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How to create an ISO file of a Boot Camp partition from OS X?

How do I create an ISO file of a Boot Camp partition from OS X to use the ISO in Parallels later? I thought Winclone could do it, but it can't. Any alternatives?
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Uninstalled Program Icon Stuck on Launchpad in Mac OS X Lion

I am currently running OS X 10.7.2 on a MacBook Air. As a quick note, while this program was installed through Steam, I don't think it's a Steam issue. Background: Through Steam, I recently ...
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PHP mail() function not working in Mac OS X

I know this question has been asked many times and people use to give many solutions. I have followed almost all the possibilities which I come across after investigating on it. but nothing worked ...
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Xcode has deleted my folder contents

I ve this huge problem and I don't know what to do. I created a new xcode project with AFNetworking Application template, then chose folder in which to create the project, and suddenly xcode crashes, ...
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Yosemite: Three Finger / Look Up Trackpad Gesture Not Working

The Look Up / Three Finger trackpad gesture is not working in Yosemite for my user. This gesture was working in Mavericks, but stopped when I upgraded. If I log in with the Guest user, the Look Up ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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Capture screen with fixed region

I would like to know if there is a systematical way (software) to capture a fixed region on the screen, under Windows 7 or OS X. It must be accurate about the region. I always want to capture the ...
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Why is Postgres sending network traffic on OSx

I was looking through my Activity Monitor seeing if there was anything running that was hogging my network and noticed that Postgres has the largest amount of bytes sent. Now the numbers aren't ...
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Path Display at bottom of a Finder window in Mac OS X

I have seen "A status bar like tray at the bottom which displays the path of a directory" in Finder window. How do I turn that on?
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Writing Windows Installer from a Mac to a USB for PC usage

I have to reinstall an ultrabook which came with a Windows Installation disk but no reader. The only machine which has a CD/DVD reader in the house is a 2007 iMac. I think BootCamp makes a ...
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Mount encfs volume created by encfs4win on OS X or Linux

I created a few encfs volumes on Windows 7 using encfs4win. One is on Dropbox others are elswhere. I am not able to mount these volumes on Linux or OS X. On Linux Mint I use the frontend Cryptkeeper ...
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OS X: Capture video from Flash player anywhere on the web

It's almost 2015 now, and almost all known methods on OS X to capture videos from Flash player seem to have ceased to work for me. I'm not talking about well-known video hosting websites, which are ...
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Unpaper only processing first page?

I'm trying to use unpaper to process some PDFs that I have. But unpaper only seems to process the first page everytime. I'm using Mac OS X Yosemite. Here's my process: I scan in the document in PD ...
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How to get IP address of all users on a network on Mac OSX

There is a similar question here, but it doesn’t answer some of my questions. The biggest problem is it says to fill in “MyOtherMac” with the name of the other computer found in the first step. The ...
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No audio booting windows 8.1 on MacBook Pro using BootCamp

I've been trying to run Win8.1 on my MBP using BootCamp assistant, but for some reason there is no audio. I've tried everything, including installing all the latest drivers and restarting the boot ...
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Disable discrete graphics card on MacBook Pro Early 2011

I have an early 2011 MacBook Pro that is affected by the well known problem on the graphics card (AMD 6490M 256MB). Apple Forum thread Hopefully waiting for an Apple replacement program I want to ...
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Can't find zlib when installing other libs with brew

I'm new to both *nix and brew. I tried to install many things with Homebrew, but it always said: configure: error: *** Working zlib library and headers not found *** Then I tried install zlib ...
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Safari continually crashing in Mac

I was trying to install Bluestacks for Mac from this site - http://bluestacks-app-player-mac.en.softonic.com/mac. After downloading, Safari crashed while installing it. Then the installation finished, ...
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Access Denied while visiting Site

I've ran into the second case where I cannot visit a site. I first ran into an Access Denied while visiting ticketmaster.com I just ran into another instance while trying to visit us.topman.com which ...
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How to use mdfind for a literal exact match in filename?

I want to locate a literal filename exact match, and not all files containing that word in their name. I tried mdfind -name "^filename$" but the regexp doesn't seem to work.
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Can you make an image a Hyperlink in iWork Pages '09?

I know how to make text a hyperlink in Pages '09 but when I want to link an image to a webpage, it's not giving me that option. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a way to make an image in a ...
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Line in on osx 10.9.1 missing?

I'm trying to record from line-in but my OSX 10.9.1 does not seem to have a line-in device!? Both system preferences and audio midi only show build in microphone as input. Is this a known issue or ...
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What's the smartest way to copy-rename (backup) several files in different folders at once in the shell?

I want to copy-backup several files in different folder at once before updating ntpd. Example (one file only): sudo cp /usr/sbin/ntpd /usr/sbin/ntpd.old Files: /usr/bin/sntp /usr/bin/ntp-keygen ...
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Backup Git repository from Xcode server

I have a OSX server with the Xcode service activated. The server hosts multiple git repositories, git is installed automatically by the service Xcode server. I use Time Machine, but the problem is ...
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How to install windows software esword onto mac using wine

I opened this app setup.exe from http://www.e-sword.net/downloads.html In wine bottler and it created this .app file in a directory of choice. When I double clicked it, it opened this wine file ...
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Cannot start Hyper-V on MacBook in Bootcamp but can in Parallels

I am running Mavericks on a late 2013 model MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Intel i5 chip) and have installed Windows 8.1 into a bootcamp partition. Under Bootcamp, an attempt to start a VM in Hyper-V ...
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How to input Chinese in emacs of mac ox?

