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USB Drive Format for Reading/Writing 4GB+ Files on OSX and Windows

I am trying to settle on a drive file format which is compatible with OSX and Windows for reading/writing 4GB+ files. Linux support would be a bonus. Using FAT is a no go since it does not support ...
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How can I install USB Prober from the Developer SDK on Mac OS X?

I've tried to do some research to figure this out, and per this Technical Q&A: USB Prober is installed as part of the Developer SDK installation. If the Developer SDK has been installed, then ...
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USB modem on OS X doesn't respond to Python modules

My goal is to communicate with my USB modem on my iMac with Python so I can send commands and read the results and responses. I have a USB modem hooked up to my iMac and I can communicate with it ...
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How do I move a usb device to another account in OSX

I have a mac mini that my wife and I use to backup our iPhones. Currently we both have user accounts that are both admin accounts. We use our laptops to control the mini from remote. The problem comes ...
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Booting into Windows from USB stick created on OSX

So I screwed up my Windows 7 laptop. I wanted to boot from memtest86 to try and diagnose an issue, but I apparently removed the option to boot to Windows. Unfortunately I don't have the Win7 install ...
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Macbook Pro and Edimax Ethernet to USB adaptor

I am using Macbook pro 13 retina (from 2013). It does not have ethernet connector and I need to plug in ethernet cable in my work office. So I have bought EDIMAX Ethernet to USB adaptor. For some time ...
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OS X does not release external disk cache (in inactive memory)?

While I am using an/any application that does reading from an external disk, free memory continuously decreases and inactive memory increases by the same amount, which is aproximately the amount of ...
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148 views

VirtualBox: USB hub not detected on Linux Guest - MacOS Host

I am trying to connect multiple USB devices to my Linux guest through the use of a USB hub, however, it seems that the hub is not detected on the guest. In my tests I have noted the following: The ...
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OS X: USB drive with FAT partition not mounting

I have an external USB 2.0 drive with a single FAT partition. My OS X 10.8.5 computer is not mounting it, even if the same computer originally formatted the disk and copied the files onto it. This ...
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195 views

USB mounting seems borked on Mavericks

I'm having some strange issues on a used Mac Pro (cheesegrater) that I recently acquired. It seems like it won't recognize USB-drives of any sort. I've had problems with all of the following: Generic ...
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108 views

How to set up TrueCrypt “traveler disk” using Mac OS X? [duplicate]

I managed to encode my USB device having installed TrueCrypt on my Mac. I want to use the device with other Windows/OS X computers that may not have a version of TrueCrypt installed. How do I get my ...
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219 views

How to rename item on OS X bootable USB drive

I've created a USB drive that boots a OS X Mavericks or an OS X Mountain Lion installer. It works fine, but I'm not happy with the labels. If I hold option while a Mac is booting, it shows two boot ...
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USB networking between computer and dumb phone

I have a deactivated Kyocera Kona, formerly running on a Virgin Mobile account, with brewmp 1.001VM. I want to be able to access the picture files on it via USB, because I really like the low-fi ...
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Two exact same USB flash drives(sticks) not exactly the same

I just bought two 8 GB USB flash drives, SanDisk Cruzer Fit (http://www.sandisk.com/products/usb/drives/cruzer-fit/), they are exactly the same. Since I planned using them as Mac OS X install drives, ...
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85 views

Hauppauge HD PVR 2 to ffmpeg on OS X

How can I use ffmpeg to capture video and audio from a Hauppauge HD PVR 2 connected to my Mac via USB? I have seen a couple posts here and here about doing this on a Unix machine (not OS X) using ...
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82 views

Piping from serial port on Mac OS X

I have a USB to RS232 adapter with which I'm connecting my MacBook Pro (OS X 10.9) to an EVK1100 board from Atmel. The program on the board outputs a lot of information on the serial port and I'd like ...
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225 views

Why will my Seagate drive only boot off its USB 3.0 interface and not its Thunderbolt interface?

