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How do I use visual studio debugging shortcuts on a Mac?

I want to use 'Step into' debugging in visual studio. I saw question this, 'chrome developer debugging shortcuts on a mac'. I did 'Step over' method but I still can't do 'Step into' method. How do ...
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MacBook Pro 15 late 2013 yosemite 10.10

I'm trying to enable some drivers in my mac and I'm typing this on terminal: sudo nvram boot-args="kext-dev-mode=1" and press "Enter", but nothing happens..., no password requested...what can I do? ...
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Gimp reopens immediately after minimizing (Mac OSX)

When I press the minimize button, the program slides down into the dock, then instantaneously re-expands itself. Has anyone encountered this before, or does anyone have any idea as to what could be ...
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I cant update my computer

My mac os x wont let me update past version 10.6.8 When i check for a software update is says I have the latest software (which i don't) I need to update to use my go pro editing software but I ...
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Source of DNS record on SOHO network?

First, pardon my ignorance, as I'm still getting acclimated to working with DNS. I'm a networking newbie. The basic question: How do I determine the source of a DNS record? Or, it may be more ...
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How to run Minimus to minify files on mac?

I use minimus to minify my js scripts on my Mac. Why there is still the same error: "To view this web content, you need to install the Java Runtime Environment", although I installed Java. What to do ...
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Measure bytes written to disk over a period time in Mac OS X

I’m looking for a way to get the amount of data written to my disk over a period of time. Specifically, at the end of the day, I would like to be able to find out how many total bytes have been ...
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Microsoft Word skipping half the page when i hit enter

Yup. So there is no way to explain this really because it's completely illogical. I've never seen it before. Microsoft word on mac. Which is probably going to be the entire problem. Word version: ...
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Why is this application’s (Mou) window always on in front of all other windows in Mac OS X?

I am using Mou to edit Mardown documents in Mac OS X 10.9.5 and recently it’s oddly been pushing its windows to the front of all applications I have open. I don’t recall this behavior happening in the ...
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Recover data from deleted Macintosh HD partition from linux

Sad story. Accidentally i remove my single partition from my macbook. It was done from recovery mode. Recovery partition is also gone :-( now i have only option as internet recovery, it will ...
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Why isn't a color profile showing up in the Color Sync Utility (Mac OS 10.9.5)?

I'm trying to use a color profile, which isn't showing up in the Color Sync Utility despite being present in ~/Library/ColorSync/Profiles alongside other profiles that are showing up. When I open the ...
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Restore Snow Leopard Mac OS gestures

I haven't used a Mac since Snow Leopard (I am currently using Yosemite) but just got one for work and I was hoping to use the old gestures but cannot seem to get them to work. Is there any way to ...
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nginx auth_basic for mac address verification

nginx auth_basic for mac address verification Is it done? Do you have examples? thnx location = / { satisfy any; deny all; auth_basic "Restricted"; ...
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In Excel for Mac 2011, how do I delete the name from a named cell?

How do I delete the name from a named cell in Excel 2011 for Mac?
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Add “Show in Finder” service to Services sub-menu in OS X

I'd like to create and add a service to the Services sub-menu under the Application menu for applications like Word, Pages etc., where the currently edited file is revealed in Finder. The flow I want ...
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How do I amplify, if possible, a digital USB signal from a sound board to Logic Pro, all via USB?

In our church, we have an Alesis digital board which sends all channels to an external recording media. The board output we use is USB, and the receiving media is Logic Pro on a Macbook Air. We ...
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OSX 10.10 sparsebundle transfer to NAS from external hard drive failed, any way to resume transfer?

I was trying to transfer a 2.6TB sparsebundle file from my external drive to a new 6TB WD My Cloud NAS using finder. The old external drive is connected to my iMac OSX 10.10 via USB 3.0 and the NAS is ...
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Oracle VirtualBox that has Mac doesnt detect my WD MyPassport HDD 2TB

I am trying to repair WD MyPassport 2TB HDD to be used in Os X, but I don't have Mac computer so I just use a virtualbox and put mac os X there. I already format the HDD using Paragon NTFS-HFS ...
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Why does my keyboard light up when I start Windows?

I've got Windows 8.1 installed on my MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina 15" via bootcamp and every time I choose Windows my keyboard lights up. It doesn't occur when I choose OS X. How do I disable it?
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Problems mounting AFP share as Volume

I am trying to automount an AFP share on my Macbook Pro running Yosemite to a file share on my QNAP NAS as a volume. However I keep getting the following error: 10/01/15 20:15:14,359 automountd[515]: ...
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Safari quit unexpectedely on my Mac Desk top

When I try to open safari I get this message "Safari quit unexpectedely" Please show how to fix this problem. I have not tried any solution yet to fix this problem.
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How to setup a multi-room speaker system on a mac mini

I have a mac mini setup as my home theatre. I would like to connect about 4 sets of speakers to it for a multi-room speaker setup where I can enable and disable certain speakers easily. I have done a ...
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How to replicate the “Move to Dropbox” Mac OS X Finder context menu item for other apps?

When Dropbox is installed on Mac OS X, it installs a "Move to Dropbox" context menu item: I would like to install a similar menu item for other apps and actions. Specifically, I would like an ...
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Stop Mac Mail message body from auto completing email addresses

Every time I type to an "@" symbol it auto completes the rest of the email address. The problem is that I have more than one email address that is like mylastname@domain.com. I have several of those ...
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Simplest way to send characters to USB serial device on Mac using script

I have a simple serial device that I need to talk to (but not listen to) periodically via command. The device is connected OK as /dev/usbxxx. What is the simplest/easiest way to do this? Installing ...
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How do you clear formatting in Outlook for Mac 2011

I've been googling for how to do this for over 10 minutes. I can't figure out how to clear formatting in Outlook for Mac 2011. Is there a menu option or a keyboard shortcut to do this?
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OSX - Alternative for TotalFinder's Visor Feature?

