Hardware related questions of computers sold/made by Apple. Use [osx] for the operating system, and use [mac-address] for MAC addresses instead.

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Mac OS .bash_profile errors

I'm running Mavericks 10.9.5 and I have tried to install Metasploit from this guide. It was until the Install Homebew I used echo PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/local/sbin:$PATH >> ~/.bash_profile ...
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Changing windows 8 appearance to Mac

I see many third party themes are available to change the appearance of Windows 8 to look like Mac OS. I want to know, after applying such theme, does it make my machine slow?
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Why are the file formats different?

When you go to a certain site to download an application. why can't you run the same file formats for different operating systems?
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Something I'm not “getting” about SSH keys: OS portability (Mac to Windows, etc.)

Let's say I create SSH keys in a Mac to connect to my remote server. My server has my public key. My Mac has my private key. So far so good. A few days later, I want to connect to my server by ...
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iWorks 09 displaying blank screen after downgrading OS X 10.10 to 10.6

I had to downgrade the OS X version of a friend's intel Mac after Appleworks 6 stop working after his grandson upgrade it to Yosemite. The friend has hundreds of Appleworks outline files typed ...
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How do I copy a Mac volume using cp?

I have researched this for hours. In Single User Mode, I used cp -Rpvn /* /Volumes/MyBackup My external USB is mounted on /Volumes/MyBackup The issue however is that after 24hrs it still has not ...
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Mac Illustrator CC > Save for Web > Convert to sRGB… checked & greyed out

i've been following some advice from several blogs to normalize the color settings across my adobe apps - basically setting them to none or generic or monitor etc (since i only design for web, ...
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Run script or app at logon for all users on the Mac

I want my Mac to auto-trash some cache-files from Adobe for all the users that log on to the computer. I am really new to this, so I'm sorry if my question is obvious. I have made a script and/or app ...
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ipfw not available on Mac OS X yosemite?

I'm trying to use https://github.com/apenwarr/sshuttle on Mac OS X 10.10 yosemite. But sadly I couldn't find ipfw. Is there a way to install it or something?
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Macro Hyperlink Error in Mac OS (Office for Mac 2011)

I am getting an error on a macro only when using a Mac. This macro was designed to solve a problem with a formula using the Hyperlink function to copy a link from another sheet for each row. (Excel ...
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I'm having trouble with my Apache Server Permissions on Mac

I'm getting this error when I'm trying to create a login page: Warning: file_put_contents(/users/userlist.txt): failed to open stream: Permission denied in ...
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Stuck mouse pointer on Mac OS X remote sessions

After updating to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 my mouse stays stuck on remote desktop sessions. I tried Screen Sharing and Remote Desktop App, but the problem still occurs. Basically the mouse is ...
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How much RAM in a Macbook for front-end/web development? [on hold]

I'm a front-end developer, I'm thinking about switching from Linux (ThinkPad) to OSX (Macbook Pro), my budget is pretty tight and I'm wondering if 8 GB of RAM would be enough for me? I'd say it'd be ...
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OS X Yosemite coreaudiod, identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding

Has anyone on here found a comprehensive solution to the problem where coreaudiod is constantly not responding? I also have identityservicesd and com.apple.geod not responding, all the time: every ...
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How do I set my profile picture in Outlook for Mac 2011?

How do I set my profile picture so that people can see my smiling face when they read e-mail messages from me? I've tried Outlook > Preferences > Accounts, but there are no options for a photo in ...
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Listen to Mac audio in a PC

I have a $200 Apogee MiC that I want to plug into my PC for Skype, but it is only usable through a Mac (I have a 2009 iMac and a gaming PC I built, side-by-side). So, I plugged my MiC into the iMac ...
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What is the shortcut for mac safari pinch operation?

