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🌵 How do I get my s1300 scanner to show up in Yosemite Preview File > “Import from scanner” option?

I have a Fujitsu s1300, a macbook pro 15" w/ Yosemite latest & greatest, and a feeble heart. Actually. My heart is quite good. However, my patience is running thin. I can scan using Fujitsu's ...
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How do i make a game in Automator

I wanna make a game I AM FREAKING SERIOUS! 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡 😡
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How to disable Skype click to call in Safari?

When I mouse over a phone number in Safari, it is now a link which tries to call via Skype. I can't see any option within Skype or Safari to disable this. How do I do this? I'm using latest versions: ...
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How to cycle through recently *used* tabs in Safari?

I want to cycle through recently used tabs in Safari 7.1.3 (MacOS 10.9.5) like one can in in Firefox, Chrome, and Opera. I predominantly run Opera 11.64, and it exhibits the best behavior for this ...
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How to make custom paper size available to all users?

I'm admin on my OS X installation and I created a couple of custom paper sizes (labels, flyers, etc.) and would like these to be available to all users of the Mac. Is this possible? How?
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Terminal/iTerm2 issue: reverse-i-search trims off command

I've been having this issue since 10.9. cd into a reasonably long path, e.g., cd /Volumes/Storage/backup/long/path Enter a moderately long command, e.g., curl -X GET http://localhost:8888 ctrl+R, ...
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Photo backup and management

I have run out of space on my 16gb iPad . Over 7.2 go are my photos and video. Is it possible to separate my photos and keep most on iCloud or iTunes, accessing only when I wish to review them. How ...
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Is there a way to make urgent notifications from Reminders.app more noisy?

The default notification sound is the rather subtle Basso alert sound. However, I would like to have a loud alert sound when there is a notification with a high priority. Is that possible?
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Can I transfer my google play music onto my iPhone?

I had a galaxy s4 and I just bought a iPhone 6. Is there a way I can transfer my music using An app to iTunes? Or do I I have to download iTunes onto a computer?
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Disabling Messages on Desktop

I've tried following every instruction available to prevent my desktop mac from receiving my text messages or notifications that texts are being sent or received and can't get it taken care of so far. ...
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my Mac is restating over and over

I have a MacBook Pro (15-inch, late 2011) When I upgraded to Yosemite, it was fine until a month ago, then there is no day that my computer does not restart/freeze randomly. I am really tired of it, ...
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How to change the default Calendar alert to be an email instead of a message?

In Calendar on Yosemite, I want to change the default Calendar alert to an email. I know how to access the default calendar alerts, but those only allow me to change when the message alert pops up, ...
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How to re-enable sync of Microsoft Exchange contacts in Yosemite?

About 2 weeks ago, I noticed that my Mac Mail on Yosemite no longer fetches contact information from my Exchange contacts when suggesting email address autocompletes. Under "Internet Accounts" in ...
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Set itunes video tags from command line

Is there any way of adding itunes tags to video from the command line? I will need to set the following: Title. Show. Season. Episode Id. Media Kind (will be always TV Show). Adding artwork from ...
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Mac full size keyboards with built in trackpad

I want to attach a full size keyboard to my macbook for at least a couple of reasons: a) the macbook keyboard is slightly undersized. It is enough so to give my fingers headaches (or something like ...
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Disable special characters such as Tilde

I am using my Mac to write Java code in Eclipse. Not frequently, but commonly enough I need special characters such as ^, ~ or `. The problem with these is that I have to press the key(-combination) ...
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Strange slow down and frozen like behaviour of Google Chrome Version 40.0.2214.115 (64-bit) on Yosemite

Do you also start facing such strange Chrome behaviour? I am facing it mostly when browsing websites like YT with flash content. The browser freezes and I can not do basic things like e.g coping the ...
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Is it possible to have certain apps open fullscreen by default

With the great fullscreen support in Yosemite it would be nice to have certain apps always open in fullscreen. Is this possible? If not out of the box with a 3rd party tool?
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Automatically propagate tags from alias to original file/folder?

Is it possible to automatically propagate tags that are generated for an alias to the file/folder it points to?
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Use BibTeX with Apple Pages to generate references and a bibliography

I want to use BibTeX with Apple Pages for creating references to my .bib bibliography and also insert the bibliography into a Pages document. I would like to use .bst style sheets to format the ...
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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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iPhone 6 find my phone error help [duplicate]

I'm enabled find my phone and it erased all my data then asked for my Apple ID but wouldn't accept my Apple ID, how do I reactivate without erasing everything ?
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OS X upgrade on MacBook Pro mid 2010 trilemma

I'd like to have some feedback from those of you who have experience to share about upgrading OS X on MacBook Pro 15" (mid 2010 - MacBookPro6,2). I'm running OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard, and I've never ...
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Macbook Pro incredibly slow/laggy

I have a Mid-2012 15" MacBook Pro running OS X (Yosemite) 10.10.2. It has a 2.6GHz Intel Core i7, 8 GB of RAM, and a 750GB HDD. Over the past couple of weeks it has become incredibly slow, to the ...
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Where did the video go?

When recording a video from within the Messages app, I received a phone call. The video seems to have vanished without a trace, as though it were never actually saved. Where did the video go? Is ...
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Is there a way to easily access the emoticons I use most in iMessage?

