Mac is short for Macintosh, a brand of computers created and sold by Apple Inc. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers including the iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and MacBook. All current Macs ship with Mac OS X. You can also install Windows or Linux ...

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Photos and iCloud cannot see photos on iCloud safe to delete?

I want to delete photos from my Mac to free up space. I've never gone to iCloud before to check on my back ups and just assumed they occurred. However when i go to iCloud it shows nothing but find ...
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What will “rm -rf /” actually do?

I know that this is a very dangerous command, but what does it actually do. In other words, to what extend does it delete the hard drive. Does it delete only the user data? Or does it delete root OS ...
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MacBook Pro frequently disconnects from network

My MacBook Pro frequently disconnect from the network after I lock the screen. Any suggestions how to prevent this?
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Mavericks 10.9.5 RAM problem and performance problems

Macbook Pro Late 2011, Mavericks 10.9.5 had my RAM consumed up to 2.75 GB (out of 4.00 GB) with no apps running except Finder. Hard Disk Storage: ~300 GB free out of 500 GB Creating new, renaming, ...
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Java and Flash Player do not work on Chromium

I've just installed the latest version of Chromium. But, neither Java nor Flash Player work. How can this be fixed? As far as I can see, Chromium no longer supports PPAPI and NPPAPI.
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What are the Best Ways to Speed Up a Mac?

I have a 2012 Macbook Pro and although it seems to be working fine, over time it has seemed to become more sluggish and less snappy / responsive. So is there any good ways ways that I can 'speed up' ...
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How do I plot two data streams in Numbers as a graph?

I have two different streams of fractional values I want to visualize using Numbers for Mac. They both have one value per line and both look would look something like this (with different values ...
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Time Machine Backup Failed

Ive been using my Time Machine for almost 3 years without any problems. It's a 3 TB LaCie. This week it has decided to stop backing up my work. I tried repairing the disk and unmounting and remounting ...
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Password prompt for email [duplicate]

Is there a way to add a password prompt when opening email app on a mac? To stop others from opening the email program on a shared computer. Basically i dont want anyone to open the email program ...
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How can I retrieve picture files from the Photos App on Mac OS X (Yosemite)?

What I am trying to do without success is to find a way to get the files of my photos (edited and original) in their best quality. So, let me give a heads up first. I have a DSLR camera and during ...
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Reaver : [-] Failed to retrieve a MAC address for interface 'mon0'!

I am using OS X 10.10.4 and when I run reaver -i mon0 -b XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX -vv I get the following error [-] Failed to retrieve a MAC address for interface 'mon0'!
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Mac crashes when using Terminal app

I'm having trouble with my MacBook Pro. Specifically, it always crashes when I try to open the Terminal app. I get the following report: Anonymous UUID: 071752AC-395C-0603-2111-894859AA762E ...
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Script to organize photos

I have a bunch of photos in different folders and I would like to organize them into a single directory structure. Many of the photos are duplicated. I would like to organize them into year/month ...
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Can someone help me quit iPhoto on my Mac?

So I opened iPhoto to upload some photos. Then mid-download it stopped working. Now I can't shut down my computer or quit the iPhoto app!! Can anyone help me?
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How do I access my private browsing history?

I'm trying to recover some pages that I had open when my macbook (OSX 10.8.5) crashed. Unfortunately I was using Opera (V30) in private browsing mode. I've tried looking at my DNS cache - but not ...
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Backup/sync Mac photo to external hard drive

It's already making me crazy - as a newbie with Mac. I have problem with backup/sync of my pictures. I would like to backup pictures from Photo library (Photo app) to external HDD but more like sync. ...
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Increase delay in Photo Booth app?

I was wondering if there is a way to increase the number of seconds before Photo Booth takes a picture (currently 3 seconds) or if alternatively there is an app I can use with my iSight camera that ...
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Resized a partition on a mac and it deleted all the data on it? HELP

Ok this is a really big mess i've found myself in. My mates Mac Pro running Lion x64 needs a clean out and i offered to do it whilst he's away. I used Disk Utility to resize his 4TB Archive Drive to ...
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what is the source of the process named 'AwdlD2d'?

This process shows up in my console logs. I'm not sure where it is coming from.
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Mac set up 'wizard'

When starting up a Mac for the first time, it runs a 'wizard' that asks various questions (what language, what iTunes account etc.) As far as I can tell, this only runs the first time the Mac is run .....
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Take screenshot of window on Mac without using spacebar then mouse click

I want to take a screenshot of a window on a mac. I'm currently using shift + cmd + 4 then space then mouse click. The process is very awkward, you got to do it in that order or you'll have to ...
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Trouble with FaceTime Connection only between macs

I have noticed problems while facetiming with a friend. We have connection troubles when we use Facetime with our Macs (newest iMac models). The macs are both connected to ethernet and we both have a ...
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Mac OSX restore

I'm busy restoring my Mac, held down CMD and R, loaded disk utility to erase my disk and I noticed all those volumes mounted on the left. What are these, are they important? (See picture)
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Macbook notification banner smudge

whenever the notification banner that appears on the top right of my screen appears, it's covered by a smudge. I can't find any other other answers online that deals with this problem and it's ...
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Mac connects to network with no problem but browsers can't connect to websites

Computer has Mavericks 10.9.5. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari all do not connect to websites though the network is clearly connected. ***** EDIT: Browsing works in safe mode ***** I've read many ...
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I can't resize my macintosh HD drive on os X 10.9.5

