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defaults: command not found

i have two users on macbook pro (yosemite). one of them has access to the defaults binary in /usr/bin the other user gets command not found. looking up in /usr/bin --> no defaults. both accounts are ...
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mac book pro headphones not working even with the correct sound settings .

my macbook pro( 13 inch mid 2009) running yosemite 10.10.5 is not delivering sound to the headphone speakers .I am using my iPhones headphones .it is able to receive mic input though. does it mean it ...
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Get pages and iMovies free

I got macbook pro late 2013 and normally Pages and iMovies they are free for mac after 2013 but when I got to app store I can't get them for free. Any help here or how to get them free ?
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Volume Overlay Displaying Incorrectly/Not Centered

So basically my macbook pro (mid 2010) was acting funny (shutting off when left corner was tapped/bumped, high fan when no activity, etc.), nothing helped so I reset the SMC (I think that's what it's ...
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Unexpected shut downs

My mid 2009 MacBook Pro has been repeatedly shutting down shortly after turning it on. It won't stay on. Where do I go for help? I haven't tried anything since it won't stay on.
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Can I download Mac OS X for a used MacBook Pro?

I want to by a used MacBook Pro i5 Mid 2010 edition, but there is no system DVD. The previous owner's stuff is on the hard drive, and I want to wipe it clean with a new OS. Can I boot into existing ...
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Disable iCloud Photo Library on Mac

I have been using iCloud Photo Library on my Mac for several months but I'm wanting to quit using it now. If I go in and try to turn it off, I get a message that all my photos will be deleted from my ...
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Which macbook is best for VMWare Labs? [on hold]

I want to buy a Mac Notebook. I am confused which one to choose among Macbook Air, Pro 13 or Pro 15. My aim is to buy a machine on which i can comfortably run 5-7 virtual machines in VMware. Many ...
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My hard drive is broken on my Mac, I have a new one, but how can I install OS X? [duplicate]

I couldn't figure out how to properly explain the issue in my title. Here is the deal: My HDD is broken in my MacBook, every time I boot it up it's freezing. I bought a totally new SSD, but I didn't ...
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Using Bluetooth as Microphone in Mac Book Pro

Is there any way, in which I can use my bluetooth headset as a microphone and my MacBook Pro as an amplifier ? I mean, that whilst I am talking, the same sound goes out through the speakers. This ...
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Macbook Pro Unibody 13 inch 2012 lands on to Login Screen when left Idle

Can anyone please help me with this? My laptop after using it, I leave it idle, keeping it on. After some time, my display turns off, and after some time when I come back and start using it, I get a ...
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MacBook Pro Retina rattling noise

About two months ago, I purchased a MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch (model MF840LL). Recently, I have noticed a quiet rattling noise when doing something performance-intensive (some webpages in Firefox, ...
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iMessage app wont open on macbook pro and will freeze mac trying to open

I have tried opening it from the dock, launchpad and applications folder but it still will not open and then the mac freezes. Anyone have any suggestions?
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I'm having trouble with my administrator information

I don't have administrator access for my MacBook Air and I need the username and password to be able to administer my laptop.
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Macbook air won't show main harddisc

My macbook air won't show the main harddrive. I have tried to clean it by deleting the disc, but now it won't show up when i wan't to reinstall OS X. I have tried to go to disc utility, but i won't ...
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My Mac is invisible to my iPhone on AirDrop

I want to send a photo from my iPhone (iOS 8) to my Mac (Yosemite) via AirDrop. Though my iPhone appears on my Mac, Mac does not appear on iPhone. How can I fix this? On both devices, I've selected ...
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Macbook Pro with abnormal CPU usage and unrecognised battery. How to alternative SMC reset

This Macbook Pro (15" circa 2012) is giving me trouble. After a slight water spill incident, I removed and replaced the hard drive, optical drive and battery (warning sticker ignored). After another ...
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Send an email… can't reply/FWD or send another new email w/o close/reopen Mail

Every time I send an email, I can not reply or FWD or start another new email without closing and reopening Mail. This has been going on for some time. I kept thinking it would be fixed with the next ...
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How to make MacBook Pro sharing Wi-Fi from iPad?

I connected from iPad to MacBook Pro (mid 2012) by USB. I turned on iPad personal hotspot and Internet Sharing works. Now I want to share my MacBook Pro's internet connection too. I made the ...
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Is my 13" rMBP capable of running a 4k monitor at 2560x1440 scaled resolution?

I have a late 2013 13" rMBP and a 4k monitor (3840x2160) that's running at 60Hz over mini display port. Right now it uses a scaled 1920x1080 resolution so everything is displayed at 2x HDPI (retina ...
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How do I Change Force Touch “taptic” or haptic feedback on MacBook Pro?

I love my new MBP Retina but I would like to change the amount the Force Touch vibrates. I know there are the settings called Light, Medium and Firm to change not only the amount it vibrates but also ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 15" (mid 2012) screen is glitching in specific situations

The display of my macbook is glitching as you can see in image below. However this is happening only if I'm trying to do some on graphics heavy tasks, just like opening big Rhinoceros project. The ...
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Xcode 6&7 performance on Macbook Air 2012-mid

I'm planning to change to MacBook from my PC and I was thinking on buying first an older model as I can't afford a new one currently. I would use this laptop for Xcode development as well so I'd be ...
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How do I enable the laptop display at boot when an external display is connected?

