OS X (formerly Mac OS X) is the marketing name for Apple's computer OS. Note the proper pronunciation is "ohh ess ten" and not "oh ess ex".

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How to uninstall Corel Painter Internal Audio Driver in OS X Yosemite

I had installed Corel Painter 2016 on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 with its .pkg installer. I removed installed files from /Applications/ by dragging them to the Trash. Today I noticed that there is an ...
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Schedule executing tasks based on bash scripts using CronniX

I'm still quite new you Mac and OS X but do have some background about other UNIX based systems, so please excuse for any misunderstandings. My goal is to implement a function that executes certain ...
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OS X Server & Time Machine for Active Directory Users

In my setup, we have an OS X server, where the machine is bound to our Active Directory domain. I am able to log onto the machine using AD users/credentials locally, with no problems. However, when ...
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Strange IMAP folder

I am using an IMAP email account on several OS X and iOS devices. On one single OS X machine I have a greyed-out Drafts folder with some strange subfolders: This is only happening on this ...
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Combination already used by a system-wide keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to change Lightshot Screenshot's shortcut to capture. In my old Mac I figured out how to get past this error, but for the life of me I can't remember how. I have disabled the system's ...
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How to search entire drive for duplicates of selected files?

I'm looking for a free Mac application that lets me select multiple files and then find duplicates of them on the rest of my drive. There's a lot of apps that detects duplicates within selected ...
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How to open specific port in EI Captain?

I have gone through many articles (please list one article you are following so we might suggest a better or at least follow along) and found the same solution but no result?? I have done -> sudo ...
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SSH Local Port Binding Not Working in Browser

I am trying to use SSH for port forwarding. No purpose, I just want to make it work as a learning experience. I have run the following command: ssh -L 9030:google.com:80 pi I expected it to forward ...
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bootcamp - stuck at “Partitioning Disk”

I tried to quit bootcamp, open recovery mode then verify & repair disk and both run smoothly without any problem. But when I run bootcamp, the process always stuck at this same point I have ...
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Address bar locked, 'Open location' greyed out - how to regain control? (blocking 'location=no' in Safari)

Mozilla has a about:config setting, 'dom.disable_window_open_feature.toolbar', is there anything similar for Safari (or Chrome). I don't want a website to pop up, I want it to open in a new tab. Most ...
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Mount dmg at a specified path

IS there a way to mount a particular dmg at a specified path. I don't want to mount it at /Volumes; just testing something.
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OS X installation with Netinstall

I'm installing OS X using Netinstall which boots the image from an OS X Server on the network.The installation is successful and reaches the choose your location screen but my requirement is to have ...
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pkg installer hangs regardless of software

I'm trying to install several PKGs on OSX El Capitan (10.11.2). Trustworthy stuff like Java, Git, XQuartz, etc. However, when I try to open a PKG (the usual way, by right-clicking it), the installer ...
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Replaceing Folder Action Dispatcher with LaunchAgent on Yosemite

The fact that Yosemite's Folder Action Dispatcher (the thing that watches folders for changes and then performs some action) is broken (High CPU/mem) is well documented. However, what to do about it ...
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Spotlight does not load mail from Outlook after upgrade from 2011 to 2016

I upgraded Outlook (whole Office) from 2011 version to 2016, and afterwards there is no results from imported mail. Only new messages get to the search results, and because Outlook is using Spotlight ...
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How to get rid of the malware which creates folders

Recently I encountered some weird folders in the names of my files (including extension) which prevents some files being called. e.g. a file named index.html has been moved to a folder named ...
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El Capitan - Google contacts syncing

I know there are many topics on this here, checked lots of them and didn't find the solution yet. Here is the problem. I have only one Google account enabled on MBP with El Capitan. But Google ...
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ForkLift with Alfred and Chrome

I'm using ForkLift. I wanted to set it as the default file viewer, so I followed these instructions. Unfortunately, it did not work, and every time I try to "Show in Finder" (say, from Alfred or ...
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Include keys in Screenium recording

Does anybody know how to include the keys pressed during the recording in the movie in Screenium 3? I'd like to record a tutorial for an app on OS X and include the key combinations pressed when ...
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apple logger (ASL) ignoring rule in /etc/asl.conf for specific facility

I've got a C/C++/Objective-C project that send asl logging messages. The default configuration in asl.conf route all log message with level above notice to system log (see below rule), and I'd like ...
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overriding asl rule

I've got the following section in /etc/asl.conf ? [= Sender kernel] file system.log ? [<= Level notice] file system.log ? [= Facility auth] [<= Level info] file system.log ? [= Facility ...
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Set 16x9 resolution on Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro Early 2015 model, running Mac OS X El Capitan, which has a "Retina" screen on it. The display isn't 16x9, but I need to force it to be 16x9 for recording purposes. What is the ...
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Upgrading from Python to 2.7.10 to 2.7.11 on OSX

How can I upgrade Python from 2.7.10 to 2.7.11 on OSX (Yosemite)?
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Reset MacMini Fusion Drive Volume

When install Windows10 with BootCamp,click new partition serial times,disk volume is disorder now. Can't merge by BootCamp and Disk Utility. diskutil list ...
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Upgrade from Leopard (10.5.8) to El Capitan (10.11) without passing through Snow Leopard (10.6.8)

I have an iMac(Early 2009) running Leopard (10.5.8). Now I want to upgrade my OS to El Capitan (10.11). The situation is this one: ✔ my iMac version is listed under the upgradable devices ✘ MacOSX ...
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How to merge consecutive calendar events?

