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Do I need to reinstall OS X after removing python accidentally?

I managed to delete my python in usr/bin by foolishly doing sudo rm /usr/bin/python and now it seems like I need to reinstall my OS. First off is this necessary? And secondly is there an easy way to ...
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Making a full image of an installed system

I'd like to know if is possible to make a full, bootable, and restorable image of an entire Yosemite installed system, (that is, with all installed apps and settings) without using a commercial ...
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First page of Pages document only allows one line

I'm editing a Pages document that was originally imported from a Microsoft Word document. For some reason, the first page seems to only allow one line of text on it; anything more than that will flow ...
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Full screen always enabled when opening app in OS X Yosemite

How can I set my Macbook Air to always open new apps in full screen mode? Some apps already do it (Mail for example), but others are always opening as a small window, especially Safari when I close ...
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Can I compress SMS content to free up storage?

My SMS on my iPhone is growing everyday. According to my iPhone's Usage function, I have about 1.2GB of SMS data. My phone has been running on low storage and any megabytes are precious. Is there ...
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How to stream only the video to an Apple TV from a Mac?

I have an Apple TV with which I'd like to read videos from my mac, both from Internet (Youtube for example) and from files stored on my hard drive. There is two ways of doing it: the first one is ...
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Software Question [on hold]

I have this work Can any of you help me I could not find on the internet any information help me or I can understand web.config from it :( please help me ... this is the task.. “simple login task” to ...
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Securityd process uses 100% CPU when Mail app is open

I have a Macbook Air mid 2011 with OS X Yosemite. For a couple of weeks, I have a process, called Securityd, that runs and uses 100% of my processor, making it hot and noisy. After some time, I ...
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iCloud Photo Library vs my photo stream

Just for my curiosity and knowledge, Now that the iPhoto iCloud Library feature is available on both iOS and OS X devices, and if I understood good every time I take a picture, the picture goes to ...
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i need more ipod space [duplicate]

i need help im trying to download fifa 15 on my ipod (jail broken) but i need more space but in my ipad it takes 1.7gb thats fine but in my ipod i need more space when i have 1.9gb free some one help
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Apple ID apparently never existed

I tried to retrieve my Apple ID, but the iPad says that Apple ID never existed. Where do I start?
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Right click, text selection and window drag stops working

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Since yesterday I cant drag windows, select text or use the right corner click to open the context menu using the build in trackpad. Any idea what ...
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Microphone has about one minute dictation limit on iPad Air 2

My iPad microphone cuts out after about one minute of dictation. I've tried using Google and Word but the same limitations apply. Does anybody have a solution?
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How to skip OS X VNC connect password requester?

I have an Ubuntu server which I tend to use via VNC from OS X. For this, I have saved a .vncloc file from the built-in Screen Sharing client. When I click this icon, Screen Sharing connects to Ubuntu, ...
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Acoustic noise in Phone 6

I recently noticed that the speaker of my iPhone 6 yields an acoustic noise in certain situations. After the speakers are used (playing music, click sound when locking the iPhone, etc) I can hear some ...
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How to export photos from new Photos app without loosing quality

I noticed that the new Photos.app reduce image sizes one export: If I drag & drop a photo from the Photos library, the size is shrieked by at least 50% How to get rid of this behavior and recover ...
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1answer
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Function keys and Enter key on built-in keyboard of 13" rMBP mysteriously remapped. How to fix or reset to default?

The built-in keyboard of my Macbook Pro started acting weird. I only started to have this problem around last week. I thought upgrading to Yosemite 10.10.3 would remove the issue but it still exists. ...
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How to backup with Time Machine in Single User Mode?

Is there any way to enable Time Machine / tmutil and perform a backup from inside the Single User Mode? I have a Late '11 Radeongate-affected MBP that won't boot beyond the gray boot screen anymore, ...
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1answer
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iPhone 4 will not connect to any computer and will not show up in device manager

My iPhone 4 will not connect to my computer or iTunes anymore after I updated to the new iTunes, and I have looked in other threads and posts and no one seems to have the same issue. I see other ...
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Yosemite, how to reset/reinstall network?

For some reasons every time I connect to an insecure WiFi, Yosemite cannot route to the DNS servers of that WiFi. The DNS servers are correctly set, just cannot reach them. And after installing ...
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The screen problem

Hardware specs: MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012); 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 processor; 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3; Intel HD Graphics 4000 1024 MB Software specs: Mac OS-X yosemite 10.10.3; Some ...
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Bookmarklets on IOS 8

I can't find anything about this on Google, but it appears Safari on IOS8 no longer supports javascript: bookmarklets. Can anyone confirm this? Is there a workaround? I'm using iPhone 6 plus if for ...
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Between the pages on Pages

I am frustrated trying to create a gap between my pages when I am working in the Pages program. The old version had the gap as the default setting and I liked it that way; in the current version the ...
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Terminal [Bash 3.2.53] “line up” keystroke

What is the key combination I need to move the cursor up 1 line while in Terminal? If I use the key binding "Ctrl+p" [like in emacs] all I get is the previous command. TIA for your time.
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setting JAVA correctly on MAC

I am new to mac (coming from the windows world). I did some reading on how and where JAVA HOME is set on a mac machine. I have some assumptions listed below, would be great if someone could go through ...
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iMessage conversations dissapearing

So just as of yesterday, I noticed that my messages started dissapearing in iMessage. I scroll up and anything from about 12 hours ago is just gone and a message from 4 or 5 months ago is there. Yet ...
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MacBook Pro asks for network admin password after restart

