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How to completely remove account and data from Outlook 2016 for MAC?

I would like to know how to completely remove account and all of its related data from Outlook 2016 for MAC. The account can be removed from preferences of Outlook 2016. But where are all data ...
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In Outlook 2016 for Mac, how do I find all emails containing either “A” OR “B” anywhere within them?

I've found a bunch of similar questions, but none that seems to address my specific situation well enough to solve it. There doesn't seem to be an "or" search operator available in Outlook 2016 for ...
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Git returns “dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/lib/libcurl.4.dylib” error on Mac OS X 10.6

I'm on Mac OS 10.6. I did some weird stuff trying to run a Jekyll and Node.js based site locally, which didn't work, and I'm now having problems with basic git functionality. The earlier process ...
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How to open a specific port in Moutain Lion Firewall

I cant seem to find how to open a specific port in the ML firewall? I know you can give applications permisiion, but thats no good to me. Is there a way I can specify a specific port?
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Setting the 'default folder' that opens when attaching a document in Mac Mail on El Capitan?

Is it possible to set the 'default folder' that opens when attaching a document in Mac Mail on El Capitan?
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Clipboard viewer for OS X that allows extracting the data in any available format

I am looking for a clipboard viewer for OS X which will show all formats that the clipboard is holding the data in. (I.e. something similar to the Clipbook viewer in Windows XP.) I found a number of ...
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PHP mail() function not working in Mac OS X

I did follow all the links given in this post, nothing worked out. Please explain me why PHP mail() does give so much problem? what exactly happening and why it will not work? I am using Mac OS X ...
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Add a custom terminal command to context menu in mac

Is there a way to add a custom command when I right click a folder in mac? I have a global NPM module which I run like this from the terminal: ~ make-assets The behaviour I want to achieve is ...
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Ubuntu purple terminal colors to iTerm2

I've been looking for a iTerm2 theme that resembles the default purple Ubuntu terminal but have had no success so far. Does a theme for the standard Ubuntu terminal exist for iTerm2 or will I have to ...
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Increasing image size inside of WINE

I have an application designed for Windows XP, that needs to be ported to a Mac running 10.9.2. I found WineBottler and have created a package for the app, which works perfectly with the exception of ...
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Hot to get rid of “ghost pixels”?

So I just noticed that some parts of the window I just closed are still being displayed but very lightly. I don't know the correct terminology for them but it looks very interesting. The only problem ...
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Macbook wont open ports

I'm trying to allow my phone to access a locally hosted website on my Macbook Pro as I develop it! its running 127.0.0.1 on port 5000 locally in a tango environment (i've been told that the 127.0.0.1 ...
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Time Machine drive can't be mounted

I have a "WD My Passport for Mac" external hard drive that I've used for over two years as a Time Machine disk. I have recently removed about 130GB of data from my internal drive (Macintosh HD) to ...
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Mac OS X Maverick started upgraded and stuck partway due to not enough disk space

I started upgrading my Mac to Maverick which Apple allowed (there was enough space) and then after it rebooted it said that I was missing 2GB of space. I'm able to get to the terminal but can't delete ...
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Is Bash part of Apple's OS X System Update?

I think the title is self explanatory. How safe is it to upgrade yourself using methods such as this (https://coderwall.com/p/dmuxma)? Thank you in advance.
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Assigning Icons To File Types (El Capitan)

I recently downloaded an app called Decompressor by Rocky Sand Studios from the Mac App Store. While this app works perfectly well and opens rar, 7zip and other formats, it does not supply icons for ...
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What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro

What will happen if I delete my wifes Apple ID in my Macbook Pro, then I will create my own Apple ID and register it in the User Account and AppStore? Will all the downloaded apps and software, ...
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Cannot reinstall Lion on old iMac because “this item is temporarily unavailable”

I need to reinstall the OS on my iMac. The original restore disk was deleted, so the restore system thingy was downloaded from Apple. I tried to do reinstall OSX, but it appears Lion is no longer on ...
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Apple Mac Pro Tower — can't remove CD in optical drive

When trying to see if VMWare's Hypervisor would work with my Apple Mac Pro, I installed the CD and rebooted with the intent of installing the Hypervisor. (VMWare's compatibility matrix does say that ...
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On OS X Safari, is there a way to open a page I had been reading on my iOS device?

My iPhone, in its tab organizer screen, shows me open pages on my iPad and even on my computer. (This feature pre-dates iOS 8’s Handoff, going back to at least iOS 7, if not earlier.) However, ...
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Homebrew update error that local changes would be overwritten

I'm very new to homebrew and git. I've done changes to httpd24.rb formula which is in homebrew/apache tap. (Just added the --enable-so configuration argument in the existing formula file) Now when ...
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mac mini(2010) can not bootup

I have an old mac mini (2010 type) memory has been upgraded to 4M hard disk 110g used, 2g free left yesterday when I reboot the mac mini it always displayed the small circle then shutdown ...
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how to remove content belong to another mac mini

I have two mac mini. One of them has almost full hard disk cause it can not be recoveried automatically. mac mini(2010) can not bootup I hope use another new mac mini access the hard disk of this mac ...
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Missing file icon associations after application change in Mac OS X 10.11.5

So there's a couple of file types whose associated applications I've changed (notably .csv files and .m (Matlab) files). At some point, however, the files stopped displaying the appropriate ...
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Why does curl and wget take so long to resolve locally mapped DNS on OSX?

