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Sending control+left command with external footswitch, delcom, only picking up control

This is a kind of specific question but I have a delcom usb programmable footswitch PN 803620-5m This is the updated model http://www.delcomproducts.com/productdetails.asp?PartNumber=703600-5M I ...
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Headphones unable to plug into my 4s

I tried to plug my headphones into the iPhone and it jumps out ... I tried other sets and the same happened. I cleaned the iPhone if there was any remains in it and still nothing. But when i held the ...
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old iCloud Safari Tabs

How can I remove my old iCloud Safari Tabs website that I use to have on my old devices? They are still there on my iOS device (iPhone).
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Move the note icons around in preview?

I have added an note to a pdf file in preview, and the yellow icon is covering up some text, but I can't move it away by dragging: Any ideas?
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WD MyBook appears as read-only

My WD MyBook Essential with USB 2.0 appears with read-only permissions. I set the drive up on my old Vista machine, and when Vista began crashing, I switched to Ubuntu. I still have the Ubuntu ...
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How do I retrieve files copied into iPad iOS 7 from Linux

I bought a new iPad Mini, with iOS 7.1. So a friend of mine had some epub and pdf files that she wanted to share with me, so we plugged the new iPad into her laptop running Ubuntu, and we could acces ...
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Screen Sharing: PPC G5's Screen Becomes Unusably Bizarre After Login

I have a PPC G5 running Tiger that I access headlessly via Screen Sharing on my Late 2012 Mac Mini Server [Mt. Lion]. This worked without incident for over a year. Both computers are connected to my ...
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Windows 8 computer is not recognizing iPhone 4

I just restarted my iPhone so it says that i have to plug it in to iTunes, i have downloaded the new version but it is not being recognized. I am using and old 3rd generation iPod nano cord if that ...
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How would I bring View Controller Scene in Xcode to the main working area?

I cannot figure out how to get View Controller Scene on my main working area in Xcode rather than to have it on top of my working area. I want to be able comfortably navigate thought my view items.
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Can I share an wifi-connected internet connection over wifi on stock MBP?

I have my MBP that is connected to wifi, and I want to share this connection with other devices but via wifi as well. Can this be done with a stock MBP (i.e. no extra wifi card)? I enabled this in ...
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More than 2500 systemwide processes on OSX 10.9

Attempts to raise the maximum number of systemwide processes above 2500 fail. $ sudo sysctl -w kern.maxproc=2500 kern.maxproc: 2500 -> 2500 $ sudo sysctl -w kern.maxproc=2501 kern.maxproc: 2500 ...
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Personal Hotspot feature on IPad 2

I am not able to set-up Personal Hotspot in my IPad 2. I have read somewhere that, if my carrier allows me to enable Hotspot, then the IPad also will allow me to enable Hotspot, as Apple has no ...
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Connecting a Samsung Phone via Bluetooth to iMac?

I have OSX 10.9.2 on iMac 21.5 Mid 2011 I've been scouring the forums for pairing bluetooth devices but I can't find any of the options mentioned. If I go to Preferences -> Bluetooth, there isn't an ...
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Prevent others finding me in Game Center

I don't want people to see me in Game Center. How can I prevent others from finding me? People seem to locate me and I don't want them to. I would like to stay incognito but I can't find a privacy ...
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Wireless keyboard shows connected and paired but cannot use any keys

My Bluetooth mouse, speaker and printer are connected, paired and work properly but both wireless keyboards show connected and paired and no keys work. Also MacBook keys are frozen. Have tried ...
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Disk Utility hangs prior to resizing partition

When trying to shrink the size of a partition, the period before the actual resizing happens (where Disk Utility says "Preparing to partition disk") hangs forever. I dug into Console to see what was ...
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Cannot open Mail.app Preferences in OS X 10.7.5

I get the pinwheel of death when I try to open Mail Preferences. I'm using OS X 10.7.5 and Mail v5.3.
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The .command file in my Login Items stops running after a while

I have a .command file that I have added to my Login Items (System Preferences > Users & Groups > Login Items) on an iMac (OS X 10.8.5). The .command file is a script that should be running at all ...
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Can I get OS X to automatically substitute fonts in Pages?

I regularly receive .doc or .docx documents created on Windows machines which include the font "Gill Sans MT". I don't have MS Word on my Mac, instead preferring to stick with Pages or Open Office. I ...
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Running Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java 8 on Mavericks

I am trying to run Eclipse Luna using Oracle Java JRE 1.8.0_11 on Mac OS X 10.9.4. I have added the following line to my eclipse.ini file: -vm /Library/Internet ...
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How do I completely get rid of a potentially compromising picture?

I received a potentially compromising picture in a WhatsApp chat on my iPhone, I want to get rid of it entirely in everything Apple. I've deleted it from the chat (within minutes), but where else ...
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How to use macports with intego netbarrier installed?

Re: Mac OX 10.9.4 (and previous mavericks); intego X8 netbarrier; macports 2.3.1 I need help getting Intego's X8 netbarrier firewall software working with macports. Many, but not all, macports fail ...
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How to fix my Applescript plugins for the Contacts application that are no longer available since 10.9 Mavericks upgrade?

I have got 5 scripts listed in ~/Library/Address Book Plug-Ins/ SkypeABDialer.bundle SkypeABSMS.bundle TelephoneAddressBookPhonePlugIn.bundle TelephoneAddressBookSIPAddressPlugIn.bundle Dial with ...
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How to provide password to dsconfigad without specifying it from command line?

