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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
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How make Google Chrome Developer Console show up by pressing F12 in Mac OS X?

In the OS X version of Google Chrome the Developer Console uses this stupid key combination of Alt+Cmd+I instead of F12, which is the de-facto standard key used in pretty much any other browser: ...
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Mac: start automatically when getting power

I'm having a Mac mini (Mid 2011) behind a usually switched-off power-outlet. I want the Mac to automatically start when I switch on the power (like I can configure for normal PCs in the BIOS) without ...
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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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Can't run .bundle file in Mac OSX

I was trying to open a simple .bundle file in OS X. When I run the executable code inside the "Mac OS" folder (32 bit Unix file) this message appears in the terminal: -bash: ...
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HTTP GET works but OPTIONS says Empty reply from server

I am having this problem where ajax calls to my dev server is not working. The weird thing is that it only happens on this one particular machine. It happens across all browsers, when I use Chrome ...
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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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Tramp Issue in Emacs 24.4 Installed through Homebrew

I recently installed Emacs 24.4 through homebrew through the command brew install emacs --cocoa I need to edit the files in a remote cluster with two step authentication. To do this I save the ...
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How can I share my Ethernet connection over Wi-Fi on OS X?

I am trying to share my Mac mini's ethernet connection over my wireless adapter (internal), with no success. I know about sharing in settings but if I try to share connection with sharing below Mac ...
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Merging two or more selected audio files into one using the contextual menu of the finder on mac osx

Is there any software which can add this into the Finder's services menu or as a contextual menu? I don't want to do this using an editor or DAW, as the files just need merging together in a ...
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How can I ensure domain network share are always discovered on a Mac?

My office network is a domain network. We have a couple mac (Yosemite) users in the network who need access to shared folders. They have intermittent access. Sometimes the network is discovered on ...
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Mac OS Yosemite popd: How do you keep the dir in the stack and cd to that dir at the same time?

As the document of popd says, using "-n" will keep the dir in dir stack, but on OS X Yosemite, when the dir stack is like this: 0 ~/0 1 ~/1 2 ~/2 3 ~/3 and if I use popd +2 -n The working ...
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switching from emacs to Preview of the compiled latex document, resets its display to page 1

I just upgraded to Yosemite but had to reinstall various pieces and this is what happens. I edit my latex document using emacs, and preview its pdf using Preview (auctex is installed, and I compile ...
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How to make static ip for mac in its own shared network?

I use Android app mac remote to control my mac. It is achieved by ssh into my mac. Usually the step is : shared mac's network. connect android in the shared network. enable ssh in mac. I can see a ...
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Remote desktop using mic on local computer

I remote to a windows computer using remote desktop. I want to use Skype on the remote computer and therefore want my microphone on the local computer to be configured as the input device when I am ...
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Time Machine doesn't recognize archive after restore

My mid-2011 21.5 inch iMac running OS 10.9.5 had been running very slow (all 4GB of RAM was constantly in use) so I dropped it off at an Apple Store Genius Bar for a week of diagnostics. The tests ...
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Workaround to set an http proxy on a Samsung Smart TV?

I would to set a foreigner http proxy on my Samsung smart tv in order to use some applications available to use just on that country. Samsung does not let change the the proxy server via ...
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Is there an app/tool in mac that lets you monitor for file/directory change once an app has been launched or being used? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there's an app or tool that will let me monitor certain changes in a directory or a file. Example, if I launched a specific application, it will notify me if there was a change that ...
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Can't see external hard drive on Mac or PC

As mentioned in the title, I can't see my external hard drive on Mac finder and PC. I checked on Mac disk utility and it does appear over there. I thought about trying to repair it but i'm afraid ...
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Error Code -36 Deleting from Finder, but ok in Terminal [duplicate]

For some reason, I cannot delete files from this one external HDD that is in NTFS on one specific MacBook Pro. On other MBPs I own, it is fine, it's just one system. When I try to delete from Finder, ...
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Trace an installation on a Mac OS X [duplicate]

is there a program that let's me trace an installaton on a Mac OS X. A before and after comparison of the installed programs and an option to delete them automatically. Thank you for any help ...
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How to get optical 5.1 surround audio output Retina MacBook Pro from Logic Pro X

I have a 2014 MacBook Pro Retina and a set of Logitech z906 speakers which has two TOSLink optical line-in ports. I bought a mini-TOSLink to TOSLink cable on Amazon which arrived this morning, and I ...
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Password Protected DMG Won't Mount After Yosemite Upgrade

I followed this guide to set up a password protected folder when I had Mavericks. After upgrading to Yosemite, the password protected DMG file will not mount. Double clicking the DMG opens a password ...
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Highlighting tool overlap with multiple lines in Mac Preview on Yosemite

I updated to Yosemite on my MacBook Pro. When I try to highlight two lines of text on Preview, the highlight overlaps, which looks really horrible. Is there a way to control the height (size) of the ...
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Do Mac OS Yosemite users need internet security?

