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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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What is the most effective way of using a MacBook Pro with an external monitor?

I have an early-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 15-inch and it has been working amazingly for the past year. I spend around 8 months at school and 4 months at home. In school, I need the laptop ...
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How To Find SVN on my Mac

I'm very wet behind the ears on my Mac as I'm a windows developer. I'm trying to find out if I have SVN installed and where it is but I cannot even figure out this basic task. I've got a terminal ...
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How do I underclock my Macbook AIR?

When my MacBook gets below 1% battery life I believe the CPU slows down. The battery indicator states I have 10 minutes left but those are the longest 10 minutes in the laptop cycle. Is there a way to ...
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Why can't I read/sync my Mobi format ebooks on the kindle app for mac?

I have uploaded several ebooks (Mobi format, not bought via Amazon) onto my Kindle personal library, and I can read them without a hitch on my Kindle device, but not on the Kindle app for Mac. Is this ...
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Cannot find other Macs in the same network

I have 2 Macs at home, I found that the old Mac can detect the new Mac on the network, however the new Mac cannot detect the old Mac. I set the "Sharing" settings both the same and there is no ...
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Can't I use the old Firefox Sync?

I recently formatted my computer and then installed the latest Firefox : 29.0.1 and now when I tried to access Firefox Sync, it asked me to make a new account. Last time I checked, all I had was a ...
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Spaces in paths of LaunchAgents for launchd in (Mac) OS X

I try to add a LaunchAgent with a path set in WatchPaths that contains a space. I tried the plain path and I tried to escape the space character with a backspace as well as adding quotation marks ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to go to inbox in outlook mac 2011

What is the keyboard shortcut to go to Inbox folder in Outlook 2011 on Mac? Or if the current focus is on some email in the email list how to switch focus to side panel which lists folders? And ...
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how to open fiddler saz files on mac or online?

a friend sent me a fiddler record for me to watch. I have mac and the file he has sent is X.saz I could install fiddler on mac. How can i open these files to watch? online opening is good as well
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Using Mac Excel 2011: Can't find the Delete Duplicates for removing duplicate rows

I see lots of advice about Delete Duplicates but can't find the command at all. Looked under Tools and Data with no luck. Anyone else in the same boat - or if you know please let me know. Thanks ...
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Mac OS X Mavericks opens Finder in the same view as an external drive

Whenever I open a new finder window it opens up as if it's an external drive. I.e. there's no side navigation bar and clicking through to each folder opens up a new window. Any suggestions would ...
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How to write to a NTFS partitioned drive from a Mac? [duplicate]

Looking for a good (preferably free) driver or way to enable read and write access to an NTFS hard drive from OS X 10.9.
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Don't give access to purchased apps to other users of a Mac

At work, I use a Mac with OSX 10.9.2 and I use my personal App Store account on it. I have to create an account for my colleagues on this Mac too. Will they have access too all the apps I have ...
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cursor ripple effect for screencasts and other useful action visibility tools

I was wondering whether someone could point me to any tools available for unix/windows/mac that enable useful screen cast options such as showing a circle that ripples out everytime a mouse click ...
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Idiot-proof antivirus/security for mac machines [closed]

Apologies if this is a duplicate, but I can't find anything similar. I've got a small office with 8ish mac machines, laptops and the desktops of varying age, running the latest appropriate Mac OS. ...
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Two computers both show as the same machine

I have had team viewer installed on computer A for quite some time. I purchased Computer B and used Mac software to effectively make a clone of A on B. Now, however, I cannot get team viewer to ...
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How to open a local file with a query string appended to it in the default browser?

I want to do something like this from a shell script: $ open 'foo.html?foo=bar' Sadly that fails, as it looks for a file named foo.html?foo=bar instead of foo.html before opening the browser: The ...
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Vim: How to append even lines to odd lines

I have the following lines. 1 4 2 10 3 20 4 35 5 56 ... ...(many more lines after this) And I want to change to the following in Vim. 1 4 2 10 3 20 4 35 5 56 ... ... How can I achieve this?
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How to export current network configuration that I have on my System Preferences on mac os x?

I want to export all my configuration on my services on System Preferences and change all of them by export and importing all at ones. How to export and import all services and configuration for each ...
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How to inactivate network service by terminal on mac os x?

I google but found nothing helpful. the above link was useful when I wanted to create service of any other configuration commands on terminal but I found nothing about how to inactive a service by ...
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SQLite GUI for my grandma

I created a SQLite database for my grandmother to store all her poems because I was tired to see her search/copy/paste across many different Word documents. Yet I have still to convince her to use it. ...
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gcc fails with “No available targets” on Mac OS 10.9.2

When I try to install pycrypto or psychopg2 on my macbook, I get this error: gcc -arch ppc -arch i386 -isysroot /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -dynamic -std=c99 ...
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Terminal command to include currently logged on user

I am trying to write a script that makes our network (active directory) users local administrator on their macs. I have the script that will do this: dseditgroup -o edit -n /Local/Default -a ...
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Beats Music not working as Fluid app

I'm trying to set up Beats Music as a Fluid app so it's not buried in a bunch of browser tabs. For some reason, on my laptop, I can get it to load, but no songs play (checking the error console shows ...
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is there a way to make a “metafile”? (looks like a file, but read/writes get filtered through a program)

A file that looks like a file to 3rd party apps, but read/writes are filtered through a program. Specifically what I want to do is to have a file that is the concatenation of several other files that ...
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Mac OS 10.5.8 Terminal won't start: “Process completed” instead of command line

I'm on a MacBook Pro with Mac OS 10.5.8. A few days ago I installed two versions of Python on my Mac (2.7.6 and 3.4.0; I first installed the latter but it didn't seem to work, so I installed the ...
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Only load Junos Pulse when I need it

Does anyone know if there's a way to not have Junos Pulse VPN tool loaded all the time on a Mac? That is I don't want to see it up in the task bar all the time and have its process running unless I ...
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Key Bindings folder disappeared in Mavericks.

