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How To Keep Wi-Fi On Even When Your Mac Sleeps?

Whenever I want to download something which is over a gigabyte, I leave my computer, so the download could happen smooth and fast, but that's not to be, when my computer goes to sleep, and the Wi-Fi ...
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Can't turn on wifi on OSX Mountain lion MBP 2012

The wifi interface won't turn on when i press "Activate wifi" from the preferences neither from the status bar. I tried restarting the mac,and reset the pram. The ethernet works fine and this is the ...
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Wifi on iMac Constantly Dropping

I have had this iMac for a couple of years, and I have had constant issues with the wifi periodically disconnecting (only recently cared because I have actually started using it). I have recently ...
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Why does this grep filter not work as expected?

Preface: I've added alias airport="sudo /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport" to my .zshrc. myuser:~/ $ airport prefs ...
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Is it possible to automate creation of an ad-hoc network and/or changing network location on OSX?

I use TouchOSC often and when I do I need to create an ad-hoc network between my iPad and Macbook Pro. For the convenience of not having to go into settings in the OSC clients and changing IP ...
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Problems with network connection mac os x mountain lion

I'm having issues with my wireless network connection on my macbook pro 10.8.2 I thought it might be airport/hardware issues but it's not. At the moment I'm using a wireless usb adapter (Realtek ...
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199 views

USB Wifi Looks like Ethernet to OS X?

So I purchased this little USB wifi adapter http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00762YNMG. It works well in Windows 7, installed the driver and was good to go. OS X (mountain lion specifically) was a ...
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Mac Mini upgraded to Mountain Lion can't connect to WiFi network

I have a Mac Mini and just upgraded it to Mountain Lion. It always displays the following: I tried to follow the instructions on the following page, but it didn't help: Fix OS X Mountain Lion ...
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Where can I find Wi-Fi signal strength monitor in Mountain Lion?

In OS X Lion, I often used Wi-Fi diagnostics tool (screen, link) to report proper wifi signal level, since the wifi icon next to the clock in OS X menubar isn't reliable at all. (It shows full signal ...