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Can I script checking for password date changes from ARD?

Basically, I would like to know if the root password as been changed on several machines. Can I have Apple Remote Desktop script this for me and automate this check?
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Error adding a task server to Apple Remote Desktop

Recently our organization decided to add a few more copies of Apple Remote Desktop to our IT staff, one of which is now used on our 10.8.3 Server. I've setup ARD on the server with the thought of ...
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IR won't activate screen on 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Mac Mini

I use my Mini for home theatre, but the IR won't active the screen. Using Screen Sharing will activate the screen. I see others have reported this issue with 10.8.2 that went away with 10.8.3. Alas ...
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Remote Buddy & Preview - Change fade

I wrote a LaTeX presentation with beamer class that produces a nice PDF file as final output. I would like to switch between slides with my (old) Apple Remote, so I installed Remote Buddy (Remote ...
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OSX multi-user remote login w/ GUI

I'm facing really weird problem: I need to give some restricted access to my OSX 10.8.2 to somebody who's using Windows. TeamView, VNC, Logmein, etc works fine if I'm not wanting to use my mac at the ...
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Remote app doesn't work

After I key in the code for pairing the remote app on iTunes, the app just shows "Looking for ..." for a long while, then says "could not find". After that, the library seems to appear on the ...
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Remote desktop to Mac with broken graphics card

We have a mac with a broken graphicscard (Lots of stripes etc.) Is there some way to run it remotely without being disturbed by the graphics card? This is a iMac G5 (PowerPC with everything in the ...
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Pair Apple remote and MacBook Pro

I am unable to pair my Apple Remote, which otherwise works perfectly, with my MacBook Pro. My Mac responds to all the commands but the pairing one (I hold menu and next for about five seconds, but ...
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Apple Remote still works on Mac Mini even after pairing another remote, then disabling

Just added an Apple TV, right next to my Mac Mini, taking over its TV functions. Of course, at first, "Play" on the Apple TV remote would cause the Mini to start playing random iTunes selections. So ...
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Multiple users working remote on one mac?

we want to develop some iOS apps in our company. Since we use windows-pcs, we think about buying only one Mac and all working remotely from our windows machines on this single Mac. Is this possible? ...
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Stop iPhone from reacting to Apple remote

My iPhone, when docked, reacts to the Apple remote. I cannot find the setting to disable the behaviour. Any idea where the setting is?
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Can we pair one remote with Mac, and one remote with AppleTV in the same room?

I got AppleTV and it came with a remote. Since the remote triggers action on both the AppleTV and iMac (they are in the same room), I disable the iMac from taking remote signal already. But can I ...
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Using Apple's IR remote to simulate a left/right mouse click or navigate presentations

I have a 2009 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.7 with an Apple IR remote. Since I create my presentations with LaTeX, which generates PDF files, I cannot use the remote to control my presentations (it only ...
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This symbol has a square in the middle, triangles on the sides, and arrows in the corners. What does it mean?

My Apple Remote was not working with my iMac which is running 10.7.4. When I attempted to pair the remote to the computer, by holding down the menu and the next track buttons, the following symbol ...
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What external IR receivers are there for Mac?

I have a 13" white unibody MacBook from 2010 which I'd like to use with the Apple remote, to control keynote presentations. According to this question, I need an external IR reciever for the remote to ...
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What software is available to customize the functionality of the Apple Remote?

I am looking to change the functionality of the buttons on the Apple Remote. What software is available to do this?
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Which current Macs have an infrared receiver

I have an Apple Remote that I used with a white plastic MacBook. I no longer have the MacBook, but still have the remote. What current Macs have an infrared receiver and can work with the Apple ...
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Can I use an Apple remote to control a keynote presentation?

Is it possible to use the Apple remote to control Keynote presentations? How so? I have a mid-2010 white plastic unibody MacBook. (I've been told that this isn't supported, but perhaps there are third ...
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How can I use an Apple remote control with customized actions without having the button actions happen?

I want to use a white plastic Apple remote with BetterTouchTool to control Safari, but while it works, the default button actions (e.g. skip, volume up) still happen. How can I prevent this?
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Apple Remote + Spotify?

I have a 2010 MBP on Lion, and use Spotify pretty heavily - is there any way that I can have my remote control spotify, rather than it waking up iTunes every time (which would be fine but I don't have ...