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how to use the apple script to put value in test box using apple script for external application on mac os

I am opening my application on mac machine but i am unable to recognize login text box using apple script. please tell me how can i do that. it is not a web application,it is a mac based application. ...
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How can I turn on ECN for Mac OSX?

I'd like to run some networking tests with Mac OSX 10.8 and using the ECN option. However I cannot find any documentation on how to configure it. Does anybody know how to alter Mac OSX TCP networking ...
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How to clean an already installed Mac OS Mavericks without a complete reinstall

I have an iMac that has OS X Mavericks installed. I've been using it as a desktop computer for quite a while now. Downloaded movies, installed apps, have several users, etc. Now I need to give this ...
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Mac OS X and VPN Option all traffic over vpn

i have to say, i am new in using a Mac. So please don't expect too much. My operating system is Mac OS X 10.9.2. To connect to my company's pc, i managed to create a vpn connection using VPN (PPTP). ...
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disabling password require via applescript freezes Mac

I wrote little script to enable/disable screensaver and password check. Idea is that when my iPhone is near to my Mac (Proximity app checking this), screensaver and password check should be disabled. ...
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Security for mac? [on hold]

Recommendations for evaluating mac system log security?
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1answer
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Picasa Syncing with Dropbox via different PC/MAC

Gd day everybody, following challenge: I have a ton of pictures on my computer (Mac 10.9.2) and I am using Picasa. All good working on a single computer, however I have another 3 Macs on which I would ...
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how to make four windows of the same app fill four quadrants of a screen using slate

I can move a window to the top left corner of a screen using something like this in slate bind a:shift;cmd;alt move screenOriginX;screenOriginY screenSizeX/2;screenSizeY/2 usually when I fire ...
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Commandline arguments in Mac OSX

In linux I can do something like this: rm test.txt -f On Mac however, I get the following error: rm test -f rm: -f: No such file or directory Is there a way to fix this?
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How to install Mac OS on VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I maintain an application I wrote in pure C. Its multiplatform (windows/linux) application. But, unfortunately, my boss wants me to write a version for Mac OS. Since I don't have such computer, its ...
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how to resize window to quarter screen width and height in slate

I'm using slate as a window manager, and I would like to bind a certain key combo to automatically resize and position the window as follows window width and height will each be half the size of the ...
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1answer
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How do I rename the computer name/root in Mac OSX

I'm new to Mac. I would like to rename the computer name/root title that shows up when I open the terminal. Usually it's like computername:~ xxx$ Any and all help is appreciated!
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Using OS X 10.9 Mavericks's new mutliple monitor setup, has anyone discovered a way to keep the dock on the main screen?

I have actually seen this question posted all over the internet. It sounds like literally everyone is annoyed with how the dock hops from monitor to monitor. I would estimate that more than 95% of the ...
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24 views

Unhide folder from hidden in osx

How to unhide the folder? No answer found here
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OSX - How can I make Textmate 2 automatically close the previous output window

On my old computer, when I use Command-R to run a python script in Textmate 2, it opens an output window. If I run the script again, Textmate closes the previous terminal window and creates a new one. ...
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A terminal based instant messenger client for OS X [closed]

I've found one called CenterIM and Finch, but they both seem to be made for linux and don't have any guides on how to build or install the software. If anyone can recommend a nice, lightweight ...
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1answer
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How to set up Linux VPN server and connect from a Mac?

I am trying to set up my own VPN server on a Linux box which I would connect to from my Mac, and I am having trouble figuring out which is the best and easiest(recommended) way to do that. Which VPN ...
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Batch output md5 with corresponding file name to text file

I'm trying to output to a text file a md5 checksum of each file in a folder in this specific format: checksumhash1 *NameOfFile1.ext checksumhash2 *NameOfFile2.ext checksumhash3 *NameOfFile3.ext ...
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Google Drive and Chrome on Mac OS auto logout

We are trying to set up google drive and chrome apps to automatically log out/sign out at reboot. The purpose is to have each new user to have a fresh login screen for those two apps. Also we would ...
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Reduce single tab delay in Mac OS after enabling tap drag

(OS X Mavericks) If you enable "System Preferences / Accessibility / Mouse & Trackpad / Trackpad Options / Enable dragging", you will be able to "double tap to drag", but there will be an annoying ...
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Automator in Mavericks freezes when creating or opening a Folder Action

Short version: On an older Mac, Automator hangs when trying to create a Folder Action. I have an older Mac being used as a media server. It is a Core 2 Duo iMac with 3 GB of memory, running ...
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Mac OS X - access files owned by system

How can I access folders with those permissions? When trying through terminal: superUser99:tmp superUser99$ cd launchd -bash: cd: launchd: Permission denied
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Tor Browser Bundle - how to get new IP in OS X without browser restart

The new version of Tor Browser Bundle (https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en) doesn't have Vidalia (https://www.torproject.org/projects/vidalia.html.en) but only Firefox plugin ...
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Can you reassign keys on Mac for Logitech K310 washable keyboard ?

I know it's not being sold as compatible for Mac but as intensive typer I like the idea of having an always clean keyboard. I already read this review ...
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Kernel Panic removing sleepenabler kext through terminal

I have been struggling for hours now. I just cant find a way to find and delete the sleep enabler kext file. I am a noob with the terminal in the installation dvd, cant get to the folders where I need ...
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Go to bookmark in next file Sublime Text

I am starting to use bookmarks in sublime text, but I'd like to put bookmarks in separate tabs and have sublime jump to the bookmark in the next tab once there's none left in the current tab I'd like ...
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Seagate External Drive works on PC but not mac, sometimes

I've having some trouble with my Seagate USB External hard drive. It's formatted FAT32 and I use it primarily on my Mac (OSX Mavericks) Every now and then (it's happened twice now), It would stop ...
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Select all text with similar formatting in Word 2011 for Mac?

