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moving running transmission from OSX to Ubuntu

I have a running transmission session with 2000+ torrents in it on OSX I need to return this computer, as I do not own it, and move these torrents to an Ubuntu machine. Can someone guide me through ...
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How can I convert all “x”s to “y”s in filenames for a specific directory?

I have been naming files, of out habit as a programmer working on a server command line, with underscores "_" rather than spaces " " (because from the command line you have to escape spaces) but that ...
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Ruby on Rails on Mac OS X Server [migrated]

I apologize if this is a silly question. I've been googling all day and haven't found anything useful. I just set up Mac OS X Server on an old laptop (mattchen.stanford.edu) but haven't done anything ...
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Mac OS X - Scripting mouse wheel scroll and mouse clicks

On Mac OS X I would like to be able to press a key resulting in the mouse wheel scrolling a certain amount followed by a mouse click on a specifik point. Are there any tools that can help me achieve ...
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Is there a way to ignore/exclude subfolders from syncing on Dropbox (for Mac OS X)?

Context: I'm trying to sync my entire Mac home folder into Dropbox. I moved Dropbox into the root folder, and sym-linked the home folder into Dropbox. The problem is that ~/Library/Containers consists ...
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What's the best approach to copy Macintosh data between two NAS devices?

I have an old NAS formatted to Ext4, but which I primarily access from Macintoshs via AFP. It therefore has a bit of Macintosh-only metadata (which only seems to be visible when accessing via AFP). I ...
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Mac does)n't show all files from a WIndows computer

When I connect to a computer from a local network that runs Windows 7, I only see the "Users" folder. But if I connect with my Android phone (ES File Manager) I see all the folders and drives like ...
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eject disk on mac boot in rc.common doesn't work

On my mac (Yosemite 10.10.1) I have a windows partition showing it as System Reserved in my desktop. I want to eject or not to mount this drive on boot. Since it doesn't have UUID to fstab (looked at ...
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How to stop mac from auto port forwarding requests from localhost?

I have an application that is running and listening for local requests on port 4001. Whenever I start a second application to place requests through port 4001 my mac appears to be automatically ...
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Some folders can be shared, some can’t on a Mac

Pretty new to Mac, but I’m trying to share folders over the network from my laptop (Mavericks) with my wife’s (Yosemite). From my machine, the /users/brian/Public folder is sharing successfully, but ...
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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 ...
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Can I install Windows onto the SSD part of my fusion drive, overwriting Mac OS X?

I have a Mac Mini with a fusion drive (128GB SSD + 1TB 5400RPM HDD). Running Windows on a 5400RPM Hard Drive (with boot camp) is a bit annoying, so if I'm not intending on using OS X for a while can ...
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How to create a mac script to automatically update at night

I am managing a group of macs, and I need them to automatically update every night at 2 AM. What terminal command (or other means) should I use to make this happen? Thanks!
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What's the process of Mac OSX's calendar notification popup called, and can I sudo kill it?

I hate those notifications you cannot really decline or dismiss. Last time the notification center graced me with a safari advertisement which you either comply to by trying 'the new and oh so ...
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ffmpeg output video doubles duration time [duplicate]

So i modify an audio file and trim some parts from the beginning and end of it, but when i check the file duration MAC OS -> right click -> get info, its duration time went up to 07:09, its supposed ...
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Install OS X Yosemite quit unexpectedly while using the libBaseIA.dylib plug in

The current version of my MacBook is OS X 10.9.4 (mavericks). I've noticed lately that many apps crash. One of them is Xcode. I have decided to upgrade the OS to Yosemite. I've got the following ...
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Dropbox download speeds are terrible

OS: OSX 10.10.2 Router: Cisco RV320, updated AP: Ubiquiti Unifi AP-PRO Swiches: HP Procurve managed I have gigabit internet, both up and down, and my speeds generally do not dip below 800mbit. The ...
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Fix pairing issues with Bluetooth mouse between home, work computers

My Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 works great with my MacBook Air at home, and I take my mouse to work as well to use with my corporate MacBook Pro. The only trouble is that I have to ...
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RAM issues on MacBook Pro mid-2014 on Yosemite

After a fresh reinstall of a MacBook Pro Retina mid-2014 bought in second-hand. I'm running some weird ram issues. Indeed, after one usage's week I realized I constantly use maximum of my ram. Now I'm ...
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How do I install programming info pages in Mac OS X?

I used to have a Linux system i was able to type info libc to view info pages on the C library, including unix functions. However, now I am running Mac OS X this does not work. How do I install the ...
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Trackpad orientation rotation by 90 degrees on Mac OS X

I am using this application called "Inklet". It lets you draw with gestures on your trackpad. It is working fine except that what ever I draw gets rotated by an angle of 90 degrees counter-clockwise. ...
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How to decrypt a password hash? [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air running on OS X 10.9, and I need to recover a password. I figured out the hash, which is 554bc9ec674ff1476b67a02518cd9e4a, but I don't know how to decrypt it. This is super ...
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How can I remove a broken favorites list item from Finder?

I added a folder from one of our servers to the favorites list on Finder and I don't know whether I moved the directory or whether the favorites list just doesn't play nice with folders accessed via ...
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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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citrix goto meeting app download mac

On my Mac I noticed several Citrix Goto meeting applications installed recently in my applications folder. To my knowledge I did not install these. Why would they be there? Is there an automatic ...
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diskutil shows Macintosh HD is missing (with Recovery HD occupying the entire space)

So yesterday I managed to screw up my iMac 2012 (with Fusion Drive) by installing the Mac OS 10.2.2 update... The installation stalled and when I tried to restore from an external drive using Time ...
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Problems with Mac OS X Server 4.0.3 and external DNS with GoDaddy [closed]

I’m using a Mac Mini server running Mac OS X Server 4.0.3 and love to meddle with Apple products and now I’m stuck. I just want to add Calendar, Contacts, Mail, Profile Manager and host websites plus ...
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Synology Diskstation DS2015 - Simultaneous Backups?

