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Keyboard usage on macbook air

I am trying to go to the end of a file in MS Word using a single combination of keystrokes on the macbook air. In windows this can be achieved by using Ctrl Pgdn key combination.
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Mac Partition Table issue

I went to install Windows in my macbook air by creating NTFS partition. But my purposed wasn't served. So I've deleted that NTFS partition (40 GB approx.) from Mac recovery mode. Then that space ...
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Experiencing file permissions issues on company network using Win 7 Pro on my MacBook Air

Sorry for the long title but I have had zero luck finding anything that specifically fits my problem. I'm using a Mac Book Air late 2013 model running Mavericks. I Bootcamped it and it's running ...
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Macbook Air OS X 10.9.4 Ethernet Adapter

I have a macbook air os x 10.9.4 and I'm a college student. I can get wireless connection easily on campus, however, in order to install my wireless printer I needed to put it through an access point ...
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What is a U2E1 socket?

I have a 2011 MacBook Air running Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to find out the CPU socket through software methods. To do so, I'm running sudo dmidecode -t 4, which yields, among other things, this: ...
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Can my MacbookAir run Windows 8?

I want to run Windows 8 on my MacbookAir. But I'm pretty bad with computers and everything so I can't really figure out if I need the 32 or 64 bit version of Windows 8? Any help would be appreciated! ...
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Changes to “language and text” preferences won't stick

I recently got a macbook air (OSX 10.9.4) and when I try to change the preferences in "language and text" they don't stick, but go back to what they were in about 3 seconds. Any ideas on how to get ...
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Do modern Ivy-Bridge and Haswell graphics support 4k?

If you look at the specs of the latest models of lots of different laptops, specifically, those built around the integrated graphics of the 22nm "tick" Ivy Bridge or even 22nm "tock" ...
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how to access run levels in os marverics 10.9

is there any way to access run level 0 in mac just like we do in linux because i think i blew away my path variable and none of commands working in my terminal like ls and some one suggest me try to ...
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How do I underclock my Macbook AIR?

When my MacBook gets below 1% battery life I believe the CPU slows down. The battery indicator states I have 10 minutes left but those are the longest 10 minutes in the laptop cycle. Is there a way to ...
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Macbook Air A1466 - WiFi Channel 13

We are 5 tenants in a house in the Netherlands and after trying them all we found out that channel 13 was the only one not too crowded to offer us a decent connection. Setting the router on any other ...
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Apps crash with “Job failed to exec(3) for weird reason: 13”

I recently finished school but the IT department didn't unlock my computer. When I try to run certain apps (mostly certain games), they appear on the dock for 0.1 secs and then crash with out an ...
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Network Settings per Network

I'm using macbook air with Mavericks. I'm connecting so many wireless network, I could set up TCP/IP settings per network which I connected. How can I do this in Mavericks? example: I have a router ...
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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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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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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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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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Microphone 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 microphone work. I test using alsamixer and arecord -Dhw -fdat -vv mic.wav together with aplay -Dhw -vv mic.wav It seems there is a problem with Linux ...
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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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(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 on my Macbook Air 2012 without install it in the hard drive. I have tried different solution like: UNetbootin (created on both Windows and Mac ...
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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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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?