I have checked similar questions but didn't find an answer that worked. I have a macbook pro late 2013 with OS X 10.9.5. I have the OS X on the Macintosh HD drive (Mac OS Extended (Journaled)), ...
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migrating partition to a 2015 MacBook Pro

I'm a developer and through the years with my MacBook Pro early 2011 I installed and configured a lot of stuff to help me in my job. I would like to buy a new MacBook pro but don't want to spend days/...
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Office for Mac 2016, my Outlook can't connect with my company Exchange Server

Installed Office for Mac 2016 last night, but after I've setup Outlook with my Exchange account, it did not work! Which previously in Office for Mac 2011 version, it works just fine, any ideas why?
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Connecting monitor to mac via USB docking

I just bought a new BenQ GL2450 monitor to connect to my macbook pro 13" late 2011. I try to connect it with a DVI cable and via a USB docking that goes into my laptop, but the screen says no signal ...
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Toolbar items and Apple logo disappeared [duplicate]

Apple logo and toolbar icons on finder and mail.app are disappeared. However they are still on some apps like Safari.app. I removed apps I installed recently but nothing changed.MacBook Air (13-inch, ...
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Can I install Windows 7 on my Mac mini Server? [duplicate]

I have a Mac mini server and I want to install Windows 7 on it. How can I do this?
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MacBook Air trackpad erratic, no bulging battery

I have a MacBook Air 13-inch, Mid 2011 10.10.3 (out of warranty) bought in 2012 and I have been struggling with trackpad issues since January 2015 soon after receiving the warning "Battery Service" ...
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What is the difference between shutdown command and doing shutdown from apple menu?

What is the difference between issuing command shutdown -h now in terminal and doing Shutdown from apple menu? Using command it's instantly power down the system. But via menu it takes around 30-40 ...
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Device or computer could not be verified

Recently I bought Macbook Pro Retina Early 2015, and after approximately one month my wifi shows No Wifi/Wireless device found I rush to the iStore and submitted my macbook, they serviced it ...
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OS X Calendar won't sync to iPhone

If I put an event in Calendar, on my Mac, in does not sync to my iPhone. However it does sync if I put an event into the iPhone when it will then pick up the previous unsynced events.
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OS X spotlight UI bug

The spotlight search UI on my mac seems to have broken. It doesn't have a rounded corners. Nothing seems to solve it.
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Is it possible to upgrade 2.26 GHz processor to 2.4 GHz?

I recently bought a 2009 macbook that I thought would have a 2.4GHz processor (along with 4GB of RAM) but instead has a 2.26GHz processor with 2GB of RAM. (I expected it to be 2011.) I got it fairly ...
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Why do some files in Mac OS X say 'Date Modified' as '24 January 1984 08:00'?

When I am copying files on a Macintosh, I notice that the folder says that its Modified/Created timestamp is 24 January 1984 08:00. Why is this particular timestamp is used? Is it something to do with ...
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How to export multiple PDF pages into 1 PDF

I have opened all of my PDF's in Preview (Mac). I then drag-n-droped the PDFs to make a master list of PDF's. Question How do I export all of the pages into 1 PDF? What I tried File -> Export as ...
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Install Yosemite file

I need the file that says "Install OS X Yosemite." My mac can't download it because it is unsupported. Is there any way I can get the file. Thanks
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Use AirDrop between iPhone and older Macs (need “Don't see who you're looking for?” button on Mac)

I have a new Mac Mini, an old MacBook (which supports AirDrop but has on old Bluetooth module) and an iPhone. When I need to AirDrop between my macs, in Mac Mini's AirDrop panel appear a button "Don'...
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Where is Microsoft Office for My Mac Templates Stored with the 365 Upgrade?

Normally I can find this by going to Library and Microsoft is right there, however, I've installed the new Microsoft 365 on a new laptop and can't seem to find it. Hoping there are some answers. ...
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How to deal with multiple volumes folder in OS X?

I'm fine-tuning the network in my little office... I've got multiple folders named HD1 across different machines... The problem I noticed is that when you connect to an AFP folder, it creates a ...
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Change refresh rate/resolution on Seiki 4k using Mac Pro via HDMI?

I have a late 2014 (current model) Mac Pro and I use a Seiki 50 inch 4k TV to for that computer (the seiki does 30hz at 4k and should do 120 at 1080p). I use the HDMI port on the Mac Pro to directly ...
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How to restore tap click defaults? [duplicate]

Help! Using some kind of command I found on this website, I deleted my ability to tap click defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.tapBehavior -int 0 is what I used ...
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OpenVPN causes loss of WAN connection after returning from sleep

I'm trying to use OpenVPN to have a constant VPN connection on my 10.10.4 install. Currently I've setup OpenVPN via homebrew and as stated put an openvpn.conf in /etc/openvpn as the default profile ...
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Safari High Avg Energy Impact

Under the Energy Monitor, it always shows high Average Energy Impact (1000+) for Safari. Is this normal? I have attached the screenshots. Although I formatted the entire disk and reinstalled the OS, ...
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How can I learn which SSD model compatible with my 2010 mid MacBook 13" Unibody (White)?

I guess this one (Crucial BX100 500GB) is compatible but I need features of it to search for the proper one. Could you guys help me?
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No Shuffle in iTunes 12.2?

Is there any shuffle option in iTunes 12.2 for Mac? (I haven't found one) and why Apple has deliberately removed the main feature of any music player? I mean no one listens to music in playlist/A-Z ...
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Lost Pages file in iCloud after update to Yosemite

Recently I upgraded my Mac to OS X Yosemite and after that all of my Pages files which were saved in iCloud in my MacBook are lost and I can't find them in in my MacBook or in icloud.com online. Is ...