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Some videos on youtube drop to black screen

Black screen issue playing video in youtube on Mac os x El Capitan 10.11.5, firefox
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When it comes to internet sharing in a Mac OS X Maverick, is this normal?

I currently have internet sharing enabled on my iMac: When I try to connect other devices to the Mac's WiFi, be it smartphones, tablets or laptops, I don't have internet access regardless. Checking ...
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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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Does BBEdit have a cache file on the Mac?

I've been having software issues lately with BBEdit so I am wanting to uninstall the application, remove all supporting files and do a fresh install. I did remember where the plist file was, for ...
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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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Can I map the Mac keys Command and Ctrl keys to the same key on a PC keyboard

I really want to use ctrl in order to ctrl-c and ctrl-v but i want to use ctrl-r also for reverse-search in the terminal By default, you do command-c and command-v for copy-paste, but you do ctrl-r ...
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Highlight names in column A, sheet 1 that are found in Column C, sheet 2, 3, etc

I have a list of names in column A, sheet 1 that I would like highlighted if the names are found in column C, sheet 2, 3, 4, etc. I am trying CF, but cant quite seem to get it. please help.
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launchd job not on list, but still running

I have a launchd job that is running every two minutes, but it is not on the sudo launchctl list. I was changing the plist file, both the name of the file, and the Label key. I didn't unload it ...
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Internet Sharing on OS X Mavericks stopped working

I have an iMac with OS X Mavericks (10.9) installed. I've been using the Internet Sharing feature to connect to other devices regularly, but since last week the Internet Sharing option has stopped ...
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What caused my Macbook to be bricked?

Today I was browsing the internet on my 2012 MacBook pro, and it suddenly turned off. I then noticed the corner of a small plastic baggie (from a RadioShack part) sticking out of the split between the ...
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Run app before login on Mac OS X

I'm using the ShareMouse application to share my keyboard/mouse between my Windows and Mac Mini computer. It works great after logging in and having the app on startup. However, for the login screen I ...
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Excel If Yes AND Yes

I have 2 columns of yes/no answers I want to count if yes and yes, how many is that I tried using =countif(G2:G256, "yes")AND(H2:H256, "yes)) but that doesn't work. Any help? Thank you!!!
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Two mice, two separate settings on mac

Is it possible to have separate settings (tracking speed, scrolling speed etc...) for each individual pointing device on OS X? In system preferences there are separate settings for mice and trackpads,...
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Save Terminal Output command on OSX

It is simple question but couldn't find the answer, I found and tried tee output.txt and system_profiler > output.txt but no success, they save blank text file. How do I save my terminal output ...
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iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) running OS X 10.11.4 restarts during partitioning and doesn't complete Windows 10 installation using Boot Camp Assistant

... as well as leaves an empty WINDOWS partition. Help! What can I do? I'm having a hard time finding any solutions anywhere. Here's some of my System Information: Model Name: iMac Model Identifier:...
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Microsoft Office via Parallels on Mac: core utilization

So I guess it is a well known fact that Microsoft Office for Mac utilizes only one core. I am wondering how I can make it faster or how can I make it use all four cores I have on my Mac? We can ...
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Mac like “Keep Pressed” shortcuts for Windows

Pressing the Modifier key in mac holds it till the combination is completed. And if the modifier key is pressed twice, the key is held till it is pressed again. This feature is useful when operating ...
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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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What does “cc” mean in airport command results?

I'm using the airport command to scan nearby wifi networks ( /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport -s ), and I've decoded the other datapoints. What does ...
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My mac is automatically formatting usbs?

I have a feeling that my mac is reformatting disks automatically. For instance, I connected my TDK 16GB usb to my windows machine first to see what was on it (it worked), and then I plugged it into my ...
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Where are custom system shortcuts stored?

I have my personal custom shortcuts for different apps and I would like to have them synced across devices, but I can't find the file where Mac OSX stores them.
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How do I change my desktop folders from having addition characters per line?

A few weeks ago I had an issue with copying a folder to my external hard drive, and I solved it by deleting this file with desktop.plist at the end of the file name. It solved my problem, but now on ...
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Looking for a Mac system icon - Finder PDF Preview icon

Looking for the .icns file for the Finder PDF Preview icon. Can anyone tell me where it is located?
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How can I combine the contents of two cells in excel? [duplicate]

I'd like to combine the contents of A1 "Hello," with the contents of B1 "It's Me" in the cell C1 so it will read "Hello, It's Me." I know I can do it manually, but I have to repeat the process ...
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Renaming 200 folders according to file

I'm working in my terminal using bash trying to rename the folders: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. I'd like to rename them according to a.txt file: a 2 c 3 d 5 e 1 b 4 The order in the .txt file is completely ...
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Mac OS X - switching between languages

