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Changing OSX 10.10.3 screen saver from command line

Everyone, I'm on OSX 10.10.3 I've tried a variety of different ways to change the message for the "message" screen saver. So when I change it through the GUI, at least the following plist files are ...
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cannot execute binary file python on mac local machine

version --python shows that I have version 2.7.10 installed on my mac, it's located in /System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7 trying to execute python from terminal raised the error: ...
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how to unlock SyQuest 270MB 3.5" Removable Cartridge Mac OS 8.6?

This is used on a MAC 8500 OS 8.6. The lock is probably software controlled? Read only switch on disc is off. This is the last of 4 disc to be erased before the unit goes on the workers type museum of ...
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How to change screen within max OSX - Multiple screens - Only with the keyboard

I have a monitor connected to my 2015 MBP Pro running OSX El Capitan 10.11.3. I like switching between screens using the ctrl <- / ctrl -> options. This is fine most of the time, but say for ...
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Is there an un-bypassable way to protect my bios settings?

Is there a way to protect my bios settings beyond any sort of method of bypassing? I just set a long bios password but if it as easy as merely removing the CMOS battery to bypass the password, what ...
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How do I copy and paste text from Mac Host to Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox?

I cannot copy and paste text from my Mac (host) to my Ubuntu Server (guest) in Virtualbox. Solutions I tried: Enable Bidirectional in Advanced Settings for "Shared Clipboard" and "Drag'n'Drop". ...
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How can I type “Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf ” in Mac terminal?

Please help me with: Configuration: Copy the default configuration file from the package into the /etc/snort directory: cp ./etc/* /etc/snort/ Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf and make the ...
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How to Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf on Mac os x

Configuration 1-Copy the default configuration file from the package into the /etc/snort directory: cp ./etc/* /etc/snort/ 2-Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf and make the following changes: var ...
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Fedora failing to install on VirtualBox in Mac OSX

I'm trying to install Fedora on VirtualBox on my MacBook. I set up a VDI drive from the selection list and allocated 20gb hard drive space and 4gb of ram. Boot up the machine and load from the Fedora ...
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How to remove items from dock in Yosemite by Command Line?

Maybe someone know how to delete specific items(iBooks, Maps, Photos) from Docks by command line?
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share single onedrive account between two user accounts on Mac

I use two user accounts on my Mac, one for work and other personal. Currently, if I put the onedrive folder in shared user folder, I can only access and have read&write permissions from one user ...
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URL with http not working

I have problem with my mac. no url is working with http url and if I use https then it's working fine. I saw this error in each browser ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I think this might be a virus because ...
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Lost ability to boot Linux on my Mac (dual boot)

I installed and repeatedly used Debian Linux on my macBook Pro. Initially, I held control+command to boot linux. Recently, I would simply power up the computer, no key-holding (not sure what changed, ...
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How to click at 2 different places simultaneously by only 1 click?

I have 2 browsers opened side by side, and there is a button A on the left browser, and button B on the right. Is there a way to click them both(A and B buttons) at the same time? I'm currently on ...
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Is there a way to “pin” an open folder to the Mac desktop

I'm sorry if this question is somewhat convoluted but I'm having trouble putting what I'm looking for into words. I'm wondering if there is any type of extension / 3rd party tool that allows for ...
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How do I remove AppleHFS+ Bootcamp driver?

So, I have an iMac 27" Late 2012, and I have just installed Windows 10 Home 64Bit through BootCamp. BootCamp comes along with several "support software", useful drivers made for Windows and Apple ...
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How to get rid of lag in hand cursor letting go after dragging document in a direction in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC on Mac?

On a mac, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has a major issue when it comes to using the hand cursor to drag the document around to view different parts of the PDF. If I hold down the mouse when I'm using the ...
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Adobe Illustrator CC 2015 window opens behind OSX top menu

Every time I open AI, the window is behind my Mac menu bar and this is the only program that I have this issue with. I read this post on the Adobe forums, as well as several other Google searches, ...
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How do I make cut/kill from iTerm2 go to the system clipboard (Mac)?

This is not inside emacs or vim or anything just at the commandline. If I Cmd-k the current commandline I'd like it to go to the system clipboard. Is that possible?
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How to make a div in a webpage 'selectable' by Safari Web Clip?

