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Is there away to move between workspaces using trackpad?

I want to move to other workspaces using trackpad. How can I do that?
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1answer
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Is it possible to somehow default the OSX preview window size on open for PDF files?

I have had this bug-bare for a while where preview always opens documents too small, I'm visually impaired and want them to default to open with two options Default width to nearly 100% of screen, ...
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1answer
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Is Airport Express compatible with AirPlay?

I have an Airport Express that I have plugged into a speaker system. I can change the music in my house with my iPhone through Apple's Remote app. Great. Now is my Airport Express compatible with ...
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2answers
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How do I connect to my web server on mac?

On Ubuntu, I was able to connect to another server using "places". Is there anything like that in Mac OS X?
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0answers
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iPhoto '08 doesn't play video when double-clicked

When I import videos from my iPhone into iPhoto '08, I can't play the video inside of iPhoto. The iPhoto Help says to double-click a video to play it, but that doesn't work. As a workaround, I select ...
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3answers
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iWork '09 Keeps asking to be Registered

I'm a teacher in a classroom with 8, 9 10 and 11 year olds who each have a macbook or a macbook pro. Fun job. We have a standard 10.6.6 image with iWork '09 (4.03). In previous images, iWork would ...
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Can BeejiveIM for iPhone block unwanted add requests?

I've been getting a lot of bogus contact add requests from my Yahoo account - it almost always turned out to be a spambots. I wonder if BeejiveIM has a feature that can block these spam requests? If ...
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How to backup Bootcamp partition via Time Machine?

I just started using Time Machine for backup of my late 2009 MBP. So far it's backing up only OS X partition and ignoring Bootcamp partition. I also see the point Time Machine completely ignores NTFS ...
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3answers
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Is there anything similar to TouchDown for iOS?

Is there any app like NitroDesk's TouchDown Android email client for iOS? Just for background info, many companies force you to have the latest version of iOS installed to access Exchange Server, or ...
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5answers
491 views

Can you lock your screen on OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a quick way to lock my Mac? Does OS X have the option to allow you to lock your screen?
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1answer
282 views

Base computation via Spotlight?

Is there a combination of math functions I could use in spotlight to accomplish change of base ? I know I can do it on a case by case basis with normal algebra.
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4answers
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Can I make my Mac OS X Terminal color items according to syntax, like the Ubuntu terminal?

I want it to have all the colors for syntax folders, etc... How can I do that?
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2answers
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Is MacBook Pro warming during gaming normal?

I have a 2010 MacBook Pro MC371 (Core i5, GeForce 320M, 4Gb RAM). When I launch a game either new one (i.e. Starcraft 2) or rather old (Unreal Tournament 2004, bootcamped) my MacBook gets rather ...
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After upgrading to a newer iPhone, how does keeping the old one around for development purposes work?

I have an iPhone 3G and I may be upgrading to an iPhone 4 tonight. I'm on AT&T. Once I get up and running on iPhone development, I'm thinking I want to keep the old phone around to test how apps ...
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3answers
220 views

Free utilities for a power users switching from Windows to OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: OS X Applications you can't live without I'm looking for usual tools, like messenger, file transfer, text editor and so on. PS. I would make it community wiki, but I ...
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1answer
646 views

How can I automatically download trailers in iTunes?

Apple gets the latest trailers. Is there any way I can automate iTunes to download the newest trailers? Similar to how it automatically downloads the latest podcasts?
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1answer
3k views

Reinstall Xcode?

I need to reinstall Xcode. It seems that some of the installation did not work correctly and so I need to completely reinstall it. Xcode is a pretty hefty piece of kit and so I was wondering how you ...
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2answers
655 views

How do I prevent my MacBook Air from forgetting my Remapped Caps Lock Key?

As someone who doesn't like to shout, I have Caps Lock remapped to Control on all of my computers. A second control key is far more useful to a guy who spends most of his time in Terminal.app. This ...
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1answer
9k views

How can I prevent Excel from opening recovered files?

I unfortunately tried to open a few Excel files that have huge amounts of data. After 20 minutes they were not opened yet, so I did a force quit. The problem now is that when I launch Excel, the ...
2
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1answer
580 views

Force a file to overwrite instead of appending

I've got an application that won't overwrite a file with the same filename. It will only append the filename with a 'space 1'. If I write a file more than once I get something like this: filename....
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1answer
298 views

MAMP installation change password

I changed the root user password in phpMyAdmin and now it cannot connect to the database. Does anyone know where, in the MAMP folder structure, where to hardcode the new password in?
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2answers
265 views

iPhone Application for Email Address Shortcut

Does anybody know of an iPhone application or shortcut that allows you to save your email address access it via a shortcut? This would be super useful when filling in forms in Safari or in when your ...
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Change Mac OS X Wireless Card Country Code

I have problem connecting to a wireless router using Mac OS X which is on channel 13. This is because there is some other router nearby which is broadcasting the US country code. The only way around ...
2
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1answer
300 views

Insert signature into threaded mail in mail.app

When I get a threaded message in mail.app and want to insert my signature under my reply text, then the signature gets inserted at the bottom of the email content. Is it possible to insert the mail ...
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1answer
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How can I read full song title on my iPod touch or iPhone?

When I play or select songs on my iPod touch 4G I often can not read the full title of the song when it is very long. In all views (Coverflow front, coverflow back, now playing portrait mode, playlist)...
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2answers
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How do I install Eclipse?

I just downloaded the .tar ball and unzipped it. It seems to run as a standalone from the folder that was unzipped in my Downloads folder. However, I want to install this so it is in applications, but ...
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Can't add or change custom images of address book entries

Sometimes I'm not able to change any of the custom images associated with contacts in the address book. If I quit and restart several times, it eventually works again. What would cause this sort of ...
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5answers
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Is it possible to add funds to a US iTunes store account with Paypal?

