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netcat shell bind with mac (command -e not found)

I can successfuly use the command nc 192.168.. 5442 to connect to a listening device. The device listen using the: nc -lvp 5442. Everything works, I can send messages and receive some. I wanted to ...
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How to script detection of an OS X program bouncing in the dock?

How can I use AppleScript or something similar to detect the presence of an app which is bouncing in the dock (in this case Adobe Illustrator)? Once I detect that Adobe Illustrator is requesting ...
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Handoff from Chrome on Mac to Safari on iPhone

I noticed today while browsing Safari on my iPhone that Chrome popped up in the Handoff spot in the Dock on my Mac. This got me wondering, is it possible to do this the other way around? I like using ...
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Apple wireless keyboard typing errors

just connected to this keyboard - numbers typed seem to be ok but any character produces three or four random ones... Example t produces bgt and n produces hey/ Any idea how to fix this?
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OSX El Captian: How can I switch screen without Apple Magic Mouse or Tracking pad

I just update my mac to El Captian. I find that maximize button forces applications into full screen mode. I'm ok with this but I cannot switch screen since I don't have a multi-touch device. Actually ...
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Does Synology DS716+ NAS back up iPhone photos or just sync?

I'm thinking of buying this NAS. I'm planning to use pretty much all the features on it. Running Plex, using the Time Machine and also backing up home PCs. One thing I'm a bit confused about is ...
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MacBook Pro - Internal SSD No Longer Bootable

I installed OS X Yosemite onto an external SSD by downloading it through the App Store, running the installer, and choosing the external drive as the target. After the install, which worked fine as ...
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Missing “On My Computer” option?

I have several users running Outlook 2011 for Mac. 1 user does not have "On My Computer" listed in the left pane. I checked Preferences -> General to make sure the box to hide this is unchecked. ...
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Change text direction RTL in LibreOffice on mac

I have marked the checkbox for CTL on language options and I can choose the Right-To-Left button, But on OSX EL Capitan when I type in Hebrew the text gets choppy and the cursor jump the the beginning ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 text after link is underlined

After I paste a link, the rest of my text is underlined. How do I change this default setting so that after a link, it's not underlined (plain text formatting)?
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Macbook Pro Retina Won't boot after OS X 10.11.4 Update

This computer is a Late 2013 Macbook Pro Retina: 256GB SSD (not hdd, important). This computer is treated with insanely good care, and is not damaged physically whatsoever. So yesterday night, I ...
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Is it possible to have a cross-platform USB drive encryption when the Mac is locked down?

Is it possible to encrypt a USB drive cross-platform between Windows and OS X Yosemite when the Mac does not allow software installation? I heard that TrueCrypt is cross-platform, but you need admin ...
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How to backup VMware fusion?

This might sound weird but I deleted (with a third party tool: Omnisweeper) my VMware hd disk, while it was still running. Although it is still running but I guess with next restart, it will never ...
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Mac running El Capitan, fully patched, VirtualBox 5.0.10, Windows 7 guest won't boot

I upgraded my Mac to El Capitan and ever since then, my Windows 7 guest running in Virtual Box will boot but after about 3 minutes it hangs. I move the VMDK over to a Windows PC which also has Virtual ...
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Does third party Thunderbolt to VGA adaptor support Mac Mini well?

I try to connect HDMI to VGA using adaptor, but occasional black screen makes me mad. Just wonder if third party Thunderbolt to VGA adaptor support Mac Mini well? Your comment welcome
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Using specific grep flags from BSD general commands version on a Mac

So I have been using a command piped through curl (on GNU/Linux's grep utility) to generate a random password string for tightening security on some of my accounts. curl -s ...
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what are the alternatives of these commands in pdf in djvu

In pdf reader, I can run a full screen mode by command + L and command + H to allow continuous scroll down. I'm looking for similar functionalities in djvu reader. I'm using Mac OS. There is nothing ...
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boot camp create windows 7 option can't be marked?