When in OSX Mountain Lion, I created an Alfred workflow that let me filter files of a specific folder. The one I created for the "Key Bindings" folder doesn't work anymore. I am no longer able to ...
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Undo or Redo on specific lines only

I am working on a file and made some changes I'd like to undo. Is there anyway that I can undo changes that were made in the part of the file where my insertion point currently is? I do not want to ...
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Can't Access After Effects Caches as Admin on Mac

There are about 500GB of space taken up in different users cache files for After Effects on a machine I am working with. They are located in /Users/user/Library/Caches/Adobe/After Effects and ...
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Disable all logging on Mac OS X?

Is there a way to disable all logging services on Mac? I currently accomplish this on Ubuntu with the following: sudo stop rsyslog echo manual|sudo tee --append /etc/init/rsyslog.override Is there ...
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What does Mac's “Send all traffic over VPN connection” do?

I'm using OSX Mavericks at the moment. Looking through VPN options (L2TP in my case), I see that it is possible to "Send all traffic over VPN connection". However, I cannot figure out if I don't ...
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External GPU for macbook / mac mini

We use a mix of macbook pros and mac minis, from time to time we do some quite complicated cad modelling which takes a long time to render is there a way to hook up an external graphics card to the ...
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macbook pro only pulls private ip

I'm on a mid 2011 mbp and I've now connected to two different routers and two different cable modems via Ethernet. I've tried manually assigning the IP addresses for the routers and no matter what I ...
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How do you access a removable device from the command line?

I have a file called list.txt on a USB stick that I want to edit using VI. I can't cd to the usb stick. It appears on the desktop as ESXI. When I run diskutil list it shows up as /dev/disk2 #: ...
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Slow internet only on my mac - same ethernet gets 100mbs on other laptop

Wondering if someone could help me diagnose a network problem. My Macbook pro running OSX seems to have a connection bottleneck. I have 100mbs on my other laptop but when I take the same Ethernet ...
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Can't log into account on Macbook Pro

I installed MacPorts on my Macbook pro with lion, restarted, and now I cannot log into my account. After the restart it hung at the loading screen (the apple with the loading icon) for a while. I ...
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Mac os partition corrupted

i'm in big trouble. Here is my story: i wanted to resize my bootcamp patition (i had windows 8.1) i followd these steps https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5450324 i resized hfs+ partition from mac ...
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ITunes doesn't play movie with Dell U2713H display because of hdcp

I have Dell U2713H display connected to mac mini(late 2012) with mini display port to display port cable. When I try to watch Brave by Pixar it gives "This movie can only be played by displays that ...
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Install windows 7 on mac without product key

My goal: create a windows 7 partition on my macbook for dual boot purposes through Boot-Camp. The problem: I bought the install disc for windows 7, but can no longer find the product key that came ...
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How to kill a process that just won't quit (killall -u username included)

I was fooling around with some applications in my mac (going into contents and trying to change some files, values, etc.) Of course sometimes I get crashes, but I usually just kill the process and ...
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Mac Finder shows no files when using the filter

In the search/filter box in the upper right of the Finder, as soon as I enter any characters, all files from the (hundreds) in the current directory disappear from the Finder list. E.g I wanted to ...
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How to stop ruby on Mac OS X

When I run a faulty ruby loop programme, my CPU start running fast as you can see in the following image. I stop abort it by ctrl C but it keep running. Only I can stop it to restart the computer. Is ...
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Google Chrome Window Resize “Sticking” on OS X

I'm using the most recent version of Google Chrome (34.0.1847.131 at the time of writing) on OS X 10.8.5, and for a few months I've been having intermittent issues resizing browser windows. There ...
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IP range blocked on my mac

My Mac seems to be blocking an IP range and I would like to remove whatever is blocking it. Whenever I try to go to an IP address which starts in 5...* the request will not resolve. So if I try to ...
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Macbook All ram being used with no apps open

I recently was teaching this kid to program, and he wanted to teach me some things in screen flow, so he showed me where to get it, and I got part way through the installer, and then I quit it because ...
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I need to install Windows on an internal HDD and I only have Mac Computer in the house

My Windows laptop's HDD is dead, so I need to install a Windows on a new drive. I have a MacBook, and 16GB USB. I am trying to burn the Windows ISO into the USB using Disk Utility, but don't know how. ...
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home/end in INSERT mode in vi on a Mac

On a Mac I can go to the start and end of an line in vi, when not in INSERT mode: ^ (start of line) $ (end of line) This is for example explained here: I just got a Mac! How do I do "end" ...
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Confused about multiple java installation on mac

I have installed Java 7 for Mac OS X 10.9. Checking Java version on System Preferences -> Java I can see Java 1.7.0_55 is installed. Checking the version from Firefox using the test applet I have the ...