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Temporarily disabling the startup sound

Is it possible to disable the startup sound on an iMac G5, or at least decrease its volume? The obvious way to do this would be to put a script in the shutdown folder (OS X 10.4.11) that mutes the ...
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How can I show the battery as a percentage on my iPod Touch?

On the iPhone, to show the percentage of battery left, I can go into Settings > General > Usage and toggle "Battery Percentage" on. My daughter's iPod touch doesn't have a Usage category. Is ...
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How to know my kernel extensions are 64-bit ready?

Is there an easy way to tell whether all my kernel extensions will "survive" booting with a 64 bit kernel? I can of course try the "6-4 finger boot", but maybe there is a piece of hardware I use ...
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1answer
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Can I use the iPhone 4's camera via my Mac?

I'd like to record some video on my MacBook Pro, which I could do using the built-in iSight except I'd like to record in HD. Rather than go out and buy a new HD video camera, is there any way of ...
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MacBook Pro running Linux - only 3.6 GB RAM available

(This is a repost of my question on SuperUser.com, hopefully it's better suited here ). I've happily installed Linux on my MacBook Pro with 4 GB of RAM, but I only get 3.6 GB available: robert@...
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How do I disable this message: “the disk was not ejected properly”?

Is there any way to disable the "the disk was not ejected properly" message? I use a KVM and need to switch between two systems and have a memory stick that is in the KVM. The problem is that it's ...
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1answer
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Time Machine multiple Disks Backup over Network

I have a Mac OSX Server 10.6 with a Harddisk attached to it which has been configured as Time Machine destination. Over the Workgroup manager I have assigned the TM destination on Computergrouplevel. ...
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How to make safari tab bar display all tabs

How can I make the Safari tab bar display all of the tabs? Right now it displays only n tabs and the remaining are only accessible through a >> button.
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Can I browse the Mac App Store without Snow Leopard?

I understand that Snow Leopard is required to install the Mac App Store and actually install apps. But is it possible to browse the store on the web the way you can with the iTunes Store?
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Do I need to have system administrator permissions to install from the Mac App Store?

Where does the Mac App Store install its applications to? Is this a system-wide location, or somewhere inside my Home directory? Is it possible to use the App Store on machines where I am not a System ...
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How to disable CMD+Q combination?

I am using WinOS at the office and MacOS at home. But I am more experienced on WinOS. While i am browsing (via Firefox), I use ⌘ CMD+Q accidentally to write "@" mark because of WinOS and keyboard ...
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Photos get stuck in iPhone email outbox

Whenever I email a photo from the iPhone 4 photo app then the email gets stuck in the Outbox. Just doing a refresh leaves it there, even when viewing the outbox. To get them to send I manually need ...
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1answer
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iPhone4: Keep playing songs after song selected from Search iPhone screen ends?

When I first got my iPhone 4, if I selected a song from the "search iPhone" screen (when you hit home twice), iTunes would start playing a playlist of all my songs, starting with the selected one. I ...
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1answer
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Why is my iPhone screen stuck on the 'connect to iTunes' screen?

i need help with my iPhone it is stuck on the connect to iTunes screen. iTunes does recognize the iPhone, but when I select 'restore', it goes through a few progress bars then errors again. I've ...
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1answer
855 views

Connection to Wireless Network always breaks down

I have a Netgear Wireless Modem Router which I have configured to not broadcast it's SSID and the security level is set to WPA2 with a MAC Adress Filter. When I manually connect to the wireless ...
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2answers
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Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
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Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad on Windows-7

I am using Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad on Windows 7 and its numeric pad is not working on windows 7, it was working OK on windows XP, what I can do to make it work on it too?
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Merge Time Machine Backup

Is it possible to merge to Time Machine Backups? When I look inside the sparse-bundle which Time Machine generates then I see that the folder-structure ordered by dates. So theoretically I could copy ...
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Is it possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with an EPSON SX620FW, and how to set that up?

I'm wondering whether it's possible to use Image Capture to scan over WiFi with my EPSON All-in-One SX620FW? If so, how can I set it up? I've found instructions from someone claiming it works with ...
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2answers
454 views

Entourage MyDay replacement

I am migrating from Entourage to Mac Mail. Entourage has a tool called MyDay which is quite handy for getting an overview over my appointments first day in the morning. Is there a competitive product ...
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1answer
222 views

Migrating from Old to Less-Old Mac - any other specific issues?

Scenario - I have a new Mac, and am giving my old one to my father-in-law. He now has an old Gx Gumdrop iMac running 10.3 (I think), and the new-to-him mac is an older Core2 iMac running 10.6 From ...
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Can I update apps that I've already purchased through the Mac App Store?

I've previously purchased several apps (Pixelmator, Rivet, a few others I can't think of now) that are now available in the Mac App Store. Given that apps in the store are not allowed to use their own ...
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How do I reset the software Mac OS X Update Server

I somehow managed to miss configured my mac osx update-server and would like to reset it, the problem is that there is no reset button to put the update-server into it's original inactivated state. ...
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1answer
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Recording video to MacBook Pro

I have an RCA feed with video. I'd like to capture this video to my Mac. I am looking for a mobile solution, something that does not require a wall plug, although battery power is OK. What methods ...
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votes
1answer
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Change background based on location/wifi?

Does anyone know if an application that can change the background of the desktop to a different set of images based on your location? I am thinking about writing an AppleScript to do this, but if ...
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1answer
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If I delete a paid app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I redownload without paying?

