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Prevent Mavericks from generating new volume name for external drive

I have an external HDD, formatted exFAT, I believe. Whenever it is re-mounted, it gets assigned a new volume name (e.g., "MyVolume", "MyVolume 1", "MyVolume 2"...). As far as I can tell, this happens ...
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Security update for git on mac

The latest git installers linked to from http://git-scm.com/download/mac all seem to be for snow-leopard ...
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Lost ability to choose 3440x1440 resolution after Yosemite upgrade

I have an LG 34UM95 connected via TB on a Late 2012 mac mini. After the Yosemite install, I no longer have the option of choosing 3440x1440 resolution in the Displays preferences. It worked just ...
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Unable to remove item from dock in Yosemite

Apple says to remove an item from the dock in Yosemite, drag it from the dock until you see a puff of smoke. I drag it from the dock, it has a tag called "remove" but it never goes up in smoke.It ...
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Scroll in Keynote prestentation/prototype slide

I use Keynote to put together an interactive web prototype based on images and clickable boxes which link between my different slides, in other words basic Keynote prototyping. A problem I'm ...
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My iPhone 4S says no storage available even though there should be space available

The first time I got the message, I was willing to believe I just needed to free up some space, so I uploaded all my photos and cleared them off of my phone and deleted a few apps I no longer use, ...
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Paint.NET alternative for Mac OS X

I would be extremely grateful to anyone pointing me in the direction of the Mac OS X analogue for the free Windows image-editing software Paint.NET. Basically the way I use it is I take lots of ...
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Yosemite blue grey Screen O Death

i have a late model 2011 MacBook Pro, and I upgraded to Yosemite two weeks ago. Yesterday I was working in After Effects on some pretty big movie files when the laptop screen just went black. When I ...
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How to eject my external drive when my Mac refuses because of Spotlight?

I have plugged an external disk to my Mac. Now, I want to eject it. But my Mac stubbornly refuses and says that an application may be using the disk. I have not launched any app neither opened any ...
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iPad 3 not connecting to a cellular network at all

My iPad 3 doesn't want to connect to my cellular network. When i want to go onto the appstore or internet it says I'm not connected. We have taken it to our local iStore and to the network providers ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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Can I use 2 different Apple IDs with a single install of iTunes?

I just got an iPhone 5 at work, and have discovered the only way to get a different ringtone on the device is via iTunes. However, work will not allow iTunes to be downloaded to Corporate PCs. I ...
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Programmatically send text message through Messages app on OS X 10.10

With OSX 10.10 you can now send and receive text messages through your phone, from your mac. Is it possible to do this programatically? Either via applescript or a reverse engineered API?
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How can I convert JPG into PDF easily?

Is there any way to batch convert .jpg files into single .pdf files?
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Why does “Transferring Purchases” from iPad in a USB Backup Fail due to lack of space?

I'm having a terrible time trying to backup my iPad ever since I installed a large game yesterday. I am stuck with a 16GB iPad that has given me all sorts of trouble from day 1 due to lack of space. ...
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“Bluetooth Not Available” error on iMac 2011

I got problem with my iMac 2011 edition, it suddenly doesn't recognize my bluetooth. Under system configuration, it doesn't display bluetooth setting. However, it does recognize magic mouse and ...
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6answers
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How can I use an iPad with a Retina display as an external monitor?

I have three 23" Samsung LCD monitors, and I've had all three hooked up to my MacBook Pro, for a total of four displays. Problem is, the MacBook Pro's Retina display has totally spoiled me. The ...
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Can I use a Thunderbolt cable to connect an iPad to a MacBook Air as second display?

Is it possible to use a Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt cable to connect a new-generation iPad with a new-generation MacBook Air so that the iPad can be used as a 2nd monitor?
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1answer
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15“ MacBook Pro to 27” iMac monitor

Can I hook up my 15" macbook Pro thunderbolt to my 27" iMac thunderbolt, and operate the MacBook pro in Windows 7 in order to have a large monitor to run AutoCad? Both computers are running OX ...
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1answer
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Turn by turn navigation GPX file app

We wanna start doing car rallys and these routes are delivered using a GPX files. What we are looking for is an app that can make a route from our home to the start of the gpx file and then start ...
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I want to reset my games progress [on hold]

I have a game called seabeard and I want to reset it's progress. I would really appreciate it if you could tell me how. I've looked on Google and looked in the settings of the game but I couldn't find ...
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Screen backlight does not turn on during bootup, but turns on when accessing recovery partition

I have a late-2011 15" MacBook Pro running Mavericks. I normally don't reboot my computer and can leave it logged in for days on end. I decided to reboot my computer and when it was booting, the ...
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What features of Yosemite are beneficial to you? [closed]

This question serves to share and collect the enhancements that make a large difference to how you use your Mac. Please post one feature per answer. Please also check to see if your answer has ...
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1answer
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Macbook touchpad multitouch stopped working

Actually, two fingers for scrolling still works, but all other gestures don't. None with 3 or 4 fingers, and even side scrolling notification panel with 2 won't. Out of the blue, it just stopped! ...
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Cannot upgrade mac mini

I have a Mac Mini, running OS X 10.7.5, and I try to upgrade it, but I cannot for some reason (in short - I want to install the new XCode and code in Swift). When I click the "Free upgrade" button ...
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Do Macs store a serial number on the disk?

