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Choose which binary is default binary on Mac OS X Mavericks

I have installed the latest SVN 1.8 via homebrew on my Mac. However now If I run svn --version I get back that I have 1.7. Next thinng I run which -a svn which then shows me I have it twice: ...
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Mavericks startup script

I am trying to write a small script to launch when user logs on. I have searched and got the script to work but unable to run at log on with .plist We have active directory setup. When the user logs ...
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Default save location for different OS

I am making a web application that needs to save files on the client machine. The problem is that the client can be using different types of machines/OSes. I need to hard code (I think) a pathway to a ...
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Ubuntu shows only one core out of four with nolapic booting option

I have a problem similar to one in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1084622 http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1740798 http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1631926 i.e. my ubuntu ...
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gcc fails with “No available targets” on Mac OS 10.9.2

When I try to install pycrypto or psychopg2 on my macbook, I get this error: gcc -arch ppc -arch i386 -isysroot /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -dynamic -std=c99 ...
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Cannot Boot Ubuntu on Macbook Pro

Me and my friend decided to use his Macbook Pro 3.1 (Intel Core 2 Duo A1226) as a dedicated server for personal purposes. Our main goal is to install Debian. However as you might know, installing ...
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Rsync folders automatization

I've got a folder on the remote server, to which I'm connecting via SSH. When I need to synchronise folders I'm using manually access via scp. (I'm synchronising my folder with the folder on the ...
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134 views

Little clarity needed about: PC and Mac and Unix

I've always thought that a PC and A Mac were two different computing platforms, not just with in their operating systems (Windows & Mac OS) but different from hardware to thier respective internal ...
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96 views

Backtrack 5 R3 not detecting USB drive - macbook pro A1278 (EMC 2554*) dual boot

I have installed Backtrack 5 R3 and the USB drive I am trying to get some files from isn't being detected at all. Backtrack detects the ports, but not the device (USB thumb drive). The drive is ...
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756 views

Set MAC address fails - RTNETLINK answers: Cannot assign requested address

I am attempting to change the MAC address of eth0 to 3d:dd:c8:88:c2:0d on a linux mint 15 cinnamon machine. Using "ip link set dev eth0 address" fails as seen below and macchanger produces a similar ...
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59 views

Linux compatibility layer for Mac OS X

I have a closed-source piece of Linux software written in a combination of Java and C. The application installs on my Mac (it uses InstallAnywhere), however, it isn't intended to run on a Mac. The ...
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15 views

OS X 10.6: Cant unbundle VMWare software with git: does not look like a v2 bundle file [duplicate]

So I am using Mac OS X 10.6.8, I'm trying to download VMWare Player, there was no OS X specific bundle, only linux. I tried to unbundle the 32 bit linux with: jdd:VMWare Me$ git clone ...
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39 views

Choices available when booting with opt key after rEFInd install on Mac

I have an iMac '07 that has OSX, Windows, & Linux os's using rEFInd as a boot manager installed at /EFI. Since the recent upgrade to Linux Mint and refind 0.7.7 I encountered and solved a number ...
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2answers
44 views

Remove a folder including the folder itself on Mac

I want to recursively remove the folder 5 If I gave the absolute path, it only removed the data under folder 5 excepting the folder itself. But it worked if I gave the relative path. How to fix it ...
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1answer
267 views

Unable to write to NFS share, Finder hanging

I've a issue with an nfs share : this is my setup : /etc/exports : /home/delaland/sharetest 111.111.111.111(rw,all_squash,anonuid=1000,anongid=100,sync,insecure,no_subtree_check) all needed ...
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78 views

How do you create a persistent Ubuntu USB on a Mac that will boot to a Mac or PC

Hello I have actually successfully created a Ubuntu USB using unetbootin, however it is not persistent and will not boot on a mac. If anyone has any suggestions for a different application for ...
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106 views

How do I retain my shells and SSH connections on my laptop after I leave work?

I have a laptop I bring to work and back home. At work, I often set up a lot of shells and open ssh connections. When I go back home, I have to restart all these connections, after logging into my ...
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1answer
558 views

Is Xfce supposed to run slowly on Virtualbox?

