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Can I dedicate a different wifi network to a different port?

I want to use wifi network A, with SSID ABC (I control the network completely) for port 22. However, for everything else I want to use wifi network B, with SSID DEF, which I do not control. Is this ...
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How do I enable the laptop display at boot when an external display is connected?

When I power on my MBP with an external monitor connected, the external monitor is the only active display. I have to unplug and replug the external monitor in order to enable the laptop's display. ...
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File modify date is not updated in Finder file properties

I have a video capture of a strange behavior: File prior to editing: Edited at 5:15PM using TextEdit In Finder I see the file with strange rename, and Modified date value is not updated, nor does ...
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Editing and syncing a pdf file on Mac and iPad through iBooks

I'd like to work on a draft pdf file on both a Mac and an iPad and see the edits syncing invisibly in the background. I create a new directory mkdir ~/latex and save the following latex in ...
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Are there any drawbacks from upgrading an iPad 2 to iOS verison 8? [on hold]

When iOS 8 came out for the iPad 2 I decided to wait before to upgrade because there were many reports online mentioning that the device would suffer from an important decrease in performance after ...
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Installation of a Radeon 4870 Graphics card

I have a Mac Pro Model A1186. I am installing a Radeon 4870 Video Card. Where do I connect the 2 external power jumpers in the MAC Pro?I
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Mac doesn't use local dns for .local

I'm using an macbook with Yosemite 10.10.3. There are no problems to access the "standard" internet. But in my own network I use a local nameserver at my fritz-box. It is configured to use this DNS ...
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Typing the control+\ (backslash) on Apple keyboard

I've been trying for quite some time now to figure out how I'm supposed to type the escape sequence '^\', Control+Blackslash on a Mac. I have a Swedish keyboard with the Swedish Pro layout, and I ...
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Dual boot Macbook Pro MD101 (Mid 2012), with OSX and Bootcamp windows and a FAT32 shared partition

I tried this and my hard disk looks something like this: I cant see the option to boot into windows at startup. I guess I can have only 4 partition so that this works efficiently. Can I just delete ...
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Kali Linux auto boot

I have just installed Kali Linux in a separate partition of an iMac with wireless keyboard and mouse and with rEFInd. When I turn on the Mac it boots into Kali Linux automatically and doesn't ...
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Left shift and alt are stuck together

My left shift and left alt seem to be stuck together, as in when I press one the system acts as both were pressed (the keyboard viewer shows both pressed as well). It only happens with the built-in ...
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Advice re setting up 32 Meg Memory Stick. (Hope topic is acceptable on this site.) [on hold]

My brand new Mac Mini works great. I now want to set up a Sandisk 32 Meg stick and don't really know where/how to begin. I've read other threads about using a Stick as an alternative startup disk ...
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Scan devices connected with Wifi and display them in iPhone app [on hold]

I want to scan the devices connected with the wifi router and then I've to list them within the iOS app. Also, I want to get the details of scanned devices like their IP Address, MAC address etc. I ...
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24" imac from 2008 as a monitor for macbook pro

The iMac does only have a mini displayport output. And it does it not have target mode, but if I upgrade my iMac's OS to X Yosemite, will target mode come with it? If so, Will I at that point be able ...
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Connect 3 monitors to Macbook Pro retina early 2015 13"

I've seen multiple system setups where people connected 3 external displays to their macbook pro retina 13". So I bought 2 Mini-Displayport to VGA and 1 HDMI to VGA adapters. The adapters are working ...
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Can't save alarm, iPhone 4s

My iPhone 4s has recently deleted all my alarms and now I can't create any new ones. Open Clock Tap Alarm. Screen shows "No Alarms" Tap "+" Choose: Time: 11:00PM, Repeat: Never, Label: Alarm, ...
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By using decimal in file name like 1.0.0.1, the file name will be truncated and display like this 1.0

By using decimal in file name like 1.0.0.1 (File type is any like .pdf, .txt or .jpg), the file name will be truncated and display like this 1.0 (0.1 text will be truncated) Using MAC Yosemite ...
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Filtering Purchased List in App Store

Is there anyway so i can filter free items which actually cost me money , or even further am i able to filter free apps and games from those which i did IAP ? my purchased list is like app store in a ...
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Loud trackpad button on newer Macbook Pro

On a Macbook Pro purchased late last year, I think I accidentally spilled a single drop of liquid on the edge of the trackpad, right where the seam is. I recall immediately wiping it up, but it ...
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Detect iOS 9 via feature inference [on hold]

There is a good discussion on how to detect different iOS versions here, however it is up to iOS 8. Is there any beta testers who know how to tell iOS 8 and 9 apart?
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How to view both power point slide and slide notes at the same time?

When using Microsoft PowerPoint on a Windows computer you can adjust how much of the page is dedicated to power point notes and how much is dedicated to the actual slides. On the tablet version of ...
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How to select mutiple songs from iTunes on Mac with Windows keyboard?

Why I have a Windows keyboard for a Mac mini, I have no idea. But I know that my key that would open the Start menu on windows is Control... yeah. Anyways help me with this pleez.
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Whatsapp restore issue for Iphone 4

I am using Iphone 4, 7.1.2. I couldn't open my whatsapp since yesterday morning. Also, I didn't notice that I turned off the whatsapp auto-back up since long time ago. Firstly, I did full back up ...
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Mac Mail won't launch on iMac G5 Yosemite

My mail app crashed yesterday and won't relaunch now. I've tried logging out and restarting, as well as Disk Repair in Utilities.
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Moving ipad pictures to a different computer

I previously have synced an old ipad with my computer. Then I gave my ipad to my dad to use. Now, it appears, that ipad somehow keeps track of the pictures I sync'ed with my computer differently ...
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How do I switch between Finder tabs with a keyboard shortcuts?