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac. I'm writing my thesis and I now need to format them. I initially wrote some using Google Docs, and when I downloaded and try to format using word, I found that I need to ...
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SOS Online Backup

I signed up for SOS Online Backup and I ran the backup only to find that it eventually just filled my hard drive to capacity. From what I've read this is done by the way it caches the files it uploads ...
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How to format a DMG (Apple disk image) file?

I used Apple Disk Utility to make a formatted DMG file. Then there is a reason which prevents me from recreating it, however given read/write permission to the DMG file, I must re-formate it in order ...
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Bad Block Handling in SSDs on Macs

I have a question about SSDs and bad blocks. I use a Mac and an acquaintance has an SSD installed on his Mac too. He used Scannerz (http://scsc-online.com/Scannerz.html) to confirm that the bad block ...
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Reducing file size of system binaries

I'm osx 10.9 user and want to reduce unused architectures (ppc, i386) in binaries through lipo command. I found that a lot of binaries lies in /Library folder. But I'm not sure what happens with ...
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How do you bind a letter key in Mac OS X?

A friend has water damage on her keyboard so the button for letter "t" is not working. The laptop is a MacBook Pro, OS X 10.9. Is there any way for us to re-bind a key for lower-case and capital "t"? ...
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New MacBook Pro Can't Connect to Internet

As the tile says I recently got a new Mac. It is the latest gen retina display with a dual core i5 and 8 GB or RAM. It has the latest "ac/b/g/n" wifi adapter but it is connecting to an "n" network. ...
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windows keyboard on macintosh keymapping

I have a 2010 macbook pro that I use with an external cheap windows keyboard 103 key (im a college student) when i use it with an external display. I have my function keys set to be fkeys and not the ...
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Little clarity needed about: PC and Mac and Unix

I've always thought that a PC and A Mac were two different computing platforms, not just with in their operating systems (Windows & Mac OS) but different from hardware to thier respective internal ...
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Mac crashed on reformat

I was reformatting a corrupted flash drive on a Mac. So I do so, and it formats into the Mac's format. So I decide to change the setting to fat and format again. It crashes and and I have a computer ...
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VirtualBox: Odd behaviour after updating the host to OS X Mavericks

I've just updated my Mac to OS X Mavericks. However, after doing so, I'm facing a couple of issues with my VirtualBox program including the following: 1 - The virtual machines (guest OSes) fail to ...
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Imac G5 fan running very high

I have an imac G5 24" 2.66 Ghz intel 640 GB hard drive with WD 1TB external 2 core duo. I had damage the unit in a move took it to best buy geek squad service and they replaced the lcd with one I ...
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du on Mac OS 10.9 gives two different answers for the same directory

If I run du on my iMovie Library.imovielibrary I can get two different results depending on how I run du. However, I believe both of these should result in the same value. Behold: davids-imac:Movies ...
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OS X MCP_ELPG_VCORE_STS_SATA_POWERED_UP never reached! error

I'm using a macbook air and it keeps shutting itself down in the middle of usage and brings the following error Anonymous UUID: 3B35044A-64F2-3EA5-3C7B-5C908E62F2F6 Mon Mar 17 23:52:31 2014 ...
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Restore application to show up on the main display

I have multiple monitors connected to Mac OS X. After moving Firefox to a monitor other than the main display, I can't seem to get the Firefox back to start up on the main display. I have tried: ...
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where is vimfiles directory on mac OS?

I am a new user of mac OSX, I found there is no vimfiles directory under /usr/share/vim, but directory vim73 is there. this vim was shipped with OS and I didn't install it. vimfiles was used for ...
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Mac: white screen after login

I have a Mac Air 2011. So yesterday I tried to backup my ipad with it and it cause the hard drive to be full. Today I can't login anymore. Tried rebooting it, it goes to the login screen successfully. ...
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Why does Netflix perform better (more efficiently) in full-screen mode?

I noticed the other day that when watching a movie on Netflix in Chrome on my Retina MacBook Pro, the fans would spin up more quickly when I was just watching the video in a single tab in a regular ...
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Can't export Keynote presentation as Quicktime (Bug)

There is probably no easy fix for this but I just want to check. When I try to export a presention from Keynote 6.1 the program crashes after it has processed like 20% of the export. This is the first ...
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Missing Dock Icons OSX Mavericks

First off (this has been happening more and more recently) I open my MBPR 11,3 (OSX 10.9.2) to a black screen - sometimes it has a working cursor. After holding down the Power Button for 5 sec the ...
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How to safely re-install Windows 7 in the Bootcamp partition on a MacBook Pro

I have a 3-year MacBook Pro laptop. It has a Mac partition and a Bootcamp partition with Windows 7. I want to re-install Windows 7 - basically start fresh and get rid of all the gunk. Based on ...
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Is the dell u2713h fully compatible with the late mac mini 2012 using mavericks?

I'm sure some of you guys have experience with this setup. I'm learning how to program iOs. I did find a lot of topics that the mac mini i7 is powerful enough to compile in Xcode. My problem however ...
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Video camera is not available after waking up from sleep on macbook pro

There is a problem on my mac with skype. When mac wakes up after sleep and I want to do a video call video is not available. Restarting skype doesn't help. After a very long time every time restarting ...