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How to permanently disable (defective) graphics card in MacBook Pro?

My graphics card has malfunctioned and is preventing my MacBook Pro (2011) from booting. Based on my research I will have to otherwise have the logic board replaced. The defective ATI graphics card ...
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Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
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Install nvidia-smi on OSX

I tried installing nvidia-smi with home-brew, but it is not working out, this is my output -bash: nvidia-smi: command not found I have CUDA 7.5 installed and this is the output of my nvcc -V ...
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MacBook Pro Mid 2012 briefly displays static after waking from sleep

On my MacBook, whenever I wake it up from hibernation, it briefly displays static for about 2 seconds before showing the login screen, very like an untuned analog TV. The problem is purely cosmetic, ...
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Extract Icon of File using Terminal

I need a way to extract the icon image of a file or directory and save it as a PNG or JPG, using the CLI. For example, if the file were a PDF document, the extracted image would be of it's icon: the ...
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Hand tool in Preview.app 10.8.5 still not working with images

In Mountain Lion's Preview.app, the Hand tool that one can use to move enlarged documents around with the mouse, is missing. In post #58680 I found a solution offered by M K (15/02/2014) to press ...
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How to show width and height of image files in Finder's column view?

Is there any way to view the width and height of image type files in Finder's column view? I am runnning Snow Leopard. There isn't a checkbox for dimension in the Finder's view options:
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Messages showing “Tap to Download” instead of images

Lately when someone sends me a picture via iMessage, I see a box that says "Tap to Download" instead of an image. Most of the time when I try tapping the box, it says "Downloading" but it is stuck at ...
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About graphics card do I need one or not

I want to play simple games like diablo 3 or sims and Internet stuff also work stuff on a laptop and don't know the difference between intigrated graphics and the dedicated graphics. I want a MacBook ...
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Is it possible to use old Wacom tablet on 10.11?

I have Wacom Graphire 3 a.k.a CT-630. This model is old Wacom tablet. So, it has no driver for 10.11. Can I use this tablet on my Mac? Any solution?
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Floating semi-transparent image for comparison

I'm a web developer on a Mac OS X (Mountain Lion) and was wondering if there is a (free) alternative to Overlay2 - basically it's an app that lets you create a floating window with a semi-transparent ...
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Can someone help me to translate this automator workflow to applescript?

What I want to do is select a bunch of images with varying dimensions and uniformly apply a percentage scale to resize them. The workflow comes very close to that. But I cant get more specific to ...
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Grey Clouds on iPad photos

(Sorry, the Instagram photo is apparently too big to upload. Basically its got the same cloud as the one in the Kik picture) On Instagram, when I go to post a photo, all of my photos have grey clouds ...
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Problem with bitmaped and vectored graphics

I have a 2009 iMac with El Capitan (10.11.4). I have recently discovered a very subtle problem with both bitmap and vectored graphics. With bitmaps, while making fine adjustments to shapes using ...
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What maximum OpenGL context do the Macbook Pro's support on Bootcamp Windows

I'm Looking to get MacBook Pro. Is there a max OpenGL context? I understand that on OS X it is 4.1, does this change when booting in Windows, and is this diferrent or the same for the three models? ...
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Preview in OSX El Capitan defaults to 100% scale

When printing a jpeg, preview now defaults to 100% scale, which is not what I want. I am having to manually select scale to fit and fill entire paper. How can I make it always default to the latter ...
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Changing the target DPI when saving slides as images in PowerPoint 2011

I want to increase the target resolution when exporting slides as images in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. In other forums it says to go to Preferences -> Save, and from there you can change the dpi. ...
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Finder windows just show screen artifacts/cheese

On our Macbook Air (Mid-2011 11", OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks), starting a few days ago, every time we open Finder windows, the right side just shows screen artifacts/cheese. File Open dialogs in MS Word ...
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Images centered on safari

Is there a way (preferably stable —doesn't matter if it's difficult to configure— but you forget about it once done) to make Safari displaying images centered? I mean, if you are viewing an image ...
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Stop Safari from loading webpages as Preview images

Everyday, the first time I start Safari, if I go to the history or bookmarks tab, I get the following message: How can I stop Safari from prompting this message and completely disable the webpages ...
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How to add export formats to Preview.app?

Is there any way to teach Preview how to export/save (and not just import/open) additional formats? If so, how? As you may know, Apple has removed several export formats from the default dialog in ...
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How to Get GSview for El Capitan?

I know the thread Looking for GSview for OSX but the recommended solution MacGhostView is not for El Capitan, since the installer does not even start in 10.11.3, although they claim that the system is ...
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Why is there a yellow bar over my Finder icon?

I have a Mac running OS X El Capitan (10.11.3), and I just noticed this today: I haven't installed anything new, and I have no reason to believe that there's a specific application responsible for ...
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Trouble shooting gray screen 15" early 2011 MBP

I have an Early 2011 15" MBP. Recently upgraded from Mountain Lion to El Cap after hearing positive reviews. Had all been going well for about 2 weeks before I began experiencing gray screens on ...
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Graphic issues with Intel HD 4000

Since two weeks I see an incrementation in odd, graphical rendering issues on my MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012). These issues include flickering, oddly shaped figures, graphical noise and other ...
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Create .icns ad hoc

I want to create .icns for an app i made, i know how to make icons in png and .ico but i don't know much about it. Which size should i create my icons before to convert them? I don't want my icons ...
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Custom Finder sidebar icon gets stretched

Yesterday, I installed and configured Netatalk 3 on my Raspberry Pi in order to be able to mount it as an AFP share. Today I got fed up with how it looked in Finder's sidebar, so I set out to create ...
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How do I zoom in or go full screen on images inside a gallery widget?

