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 is the sound file of Installer success stored?

I've tracked Installer.app to be located at /System/Library/CoreServices/ but I can't find the sound that plays after a successful installation. I've looked at the following paths: /System/Library/...
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What is ksfetch process on Mac?

Sometimes I see a ksfetch process on my Mac. After a little googling I found out that it is Google software updater. However, there is no detailed answer i.e. what is ksfetch process used for? Is it ...
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How to arrange two windows easily to left and right side?

In Windows 7, we can easily arrange two windows with these shortcuts: Option (Alt) ⌥ + ← maximizes the window to the left side of the screen, and Option (Alt) ⌥ + → maximizes the window to the right ...
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How to solve the issue that a Mac (Macbook Air) keeps on trying to use WEP to connect to Wifi?

I have the latest version of Macbook Air with Mountain Lion, as of Oct 2013, and since one of the computers is an older one that needs WEP, the Linksys (Cisco) router is set to support both WEP and ...
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Little Snitch reports outgoing connections from Mach Kernel — am I infected?

I monitor all my traffic using Little Snitch. Recently, I've noticed strange IP addresses making connections to the "mach_kernel" process. Most of these IP addresses seem to originate from other ...
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Mac osX boot camp issue

i tried installing windows 8.1 on my mac osX and while the boot camp process was on the disk partitioning was in process and my mac suddenly restarted with a bootcamp error. now there is no windows8.1 ...
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MacBook Pro startup problems

My MacBook Pro 8,1 Late 2011 was working fine till yesterday. Current issue, 1 - it takes approximately 20 mins to start which goes like this: Then this happens: Then it gets stuck on this, ...
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Are numpad numbers from an external numpad recognized as different keys?

I have extensively been using Photoshop and want to improve my workflow. I have a Wacom tablet, which works great, but now the numpad on the keyboard, which I use for a number of things, is far from ...
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What are the most commonly used data backup methods for Mac OS X Yosemite version? [duplicate]

Please tell me in detail about that. I need some reliable solution for my Mac OS X.
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I'm not able to remotely connect with other Macs using Screen Sharing by default VNC feature

I've a MBP with OS X Yosemite & I want to remotely connect with other Macs over internet, primarily for troubleshooting purpose. I currently use TeamViewer but I'm not satisfied with it.
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How do I forkbomb a mac using python?

How do I forkbomb a mac using python? I know how to do it on windows but I want to know how to do it on a mac.
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How to set default fonts in Mac?

Yesterday, I just installed Open Sans fonts family because I need it for developing apps in Xcode and to create some design in design software. Today, I see that almost all the text that should be ...
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Windows 10 No Boot Device

I made a bootable Windows 10 flash drive using Bootcamp on my MacBook. When bootcamp is finished with everything it restarts my computer like normal. But when it restarts so I can install Windows, it ...
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No Sound in Windows 10 via Bootcamp [duplicate]

I recently installed Windows 10 using Bootcamp. When I try to turn up the audio nothing happens. I went into device manager and the High Definition Audio Controller has a triangle with an exclamation ...
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Securing Mac Server after Server Admin got fired

Recently our Network and Server Administrator got let go. We are a small organization and she was alone looking after Windows and Mac Servers. We have tried to secure the network by changing the ...
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Replaced SSD drive on MBPr shown as External

I replaced my internal MBPr SSD for an OCW Aura one. It works great, but it's recognised as "External" (despite being installed internally), which means it shows up on Finder/Desktop as an external ...
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How does Mac OS X 10.7 detect different displays?

I have a Macbook Pro with Mac OS X 10.7, and an external display screen attached to my Macbook, which is working fine. Sometimes, I have to switch the second display to a projector (because I want to ...
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My Mac is getting really slow, what should I do?

I bought a Mac (13", early 2011) almost 5 years ago. When I first got it, it was running under OS X 10.7 and it was pretty fast. I've being upgrading it ever since and it's now running under Mac OS X ...
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How to share Single Mac OS X Application for remote desktop

Scenario: I have a Mac mini which is always on always connected to internet. I want to share Single application (let's say XCode). By sharing means remotely use it via remote desktop on Windows. It ...
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Disable geolocation in Safari

I have tried to check "Decline without asking" (Translated). Now, it won't show where I am on maps and so, but even though I use VPN, Google/Facebook/Youtube and other websites know that I am in ...
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Can I damage my machine if I restart it multiple times?

Today I had to restart my rMBP multiple times (2-3 times, one after another) due to a software update, can it damage my machine (logic board, ssd, ram memory) at all? (long/short term)?
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How am I supposed to know if SMC reset has taken place?

I have a Macbook Air (mid - 2013) which means non - removable battery and currently it's running El Capitan OS X. I tried to do some SMC reset by pressing shift + control + option + Power button ...
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How to install Office 365 across all user accounts on one computer (OS X Yosemite)?

