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How to get Tbird on iMac to recognize .ics file?

I'm using Thunderbird for email. When a customer sends me a calendar invite file (.ics) the body of the message is blank. There appears to be no attachment. How can I get the attachment to be visible ...
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Convert PNG to Multi-page PDF

I've seen a lot of posts about how to convert a multi-page PDF to PNG but I'm wondering how I can go in the opposite direction if I have the size of each page I want made.
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What configuration need to be done in my MAC 10.8.5 to act as ssl enabled ldap client for openldapserver

I configured my openldap 2.4 in Centos . And I have Mac client for it. Now i wanted to enable SSL for secured Ldap connection. I generated self certified certificate and configured my ldap.I followed ...
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Extracting Windows executable installers on Mac OS X?

Is there a program or a script out there to extract the contents of a Windows installer under Mac Os X? Under Windows there is the Universal Extractor, I am looking like something like that for Mac. ...
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How can I browse white icons in Mac OS X Finder (Mavericks)?

I have bunch of white, transparent png icons in my folder and I find no way to see them clearly even if I change the background in view options (still white overlay on the image stays): I know ...
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Xcode 6.0.1 mouse hover on variable pop up not display

OS version: OS X Yosemite 10.10 Xcode version: Version 6.0.1 (6A317) Specifically on Swift language when I place check points to debug code and variable runtime values. I'm not able to see the ...
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Cancelling shutdown -h command on Mac

I usually use the command sudo shutdown -h +60 from the Terminal on my Mac. Although I'd like sometime to cancel the scheduled shutdown or postpone it. Is there a command to do so? If yes, how?
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Quicksilver - Keyboard macro to select all text to right of cursor

At one point, I had this set up on another machine, but I don't have that mac anymore. I would like a global override to have cmd+shift+right arrow select all text to the right of the cursor on the ...
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Making a bootable OSX USB from dmg on Linux

I have 2 machines - a MacBook Pro and a desktop running Fedora, I have a USB drive and a OSX 10.8 dmg. The MacBook won't boot into OSX unfortunately, I'm trying to make a bootable mac usb to recover ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...
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Applications folder not responding after restoring time machine backup

I have purchased a new iMac and I got a backup from my old macbook air, I tried to restore this backup file via Time Machine on iMac and already all data transferred successfully but the Applications ...
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Formatted USB flash drive with Disk Utility on Mac and now it is not recognized on any Mac or Windows machine

I have formatted Canyon CN-MP4A USB flash drive with Disk Utility on Mac and now it is not recognized on any Mac or Windows machine. I have formatted with Disk Utility > drive > Erease > ...
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Your Mac OS X startup disk has no more space available for application memory

The error message given in the title is perhaps the most incredibly annoying message I have ever had the mispleasure of reading. I thought my "startup disk" was the CDRom that has the image of the ...
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What is the safe way to scan external drive for viruses

I have an external drive which contains lots of important files and MacOS time machine backup. I had to plug it to a computer in our school and my drive is infected by viruses. Now I'm worrying about ...
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Cannot manually update database for locate?

I've been trying to update the databases used by locate on my Macbook (10.6.3 Snow Leopard) but even following the commands shown in this thread hasn't gotten me anywhere. I just get an error from it ...
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install windows XP with no MAC OS

I have a macbook air - model mid 2011 on which I want to install windows XP. I have completely erased my disk so no MAC OS on the machine right now. Can I install windows XP without Bootcamp? I have ...
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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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Help in re-setting iTerm on MacOS X

I some how screw up my iterm configuration. Now I click the iterm icon, it shows the menu bar and icon on the dock, but it won't pop up any windows. So I tried : * remove it from /Application and ...
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Hide Mac's ._ (dot underscore) files in windows

I work in an envirement where a MAC user and me as Windows user work together. The MAC generates files starting with ._. If they access a file called foo, they'll create a ._foo in the same dir. I'm ...
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How do I connect a PC with my Apple Cinema 27" Display [duplicate]

I have a PC that has displayport, DVI, and HDMI out. I would like to connect this to an Apple Cinema 27" Display. The apple display only has a mini displayport male connector coming out (it is not ...
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How can I restart MS Word 2011 Mac without automatically opening documents that crashed it the last time?

MS Word 2011 Mac crashed with a couple of documents open. When it opens, it reopens the documents and promptly crashes even if I try to immediately close the documents. How can I start Word without ...
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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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How can I reconfig synergy on mac after starting it as server by mistake?

I'm new to mac. I just installed synergy and run it as server by mistake. It automatically minimized and I cannot find it again. I tried to drag the app to trash and reinstall but it will start as the ...
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MacOS: can't understand what is using all my disk space

I got a MacBook Air with a limited SSD HD: 128 GB. The largest software I have is XCode (3.2 GB) and I do have 2 versions of this (4.5 and previou). My iPhoto library has 1.3GB of photos. My dropbox ...
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How to mirror a single app on second display on OS X?

I am trying to do a presentation with live coding. If I use "mirror display", I can't use "Presenter View" of keynote. If I use "extend display", I have to put my text editor on either of the ...
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Paragon NTFS for Mac v12.1.62 shutting down computers, corrupting files

We have Paragon NTFS for Mac 12.1.62 on seven Mac computers. We've never had issues with Paragon for NTFS, but recently updated to version 12.1.62. Ever since, we have had multiple problems with ...
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Wordskip in vim [ssh from mac to linux]

Word skip (ctrl key and arrow keys) work fine with vim on my mac in terminal. But, when I ssh from my mac to my linux box, ctrl and arrow key do not work (wordskip) instead delete a bunch of lines ! ...
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Why aren't Xcode “landmarks” (// MARK:) working porperly on my systems?