This is my first question, so I'm sorry in advance if my question is not good/descriptive enough. I'm having problems getting Xfce systems on Virtualbox to run smoothly. What I mean by slow is that ...
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1answer
59 views

How to connect MacBook to the Pulseaudio via bluetooth?

I'm running Fedora on a home server with wired speakers connected. I have set up the Pulseaudio as A2DP Bluetooth device. I can connect my Android phones to it and play music. But my MacBook fails to ...
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1answer
107 views

No sound from headphones. Ubuntu on iMac

I have a fresh ubuntu on iMac. I have managed to set up the sound from the native speakers, however, there is still no sound from the headphones. I have disabled automute in alsamixer, but this didn't ...
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1answer
38 views

Mac Mountain Lion sometimes work very slow, kernel is overflow, all apps is killed

i have unknown delays in my mac sometimes... everything work well but one time in 2-3 hours kernel is overflow and i wait about from 30 sec to 5 minuts till it will end, and will start to work normal. ...
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1answer
55 views

System file partition for Windows / Linux / Mac

I have a 1 Tb HDD that I need to use it on Windows , Red Hat Linux 5 and MAC OS X. Is there any specific file system that I can format it with so it can be accessible from the 3 mentioned OS.
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1answer
231 views

Umlauts on Linux like on Mac, US Keyboard

I'd like to cut down on my keyboard Schizophrenia... I work on a Mac at work and I can type Umlauts via Option+u, key Example: Option+u (Release), a gives ä On my home PC (Linux, Opensuse 12) I ...
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105 views

Can I build a cluster with Mac and Linux computers?

I do video editing on a Mac and I'd like to setup a cluster for distributed rendering. I don't really have the money to buy several Macs and make a cluster from those (besides, Xgrid is dead). How can ...
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289 views

1Tb disk formatted on Linux won't mount on windows nor mac

I have an external HD (western digital) with 1Tb. I use Linux but I wanted to reserve a cross platform partition on the disk. I decided to create two partitions and used the "disks" application to do ...
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159 views

Synchronizing and Backing Up From OS X To Ubuntu

Last weekend I set up a small personal file server where I store most of my files. The server runs Ubuntu 13.10. For the purposes of accessing and reading/writing most files, this server works fine. ...
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1answer
213 views

VirtualBox: Accessing guest Linux filesystem from host MacOS

I'm running Linux mint 15 inside a virtualBox on Mac OS (i.e. Mac host, Linux guest). I already know how to share files and access them from the Linux guest, but how can I access the filesystem on the ...
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1answer
373 views

Restore whole OS X from damaged but yet somehow accessible HFS+ partition

Okay, here's my problem: my disk got damaged (most possibly by the power problems). Disk utility shows it in gray color and won't mount offering me to check and repair it. Needlessly to say it won't ...
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24 views

Deploying servers with a Mac UI [closed]

I have a third party linux server that I would like to be able to setup and install software using a Mac application with some sort of basic user interface. The best I have at the moment is the ...
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0answers
277 views

Mac: MediaKit reports no such partition (dual boot with linux)

I am trying to update to OSX Maverick on my Mac, but i cant install it since it says "Disk cannot be used to start the computer", when i choose Machintosh HD as installation disk. I searched around a ...
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2answers
97 views

set hdd flag to boot in linux now mac will not read the exfat filesystem

I was trying to read an exfat file system in linux and removed the original flag of lba.then remembered I had to install exfat-utils. The drive is still exfat but now will not mount to OSx mountain ...
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1answer
640 views

How do I use magic sysreq keys on a Mac?

