Hardware related questions of computers sold/made by Apple. Use [osx] for the operating system, and use [mac-address] for MAC addresses instead.

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External Hard Disk cannot be formatted after dd command on Mac OS

I was trying to create a bootable disk to install Windows 10 on one of my PCs. I was doing it on my Mac using a 500GB external hard disk. This is the command I have used on the Terminal to change the ...
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Is there a RIP (Routing Information Protocol) Client for Mac OS X El Capitan?

As a Windows support guy, I have recently tried setting a Mac up to access our work and clients' VPNs. We use Mikrotik Routers with RIP enabled to publish the routes for the multiple remote subnets to ...
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A couple of questions on using the “Latin Modern Roman 12” font on MS Word

I'm working on a MS Word template for a MSc thesis, but I have a couple of problems with the "Latin Modern Roman 12" font, which I would like to use. First issue On my Mac, I've installed the font ...
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Find out all IP addresses of all Computers on Network

I want to list all IP addresses with their Computer's names (if my IP was 197.577.52.4: 197.577.52.4 - Luca's MacBook) through Mac Terminal or Mac Software. I tried many terminal commands, but it ...
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Bluestacks icon on mac launchpadnot deleting

I downloaded Bluestacks onto my mac book air and the icon is not deleting off of the launchpad. I have tried deleting the app but the icon is not going anywhere. I have OS X El Capitan.
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what happens when disk is full when using one disk for multiple macs' time capsule backup

I'd like to use same external disk for multiple macs time machine backup. I have a concern that is what will happen when during one macs' backup reaches hdd full capacity. Will it give me the ...
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Handling NumLock on OS X with Karabiner

I'm trying to remap the numpad keys on Mac OS (El Capitan) with Karabiner to work similarly as in Windows (as I'm using a Windows keyboard with my Mac). I added the following line to enable toggling ...
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No CoreStorage logical volume groups found

I ran the following command on my Mac diskutil corestorage revert BE18BCE1-9DEA-494F-84F0-9EFC34AFB9AE And now running diskutil corestorage list Produces No CoreStorage logical volume groups ...
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Bind apps to VPN network interface with group based routing policies

My goal is to bind some applications to a specific network interface (tun0). I believe my best option would be that of creating special routing rules for applications launched with a specific group ...
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How do I remove the EFI Partition on my USB using Mac OS X 10.11?

I need to remove the EFI partition on my USB because when trying to copy files from my PS4, the PS4 chooses this partition and ultimately runs out of space, instead of using the much larger space. ...
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Manual Backup vs Time Machine

I am unable to login to Yosemite, always freezing on login. My only option after trying everything else was to use MacDrive software on the PC partition (bootcamp) to show the files and copy it ...
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Synchronizing Exchange account on Mail Mac application

I'm trying to configure my Exchange mail account from work on my Mac. I configure the Mail app and I'm able to send email and receive emails, but some mails previous to configure it doesn't appear.. ...
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Switch to external display with shortcut instead of mouse on a Mac

I want to switch to my external display via shortcut and not by moving my cursor to the other screen.
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Error with Bcrypt and Drywall

I have been having errors installing bcrypt on windows so i moved to a mac and now I am still getting errors. Can anyone tell me what this means or how to solve it: 1 error generated. make: *** ...
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Routing Apple TV to hotel wifi using Internet Sharing on Macbook Pro — something's wrong

Here's the idea: "AppleTV" --ethernet-- --Thunderbolt ethernet adapter-- "Macbook Pro" --wifi adapter-- "Hotel wifi service" I have the wifi service working properly on the macbook (it requires a ...
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Can MacOS be run on a PC? [duplicate]

In order to fully clarify my question, here's what I intend. I have a notebook running Windows 10 on an Intel Core 2 Duo and 3 GB of RAM. I intend to run MacOS (the apple operating system) on this ...
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Outlook 2016 for mac - migrate calendar to new exchange account

I'm migrating a user from an old exhange host to a new one. What I did was export everything from his old exchange account (mail, contacts, calendar, etc) to a .olm-file. Then I created a new profile, ...
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(MAC) - Is it possible to be running a macro loop in the background while I work in another window?

