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2answers
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How can i have makefile/shell script call /Applications/application.app?

OS Mac OS X 10.6.6 emacs 23.2.1 I'm currently trying to install magit on carbon emacs using their proposed make solution. I'm an almost complete makefile newby so I might be on the complete wrong ...
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1answer
412 views

How to clone CD or DVD from the CLI so it can be accessed in VirtulaBox Windows VM

How can I clone a CD or DVD to an ISO or DMG, using just the CLI, so that I can attach it to a VirtualBox VM. I often clone CDs or DVDs using the following commands: diskname=`df -kh /Volumes/* | ...
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1answer
1k views

AppleScript to spit out Incremented Number with Leading Zeros

So I am trying to create a simple script that will use a file to store an integer. When the script is called (in my case as part of a keyboard macro) it will drop in (where I'm typing) the current ...
0
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1answer
272 views

What part do I need for my broken iPhone 3G?

One morning my iPhone 3G just showed up with a gray screen. Everywhere I looked said that I need to replace the screen. I bought an "iPhone 3G Screen + Digitizer" off the internet but it turns out ...
2
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2answers
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Does Mac have something similar to a Linux loop device?

I am trying to work with some cd and hard drive images that I will run inside of QEMU. On Linux, I mount the images using the losetup command, but I notice Mac does not have this. Is there something ...
3
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3answers
260 views

Most purchased iOS apps with number of purchases?

Where can I find a list of most purchased iPhone / iPad apps WITH the number of buyers?
3
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1answer
7k views

Conditional SUM() based on text of a cell using iWork

I have some basic data Name | Amount Jake | 10 Jake | 12 Jake | 13 Ben | 1 Ben | 14 Ali | 9 Ali | 4 I want to total up the amount for each person so I end up with something like Jake | 35 Ben ...
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1answer
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How can one copy photos off an iPad onto a Windows computer (prior to syncing)?

My father wants to sync a bunch of photos from his Windows PC to his iPad for a presentation. But he's never synced photos before. And he's downloaded a number of photos from his camera directly to ...
1
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1answer
139 views

iPod Touch 4G case recommendations

What is the best iPod Touch G4 case that clips on a belt and covers the screen? The main annoyance I have with my current case is that I can't always reach the edges of the screen.
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3answers
5k views

Common Lisp on Mac OS X?

Is there a comparison between the different versions of Common Lisp for Mac OS X? Is there a clear frontrunner?
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2answers
751 views

Copy an application over to another phone?

I have a very old demo application on my iPhone. It was on the app store a long time ago (1 year) the guy who developed it works with me. He's since taken the app off iTunes, however our boss wants to ...
2
votes
2answers
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iTerm2.app stopped working

Since a couple of hours, when I try to run iTerm2.app, it opens a window, says ## exec failed ## login No such file or directory and closes rather fast. Running Terminal.app works and if I run /...
2
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2answers
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Can I manually connect my Facebook contacts to my AddressBook contacts?

I have the following: Facebook friends iPhoto faces Address Book contacts Faces and contacts are already linked. Some friends are also linked to the contacts. There is a problem with the friends ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Why did the Sparrow dock icon stop bouncing on launch?

The Sparrow mail app icon had been bouncing fine on launching the app till a few days ago but has stopped doing so recently. Any reasons why it might be so? I miss the bouncing dock icon.
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3answers
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Remove Storage iOS Apps on Mac

Is it possible to remove the Mac copy (iTunes/Mobile Applications) of all synced iOS applications (they are already installed on my iOS device)? They are currently taking up about 6 GB of space on my ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How to remove unfinished Boot Camp Partition?

When I tried to create a new partition using Boot Camp it suddenly crashed and my computer restarted. Apparently the partition was created because the 50GB I specified during creation are gone from my ...
0
votes
3answers
943 views

How to set up equal height columns with a title on top (Pages '09)

This is what I'm trying to do on Pages '09 — http://cl.ly/4sJ2 — two equal height columns with a title on top. Any suggestions?
2
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1answer
476 views

Does Xcode 4 run “stable” on OS X 10.7 DP?

and will Apple accept software built in this environment for iTunes AppStore and Mac AppStore?
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1answer
2k views

Can't Delete/Move folder/files on external HDD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use NTFS partitions? Hi, I just bought a new external HDD, It went well on my PC but I can't delete/move files on it from my macbook. PS. Im running OS X 10.5.8 ...
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1answer
135 views

MacBook freezing?

While I was working with my (unibody, 10.5) MacBook, suddenly the display was covered by a grey shade and a message - in four languages - appeared, ordering me to restart the computer, and of course ...
5
votes
2answers
741 views

Using caps lock key instead of right click (contextual menu)

I'd like to remap Caps Lock to right click - for the cases where I can focus on objects with cursor keys, or tab. For instance after selecting files in Finder I'd like to hit Caps Lock and get the ...
5
votes
4answers
20k views

Can I use the Mac OS X Install DVD that came with my Mac Mini on my Macbook?

I just bought a new hard drive for my Macbook and want to install a fresh OS X 10.6. I looked through all the CDs that I have and I could only find the Mac OS X Install DVD that came with a new Mac ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to press Alt Gr in Parallels Desktop?

I have a MacBook Air and I run Windows Vista as a Parallels Desktop guest. In Windows I need to press Alt Gr but I don't have that key on my MacBook Air. How can I press Alt Gr in Parallels Desktop?
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5answers
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How can I back up a complete IMAP account?