I only recently found out about the magic system request keys. How do I use them from the keyboard on Macs with a Linux-based OS installed, or in other cases where the keyboard doesn't have a SysReq ...
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1answer
228 views

Mac OS X doesn't show Linux Boot Partition

I have successfully triple-booted by mid-2012 MacBook Pro using rEFInd (a fork of rEFIt). I have Mac OS X 10.8.5, Windows 8, and Ubuntu (formatted as ext3) installed, as well as NTFS-3G for read/write ...
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281 views

How to list enumerated USB devices and their status in Linux (Ubuntu) and MAC

I am using devcon to check enumerated USB devices and their status on windows, I get the following output when running for example "devcon status usb*": ...
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0answers
38 views

OS X server in Mac environment, file server issue

I've got a MacMini OS X server installed on the network that's managing OpenDirectory permissions and groups. I love the way it works but it seems like I'm running out of space on the network. ...
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0answers
766 views

How to make Tails Live USB Bootable

I set up a live Tails (a linux distro) USB drive. It boots fine and I can select it using either rEFIt or while holding down option. However, when selected it always says No Bootable Drive Found, ...
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2answers
93 views

Is there a programmatic Linux/Unix/Mac way to obtain the dimensions of a JPEG?

Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.gif wardrobe_square_90.gif: GIF image data, version 89a, 90 x 90 Inner Sanctum ~/mirror/images $ file wardrobe_square_90.jpg ...
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1answer
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Created image of single partition from Imac harddrive using dd - how to mount?

Alright, you'll have to forgive that I don't have an abundance of knowledge with using these tools. I've tried to follow the tips provided in this thread: How to mount a HFS partition in Ubuntu as ...
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1answer
572 views

How to compress only files without their parent directory?

I'm trying to compress files in a directory. Let's assume the directory is "test". when I execute the following command and unzip the file, I get "test" folder and files inside the test folder. zip ...
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Ask SSH passphrase only once for “chained SSH”

I have a master running Ubuntu and a Slave running Mac OSX 10.6.8. I set up the SSH keys. When connecting to the GIT repo directly from Slave, everything works well and I am not asked to enter a ...
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2answers
238 views

rEFInd didn't detect the proper Linux distro and therefore doesn't show the right icon, how do I change that?

I'm currently triple-booting Mac Windows and Ubuntu on my computer, and according to the rEFInd website, the software should be able to automatically detect Linux distros and show the correct icon... ...
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0answers
61 views

Access nfs share from mac with my username and password of my mac

I have a nfs share set up on my Raspberry Pi. In the sidebar of the finder under Shares I can see the Raspberry Pi and when I click on it it says not connected. Then I have to click on connect as... ...
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219 views

Linux Mint not shutting down Mac

Yesterday I installed the new Linux distro, Linux Mint 15 on my Mac. Everything is running fine, but when i want to shut my latop down, the fans and the keyboard-backlight keep running! Does anyone ...
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0answers
107 views

How to limit the amount of memory that OS X uses?

In linux, one can use the mem=xxxx boot argument to specify how much memory the OS can use. For example, if you say mem=2048 the OS will believe that your computer has 2048 GB of ram regardless of ...
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1answer
136 views

Can I monitor my real hardware CPU, GPU, and HDD temps from inside VMWare Fusion on my Mac?

I use Linux Mint 13 (a derivative of Debian) as a guest OS under VMWare Fusion on my Mac. Is there a way to monitor the real CPU, GPU, and hard disk temperatures of my physical hardware in the guest ...
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1answer
744 views

How to remove file permissions from an external hard drive?

My macbook recently died and I am currently trying to figure out how to copy my data. What I did was, I took out the hard drive, put it in an enclosure and plugged it in to my other laptop that runs ...
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226 views

How can I connect to my linux server with Mac using the credentials of one of the users on the linux box?

How can I connect to my linux server with Mac (Finder and/or Pathfinder apps) using the credentials of one of the users on the linux box?? I am using SMB. The linux box is running Centos 6, Mac is ...
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93 views

Matching bracket selection on gnome-terminal, like Mac OSX terminal

I have recently fallen for a (non obvious) feature of the Mac OSX terminal: Given a display of some kind of deeply nested text with lots of matching brackets, parenthesis, or quotes (ie. JSON), the ...
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1answer
483 views

Mac Preview app similar alternative for Linux? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a similar alternative of Mac's Preview for Linux? The feature I missed the most is the ability to use the select function in Mac's Preview, and save the selected area as ...
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1answer
197 views

How do I switch to Dvorak across multiple Operating Systems

EDIT: I am answering my own question, after not finding a combined guide anywhere. Others, feel free to post an answer. Additionally there doesn't appear an answer illustrating the pitfalls and ...