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OSX: Always deny Google Chrome keychain password

Google Chrome v.22 will ask me when I visit sites if I want to allow it to be saved to my keychain. There is Always Allow, Allow and Deny. Where is Always Deny? I hate typing in a particular ...
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How do I use “noatime” with FileVault 2 FDE on Mountain Lion?

I have an SSD installed in my MacBook Pro, and have successfully implemented a tweak that disables noatime on the boot drive: ...
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Multiline Equation won't center and align on equals sign

I have a multiline equation which I wish to align on the '=' and center the equation block on the page. I have selected align on '=' and center as a group, however the equation group becomes left ...
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How to get RSSI values in wireshark captures

I'm running Mountain Lion and have Wireshark 1.8.3. I want to display the RSSI of each packet but I seem unable to do so. I went to Edit->Preferences->User Interface->Columns and select RSSI to be ...
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Any way to see the global list of keyboard shortcuts on my mac

I had an iTunes app called Synergy, which I assigned the keyboard shortcut ctrl+cmd+up/down. I don't use this app any more, but I'm unable to use this shortcut in Xcode, so there must be something ...
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Is it possible to redefine App Store application paths?

I sort my applications in separate folders within the Applications folder (e.g. One for my photo related apps, one for my guitar playing related apps, one for my video related apps, etc). Since some ...
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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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How to create a Mountain Lion DMG image and load it into VirtualBox?

Basically, I just need to make a full copy of the Mountain Lion installer, but I have no flash, or any other removable medium available. Is it just possible to clone the system and mount the .dmg ...
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Authenticate Mac OS X Mountain Lion against EL6 OpenLDAP only succeeds for ssh

I'm having an issue with mountain lion authenticating against a CentOS 6 openldap/krbkdc server. I can ssh into the macs in question and I am issued a ticket and all autofs mounts (like the homedir) ...
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How to enable the php 5.4.x version on Mountain Lion

I have installed the latest php version on my mountain lion system using these instructions (http://mac.tutsplus.com/tutorials/server/upgrading-the-native-php-installation-on-os-x-mountain-lion/). I ...
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Syntax highlighting for .tpl file in Aptana Studio 3

I am trying to edit a smarty php template file in Aptana studio 3, and unfortunately it is very very plain, black text on a white background. I would like to activate syntax highlighting for .tpl ...
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How to export all notes in OS X/iOS Notes.app?

I used to take all my notes on my iPhone and iPad in Notes.app. I recently switched and take all my notes using various text editors and store the notes in my Dropbox. However, my old notes I used to ...
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Unable to view PDFs within Firefox on OSX

I have installed the latest Adobe Reader (10.1.4) and confirmed that it works by opening a downloaded PDF document. Unfortunately I cannot view PDFs within Firefox 15.0.1. I am just shown a blank ...
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OS X Server App ail not accept login credentials

I cannot login to the server app and i know for sure all the login info is right. every time i enter my password the name window shakes to tell me it's invalid. I never post unless I'm out of ideas ...
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MacBookPro's temperature increases dramatically with 10.8.2 update

After updating MacOS from 10.8.1 to 10.8.2, it's heating obvious. I do nothing, but chrome is stopping at the page of reader. Temp is 77 DC and more. Why, why my 2012 mid MBP 13's temp is higher than ...
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Why are my backed up Time Machine files smaller than the originals?

Why are the files I've backed up smaller than the actual files? For example, Aperture is 225 GB on my external drive but only 202 GB on the Time Machine backup.
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How to fix the scrollbars in Mac

Recently the scroll bars in all my applications on mac are growing larger when I hover over them and then covering the last item in lists (like Finder). Does anyone know how to turn this option off or ...
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Enable logging in Calendar.app for OS X 10.8

You used to be able to access a secret debug menu in iCal but this seems to have been removed in 10.8. Annoyingly the command used to enable logging seems not to work any more either. Can anyone ...
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OS X stealth mode: where is it enacted?

I am working through the security guide from apple (which they did not update since Snow Leopard). In the firewall section it states that ipfw has a default allow rule: 65535 allow ip from any to any ...
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OS X 10.8: reset approved, unsigned application memory

With OS X 10.8 Apple introduced a feature to make it harder to install unsigned applications. Usually, it works to right-click the unsigned application, choose Open and confirm the occurring dialog. ...
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Fonts too bold under OS X 10.8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting crisper fonts in OS X after switching from Windows I am using chrome browser, and i am a guy who never used mac before, i switched from ubuntu to os x. Now the ...
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How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X?

How to turn off Facebook notifications on Mac OS X Mountain Lion?
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What free space thresholds/limits are advisable for 640 GB and 2 TB hard disk drives with ZEVO ZFS on OS X?

Assuming that free space advice for ZEVO will not differ from advice for other modern implementations of ZFS … Question Please, what percentages or amounts of free space are advisable for hard disk ...
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How to disable Mac Login screen at boot time?

I bought a new Mac Mini in June, when i click the power it goes to login screen then i login then it boots up, i want it not to ask for the user/pass in this stage and ask later when the operating ...
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Should I reinstall OS X if my system is affected by a virus?

When I purchased my Mac Mini it came with OS X Mountain Lion. I want to reinstall OS X as I fear some viruses got on the system through CDs. Is it possible to do it? Are there any other options to ...
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What is Antivandal in OS X? Why did it block port scanning? [closed]

I'm new to OS X Mountain Lion. I have installed VirusBarrier x6. When I browsed one site, an alert came through VirusBarrier that current site did port scanning (Antivandal) remotely. I blocked that ...
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Illustrator : automatically export multiple different-sized images from project

I have an .ai project open in Illustrator, that I need to export to multiple PNGs with different resolutions. Is there a way to write a script or automate these exports in some way?
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How can I pinch to change icon size in OS X Mountain Lion?

