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How to identify what apps are using internet? [duplicate]

I have slow internet connection, when I watch online TV I'm trying to close those apps and processes on my Mac that use internet. Besides the intuitive way (close skype, browser tabs, dropbox, etc) ...
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No internet connection with browsers on OS X 10.9

Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X My Problem is very similar to the one linked above; I can't reach websites using browsers, everything else like terminal stuff (ping...), Mail, Skype, OS X ...
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Automatic failover from WiFi to wired

I'm using WiFi + USB internet. Periodically WiFi goes down and I want to fail over to USB, is there a way to do it automatically? And then go back to Wi-Fi when that connection becomes available? I'm ...
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Internet is super slow on Mac Mavericks

I've got quite the problem and I've been digging into it for a while. I am on a MacBook Pro Retina, 2.7 GHz i7, 16 GB Ram, running Mavericks (10.9.1). This is a work computer that was brand new in ...
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Share Internet Connection in OSX regardless of interface

My setup is mac osx mountain lion and a cisco linksys router. I want to share internet from osx to cisco router. Internet Sharing in "Sharing" of System Preferences works. But you have to select two ...
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After upgrading to OS Mavericks on iMac it stopped recognizing my ethernet cable

After I finished upgrading my Lion OS to Mavericks OS, it stopped recognizing my Ethernet cable, therefore I can't connect via Ethernet to the Internet but only via Wifi. On the Networks preferences ...
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Is there an easy way to always redirect facebook.com to facebook.com/events/list (Firefox, Osx)

I often use facebook for communication while working. When I do, I'd rather not see the facebook newsfeed. Unfortunately it's hard to remember to not go to the frontpage and use facebook.com/messages ...
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Webpage loads keeps lagging until I reset the network adapter

Having a really weird issue with my internet connection on my MacBook Pro... pages load agonizingly slowly, often hanging on a "Waiting for..." status in Chrome. This has been happening on my wireless ...
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How do I share internet wirelessly through my Mac with DHCP service turned off?

I basically want my Mac to work as a network switch so that I can share the internet from a wired connection wirelessly with no DHCP service. Is it possible?
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1answer
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How do I find Safari on a Mac?

I just bought a Mac Mini after using PCs for a decade plus. I've configured with the Mac Mini setup assistant. It finally confirms I'm connected to the internet. I can find no browser to surf the ...
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1answer
427 views

Keeping Network Running When Closing Lid on MacBook Pro

How can I do this? I'm using Caffeine, but that does nothing about the network (WiFi, internet) from shutting off completely when my lid closes.
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How to share internet on Mac with WEP

I'm using Macbook Pro 13", I want to share my internet connection via wifi, but in my sharing options, only show WPA2. How I can share my internet with WEP ? Do I need install any packets ? Thanks!
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1answer
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On os x mountain lion, how can i remove an entry from the “routing table”?

So today I was trying to reach a website who's IP happened to start with "5", however I couldn't do anything besides resolve the IP, not even ping it. So I did some googling and google said that I ...
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0answers
794 views

Connected to internet but can't browse after trying to remove Covenant Eyes

I recently got a MacBook Pro. It connects to ethernet\wifi and has internet but when I open Safari or Firefox, nothing happens. I get a timeout for all websites. I had Covenant Eyes on my Mac before ...
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Internet works in bursts on osx?

When I use internet on my mac on chrome, all websites keep spinning and after some seconds all of them start getting data at a high speed. What can be the reason? This only happens with my internet ...
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1answer
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Couldn't connect to google.com or its subdomains

For about 10 minutes, none of my devices connected to the Internet could connect to www.google.com, its subdomains and other Google-owned sites (e.g. youtube.com). Sites with Google Analytics ...
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1answer
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How to see which ports Firefox is using in Mac OS X

Which ports is Firefox using in Mac OS X? I particular, which parts are being used for downloads, and what is the speed of traffic on each of these ports?
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Can't access certain page in Mac OS X Lion

I can't access http://developers.facebook.com on OS X Lion 10.7.1 in any way. Safari: Safari can't open the page because the server unexpectedly dropped the connection Chrome: Error 101 ...
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1answer
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Internet Sharing on Mac OS X with Websites Control

I am successfully sharing my Internet from my Macbook with others but I wonder is there a way I can block facebook.com or other sites for my users keeping my access to them?
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Unable to browse Internet on Mac OS X

I can't reach websites using browsers in OS X 10.6.7 on a MacBook Pro, possibly after resuming from sleep. I've had this problem before and it has been solved by a reboot, but I since I got it again I ...
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2answers
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Automatic failover of two internet connections Mac OS X

Is there any way to set up an automatic failover for internet connections within Mac OSX? Basically the main connection would be ethernet or wifi and if the main connection goes does, it would switch ...
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2answers
529 views

iMac has no internet in Safari but the same time has in Firefox

I have a 21" Apple iMac with Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari installed. The past two days, I can't access the internet in Safari at all, but still can in Firefox or Chrome. I also can't update ...
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2answers
414 views

How to share my media over the internet?