I would like to know if there is a way to make the images become full screen if they are in a gallery. I am placing gallery widgets throughout an iBook, and would like to have the students be able to ...
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Is there an OS X application that overlays a grid onto the screen?

When I am assessing the readability of scanned documents, I would like a transparent grid overlaid on top of my screen that shows perfectly parallel lines, as opposed to crudely "eyeballing" it. The ...
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What Is Graphic Switching & Are There Reasons to Turn It Off?

I was tinkering about in the System Preferences of my Macbook Pro yesterday, when I came across "Automatic Graphic Switching" within the Energy Saver pane as exemplied below: What exactly is ...
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Files missing when connecting iPad to Windows 10

When I connect my iPad to my Windows 10 computer, it shows the device "iPad" with the "Internal Storage" as a folder. This storage contains three folders with a couple of pictures and videos I took ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 Late Kernel Panic issues

I've had random kernel panics on my computer since about the time I updated to OSX Yosemite. I should add that I have a crucial m500 SSD and use the mini port to connect my laptop to a large external ...
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Display just an image as a “window”?

Is there an easy way to display a PNG image (with transparency) as its own “window”, without any OSX window features (title bar, buttons, shadows)? Ideally, it could also disappear when ...
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Problem changing desktop background in Mountain Lion (10.8.1)

I have performed an upgrade to the latest Snow Leopard and now to Mountain Lion (10.8.1). Post upgrade my desktop background isn't no longer changing. The background will not change when I try and ...
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JPEG XR support

What kind of support does OSX have for JPEG XR (also known as HD Photo)? I know that there is a Photoshop plugin for it, but are there any other forms of support such as an image preview or other ...
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Screen artifacts that show up in screenshot

My MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) running El Capitan (10.11.1) intermittently displays screen artifacts. I thought the issue might be with my screen connector, but the artifacts are captured when I ...
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How to have Finder open 'Pictures' folder when iPhone connects and photos import via AutoImporter.app?

I have a nifty setup on my MacBook Pro, where, upon connecting my iPhone, I have AutoImporter.app (/System/Library/Image Capture/Support/Application/AutoImporter.app) automatically import whatever ...
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How preserve JPEG date stamps during Automator scaling?

Automator services embedded as a context menu are a great way to quickly scale down JPEGs in the finder. Right click the file, choose your scaling script, done in seconds. The problem is it ...
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Pasting images into pages document very cumbersome - Inline vs Automatic

Pasting images into a pages document is very cumbersome, requiring each individual image to be re-set and location to be adjusted manually to 'Move with Text/ & /Inline with Text' - can ...
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GRUB 2 - “fb: swiutching to radeondrmfb from EFI VGA”

Whenever I try to boot Arch, Mint or Debian from a USB stick using GRUB 2 on my mac with compatibility mode, it freezes on this error (given in the question title). I've tried every available, up to ...
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MBP 2011 Fail GFX Passing Tests

I'm having the issue that a lot of people have with their MacBooks. It's a MBP 2011 15" and it's suffering from the dedicated graphics failure. I get the lines down the screen, screen shifting, and ...
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Is there any new version of nvidia geforce 320m that I can use for my mid 2010 macbook [duplicate]

I had opened a question but no luck. Then I researched a little bit. I've heard nvidia stopped supoorting this models after like 2011. so I have exactly "19.01.2011" dated and "8.17.12.6141" version ...
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Garbled screen graphics after wake up Macbook from full battery drain

A couple times now when my Macbook Pro running Yosemite was left unplugged overnight (with the screen open) I have come back to it like this (That's the drained battery symbol that indicates you need ...
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How can I find the pictures I uploaded from an iphone on Mac?

I uploaded all my photos on my photo album to my Mac. My Mac is OS X 10.9.5, I've searched under images, folders, photos, and I cannot find the entire album yet when I type image onto the spotlight ...
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iPhone 4S Gray Light in Middle of Black Screen Fix?

I'm having trouble with my iPhone 4S. It rarely turns on and whenever it does, it shows a gray light in the middle of a black screen with some kind of halo around the light. Also, whenever I hook it ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Is there a way to force “low power” graphics?

Is there a plist or hidden config to set my graphics/energy preference to "Always use low power/ integrated graphics"? Seems like energy saver preferences only allow choosing between: Smart auto ...
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Apple website images compression

Ok I searched like the whole internet for this topic but couldnt find ANYTHING at all and thought maybe this is the right place to ask such a question. I was recently visiting apples iphone site and ...
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MacBook Pro, OS X El Capitan - Photo Problems

I'm new to MacBooks and I take a lot of pictures. One of the things I appreciated of my previous Windows computer was that the photo organization was great. On my Mac, when I download my photos into ...
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Mid-2015 - Borderlands weird screen texture when playing with the integrated Iris Pro

I'm playing Borderlands 1 GOTY (Game of the year edition) from the App Store. Tried playing it only with the Iris Pro, instead of the Radeon R9 370X, and the performance is stunning. However I get ...