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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?
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Running a specific Windows application on a Mac [duplicate]

I am interested in running a single Windows program on my Macbook. I have looked at various options, including bootcamp, however since it is only a single program, I was looking for a way to minimize ...
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MAC OSX: How to unzip password protected .zip file using terminal

I need to unzip a .zip file which is password protected using Terminal I am able to unzip the .zip file (if it is not password protected) using this command unzip /Users/vikas/Desktop/as.zip -d ...
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Does OS X have a system command for activating/deactivating fonts?

I'm looking for a OS X El Capitan system command for activating/deactivating fonts. I've found atsutil but it doesn't fit to what I expected. Do you know another commands for font activation?
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Chrome is 12.2 Gigs - removed about 20 versions and still the same. How to reduce the size?

I was shocked to see Chrome at 12 gigs on my hard drive and found it was keeping versions for some reason. I searched if i could remove these versions and found that i could. In the same thread the ...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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Finding IP Address from MAC of a device in a different subnet

I am new to networking as such, but I have been searching a lot about the problem of finding IP from MAC for the past couple of days. I have a device whose MAC address I know and I have an Android app ...
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Why is my Mac Mini slowing down? (HD, processor, memory, network, are all fine)

I have a late 2012 Mac Mini with 16GBs of RAM (of which I use maybe 4 GBs), a 1 TB HD that is not even half full (and which I have verified to be working according to more than one method). The ...
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Spoofing wifi hotspot with fake MAC Address

Is it possible just to tell the wifi hotspot that I have a different MAC instead of original one. Normally I would change my mac address and connect to the wifi hotspot. This way is troublesome ...
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Time machine failed

Backed up all files, erased disk (partition) reinstalled OS that came with machine (snow leopard - was informed that that was the OS that came with the machine originally and that one had to be ...
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Can't read files from Kyocera TASKalfa 8001i saved to USB stick on a Mac

I'm trying to scan some documents using a Kyocera TASKalfa 8001i printer/scanner. It requires a FAT formatted USB stick to save the documents. When I save them to the stick, they are readable on a ...
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Only use portion of screen

I dropped my MacBook on the floor and now the screen shows black lines (approx 1 inch wide) on the right of the screen, making this part unreadable. Is there a way to make my 13" computer act like a ...
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How to print full path of OSX applications

I would like to get the full path of OSX applications like Safari, Chrome, iTerm... As I see, OSX packages have a specific folder structure, and so, the main binaries will end up in ...
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Swap operations and boot are much slower in Windows than in Mac OS

I have a MacBook Pro 15" Late 2011, where I have installed Windows 7 and Mac OS Lion in dual boot. I have disabled Windows Pagefile because I have installed 16 GB RAM. I cannot figure out why ...
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Cannot login to iTunes store or enable keychain access on my mac

My problem is that when I want to login into iTunes store, enable keychain access or authorize iPhone on my Mac, I get prompt to enter password for my iCloud account. I enter my password and then ...
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Connect Macbook Air 2011 to DisplayPort Monitor

I'm struggling to connect my MacBook Air from 2011 to my Acer XB270HU G-Sync. My monitor carries a DisplayPort 2.0 and has no other ports except USB. I've tried a passive (male) mini-DisplayPort to ...
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How to NFS-export /Volumes/drive as /nfs/drive on Mac OS X?

I've got the following /etc/exports entry on my Mac OS X machine: /Volumes/a/long/path/to/folder -ro -alldirs -network 192.168.1.0 -mask 255.255.255.0 It works great, except I don't want it ...
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Mac can no longer connect to any other device on the network, but can see them all

I have two Macs, a NAS, a network printer and a router. Yesterday while saving a file to the NAS, I got an error and all the share point on the server disconnected from my iMac. Every time I have ...
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Are there any apps to swap all windows from one display to another? [closed]

I have a Mac Book Pro with two external Thunderbolt displays. I use one as main display and one as secondary. Every now and then I want to switch between the two of them. Is there an app that will ...
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How to get my Mac's specifications without the Apple menu icon?

I deleted the Apple menu (with "About this Mac") from my Mac's menu bar. As a result have no idea about what the Operating System is, how many gigs of ram it is running, etc. How can I get the ...
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Connect Mac computer to PC local IP

I have two computers, a PC and a Mac which are both on the same local network. On the PC I'm running a local Apache server. The PC's local IP is something like 192.168.1.2. I can not load the local ...