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Disable *other* Facebook notification 10.9 Mavericks

This differs from this question How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X? The notifications are different to the rounded banner alerts I get, and in fact, before I disabled the other ...
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Cannot ssh localhost. ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host (MAC OSX yosemite 10.10.4)

➜ ~ ssh -v localhost OpenSSH_6.8p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8zf 19 Mar 2015 debug1: Reading configuration data /usr/local/etc/ssh_config debug1: Connecting to localhost [127.0.0.1] port 22. debug1: Connection ...
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Can't boot back to Windows(BOOTCAMP)!

I plugged in my USB few days ago and I keep getting this message when I start my computer. "Need to check FAT 32 file directory for consistency, It's highly recommended that you do this" I don't have ...
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Getting OS X Port Map to work with SonicWall TZ - 100 (Sonic OS 5.8)

I am trying to get the Port Map application working with an iMac on a SonicWall TZ-100 router. When I run Port Map on this workstation, I get the message 'Router Incompatible'. I have enabled ...
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BootCampAssistant “Install or delete Windows 7” greyed out

I need to install a Windows 7 on my MacBookPro but the installation button is actually greyed out. I first managed to install a first windows but i needed it to be bigger, so i deleted the BootCamp ...
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How can I generate thumbnail previews for FLV files on Mac?

Similar to this question, however, the answer will not work because it is suited for Windows 7. My initial thought was to just run the video on VLC and pause the video and then just Shift+Cmd+4 and ...
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How can I keep my computer from restarting overnight?

For some reason, every night my computer restarts. That hasn't been a problem until recently. In fact, it's actually been pretty good to come in and start fresh every day. But I'm downloading a lot ...
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Remote SSH into OS X from Internet

I would like to SSH into my Mac from the internet. Here are some details: Public IP: 64.xx.xx.xx Mac's Internal IP: 10.0.0.10 I have set up port forwarding in my Comcast Arris TG862 gateway as ...
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Deleting Frameworks of Unused Programs Mac.

I had to look in the Frameworks folder on my mac (/Library/Frameworks/) to uninstall a program. But now that I'm looking further in the folder, I see some programs that I once installed, but deleted ...
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HFS+ external drive missing EFI, will not mount on Mac

First off: Fear not, I have everything from this drive backed up. I'm just trying to reformat it, but I had someone else attempt it on Windows which doesn't look like it helped. I'm a novice but ...
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Replace MacPro Retina mid 2012 15" SSD drive [on hold]

what SSD drives are compatible with my MacPro Retina mid 2012 15" C02J6KE0DKQ1 ? How can I find out 1. what kind of disk fits (2.5" with case or the bare chip) and 2. how to replace it? I did it ...
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Mail for Mac not showing IMAP folders

When connecting Mail to an IMAP account: I'm only able to see the Inbox. The list of available folders to subscribe to is empty. Software details: Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mail Version 7.3 (1878.6) I ...
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Mac - Shortcut to select Startup Disk

Is there a way to set up a shortcut either in the toolbar or somewhere easily accessible for booting to a different startup disk?
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Mac identifies itself incorrectly on network

I have a Windows 10 computer and a Mac OSX (newest OS) computer which I am trying to connect over network at home. Currently they can not communicate at all. In Windows 10, the Mac identifies itself ...
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Can I restore lost sessions in Chrome's Session Manager extension?

Not sure how this happened, but all my saved sessions in the Chrome extension Session Manager are now gone. Does anyone know what to look for in a backup, to restore these?
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Excel on Mac automatically converts all numbers to thousands

I'm on Excel 14 for Macintosh. It automatically converts all numbers to be representative of thousands. I have searched throughout to change a preference or option and cannot find it. Example ...
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Microsoft Excel 2016 Mac: Smooth cell transition

Changing cells in Excel 2016 Mac by clicking arrow keys results in smooth (i.e., painfully slow) transitions. Is there a way to disable this? (Note: distinguish this, I think, from 'smooth ...
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Can a tar.gz file contain malicious code? Is a Mac vulnerable to such a tar.gz?

Can a tar.gz file contain malicious code that is similar to ZIP file? On a Mac particularly?
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kernel_task cpu usage 300% plus long press power button to start Mac Air

I'm having Mac Air 13inch 2014 having 4 gb memory and 120 gb Hard disk , from the few days i have been facing a problem that kernel_task is taking 300% of my cpu and my mac is running very slow and ...
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How to instruct `sshd` to use its absolute path when forking?

I have an an older PowerMac G5 with a PowerPC that needs modern SSH access. There is no vendor support. I updated OpenSSL and OpenSSH, and installed them in /usr/local. The updated sshd is located at ...
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Cannot use computer after Linux mint goes to hibernate

I am running Linux Mint on my Laptop (MacBook Pro 2015 dual booting with Yosemite) however when I put my lid down I have the setting set to 'Hibernate'. The issue is when I put the lid down I cannot ...
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Install Mac drivers on Linux

I have been able to install Linux Mint onto my 2015 MacBook Pro. I want to know this because I cannot right click at the moment as well as scrolling up and down webpages/terminal etc. Also it would ...
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How to export a spreadsheet to a UTF-8 .csv from Excel 2016 on mac?

Hoping you can help me out with this one... For my work, I've been assisting a DBA for the last few weeks and we've now been given the task of uploading a very large spreadsheet which has several ...
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sshd and -i option on OS X

According to the man page on sshd(8): -i Specifies that sshd is being run from inetd(8). sshd is normally not run from inetd because it needs to generate the server key ...
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Wi-Fi issues starting with OS X v10.10.4

My Wi-Fi keeps disconnecting. More activity leads to a quicker disconnect. Using pings to time it, with no other activity, it takes about 8 minutes to disconnect, whereas with some browsing, it drops ...
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What is an alternative to Little Snitch for Mac [on hold]

Need some freeware for Mac similar to Little Snitch. Any suggestions? I got hit with malware on my Mac and need to add a protective fire wall type software.
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Do OS X apps support push notification when inactive?

