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Estimating battery life remaining while charging in OS X

Retina Macbook Pro's battery life is amazing, and it is handy having an accurate estimate of how much longer it will last on the remaining charge, in hours and minutes. While charging however, it ...
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Can't remove sharing point, forward slash in the name - OS X Server

I can't remove sharing point on the from OS X Server 3.0.1. After clicking Remove nothing happend. Here is video showing the behaviour: http://youtu.be/-6r8WNSP-Ek I think some plist file could ...
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How to get the first name of the recipient to be auto-added to new messages in Mail.app?

I'd like new messages that I create, including replies to messages I receive, to automatically get a "Hi <name>," inserted in their first line. <name> should be the first name of the first ...
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How can I choose by keyboard the autocorrect suggestions?

I love the apple magic trackpad but, I don't like to use mouse to chose something while I'm typing. Is there a way, to pick the option using the keyboard? PS: Note that sometimes it may exist ...
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How to add icons to iTerm2?

I've been looking into making my terminal more visually expressive. So far I've found , and learnt how to import themes and customize color schemes, but I was wondering how people get these cool icons ...
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'Show Package Contents' in new iWork

After installing both Yosemite and the new iWork suite updates (Pages 5.5 and Keynote 6.5), I've noticed I can't 'Show Package Contents' in order to access/modify the media associated with these ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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Yosemite changes QWERTY keyboard layout

I have a qwerty keyboard, but I type in french and japanese quite often. Up until now, I used to have kotoeri activated with Romaji writing for english and french. I used to write accentuated letters ...
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How to connect an extra monitor and a thunderbolt (LaCie) harddrive on a MacBook Pro (13" mid 2012)?

I have a 13 inch Mid 2012 MacBook Pro and I want to connect my LaCie Thunderbolt hard drive and my extra 21" Monitor but the MacBook Pro has only one thunderbolt port... How it will be possible ? ...
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Back to my mac problems under Yosemite

Since updating to Yosemite a couple of days ago my B2myMac feature has stopped functioning. It is activated in the Sharing Preferences and I didn't change anything on the router settings. In the ...
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Bluetooth and Wifi Dissapeared

I followed this instruction in the forum about handoff. After that my Bluetooth and Wifi are missing. Please help.. This is how i fixed it (according to this wonderful MacRumors Tutorial mentioned by ...
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Define Route with Gateway and NetIf

Hi I'm using some VPN software that isn't the default OSx VPN support. When it connects it clobbers my routing table, putting all traffic through the VPN. What I want to do is have something like ...
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Yosemite update problem

Trying to update to Yosemite. Unfortunately I'm encountering the Verify File System and Repair Fail. Ive got no backup whatsoever prior to updating to the new OS. I have Windows and I can boot on that ...
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How to view public Exchange calendars from iCal?

In my company, people use shared Exchange calendars to organize their work. They see all the public calendars in Exchange after they login. Sadly, this doesn't work for me on Mac: after adding the ...
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How to retweet without confirmation dialog in Twitter.app for OS X?

Whenever you want to retweet a tweet in the official Twitter.app for OS X the app asks if you're sure that you really want to retweet to all your followers. Is there any way to suppress this warning ...
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Run script (a la LaunchDaemon) before automatic app resume kicks in

I have an encrypted disk image that I use to store some sensitive data. It also includes a license key file for an application. Upon boot, I automatically mount this disk which restores the ...
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Installing Mavericks instead of Yosemite

I am trying to install Mavericks (I have my reasons not to install Yosemite yet) on my MacBook with Lion. Obviously the possibility to upgrade to Mavericks from the App Store is now gone so one must ...
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Safari isn't working at all after OS update

Once installed Yosemite, Safari is not starting up, and ends in best case with an error-report. Anyone else has this problem and are there solutions available already?
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Is the blue button outline in dialog windows removed in Yosemite when using Tab (keyboard navigation)?

Being a zealous user of keyboard navigation, I activated All controls in Full Keyboard Access (Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts). In Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks I was used to having a blue ...
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My Press and hold accents have been disabled in Yosemite

I just got Yosemite and now my Press and hold accent capability seems to have disappeared with my old software. I tried using /System/Library/Input Methods/PressAndHold.app in Terminal to find Press ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite - YES / NO [on hold]

I have MacBook Pro 15" Retina late 2013 16GB memory / 500GB flash and it came with Mavericks. Should I upgrade to Yosemite? I'm reading threads that state a lot of issues with it.
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An apple genius broke my iPhones screen

Some time ago my headphones' connector recently broke into my iPhone's socket. My phone is out of warranty but I thought I'd consult with Apple regarding the case as I have no sound anymore because ...
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Fast, fault-tolerant program/utility for massive file transfer

I'm copying 2 TB from one Thunderbolt external hard drive to a USB3 external hard drive. I started the process using command line program rsync with option -avz but this was very slow. I'm wary of the ...
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How to convert the osx yosemite beta to the final release [duplicate]

I have installed the beta version of OSX Yosemite and now after the production version has been released I want to change the beta version to the final production version. I know there may be some ...
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JavaVM Headers missing after upgrade to Yosemite

I'm using my Macbook Pro for development and I recently upgraded to Yosemite. After the upgrade one my directories has gone missing, /System/Library/Framework/JavaVM.framework/Headers. I've tried ...
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How can associate particular contacts with appropriate 'from' addresses in Mac Mail?