About a year ago, I sold my old MacBook Pro. Last week I got a call from the buyer who said that it had been stolen and he didn't have the serial number — and did I have it? I haven't been able to ...
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Why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network?

This doesn't make any sense to me: why the iPhone doesn't automatically switch 3G off when connected to a wireless network? I always thought iPhone did that since the very beginning and my battery ...
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SDXC Card or USB 3 pen drive - which one should I buy, and which one is better

I have MacBook Air (13", Mid 2013) and my father has MacBook Pro (13", Mid 2012). Both MacBooks have SDXC card slot, and both support/ has USB 3 ports. We are thinking of moving iPhoto library to ...
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1answer
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Keeping column width in Finder

Is there a way to keep the columns width settings? Every time I open Finder, the columns width default back to whatever OS X's setting.
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1answer
701 views

How do I get purchased and ripped music from my Iphone to Itunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old IPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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1answer
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Add Keyboard Shortcut to Mac

Is there a way I can make a keyboard shortcut for this? TAB, TAB, DOWN ARROW KEY, TYPE "S", RETURN, RETURN Is there a way I can bind this to a keyboard shortcut, i.e. CMD + ALT + G? Any help is ...
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Yosemite moves all desktops to one display on startup

I am using 2 displays on my Mac Mini (late 2013), and have 6 desktops on each of the displays. Primary display: 6 desktops Secondary display: 6 desktops However, after upgrading to Yosemite, it ...
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1answer
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How to get OS X Server (for OS X Mavericks) for free (as Mac or iOS Developer)?

The Server.app for OS X Mavericks has a price tag of $19.99. Some websites mention it to be free for Developers who joined as iOS Developer or Mac Developer. How do I get the redemption code for the ...
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1answer
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Multiple instances of the Mumble client

I have tried command that I found and it works for second and after that second client closes. open -na /Applications/Mumble.app Other command that I tryied with the same resul. ...
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What do I type to produce the command symbol (⌘) in Mac OS X?

What combination of keys do I press to produce the command symbol (⌘) on Mac OS X? (I copied the above symbol from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Command_key.)
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Why does fan increase slowly its speed at boot and system is so slow?

I am given a MacBookAir5,2 [A1466 (EMC 2559)] that is very slow. To give you an idea, a sequence of: Power on Log in and loading the desktop Power off from the menu takes around 10 minutes. The ...
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Can login to Apple ID via web, cannot via iTunes

I manage two different Apple IDs with the same iTunes. I just signed out one of the IDs and tried signing in with the other. I got "Your Apple ID or password was entered incorrectly". Then I signed in ...
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Why does my iPhone 4S disconnect from WiFi randomly?

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 6.1.3, and I'm currently experiencing a problem with my device. It connects to my wireless network for a while and sometime later it disconnects. When i try to ...
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Macbook pro OS X 10.9 can only access internet through safari

My Macbook pro shows it is connected to the wifi. I can access internet through Safari. But I can not access with any other software or tool like firefox, chrome, opera, terminal. Even my Skype and ...
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Ctrl + Alt + Delete: Mac Equivalent?

Ctrl + Alt + Delete on Windows provides a variety of functions, the main one of interest being the Task Manager. Is there an equivalent keyboard shortcut & indeed Task Manager for carrying out ...
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1answer
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Boot Camp partition is on lowest brightness and will not change

It all started this morning, since I listen to podcasts on YouTube before bed. I barely use my Mac partition, but still update it. I use my Windows partition for most of my stuff. I went to bed with ...
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1answer
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Can I play Blu-ray discs directly on a MacBook using an external drive? [duplicate]

Is is possible to use an external drive to play Blu-ray discs on a MacBook? It has a Core2Duo processor and 9400m graphics. does it need any software, either paid or free?
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How to run an application in a different language? [duplicate]

I have my Mac OS X Yosemite system configured in spanish, but I have an app with a horrible spanish translation, and I would like to run it (and just this app) in english. How could I do that?
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1answer
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How do I clear individual types of browser data in Safari?

Prior to upgrading my MacBook Pro to OS X Yosemite, I was able to clear individual types of browser data (such as cookies, visited URLs and website data) in Safari. However, the "Clear History and ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to recover an older version of my iPhoto database?

I tried uploading a photo from iPhoto to Facebook and the upload failed. I tried again, and it appeared to fail. Blaming my internet connection, I tried again. The upload worked. Then I took a look at ...
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votes
1answer
490 views

How can I play Blu Ray discs with my MacBook?

I'd like to buy a Macbook Pro 15 inch instead of a Dell, and I know I can send video to the HDMI TV using the Moshi adapter. My MacBook doesn't have a drive for Blu Ray discs. Is there a way to solve ...
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Automator: Delete source images after importing them is not working

I have an automator script that takes photos from a particular folder and adds it to a particular album in iphotos. One of the function block used is Import Files into iPhotos. with the option ...
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1answer
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Apple tool to print SMS Messages

I need to print some SMS messages for a legal action. What tool does Apple provide to print SMS messages with their time stamps and other metadata? This is similar to Need to print out iPhone text ...
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“Email This Page” in Yosemite

In Yosemite the option "Email This Page" does not work well. Let me explain it in more detail: I designed a html page, I uploaded to the server and then I go go to that page and File > Share > Email ...
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How to delete duplicate songs on iphone 4, and already erased songs?

I have songs on my iphone that are no longer in my library. I've turned of my icloud, deleted everything from my phone and re synced everything, and still the songs are there. This also occurs with ...

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