We have a network with four iMacs and two PCs; each of which have 2TB of data. We would like to run Time Machine and File History simultaneously. We have followed the directions found here. ...
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How can I duplicate a mac user account including username and password?

I have an account on my friends mac that I would like to move to my mac, so is there any way to duplicate everything in that account, including username and password? By the way, I am using OS X ...
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Please help GPT/MBR issue bootcamp

I am not a programmer so I am going crazy with something that you may know. I'm trying to install windows in my mac with bootcamp, but it doesn't work. I always receive errors regarding formatting. I ...
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Moving folders in Dropbox to an external Hard drive - on a Mac

I'm trying to move one of my dropbox folders to a backup hard drive. I am out of space on my dropbox. But... it's saying it won't download the folder as the folder is too large. What would you suggest ...
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USB hard drive not mounting or being detected by Disk Utility in Mac OS X

I have an external USB hard drive; I plug it into my Mac, and I can clearly hear it turn on and start doing some work, but it isn’t mounted in Finder, nor is it detected by Disk Utility. It used to be ...
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I'm locked out of my MacBook pro because my password uses a russian keyboard but I can't change to it from the English keyboard

Is there a way to change the language of the keyboard in Mac OS X 10.9.5, or even system language, while not logged into an account (as I restarted)? This is my toolbar at the moment: There is ...
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How to get rid of com.teaksoftware.veStartAtLogin (Mac OSX 10.9.5, MacBook Pro, late 2011)

I am on a MacBook Pro, late 2011 model, running OSX 10.9.5). Looking at the system log, I get about every 10 seconds the following entries: Jan 29 18:48:44 mymachine ...
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fsck on mac partition

How do i run a fsck command on a partition (disk0s4)? I tried »fsck -fy« in single-user-mode but it only checks the boot partition (disk0s2) which is ok. »fsck -fy /dev/disk0s4« does not work: »fsck ...
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Console outputs kernel error AudioSysctl

Since Yosemite my console app logs this twice a second: kernel: AudioSysctl: (0) It's insane. Since I can't find anything about it in the internet, how would I try to get to the bottom of this (and ...
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Why are there two identical accounts showing notes in Notes app?

I just got a Macbook Pro and I set it up with my iCloud account, and I noticed that when I go into the Notes app, the left pane [that displays the accounts it's grabbing the notes from] is showing two ...
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Limit Mac users’ ability to upgrade OS X

I run a mixed environment, with both Mac and Windows users on a Windows domain / Active Directory. I have had a few users on Mac upgrade their OS without thinking of the ramifications this may have ...
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Can KVMs for 3 monitors & USB keyboard/mouse be used in a mixed Mac/PC environment?

Is it possible to use three Thunderbolt displays on multiple computers (mixed environment of PCs and Macs)? I've used KVMs in other PC-only environments, but I am trying to find out if both PCs and ...
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How to image a windows machine and put it on a Mac?

I have a desktop running windows 7 Professional, which I invested countless number of hours to setup various development environments and tools. I just purchased a MacBook Pro and need to replicate ...
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Cmd+Enter to open link in new tab not working

I am using Chrome on Mac OS Yosemite and occasionally when in chrome, the cmd + enter shortcut to open a link in a new tab just stops working. Is there anyway to check the keyboard shortcuts in ...
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iMac target display mode - non-standard apple keyboard

So enabling TDM with an apple keyboard works by pressing cmd + f2. But it won't work on my logitech. It is very annoying to have to plug in my apple keyboard just to get this to work. Can anyone ...
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Remote desktop through a Mac's ICS to Windows host

Okay so long story short, I access the interwebs like this: university wifi (cant change routing seetings) -> MacBook -> Windows machine using ICS over ethernet (Cat5 cable) Having a monitor and my ...
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Why is iconservicesagent haemorrhaging the RAM on my MacBook Pro

Superusers, I have a MacBook Pro i7 (late 2010) running Yosemite OS. I recently upgraded the machine with a new crucial SSD and 8GB of RAM. Though the machine is working light years better, the ...
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Ruby RuntimeError on launching terminal (Mac)

Whenever I open the terminal on Mac I get this error: /System/Library/Frameworks/Ruby.framework/Versions/Current/usr/bin/ruby: invalid option --1 (-h will show valid options) (RuntimeError) ...
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Problems connecting to a Mac OS X machine via FTP

I have many problems with my Mac OS X. The system is only reachable via SSH, but not with FTP and not with SMB. So I tried to concentrate on FTP, seems easier to debug and may be it's one problem for ...
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is it safe to delete a “login.keychain.sb…” file?

I donwloaded MPlayerX and it seems it had a bunch of Addware. Anytime I type something in Safari it will take so some advertisement site, like MacKeeper, ZipCloud etc... Now I was looking in my ...
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How do I configure easy_install to use the right Python interpreter?

I am using mac OSX and have installed python 2.7.9 via this article, from /usr/bin if I run the command ls -l /usr/bin/python* in a bash terminal, I get lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 67 Jan 24 02:12 ...
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Changed home folder name and lost everything

I tried to change the home folder name on my mac by using this sudo code in the terminal: sudo mv /Users/old_name /Users/new_name And I lost everything, every document, every file. Its like my user ...
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Sound output mac Boom

I uninstalled the boom application, I can't find any file related to boom in my system (maybe I am missing something) but I still have this in my output devices configuration: How can I delete the ...