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How do you install a graphics card on mac pro 1,1?

Howdo you install a Radeon 6000 series graphics card on mac pro 1,1?
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Temperature logger compatible with Mac?

I'd like to measure the temperature in my fridge over a few days and graph the results, since I think the fridge may be starting to fail. So I'm looking for a cheap device which can run independently ...
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What machines will OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) run on?

Has Apple announced which specific models of Macs will OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) run on and if so, what are they?
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Can you override a Mac app's OS X version compatibility checking?

I am wanting to use this app in Mavericks, but the following message pops up when trying to run it, '...[App] is not compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.1': I am thinking that the app will work just ...
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Is Mavericks available to a 13-inch Late 2007 MacBook, despite everything?

Apple makes it quite clear to which models Mavericks is available. So, I have a 13-inch Late 2007 MacBook (not-Pro, running 10.7.5), which shouldn't be supported. But when I open App Store, ...
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Build Mavericks-Compatible NAS for Scheduled, Wireless, Bootable Backups and Storing & Accessing Media across Local Devices

I have an early 2011 MacBook Pro running Mavericks (10.9.1) and an early 2008 MacBook Pro running 10.8.5. I want to build an NAS that allows me to wirelessly and automatically backup both machines ...
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Installing older version of an app using iTunes [duplicate]

I'm trying to install iBooks on an iPod touch running with iOS6. (This question applies to other apps as well.) Unfortunately, I currently do not have wifi access, and thus cannot use the "App Store" ...
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OS X Mavericks App Compatibility?

Is there an efficient, quick way to check whether an OS X App is compatible with 10.9 Mavericks (rather than tediously going to each application developer's website) ?
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Which versions of Adobe Creative Suite will work with Mavericks?

I own Adobe CS4, which works perfectly with Mountain Lion. I would like to upgrade to Mavericks, but I'm not sure if CS4 is still supported. Thus my question: Which versions of Adobe Creative Suite ...
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Has anyone working Parallel 7 on Mavericks?

I am using Parallels 7. And I was not going to upgrade to Mavericks because I don't have any money now :( But surprisingly, Mavericks is free!!! And this made me to think about upgrade... The only ...
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New HD - Mid 2007 MacBook - Wrong OS Disk

I am trying to install a new hard drive in a MacBook from mid-2007. (Original question re: drive replacement here) I have managed to install the physical drive, and format it ready for the ...
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Where can I find a projector case which is compatible with the iphone 5?

I've managed to locate numerous cases which are what I'm looking for but none are available for the Iphone 5 model. I have an adapter cord but obviously that defeats the purpose of having the device ...
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Is Windows 8 fully compatible with latest Macbook Air 13"?

I am planning the next laptop and I really like the Macbook Air 13" hardware, looks, and weight. On the other hand, for certain reasons I need Windows, so in case I stick with buying MBA13" I am going ...
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How can I run Warcraft III (a PowerPC app) on OS X Mountain Lion?

When I tried to install Warcraft III I got this nice message that says: You can’t open the application “Installer.app” because PowerPC applications are no longer supported. So what's the best ...
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Is their a file system that can read/write mac and win and do time machine?

Is their a file system that can read/write mac and win and do time machine? I know that OS X can write to NTFS with the correct software installed, but Time Machine usually insists on formatting ...
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Automator-generated apps - Backwards compatibility

In my experience apps created with automator on Mountain Lion don't work on a Snow Leopard machine. The opposite isn't true though: apps created with automator on Snow Leopard do work on a Mountain ...
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Problems installing Ruby versions via RVM in Mountain Lion

So I recently joined the Mac world and bought a MacBook - which I love, by the way. I'm having some trouble getting all my dev tools up setup properly and am not quite 100% familiar with the ...
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Running a Win XP scanner driver on CrossOver

I have a MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard. I own a scanner that was discontinued a couple of years ago (a Mustek A3 USB), and that comes only with drivers for Windows XP, Vista, and Mac OS 9. I am ...
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Why do PDF forms/annotations filled in using Preview.app appear blank to Windows/Adobe users?

If I fill out a PDF form using Preview.app on Mac OS X, and email it to a Windows user, it appears to be blank when they open it in Acrobat. The same applies to some (most?) annotations. How can I ...
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iPhone 5: Does the Wahoo Key work with the Classic-to-Lightning adapter?

I have a Wahoo Fisica Key I use for sports. It’s is a small dongle that enables sports apps to connect to heart rate monitors, pedometers, etc. It goes into my iPhone 4 classic iPhone ...
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Retina compatible Word Processor?

Microsoft Office for Mac does not have Retina support, which is a pain to look at while working on documents. Is there a similar application that delivers the same efficiency and experience as ...
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Are Logic Pro 8 projects working in Logic Pro 9?

I'm doing some software tests in my company and one question is wether old files can be opened in new programms. According to my google-fu it is possible to open Logic Pro 9 projects in LP 8, but is ...
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Where can I get a list of apps that are compatible/incompatible with Mountain Lion

Where can I get a list of apps so that I can check if my software is compatible or incompatible with Mountain Lion, so I know before I upgrade.
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Does the Microsoft Intellipoint software work with Mountain Lion?

I've been using the Microsoft Intellipoint software with Leopard, Snow Leopard, and currently Lion, to provide mouse cursor movement that feels a lot more like Windows. Has anybody tried installing ...
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Which Macs cannot upgrade to Mountain Lion?

