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How to ping to get full delay with VPN?

When I ping a host while connected through VPN, it doesn't add the delay to reach to my VPN first. Is there a way or parameter to get full millisecond delay to a specific host from my computer ...
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How do I switch between multiple channels on the YouTube app for the iPhone?

I have two YT channels under the same g-mail ID and I can't for some reason choose between which channel I want to see open on the app. Everytime I sign in, I'm automatically directed to the channel ...
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Mount Android device directly in Finder

I have a Nexus 5 and I have to use Android File Transfert to copy/check my files. It's working but it's not enough for me. For example, if I want to see my picture, there is only a list view, no ...
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Mac Terminal (+bash +tmux +set-o vi) missing characters at end of line

Often when editing a historical bash command in vi mode (after pressing ↑), and then moving backwards in the text using b. When I begin editing the text after pressing i or a, the extra text I insert ...
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keyboard shortcut for finding next comment [on hold]

I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut that would let me find the next comment (I hate scrolling through a long text). Thanks.
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1answer
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How to prevent Windows 10 from downloading and installing drivers before Boot Camp drivers are installed?

Microsoft is allowing users to download and install (but not activate) Windows 10 Pro 64 bit without using a Product key. I tried doing a clean install of Windows 10 on my mid 2007, 20 inch iMac. ...
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Install El Capitan in Virtual Box for testing purposes [on hold]

I enrolled to Apple's beta program as I want to test some software under El Capitan. Therefore, I would like to instal El Capitan in Virtual Box. Is there a recommended way of doing this? As I ...
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How to restore tap click defaults? [duplicate]

Help! Using some kind of command I found on this website, I deleted my ability to tap click defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences com.apple.mouse.tapBehavior -int 0 is what I used ...
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how do I change the column size in the footer

In my Page document the footer has 3 columns. All three have the same width. Now I want to add text in each column but for that I have to change the width of the columns. How do I just the width of ...
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How to make Automator choose specific file types?

I have a program made in Automator which: I move folder on to my Automator programm file. It takes all pics from all subfolders Copies them to same subfolders It resizes pics in all copied subfolder ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro is not displaying Wi-Fi networks

Early 2010 MacBook Pro, with Yosemite is unable to lookup any Wi-Fi network all of a sudden. Tried reseting SMC and NVRAM It shows Wi-Fi: Looking for Networks... and then Wi-Fi: On. Does not list ...
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1answer
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iPhone not sending / recieving links

I've noticed that when I send a text with a link to or from my iPhone, the recieving phone does not display the link, but displays all other text. I'm not sure if this is affected by iMessage. In any ...
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Is there an easy way to make Apple Watch chime or tap hourly or more?

One of my planned uses of the Apple Watch was to use the Haptic technology to make a discreet tap on the hour and 20 minute marks, to gauge appointment times. But I was dumbfounded to see that Apple ...
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Messages not being delivered [on hold]

It doesn't deliver or anything and when I check my father's phone, it's not off, I'm not blocked, he's not blocked, and we both have Wi-Fi. He can send me messages but there in the green text, but I ...
0
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1answer
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How Do I know which Version of Beta OS X I'm Running?

How do I know which Beta Version of OS X I'm running? When I check About this Mac it shows me that the name of the OS version is OS X El Capitan, the version if 10.11 and a beta, and it shows me the ...
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0answers
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OpenVPN causes loss of WAN connection after returning from sleep

I'm trying to use OpenVPN to have a constant VPN connection on my 10.10.4 install. Currently I've setup OpenVPN via homebrew and as stated put an openvpn.conf in /etc/openvpn as the default profile ...
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iMac 10.10.4 and iPad 8 [on hold]

I'd like to use the iMac without backtracking, relearning. Guess wrong place since an amateur, practically quit music for all the suspicions over why intelligent people make work or play harder than ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Paralells Reports Missing Operating System with Windows 10 bootcamp Partition

I've installed Windows 10 Release Candidate on a brand new SSD drive. My Windows Bootcamp partition boots and runs correctly, but tends to crash ocassionaly. I believe this is due to bootcamp drivers ...
0
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1answer
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Photos.app: Unique smart album criteria for identifying iOS screenshots?