It seems that dsconfigad allows you to specify the password using -password XXX and if you do not specify it, it will ask you to type the password. I tried the usually bash approach with dsconfigad ...
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Reload Apple UI, graphics only

With the release of Yosemite I'll no doubt be needing to update our OS X UI at work, basically just white-labeling various parts of OS X. I lost my bash aliases a while back and have forgotten the ...
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Kernel problems on boot after Yosemite installation

after 4-5 days of unparalleled running Yosemite in dual boot with Mavericks installation, I encountered the following error(s): At first, when trying to boot, there were kernel panics and/or the ...
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How can I easily indent a block in any textarea on OS X?

Are there shortcut keys or another quick way to indent a text block at once in a normal text area on OS X? So that I can easily turn: [I want this to indent. For formatting. It's several lines.] ...
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How many resources does an empty OSX desktop take?

By desktop, I mean creating extra desktops that you can flip to for extra screen real estate, not separate monitors. They used to call it spaces. I like to have a couple ready in case I need them, ...
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Why does my mail.app inbox not display all my gmail emails?

I use google apps for domains and have a gmail account using my own .co.uk domain name. I configure all my email clients to use IMAP and have done so for years. I've noticed recently that Mail.app ...
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Using the builtin dialog under OSX to unlock an SSH key

OSX has a builtin passphrase dialog for ssh-agent, so that on the first use of a key, it'll get cached. The problem is -- I can't find a way to spawn that dialog by just adding ssh-add. ssh-add will ...
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How do I disable Safari's Show All Tabs gesture?

Safari's Show All Tabs view is pretty useless, it only shows one tab at a time and is fairly easy to trigger with an accidental pinch gesture. How do I turn it off (as least for the pinch gesture)?
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(Re)Setting defaults preference on OSX for one folder excluding subfolders

i am trying to understand the "overall" file metadata vs preference default settings -logic with osx mav on my mac... after all i am totaly confused The issue: I set up my default com.apple.. to ...
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2560x1600 on Dell U3011 with new MacBook Pro

I have a brand new MacBook Pro (Mid 2014) and a Dell U3011 30" display. Is there any way to get the full 2560x1600 resolution on the Dell without the $100 Dual-Link DVI adapter? I've tried HDMI to ...
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Find My Phone: Why are numbers, sometimes ,missing, from the numerical list, of locations visited?

When using the Find my Phone service, the locations visited are numbered. I assume in order of first to last location visited. Why are there some numbered visits missing? As in, when there is only ...
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How to get Unicode 7 (Emoji, etc.) on Snow Leopard and earlier versions of OS X

As there is increasing, yet still infrequent, use of Emoji these days, I wanted to try adding an Emoji font to Snow Leopard. Since Apple Emoji uses Font Book 3 specific features I decided on ...
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Why does `arch` output `i386`?

When I run $ arch on my 10.9 2012 MacBook Pro, I get the output i386 The manpage for arch says that the arch command is 2-way universal, 32-bit only However, $ file "$(which arch)" gives ...
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Remote desktop drawing problems

I'm trying to connect into one of our Mac build servers (running OS X 10.8.5). However every time I connect the VNC connection gets into a bad state where the mouse cursor seems to corrupt the ...
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Choose what to sync to iPad from iTunes server without using desktop iTunes

So I'm sitting on the couch and I realize that my iPad doesn't have a particular movie that my son is looking for. Ok, no problem I tell myself, I'll just go into the Videos app and transfer it from ...
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Macbook Pro cannot automatically detect external monitor automatically after I unplug external monitor when it is sleeping

My late-2013 13'' (Retina & OS X 10.9.4 (13E28)) Macbook Pro can not automatically detect external displays after wakes up, if I pull the display‘s plug out during sleep. 1) connect Macbook to my ...
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Programming Swift without OS X

A friend of mine suggested that I learn Swift, as it would help me get a job that I had applied for, and I thought this was a good idea. The only problem: I don't own a Mac computer, or anything with ...
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Folders with Icons on iOS

Recently, I organized all of the apps on my iPad, and came to a realization: it would be great if I could make the folders have their own icons. What I mean is this (right), as supposed to this ...
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What side effects, if any, are there from issuing scutil --set HostName 'Fred'?

I have read that you can change all of the three "computer names" associated with a Mac using the scutil utility. The three names in question are ComputerName (the "friendly" name), LocalHostName ...
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Restore previous window size with Spectacle

With Spectacle, is there a way to restore a window to its original size after moving and sizing it? Some of the commercial alternatives offer this feature, but it doesn't seem to be supported with ...
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Help me get my books back

I downloaded iOS 7 and forgot password and lost everything. When I was able to restart I have lost my IBooks or don't know how to find them. I purchases a lot of books and want them back as haven't ...
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WD HDD physically damaged, what can I use to recover the data on OSX? [duplicate]

I have a physically damaged HDD that can still be detected by disk utility, but I cannot access the files inside. I tried using Data Rescue 3 but the UI was very clunky and I always end up having to ...
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2008 White Macbook Video Issues

I have a 2008 White Macbook that turns on, shows the apple screen perfectly fine, then boots and the backlight shuts off. If you look very carefully, you can see the screen and everything still ...
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mac mail “remove attachments” moves message, but doesn't remove attachments

I'm using mac mail v7.3 in mavericks on an iMac. I'm trying to trim the size of my inbox and SENT mailboxes using Message > Remove attachments. First I sort, say, the inbox by size to identify the ...
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IPhoto: how to reflect changes from an event into an album?

I have created an album that contains all the pictures from an event. Can I add a new picture into the event and see the new picture added into the album?
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Accessibility (“control your computer”) rights not sticking between logins

I'm still using the abandonware Slate window manager (I've tried Phoenix, but it's just not the same). In order for it to manage windows properly it needs Accessibility rights. The guidelines changed ...
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Where does iTerm store user preferences?

Where exactly is iTerm's user preferences file located? What I want is to sync this file over Github between several machines.

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