As everyone already know, Mountain Lion was released today. I am eager to get my Mac ready for Mountain Lion, but I know that a number of Macs do not support Mountain Lion. Is there a list of Macs ...
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Generating and collaborating on network map diagrams?

I have to turn out some network topology maps for very large networks. I'd like the format for the maps to be something other people can also edit and contribute to regardless of what software I'm ...
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Are OS X and PureDarwin binary-compatible

Are OS X and PureDarwin binary-compatible? Can I run simple non-GUI app compiled for OS X on PureDarwin (or vice-versa)? (Darwin is the Open Source operating system from Apple that forms the basis ...
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Word for Mac - Equations

I am finally making the switch from Windows to Mac and one big impediment/irritant is in the switch from Word for Windows to Word for Mac. I do a lot of mathematical work and have a large number of ...
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Is it possible to run Snow Leopard on a LATE 2011 MacBook Pro?

I want to buy a new MacBook Pro, from Apple. However I want to run Snow Leopard instead of Lion. I did some Google searches and found a few success stories of people who got SL to run on their ...
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Mini display port cable and Thunderbolt cable compatibility

I need to run a Mini DisplayPort cable from a last generation Xserve to a circa late 2010 iMac so I can directly share the iMac's display while I set up the Xserve. Apple no longer carries Mini ...
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Any side-effects when sharing a Time Machine backup disk between Lion and Snow Leopard?

Is there anything to consider if I want to share a Time Machine backup drive between a Lion machine and a Snow Leopard machine (a USB drive that I would be rotating between the two computers)? ...
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Bose QuietComfort 15 inline Microphone and mid-2011 Macbook Air

The BOSE headphones come with a cable that has a remote/microphone. The BOSE website and even the box says: The QuietComfort 15 inline remote and microphone cable is compatible with iPod nano ...
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Do the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic work with an iPhone 3G?

On the Apple product site it says the Apple Earphones with Remote and Mic aren't compatible with an iPhone 3G. I would assume, though, that the headphones and the mic will work, but the remote control ...
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What is the most powerful Mac capable of running Mac OS 9?

I know that there was a period of time after Mac OS X came out that new Macs still shipped with Mac OS 9 for a number of reasons (OS X was buggy, better compatibility with Classic apps, etc). This is ...
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Does Inkscape work properly with large files on Mac OS?

I am not a Mac user yet, but I am used to working with Inkscape on Linux platforms. I use Inkscape to create website mockups and sometimes the files are big and require a lot of RAM. I would like to ...
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Can you upgrade your iOS device on a computer that it is not synced to?

My wife never syncs her phone to her laptop, which I rarely have access to, but I would like upgrade the version of her phone's iOS when updates come out. Is it possible to plug her phone into my ...
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Is it possible to use the Magic trackpad on Windows?

Is this possible to use the Apple Magic Trackpad on a Windows Computer ?
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PPC Applications on Lion

Is there any way to play PPC applications on Lion without running them in a VM? The application in question is Halo Demo.
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Why don't .ico files created in Icon Composer work on Windows?

For a couple of months now I've been creating favicons using Icon Composer (which comes with Xcode). It can save .ico files, and I know that sometimes Windows shows (or used to show) larger versions ...
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How do I view .wtv files in OS X?

I have a Windows 7 Media Center machine for our family's DVR. It creates recorded TV files in a .wtv format (used to be .ms-dvr in the Vista days). We have a laptop running Lion that I'd like to ...
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Which OS X Lion features would not be available on a late 2008 MacBook model?

Which OS X Lion features wouldn't work on a late 2008 MacBook? The system in question has a 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo CPU and has been upgraded to 4GB RAM and a 500GB hard drive, so it meets the hardware ...
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Are all Snow Leopard apps resume-enabled when run in Lion?

I see this in iWork 08, is it the case for everything else?
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Anyone got Logic 8 working with Lion?

I know officially Logic 8 isn't compatible with Lion. However, I know you can edit the plist (inside the package), or open it with terminal, to make it open under Lion. And it launches. (See this ...
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All of my Adobe CS4 apps beachball in Lion and will not run at all

I upgraded my laptop to Lion last night. I decided to not upgrade my Mac Pro yet in case I ran into issues. Turned out to be a wise move, because while things went smoothly for the most part, I did ...
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Are there compatibility issues with Lion and VMware 2.0?

I currently have a OS X Snow Leopard installation and Windows 7 as a virtual machine on VMware Fusion 2.0. Has anyone tried to upgrade to Lion with a similar setup? Are there any problems or ...
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What tools are people using to check for Lion compatible software?

I don't have a lot of extra software on my Mac, but wondered what tools people are finding useful for aggregating or checking that existing software is ready for Lion. I'm also wondering if I need to ...
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Are the chargers the same on the iPad and the iPad 2?

Is the charger of iPad and iPad 2 same? I want to buy i extra charger for my iPad but in future I can buy iPad 2 also. So I want to buy a charge which should be compatible with iPad and ipad 2 both.
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How can I know if my MacBook pro supports 8 gb or not?

Here is my serial number:
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`/var/lock` equivalent on OSX

/var/lock doesn't exist in OSX, so where do the lock files / PID files go?
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Linux' `ps f` (tree view) equivalent on OSX?

How can I get a tree view like the one below on OSX? vartec@some_server:~$ ps xf PID TTY STAT TIME COMMAND 11519 ? S 0:00 sshd: vartec@pts/0 11520 pts/0 Ss 0:00 \_ -bash ...