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How to use pip after the El Capitan Max OS X upgrade?

After the El Capitan update, I am unable to run pip install. The error I get is that the "operation is not permitted" when pip tries to create new folders while installing. creating ...
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How do I reload an OsX `bash` user-environment

I think that I want to ask How do I reload an OsX bash user-environment But damnit Jim ; I'm a software engineer not a sysadmin The Goal I want Jenkins started as a Daemon on El Capitan I want ...
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3answers
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Mac asking for multiple “login” keychain app passwords but won't accept them

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro. My husband reset the password for iCloud and iTunes and now I cannot get access to my computer. I can put in the password at login then nothing but a black screen with ...
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1answer
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Applescript change folder and terminal commands

I have tried the following but cannot seem to get this to work: do script "cd ~/desktop/test; for x in ls -1 | sed -e 's/^\(.\).*/\1/' | sort -u; do mv -i ${x}?* $x done" I'm wanting to perform ...
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1answer
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Memory/CPU usage comparison between two MacBook Pros

I recently switched from a 2014 mid MacBook Pro Retina with 2.7 GHz and 8 GB of RAM to a 3.1 GHz and 16 GB of RAM. I noticed something very strange which is that 1) when I am dong very basic tasks ...
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3answers
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Would adding RAM to 2009 imac improve performance

Since I upgraded to Mavericks from Snow Leopard, my 24 inch 2009 2.93 Ghz imac has been quite slow. It's slow to open up programs and slow in general. Currently the imac only has the 4Gb of RAM that ...
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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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Apple Script to Export from application

I'm new to AppleScript and wanted to export my citations using AppleScript. I found the following but am not sure the structure to change the following to my path folders, can you please provide an ...
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0answers
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USB wireless keyboard works from one USB port, but not the other

I have a wireless USB keyboard/mouse combo (Microsoft Wireless Keyboard 1000) which is working perfectly on a MacBook Pro 15" running El Capitan. On another 2013 MacBook Air running Yosemite, the ...
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6answers
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How to bring back multi-touch gestures after it crashes without reboot?

After a clean install of Yosemite, multi-touch gestures have stopped working on two occasions on my Macbook Pro 2011. Each time, the symptoms are the same: Gestures stopped working both built-in ...
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2answers
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Apple Music splash screen won't go away!

I can't get to my music on my iPad because whenever I launch the app I get a splash screen for Apple Music with no apparent buttons or links to get past it. Does anyone know how to get out of this? ...
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Gmail account set up in Mac

I'm trying to set up my gmail account in Mac mail, but unsuccessful. I can get mails, but when sending a message it says that my outgoing server is wrong. What can I do? Thanks
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0answers
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How to change the input menu input method order

I use 3 input methods. The order of input methods on here is what I want, in this order: English, Chinese(Wubi), Japanese(Hiragana) but when comes to the input menu of status bar: I want to ...
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What is my iPhone downloading in the background?

Is there any way to find what apps are downloading stuff in the background? And what stuff they are downloading? I've done a little research and gather it's the Background Transfer Service doing the ...
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1answer
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Different Apple ID contacts appear on my device

I got a new iPhone for Christmas and made my own Apple ID/iCloud so I could use it between my devices (I also have a Mac & an iPad) without sharing with my family. Today I realized that many of my ...
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0answers
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Delete button for partition not clickable in Disk Utility

I had another partition on my MacBook where I had Windows installed (the partition is called BOOTCAMP). I am not using Windows at all any more, so I would like to delete the partition on my hard disk ...
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1answer
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Outlook 2011 cannot delete account

Recently migrated work email to office365, therefore, all of our users have a new account on a new exchange server. Added this without fuss, but upon trying to remove the obsolete account outlook ...
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3answers
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Is there a list somewhere of all the special characters I can type using the option key?

