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Can I ask iCloud Keychain not to sync passwords for my internet accounts

I set up my Mac (running OS 10.10.2) to sync with my Gmail and other accounts, and I have iCloud Keychain enabled. I find that the passwords for these accounts are being synced via iCloud: Notice ...
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New iPad as a backup without affecting current iPad.

So I got a new iPad. Which I would like to setup with iMessage same as my current iPad. When I set it up it asks if I would like to set as a restore backup. I think I want to do this but I don't want ...
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In Excel, how do you delete line breaks?

In Excel, how do you delete line breaks globally? It's totally messing up my text-to-column I need to do.
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1answer
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How does disk utility work while the system is live? (e.g. partitioning/resizing the OSes partition)

How is it that Disk Utility allows you to resize the partition that OS X is botted from live, while the OS is running? Can there be problems doing this? I would have thought that booting into recovery ...
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Time after startup is 11 hours ahead of what it should be in OSX Yosemite

I have a Macbook Pro 15-inch, Early 2011 running OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. When I start it up, the time is always 11 hours ahead of what it should be. But when I then enter the Date and Time Preferences, ...
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Yosemite Messages Screen Sharing Disabled

I'm trying to screen share on from within the Messages app with another iMessage user. We're both on Yosemite, and we've successfully used Messages's new screen sharing feature many times. One day, we ...
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Partition SSD in Yosemite for Dual-Booting Ubuntu

I've just bought a new Macbook Air (running Yosemite) and I am trying to create a partition from my Macintosh HD SSD for dual-booting Ubuntu. However when I try to create a partition in Disk ...
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Undo changed Calendar event

I spent some time entering a Calendar event on my Mac. I was viewing on my iPhone, and somehow "moved" it around. Can I undo this?
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How can I automate pasting of password into SecurityAgent?

On OS X 10.8.x I had an Automator service set up to paste a password from clipboard into the password window that pops up for mounting an encrypted disk. I don't wish to store the password in my ...
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How to determine whether the thermal paste needs re-application?

How can I determine whether the heat sink is no longer firmly heat-tied to the CPU? This appears to be the case for a seven year old MacBook, but I'd like to confirm without going to the trouble of ...
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Script to relocate the menu-bar on dual monitors set-up

Is there a script that could be written to achieve this: In System Preferences/Displays... is it possible to relocate the menu bar ...via a script? My set-up is one monitor and a Cintiq. I either work ...
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1answer
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How to unfreeze terminal when SSH connection dies?

I"m using Mac 10.9.5 with bash shell. Occasionally when I ssh into another machine and then the connection dies (e.g. the Internet goes down or I move to a new location), the terminal window with the ...
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1answer
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How to write a Q with a dot above, for differential notation?

I want to write a Q with a dot above. How can I make it happen? I need it in omni graffle. thanks.
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1answer
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Deleting an update downloaded from App Store that is not installed

I now run OS X 10.9.5 on my office laptop, which is monitored by my company. App Store alerted me about Yosemite, and I chose to download and install it. After download completed, I got a notification ...
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MBA mid 2011 with Bootcamp Win7-HP: changed text size, now desktop Black, but will display Taskmgr

As title says, I have bootcamp installed on MBA (mid 2011) using Win7 HP. Both OS were working fine until I tried to increase the text size on the Win side by doing a Rt-Click on the desktop. Now ...
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need help with apple id

so back in the day i had this e-mail account. when i created my apple accout i used that email and a password. now i have another mail. i changed the email account on the apple id page. got an email ...
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Yosemite upgrade–continuous slow screen redraw

I recently upgraded to Yosemite, and now my laptop has the following issue: Each and every window (the AppStore, Chrome, etc) seems to be continuously and very slowly redrawn, to the point where I ...
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How to convert PDF to black & white (not gray) without dithering?

I want to print on a B/W laser without fuzzy edges. Those are caused by dithering grays. So I need to convert to black & white using a threshold, i.e. everything light become pure white and ...
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Gnuplot with xterm in yosemite

I installed gnuplot on my yosemite system using brew. When I try to plot cos(x) the way I would on ubuntu, I get this: gnuplot> plot cos(x) WARNING: Plotting with an 'unknown' terminal. No output ...
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1answer
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How often can a user rate an iOS app?

There are 2 rating dialogs in the AppStore, one for the current version and one for all versions. Does that mean that a user can rate every update of an iOS app?
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1answer
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How to uninstall Java 1.8 under OS X 10.10 Yosemite?

There are a few answers on old questions about the same issue under Lion / Mountain Lion. Now with Java 1.8 and OS X 10.10 I wonder if anything has changed? Would be great to have exact removal steps. ...
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1answer
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Junk mail filter for iPhone via imap

I have: Mac Book Pro running OS X 10.10.2 iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.1.3 On my computer I run Mail, which checks the email every 1 min. On my iPhone it runs every 15 mins. So most of the time, ...
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Apple AppStore - Factors to get listed in “Customers Also Bought”?

I would like to get my iPad app listed under Customers Also Bought in the Apple AppStore for a certain app. What factors are relevant to get listed in there? I guess same category and subcategory are ...
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How to change Home / End behaviour on Yosemite

I want to change the Home and End keys to work like Windows/Linux. CHANGE: Home to Command-Left Arrow. // Beginning of the line End to Cmd-Right Arrow. // End of the line I tried using ...
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I Do not want to use my credit card INFO [duplicate]

Is there any way to install free App without use my credit info? I looked for ( NON ) in the payment review but couldn't find it.
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A way to compare apps [on hold]

Is there a software tool or guide that I can use to compare competing apps on the marketplace objectively so that I can install the best app for my needs?
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Using variables in pathnames and pathname variable help plus finding username applescript?

