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Changing my Home icons

Apple makes it rather hard to change things like the system font and icons for the home folder. And while I understand the problems that can occur when the system font is changed; is changing your ...
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white side bar on screen [on hold]

I am just experiencing on my screen some king of grey filter on the hole screen with a white side bar that I can't remove. I restarted many times my machine, with no suceess Can someone explain it ?
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Edit info.plist to make bootable USB

Running OSX El Capitan 10.11.6 and trying to make a bootable USB for windows 7 bootcamp on my MacBook Pro. I disabled the SIP by using Terminal in Recovery Mode but I still cannot replace or edit the ...
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Unable to determine location [El Capitan]

My El Capitan doesn't determine the location in system related apps, like Weather, Date & Time or Safari. On the other hand, Chrome or Opera browsers can determine it. My location settings are ...
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Ghost-Imaging the BOOTCAMP partition for later restore?

I have a MacBook and I plan to upgrade to Windows 10 but want to be able to roll-back to the original Windows 7 in case Windows 10 is not good for me. I have used Symantec Ghost to do a Hot-image (i....
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Extreme rise in temperature MPB early 2011

Since my last upgrade on MBP 13" early 2011 : - 16 Gb RAM - SSD + HD - Software upgrade from Mountain Lion to El Capitan I have noticed an incredible rise in temperature from my computer. I know that ...
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X29 Proximity Temperature sensor

What is the X29 Proximity (temperature) Sensor measuring? I'm on a 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina.
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Wake on LAN on Linux

I just learned that I could wake my Macbook Air 2012 from sleep over the LAN under OS X. However, I can't make it work under Linux with the method described on the Arch Wiki. Has anyone managed to ...
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MacBook Pro 15'' (Mid 2010) regularly crashes for unknown reason

My MacBook Pro suddenly began crashing regularly, and I can't tell why. Panic report: Anonymous UUID: 5268AAE1-4401-D38B-9AD1-A8554209B5A3 Tue Jul 26 20:10:11 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(...
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My MacBook Pro's trackpad becomes unresponsive when waking up from sleep, why does this happen?

Whenever I leave my laptop on sleep for at least 10+ minutes, the trackpad becomes unresponsive and takes a while to load (NOTE: This problem mostly happens when I am carrying my laptop to another ...
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Trying to Determine if MacBook Pro 2011 projects in 4:3 or 16:9 format during presentations

The company I work for is hosting a corporate presentation next month. We have hired outside A/V services and he is asking me if I will be projecting in 16:9 or 4:3 and if we will need a 5k or 10k ...
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how to access Macbook Pro hard drive after network boot (OptCmd-R)

My mac won't boot. I need to re-install OS. But hard disk is too full, so I need to delete some files. I boot Opt-Cmd-R then open menu > Utilities > Terminal but bash shell only shows boot partition ...
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after boot, macbook white apple and status bar briefly display every 10.0 seconds then go black

PRESENTLY: My MacBook Pro won't boot up. Screen is totally black, except that exactly every 10 seconds it BRIEFLY re-displays white apple, full white horizontal status bar, and the spin gear below. ...
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What does “A1278” mean in specifying a MacBook model?

I need to replace a part in my MacBook 13", Aluminum, Late 2008 and I have found a piece that seems to match, but I got confused by the code "A1278" in the description, which I have not seen anywhere ...
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MacBook Pro El Capitan EFI Password Issue

I locked my Mac from icloud.com from my PC, but then I found my Mac. However, I forgot the 4 digit passcode that I chose while locking, and now I can't get in. Every time when I try to go to Recovery ...
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Password rejected [duplicate]

My macbookAir died because the battery was drained, but then when I connected the charger and put it on, my loggin password was rejected, even though I didn't change it. What can I do?
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How do I connect My Macbook Pro to a Wireless network? [on hold]

I just bought my Macbook pro 15" yesterday and I am not able to connect it to a wirless network. Every time I enter the correct password it keeps saying " The wifi network "network-name" requires a ...
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Terminal won't find any file/directory with the suffix “~/.” or “~/”

my terminal isn't capable of finding any file or directory if I type in the name of the file or directory which start with "~/." or "~/". I have OS El Capitan, XCode 8 is installed, so is XCode ...
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Where can I order a replacement screen for a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014)?

I'm selling my MacBook but I want to replace the screen first so that I can sell it as like new. The rear of the screen (the side with the Apple logo) has some chips. Where can I order a replacement ...
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My Apple TV wont connect with my Macbook however it will connect with my sisters laptop, and to my iPhone

My sister and I both use a Macbook Air and I have successfully connected her laptop to the Apple TV. When I do the exact same steps on my laptop a notification pops up telling me that I cannot connect ...
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Does a black screen save battery on a macbook?

I've seen some similar questions about iPhone on this site, but none of them focus on macbook, so here comes this one. The picture below is a screenshot of my current desktop, with menu bar and dock ...
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MAGSAFE 2 45W MODEL A1436 APPLE CHARGER duplicate or original?

Yesterday, I broke my macbook-air's charger. I checked with my nearest apple store and have found that they are selling it for USD 80. I was looking for a cheaper alternative and have found some ...
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Downloading the Current EFI for the 2015 MacBook8,1 Model?

I checked the Mac product download pages and found no new firmware updates for the new 2015 MacBooks. I found many for the MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, iMacs, and even the XServers, but the closest ...
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Macbook Pro does not recognize brand new internal hard drive

I have a 13.3" mid-2012 2.5 GHz Macbook Pro and wanted to upgrade the internal HDD from the factory standard 500GB capacity to a 1TB. I popped the bottom case, discharged any static, undid the screws ...
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How can you cancel a mail send message failure when the menu is too large to fit on the screen?

