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Teamviewer 11 ClientID

I used to be able to pull the Teamviewer IDs of the Macs in my environment. by running the following ShellCommandNumberReturn(defaults read /Library/Preferences/com.TeamViewer.teamviewer10.plist ...
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OS X: Calendars.app > Removing un-removable calendars?

I have a couple calendars in Calendar.app that I don't want in the Calendars list (they're just extra clutter). These particular ones can't be deleted through the app though, so I'm hoping someone ...
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Stopping terminal tab update on ssh

I understand that this is a possible duplicate question. However, I could not find any satisfying answer and so I am asking this question yet again. When I SSH into a remote machine, I do not want ...
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How do I make cut/kill from iTerm2 go to the system clipboard (Mac)?

This is not inside emacs or vim or anything just at the commandline. If I Cmd-k the current commandline I'd like it to go to the system clipboard. Is that possible?
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Change VPN/Proxy Settings in Real Time on MAC OSX

We have an application we're using for automated testing. We want to be able to constantly change the VPN settings on the testing machine, running MAC OSX. We want it to be able to change every hour ...
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Creating a ZIP file that extracts cross platform

I need to distribute a large (6GB+) file cross-platform. For practical reasons, I want to zip it down to 2GB+. I originally used Mac OS 10.11 to create the zip file using the Archive Utility. It ...
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Mac OSX XAMP for only 1 user

I am a new Mac convert. My wife and I share our new Macbook Pro, and I would like to hide my own programs from her Launcher list. She has no need to see XAMPP or Photoshop, Atom, CodeKit, or any of my ...
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How do I remove the current directory (“.”) from my PATH?

I recently updated OSX to El Capitan, and in the process of running through the steps needed to update my development environment, I discovered something rather disturbing: bash is behaving as if . is ...
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Trying to install coreutils via MacPorts: “Error: Port coreutils not found”

I'm trying to use MacPorts to install coreutils. I check that MacPorts was installed correctly, $ port version Version: 2.3.4 and try to install coreutils, $ sudo port install coreutils Error: ...
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After logging in on os X another login panel called “others” pops up

When this morning I opened my Mac I could not log in anymore: after I log in to my administrator account, another login interface shows up with "others" written below it. Unfortunately I have no ...
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Making “alias” keyboard shortcuts on Mac (multiple keyboard doning the same thing)

Is there a way to create "alias" for keyboard shortcuts on Mac? That is, may I map different keyboard shortcuts to the same function? Simply put, let Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+` both work as ...
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SSH - is this the correct way to forward agent?

I have checked many results but not getting exactly that what I am doing for agent forwarding is correct or not. Please advice. I have followed this two links Github unixwiz What I am doing is: ...
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How to create a launchd for hubot

I've tried to create a launchd for hubot executable but it always fail with the following error: Service exited with abnormal code: 127 Here you are the launchd config file: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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How to inspect memory map on OSX

The equivalent command for linux is (for the bash process) cat /proc/$$/maps But for my mac, I get this output cat: /proc/501/maps: No such file or directory How to inspect memory map on OSX?
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Mouse getting frozen when click on View Site Information icon in Google Chrome

Always when I click on " View Site Information" icon on Google Chrome, my mouse gets frozen, and I can't move it until I restart my Mac why is it happening? I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.2 and my ...
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Hibernate restore error OSX 10.11.4

I have MacBook Pro mid2012, after upgrade SSD+HDD+RAM I noticed that after few hours in sleep, osx cannot wake up, I see hibernate restore process, but after couple seconds osx drops into panic. ...
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How can I recover my Mac when I leave the focus within a VM?

I have had this happen a few times. I am using a Windows VM on my Mac, I am working within my Windows Vm (via VirtualBox, fullscreen), leave it for a few hours, come back, and then my Mac is ...
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ext4 SD card formatted on Linux, and will not show on OSX

I formatted an SD Card as ext4 on my Debian machine. Before I formatted I deleted all partions, created a single partion, and write the changes. I was able to mount the SD card on my Debian box and ...
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Cannot import colour presets into iTerm 2

Long time user of the standard terminal, short term user of iTerm 2. I've found a colour preset I want to use, however after importing them when I select them from Preferences > profiles > load ...
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get url of opened tab with terminal app on OSX

I have a tab open in Google Chrome. Is it possible to get or check it's url from terminal? I am running osx. Page title will also do.
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Is there a way to copy text in htop on Mac OSX?

I wanted to copy all of the process information related to a specific program/software (Adobe in this case, other ones in the future) and so I tried holding Shift as mentioned here: Is there a way to ...
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Mac OS X 10.3 DMProxy -4231 error stopping Aqua bootup

I have an old Apple iMac G4 (700MHz) which (sort of, right now) runs Mac OS X 10.3.9 (Panther). The day before last it was working absolutely fine, booting up as always, but yesterday it just sat and ...
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How to set up Mac OSX to share with other mac users with limited access to their home directories

I'm using Mac OSX El Capitan. I want to share my machine resource to allow other mac users to login to my machine to use applications like Word and Safari with limited access to their home ...
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Unknown option -pthread in LD

This is a follow up from this issue on Github. Basically, on OS X El Capitan, I get this message: ld: unknown option: -pthread clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see ...
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Error Empty Response when accessing apache virtual host from another machine on local network

So, pretty newbie in linux, I followed several tipps & tricks from SO and others. I can't get access to a locale website from another machine (Mac) on the LAN. My server: Apache Server version: ...
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Adding Chrome extension from local on Mac

Exactly the same as How does one install an extension for Chrome browser from the local file system? however specific to Mac because Chrome on Mac will not show hidden folders. So when users go to ...
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FTP in a single line

I have the following command that use to upload a single file to my ftp and it works fine on my OS X El Capital 10.11.4 ftp -in -u ftp://username:password@servername/path/to/ localfile Questions ...
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Persistent Privilige Violations in Console causing extreme OS delays

I have a 27" iMac at home with Boot Camp running Windows 10 on a "standard" NTFS-formatted partition, in addition to an external hard drive running a GUID partition scheme with an exFAT partition and ...
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Makefile issues with interactive shells started as a target

Currently having a weird problem: Got a Makefile to get some handy shortcuts inside a Project: shell: docker exec -it $(web) sh ... ..which basically invokes an interactive shell inside a ...
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Is there any way to run a .jar file directly from a java Unix executable?

