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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 [on hold]

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) [on hold]

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 hard driver; i am suddenly get following error The disk you inserted was not readable by this compute Disk info is as follow Name : StoreJet Transcend Media Type : ...
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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 [on hold]

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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Captive portal, fool OSes about authentication, is this way correct?

First (intro), why do I want to fool OSes ? - because my captive-portal is intented to keep captive. Clients can only visit a local website. There is never access to the Internet for freely surfing. I ...
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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 ? ...
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SSD upgrade for Mac Mini

My Mac Mini (late 2012 model) has always been a touch on the slow side, and has been even more so ever since I needed to start running a Windows VM within it. I'm planning on upgrading the HDD to an ...
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What might be causing InDesign to lag when the window is being resized?

Im having trouble using InDesign because when I try to resize my window, there's a 1-3 second delay before anything happens and often the window will transform to a very small size randomly during ...
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How do I move a window off screen in OSX?

I'm using OSBuddy, if you don't know what that is, it's basically a java client for a game. I'm also using a dual screen, iMac with an ASUS connected via VGA/thunderport that's to the left of my ...
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Accessing MacBook local network from iPhone

I have a development environment with grunt and BrowserSync which gives me the URL 192.168.1.140:3000 to access the webpage from other devices in the same network. The URL works on the MacBook, but ...
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cmd-f freezes the program and has unexpected inputs in mac os X

I have a mac os X. After certain point, cmd-f is taking a very long time in every programs. The program freezes so that I have to eventually force quit the program I tried cmd-f. Another cue is that I ...
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How to manually send an ARP request

I recently sniffed with Tcpdump a packet "ARP, Request who-has 192.168.2.3 tell 192.168.2.2, length 28". I would like to reproduce this message, and to send an ARP request from my laptop to any IP I ...
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Formatted mac mini with windows 7 now can't boot from USB to reinstall OSX

Wondering if anyone has done this before? My 2009 mac mini has windows 7 on it presently and I know that I formatted the thing with windows entirely to make this happen. Now when I try and boot off ...
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Any way to “reboot” a USB port on a Mac Mini?

I have an IR Toy attached to my Mac Mini and it works but if I do not interact with it for awhile, it will not be reachable. I use the Mac Mini as a server and have turned off sleeping in Energy Saver ...
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Unshrinkable windows/dialogs like Photos, in Yosemite - can I make them smaller?

I saw this question on Superuser, from 9/14: On Mac OS X, some windows are a fixed size (eg. Photo Booth): Is there a way I can make them smaller to take up less space on a smaller screen?" I ...
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Why does my MacBook Pro (8,2, running Yosemite) get so hot?

This may look like a duplicate, but I've done research and noticed that everyone else is asking why their MacBook Pro Early 2011 (8,2) gets so hot- while they're using it. I constantly have activity ...
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Mac: How to record VoIP phone call (microphone and output simultaneously)?

This is for recording a Google Hangouts call on my Retina MacBook Pro. I am using the internal microphone and the internal speakers. I would simply like to record the conversation. So I would like to ...