I'm Korean and don't have a US address or credit card, but I want to buy content from the US iTunes store. I have a PayPal account connected to a Korean bank. Is it possible to add funds to a US ...
0
votes
2answers
599 views

What can I use to enable-disable a ssh tunnel with port forwarding?

I already found a product that does this, named Meerkat, but I'm looking for a free solution. I need to do several port remapping with ease.
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2answers
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iCal with Google CalDAV issues

I currently have iCal syncing to one Google account with 1 main calendar and 3 sub-calendars (selected on Delegation tab). Let's say that this account is example@gmail.com. This is the only one ...
3
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6answers
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Is there an app that lets you code and send HTML e-mail from your Mac?

Apple Mail doesn’t seem to let you edit the source of HTML e-mails (customised stationery workarounds aside). Is there a Mac app that lets you send HTML e-mails? A bit of Googling turned up ...
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3answers
2k views

Why can't some images in the pdf be viewed on iBook of iPad or iPod Touch?

I have iPod Touch and iPad (version 1). I noticed some images on pdf cannot be viewed on the iBook. Why? Edit The following are my pdf ebooks that cannot be viewed by iBook: Pro ASP.NET MVC 2 ...
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3answers
263 views

Missing glyphs from some fonts

Some international fonts (such as Devanagari and others in that area) are apparently missing some glyphs. Checking the lower left of wikipedia I get squares ("missing glyph symbol"), and going into ...
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2answers
3k views

Can I tell iTerm 2 to change color when I'm root

I would like to tell iTerm2 to have red text whenever I'm root when logged into a server. Note: I'm not able to change any configuration on the remote server.
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1answer
340 views

Apple shipping - air or sea? [closed]

Hope this isn't off topic too much, but I have just ordered a new Macbook Pro and it's in process of being shipped from Shanghai to my rural address in western Canada (I'm tracking it on UPS's site). ...
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3answers
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Cold temperatures cause finger resistance on iPad screen

I have an issue that I've been experiencing: semi-cold fingers, iPad, and/or room make for a very stubborn drawing experience (I'm an artist that uses the iPad). I'm talking indoors, and it doesn't ...
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3answers
3k views

How to browse the iBook store without owning an iPad?

I am considering purchasing an iPad and one of the uses would be to read books. But I can't find a way to browse the iBook store and see what books they have available without actually owning an iPad. ...
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1answer
2k views

Mac Mini won't boot. Is it the monitor or the Mac?

I just bought an old Mac Mini to start developing for iOS. The Mac Mini has a DVI port, so I connected it to my Dell 24" display which has a DVI connection. But it appears that my Mac wont boot. I ...
0
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2answers
829 views

Is there a performance issue with GNU Screen, Tmux, and other similar development tools on the MacBook Air?

I have a 2010 Macbook Air 11 inch, and it noticeably lags when I use tools like Gnu Screen, Tmux, and Vim, especially with vertical splits and during Screen/Tmux window switching. Does anyone notice ...
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5answers
478 views

Headphones that look good on a desk next to a MacBook [closed]

I'm looking for some headphones that will be aesthetically (and acoustically) pleasing when combined with my MacBook Pro (2011, aluminum unibody). Requirements: Over-the-ear style (not earbuds or ...
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3answers
561 views

MXL USB Mic on an iPad 2?

I am considering getting an iPad 2 because of the support for inputting an electric guitar in via an Apogee JAM device. However, part of my bigger picture is to take an MXL .009 USB Condensor Mic into ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Why won't wget work with cron?

I've been using the bashpodder script recently, and while the script works beautifully when I use it in the command line, the crontab I created for it doesn't work at all. It fails when it has to use ...
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1answer
725 views

Downloading movies from TiVo Series 3 HD Recorder to Mac OS X

I have a TiVo Series 3 HD Recorder purchased in Dec 2006. For the past few years, when I have wanted to archive something from the TiVo to my Macintosh, I used iTiVo. However, this application has ...
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3answers
2k views

Media player that plays .m4v files?

If I wanted to play some .m4v files (non-DRM Apple TV as they're produced through Handbrake), what would be the best HD Media Player to play back the files? Would this one work? http://www.ebuyer....
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3answers
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Is there a way to hide all file extensions in OS X?

Is there any way to globally hide every single file extension in OS X? I've seen the option in the Get Info menu to hide the selected file's extension, but I'd like to never see a file extension ...
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vote
2answers
315 views

Will Lion X be downloadable for everyone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do new Macs get free upgrades to 10.7? I'm new to the Apple world. I was wondering if the update to Lion X will be free for users that has recently bought a new MacBook Pro ...
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1answer
516 views

Can XNA & Visual Studio be run in VMware Fusion on Mac OS X?

Is it possible to run XNA & Visual Studio from a machine under VMware Fusion running on Mac OS X?
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2answers
12k views

How do I clean out dust in the fans of my MacBook Pro?

How do I clean out the dust in the fans of my MacBook Pro? (I'm perfectly comfortable with opening my MacBook Pro up (Unibody 2008 edition with removable battery cover), but I'm not exactly sure how I ...
3
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2answers
284 views

Will a MacBook7,1's SuperDrive work in a MacBook2,1?

A friend of mine has a MacBook2,1 mid 2007 with a dead Combo Drive (long story short, someone at the Apple Store put the wrong drive in), and I have a MacBook7,1 (mid 2010) that I tore down for parts. ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How to get MacBook Air to automatically connect to company guest network?

My company has a guest wifi network for use by non-company issued machines. Since getting my MacBook Air recently, I've wanted to bring it in and use it around the office. I can easily connect to ...

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