i have a macbook 7,1( mid,2010)based on the tutorial from apple i started boot camp but the create windows 7 option was hidden so i replaced it with boot camp 4(it was 5 before).now the option to ...
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Recovery deleted filevault2 partition

I excitedly deleted my partition with my main OS. The partition is FileVault-encrypted. I formatted the hard drive while starting from an external OS X. I am using Mac OS X Yosemite. I still know the ...
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Macbook Pro keys < and § mixed up on LMDE2

When I open up Control Panel -> Keyboard -> Layout and click Show... the two keys left from '1' and left from 'z' are mixed up. This happens both on my Macbook Pro (mid-2012) keyboard and my external ...
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Keyboard shortcut for build task not working in Visual Studio Code mac os x

I've got Visual Studio Code 0.10.6 installed on Mac OS X 10.10.5. If I do Shift+Cmd+B, it doesn't launch the Run Build Task. Nothing seems to happen. I've remapped the keyboard shortcut to ...
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Batch render .mp4 to .webM keeping folder structure

I'm not a native mac user but I've managed to put together a code for batch converting .mp4 to .webm which is: for i in *mp4; do ffmpeg -i $i -c:v libvpx -qmin 0 -qmax 20 -crf 10 -b:v 1M $i.webm; ...
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Is it possible to generate PDFs of the entire scrollable web page?

I am trying to capture my transcript from a webpage but there is no feature to capture all contents of the transcript. So I'm looking for a tool that can help save the entire webpage as a multi-page ...
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How to install proxychains for Mac Os

I tried installing homebrew and then installing proxychains with brew install proxychains-ng. It did not work. I then tried downloading the formula from https://gist.github.com/allenhuang/3792521 ...
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How to give a 5GB video file to a friend, so that it'll play on their TV? [closed]

I have a .mov that I'd like to bring to an event and show people. It is 5.33 GB and I have it on my Mac. I have a 16GB flash drive, and the host has a TV with USB input. I'd like to get that file onto ...
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How to make sure our script is using a proxy

I have a python script I made which requests pages on the web. I am using a mac os and am using a socks proxy on 127.0.0.1:9150 on my wifi (pass all apps thru proxy --tor--). Using wireshark, how do I ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu terminal follow the same sorting with ls -l as Mac OS X uses by default?

I like the default sorting of ls -l in Mac OS X and have gotten used to it. Now I'm starting to use Ubuntu machines more frequently, and I'm hoping to coerce its terminal into sorting the listing in ...
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Is there an easy way to remap not working 'a' key on Mac Yosemite?

my 'a' key has stopped working on my old Mac. I'm currently using the floating keyboard which drives me crazy. Is there a simple way to remap to another key til I can afford to fix it? Thanks!
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include network drivers on a mini cd? | Probook G4 lubuntu? | Black screen with mouse cursor?

Trying to install Lubuntu (tried 15.10 and 14.10) via a mini cd: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Lubuntu/Documentation/MinimalInstall. That did not work because I needed the network driver to ...
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Upgraded to OS X El Capitan and massive iPhoto library seems to be gone

HELP! I had nearly 50,000 photos in my iPhoto library and then upgraded to 10.11.2 version of El Capitan. Now only 794 have populated into the Pictures folder including many recent iCloud shots. But ...
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Adding Interquartile ranges for various sets of data

I'm collecting data about the First Robotics Competition. The whole giant organization is split into tons of regional levels, in each about 30 to 70 teams participate and are ranked regionally. They ...
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remote `mac` refuse the ssh connection from the local computer

This problem confuse me a lot. What I had done: open remote router port forwarding. : when I type ssh *@*** in the local computer, the remote router log shows [LAN access from remote] from ...
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Prevent open -a Terminal.app from automatically exiting on Mac OS X

On my Mac OSX 10.9 Mavericks, I wrote a small bash script to open a log file for a terminal game application I'm writing so I can see print statements: #!/bin/bash printf '\e[3;0;0t' ...
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As a US user, how can I change the default date format in Excel 2016 (Mac) to YYYY-MM-DD?

