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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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QEMU: weird display output when install debian on mac osx

I got weird display when I tried to install debian on osx 10.9.1 qemu-system-i386 -hda debian.img -cdrom ~/Downloads/debian-testing-i386-netinst.iso -boot d QEMU is the newest version brewed from ...
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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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MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 external monitor

I would like to know what is the highest external monitor resolution my MacBook Pro 13 inch, Mid 2010 can support? Also, what connection am I looking at? Mini DisplayPort to what? HDMI?
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What is needed to drive a 4k display from a Mac Pro 2008?

What is needed to drive a 4k display from a Mac Pro 2008? Current config: Mac Pro 3.1 from 2008 with BTO Nvidia 8800GT, DVI out. Is a new graphic card needed? Can a flashed card pc with a new ...
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How do you stop MacBook Pro retina from switching to scaled resolution?

I've got an early 2013 Macbook pro Retina. Until recently I was using bootcamp to use windows, but I found Parallels actually gave a better experience, so I've been using OSX more and more. ...
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Resolution scaling reduces quality

I got a Macbook Air and the native resolution is 1440 x 900 which is very clear and crisp. The problem is the text and ui elements are tiny at that resolution. So I changed the resolution to 1280 x ...
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Mac OS. Finder windows split the screen?

I want to achieve something like this at least for 4 windows:
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MacBook Pro not driving monitor in high res mode

I have a 2013 Retina MacBook Pro hooked up to a Dell U2713HM with a mini display port to display port cable, but all of the sudden it won't drive the monitor at its native 2560x1440, but only at 1080p ...
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In OS X, how to power detach screen

I'm not sure what's up here. I just switched to mac, which I'm liking but I can't seem to power detach my screen sessions On other unix systems, I do this: screen [now I'm in a screen session] ...
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Having trouble getting full 2560x1440 resolution output from a Mac Book Pro

I just got a Dell U2713hm to hook up to my Mac Book Pro. I thought it was a 2560x1440 monitor but I'm only getting 2048x1152. I'm using the mini display port to VGA, am I just stuck with the lower ...
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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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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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Why does my Macbook Retina + Dual Link not allow my monitor to go over 60hz?

I got an Asus VG248 (refresh rate 144hz) monitor . I also have a dual link adapter. On my Retina Macbook 15", I cannot set my monitor refresh rate to higher than 60 hz. Why is this? I have ...
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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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532 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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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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Extending screen via network connection

I have a notebook running OSX 10.8.2 and another notebook running Windows 8. Both of them are in the same network. Is there a software that, installed on both machines, allows the Mac notebook to use ...
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170 views

How do I use an Ubuntu laptop as an external monitor for a Mac?

The main machine that I'm using is a Mac, and the other one is a Sony Vaio running Ubuntu. Does anyone have an idea how to use the Ubuntu laptop as a second monitor?
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461 views

Keep Mac running with display off

How can I keep the Mac running (not going to sleep) with its display turned off without having to go to Energy Saving settings to set display sleep to low and computer sleep to high? I tried the ...
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1answer
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Keyboard-Shortcut to move windows around on multiscreen setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to automagically move windows between monitors with one keystroke? I am looking for a way to move windows around on a multi-screen (usually dual screen) setup. So ...
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1answer
679 views

How can I use my macbook in grayscale?

Is it possible to make my Macbook monitor display grayscale instead of full color? How can I do that? I looked in the Displays preference plane "color" tab but didn't see anything that looked like it ...
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iBook G3 freezes, no touchpad or button response

I have an iBook G3 (900 MHz). When on battery and the display goes to sleep I cannot wake it up. OS X is not sleeping as I can hear the hard drive running and Ctrl + Command + Power does get the ...
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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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Do I need a driver to use use Samsung P2770H Monitors with OSX?

I am would like to buy this Samsung monitors to be used with my macbook pro. However, when I went to the website of the Samsung, I couldn't find any driver for osx. I also read on some forum, that ...
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OS X Set Screen Size Manually

I wish to increase the size of an application window like TextEdit to be greater than the actual screen height but it is always limited by the screen size pixels. Is there a way to artificially ...
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How can I monitor network usage by process on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X Bandwidth monitor for Mac OS X? Is there any way to find out which process using how ...
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1answer
135 views

Use a script to grab paths to the recently changes files on the system?