I noticed there is a decent view of mac safari showing my open pages in a widgets view. Currently, I use pinch operation on my pad to do this. But I am prefer to use my external keyboard. So, what is ...
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Mac Mini (Late 2014) probelm when running 2 monitors

I recently purchased a Mac Mini and had the intention to use it with 2 monitors. I used the HDMI port to plug into one monitor and a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter for the other. Everything works fine ...
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How to use Mac Automator to append clipboard text to a given document

I understand how to link a service to a keyboard short cut. Here is what I've tried: Services selected text in any application Get contents of clipboard Get Specified Finder items (and I choose the ...
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Use Displayport-Splitter to connect two computers to one Displayport jack of a monitor

I have here a Windows computer (Lenovo W510) and a MacBook Pro (Early 2011). Now I want to connect each Displayport output of the computers to one Displayport input of the monitor (iiyama PL2779Q). So ...
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BSD Packet Filter Redirect Internal traffic

I'm using OSX Yosemite with Packet Filter (BSD). Is there a way to redirect internal originating traffic (let's say from en1) to lo0 on a specific port for specific destinations? rdr from what I ...
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About usage of Mac Preview app (change colour thickness)

I want to change the colour thickness of highlight pen in Mac Preview app. Since it is so thin, I can't be sure whether a sentence is highlighted or not when I reopen that already edited, highlighted ...
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Launchd process stalls Firefox startup on Mac OS Yosemite 10.10.2

I have long wait times up to 2 to 3 minutes when starting web browsers Firefox and Safari. Looked at Activity monitor and saw "launchd" taking up 98% of memory. CPU Time was 1.40.93 at the time. I ...
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change mac appearance color (from blue and graphite)

The choice of either Blue or Graphite in Appearance looks so poor and sad. I am running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 but the same ever boring colors have been in all versions. Screenshot: is there ANY way ...
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Can Windows Viruses/malwares infect mac osx if installed through Wine?

I am relatively new to OSX in general, I started using it two weeks only, the app Wineskin (a.k.a Wine in Linux environment) is used to run a Windows application inside osx by creating the correct ...
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Mac - login hook

When opening terminal after reboot and running who command i get <myUserName> console as a single line but running it after a while returns additional additional lines like <myUserName> ...
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iMac not letting me log in

I have a iMac OS. Last night it locked up on me. I powered it off and when I started it back up, it goes through the start up process and then it gets to the login page. I click on the icon to ...
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Place cursor into visible text on Mac

When I open a long text file in TextEdit or other text editor and scroll down using the PageDown key, the cursor doesn't move. When I press an arrow to move the cursor, the editor scrolls back to the ...
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How to enable PHP in Yosemite 10.10.3 [duplicate]

I want to setup apache server and php in MAC OS X 10.10.3. This is included in Yosemite, but we require to enable it. Any one knows how to enable PHP and configure the deployable sites ? I have ...
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Photos & Carousel - folder structure in finder?

I am thrilled about Photos (Apple) and Carousel (Dropbox). However, I see there is a MAJOR inconvenient that I don't seem to get myself around. It's great to be able to group the images in albums and ...
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UNIX Command to Determine Mac OS Version on a Specific HD

(For some reason, the DeployStudio forums aren't accepting new members at the moment, so I'm hoping you folks can help me out) I'm in the midst of exploring using DeployStudio for a series of test ...
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MacMini Dual Screen dragging window to secondary screen failed to land desired location

When I drag a window to the top area of the secondary screen, it won't follow the cursor to the desired location, but jumps to the middle of the screen. It worked fine before the Yosemite upgrade. Is ...
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Mac Network Authentication

I'm currently running an office of 60-70 individuals that run in and out, using about 20 computers. I'm looking to implement network authentication via any working method, and would like network ...
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“Universal print” for firefox sends only first tab to printer

I want to print few tbs into pdf file\s. I downloaded Universal Print for firefox and then i would print with "Cups-pdf" or "pdfWriter" applications for Mac. It used to work, but today it prints ...
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How to Remove Synergy from Mac OSX

Hi I don't remember installing synergy but it's been in my computer for a while. However now since I don't have much space in my computer, I can't afford it taking up any space. But I couldn't ...
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Is Mini DisplayPort-to-Mini DisplayPort cable different than Thunderbolt-to-Thunderbolt?

