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Get current app from two instances with same name by Apple Script

How to address an active window of an active app by AppleScript when two instances of the same app are running? The script below addresses the other app. Probably because the name and id of the app ...
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“Where is FinderSyncAPIExtension?” (Google Drive)

For the last week or so I have been periodically getting this dialog popping up, shown below. It would seem from googling around that this is related to Google Drive. I have tried the recommendations ...
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Showing Windows apps in Parallels Coherence with mac-style title bar with red/yellow/green dots on left?

On my Mac, I need to use some Windows-only apps in a Windows 10 Parallels 11 VM. One thing I find annoying is remembering to click in the upper-right to close Windows windows but clicking in the ...
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AppleScript: Trouble controlling Spotify over eppc (Apple Remote Events)

I would like to know if it is possible to control Spotify remotely using AppleScript. Spotify has a nice AppleScript dictionary, and I can control the software successfully as long as I do it ...
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Is iPad useable as programming device,itself or others? [on hold]

Have tutorials that run xcode Ide on iPad which may not though enable itself too use that? Have free terminals for python,c code,c#,swift,etc but it is suggested you use a Mac desktop as iPad can't or ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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How does iOS distinguish between 'managed' and 'unmanaged' apps under MDM?

MDM pushes a configuration profile listing managed apps, presumably using only their BundleIDs? iOS takes this information and makes logical decisions/rules for that application. I know that for an ...
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Disable Continuity with iMessages.app

I have a work Macbook Pro and do not want to use iMessages.app at all to sync to my phone. When I open up the Messages application on my iPhone, Continuity tries to handoff the application to the OSX ...
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Nav bar not displaying properly on Ruby on Rails

I am completely new in programming and rails. I need guide to put my idea into effect. I am stuck on the display of my new rails app which has a navbar (from bootstrap). The navbar does not seem to be ...
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How can I format a USB drive on a Mac so that it works on all old PCs as well? [duplicate]

I've tried FAT32 but old PCs won't read it. I could try NTFS but then Macs would treat it as read-only. I'm pretty sure I've seen USB sticks that work on Macs and PCs but I don't have any to hand so ...
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Homebrew, keg-only formulas: how to add LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS to build variables/how to symlink

Well, there are few days I'm trying to find the answer to this question. I'm not a super expert with informatics so I really don't know how to do this. For example brew info flex I get flex: ...
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Setting anacron on Mac - Shell Scripting

I set cron to run script every day using env EDITOR=nano crontab -e where I wrote something like this @daily path/to/sript.script. Now I want to use anacron to be sure that script is going to be run ...
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Removing ALL characters with Command+Delete when renaming a file/folder removes/trashes the file/folder entirely

Reproducible steps: Open a Finder window (either via an 'open/upload file' in another application or directly) select a folder with one click hit 'Enter' to change the name Use 'Command+Delete' to ...
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Headphone jack port not working properly

When I plug the headphones all the way in, it gives no sound. If I plug them in half way it does crackling noises. When I plug in the beginning with just a small pressure it gives perfect sound but ...
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Is my system hacked - localhost points to a remote IP different from my public IP. [on hold]

I tried to scan ports open on localhost I found, it points to a remote IP Address in Australia, the IP Address is different from my IP Address. What can I ensure to restore the control of my ...
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iOS mobileconfig URLStringProbe function doesn't work

I'm making the feature for my VPN settings profile that forces VPN connection to stop establishing when my server is down. For this I use 'URLStringProbe" key and a proxy of the server status located ...
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I can not delete a app that is not loading properly

A app for a game updated. In doing so it completed its circle however on my screen it is a black square and indicates waiting under the square, it has been this way for a week. I have tried to delete ...
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Why does my iMac play all sound EXCEPT recorded?

I can play music, movies, iTunes, youtube, pandora - you name it - but if I use Quicktime or GarageBand or any other software to RECORD sound (or if I try to have a call via Skype or Google), I can't ...
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How can I alternate stopping the spinning disk and the fans?

I have a little bit of noise that I'd like to eliminate. It only bothers me in the dead of night, but at that time complete silence is a true blessing. My Macbook Pro has a spinning disk and two ...
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2answers
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Is it normal for a MacBook Pro battery to regenerate itself?

Let me first give a quick background. I got the 2015 MBP 15" with Retina display second hand like a week ago. As every normal person who just switched from Windows to Mac I was doing this and that and ...
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grep doesn't work on big files on OS X 10.10

grep works on OS X 10.6, detecting string in a big binary file. It still works on OS X 10.10 on a small file. On OS X 10.10: $ grep -bao string small_file offset : string ... $ grep -c string ...
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Internal (Apple SSD) hard drive problem

I'm having terrible issues with my Mac since I tried to restore the entire system from a Time Machine backup, which ended up showing a "an error occurred while adding a recovery system to the ...
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Files/folders dropping off from internal HD on iMac [on hold]

We have had some issues where a few of my team of Designers have had some folders/files disappear from their Internal HD on their iMac. We are unsure of what has caused the problem. We have back up ...
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1answer
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NTFS drive is not mounted after changing /etc/fstab

I edited the fstab file in order to enable writing on ntfs drives and added all three of my external ntfs drives to it. Two of them work fine. The third one which I added by label because it did not ...
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EI capitan network [on hold]

why I always cant't login router account on my macbook pro ? i have used my smart phone to set up the router. when i use my macbook to see some videos ,i found it too slow , so i decide to make my ...
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Missing contacts.