I haven't seen any OS X apps that act in the same manner as iOS apps when it comes to push notifications (well, except for Messages and Facetime which are not really integrated services in the ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite: It is possible to disable the animation when switching “spaces”? [duplicate]

Is it possible to disable the animation when switching "spaces"? The animation is jarring, and isn't really usable if used in high repetition. Note: this question is specifically for OS X Yosemite
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How to transfer data from Windows to Mac using USB

What is happening: I have a PC running Windows 8.1 and a Mac running Mac OS X 10.6.2. I also have a USB which is 8GB. My Mac isn't connected to the internet but my PC is. When I connect my USB to my ...
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What is the sleep and Lock key board shortcut for MacBook Pro

Sleep and Lock are 2 different things. How to do it in mac. It always goes to sleep. Like if I have set a file on download and I want it to lock it but it goes to sleep. Please let me know how to ...
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Mount ejected usb device on Mac

I wanted to know if is possible to mount a USB after it has been removed from the finder, without having to re-enter into the USB port. On my Mac I connected a USB device, but sometimes after putting ...
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How do I list all installed packages from the command line in bash / osX

What is the -bash command to list all the packages installed locally on my machine? I am using osX. I tried the following so far: dpkg -l - doesn't work. apt --installed list - doesn't work. ...
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Restarting SynergyKM on Mac

I have SynergyKM (not Synergy) running as a client on the Mac. This sometimes behaves flaky, and the SynergyKM settings panel ends up showing Status: Not Running, and no amount of toggling the on/off ...
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Reinstall OS X Without CD/DVD or Apple ID

I purchased a used iMac. It has OS X Mavricks installed. I'd like to re-purpose it for my web designer to use here at my office, since she cannot easily run the Adobe suite on the Ubuntu machines we ...
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Connecting printer on different network using IP address on Mac?

I'm trying to setup a Epson XP-320 at my college, however they require that all printers connect to a different network than the one used for computers, so I'm having trouble connecting to it to my ...
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Moving Files on Mac to Harddrive Stops Halfway and Files Disappear

Tried to move (cut and paste, not copy) files from my Mac Finder to my WD harddrive. The transfer stopped halfway, and some appear as sort of "ghost files" on my harddrive (0KB, translucent (see ...
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MacBook Pro with Windows 10, how to check if the SSD is using AHCI?

I am running Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro early 2011 and would like to ask how to check if the SSD is using AHCI? I cannot post images, but basically the SSD software, Samsung Magic, is saying: AHCI ...
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Change Mac Finder scroll position to default to left

I have a super annoying behavior with Mac's Finder. Whenever I open a previously unopened folder since the last shutdown, the scroll position of the contents of the finder window is to the right. I ...
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How can I boot my iMac directly into my old user name?

My MacBook Pro (MBP) upgrade to OS X El Capitan went awry. It hung at about 60% and accepted my password but still just sat there. So I decided to empty an external drive and put Yosemite on it, boot ...
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One particular drive not appearing on Desktop and under Devices in finder, but accessible through /Volumes

I've got a few hard drives connected on my Mac Pro. One of them is not showing up under Devices in Finder and in the Desktop, but does show up in /Volumes and I can go into it from there. All the ...
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What is J0, J1, J2, J3 for on this Apple wireless card?

Upon a SSD drive swap I broke one of the cable connectors to this chip and I'm not sure what's broken now. Everything seems to be working. WIFI, Bluetooth and iSight Camera. I have a Macbook Pro 2011 ...
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OSX Yosemite: Can't login to MacBook Air, FileVault is on

I can't get into my Mac (10.10.5 Yosemite). The problem is that I know the password but I simply can't type it in. Yesterday I bought this laptop, I'm Lithuanian so I decided to make the default ...
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How to close an excel file using terminal or python

I am using XlsxWriter to create an Excel file using a Python script. When I re-run the script to update the file with new information, which I need to do often, I have to manually close the Excel ...
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How to check OS X installed security updates

Triggered by the apple security update notification on Security update 2015-006 I updated all of the updates in the App Store (no new updates left). I was actual wondering how to check if the latest ...
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Is it possible to use a Xeon Phi in a Mac running OS X Yosemite?

A colleague of ours is willing to lend our lab a Xeon Phi (2012 model, the one with passive cooling) that he has no use for. The only machine we could physically put this beast into is a Mac Pro (2011 ...
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PC Keyboard with Mac: Alt-Tab + other basics?

I have a macbook pro and a keyboard meant for a PC. I want to remap some keys and, after googling around, found this: Simulate PC keyboard on Mac I just want a few basics: copy paste with ctrl-C + ...
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Dell 3007WFP Monitor: USB Ports Not Working

I have the monitor described in title and am trying to use the USB ports to plug in a mouse. I've set up my macbook pro and connected it to the monitor with the DVI cable + Mini DisplayPort to Dual ...
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VNC Send Apple Mac Cmd-Tab (Switch App) From Windows to OSX

How can I send a cmd + tab message to a Mac from a windows client? I'm using Ultra VNC.
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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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Storage requirements for booting Windows 10 on a Mac running OS X Yosemite

I have read a few articles that state that, for booting Windows 10 (using either Boot Camp or rEFIt/rEFInd) on a Mac, you should have at least 30GiB free of disk space, and at least a 16-20GiB flash ...