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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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I want to run Linux on a PowerPC G4 700MHz “iLamp” iMac w/ 256MB RAM (with GUI & preferably some sort of Ubuntu/Debian) [on hold]

I’d like to run Linux on an old iMac G4 I bought on a whim for under £25. I want a full desktop environment (on a system of this spec/age maybe LXDE/XFCE?) and I’d prefer to run Ubuntu (or an official ...
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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 ...
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Send all incoming and outcoming signals through a SOCKS4 Proxy on terminal?

So, I am running a node.js app through terminal (namely bp-tf auto but that isn't relevant) on my laptop. While travelling, I end up going through places where proxies block backpack.tf and ...
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Wine Error - Prefix Creation Aborted

I'm trying to install on my iMac Notepad++ with WineBottler but I get the error "Prefix Creation Aborted" with the following error log: ###BOTTLING### default.sh ###BOTTLING### Gathering debug ...
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Mac - Unable to remove directory

I've been having great difficulty removing a directory from my external hard drive on my mac, I'm out of ideas now and was hoping someone here would be able to shine a light on this. Here are some ...
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iTunes pauses between songs when controlled via VNC

I recently started using VNC with a free license to remotely control iTunes from my iPad. iTunes itself sits on a dedicated Mac Mini (for music streaming purposes) running OSX Yosemite. This works ...
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Mac Apache Server not working when wireless is turned off

I am having an issue where I setup my local apache server on my Mac OS X Yosemite. The server has been working great up until I needed to work remotely without wireless access. I have been looking all ...
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Remote Desktop from Windows to Mac which actually works

I need to work on both Windows 8 and Mac Mavericks, Windows 8 being my main machine. I've been trying to do a remote desktop from Windows 8.1 to Mac. I tried different solutions VNC, TightVNC, ...
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No available formula for “pdfunite” in Homebrew?

I am on Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) and I am new to Bash. I am trying to install pdfunite. I installed Homebrew and ran the following command: brew install pdfunite And I received Error: No ...
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Import existing VMware machines into VMware Fusion

I'm trying to load some existing VMware disk stored in an external USB3 HD into VMware Fusion for Mac OS X but no matter how i do it but Mac OS X always copy the imported vmware machine into the local ...
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Determine what has taken up disk space on a retina MacBook in the last 24-48 hours?

MacBook is out of space again: 20GB free yesterday, now 0. Is there a way to locate what has taken up the disk space in the last 24-48 hours?
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Hide/reset what a Macintosh knows about a downloaded file?

So what my question is that is it possible to remove what Mac knows about a file. For example: What I’ve noticed is having the setting, “Allow apps downloaded from: Mac App store and identified ...
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Why do HTML email signatures work in OSX Mail 4.6 but not in 5.3?

I created this email signature, viewed it as a web page and copied it into Mac Mail 4.6, in the signatures section in Preferences, and it worked fine, and it looks fine in any email app, including Mac ...
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Sometimes the 'SHARED' tab in my Finder sidebar is completely missing

I'm new to this wonderful place so please excuse me if I am going about this the wrong way. I am running a MBPro w/Yosemite and an iMac w/Yosemite which is in my home office. I sometimes like to ...
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How to change the color of the default title in iTerm2

Every time I execute a command, it's difficult for me to find where is the start point of the results comes from my last command. So I want to make the default line "Arthur-Mac-mini..." change color, ...
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Is there a way to (auto) archive messages from Mac Outlook 15?

Is there a way to archive messages on local hard drive with Mac Outlook 15? I can't even find a way to create a folder on the local drive.
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Indoor Positioning System

We are developing an indoor positioning system. And for locating the indoor position we are using Wi-Fi, as we know GPS does not work properly inside a building so it was ruled out. As I was going ...
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Possible to get a virus from just visiting a website? [duplicate]

This has been something that has been on my mind for quite some time now. I have some experience with Javascript and know that it has a function that can store files on a user's computer. My question ...
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Service com.apple.quickook doesn't stop from restarting

Running Mac OS X 10.2.2 in MacBookPro model MacBookPro11,2. I'm having this issue that I could find using console application: A daemon named com.apple.quicklook deosn't stop from restarting after 0 ...
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GitHub Mac OS application is launched but its application window is hidden

I just installed GitHub Mac OS application. I do some work with that, closed it and then open it again. After that the application opens but apparently the application window is hidden. I can work ...