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Remote MacMini only displays on screens when accessed remotely

I have a MacMini we use to display onto 3 70" screens, usually it's used for music tv etc but occasionally used for presentations. currently the MacMini is only outputting to the screens when I ...
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Copy directory structure discrepancies on mac

I copied a directory to two usb drives. When I do info I see the following: Original Copy: 166,112,874,697 bytes (166.33 GB on disk) for 35,460 items Copy to USB Drive 166,108,302,193 bytes ...
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Launch agent to run a .sh when it is added to a folder

I am trying to create a launch agent that will monitor a folder for when a .sh file has been added to it and run that .sh <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC ...
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Keyboard shortcut for build task not working in Visual Studio Code mac os x

I've got Visual Studio Code 0.10.6 installed on Mac OS X 10.10.5. If I do Shift+Cmd+B, it doesn't launch the Run Build Task. Nothing seems to happen. I've remapped the keyboard shortcut to ...
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Access another network computer, after remoting into this one from outside?

I have a Jenkins instance running on machine-A. On machine-B, I can go type the IP:port of machine-A into my browser, and access it just fine. Machines A & B share a local network, behind a ...
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Grant _developer group membership to all non admin OSX users

For a non admin Apple computer user to develop apps for iOS, they need the following permission applied by an admin: dscl -u superuser . append /Groups/_developer GroupMembership username Where ...
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No such file or directory .zshrc

Recently, I realized I haven't been able to run . .zshrc in my home directory. It gives me the error above. It's really strange and it's bugging me out since it's worked perfectly fine in the past. ...
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Can't connect to port 8080 osx

We have a development server setup in port 8080, which has been working fine until this morning when it suddenly decided to stop working. This is happening in two machines with different versions of ...
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Install command-line tools in Mac OS X El Captain using bash

I am trying to install command-line tools in Mac OS X El Captain using bash. xcode-select --install Running the above command pops up a window and asks the user to select install. How can I ...
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How to disable site specific search in chrome omnibox

Every time I start typing a search string into the Chrome omnibox which starts with "github", Chrome turns it into a site-specific search (see attached GIF). This only seems to happen for GitHub. I ...
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Disable auto-capitalize in OneNote on El Capitan OSX

I have found how to disable auto-capitalization in other Microsoft Office products, and I found many posts saying how to turn off autocorrect for spelling, but I haven't been able to find how to turn ...
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word how to make a header1 after a textfield

I have a page that contains the name of the chapter, which is header1 style, and after it I inserted a text field in order to add a quote. so here is what my page looks like: I was advised to add ...
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GIT warning: unsupported ssl version tlsv1.2: using default

I am trying to clone a git repository and receiving the following warning and error message: Cloning into 'projectname'... warning: unsupported ssl version tlsv1.2: using default * Couldn't find host ...
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Sort files by date and copy every other to new folder

I was wondering what would be the most concise way of sorting files by date and then copying every other to a new folder. My problem: I've got files renamed such that they are called file1 (101) ...
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OSX: Prevent Deletion but Allow Writing?

I work at a Media Production company in England, and we recently had a little issue whereby somebody accidentally deleted a folder they were accessing -- on a hard drive connected to a different ...
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Calculate SHA1 sum of file with GnuPG on OS X

I'm looking at the GnuPG download page, that's telling me that I can check the hash sum of a file with the following command: sha1sum apache-tomcat-9.0.0.M1-src.tar This unfortunately does not ...
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Windows boot to Mac harddrive

I have an mac hard drive which i salvaged from my old mac that broke down. Currently i have it installed on a new Windows computer (The drive is recognized and with the help of other programs, access ...
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FileZilla says connection with server got closed prematurely on Mac El Capitan [duplicate]

I installed the FileZilla and tried to connect to the localhost. As it didn't work, I went to the network configuration wizard and did the test. According to the test result, the connection with ...
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ftp - connection refused on Mac El Capitan

If I run ftp localhost on Mac terminal, it shows the following result. Trying ::1... ftp: Can't connect to `::1': Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... ftp: Can't connect to `127.0.0.1': Connection ...
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How to set two different sizes for new chrome window (dual monitor setup)

I am using OSX with a dual-monitor set-up. I usually have applications open in the larger monitor (most often, Chrome is the suspect). Occasionally, I would like to open a window of the current ...
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Needing to open OS X bash script as via launchd IN a terminal window

I've got a lengthy and complex bash script which works OK, but I'm trying to automate my deployment process and I'm flummoxed at this point. I can get the script to run as a LaunchAgent no problem, ...
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OSX Yosemite built-in Apache 403 ONLY on images

I have set up multiple local websites on my macbook (running Yosemite). All others are working fine. I am trying to do some work on a new one now and I've gotten everything running except for the ...
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osx: user-installed apps are owned by user (despite requiring admin password to install)

For day-to-day work I use account without admin priviliges. It cannot even do sudo. Very rarely do I log into the admin account to do something. I noticed something very disturbing today: the apps ...
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Can you have user-specific tags in OS X?

I.e. I have tag(ged file)s that I don't want to see with user A, but would like to see with user B. Is that possible? Where are the tags stored?
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How to delete a directory nobody has rights to, probably due to id mismatch?

I have a NetApp volume with hybrid permissions exported through NFS (for Linux hosts) and CIFS (for Mac and Windows hosts). I have a CIFS share mounted on my Mac. I copied a directory from my Mac ...
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existing connection is not authenticated and the old password is not present: Password change denied

I have follow problem on my Open Directory (10.10.5 OSX Server): Two user accounts are always blocked for whatever reason and When I try to activate them, I am prompted to set a new password. When I ...
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How can I make the Ubuntu terminal follow the same sorting with ls -l as Mac OS X uses by default?

