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Change libtool used in command line

I followed this post to install automake, autoconf and libtool. When I check automake and autoconf versions they look fine. However, when I check libtool's version I get the following $ libtool ...
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One Mac can print to network printer, one cannot

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro running El Capitan (IP: 192.168.1.65) and a newer Macbook Air (~2014) (IP: 192.168.1.71) running El Capitan. Both are connected wirelessly to the same network: a U-Verse ...
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How do I get AppleScript to open another script file

So I'm working on a script and I want one of the buttons to open another script file. I have: tell application "AppleScript Editor" to open "Fallen_Order_Intro.sctp" When I do this, it says ...
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How do I disable/restrict apps from updating automatically (Chrome iOS)?

I'm having an issue where an older version of Chrome iOS 43 is being updated to do Chrome iOS 50. I think iOS is doing this automatically in the middle of the night. I hadn't touch the iPhone 6 since ...
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Total screen freeze in El Capitan, but audio keeps playing

Lately I've been having lots of issues with my Mac randomly freezing. As in, multiple times per week. These are the symptoms: My screen freezes completely. The picture stays on screen and my ...
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Work iMac and personal iPhone Issues [on hold]

Work iMac and personal iPhone are having major issues. I need help figuring out where the problem is coming from, so we can isolate it. Please help!!! I ran a command line on my mac for my default ...
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What could cause a weirdly irregular throughput problem with two Time Capsules?

I've been mystified by a problem with weirdly inconsistent throughput (i.e. write/read speeds) involving my two time capsules, which consist of a third-gen 1TB unit and a fourth-gen 2TB unit. The ...
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How do I allow new system preferences in profile manager?

We're using Profile Manager on our group of Macs. The System Preferences options are setup as a whitelist. However, the profile manager doesn't know about certain options, so they get blocked by ...
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My MacBook Pro (13" Mid 2012) keeps crashing with a blue screen and I got a panic report

So for the past few weeks, my macbook pro (13-inch, Mid 2012, 2.9Ghz intel core i7, 8GB 1600MHz DDR3, intel HD graphics 4000 1024MB, OS X Yosemite 10.10.5) seems to crash randomly with a rapid blue ...
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Sharing multiple files on iCloud by using System Events in Applescript: How to intercept an option?

I am trying to share a folder with many Numbers files with iCloud, by sharing each file with an AppleScript and saving the path of each shared file so that I can send it to my collaborators. To do ...
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1answer
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Unable to change the default directory in Finder?

I'm struggling with a problem involving my Finder opening to the incorrect directory every time it is opened. I've deleted the com.apple.plist file located in ~/Library/Preferences several times, I've ...
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1answer
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How to add file(s) to an iPad in offline mode and read it in an app

I would like to know if it is possible to add files to iPad (or iPhone), while offline, and be able to read those files in an iPad app. Maybe this is possible by connecting the device to a computer? ...
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Help fix my xampp/mamp/mysql installation

I've installed xampp,mamp on my iMacbook air running OSx 10. At first they seem both running well, but several months later, there are a lot of problems going on and they seem interwined. I can't ...
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How to install a package in development without sudo?

How can I use the installer command line tool to install a package we are developing? For purpose of testing I want to install the package as a normal user and not with sudo privileges. The manual ...
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1answer
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How to change one person's name in Messages?

How do you change one person's name in a chat? I don't mean group chat, I mean just one person in this chat.
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1answer
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Syntax highlighting in QuickLook

I'm looking for a way to have syntax highlighting for my source codes in El-Capitan's QuickLook without installing TextMate. Previously I had TextMate and I got hooked to this feature. Googling this ...
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How can I use a wired ipad as a trackpad?

I'd like to enable my ipad as a trackpad without screen mirroring. I know it's such a simple concept, but I've searched everywhere and I can't find the solution. I've exhausted user settings and ...
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1answer
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Stop dock moving between monitors while moving mouse to the bottom of screen

We know why it is moving: Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor? Now, how can we stop it? Some terminal command or even paid software?
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Is there a simple way to temporarily grant network access to a single application?

Is it possible to only allow one single application to access the network connection, excluding all other applications from generating network traffic. Streaming video or music locally over the ...
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I can't sign in into itunes store with my PC

I am trying to login to iTunes App Store on my PC but it gives me the error every time "There was an error connecting to Apple ID server". Till now I have. Any Support?
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Can I access my time capsule remotely with Back to my Mac I have only ONE Mac?

I have only one Mac. I need to access my time capsule from internet using Back to my Mac. Will it work? I have configured back to my mac both in time capsule and mac with the same iCloud account. I ...
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Can't connect my iPad to the localhost of my Mac

I want to access the localhost of my Mac from my iPad. From my Mac, the address is http://localhost:8888. Through IP address The Mac and the iPad are connected to the same Wifi network. The IP ...
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Do retina screens get less bright after a few years?

