OS X Mavericks is the 10.9 version of OS X operating system.

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Strange GUI Error

I'm using 2013 Mac Mini with OSX Maverick 10.9.4 installed. I don't know how to google this one because it's randomly happened, everything's normal after boot up, but here's the problem: Suddenly ...
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OSX Mavericks - Recovering from an Invalid Record Count error

I've ended up with a friend's Macbook Pro that won't boot. They've given it to me asking me to fix as they have family photos not backed up (naughty, I know!) they want retrieved. When booting up, ...
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Can I run mavericks on a 2015 mac

Can I run mavericks on a new Yosemite macbook? In the past I had a new mac and could not run an earlier version of MacOS on it. Ideally I would like to make a time machine of my 2011 macbook pro ...
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Mavericks Mail version 7.3 Shift+click keyboard shortcut not working

Shift+click to select contiguous messages does not work. The shortcut behaves as Control+click or (sometimes) as Command+click. Is there a way to correct this?
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How to get rid of some rules imposed by the Cisco AnyConnect 3.1.0?

My question is related to this: How to force split tunnel routing on Mac to a Cisco VPN I am having though a bit of hard time figuring out what to do. The problem I have is that, after I connect to ...
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How can I make Command+Backtick cycle through all application windows, even in different Spaces

I have a MacBook Pro with Mavericks, and multiple Spaces. When using a given application (say Preview) I would like to use Command+` to cycle through all windows belonging to that application, but for ...
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Location of Firefox cache and clearing it in Mac OS X

Bear with me, as the Firefox cache has gotten more byzantine over the years so is the question. I am using Firefox 35.0.1 on Mavericks. I want to mess around with the cache. There is a lot of ...
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How do I access my external hard drive from my new computer with a new user account?

I have a new computer (iMac with Mac OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks) and a new user account. When I connect to my external hard drive—which I had used to back up my old computer—but the folders have a little ...
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How can I duplicate a mac user account including username and password?

I have an account on my friends mac that I would like to move to my mac, so is there any way to duplicate everything in that account, including username and password? By the way, I am using OS X ...
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Why won't Java 8 update 31 x64 work with Chrome 42.0.2288.6 dev x64 on OS X 10.9.5?

I've updated to Java 8 update 31 x64 on my OS X Mavericks (10.9.5) and now it will no longer work in my Chrome version 42.0.2288.6 dev. Why is this? It worked prior to updating. I've tried the Java ...
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is it safe to delete a “login.keychain.sb…” file?

I donwloaded MPlayerX and it seems it had a bunch of Addware. Anytime I type something in Safari it will take so some advertisement site, like MacKeeper, ZipCloud etc... Now I was looking in my ...
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Which congestion control algorithm is used by the TCP stack in OS X?

What congestion control algorithm is implemented in TCP in OSX 10.9? I would like to know if it uses NewReno, or something newer like Cubic in Linux.
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Is it possible to stop fsck_hfs running on external drive?

I have a 2 TB external firewire drive that won't unmount to be erased. I think it won't unmount because fsck_hfs is running, but I don't know how to confirm what drive fsck is running on. If I can ...
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Mavericks Guest on Yosemite not updating resolution

I just bought a shiny new Mac Pro, and I'm trying to set up a VirtualBox VM on it. The OS of the main box is OS X Yosemite, and the VM is running OS X Mavericks[1]. I would like to have the VM run at ...
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How can I use different network settings depending on the wireless network?

I have a laptop I bring with me between work and home. I would like to make it so when connected to the wireless network at work, it uses certain settings (there are weird proxies there) and when at ...
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Rsync Only Different Files with a Checksum?

Does anyone know if it's possible to run rsync to transfer all changed/new files in a directory (and its sub-directories) from my local OSX 10.9 machine up to a network share? The wrench in the plan ...
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OSX Mavericks Downloads folder opens in Finder without sidebar, status bar or toolbar

I have an issue which only started happening around 3 weeks ago which is when I open up the Downloads folder via the dock, the finder window opens without a sidebar, status bar or toolbar (see image). ...
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Mac OSX Mavericks Finder issues

My Finder continually goes to "not responding" status in the activity monitor. I cannot see desktop items, I cannot open a new finder window. I also have a DVD stuck in my drive, that I cannot ...
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How do I restart a hung loginwindow?

I'm running OS X as a server (10.9.4) and the following things keep happening over and over. Things will run smoothly for a while and then the GUI will simply crap out. I'm not sure if it is caused ...
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How can Windows 8 connect to a Mac OS X computer to computer network?

I set up a local computer-to-computer network on my MacBook Pro and had people test it by connecting. Everyone could connect with their laptops or desktops except for people running Windows 8. Their ...
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Vim inserting white spaces after accentuations and other special characters on Mac

If I write the following text on vim: Tís teçxt contãins spécial charàctérs I will get: Tí s teç xt contã ins spé cial cha?| cté rs This wasn't happening before, when I had Mountain Lion. I've ...
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Time Machine doesn't recognize archive after restore

My mid-2011 21.5 inch iMac running OS 10.9.5 had been running very slow (all 4GB of RAM was constantly in use) so I dropped it off at an Apple Store Genius Bar for a week of diagnostics. The tests ...
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Windows keep spontaneously moving from workspace to workspace in Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

I keep finding windows have moved from one workspace to another. This is often correlated with my opening something in fullscreen mode, but not always. Does anybody know how to make my windows stay ...
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OS X: Trying to route specific ip range through ethernet, the rest through wifi

I'm a software vendor working at a client's premises. The client has a corporate network that pretty much blocks the internet, so I'm using a Wifi router for internet access. The problem comes when I ...
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Xcode is running from a volume that does not support ownership. Please move Xcode to one that does

I tried to install XCODE 6.1 using dmg file. But it get following error. how to fix it ? I am using OS X version 10.9.4
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How would I enable 'full duplex' MTU?

