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DNS server entries disappear upon applying server details

I'm having issues entering my DNS server information upon configuration. Each time I enter the servers, they immediately disappear - with some attempts just disappearing upon entering a single ...
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How to change boot picture of Windows partition?

On a MacBook with Bootcamp installed, I got three partitions: OS X 10.10 Windows 10 OS X Recovery On boot, with 'alt' key down, I get the bootloader and I can choose which partition to boot. On ...
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Can I keep apple appstore revenue with apple for longer time?

I would like to know weather I can keep my appstore revenue with apple and withdraw whenever I like..?
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Mac: Regular expression to parse scutil command output

I've below output from scutil --nc show <service id> Connected Extended Status <dictionary> { ConnectionStatistics : <dictionary> { ConnectCount : 6 ConnectedCount : 3 ...
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Can't change to Dark Mode in Yosemite

I'm running the latest version of Yosemite on my MacBook. I have two accounts set up, both with admin privileges. On one of my accounts, I am able to turn on dark mode from System Preferences -> ...
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Photos won't transfer from 5s to laptop

When I plug my iPhone into my laptop port I get the pop up that says "no new photos" when actually there are a great many. Additionally when I go to the Computer setting in my laptop and select iPhone ...
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My whole HD is “Mac OS X Base System”

my entire HD is now "Mac OS X Base System": ps: Mac OS X Base System is Disk0s2 I cant delete this partition to install Mac OS X; I already try the terminal, but message reply "you cannot erase ...
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How can I see a list of events in one specific calendar?

Using the built-in OS X calendar application. I've got events broken down by general, school, friends, concerts, etc. How can I, for instance, see just my concert listings? I don't mean go to the ...
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Using multiple calendars in OS X

In System Preferences, there is an option to change calendars. Does anyone know if it is possible to use multiple calendars simultaneously, for example Gregorian and Hebrew?
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Looking for a grandma-safe way to create two-fold greeting cards

My Mom (+ 70) longs for the day when her Windows Paint Shop program would walk her through creating a 2-fold 8 1/2 x 11 card. She could assemble the card one page at a time and not think about what ...
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MacBook Pro battery percentage jumping down and up

Recently, my 2011 MacBook Pro 13' produces strange instantaneous jumps in battery percentage. Sometimes, when it is discharging, it drops by ~40% (and if it was near or at less then 40%, it shuts down ...
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Why can't I easily open web browsers from the terminal application?

In order to run Chrome from the Terminal application, I have to do open -a "Google Chrome" index.html rather than just something like "chrome index.html". The same also seems to be true for ...
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iPhone app that records audio during specific time

I was looking for an app that records audio during specific time. For example: I want talk for 1 minute and this app should record just 1 minute. The audio recording should be stopped after this time ...
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migrating local USB to AirportExtreme USB for Time Machine

I've got Time Machine backing up to a local USB hard drive (i.e. I plug it directly into my Macbook Pro). I now want to use this hard drive as the Time Machine drive hooked up to my AirportExtreme. ...
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terminal folder access

having a trouble to access few folders in my root user. For example: cannot access - Ideas Infinitas, Treehouse workshops folders. At the same time I can access test_app and some other folders. My ...
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USB devices are greyed out in VirtualBox

I'm running Windows XP on Virtual Box. I'm trying to write to a USB pen drive. VirtualBox detect the pen drive but its name is greyed our in GUI. And I couldn't pick it from the list. How can I use ...
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No startup disks are available during boot

I had my Macbook running in Boot Camp. I used the Boot Camp Assistant and selected to reboot into OS X. When it rebooted, it immediately started up into Recovery mode. I did a verify disk and it ...
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Have the Retina MacBook Pro GPU Hangs been fixed?

I have an early 2013 15-inch retina Macbook Pro running the latest stable version of Yosemite on which I've encountered the fabled GPU hang-ups, detailed in this question. I'm almost certain I have ...
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Textedit Yosemite erase function

In OS X Textedit, I was able to remove unwanted material from images scanned to JPEGs by using the select tool to define the area to be removed and then pressing "delete", resulting in a white area on ...
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Macbook Pro doesn't recognize internal SSD

A week ago I inserted a usb cable into my Macbook Pro (late 2013) which resulted in the laptop immediatly shutting down. After a lot of searching how to boot it up again I had to reset the SMC. After ...
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How do I remove the fiddler certificate authority?

I used Fiddler as a proxy to my Mac to debug a tricky HTTPS problem. Now that I'm done I'd like to uninstall the certificate authority Fiddler uses to decrypt SSL traffic. I've tried using Keychain ...
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Old Users App Store Account is still active on my computer

I just picked up a used Mac for a great price (I might add but doesn't have much to do with my question); and the old users App Store Account is still linked to him, even though I have everything else ...
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I have photos on my phone that I can't delete

My photos are taking up 5 GB on my phone and I only have about 100 of them. I do have a bunch of ghost photos that I can't delete though. They are from my old phone which is not an apple product and I ...
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How to skip an update in Yosemite?

Hi I want to skip this update in Yosemite and cannot hide it by right click > hide update because the right click simply does not work. Also tried in terminal: softwareupdate --ignore Pre-release ...
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Macbook Air 2014 Yosemite “soft freeze”

I have a 2014 Macbook Air running Yosemite 10.10.2 that is "soft freezing" regularly. By that I mean that the (built-in) keyboard and trackpad do not respond at all anymore, but I can see that if ...
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How to use my Macbook Pro as a monitor for my PC which I have no monitor for right now? [duplicate]

I looked into remote desktop stuff but that seems you have to do something on the Window's side to get it working. My issue is that the PC I have I currently have no way to view that on a monitor ...
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How can I solve my jittery mouse problem?

