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The Mac OS X package installer doesn’t display the file system partition on which Mac OS X is installed

When a package, in a .pkg file, needs to be installed on a Mac OS X system, the package installer provided with the system is used. At some point in the installation of any package, it asks on which ...
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Where to move newly downloaded applications on Mountain Lion?

I recently started using Mac, and I'm just getting accustomed to the way the folders are set up and how downloads work. I just downloaded a tar.gz for Eclipse, and I clicked the icon in the downloads ...
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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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Installed Java SE 7u10, still seing 7u10ea on OS X?

when I type java -versionI still get the Early Access version and not the stable JDK 7u10. please how to fix that ? I am working on Mac OS X Mountain Lion. ls ...
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MySQL server [Version 5.0.96] installation fails on Mac Mountain Lion

MySQL Installation fails when installing it on Mac os Mountain Lion. I don't why this simple installation fails. The file that I am trying to install is mysql-5.0.96-osx10.5-x86.dmg.
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Trouble installing `wmctrl`

It seems that wmctrl is not installed on my system (Mac OS 10.8), but when I try to install it by cloning a git repo and following the instructions (./configure, make, make install), running make ...
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Install FFmpeg on OS X 10.8

Is there a good place or bash script I can use (or at least a version I can build myself) for FFmpeg on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)? I have Xcode installed as well as the CLI for Xcode (gcc etc). I ...
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Who should I run mysql as, on a personal computer?

I just installed mysql via homebrew (with brew install mysql, on Mac OS X Mountain Lion - recently installed from scratch). Following the installation, there is a "caveats" section with options around ...
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Can you install Mac OS X on an ExFat formatted disk?

I'm installing Mtn Lion and I'm wondering what will happen if I format my disk as ExFat and install Mountain Lion on it that way. Any major advantages or disadvantages to doing this?