OS X lets me type special characters directly on the keyboard by holding the Option. For example: — is an em dash, “ and ” are curvy quotes, etc. Is there a good cheat sheet listing all these keys ...
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0answers
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Selectively send diagnostics crash log to Apple from iOS device

Is there a way to send only one log? Ever since iOS 8, Safari is unusable. It keeps crashing.
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4answers
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Resume file move after Finder crash (unmoved items appear washed out)

I was moving a large amount of data to an external drive. The Finder crashed (or appeared to restart) in the middle of the operation. Now the files appear as "washed out" in the external drive ...
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0answers
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Route the Audio Output to Input (not creating loop)

Can we have whatever music we are playing whether from spotify, logic, itunes, instead of coming out of the main output, be a part of what goes in to the input on e.g. logic or skype. This would ...
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0answers
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New MacBook with possible old text messages showing up in messenger

I feel silly asking this but I need to know the answer for my own piece of mind. So here it goes... I just bought my girlfriend a brand new MacBook Air and set it up for her. Her iCloud and ...
0
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1answer
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Start Terminal in AppleScript

At work I'm overseeing several users who use MacBooks to connect to our enterprise environment. One of our vendors has an old server which users access via ssh. I've created an Automator workflow to ...
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1answer
2k views

Cannot connect to Apple and iTunes Store

I own an iPhone 4S with IOS 7.1.1 and started to use iCloud 2 days ago. Today, I couldn't connect to iCloud and the iTunes Store. It appears that I need a wi-fi connection to connect, but I've using ...
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1answer
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/etc/hosts will not update/refresh at all

I add to my /etc/hosts file this : 127.0.0.1 youtube.com Save the file. Flush everything with : dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder Reboot my computer 30 times. Then I run: ...
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0answers
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Connect midi keyboard and use with GarageBande on iPad

I want to use iPad for music practice. Tools: iPad Mini Retina GarageBand Fatar VMK-188 Korg NanoKey When I connect keyboard to iPad it turns on, but when I'm press any key I didn't hear the ...
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2answers
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How to Create Images with Yosemite

I have a Mac Mini configured just the way I like it with 10.10.2 installed. I need to deploy that to a bunch of other computers around campus. The usual process for me in the past has been to use an ...
2
votes
2answers
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Where do certificates come from?

On my system when I check Keychain Access I often find new certificates. They get put there behind the scenes. Is that normal? When does this happen? Is there a way I can get alerted when a ...
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0answers
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How to distort AVCaptureVideoPreviewLayer using CIBumpDistortion effect in Swift 2 [on hold]

I've created an app for detecting the face and animate the eyes position with CIBumpDistortion effect. But, I can add this effect to an image. But, not on the AVCaptureVideoPreviewLayer. How to add ...
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1answer
21 views

How to compile an app on Xcode without developer account

as you know from Xcode 7 and onwards it's possible to compile an app for your device. Yesterday I tried to compile Kodi on Xcode 7. It says it's possible to compile with Xcode 7 without any ...
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4answers
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How can I get my 3rd party SSD to boot El Capitan?

I have a Mid 2012 13 inch MacBook Pro that's been running successfully with a hybrid drive (3rd party) for the last few years. Recently, the operating system crashed and the hard drive is no longer ...
0
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1answer
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Mac Pro 4,1 CPU upgrade

I own a Mac Pro 4,1 (single socket) with a Nehalem Quad-Core CPU. I'd like to upgrade it with a six-core Westmere processor. Now, what I have to do prior to installation of the Westmere processor? ...
0
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1answer
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What could I benefit from replacing the AirPort Card in my '09 MacBook Pro?

I have a Mid-2009 MacBookPro, I would like to upgrade the AirPort Card so that I can access continuity and instant hotspot features, but other than that what will Bluetooth 4.0 allow me and will the ...
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2answers
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iMovie update stuck with phantom app

when I updated iMovie back on July 7, I had an error where it kept continuously saying that I had an update, but what it kept doing was installing the same update over and over. At one point I had two ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Upgrade to El Capitan? [duplicate]

I'm on Yosemite at the moment I want to upgrade but I fear it will break my applications. I have a MacBook Pro (Late 2011) 15''. The last time I updated my Logic Pro 8 broke and I was forced to pay ...
0
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0answers
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How to eliminate Internet lapses on my MacBook Air 13?