Jump to the bottom to see a refinement to this question. I have a Seagate Backup Plus for Mac 3-Terabyte drive. I use it with both OSX 10.9.1 Time Machine hourly and Carbon Copy Cloner (CCC) ...
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How can I connect a Nexus 5 to a Mac via USB?

I'm trying to get photos off a Nexus 5 and into OSX. When I plug it in, it says "connected as a media device" on the device screen, but no USB drive shows up in Finder, no new folder shows up in ...
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1answer
192 views

Why are my microphones so quiet?

I have a Blue Snowball and Behringer C1U. I plug them into my Macbook Pro Retina via USB. I've tried recording both on OSX (via Adobe Audition) and with the USB devices connected directly via ...
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Mac mini and USB3 5-bay RAID box issues

I run a entry level Mac mini (the 2012 model but bought recently) with OS X Mavericks and Server installed. I have connected a SSI 5-bay external USB3 RAID cabinet to the Mac mini with 5 750GB drives ...
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665 views

Reformatting USB to support large files in Windows, Linux and Mac

I'm trying to copy a 5.3 GB file from hard disk to a USB 3.0 SanDisk 16 GB USB key. I've tried this both from OS X as well as from Linux. In both cases the file is partially copied and then the ...
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2009 Macbook, question mark at boot and at boot cd

I am attempting to repair a 2009 Macbook. Specs: http://support.apple.com/kb/SP504 At boot a grey folder with a question mark appears. In order to repair the disk, I have tried booting from a Lion ...
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319 views

Using a kvm switch with a wireless keyboard & mouse

I have a USB KVM switch that I am using with Logitech k350 wireless keyboard and wireless m510 mouse with the unity receiver. I have a windows 7 & a Mac that this is hooked up to. When I switch ...
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Troubleshooting slow write speed on external hard drive

THE SITUATION: I’ve been using a Western Digital My Book Essential Edition WD5000C032-002 500Go USB 2.0 for a couple of years to backup another external hard drive I have. I use SuperDuper on a ...
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Mac/PC hybrid CD ISO to USB? [duplicate]

I have a once-a-year project that I work on around this time every year, which consists of a set of HTML and CSS files (kind of like a saved copy of a website) that get distributed on professionally ...
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Recover disk space after aborted Ubuntu USB boot

I created a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 12.04 on it using these instructions. Then I tried booting my MacBook Pro with the USB by holding alt during start-up. I chose the option Try Ubuntu in the ...
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How to tell if my MacBook Air supports USB 3.0

How do I tell if my MacBook Air supports USB 3.0. I found About This Mac → More Info... → System Report... → Hardware → USB But nothing there clearly states version 2.0 or 3.0. How can I know for ...
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How to install wifi usb adapter drivers - OS X

I bought the EDUP USB Nano Adapter EP-N8531 and I have to install the driver that I found in the relative cd. I have the following files (in the "mac" directory): In the nano adapter case there's ...
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280 views

How to list enumerated USB devices and their status in Linux (Ubuntu) and MAC

I am using devcon to check enumerated USB devices and their status on windows, I get the following output when running for example "devcon status usb*": ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu from USB 2.0 on OS X

I'm running OSX 10.7.5 on a Mac Mini 2012. I'm trying to boot Ubuntu, but keep running into issue, after issue. This is what I have done: Got an extra external hard drive an formatted to MSDOS with ...
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Windows 8 will not install on my PC via USB, but will from my Laptop. Error code: 0xC00000005

So, I got a Windows 8 Pro iso and I wiped my laptop and desktop. I used a Macbook Pro and used bootcamp assistant to create a Windows 8 USB bootable drive. When I used it on my laptop, it worked fine ...
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Mac died with error IOUSB family specific matching fails

I have had this Mac for 6 years or so, always worked perfectly. There has been no new hardware/software for over 3 years. Two days ago while it was playing itunes, it shut down itself and would not ...
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IOS safari Web Inspector protocol dump

I don't have access to a Mac, and am willing to hack a web inspector for IOS to be run on other OSes than OS X. I'm pretty sure all that's needed is a USB driver component. all the rest is already in ...
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Connecting a USB device remotely [duplicate]

The title is probably not clear enough. Say I have a Windows PC in front of me, connected remotely to a Mac Pro running XCode. Can I plug my iPhone to my Windows PC but have the remote Mac handle ...
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Can I change my MacOSx version 10.7.5 from 64-bit to 32-bit mode? If so, how?

