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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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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: ...
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Run apps from xcode to a device wireless?

Is there a way to run apps over air from xcode?
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Apple Magic Trackpad 3-Finger Drop Lag

After enabling three-finger dragging for my Trackpad, I notice that it drags well, but when I release there is about 1-2 seconds of lag before it actually drops. I understand this is supposed to be a ...
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Is it possible to use 6GB of memory in my MacBook Pro 3,1?

The specifications of my MacBook Pro say the maximum memory supported is 4GB using two 2GB DDR2 667MHz each. However, some say that this model can support up to 6GB of memory, putting a 4GB Memory ...
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Windows 7 + Bootcamp: Apple Cinema Display brightness doesn't work

I have no idea what's going on here, I hope someone can help. Windows 7 x64 was installed and fully updated on an Intel Mac. It seemed to be working fine, but there was no sound, so I installed the ...
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Apple 10.7 Lion OS on Windows 7 Using VirtualBox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? So I do not own a Mac, and have never owned a Mac so I am not really sure how it typically works with the OS'. I am ...
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Converting rtfd files to txt, without deleting hyperlinks and pictures in OS X

I have a lot (>10k ... this can't be done manually) of rtf and rtfd files that I would like to turn into txt files. Unfortunately they contain pictures and hyperlinks that I don't want to lose. ...
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How can I edit RSS feed address/URL in Apple Mail?

How can I easily edit / modify / change the address of an RSS feed URL / address in Apple Mail? I am on OS X 10.6.8, Mail 4.5. I found information on how to use terminal to export the list of feeds, ...
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Anyone know how to enable UDP on an Airport Express / Time capsule router?

Currently I can't video chat using UDP. This diagnostic page shows that: http://cc.rtmfp.net/ I get a N,N,Y,N,N,Y,Y,Y How can I enable my Airport Express router to allow UDP? Thanks
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Mac Pro won't boot from Windows 7 DVD - Flashing prohibitory sign

I am trying to install Windows 7 on my Mac pro, I have tried everything it seems. I have a perfectly good Windows 7 DVD which boots on other devices, yet it doesn't on mine. First off it started with ...
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MacBook Pro wants to connect to IPv6 addresses for some strange reason

A very weird behavior on a MBP. It seems that some websites are now advertising Ipv6 addresses (e.g., www.doodle.com, addons.mozilla.org, etc.). For some reason, even though I only have an Ipv4 ...
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How to simply setup Mac OS X on ESXi 5.x+? [closed]

The simplest way to setup a Mac OS X on ESXi 5.x+? On all supported hardware.
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How to connect Apple HDMI to HDMI Cable to IBM Laptop?

I just bought an Apple Digital TV Adapter. I have an iPad2. I know, to share my iPad screen, Just connect iPad to Adapter & then connect Adapter second end to Monitor/Screen. Now, My question is ...
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How can I tell if my mac needs more memory?

In windows xp it was obvious: if the memory used regularly exceeded the physical memory, it was time to put some more in What's the deal with the mac? I read this and am none the wiser