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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Where are the sample books stored in the iBooks for Mac OS X?

I'm doing an accessibility stuff and I need to access the source file (.epub file) of the sample books in iBooks for Mac OS X. I did look for one at ...
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How to get back the standard application in Notification Center in Mac OS X?

I have configured No application in the center of notifications. no weather, no stock, no calendar, no calculator. How to return back to the standard application?
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https ( ssl secured ) local websites are not working in Safari and chrome in Mac Yosemeti. How can I fix this?

As a developer, I will be running and testing the webapps that I am developing in my local. But Chrome and safari are not allowing me to hit my local server with ssl enabled. ...
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Is there any way to reattach an 'orphaned' Windows installation?

I have a Windows installation in a partition on my hard drive. The problem is, it's not showing up when I startup holding alt. I installed Windows through VirtualBox, linked to a physical partition ...
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How to hide an app from the Launchpad?

Is there any way to hide an app from the Launchpad in Yosemite? I don't want to delete it or something like that I just want to hide apps that I don't use frequently, and I have a lot of them, putting ...
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Airplay on Bluetooth speaker paired to Mac

I've got a Bluetooth speaker (a JawBone Mini) and I paired it to my Mac. I can set it as output device from System Preferences -> Sound -> Output but I would like to use it as an AirPlay speaker, as I ...
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How do I put all of the music in my iTunes library (12.2) onto my iPhone 6?

Really frustrated with iTunes -- How the heck do I add the music in my iTunes library to my iPhone? I'm a power user and I've been using iTunes and iPods since the beginning. I'm going on a road ...
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Mac thinks mouse is a keyboard

whenever I plug in my usb wireless mouse, my macbook air and mac pro both think that the mouse is a keyboard and won't register the mouse's movements at all. Is there a way to fix this? The mouse is ...
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Changing dots per inch (DPI) in Powerpoint Office 2011 for Mac

I want to increase the resolution of my images in PowerPoint for (2011 for Mac). In other forums it says to go to Preferences -> Save and from there you can change the dpi...here's a fuzzy screen ...
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How to export all emails from a mailbox in Apple Mail

I'm trying to export all emails from an account I have setup and mapped to Apple mail on my computer. There are 1200 emails. The account is no longer active so i'm trying to export all the emails in ...
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Learning iOS development on VM machine running Mac OS X

I'm wondering if it's fine to start learning iOS development on VM machine running OS X until I get a Mac computer, will I face any real differences when I start developing on Mac computer?
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Issue with LCD screen colors after Mac was dropped

I have gotten an issue with my Mac LCD display, after the Mac was dropped. 100% white colors become pink and 100% black colors become green. I don't want to get it fixed, because that would be very ...
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Macbook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI?

I'd like to disable the NVideo GTX 750M GPU on my Macbook Pro 15" (Retina, Mid 2014, OSX 10.10 Yosemite). I know I can use GfxCardStatus but I read I could have a more permanent solution by changing ...
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OSX El Capitan Unable to add exchange account [closed]

I had a problem with Lync because of which I went to Keychain Access > Preferences > Reset My Default Keychain. After that all of my passwords were reset and I had to enter them again. When I was ...
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Problem with installing Java: java: command not found

I just installed Java 8.25 but I'm still not getting 'legacy' applications to work. I tried verifying the version in terminal: manfred$ java --version -bash: java: command not found I think there's ...
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Preview does not work on iPhone 5

I have a problem with preview with my iphone 5. My mac is 2012 and running Yosemite. When I go to the "import from iPhone" I get the usual window, but when I drag and drop some photos / videos, it ...
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How to not allow other people to access your mac?

i've been noticing strange things since I moved in my apartment. One time or another I can see airplay icon that appears out of no where, I'm concerned that someone might get access to my mac, is ...
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My LaCie Thunderbolt Big 2 is not showing on my desktop but it is showing in disk utility

I can't get access to my 6TB raid 1 (well it's suppose to be a raid one and some tech told me it sounds like it is striped but I swear I set it up as a raid 1). It is not showing on the desktop. But ...
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Dual boot Kali with Mac

I want to dual my Macbook with Mavericks 10.9.4 and Kali 1.0.8. I have downloaded the Kali .iso and "burnt" it to a USB stick using the dd command from in Terminal. I have partitioned my hard drive ...
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Windows 7 boot camp help

I've been trying for last couple of days now to install windows 7 on my mid-2010 iMac and having trouble getting past a certain point. I did a wipe and reinstall a few days ago of Yosemite where I ...
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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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Mac Pro with fresh install of Ubuntu Server 14 will not boot

I installed Ubuntu Server 14 on my Mac Pro and now after a successful installation, when I tried to reboot it, the computer chimes like a Mac always does, but does not load any further. Normally I ...
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Play photos/movies from iPhone or Mac on Roku?

