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“The L2TP-VPN server did not respond” on OS X Yosemite

I have a problem with VPN connection on OS X Yosemite I imported certificates, set them "Always trust" policy and created connection (I set User authentication: Password, Machine authentication: ...
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How to remove keyboard shortcut for app?

Specifically, I am used to typing Command-1 in a WordPress admin area to specify some text as a Header 1, (and Command-2 to specify Header 2), but when I do this now in Chrome, that command seems to ...
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How to clear the Photos icon badge

For some reason that is not clear to me, the Photos app icon now displays a badge (the number 1 in a red circle top right corner) First of all, I have no idea what that badge is suppose to represent. ...
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How do I restore the default Postscript printer?

I did a Reset printing system..., thinking it would remove all printers I installed. I didn't think it would remove everything, including the default Postscript printer. EDIT: I'm on a MacBook Pro ...
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1answer
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How to select a photo from Mac OS photos from an open/attach dialogue box

When in messaging apps such Telegram Messenger I sometime want to attach a photo. In these cases I am presented with a dialogue box like the below: As the photo is invariably in my iPhoto (or more ...
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If I turn iMessage off, will I receive those messages when I turn it back on?

I am currently wanting to turn iMessage off, for unsaid reasons, but I want to read the messages people send me. They don't have iPhones, so iMessage is the best bet.
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MAC Filtering in Internet Sharing

How can I enable MAC Filtering on my MAC OSX 10.9.4? I tried adding <key>allow</key> <array> <string>0:17:43:a3:2d:45</string> </array> to my /etc/bootpd.plist, ...
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How reliable and trustworthy are the Objective-See Security tools (KnockKnock (UI), Dynamic Hijack Scanner and BlockBlock)?

DHS found an issue Is this a false positive? Anybody else with the same message? I installed BlockBlock. What do you think about it? Do you trust those Security tools? BlockBlock (beta) ...
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1answer
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iPhoto does not import photos from iPhone after switching the library to external storage

On a Mac running Yosemite, I moved my iPhoto library to an external hard disk, just by cut and pasting it. After running iPhoto, it could not find the local library anymore and asked me for the ...
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External HDD cannot be mounted

I really have a problem with my HDD. I was working on it, it was my local HDD installed on a MacBook 2009 but some day my Mac turned off suddenly and it didn't work again. I installed OS X on a new ...
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Restored/Wiped- Automatically enables Location Services like in LOST MODE?

iPhone 4s with iOS 7. Like in LOST MODE where the Location Services is automatically turned on eventhough it was OFF before you lost your iPhone, it will give it's location once the device connects ...
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Do Pages, Numbers and Keynote for Mac/iOS offer real-time collaboration on shared documents like Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iCloud do?

In Pages and Numbers (I guess Keynote too) for iCloud if you share a document and then send the link to other people you get real-time collaboration between the contributors as they edit the document ...
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Why are locations not showing in my camera roll PHOTO iOS 8.3 iPhone 5

Why are locations not showing in my camera roll PHOTO iOS 8.3 iPhone 5 recently the location of where the pic was taken would be shown, now the locations are not being shown. Would like to have that ...
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Equivalent of iOS' 30/30 (task manager) app for OS X

30/30 is a slick task manager for iOS devices that's also free. I'm trying to find an equivalent app for OS X. Some of the features in 30/30 that I would like to see in a mac app are: Clean ...
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Script/Workflow: Select item, print, save as PDF, name sequentially, down arrow to next item

Yet again I have a task to do that would be great to automate. Yet after searching for examples that are even close I am nowhere. Here is what I am trying to do: First I Perform a search by specific ...
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Universal method to record calls via Bluetooth in OS X 10.6?

I am a freelance journalist who needs to record calls for accuracy and legal reasons -- I inform every person I record that I am doing so, so *PLEASE* do *NOT* post asking about the legality of ...
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1answer
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Can I use SketchUp with a Macbook's trackpad?

Sketchup is designed for use with a third mouse button (particularly the pan and orbit functions). Can I emulate the third button for SketchUp using a MacBook's trackpad or user gestures?
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How can I expose the faces data from OS X Photos to iOS Photos?

I've spent some time teaching Photos on my Mac to know which face belongs to what name and now have a nice set of groups. I'd like to be able to access that metadata on iOS - preferably through ...
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2answers
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In family sharing, can non-organizers make purchases on their own?

In family sharing, can non-organizers make purchases with their own credit card? And will those purchases be private or shared?
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1answer
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Basic publishing program for MacBook Pro on OSX 10.8.5

I use Word from Office for Mac for word processing. I want to create documents of text with a photo inserted and be able to resize the photo and wrap around text. I can only partially achieve it ...
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Can you use the Apple Watch with an iPod touch?

I may or may not be be getting the new Apple Watch. Before I think about it I want to know if I can use it with an iPod Touch 5th generation instead of an iPhone. Is the apple Watch locked to the ...
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2answers
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`lookupviewservice` eats a lot memory

After a while, lookupviewservice will occurred and use more than 2G memory (even more than this after a few days). I have to end the process manually, but after a while, it comes up again, even though ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to disable Personal Hotspot on iPhones with a configuration profile?

The company I work for is having an issue with users racking up huge data bills with iOS hotspot tethering. Is there a way we can push a profile that will disable this feature? I have looked through ...
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1answer
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Can I open a file in Preview from the Terminal?

I know that I can open a file with an external program from the Terminal with open, and that works for most applications. However, when I try to use a command like open -a Preview info.txt, it ...
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How to add a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac

What key combination do I have to press to create a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac 2011? The Windows combination of Alt+Enter does not work on the Mac.
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Highlighted text isn't replaced/deleted by initial keypress. How can I turn this off?