I have got two languages, Czech and English. I would like to switch to English language with combination of Alt + Shift Is it possible to configure this on Mac?
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Unstable display signal from Mac to External Monitor with a DP to D-Sub/VGA cable

This a problem I've been having on-and-off for the last two months or so. I have a brand new iMac16 replacing an older Mac. I had an external LG 20M35A Monitor connected via a DisplayPort to D-Sub/VGA ...
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Isolate application in a folder

I have an executable application that I want to isolate. I want to make it so it cannot escape its folder and write outside of it(but can read data from a special shared folder). I need this on Mac ...
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Unable to format or write to USB drive

By mistake removed USB drive from Mac while copying something to it. After that, not able to either format it, or write to it. On clicking "Erase" on disk utility in mac, am seeing this error: ...
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How to use the lastb command from Mac terminal?

In bash on mac, when trying to list recent bad logins, the lastb command is unrecognized, while it works fine on my Linux machine. Does it need to be installed or is it a different command for macs?
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X11 error in MAC OS X

When I try to run x11 on my mac in R i get the following error: x11() Error in .External2(C_X11, d$display, d$width, d$height, d$pointsize, : unable to start device X11 In addition: ...
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I need a formula to change cell content to zero if a value in another cell is changed.

I dont know where this formula would go as there are values in both cells. I don't know how to programme (macro/VB?) But I think the above will need it. Can anyone help? Thank you
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how to make keychain access share data across all users mac

I'm a religious user of keychain access on mac. It simply makes my life very easy. Further, I use several accounts on my mac to make it easier to jump from one project to the next. You guessed my ...
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Mac bootcamp boots under VMWare fusion but not normally

I have a mac bootcamp partition running windows 8.1 that used to work perfectly. I've been using it for about 9 months exclusively under vmware fusion and all has been fine. I have recently however ...
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Macbook air keeps shutting OFF randomly

These are my system logs. Pleas help. May 26 12:17:30 Akshays-MacBook-Air com.avast.proxy[385]: Error connecting to 77.234.43.23: Operation timed out May 26 12:17:34 Akshays-MacBook-Air com.apple.xpc....
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Mac OS X 10.9.5

I need to run a .bat file on my Mac, the file is a portable version of R called RCommander and I need to run it because it comes with all packages I need to work with and I have problems to download ...
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Multiple WiFi Networks with the Same Name

I’m having trouble with my wireless network in my apartment. All mobile devices (iDevices) don’t have problems to connect, but our laptops (Mac and Windows) need to turn off and on their Wi-Fi to ...
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Unable to download OS 10.11 El Capitain

It tried to download it but it always fails. I have plenty of room on my disk. It's a MacBook Pro 2013 running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. First of all, it says it is going to take 1.5 days to complete. ...
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Xcode 7 Simulator - “SpringBoard cannot be opened because of a problm.”

I was successfully using the Xcode Simulator yesterday evening. This morning when I came into work, I didn't change anything, but suddenly, every time I open the Simulator, this error pops up "...
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Does Github Desktop understand when changes have been committed on command line?

I'm trialing Github desktop for our designers, so they can easily work within a repository that devs do as well. Github desktop seemed OK, but I just made 2 commits via the cmd line rather than the ...
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IRSSI: cannot connect to any server

I am behind a NAT. Each time i do a /Connect <servername>.org in Irssi i get the following response. -!- Irssi: Looking up irc.****.org -!- Irssi: Unable to connect server irc.****.org port ...
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Macbook Pro loses internet constantly for a couple seconds

my new Macbook Pro (13", i7, Early2015, OSX 10.11.4) is loosing its internet connection every couple minutes. The wifi itself stays logged in, but the internet connection is gone. After a short while ...
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cloned repo with same name as a local folder and it deleted everything inside

Hi there I cloned a repo with the name COMP to documents in my mac with and I forgot there was a folder called COMP there also. I didn't read the warning properly and now all the things that were ...
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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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How to remove accepted insecure server certificate in Mac OS Safari

I ignored warning from Safari (El Capitan) and connected to a site (it is actually my own self-signed certificate). I now want to remove the cert from Safari so I can get the warning again. How do 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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WD Elements not mounted, appears to be disabled and can't be read on any platform

I use a Mac, and my portable HD suddenly quit on me. I searched the forums here and tried some of the terminal commands I came across to no avail. Here is the diskutil this is what it looks like ...
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Usage of Logitech mouse (M705) buttons for navigation in browser on a mac

I am using a Mac. Is there a way of enabling the many buttons/ functional elements (e.g. scroll wheel) of my Logitech mouse (M705) in order to control navigating through my browser (preferably Chrome)?...
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Add more than two windows in SplitView macOS

Is there any workaround that enables adding more than two windows in the SplitView introduced in El Capitan?
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USBSMC history on a Mac

How do I find the USBSMC history on Mac if it was cleared from the console? I am trying to see devices previously connected with date stamps. The operating system is El Capitan.