Months ago I asked Is there a program or some method to access recent Finder windows / places? After asking that question I started using a utility called Fresh to watch recently changed files all ...
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1answer
494 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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OS X secondary monitor resolution off a MacBook Pro: how do I increase it?

I have a MacBook Pro, and have tried to connect both a Benq g900 and Samsung SyncMaster to it. They work, but in both cases the Mac drops down to 640x800 res, and won't increase it. I gather this is ...
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My screen dims unexpectedly

Let's say I'm watching a movie and all of a sudden my MacBook Pro 13 inch screen will dim. It's not getting ready to go to sleep. Some of the screen lights up and then the whole screen goes black. The ...
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Visual Studio has a red overlay when running on OSX through VMWare Fusion

I am having an interesting issue that is displayed below. Essentially I have a bootcamp partition of Windows7 loaded in OSX Lion via VMWare Fusion and everything seems to work swimmingly with the ...
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Mac always boots with incorrect display gamma (for years now including Lion)

I think somewhere, something got installed but I have no idea what or how to fix it :( Basically, my old MacBook Pro running 10.5 Leopard had a problem where on boot it would show everything on the ...
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143 views

Macbook pro dual external display

How can I connect two external DVI displays to a 13" MacBook Pro?
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1answer
589 views

Dialog display with blank field assigned to variable in Mac Terminal?

I want to make a display box that has a text box that the user can enter a number into that will later be assigned to a variable. How would I do this?
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Displays won't stay off when I put them to sleep in MacOS

In MacOS, when I press Shift Control Eject the displays go blank for a second, then they turn on again. There's no way I can get them off permanently. I also don't want the computer to sleep as I ...
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443 views

Determine $DISPLAY socket name on OS X 10.6?

I'm looking to do something that's a little odd. I'm SSH'ing from a server to a Snow Leopard client to start an X11 data display process. In other words, SSH's X11 forwarding isn't what I want. I can ...
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386 views

Mac shortcut to place window in secondary screen?

Does anyone know if there is a keyboard shortcut to move a window to a secondary screen under OSX?
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DISPLAY set incorrectly

I find when I log in that the DISPLAY variable is set incorrectly as: /tmp/launch-qGGKPH/org.macports:0 (or similarly named temp file) This may be related to the way I installed and then uninstall ...
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Can I turn down the screen brightness on my MacBook Pro any further?

I sometimes use my MacBook Pro with all the lights off in the room. I turn the screen brightness down to its lowest setting (and turn off the automatic brightness adjustment), but it’s still a bit too ...
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1answer
193 views

How can I make apps launch on an external monitor?

How can I make my apps launch on an external monitor instead of on my MacBook's built-in monitor?
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633 views

How to extend my display properly in Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I make apps launch on an external monitor? I have an external monitor and I have extended the display. Macbook = Right External = Left For some reason all of ...
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172 views

Creating a gimmick monitor profile?

I want to create a monitor profile which is not an accurate calibration, but actually remaps colors such that the monitor emits only red light — the blue and green channels are always 0. Preferably, ...
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Mac OS X screen resolutions

I have a Mac Mini, the previous generation, and I'm running dual screen on it however, due to circumstances, I am using it with a 17" and a 19" screen which is not ideal. Does anyone know of anyway I ...
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Windows doesn't use the Mac's full screen

I have installed Windows 7 on my Mac. Now when I run Windows 7, it displays in a 7 inch screen only, not full screen. How do I fix this?
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284 views

Can I unlock my < insert OS here > desktop remotely?

When I walk up to one of my locked desktops I type in the password and unlock the desktop. I would like to do the same thing remotely. Immagine this: a friend is at my house and needs wants to play ...
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1answer
275 views

OS X: Recovering from an incompatible screen resolution

I clicked on a screen resolution in OS X that was incompatible with my monitor and/or monitor cable. I can restart with the shift key held down and boot into a usable resolution, but if I restart in ...
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773 views

Different DPI on MacBook Pro and external monitors - what options are there?

I have an external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro, the two screens have different DPIs. Ideally I would like them to be the same, but as this is not the case, the best option I can see is ...
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How to change to brightness of an external display on a macbook pro running OSX 10.6

I am using a macbook pro running OSX 10.6 snow leopard. In System Preferences/Displays/Display, I can change the brightness of the macbook's screen. However, this option is not available for the ...