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How to uninstall the SVGA drivers from a VM?

How can I remove the drivers because after I installed them on my mac oxs 10.11 everything is black and there is no dock. What do I do.
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Buffalo NAS Permissions Error

I have a Buffalo Linkstation (LS420) connected to a Mac running Yosemite. A few folders are suddenly inaccessible. I receive the following error when trying to access them in Finder: The folder ...
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Shared Mac Pro Server - how to login without needing password?

I have a Mac Pro, running OS X Yosemite, as a "server" for hosting my backups and file sharing within a personal network. What I would like to do is have a way for users to access this computer ...
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Mac icons change when selected

Is there a way or a third party program that changes the mac finder icons to another icon when not selected but if selected restores the icon to the correct one.
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Slow video playback older iMac

I have an iMac from 2006 with an intel core duo @ 2GHz and a RadeonX1600. Video in VLC or Quicktime play flawlessly without any choppiness, however in the latest Firefox browser, YouTube and pretty ...
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How to export from Network F12 Developer Tools window in Safari?

I have successfully finished running a network profiling session using Safari. Run Safari and open F12 tools. Go to the Network tab. Load a page. Get results in table. Now I want to save this ...
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When a computer wants to send a IP packet to another computer in the same network, how does it know the destination MAC address of that host?

I know that switches are better than hubs because they can forward an Ethernet frame exactly to the host that has that specific destination MAC address. However, when two computers communicate, they ...
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Mac OSX Terminal - change background color on login to different server

I have a Mac OSX Yosemite and use terminal. I know how to open a new terminal window with a different profile/appearance. My favorite is "Pro" with the black background. It would be very convenient ...
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OpenSSL binaries on OS X

I have some customers who download my software. to have full benefit they need to have OpenSSL installed on the system and point my software to it. However, the user skill level can vary a lot. Even ...
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brew services httpd22 and postgresql shown as started, but can not be connected to

Earlier I was successfully using VM Fusion with CentOS Linux VM for web development needs. However now I would like to switch to homebrew package manager. So I have installed it and then run the ...
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Windows 7 USB Drive cannot be formatted

as the title suggests I put Windows 7 on my USB drive so I could use Bootcamp with it and when I did that and put it back in my Windows machine to format it doesn't work and shows up as 'Write ...
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Application for teaching programming to classmates [closed]

I'm looking for an application i can use to teach my classmates how to program. Well, i give some classmates courses of programming, and i would like a software that lets me share my screen, audio ...
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MacBook Air keyboard Backlight function Boot Camp, Windows 10

I have a MacBook Air which operates with Windows 10 on Boot Camp. I installed all the drivers. Everything is working fine except the keyboard backlight. How I can fix this problem?
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Files disappeared after hard reboot

hopefully this is the correct place to ask this. So on my external hard drive (Seagate 1.5 TB) I was holding some data I wanted to analyze as well as my Steam video game library. I was downloading ...
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Purple screen crash on Mac

I'm using a MacBook Pro mid 2010 with the latest Mac Os X El Capitan. Today, when seeing images form an external drive the Mac froze with the following purple screen: I had to restart the ...
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Cannot do passwordless SSH from Mac to Ubuntu VM [duplicate]

I am trying to setup password less login from my Mac OS X to to Ubuntu VM created by Virtual-box. I am using NAT->port forwarding option in VM and have host port as 3022. When I do ssh -p 3022 ...
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How can i make 2nd HDD in Macbook stay spun down (OS X El Capitan)?

I installed a 2nd HDD in my 2012 macbook pro 13" about a year ago, and i used this script that i found online to put my drive to sleep and wake it up: tell application "Finder" if not (exists the ...
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Can I Override System Fonts?

How Can I Override System fonts? I'm not talking about "fonts" in notepad or install/delete font. Many Of Mac user will get this.I'm On Windows 8.1 .Is there any Way to Override System Fonts With My ...
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“no such file or directory” for filenames with accents on ntfs hard drive on mac os x

I'm on OSX El Capitan (10.11.3) and i plugged an external hard drive in a NTFS format. I have troubles reading some files with 'accents'. bash> ls Document re´ponse - Partie 2.docx Test ...
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Can I completely disable an audio device in OS X?

I have two Thunderbolt Displays plugged into my laptop, and as a consequence, two additional audio devices become available. I find that even when I configure one display as the default output and ...
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Mac bringing wrong window to foreground

Sometimes when I click on a Window in the background, such as the terminal, the terminal will be in the foreground for a moment, and then the window atop it will go back to being in the foreground. I ...
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sync two folders mac os x el capitan

I have my keynote presentations in a dropbox folder. However, at work they´ve removed the dropbox option and also I see that I can use the keynote online app. Is there any way I can sync from the ...
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Mac Pro 1.1 stops responding after a few minutes

If anyone could shed a little light on this, I'd be extremely grateful. I have a 2006 mac pro 1.1 (intel cpu) that consistently stops responding after 4-5 minutes. The mouse still moves but nothing ...
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MacBookPro available space not correct

Today i was going to clear space on my mac. I did but there is a problem. Disk utility says 40gb free space and available says 70gb. I have restarted my mac multiple times but still the same. A ...
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macbook brightness control

I am running archlinux on an older macbook (core2duo processor with 2gigs of ram) Apart form the nvidia-drivers installation, everything else was easier to setup. The only problem is that I cannot ...
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Script to create folder with same name as file and move file into folder

I have lots of individual files: /File 01.txt /Picture 02.png Is there a terminal command that would do this so I end up with this: /File 01/File 01.txt /Picture 02/Picture 02.png/ I'm on a Mac in ...
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How to “open up” the scope of Mac OS's Finder?