On some websites, when you try to create a webclipping in Safari for use in Dashboard, the selection "snaps" to divs on the page. (E.g., superuser.com) On other sites, you have to manually adjust the ...
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Change VPN/Proxy Settings in Real Time on MAC OSX

We have an application we're using for automated testing. We want to be able to constantly change the VPN settings on the testing machine, running MAC OSX. We want it to be able to change every hour ...
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Mac OSX XAMP for only 1 user

I am a new Mac convert. My wife and I share our new Macbook Pro, and I would like to hide my own programs from her Launcher list. She has no need to see XAMPP or Photoshop, Atom, CodeKit, or any of my ...
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After logging in on os X another login panel called “others” pops up

When this morning I opened my Mac I could not log in anymore: after I log in to my administrator account, another login interface shows up with "others" written below it. Unfortunately I have no ...
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Making “alias” keyboard shortcuts on Mac (multiple keyboard doning the same thing)

Is there a way to create "alias" for keyboard shortcuts on Mac? That is, may I map different keyboard shortcuts to the same function? Simply put, let Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+` both work as switch-to-next-...
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Apple Server 5: Disable ability to save login passwords

my first question on this site ;-) I'm managing a new Apple Server (Mac Mini) running 10.11 and Server 5. Approximately 50 Clients (running 10.10 Yosemite and 10.11 El Capitan) are mainly in the ...
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Mouse getting frozen when click on View Site Information icon in Google Chrome

Always when I click on " View Site Information" icon on Google Chrome, my mouse gets frozen, and I can't move it until I restart my Mac why is it happening? I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 and my ...
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How can I recover my Mac when I leave the focus within a VM?

I have had this happen a few times. I am using a Windows VM on my Mac, I am working within my Windows Vm (via VirtualBox, fullscreen), leave it for a few hours, come back, and then my Mac is ...
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Is there a way to copy text in htop on Mac OSX?

I wanted to copy all of the process information related to a specific program/software (Adobe in this case, other ones in the future) and so I tried holding Shift as mentioned here: Is there a way to ...
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How to display desktop on TV by RDP connect

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.28 on Mac to connect the Win10 PC, a TV connect the Win10 PC through HDMI. I want to display the windows on TV and control by mac. However, when I use Mac connect ...
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Adding Chrome extension from local on Mac

Exactly the same as How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system? however specific to Mac because Chrome on Mac will not show hidden folders. So when users go to ...
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How to enlarge a disk image created by Linux Deploy (Android) in Mac?

I created a disk image with Linux Deploy and installed Debian into it. By using adb pull /sdcard/linux.img ., I obtained the disk image from Android. The image size is 4.5GB. Here is the output of ...
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Disable new email envelope overlay on Outlook 2016 for Mac dock icon

How can I turn off the "new email" envelope overlay that appears on top of the dock icon in Outlook 2016 for Mac? I turned off all notifications in Outlook's preferences and turned off the unread mail ...
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need a formula to compare one constant cell with other cells and return a value from third cell [closed]

column a _ _______ column B 1 amount ________ _ reduction 2_ 1000 3_ 750 ______________ 100 4_ 500______________ 200 5_ 250______________ ...
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Will Second 2560x1440 monitor slow down my iMac?

I have this iMac: http://www.hoxtonmacs.co.uk/collections/imac-27-inch/products/imac-27-inch-core-i7-3-4ghz-mid-2011 It has 32GB RAM, and I use it to edit videos in Final Cut Pro X and make music ...
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MacBook losing Wi-Fi after sleep

My Mac has been behaving weirdly for like 6 months but it is so annoying that I need to get this fixed. Background story: Six months ago I started losing Wi-Fi connection (I don't know after what ...
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Shift+Return to do a line break is not working on OSX anymore

I am currently on OSX 10.10.5 Just until last week Shift+Enter was working, but all of a sudden it doesn't work in any program. The keys both work individually, but I really enjoy being able to do a ...
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Is it possible to control brightness between workspaces on a Mac?

I have terminal in one workspace and everything else in another workspace. I'd like the screen brightness on the terminal workspace to be brighter than my other workspaces. Is it possible to do this?
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Bootcamp won't see bootable Windows install media on my 2011 iMac

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 on my 2011 iMac. I have the latest version of El Capitan installed. That may not seem hard, cause I could just use Bootcamp right? Well, wrong. I can't really use ...
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How can I make MacVim as “Application” on Mac;

I would like to use Snap (free) to assign a shortcut for Vim on Mac (installed as macvim through brew on command line). However, Snap only works when the application is literally "found as an ...
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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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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 ...