Looking for a way to automatically collect iOS screenshots and add them to the Screeenshots album, but with high accuracy (trying to avoid false positives). It's fairly simple to track down the ...
0
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0answers
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Are “Favorites” and edits synced with Photos for Mac/iOS?

I'm using the latest version of Photos on both of my iMacs, my iPhone, and two iPads. I'm also using iCloud for storage and syncing. So far - everything seems to work - when I take a photo on my ...
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votes
1answer
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About this Mac - Storage information on terminal

I am trying to reproduce the About this Mac - Storage window in the terminal. Is there any easy way to do this ? For the moment, the following commands are working (quite fast): mdfind kind:music ...
0
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0answers
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Mail App still loses sound

I continue to lose my mail swooshing sound as well as new mail in inbox chime after working for 3-4 times. Restarting app and/or rebooting rarely works. Research shows this going back to 2009... why ...
2
votes
1answer
36 views

iCloud password prompt on OS X Yosemite startup

Whenever my MacBook Air starts up from shutdown (or on restart), once the Finder has started, it prompts me for my iCloud password, like this: As you can see there is no title or anything to ...
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Can I use Earpods' clicker and volume control in Bootcamp?

Earpods are fully functional in OS X so hardware is compatible. Is there a way to make Bootcamp drivers recognise Earpods?
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0answers
9 views

Unable to get IPv6 lease on Airport Extreme (5th gen)

I have an A1408 5th generation airport extreme that isn't taking/getting an IPv6 address from my ISP. I live in a building where the ISP provides service over Ethernet, so setup is basically the ...
2
votes
1answer
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Can I redeem all my iTunes gift cards at once?

For the past ever, I've been on my parents' Apple ID, making purchases on their credit cards and sharing any iTunes gift cards I redeemed with the family. However, I recently created my own Apple ID, ...
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0answers
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Safari High Avg Energy Impact

Under the Energy Monitor, it always shows high Average Energy Impact (2000+) for Safari. Is this normal? I have attached the screenshots. Although I formatted the entire disk and reinstalled the OS, ...
0
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2answers
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What are current and any publicly announced planned water resistances to the Watch? [on hold]

General note before getting into the Watch: No watch, not even a diver's watch, is "waterproof" in the sense that it can be taken to any depth of the ocean, no matter how abysmal, and remain intact, ...
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0answers
9 views

Secondary display for web design ? (RetinaMacbook) [on hold]

I really hope someone can help me choosing a secondary monitor for my MacBook Pro Retina Late 2013. First I looked at some 4K monitors but after learning that this version of MacBook can't reach 60Hz ...
0
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0answers
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Apple Photo Library backed up to OneDrive

How can I efficiently use OneDrive and Apple Photo Library? Some background: In my family, we all have iDevices (iPhone, iPad, MacBook) but we also have an Office 365 subscription which gives us ...
0
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0answers
16 views

My Safari keeps putting up a black box in the middle of the screen that doesn't go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen.

Whenever I leave my Safari open over night, I'll come back to a black box in the middle of the screen that will not go away unless I completely close Safari and reopen it. It's annoying if I'm ...
0
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1answer
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How does TimeMachine store Calibre's metadata and backup files?

