Concerning the operating system and applications or programs that run under it, as opposed to matters concerning computer hardware. In troubleshooting, it is essential to distinguish between problems concerning software and problems concerning hardware.

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Problem with bitmaped and vectored graphics

I have a 2009 iMac with El Capitan (10.11.4). I have recently discovered a very subtle problem with both bitmap and vectored graphics. With bitmaps, while making fine adjustments to shapes using ...
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download WineBottler with AdBlocker (Privoxy and Adblock Edge)

Because of security (malware) I run two ad blockers. System wide proxy Privoxy and browser plugin Adblock Edge. I wish to download WineBottler 1.8-rc4 Development and I received this strange error ...
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Need 2 versions of a Sketch app on my machine

Sketch 3.7 is a whole different file structure than 3.6. Does anyone know of a way (like Wine Bottler but with Mac Apps) that I can have BOTH versions on my computer without upgrading – essentially ...
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Is there any software like 'Primo Cache'?

I've used PrimoCache on Windows. Specifically Defer Write feature not only for performance, I've used it for drive endurance. As a switcher from Windows to Mac, I can handle RamDisk thing now, but ...
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iPhone differences in different countries or carriers

Is there any difference between software/hardware of iPhone 6 devices in different regions/carriers or all iPhone 6 devices around the world are exactly same from applications perspective ?
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Is an ISO file a stand-alone operating system that can be installed on its own? [closed]

I can not figure out if an ISO file is Independent. I am in a college course of which is for my curriculum for Networking Technology.
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PDF files I download have their extensions changed automatically

So my problem is two fold: Any PDF file I download has the .lspdf extension appended to it automatically, and renaming them manually is a nuisance. The download button in the safari pdf viewer does ...
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MacBook Pro won't go to sleep when lid is closed

I have a Late 2011 MacBook Pro and I just got it back from the repair shop (mainboard was swapped). I immediately installed OS X El Capitan (before it was Yosemite) and found that when I closed the ...
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Upgrade Mac OS X from 10.8.5 to 10.10.5

How do I upgrade my Mac OS X from 10.8.5 to 10.10.5? I obviously can't use a 10.9 or a 10.10 Combo Updater.
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Missing driver for printer - adobe postscript

I have a Panasonic Workio 190 Printer. It doesn't seem like there is a Mac driver (I'm on Mavericks). The only thing there is, is a Adobe PostScript Driver: I've never come across this kind of ...
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Folder with a question mark on purchased Mac

I just got my MacBook Pro mid 2012 laptop and stupid me did something to it, now I have a flashing folder with a question mark. The previous owner said she accidentally deleted the software when she ...
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How can I install and run R on an iPad?

I teach a class that uses R as part of the lab and one of my students uses an iPad for her primary computer. Is there anyway to install R on an iPad? I found some old blog posts that say it isn't ...
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Not satisfied with ambient noise reduction in a recording

I was recording some music with the MacBook Pro built-in microphone and I didn't realise the "Use ambient noise reduction" option was enabled (which was default option). I was just surprised by a ...
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Lost calendar events

How can I retrieve old calendar events? I have All selected under calendar sync under settings. But still the only past 6 months stay in calendar. I want them to stay forever. I like to find old ...
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Old calendar events deleted

I like to keep all my old calendar events in my iPhone calendar. Especially doctors and dentist appointments. Even sporting events so I can pull up the map if I'm revisiting a location. I have my ...
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How do I transfer photo/video from Ipad2 to Windows XP computer? What driver when asks for new hardware found? (Don't have disk)

I have an ipad2 and windows XP service pack 3. When put USB to Windows XP it recognizes IPad2 and I can hit "Trust this computer' on Ipad2. However, the windows XP computer then says "new hardware ...
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How do I remove the right side bar on Sublime Text?

When I work in documents with long lines, it gets very annoying because I have to very precisely drag my mouse in order not to accidentally touch that sidebar which drags me back to the beginning. ...
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Siri is called repeatedly out of control

I face a problem with Iphone 6. In the middle of work (particularly listening to podcasts), Siri wrongly thinks she is being called, pauses the main work, and starts asking for order. Edit: "Hey ...
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iPhone 4s iOS 9.0.1 Won't update

Im having problems updating iOS 9.0.1 I've deleted most apps so memory is fine, yet the phone appears to be frozen. I can't restart or reset it. I've updated only 1 other bit - can't remember how I ...
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Mathematica Crash OS X El Capitan

I'm running the latest OS X 10.11.1 on my Macbook Air and I'm trying to use Mathematica 6. The reason I'm using an old version is that I have a class I'm taking that requires we use this old, outdated ...
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How do i restore my iPhone 5s to factory settings? [duplicate]

I have just fitted a new screen to my iPhone 5s, and i need to restore it to factory settings. One problem though, it's disabled for over 23,000,000 minutes and the home button doesn't work. Does ...
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Uninstalled CleanMyMac` still show notifications

I had installed CleanMyMac before, and have already uninstalled it. However, I got the notification saying "It's time to clean your mac". How is this possible and how can I avoid this?
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Install John the Ripper Jumbo

I've been following the instructions here for installing John the Ripper on my Macbook Pro (El Capitan). I've skipped the Iterm and Cuda sections (I have a Redeon GPU). All is well until I run make ...
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Can I read one pdf document on two ipads each showing a facing page?

