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Can I just copy an application from a MAC and paste it to another MAC?

As the title suggest, can I just copy and paste an application to my new MAC instead of downloading them all over again? Or is there another way to do this?
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Make the menu bar in Yosemite opaque

In Mavericks and earlier, it was possible to make the menu bar opaque, rather than the default translucent look. Now in Yosemite, it looks like translucency is the default, and the setting is gone ...
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Unpacking .bundle files via terminal

There's a known method for unpacking .bundle by going to Show Package Contents, but what if that option is unavailable? There is a solution that works for .pkg files by using the pkgutil --expand ...
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How to restore OS X to out of box / factory experience prior to reselling?

I'm ready to resell my Mac, and I'd like to prepare it for the new user, giving them factory-like out of box experience. Even better, I'd like the system to be fully updated, yet come up with no user ...
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10.9.5 mac pro - cannot ssh out

I cannot ssh to any server. ssh -vvv joe@ip OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading configuration data /Users/joe/.ssh/config debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh_config ...
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What is the OS X equivalent to the free command to show buffer and cache memory?

The free command displays the buffer and cache memory on Linux. What is the command to show the equivalent information for an OS X machine?
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How can I change the text on the shutdown window?

When you press the power button on a mac laptop, a window is shown that reads "Are you sure you want to shut down your computer now?" An image of the power symbol is shown next to this text and at the ...
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Bluetooth Dongle Connection “Failed to open an RFCOMM serial channel” on MacBook Pro

I tried to setup another computer with a Bluetooth dongle to connect my Macbook Pro (OS X Mavericks). I managed to pair them and ever since then I get these messages every 10-30 seconds and often they ...
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How can I measure, that how much data of internet I used on MAC for a certain period of time?

I'm using Mac Book Pro. For internet I use modem. My question, Is there any way to find out how many data (in GB) I have already used for a certain period of time (in 30 days). Or It will count the ...
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How do I remove purchased GarageBand content?

I recently purchased GarageBand's additional content (the $4.99 for everything one) specifically to acquire the drummers. Now I've got around 10GB of unused content eating up a significant portion of ...
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Which application is this icon? it looks like a paw

Which application is this? I tried using Google image search to identify this application but was not able to.
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OSX 10.9.5 upgrade causes apache/php downgrade

Today I installed the OXS 10.9.5 upgrade and it appears to have downgraded my Apache and PHP version. Is there an easy way to reverse this unwanted downgrade? Or do I have to reinstall apache via ...
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Is it possible to access a USB Hard Drive connected to a Time Capsule Remotely (not on the same local network)

Is it possible to access a USB Hard Drive connected to a Time Capsule remotely (not on the same local network)? Can I take my Mac Laptop somewhere, and access data on an external USB Drive connected ...
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I can't write to my flash drive, and it is already in the MS-DOS (FAT) Format. Why?

This is my first question on this website. I am using a Mac Air, and I have a flash drive in which I can read from. I am able to copy files from this onto my Desktop, or anywhere on my computer for ...
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Mac Mail - move IMAP message to Exchange folder

In Mac mail I have most of my email accounts set up Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, and Exchange (office365 hosted). When I try to move any of my messages from the first 3 (all IMAP accounts) into my Exchange ...
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Disable WIFI order with keychain access

There are two WIFIs at work. One official and one for guests (which is also used to connect to for privat devices like iPhones). I have the same Apple ID and keychain access configured on my private ...
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How do I import from a mini DV camera without using the tape?

I want to set up a multicamera interview situation and direct stream the content from cameras to hard drives, without running mini DV tapes . I am running Mavericks 10.9.3 on a macpro, 10.9.4 on a ...
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Is it possible to make a custom OSX distro?

Yesterday I was forced to reinstall OSX because I stupidly used dd and formatted my main drive - a typo in a script I write! I was having issues with the Internet and the installer kept crashing, ...
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How do I create itemized lists on Notes for iPhone?

Notes for Mac automatically indents and turns hyphen + spacebar into an emdash, and prepares the next indented emdash when pressing return at the end of an item. Notes for iPhone faithfully continues ...
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Stolen Mac - Help Finding Serial Number?

My apartment was broken into yesterday and my Mac (Mavericks) is gone. I'm trying to dig up the serial number for the police, but I'm having zero luck. Here's what I've done so far, to no avail: ...
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Disk Utility Showing 0 Bytes on USB

I have a 32GB USB. I recently used dd to write a Linux image to the USB. Somewhere during dd my Macbook froze. When I plugged it back into the laptop after rebooting it wouldn't show. I left it 20 ...
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Mac compatible CCTV?

I am wondering if anyone knows a good CCTV DVR system that works well with Apple Mac OS X? I am after something that can take IP cameras and support HDTV.
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I have a Safari publicity issue?

I downloaded an app for "watching FREE online tv shows" and obviously the app didn't worked, so I uninstall this app and now every time I click on any link in safari (most of the times in youtube) i ...
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Count statistics from Calendar

I would like to count statistics from given Calendar in system. I mark every task in my calendar and I want to count the summary of time spending on project and some statistics like how many hours per ...
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Can't delete attachments in mac mail

On the mac mail I used to be able to select a mail, then press “Command” button and “M” to delete an attachment (without deleting the whole e-mail, just delete the attachment). But right now, when I ...
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How do I place bullet points next to centered text on Pages v5?

