The Apple branding for their professional laptop line. These include the currently sold Unibody models as well as the earlier Intel-based MacBook Pro models.

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macbook:The ibook loopup function only shows wikipedia definition instead of the whole bunch

I am not sure if it has anything to do with EI captain since I don't use the ibook app on macbook quite often. The look up function still shows properly all the definitions from different sources when ...
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Macbook Pro - VirtualBox 5 - Ubuntu server 14.4 static IP

I'm using VirtualBox and I have the Ubuntu Server 14.4 installed, I changed from dhcp to static ip, my network interface file: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.5.60.7 netmask 255....
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Bootcamp win7 hard disk space not freeing after deleting files

I'm running Windows 7 on a MacBook Pro using Boot Camp. I have deleted a chunk of data in Windows 7 and emptied my Recycle Bin, but my hard disk space doesn't seem to free up. Is there any way to ...
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Migrating MacBook Pro image without Time Machine

What are my options if I have MacBook Pro with lots of data and apps, and I am moving to another country for work. I do not have any external hard drive. My employer will provide me with a better ...
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Upgrade SSD on MacBook Pro

Wonder if 2TB Samsung SSD (850 Pro model) is compatible with my old MacBook Pro mid 2010 i7 15". I know that Samsung SSD's work great with MacBooks, but will 2TB work? Thanks.
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4k Monitor Cable for 3840 x 2160 Resolution at 60Hz

I just purchased a Dell 4K monitor (P2715Q) and I am looking for an appropriate cable to use with my MacBook Pro. I've read that certified DisplayPort cables are best to use with a 4K monitor like ...
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On dual-boot MacBook using BootCamp, moved HDD to optical bay and Windows no longer boots

It is a MacBook Pro 13" 2012 model, which came with a 500 GB HDD and an optical drive. I was using it with OS X and Windows 10 dual-boot without any booting issue. If I pressed Option before OS X ...
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Issue installing BootCamp drivers for Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Once installed, I attempted to install the BootCamp drivers but it keeps getting hung up on the Realtek audio driver. I even left it overnight ...
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How to uninstall Boom and find BoomDevice

Please tell me if this instruction is for a Mac or PC. I can't find it on my MacBook Pro Mavericks. check for BoomDevice.kext in System/Library/Extensions I also cannot find where uninstall is ...
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Open Quicktime on second screen

I've got a number of MP4s which I'm watching individually, when I opened quicktime for the first time it opened up on my laptop screen and I dragged it onto the second screen where I want to watch the ...
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How to Airdrop between Macbook Pro and iPad Air

Trying to airdrop from my Mac to my iPad however I cannot see my iPad from the Airdrop interface on the Mac. Help.. Thanks, Shix
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Macbook keyboard gestures on windows 10

I have a late 2009 Macbook Pro with Windows 10 and Boot Camp v. 4.0. Before the Windows 10 install, my Boot Camp version was working fine with Windows 8. What do I have to do to get my Macbook ...
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Copying/imaging hard drive from Macbook Pro using windows software (preferrably free and open source)

Here's the situation: My macbook pro gave me the question mark+file folder icon on boot. I remove the hard drive and connect it to my windows pc using a sata to USB adaopter. There's a bunch of ...
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Windows 10 Bootcamp slow on new MBP 13" Retina

Im one step away taking back a brand new 2015 Macbook Pro 13" (retina) as Chrome (and other software) is really under performing. I've performed a Octane benchmark in both OSX and Windows 10 (a fresh ...
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How can I write space in Terminal on OS X?

I have folder name with a space between words. I use a command cd that I can to move in a need folder. How can I write space in Terminal on OS X? I tried following MacBook-Pro:TestDrop Alexsander$ cd ...
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MacBook Pro (2014), SD Card for VMWare 7 virtual machine

I've been having drive space issues on my MacBook Pro. It's the mid 2014 Retina 13" edition w/120 GB flash drive. I run VMWare 7 Fusion (for a virtual Windows 8 machine) and my idea is that I buy a ...
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Would a renice command increase the CPU performance of a program that is being affected by a non multicore 3rd party app