Show Media Files Via Roku YouTube makes it easy to make a movie displayed on my Mac appear on the TV via Roku. Is there some way to show photos or .MOV video files stored on an iOS device or Mac ...
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Apple Music - Some sounds from Album are not available to download or listen

I have Apple Music 3 month free trial and I added an album to my iCloud Music Library. But one sound is "disabled" and I cannot listen or download it. What's wrong?
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Guest user randomly created on my Mac, after setting up find my Mac

How do I disable the guest user? Is there a reason why it gets created? It won't mess up any of my files or data on my computer right? Is find my Mac suppose to randomly create it?
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Upgrading an old mac mini intel 1.1 for Lion

I'm looking to buy an older mac mini (v1.1) CoreDuo 1.66Ghz 2Gb DDR2, 80Gb HD. My research shows the original OS was Mac OS X 10.4.11. So my question is: if i will upgrade my CPU from T2300 to T7200 ...
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Reinstall Yosemite on Macbook Air

I have bought Macbook with Lion, which I have upgraded to Yosemite. Now I want to reinstall Yosemite from stratch. Which Mac OS version will be installed if I'll follow this instructions (Command (⌘) ...
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Unable to pair again bluetooth headset

I used to have a this bluetooth (BT) headset paired and working. Because it had some audio stuttering issues, as a troubleshooting measure I decided to un-pair (remove from list of BT devices in Mac ...
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Is there a way to prevent Mac emoji from changing line spacing?

When I use emoji in Mac OSX typable spaces - for example TextEdit - the emoji will adjust the line spacing so it will fit. And it makes the document look really messy because the one line that the ...
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How can I record my game audio and Skype audio at the same time?

I am trying to use Soundflower and Audacity to record a gameplay video on steam with a recording software. I can't figure out though, how to set up audacity to record the Skype call and the game audio ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it's time to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this thread, but there is no solution: ...
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Mac Pro with Thunderbolt Display 30 meters away

We want to position a Thunderbolt Display (2015 model) 30 meters away from a Mac Pro (2015 model). Questions regarding this setup: What cable do we need to connect these two? I have seen ...
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How to rename multiple files at once?

I want to rename multiple files at once. For example: Picture1.jpg Picture2.jpg Picture3.jpg Picture4.jpg into Vacation-Picture1.jpg Vacation-Picture2.jpg Vacation-Picture3.jpg ...
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How can I mirror my Mac display on my iPad?

I don't know why i can't seem to find any info about this or even anyone asking the same question. I have an iMac and a new iPad. I want to mirror my Mac display on the iPad, so I can sit in another ...
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Why does Disk Utility show one “Macintosh HD” as a logical drive and another that says core storage physical volume

I am trying to figure out why I have 2 Macintosh HD Drives Appearing in disk utility. One of them i can mount and shows it as being a logical drive and the second one i can't mount but it says it has ...
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iLife doesn't appear in “Purchased” after installing ML on a registered MacBook Pro

I bought an open-item, unregistered MacBook Pro from Best Buy and they told me that they had installed Mountain Lion just like a clean setup. But the iLife bundle doesn't appear in the laptop or in ...
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Moved Ruby files to new folder in Users directory

And they've since disappeared; I'm unable to open them in Sublime Text Editor or edit them in the command line. They're not listed anywhere, even though the initial move was noted successfully. I've ...
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How do I find out what my iBooks “authorized computers” are?

I saw a "Free" book on iBooks today and decided to download it. I've never used iBooks before. After it downloaded (and I entered my password), I clicked "Read", and iBooks said: Computer ...
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iTunes Producer unable to get password from my keychain

When I try to open iTunes Producer, I get an error stating, "We are unable to retrieve your password from the security keychain." I recently deleted the folder in my keychain library while trying to ...
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How to change computer name as it shows up in AirDrop?

I use AirDrop quite often to quickly send pictures that I take on my iPhone, to my Mac. The problem is, I have several Macs (all of them are Mac minis) and when I activate AirDrop on my iPhone, they ...
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How can I dim the screen from Terminal?

Is it possible to dim the screen from Terminal, in a Mac with OS X Lion? Is there any command to do control brightness and volume?
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Yosemite 10.10 Install?

So I'm trying to boot a yosemite installation from an 8GB USB with the dmg file I downloaded from the app store, but once I hit "option" during my mac's startup and choose the correct usb, I get the ...
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Import OS X Folders into Photos.app on mac

Does anyone know to import OS X folders into Photos.app albums? Every time I drag a folder in photos.app, it doesn't automatically generate an album for that folder. Is there a way to force this ...
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Can I watch 3D movies on my Mac?

Can I watch 3D movies on my Mac? If not, can I just watch them normally in 2D (not having 2 pictures side by side).
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Cannot switch FaceTime call to iPhone after initiating it on my Mac

I initiated a call on my MacbookPro (running OS X Yosemite), but I cannot transfer it to my iPhone while it's in progress, as advertised on the Continuity feature. The Apple Support article says: ...
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Restoring/Forwarding offline emails from Mac Mail

A long time ago I started using Mac Mail instead of my web-based Yahoo email. Then I deleted all my emails from my web-based Yahoo account and kept them on Mac Mail. Now that I've stopped using Mac ...
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Exchanging desktop publishing files between my Mac an office pc

I have a Mac notebook, running Microsoft 365 for Mac which does not include Microsoft Publisher. Our office uses pc's and Microsoft Publisher to create our brochures, flyers, and bulletins. We each ...
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How to locate the Power Pads on a MacBook Pro A1398

My mac will no longer power up via the keyboard. I have taken the back off and have it before me with the fans at the bottom and the batteries at the top. How can I jump-start the Mac ? I have tried ...
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Uninstall/ disable php 5.6.9 osx Yosemite

I´m running osx yosemite with homebrew, apache, php5.6.9 and have installed php 5.3. I need php 5.3 to run a certain api which known to have complications with ph5.6.9. But how can I disable php 5.6.9 ...
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Mac OS 10.7.5 – VLC - Can't find AB Loop Hotkey in Preferences

I use VLC as a video player for many reasons but mainly in order to benefit from the A-B Loop function where I can select a particular section of the video and watch it over and over again at ...