My job uses ShiftPlanning to organize schedules, but those schedules are always listed in 30-minute shifts, even if someone has multiple consecutive shifts (i.e. an 8:15-9:45 shift will be listed as ...
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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC / Acrobat Pro Data Submission TLS Issues

This question is somewhat related to this one (http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/201310/how-to-activate-tls-1-0-in-adobe-acrobat-on-mac), as I've seen the same behavior in both Adobe Reader DC ...
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Unable to tab a fullscreen app

I noticed that while most fullscreen apps is "nice" in the sense that you can freely switch between screens using Ctrl + Left Arrow / Right Arrow or using finger gestures, a selected few seemed to be ...
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Portable Home Directories w/Active Directory: How to Specify Home Directory Location?

We have several Macs on which we'd like to use Portable Home Directories. We are authenticating against a Windows Active Directory domain, so we don't have Apple Server running. Once the clients ...
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iCloud storage differences

I was wondering if anyone could explain to me why does icloud show that I have 4.28GB left out of 5GB when my iphone backup is 2.7GB large ? I deleted the backup and backed up again and it's the ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop Only Works After Pinging Desktop

I am on OS X 10.11.2 I am using Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.25 I am trying to remote in a machine running Windows 10 that has Bonjour drivers installed. I set up the hostname in Microsoft Remote ...
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Updated iMac to Yosemite 10.10.5 and USB keyboard stopped working

I updated my iMac's OS to Yosemite 10.10.5 and found that the Apple USB keyboard is no longer working. I tried different USB ports to no result. I tried using the keyboard on another computer and it ...
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Can I use Migration Assistant to go from a Case-Sensitive machine to a Case-Insensitive one?

I have a machine with 10.6.8 case-sensitive, journalled, and will be upgrading to a newer refurbished machine with 10.8+ case-insensitive, journalled? I need case-insensitive to be able to run newer ...
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Macbook Pro Retina Early 2015 bootcamp

My bootcamp doesn't have the 'selected tasks' Please help! I really need windows on my mac. Thank you :)
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iCloud Drive: File not automatically downloading

I noticed this issue about two days ago. I have a file that isn't downloading to my Mac. It's a Pixelmator file that I created on my iPad Pro. My iCloud account has ~31GB of free space remaining, and ...
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My external drive won't mount on my iMac as the “partition map check failed because no slices were found”

Having a problem with my external drive a LaCie 2 TB drive that won't mount on my iMac. When I try to use Disk Utility to repair it it says "partition map check failed because no slices were found". ...
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Suspicious storage space utilization in my MacBook [duplicate]

I'm getting an error that my storage space is full and I don't know how this is possible. I recently deleted almost 200GB space and there's no way on earth that my disk space is that much fuller: ...
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Mystery process put mac mini to sleep

I have a program running on a mac mini that I want to never go to sleep. I have set up the power settings to hopefully make this the case: pmset -g Active Profiles: AC Power -1* Currently in ...
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How to increment the font size of the Xcode UI?

I googled and saw only how to increment the editor font size (code size). But how do I enlarge the UI font size?
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UTF-8 five-character code point in Terminal

How can I use the Unicode Hex Input keyboard to enter UTF-16 representations of characters in Terminal? Specifically, I'd like to enter U+1F601 (grinning face with smiling eyes). Using the Unicode ...
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Install older version of VirtualBox (4.3.6-91406) on OS X El Capitan

I am trying to install VirtualBox 4.3.6-91406 on OS X El Capitan because I want to run an old version of Minix. It is advised to run my version of Minix on VirtualBox 4.3.6 as it may not be ...
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Cannot login to OS X 10.9 because password field disappears after clicking username

I didn't add or do anything to computer except reboot. When the login screen appeared with my user account I clicked it as usual and the password box briefly appears and then disappears stopping me ...
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Cannot share my internet connection via Wi-Fi from my Mac

I am using El Capitan 10.11.2. I go to sharing and select 'Display Ethernet' in the Share your connection from menu. The display ethernet port is the port with the ethernet cable leading to the ...
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Difficulties with El Capitan SIP

On installing the new OS a problem with logging on after the machine has been asleep started immediately. Occasionally my keyboard input is ignored and, after a brief pause, junk was loaded into the ...
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OS X Yosemite - TCP/IP issues when using manual IP

I seem to be having a weird issue on OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) - When I have my wifi connection set to DHCP, everything works fine. But, when I switch to manual IP (even with the exact same IP config ...
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Issues when entering password finishing with '^' character

I am using a password that has been generated by the organization where I work, and that specific password terminates with the ^ character. This password cannot be changed so I must keep it for the ...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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OS X Blu-ray support to read / write BD-R discs for data storage

What I'm looking to achieve is to write (and read) data files on BD-R discs for storage / backup / archive purposes, just like one can do with CD and DVD discs. For clarity, I am not interested in ...
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Not able to restore my 3TB fusion drive late 2013 iMac

Last weekend my iMac started to act in a very strange way. While I was working, my Mac was very slow and the mouse and keyboard didn't respond very well. So I decided to reboot because having two ...
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Show all windows on hover/click doc icon (Mac Yosemite 10.10.5)

I just switched from Windows to Mac and having a hard time figuring out this. In Windows, when I click on the application icon in task bar, it shows me all the open windows and then I can open any ...