I have a .jar file and would like to open it using a Unix executable, java, that I have embedded within another application.(I do not have Java installed for security reasons) Is there any way to run ...
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Create a bridged network in OSX between Wireless and Thunderbold ethernet

At work we get Macintosh computers which are running the newest version of OSX. We have thunderbolt displays which give Ethernet and when we are on the go we connect to wireless. I, not being a fan ...
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Use XBox 360 controller on Mac OS X

How to use a wired USB Xbox 360 gamepad on Mac OS X 10.10.5? Many sites refer to d235j's 360Controller-n releases but there are no downloads available I installed Tattiebogle's 360ControllerInstall ...
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Shortcut or Terminal Command to toggle Chrome Hardware Acceleration on/off

I'm trying to figure out how to create a shortcut or a terminal command for on/off Hardware Acceleration in Advanced settings of Chrome Browser on a Mac. Has anyone done this already or know how to? ...
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OSX 10.11 Bad SSH2 KexAlgorithms '+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1'

I have updated my /etc/ssh/sshd_config file based on the answers provided here - OSX 10.11 enable ssh diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 ...
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Mac OS 10.9 external hfs formated disk access via terminal mount command?

I have a 2Tb harddisk connceted via USB toaster to my MacMini Mavericks. It was used to recuperate as much data as possible from my son's MacBook Pro (OS 10.6.8) before reformatting and reinstalling ...
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OSX ntpd service tried to connect to unknown IP?

I noticed a connection attempt was made from the ntpd (time daemon) service to 180.97.106.37, which looks to be from China. The only mention of the IP I could find was referenced in this report ...
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Time Machine size explodes when copied to new drive

I'm trying to replace a 640GB USB2 drive which I use as my Time Machine backup device with a 1TB FireWire 400 drive without losing the current backup history. Given that the 640GB drive is nearly ...
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Unresponsive mouse and keyboard on login screen (macbook pro 2015)

When I boot the laptop from shutdown state (not resuming or awakening), it quickly goes to the login screen as normal but the mouse and keyboard seem unresponsive, but not completely: Every like 5-7 ...
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Disable new email envelope overlay on Outlook 2016 for Mac dock icon

How can I turn off the "new email" envelope overlay that appears on top of the dock icon in Outlook 2016 for Mac? I turned off all notifications in Outlook's preferences and turned off the unread mail ...
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All the tabs comes to location(directory) of active tab

If I am having 2 or more tabs opened in iterm/iterm2, all the tabs have same location all the time. If I navigate to some directory(say, location A) in one tab, other tabs also goes to location A on ...
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Set monitor “boundaries” on OSX?

I have a Dell 23" monitor. It got damaged and now approximately 7 centimeters from the right is completely black - all the way vertically (I guess pixels got burned or something), and I cannot use ...
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How to enable global “text replacement” globally in OS X Captain?

Upon specifying the setting as shown in this screenshot: Link-to-Screenshot, I was able to get automatic text-replacement when I am using the Apple applications, like "Safari", "Notes" and so on; ...
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I clicked “save” instead of “save as” in GarageBand, how can I recover the old song?

I hit "Quit" and then it asked me if I wanted to save, so I pressed "save", when really I should have hit "cancel" and then "save as". Can I recover the old song?
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Will Second 2560x1440 monitor slow down my iMac?

I have this iMac: http://www.hoxtonmacs.co.uk/collections/imac-27-inch/products/imac-27-inch-core-i7-3-4ghz-mid-2011 It has 32GB RAM, and I use it to edit videos in Final Cut Pro X and make music ...
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Bluestacks Application - Failed to Load Channels. Unable to connect to the Internet

I have installed the Bluestacks 2 application (bluestacks.com) on Mac OS X (El Capitan). The application is installed successfully. When I launch the application, I get this weird error "Failed ...
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Correct permissions for OS X El capitan's user directory etc?

a friend of mine played with my mac and set chmod 0755 on / (I disabled SIP). Now the Guest user can see every document on my filesystem and so everybody having physical access to my MacBook would be ...
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How can my computer use 300% PC processing power?

I'm playing around with a script and well I got carried away (it's still running right now and yet my computer has not yet died). I'm running 17 iterations of the script (with the intention of ...
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MacBook losing Wi-Fi after sleep

My Mac has been behaving weirdly for like 6 months but it is so annoying that I need to get this fixed. Background story: Six months ago I started losing Wi-Fi connection (I don't know after what ...
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Shift+Return to do a line break is not working on OSX anymore

I am currently on OSX 10.10.5 Just until last week Shift+Enter was working, but all of a sudden it doesn't work in any program. The keys both work individually, but I really enjoy being able to do a ...
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Why can't I choose FinderSyncAPIExtention

GoogleDrive was stuck in an "Unable to connect" state for a long time, so I decided to re-install it. However, after re-installation and starting it up for the first time, I see a dialogue asking ...