If I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store, can I download it again without paying for it again like I can with iOS? In the event of an app restore, does the app retain settings, saved ...
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How do I delete an app purchased through the Mac App Store?

I notice that apps downloaded through the Mac App Store are placed in the /Applications folder on my Mac. Is there any special procedure to delete them, or can I just drag them to the trash like I can ...
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Do I have to repurchase Apple apps through the Mac App Store to get updates there?

Back when Apple announced iLife '11 I bought a copy, but now I see that it's also available on the Mac App Store. If I want to be eligible to use the Mac App Store's built-in update mechanism to ...
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2answers
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How can I install XJig on Snow Leopard? [closed]

I'm trying to install XJig on Snow Leopard 10.6.5. https://sourceforge.net/projects/xjig/ I've installed dependencies using Homebrew but am now getting this error when running make deepthoughtPro:...
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Can I download a song twice without paying a second time in iTunes?

If I've previously bought a song in iTunes, can I download it again on another computer without paying for it a second time? Both computers are authorized to the same account.
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One message that cannot be deleted on iPhone 4

I have a single message in Mail on my iPhone 4 that just cannot be deleted. I get a popup saying Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. I'm using the latest ...
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3answers
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iPhone app to download/upload files

How can I upload/download files from/on to a jailbroken iPhone 3G? Are there any apps that allow me to do this?
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1answer
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change colour from mailbox in Mac Mail

Is it possible to change the color of the mailboxes in Mac Mail? Here an example Sometimes I manage to create Silver colored mailboxes by accident so I am wondering if it is possible to label ...
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1answer
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What's the racoon doing in my apple?

I'm not normally one for paraniodly checking my activity monitor for rogue processes; but this one just has my internal nature-watcher all curious. Why is there a racoon running under my root user? ...
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4answers
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Where are good places to buy RAM (memory) for a Mac?

What reputable stores exist for purchasing RAM for a Mac?
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3answers
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Automatically launch a program or action when an external drive or disk is connected

I have an external drive. Is it possible to launch a program or perform an action when I connect it or plug it in?
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547 views

Great iPod Click Wheel Games for Kids

My niece has got a used iPod nano (not the newest model); in the App Store are about 50 games for iPods with Click Wheel. What game can you recommend?
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How do I connect the location of a calendar event with the iPad maps app?

I would like to be able to either navigate from a calendar event to its location within maps, or view all upcoming events on a map. Preferably, both. How do I connect the location of a calendar ...
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1answer
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Can I move my iTunes library to a network drive?

The question title pretty much says it all. I'd like to be able to free up space on my iMac G5's hard drive. I had considered upgrading the drive, but moving it off the Mac seems like it'd be a better ...
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2answers
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Portable apps for Mac?

Windows users have the luxury of being able to load a flash drive with specially-modified "portable" applications, which run and keep all data contained on the flash drive so that moving them from ...
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votes
1answer
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Can I force password protection of specific apps on the iPad?

I am unable to find out how to force the iPad ask for my password when I want to use certain applications (e.g. e-mail) I want to be able to share the iPad but I don't want anyone to have access to ...
3
votes
2answers
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Why can't I delete movies from my iPhone 4, either from the phone or through iTunes?

I was on vacation and took some videos, and now the iPhone 4 memory is near full. So I tried to delete other experimental movies I made using Handbrake, so that I can take more video or photos, but ...
3
votes
2answers
548 views

Video/Image processing on Apple iPhone4

I know iPhone 4 supports H.264 and MPEG-4 as video codecs, and JPEG and M-JPEG as image codecs. I'm looking to get some information on the iPhone 4's video and image codecs and processing chips/SoC ...
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votes
3answers
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Is it possible to arrange or categorize the imported pdf assets from within iTunes first and then sync the devices (iPod,iPad) with iTunes?

Categorizing the pdf assets from within iPad or iPod is possible now. But I think it is more elegant if I can make the categorization from within iTunes in advance. Is it possible to arrange or ...
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2answers
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Why is Mac-to-Mac screen sharing just hanging?

I have my iMac set up with: Firewall off Screen sharing on for specific user, no general VNC password File sharing on (with liberal access) I want to connect to it's screen from my MBPro. Whenever ...
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votes
2answers
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When I add a file to iTunes library, does iTunes make a copy of it? If yes, where is the copy saved?

When I add a file to iTunes library, does iTunes make a copy of it? If yes, where is the copy saved?
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votes
4answers
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How to fix an iPod Classic with a bad hard drive?

I've an iPod Classic 160 GB bought in 2007. I've never had problems copying songs into it, through iTunes, but from the beginning I never had much success using it as a portable hard drive. Whenever ...
2
votes
1answer
341 views

How to sync the data structure of my iPod touch with that of my iPad?

I have two device: iPod touch and iPad. All of them use the newest OS. I have a folder in my Windows, call it c:\mybook. I put all my pdf books into this folder. No nested categorizing folder for ...
2
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1answer
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Syncing iPhone Contacts with an Exchange Server

Happy new year! I'm using an iPhone 4 with 4.2.1. On the iPhone with Exchange Server, how do you get the group 'All On My iPhone' to sync with the exchange server? At present everything but that ...
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1answer
299 views

iPhone Calendar.App and TimeZones

Is there a way to make the iPhone's Calendar App support timezones with appointments, or is there an alternative App that has multiple timezone support? I have a friend with an iPhone 4 (4.2.1) who ...

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