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To use MySQL, system preferences must quit and reopen, and quit and reopen

How do I just get the MySQL Admin GUI to run: then: final loop: I can't seem to get out of whatever sort of infinite loop is in there.
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How do I install and run MySQL?

I installed MySQL: but MySQL certainly isn't on the path when I open a terminal, nor do I see it in applications, as I seem to recall Windows handles MySQL.
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How do I post a screenshot from Mac OS X Lion on askdifferent?

How do I take a screenshot? On the other Mac I was using, grab was installed, but paying for screenshots seems excessive. System Software Overview: System Version: Mac OS X 10.7.5 (11G63) ...
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App to allow battery charge only to a certain extent

I'd like to charge my rMBP battery only up to 85% or 90%, in order to preserve it. Is there any app that stops charging at user selected percentages? If not, is there any other method? (Apart from ...
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Looking for calendar app where I can create event by share option in contact

I am looking for calendar app where I can create an event by iOS 8's "Share" option in Contacts. Does one exist?
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What are the search parameters to get Xcode 4.2?

What are the search parameters to get xcode 4.2? I see xcode 6, and searched for 4.2...and got back hundreds of results. https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action My system: System ...
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Is there any Safari extension similar to “WasteNoTime” that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites?

Is there any Safari extension similar to "WasteNoTime" that allows you to attribute different amounts of time for using different sites? For instance, let's say one wants to block completely Facebook ...
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SIP client alternative to Facetime?

Wikipedia says: "Like the video version, FaceTime Audio is currently only available between Apple devices." So...I was going to ask how to make/receive SIP calls from Facetime...but that's not an ...
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Correcting GPS data using Photos

Really simple question: Is there a way to fix incorrect GPS data? A recent trip lead to a bunch of pictures taken in the same place getting sometimes wildly wrong coordinates appended to them ...
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Any alternatives to Quicken with auto download of transactions?

Quicken for Mac continues to suck, so I'm wondering if there are any viable alternatives. I've tried a few, but none of them are able to automatically download activity from banks ("Direct Connect"). ...
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Weather apps that report snow accumulation

Are there any weather apps for iOS that report the amount of snow accumulation, not just precipitation? Something like 3-5" of snow is expected. I've tried the stock weather app and several others. ...
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Sandbox browser for safely viewing malicious websites

I'm looking for a quick and safe way to browse potentially malicious / infected websites. So far all of the products I've found are PC only. I can run a Virtual PC environment but it's a pain and I'm ...
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Is there better third-party scanner software for OS X than Preview?

I'm not overly happy with the UI for interfacing with the scanner on my Epson WF-3250 series scanner that's provided by the latest Preview that comes with OS X 10.10. It's clunky and awkward, crashes ...
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CHM viewer with no continuous search?

I am using CHM View at the moment. The problem is that when I do a typing mistake in one word. I have to wait for long time. I would like to have no continuous search. Only searching when I hit ...
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ss (netstat alternative) for OS X

How do I install ss on OS X? I couldn't find the iproute package in homebrew. Red Hat recommends ss over netstat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ss is provided by the iproute package. Red Hat ...
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How to Keep Mac apps updated

Is their anyway to keep all apps installed on my mac updated? As soon as some new version for a particular app launches i get the update automatically. I checked few softwares but all of them are ...
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Recommendation for an iOS & Mac app suite with iCloud support for editing RTF files?

I'm looking for an app suite of iOS and Mac apps for editing RTF files (originally created with TextEdit) and which allow sharing the files through iCloud. I considered getting the WriteToGo suite of ...
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Calendar App with CSV import

At the moment i'm trying to switch from Outlook to Apple Mail / Cal.app and would like to know if anyone here has found a way to batch import Calendar events consistently from CSV files. The usual ...
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How to transfer file (PDF) from imac to iphone when no internet

Does anyone know of any software that will allow me to send a pdf from my iMac to iPhone 5 when I have no internet please?
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Automatic punch hole removal for scanned PDFs

Does anyone know of a tool that can automatically bulk remove punch holes from scanned PDFs? It should really do its job mostly autonomously since it will be used on a few hundred pages. It should be ...
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Different programs in the same Xcode C++ project

I am trying to use XCode as my training environment for simple C++ programs. If I create a new project, I can successfully complete everything (compile, run) but If I add one more file, it can't ...
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I photoshot pages in a book. What's the best way to enhance it?

I shot some pages in a book and I'd like to enhance it. In photos, there's table visible so I'd like some tool that would crop it and scale it and improves brightness and contrast to improve ...
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Free SSH GUI client with ssh tunnel support for Yosemite?

Is there any free SSH GUI client for Mac OS X? Coming from Windows I would be happy with something as simple as Putty. Features: Free Connection Manager SSH tunnel support Yosemite ready (and ...
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Looking for an app to create icon size art

Can I ask a for a recommendation for an app. I am looking for a user friendly app that I can use to make, resize, and save in jpeg and png format, icon size art. Being new to Apple I have no idea. ...
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How to simulate multiple mouse clicks while holding the mouse button?