I like the default sorting of ls -l in Mac OS X and have gotten used to it. Now I'm starting to use Ubuntu machines more frequently, and I'm hoping to coerce its terminal into sorting the listing in ...
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How to remove Offers4U Ads from Chrome on Mac [duplicate]

My browser will fill up with offers4u ads whenever I open any shopping website. I have AdBlocker Plus, I've uninstalled all extensions, but still the ads are coming. Can anyone solve my problem? ...
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Where does brew install docbook-xsl?

docbook-xsl is installed via brew but not found: $ brew --version Homebrew 0.9.5 (git revision 9107a; last commit 2016-01-19) $ brew install docbook-xsl Warning: docbook-xsl-1.78.1_1 already ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Changing File Associations not working

On the Mac I've got OS X 10.10 Yosemite and when I right-click and open-with a different program (and have to manually allow programs that aren't suggested) OS X immediately ignores me and keeps ...
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Safari version of Chrome's ability to middle-click back button?

Common scenario: You open a youtube link to a nice song to listen to. But you need to get back to browsing! On Chrome all you do is middle-click Back (Guarantee chances are you did not know you ...
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Cloning a Hard drive to avoid re-installing OS and other programs

I guess , its been a long time since I did this but I have a HDD whose S.M.A.R.T readings report a "imminent failure" . Its an Apple HDD so I thought it'd long lasting when I bought it but alas - not ...
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Behavior of same commands (under Bash) - running one by one in console vs as single script

Running on OS X 10.11.1, I execute the following series of commands (one by one), in the console: FILE="a b c.tiff" # file in the current folder VAR=$(mdls -name kMDItemContentCreationDate $FILE) # ...
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How to start with boot disk selection without access to Apple keyboard

I am trying to install from a bootable USB containing an installer for Mac OS X El Capitan on a Mac Mini. Normally I would hold Option while booting to gain access to a screen where I can select from ...
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Accessing Mac computer-to-computer via Android device

I'm looking for a way to test my server (written in Java, but that's not the point) in the subway (yes, I like to code in the subway!) without Internet. I have a local copy of this server on my laptop ...
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Change outlook default search behavior

I'm using v 15.13.1 of Outlook for Mac. I'm trying to figure out how to change the default search behavior from "search this folder" to "search all folders", as I rarely change to the correct folder ...
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Can you autofill numbers going upward?

I know how to autofill numbers going downward. But I'm curious if you can autofill numbers going upward? I'm using Excel 2011 on MacOS X (El Capitan). It may sound counter-intuitive, but my boss ...
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How can I extract to PDF without the reviews?

I have a word document that contains reviews from many people, as you know the reviews are these things that can be added and appear on the left side of your document. My problem is that when I ...
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How do I get “Sticky login” functionality on IRC for Mac OS X?

I'm currently using Limechat. I love the software. However, because of terrible internet connectivity and being mobile a lot, I drop off of IRC channels frequently. I don't notice it until I open the ...
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Linux add/remap shortcuts to match Mac

I have a Macbook Pro computer, and I installed Linux on it (Mint 17.3) to dual boot. Is there any way to add keyboard shortcuts to Linux which mimic Mac OS X? For example: cmd+tab to behave like ...
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OS X How to recover modified partition

Situation I resized my partition from 1.9tb to 1.5tb so that I could use the leftover for a Time Machine. When doing this with the Mac HD it will resize the partition and leave everything else ...
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How do I remove ESC codes from iTerm output

Whenver I pipe command output from iTerm to a file, I seem to get escape codes in my output. Here's a snippet of a git grep command as an example some_commit_id:some_file_name:]0;user@repo: ...
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Why do I fail to `diff` over `ssh`?

Problem Following this post I tried to use diff over ssh using bash process substitution diff foo <(ssh myServer 'cat foo') When I enter the following command diff ...
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Safari and Chrome will not use Web Proxy (HTTP) on OS X El Capitan

I've built a simple reverse proxy and have confirmed that it is running well by configuring Windows and Linux systems to use it. I've also used 'curl' on OS X to confirm that it is working as it ...
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Error Installing MongoDB driver on XAMPP (OS X/El Capitan)

I'm not new to XAMPP, PHP, or MongoDB, but I'm new to Mac, so getting the PHP MongoDB driver set up is causing me more trouble than it probably should. When I try to run $ sudo pecl install mongodb ...
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Checking if file exists to launch different programs

I use the following code to check for a file named loaded in the shared folder.This works when the file is placed in the local dir but it does not write the file to the shared folder. What I'm i doing ...
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My pc won't boot into usb or Clover after windows 7 installation

I was using mac os x El capitan on my pc with Clover Bootloader installed. I've installed Windows 7 to another partition. Problem begins here, it installed its own bootloader. My working bootable USB ...
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Upgraded to OS X El Capitan and massive iPhoto library seems to be gone

HELP! I had nearly 50,000 photos in my iPhoto library and then upgraded to 10.11.2 version of El Capitan. Now only 794 have populated into the Pictures folder including many recent iCloud shots. But ...
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OS X shows a MAC address different from my router’s [closed]

My router’s hardware MAC address (as indicated on the label on the back) is different from the MAC address I noticed on my MacBook. I had a look at the IPv6 settings and it shows a different router ...
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Replace multiline string by another multiline string in a markdown file on OS X

I want to replace a multiline string in a markdown by another one (also multiline). I think perl is the best option. E.g. i want to replace ## Exercise 1 some text some more text ## Points by ...