Note: I see several questions (q1, q2) on this topic that describe how to accomplish this with the Windows version of Office, but I haven't found anything on Mac version of Office. I'm a US user, and ...
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Copy Dictionary Path Button for any folders or files in OSX

I want to know there is any option to get Full directory path in OSX from right click.In windows i am able to get full path from properties folders.But that is possible in OSX MAC. Right Click of ...
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Process/thread creation and destruction history or ledger on Mac OS X

I'm seeing some strange threading behaviour in my Mac (Yosemite 10.10.4). The number of threads shoots up and then goes back down again. Sometimes it stays extremely high, thus exceeding maxproc and ...
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QNAP TS669 Pro 2 machines via ethernet connection

I've got a Mac connected to a ethernet port to the NAS, I want to connect another windows PC via the other ethernet port but using the same conf as the Mac (changing only the machine IP address) ...
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OSX: Terminal Zip command not working

I am trying to zip a folder from terminal command (given below) zip myZip.zip path\ Of\ the\ Folder The above command providing the given below result is My Command wrong. Please help, I have to ...
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TeamViewer stuck on “connecting to …”

I initially connected using teamViewer to remote computer #1 (Win 7 machine), it connected no problem. During this time I setup windows mail (not sure if that's relevant, but it's all I did). I then ...
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How to make line graph, or bar graph with different categories on excel

I don't know anything about Excel and I've been trying this for over an hour. I had to do an experiment for class that asks if hair color relates to height. I have the hair color and height of 20 ...
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Keeping my Macbook synched with Mac. Same files same programs.

Most of the time I am working on my mac on development. I have my terminal the way i want it. The files are also here. I only use the macbook when I go out or need to work on programming classes. Is ...
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Mysql.sock missing - “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket”

Operating System - OSX 10.11.2 MAMP version - 3.5 I'm following along with this guide, setting up wordpress with Xammp on PC and MAMP on Mac, where I'm in step "Mac - 4" is asked to input: "In ...
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How can I stop photos I download from popping up in Preview?

I download product photos from other websites and this happens: I save the photo to the file I want the photo then appears on Preview in the foreground on my Mac the website I was downloading from ...
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Unable to upload files via SFTP with Cyberduck

I have a problem very similar to the question asked here, but the solution listed there isn't working for me. Situation: I have two Mac laptops, an old Macbook Air running Yosemite with Cyberduck ...
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How to find OS X, iMac, MacBook exact CPU version?

When clicking Apple Logo -> About my Mac, I see only some basic informations about the processor. Processor: 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo How it's possible to check the exact version of Mac OS X ...
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Why am I suddenly unable to install any variety of Windows on Macbook Pro?

I've got a MBP8,1 running El Capitan (10.11.2). Until recently, I had a perfectly serviceable Win7 installation via Bootcamp. A few days ago, I decided to clean-install Win10 to replace Win7. Since ...
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What is the Best Method to Upload My Photos Library to Amazon Cloud Drive Using the Amazon Desktop App?

I recently purchased the unlimited option for Amazon Cloud Drive and would like to have an off site copy of my Photos library from my Mac. I was wondering if anyone might have any suggestions of the ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2011 - What can be reasons for the system not to boot from bootable SSD in Optical Bay

In my MacBook Pro an SSD is beeing buildt into the HDD slot, the HDD has been moved to the optical bay. Now i want to switch these drives to reestablish the shock protection for the HDD (i did not ...
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Mission control - Show different folders for in each desktop

I made 3 different desktop in Mission Control and I want to show different folders and files in each one according to the use. For example: Desk 1 - Work Desk 2 - School Desk 3 - Entertainment ...
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I can't log into my Mac Due to a repair issue in home folder

How can you log in as a different user if it won't let you log in at all due to an error opening the home folder protected by fire vault?