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Questions tagged [osx-yosemite]

Use for questions referring specifically to versions of OS X 10.10, Yosemite. Non-version-specific questions related to OS X should be tagged with [osx]. Questions about Mac hardware should be tagged with [mac]. Questions about running OS X on non-Apple hardware are generally considered off-topic.

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Where to find Mac pictures after a computer hard drive crash?

This is my problem, my computer's hard drive crashed and I am currently using Linux to try and find my photos and back them up, but I can't find the file where most of the photos are. I did find some ...
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PDF image text missing

I can view the following PDF without problems in a web browser (tried more than once). https://s3.amazonaws.com/video.udacity-data.com/topher/2017/December/5a24786e_dsfnd-handbook/dsfnd-handbook.pdf ...
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Where is the Java installation that is installed by Java Updater located?

I am running OS X Yosemite. I add Java to my path in .bashrc like this: export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home -v 1.8) export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH /user/libexec/java_home -v 1.8 points me ...
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PureOS ISO (on USB) unavailable for boot (EFI) on Mac OS X

Goal Replace OS X with PureOS on my old Mac. I essentially want to give PureOS a go and buy a Librem PC if it works out. Issue PureOS doesn't appear in the boot 'drive' choices when I restart my ...
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I need to create a macOs Yosimite boot device

In the process, I start by using Windows 10 DiskPart command to clean it and convert it to GPT ( Guid Partition Table ), therefore I use TransMac to restore it with The mac .dmg. mounting the ISO ...
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How can I run the following Unix command (script?) on Macs?

I am in a situation where I was informed very late that a program we use to track inventory will have it's EOL October 31st. We have about 400 Mac computers where we have to uninstall the old version (...
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Find Wi-Fi password on Mac without admin rights

Usually one can just go into Keychain Access and then click ‘Show password’. Then, macOS asks for the admin password, you type it in and it spits it out. But, I do not know the admin password. Also, ...
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How can versions earlier that macOS Sierra ignore the .ssh_config UseKeychain option?

I am sharing my ssh_config between a sierra macbook and machines with earlier versions, ie Yosemite. But when it reads UseKeychain yes, it considers it a missconfiguration. Can this be fixed?
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External monitor(s) not working via HDMI from macbook

Ok, disclaimer, I am not a mac person, but my wife uses one. She needed a space at home, so I picked up 2 (used) acer monitors for her. The macbook has the mini-DP and HDMI outs. The mini-DP, even ...
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What is mac process 'wirelessproxd'

A process called wirelessproxd is running on port 80 in my mac. What does this process mean? This also does not have any information on it. Any help is appreciated. OS - OSX Yosemite 10.10.5 I ...
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yosemite, force reinstall, remote profile still exists

Folks, I am trying to do a clean install of OSX Yosemite, and am running into an issue that there is a profile that is trying to get pushed down to the system. This happens after the initial ...
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Blank Macbook pro with no operating system. Trying to fix [duplicate]

I'm trying to fix a 2010 MacBook Pro. It had Yosemite 10.10. It was running slow, so I performed a factory reset. Unfortunately, when I tried to re-install Yosemite 10.10, it prompted me with an Apple ...
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Update Emoji font on older Mac OS?

I'm using OS X Yosemite, which I don't want to update to the latest due to compatibility and performance issues. But I want to update the emoji font used by Messages to match the latest iOS. ...
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Yosemite reset password that lost

I pressed command + r and clicked power button and release it (command + r) when I saw apple logo. I tried several but the mac doesn't enter recovery mode. How to reset password in yosemite?
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Flush DNS cache on mac not working

I have setup a github pages repo and linked my custom domain to the pages site. When I open the custom domain mrmtech.co.za on another mac I get the site that I'm looking for. However on my mac it ...
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Remove AutoFill in Gmail Login

When I try to login to Gmail after clicking "sign in with a different account" via the Login Page to use one of my non-regular emails, I get Suggestions. The suggestions are mostly times I messed up ...
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log in history in safe mode: OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

What command can I use in terminal to see login history if someone created a hidden account or booted the machine in safe mode.
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Office 365 Powerpoint for Mac cannot input Chinese

Powerpoint fails to show word candidateThe word candidate window fail to appear after inputing the SuCheng ()codes. Word, Excel have no problem. Only powerpoint. Any fix? Thank you, Eric Word can
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Filevault recovery issue on dead Macbook OS X Yosemite

My daughter spilled rum into her MacBook, and it has died. No screen, no proper boot, just a ping when first turned on. The harddrive did survive, but when I attach it to my Mac mini, there are no ...
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Broken zsh with chmod; trying to fix with compaudit

I have Homebrew zsh as my shell. I don't have root on my machine, but I do have an additional account with elevated privileges -- this is just how it's been set up by my work and I can't do anything ...
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Can I remove “teh” from the dictionary in Mac OSX Yosemite?

I've never had use of the word "teh". Not even certain it's actually a word beyond "Urban Dictionary" definitions. However, "teh" is a common typo, hence the urban dictionary entry. And it is a typo ...
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OSX Yosemite FileVault encryption issue

Today I was updating my MacBook Pro and decided to turn on FileVault, but when. I saw the estimated time to complete, I decided to disable it by going to, Disk Utility > File > Turn Off FileVault. ...
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osx disable osx upgrade

I've stated installation of osx el capitan. After reboot I'm stuck on "there's no enough space to install osx el capitan" (I have 8GB free). After each restart there is the same procedure. Is there ...
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du command not found on osx

I have here a macbook air and I'm wondering how can I check the size of some folders. I wanted to do so with du command but I cannot find it. Is it possible to somehow install it? Or is it possible 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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Does Yosemite 10.10.5 comes with nginx?

