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1st Reboot after fresh Yosemite Install - Chime + Apple logo + status bar…then

status bar goes about 1/3 of the way and then it dissappers along with the logo and I get just the white screen. When I boot into Safe Mode I have no audio and sometime the screen flickers. I ...
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Automate Yosemite Upgrade

I want to be able to launch the Yosemite Installer app from the Applications folder and install the upgrade with commands. When I look inside the InstallESD.img there are many PKG files, I am unsure ...
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How to install Windows 7 64-bit to mac-pro whilst 32-bit version already installed?

I currently have 32-bit Windows 7 installed on my Mac Pro and I want to install a 64-bit version, because mac-pro 64 bit and there is 8GB RAM . But the Mac Pro doesn't see it when it restarts.( DVD ...
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Get my PKG Installer To Prompt and Store Admin User/Pass

On Mac OSX, the third-party command line tool I have needs to run as super user unfortunately. I'm building a front-end GUI for it. My Qt/C++ application is using QProcess to shell out to Bash and run ...
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To install Haskell in OSX >= 10.8.5?

GCC was apparently removed from the current Xcode, here. I would like to find a standard way to install Haskell to OSX. Not a custom way. Brew's packages haskell-stack ...
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Xcode 7 update from app store failing on MobileDevice.pkg [duplicate]

Fixed. Corrupted system files.
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npm commain in Automator

Hi, I would like to write an automator workflow which allows me to install node packages. I tried with $ npm insall but doesn't work any idea how I could solve this?
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To Install Latin Modern Math font in OS X

I want to have the codes of the project GUST in my OS X. Franck indicates here that the definite way is to download those fonts from there and install. However, I would like to find some packaged ...
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Installing Snow Leopard on external drive with newer iMac version

I have two computers running different types of OS X. One is an iMac with Mavericks (10.9.5) and the other is a Macbook Pro with Snow Leopard (10.6.x). My Macbook Pro isn't working (HDD problem), so ...
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Re: Windows 7 on BootCamp cannot start upon a fresh installation (OS X 10.10.5)

I have followed along with the other questions related to this and have not been able to re-install Windows 7 on my MacBookPro11,3 with Yosemite 10.10.5. I tried the suggestions given in "Windows on ...
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Installing *.dmg via CLI [duplicate]

How are *.dmg packages installed via the command line? I noticed that they can be mounted with: me@MacBook-Pro:~$ open /Users/me/Downloads/installer.dmg What's next?
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Possible to Reinstall Bento

I recently had to wipe clean my harddrive. I had a Bento DB installed and so I had to reinstall it. I have the original license key, however, since FileMaker no longer supports Bento it isn't working. ...
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Istalling Wacom Intuos Tablet Driver Without Admin

So I'm trying to instal the Wacom tablet driver for my Intuos Pen and Touch Small. It is a .pkg file, and I know to use Pacifist when you don't have admin, but I can't find the right .app to use. ...
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CCID installation El Capitan

I am trying to install ccid-1.4.20 (command line) in an El Capitan enabled MacBook Air, but I am facing some issues. Instructions says that after uncompressing the file, in the generated folder I ...
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Where is the best place to put the package?

There are some mac applications download with zip package, such as db-derby-10.11.1.1-bin, hibernate-annotations-3.4.0.GA hibernate-search-5.3.0.Final. The folder can put to everywhere. But, where is ...
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Problem with reinstalling Facebook app on iPhone

I accidentally deleted my facebook app on my iPhone5. When i tried to download it again it says " Unable to download Facebook at this time." What's wrong? How can this be resolved? I already ...
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Install Adobe After Effects 7.0 on OS X Yosemite

I tried to install Adobe After Effects 7.0 on my Mac with OS X Yosemite but got an error Installation failed - an error occurred. (no details) What can I do to fix this error? (I'm new to Mac/OS X)
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How to install Windows on a MacBook without Bootcamp parallely?