Recently I upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion. SL had this nice slider in the finder you could use to change icon sizes really easily. I also remember being able to use the Magic Trackpad and ...
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Command Line SSH restart Mac OSX Mountain Lion

How can I restart the SSH service via the command line on Mac OSX Mountain Lion please? Using ps aux | grep 'ssh', I was able to deduce that the process is most likely /usr/sbin/sshd. From here I ...
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Mac OS X 10.8 VPN Server: Bypass VPN for LAN traffic (routing LAN traffic to secondary connection)

I have somewhat of an odd setup for a VPN server with OS X Mountain Lion. It's essentially being used as a bridge to bypass my company's firewall to our extranet connection - certain things our team ...
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Creating directories and files in /Library on os-x 10.8

I want to install files to /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages on OS-X 10.8. I am logged in as Administrator, but I still get an error 'Permission denied'. Same error when I try to create a directory ...
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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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How can I permanently allow a firewall rule in OS X Mountain Lion?

Since upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion, every time I restart my computer I am alerted Do you want the application "Growl.app" to accept incoming network connections? Even though I click ...
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Override bootcamp minimum USB size?

I am trying to install 64 bit Windows 8 on my Mac Machine (Mountain Lion OSX) using a USB as a boot drive. For some reason bootcamp requires atlesst a 8GB USB. I however only have a 4GB USB. Is there ...
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Mountain lion and git-completion

I have ML with Xcode installed tools (git coming from there). Later I've installed brew and install bash-completion, but git commands still not auto-completed. Brew has no such package. Google does ...
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Read / Write NTFS External Hard Disk In Mac Mountain Lion

I have a 1TB external hard disk which is NTFS formatted and I have some files in that hard disk. When I try to use it in my Mac (Mountain Lion), I get this error: I try to use Paragon, NTFS 3G, ...
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Bought a Vx2460h monitor that doesn't get audio output from iPad 3 or MacBook Pro bought late 2011

Any idea what this may be? I really don't think it's a hardware thing but I can still return it, I'd like to exhaust any other possibilities first though. It did come with a cd but I cannot use any ...
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Mountain Lion overheating issue have to do with launchd/Python?

So, Ever since I installed ML, my MacBook Air has been running SUPER hot. Opened up activity monitor, and everything seemed to be pretty normal, until I had it refresh every .5 seconds... and then I ...
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Install EncFS on Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8)

I use EncFS to encrypt my files. So far, I've been using the installer provided by BoxCryptor. It packs EncFS 1.7.4, MacFuse and MacFusion in one installer and works nicely on Mountain Lion. But ...
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Mac OSX Mountain Lion Rails Postgres (wiped out a lot of stuff)

Having trouble with Postgres since I upgraded to Mountain Lion (and now regretting it). Lost hours trying to fix it to no avail. When running rails server then visiting my app at 0.0.0.0:3000 I get ...
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Running multiple versions of Firefox

I've been reading this: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/797010#answer-193690 But it looks like it only applies to running multiple versions of Firefox when it's Firefox 4. I need to run ...
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'Resource temporarily unavailable' and empty folders when attempting to access Windows 7 network share from OS X Mountain Lion

I've been having problems using a Windows 7 share in Mac OS X Mountain Lion. After running something fairly intensive like compiling code on the network share I got 'Resource temporarily unavailable' ...
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Make Mountain Lion always prompt before printing

In Mountain Lion, if I select files in Finder and go to Print, they immediately print. I'm not prompted to choose a printer, adjust settings, etc. I don't like this feature. Is there a setting I can ...
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How to change macports default mirrors?

I have a problem in here that default provided mirror connects about 15seconds for new package which I want to install. Mirror url is: http://mse.uk.packages.macports My question is how to change ...
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Mountain Lion: Launchpad always scrolls left

When activating the launchpad in Mountain Lion, and try to scroll to one of the panes to the right, after a second it automatically scrolls left again. This is on a mid 2011 MBP, with no other devices ...
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how can I dedicate more display graphics in Mac OSX Mountain Lion (Vmware)?

I am running Mac OSX Mountain Lion in VMware Workstation 9 and I want to increase the display graphics from 128 mb to maybe about 512mb is there a way to do this? This is my current laptop setup. ...
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Mountain Lion Won't connect to my Windows 7 PC without password

For the last couple years I have had my Mac set up to connect to my Windows 7 account via my home network. I access my PC drives from my mac and vice versa. Up until August I used Snow Leopard. I ...
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OS X Headphone jack issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Optical Audio out stuck on on a MacBook When I plug my headphones into my iMac (27-inch, Mid 2011; OSX 10.8.1) and try to adjust the volume, the volume popup shows a ...
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Increase display resolution beyond built in display native resolution OS X

I was in an Apple Store yesterday and switched on AirDisplay on the 11" MacBook Air that I was playing with. A near-by 50" TV connected to an Apple TV soon flashed up the 11" Air display that I was ...
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Finder/Quick Look Malfunction after 10.8 OS upgrade

I upgraded to 10.8 and cannot shake this issue at all. I process image files daily as part of my work. For some reason only since my upgrade to 10.8, at some point Finder cannot preview any image ...