I have a huge IMAP email account that contains a lot of subfolders and a lot of messages (dating back to 2005). Is there a simple way to back up these folders and messages so I can delete them from ...
3
votes
2answers
581 views

Getting a rented movie from iPod touch back to the PC

I just rented a movie using iTunes on Windows 7 and then transferred the movie to my 4th gen iPod touch using drag & drop. It has disapeared from the list on the PC, and I have not started ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Find/replace in TextEdit?

How can I change all occurrences of one string to another in TextEdit? Other text editors call this "find/replace".
4
votes
2answers
304 views

Can you upload programs you write to the IPad without involving the Apple store?

I understand that you need to pay $100 and get the SDK to write applications for the IPad, but do you really have to upload them to the store to get them to work on the IPad, or is there a way to get ...
3
votes
3answers
3k views

Where to find 3.5mm (male) to 3.5mm (male) cable that can control iPhone/iPod volume [closed]

Bonus if it has a mic and can handle iPhone calls Basically I have a snowboarding helmet that has speakers built into it and has a 3.5mm (female) connection to the speakers.
4
votes
2answers
1k views

How does the Mac OS X Lion beta work? [closed]

Apparently you download it from the Mac App Store, but I don't understand how that would work, because it's not an app. Can a developer who has installed it explain the process to me?
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Can I delete any of the default apps the come with OS X?

Is it possible to delete any of the default apps in OS X? I suppose it is possible, but will anything break if I do? There's some, such as Stickies, iChat, Dictionary, etc. that I either have no use ...
1
vote
2answers
594 views

How can I scroll down to the bottom of document (HTML) in Safari?

I normally can use Command-DownArrow, to go to the bottom of the document in text editor such as TextMate. How can I do the same thing in Safari? How can I scroll down to the bottom of the document ...
0
votes
5answers
2k views

Why doesn't Windows 7 boot with BootCamp?

I installed Windows 7 (from MSDNAA) with BootCamp on my MBP (late 2008). After using the BootCamp utility on OSX I restarted the computer and the installation of Win7 began. This first time, there ...
9
votes
9answers
939 views

What is a good program for timing activities?

I am looking for a program to time projects and activities, both computer- and real life-based, allowing me to tell him to start and stop timing this or that activity, in a very light, background, non-...
2
votes
3answers
559 views

Any way to get back itunes music after losing it?

I upgrading my version of windows and I forgot to backup my iTunes music, is there a way I can re-download it from iTunes without buying it all again?
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Delete all events in iCal

How can I delete all events in iCal? I have a bunch of events (some reoccurring) that I want to delete. I don't want to have to manually delete/cut each event. I tried declining the events but that ...
0
votes
1answer
690 views

Loose light up apple logo on unibody macbook case

The light-up Apple logo inset into on the back of my 13" Unibody MacBook (this thing) has come loose and is recessed into the lid. Is there a way to get inside the lid to reattach that piece? Thanks ...
1
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1answer
109 views

OS X Downloaded File Warning

Example at bottom. How does OS X apply this warning and what's the best way to disable it? I'm a Web Developer and more than understand the risks of teh interwebs.
3
votes
3answers
480 views

Battery Life on Macbook Pro

I've got a 15" macbook pro, i5 2.4ghz which I've inherited. When I use it to watch video -- with the notebooks monitor turned off, video piped to an external monitor - the battery dies in 90 - 120min. ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Can I daisy chain multiple displays with Thunderbolt? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Thunderbolt support chaining multiple monitors to a MacBook Pro? This question is a follow up to this question I found on this site. If I have a monitor that supports ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Change Spotlight's Top Hit?

Say I have two apps that match a search in spotlight (e.g. utility), it seems that Spotlight chooses the first application (sorted alphabetically) as the Top Hit. Is there any way to change this so ...
4
votes
6answers
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3ds Max alternative for Mac

Is there a good alternative to Autodesk's 3D modeling software 3ds Max that works on a Mac? I like 3ds Max because it's very powerful and easy to use for someone who is not an expert in 3D modeling. ...
4
votes
2answers
691 views

Can Apple delete an app installed via iTunes or the App Store without your permission?

I had always thought the answer to this was no. I have an app that was pulled from the iOS App Store (VLC) still on my non-jailbroken phone and thought this was proof that Apple can't remote wipe an ...
8
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I deauthorize all computers on iTunes?

In older versions of iTunes (for Windows at least), there used to be a way to Deauthorize all computers associated with an account. Now it appears the only option in 10 (10.1.2.17) is to Deauthorize ...
6
votes
2answers
32k views

I just bought the wrong album on iTunes. How do I give it back?

I just bought the wrong album on iTunes. How do I give it back?
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votes
1answer
641 views

Why are iChat and FaceTime separate programs? [closed]

What might be the idea behind this?
8
votes
8answers
7k views

Microsoft Remote Desktop through ssh-forwarded port

I have a situation where I provide access to a Windows server by forwarding the remote desktop port 3389 with ssh from my Mac to the "inside" of an otherwise inacessible network. I can now connect ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Can I use my iPad to organize photos that are stored externally? [closed]

I would like to organize my photos with iPad (remove, edit, create albums etc). I have the synology NAS and I can run the Photo app on the NAS (server) and I can use the DS Photo+ app on iPad (client)...
5
votes
1answer
3k views

Is it possible to assign a ringtone to a group of contacts? [duplicate]

Without individually setting the ringtone for each contact in that group. Maybe there are other apps that manage contacts and have this feature. Basically, I want my iPhone to ring the same when ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Paste clipboard data as plain text Service?

Is there a Mac OS X service that takes clipboard data and pastes it as plain text? Or an easy way to create one?
1
vote
6answers
976 views

Free RSS reader client for Mac with new post notification?

Is there any free RSS reader client for Mac that can give me a notification if there are new posts to read?

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