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 El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Generate string from table cells

I am using Excel 2008 for Mac. I would like to have a cell generate a string based on the contents of the other cells on the same row. For example, say I have the following table headers: bob, ...
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Wifi Captive HotSpot, login page location?

Stated you made a wifi captive hotspot, when a Mac user connects to, Mac OS detects it's a walled garden and displays a kind of popup (not really in safari, actually in ...
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Locked out of account because of keyboard language mac

I just bough a new macbook air with yosemite installed. After a week, the keyboard started switching to weird symbols. I restarted and it went back to English, so I could log in with my user password. ...
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Launchd Daemon with aqua session

I wanted to set up jenkins slave on some box running mac OS X to compile my swift project and it seems to be surprisingly hard. In order to achieve this i set up jenkins slave using JNLP. And i wrote ...
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Running “subl” command started crashing ITerm 2.1.1 with Oh-My-ZSH

Up until a few days ago, when I would type subl it would open Sublime Text 2. I would use the subl command frequently to open files and directories. Today, I tried to run subl from the command line ...
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How can I make the individual profiles for Chrome appear on Mac Dock?

On my Windows computers I have a fixed icon for each profile (work, home, etc.) that I can pin to my task bar. On Mac there is only one icon and I do flipping between the different profiles using ...
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Connecting to a Mac with MS-RDP 3389?

Is it possible to configure or connect (with or with out software) that helps us emulate the 3389 RDP that Microsoft has for Windows, but on the Mac? I am a Major PC guy, but I am finding needs to ...
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Mac Office 365 Home Application Crash

I know what's causing my MAC PRO to crash, any Microsoft Office 365 app, but I don't know how to fix it. Either does MS tech support. So far their only answer has been to reinstall - now 3 times! ...
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Remove apple keyboard distribution on bootcamp

I have a mac book pro running windows 8.1 The original keyboard distribution is "Español(España) Español(Apple)", this it not my preferred distribution, i have added other distribution in Control ...
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Connect to external drive wirelessly, securely, and easily

I'm moving from using a laptop as my sole computer (MBP, early 2011) to having two active computers (the MBP and an iMac). Instead of keeping all my data on my MBP, I'd like it all on an external ...
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OSX TextEdit save with the first line

Is it possible to make TextEdit save an unnamed opened file with the first line (or first word) of the text of that document? eg: I create a new text document in TextEdit; write the first line as I ...
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How can I create a partition in a the GPT formated drive on OS X, which then results as a GPT partition and not MBR partition?

Looking around on how to install windows 8 or 10 on bootcamp I got the famous error from windows installer telling me I need a drive formatted as GPT an not as MBR. Actually I can't understand why ...
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Claim Free Space / Unallocated space back Mac OSX

I've got a 1TB internal HD that has 213GB of free space that I can't access. 1TB -> -- Macintosh HD 618GB -- Recovery HD 650MB -- BOOTCAMP 104GB -- Unallocated Space 213GB How can I add that ...
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Start Appium server at system boot (MacOS)

I'm trying to setup Appium server to stat automatically after system startup. Also I'd like it to restart after a crash. Appium was installed as a npm package and it launches and works fine when I ...
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Prevent outside users from accessing my local machine (using Node.js) in a coffeeshop?

I have a node server running on port 8080. This is for some personal development and I'm accessing my web server using localhost in my chrome browser. I'm sitting in a coffeeshop and I don't want ...
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Excel - Adding titles to both ends of an axis in a scatter plot

I'm looking for a way to add axis titles to both ends of an axis in a scatter plot in Excel 2016 for Mac. So far I have titles only in the left and bottom parts and want to add the titles on the ...
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Mac Terminal Display Column of the Cursor

How I can display the column position of either the cursor or the mouse pointer. Using the terminal on OSX 10.10 edited --- I wanted to know which character was the R in over for example. I ...
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How to completely erase personal data from Mac

I use browsers Firefox, Chrome and Safari, personal data such as passwords are stored on them. Passwords are stored in Mac Keychain as well. What is the easiest and reliable way to completely and ...
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asl.conf doesn't take an effect on my enviroment OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to stop certain application's annoying logging, with no success so far. What I did is those things explained like in this question: How to disable/ set logging level /preferences PER Mac ...
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Automatically apply .dmg file from bootable USB to local disk

I have succesfully created a Yosemite package containing Microsoft Office, using AutoDMG. The .dmg file also successfully applies to the disk via the recovery partition on the USB drive. The thing is, ...
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Sharing OpenVPN on Mac OS X Yosemite

Up until OS X 10.9 Mavericks, I had been sharing OpenVPN connection in this way . However, ever since I updated my Mac to the latest OS, this method becomes no longer valid. I did some google ...
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What is the purpose of turning off MAMP PRO?

I'm using the MAMP PRO trial. It has an option to turn on or off the server, but after Googling a bit I see there's no turning on or off for a regular server set up without this kind of software. I'm ...
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Booting OSX from External Drive

I'm trying to decide whether to replace an existing hard drive on an iMac 10,1 27inch. I'd much prefer to replace this drive with an external drive as I can get a tremendously bigger drive and the ...
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New MacBook Pro with 308GB used disk space

I just got the new 15inch MacBook Pro with 512GB SSD. After running df -h, here's the output: Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on /dev/disk1 465Gi ...
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Excel list lookup, returning multiple values separated by a “|”

OK... So I have a list of products, with the product name like this: "CC973" in column A. i.e.: A CC969 CC972 CC973 CC975 CC976 CC977 CC978 CC996 CC997 CC998 CC999 DS009 DS022 DS046 DS088 DS096 I ...
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How to pass STDIN to wall in OS X?

https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/wall.1.html The OS X man page seems to be almost identical to the Linux one, at least at the beginning, wherein it ...
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When you transfer files off a macbook hard drive to another device, is there a log/record of it?