Just got a new Mac Book Pro, and I upgraded to the latest OS Yosemite, which impressively encrypts your data by default (like several other new released os, i.e. Android 5.0) I was wondering whether ...
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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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Can't select the files in a torrent using utorrent on mac

I would like to download just a few albums from a discography and when I open the .torrent in uTorrent, the window allowing me to select different files opens but when I select the ones I need and ...
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mac book pro slowing down with age [duplicate]

I have a mac book pro that's about 4 years old. It's been slowing down. I tried to defrag the hard drive, but that didn't really help. I am using about 70% of the hard drive, but I haven't had a lot ...
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Personal /etc/hosts?

/etc/hosts lets you set system-wide hostname lookups. Is there a place in OS X to set per-user hostnames? I use two user accounts on my laptop and I'd like to override IP addresses for just one of ...
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Synergy Mouse cursor jumps to center on server computer

I just downloaded synergy 1.5.1 onto my 2010 Macbook running on Mavericks (the server) and my 2006 iMac running on Snow Leopard (the client). Whenever I move the mouse cursor over to the client ...
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How to write % change formula in Microsoft Excel

I have a spreadsheet that I am building and I need to show staffing level changes. I currently have several cells with 0 counts that will be changing to 1, 2 or 3. How do I write the formula to show ...
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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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Any limitation for having many files in a directory in Mac OS X?

I have 100,000+ files in a directory in my MacOS X and looks it is slow for my script to read a file in them. Is there any limitation or recommendation to have that many files? Should I split them ...
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Full screen apps on a dual-screen mac

I've got a mac mini running OS X 10.9.3 right now, but every time I try to full-screen a program (Dota2 for example), or a Youtube video the 2nd screen turns grey and is utterly useless. I thought ...
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How to assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Preview app on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to the "Blank Page" menu item in Preview on Mac OS X Yosemite. Keyboard shortcuts on Mac are easy to assign, so I thought it would just work: But it doesn't ...
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Github for Mac installs a webserver, github conduit. Is that a security risk?

Github for Mac is a helpful app provided for free by the people at Github.com. It's an OS/X GUI for simple operations with git, and works quite well. It turns out that when I visit a repo on ...
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Mac OS X Network Issue

I have a OS X Server application that is running on one of my servers. It has Chat enabled and it works just fine, but it disconnects me and other clients often. I assume that the issue comes from ...
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OS X in a virtual machine on Windows [closed]

I want to create a PhoneGap app for iOS for distribution through Apple store. My development environment is on a Windows PC, but it seems that Apple developer tools do not work on anything but OS X. ...
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How to make a Firefox profile link on the Desktop of a Mac?

I want to a link file on Desktop just like windows for: /Volumes/Mackintosh HD/Applications/Firefox.app -p -no-remote "politics_x64" In other words, please imagine there is a link file named 1.lnk ...
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What is atos? It keeps popping up on my Mac

So what is atos? It keeps popping up in on my mac screen that I need to give my password to let it do something. Is this a virus or is my Mac being hacked? Please help!!!
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Apache and VirtualHosts in OS X 10.10

So I've been using the default OS X install of Apache for a few years with no real issues beyond my own idiocy. However, I recently upgraded my MacBook to 10.10 Yosemite and now my VirtualHosts have ...
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Closing SugarSync Mac app window with AppleScript

I am trying to set up an AppleScript that will open some apps (including SugarSync) after startup so I don't need to have them as login items. It works, except that with SugarSync it also opens the ...
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Canon Printer - Strange issue on Mac (ccpd wants to connect to the internet)

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and my native firewall is active. Whenever I restart/open my computer, I see a messagebox that asks me whether I want to allow ccpd to connect to the internet or not. I ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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Key combination Ctrl + \ is not working inside virtual Parallels machine in MacOS

I'm new to Mac world, just got a Macbook with OSX Yosemite. I'm using Windows software for work and I have installed Windows 7 within Parallels Desktop. I used to use Far Manager for file operations. ...
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Mac internal clock won't reset

OK, so my computer died today, it reset the clock to a long time ago, this has happened before i just reset the clock and everything was fine, i did the same today and it has updated on the surface ...
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Any way to specify which Internet connection to use on a Mac?

I am currently connected to both an Ethernet and Wi-Fi connection (different networks.) Is there a way I can tell my web browser to use one connection and another web browser to use the other?
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I can't open a Word doc because it's being used by someone else

I'm the only one using this computer. When I'm done with a document, I close it. Why would I be getting this pop up message? Then it asks if I want to open a copy of it but doesn't let me.
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Go to the Desktop on my Mac [duplicate]

I really want to go to my desktop on my Mac to find files. I'm new to the Mac, so I have been minimizing other windows to get there. What's the secret key combo?
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How do I stop Mac PowerPoint 2011 from using ligatures in font?

I'm working back and forth between Mac Powerpoint and Windows PowerPoint, and I think some problems are being introduced by the ligatures that the Mac automatically uses with its fonts (for example, ...