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I've to give my final year project on CD. How can I make sure it requires minimal efforts to run?

My project details: JavaEE pure JSP/Servlets MVC MySQL Tomcat Pressing ^Ron IntelliJ was easy. Now I have to give my project in a compact drive. What can I do so it does not require much effort to ...
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G5 iMac not recognizing lubuntu bootable flash drive

I am trying to replace the operating system on an old G5 iMac with lubuntu. I downloaded the lubuntu ISO file and converted it to an img with hdiutil, then used the dd command to move the img onto a ...
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Linux on Mac with bootcamp already containing Windows

I have a MacBook pro retina. I have installed Windows using Bootcamp (no virtualization). Can I further use Bootcamp to also install Linux (Ubuntu)? Or, does the fact that my bootcamp hosts Windows ...
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Python3 fails import sqlite3

I just transferred a python module from my OS X system to Ubuntu. The module runs on the Mac just fine, but fails on the Ubuntu system with the following error: import sqlite3 File ...
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File size Mac OSX “Get Info” vs “wc -c”

I have created different uncompressed bitmap images with the same pixel size (2000x2000) and different content (black, red, white and a photograph) expecting the file size in bytes to be exactly the ...
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Have to log in to Chrome every time it starts after setting up Google Authenticator [OSX]

A while back, I set up 2FA with Google Authenticator. Now, every time Chrome starts, I need to log in to Chrome again to ensure Chrome sync is running. Is there a way I can trust Chrome to ensure it ...
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How to make VirtualBox Yosemite boot directly to login page

I have these two files on virtualBox : Bootload for AMD.vmdk Mac OS X Yosemite Niresh Intel And AMD.vmdk I want to boot directly to the login page without passing through this screen ...
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Save and restore the current workflow

I'm looking for ways to reduce the wasted time spent to open all the applications needed, position windows, open URLs/files/change directories/etc., before actual coding starts. In the perfect world ...
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How Pushbullet sends all iOS Notification to Mac

I was checking different apps that have Mac & iOS communication. I came across cool apps PushBullet and Notifyr. The Most amazing thing I found is showing Push notifications of iOS to their apps ...
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Edit Exceptions.plist on OSX 10.11 Beta 2 (el capitan)

I am trying to edit the file /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources/Exceptions.plist (It is a binary plist) but I always receive the same error (I don't have enough ...
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Adding non-executable (Tex/text) files to my PATH?

I have two files that I would like to call from any one of multiple working directories on my computer, so I added them to a folder of resources that I've added to my path (and then sourced my ...
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Keeping data separate from OS

Is there a simple way to configure windows/linux/mac so that the OS is installed on a separate HDD/SSD to all the user data which is stored on one or more drives?My motivations are: Quick and easy ...
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link for download OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 as a virtual machine with VMWare

I want to setup OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 as a virtual machine with VMWare program . But I couldnt find downloads link for it and i dont have apple id. can you send me link for download OS X Mavericks ...
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Mac OS El Capitan (10.11) not able to connect to WIFI(WPA 2 Enterprise)

I have upgraded my MacBook Pro OS to 10.11 (El Capitan), since then its not able to connect to WIFI (WPA2 Enterprise) of our organisation. It is getting authenticated via EAP-PEAP but after that its ...
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Yosemite: can I get rid of the default finder view for the home directory?

In Yosemite, the home directory seems to be tied to an hybrid view which I personnaly don't like. Is there a way to get back to the normal finder view?
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Can you work with files in a Dropbox folder when Dropbox isn't running?

I'm working on a large video project that involves some shared Dropbox folders. Because the folders are too big to fit on my internal hard drive, I created a separate user account on my Mac and ...
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2009 IMac 27" 4-core i7 2.93 Ghz, OS X 10.8.5 plus 3 external drives [on hold]

I am being asked to search my OS X iMac for files I never had. I am permitted to do the search myself and wish to because it is otherwise very expensive and I'm sure to get stuck with the bill. I want ...
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Apple Captive portal detection without WWW connexion, posssible?

Note : When an Apple machine join a Wifi, it checks if it is captive or not via "wispr agent request" (see /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/CaptiveNetworkSupport/Settings.plist). If it fails, ...
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Wifi Captive HotSpot, login page location?

Stated you made a wifi captive hotspot, when a Mac user connects to, Mac OS detects it's a walled garden and displays a kind of popup (not really in safari, actually in ...
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Getting “Command Line Tools (OS X 10.10) could not be verified.” error when updating from App Store

This is the error message after restarting when doing OS X update: "Command Line Tools (OS X 10.10)" could not be verified. It may have been corrupted or tampered with during downloading. Click ...
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Did I accidentally corrupt the filesystem using VIM and Netrw?

I am using Mac OS X. I accidentally did the following: vim /path/to/directory I meant to open a file, but instead I opened a directory. VIM was excessively helpful, so it opened Netrw. I did not ...
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software raid1 compatible on OSX and Ubuntu on external disks

I'm using external disk dock with two disks and want to setup software raid1 so that the setup works when usb3 mounted from both ubuntu and osx. How is this possible?
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Installing the wkhtmltopdf command line

I'd like to make a pdf out of an webpage. For this purpose, I am trying to install the command line wkhtmltopdf on my Mac. I tried brew install wkhtmltopdf and got Error: No available formula for ...
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Macbook Air 2013 SMART Failing SSD - OSX/Bootcamp Cloning

I have a 2013 Macbook Air with a 512GB SSD that came factory installed. As of the last couple of days I have been getting an error when booting in to Windows 7 stating that the drive is going to fail ...
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How to install a specific version of Java 6 on mac?

