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How do I do a global text search in Eclipse for OS X?

What is the keyboard shortcut for a global search in Eclipse for OS X? Essentially the equivalent of Cmd-Shift-F in Sublime Text.
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Adjust window resize in mac for Evernote

I've been following this guide to edit the window resizing of nib files but I can't find which file to edit. How can I edit the user interfaces of Mac OS X programs? Ideally, I would have my notes ...
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Kernel task memory is not released in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

I was working on a large Illustrator project in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) which takes up 4.5GB+ memory but after I save and quit the application, my kernel task has still 4.8GB in it and not being ...
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One of my browser add-ons has now suggested I install Homebrew (and am looking for advice)

First time posting in this part of stackexchange so I'm not sure if I've quite put this in the right place (so apologies if I haven't). In short, I don't have a great IT background (I would describe ...
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Issues installing “One-Way Ping (OWAMP)” on Mac OS X

I am looking for a tool to measure one way delay. I have found a tool One-Way Ping (OWAMP). But I am unable to install on my machine. I am using Mac OS X. I have been searching on Google but having ...
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Why JAVA and JAVAC still appears in the path OSX Yosemite?

I am trying to understand why is this happening. I am re-writing all my dot files. I have commented all my enviorment variables here is an snippet of that # History export HISTSIZE=4096; export ...
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How to use touchpad gestures to scroll back and forth in history on non-Mac OSX devices in Google Chrome?

I prefer the way how Mac OS X allows users to use touchpad gestures to scroll back and forth in the tab history of Google Chrome. Is it possible to use similar touchpad gestures on non-Mac OS X ...
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MacBook Air running Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) not waking from sleep mode

In the last few days, my Macbook Air running Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) would not start. It was turned on, with the lid closed. When I lifted the lid, nothing happened. I resorted finally to holding ...
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Java error when running a .sh file for Java Bytecode Editor (Mac)

This is for a Mac. I'm trying to install the Java Bytecode Editor (http://set.ee/jbe/). Whenever I run the jbe.sh file, I receive this error: Exception in thread "main" ...
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Can't save default wrapping style for Word for Mac 2011 text box

I am unable to save a default wrapping style of 'in front of text' to text boxes. I can set it by right clicking the text box and selecting Format Shape/Layout/Wrapping style 'in front of text'. ...
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Executing ELF binaries in OSX

I have a CTF related question and I was wondering if someone can point me to the right direction. I work on OSX Yosemite and I was going through some wargames and older CTF challenges. My goal is to ...
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Terminal command on Mac to Copy and Paste Files in a Network Location

I am struggling to transfer large amount of data with the network location. I am trying to copy a folder from and external drive and paste it into a network shared folder. Can someone suggestion any ...
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Remap CMD+H shortcut in OSX

Is it possible to remap the "Hide Window" shortcut in OSX? I know about the possibility to remap just about any shortcut in the System Preferences that are either built in or just available in a ...
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Getting UEFI shell when trying to boot OS X in Virtual Box

I am using the latest test build of Virtual Box (normal versions don't work on El Capitan). When trying to boot a Virtual Machine with an El Capitan cdr file (created from the command line) I end up ...
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Kill all tasks with PID above a certain integer with bash

How may I fetch and kill all processes with a PID above e.g 1000? Using commands like ps -A and top is fine for viewing the list of processes, but how would one only get the PIDs? The logic of ...
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“Preview” app crashing Mac OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite)

So my preview is crashing, I have a crash report here. I’ve tried a few things: Deleting all Preview preferences Completely reinstalling Preview from Pacifist Every time I open up anything in ...
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How to troubleshoot and diagnose “Write Failed: broken pipe” on SSH connection?

I'm experiencing quite a number of “Write Failed: broken pipe” on OS X ↔ OS X. Both machines have OpenSSH 7.1p, and the server is listening on 1522. Both machines are on the local LAN, but I'm ...
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Command line for Application alias in Mac OS X

I’m working on an installer for a project and I’ve written a post-install script that runs the executable for my project after it’s done. I want to know the command line argument—or if there is a ...
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How do I disassociate an Apple ID from my computer?

How do I disassociate an Apple ID from my device? I have 2 Apple IDs: an old one that my laptop insists on using, and my new one that iTunes and my other devices use. When trying to update ...
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starting a launchctl node.js app

Forgive my ignorance as I'm a bit new to some of this stuff. So I have an app that I start in Terminal, I access the directory of the app, then type sudo node app.js So instead of manually ...
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Accessing local pages results in “waiting for localhost” for a few seconds each loadtime with MAMP

I've researched already but never found the solution, only that it might have to do with the name resolution in osx bonjour. Problem is i am running MAMP 3.4 in the normal version for local web ...
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Disable *other* Facebook notification 10.9 Mavericks

This differs from this question How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X? The notifications are different to the rounded banner alerts I get, and in fact, before I disabled the other ...
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Can't boot back to Windows(BOOTCAMP)!

I plugged in my USB few days ago and I keep getting this message when I start my computer. "Need to check FAT 32 file directory for consistency, It's highly recommended that you do this" I don't have ...
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View file tree in Sublime when using Cyberduck

I use Cyberduck to open remote files and edit them via Sublime on my local machine. I want to be able to see the file tree of the remote system in the Sublime Text side bar. I've tried a few things ...
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Problems getting cocoapods to work in Mac OS X

I try: pod -v This is my response i get back -bash: /usr/local/bin/pod: /usr/local/opt/ruby/bin/ruby: bad interpreter: No such file or directory I installed cocoapods with sudo, like it says on ...
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Is there a shortcut for rotating the screen in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)?