Recently my Mac got erased while trying to format the partiton. So i was trying to install windows 8.1 on my MacBook Pro. I can't use Bootcamp as there is no OS X in my Mac. The Internet Recovery is ...
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How do I delete apache from OS X Yosemite?

How do I delete apache from OS X Yosemite? I want to start with a new unaltered configuration so I will also need to know how to install the latest version. Following other posts to delete/reinstall ...
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John The Ripper Jumbo Package [closed]

How do I install the Jumbo version of John The Ripper? I am using Mac OSX. The documentation isn't very helpful. I am a beginner, so please don't get too technical (I need to install it for a class I ...
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Can I install OS X on a failing SSD?

I have a failing SSD in my Mid-2009 MacBook Pro (5,4) that I'd like to install OS X on. It's only temporary because I'll be ordering a new SSD in a couple of weeks. The OS X installer rightly alerts ...
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Can I install Compass in Yosemite WITHOUT installing Xcode or Command Line Developer Tools?

I'm trying to install several programming packages, but it turns out that I can't because I don't have Xcode or Command Line Developer Tools installed. Some (e.g. git) were easy to install anyway. ...
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How can I emulate Atari games on my iMac

I am trying to play "Trailblazer", an old Atari game, on my 2011 iMac. I installed an emulator called "Stella". I have ROMs for this game in .bin, .stx, .tap, .cas, .atr, .cpgz, .st formats, but only ...
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Is it possible to install an OS onto a disk drive, then move and plug the drive into a different slot but still have it be totally bootable as normal?

MacBook Pro, 15" mid-2010. Odd question, I know. I want to shuffle around an HDD and SSD in my laptop. I'm wondering if I can install Mac and Windows onto the SSD, then move it to the optical bay w/o ...
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Macbook 09' 13inch OS cant find drive i just installed

i recently installed a 500gb hard drive in an 09 macbook pro because the previous hard drive had went bad and i'm trying to install the OS.X Snow Leopard. Couldnt install it because it couldnt find ...
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MacPorts can't install anything, claiming it can't open portfiles

I recently installed MacPorts in the hope that I could download GNUradio with it, however, every time I try to install anything, it will say something like $ sudo port install gnuradio Error: Unable ...
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Cannot initiate Windows 7 install on MacBook Air bootcamp

I use the latest Yosemite version on MacBook Air, I am trying to install Windows 7... I start bootcamp, I select the first two checkboxes [X] create windows 7 install disk [X] download support ...
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Install another OS on a MBPr with broken screen

I have a dead MBPr (mid 2009 I think), he works but the screen is totally broken. I would like to install another OS on it. I have an external monitor which I plug to my MBPr using an HDMI/Mini ...
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Why does installing Caffe via Macports install unrelated ports?

When installing the Caffe port from Macports, it also tries to install libgcc-devel, which takes hours to build. Curiously, I could not figure out which dependency needs this. I ran port rdeps Caffe ...
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How to download old version of Mac OS X that I own and App Store lists, but App Store refuses on newer Mac

I own old versions of Mac OS X, Mountain Lion in particular. The old versions are listed in the "Purchases" list within App Store app on my Mac. But when I hit the "Download" button a message ...
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How to update Java from 8 Update 31 to 8 Update 51 when install fails?

I'm trying to update Java on my Mac OSX Yosemite. In the Java Control Panel, it states: A critical Java security update is available. 8 Update 51 (57 MB) Your current version is Java 8 Update 31. ...
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Different owners of apps in /Applications depending on installation technique

I have noticed that pre-installed as well as apps installed from the App Store located in /Applications show permissions like this: drwxr-xr-x+ 3 root wheel 102 Jan 1 2014 Mail.app whereas ...
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Force hiding of dot(.) files on installer

hope this is the right place. So I have an issue where if someone has AppleShowAllFiles set to YES on their machine, when they open the installer all the usually hidden dot-preceeded files are visible ...
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Mac OS install drive not being recognized by computer