If someone takes out a Macbook Pro hard drive with an enclosure to transfer files to another device …. is there any record/log of it (on the Mac hard drive that was taken out)? I'm talking just the ...
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What are legal ramifications around using Windows on Mac via Bootcamp? [duplicate]

Very often Windows is shipped with a PC. As I understand I can't use that copy of Windows on my Mac. What can I use? Would Windows OEM be a good choice? Is 'normal' version of Windows okay for this ...
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Move physical Snow Leopard installation into VirtualBox

I've got a physical installation of Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) happily running on my MacBook Pro. I want to move this install (not install a fresh copy of OS X and moving my data, move the extant ...
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How to fix files and directories in Mac terminal from being inverted?

I recently was going through some directories and realized that my files/directories are inverted as opposed to being alphabetic from top to bottom. As the terminal is after an ls -al: Public ...
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All the System Root certificates are untrusted in Mavericks

I have a OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks) in which all the certificates in System Root are being shown as un-trusted. List of all available trusted certificates in OS X Due to this I cannot open websites or ...
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How to achieve expanded abbreviations on Mac OS X?

On Windows, AutoHotKey enables you to write short scripts to recognize keystrokes and then expand them if they match a shortened abbreviation. For example, if I type 4111 and hit space I can expand ...
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Why does SSH with .pem file ask for password?

I'm trying to SSH from a Mac into an EC2 instance with the following command: ssh -i key.pem ec2-user@54.164.172.194 When I enter this, a dialog is displayed that prompts me to enter a password. ...
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Emails sending with the wrong name on Outlook 2011 Mac

Our client has 6 Macs. We recently set up Outlook 2011 with an exchange account for all of the users. On one of the Macs, I had setup the profile for another user (Person B), before removing it and ...
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Manually entered field code not working, but visually equivalent gui-entered one is working

I am using Office 2011 (Norwegian version) for Mac, and I am trying to enter field codes. Every manually input field code so far is failing, whereas the ones I enter using Insert->Field->... is ...
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Outlook Mac 2011 - Smart Folders - rules/ criteria keep disappearing when I do a new search outside of that Smart Folder

I am new to Outlook for mac - but familiar with Outlook for PC (which I really regret leaving!) SMART FOLDERS ONE I have set up two Smart Folders for UNREAD messages in the two email accounts I am ...
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Getting a MBP to hibernate/standby after some specific time spent in sleep even when plugged in

I'm aiming to produce the following behavior on both battery and AC power: Computer goes to sleep as usual upon closing lid or being idle for a few minutes. Computer hibernates if left asleep for 5 ...
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OS X - undoing mkdir followed by mount and another mkdir

So far I've tried my google fu to figure out exactly what I've done on the terminal (I'm running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3), but I'm not satisfied with my current understanding on how mounting and mount ...
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migrate back to windows from mac, have bootcamp + parallels partition

I am considering a move back to a powerful windows notebook- mostly for GPU needs. I am disappointed at the MBP's middling performance with GPU - I had a 650M and don't think the newest upgrade to ...
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Mac Server Custom Payload configuration

I have a group of users with a variety of settings and need to fine tune what items display in the sidebar when they open up finder. What happens when a user logs in, is it connects to our Mac server ...
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Attempted to format MicroSD card, card became inaccessible, is the card trashed?

I attempted to format a brand new Class 4 8 GB Unirex MicroSD card using a USB adapter to my Windows computer using SDFormatter v4.0. I set the format settings to be Quick format type with Format ...
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Issue installing Java EE 7 SDK update 1

I've installed Java (jdk 1.8) and set JAVA_HOME, now I'm trying to install Java EE 7 SDK which I downloaded it from here. The Oracle download page shows Universal Zip Installer type file, downloaded ...
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how can I scroll in yosemite's terminal using the trackpad

Ever since I upgraded to OS X yosemite I have been experiencing this sporadic issue where I suddenly lose the ability to scroll up/down in terminal using my trackpad. Scrolling on the trackpad will ...
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Office for Mac Preview (2015). Outlook, how to change the default style?

During installation, I chose the default style (Blue), now I want to switch to classic. But I can not find where it can be done. This setting does not exist anywhere...
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Installing SAP on external HDD and using it on windows in mac by bootcamp

I have installed windows in my macbok Air using Bootcamp and now I want to use SAP in it but I cannot install it on my machine due to less storage space. So now I am using VMWare to run SAP on my ...
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How to repair the permission of System Python in Mac OS X?

OS: Mac OS X 10.10.3 Cause In order to make the "YouCompleteMe" plugin works, I tampered with System Python: I renamed the folders 2.7 and Current to 2.7-sys and Current-sys respectively in ...
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How to enable IPv6 on Mac?

I'm using Yosemite 10.10.3 Wi-Fi BUFFALO Going to [http://test-ipv6.com/][1] shows me that "No IPv6 address detected" Right now its on "Automatically" If I change it to "Manual" - what should ...
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How to disable the security policy of check point VPN-1 endpoint security on Mac OS X?

To connect to company network via IPSec VPN there is a software called Endpoint Security from Check Point. I use Release E80.60 The version under windows has the option to disable the client firewall ...
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Start Script Even When Mac Sleeps

I wrote a a python script to check the tmperature via API call and then change the color of my Philips Hue Lights regarding temperature and rain. The only problem I'm facing is that the whole thing ...