Is there a shortcut for rotating the screen in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)? If there is not a default shortcut, is there a way to assign one?
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OS X El Capitan: zlib is missing, breaking Haxe and pip

I upgraded to El Capitan (version 10.11 Beta 7, build 15A263e) a few days ago. Aside from issues related to permissions, everything seemed to work fine. However, when I try to run some Haxe libraries, ...
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Getting OS X Port Map to work with SonicWall TZ - 100 (Sonic OS 5.8)

I am trying to get the Port Map application working with an iMac on a SonicWall TZ-100 router. When I run Port Map on this workstation, I get the message 'Router Incompatible'. I have enabled ...
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tmux copy-mode page up with M-v on OSX

For some reason, C-v pages down no problem. However, when I hit Alt-v, nothing happens. Here's my config: # Make C-a escape unbind C-b set -g prefix C-a bind C-a send-prefix # Make it like emacs ...
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Remote SSH into OS X from Internet

I would like to SSH into my Mac from the internet. Here are some details: Public IP: 64.xx.xx.xx Mac's Internal IP: 10.0.0.10 I have set up port forwarding in my Comcast Arris TG862 gateway as ...
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Remove static automount folder in Mac OS X 10.10.3

I have a strange apparently unused automount with nfs configured which I cannot remove. Probably, I mis-configured something when trying to set up LDAP or Kerberos a long while ago. Nothing special ...
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Virtualbox. 2 Way communication between guest and host

I'm running virtual box on OSX 10.10 with a Virtualbox guest running Fedora with Gnome. I have set this up in Virtualbox with a host only adapter to allow my host to access an Appium server on my ...
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Missing file alert - OS X 10.9

A local folder receives one file per hour (via ftp). I would like a notification if the expected file does not arrive. I've thought about using hourly Calendar events to trigger a check but do not ...
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Hotkeys to switch screen focus - Synergy

I'm having trouble setting up keyboard shortcuts in Synergy on an iMac and a Macbook Pro, both running Yosemite and version 1.4.18. I'm using my iMac as the server and my Macbook Pro as the client. I ...
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Best practices and tools for personal archiving

I have a laptop (OSX) with limited space and i would like to store data that i do not need on a daily basis elsewhere. This is mainly digital articles and books, email and old photo's and videos. My ...
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Deleting Frameworks of Unused Programs Mac.

I had to look in the Frameworks folder on my mac (/Library/Frameworks/) to uninstall a program. But now that I'm looking further in the folder, I see some programs that I once installed, but deleted ...
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Stop disk decryption in progress and restore encryption

This is similar to "is there a way to stop mac osx disk encryption in progress?". I started decrypting my 2TB backup drive to use it for something else, but now I don't need that, I want my encryption ...
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Can a dedicated GPU use/share system RAM in addtion to the VRAM included with it?

The Macbook Pro laptop, running OS X, has a AMD GPU which includes VRAM of 256 MB. Is it possible for the machine to run an application that requires 512 MB video memory by sharing some of the system ...
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Install self-signed SSL certificate correctly (for use in Node.js)

I've been trying to create a self-signed certificate, use it in a simple Node.js server, and install it into the system to the system trusted. However, something is not working, the 'SSL certificate ...
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How to search for a file that is compressed on a external drive from my mac?

My hard drive went on my mac. I replaced it with a new hard drive. I was able to dump all the data from the damaged drive onto an external drive. The dump separates some of the files into word docs ...
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Installing Yosemite On Hackintosh - Wont Boot From USB [on hold]

I have been trying to install Yosemite on the hackintosh that I purchased and put together a few days ago. I have Windows installed on one hard drive and want to install OS X on the other (Of 2) hard ...
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OmniWeb cannot load any URLs

I installed OmniWeb this morning on my MacBook Pro (running Yosemite - up-to-date). The other browsers I have installed (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari) all work like champs. OmniWeb, on the other ...
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Mail for Mac not showing IMAP folders

When connecting Mail to an IMAP account: I'm only able to see the Inbox. The list of available folders to subscribe to is empty. Software details: Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mail Version 7.3 (1878.6) I ...
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Eset Endpoint blocking CherryPy web service?

I'm not positive I'm asking this in the right place, so if you think it should be elsewhere, please be gentle and tell me where you think I should ask. I have a web service written in Python, using ...
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xvfb-run on Mac OSX

I'm trying to run SlimerJS in headless mode so that it does not open a visible browser window on Mac OSX. According to the SlimerJS docs, this can be done using xvfb which is "available on Linux ...
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Mac - Shortcut to select Startup Disk

Is there a way to set up a shortcut either in the toolbar or somewhere easily accessible for booting to a different startup disk?
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Mac identifies itself incorrectly on network

I have a Windows 10 computer and a Mac OSX (newest OS) computer which I am trying to connect over network at home. Currently they can not communicate at all. In Windows 10, the Mac identifies itself ...
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WineHQ 1.7.50 for mac

Now, Wine has come up with DirectX 11 support. I want to install it on my Macbook Pro. I am currently running 1.7.0 version. I saw all the Binary Packages for linux but Mac isn't listed there: ...
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I have two different types of quotes show up when using Terminal on a Mac with Autodesk Maya

I am using Terminal to execute commands for rendering purposes with Autodesk Maya, and have constantly run into an issue of being able to have two different kinds of double quotations (left of return ...
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How to disable snap/jump scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac

I'm desparately looking for a way to disable snap-scrolling in Excel 2016 for Mac. Basically as you scroll Excel will continually try to keep the cell you're focused on in the centered. So when you're ...