I've had my MacBook Pro 15" Retina for two years (purchased summer 2014). The last half-year, I have increasingly found myself wanting to turn up the brightness because I find the screen too dark – ...
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How can I run a shell script that prompts for user input from within Applescript

I have two pieces of code. One is Applescript and the other a Bash shell script. The shell script needs to run concurrently with the applescript, return some values and then exit. The problem is the ...
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Search for a software : Virtual line

I was wondering is anyone aware of a software to display a virtual line on OSX ? I need to scroll vertically on Safari and often get lost. Cheers
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Can't download apps from App Store since updating to iOS 9.3.2

I updated to iOS 9.3.2 and now I can't download anything on the App Store. It is always stuck on "loading". I also tried restarting and logging out my Apple ID and it doesn't help at all. I have a ...
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1answer
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Partition type suddenly FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF, drive unmountable

I have two drives inside my MBP, an SSD for the OS and the original HDD for large Data. The HDD has 3 Partitions: My Data (Core Storage volume) 20Gb for Linux 4Gb for Linux Swap Recently I ran ...
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iCloud backup size after iPhone migration

I use iCloud backups for long time. When I started out I could easily backup a 128GB iPad Air and a 32 GB iPhone5s to the 5GB of default iCloud storage. I recently switched phone to a 64GB iPhoneSE ...
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1answer
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Exchange Apple Watch after 14 day policy

I bought my watch 19 days ago so it's 5 days over the policy. But it froze after the return policy date and I was wondering if they will let me exchange it for a new one. Anyone have answers or ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro Fan Screw Replacement

Long story short: a year of computing in the dusty environment of Queensland, Australia has lead to a buildup of a dust "carpet" inside the fan assemblies on my late 2011 MacBook Pro. I ended up ...
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only photos - not videos are showing up on my iPhone 6 during import and syncing

When I connect my iPhone 6 to my computer and then go into Windows Live Photo Gallery, my photos show up and I am able to import them into folders - however, none of my videos that I take show up once ...
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Applescript string matching failed

I want it so that if the current date matches the string, it will log "works!". However it doesn't seem to work. set datesubmit to "27, May, 2016" set trydate to {day, month, year} of (current date) ...
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Certain Icons with a Specific Size on desktop

Is there a Terminal command or setting to edit the registry of a Mac to change the size of a specific icon on the desktop (not all) smaller or larger? This feature would help me organize my mac and ...
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Why iOS application is downloaded successfully but its default font is missing?

I downloaded an iOS application named Into The Circle in AppStore of my iPhone 4 running iOS 7.1.2. It was downloaded successfully, but when I open the application I see some rectangles instead of ...
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1answer
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Applescript email

I have been messing around with applescript for the last week or so and i'm wondering if its possible to attach applescript to an email somehow so that it runs when the email is opened. It might not ...
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1answer
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Apple external Keyboard A1243 does not work properly

My Apple external German wired keyboard A1243 does not work properly. When I press the space or m, it becomes m (space + m). When I press u it becomes u and sometimes ü. Does anyone know how to ...
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Remove Shut Down from Login Window

Is there a way to remove the Shut Down option from the login window on Mac OS X (10.11.x) while preserving the ability to restart?
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How to keep Dictation and Speech from muting other programs. [duplicate]

How to keep Dictation and Speech from muting other programs. I wish to use it transcribe notes from online lectures and teleconferences.
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Why are Chinese characters showing up as one of the text field menu buttons in iOS Youtube comments?

In the iOS YouTube app of my phone and iPad both on iOS 9.3, I see this as a menu choice when typing in the comments field. I don't have Chinese languages enabled on my phone or iPad that I know of. ...
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Shutting down Mac while it was updating

I've shutdown my MacBook Pro while it was updating, I tried to reconnect but it keeps restarting. Help please
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I can't edit music on my ipod

I was using ipod nano and itunes on my previous computer. Now I have new computer with itunes. But when I connect my ipod it doesn't show the sync button. The connection is working, but when I click ...
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1answer
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Create 2 independent audio outputs to apple TV and headphones

So I have this setup: MacbookPro, external DELL monitor and Samsung TV that is connected to Apple TV. I study at home at the moment and use the laptop extensively. Sometimes I play movies to my ...
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iMac 27" late 2012 SSD upgrade

I'm the proud owner of an 27-inch iMac 2012 with high-end configuration, but the 1TB fusion drive keeps being the bottleneck. As my warranty has expired now, I want to upgrade the 128GB SSD to a ...
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Can't delete keychain items with UI, but command line works fine

When using the Keychain Access app, I am often unable to delete an Web form password item. I have tried hitting the delete key and going to Edit > Delete. In both cases, nothing happens, there is no ...
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1answer
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open bitlocker USB stick on mac os X

I have a USB stick encrypted by Windows 7 built-in tool (bitlocker). I would like to open it on my Mac OS X El Capitan. When I open it, all I get is a file "BitLockerToGo.exe" and another "Read ...
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Can't delete my “applications”

So, I somehow have 40GB worth of applications on my Macbook, but I can't, for the life of me, see what these applications are! I looked in the Applications folder -- there are no apps except the ...
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2answers
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Disabling password in recovery mode, is default password restored when re-enabling?

I need to fix an issue with my friends mac, but I do not know his pass, and don't want to have to make up a new one, can I disable it in recovery mode or single user mode, then re-enable it after I've ...
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Terminal command to clear DNS cache doesn't seem to work

I do a lot of website work where I change nameservers for a domain, wait overnight for it to propagate on the host server, then go back to work on the site. Lately, what happens is that I can see the ...
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After re-downloading a program it doesn't show up on in my applications?

I downloaded a program called EZdrummer 2, then after some time I deleted it. Only to need it again. Before when I downloaded it, it appeared inside a folder in my applications. But now when I ...
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1answer
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Dropbox folder not syncing after move

I moved my dropbox folder to a different location, following the instructions provided by dropbox. (I use the desktop client. OS X 10.11.5) Specifically, I clicked on the Dropbox icon, went to ...

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