Yesterday I signed into find my friends on iCloud using iphone5 but woke up this morning only to find my contact list empty. How can I fix this please
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How to see how much storage is used per app on OS X?

I was wondering if there is a way to check how much space is used for each app that's installed on your mac. When you click on the Apple logo left on top, then "About this mac" you can see at the tab ...
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Microsoft Office 2016 smb server file saving issues

I have a network with Macs and Windows PCs connecting to a server with the SMB protocol (CIFS with Macs). The users share files on this server. Some of the Macs have Microsoft Office 2016. If one of ...
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PPPoe connection Mac Mini -no connection even though it shows connected

Got a new internet connection today and I created a PPPoe connection in Windows 7 and it works fine. I followed all the instructions given in the below websites for creating PPPoe on my Mac Mini ...
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How to overcome: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I have searched high and low for a solution to this error on El Capitan but only one of them works: Mail - Preferences - mailbox behaviour - email address - uptick "store deleted messages on the ...
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an error occurred while adding a recovery system to the destination disk

I have a late 2013 retina macbook pro that came up with OS X mavericks. I have tried to restore my macintosh hard drive from timemachine backup, I followed these steps: rebooted mac holding cmd+R, ...
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1answer
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How can I upload videos to Flickr using Uploadr?

Flickr Uploadr on OS X scans the folders I selected, but it doesn't count the videos in that folder. If the folder doesn't contain any photos, it simply says: No photos How do I get Uploadr to ...
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Remap display sleep shortcut to computer sleep

I'm using OS X and I would like to remap the ctrl+shift+eject to the behaviour of option+command+eject. I've tried some things with Karabiner, mapping my own shortcut overwrite but I couldn't get it ...
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Is possible to create bootable encrypted partitions of Win10 + Debian + DATA on external SSD?

I'm dealing with pretty tricky problem. I want to have external disk completely separated from OS X running on internal SSD. On external SSD should be three partitions: Windows 10 - is possible to ...
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My Mac displays some glitches

Sometimes my Mac Mini, plugged to an LG IPS screen, display some Glitches. For example, times ago, in my Launchpad appears these glitches: To solve these glitches I had to restart the Mac. Now in ...
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Broken Windows startup after repartitioning drive

I run Windows 10 on my boot camp partition. Yesterday I created a new partition on my disk to store my shared documents between two operating systems by resizing the OS X partition. Today I noticed ...
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How do I delete something only on my device and still preserve it in cloud?

I still have a very vague understadning of how iCloud Library and new iPhotos operate. How do I distinguish between photos on my device and what is stored in cloud. How do I delete something only on ...
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Finder's incorrect PDF Filesize

A few PDF files are showing with the incorrect filesize and I was wondering if there is any way to fix this. E.g. opening a PDF file's properties is showing that the file is 394 KB, if I attach the ...
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1answer
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How can I use the automator to create text-to-speech service that talks faster than the current service?

The text-to-speech service has a speaking rate option that goes from slow to fast. But the fast option is not fast enough (its 300 words per minute). I just tried to create a service. I simply ...
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In-App browser is not working

In-App browser doesn't show any contents for several days. I think this is related to SFSafariView because I saw this problem in StackExchange app and HipChat app, both of which use SFSafariView. ...
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El Capitan Sharing & VMware

I have MacBook Pro with El Capitan 10.11.3 and VMware 6x installed on it with Windows 7. I noticed that my MacBook Pro can be seen as network disk from Windows 7. I can see the personal folder as ...
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1answer
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How do I prove I own/am the developer of an iOS app?

I am currently in the process of trying to secure a visa for overseas work. I recently developed an iOS app and need to provide proof or ownership or that I developed it. Is there a way to go about ...
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How to increase Macintosh-HD main drive partition size?

In my mac mini, It’s containt 500 GB HDD. It is a four partition and size described below. Please review below attached image. 1. Macintosh HD - 150 GB Main Drive 2. D-Drive - 125 GB 3. ...
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Two finger swipe to go to previous tab doesn't work in Google Chrome when a PDF is opened. How can I fix this? I use a MacBook Pro

As per the question, the two finger swipe to go to the previous tab works well in Google Chrome, except when I've opened a PDF file in a tab. Any ideas on how to get it working?
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1answer
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Upgrade Macbook Pro from 10.6.8 to 10.8

I am considering upgrading my Macbook Pro with 2GB of memory from 10.6.8 to 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Are there any other considerations for upgrading? Is this generally a good idea?
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1answer
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Import iBooks folder?

I was running iTunes 11 under Snow Leopard and syncing to an old iPad, the very first one. Now, the latest iPad (pro) needs iTunes 11, which needed higher than Snow Leo, so I'm running it under ...
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Macbook pro never goes to sleep

I got a brand new mid-2015 macbook pro 15", OSX 10.11.3. Display never turns off even it is configured to turn off after 10 mins in power adapter AND in battery mode. Screen saver (aerial) stays ...
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How can I safely clean up open files left by spotlight on my external hard drive?

Spotlight decided to index my external hard drive that I use for backups without asking my permission. This made it impossible for me to safely eject the external hard drive without potentially ...
1
vote
1answer
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I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and want to listen to it on my iPhone

I have an mp3 audiobook on my Mac, and I wanted to listen to it on my computer. I plugged my iPhone in, and synced "Audiobooks" and selected the audiobook in the list, via iTunes on my Mac. So, I ...
1
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Is there a Mac app similar to the iOS Utiful app?

The Utiful app is a complementary photo library for iOS devices, enabling easy and fast organization of photos in folders. You can freely move photos between the Camera Roll and the Utiful folders ...

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