Superusers and aficionados, I have a MacBook Pro i7 with 4 cores running Logic Pro X. One of the third party Virtual instruments in use is NOT Multicore and thus is caning one thread of CPU ONLY ...
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Kernel panic on MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), and also with Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit)

I had a kernel panic on my MacBook Pro, which led me to erase everything from it, and install Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) on it, from the mini iso, with the choice of erasing everything on the hard drive. ...
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accessing VMs from a remote machine

SET UP: I have a Windows desktop. ip (1x.1x.1x.1x). On that windows PC I have couple of Ubuntu servers (2x.2x.2x.2x,3x.3x.3x.3x,4x.4x.4x.4x) deployed and running on VMWare (workstation). For the ...
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MacBook, Use external 4k screen in HiDPI mode in non-native resolution

I am about to buy a 4k screen that has 3840x2160 resolution. However, since I have the late 2013 13" RMBP, my MacBook can only drive the monitor with 30 Hz when I use the native resolution. Therefore ...
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How to recover corrupted MacBook Pro SMC Firmware

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15" that is no longer bootable due to (as far as I can tell) corrupted SMC firmware. The reason I think this is that SMC resets no longer work, the MagSafe charging light ...
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rpcvshost , is it hardware or proble

I have a problem with my Mac -early 11- The laptop crashes every X minutes.. When I check the console I see [ RPCVSCHOST caught burning the CPU ] I can't start the device without doing this trick.....
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FireWire connection between a MacBook Pro to Mackie Onyx 1640i mixer died without reason

I recently upgraded from my MacBook Pro and Mackie Onyx 1620i FireWire mixer to the long sought after Mackie Onyx 1640i FireWire mixer. Everything is exactly the same, except the new Mackie has 16 ...
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Is there anyway to force a MacBook to output audio only to the internal speakers?

The headphone jack on my MacBook Pro (A1278, Core i7 2.7 13", Early 2011) is officially broken. At first it had the red light on even after I remove my headphones/earphones, I followed several tips I ...
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What is the maximum read speed I can get on a MacBook Pro Mid-2015?

From what I have read and being told by Apple support, the MacBook Pro mid-2015 has a PCI v3 x4. Wikipedia says that each lane in PCI v3 brings 985 MB/s, so PCI v3 x4 should be 985 * 4 = 3940 MBps (...
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Cannot change font properties when editing Imovie 10.02 title

I am finishing my project and I am adjusting titles. Even though the editing menu appears normally and active (T highlighted) when I click on it none of the sub option (Bold, Colors, font size) is ...
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Sound bar + optical cable works with TV, not with MacBook Pro

I have a Belkin Digital Optical Cable + Adapter running from an off-brand sound bar. I can connect the other end of the toslink cable to my TV and it works well. However, I can't get sound from my ...
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How to make MacBook sharing Wi-Fi from iPad

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. In iPad personal hotspot turned on and iPad sharing Internet to MacBook Pro. It is working. I want that MacBook Pro share internet too. I made ...
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What is the sleep and Lock key board shortcut for MacBook Pro

Sleep and Lock are 2 different things. How to do it in mac. It always goes to sleep. Like if I have set a file on download and I want it to lock it but it goes to sleep. Please let me know how to ...
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Determine whether the drive or the DVD adapter is at fault?

Back in April I replaced the DVD drive in my MacBook with a spinning disk using a DVD adapter. Since then I've noticed some odd behavior. I suspect it's the DVD adapter, it's some no-brand, but I'd ...
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Freezes MacBook pro

i have a mid 2010 macbook pro 4gb ram and nvidia card 13.3" . Sadly enough a few months after I bought it it started freezing . The screen is just static and unreaponsive. prior to that i installed ...
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Is the Intel HD 4000 GPU good enough for everyday use? [closed]

I am about to get a Mac, and right now I'm weighing two options that I can get. I can get a new MacBook Air 2015 at the lowest specs: 4 GB RAM 2 core 1.6 GHz (turbo to 2.7) i5 CPU 128 GB PCI-e SSD ...
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Disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10

How to disable automatic driver installation in Windows 10? I have this Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter (MacBook Pro 2011 w/ Boot Camp) whose driver I need to roll back to an earlier version for ...
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would the following code help to lock a volume level so that standard accounts on my mac don't use 100% all the time?

