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Transfering big sized files between external hard drives and MacBook

I want to know how to transfer big sized file or folder(e.g. 11 GB or 15GB) between external hard drives and Mac. I know there is a file transferring limit and how much GB is allowed to transfer? I ...
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Stop screen dimming after 60 seconds - Ubuntu on a MacBook Air

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a MacBook air - everything works fine, apart from the fact that the screen dims after 60 seconds of activity. Is there any way to stop this? My computer is on mains ...
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laptop's trackpad on a train: expected issues?

Is there a known issue with using a laptop's trackpad while on a moving train, i.e. is the EM field expected to interfere? I ask because everytime I use my Apple Macbook Air's trackpad (I'm running ...
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Upgrade MacBook Air CPU by soldering

I know the processor of MacBook Airs are soldered to the motherboard, but would it be possible to unsolder it (using amazing skills) and then solder on a new faster one?
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Windows 8.1 on MBA (Mid 2013) - Wifi intermittent dropouts until adapter is disabled/enabled

I'm carrying my MacBook Air (Mid 2013) between the office and home (running Windows 8.1 via Bootcamp). In the office, the MBA is on Ethernet via an USB3 to Ethernet adapter and at home I'm using ...
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on pin configuration in ALSA

I seek explanation for a strange behavior: as my codec dump can testify, I have speakers on pin 0x14 and HP on 0x15 (and, possibly, ext MIC at 0x18 and int MIC at 0x19), then why does the command ...
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HD TV and laptop see each other but screen is black

My machine is an Apple Macbook Air 1,1 from Early 2008, and I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-59-generic-pae. When I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> ...
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Keyboards - MacBook vs Windows differences

I've used "Windows" keyboards (separate and mainstream laptops), and am now using a MacBook air. Mac's keyboard is obviously different - I mean physically. The keys don't 'sink' as far in when ...
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Mavericks OS X Update Freezing after restart

I just tried to update my 10.7 (Lion) 2010 MacBook Air to Mavericks but it's now freezing after it restarts (done that twice yet). When I hard reboot the computer, it just starts the installation ...
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Resize Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox Mac

I am using the Windows 8.1 Developer preview and running it through VirtualBox on my MacBook Air 2013 Model. I am wondering if anyone knows how to resize windows 8 to completely fit my screen, at the ...
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Recover files from an 11" Air?

My 11" Air just went belly up and is spinning indefinitely at the start up screen. In the past, this has required a full wipe of the hard drive and fresh install of Mountain Lion. I'm currently ...
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All compatible games crash on Windows 8 via Bootcamp

I'm running Windows 8 x64 natively via bootcamp on a brand new Macbook Air 2013. However, I've run into a small problem: every game that I try to start up crashes instantly. To attempt to correct the ...
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Microphones not working on Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008; A1237) under Linux

I'm running Linux on the MBA. I can't make the microphones (neither external nor internal) work. I test using alsamixer and arecord -Dhw -fdat -vv mic.wav together with aplay -Dhw -vv mic.wav It ...
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Windows 8.1 Pro RTM Update Fails on Macbook Air 2012

Updating Windows 8 Pro x64 to 8.1 Pro RTM* fails with error code 0xC000000e on my 13" Macbook Air 2012 running Windows 8 Pro natively. The Windows 8.1 ISO is located on a secondary Windows partition. ...
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MacBook's display flashes after login

My MacBook stops working when I log in with my account - the display starts flashing and nothing works properly. When I login as a guest user my MacBook is perfectly fine. It's a MacBook Air bought ...
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(new) Macbookair freezing for minutes, roughly 5 times per day, mouse movable - what could be the source of the issue?

Below the output of the console. I made the start and endpoint of the freeze bold. Do you have any idea what could be the source? 06.09.13 19:30:49,000 kernel[0]: sav: ...
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Macbook Air (Mid 2012) Dual Monitor Support

For a 2012 Macbook Air, can I hook up two external monitors? I don't want to use the Macbook Air when its hooked up to the monitors, only the two monitors will be used. The two external monitors ...
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Making the cursor move in Ubuntu while my thumb rests on the trackpad

Just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a 2012 Macbook Air (4,2), with good results. I've turned on all of the trackpad gestures I want via synclient, except for one: I almost always move the cursor with my ...
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Macbook Air 2013 with Visual Stuido 2012 [closed]

I am considering purchasing a 13" MBA with 8GB and 256GB hard drive. I would like to use this system for windows development using Visual Studio 2012. I am planning on using VM Fusion so that I can ...
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For primarily running Xcode is the processor or RAM more important? [closed]

I'm going to be purchasing a Macbook Air. I'm a developer and all I'll use the computer for is Xcode. Should I be more concerned with upgrading the RAM or the CPU? Thanks
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Create Backtrack 5 R3 USB Macbook Air 2012

I have tried to create a USB to start Backtrack 5 R3 in mi Macbook Air 2012 without install it in the hard drive but I don't get it. I have tried different solution like: UNetbootin (From Windows ...
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How do I find out I have a high cpu activity on my macbook air, before my battery is used up?

I have a Macbook Air. Occasionally the battery runs down very quickly and it's caused by a high cpu process. My problem is I don't know this is happening - there's no loud fan noise, just a quicker ...
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Safari - how to make menubar permanently visible

How to make the ‘standard’ Safari /File/Edit/View 'button/menu' bar permanent i.e. always visible at top of screen and not occasionally disappear. I have a MacbookAir
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Macbook air can't connect to wifi network

I have a macbook air (Mac OS X 10.6), I want to connect to a shared wifi, my mac picks up the network but when I type the password (WPA Personal) it sends me an error message: time connection timed ...
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Changing macbook air hotkeys to default operation

I have a macbook air which I use for web development. I have recently shifted to a mac and have been facing problems with the keyboard layout. I want to enable the default behaviour of the function ...
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BSOD after Windows 8 Update on Macbook Air

Whenever I try to update Windows 8 running dual-boot on my 2012 Macbook Air 13", I get a perpetual blue screen of death after restarting that can only be solved with a System Restore. According to ...
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How to install Windows 7 on a MacBook Air through Device Sharing from an ISO file?

