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Best way to move to a new Mac

What is the best method for moving a user from an old Macbook Pro to a new Macbook Air? Is it disk cloning? Or the migration assistant from Apple? I need to move all the data, applications, ...
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Problem after erasing the HD of a brand new Mac (OS X Yosemite) with Disk Utility

I cannot reinstall OS X Yosemite now, as there's no hard drive I could see. I had erased the HD with the idea that it will create a new partition but it didn't, so now I can't see a hard disk on ...
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How do i restore data from an iCloud backup to my PC after my hard drive crashed?

My windows PC crashed and I need access to my photos from iCloud. I installed the iCloud control panel but it only shows my photo stream which is roughly 30 days of photos. I need to restore ALL of ...
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Verification required

My iPhone (5s) has randomly started to ask for verification (before you can make purchases, you must tap continue to verify). Now my problem is that with my apple account I already have a bank account ...
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Is there an option to delete old photos off my iPod?

I have no option to delete old photos off my iPod. They are old photos, by that I mean they were on my iPod then I got them off, and about a year later (I had synced it a couple of times in between) I ...
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Is there anyway to add the Mic icon to the Swipe keyboard?

I really like the 3rd party Swipe keyboard, but it is missing the Mic button. Is there a gesture or something to engage the Siri Microphone?
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How to snooze reminders on the notification screen?

In iOS 7, when a Reminder notification showed up on the Lock screen, I could tap it to Snooze it. Since I upgraded to iOS 8, the option is no longer there.. Am I missing something simple? Or is it ...
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Why are Script Editor .scpt files not saved as plain text files?

The Script Editor (formerly ApplerScript Editor pre-Yosemite) saves .scpt files as binary files, not plain text files. It makes working with them in source code control systems somewhat cumbersome. ...
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Is there a way to download the iphoto 9.6 update/installer for an offline upgrade?

upgrading my mom's mac to yosemite - her internet connection is slow. Would like to put the updater/installer on a USB. on the apple site, there are direct downloads for older versions of iphoto, ...
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What is the best way to backup epub and pdf books in iBooks?

If you are going to format your computer, and you are running OSX 10.10 or newer, what is the best way to backup epubs and pdfs that weren't purchased from the iTunes store? I have a lot of books, ...
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Secondary (right) click doesn't work after disconnecting mouse

Whenever I disconnect a mouse (a generic cheapo Lenovo branded one) and reconnect it, I lose the ability to right click using the mouse. I have to resort to using CTRL+Left click. I have tried it with ...
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changed my appleID still having issues

changed my appleID with apple's customer service but my iphone 4s still comes up with the old apple ID, how do I change it to the new one?
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iTunes and iPhone disagree on memory usage

There is a large discrepancy between the memory usage as reported by my iPhone and that as reported by iTunes - as well as between iTunes' Settings pages for the iPhone and the iTunes memory bar at ...
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Recover font antialias on Yosemite

I've changed some options related to font rendering by defaults write command in past (I can't recall was it lcdfilter, or something else). Now when I turn off antialiasing in system preferences font ...
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1answer
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How to disable/restrict any and all music on my iPhone 5c?

I have an iPhone 5c and would like to restrict any and all music, including the music app in the restriction settings or just plain delete the radio all together.
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1answer
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Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in Yosemite?

Is there a way to completely disable Spaces in Yosemite (without turning off Mission Control, Dashboard, etc.)? As someone who frequently switches between multiple monitors and using my Macbook on ...
2
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3answers
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Secret way to trigger Thesaurus on Mac OS X?

Not really sure how to ask since I have no idea what just happened, but I'll try my best :-) I just typed "I" into a textfield here on Yosemite and then tried to click on an icon in the Mac OS status ...
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Multiple display setup mac, ignore separation between displays

I am currently setting up my workstation, and I want to use the set up pictured here: As you can see, the display on the top is turned sideways, and that is the way I want it. The question is ...
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0answers
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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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Why I don't get 3G when I am out of wifi [on hold]

I don't receive 3G in my I phone 5 so how I open it
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Copy video file to iCloud of my friend

Can I copy a video file to the iCloud of my friend from my MacBook ? Suppose I know the AppleId and the password.
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3answers
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Prevent from switching Wi-Fi networks

I have two wifi access points at home: "downstairs" and "upstairs". They're both WPA2. If I'm upstairs and connected to "upstairs" and my laptop goes to sleep, when I reactivate it, it connects to ...
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BootcacheControl.playlist not found, MacBook does not boot anymore

Booting a MacBook with Snow Leopard installed will suddenly stop with the message: Unable to open /var/db/BootCache.playlist: 2 No such file or directory Booting in single-user mode, I can see ...
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My iPhone 4 won't send text messages!

My iPhone is not sending text messages through. It will take a long time to send (progressing the little bar at top very slowly), then it says "Message not Delivered". Why and how can I resolve this?
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Extract links from email based on the anchor text, not the href

I am putting together an Automator workflow that will allow me to bind a hotkey to a Smart Mailbox listing and effectively automate the task of clicking "Unsubscribe" in emails which have that text ...
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1answer
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Mac with 2 monitors, how do i switch virtual desktops on one monitor only?

