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Mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything.

Hooked up external monitor but display not mirrored . F5 nor F8 work to get mirrored display? Given the mac laptop screen damaged, can't see anything o its screen
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Scale second monitor on mac

I have a macbook pro and a second monitor connected. Resolution of monitor is 1920x1080, i would like to scale image on second monitor. Is it possible to scale extended monitor on MAC OS? Like 150% / ...
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Mac OSX: Terminal command to replicate activity monitor network data?

I've been googling around for a while now to try and find a terminal command which can output total kb/s IN and OUT for wifi (en0). The command cannot use sudo, so lsof is out. I've tried using ...
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macbook pro - red screen 2 weeks after coke on keyboard

Two weeks ago I dropped a cup of coke on keyboard of my Macbook Pro 2009 17". Instantly the machine self turned off and I turned it upside down. 20 minutes after I dismounted the machine and had no ...
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What is the most effective way of using a MacBook Pro with an external monitor?

I have an early-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 15-inch and it has been working amazingly for the past year. I spend around 8 months at school and 4 months at home. In school, I need the laptop ...
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1answer
90 views

How to correct the horizontal position of a single LCD monitor on Mac OS X Mavericks?

I am using a Mac mini with Mac OS X 10.9.2 and have an ASUS PA238QR monitor connected to it as the only monitor, using a resolution of 1920x1080. A converter is used to transform the VGA output of the ...
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55 views

Small portion of screen flickering?

After running a game in a little window and closing out of it, the location where the window was is giving a very small and very fast flicker. It's not really visible, like you have to look at it to ...
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1answer
97 views

Connect HDMI or Displayport to PC and display output with window (Windows 7, Mac Mini)

To clarify, What I want to be able to do is the following: I have 3 monitors and have all of them connected to my windows machine. The specs are not important as i suspect I will need new hardware ...
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2answers
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Non-Apple monitor with DisplayPort not recognized by a Mac

I just got a new monitor: an Acer B276HUL. Its native resolution is 2560x1440. I didn't do my research before ordering it; that resolution is too high for single-link DVI! So I have yet to see it ...
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177 views

Mavericks screen resolution won't save

I just updated my OS with Mavericks and am having a weird issue with it. When I go into my display settings I see that the default option is to have the screen resolution set as "Best for display" I ...
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1answer
269 views

External monitor doesn't work when connected to Mac or PC

I have a Samsung SyncMaster s20b350 that has worked perfectly when connected to my macbook up until today. I have ruled out the mini displayport to hdmi adapter as being faulty because it still ...
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1answer
200 views

Can't get display on second monitor with desktop

I'm trying to use an ASUS V247H as a second monitor. I've plugged it into my desktop (OS 10.8.4, iMac) with a DVI cable and adapter, and it's definitely being recognized but I can't get a display on ...
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1answer
93 views

Turn off an iMac's screen in single user mode

I have an old (yet fairly powerful) iMac that I would like to be able to use for servers. Obviously, the best way to run a server would be to boot it up into single user mode/verbose mode for maximum ...
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1answer
843 views

Mac Mini - HDMI Monitor - No display

Case 1: Mac Mini to CRT Monitor via 'thunderbolt' - Proper Display - No Problem Case 2: Mac Mini to CRT monitor and HDMI monitor - Dual Display - No Problem Case 3: Mac Mini to HDMI Monitor - No ...
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1answer
87 views

Mac OS X - Big TV windows too big

i have a 1920x1080 tv and i have my mac going into it. Since it is a 32", windows and the dock are large, and a lot of room is wasted. I understand this is what a high res screen is for. Like the ...
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Use different arrangement for different displays with same brand on Mac

I have 2 displays with same brand, I use one in the office and another at home. I would like to use different display arrangement settings for these 2 displays(both in extended mode, for the first ...
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1answer
78 views

Monitor has single ripple distortion

Lately, my iMac monitor shows an annoying 'ripple' that is horizontal and evident when I scroll with my magic mouse. I have not run any diagnostic tests to see what reports might show, but I have run ...
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1answer
659 views

Green screen on HDMI monitor from MacBookPro

I connected my MacBookPro into an HDMI monitor (Dell U2312HM) using a DisplayPort-HDMI cable. The result is a green screen as you can see in this video that I've uploaded just now: ...
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0answers
196 views

Can I use Apple TV to record the use of an App on my iPad?

