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Why is no window loading from XQuartz when I try to choose a CRAN mirror to install a package from in R?

I'm trying to install a package in R in the terminal, and when it tells me to select a CRAN mirror, XQuartz opens but no window is created. I have a mac, and I don't know what the problem is.
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Is it possible to find a remote IP address if I know the local IP address?

I’m connected to a network with a VPN. I need to connect to a device on the same network with it’s remote IP but the only IP I can find is the local one. Is there a way to find the remote IP of a ...
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What OS and file system for an raspberrypi NAS in apple eco-system

I'm trying to create a NAS, running on a raspberry pi, which will be used entirely in an apple eco-system, and doesn't need windows support. The NAS will be run purely from the OS SD card with no ...
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Can I install a Windows 7 Virtual Machine using the Disc?

I need to setup a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on a MAC. I'm wondering, if I have a windows 7 installer Disc, can I use that to install the image? or does it have to be a specific ISO in order to ...
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Opening powerpoint with Libre Office from mac terminal

I use the terminal a lot in Ubuntu, but I also have two macs. I'd like to open a powerpoint with Libre Office Impress from terminal on my mac. Any ideas?
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How do I read a PDF in 2 simultaneous views (split view) / Mac

Sometimes I need to see and read two different parts of the same document at the same time (e.g. reading the explanation of a chart while viewing it). How can I do that? Is there any PDF reader with ...
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Can’t seem to SSH from an iPhone to Mac

I’ve tried using several iPhone apps to connect to my Mac (a 2012 Retina MacBook Pro running OS X El Capitan) via SSH, but it never seems to work. I have remote login turned on and know my Mac’s IP ...
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NAS is very slow on OS X10.11

I am currently using a Retina MacBook Pro 13" (512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Early 2015). It's connected via Wi-Fi (5GHz) to Asus RT-AC67U (AC2400) Router in which a Seagate Expansion 2TB (4 Partitions; Main ...
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How can I combine the input of two keyboards?

I use a Stinkyboard Footboard to enter shortcuts with my feet on my Mac. This works fine, the Footboard is recognized as another USB keyboard and the shortcuts are working. One thing that is not ...
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How to open Mozilla Developer Edition from terminal

I wish to open Mozilla Firefox Edition app with index.html from terminal in my mac but don't know the command. firefox index.html command doesn't work.
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Cmd-Tab suddenly stopped working, and my Dock is unresponsive, what do I do?

command ⌘+tab⇥ and my Exposé shortcuts have stopped working, and clicking/mousing over dock icons has no effect. What's wrong? What can I do to get things back?
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Mac Pro will not go to 2560 x 1600 Display Resolution

I can't get my new 30" Apple Cinema Display to show a 2560 x 1600 resolution. I have a Mac Pro 1,1. I've tried resetting pram and changing graphic card ports.
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Dell monitor U2715H turns itself off while watching a movie

How to prevent Dell external monitor U2715H to turns itself off while watching a movie? Sometimes it shuts off after 30 min sometimes after 1 hour. And after it shuts off I can't turn it on by ...
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How can I trash a “windows.old” folder in Mac OS X?

I deleted the windows.old folder when I am in Mac OS X and it is now in the trash. However, I found neither can I empty the trash nor put the folder back to the drive with Windows installed. If I ...
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Unable to find Ubuntu Installation

I just installed Ubuntu via USB on my Mac, everything seems to be OK. After installation completed, I restarted and it boots on OS X automatically. I thought that will be a no problem, because I would ...
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Installing libssl-dev, libffi-dev on OS X?

I tried using command brew install libssl-dev libffi-dev but it's not working for me. Does anyone know how to install it on Mac?
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Cannot see Hard Drive in OS X Installer

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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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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Two mice, two pointers, one mac

I've been looking for a way to have two mouse pointers on my Mac, like this article: http://ohsonline.com/Articles/2004/01/TwoFisted-Mousing.aspx I've found these threads but no success: Using ...
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“Building boot caches on boot helper partition failed” error selecting rEFInd

I have rEFInd (0.9.2) installed on my Mac in its own hfs+ partition. This allows rEFInd to appear as an option on the "Startup Disk" window under "System Preferences". Below is an image of the "...
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How to set default startup disk from Mac Startup Manager? [duplicate]

When starting a Mac computer, the option key can be held down to invoke the Startup Manager. From here, choices are given for possible boot volumes. Is there a way to make the selected volume the new ...
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PPTP VPN issue with Mac OS X over ADSL

I have a MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite (even El Capitan) version 10.10.5 and I use ADSL connection to connect to my university internal network which works just fine but when I use the PPTP VPN to ...
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How to boot Apple Mac via PXE (custom mini-Linux)

I have a network system, where I serve a mini-linux to a connecting client via PXE (pxelinux.0). I can't get this to work with Mac OS X. Booting from network is there saved for backup operations. I ...
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Rainbow display static/snow over HDMI->DVI

I recently got a Mac Mini at work. I have two of the same monitor connected to it: one over HDMI->DVI adapter and DVI cable, and one over MiniDisplayPort->VGA adapter and VGA cable Sometimes (...
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Import .rwz file into Outlook 2011 for Mac?