I have a MacBook Air 13 (mid 2012) running OS X El Capitan (10.11.3). I connect to the Internet using a Virgin Mobile Netgear Mingle hotspot. During Internet browsing sessions I will at times ...
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0answers
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How do I connect my MacBook Air to an external hard drive that is connected to my PC?

I'm trying to share an external hard drive that is connected to my PC. On my PC, in Windows Explorer, I can see Network on the left hand side. If I expand Network, I will see my PC name. If I click ...
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2answers
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Current passing through me from Macbook to iMac?

I recently bought a UPS for my iMac and it runs just fine. However, sometimes I also run a MacBook Pro nearby and when I have my hand in contact with the MacBook and reach across to touch the ...
0
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1answer
2k views

MacBook booting with wrong keyboard layout

I've got a 15-inch MacBook Pro with the latest OS X. Every time I reboot, it resets the keyboard layout to American English even though I set it to Swiss German. This means that I always need to go to ...
0
votes
1answer
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How to sync iTunes to iPad

Now I have this iPad that's synced with my home iTunes. I need to add just one pdf onto it. So I installed iTunes here, but it won't sync iTunes to iPad. It wants to sync iPad to iTunes instead. Which ...
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vote
1answer
84 views

How to enable routing in OS X El Capitan

I've got a Linux VMware virtual machine (guest) configured with a NAT adapter on a 192.168.56.0 subnet. Its IP address is 192.168.56.128 and my Mac (host) got 192.168.56.1. Guest's default gateway is ...
0
votes
2answers
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Restrict certain apps from using Wi-Fi (internet) on iOS 8

I have iPhone 5c running latest iOS 8 update. I know how to restrict certain apps from accessing internet when using cellular data. I want to know if its possible to do same when Wi-Fi is turned on. ...
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votes
3answers
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How to access/edit iPhone Contacts on computer?

I run Windows 7 (no Outlook available) and don't seem to find any native Address Book application on my computer (it is a work-provided laptop). We use Lotus Notes as our mail application. Because my ...
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0answers
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Way too many disks in rEFInd?

I'm using rEFInd on my mac that is installed on its own partition. Everything works fine except when I boot into rEFInd (the "EFI Boot" option under the disk selection menu on startup) it shows my OS ...
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0answers
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How do I migrate my photographs FROM Photos back to iPhoto?

I only recently figured out how to open iPhoto again (I hate Photos!) However, is there any way to migrate my newer photos uploaded to Photos (when I thought I had no other choice) to iPhoto? (When I ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Failed to make bootable USB drive and now I can't even format it

I want to do a fresh install of Yosemite and I got a brand new 8GB flash drive and I followed this tutorial. I formatted the USB drive and was copying the Yosemite installer, however I got the ...
13
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5answers
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How to turn on Hardware Virtualization on Late 2013 MacBook Pro (for Windows 8.1 using Boot Camp)?

I am trying to turn on Hardware Virtualization for my new MacBook Pro for Windows 8.1 setup using Boot Camp. I have searched online and I know that we can not just go to the BIOS like windows and ...
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0answers
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How to install ssmtp on mac?

I want to install the ssmtp (http://archive09.linux.com/feature/132006) on my Mac (El Capitan). I have homebrew installed but ssmtp isn't one of the packages available. What are my options for ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

FaceTime calls wrong person

Often (not always) I try to call my mother using FaceTime it calls totally the wrong person. The wrong person it calls, is always the same wrong person. How is this even possible?
0
votes
1answer
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Cut / clear selected region of pdf using Preview [duplicate]

As shown in the screenshot I have selected a rectangular region. I want to clear that section. None of the menu/toolbar items are apt for this task. Is there a workaround? Update It was suggested ...

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