I have a significant media library (video, audio, photos, etc...). It's all sitting on a 2TB external drive connected to a MacMini. The MacMini shares the media to devices within my house via a DLNA ...
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1answer
886 views

Is there any corresponding feature on Mac about “virtual wifi hotspots” on Win7

Connectify is an application for Windows 7 that effectively turns any Windows 7 computer into a virtual WiFi hotspot. Is there any feature like this for the Mac ?
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OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 Refuses to Load Websites the first time intermittently

Many times when I am browsing the web, Snow Leopard will sit and load a site for 20 seconds or more, until it times out and says it cannot be displayed. If I refresh while it is originally loading, ...
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Can I use a Drobo FS over the internet? -Or alternative?

I have a lot of files. A HUGE Aperture library, lots of design work from Photoshop, and a rather large iTunes library too. I really want to get a Drobo FS, the networked one, to store all of my stuff ...
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1answer
134 views

How can I share the internet connection on my Mac

I have an iPad 3G and I'm using Game Center to compare my scores against other players. Right now, i don't have internet on my iPad, but do have it on my desktop computer. Is there a way to utilize ...
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1answer
303 views

Redirect website to local folder

There are programs which can download copies of websites to browse offline but can any of these or using something like the hosts file allow and app to access data stored locally as if it was ...
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Is there a way to see all web connections your mac has made? ip and ports?

I'm trying to find out what the exact connection my mac is connected to when i stream radio from http://www.talksport.co.uk/radio/listen-live The reason I wanted to find out the exact connection is ...
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MacOSX - Is it possible to have two internet connections on the same computer?

I have a Mac and I connect to the web using my cable modem. But I have access to a wifi connection that could give me a second web access. I can enable both on system preferences, but when I access ...
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Mac OS X - tool for monitoring internet connection

I have subscribed to a new ISP and I am experiencing problems with this new ISP. The problems are several micro interruptions on the internet connection, kind of lags, that is probably related to ...
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2answers
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VirtualBox's Internet doesn't work no matter what

None of my VirtualBox virtual machine can use the internet. I've tried every possible configuration of networking ad it never works. Occasionally, just out of the blue, without changing anything, the ...
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866 views

How can I limit my time online?

I have a PowerPC G5 with OS 10.5.8. I'd like to be able to automatically disable my internet connection after a set amount of time of usage (1.5 hours, 2 hours, whatever), but keep all programs ...
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1answer
924 views

Share internet connection in OSX through existing wireless network?

It's easy to share your Internet with AirPort by checking "Internet Sharing" in the system preferences, but this option asumes you want to create a new wireless network. Is there an easy way to ...
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How can I write a cron job that will block my internet from 7pm to 7am? (So I can get some sleep)

I am using OSX 10.6 and it has cron built in. How can I write a cron job that will block my internet from 7pm to 7am every day? Im sure this must be simple but I could only find one example online ...
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Share Internet via Ethernet from Mac OSX to Ubuntu (10.04)?

Anyone know how to share an Internet connection over Ethernet, from Mac OSX to Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx 10.04)? EDIT Mac receives Internet access via Airport (Wireless). I don't need any Mac-Ubuntu file ...
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1answer
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Socks proxy on mac's shared internet

Hi all I use my mac's internet sharing to create wireless network for my ipod touch. I have a linux server and I use socks proxy. I wanna use this proxy on my ipod but i don't know how. I put my ...
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Access Linux machine on local network through Mac with Internet sharing?

I was wondering how to access a Linux (Ubuntu Karmic to be exact) on the local network when it is connected through a Mac with Internet sharing (AirPort to Wired).
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Is it safe to put a Mac directly on the internet?

In the past I have always run a NAT router between my Windows PC's and the internet. I'm wondering if I still need this or whether the OSX firewall is good enough to let me put a Mac directly on the ...
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Reduce Mac OS X's Flash CPU usage

I have been experiencing high CPU usage (138%) on my MacBook, while looking at flash videos on the internet with the Firefox browser. Mostly this usage makes itself noticeable by the loud noise of the ...
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Mac OS Internet traffic log

Does anyone know a free tool that monitors my internet traffic and logs it in a day-by-day overview? I'm currently using iStat menus but the download meter resets itself after each reboot plus it ...
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Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X

Can anyone introduce me a Mac OS X application that monitors all network activity such as what applications are now connected to the internet and how much bandwidth they use (I mean show bandwidth ...
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2answers
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How to enable standard internet services on Mac OS X 10.5?

I'd like to access standard internet services as echo (port 7), discard (9), daytime (13), chargen (19) and others on my Mac OS X machine (running Mac OS X Leopard). If possible, how to enable them? ...
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Apple.com webpages do not load

When I got to http://apple.com, the page loads fine and perfectly. But when I click on a link (or type it in) to go another part of the website, it refuses to load. Safari 4 tells me it is 'contacting ...
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On Mac OS X how can I monitor what is using my internet connection?

I've got a relatively limited broadband connection (I live miles from the nearest exchange) and from time to time net access (but nothing else) slows to a near crawl. I know from a bit of monitoring ...