I'm trying to essentially create a virtual mouse of some sort to run a macro in the background whilst I do other things in other windows without disrupting the process. Any software available to ...
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iTerm2 color scheme not working

I have trouble setting up colors for iTerm2. I have already checked this answer and done everything it says: Color scheme not applied in iTerm2 But iTerm2 does not show any colour, besides white ...
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Disable .DS_Store, Spotlight and other metadata on Mac disk image

I store my files (plaintext) on an encrypted Sparse Bundle Disk Image and backup this image (the ciphertext) with Rsync to another server. Sparse Bundle Disk Images create 8 MiB files ("bands") to ...
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Need to boot Linux Mint install DVD on MacPro 1,1

I have been banging my head on this one for a long time. I can't get any of the ISOs provided by Linux Mint to boot on CD. USB is not an option for a MacPro this old. The only thing I've been able ...
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Mac Book Pro Wifi Not Working On Debian

Installed Debian on Virtualbox in my mac book pro (late 2013). Debian is always showing wired connectivity. It is not showing any wireless devices. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Downgrading from El Capitan to Yosemite

I need to downgrade mac os x on one computer, from El Capitan to Yosemite. No Time Machine backups were done so i need to go with the os x bootable installer. The problem is Yosemite does not ...
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Where is my google chrome theme stored locally?

On my Mac the manifest.json is not in the ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Extensions file folder. In fact this file path doesn't exist. I've googled off and on for a week and can't ...
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How to remove this optional word from my app?

How to remove this optional word from my app?
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MAC: Make a Hard drive mount on request only

I am replacing my internal HDD with an SSD. I am going to mount the older 1TB HDD on a HDD Caddy in my laptop. However that will only be used for time machine backups and long term storage of files. ...
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How to combine unzip and cat to work as one in the terminal

I work for a webhost as a front level tech and often we need to install a SSL for a customer. I'm on a Mac now but am familiar with Linux as well. What I'm looking to do would be to take the zipped ...
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Does Windows 8 output different hdmi signal?

So i bought this http://www.kanex.com/xd Their old website used to advertise that it would work with a PC (in the Q&A section). I bought it so that i could send my PC signal to my IMAC 27" late ...
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AUTO SYNC with rsync

Hi guys that's my first post here so be cool, so I have a Mac with Rsync, and I have a VPS with Debian 8 on it, I want to do something but I don't know how. So I want to create a folder name SHARE on ...
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What key on a Mac corresponds to the @ symbol in Windows in the Mac Terminal

One of my users is using a mac to connect to a Windows remote terminal. When trying to enter email addresses the @ symbol on the mac is typing a " symbol. Which key on the mac will type an @ symbol ...
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Mapping extra keys on microsoft natural keyboard on a Mac

I've seen several posts on this, but nothing in the last couple of years, and none of them have helped me. I have a macbook running OSX 10.11 (el Capitan) and a Microsoft natural keyboard. I ...
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Read Speed 50% Slower Than Expected

have an issue with our internal network that I’ve been trying to troubleshoot for the past two days with no luck, wondering if I can get any answers or ideas that we haven’t thought of yet. We have a ...
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Bluetooth Connection, Trendwoo Blade with OS/X 10.8.5 (EDIT: unsolvable)

I have a new Trendwoo Blade speaker. It's a lovely unit, and pairing with my Galaxy S5 and my 2013 iPod Touch works just fine. I cannot get it to work properly with either of my Macs, a 2012 Mac ...
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Find doc/docx/txt/rtf/ file containing 12 strings/words only - MAC OS