In Windows I could open up the Explorer and visit any folder to my heart's content. In Mac OS, I can't seem to do the same. I open the Finder and I can only see things like Desktop, Applications, ...
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Finding Wireless Adapter in Debian

I use a Macbook Pro 2012 . I had an urgent build to be done in linux , so installed Debian on a partition . However , it doesn't have an option of a wifi . Doing lsusb or lspci doesn't show the wifi ...
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Full grid canvas in Apple Number

Apple Number have a default blank canvas shaped as a sheet with margins. Is it possible to change the default blank canvas to an endless grid like Microsoft Excel?
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MS (Mac) Word - import styles with custom (hanging) indents to new template with Organizer

This question is a follow up to similar questions e.g. superuser.com/questions/965463/ms-word-edit-space-after-numbers-in-titles-list/965477 I've set up my numbered headings in one template document ...
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Union mount of sparsebundle on OS X

I am attempting to create a sort of file system overlay in OS X 10.11.3 (El Capitan). What I want to achieve is to be able to have read access to the contents of a portion of the main/underlying file ...
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Create a shared folder between Mac(Host) and Ubuntu(GUEST) on virtualbox

On my Mac I have virtualbox installed with Ubuntu. When I go into the settings of the virtual machine, under the section that allows you to create a Shared folder I select the folder I want to be ...
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How can I delete sections of HTML files in a batch of 700+ files?

First off: I'm using the latest OSX and can edit the HTML files with CotEditor and KompoZer. I am however unexperienced with HTML editors in general :/ If I have to - because one of your answers is ...
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Weird Wifi Issue on Mac - some websites don't work if typed into address bar, but can be accessed otherwise

I have a really peculiar issue that I've been having at my parents' home wi-fi. At my house, all websites work without issue. However, on only my computer, if I type in google.com, I get "No data ...
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Windows 10 on MacbookPro2,2 drivers missing

I have installed 64-bit windows 10 on to a Macbook Pro 2,2 However there is now no sound. I am slightly lost as there graphics card is showing as the Microsoft Basic one. How can I install the ...
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How to find the same comfort of Mac keyboard and save myself from pinkie finger stress disease?

I'm so used to the comfortable layout of Apple keyboards and I like to use the command key for the most often used combination shortcuts (command-C for copy, command-V for paste and so on), which is ...
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Can't boot (black screen) after installing Paragon NTFS

I've been using El Capitan with Clover for a while and I heard Paragon NTFS is way faster than NTFS-3G so I decided to give it a try. I disable NTFS-3G first using the preferences pane then installed ...
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How to get php 7 on mac?

I want to upgrade my php from php5 to php7. I want to do it through the terminal and I just cant figure out how. Does anyone have a step by step guide on how to do it?
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What is the best way to record keystrokes in my Mac?

I am running OS X 10.11 El Capitain and I am looking for a way to code a software that detect pressed keystrokes in my Mac. In Windows you can use a DLL, but with OS X, I didn't find anything that ...
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Is there a Mac OS X terminal application which will autocomplete commands available within a program? [duplicate]

I apologize if this has been asked before, but I've done some searching and haven't been able to find anything. I have recently installed Fedora 23 and I've noticed the terminal application does ...
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Chrome Canary not detecting available plugins

I am using Chrome Canary on Mac OS X Yosemite. I am trying to install the VLC Web Plugin, with the contents of the plugin in /Users/hanxue/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/VLC Plugin.plugin. Other than VLC, ...
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Seagate slim backup plus read only on macs, but never used on windows

I recently bought a Seagate backup drive, I set it up and have only ever used it on my 10.9.5 Mac. However, I tried to use it on another Mac and it is only allowing read only permissions. I am not ...
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Change tel: handler on El Capitan Mac OX

I'm going nuts trying to figure this one out. Currently, tel: links from a web page open Facetime but I would like it to open Skype instead. How can I do this? RCDefaultApp, the most suggested app ...
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Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X - 2016 version [duplicate]

I would like to ask this question again since it's passed a long time since the original post and many things have changed since then. Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X In my ...
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MacOSX Quicktime player to view iphone screen

I used to be able to open Quicktime player to project my iphone's screen to my mac os. It seems I am not able to do so in the latest Mac OS El Capitan? My setup: Mac OS El Capitan iPhone5s/ iOS 8.2 ...
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Microsoft Word - shortcut to move cursor back and forth [duplicate]

Object: Microsoft Word for Mac 2016 Problem: This is the document with internal links that help you navigate from one part of the document to another. This is the Contract and there are multiple ...
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gfortran problems on Yosemite

I'm using a 2012 MacBook Pro and I've just upgraded to Yosemite (10.10.5).  Unfortunately, most upgrades in Mac tend to interfere with some key programs that rely on gfortran.  Usually, this is easily ...
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Batch convert a folder of .mkv files to .m4v files using ffmpeg in MAC OS X

Is there a way to batch covert a folder of .mkv files to .m4v files using ffmpeg in Mac? I setup a service that will do individual files, but I really would like to batch them. The 'Run Shell ...
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How to make Mac Chrome have an empty address bar/omnibox when opening a new tab (used to work)

This used to work up until recently. However when I open a new tab, Chrome puts a google.co.uk URL into it which then redirects to another google.co.uk address What would the setting be in Chrome to ...
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pylucene install on mac failed

using what recommended in official document: https://github.com/fnp/pylucene/blob/master/doc/documentation/readme.pdf changed lots of environment variable but got this error in the end: clang: error: ...