I often use the same emoticons in Messages and would like to quickly access the same set both in my iPhone, iPad, MacBook and iMac. Is there a way to achieve this?
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Play audio from Mac Book Pro while talking/skyping on phone?

Is there a way to play a music file from my mac book pro to the listener while I am on a skype-type program, and still be able to talk at the same time, with my apple earbuds/external mic plugged in? ...
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Export specefic iTunes music information to spreadsheet?

Ok so I really need help with this one. I'm doing a school project and I need to be able to chart the Date Added, Date Last Played, and # of plays. Does anyone know of a way to export/copy/retrieve ...
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Reliable 3rd-party source for downloading softwares for Macbook?

I am a new MacBook user. I am thinking about http://www.filehippo.com/mac for downloading DMGs. Does it have any security/virus issue? If there are other sources then please let me know.
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Do I need a credit card to install free apps on my MacBook Pro?

I'm using MacBook pro. My problem is: every time when I want to download an app it's asking about my credit card information. I used to have a credit card but I don't have it now. I can't even ...
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Python script executable opened by text editor

I have a simple "Hello world" script that I want to turn into an executable. The problem is that even though I went through the steps of declaring the path of the Python interpreter in the first list ...
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How to back out of an app on iPhone?

So this is my first iPhone and I'm used to Android. On Android, if I click some link or something that opens another app, I can click the back button and go back to where I was, even across apps. ...
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Problem reinstalling PostgreSQL after installing Parallels

I’m trying to reinstall postgresql on my mac (yosemite) after installing parallels seemed to mess up permissions to directories that psql and homebrew need. I was able to force-uninstall psql, but ...
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How to write fstab rules for an NTFS volume if the volume has no LABEL or UUID?

Basically, I was following this tutorial to enable writing to an NTFS Volume (which works when the Volume has a LABEL or UUID). I have an external USB drive with an NTFS volume that doesn't seem to ...
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iPhone 4s and iOS 8.1.3 [on hold]

After hesitating and then doing the latest update, my 4s has many problems!! texting takes me about 4 times as long to do, as the device lags and then tries to catch up really fast and misses words or ...
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Is enabling rw in /etc/fstab for an NTFS volume risky?

I've followed this tutorial: http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/quick-tip-how-to-write-to-ntfs-drives-in-os-x-mavericks--cms-21434 I'm not familiar with Mac OS X's NTFS support, having used ...
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What are the map mount points and why are they out of disk capacity?

I ran df-h on a MacBook Air and got the following: Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on /dev/disk1 112Gi 73Gi 39Gi 66% 19220714 10101012 66% / ...
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USB Drive not recognized by Mac OS X Yosemite

I have a USB drive I setup as bootable with a few different Linux distros using Multiboot in Windows. This afternoon I plugged it into my Mac to look at the list of ISOs on it. I then ejected it ...
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My wireless network connection gets lost frequently (OS X 10.10.2)

I have long periods of time with no working internet because my 802.11 wlan connection gets lost frequently. This only occurs on my Mac. It runs OS X 10.10.2. When showing the desktop after starting ...
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window focus problem after mouse click with xquartz on mavericks

I recently started having a problem on my iMac with xquartz 2.7.7 on os x 10.9.5 involving X11 window focus. Whenever I click on an X11 window, active or inactive, after a few seconds that window ...
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Message icon says I have messages to read but I do not. How do I delete the shown numbers?

How do I delete a text message that is not there for me to delete? The number still shows that I have messages but I do not.
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iOS 8 Refresh to load desktop site

I have noted that to view a desktop site in iOS 8 (such as Ask Different) that you need to refresh the page after you clicked on 'request desktop page'. Why do we need to refresh the page when the ...
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Why would some messages not show attachments?

Since moving to Yosemite and Mail.app 8.2 I've noticed that some messages show attachments in the message list and some, well, don't. The loss of this little icon seems to impact those messages ...
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Macbook Pro low battery warning to instant recharge

My Macbook Pro (Mid 2012, OSX 10.10.2) sometimes gives the Low Battery warning, then immediately after dismissing the notification the battery pops back up to about 25% battery, still showing a red ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite then triple-boot problem

I had Mac OS X 10.8, Fedora and Windows XP triple-boot in refit. I upgraded to OS X Yosemite. The refit screen disappeared. I used command cd /efi/refit ./enable.sh Then refit screen comes but ...
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How do you emulate an AirPort Base Station with a Windows machine?

If possible, how do you make a Windows desktop (Win 8.1) machine act as an Apple AirPort Base Station so that I can use Time Capsule on my MBP to backup to a drive on my Windows machine? Bonus points ...
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Mac terminal stop hard drive from spinning

Can I stop hard disk drives from spinning using Terminal? The reason why I want to know is because I have my Mac to backup at midnight however I do not want my HDD to be spinning all the time. I ...
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Saving a pending print job as PDF

I sent a confirmation page from Safari to the printer and quit Safari, only to realize that the printer does not actually exist. The only remaining copy of this information is in the print queue. How ...
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MacBook Pro upgrade to SSD migrating OSX and Bootcamp partitions

I wasn't able to find the info I needed here or on Apple's own forums or via Google, so here goes. I have a MacBook Pro 15" early 2011 model with a 500 GB internal hard disk drive (non-SSD). ...
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Can I generate a clickable link to local file using relative path like “file:///~”

This is the background: in my company, we use Google Drive and often have to tell each other the path to a particular file. Paths are long as we use a lot of nested folders, so it's pretty boring and ...

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