I recently installed Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) onto an external USB drive. It has been working fine for the past few days. When I need to switch OS installs, I shut down the computer and then pull out ...
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How to install QuickTime 7 without overwriting the currently installed version

I purchased a Intel MacBook Pro from a colleague with installed OS 10.8.5. I do not own the OS disks therefore do not have the disks to re-install QuickTime. QT 10.2 is on this "new" 2008 MacBookPro. ...
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To install GNU Strings in OSX

I run unsuccessfully brew search strings giving only Caskroom/cask/stringsfile. I want to run this commmand strings -td -3 <file.raw. How can you install GNU Strings in OSX?
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why use yosemite bootable usb installer when you can use recovery HD for clean install?

i just re-installed Yosemite from Recovery HD. Performed a clean install as i erased my HD from Recovery HD before installing the software. Yosemite is being downloaded since a few hours but it would ...
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When updating OS related updates on the app, they get listed as installed but are not actually installed

I've noticed this consistently since I upgraded to Yosemite, and it's persisted into the El Capitan beta. Usually I'd just manually download the update files and install. I'd like to fix it but ...
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To install unbuffer in OSX

There is the terminal command unbuffer in Linux Redhat, for instance. I did not find it in homebrew. How can you install unbuffer in OSX Yosemite 10.10.3?
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To install Blockdev in OSX?

I did not find the command in Brew of Yosemite 10.10.3. I am reading the command developed from here: pv -s $(blockdev –getsize64 /Users/masi/Dropbox/1/r3.raw) I think blockdev is Linux specific ...
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Services From One Boot Drive Have Installed Themselves On Clean Install Of Another OS On Different Boot Drive

I have a Mac Mini Server with two internal SSDs. Until today, I had only ever installed an OS, Mt. Lion, on one of those drives and the other had remained largely empty, except for when I needed to ...
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Formatting Boot Drive As Encrypted For Clean Install

I don't know if my google-fu is broken today or something, but I can't seem to find any information about why I would or wouldn't want to erase and format an internal boot drive and/or partition ...
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Preventing files from being changed

I hate programs like Flash and others that install crappy settings on /Library/LaunchDaemons and /Library/LaunchAgents, stuff to launch daemons that check for updates of flash. I generally replace ...
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Installing Java EE 7, glassfish4

I've installed the Java EE 7 through Universal Zip installer from here, unzipped and tried to start the glassfish server using the command /Applications/glassfish4/bin/asadmin start-domain And it ...
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How to install dmg files that offer no drag option

I am trying to install SmartGit on Mac. I download their dmg file and double click on it and instead of giving me an option to drag the app to the Applications folder, it opens up a folder with the ...
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Bootcamp Yosemite: How to Install windows 7 with DVD

I was wondering is it possible to Install Windows7 with a bootable DVD? On apple web site: When you purchase Windows, it either comes as a disk image file (ISO) or as an installation disc. If ...
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How can I install the OS from a USB in single user mode?

My Mac (MBP) won't get past 30% on the progress bar at startup. Then after a while it reboots itsef and the same thing happens. I tried to boot in recovery mode, safe mode, reset nvram, and still the ...
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How do i install OS X on new hard drive? I have macbook pro mid 2010.

I have 13 inch mid 2010 macbook pro. Just installed new 1T hard drive but now am hesitating on what to do next. I have my old hard drive converted to external drive and a back up drive as well.
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Install php on Mac Yosemite

I am trying to run Laravel but I was getting a mcrypt error. I found more than one php on my mac so I decided to delete both and reinstall. However I can not seem to find instructions on how to ...
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Yosemite installation failure: hard drive can't be repaired

I tried to upgrade from Mac OS X 10.7 to OS X 10.10.3. During the install the process got stuck and didn't finish. After booting to Recovery Mode I tried to make an image of the Macintosh HD volume ...