My Mac OS is 10.10.1 My Emacs is : GNU Emacs 22.1.1 Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc. GNU Emacs comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. You may redistribute copies of Emacs under the ...
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Where are my Office 2011 AutoRecovery files?

I have followed the following suggestion that was posted on here but it says "The folder can't be found". The path that was suggested is: /Users/username/Library/Application ...
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What does @ mean at the end of filenames in auto complete in OS X?

I had yadr installed on my laptop, and I decided to get rid of it by running rm -rf ~/.yadr as instructed by its author. However after I did that weirdness commenced: If I try to edit my vimrc and ...
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OSX – remove google update drives

In finder I have dozens of Google update drives but it's not possible to eject them. How can I get rid of it?
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OSX + X11 + KVM keyboard mapping

I'm ssh -Xing from my macbook air into a remote linux machine, on which I'm running virtual machines with kvm. Somewhere along the way, something is lost--it says I can press ctrl+alt to release the ...
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Execution from OS X terminal returns nothing

I am attempting to configure and then execute a waf file. When I run ./waf configure --mode=release --with-python --with-cpptests --with-examples --with-vamp it does not return an error and it ...
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How can I browse through Homebrew's formulae according to popularity (# downloads all time)?

Though I can easily find an alphabetical list of all available formulae, there seems to be no resource online, including at Brew's Github, or seemingly anywhere where I'm able to browse through ...
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update git after upgrade to Mavericks

I've recently upgraded from Mac 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) to 10.9.4 (Mavericks). I had git 1.8.5.2 installed on the old system and want to update it now to the latest version. So I uninstalled git with ...
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Using TextEdit for HTML editing

When I edit any HTML file (e.g. Untitled.html) using TextEdit and save it, it saves a file named e.g. Untitled.txt automatically and removes the Untitled.html file. How can I prevent this from ...
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How do I keep a MacBook battery charged to only 70%?

A chemist told me that a battery should be charged to and used between 30-70%, and its very bad for battery life to completely load or unload it. He uses a utility program that always keeps the ...
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OS X Routing Table Breaks VPN Server Access

How do I set OS X's routing table to allow access of VPN clients to services on the host machine? OS X's routing table is preventing VPN access of the VPN server. All other connections work fine. Any ...
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osx - When unplug a second screen, transform the unplugged screen into space in the remaining screen

When I unplug my 2 screens from my MacBook Pro (Retina/Yosemite), I want they become 2 new spaces (or virtual desktop) in the remaining screen (the screen of my laptop). Instead of bring all the ...
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Is it possible to get outlook for Mac 2011 to always display the e-mail address, not the contact name?

Whenever I look at an e-mail in Outlook 2011 for Mac, weather in my inbox, in the message view, or even when composing, Outlook hides the e-mail address and replaces it with the "real name" field from ...
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How can I get rid of GoogleVoiceAndVideoAccelSetup on Mac Os Yosemite?

Can you please see the attached image: I have no idea where these came from and I can not get rid of them.. The eject buttons next to them do not seem to do any work. This happened after Yosemite ...
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Bonjour does not work with TP-Link Archer C2

I recently bought a TP-Link Archer C2 router, and I am very satisfied with it so far. I have only a single problem: Bonjour service advertising seems to be broken. My Network: simultaneous 2.4 and ...
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How can I change the cursor style of MS Word for Mac (2011)?

I find it difficult to see the blinking, thin vertical bar cursor in MS Word (Word for Mac 2011, ver. 14.2.5). Is it possible to change the cursor style to a box or something more easily seen? I ...
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is there a way to stop mac osx disk encryption in progress?

I chose a 1T external drive for time machine and checked the "encrypt backups" option. I thought it will only encrypt the backups, but as it seems it is now encrypting the whole drive which has quite ...
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Cannot install netbeans plugin - netbeans instalation corrupt?

While trying to install the Node.js Projects plugin, it says that: Some plugins require plugin Progress API to be installed. The plugin Progress API is requested in version >= 1.40 but only ...
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Safari dosen't open anymore “reopen”

I cant open Safari anymore! :( Every time I try it opens a window with this message instead: Process: Safari [336] Path: /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOS/Safari ...
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Eclipse 32 or 64 bit?

I'd like to download Eclipse, but I'm not sure which version to download 32 or 64? mbp:~ alexus$ uname -a Darwin mbp.uftmasterad.org 11.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.1.0: Tue Jul 26 16:07:11 PDT 2011; ...
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CDROM does not appear on desktop, MACOS 10.5.7

When I pop a CDROM into the drive of my Macbook Pro, It spins up, I hear it, but no icon appears on the desktop. (I think it's 10.5.7; actually not sure how to verify this on Mac, but I think I saw a ...
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Safari not opening in Macbook Air Yosemite 10.10.1 [duplicate]

Safari is not opening, I get two button Ok, Reopen. The safari crashes when click on Reopen. ============================================================================================ Process: ...
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VLC 2.1.5 - OSX Mavericks - Disable Media Library?

I'm wondering if it's possible to stop VLC 2.1.5 from automatically adding media played from the computer into the "Media Library". It's possible to delete each file after it's added, however it's ...
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Running MATLAB installed on a cluster from mac

I recently switched to mac from ubuntu, and I was wondering if there is any way in which I can use the MATLAB installed in a Linux cluster in my mac. I can run it without user interface, by using ssh ...