I would like to be able to read a 60 page pdf on 2 ipads that will display facing pages. (one page per ipad) Pages should turn like a book as if both ipads are the facing pages of a book.
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Keyboard mapping for my mechanical keyboard that doesn't support Mac

I was pretty dumb for buying a mechanical keyboard that doesn't support OSX. It was quite expensive and I don't want it to go to waste. The keyboard isn't necessarily not working, is just the keys are ...
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Charging Issue on iPhone 5S

My iPhone 5S restarts by itself at least once while charging. Am I having software or hardware issue in this case?
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iOS 9.0.1 update fails to update

My iPhone 6 won't let me download iOS 9.0.1. I tried downloading it once and it said error occurred, failed to update as it said preparing update. So I did it again and deleted some storage in case ...
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Iphone unwanted download stopping me from accessing main screen

I plugged in my Iphone 4 into my computer to charge it, and I believe I turned off the Itunes from coming up (not quite sure). Anyway, when I went to take my Iphone off the charger, there is ...
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Time Machine Backup to New SSD

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro with a 320GB HDD, and I'm upgrading to a 500GB SSD. Does restoring a Time Machine back up to the new SSD also include the OS? Are there any better alternatives? i.e. do ...
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How to add an application specific service contextual menu for an automator created service

I have just created a service for my text editor. I would like to be able to add a services item in the text editor contextual menu when right clicking. Can this be done?
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Disable dialog on each restart

I use Logitech G700s mouse on my Mac with its Logitech Gaming Software which configures mouse buttons and their actions for specific applications. I setup it and all works fine. But one thing bothers ...
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Does plugging iPhone into iTunes automatically update iOS?

If I plug an iPhone that's running an old version of iOS into a computer with iTunes, will iOS on the iPhone automatically update when the phone is plugged in?
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How do I prevent my Mac from resetting the software update download every time i resume it?

I've had this problem before too but I couldn't find a concrete resolution. I'm running Yosemite 10.10.2 with the latest version being 10.10.5. Since I've had some wireless connectivity issues with ...
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Self-hosted Webinar service software

I'm searching for self-hosted webinar software. The software must be ready to organize webinar services and be fully independent, without any dependencies on Google Hangouts or other servers. It does ...
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Macbook Pro (mid 2010) shutting down upon boot up

Here is my question. My macbook pro has been acting crazy for a while, shutting down unexpectedly daily. Every once in a while it will work for a day or two but eventually will start shutting down ...
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Applications With the Ability to Assign single letter shortcuts

What applications are there that have the ability to assign single letter shortcuts? I wish to create a workflow that implements this kind of idea, A file explorer that focuses on single letter ...
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Understanding what patching mean when installing programs

I've downloaded a program which gives me the instructions in this order: [MacOSX] 1.Install/Update the software. 2.Copy patched AU/VST/RTAS. 3.Run our keygen on Windows. 4.Run the software ...
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What programs actually use the memory on a Graphics card?

I noticed that the Graphics Card memory is hardly used at all, even during Cinebench 3D testing despite the FPS being high. What programs actually use the graphics card memory? Trying to determine if ...
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How does one interpret Load Average in iStat menus?

I'm trying to find the actual GPU processor load on my iMac with the M290x. The load average being reported never goes above 5, even when running Cinebench 3d benchmarks. Certainly that doesn't mean ...
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Archiving/Zipping Software [closed]

What compression application would allow you to also encrypt a file?
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Firefox 38 on OS X - there is no DRM - howto enable?

I found How to disable DRM in Firefox 38 I don't have those settings in my Firefox. See screenshots: Howto enable DRM restrictions?
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Reboot loop after the “effective power” message [duplicate]

If you are not known about this phemomenon, sending this message to someone with iOS will cause the phone to reboot once. However, this time the phone doesn't stop rebooting. After the reboot is ...
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Only move one page in double-page view | iBooks

I like reading books in double-page view in iBooks. But I always can only move two pages in this view, like in RL. Is there a way to only move one page, for example to compare images on different ...
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The screen problem

Hardware specs: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012); 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 processor; 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3; Intel HD Graphics 4000 1024 MB Software specs: Mac OS-X yosemite 10.10.3; Some ...
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Safari Downloader+ and Streaming Media

Using Safari Downloader+ on iOS 8. How can I prompt download for streamable media? Direct links to files work without any problems whatsoever, but streamable media doesn't prompt anything more ...
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MacBook pro 2010's - software issue -Some issue means keyboard and trackpad completely useless

My MacBook pro 2010 keyboard and trackpad do not work. The trackpad when clicked only brings up the options as if you were holding down ctrl and clicking. The numbers occasionally work, spaces are ...
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Stocks widget will not let me add new stock

I'm trying to add new stocks to my stock widget but it won't let me do so. It validates the symbol and then does nothing. I have to remove a current stock and then only will it let me add a new one. ...
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How to Create an image in DeployStudio

I just installed DeployStudio v1.6.13 on OS X Server Yosemite. Followed some directions to get everything installed and everything looks like it's working. For example, another mac can boot into the ...
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Replacing alert file in app package contents?

Probably a strange question - not sure if this is possible or not....I purchased a utility app for Mac recently to manage my NAS and external hard drives. Works great, only thing that's really ...
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mysql: command not found [duplicate]

How do I use MySQL from the CLI? When I use the terminal, I get: Darrens-MacBook-Pro:~ thufir$ Darrens-MacBook-Pro:~ thufir$ mysql -bash: mysql: command not found Darrens-MacBook-Pro:~ thufir$ ...