2
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4answers
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Shell script help

I am new to writing shell scripts for Unix and need a little help. I am not sure why cURL now all of the sudden after running the script is downloading corrupts packages which cannot be mounted and ...
0
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0answers
20 views

Make iOS app seller name appear

We're creating an app for enterprise distribution. Stuff like the version number is easy to change in Xcode, but when I archive the app and open it in iTunes, the company name doesn't appear (it ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

View Security Logs from iPhone Backup

On July 22 someone at work got onto my iPhone 5s to get emails and other things off of it. They had to enter my passcode but because I used only a 4 digit code they could have watched me enter it in ...
0
votes
2answers
17 views

Create an automator/applescript service that opens a file in an external program

Just wondering about some automator/applescript help. Basically: I download a MP3 file from an artist (for example) It is saved to my Downloads folder. From there, I want to open it automatically ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Apple TV functions as Airplay target, not independently

I have a setup that looks like this: +-------------------+ +---------------+ | | +---------------+ | | | Apple TV | | ...
0
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1answer
17 views

How to upload large mobi file to iPad/iPhone

I have a 63mb mobi format book. Normally I get mobi books to my iPad/iPhone via the email share setting in Calibre. However the size of the book is too big to do that. How else I do open up the mobi ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

How can I import OS X Mavericks server accounts from a CSV file?

I'm trying to create new users on my OSX server by importing short & long names from a CSV file. When I attempt to import the CSV I get the following error: The file couldn't be imported ...
1
vote
2answers
33 views

Can I jailbreak my way out of a passcode request?

My father owns an iPad 1. He forgot his numerical access code and tried enough times that the device now reads "Connect with iTunes." Apple assumes you sync your device frequently with a computer ...
2
votes
2answers
37 views

Can I buy a used iPhone 5 from eBay and use it as an iPod Touch?

I'm planning on buying a second-hand iPhone 5 from eBay and then using it as an iPod Touch (when the time comes, I'd like to activate it and use it as an iPhone). I'm not sure how activation works, ...
3
votes
1answer
24 views

characters stick at the beginning of CLI

When I press arrow up to search through the command history, some characters always remain at the beginning of the command line. Does anyone know what's going on ? How can I fix it? for example, I ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Transfer Bootcamp over from a separate hard drive to a partition of a hard drive

I have a Macbook Pro with dual hard drives (1tb HD, and a 250gb SSD that I replaced the disk drive with). I have been using the regular HD for my mac and the SSD for my bootcamp. Recently, I found ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Disable window animation on 10.10 [on hold]

The windows sluggishly animate on Yosemite. Is there any way to disable it? I'm using BetterSnapTool to do trigger window resizing.
1
vote
2answers
42 views

Google Chrome is no longer Retina [on hold]

I am using a 15" MacBook Pro with Retina display, which obviously has an extremely high resolution. I recently opened my chrome browser (which I use regularly and need) and I found the the resolution ...
1
vote
2answers
23 views

How do you compare the system resources used by two programs?

How do you compare the system resources used by two programs (e.g., Chrome & Chrome Canary)? I think the new 64-bit Chrome Canary is causing my computer to heat up a bit more but I'd like to ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

top / htop for GPU?

I have been having some of the worst performance problems with my Mac Pro that I've ever seen. It seems to start at the darnedest times with no apparent provocation. I've poured through everything ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Reinstall assembler, /usr/bin/as

I've lost /usr/bin/as. How does one reinstall it? There's no as in the /usr/bin of my recovery partition. Reinstalling XCode and command line tools didn't help. I haven't been successful compiling ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Apple installer issue in terminal where -target keeps saying; error cannot find Volume

I am trying to use the Apple Installer commands to install a package and the output is that it was successful, however, the end result is that nothing actually happens meaning the package never gets ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Striving to become power user on OS X (coming from Windows)

I'm a long time Windows developer guy & did lots of lower-level stuff (hesitate to say power user). I'm very proficient on the command line and using PowerShell... but now that I've moved over to ...
2
votes
2answers
25 views

Terminal window title rapidly changes when first opening

When I open a fresh terminal window, the title at the top has this format: [house icon][username]-[command]-[terminal size] The command portion of the title initially says login, then it very quickly ...
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votes
0answers
10 views

Game Center account not recognised

I am trying to sign in to my game centre with my usual name and password, all my usual ID but it is recognising me as a new user, and not remembering my old details at all, when I type in a username ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Mail 7.3 print issue

Mail 7.3 frequently (but not always) prints email headers on one page and body on a second page. The same problem occurs on different printers (HP & Epson). Seems to occur most often when set to ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

How do I extend the end of a clip in iMovie?