So when I'm working on writing something and I need to rephrase/delete something, usually I would highlight the entire thing with the mouse/trackpad, and then with one keypress the entire block of ...
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1answer
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Mac Mini 2010: DualBoot (BootCamp) OSX Mavericks + Windows 8.1

Before Mavericks I had a BootCamp dual boot configuration with Lion and Seven x64. That was fine but, because I replaced the hard drive with a SSD model, I took a chance to set as the newest ...
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I want to make VLC my default player on Mac OS X 10.10.3

I have seen people say to click get info then do something with the 'open with' but when I go to get info there is NO open with option, no options to change at all. I cannot drag the files into VLC ...
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How to cut in two camera angles, and add custom video to Imovie

I have Imovie version 10.0.7. I am looking for a step by step tutorial or method on how to do a very specific task, which I've been able to complete halfway, but I'm not sure it's the best way to do ...
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Charger Help what do i do?

My brother just bought this iPhone 4 (black) online from eBay and for a month it was perfectly fine. Then he gave it to me and on my third day with it, it wouldn't charge when I woke up. The phone is ...
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How to suppress the Delete From All Devices confirmation in the Photos app?

I installed Yosemite 10.10.3, which comes with the new Photos app. Seems nice so far... When deleting a photo on my MacBook, a warning message is shown: I don't need to see this every time I ...
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1answer
967 views

exporting numbers 09 to excel with photos in spreadsheet

When I export my numbers spreadsheet with photos in the column the photos do not transfer when I import it into excel. How can I do this?
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Ridiculous number of unnecessary empty birthday calendars that can't be deleted

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.1.1. My Calendar app is showing me a ridiculous number of birthday calendars ("Friends' Birthdays" under Gmail, "Birthdays" under Facebook, and 8 separate calendars ...
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1answer
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Can I tag Faces on iOS using the iPhoto app?

Is there a way to tag photos in the iPhoto library with Faces on iOS? Something like a sequence of screens that just asks for confirmation like "Is this John, yes/no"?
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When should I buy MacBook Pro 13'' Retina - 2015 [on hold]

I am interested in buying a macbook pro 13'' Retina but I don't know if I should buy it now or wait (until next release that I have no idea when it's going to be) or buy it know, since it has been ...
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1answer
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MacBook Air A1237 Recovery

I replaced the hard drive on my Macbook Air. When I press the option key while powering on it takes me to a screen where I select a WiFi network and nothing else is on the screen. I connect to WiFi ...
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1answer
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iPhone 5s internal storage is full

When I connect my iPhone to my pc, it shows that the internal storage of the phone is almost full, however when I click the subfolders, there are no photos or videos inside the folders to delete. How ...
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MacBook Pro screen freaks out, goes psychedelic — I'm at a loss — suggestions?

Been using and taking care of Macs since 1985, and I've never seen this before. Can't find anything online. Anyone? Graphics card going south? Reboot fixed the problem, but it returned 2x the next ...
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VLC won't work after update max OS X 10.10.3

Just update OS X 10.10.3 on my macbook pro VLC 'not responding' when I try to watch a video. I tried to use different media player, same thing happened. Someone help please.
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Change default shell from bash to zsh

I've tried to switch my default shell to zsh, using chsh: chsh -s /bin/zsh and: chsh -s `which zsh` Both commands ended with: Changing shell for adamatan. Password for adamatan: chsh: ...
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How do I increase display by 120% of normal? Using Mac Air, Yosemite OS

In Windows one can right click, head over to display preferences and have the OS increase everything globally ... icons, fonts, etc ... by a certain factor. It's really helpful for "old" eyes. Is ...
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956 views

Duplicate Photo library for Photos & iPhoto

Just came across this, seems as Photos created a duplicate of the iPhoto database instead of just using that one. Now I'm stuck here with two 50+ GB libraries, eating up space on my HDD. I think ...
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1answer
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1answer
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Can't boot off of USB on Early 2006 iMac and can't get to Startup Manager

Recently, I've gone through the trouble of replacing the hard drive on my Mac with the model A1174, which the Internet says is a iMac "Core Duo" 2.0 20-Inch Early 2006. Needless to say that I do not ...
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Get nick name of current user

I want to get the nickname of the currently logged in OS X user via Apple Script. Currently can only retrieve the full name or the nickname of a contact, I wasn't able to combine the two scripts. ...
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6answers
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Iphone 4S 8.1.1 Battery Problem

What else can I do to make my iPhone 4S work for as long as possible? I have done all the "standard" battery saving techniques recommended on most sites, like: turn off background app refresh, ...
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2answers
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Is safe battery replacement for iPhone 5?

My iPhone 5's (bought on January 2013) battery life is now something about 5-6 hours. I found some possibilities how to buy new battery and replace it. Does anybody have some experiences with this ...
2
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1answer
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Why won't iBooks Sync epubs or PDFs to my iPad?

I'm aware of this question but it is now quite old. If I create a collection in iBooks on OSX (Yosemite, 10.10.3) and add a book (epub - not puchased via iBooks), it does not sync to my iPad (3rd gen, ...
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1answer
3k views

Problem with Monitor, flickering green

I have the MacBookPro 15'' mid 2009 (10.9.3) , and from today I have green flickering on my monitor. I did try with Reset PRAM, Repair Disk, also TechToolPro but i have the same problem. It seem ...
0
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1answer
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Keep Finder On-Top While Dragging Links From Safari URL Bar

In the previous version of OS X, Mavericks, I used to be able to have a browser window open and a finder window open, I used to then be able to drag a link from the URL into the finder window to drop ...

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