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1answer
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Is it possible to permanently install PyCharm?

I am quite new to OS X and I have just discovered a fantastic Python IDE, which is PyCharm. The problem is that every time I want to start it, I need to click on its installer, which apparently is ...
4
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3answers
362 views

Enterprise App Installation on iOS that is too old

We have an enterprise app for which we are ending support of iOS6. During a recent test, we created a build of the app, and set the following values in Info.plist ...
3
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2answers
338 views

Installing the Festival Speech Synthesis System with Mavericks

I am trying to install Festival onto my Macbook Pro running Mavericks. I tried installing it on my own, but that didn't work. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find any up-to-date instructions out there ...
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1answer
284 views

App not installing from iMac app store

Ive just got a brand new iMac and have purchased a game (BioShock Infinite) from the app store. For some reason the download failed halfway through so I tried again from the Purchases page of the app ...
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1answer
79 views

How to clean install and only re-install old applications/files as you need them?

I have Gooogled this for a couple of months now casually but have never gotten a guide that seems suited to me. I am running Snow Leopard. It's really starting to get slow. Basically, most guides on ...
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0answers
155 views

Installed and uninstalled apps LOG on ipad

Can I view all the installed and uninstalled apps on my iPad? Say I want to find out versions numbers and other details of an app I uninstalled / installed last week. Can I do that someway with a log ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Change default installation location to install xCode

I want to install Xcode in my MacBook Air OSX 10.8.3. The issue is my MacBook Harddisk is just 64GB and it's almost full. I have an external HDD (Formatted to MAC partition) and how can I install ...
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1answer
78 views

When installing some apps, I get an “Extras” folder, where do I put this?

I'm new to Macs. I understand how to install Apps by dragging and dropping into the Applications folder and then opening the App, but sometimes installations come with an "Extras" folder (for ...
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2answers
2k views

Installing Mountain Lion on multiple macs with one application install

If I have downloaded Install OSX Mountain Lion application file from the Appstore, I can use it as an installer on multiple machines. Any idea for how many machines will this be valid? How apple ...
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2answers
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Mac App Store app can't be uninstalled, won't finish installing

So I went to download and install McSolitaire thinking it might be a fun game. Well, something went wrong during the install process. Now I've got a half-downloaded app in my Applications and the ...
0
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2answers
161 views

How do I prevent OS X from automatically installing app files on my drive

I have just reinstalled my Air with Lion. I didn't want to do a Time Machine restore, as I really didn't want any of the old apps, and I'd like to manually sort through my home folder and discard old ...
1
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2answers
159 views

What are pros and cons for installing apps natively vs. through MacPorts? [closed]

Given some applications that can be installed natively as well as through MacPorts (such as MacVim, iTerm2, Gimp, etc.), what are pros and cons for choosing one installation method over the other?
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7answers
518 views

Multiple installs of the same application?

Is there any way to have multiple installs of the same application (in the same user account)? Basically, I have several google reader accounts, and I want to be able to have multiple instances of ...
0
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3answers
1k views

How can I find where an app's files are stored?

Besides the app's package, is there a way to find where it stores its other files from during installation? Are they only allowed to install into the "Library" folders, or are there other places? I ...
0
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1answer
449 views

Installing (any) App asks for my password again and security question's answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is this “Security Info Required” prompt legitimate? I am trying to install Wunderlist (pick any other App), the App Store asks for my password which is fine. ...
5
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1answer
3k views

Best practice for installing applications for multiple users?

I have a MBP with Lion (10.7.3) on it and there are two user accounts on it, I use them to seperate work and private stuff, but when I install apps, I generally want to use/upgrade/remove them using ...
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3answers
74 views

Is there an app to quickly download and install a list of non-App Store apps?

Now that the Mac App Store exists, if an app is available there I prefer to buy it there instead of on the developer's site. This has several advantages, but the one that I've been enjoying recently ...
0
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2answers
94 views

App for analyzing installers

Is there an app which shows contents of a .pkg file and shows which files an installer copies to my mac, what scripts it runs and so on?
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1answer
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Cannot reinstall iPhoto from App Store in Lion

My company recently upgraded my laptop to OS X Lion and was pre-installed with iPhoto purchased under a different Apple ID. I have my own purchased version so wanted to update the app, but it asked ...
5
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2answers
2k views

What happens to application data when I update vs uninstall an iOS app?

When I update my apps on iOS the configuration for the apps are always maintained, including passwords. I am wondering someone knows if the data is kept when I (as end-user) uninstall apps as well. ...
4
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2answers
164 views

Restore default app icons from install disc?

I (Candybar) deleted some of my app icons and they are completely gone. Is it possible to extract the icons for the system applications (e.g. Address Book, TextEdit) from the installation disc? ...
2
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1answer
253 views

How can I list my Applications by date installed?

How can I list my Applications by date installed? Some applications are installed from a zip file or a .dmg image, and I know that the first one, at least, preserves the Date Modified from when it was ...
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6answers
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How can I open a .pkg file manually?

Some applications come in .pkg files, and ask for you administrator password, even if all they do is copy the binary to /Applications. I like to have my applications in ~/Applications, and I do not ...
2
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2answers
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Tcl/tk for Mac OS X 10.6, not possible to download?

I've upgraded git today and in its README file I found the following excerpt: If you don't already have Tcl/Tk Aqua installed on your computer (most MacOS X installs have it), you will get ...