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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 ...
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How do you change an expired certificate?

While I've been using mac for sometime. Often when I'm doing software updates on various machines I need to install new software. Most updates have certificates which are sometimes out of date. I ...
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Can't reach only certain websites from my Wifi (with macbook and iphone)

I can't access certain websites neither from my macbook nor from my iphone when connected to my Wifi. The same website can be opened from another windows computer connected to the same Wifi. This is ...
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Windows 7 halts booting when Apple Keyboard connected

When Windows 7(64bit) is booting, and Apple Keyboard is connected by USB, then it halts on 'Vaio' logo, while loading BIOS(and I have to disconnect keyboard, restart computer, and connect when windows ...
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Are there apple macs with ivy bridge CPU already on sale? [closed]

If not, then when? I tried to google it out but couldn't find any dates. I am especially interested about macbooks.
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Remap Apple MacBook Eject key in Windows?

I have a MacBook with Windows 7 on it as my daily driver. My MacBook has a nearly useless Eject key, but I wish it was a forward delete key. KeyRemap4Macboook works great in OS X. Is there any ...
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How can I access an Apple Xserve with no I/O ports

I have an Apple Xserve at my place of employment, that I stumbled across one day going through some old equipment. The Xserve has one card installed on it, being the NIC, and is labelled with the ...
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What is special about Apple SuperDrive

I am planning on replacing my internal SuperDrive with a SSD and I was wondering if I should get an external enclosure specially for the internal SuperDrive or I can use my old drive (with an external ...
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Is There a Fair Trade Computer Manufacturer? [closed]

There has been much criticism of Apple and their Foxconn factory surrounding the release of the new iPhone. It seems that in the world of computer manufacturing that it is not un-common for work ...
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Synergy: Dual Windows 7 PC & MacBook in between

I have a windows 7 PC set-up at work with my MacBook Pro in between the two monitors. However, I am struggling to set Synergy up so that the mouse can be taken from monitor one, through the MacBook ...
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Can't connect to Apple Time Capsule in home network using Home Plugs from Win 7 Machine

I have the following home network setup with subnet 255.255.255.0 but recently moved my time capsule to a different location when I added a third Home Plug and can no longer ping or map a network ...
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RAM Specifications for Power Mac G4

I recently got a pair of old Power Mac G4’s, but they did not come with RAM. I am trying to find out their memory specifications so that I can add some, but unfortunately I cannot find them. Having ...
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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 ...
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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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Can you disable the GPU on a Macbook Air?

Can the graphics processing unit (GPU) be disabled on a 2011 Macbook Air as a means of increasing battery life?
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Is Hulu hacked? Or is it my Mac browser?

Do you know why I'm directed to a url on piratenpartij.nl when I try to play Jon Stewart on Hulu.com? I can't figure out if my Mac has a virus, or if it's something on my Chrome browser, or if ...
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How to connect two Dual-link-DVI displays to a Thunderbolt MacBook Pro

I want to connect two 2560x1440 displays to a summer 2012 MacBook Pro Retina (MBP from now on). The best way to do it would be to buy two Apple thunderbolt displays, which would connect Display2 ...
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Mac Book Pro “Repair the Hard Drive and Permissions” process

I have a MBP 13 inch with OSX Lion on it (late 2011 model). Since a few months now it's been slower than when out of the box even though I didin't really start using it differently since then, except ...
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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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ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/TB & Apple Thunderbolt Displays

I just setup a new PC with the new ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT and am currently able to get one of my two thunderbolt displays working. The second one is outputting sound, but no video... Any ...
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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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Is there a way to remap the Fn and Ctrl keys on an Apple wireless keyboard?

I'm using Apple Wireless keyboard and I'm slightly disappointed that Fn key and Ctrl key have that order. It's not convenient for me. How can I easily swap them?
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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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Mac With 10.6.8 Won't Connect to Router

I am at a friend's house and cannot connect to his router. I have found a lot of suggestions on how to fix this but have been unsuccessful so far. I have tried manually assigning an IP to my computer ...
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Is there a way to install the QuickTime plugin for Firefox without the bloatware from Apple?

