271.97. Safari detects and runs Java fine but Chrome yet doesn't ...
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1answer
704 views

Move Full Screen Apps to LEFT of Desktop on Mac OS X (Moutain Lion)

I own a MacBook Pro running OS X Mountain Lion and enjoy the convenience and efficiency of being able to three finger (or four finger) swipe between full screen apps. It irritates me however that ...
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Data Recovery from RAID5 disk - Promise Pegasus with Apple OSLion and Thunderbolt connection

I have a Promise Pegasus R6 - 12 TB RAID 5 disk for major storage purposes. One of the six 2TB hard disks were dead and the company provided me with a replacement. When the disk was inserted it ...
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729 views

How to make recovery USB for MAC OS X with Windows?

I recently bought Mac Mini with Mac OS X. I switched it on and noticed a few recommended updates. I installed them all. And here is the problem. My Mac is switching on properly. After switching ...
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1answer
288 views

Keep OSX from switching Keyboard layout automatically

I’m not using a normal Apple Keyboard on my Mac. It’s a standard ISO keyboard with a German Layout. Unfortunately this keyboard is not supported by OSX by default. So some keys are not working right. ...
2
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1answer
613 views

Why does my mac have page outs when I have inactive memory?

From what I've read, page outs are a sign that you don't have enough RAM. I have also read that if you have inactive memory available, then the machine will use that memory when starting up new ...
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Mac with two internal drives: how can I make moving the default drag operation?

I have two internal drives in my Mac, an SSD and an HDD. Since parts of my home directory are symlinked to the HDD, I frequently run into an issue where dragging a file into a different folder causes ...
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3answers
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Deleted JavaVM.framework, how to restore?

I accidentally deleted /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework, and now i can't use any command like java, javac, etc.. even if i have java installed. So someone know how to restore this folder ...
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0answers
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Fonts too bold under OS X 10.8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting crisper fonts in OS X after switching from Windows I am using chrome browser, and i am a guy who never used mac before, i switched from ubuntu to os x. Now the ...
3
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1answer
52 views

Remove OS, but keep documents

Yesterday I installed an SSD in my MacBook and kept my original HDD with a "data doubler" (replaces the DVD-drive with a hard-drive bay). That means I have my OS (and applications) on both my SSD and ...
3
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1answer
600 views

Got a Macbook with OS X Lion, then bought and upgraded to Mountain Lion and want to go back - do I need to purchase Lion?

I bought a used Macbook Air with OS X 10.7 Lion installed but with no installation media. I purchased and upgraded to OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Now I want to go back to Lion, and I am happy to do a ...
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2answers
268 views

Does anyone know if Apple plans to support AirPlay Mirroring in Macs older than last year? [closed]

Does anyone know if Apple plans to support AirPlay Mirroring in Macs older than last year? It seems in the fine print that it only works with 2011 models.
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1answer
419 views

Problems backing up to Apple TimeCapsule

I've used an Apple Timecapsule for a number of years and through a number of iterations of the hardware. My latest device is the 2TB model and I've been running no problem for 12 months. I've ...
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1answer
289 views

Can I set a background image in the Textmate editor window?

In TextMate I can set the background color, and background opacity, but is it possible to use an image as the background - like in iTerm2? If not, are there any external programs which I could use ...
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1answer
540 views

Accessing localhost:8080 through local network

I'm developing a Python WSGI website. I'm running a Paste development server on my Mac (OS X 10.7) on port 8080. I want to test the website on some other devices and OSs I have connected to the ...
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0answers
30 views

How to select a different volume for /Users folder during installation of OS X

Is it possible to specify that the /Users folder should be installed on a different volume during installation?
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1answer
150 views

Adding an iMac to a Windows workgroup

I have an iMac running Mac OS X 10.7 and I have it hooked up to my Windows workgroup but when I try to connect to it from my Windows computer it asks for a username and password. I've tried the ...
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1answer
63 views

Can I securely trash a folder that contains applications without ruining the applications on my HD?

I get a dialogue box asking if I want to leave or trash associated files as I am trashing an application. The folder in question is a duplicate of one I have saved in Documents. The applications are ...
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1answer
257 views

Checking for keylogger/trojan/spyware on OS X

I have enabled hidden files, ran netstat to observe active connections, and I am running Clamxav. Anybody know any other tricks or ideas to find anything hiding? This is a client's machine. It ppears ...
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0answers
107 views

how do you clear apple/mac install program files?

I installed a 30-day "test drive" of QuarkXpress, but got pulled in to other projects and didn't have time to test it. I now need to test it, but the 30 days are up. So I want to install the "test ...
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1answer
585 views

How to switch to built-in speaks when headphones are plugged in

I want to be able to switch headphone output to/from built-in speaker output with my mac with software, so that I don't need to do the manual process. How is this possible?