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Making a multisession with protected file formats

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Sounds and music not working in one user account

On my Mac, in one user account (I use several) I don't get any sound in videos or when playing music. The system signal sounds (like when turning volume up) are working. Everything else is normal ...
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Why am I unable to adjust volume or keyboard brightness on my Mac?

In the past two weeks there have been several times when I have tried to adjust volume and / or keyboard brightness on my Macs on both OS X Snow Leopard and Lion only to be shown an icon with a "no" ...
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How can I disable the startup sound on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6?

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1answer
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Record line in from iMic System on Mac OS X 10.6 using the Command line

I have audio being feed to the line in jack for my iMic USB Audio device. I have LAME & Vorbis OGG Tools installed using MacPorts. How do I directly record the line in jack using command line ...
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How to run a script at shutdown with Snow Leopard?

I want to run a script when I shutdown or restart my iMac, running Snow Leopard. I read somewhere that one could use the /etc/rc.shutdown.local for this, but it is not working for me. For example, I ...
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Why isn't sox able to convert to mp3?

I installed Sox, i installed lame-398, but sox is not able to convert any file to mp3. It fails with the messages: ./../sox FAIL util: Unable to load LAME encoder library (libmp3lame). ./../sox ...
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1answer
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How to adjust default sound settings in OSX for headphones

Sometimes when I plug in my headphones, OSX will change the volume to halfway. This is too much. How can I make it so that when I plug in my headphones the volume is lower?
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How do I control the system volume on OS X with a keyboard without media controls?

I'm using a PC keyboard on Mac OS. I can use the menubar to control the volume, but are there any keyboard shortcuts I can use to change the system volume? Or perhaps a simple script or solution I ...
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Mac OS X or Linux: delay/timeshift audio input by ~10 seconds

I would like to watch a baseball game on TV, but listen to the radio broadcast. The TV is about 10 seconds behind the radio, though. Does anyone know a way to delay the input from my radio by 10 ...
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1answer
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Pipe Ubuntu Sound Output To Mac

I am running ubuntu 10.04 and would like to redirect all the sound it outputs to my mac over the network. Is there any way to do this? I would like to hear sound from the mac as well.
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Switch sound output between internal speakers and external on iMac

i have receiver, connected to sound output of my iMac MB950LL/A. I cannot switch sound to iMac's internal speakers without unplugging the cable from it. Can it ever be done without touching the ...
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Mac OS X: what process is responsible for volume control (and other stuff)

The keys for volume control (i.e. volume up/down/mute) aren't working right now - along with a few other things. For example the "About My Mac..." menu entry doesn't work. And also, the system ...
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1answer
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Mac OS Sound Problem

Ok, this is strange problem, and I couldn't find any solution for it yet. This happened today then @work I plugged in external speakers jack, speakers was playing, everything was OK. But after I ...
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Per application volume settings: possible on Mac OS X Snow Leopard?

Is it possible to set per-application volume levels under Mac OS X? I would like to be able to turn the volume down on Entourage for new emails, but leave everything else at a pleasant level, ...
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2answers
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Why is my Mac beeping at me in a Sprint-Nextel-PTT kind of way?

I'm really stumped about this one. Before on OSX 10.5 and now on OSX 10.6, my Mac occasionally beeps at me. It's a split-second "bee-bee-beep" that sounds vaguely similar to the push-to-talk beep you ...
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OSX 10.6.2 - MacPro - Sound slowly disappearing

Over the last week the sound of my external speakers have slowly decreased and are now to the point where they are max out in the OS but and yet you can have to strain to hear them. What I have done ...
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How to configure Mac OS X Snow Leopard to automatically connect to my Bluetooth Speakers for sound output?

I have a bluetooth speaker that I use for audio output on Snow Leopard (the Sony SRS-BT100). Generally I like it, except for one thing: When my laptop wakes from sleep it does not automatically ...
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How to eliminate unwanted sound (e.g., wav file executed on opening web page) while listening to music?

While i work, I listen to music using headphones plugged into the headphone jack on my MBP. Sometimes the music is streamed via iTunes radio, but usually mp3 files played through iTunes. Obviously, ...
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Snow Leopard resets sound volume whenever I start my computer

I've recently installed Snow Leopard in my MacBook. I made a clean installation, although I restored some data and settings from a Time Machine backup, and the first weird thing I noticed was that the ...