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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How to use the lastb command from Mac terminal?

In bash on mac, when trying to list recent bad logins, the lastb command is unrecognized, while it works fine on my Linux machine. Does it need to be installed or is it a different command for macs?
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X11 error in MAC OS X

When I try to run x11 on my mac in R i get the following error: x11() Error in .External2(C_X11, d$display, d$width, d$height, d$pointsize, : unable to start device X11 In addition: ...
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I need a formula to change cell content to zero if a value in another cell is changed.

I dont know where this formula would go as there are values in both cells. I don't know how to programme (macro/VB?) But I think the above will need it. Can anyone help? Thank you
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how to make keychain access share data across all users mac

I'm a religious user of keychain access on mac. It simply makes my life very easy. Further, I use several accounts on my mac to make it easier to jump from one project to the next. You guessed my ...
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Mac bootcamp boots under VMWare fusion but not normally

I have a mac bootcamp partition running windows 8.1 that used to work perfectly. I've been using it for about 9 months exclusively under vmware fusion and all has been fine. I have recently however ...
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Macbook air keeps shutting OFF randomly

These are my system logs. Pleas help. May 26 12:17:30 Akshays-MacBook-Air com.avast.proxy[385]: Error connecting to 77.234.43.23: Operation timed out May 26 12:17:34 Akshays-MacBook-Air ...
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Mac OS X 10.9.5

I need to run a .bat file on my Mac, the file is a portable version of R called RCommander and I need to run it because it comes with all packages I need to work with and I have problems to download ...
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Network problems multiple Wi-Fi networks with same name

I’m having trouble with my wireless network in my apartment. All mobile devices (iDevices) don’t have problems to connect, but our laptops (Mac and Windows) need to turn off and on their Wi-Fi to ...
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Unable to download OS 10.11 El Capitain

It tried to download it but it always fails. I have plenty of room on my disk. It's a MacBook Pro 2013 running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. First of all, it says it is going to take 1.5 days to complete. ...
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Xcode 7 Simulator - “SpringBoard cannot be opened because of a problm.”

I was successfully using the Xcode Simulator yesterday evening. This morning when I came into work, I didn't change anything, but suddenly, every time I open the Simulator, this error pops up ...
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Does Github Desktop understand when changes have been committed on command line?

I'm trialing Github desktop for our designers, so they can easily work within a repository that devs do as well. Github desktop seemed OK, but I just made 2 commits via the cmd line rather than the ...
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IRSSI: cannot connect to any server

I am behind a NAT. Each time i do a /Connect <servername>.org in Irssi i get the following response. -!- Irssi: Looking up irc.****.org -!- Irssi: Unable to connect server irc.****.org port ...
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Macbook Pro loses internet constantly for a couple seconds

my new Macbook Pro (13", i7, Early2015, OSX 10.11.4) is loosing its internet connection every couple minutes. The wifi itself stays logged in, but the internet connection is gone. After a short while ...
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cloned repo with same name as a local folder and it deleted everything inside

Hi there I cloned a repo with the name COMP to documents in my mac with and I forgot there was a folder called COMP there also. I didn't read the warning properly and now all the things that were ...
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Mac hard drive not in disk utility during CD reinstall

My Mac shows the flashing folder with a ? I have inserted the reinstall Snow Leopard CD. When I open disk utility my Mac HD is not showing. I have not backed up photos for a few months. Should I ...
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How to remove accepted insecure server certificate in Mac OS Safari

I ignored warning from Safari (El Capitan) and connected to a site (it is actually my own self-signed certificate). I now want to remove the cert from Safari so I can get the warning again. How do I ...
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LibreOffice on OS X: running soffice keeps saying no Info.plist or no NSPrincipalClass in Info.plist

I'm trying to run LibreOffice 5.1.3 from the OS X terminal, to script some conversion tasks. However whenever I run soffice, I always get this error: No Info.plist file in application bundle or no ...
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WD Elements not mounted, appears to be disabled and can't be read on any platform

I use a Mac, and my portable HD suddenly quit on me. I searched the forums here and tried some of the terminal commands I came across to no avail. Here is the diskutil this is what it looks like ...
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Usage of Logitech mouse (M705) buttons for navigation in browser on a mac

I am using a Mac. Is there a way of enabling the many buttons/ functional elements (e.g. scroll wheel) of my Logitech mouse (M705) in order to control navigating through my browser (preferably ...
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Add more than two windows in SplitView macOS

Is there any workaround that enables adding more than two windows in the SplitView introduced in El Capitan?
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USBSMC history on a Mac

How do I find the USBSMC history on Mac if it was cleared from the console? I am trying to see devices previously connected with date stamps. The operating system is El Capitan.
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MacBook Pro, OS X 10.7.5 with Windows 7 x64 2 partition

I want to backup both Mac & Windows partitions onto a completely OS interchangeable Seagate Backup Plus 2 Tb drive. (I don't know what program was used to do that.) I've read that formatting to ...
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How to get info on a router-attached device other then IP and MAC?

My router shows a connected device (IP, MAC address), and I would like to find more info about it since I do not recognize the device. How can I do that? I am working on a Windows box.
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How do I run a job in the foreground with the at command on OS X El Capitan

I figured out how to enable the atrun daemon on OS X so that I can use the at command. However, any job I schedule seems to be run in the background. For example, if I schedule echo "testing", the ...
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Can't Find Mac File (Witcher 2 from App Store Save Files)

I need to find the save files for a game I downloaded because now it's loading and saving very slowly. Because it creates a new save file every time you save, I want to go in manually and delete the ...
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Mac Graphics Card Game Compatibility

I'm trying to download a game on my macbook pro. On the game's site, it gives the following minimum requirements: OS: OS X 10.8.5 or higher Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB RAM Graphics: ...
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Doesn't a PC keyboard work in Mac using VMWare?