I work with a team to develop a web service and client, each of us, of course, working on our own machines. To keep things simple and more consistent, we use similar domains in the code and update /...
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Limit Mac users’ ability to upgrade OS X

I run a mixed environment, with both Mac and Windows users on a Windows domain / Active Directory. I have had a few users on Mac upgrade their OS without thinking of the ramifications this may have ...
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Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...
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Copy Photo from iPod to MacBook using Apple Software

I'm trying to pull a photo off my iPod. The iPod is connected to my MacBook. I don't usually use photos, so I'm struggling. The iPod is showing up under iTunes, but there's no "Photo" category. So I ...
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How to format a DMG (Apple disk image) file?

I used Apple Disk Utility to make a formatted DMG file. Then there is a reason which prevents me from recreating it, however given read/write permission to the DMG file, I must re-formate it in order ...
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Data Recovery from RAID5 disk - Promise Pegasus with Apple OSLion and Thunderbolt connection

I have a Promise Pegasus R6 - 12 TB RAID 5 disk for major storage purposes. One of the six 2TB hard disks were dead and the company provided me with a replacement. When the disk was inserted it ...
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Hosts file cannot be found, max OS X

When I went restored my iPhone through iTunes I got an error 3194. I followed the instructions on the Apple site that tells me to edit my hosts file. I followed the instructions and opened sudo in ...
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Time Machine backup to FTP server

How can I get a Mac computer using Time Machine to back up to a server using FTP? I have not tried anything yet and everything I've search for is about 6 years old.
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Can you install OSX Mavericks directly onto an external drive?

I have an iMac running Mavericks and I am upgrading my Macbook pro's hard drive. I have a USB3.0 mounting dock and am wondering if there is a way to load Mavericks onto that drive from my iMac so that ...
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Deleted JavaVM.framework, how to restore?

I accidentally deleted /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework, and now i can't use any command like java, javac, etc.. even if i have java installed. So someone know how to restore this folder (...
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.Net framework on Mac

Can I install .net framework on my apple laptop if I'm using Google Chrome? I need to have .net framework for an accounting program called Sage 50, which isn't compatible with Mac. So I had to ...
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redirect 127.0.0.2:80 to 127.0.0.1:3000 using pfctl

Background I'm trying to make a redirection setup to make it so that when I make a request to example.com it would be redirected to 127.0.0.1:3000. I know that I can map example.com to 127.0.0.2 via ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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Non-programmatical way to keep a web-page down down menu active when changing Window focus to do a screenshot?

I am trying to screen shot a web page of a site that I am working on. Is there an non programming way (for quickness) to force the browser to keep menus open when the focus of the Window changes from ...
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Using the Apple keyboard on Ubuntu with the same MacOSX mappings

I am currently working on an Ubuntu 12.10 workstation, and as a Mac user I would like to use the big Apple keyboard (with numeric keypad) on Ubuntu with the same key mappings that I have on MacOSX. ...
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Xcode Installation Fatally Crashed My Mac

I borrowed a macbook with mountian lion today and I put a dmg of xcode on a flash drive and tried to install it but it crashed the mac and the mac WILL NOT load. It always goes to the crash screen ...
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is Keychain Access Secure Notes saved in the cloud?

I use Keychain Access secure notes in my Mac for storing important notes. My question is that the information i saved there backed up into cloud(icloud)? if i re install Mac OSX and enter my Apple ID,...
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How to automate pressing right command key on a macbook using python

I am doing some automation for my testing work on mac. While a lot of tools and libraries are available to simulate button pressing on keyboard(like pyautogui and osascript), I could not find a way to ...
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Possible to delete OS X app without administer password?

I have a school issued Macbook Air and have installed some apps through the app store. I used my private Apple ID to download the apps but am not unable to remove them without the administer password ...
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Support OSX vCard extensions on Windows/Thunderbird

Let me explain. The built-in address book client in OSX (Contacts.app) allows you to create groups of contacts on a CardDAV server. The way it does this is that it uploads on the server a vCard that ...
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Boot Camp Assistant not accepting Windows 10 .iso file

Using bootcamp to create a mountable installable USB drive with a Windows 10 .iso gives me an error saying: Boot Camp only supports Windows 7 or later installation on this platform. Please use an ISO ...
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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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All iOS provisioning profiles stuck at pending

I'm attempting to create new iOS provisioning profiles, but as I create them the Apple website hangs as I submit the 'Name the profile and generate' page. Returning to the list of profiles I can see ...
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Apple Yosemite root problems

I always work as a root user, and I've been facing some problems: Finder never saves passwords. Icon positioning changes aren't saved. Other problems in strong sandbox hardening and I can't load a ...
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How to get latest version (8.2) of thc-hydra on homebrew?

I used brew to install thc-hydra on OSX and it installed the 8.1 version I ran 8.1 that and realized the bug fixes I needed were in the latest version, 8.2 https://github.com/vanhauser-thc/thc-hydra ...
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Automatically shorten paths over a character count limit in bash

Windows and tools running on windows servers (eg. OneDrive) have a limit on path lengths. I am looking for a command line tool in OSX/Linux/Unix to, within a directory, shorten all paths above a path ...