How would I enable full duplex 4078MTU in my MacBook Pro 2011 i7 2.8GHz? Is this possible to do? fw0: flags=8863<UP,BROADCAST,SMART,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 4078 lladdr ...
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Mac OS X Mavericks opens reopens all windows [duplicate]

On Mac OS X Mavericks restarting system all windows reopen on desktop even when this is disabled.
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Live System Repair is not supported in my Mac Primary disk

My Mac system is stuck with the booting process and it automatically shutdown. While I tried to repair my Hard disk it shows Error:Live file system repair is not supported.
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How can you access a remote disk/volume from the terminal in OSX?

In Dos, you can access a network path easily by doing \\<server\path very similar to c:\path. Is there a similar way to do this in OSX Mavericks and above?
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OSX 10.10 Yosemite slow on VMware

I was having OSX Mavericks 10.9 in Vmware. It was working fine with VMware Tools installed and SVGA Drivers also. When Yosemite released, I updated it from App Store. I cam across many problems on ...
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Migration Assistant randomly missed some sub-folders

I migrated from a MacBook to a Mac Mini, both running OSX Mavericks. I had a folder /usr/local/ogre where some programming libraries were built. I've noticed on the new Mac after migration, some of ...
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I keep getting repeated keychain popups on OSX Mavericks

I constantly get messages 'x program wants to use the "login" keychain'. None of the passwords I enter work. I tried changing the password I use to unlock the computer and it didn't work, and I tried ...
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Windows on iMac getting Drivers (especially ethernet) to work on an iMac fitted with rEFit

I hope some kind soul out there can help. I have a fairly recent iMac (around mid 2013) and have managed to tri-boot it with iOS, Windows7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Ubuntu is great, but windows cannot connect ...
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How to recover the disk and the data from Time Machine failure

I have a problem when it's started to do Time Machine the process was stucked within 2 mins. Could you advice me to recover the data from the external disk? I can not access the disk and can not ...
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Show boot-up details in Yosemite?

(Go to the last paragraph if you want to skip the background of my question) I was previously using a corporate modified version of Maverick. After Yosemite is out, I immediately upgraded my OS to ...
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Running a binary in 32bit on mavericks

I was just wondering if anyone knows how to run a Mach-O binary file on Mac OS X Mavericks as a 32 bit, or ppc. X11 is no longer supported.
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Running kextutil in 32bit mode on Mavericks OS X

I need to use the following command in 32bit architecture for OS X Mavericks sudo kextutil -t -v file.kext I've tried going to System Preference's Get Info and checking the "Open in 32 bit mode" ...
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From the command line, how do I zip specific files and directories into one compressed folder?

I'm working in a directory that looks like this: folder >.git >css >img >js Archive.zip bla.html bla.yml During work on this project I very regularly have to zip up the ...
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Downgrade from Yosemite to Mavericks

Few days, ago I bought my first MacBook Pro (late 2013) with preinstalled Mavericks. It worked really great until I updated to Yosemite. Now everything is slow and – more importantly – some tools ...
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Various OS X problems installed on regular hardware after a month of solid work

i'm not really sure if hackintosh-related questions are allowed but I couldn't find a statement that it's clearly forbidden anywhere so, in case it is - sorry I have a 10.9.4 OS X Mavericks which ...
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Why /Applications Folder not opening in Finder but works in Terminal?

I recently upgraded to Yosemite, but I'm not sure if this is a Yosemite-related bug. My application folder (/Applications) does not open in finder (see screenshots) The spinner keep spinning in the ...
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Pass absolute file path to --args option of open command OSX

I have a script /usr/local/bin/foo that opens an app with command line arguments: #!/bin/bash open -a Foo.app --args $@ The problem is, when I run foo bar.txt the result is Foo.app opens and ...
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How to access OS X recovery mode when I lost the password?

I did not write down my new password after changing it. To reset the MacBook Pro with Mavericks I tried Recovery HD by holding down ⌘ Cmd-R at restart, but all I get is a lock with a white line window ...
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iPhone 5s won't mount on Mac

I have a new iPhone 5s. I want to copy the photos that I have taken directly into my computer. When plugged into my Mac running 10.9.4 it doesn't recognize it. Do I need additional software for it ...
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How to use built-in webcam with Photo Booth on Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9?

Photo Booth says “there is no connected camera.” Where is a list of hardware? System preferences does not seem to have any such comprehensive list. Upddate Other applications were not able to use ...
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How can I run a github codepoject on Mac Mavericks?

I want to install Afloat to Mavericks, and this is the link I keep finding - https://github.com/fjolnir/afloat - but I have no idea where to even begin on this. What am I supposed to download, what ...
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Accidently moved /* into another folder while in single user mode

My laptop has a bad gpu and while attempting to move AMD and ATI kext's out of /System/Library/Extensions I accidentally issued: mv /System/Library/Extensions/AMD * /Disabled_Extensions. The ...
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Mac OS X: Turn regular F-keys into media keys

I recently bought a regular keyboard for my MacBook to complete my stationary DJ set. But when I did, I didn't find a way to remap the F[1-12] keys to media keys. Basically, what I am looking for is, ...
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Citrix Reciever ignores mouse and keyboard entry

Using the Citrix Receiver/Viewer to remotely access my Windows 7 desktop. Occasionally, when I switch to another OS X desktop (using gesturing) then switch back to the desktop that contains the ...
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Mac shortcuts for Finder and Safari

I am having trouble adjusting to a Mac after years of using a PC. When I open finder by pressing command + option + spacebar, how do I cycle through the options on the left using only my keyboard? I ...