When I power on my MBP with an external monitor connected, the external monitor is the only active display. I have to unplug and replug the external monitor in order to enable the laptop's display. ...
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Left shift and alt are stuck together

My left shift and left alt seem to be stuck together, as in when I press one the system acts as both were pressed (the keyboard viewer shows both pressed as well). It only happens with the built-in ...
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24" imac from 2008 as a monitor for macbook pro

The iMac does only have a mini displayport output. And it does it not have target mode, but if I upgrade my iMac's OS to X Yosemite, will target mode come with it? If so, Will I at that point be able ...
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Connect 3 monitors to Macbook Pro retina early 2015 13"

I've seen multiple system setups where people connected 3 external displays to their macbook pro retina 13". So I bought 2 Mini-Displayport to VGA and 1 HDMI to VGA adapters. The adapters are working ...
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Loud trackpad button on newer Macbook Pro

On a Macbook Pro purchased late last year, I think I accidentally spilled a single drop of liquid on the edge of the trackpad, right where the seam is. I recall immediately wiping it up, but it ...
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Mac Book Pro Retina reboot itself many time

My Mac Book Pro Retina Display reboot itself 5 times in less than 30 mins. When I boot it back up, I saw a dialog box and when click on Show Details, I got this error : Anonymous UUID: ...
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Is the trackpad in the Mac Air connected to the keyboard?

My wife spilled a little water on her Mac Air -- MD760ll/A which we got in August 2013 (just outside of any AppleCare warranty). At first it was completely dead, but I removed the back and battery ...
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MacBook Pro Periodic Extreme Slow Down

I have been experiencing some extreme slow downs on my mac. I have, unfortunately been unable to pinpoint the root cause of the problem and was wondering if I could get some help. During normal ...
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Can you transfer your applications like photoshop from your old mac to your new macbook?

Is it possible using a passport external hard drive and tome machine to transfer applications from my old macbook to my new macbook? Please advise a safe way to do this if it is possible?
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Is it possible to run Thunderbolt Displays with the new Macbook through USB-C? [duplicate]

I have a new Macbook with only the USB-C port. Is it possible to run the newest Thunderbolt display through it? It has a Thunderbolt/Displayport output cable
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How to record my voice and output to speaker at the same time?

When giving a speech, I want to record my voice and let people in the room hear clearly through a speaker. I have a macbook air, a bluetooth headset and a bluetooth speaker. Thanks.
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How can I find and clean up “Other” storage category on Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

My Macbook has 751 GB of flash storage. My storage is almost full, with the "Other" category taking up 409 GB of space. How can I find the things that fall under this category so I can get rid of ...
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Apple cinema display magsafe doesn't charge my MacBookPro

After last Yosemite update (10.10.5) I've seen something strange. I usually connect my macPro to my Apple thunderbolt display and the battery is charging correctly. I noticed a couple of time this: ...
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Macbook pro will not connect to wifi?

I have a Macbook pro late 2011. It has always been connected to the same wifi and never had any problems. I updated to Yosemite and now my wifi goes off all the time. Most of the time when I the in ...
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How can I swap the contents of my two MacBooks?

I have two MacBooks (an old one mid 2009 with a 150 GB drive (128 GB used) and a newer from 2011 with a 300 GB drive (30 GB used)) and a 1 TB Hard Disk. What is the easiest way to move the content ...
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Emails on Mac Mail

I have just migrated hosting companies (Bluehost to O-365) Problem is that I backed up the V2 file on my computer and upon importing them, I cant find the sent emails. Is this usual? Does anyone have ...
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Formatting hard drive

I scavenged a hard drive for my currently lifeless 2009 Macbook Pro 13. The scavenged drive (from a 2010 white Macbook) had been working because it was taken to an electronics store to have its data ...
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Fan / Processor picks up and runs hard when I let MacBook idle and sleep. Botnet?

This problem just started happening since I got to my new apartment. I've had this computer (2014 maxed out MacBook Pro) for about a year, and it never happened before moving here. Basically, when I ...
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How to fix delayed typing on certain websites?

When I am in Safari, typing an email or another form that has typing the resulting speed of text entry is mind numbingly slow! I don't know what terms to search to identify the problem. Why would ...
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How to install Windows on a MacBook without Bootcamp?

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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Will a MacBook work if bought from a different country?

If I buy MacBook from Pakistan, will it work in Canada?
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Dashboard is stuck

That's it. On my MacBook Pro the dashboard is stuck. I can't click the arrow in the bottom right corner, clicking more widgets doesn't do anything, clicking the safari icon on web clip opens safari ...
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MacBook Air 13", mid 2013, Yosemite, 10.10.4

My sound function keys F10 to F12, no longer work for sound. I'm frustrated as I adjust the sound constantly , it takes too long on the menu bar. Thank you in advance. I never changed them?
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“Unable to unmount volume for repair” message from reformatted SSD in “Option/ALT startup” using bootable USB

I am trying to reformat a Samsung 512GB Pro with bootable USB, and I have manage to get through the prep for the USB. But after the "Option/ALT startup" i click on the USB to begin with and when the ...
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MacBook Pro 15" Retina - Flakey network under Windows 7

2014 15" Retina Under OSX (Yosemite), wireles networking works perfectly. Under Windows 7 (Bootcamp), it periodically either loses connection to certain routers, or keeps the connection but loses ...
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identifying FireWire chipset on a MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro, 13 inch, mid 2010, running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5). How can I identify what FireWire chipset it has? Unless there's an OS X utility to do this, perhaps someone could point me to ...
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Can a dedicated GPU use/share system RAM in addition to the VRAM included with it?

The Macbook Pro laptop, running OS X, has a AMD GPU which includes graphics memory of 256 MB. Is it possible for the machine to run an application that requires 512 MB video memory by sharing some of ...