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

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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 ...
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How can i edit the launchd.conf in Mavericks?

Hello everyone I am new here. I want to edit the launchd.conf with this In "DYLD_INSERT_LIBRARIES" flag replace with "ZZ". But when i try to do with the TextEdit it gives me error! [Image link][1] ...
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No permission to downloaded files, only original files

I'm working on a local server and whenever I copy something to the images- or fonts-folder, I get the following error: **Forbidden** You don't have permission to access ...
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Cd between folders/git access 'permission denied'

All of a sudden I can't cd between folders and can't access gir. I simply get permission denied, as follows: localhost:Edward user$ cd Documents -bash: cd: Documents: Permission denied ...
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Citrix Receiver being slow under OS X 10.9.5

I have downloaded the latest Citrix receiver, I am able to run an application fine but it has massive lag. I tried to solve it with the following link: ...
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Macbook pro make bluetooth non discoverable, bypass notifications on connected pc

I have a macbook pro running mavericks, and was wondering if it is possible to connect to a saved device via bluetooth (such as a windows laptop) without it being able to see my computer or connect to ...
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In Contacts on my Mac how do I select a local image for a photo?

On my mac I want to be able to select a photo on my local machine and attach it to my contact. However when I click on edit on the photo. I'm given the following options: Defaults iCloud Faces ...
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Ruby installation issues with RVM

I've been following the directions at http://installrails.com to get my Macbook Air setup for some ruby work but I am running in any issue with RVM. When I try to install Ruby I get the following ...
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Screensaver spanning multiple monitors on OSX

Is there anyway to have a single screensaver span multiple monitors in OSX Mavericks? On windows, there are certain screensavers (including default ones I believe) that are multi monitor aware and ...
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View macbook pro desktop screen on my MacPro display OSX Mavericks 10.9?

I got two systems: Macbook pro and Mac pro Both are connected to the same WiFi network. I would like to use my Macbook pro while working on my Mac pro, interfacing with it a window or ...
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Both Thunderbolt and WiFi are connected at the same time. Which is being used?

At the office I've got a MacBook Pro running Mavericks, connected to a CalDigit base station which provides Ethernet over Thunderbolt. This works perfectly. However, I often have to go to meetings ...
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OSX and bacula: system backup or malware?

Worrying about the bash "shellshock" bug, I have taken my iMac off the network and checked for open ports. On OS 10.9.4, when I run netstat -atp tcp on the terminal, I see an unexpected entry for ...
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Can wireless drivers be removed from OSX

Is there a way for me to disable my wifi more or less permanently running OSX Mavericks? If I can turn wifi back on I seem to never get work done.
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OSX Yosemite Mail keeps on sending emails to Spam folder (On My Mac)

Hi guys, a bit of a strangle pickle, and probably something to do with "use this as a mailbox" being all mucked up, but every email I get seems to go to the spam folder (not on my gmail remote but on ...
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How to make standalone app using python on mac osx

I am making an app in python 2.7 on osx 10.9 Used py2app to create .app. python setup.py py2app is making semi-standalone app. As my.app/Contents/MacOS there is shortcut to /usr/bin/python. Now I ...
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Missing Management options in MySql Workbench

I've installed MySql Workbench 6.1 and for whatever reason, I don't have any Management options (like database restore). The tab exists, but there are no items in it. My colleague has the exact same ...
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Can't change Icon of a DMG or air package in osx Mavericks

Hello I was hoping someone would be able to help. I'm attempting to make a fancy DMG for program I have developed for the company but keep coming up short when I try to change the icon when I view the ...
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I made a mistake with 'wheel'

I was checking settings, and I gave a user who I didn't recognize 'no access' (wheeler), and lost all access to my computer immediately. Tried to change access back (hadn’t closed the window yet), but ...
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Allow XCode installed from dmg file to be updated from app store

I recently installed the XCode 6 GM seed from a dmg file downloaded from Apple's developer portal. Now that XCode 6.0.1 is available on the Mac App Store, I would like for it to show as an update in ...