I need a specific version of the Java JDK (6u25) to be installed on my mac. How do I install a specific, older, JDK version on a Mac? Details: OSX 10.9.5, Java JDK 6u25 I need this specific version ...
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OS X Server - disable shutdown prompt or solve it that it won't show

I have promt with information that another user is logged in and that this user could loose data when I shutdown computer: I am almost certain it's because I install OS X Server and I connected it ...
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Can Remote Desktop app on OS X restore sessions after sleep or WiFi outage?

On Windows, when I have a Remote Desktop connection active, and the WiFi disconnects temporarily / or the laptop goes to sleep, the Remote Desktop sessions are restored automatically and seamlessly ...
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Deleted “broken” certificate in OS X, need help to fix it

I experienced the Mavericks security update that broke one or more trusted root CAs. At the time I couldn't find any info on this, and in my infinite wisdom (and looming deadline) I tried deleting the ...
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Unable to update Flash player on Mac OS 10.10

Some time ago Safari told me that my Flash was out of date and sent me to Adobe website. Once the download page opens, the Install button there is replaced with this note: Note: Your antivirus ...
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Restrict an admin user from using sudo on os x

I have multiple admin users on my mac. Is there a way I can block a particular admin user from executing sudo on OS X? My understanding is that if the user name is "abc", abc ALL=(ALL) ALL in ...
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How can I open a port in my Mac OS X yosemite(firewall)?

I have a java-based server(jar file) and it is running on port 8080. It is running well on my localhost, but I can't access it through other networks I think it's a firewall issue. so, First, I ...
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Cisco AnyConnect to Mac built-in VPN

I have Cisco AnyConnect installed on my laptop which let me connect to company's network. For some reason I want to use Mac OSX built-in VPN client instead. With AnyConnect, I just provide the server ...
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Fresh Install R Studio crashes

Tried posting this to R Studio's Support, but haven't gotten a response. I need to install RStudio on a new computer, but get errors when trying to open the program. Question: What is the problem ...
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change dialog position and spotlight OS X

I'm using a mbp(late 11) a Dual head 2 go and 2 screens. Whenever a dialogbox opens, OS X will open it in the centre of my 2 screens. Which is annoying because there is a bevel in the middle of the ...
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How can I make the individual profiles for Chrome appear on Mac Dock?

On my Windows computers I have a fixed icon for each profile (work, home, etc.) that I can pin to my task bar. On Mac there is only one icon and I do flipping between the different profiles using ...
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Connecting to a Mac with MS-RDP 3389?

Is it possible to configure or connect (with or with out software) that helps us emulate the 3389 RDP that Microsoft has for Windows, but on the Mac? I am a Major PC guy, but I am finding needs to ...
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SMB slow read/write from Mac workstation vs. Windows

We have an SMB share running in Hyper-V on Server 2012. Read/Write to the share from Windows workstations on the network is around 100 MB/s, which seems good. Read/Write from Mac workstations to the ...
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OS X iptables owner equivalent OR use only vpn for specific user

I am trying to make sure all network traffic initiated by a specific user on OS X Yosemite will go through a specific vpn or otherwise be blocked. I imagine I could do that easily on linux using ...
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“WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!” constantly occurring, even *after* deleting known_hosts

As per title, lately I started getting the error "WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED!" after I set up a new server in AWS. I'm on OSX Yosemite (10.10.3) I'm aware of nearly all the ...
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Mac Office 365 Home Application Crash

I know what's causing my MAC PRO to crash, any Microsoft Office 365 app, but I don't know how to fix it. Either does MS tech support. So far their only answer has been to reinstall - now 3 times! ...
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CR versus LF: which should I recognize as “end of line” in terminal program? [closed]

I understand the use of line feed and/or carriage return as line separators in Windows, Macintosh and Linux. But now I'm writing a program that will accept text user input over a TCP socket, and I ...
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Key codes: xterm vs. Terminal.app

I mostly use iTerm, and it lets you customize the key codes sent to your terminal by individual keys. It has a couple presets labeled xterm Defaults and Terminal.app Compatibility. I'd like to make my ...
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How to know which wireless band I am connected to when router is running dual-band?

I have my router set up to work on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz using the same SSID in dual-band mode. Sometimes, when I am on the edge of the 5GHz range, I suspect that my very poor internet performance is ...
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Per-process network usage on OSX?

I want to periodically poll for per-process network usage. Is there a way to do this efficiently in OSX like netstat -p on Linux? I know there's lsof -i -Tqsf but it doesn't seem to show bytes ...
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High Sleep Power Consumption in Yosemite

Over the last week, my OS X Yosemite (rMBP 2015) has been consuming large amounts of power in sleep mode (~20% over 12 hours). I am not aware of any particular thing I might have done to make this ...
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How to best setup PC or Mac to access a website that requires older JRE?

I have a website I need to access that requires JRE 1.5.0_11. I'm looking for the best solution to be able to load that particular website using this old Java version without cluttering my system or ...
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Yosemite: Terminal command to toggle Dock maginification?

I have found a number of Terminal commands to control the behavior of the Dock, e.g. defaults write com.apple.Dock orientation -string left to show the Dock at the left edge of the screen or defaults ...
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Access a built-in mac webserver from another machine

I'm using php to create a built-in web server in my Mac, so I can access my webpage files and route them through a file. In order to do this, I'm using the terminal command php -S localhost:8080 ...
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OSX TextEdit save with the first line

Is it possible to make TextEdit save an unnamed opened file with the first line (or first word) of the text of that document? eg: I create a new text document in TextEdit; write the first line as I ...
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How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server 127.0.0.1 On Mac OS X Host, From VirtualBox Guest Windows XP?

How To Access DNSSEC DNS Server Listening On 127.0.0.1:53 On Mac OSX Host, From VirtualBox Guest VM Windows XP Prof 32-bit ? My host/physical computer machine is an Apple MacBook with Mac OS X ...