I have a 2009 Macbook pro running OSX 10.6.8. I'm having a problem where my mouse is jittery. This happens both with the built-in trackpad and with an external usb mouse. Basically, what happens is ...
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How to auto-complete url in safari

Can someone tell me what is the keyboard shortcut for auto completing a URL in the safari address bar? PS: Like in chrome or Firefox the keyboard shortcut is Control+return, Command+Return.
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Is the original photo in an iPhoto library still saved if I trash the photo after dragging it to the desktop?

If I move a photo from iPhoto to the desktop, and then trash, is the original still saved in the library?
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Making Favorites in Finder collapse according to number of items in it

I know favorites can collapse completely but how possible is it to make a dropdown collapse inside the Favorites itself so that when the items reach about 5, it automatically hides all others with a ...
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1answer
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How can one get last wakeup from screen saver time on Mac OS

One can use pmset -g log to get to the info about Wake and Start events of Mac OS. But pmset doesn't seem to make any special assertions to the log when system goes into screen saver mode, and what ...
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Sound not working on new Windows 8.1 install (Early 2011 MacBook Pro)

Background: My CD/DVD drive is broken so I had to install Windows from a USB drive. I used a trick that involved changing entries in an info.plist file belonging to Boot Camp Assistant which allowed ...
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Windows appear in odd places in Yosemite

Since upgrading to Yosemite when it came out, windows in different apps randomly appear in odd places - eg, not connected to their parents window. Here's the Chrome search bar: Sometimes it's ...
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Not syncing all songs to my iPod

I am trying to put all of my songs on my iTunes Library to my iPod and it isn't working. When I select the entire Library option it only downloads 179 out off over 300 songs. Does anyome know how I ...
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Mac mini (mid 2011) fan at full speed constantly

I upgraded my Mac Mini's HDD to a new SSD... Since then the fan has been running at full speed constantly. I placed back the old drive but that did not fix the problem. I also tried using ...
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My iPhone 5s has been stolen

I used Find My iPhone app on my new iPhone 6+ to erase data from my stolen iPhone 5s. It was offline and two days later I was sent an email which told me that the data had been erased. Should I worry ...
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1answer
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How to get non Hi-Res image in Skitch?

I have a Macbook Pro Retina. When I capture an image in Skitch, it is always twice the size. I shrink them back down via Preview for social media. Is there some way to make Skitch capture in non ...
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How to mirror iTouch 4th Gen to TV?

I have an iPod Touch 4th Generation currently running the latest iOS software supported by it (iOS 6.1.6), and it is jailbroken. I am trying to find a solution to mirror the screen to a TV. As this ...
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Macbook Pro Early 2011 SSD very slow when in main hardrive bay but very good via USB

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 and I have upgraded to SSD when on Mountain Lion. Installed Yosemite as soon as it was out. The SSD works perfect until day before yesterday. Mac has become too slow, ...
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YouTube 720p60 video freezes

So, YouTube can't handle 720p60 and 1080p60 videos in Chrome and Safari. Any help? I have a Macbook Pro Mid-2009 2.26 Ghz, Yosemite 10.10.2
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ios8 specific alerts for specific contacts

I'm currently using a blackberry 9900. I use it for work and personal. I have different ring/notification profiles setup. When at work I have it on vibrate or silent but if I receive a text or email ...
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Long running process defined as Service

I created a service for starting a Virtual Box headless, which works fine - but the service does not end until the virtual machine is stopped again (the spinning wheel is in the menu bar (or whatever ...
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Motorola SB6141 dropping connection after connection with Macbook pro

I am recently experiencing strange issues with my modem-Motorol-SB6141. When ever i connect my macbook pro to the network, it makes down speed to go down significantly lower and modem drops connection ...
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Key press not registered under high load

When typing on my MBA (Mid 2011, OSX 10.10.2) quite often key presses are not registered when the computer is under higher load. That might happen when having a big js file open in sublime text with ...
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Sync only favorite songs from iTunes to iPhone

I want to synch my iTunes library favorites only to my iPhone 5s. That's about 550 songs. The complete library is too large to synch to my iPhone so I only want to synch favorites. How do I do this?
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Using applescript to create spaces and launch apps

So the end goal of what I am looking to do is this: When I am at work I use an external monitor with my MBP. I have a consistent set of spaces and apps that I setup everyday. What I would like to ...
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Can I search for something on Google directly from Spotlight?

Whenever I have to search for something, I have to open Safari and then type in it. Is there any way to search directly, like type it in Spotlight and press click something and Safari will open ...
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How to figure out what is causing the ownership of usr/local to change from my-username to root

I use homebrew as a package manager for certain web development app. To keep brew up-to-date I run "update brew" every couple of days and also run "brew doctor." Usually, this is fine and brew tells ...
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Bind a CTRL key to custom button

One of my programs require CTRL key to used very frequently. But it is not very comfortable in my case and I would like to change it to 0 button on the right side of my keyboard. I've been ...
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1answer
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How to replace all Finder files with a placeholder file for each

I have lots of files from a database which are to be copied to a new database, but the files for these are corrupt (They are zero-byte in size and contain no data). Rather than the new database ...

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