Is it possible to import the .rwz file into Outlook 2011 for Mac so I don't have to rewrite all of my rules?
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How can I download or mirror or rip an entire Coursera course website (not just videos and slides)?

I want to download or make an exact offline copy of certain Coursera courses, because they are planning to remove the ones on their old platform after 30th June. Any OS is fine. I tried using ...
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How to set default merges commits with no fast-forward in Atlassian SourceTree

Is there a way in settings or config files to make this checkbox to be marked for every merge?
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my mac is asking me if I want to allow it to access information on an *unknown* iPhone … why?

When I came into my office this morning, my Mac Pro had an iTunes popup (#1):
 
 Do you want to allow this computer to access information on "John Doe's iPhone"? If you don't allow access, ...
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Disable autocomplete hints on iTerm2

I would like to disable the autocomplete history things that come up on the iTerm, as shown in the picture below: I would like to get rid of the blue hint that comes up when I start typing a ...
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How can I tell if my Mac has Bluetooth 4.0 (Low Energy)

I know the make and model of my MacBook Pro. I want to know if there is any direct way to know if Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) is supported on that model or not. Model identifier - MacBookPro9,1 Model ...
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Simulate keyboard strokes with exact delay as being typed

I am trying to simulate keyboard strokes exactly how its typed with proper delay between strokes. I am trying to achieve this on keyboardmaestro or Automator on OS X, but I cannot figure it out. Is ...
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Limiting iTunes Station Control

I am working on setting up an iTunes station that only allows adding songs to a queue instead of allowing songs to be stopped and a new song played. Is there any way to do this already, or is there a ...
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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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Multiple Skype clients on Mac OS X?

How can I run multiple Skype clients on Mac OS X?
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Cannot Install Bootcamp on Mac Fusion Drive

I have two drive installed in my mid-2013 Macbook pro. It is running osx maverick. I set the two drives (an ssd and a regular HD) up using the fusion drive (following the diy fusion drive guides out ...
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The password on my mac (yosemite) is being changed everytime I logout

When I reset my macbook pro, the password gets changed. I have Yosemite 10.10.3 and Apple phone support haven't been able to get to the bottom of it yet. They suggested I re-install the OS but i'd ...
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How to get a Mac to auto-reconnect to a wifi network?

I have a Mac Mini Server that's disconnecting every few days or so from the wifi network. There may be other parameters causing the initial disconnection (such as the wireless router being rebooted) ...
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MKV to M2TS muxer for Snow Leopard

I currently use the tsMuxeR for Windows within a VM on my Mac to mux MKV to M2TS to play on my PS3. tsMuxeR currently doesn't have a version that works with Snow Leopard, and I have not had any luck ...
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How do I configure custom URL handlers on OS X?

I've been reading a lot online about custom URL handlers / custom protocol handlers such as: Launching External Applications using Custom Protocols under OSX OS X URL handler to open links to local ...
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OSX map network drives on login WITHOUT finder windows popping up

I have followed some other tutorials to get OSX to mount my network drives when I log in, using the "Users and Groups > Login Items" method, which works fine, but this brings up a whole load of finder ...
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Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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Problems connecting to my Mac via SSH

I have Mac with remote access enabled. I can easily connect to it via SSH within local network. I have configured 22 port forwarding on my router. But I can't connect to my Mac via SSH by using router'...
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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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Startup Disk Almost Full

My mac is running out of space, but I do not know why. It says that I have only about 100-200MB free space when I go to Apple icon > About this mac > Storage. But when I check how much storage is ...
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Installing ruby / gems / jekyll on mac

I tried to install newer version of ruby, because I needed it for install the Jekyll. Now when I try to use any gem command (i.e. gem install jekyll) I get a my little pony image in the Terminal and a ...
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MacBook 2015 - dual/triple external monitors?

I’m interested in the new 2015 MacBook (not Pro or Air), but only if it supports the ability to have two or three external monitors. I’ve only found sources indicating that this is not possible, but ...
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Moving photos from iPhoto to Photos on my Macbook Pro, in El Capitan 10.11.5

I have moved all my pictures from iPhoto to Photo on my MacBook Pro. I then moved all the photos in the old iPhoto Application to the iPhoto trash. My question is (and I admit being afraid) can I ...
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Shortcut to show/hide application toolbar in OSX

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut on Mac OSX to show/hide the application toolbar. I was not able to find something about this issue... Maybe I was searching for the wrong keyword? Any help is ...
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Where to find “Photo” storage on my mac?

I don't have any photos on my computer and I don't use iTunes or any other apple device, and yet my disk usage indicates that Photos is taking up 7GB of space. Any idea where this is coming from and ...
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How can I print source code on OS X with line numbers?

I'm looking through some of Wordpress' core code and would like to print it out to review. I'm looking for a tool that defaults to a monospace font can wrap long lines possibly print line numbers ...