I am making a list with centered text, paired with a centered bullet point to the left of the text. I am attempting to create the following list (this is a rendering): But, I end up with this when ...
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How to cancel download from app store [duplicate]

I am downloading MAC OSX Yosemite public beta v3. It is too big(5.3 gb) and my internet is not fast enough. So, i want to cancel the download. I don't see any cancel download option. All is see is a ...
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How to (Right click + Move mouse to the Left) in MACBOOK PRO

I am using Genymotion and playing game: Clash of Clan. To Zoom in I need to : Right click + Move mouse to the Left. How can i do this Macbook pro retina display 15 inch. I know that tapping with two ...
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Mount multiple iso

I am installing music software which originally came on 8 dvds. How do I mount the 8 iso files in sequence on the same drive? Thanks Tristan
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Internal SSD compatible?

Since I was not able to find it out does anyone of you know if the following INTERNAL SSD will be compatible with my MacMini Late 2012 (the cheaper one)? Internal SSD from BestBuy Thanks :)
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What should I do with my Mac mini? [closed]

I have had my Mac mini for almost 2 years now and recently got a Macbook Pro, so I stopped using it. I want to start using it for more cool things, but the only interesting thing I found was that I ...
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bash-command not found; for every command == fear i could screwed up the path

here is the output of echo $PATH /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin and when I gave cat /etc/paths this is the output /usr/bin /bin /usr/sbin /sbin /usr/local/bin I am ...
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How to transmit my PC onto my iMac?

I use tiny 13'' Windows laptop for work and whenever working from home would like to use my 27'' iMac as a display to it. Is this possible? Would HDMI->Thunderbolt cable do the trick? Is there ...
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Imac 20 inch 2009 OSX 10.9.5

I have an issue with Mac App store not opening - probably due to using Clean My Mac which has now been trashed! Is there any way I can download a new OS without using App Store - the iMac does;t have ...
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Dell U2711 Flat Panel Monitor

I have a Dell U2711 Flat Panel Monitor, which I have been using with my Mac, preIntel and Intel. Suddenly I cannot acces to any control, instead a padlock appears on my screen. Any help?
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Time Machine next backup size

Is there a way to find out what is expected size of the next Time Machine backup? My computer is backed up regularly. I turned off TM for a while and I wish to find out what is the next back up size. ...
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Can I identify all iTunes purchases bought with a particular ID Account?

Having restored back-up from iCloud I am being repeatedly asked for the password for a work-related email address. I was made redundant from that company about 10 years ago and cannot retrieve that ...
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Formatted MBP. Can't install Mavericks

I've formatted my Macbook, and attempting to reinstall Mavericks, but I have a problem. I access my Internet via an access point that requires me to log in via the web interface. When the formatted ...
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Is there a Windows tool to modify PRAM values from the Boot Camp partition?

OS X provides the nvram command line tool to view and set values in the PRAM. Is there such a tool for Windows running from Boot Camp?
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Accidentally removed all commands in terminal

I was following a tutorial and put in the following line: export PATH="~/.composer/vendor/bin/" Now no commands work at all, not even things like ls. What does the command do that I copy and ...
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Incorrect icon of Time Capsule in Finder

Have a little perfectionistic problem: quite often in Finder Time Capsule's icon not displayed correctly, when I click on it - becomes normal, what's the problem?
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Migration assistant to specific folder

I have a 290gb of data on my old mac. It won't boot up. I have a firewire cable and am going to transfer the data to my MacBook pro which has 590gb of free space. I want to use migration assistant, ...
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Replacement for Isolator

It seems that one of my all time favourite apps Isolator has been abandoned. While it still works, it hasn't been updated in forever, could use some customization features and it isn't ready for ...
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Can I create an OSX image to install after a disk format/7-pass

I often do a secure pass (usually 7) once a month on my Macbook, for privacy reasons and my job. But, it's annoying that I have to continue to reinstall my applications each time. It is possible to ...
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I can't download anything from iTunes on my Mac since I got iOS 8

Every time I plug my phone in and open iTunes it says my phone can't connect because I need iTunes version 11.2 or later i have version 11.4 (I am using a mac)
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I Have A 2013 MacBook Air that refuses to charge. I continue to use it once it says that it has no charge left. What do I do?

I received this brand new laptop yesterday and today the charger isn't responding to being plugged in. (The lights aren't flashing as they should be). The battery icon on the upper right corner has a ...
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Is it possible to have 2 wireless interfaces and have each interface connect to a different VPN over a MacPro? [closed]

Is it possible to have 2 wireless interfaces and have each interface connect to a different VPN over a MacPro? Basically, I have a MacPro with 2 wireless interfaces. I connected to both wireless ...
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Wi-Fi syncing and Home Sharing with iPhone 5 not working in iTunes after iOS 8 upgrade

I have a recent MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). I also have an iPhone 5 that had iOS 7.1, but I recently updated it to iOS 8. When I had iOS 7, I used to be able to connect via Wi-Fi and ...
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What is Master Device in MIDI?

So, what is the "Master Device" in Multi-output device? Cause I'm trying figure out how MIDI Aggregate Devices work, I need to now what is it.
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How does iTunes detect updates are available for iOS apps?

So, I turned off network connection on my Mac. Accidentally starting iTunes, but iTunes indicated there are number of Updates available for iOS apps. When I tried to select app to update, it ...