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Make OS X El Capitan disregard app security settings for pdfs

For some reason OS X El Capitan identifies pdf files as possible applications and wants to apply the app security settings to these. Both "Open" and dragging and dropping onto the Dock icon activates ...
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With Automator from Android phone via Dropbox to Photos.app

For people who don’t have an iPhone, it seems useful to use cloud storage apps on their smartphone that automatically upload new photos taken with its camera, e.g. Dropbox. A Mac running the ...
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Why can't I turn on my MacBook after resetting SMC

Lately there've been some problems with the charger of my MacBook 12 inch. I searched on the internet and I was advised to reset the SMC by shutting down the MacBook, pressing shiftalt/optctrlpower at ...
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Editing problem with Picasso 3 vertical vs horizontal

Some of my vertical images have gone to horizontal after they have been edited and saved on my computer. They still show up vertical on Picasso 3. I have not been able to flip my images in the ...
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Why is *only* my MacBook Air failing to reach the internet?

I thought my ISP was flaky because Airport Utility reported that the internet was orange and unreachable. Several times an hour, for periods ranging from a few seconds through to several minutes, ...
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Does removing the Mac Mini back help with cooling

I am going to put my mac mini in a closet and I'm buying the following system to put underneath it. http://www.amazon.com/AC-Infinity-CLOUDPLATE-cooling-Theater/dp/B00ZQMP6RO Now if I remove the ...
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How to remove Zombie birthdays from Contacts/Calendar?

I run Contact Sync for Mac to keep my Mac contacts in sync with my Google Contacts. Occasionally this will delete contacts on the mac, that have been deleted as duplicates in Gmail. After Contact ...
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How to Extract ENVI picture details for Matlab?

I am studying pictures where I need to separate psf images with sufficient ENVI header file for the function multibandread in Matlab SIZE = [LINES, SAMPLES, BANDS] SUBSET = {DIM, METHOD, INDEX} X = ...
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ssh hacking attempts - how come?

Over the last few days, I've noticed lots of messages pertaining to attempted hacking of the root account via sshd (a.k.a Remote Login). Here's a section of one such attempt from the Console log: Mar ...
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Applescript. Create new, separate variables in a repeat loop

So I've made a script and at one point in it, it does this. set x to 0 repeat numberOfFiles times set x to x + 1 set {Frame, x} to {destination,x} as text end repeat What I ...
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iTunes fail to recognise iPhone

I downgraded iTunes12.0 to 10.0 but now my iPhone is not shown up there I tried every possible thing!! Like re-install and update drivers etc etc!!! Can somebody please tell me how to make it?
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Mini Displayport to daisy chain external displays

I have a 2008-ish? iMac, not sure it's been a while, and am not looking to upgrade as it's treated me right. However its an iMac 8,1 not sure of the EMC #, I'm sure is irrelevant to the post, but what ...
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MBP mic usage while it calmshell mode

Is it possible to use the built-in mic of a MacBook Pro while it is in calmshell mode while it is connected to an external monitor? I was surprised to see that I can still use the speakers but didn't ...
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Screensaver suddenly active

I've always opted to have my display turn off after X amount of time in lieu of using a screensaver. My screensaver preferences were set to Start after: Never. That is until today. I walked into the ...
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How to add new dictionaries to the integrated define menu in iOS 8

I would like to add Greek to the iOS dictionary functionality for use in iBooks, but Greek is not in the list of dictionaries to add. Is there somewhere to download this language and get it integrated ...
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Trouble shooting gray screen 15" early 2011 MBP

I have an Early 2011 15" MBP. Recently upgraded from Mountain Lion to El Cap after hearing positive reviews. Had all been going well for about 2 weeks before I began experiencing gray screens on ...
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Burning an iso image to DVD on a mac aways results in something unreadable

I have tried burning the iso file 64-bit Mac (AMD64) desktop image (from http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/14.04.4/release/) by running $ hdiutil burn ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64+mac.iso It tells ...
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Select people in Apple's Birthdays Calendar

In my contacts I have lot of Birthdays logged, but 2/3 of them aren't interesting for me, but Apple's Birthdays Calendar keeps all birthdays in contacts to fill the calendar. Is there a way to selects ...
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I have no Internet access in Terminal!

I am using OS X El Capitan 10.11.3 and the ZSH Shell. Here's what I get when I try to ping any server: ❯ ping google.com PING google.com (172.217.16.78): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 ...
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when use XCode7.2.1 open an project can't apply color theme in editor

You can see the screen short. there's always shows an internal error occurred. and the text font in editor just become to white. I have remove the XCode7.2.1 in application folder, and download it ...
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XQuartz El Capitan not setting $DISPLAY for a Vagrant built VM

I've built multiple VMs with Vagrant (CentOS, ArchLinux, Debian), all exhibit the same problem: When I ssh onto the VM, 0;vagrant@archlinux: ~vagrant@archlinux:~$ echo $DISPLAY 0;vagrant@archlinux:...
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Boot Ubuntu from USB stick on 2011 Macbook Pro

I have followed these instructions exactly, up until the point where I need to restart my computer and press the alt/options key right after the chime. I have tried doing that, but no menu has popped ...
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Open jnlp Java program with launchd

I'm trying to run a vendor provided jnlp app using launchd on a 10.10 Mac. I have a LaunchDaemon plist that opens a .sh script. This runs as root. This script has 2 main steps. Step 1 copies a csv ...
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Outlook Backup failure

I back up my emails on outlook on Mac... and there is 7gb of file with an extension .oml . Now iam trying to import them back but they are not showing into my new e-mail. Does anyone have any idea ...
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Facbook app problem in iPad 3

Good day to you, I have an iPad 3 with Facebook app, the thing is that posts take a very long time to load, photos won't load and links to external pages won't open. I have a broadband connection with ...
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how i created my appleId with @icloud.com as primary email?