I am wondering if I can use Apple TV to mirror an App that runs on my iPad 3 to the Television, and then record it in a format that I can edit on my Mac. The point of doing this is to create a video ...
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0answers
221 views

Correct display settings on OS X using VGA switch?

I have an iMac (2011) with a Samsung SyncMaster SA350 connected. I originally connected it using Mini DisplayPort -> VGA. The iMac detected the display and it showed a very clear image. Then I ...
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1answer
181 views

OS X 10.8.2 renders blurry screen with slight vertical stripes on my new Dell monitor

When I visit System Preferences > Displays and change the refresh rate from 60Hz to 75Hz, then hit revert suddenly the display becomes clear and sharp. Selecting scaled resolution as opposed to "best ...
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2answers
795 views

Export display to an iMac

I have a 12" Linux laptop with HDMI, DisplayPort and VGA ouputs. I can successfully export a display of a resolution up to 2048x1536 to any vanilla display or TV. I also have a 27" Mid-2010 top of ...
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Monitor not receiving any picture data from computer?

I cannot get a picture to display on a monitor for my Mac computer. I formatted the hard drives (couple passes with 1's and 0's) and now I cannot get the monitor to display a picture. I know the ...
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2answers
676 views

Wiped a hard drive and now I can't install an OS X on it?

I had 4 hard drives that I put in to my new computer and wiped them individually using the cipher command in Windows 7 and then formatting in the windows explorer. They all worked prior and I could ...
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2answers
78 views

Can I use a total of three displays with non-Retina MacBook Pro via USB?

Can I add one display via DisplayPort and two more via USB using this? http://eshop.macsales.com/item/NewerTech/VIDU2DVIA/ Or is the max two external displays? Or one DisplayPort and one USB? I have ...
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1answer
179 views

MacBook Pro Retina & 3 Dell SP2309W's

So, my main rig is on its way out and I am seriously considering replacing my old Dell w/ a new MacBook Pro. With that being said, I have 3 gorgeous Dell SP2309W's that I would like to make use of. ...
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1answer
1k views

Using a Thunderbolt display with a Mini DisplayPort Mac

I have a MacBook Pro that I purchased in December 2010 that has a Mini DisplayPort, but no Thunderbolt port. I would like to purchase a monitor for my machine. What I would really like is one of the ...
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1answer
472 views

How to swap displays in OSX

I have a Macbook Pro running Lion and an external monitor. I use dual displays. Is there anyway I can easily switch the displays? For instance if I have Safari open and sitting in my laptop screen ...
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1answer
155 views

Where to get Toshiba monitor driver software for MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4

I am trying to connect my MacBook Pro running OS 10.7.4 to a Toshiba monitor. Where can I get the necessary driver software?
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2answers
662 views

alternatives 150w power supply 30 inch apple monitor

Seems like an obvious question but is there any of type of power supply that will work with the 30" mac monitors other than the 150w supply created by apple? They have stopped producing these and its ...
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0answers
384 views

Macbook Air's display won't turn off when lid is closed with external display

This highly annoying problem started recently on my MBA: when I connect it to my external display and close the lid, the screen doesn't turn off. The same occurs if I wake it up from sleep into this ...
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2answers
1k views

How to connect two monitors to a macbook pro?

I have a 13" macbook pro, and I need much more space right now, so I decided to buy two smaller monitors. (these from LG). But I don't really know how will I connect them. I've seen some products ...
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1answer
992 views

Dell U271 monitor DisplayPort suddenly not working

My new(ish) Dell U271 took a bit of a knock and it now suddenly doesn't recognise the Macbook plugged into it via DisplayPort - this had been working great for several months up until now. When I ...
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2answers
2k views

Can I use an iPad as the display for a Mac Mini?