I want my mouse to rapidly auto-click when I hold the left mouse button and to stop as soon as I release the left button. How can I do this? I have searched for hours, I didn't find anything! Is ...
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What a good app to tag my favorite places?

I travel a lot to the same 5 cities for work. Sometimes, if I have a spare hour or two I explore and sometimes on those explorations, I find great places. I'd like to tag those places on a map with an ...
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Software to draw on the trackpad

I am asking about a software to draw figures and diagrams using the trackpad. I am already aware of Inklet, which works only in conjunction with other software like photoshop. I need another free ...
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What photo management application can I migrate to that would preserve iPhoto's face detection data?

I've used iPhoto for many years and found that it was suitable for what I wanted to do. Since Apple has discontinued iPhoto and Aperature in favor of their new Photos application, I'm seriously ...
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Create a local MS SQL Database on OSX Yosemite

I need to do some tests on a MS SQL (not MySQL) database. But without the burden of having to open a hosting account, create a remote database, connect to it, and remotely insert a million records. I ...
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Software Recommendation: Menu bar app to run saved bash scripts

I am looking for a an app that has a dropdown menu from the menu bar to run bash script snippets. Does something like that exist? Thanks in advance!
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Any way to have CPU temperature in the menu bar?

I tried SMC fan control and Temperature Monitor but it does not update the temperature and I do not wish to change the fan speed.
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Doodle animation software

I am looking for a software (free or paid) that creates doodle animation simple using images, text etc. An example of what I want to do with the software: Youtube video I want the software for ...
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Is there an iOS equivalent of Fluid for Mac?

I'd like to run a Freeboard.io dashboard (HTML+JavaScript) on an older iPad to visualize a bunch of things persistently. This would be fine as a Safari home-screen-ified app, except there's no way to ...
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Background time tracking application

I've a bad memory, therefore I can't recall where I spent my time during last day, last week and definitely not last month. However I still need to log my hours and generate reports to track the ...
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Native Mac timer app for Freshbooks

What's a Freshbooks-compatible native Mac time-tracking app that is still updated? I found a few that work on Freshbooks's site, but it looks like they haven't been updated in years. I can track via ...
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Is there any good alternative to winrar archiving utility for mac with ability to browse files before extracting them? [duplicate]

I have so far tried Keka and Unarchiver, but they both don't allow browsing the archive content. They simply extract everything contained in the archive which is not a desirable behaviour. Is there ...
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Any good multi-threaded SFTP clients for Mac?

I am amazed that there doesn't seem to be a decent multiple connection capable FTP/SFTP client for Mac. The only one I've seen is CaptainFTP, which looks awful, like it's from the last century. ...
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Batch repack of mkv files

Can anyone tell me how to batch repack a bunch of mkv files to mp4 keeping the same file names using the Mac command line.
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Export compressed videos from quicktime screencast / screenrecording

I create quite a few screencasts to show colleagues how to do more complex tasks and share bugs that i am finding. For this I use the File > Screenrecording feature in quicktime. Once im done ...
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Process Flow Diagams - Chemical Engineering

Can anyone suggest software for making Process Flow diagrams on Mac OS alike the ones available for Windows like Ansys?
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Iphone app that will count up or down with voice

I am in need of an iPhone app that will count down or up from a particular number for a visually impaired individual. For example if 60 is entered a voice would say 60,59,58,57 and etc. Does ...
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What is a good OSX incremental backup software (not time machine)

So I used to use CCC to clone my external drive to another external drive for a backup copy. What I realized is that I want incremental backup that is versioned. So I can go back to a copy that is ...
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Looking for an app to amplify audio from YouTube

Years ago I saw someone use a program for Windows and I was hoping that someone can tell me if there is a Mac equivalent! Say you are watching a YouTube video and the audio is up full but it's still ...
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Showing the road speed limit on iPhone

I am looking for an iOS application that can display the speed limit of the road where I am located. I am mostly interested in the USA, particularly Boston and California. Gratis is better but not ...
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Screen Recording - NO COMPRESSION

I'm looking to record my screen similar to how Quicktime does it, but I need zero-compression, since I need the pixel colors to remain correct. Basically, I need a automated series of screenshots, if ...
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About mac programs and usage data [closed]

Are there any mac professional programs where you can use them for free given you provide the company ( that is responsible for the program ) with detailed usage data ( just pertaining to the program ...
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any Virtual Ipad/Iphone applications for PC that has network connections?

I am looking for a virtual emulation of an Ipad or Iphone that I can run on a PC machine so I can create video tutorials on things such as setting up our corporate email or how to connect the devices ...
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The best way to sandbox programs in OSX?

I know that this question have been discussed before on AskDifferent, but none of the threads really satisfied me. For Windows you have a wonderful program called Sandboxie http://www.sandboxie.com/ ...
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Copy selection to clipboard automatically

I am looking for a program that can copy any selected text to the clipboard automatically. E.g. if I select some text in Safari or Eclipse, it should automatically copy it to the keyboard. The ...
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Standalone Flash player app for swf -files

I use nowadays Opera because it just works for these swf -files. No other browser work. However, the problem with Opera is that it is big. Is there any tool by which you can just view SWF -files? ...