This is a strange request and I'm unsure if it's even possible but Google led me here through a not so similar question and so I thought I'd ask. I basically need to find a text file on my computer ...
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Swapping mouse buttons for select applications under Mac OS X

I am in need of a solution to swap the Middle and Right mouse buttons on Mac OSX. The middle mouse button in X-window and Mac Terminal is used for pasting. But it is too hard to click on my mouse ...
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macbook pro does not see bootable USB

A friend's macbook pro 2008 no longer boots its windows installation. It is double booted to mac and windows To fix the problem (attempt startup repair) I created a USB drive using Rufus 2.5 USB ...
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How to mount SMB share that can be accessed by anyone on Mac OS X El Capitan

How can I mount a SMB network share that can be accessed by anyone? Here's what I tried: Using mount command me$ sudo mkdir /Multimedia me$ sudo chmod 777 /Multimedia me$ sudo mount -t smbfs -o ...
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The item “Xcode” can’t be moved to the Trash because some of its extensions are in use

I'm trying to delete Xcode from my MacBook, so I could download the latest version (updating it in the app store just gives me that spinning circle, which has been going on for three days). However, ...
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Lost keyboard control using Virtualbox to guest Windows 7 on Mac

I run Vbox on a Mac(latest update) to run Windows 7. Updated to new version of Vbox and guest edition. Now everytime I try to run Windows 7, I get a message that I lost control of keyboard and mouse. ...
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Send keystrokes when certain windows are in focus

Background: I am using OBS (Open Broadcaster) on my Mac to stream some of my work on my computer. I would like to be able to switch to certain scenes in my broadcaster automatically, based on the ...
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Cannot access with IP from other devices, localhost server on MAC

I have set the default localhost server to run on my MAC with apache with the default settings. I can access the local server using localhost and the IP from the server it self but cannot access from ...
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file deletion from NTFS drives doesn't frees the space on the disk

Okay, so this problem is very weird. I have rMBP mid 2014 running OS X El Capitan and Paragon NTFS 14 software, which enables write premission for NTFS drives. There's no problem with copying files ...
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(Mac OS X) Will Internet Recovery erase anything in my Mac?

I accidentally did the Internet Recovery by pressing Command+Option+R. Will this erase anything? (Files, Partitions, etc.) Also, will it affect my Mac in anyway? Thank you.
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I can't find flash memory in Disk Utility

I installed VMWare Workstaion 12 on Windows 8.1 ,I created Mac OS X 10.8 on the VMWare ,now I pluging a USB flash drive and vmware can recognize that but I can't find that in Disk Utility on Mac OSX.I ...
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Running WeasyPrint after updating Mac to El Capitan

I recently updated my OS on my mac to El Capitan and since then have been running into issues trying to run WeasyPrint. I have updated macports, uninstalled and reinstalled all of the macport ...
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permissions to browse outside of home directory when using Mono to run exe on Mac?

I'm trying to use Mono to run KeePass.exe on my mac, using the command (from KeePass directory within terminal): sudo mono keepass.exe It runs just fine except for the fact that when browsing to ...
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How to boot from a bootable ubuntu external hard drive on Mac

I have my pc hard drive which I turned into portable using hard drive cases provided in market. I then installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto that hard drive. I know how to boot from that hard drive on a ...
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Chrome on Mac OSX - Can not remove rogue extension

I searched for and found many articles about how to remove a rogue extension from chrome that has been grayed out. Almost all of the articles are for windows users and did not apply to my case, hence ...
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block time/date preferences in Mac

I use an app called SelfControl on Mac to block internet access in order to increase my productivity. But, I stumbled on a website that showed me how to stop SelfControl from running and that is by ...
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Why is my image looking more saturated in Windows than in El Capitan on the same calibrated monitor?

I have a brand new Mac Book Pro (2015) with Bootcamp installed, so I am using the same calibrated monitor to view the images. However, the image looks more saturated when I boot up Windows than it ...