I recently purchased some logitech accessories and my computer will not recognize the tiny USB they provided unless I plug it into an additional wire component they provided, thus defeating the ...
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Create a bootable Ubuntu USB for PC from my Mac

I've searched the web, for hours trying to discover how to find out the following; please can someone help me find a solution: Nautilis is shit, and their Disk Manager is buggy and broken. I want to ...
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471 views

I can't charge my iPhone using my Apple Wired Keyboard on Windows

On OS X, I can charge my iPhone without any problems, but Windows always complains about not having enough power, regardless of what USB device I connect to the keyboard. Why is that? How can I enable ...
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Shift and other random keys not working on external keyboard in Mac OS X 10.6.8

I've been using a Microsoft-made external (ergonomic/split) keyboard, connected via USB, to my Mac laptop without a problem for years. My OS is 10.6.8. Out of the blue, random keys stopped working on ...
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automatically copy from mac desktop to USB

I make a lots of files to my destop.. is there any way to auto copy to usb by just plugging it in? do i need a script? i tried usb dumper and couple other programs and now asking here please any ...
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Where is /sys/bus/usb/devices on Mac OS X?

I've installed libusb via Homebrew, and trying to compile usbutils, but the utils tell me that /sys/bus/usb/devices can not be found. Of course I'm on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion), so I would need to ...
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270 views

USB device removal log on OS X

We recently had an USB software dongle stolen from our studio containing very expensive software. If we can work out what date/time it was taken over the last 3 weeks, we can probably identify who did ...
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1answer
361 views

Find out port for a specific USB device is on Mac OSX

I have a Nexus 7 tablet attached to a Mac Min, and I need to figure out what port it is connected to. I am managing someone elses code, in which they litearally define the port: ...
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1answer
346 views

How to find device node on Mac OS X

I'm trying to get a Roland iModela to work on my Mac. Even if stated otherwise by the manufacturer this machine is able to be run by other OS than Windows. I already got it working on a Linux with cat ...
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1answer
62 views

Ejecting one drive locks disk utility

I have two external USB drives connected to my mac. If I use Disk Utility to eject one then Disk Utility locks-up until the external drive wakes from hibernation (unparks, spins up). Why? This is ...
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1answer
457 views

USB flash drive not mounting on Mac and Windows but works on Crunchbang

I've been using a PNY 16GB USB stick for some time now, no problems. Recently there have been messages when I'm using on windows 8 to "repair the drive," but I always skipped it. Recently I clicked ...
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Is there a tool for mac which checks the true size of a usb flash drive or sdhc card?

I need to check an SDHC card. Is there a tool for mac which checks the true size of a usb flash drive or sdhc card?
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Are there any applications on the Mac to help create a bootable ubuntu USB stick

Are there any applications on the mac which would allow me to burn my ubuntu iso to a USB stick (I am not good at terminal.) Also, is there any way to make sure that a bootable stick created on the ...
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334 views

Remove OS X, install Windows 8 (w/o Superdrive or USB-boot)

At the moment, I'm running Windows 8 on it's own hard drive (5400 RPM - OLD) which was replaced with the standard Superdrive (DVD-drive) a while back. The problems first occoured when I realized that ...
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140 views

How could I stop power going to USB Ports without stopping data transfer on a Mac?

I have an iPod touch and I am fed up with it top-up charging when it is plugged into Xcode. Is there any way that I could stop the power output through USB without stopping the data flow? Thanks in ...
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diskarbitrarationd consumes 100% CPU for 10 minutes after ejecting a USB drive

Recently I've had problems when ejecting a Seagate SRD0SP0 USB 2.0 hard drive from my Macbook. It has two partitions, one is my Time Machine backup, the other an ExFAT partition for media. There is ...