I use this keyboard-mice combo on my PC and now I've installed El Capitan using VMWare, but the media keys aren't working on Mac virtual machine. Is there some specific config that I need to change in ...
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What layer of the TCP/IP do MAC addresses and IP addresses belong to?

Can anyone also tell me why we have 2 layered models(OSI AND TCP/IP)? Just having a bit of trouble with the question above. Can anyone kindly help?
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How to increase volume on a virtual machine?

I've installed OS El Capitan using VMWare Workstation and sound is too low, for example, testing iTunes. Is there a way to make it loud in the same level as happens in Windows (which is, in my case, ...
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How to removed signed trusted app from Mac OSX?

On my Mac OSX machine I ran an app that was correctly signed by my organization, but not downloaded from the app store. Now when I go into Gatekeeper and change the allow apps setting to only the app ...
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How do I remove this header from my inbox in Outlook on OS X?

At the top of my inbox, I see the following in Outlook: How can I get rid of this thing? It takes up unnecessary space and is distracting.
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DVWA unable to connect to database using MAMP

I have installed Dam Vulnerable Web Application (DVWA) on my mac using MAMP. This is my config file setting: $_DVWA = array(); $_DVWA[ 'db_server' ] = '127.0.0.1'; $_DVWA[ 'db_database' ] = ...
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Mac OS X issue: new Finder window is “blank” until Force Quit > Relaunch

Machine is a '06 Mac Pro 1.1 running OS X Mavericks (installed via SFOTT) Sorry, don't have enough of a "reputation" yet to post links, so you'll have to Google 'SFOTT for Mac' if you're unfamiliar ...
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MS Word for Mac (latest version) - resetting normal.dotm

I want to reset the normal.dotm template on a Mac with the latest version of MS Word (15.x.x). I found instructions on doing this on Windows here. What's the equivalent for Mac Word? Rationale for ...
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Mac OS X 10.11 Terminal Computer Name Automatically Change

Hi I'm curious about something I saw today. In Terminal we get our computer name on the left side when we run it. However something weird happened and that name change without manually change it and ...
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Is there a way to use an OS X machine as a second display in Windows 10?

I have a Surface Pro 3 (Windows 10) and a 17" Macbook Pro (OS X El Capitan). I want to use the Surface Pro 3 and extend the Windows desktop to use the Macbook Pro as a second monitor. Is there any ...
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Realforce 87U keyboard and Mac

I just plugged my new Realforce 87U keyboard to my Mac and having some issues: My NumLock key led is not turning on when clicking (nor any other leds available on the keyboard). My Tilde key and ...
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External hard drive not functioning properly on Mac but fine on PC

I have a WD My Passport Ultra (1TB) hard drive I bought a year ago, which originally has two partitions, one for Time Machine backups and the other for my documents. The Time Machine partition is ...
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How to stop press F7 when I press left arrow in mac keyboard

When I press left arrow, it press F7. How can I stop that? I want left arrow should move cursor to one character left and right arrow should move cursor to one character right. But instead of ...
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Mac: inconsistent boot problems

I have been having some serious issues with my Mac Pro recently, and my business has been brought to a standstill. First my specs: Mac Pro 3,1 quad 2.8, 14GB RAM, ATI Radeon 2600 (stock), ATI Radeon ...
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Mac and EFI secure boot

I've recently had a linux live USB completely fail to boot on a mac running El Capitan, which makes me suspect secure boot is rearing its ugly head in the Apple world, as well as the PC world. So my ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop not writing to external hard drives?

Alright, so I have a computer with data for my research (OS: Windows 8.1). To transfer the data, I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to make a connection from my work computer (Mac Pro, OSX 10.10.3). The ...
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Mac starts booting with message “NVDAStartup: Official”

I made a system update on my MBP and now it won't boot, stopping after the following message: NVDAStartup: Official All information I found about this refers to hackintosh, unfortunately. The ...
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How can I repair a power supply for a Apple's Power Mac G4?

This is an attempt to gather a reference page for anyone trying to replace a failing PSU from a Power Mac G4 with an equivalent ATX in the future. There are still a couple of pages -luckily- ...
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Flash player updates: auto-updating shuts off by itself

I have observed on various Macs running El Capitan that although the update setting for flash player "Allow Adobe to install updates" is selected, which is also the recommended security setting, after ...
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How to add a static route to AirPort Time Capsule?

I am building a virtual lab with VirtualBox to simulate a network with multiple servers, using a single physical host with 32GB of RAM. The host PC is connected to an AirPort Time Capsule for ...
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Why wont my mac pick of some of the keystrokes on my gaming keyboard

So today I bought a new Armaggeddon AK-700 keyboard and plugged it into my mac expecting the normal, plug and play. But this just wasn't the case. As I started using it, I realised that the, CNTRL , ...
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MAC: Stop launch process. (Logmein Hamachi, not in system preferences)

I simply cannot find a way to stop LogMeIn Hamachi loading at launch. I use it rarely but don't want to un-install it yet it bugs me that it's there. As you can see, LogMeIn Hamachi is not here... ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan Fix Scaling

I currently have a MacBook Pro Mid-2014 13" running OS X El Capitan. I have an external monitor attached to it, Philips 223V5. It is a 1080p monitor and I am having a hard time seeing text on the ...
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Dropbox is trying to sync more than is in the folder? Mac OSX

Dropbox v3.18.1 OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) I have 2.54 GB in my Dropbox folder on my Mac. but my DropBox app keeps syncing for some reason (over 3 GB) and it's out of space :( This is really really ...