Note: This is a problem I have never had before and I am not sure how to describe it in the title or here. Anyone may edit this to make it more clear. I use Apple Mail on the latest OS X. This time,...
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Macbook stuck on black loading screen

Today my Macbook Pro 2013 crashed so I hard reset it. Since then it boots to a black loading screen with the apple logo and a loading bar in the middle. The loading bar progresses to around 60% then ...
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Adaptor/convertor parts for HDDs?

I decided to swap my early 2011 MacBook Pro's HDD for a SSD and put that HDD in my G4 iBook. However, all of the guides I found used iBooks with an orange, cord-like HDD port (I don't know if port is ...
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Macbook Pro Late 2011 13" Display Issue

I'm having a weird issue with the built-in display on a Macbook Pro Late 2011 13". As the lid is opened, the display usually activates normally at its threshold for turning on. Everything works fine. ...
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A1181: How to run ASD or AHT on this macbook?

I have Lion installed on this 2007 macbook. OS was installed from A1384 USB drive. How do I run AHT (or ASD) on this macbook? I tried hitting / holding "D" during normal bootup and it will start ...
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Macbook Pro 15'' Keyboard Replacement ; A1378 instead of A1286?

I have an Early 2011 15'' Macbook Pro (MC723LL/A). Recently I have poured some tea on my Macbook (my bad) and after getting some cleaning in service, keyboard power input seemed to fail and it is now ...
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Web browsers won't load on 15in MacBook Pro retina

So the other day while my MacBook Pro was charging a transformer blew and knocked the power out. Ever since then both safari and chrome won't load anything even though it says I have a full wifi ...
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MacBook Pro Hardware & Software Issues under warranty

I have a MacBook Pro(13-inch Retina display), bought on 27 November 2015, from Bangalore India. Last Monday it got some booting problem, and I was not able to go forward from the boot screen, always ...
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Macbook case design guidelines

Apple provides very comprehensive guidelines for case developers here with all dimensions and best practices. But it appears that this publicly available pdf contains data only for iPhones iPads and ...
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Facetime outgoing dialing tone/ring issue

Every time I make a FaceTime call the dialer tone keeps ringing whether the call was answered or not. If I don't close FaceTime completely to get rid of it, and I proceed to start another call, then I'...
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What does this problem report say about my MacBook Pro?

Anonymous UUID: 86AD5E82-4E89-EF69-C90B-A43511DC6CE3 Sat Jul 16 14:44:21 2016 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 4 caller 0xffffff7f86beabd5): "GPU Panic: [<None>] 2 0 a0 99 0 8 0 3 : NVRM[0/...
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Change Hardware To Increase Performance of MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012) [on hold]

Like many people I am waiting for a new Macbook Pro to be released. Perhaps it will come this year. Perhaps not, but I'm assuming I won't get my hands on one for between 6 months and a year. In the ...
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Which is better MD101HN/A(MacBook Pro late 2012 version- i5 2.5GHz) or MHVE2HN/A(MacBook Air early 2015 version- i5 1.6Ghz) [on hold]

I have the option of buying them at almost the same price. My main focus will be Xcode and iOS development.
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Macbook Air headphone buzzing noise

When I plug my IE80 into my Macbook Air and play any audio, it has a hissing noise in the background. I tried the solution in How can I make my Macbook Pro's headphone jack stop "humming"...
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Trying to run VMware Horizon on MacBook Air

I have VMware Horizon installed on my MacBook Air but when I try to use it I get this error almost immediately, "Unable to connect to Desktop" and the app closes. When I use the browser version ...
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Should I have my MBP “take breaks” while working hard, or are its fans sufficient?

I want to transform some data by doing (from Terminal) a Python command that runs on a single core only and doing something I expect to be CPU bound once data is pulled from disk and is accessible at ...
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Black screen after chime before booting

I have a mid 2014 rMBP 13". When turning it on, I can hear the chime and then the screen remains black for a variable amount of time between 15-25 seconds. It doesn't always happen, the issue seems ...
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Battery Charging:: When to charge and when NOT to charge? [duplicate]

I got a new Macbook Pro, I live in Karachi, Pakistan where weather ranges from 20 -40 in summer season and 8 to 18 in winter. I want to know how can keep my battery in good shape? At what percentage ...
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17" mid-2009 MBP, 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo: can it take 16GB RAM?

Does anyone have this unibody from mid-2009? Has anyone upgraded it to 16GB RAM? If so, is it good news? Thanks!
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Charles Proxy blocking internet sharing when off

I can successfully use Charles proxy for my iPhone device through internet sharing via wifi. I also successfully installed a SSL certificate on my device to decrypt secure traffic. When I activate ...
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Wifi drop out on macbook pro retina late 2013 with El Capitan

Constant wi fi drop out only on my Macbook pro retina (late 2013) with el capitan installed. My imac is not affected, nor any other appliance using the wifi in our house. Can anyone help? Will the ...
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Logging in using network credentials OS X 10.11

I have setup an ldap server on my synology nas and about 6 months ago had it working perfectly but ended up not using it. I am trying to use it again but without success. My mac is bound to the ...
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Macbook Air ignores our strong cable signal and tries to connect to other sources

We have a Virgin Media cable provider and most of our neighbours are Sky or BT. All available networks appear in the drop-down on the top menu and indicate if they are secure or not. Ours is the ...
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macbook air with two monitors?

I am trying to find a setup that works with 2 monitors on a 13" macbook air (the air was purchased recently). I have tried using the USB-->hdmi dongle but found it worked terribly and crashed my mac ...
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Terminal command to only show open apps?

I just got a new Mac, and something I'd like to do is make it such that only apps that are running show in the dock. I found this article, which had the terminal command- defaults write com.apple....