Hope I can explain this well - I work on the company laptop logged with some username, but if the laptop is restarted it only allows administrator to log in. I have to call one of the guys and he has ...
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CD imported album not under any playlist [on hold]

I imported an album from CD into itunes and then onto my iphone 4, i went to change all the music around and wanted to get rid if all of the songs that were on the iphone before. After unchecking the ...
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1answer
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Enable writing to NTFS harddrive with non-standard name on Mac

I have a lot of NTFS hard drives back when I used a Windows PC. I'm trying to write to these drives with my Macbook Pro on OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. I'm going through this tutorial. I have to write this ...
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Apple Hardware Disk Utility Unallocated Space on my Hard Drive

While trying to get bootcamp set up on my macbook pro 15 inch retina 2015 it asked me to partition my mac hard drive. Doing so I partitioned my 1 TB hard drive so that it dedicated 750 gb to mac and ...
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Itunes Connect (App Store) - Beginning of the day when change Price Tier

I changed my app from Free to Tier 1 on 05/21/2015, but in Sales and Trends statistics, report on 05/21/2015, my app has downloaded ~ 450 units and only Sales 100$ (Proceeds 70$) => 100 units with ...
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Photos Slideshow on shared album

This is on Photos 1.0 on Yosemite. I would like to show a slideshow on an album that's under "shared". When selecting photos there, "create slideshow" is greyed out. I can't figure out how to mark ...
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Changing color of text in terminal for program output

This might be answered already but I could not figure out a good way to phrase it to look for an answer so I hope you'll bear with me. I want to change the color of the text output on Terminal if it ...
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APPLE SSD SM0512F Media Equivalent

My Mac Pro (Late 2013) uses an APPLE SSD SM0512F Media SSD; I'd like to buy an equivalent SSD to use externally for cloning, backups, etc. I noticed on the PassMark website it shows performance ...
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good software to create logos for design noobs [on hold]

I'm searching for a good software to create logos and graphics for example for app icons for iOS and stuff like that. As a software developer I'm not very good in designing graphics so it should be ...
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OS X lets me run softwareupdate command without sudo: is this normal?

I am able to run and install updates with the softwareupdate command without prefixing sudo. Is this normal, can anybody else do this on there system? The man page states that admin privileges are ...
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Trackpad suddenly stops working

I got a new MacBook Pro 13' Retina Mid 2014 with OSX Mavericks installed. A couple of days after updating to OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, I noticed how the trackpad stopped working after I left the ...
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How to get Fake.app to return 2 types of OSX notification?

I am trying to automate a 'title' search on Amazon (kindle category) using Fake.app. The search is conducted every week for about 100 titles. I followed the below 2 posts from Fake.App developer and ...
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Mac Not Saving Passphrase for SSH Keys

I have tried everything for my passphrase to be saved for my SSH keys so that when I restart, I don't have to run any "ssh-add" command. I have tried: Saving my key in ~/.ssh Saving my key in ...
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Cannot boot to OS X using rEFInd

I have installed rEFInd 0.8.7 on my 2015 13" MBP onto another partition however it does not detect OS X. Here are my disk partitions: /dev/disk0 #: TYPE NAME ...
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iPhone dock connector seems to have bent pins, is this a hazard

The dock connector on my iPhone 4S appears to have some bent pins (I think those crushed copper lines in the photo are pins). The phone charges, but it thinks that it is always connected to the dock. ...
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1answer
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OSX Yosemite uses over 500mb daily, without me using it. And only the total data received shown in Activity Monitor - no detail in specific process

Almost every day, about 560mb of data is received and I'm not downloading anything. When I check in the Activity Monitor, it shows the 560mb usage, but in the list of processes, there is hardly any ...
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Will the Apple Watch function properly if worn on inside of wrist?

I plan to use my Apple Watch Sport predominately for tracking fitness goals. I am curious if turning the watch to the inside of my wrist will affect its performance when measuring my heart rate. (I ...
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External HDD is mounted, but files are (suddenly) invisible

Being fed up not being able to write to my external HDD (which is ntfs) I decided to use this script. I checked the script beforehand (I am a ruby developer with some, but limited knowlegde of bash ...
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1answer
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Brew Install Rtorrent not Working

I am unable to brew build rtorrent. Could someone tell me what I need to do to get this to work? Things I have done - brew doctor brew update brew upgrade --all Error - ld: symbol(s) not found ...
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Trying to buy a Phone 5s for cheap! [on hold]

Looking to buy an iPhone on craigslist and it's between AT&T or unlocked. What would be cheaper?
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Bought Apple slim keyboard but ID on bottom side is damaged - warning signal?

I bought a slim Apple keyboard over Ebay and I noticed that ID on its bottom side is damaged. Just like someone scratched half of it to hide it. Should I worry about this? Is this just an coincidence ...
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Pros and cons of wiping a new Mac?

Coming from the PC world, most made-to-order manufacturers (e.g., Dell, HP, Acer, etc.) all have annoying little addons which I consider spyware/bloatware--things like toolbars with ads. When buying ...
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On iPad , clicking yes to a pop-up, any risk or consequence?

I read a few similar questions but no answer to mine, actually... I use the iPad 2 mostly for Internet surfing and don't have many apps, all of them come from the App Store. I don't visit unsafe ...
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Unknown Disk Space, can't touch it [duplicate]

My visible Disk Usage minus free space is out by 123GB. Clarification: Externally booted disk repair show no errors. Permissions have been fixed. Time Machine has had local off with: sudo tmutil ...

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