Is there an alternative for TotalFinder's Visor feature? The Visor feature is a keyboard shortcut that brings up a finder window over top of the screen, even on full screen apps. I don't want to use ...
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Killing a launchctl process: Cassandra

I used launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.cassandra.plist and it launches Cassandra if not started already. ps aux | grep cassandra tells me Cassandra is running and I kill the ...
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Shortcut key for toggling Yosemite's Notification Center between “Today” and “Notifications” views

Is there any way to use a shortcut key to toggle between the "Today" and "Notifications" views in Yosemite's Notification Center? I have a shortcut key assigned to open up the Notification Center, ...
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Protected sharing over a home network (mac)

I have an external drive connected to one of my Mac systems. I was hoping to share that over the home network. We can do so by just going into System Preference->Sharing->Turning on File Sharing. ...
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Macbook Unibody A1278 Midwall won't come loose on left side

I want to replace the trackpad of a Macbook Unibody (13" A1278). However, the midwall is stuck. Now I'm trying to figure out how to fix this without going to a repair shop. The first guide shows how ...
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Word 2011 for mac startup folder and filename (and powerpoint 2011 for mac)

Similar to the question No Startup folder in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 (very helpful - thanks a lot!!) how would I do this for word 2011 for mac and powerpoint 2011 for mac In which folder ...
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ddrescue rates low (~20,000 kB/s) with ZFS content on a good drive, USB 3.0 limited to USB 2.0 with a 2009 MacBookPro5,2

I find a variety of questions in Stack Exchange concerning ddrescue data transfer rates. This question – involving part of a ZFS pool – may be exceptional. Briefly Four USB 3.0 Seagate hard disk ...
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iMac G4 on and off on schedule

I have been googling around and I couldn't find anything regarding this. I have a iMac G4. I would like to set it up on and off on schedule automatically. For example: turn on at 10:00am and shut ...
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How to auto start a mac with socks server on using ssh?

There are a number of tutorials online that teach to use ssh as a socks5 server, after sshd is up, the next step is to have a terminal open, then open a socks5 server port by typing something like the ...
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Download iCloud Backup without Restore

How do you simply download an iCloud iOS backup (without restoring it)? Simply to archive it (and to delete it from iCloud's small storage space).
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in Mac, how to press command and option at the same time? [closed]

in Xcode, many hotkeys need you to press the command+option, which fingers I should use? For example: option+CMD+left/right: to folder some code shift+option+CMD+left/right: to folder all method
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Google chrome helper using a lot of memory MAC

i find in my activity monitor that i have around 10 google chrome helper processes and most of them use 300-400 mb.On some questions i read, they say to change the plugins from run automatically to ...
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microsd locked write protected after installing kitkat

I've tried all programs whether it's Windows or Mac to get my microsd to be reformatted. I was able to back up all of my information however, the sd card won't format. I've tried Disk Utility, ...
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Snow Leopard Show Contents of VPN

I got the credentials to connect to my company's VPN from home. I'm running Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Problem is I can connect to the VPN, but no remote Volume appears in the Finder. I've tried in ...
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How can I make OS X Finder ICON VIEW act responsive?

Finder is great for the icon view but the icon view doesn't adjust the icon layout when you alter the window dimensions... can we change this to act responsive?? Like Pinterest?
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Use 2 mac desktops as external displays for a macbook?

I have a macbook and im using a mac desktop as an external monitor with the target display mode. Can I use another mac desktop as an additional monitor? My macbook only has 1 thunderbolt port, so ...
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USB not recognized on Windows when HFS+/EFI partition comes first (in GPT)

I would like to make an external drive with two partitions: 1) MacOS Extended (Journaled) formatted to be able to store MacOS backup info and make it encrypted (requires GTP instead of MBR for the ...
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How do I transfer epub files from iMac to Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

Have 2 iMacs, one running 10.10.1, the other 10.4.11. My old Nook can be plugged into either, and I can drag-and-drop my epubs onto my Nook. Just got a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. No longer able to ...
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Remoting into an iMac from a Mint1 17 computer

My father was using an old iMac ( not sure how old ) before he passed on. He took care of it completely. Now his widow is using it to keep in touch with people. She is in her 80s and not all that ...
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OSX Mavericks Downloads folder opens in Finder without sidebar, status bar or toolbar

I have an issue which only started happening around 3 weeks ago which is when I open up the Downloads folder via the dock, the finder window opens without a sidebar, status bar or toolbar (see image). ...
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Excel on Mac and Windows have different row height / column width ratios

I find it odd that the same workbook in Excel is stretched horizontally on the mac. This is a slight problem, because the word wrapping changes, sparklines become squished, and the appearance becomes ...
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Windows 8 refuses to install on new partition created using Boot Camp

I'm trying to install Windows 8 on my Mac (10.7.5) but I'm running into some big issues. First I'll explain what I already did. I created a partition with the Boot camp assistant (151 GB) I ...
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Yosemite: Three Finger / Look Up Trackpad Gesture Not Working

The Look Up / Three Finger trackpad gesture is not working in Yosemite for my user. This gesture was working in Mavericks, but stopped when I upgraded. If I log in with the Guest user, the Look Up ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.10 on MacBook Pro (5,5) without rEFIt or rEFInd, hangs on purple screen

I recently inherited a mid 2009 13" MacBook Pro. I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.10 on the machine rather than OS X. I've previously had success with Ubuntu 13.10 on a 2006 MacBook by booting to live ...