I have 2 monitors for mac, one extended the other. How do i switch virtual desktops on one monitor only? For example, When I do 4 fingers swipe left/right on screen1, I expect the switching happens ...
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ScanSnap problem listing it in my printer list

I can't seem to figure out how to add scansnap to my printers/scanner's list on my Mac Mini. I want to be able to scan directly to evernote and not have to select it from the scansnap list every ...
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copying photos from an I phone 4s that is not on your itunes

I bought a phone off E bay that had a broken screen. The person that I bought it off has asked me if I can fix it could they have the photos it had an app locker on it and have disabled that but they ...
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spaces switching unexpectedly on osx yosemite

I'm having an issue where my spaces keep randomly switching without me doing anything. I haven't managed to work out any sort of consistency to the behaviour yet so impossible to reproduce, but I'm ...
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1answer
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How to run a sudo command on mac? .. problem with mysql server

I 've installed mysql server with brew, and i need to run manually this command each time my computer start to make it work with an application that I can't edit. sudo mkdir -p -- /var/run/mysqld/ ; ...
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Notes iCloud sync fail Yosemite and IOS8

Notes appear not to be syncing reliably. There are other questions but appear to be about older versions. No two of iCloud, IOS and Mac seem to be fully in sync All my old notes seem to be OK. ...
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1answer
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iPhone / iPod music problem

How can I delete the music from my iPhone WITHOUT deleting it from my iPod?? Also, how to prevent it from just automatically loading them all back on when I sync my phone/computer. This is what ...
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Yosemite on Macbook pro - Memory constantly almost full [duplicate]

My Macbook is a late 2013 model with 8GB's of memory. I've recently been experiencing a scenario whereby my memory is constantly at 99% of the 8GBs I have, but there's no clear culprit on which ...
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How can stop or reduce music duplication in Itunes?

I keep all of my music in a folder on my back up drive. I use Media player to edit and genre categorize the music. Then copy / transfer the folder to Itunes which converts the music to ACC format. My ...
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1answer
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Would “erase all content and settings” disassociate my phone with the carrier?

I accidently set my husbands new iPhone 6 up under my back up. Now, when I receive texts he receives them too. Its making it appear that I have two phones. We share an iCloud account. Can I do a ...
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1answer
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Escape single quote in command in alias Terminal

I am working with SVN for version control, and whenever I'm ready to commit some changes, I have to stage them all with the following command: svn status | grep -v "^.[ \t]*\..*" | grep "^?" | awk ...
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1answer
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How to change language of facebook interface in ipad2

I have ipad , I want to change language of facebook interface to Arabic I tried to change (Settings >> General >> Language & region >> Region) to Iraq and now its Iraq , then I uninstall facebook ...
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Does Not Accept Password

I have a Mid-2012 Macbook pro. When I try to login it doesn't accept my password, and I am pretty sure it is my password. I tried multiple times, it still doesn't accept it. I know you do Command-S ...
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Admin privileges requiring for installing a package build though Packages

Using osx 10.9 and packages for making package installer. While installing a package made using Packages in /Applications location on a osx 10.9 machine, installer is asking for Admin password. Even ...
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Suggestions for objective-c to login via code into mac osx [on hold]

I need to enhance a daemon (running as root) on macOSx in such a way that if client sends username and password over socket to daemon then it makes that user to log in, who is currently logged out not ...
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Is it possible to NOT password protect certain apps on iPhone?

I have several apps that I use a lot and have to key in security code to use each time. One of the most frequently used is a birdwatching app used out in the field. I have resorted to turning off ...
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1answer
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How can I disable kext signing in Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

I know the disadvantages of disabling kext signing, but I was wondering how I can actually disable this on Mac OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"?
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Iphone headphones volume very low on certain apps

I have the new in ear headphones from apple. I don't know if it's fault of the headphones, but the volume for certain apps, especially calling, and podcast, is very low! I mean when I'm driving the ...
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How to validate authenticity of app downloaded from App Store?

How can I be sure that an app I download from the App Store is indeed from the vendor it is supposed to be? Anyone with a developer account can potentially pretend to be for example "a bank" and ...
2
votes
1answer
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OS X Mavericks extra desktops (spaces) opening seemingly randomly

I don't often use mission control, or extra desktops (spaces). Every so often, I do open mission control by mistake, and I have dozens of spaces showing at the top of the screen. Is there a shortcut ...
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Twitter notifications on ios appears just for selected users. I want the same in Yosemite

In iOs you can setup notifications in order to receive them only from users you activate them for. Is it possible to achieve the same in Yosemite notification center? Thanks
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VBox shared folder is not keeping file owners

I'm trying to find a right set of options for mount vboxsf working under OSX to preserve user ownership in the created files. When I'm running command like that sudo mount -t vboxsf /Users ...
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1answer
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Is there a iPod touch 1st gen recall program by Apple?

I have a iPod touch 1st generation and was about to sell but somebody said to me to get in touch with Apple because apparently they are recalling them and I could get a iPod touch 5th gen? Is this ...
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Unicode font changes depending on input in text box

The letter ℂ, which is unicode U+2102 behaves strangely in Keynote. If presented by itself in a text box, one font is displayed. However, if it is prepended with the letter 𝔻, which is unicode ...
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How to resolve weird auto-logout issue?

Synopsis Since upgrading to Yosemite, when my MacBook automatically turns it's screen off to conserve energy it also logs out which bugs me because all of my processes are killed off; this never ...

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