If I type the following in Xcode in a source file // MARK: Test1 // MARK: - Test 2 and then open the symbol overview menu (that lists all functions, classes, methods in a file), it should look like ...
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How to zip files in mac without root folder

I used this command >zip -r name.zip myfolder to zip files in a folder. I want to zip all the files in myfolder without including myfolder in zip file. How do I do that?
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Keyboard Shortcuts Across Multiple Mac Keyboards

I have a weird setup. I use a bluetooth keyboard 90% of the time, but as I don't have my trackpad/mouse, I still use my laptop's keyboard/trackpad 10% of the time. This often results in me having my ...
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Mute sound on Mac OS X Yosemite on wake up

This is a problem for me only in the morning when I get to work and when I go home. Something was playing when I put my macbook to sleep and when it wakes up it resumes at full volume behind the ...
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Late 2010 15" MBP Black-screens during initial Lion setup

I have a late 2010 15" MacBook Pro. The current HDD is running 10.6.8 Installed SSD into USB powered sled, formatted 2 partitions in Mac OS Extended (journaled) Installed Lion via USB stick to SSD ...
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zsh starts incredibly slowly

ZSH takes about a second and a half from creating a new terminal window to being ready. I'm pretty sure that the culprit is compinit. I haven't been able to find good documentation on compinit, but ...
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spoof MAC address uinsg BearExtender 1200 external WiFi booster (Mac OS X)

I’ve been using 0xdeadp0rk’s script (also at the bottom of this post) to spoof my MAC address in OS X 10.9.5. Works perfect. I would to recycle this script to spoof the MAC address in the ...
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How can I enable “Snap To Default” with TrackballWorks 1.2.0 under Mac OS X 10.10?

I am using Mac OS X 10.10 and TrackballWorks 1.2.0 with a Kensington SlimBlade trackball. I want to use the option "Snap To Default" because it is very helpful to me. However I do not seem able to ...
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Files deleted in mac?

I was going to move my files by copying and pasting them to another drive but the system said that there are not enough space to do that and after all of my files which were pictures has been deleted. ...
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Getting Bootcamp to recognise .iso

I am trying to install Windows 7 64 bit on my Mac via Bootcamp, only problem is that its an .iso file, and every time I mount it or burn it and click install Bootcamp can’t find it. Any suggestions?
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Can’t log via local administrator to a Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard Server

I’m new to server admin. I inherited a server that someone else set up but which didn’t have much going on. I created some new share points and network users (in addition to the two local admin users ...
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How to recover a PowerPoint file that was deleted on Mac?

I deleted everything from my computer because I thought I didn’t need any of the documents. Unfortunately, I do. I put everything in the trash bin and then deleted everything from there. I am ...
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Installing new OS on Powerbook G4 without USB key or CD

I recently got a PowerBook G4 17" with a 1.67 GHz PowerPC CPU, 2GB of RAM, 100 GB of hard drive and running under OS X 10.5.8. These computers are actually getting more and more obsolete, and this ...
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Don want to use safe remove EX HDD in MAC OS…

I am using iMac with OS 10.6.8. Every time when I eject my External HDD I have to eject from finder. I want to use like Plug n Play just like in windows no need to give safe remove. If there is any ...
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Replace kernel extnesion module (driver) in max osx using udev rule

I'm doing development on an embedded device using an FTDI Single RS232 chip for usb communications. I can communicate with the device just fine using the pylibftdi and libftdi libraries over libusb, ...
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Mac OS X running time

How can I find out for how long OS X has been running after the reboot? Is it the kernel_task process' CPU Time value in Activity Monitor? If so, what format it is in? X:XX,XX? How sleep/hibernate ...
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When VPN is On Proxy Settings are Ignored

I have a HTTP/HTTPS proxy server running on port 8000. I also have a VPN for work. On Mac (similar steps occur on Windows) I set up my proxy settings through the System Preferences > Network > ...
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Dual booting fails after applying Yosemite upgrade to MacPro

After applying Yosemite to my triple-boot MacBook Pro, it fails to boot either Windows or Ubuntu. I installed rEFInd, and I can now see all three operating systems in the rEFInd menu, but when I ...
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Unable to mount network shares over VPN on Mac

I recently upgraded my server from OS X 10.7 to OS X 10.9. Since then I haven't been able to access network shares over VPN. I am using iVPN to create the VPN server (I have tried with both PPTP and ...
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Mac Gnu-Screen doesn't load default .bash_profile

I have a bunch of custom settings in my bash_profile. when I use gnu-screen, I realized that my screens do not execute source /Users/disappearedng/.bash_profile. I try to put source ...
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Keynote presentation

Hello I want to make a quiz in which a picture should appear in pieces on each click. I want to make it in the Keynote on OS X. I can't figure out how to animate it in Keynote. Can anyone suggest ...
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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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How to specify a MAC address on D-link dsl-2750u (mac spoofing)

How can i specify a MAC address on D-link dsl-2750u (mac spoofing) like tplink w8901g