Is it possible to use an iPad as the monitor for a Mac Mini? Input would be from the Mac Mini's keyboard and mouse.
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1answer
752 views

Photoshop Doesn't Have Smooth Gradients on a Specific Monitor

After using Photoshop on a daily basis for the past few years, today when I booted up I noticed that photoshops gradients were no longer smooth for me on my laptop monitor. Here's an example: ...
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1answer
534 views

OS X - way of seeing what app is using how much bandwidth?

I use iStatMenu to show me my total bandwidth use at any moment, but what I really want it a way of seeing what app is using how much. Sometimes I see more bandwidth being used that I expect, but I ...
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Can I connect a DisplayPort monitor to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac, and vice-versa?

Does anyone know if a monitor equipped with a DisplayPort (e.g. the Dell U2311h LCD screen) can be connected to the Thunderbolt port on a Mac? I want to connect two of these LCDs (one via ...
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1answer
1k views

MacBook Pro running external monitor shows green sparkles

I'm trying to use an external display with my MacBook Pro laptop. The laptop detects the display and the display is running at its native resolution of 1680 by 1050. However, there are constant green ...
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321 views

External monitor with Macbook - resolution not available?

I'm using an external monitor with my MacBook Pro 13 inch. The external monitor is a Dell 1650x1080 resolution. I'm connecting using a mini display port to DVI adaptor. On a previous MacBook Pro 13 ...
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258 views

How can I set my Mac Mini to output 16x10 resolution over a VGA cable?

I have a 16x10 monitor that I use for my other computers (native resolution 1920x1200), and I want to use it for my old Mac Mini too. I have it connected via a VGA cable to the DVI-to-VGA adapter that ...
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2answers
914 views

Apple Cinema Display vs. the Competition [closed]

I'm a professional web developer who does the majority of my work on my 15" macbook pro. As I am staring at code all day, and hunched over my laptop its starting to put a strain on my body. I do the ...
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1answer
47 views

Recording my Windows machine in widescreen

I've recently switched to a Mac and I'm LOVING it so far. My setup is that I have a 19" HDTV for my Mac monitor, and a 19" non-widescreen monitor for my Windows. I also have my microphone (used for ...
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0answers
493 views

Macbook Air - fonts not aliased on external monitor

I have 2010 Macbook Air 11", which is connected via DisplayPort to HP LP2475w LCD monitor. Unfortunately the text displayed on the external monitor has rough edges and as far as I can tell, it is not ...
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2answers
1k views

Rainbow display static/snow over HDMI->DVI

I recently got a Mac Mini at work. I have two of the same monitor connected to it: one over HDMI->DVI adapter and DVI cable, and one over MiniDisplayPort->VGA adapter and VGA cable Sometimes ...
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4answers
12k views

Display iPhone/iPad/iPod on PC screen

I was wondering, is it possible to display the iPhone's screen on your Mac? So if you want to give a presentation about what you can do with an app, and you connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod to your Mac, ...
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1answer
102 views

New monitor and eyes problem

I recently bought a LG FLatron W2442PE monitor to use it as external and main monitor for my macbookpro 15 (2008) using a dvi conector. I use a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz, and all the monitor ...
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3answers
2k views

Shut down the monitor in a MacBook Pro, without to put it to sleep?

How do I set the monitor to shutdown in a MacBook Pro? I do not want the computer to stop running; I do not wish it to go to sleep.
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0answers
197 views

Stop Mac OS X from un-muting sound when display returns from sleep

I keep my Mac muted at all times; the display turns off after 10 minutes of no use (to save power). This is a good feature, but it "unmutes" the sound when I return. How can I stop it from doing this ...
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1answer
392 views

How to install an Apple monitor on a Windows Vista PC?

I have an Apple display model M7478LL/A, and a desktop computer with Windows Vista and a Geforce 7100 video card. I connected the monitor to the PC and it does not turn on. I'm left with a black ...
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0answers
191 views

ZSH not wrapping lines (Screen IOS)

zsh 4.3.9 (i386-apple-darwin10.0) inside Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06 inside Termianl Version 2.1.1 (273) I've had this problem once or twice. Basically, output from programs stopps ...