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how to open the .dmg file using unix commands

how to open VirtualBox-5.0.14-105127-OSX.dmg using unix command in mac system it needs xdg utilities for opening the .dmg file, but unable to download xdg utilities. Below is the error message fatal: ...
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Chrome's ghost process hogging my internet bandwidth

In chrome's Task Manager tab, I see that "Browser" task is using up around 100KB/s. Although no other tab is consuming any of the bandwidth. I am eager to find this ghost process hidden in "Browser" ...
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How does one playback MIDI files on Mac OS X?

I’m on Mac OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite and in the past, I used VLC Media Player in combination with FluidSynth to play back MIDI sound files, but according to the answer to this question, this option is no ...
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How do I get the same key-bindings in vmware windows as I have on my MAC

I have a macbook-pro with a swedish keyboard. To to get the curly brace '{' I press alt(=option)+shift+8, but to get the same character when I run vmware/windows I should press alt+7. Oviously, I ...
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Running unidentified developer Applications as a Non-administrator

I am used to Windows but recently started using a restricted(can't run apps from unidentified developers) OS X machine and want to make it full featured without having to reformat, reset/recreate ...
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See 'nettop' of another computer on the network

I have a mac, and I know that when I type nettop in terminal, it shows all of the communications between my computer, and the internet, what the ping times were, and more, but how would I see the ...
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teamviewer file copied from Windows 7, pasted to MacBook pro finder, pastes a 2nd file with suffix = '2'

From Windows 7 desktop, I use Teamviewer 11 to remote control my MacBook pro, on same LAN. At Windows explorer, I copy 2 files. (Files with same exact filename are already on mac.) At MacBookPro (...
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Windows 10 - apple touchpad driver incomplete or damaged

A few days ago my macbookpro touchpad stopped working with windows 10. My attempts to fix the issue: a) Looking at the device manager, I can see that the touchpad drivers (there are 2 of them for ...
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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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How to isolate logical disks on Mac OS X?

I partitioned two logical disks on my Mac (saying disk1 and disk2). I installed OS X on the two disks repectively (saying OS1 and OS2). In OS1, the disk2 can be accessed via finder, and vice versa. ...
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Programs will not maximize after Bootcamp Windows 10 install

Okay, so I’ve been working on installing Windows 10 via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro and I’m at the last step in the Windows partition. After Bootcamp installed the graphics drivers, it’s now acting ...
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Virtual Audio Cable equivalent for OS X [on hold]

I have been astounded by the lack of programs for OS X that have similar functionality to Virtual Audio Cable. My goal is to "redirect" audio output to auto input. I realize that OS X's and Windows' ...
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Setup Mac OS JAVA_HOME

I have fresh installation of OS X El Captain version 10.11.5. In my .bash_profile I did setup Java home as export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home) export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH However if I ...
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virtual box not connecting to internet on mac after shared folder creation

I have a virtual box(version 5.0.20) vm for centOS. By default Network adapter setting is Attached to NAT Name - Blank (nothing is written) Advance Type Adapter Type-Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop (...
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How to get notes from Notes.app off hard drive and onto Mac

I recently wiped my mac's hard drive clean in order to reclaim a bunch of memory which I had no idea where it was being allocated. Before I wiped everything I backed it all up on my external hard ...
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What Is the Mac OS X Terminal Command to Log Out the Current User?

I would like to run something like "sleep 3600; logout", but the logout bash command only closes the current terminal. How do I close the full Mac OS X session?
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How to create unified, virtualized, triple boot system (Windows, Mac, Linux)

I have a new desktop and I don't want to compromise by not using Linux, Mac OS X and Windows--often simultaneously. My ideal experience would be to be able to virtualize two OS's in the other OS and ...
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Chrome not using VPN DNS (Everything else is)

DNS in chrome is not using my VPN DNS: Things that should match private vpn DNS records are instead resolving again a public wildcard address This only seems to happen in Chrome, iterm pings and ...
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Creating a Windows 8.1 install USB on a Mac - for install on an Intel NUC (non-Mac)

How do you create a Windows 8.1 install USB using a Mac (OS X 10.9.5), to install on a non-Mac, an Intel NUC? Is this the same process as using Bootcamp to create a Windows installation USB? Does it ...
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Time Machine permission errors

I back up fairly regularly with Time Machine. Recently, my hard drive crashed and now I wish to put my old contents onto /temp. I am unable to do it in the laptop, as when I open the 'documents' ...
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How to get rid of Mackeeper.zerobit pop-up from Safari

Whenever I open any link or search for anything that has the word Mac, Computer, Keeper, etc. A new tab opens with an advertisement for MacKeeper. The website is called http://mackeeperapp.zeobit....
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Will double-clicking install OS replace contents of the disk?

Will double-clicking install OS replace contents of the disk? In other words, if I want to do a clean install of Mavericks can I just double-click the downloaded file and perform the install? Will it ...
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Google Chrome no longer opens local HTML files when I double click them

I must have done something to Google Chrome on my Mac. Local HTML files, even though they are associated with Chrome, do not actually open in Chrome anymore when I double click them. For example, ...
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How to install Windows on an iMac without using Boot Camp?

