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mac yosmite, how to edit a file in the var/root folder

I'm new to mac and I've this file named config.properties in var/root/. How do I edit this file and save it. I've searching for how to do this for some time and I'm really tired, not finding a ...
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Strange TCP Connections - How to kill

My parents Mac is having some random issues - my mum paid £160 to get the computer repaired as there were some "trojans" according to the guy on the phone from india On hearing this news I had a ...
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Outlook Calendar Sharing Categories

When you share a calendar. Is it also possible to carry over the category colors of someone else's calendar or is that a local only? This is also for Office365 using Mac OSX 2011 and Office 2013 for ...
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Installing bootloader on a mac

Due to a somewhat odd requirement for a particular linux installation, with a particular software suite, I found it best to use ddrescue to populate the harddrive with the partitions and their data. ...
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Free Transform in Photoshop in Mac OS X, cannot click and move the cursor and manually inputting values?

I am a PC user and recently moved to Mac to work with Photoshop. A problem bugs me a lot is when I press "Command + T" and use the free transform tool, and I want to manually input some values, say ...
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Mac OSX finder : how to use the finder search results?

When I perform a search in the Mac OSX finder. For example, if I search for "23" in a defined folder, here is what I find : So...what can I do then ??? I can't even select a file in the search ...
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Where in file system does counter strike 1.6 records demos on MAC?

playing cs 1.6 on a MAC, and can't seem to find where does it record demos in the file system. If I record to file 123, cs says recording to 123.dem once done I can play the file and it works. When I ...
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Can a Disk Image (Disk Utility) be opened by two users on separate machines at the same time?

I have created a Disk Image to place confidential information into that myself and another colleague will be working on. problem is, we have just discovered that we both can't access the disk image at ...
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bash - appending ' to end of command?

I stumbled across this by accident, and was wondering what it meant. What I did was I was typing adb logcat but accidentally typed adb logcat' and I was greeted to this: I Control-C'd out ...
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Email Desktop Client that uses Gmail IMAP folders as labels / tags? [on hold]

I use gmail as my primary email, but also have a school email address through an exchange server. I use an email desktop client (Mail.app) to view both accounts. I also use gmail's pop3 "add another ...
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iMac fan going on and off

We have an iMac at our house which hasn't been turned on for about two month. I've turned it on and I'm getting some updates done, but the iMac fan is behaving weirdly. It goes full speed, and then ...
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SSH tunneling to non-Apple machine using Back To My Mac

I have little home network with two Macs, Debian-based server and latest AirPort Extreme base station. Unfortunately my IPS uses PAT (double-NAT) and I have no public IP address. On my work machine I ...
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Loading Windows 8 Phone onto Mac showing as Unix Executable Files

I'm trying to get videos off my Nokia Windows 8 phone onto OSX using the Windows Phone app. When I import the videos it shows as Unix Executable Files and won't open in Preview/Itunes/Photos/etc. How ...
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Possible to delete OS X app without administer password?

I have a school issued Macbook Air and have installed some apps through the app store. I used my private Apple ID to download the apps but am not unable to remove them without the administer password ...
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How to drag things directly into virtualbox's win xp and copy the file in winxp

I installed virtual box on mac. I installed winxp to my virtual box. When I start winxp, I want to copy files in mac to winxp. I remember previously I can do this by drag things directly to winxp, but ...
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App or tool for creating screenshots every hour [closed]

does anybody know a screenshot tool or app for Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite, wich you can adjust so you get an automatic screenshot every hour? Best wishes, Peter
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set fileformat=unix permanantly

When I built WSO2 product pack from terminal using maven clean install and going to run from terminal by issuing below command at product home directory ./bin/wso2server.sh I got below error ...
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Mac app for temporarily pasting things into or writing notes in (like Evernote Helper) [closed]

I'm looking for a Mac app that basically functions like the Evernote Helper, but just for pasting things or writing temporary notes. Something that sits in the menu bar and allows me to paste text ...
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On booting, Internet recovery option pops up though I hold down the option key

I formatted my hard and removed all the partitions from it on my macbook pro 2012. Now, I want to install Yosemite on it, but when it starts, and I keep the option down, but no startup disk menu ...
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Getting memory error while adding static route on mac

I am on mac with two interface Wifi LAN 144.33.22.22 I want that one ip go through to different interface I did this sudo route -n add -net 172.22.33.22 144.33.22.22 Then i get this error ...
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How to remove Massacdusettes from dictionary in Chrome for Mac?

I notice a misspelled word being offered for Massachusetts typo as: Massacdusettes on Mac OS X Yosemite in Chrome Version 44.0.2403.107 (64-bit). I looked in Library/Spelling/LocalDictionary but ...
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The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer

I have transcend 2TB portable harddrive; I suddenly get following error The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer Disk info is as follow Name : StoreJet Transcend Media Type : Disk ...
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OSX 10.9.5 running very slow

I have Macbook Air having Memory 4 Gb and Intel i5 Processor, it is running very slow as no application is opening and if it opens it freezes and its very hard to work over it , I check the Activity ...
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Google Drive Temp download folder on Mac OS X

I'm looking for the temporary download folder for Google Drive on the Mac. I'm downloading a 5GB file and I'm trying to see how much had been downloaded so far.
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Get the audio to always come from headphones or speakers on mac when using HDMI

When I plug headphones into my mac and have a HDMI cable in it only sends audio to the TV how do I get the audio to always come from headphones?
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Any way to avoid dot-slash when running executable scripts in bash?

let's say I have a script. chmod +x myscript Now to run this I go ./myscript But is there any way I could just run it by typing myscript ???
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Record screencast for a long time - automatic split file and high memory efficiency [closed]

I would like to record my screen for a long time (about 2 hours). With QuickTime, that I use currently, I've got FPS problems when the video reaches 30 minutes of recording. Do you know a software ...
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What is the hotkey for getting back a just-minimized (CMD+M) window?