I currently trying to connect iMac late 09 in target display mode to a MacBook Pro 15" but I’m not getting it detected. My setup uses Thunderbolt-to-Thunderbolt however this Apple document says I can ...
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IOS-server doesn't start

I'm trying to start ios-server in order to use selenium: java -jar ~/Downloads/ios-server-standalone-0.6.6-SNAPSHOT.jar -aut ~/Downloads/InternationalMountains.app -port 6666 But it doesn't start: ...
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Hard Drive noted as 'Failing' in Mac OS X and Other installations

Recently I tried to dual boot OpenBSD and Windows 8.1. Unfortunately for me, I was inexperienced in fdisk and accidentally formatted my hard drive :( I tried to install Windows again but it refused ...
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when set default application fails

I am running Mac osx 10.10.3. I have developed an app. I have placed the default version in /Applications, but I have other versions around. When I double click the target file, the wrong version of ...
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Snow Leopard will not accept password after reinstall from Mavericks

I have a 17" Macbook Pro which I upgraded to Mavericks about six months or a year ago. Yesterday, the disk crashed and so I reinstalled from the original install DVD (thus reverting to Snow Leopard), ...
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Accessing files located on a Windows drive from OS X via Parallels is very slow

I have Visual Studio 2013 running in Windows 8.1 in Parallels on OS X. I prefer to use text editors on the OS X side. The project files are stored on the Windows drive. Before I had them on the OS X ...
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Launch executable with custom root directory

How can I launch an executable so it thinks that the root directory is at a custom path, and not at the actual root. I thought it would be possible with sandbox-exec, but I haven't found any ways so ...
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Installation failed SteerMouse

To be able to fully use my Logitech AnyWhere Mouse, I looked to install third party softwares I'm currently running Yosemite 10.10.2 and unable to install SteerMouse 4.2.2. After many rebooting or ...
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CAG on Mac no longer allows dual monitors

Up to a couple of weeks ago, I was able to use dual monitors on my Mac with CAG. Now I get a message saying: Degraded display Your windows will be displayed on one monitor because your system ...
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How to disable Chrome Window resizing

I am using Windows 8.1 on my MacBook Pro retina. To enable 3-finger, 2-finger touch same as OSX, I am using Trackpad++ but this thing has made my windows touch very sensitive which usually create ...
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Tab indent in PHPStorm

I'm using PHPStorm for multiple projects. For my own projects, I use space indenting. However, I am working in a project with other team members who require me to use tab indenting. Is there a way ...
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Why can't I search a certain PDF in Mac OS X, but I can in Windows using Adobe Reader?

I have the PDF "GNU Image Manipulation Program: User Manual" downloaded to both my Windows PC, and my iMac OS X v.10.9.5. The search function works perfectly in my PC, using Adobe Reader, but it ...
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Homebrew OpenSSL: rehash failed to verify, something is wrong

Reposted from StackOverflow Just noticed 'You have mail' in shell prompt. Here is what is says: $ mail Mail version 8.1 6/6/93. Type ? for help. "/var/mail/pain": 1 message 1 new >N 1 ...
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Can I use an external ssd on a 2014 1.4ghz mac mini to run Photo Shop and Light Room

I got the computer for my girlfriend who does photography for a hobby. She has a 24.1 megapixel camera and I'm worried that transferring and developing pictures that size will be slow. Will running ...
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How to install Windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro from USB?

I'm on a 2011 MacBook Pro trying to install Windows 8.1 from a USB. I tried creating bootable FAT32 and NTFS USBs from my Windows ISO with Rufus, but still I don't see anything in Startup Disk in ...