This thread is related to the thread To recover Calibre library from backup? which is discussed also with Calibre's active community as How to recover Calibre from Backup? where theducs says: ...
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0answers
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HDMI & VGA issues with MacBook Pro Retina & Acer Monitor

I'm having a very strange issue. I inherited an Acer monitor from a friend that is full HD, 1080p. Good monitor overall. When connecting ONLY an HDMI cable from my Mac to the monitor, I get no signal. ...
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2answers
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Some messages only appear on my Mac

I like being able to text off my MacBook. Sometimes the responses don't go to my phone so I miss messages and only get them when I open my Mac. Does anyone know how I can receive messages on my ...
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2answers
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Computer crashes on login, greeted with flashing folder icon

So here's what happened I was happily using my Macbook as usual, and I closed the lid like I always do when I put it away. When I came back and wanted to use it again two hours later, I open it up ...
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Effective power kind if broke my ipad mini i cant [duplicate]

I sended the effective power to my friend and now I can't open the app anymore i tried sending a message to myself but it didn't work. Every time I try to open it, it closes up, I don't know how I ...
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0answers
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Pen-drive original owner [on hold]

I want to know the names that were given to the pen drive from its beginning, this is because I lost a pen drive in my home during some function, but later, after a month one of my cousins gave me ...
2
votes
1answer
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How do I tell if a device is doing USB 3.0 and not downgraded to USB 2.0 for some reason?

For example, if I plug a USB 3.0 device and find that the I/O performance is rather slow, how do I check whether it's because the device is actually doing USB 2.0 (even though I'm using a USB 3.0 ...
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0answers
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what should i do if my ipod touch 2g doesnt show the option NONE for the apple id account [duplicate]

I used to have the none option before.But after I closed my apple device without completing the account stuff it stared not to show it again.
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MBP dramatically slowed over the weekend

I have my MBP (13" early-2011 i7) attached to an external screen (not in clamshell mode). I'm not sure what happened over the weekend but the MBP has been possessed somehow; first off it wouldn't wake ...
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votes
0answers
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How to solve continuing error “internal disk needs repair” after installing a 8 TB HDD in Airport Time Capsule (A1470)

I've replaced the failed 3 TB HDD (SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache) with a model number (ST3000DM001) in my TC (A1470) with a 8 TB HDD (from HGST model no HUH728080ALN600). I've used the Airport Utility to try ...
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votes
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How to reset or unlock an iPod touch 5 without the password [duplicate]

I have an iPod touch fifth generation and I forgot the password to unlock it. I also have no wifi on it and I can't enable the wifi because on the lock screen it doesn't show the thing at the bottom ...
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1answer
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Bash script - Delay cp command until after file write is complete

cp /Folder1/*.mov /Folder2/ cp /Folder1/*.mov /Folder3 rm /Folder1/*.mov This runs every 60 seconds using Chron that copies any *.mov file from one folder to 2 other folders and then removes the ...
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Using iCloud backups, how can I tell when a device has been restored?

I have received a local copy of an iCloud account which was downloaded using Cellebrite's UFED Cloud Analyzer and I have been given the unique task of figuring out if (and hopefully when) the device ...
0
votes
1answer
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How to change primary email on Apple ID [on hold]

When I was creating my Apple ID, I gave a wrong email address which is now set-up as my primary email. Now I'm not able to verify the Apple ID although I have logged in. I have entered a secondary ...
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0answers
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How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Apple Watch - Airplane Mode

I did not set Airplane Mode on my Apple Watch. I did silence my iPhone, but when I activated sound again, Airplane Mode is on my Apple Watch. I cannot get it off. It is not activated on either my ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

How to install Boot Camp from content of previously created flash storage?

I've installed Windows 7 SP1 via Boot Camp before and kept the content of the SD card that I created during the process. I want to know how I can copy that content to another SD card and install off ...
3
votes
3answers
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Blocking incoming hostile traffic dynamically with PF and fail2ban on OS X

The bigger picture is that I am trying to dynamically block/unblock IPs using fail2ban 0.8.14. I have been following an old guide for OS 10.5 with doesn’t include PF. I think I’ve configured ...
0
votes
0answers
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Cut shortcut (cmd+x) doesn't work if I use the left cmd key (cmd+c does work with left cmd key!)?

Perhaps similar to Command+C (copy) with the left command key does not work, but command+c DOES work for me. They keyboard is an Apple US (with the 10-key), wired. I am using a razer mamba mouse (i ...

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