Ideally, I'd like to be able to cmd+1 == first tab, cmd+2 == 2nd tab, so on and so forth. How can I do this? Thanks!
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Disable Yosemite 'Today View' but keep notifications

Is it possible to disable the 'Today View' inside the notification center but keep the notifications view or vice versa? I find the 2 views to be very awkward and mostly only need the notification ...
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Trying to add a duplex driver to OS X 10.10.5

Any other instructions I found for this did not match the version of OS X on my Mac.
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I want to split the desktop view onto 2 monitors [on hold]

I want to split the desktop view onto 2 monitors so 1/2 of the desktop view is on each monitor and be able to open pages on 2 different screen and be able to copy and paste from one to the other. Is ...
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TextEdit keeps crashing

I am using TextEdit to edit some tcl files. periodically, or even frequently, but not always, when I go to save the file, I get a spinning beach ball. I tried launching text-edit via the command-line, ...
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iPad stuck in boot up loop. 4013 error after multiple restore attempts

After speaking with Apple's tech support, and having them perform a data capture on my machine, I sit stuck with an iPad that won't boot up. I've attempted all trouble shooting listed here. I've ...
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How to run Continuity Activation Tool from Recovery HD's command line?

I use Continuity Activation Tool to enable Continuity on my early-2011 13" MBP with an upgraded AirPort card. However, El Capitan's Rootless feature has forced me to use a modded version of CAT that ...
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How to read and understand kernel reports?

When trying to troubleshoot kernel panics and I look at a log, I see these: 0xffffff821bd9b510 : 0xffffff802fd2bda1 I would like to know if there is any possible way of reading these, or ...
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How do I make my Mac speakers sound like iPad 2 speakers?

I am the developer of an app that uses voice recordings. I need to have an idea of what the recordings will sound like on an iPad. I have an iPad, but I'd like to change some settings on my Mac ...
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How do I create a home screen button with a tel:// URI?

I can create a home screen button with a tel:// uri using Apple Configurator, but this requires installing a profile on the phone and is not that straight forward. What I would like to do is create a ...
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Preparing transparencies on an iPad

I would like to prepare hand-written transparencies on an iPad, with a mix of diagrams, equations, and text. The idea is to replace traditional transparencies and have a minimal program that produces ...
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1answer
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Does Bootcamp modify contents of the USB used?

If I'm planning to install Windows 8 using Bootcamp, will it modify the contents of the USB I use without my permission? I just plan to download the ISO and place it in a folder inside the USB/EHD. ...
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How to remove windows partition without having to erase the other one?

I have an imac late 2013 with a fusion drive. I've created a windows 10 partition and I'd like to delete it. I tried with bootcamp and disk utility but as you've probably heard before, it came up with ...
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Performance of Virtual Machines on MacBook Pro with and without discrete graphics

I am trying to decide between MacBook Pro 15" with and without Discrete Graphics Card. My work involves running 2-3 Virtual Machines using Virtualbox at a given time with Chrome, Microsoft Outlook ...
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Setting up new Apple ID, I keep getting message that password is not complex enough

I have chosen a password that has one upper case, lower case and 3 numbers, but I still keep getting a message that it's not complex enough. Why?
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Mac Book Pro Retina reboot itself many time

My Mac Book Pro Retina Display reboot itself 5 times in less than 30 mins. When I boot it back up, I saw a dialog box and when click on Show Details, I got this error : Anonymous UUID: ...
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Group processes by apps in Activity Monitor under Memory tab

I am using OSX 10.10.5 with activity monitor 10.10.0. Mac newbie. In the memory tab, all the processes under chrome is scattered. I just want to know to how much of the resource is used by chrome all ...
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Terminal: command to show application folder

I recently discovered that I can open application from Terminal like this: $ open -a TextEdit Is there any command that would just show the application folder instead of opening it? Such that I ...
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iPhone Health “Walking + Running Distance” is way off

The "Walking + Running Distance" on my iPhone 6 is wildly off. I've walked <2 miles today (0.5 mile commute, 0.8 miles for lunch, and whatever around the office), yet my iPhone is reporting 10.3 ...
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How to turn on message notification while im on the phone call?

I'm using ios 8.4 When I'm talking on a phone, I hear a message notification, I immediately take the phone away from my ear to read the message but it never shows. So I only get the message sound but ...
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Is the trackpad in the Mac Air connected to the keyboard?

My wife spilled a little water on her Mac Air -- MD760ll/A which we got in August 2013 (just outside of any AppleCare warranty). At first it was completely dead, but I removed the back and battery ...
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Why can I not make a hard link to PkgInfo?

With bash as my shell, a simple way to demonstrate my question is this: mkdir -p foo.app/Contents cd foo.app/Contents echo -n 'AEgxFXTC' > PkgInfo ln PkgInfo f The ln will fail with ln: f: ...
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Moving the cursor and Selecting text using keyboard stopped working

Moving the cursor and Selecting text using Logitech bluetooth keyboard K811 stopped working correctly in MS Word for Mac 2011 (latest update 14.5.4 installed) under Mac OS 10.10.5 some time after the ...
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Finder rejecting/renaming file extension?

I was just attempting to set up a local web project, and came across a peculiar behavior. If I try to change an existing filetype from anything to .scss, Finder ends up rejecting the new filetype and ...
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Booted from Cloned drive works slow

situation is, i have to give up the Mac... Macbook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013), 2.6 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM/Memory, Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB graphics, & a 1 TB ...

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