Need help with an iMovie I am putting together for a memorial this weekend. I've finished the movie, but was hoping to extend the first clip. Since I am using a 'ken burns' crop for the clip, the ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

How to get the domain name on the command line

I know this is a simple question, but I can't recall a method of doing it. I wrote a service using automator to copy the public URL of a file in my Sites folder. I wrote this script: sed -e ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

Mac server keeps “disappearing” and “reappearing” on local network

I'm hoping someone can help me figure out a really perplexing issue we've seen with a Mac server on our local ethernet network. What we're seeing lately is that the server (which we use for Time ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Mac OSX 10.9.4 file Write Access Error on Network on various Applications

I am working on a corporate network. I use a Mac running OSX 10.9.4. Recently I have started to get the following error message when trying to write to a windows share running on an smb:// share. If ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Readable iPhoto library archive

I have a very large iPhoto library and a part of it is old and doesn't have to be modified. To distinguish this part from my whole iPhoto library I will name it "2000_archive". The version of iPhoto ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Entering only the time in a iOS Numbers form

I use Numbers on my iPhone to keep track of a few things that have well-defined attributes. Each of these documents has a sheet that acts as a simple database, and a form that I use to enter rows into ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

How should I configure OSX Mail's “mailbox behaviors” to work with IMAP?

I'm tying to configure my IMAP mail account using Apple OSX Mail to behave in what would seem to be the obvious way: sent mail should appear in the special "Sent" mailbox, deleted in the "Trash", and ...
22
votes
1answer
727 views

How do I stop Finder from warning me when I change a file extension?

When renaming a file in the Finder and changing the file extension, I get the following warning message: How can I disable it?
4
votes
1answer
218 views

Native OSX Dictionary

Is there a native dictionary on OSX? I would like to be able to click on a word (in any open window), and get its meaning in a quick popup windows.
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Firefox omnibox not working sometimes

I have a weird problem, sometimes when I type a search keyword in the omnibox, Firefox tries to connect to Google and then just stops. Be it from a new tab or a website I was already on. Same thing if ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

Could you interpret these screen resolutions from Google Analytics?

After choosing Macintosh in my Google Analytics stats and then choosing Screen Resolution as the secondary dimension, I get these numbers: Which one of these are 15" Macbook Pro, 13" Macbook Pro, ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Build a second camera into an ipod

My ipod has a selfie camera but not a second camera. Can you actually build a camera into an iPod?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Create bootable USB of Ubuntu on Mac for a failed partial ubuntu install

So I have 3 computers at my disposal, and would like to wipe my failed partial ubuntu update on COMP1 (which is also locked out from incorrect logins) (originally 12.04, failed partial of 14.04) and ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

How to make files safe so users can download and OS will not quarantine them?

I work with Axure software that generates dynamic and navigable prototypes in HTML. Once they are done I need to send a ZIP file of those HTML files to clients via e-mail or any download internal ...
4
votes
2answers
193 views

Where is Java installed in OSX Mavericks?

I am setting up Maven on my Mac but it is not working because the JAVA_HOME variable is not defined. I had expected the java installer to create this but alas not. Where is java installed so I can ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Macbook Pro black screen lit keyboard when starting after (long) sleep

Macbook Pro retina 15" i7 (mid 2012) OS: 10.9.4 Behaviours: -- Day 1: rebooting in endless loop until force quit with power button. Then rebooting in endless loop again until force quit with power ...
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vote
1answer
17 views

Numbers app lists all file names

When we go to a program we go there to create a new file or resume work in one. When one clicks the Numbers Application icon Why does Numbers in Mavericks list files with different extensions and not ...
2
votes
3answers
42 views

Adware removal?

I wanted to watch a show on couchtuner.eu (a friend recommended, I hadn't used the website before). I carelessly followed some Java link to update, and…now I have ads everywhere, pop-ups, etc. Ads ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

OSX Mavericks - How to respond to DHCP Option-26 - currently ignored

I have edited the appropriate file to get DHCP option-26 requested, and sent back from the DHCP server. I have confirmed this with tcpdump on udp port 67. Problem is that OSX is not using the ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

iPad problem with overweight GarageBand

GarageBand occupies 13 gigs, but the app itself is only a couple hundred megs. How can I delete whatever files, etc are bulking it up?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Numbers 'Not Responding'

I have a problem opening one particular Numbers spreadsheet on some of our computers but not others. All are running 10.8.3 any clues? I have tried changing the file name, holding down the shift key ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

All input methods except for US English gone upon login

Once in a while(a week or two, or perhaps several days, it's not fixed), whenever I boot my Mac and log in to OS X (seemingly normally), I'll find all my input methods gone except for US English(Even ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Google chrome does not start

Chrome does not start. Here is the error message $ /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome dyld: Symbol not found: _ABInitialLabelsAIMInstant Referenced from: ...
1
vote
2answers
22 views

Can you higlight a region (*not* text) in Preview?

I often have to work with large scanned pdf documents (law reports, not that it matters). It's quite handy to be able to highlight key passages, but for the most part these documents have not been ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Mac wont boot and fan runs high

My Mid 2013 macbook pro recently will no longer boot. I was using it normally (no excessive use) and then all of a sudden it just went black and shut off immediately. I can no longer boot it (I got it ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Set font colour of event to match calendar [on hold]

How do I change the default black font color in Calendar on an iMac with OS X 10.9.4 event to match event category color? I have tried using other colors to post different events but all the font ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Why does Preivew.app automatically change the saturation of some images?

Some images seem to be automatically modified by preview when you open them - in particular, the color saturation changes. For example, I see an image with a certain shade of red in Finder's cover ...
-4
votes
1answer
35 views

Clash of Clans using one Game Center account only

I originally started Clash of Clans with one Game Center and my friend told me to log into his Game Center so somehow my Game Center is saved on multiple accounts so now my friend can use my account. ...

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