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What is the wheel user group for?

The output of groups after sudo bash lists the following groups: wheel daemon kmem sys tty operator procview procmod everyone staff certusers localaccounts admin com.apple.sharepoint.group.2 ...
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red, yellow and green buttons [on hold]

the three buttons (red, yellow and green) disappear and can't seem to get back to where I was such as closing a page and going back. why is this and how do I get the stupid buttons back on?
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Is there an update for the MacPro3,1 overclock utility that ZDNet produced several years ago?

The Mac Pro from 2008 (MacPro3,1) is still a fairly relevant machine in the modern OS X as not only does it run the latest releases of OSX, but also the 8 CPU cores that it came with provide enough ...
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How to get Mail.app to display (rather than hide) duplicate messages

Prior to Yosemite, setting the following invisible preference would cause Mail.app to show duplicate messages rather than its default behavior of hiding them: % defaults write com.apple.mail ...
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Sending a file from a network attached printer via FTP to an Airport Extreme attached hard drive

I have a Canon iR-ADV 400 that has a scanner. I can scan files and send them via SMB or FTP to a network attached device. What I would like to do is send the scanned files to a hard drive that is ...
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How do you set up iPhone Mobile Calls?

I have iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1), and I am trying to use a 2013 MacBook Air (OSX10.10) to call using the iPhone. I am getting this error message Now obviously I have checked that both devices are using ...
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Enable Continuity and Handoff feature to older iMac

Regarding Early 2009 iMac upgrading to Bluetooth 4.0 my question @'Thomas More': Does your solution provide Continuity feature to an old iMac (say 2009) or simply add BT LE functionality for other ...
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Application “Preview” is not letting me mail a pdf

Why can't I share a pdf file from the Application Preview and mail it in Yosemite?
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The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error 13.) [on hold]

It says The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error 13.) I use OS X Yosemite version 10.10 in my MacBook Air I cannot enter my AirPort Time Machine
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How do I find the version number of system libraries in different versions of OS X?

My specific situation is that I am trying to find out whether Apple bumped the system version of libcairo to 1.12.16 in Yosemite from an earlier version of libcairo in Mavericks. I can somewhat ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...
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Unread marks not updating reliably in Mac Mail with Exchange server after upgrade to Yosemite

Using Yosemite (OSX 10.10) and the included Mail application (which describes itself as "Version 8.0 (1990.1)" to read mail held on a company Exchange server, I am finding that the unread marks for ...
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Disable swapping on Yosemite

Under OS X Mavericks and below we just could launchctl unload the dynamic_pager plist, but there's no such plist anymore since OS X Yosemite. What is the new way to disable swap files now with OS X ...
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Mac Terminal view is Screen Sharing is Enabled

Is there a way to use Terminal to check to see if Screen Sharing/Remote Desktop is enabled? Or is there a file which will have a YES/NO of it? The one catch; it must work without sudo or admin ...
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How do you EXIT full screen mode in Yosemite?

OMG, I just discovered the new green button behavior in Yosemite that causes the window to go to full screen instead of maximizing it. That's fine, and I can live with option+click to get the old ...
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How to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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Yosemite focus indicator animation & highlight standard behavior

I'm not exactly sure how to describe this, but in Yosemite, it seems like the indicator for the currently focused field seems weird. I'm not sure whether it's a bug or intended behavior. When ...
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Installing just Pages 09 from old iWork 09 Disk on Yosemite

I still love the old pages '09 I run it side-by side with the new pages on my two iMacs. However, on my new Macbook it is not installed and I want to run it on there (the new pages doesn't have some ...
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1answer
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I do not want my text messages to sync between two iPhones

My text messages are also appearing on my husband's iPhone. How do I get them to not sync?
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1answer
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Shell environment variables not available in GUI apps even if app launched via Command Line

It is expected that shell environment variables won't be available in GUI apps launched via Spotlight or Finder.app. But until Mavericks - I could launch an app via Command line such as: open -a ...
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Is user profiles saved after Mac OS hard reset? [on hold]

I cannot load my Mac after os upgrade. It shows only timeline. Is there some ways to load system? I can do hard reset but I need to save some documents and files before. Is it possible? May be it will ...
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Setting birthdays

I go through contacts, set up contact name, go to set birthday=up pops today's date=a scroll window allows me to pick the correct date but it will not update ==it keeps on reverting back to today's ...
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1answer
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Notification center does not open

Ever since upgrading to Yosemite 2 days ago my notifications no longer work. I can't even open the notification center by clicking the icon in the menubar. Nothing happens when i click it. Anyone ...
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Is there a way to access HealthKit data through a web interface?

I would like to read, and ideally write to, my HealthKit data from a computer's web browser. Is this possible? I have not found any tools so far that let me do it. An out of the box tool is ideal, ...
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1answer
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Problems connecting to iTunes store

Every time I open App Store on my iPhone, I am prompted for my password, which I do – and then, the message “Cannot connect to iTunes store” appears. Here's the thing: Everything else network related ...
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iTunes 12 Won't Play MP4 Files That Work in Quicktime Player

Mostly as the title says; I have a bunch of movie files that I encoded especially using Handbrake (veryslow preset, de-noise filter, nothing else changed) and which worked fine in iTunes 11. However, ...
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1answer
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iOS 8.1 Iphone 6 Mail Client can't open links using Chrome

The default mail client can't seem to open email links using chrome at all. I have deactivated safari. Is this a glitch? Should I stop using the default client? Thanks.
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How to always show window controls in Yosemite full screen apps?

The default behavior in Yosemite for apps with combined window title/toolbar in full screen mode is, that the window controls (signal lights) slide in from the left when the mouse the mouse pointer ...
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1answer
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User update needed after updating to Mac OS X Yosemite

A couple of days ago I updated my Macbook Pro to OS X Yosemite, the update was fine and everything seemed to be working. However since this whenever I had shut down then later logged back in or ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 (Yosemite) File Formats

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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1answer
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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 Back to My Mac feature has stopped functioning. It is activated in the Sharing Preferences and I didn't change anything on the router settings. In ...
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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 have read many comments / blogs pointing out specific issues related to ...

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