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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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Using Windows RDP Protocol to connect to OS X

Are there any programs that enable me to connect to my Mac (OS X Mavericks) using Windows RDP (so that I can use the RDP programs that comes with most Windows versions)? I am aware of the program ...
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Can I have two different capacity RAM sticks?

In general and specifically in my MacBook pro (2012). I'm confused on if the answer is yes or no because I have heard both answers. So I have come here to get things cleared up. Can I have two ...
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Is there an alternative for TotalFinder's Visor Feature in Mac OS X?

Is there an alternative for TotalFinder’s Visor feature? The Visor feature is a keyboard shortcut that brings up a “Finder” window over top of the screen, even on full screen apps. I don’t want to ...
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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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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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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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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 OS X search and replace tool with regular expression support

I'm looking for a regular expression based search/replace GUI tool that is able to handle multiple files/subdirectories, something like grepWin but for Mac OS X. PS. I'm aware of grep and I don't ...
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How do I run a launchd command as root

I have the following launchctl command as a .plist file. It's loaded and set to run once a day but, it needs to run as root and I'm not sure how to verify this. Also, this cron job basically CDs ...
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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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Which keys to use to copy and paste inside CentOS guest on MAC

Which keys to use to copy and paste inside CentOS guest on MAC. I am using VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro running CentOS 6.5 as a guest... I am trying to copy and paste some text in centOS (the guest) ...
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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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Can I install Windows 7 on a MacBookPro2,2 running Snow Leopard (10.6.8) with Boot Camp?

The installation & setup guide says I need a MacBook Pro introduced in 2007 or later. I have a MacBook Pro introduced in October 2006. I have my Snow Leopard installation disk, and can obtain a ...
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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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Create a symbolic link in the Mac OS X Finder

Is there a way to get the same functionality as the unix command ln -s in the Mac OS X Finder (OS 10.5)? I want to be able to create symbolic links while working in Finder windows without opening the ...
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Problems with Macbook Pro '13 Retina screen

I have a weird issue in my retina screen: Apple Applications have clear graphics, but when it comes to open other applications (eg: Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop), all of the graphics stay blurred ...
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How to stop Word 2011 opening hyperlinks on click?

In previous versions of MS Word, there was a preference for the action to be taken when the user clicked a hyperlink: open it, or edit it. Word 2011 appears to have defaulted to opening the hyperlink, ...
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Macbook Air WIFI not working after wake up

I have a late 2010 13" Macbook Air and I have problems turning Wi-Fi on when I wake the computer up. I keep my laptop connected to power, an external screen and a USB ethernet adapter at home and ...
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How can I change the Author of comments in MS Word for Mac?

Is it possible to change or hide the name of the author of comments on a document? I have hundreds of documents where I have written dozens of comments, now my boss wants me to change the commenter ...
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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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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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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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USB device Disabled Mavericks

Late 2012 Macbook Pro, 2.2ghz i5, 8gb ram, running OSX 10.9.3 My Novation Launchpad worked just fine 12 hours ago. I go to work, come home, plug in the device in question and I get this error: ...
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Trying to fully remove a bluetooth device from Mavericks

So I've run into an issue. I had been using my bluetooth headset that I use with my laptop for a few Google Hangout calls and the quality was awful so I stopped. My problem is now that whenever I ...
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Mac Terminal showing bash instead of my username

This makes it hard to know what directory I am in. I installed a version of python for school and now it says -bash-3.2$ instead of MyMacbook: ~$. I'm sure this is really simple, but I know nothing ...
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Remove All Illegal Characters from All Filenames in a Given Folder

I'm looking to make some form of process that will let a user select a Folder and will Loop through all the files and clean any slashes, hyphens etc ... out of the respective filenames. I program on ...
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Is there a way to list—and kill—running processes on Mac OS X in a Windows “Ctrl+Alt+Delete”-like way?

So, what do you do on a Mac when a process (as opposed to an application) is hogging CPU, swamping your machine, and you need to kill it? I know you can use top or open “Applications > Utilities > ...
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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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Google Chrome Window Resize “Sticking” on OS X

I'm using the most recent version of Google Chrome (34.0.1847.131 at the time of writing) on OS X 10.8.5, and for a few months I've been having intermittent issues resizing browser windows. There ...
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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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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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what is outgoing and incoming policy in the router setting?

What is incoming/outgoing policy in the router setting? and is there any difference between incoming/outgoing policy and incoming/outgoing direction? When I want to configure my router to allow a ...
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Time Machine permission errors

I back up fairly regularly with Time Machine. Recently, my hard drive crashed and now I wish to put my old contents onto /temp. I am unable to do it in the laptop, as when I open the 'documents' ...
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How to install Windows on an iMac without using Boot Camp?

I’m having difficulties installing a Windows 8.1 trial on my late-2009 iMac. I had Vista installed a little while back, but think I installed this when my iMac was running Snow Leopard (it’s since ...
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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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Open/save file dialog takes a long time to open in Windows

This is driving me up the wall every time it happens :-) As the title states, clicking on open, save, browse on basically any windows application makes said application stall and not respond to ...
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Non-Apple monitor with DisplayPort not recognized by a Mac

I just got a new monitor: an Acer B276HUL. Its native resolution is 2560x1440. I didn't do my research before ordering it; that resolution is too high for single-link DVI! So I have yet to see it ...
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Stuck with spinning gear (NOT beach ball) after OSX login

Running latest OS X Mountain Lion. I shut down hard (held power button until power off) after an application froze and rather than doing force quit I got frustrated and just shut the system down. ...
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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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Giving my PC the same MAC address of my Android phone

I want my PC to replace my Android phone in a local wireless network from MAC Address point of view. In other words changing my PC’s MAC address to be exactly the same as the MAC address of my Android ...