I am a little confused why a fresh Yosemite 10.10.5 seems to have a nginx process. If I issue the command ps ax | grep "nginx" or ps aux|grep nginx I get: 1266 s000 R+ 0:00.00 grep nginx ...
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Opening a new terminal from the command line and running a command on Mac OS X 10.10?

So I want to run a script, that launch when I log in, in a new terminal and print in a few line. Do I need AppleScript as for what I've read so far ? Is there not a simple bash command to run this ? ...
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OSX 10.10.5 Kernel Panic with no Log of Crash

I've been having an issue recently with a MacBook Pro 13'. It seems to randomly crash to a grey error screen, stating "Your computer restarted because of a problem. Press a key or wait a few seconds ...
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Get number of currently open files (descriptors) in all programms

I've recently read about sysctl kern.maxfiles showing the limit for open files. But how can I print the number of currently open files to see how many are actually used? I only found information on ...
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Location in Finder of Mac OS X iPhoto albums

I am having problems locating my specific albums in iPhoto in the Finder - does any one know how to do it? I have a OS X Yosemite 10.10.5
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Temporary files of Chrome in OS X Yosemite

I don't find any "Google" file at "Library/Caches", nor I found "Chrome" file at "ApplicationSupport/Google", so the given answers for finding temporary files don't work for me. Does anybody know of ...
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How to share Brother USB label printer through Tomato router?

I have a Brother QL-500 label printer, which works over USB. I have an Asus router running Tomato firmware (Shibby 1.28.0000 MIPSR2-131 K26 USB VPN-64K). From what I have read, the configuration ...
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How to connect to an AP via terminal (OS X)

I've been wondering, but couldn't exactly find any relevant answers on SO or Google, if there was some way that I could connect to a wireless access point via the terminal. This question is mostly ...
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Can the id command query Active Directory for a uid?

If I run id 1000001 (freebsd or mac), configured to authenticate with Active Directory, it returns id: 1000001: no such user. Running id DOMAIN\\user1 returns the info correctly, after which I can ...
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How do I use uncompyle6

I am new to Python. I have version 2.7.11 installed on my MacBook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.5. I am trying to figure this out because I would like to decompile the scripts to the Native Instruments ...
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Keyboard and Mouse sharing before login with OS X Yosemite

Are there any solutions available that would enable sharing a mouse and keyboard connected to a Windows machine (specifically Windows 10) with a Mac running OS X Yosemite before the Mac has been ...
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Store data from 10.5.4 os x on external hard drive

I would like to make a backup of my data from old MacBook. The version of OS is: 10.5.4 os x I would like to copy the data to the external harddrive and encrypt it. Then I would like to be able to ...
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OSx : User appear in /Users but not in Preferences/Users And Groups

So I have these users in /Users But in Preferences -> Users and Groups some users don't show up. When I open the command line the the prompt looks like it's shown in the screen shot. So I have two ...
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OSX smooth scrolling in tmux

I'm SSH'ing into a linux box using iTerm2. On that box I run tmux 1.6. I have enabled mouse mode: set -g mode-mouse on This works fine, and I can scroll when using tail, but it's not the same ...
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How would I create and manage a .txt file with Terminal

How would I create a .txt file, customize what it says, and open it. All with Terminal. [OSX Yosemite]
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Terminal SSH command not working while connecting to another computer

After entering the command: ssh [username]@[ip address of remote computer] I got the error: ssh: connect to host 10.3.32.1 port 22: Connection refused Does anyone know what causes this?
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Issue upgrading from osx Yosemite to El capitan 10.11.4 on iMac

I'm currently using version 10.11.5 of OS X Yosemite and I tried to upgrade to El Capitan (current version 10.11.4) because I need to upgrade some apps. The App Store update didn’t work (it ...
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Can't use /usr/bin/security to retrieve password from keychain via cron

I can't seem to be able to successfully retrieve passwords from keychain using /usr/bin/security when I run it from my users crontab. Works fine in my terminal. I can also see via the cron mail ...
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OS X copy paste into Terminal adds fdbf bfb9 b083 to beginning and end of selection

For the life of me, I can't figure this out. When using a browser (doesnt matter which), if I select text, then paste in Vim or Neovim or Nano, I see characters added to the beginning and end of my ...
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gfortran problems on Yosemite

I'm using a 2012 MacBook Pro and I've just upgraded to Yosemite (10.10.5).  Unfortunately, most upgrades in Mac tend to interfere with some key programs that rely on gfortran.  Usually, this is easily ...
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Mac. Did not EJECT external HD

I failed to EJECT my External hard drive before removing the USB plug. Now my Mac does not recognise the HD when I plug it in. How can I properly EJECT it?
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Scan Wirelessly

How can I Scan from a Brother MFC-J625DW wirelessly to Mac !0.10.5 OS X Yosemite. I can print with no problem and have trialed Vue Scan which worked effortlessly but I cannot use OS X Yosemite yet all ...
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Keyboard/mouse layout changed and weird commands in logs. Was I hacked? (OSX)

Edit: Looks like my colleagues had some fun. False alarm. My work computer is running OSX Yosemite 10.10.1. I noticed my keyboard layout was changed to Dvorak and my mouse direction reversed when ...
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How do I set a default form box text alignment in Adobe Acrobat?

I am running Adobe Acrobat XI on a Mac, OS X Yosemite. When I create a PDF from a DOCX Word document and make it an editable form, the text alignment defaults to Centered. How do I change the default ...
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Copy from txt file fails?

When I copy a line in txt file such as 7318912227725338960527291316 and paste into Word, it pastes a column instead of a row such as 731 981 222 772 533 89 60 527 291 316 This happens in ...