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Dual boot MacOS-ubuntu using refit

I am trying to install a dual boot with Ubuntu on my Mac Version 10.8.5. I first installed Refit but I forgot to reboot my computer so that Refit get properly installed. My mistake was to boot ...
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Can't install pg gem on mac os x Lion

Im using Mac OS X 10.7.4 Trying to install pg gem to work with PostgreSQL. Typing: sudo gem install pg Got This answer: Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error ...
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How to install pkg in a non-standard location? (OS X)

In brief, my question is this: How can I install an OS X framework from a *.pkg file somewhere other than under /Library/Frameworks (or /System/Library/Frameworks)? Background I want to ...
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Mac OS X Leopard: Install on External from Lion or Mountain Lion

I'm trying to set up some testing machines on an external hard drive. I have a Lion MBP and Mountain Lion MBP, and I'm trying to perform the installations from mac books. When I attemt to run the ...
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Bypassing OS Requirements in mpkg

I have a mpkg file that i'm trying to install. The installer quits after "writing files" with the error: The installer encountered an error that caused the installation to fail... Among a big ...
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How do I download OS X Lion on my PC?

I want to upgrade my Snow Leopard machine (which is somewhere else) to Lion OS X. In the Apple app store, the Lion OS X download isn't available on my Windows PC (it only shows iPad/iPod software). ...
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Are these OS X permission settings a disaster waiting to happen?

After installing Lion, I started having permission problems for something so simple as tossing files in the trash. So, perhaps stupidly, I did a "Get Info" on the hard drive and changed the ...
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Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro not taking OS X

I'm out of ideas here. MacBook Pro 3,1 with a Core 2 Duo and 10.5 isn't booting an OS X Lion DVD. I get a grey circle with a line through it then the Apple logo immediately. I've zapped the PRAM - ...
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Clean install of OS X Lion from USB “can't download the additional components”

I've created a bootable Lion USB with Lion Disk Maker using a 4GB Flash drive. I'm trying to perform a clean install on my MacBook Pro which previously has Snow Leopard on it. I insert the flash ...
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Why can I not upgrade to Lion?

I am trying to upgrade my MacBook Air's OS from Snow Leopard to Lion. When I attempt to redeem my Download Code for Lion, the App Store notes that "Additional security information is needed." ...
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Installing ettercap-gtk on mac osx lion.

I'm trying to get ettercap-gtk installed on osx but am having little luck. Getting ettercap without the GUI installed was no problem. When I try with macports I get the following: Package ...
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Problems with TimeMachine configuration - can I blow this away and start over?

I am migrating from a MacBook Pro (early 2009 - OSX 10.6.8) to a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.2). I have been backing up to an external drive using TimeMachine. I want to migrate the back up to my new ...
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How do I install LLVM 2.9 on Mac OS X Lion?

I need LLVM (2.9 specifically), but I can't figure out how to follow the installation instructions. Could someone kindly provide the step by step console commands for building/installing LLVM in the ...
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Install Windows 7 on Mac mini with CD mounted on Windows Vista

I plan on buying a Mac mini of the new generation without an external DVD drive if possible. I do have a few PCs running Windows Vista or different Linux distributions but no Mac. I know that it is ...
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conkeror install fails on OS x lion

I installed Conkeror by following directions from the Conkeror wiki at http://conkeror.org/InstallationOSX I am using xulrunner 6.0, which is installed in /Library/Frameworks/XUL.framework/ After ...
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Mac OS X Lion Installation Bug

I'm trying to install a clean copy of Lion on my Macbook 4,1. So as per instructions, I burned the InstallESD.dmg to a DVD. When booting from the DVD, I get the following message when loading stops: ...
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Problems installing Spotify on Mac OS X Lion

I just signed up for Spotify and was in the process of installing the client on all of my computers. I got it working on Windows, my iPod, and even on Linux. However when I downloaded the client for ...
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OS X Lion Install DVD - Upgrade Install?

So, I've seen the many tutorials on how to extract the 'ESD' .dmg install DVD image from the App Store Lion installer, and burn to DVD or a USB stick etc, e.g. ...
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Lion server installation fails with “not connected to internet” error message

THe installation of OS X 10.7 Lion Server fails while trying to download the "server essentials". A "not connected to internet" error message appears, despite a working connection via WiFi. What can ...
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“Time profile was not authorized by user” error while upgrading to OS X Lion

I'm updating Mac OS X to 10.7, but the following error pops up: Time Profile Failed Time profile was not authorized by user Has anyone seen this? What might be the cause and how can I fix it?
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Errors when installing Ruby to Mac OSX Lion via RVM

I was trying to install the newest version of Ruby via RVM, after I upgraded my Mac to Lion and installed the new Xcode 4.1 from the App store. I get this error in the log: [2011-07-20 16:57:15] ...