The only email, my appleId primary email, have @icloud.com email address. Regularly, we have an @gmail.com as primary email and an @icloud.com as the secondary. It's not naturally with me and when ...
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How do I find out what is causing my Steam Controller to lower the brightness?

There are some bugs with the Steam Controller on Mac, and I'm trying to help get the the bottom of them. One of the bugs is various keys being registered incorrectly. E.g. if you set a button on the ...
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Keep emails on remote server but only download most recent ones

I am having trouble setting up Apple Mail. I want to keep the emails that I already have on my outlook account so that I can access them when I go online, but I do not want to download all of these to ...
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iMovies on two computers.

I first started with a used MacBook Pro that already has iMovie on it. I signed in with my personal Apple ID and made a few GoPro movies on it. Now I also have a new MacBook Pro, but it's asking me to ...
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Connecting to WPA Enterprise with Terminal

I have two WPA Enterprise login credentials, and I find myself having to disconnect the wifi, and reconnect as the different user. I have done a little look through, and I found that it is possible ...
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Can anyone help me establish why my iPad mini2(wifi & cellular) is not displaying cellular data settings?

I bought a preownwd iPad mini 2(wifi + cellular) with a nano SIM card slot,but on the settings drop down menu there is no option for cellular data settings.Even when I put a sim in the slot,nothing ...
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Apple Music Remix Replacements

That Apple music replaces many remixes with their originals (as their comparison algorithm probably ignores any brackets) is a known issue, but is there a way to easily fix this? Until now I always ...
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OS X Mail MS Exchange

I had an Exchange email address with a past job that I have since deleted. I am using Exchange again for my new job but for some reason the "FROM" (sender) reverts to the old companies address. If I ...
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How to change shape of Comment box in Excel 2011 v14.6.0 on OSX 10.11.3

Excel 2011 v14.6.0, OSX 10.11.3 The shape of the comment boxes suddenly changed from the standard square box to an arrow. How can I change the shape?
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Back up a network share with time capsule

I have a TimeCapsule with a 8TB drive in it. I have an iMac, a MacBook and a ubuntu server, that has the latest version of netatalk/avahi for AFP sharing. I want to store my Photos and Movies ...
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How to upload videos to Instagram from my Mac?

I would like to upload my video from my Mac to Instagram with Instamaster. I can upload the pictures but it doesn't allow me to do videos. For PC, there is a photo and video uploader, but not for Mac ...
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Stand-alone QuickLook app?

Is there any stand-alone QuickLook viewer? I've seen File Viewer, but I would like it to have a reload button (or automatic reload) and the ability to hide the toolbars. Even better if it has tabs.
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Wifi 802.11n drops randomly on my Macbook Pro 15"

Since I updated my Macbook to El Capitan, I can't stay constantly connected to my 802.11n WiFi. When I deasactivate it, or if i'm on Windows 10 using BootCamp, everything works fine, it's only on Mac ...
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Fully Isolating Parallels Ubuntu Install From OSX

I want to create a Ubuntu install that never connects to the internet as a "cold storage" solution for crypto wallets. I understand that I can isolate files & folders in Parallels from OSX. But ...
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Gpx visualizer recommendation

I'm an amateur GIS enthusiast who maps my runs, hikes and urban explorations all over the place. I have accumulated hundreds of GPX files which I enjoy visualizing in different programs - but all of ...
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I can't see my movie made on my iPad in windows when connecting my iPad

I can't seem to find my iPad movie I reecorded with my iPad. It is nowhere in the iPad files when I open my iPad folders, I checked them all, sorted by created, sorted by date, sorted by size, look ...
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Can't Open or Edit Microsoft Documents in Shared Folder

I recently bought a Macbook Pro - It's my first Apple purchase. My partner and I both have an Administrator login. We have put a number of documents (both Apple and Microsoft) into the shared folder. ...
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Mac unable to login network user after reboot - no route to host

A real strange one this. I have just setup a Mac that is bound to AD and joined to the wireless (authenticated at logon screen) I know this because I am able to ping the Mac when it is sitting at ...
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How to make VLC remember which display to pen on?

iMac 2011 running Mavericks 10.9.5. The other day my boot drive died, so I did a complete fresh reinstall of the OS and all my applications. That included downloading VLC again and installing it ...
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How to deploy software (updates) to client Macs and make these updates to be installed in the next login?

We have a lot of Macs in my company. Generally, we will deploy a lot of software or system updates to those client Macs with some polices within Casper Suite. The deployment always works well when ...
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How do I debug keyboard input?

I'm getting a bug with my Steam Controller (which is basically a configurable keyboard/mouse/etc) where if I set any of the buttons to either of the shift keys, they don't register as such, instead ...
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System Preferences Crashes

I open system preferences and this happens: View Crash Report At PasteBin
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CommCenter (from CoreTelephony.framework) is eating 600+ MB of my RAM, why do I even need it?

I'm talking about a MacBook laptop, running OS X 10.11.3. As far as I understand, CoreTelephony.framework is about cellular networks, so it might be useful on phones, for example. But the laptop ...
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Applescript, CSV, Text to Speech

I've now a script which reads a comma separated CSV-file with two columns, one for language 1 words and another for language 2 words. The script makes from each word an aiff-audiofile which is spoken ...
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Can a script-based Service be used to invoke speech output of selected text using VoiceOver?

The usual text-to-speech feature doesn't work with the user-customized pronunciation from the VoiceOver settings. Could this shortcoming be worked around using a script and Service via Automator?

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