I have a new Mac with OS X Yosemite, which came with a 1 year Office 365 personal subscription. This is the family computer and I have set up 3 user accounts. I installed Office 365 through my account,...
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FileVault Encryption Bypass

Can't get past my FileVault encryption on my Mac as I've forgotten my password. I know my admin username and password, but not my password for my FileVault on my regular user profile. I need to unlock ...
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Change physical sector size of a OSX volume to 4096 bytes

I've installed a 960GB SSD in Mac Pro 5.1. I copied the mechanical drive to the SDD with the disk-utility which can be called from a OS X installation-stick. The system now boots properly from the SSD....
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Calendar Synchronization

Why does my iPhone calendar not sync with my Mac computer calendar? When I enter appointments in my Mac calendar they download automatically to my iPhone but when I enter an appointment in my iPhone ...
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Remove or Stop “Photos” From Opening Automatically on Macbook Pro El Captain [duplicate]

To start off, I've been trying to find an actual answer to this since the Yosemite update, but never found anything except people complaining about having to keep the application. I do not need this ...
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How to Automate Cropping Images?

Is there any way to automate cropping images on Mac? (Not the whole file, but part of the file.) I've tried this with Automator but the cropping function just makes the whole image smaller instead ...
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Google Inbox as a standalone app via Chrome

Google Inbox recently added compatibility with Safari and yet still does not play nice with Fluid. I decided I might as well use Chrome. Google recently improved the way "desktop app extensions" work ...
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Why does my Mac consistently keep crashing? And why does it always have the same crash report?

Anonymous UUID: 3CA3405F-A44A-8878-F8C4-2B78641B51D2 Wed Jul 6 01:45:46 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff800f79b0d4): launchd exited (signal 9, exit status 0 CS_KILLED) ...
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Apple Music play count not syncing between iPhone and iTunes

I'm running Apple Music on my mac and iPhone. I have an album in My Music, so the plays should be syncing, but the play count is not being effected by music played on my phone. Is there any trip to ...
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how can i edit in google+ an automate video on my mac

Is there a way I can edit the automate videos created by google+ on my mac? I want to change the music, add more photos, or delete some from my videos, but I cannot do it on my mac. There is no icon ...
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Where are the iCloud Drive Libraries icons located?

Some apps, like Preview, Pages, or Keynote have folders with different default preview icons publicly visible in the iCloud Drive folder. Where are those icons stored?
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How to choose an option in some windows with keyboard? [duplicate]

For example, when I close an app with some changes without saving ir before. A window asks me if I want to save or not. In Windows I can choose between these options with Tab but in Mac does not ...
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Wifi Won't Connect; Connection Timeout (Mac)

I'm having issues with my macbook pro OS X 10.7.5. It used to connect to the wifi router (D-Link N300, DIR=615) no problems. But for the past several weeks, I haven't been able to at all. What pops ...
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Mac will not boot into OSX after installing windows 10

Please help me I'm completely desparate. I have tried to install Windows 10 and it completely messed up my macbook pro system, I cannot boot into my mac, and it's full with things I desperately need. ...
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My Seagate 4TB HDD doesn't mount in OSX El Capitan

My Seagate 4TB HDD doesn't mount in OSX El Capitan on my MacBook Retina. I have been using it for the last week on this computer, but today it doesn't mount. It shows up in Disk Utility, but when I ...
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Less space after moving files

I got the "startup disk full" message so I moved several of my massive folders to an external hard drive, deleted the folders I just moved off my Mac and yes, emptied the Trash bin. It then said I ...
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Error message when copying files over to Mac Server

I keep receiving the following error message when copying files, from my iMac and my Macbook, over to my Mac Mini Server. The Finder can’t complete the operation because some data in “filename....
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Slow login (Active Directory User + Filevault2) - Mountain Lion

Two of our users have been getting this weird issue where their login to the computer seem to take "ages". The issue seems to go away if you turn off FileVault. However we need to keep FileVault on, ...
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Why does sudo shutdown -h now command work but I cannot shutdown my mac traditionally?

I am on OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 on a Macbook Pro Early 2015. When I try to shutdown or restart by pressing the Apple, it doesn't work. All of my applications close, the menu bar clears, and finder ...
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applescript help

I'm trying to make a math addition program, and I have a few questions. How do I make it so when it asks the question, it says it on the same dialog box? Such as: "What is the answer of x and y" ...
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How to install Social Engineering Toolkit in mac

I want to install SET from this link: https://github.com/trustedsec/social-engineer-toolkit. If I am right this is the github repository. I have brew installed can't I grab it with homebrew and then ...
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Do Not Disturb keeps enabling itself on my Mac

Do Not Disturb on my Mac keeps enabling itself at midnight or after every reboot even though I do not have it scheduled. As you can see from the screenshot below, DND is not enabled at all. What could ...
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MacBook Pro Retina 15" late 2013 shuts down suddenly [duplicate]

I'm not sure how to post a diagnostic here so if you have any tip, tell me I will post it. I just got a MacBook Pro Retina 15" late 2013 that shuts down randomly without any warning. Sometimes it ...
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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 To Change Default Installation location on Macbook?

I have an external drive, and to install a certain app I have to put it on the external drive due to lack of room on my hard drive. The application tells me i can change the default installation path ...
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How to display zero value as blank cell in mac numbers 3.1

How do I display zero value as blank cell in mac numbers 3.1 yet maintain a formula. I want a running balance column that only shows balance to the line of the last entry like a checkbook register. ...
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How to view Microsoft Document Imaging (MDI) files on a Mac?

I've received a bunch of MDI files which I need to open on a Mac Snow Leopard. Any way around this e.g. free readers available?
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Win2usb OS works on PC but not on MBP

I have a MBP with windows 7 64bit Bootcamp installed. I also have refind installed. I have a win2usb 1tb drive with a fresh windows 7 32bit installed and it boots up perfect on a test PC. Refind ...