I’m having difficulties installing a Windows 8.1 trial on my late-2009 iMac. I had Vista installed a little while back, but think I installed this when my iMac was running Snow Leopard (it’s since ...
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Git - Error invalid path

I have been working for so long on a mac and have committed it looks like a file like this: C:/Csmart/files/companies/19/migration/CompanyDataEntry.xls This file does not exist in the repository. ...
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Chrome Not Saving Passwords on Mac

I recently was forced to destroy everything in the ~/Library/Keychains folder on my Mac (we're using Active Directory users and I've always had keychain troubles when it's time to change the password)....
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Redirecting or routing all traffic to OpenVPN on a Mac OS X client

I have configured an OpenVPN (2.2.1) server on an Ubuntu virtual machine in the Amazon elastic compute cloud. The server is up and running. I have installed OpenVPN (2.2.1) on a Mac OS X (10.8.2) ...
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I am using Microsoft word on a mac and getting {MERGE} hyperlinks every time I type

I am using Microsoft word on a mac and getting {MERGE} hyperlinks every time I type. Please help me remove this from a mac? Thanks
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TextEdit on Mac - how to downgrade?

After upgrading to TextEdit version 1.11 (325) I'm having this bug. I found source code of version 1.9 (309), but it also contains that bug. Is there a repository with all previous versions of ...
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Stuck with spinning gear (NOT beach ball) after OSX login

Running latest OS X Mountain Lion. I shut down hard (held power button until power off) after an application froze and rather than doing force quit I got frustrated and just shut the system down. ...
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Mac OS X: Increase mouse speed on login screen

I have an iMac 27" and it takes so much time to move the mouse pointer from the upper left corner to the center of the screen to click my account entry on the login screen. Isn't there a way to ...
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The CPU has been disabled by the guest operating system. Power off or reset the virtual machine

I'm trying to install Mac OS X Mountain Lion to a virtual machine (VMWare). Every time I power on the machine, it goes to the apple logo and pops up with the error: "The CPU has been disabled by the ...
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DJANGO-PAYPALRESTSDK : sslv3 alert handshake failure (_ssl.c:590)? [closed]

This is my code django : def view_that_asks_for_money(request): paypalrestsdk.configure({ "mode": "sandbox", # sandbox or live "client_id": "AWTypntyh1zsmZ8jX-...
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Mac: white screen after login

I have a Mac Air 2011. So yesterday I tried to backup my ipad with it and it cause the hard drive to be full. Today I can't login anymore. Tried rebooting it, it goes to the login screen successfully. ...
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word for mac print an outline without the headings

How do I print only the body text of an outline? I am using Word 2011 for Mac and a MacBook Air with the latest version of OS.
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How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response sound an alarm

How can I use terminal to ping a computer every 60 secs continuously, if no ping response then ping every 1 sec, if still no response after 5 one second pings then sound an alarm and continue pinging ...
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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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Can't clear Apple Mac Dock Icon after Oracle SQL Developer App has closed

I just started experiencing a bug where the SQLDeveloper 4.1.3 (latest) app icon freezes in the mac OS dock. This prevents me from relaunching the app without a hard reboot of the computer. ...
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How to disable/remap app shortcuts in Microsoft RDP Client (Mac to Windows)

I connect to Windows 7 from OSX Yosemite using Microsoft Remote Desktop. In windows we have the following mappings: Start+1 = Run first application in the task bar Start+2 = Run second application ...
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sslv3 alert handshake failure (_ssl.c:590)?

this is my code: def test(request): paypalrestsdk.configure({ "mode": "security-test-sandbox", "client_id": "XXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX", "client_secret": "XXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX" }) payment ...
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Why can't I change my Windows domain password from Mac OS X?

I'm using Mac OS X, with the machine not joined to the domain. Some file shares in the company are now on the domain, and logging into these has just started causing failures, telling me that my ...
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Error connecting to synergy on mac server

I installed synergy. I ran it on mac OS X mavericks 10.9.4. When I open synergy on the mac a window pops up quickly and disappears. Then, I connect from my windows workstation and get an error: ...
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Is it possible to develop iOS apps on Windows if I own a mac?

I own a mac, but I'd like to use my PC/windows as my primary development device. Is it possible to write software on Windows and use the Mac to compile/build/sign/deploy? I know I can remote in, ...
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Mac OS X El Capitain can't sudo

Getting this error when trying to sudo on a mac I just received from work. sudo: can't open /private/etc/sudoers: Permission denied sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting I tried disabling ...
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Will a DisplayPort 1.2 2k monitor work on 2560x1440 with MacBook Pro 2015?

I am planning to venture beyond the magical 1080p starting today and want to get a 2k monitor for my Macbook Pro 2015 13" retina. I am planning on bying http://www.displaylag.com/benq-gw2765ht-review-...
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Command Line SSH restart Mac OSX Mountain Lion

How can I restart the SSH service via the command line on Mac OSX Mountain Lion please? Using ps aux | grep 'ssh', I was able to deduce that the process is most likely /usr/sbin/sshd. From here I ...
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Why is no window loading from XQuartz when I try to choose a CRAN mirror to install a package from in R?

I'm trying to install a package in R in the terminal, and when it tells me to select a CRAN mirror, XQuartz opens but no window is created. I have a mac, and I don't know what the problem is.
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Is it possible to find a remote IP address if I know the local IP address?

I’m connected to a network with a VPN. I need to connect to a device on the same network with it’s remote IP but the only IP I can find is the local one. Is there a way to find the remote IP of a ...
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What OS and file system for an raspberrypi NAS in apple eco-system

I'm trying to create a NAS, running on a raspberry pi, which will be used entirely in an apple eco-system, and doesn't need windows support. The NAS will be run purely from the OS SD card with no ...
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Can I install a Windows 7 Virtual Machine using the Disc?

I need to setup a Windows 7 Virtual Machine on a MAC. I'm wondering, if I have a windows 7 installer Disc, can I use that to install the image? or does it have to be a specific ISO in order to ...