setting the volume to 80% periodically, run crontab -e (or EDITOR=nano crontab -e) and add a line like this: */5 * * * * osascript -e 'set volume output volume 80' */5 * * * * runs the command ...
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mac partition didnot display after shirinking partition c in windows 8.1

I have mid 2012 macbookpro. I have installed yosemite 10.10.3 on it and installed windows 8.1 with bootcamp. when i have started up with windows 8.1, i decided to shirink partition C to additional ...
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Removing the optical drive on my Mac Book Pro

I have a Mac Book Pro 15" early 2011. I have just realised that since I was never using the optical drive and was always complaining that the thing was too heavy, it would be a rich idea to remove ...
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Will keeping my new MacBook continously in charge damage the batteries? [duplicate]

I just bought a new MacBook, which I'm primary gonna use as a "desktop pc" (in office). Not always, but for large period of time (~ a month without moving it from my desk). I would like to ...
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MacBook Pro (Early 2011, 8,2) will not boot Mac OS X after installing Linux

Until a couple of months ago, I loved my triple-boot MacBook Pro (early 2011, 8,2 with high-resolution screen). Then I tried to run the Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) upgrade and everything fell apart. I ...
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Block stealth ports Apple AirPort Extreme

Is it possible to stealth ports, block ports on Apple AirPort Extreme, or does anyone no terminal to close ports for Yosemite latest update installed. Shields up! doesn't stealth my ports! Thank you.
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What is the optimal version of Mac OS X for Macbook Pro Early 2011?

It came with version 10.7.2 (Lion) installed. Ever since updating to version 10.9 (Mavericks), when that came out, things are slow. I see things lag with the UI, and every application is slow to start ...
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How to diagnose erratic system slowness?

My 3yo macbook pro has been having these hiccups recently. I'm trying to figure out a way to diagnose the problem. Brief specs: pre-retina MBP, SSD, running Win7. It's been working fine for years. ...
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Error in importing the numbers in scientific notation

I am importing(copy-paste) values into Excel from R Console which are in scientific notation (1.920943e-10, 7.580894e-05). Excel is not treating them as numbers instead text. How to resolve this ? ...
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Connect to external drive wirelessly, securely, and easily

I'm moving from using a laptop as my sole computer (MBP, early 2011) to having two active computers (the MBP and an iMac). Instead of keeping all my data on my MBP, I'd like it all on an external ...
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Windows 8.1 Installation on a Macbook Pro Triple Boot “EFI system partition was formatted as NTFS” error

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 on a Macbook Pro that already has Mac OS X 10.9.5 and Ubuntu 15.04 installed on it. I created a usb from the iso downloaded, and it boots up successfully into the ...
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Replacing SSD in mid-2014 MacBook Pro

So I bought a mid 2014 MacBook Pro apparently JUST BEFORE the early 2015 one was discreetly released. From what I've read so far the EARLY (not the new one) 2015 Mac can be upgraded easily, but mid ...
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Macbook Pro resolution difference 13inch VS 15inch (March/May 2015 models)

I have a question about supported resolutions on Macbooks (2015). The apple site states that the 13" Pro model supports, with Intel Iris 6100 graphics, a resolution of 3840 x 2160. The 15" Pro model ...
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Part of the screen flashes black when using photoshop in MBP retina

I have a mid 2014 Mac Book Pro retina, and I use the latest version of Photoshop CC. When I'm working on something, like moving the cursor around, clicking and dragging a text element, etc., the right ...
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Laptop goes to sleep when lid is closed and disconnected from power

I am trying to work with my computer (Macbook Pro) attached to an external monitor, while the lid is closed. I can work on it when the laptop is connected to power, but when I disconnect it from the ...
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Why Menu Meter and htop report inconsistent occupied memory and total memory?

On my Macbook Pro running OS X 10.10.3, Menu Meter and htop seem to be reporting inconsistent memory results:
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Can I use Auto Cad on Mac Book pro (early2008)

I want to use Auto Cad but only have a Mac Book Pro (early 2008). Can I buy a Mac mini and connect it to the Mac Book Pro as a screen? Would that make sense?