I remember using QuickTime Lite. However QT Lite was last updated on 18 Dec 2010 and uses QuickTime base components [version 7.69.80.9]. Current QuickTime according to apple.com is QuickTime 7.7.2. ...
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How to fix broken hinge on Macbook Air 1st generation

I am proceeding to fix on my own the first generation Macbook Air with a broken hinge. All the cables and connections are okay but the hinge is physically splitting open, with one side no longer ...
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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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Keyboard mapping program, different settings for different keyboards?

At work I have an Apple keyboard that a friend bought me. I used it for a long time on my desktop, but have recently switched to using my laptop for everything. On my desktop, I had long ago ...
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Delete line breaks with an Apple wireless keyboard

I am really struggling with this. On my old keyboard, I would position the cursor at the end of the text, go to the bottom of the page, hold down the del key on the numeric keyboard and the line ...
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Best Approach for Securing Internet NAS? [closed]

I would like to install a NAS for global internet access. I would like to then be able to access it from any mobile(IOS, Droid) and computer device I choose and view files from it directly. I have ...
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Why subnet mask for IP 10.0.1.4 is 255.255.255.0?

Well I'm not sure whether I'm missing something here. But all I've read is that if first octet of IP is within 0 - 127 then it is categorized as Class A subnet and correspondingly Subnet Mask for ...
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Macbook Pro - Randomly sleeps and won't wake up

All, I have a Macbook Pro 13" (mid 2009) that has had a long time issue which seems to be getting worse. Occasionally, I will go to wake the computer with the keyboard and can't wake it. The HDD ...
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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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Why does my MacBookPro keep on hitting Apple servers non-stop?

Installed Windows 7 on my MBP via Boot Camp and I kept on seeing packets of data hitting a bunch of IP addresses that are apparently within the block that Apple owns. I blocked them. Now it tries to ...
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Use AirPort Extreme to extend WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports

Is it possible to use an AirPort Extreme to extend an existing WLAN while also using the USB/Ethernet ports? Why I need it: Internet access and HiFi (AirPlay) are currently wired to an AirPort ...
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Where is configuration to show IP address on shell prompt being stored?

We have two Xservers on our network. On server A all our employees have an account setup, but on B the only account is the admin account. I can ssh to server A fine with my username and pass that are ...
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Connecting Apple Wireless Keyboard on Fedora 15

I have an Apple Wireless bluetooth keyboard that I'd like to use with my Laptop running Fedora 15. The Bluetooth GUI tool is being extremely unhelpful. It simply shows the keyboard in the list of ...
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Is it safe to ride a bike with your macbook pro in sleep mode?

I have the current mac book pro. Is it safe to ball around with it in sleep mode or could you damage the disk?
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MacOSX: Should MS Office AutoUpdate run automatically?

This is on Snow Leopard and MS Office 2008. Microsoft AutoUpdate is a program installed alongside Microsoft Office. From the name "Microsoft AutoUpdate", my guess is that this program should ...
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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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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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Is it possible to access an Apple Time Capsule over the internet?

I'd like to be able to continue backing things up even when I'm not in the office, so if it's easy to access it over the internet, I'd like to set this up. I'm using OSX Lion.
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Keys dead in Apple Wireless Keyboard after cleaning

I gave my Apple Wireless Keyboard a cleaning using a damp cloth and dishwashing soap. None of the keys have worked since. Although I was careful, some water may have gotten under one or two other ...
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Remote Installing OS X 10.5 on a PowerBook G4

I recently acquired a PowerBook G4 (always loved the PPC architecture over Intel when it comes to Apple), currently it has OS X 10.4 installed. Unfortunately I can't find the original 10.5 install ...
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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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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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Command+Tab not working on MacOSX Client with Synergy

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 laptop paired with an Apple Wireless Keyboard. I'm using the answer on this question to swap the Command and Option keys so that they are mapped like a regular keyboard. This ...
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Linux/OS X dualboot on a MacBook Pro with RAID

I'd like to install Gentoo Linux on my Macbook Pro while keeping my current OS X installation. I currently have OS X installed on a RAID 0 on two 160GB Intel SSDs and I'd like to create a new ...
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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?
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Two Kernel Panics in two weeks, what's wrong? [closed]

I've had two kernel panics in two weeks on my Macbook. Any idea what's wrong? Here's my report: Interval Since Last Panic Report: 386578 sec Panics Since Last Report: 2 Anonymous UUID: ...