I am trying to install Windows 7 on a MacBook Air using Boot Camp. I've read that it can be done through Device Sharing with a PC so the Windows 7 DVD will be read in the optical drive of the PC, ...
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Ubuntu in Virtualbox crawling

My brother has a Macbook Air and recently decided to try Ubuntu, so we set up Virtualbox and installed 12.10, it works fine but there definitely is a lag in visual effects, I know a MacBook Air is a ...
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Does more battery and higher processor affect on battery life?

I'm planning on getting a customized macbook air 13" .. It says it should last 8 hours wireless browsing which is reallygood, but it didnt say whether on the default customization or anything .. So ...
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Spilled Milk on MacBook Air, wondering what could be the issue with it and what I could do to fix it

I spilled milk on my MacBook Air about 2 months ago. I just took out the SSD and it works fine, though my macbook is still malfunctioning. (It doesn't start.). What potential issues do I have? I know ...
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How would I access my 2012 MacBook Air's Hard drive?

I recently spilled liquid on my 2012 13' macbook air (4,2) and now I would like to access the data that is (hopefully) still stored on my harddrive. What would I buy to read the data externally, as my ...
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What's the cause of 'static' or zebra stripes on a MacBook Air display?

My MacBook air will display a weird static pattern upon being woken from sleep, most often when I switch from one network location to another (although it also happens when I awaken it at the same ...
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Use mic from macbook air when iphone headphones are plugged in

My mic is broken in my iphone headphones, so when i'm on my macbook air i have to pull out the headphones so that the macbook mic is selected. Is there anyway i can have the headphones plugged in and ...
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How do I prevent my /etc/hosts file from refreshing upon restart? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make changes to Mac /etc/hosts permanent? I have a Mac Air that my little brother uses. Unfortunately, he likes to waste his time on computer games :( To prevent ...
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Multiple displays and multiple desktops in MacOS

I have my macbook air with an external display, configured with extended desktop like this I also have my browser in full screen in a different desktop, shown in the built-in display. When I ...
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How much hard drive space do I need to install Windows 7 on my Mac via Boot Camp?

I have a Macbook Air and would like to install Windows 7 on it via Boot Camp. How much hard drive space should I make sure to have free before doing this?
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Boot Camp issue - Windows 8 on MacBook

I've installed Windows 8 on my Macbook Air and I'm facing issues with the BootCamp software. On clicking "Boot Camp Control Panel...", i get the following error: Its a Microsoft Account User and ...
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How to install ubuntu running iniside VirtualBox on Mac Air

Having configured a virtual machine for Ubuntu on Virtual-box on my mac air I need to install Ubuntu OS itself. I have selected the hard-drive as the primary boot device and the network as the ...
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Is it possible to install Linux straight from an ISO image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write Fedora.iso to USB and boot it from a Macbook I have a Macbook Air without an optical disk drive. I do not have a USB optical drive handy. Is there any way I can ...
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Can't add Printer by IP Mac OS x Lion

I can't even see an option for printer type, where usually Fax, Windows, IP buttons are (toolbar on the top). See picture. How is that possible and how can I add printer manually by IP?
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Windows 8 RTM Final on Macbook Air

If I try to install the Windows 8 RTM Final (from MSDN) on my Macbook Air Mid 2011 using Boot Camp, I get this error: Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not ...
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How to turn off things that use Internet on mac (OSX 10.8) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Application for monitoring all applications that are using the internet in Mac OS X I've recently received MacBook Air with OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and i'm not so into ...
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Mac Air 2011: system very hot during youtube playback

I have a Mac Air 2011 (13 in + SSD), OSX 10.7.2. Every time I play some YouTube videos the system gets very hot, especially the right up corner. The charger got very hot too. Anyone know why this is ...
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I can access my Windows Server 2008R2 via RDP when I enter in the internal IP address, but I can't when I enter in the external IP address

I own and have full administrator access to a Windows Server 2008 R2. (It's basically a old laptop that I installed a new OS on thanks to Microsoft's Dreamspark program) I'm trying to setup the Remote ...
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Is there way to get MAC Os Lion installer having mac book air 2011? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Clean install Mac OS X Lion on new SSD I have it installed in my Macbook Air, and I wanna get portable distributive.
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sync wifi credentials across Mac devices?

I have an iPhone 4S, a new iPad and a MacBook Air. I haven't found this anywhere: want to know if there's a way to sync all the wi-fi credentials across all these devices. For example, I go into a ...
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MacBook Air i5 4 GB RAM shows screen tearing when scrolling in browsers

I see screen tearing pretty often while scrolling webpages up and down, and it has been like this from day 1. But now I purchased an external monitor which is huge (23 inches compared to the Mac's ...
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Can I format the Macintosh HD from Windows with Bootcamp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove Mac OS X and install Windows? I got a Macbook Air from work, but I only need Windows programs. I use Bootcamp to create a Windows partition and installed W7 on ...
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Can I use any usb optical drives with my macbook air?

For a macbook air, would you recommend buying any non-apple usb optical drives - or should I only buy apple's usb superdrive? thanks
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How to fix broken hinge on Macbook Air 1st generation

I am proceeding to fix on my own the first generation Macbook Air with a broken hinge. All the cables and connections are okay but the hinge is physically splitting open, with one side no longer ...