For the most part, there is a one-to-one relationship between any given contact and the email address I select as a 'from' address. Is there a way to configure Mac Mail to change the value of the ...
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Mac Pro loses network connection after wake from sleep since Yosemite upgrade

I have a really strange issue since i updated to Yosemite. When i wake up my 2012 Mac Pro, the network connection is totally lost. Output from dmesg (sorry, couldn't copy/paste at this time): - Nic ...
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Can I restore a backup and then begin backing up to a new name?

I'm getting an ipad mini and I already have an ipad. I'd like to restore from icloud onto the mini so I can get my apps and savegames, but after that I'd like to diverge the backups so I can configure ...
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Is it possible to rename “iCloud Drive”?

I do not like folder names with a space in them... Can I rename iCloud Drive to another name, say, iDrive?
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How do I delete songs in iTunes that have an exclamation mark?

I have a bunch of files that I moved or deleted in Finder, and now iTunes shows exclamation marks. I would like to delete these from iTunes and from iTunes Match / iCloud. How do I do that, using free ...
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Yosemite not able to use external display at full resolution

I had problems with Mavericks in getting full resolution in my monitor Dell U2713H (connected to a Mac Book Pro). I used this solution from this site to fix the problem: I downloaded the file from ...
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OSX 10.10 Yosmite: Turn off MacBook Pro's display while connect to external monitor

How do you turn off the MacBook Pro’s display with the lid open while using an external monitor on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite? All the previous methods—such as the one’s listed here—that have worked on ...
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Right side click on track pad issue

I am facing a strange issue with my track pad. My machine is a MacBook Pro Retina Display (Mid 2012) updated with Yosemite. So when i click on the track pad's right side, the track pad clicked down ...
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When EarPods with microphone are attached, does iPhone use internal or external mic?

Is the internal or external mic used? Is there a difference in quality between the two mics?
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Omnigraffle textbox edges covers shape edges

I am having some problem with the text box in OmniGraffle 6. The edge of the text box covers part of the oval here, which is quite ugly. Here is the setting for the text: However, in another ...
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How to get custom favorites icons in Safari 8 on Yosemite?

I am wanting to add custom favorites icons (i.e. new tab page) for my website in Safari 8 on Yosemite. I have tried the open graph tag og:image with both png and jpg formats. I have also looked over ...
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Apple Replaced my Gmail Image

I use Chrome on my Macbook to send an email through Gmail. While in Gmail, on the top right corner I can see my Google (g+) profile image, but when I hit reply button to reply to an email, then ...
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Preview hangs when opening any image or pdf

Recently Preview has started hanging for me whenever I open any pdf or image. I keep getting the spinning balloon of death and am unable to do anything in Preview, so I have to force-quit the ...
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iTunes 12: How to cycle through View Options with script/shortcut?

I'm trying to writing an applescript that cycles through Songs, Albums, Artists, Composers, Genres, and back to Songs. There is nothing in applescript Dictionary with regards to this, so I have to ...
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Can't Find MacPorts (installed on OS 10.8.5

How can I find MacPorts after it's been installed? I'm trying to use it to open GIMP but can't locate it. GIMP gave me the message "There is no application set to open the document ...
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How to use OS X's terminal to ping an IP using the latency as a stopping condition for a loop?

What I'd like to do is to ping an IP while the latency is above an specific value. I think an example will help: Let's suppose I have the following result to the "ping *IP here*" command: PING *IP ...
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Is my password vulnerable to recovery using my Apple ID?

For some time, in Mavericks, I had an option, which I had disabled, in Users & Groups > Password to reset the password using Apple ID This option vanished after a migration, under Mavericks, to ...
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SmoothDraw Alternative to Make Videos like Khan Academy

I want to make educational videos like Khan Academy on my Mac. I am looking for a good app that works just like SmoothDraw -- which is what Khan Academy uses. I have found apps that let me draw on the ...
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Rendering CGPath as a NSImage on Mac [migrated]

I have a set of shapes which I generate usingCGPath. I want to save all those CGPath which I have generated on the disk. Basically I want to render these CGPath as NSImage, so that either I can save ...
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Why does a system upgrade take so long if there are files in '/usr/local'?

My recent upgrade to Yosemite (from Mavericks) took about 6 hours, nearly all of which time was used in processing the contents of /usr/local (e.g. TeX, etc.). What is the upgrade process doing with ...
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iOS app for decorating Virtual Reality rooms

I'm looking for a simple (or complex) iOS app that will allow me to put some pictures in virtual "rooms" (like an art gallery) that can then be viewed on the web or smartphones. That's all. I think ...
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Driving a 4K display at 60Hz with rMBP

I've been Googling so much my eyes hurt. I have a 2014 rMBP. I want to use it with a 4K display or UHD TV at 60Hz that's at least 30" big. From my research, this means either using something with a ...
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sleep or restart macbook pro

Is it better to just close the lid on a macbook pro or should I shut it down? When I restart a computer, and I have multiple desktops open, will the desktops all restart with settings saved to reopen ...
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Can I change a photo behind iPhoto's back?

Well, can I change some of the photos in iPhoto's file tree, while iPhoto is not running, such that iPhoto's database does not get corrupt? I would like to change the file size of some of the ...
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clash of clans account switch

I have a clash of clans account on my iPod 4th generation and want to switch the account to my android, but my android doesn't have gamecenter, it uses Google plus. My iPod is only iOS 5. I'm not sure ...

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