So, I want to have my script to be able to find out the current user's username and store it in a variable (myUsername). Then, it will go to /Users/myUsername/Desktop/FV.app. How can I do this and ...
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1answer
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Jumpy multitouch

After some random amount of time (and sleep-wake cycles) multitouch on my laptop became very jumpy. All multitouch actions start to perform only after I take away fingers after swipe. For example, ...
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All downloaded files cannot be opened as they are 'damaged and should be moved to the Trash'

Everything I download will not open. OS X says the file is damaged and can't be opened and should be moved to the Trash. Like Adobe Reader, for PDF documents. JPEG files will not open. Office files ...
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1answer
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Are app-related trademarks allowed as keyword for an app in the App Store?

I'm building an iOS 8 iPhone app that lets user upload photos to Facebook. Can I set the term Facebook as a keyword for my app in iTunes Connect or will that lead to a rejection by Apple?
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Which minimum hardware for Smartalbums

I need to use SmartAlbums for my job, but I don't yet have a Mac. I am willing to buy a 2°hand Apple computer to run SmartAlbums but I don't want to overbudget it. There is anyone that uses this ...
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1answer
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Start/Stop Internet Sharing via Terminal in Yosemite w/out using AppleScript

Okay, I see this question has been asked a few times before (here, here, here and here), but none of those really answer the question for me. I don't want to use the AppleScript suggestions provided ...
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Text to speech service gone and key binding for it not functioning in Yosemite?

Up until Yosemite I have always had a text to speech service menu option and have been able to readily use a command key combination to trigger the reading of selected text in just about any ...
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Unable to delete IMAP mail account in Yosemite

I have an IMAP mail account in the Apple Mail client that I want to delete. I first goto the Accounts preferences pane in Mail. When I click the minus icon to delete the account, I get a message ...
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OS X: Memory usage freaking me out

I know, OS X 10.10 memory management knows what it does, it is good, you shouldn't question it. But this, I do not understand. I have 16 GB of RAM, 6 GB used, plus 2.5 GB app-cache, 1 GB file-cache ...
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1answer
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Just got a MacBook Pro, the calender appointments do not transfer to my iPhone 5 calendar

I just got a MacBook Pro laptop and am in early stages of learning. The calendar that comes with the computer does not transfer the appointments to my iPhone 5S. I could never get Microsoft Outlook ...
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Clash of clans data problem [on hold]

If I got clash of clans on with a different Apple ID and I delete it and install it again on a different Apple ID will I still keep my progress?
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1answer
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How to preconfigure wifi on Mac OS X (Yosemite)?

Does anyone knows a way to preconfigure a WPA2 WiFi network on Mac OS X (Yosemite)? I'm preparing an iMac for a friend and would like to setup his home WiFi while currently far away from the network. ...
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Is it possible to do scroll past end in iTerm2?

I'm searching for scrolling past end in iTerm2. Basically I want to scroll the line to the last line like I get when set scroll_past_end to true in Sublime Text. Is it possible? Thanks.
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1answer
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Why does Disk Utility show one “Macintosh HD” as a logical drive and another that says core storage physical volume

I am trying to figure out why I have 2 Macintosh HD Drives Appearing in disk utility. One of them i can mount and shows it as being a logical drive and the second one i can't mount but it says it has ...
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1answer
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Phantom photos stuck on my iPhone that I can't delete?

According to iTunes: According to my phone: But also: What's going on? :-/ I look into my DCIM folder on my iPhone through Windows Explorer and it's empty, too.
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problem with airplay with my mac

When I connect the Mac to airplay for the first time there are no problems , but if I connect and try to connect me on so I do not get the screen and must reset the Mac to get it to work again . When ...
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1answer
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How to verify Apple ID if iPhone at the same time blocks gmail access?

I have set up iCloud and Apple ID, but keeps telling me to verify my Apple ID. It won't let me download the Gmail app to access my emails to verify my Apple ID. How do I fix this?
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Recover corrupted Mac HFS+ drive (image) under Linux

I'm trying to recover an apparently corrupted disk. It appears that through improper shutdown the drive has been somehow killed. It's the main partition of a Macbook Pro. I've used dd to copy the ...
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Can't install ncmpcpp on Yosemite

I'm installing ncmpcpp using macports and getting the following error: Error: org.macports.build for port ncmpcpp returned: command execution failed Please see the log file for port ncmpcpp for ...
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Is there anyway to turn off the dreaded slot machine date picker in iOS?

The date picker in iOS is awful. Every time I put something on my calendar it's a "game of chance" if I will notified about it. Combine that with a touch screen and you have a recipe for scheduling ...
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1answer
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OS X Mail - How can I setup multiple e-mail addresses under the same mail account?

OS X Mail - How can I setup multiple e-mail addresses under the same mail account? I use two addresses with the same account one is me@myworkdomain.com and the other is me@mypersonaldomain.com. On ...
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2answers
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What is this grey bar underneath the home icon row?

I'm getting this 'grey bar' in my home icon row: It is the same colour as the 'grey dot' underneath some of the applications in the home icon row that are active. My question is: What is this ...
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Is there a way to have audio continue playing from background user session

When using Fast Switching from one User to another, audio from the now background user stops. That usually makes sense, but I wonder if there's a way to have the audio continue? I'm using Yosemite ...
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airplay problem

When I connect the Mac to airplay for the first time there are no problems , but if I connect and try to connect me on so I do not get the screen and must reset the Mac to get it to work again .

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