I am using Mac OSX Yosemite (10.10.4) When I hit the CMD+M to minimize a window, it'd be inconvenient to get it back. Is there any hotkey to get it back immediately?
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How to inline images in Pages

I'm having problems trying to place images inside a Pages document. I simply cannot get the images to stay where they need to be whilst ensuring they move to the next page if they don't fit on the ...
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Switching from Powerpoint to Propresenter

quick question for some of you A/V guys. I am having an issue with propresenter and powerpoint. We use propresenter for a majority of our presentations but have to have a powerpoint stuck in there ...
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What files can take half my mac's disk space

I'm on mac with a 120GB SSD, I don't have much applications and no large files on it. You can see a screen of a Disk Inventory analyse here As you can see in the picture, my SSD is 120GB with only ...
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Sites redirecting to HTTPS

Not sure if this is the correct place to post this... So since yesterday, most of the websites that I usually visit are redirecting me to the HTTPS version. Is there a way to revert this back so it ...
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How to stop Sublime Text 3 from changing font size on different sized screens

I've recently just installed AirDisplay 3 on my iPad so I can use it as a second screen for my MacBook Pro retina (with Yosemite). It works brilliantly with everything so far bar ST3. As soon as I ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite Finder fails to open pdf w Prieview.app or save with normal icon

Icon is blank "sheet" on all users' file names ending with .PDF. Finder will not open any .pdf files with default "Prieview.app. Info shows prieview is listed with "Open with:" for these files. ...
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Lost email on Hotmail/Gmail after reinstalling iMac

After I factory-restored (from the DVD) my friend’s Snowleopard iMac she cannot access her email before that date from anywhere, including from a Win7 machine. She can log in and see every event ...
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Recovering a deleted 128-bit encrypted .dmg file

I need to recover a recently deleted 15 GB .dmg file, which was deleted from a drive which is otherwise not in use. It should be easy to recover, but neither Data Rescue 3 nor Disk drill seem to find ...
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Default internal hard drive settings on a Macbook pro

I have two questions about what the default settings on a 2009 Macbook pro internal hard drive are (when you first purchase a new one): 1) Format: Is the default hard drive format when you first ...
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PowerPoint 2016 for Mac copy and paste thumbnail does not copy an entire “screenshot” image

Before upgrading to Office 2016 for Mac, when focused on the thumbnail of a slide and pressing Command+C I'd get a real "screenshot" of the slide and it would be about 2.5" x 1.5" when pasted into a ...
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build numpy from source results in wrong architecture

I build numpy from source on my mac to link it to my ATLAS library. Thus, I wanted to run it as described here with these options: export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.10 export CFLAGS="-arch i386 ...
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installing windows 8.1 on mac via bootcamp from a licensed DVD without a USB drive?

Im confused, can i use a store bought DVD version of windows to install 8.1 on my mac ? I have a dvd reader and the actual 64 bit dvd. Do i still need to generate an .iso file and run it on a USB ...
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How do I use IF in MS Excel-Mac 2011 for 3 variables?

When I type A, B or 0 in one cell, I want to see in other two cells (separately) to show 2,1 if I type A 1,2 if I type B 0,0 if I type 0 Can someone help me how to do this? I currently only have ...
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OS X - copy files issue - Resource busy

Calling all OS X experts. I copied two 1Tb drives (ex-Windows) onto a new 2Tb USB 3.0 drive using Finder on the Mac (OS X 10.9). The 2Tb drive is now about 90% full. I now want to duplicate that ...
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Label an Unnamed ext-2/3 Partition in Mac OSX Yosemite

So, slight issue. I'm attempting to label my Ubuntu partition on my Mac and cannot get access to a flash drive. Here are my resources: fuse-ext2 enabled terminal emulation Disk Utility Mac OS ...
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How to remove space from bootcamp partition and add it to Mac

I'm currently in the same situation of this https://superuser.com/questions/816666/increasing-mac-partition-after-shrink-windows-bootcamp-partition#= I've used MiniTool Partition Wizard to increase ...
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Second hard drive acting pretty strange

I've put an SSD in my Macbook, and at the same time moved the original hard drive to the optical drive bay. I'm running the OS (latest Yosemite) and most of my daily apps off the SDD so the hard drive ...
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Running script according to Terminal Context

Is is possible to get the current context, or front-most user-facing process, to trigger a script when it changes? For instance, the user starts with the command prompt, then goes into Emacs ...
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App Engine Php XDebug PhpStorm Setup issues

Phpstorm documentation indicates that a local php install is required for App Engine but I get a port 9000 conflict on XDebug when Mamp is launched. The app Engine docs indicate that php is installed ...
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Seagate Backup from mac to Windows (surface pro 3)

I want to transfer files off of my mac onto my surface. I bought the seagate backup plus slim and installed it to my mac to get started. It appears I can only backup to the "cloud" from my mac--so I ...
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Is there an official Canon CanoScan LIDE 220 scanner TWAIN driver for Mac OS X 10.9.5?

So I have been happily using a Canon CanoScan LIDE 210 scanner with Mac OS X 10.6.8 to 10.9.5 for the past 4 years or so with no problems. The scanner worked well and it was TWAIN compatible. Great! ...
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Disable default option key binding

In any text editor, when I type ⌥ p it inserts π at cursor ⌥ w it inserts ∑ at cursor Thus every key when pressed with option ⌥ inserts some special character. Question How can I disable this ? ...