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Accessing automount causes Finder (and other apps) to hang if server is offline

I use an Ubuntu server with SMB shares, and access them from a Macbook running OS X El Capitan 10.11.15 using auto mount. Sometimes the server is not available because I shut it down, or I'm away ...
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Finder: why is a *.wmv movie a “document” and not a movie? Howto correct?

See screen shot of my Finder settings all folders and movies (flv, divx, mkv and mov) are correct categorized, only *.wmv file is a document. Should be movie. Howto correct that? > ls -l@ *....
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OS X Mountain Lion - Kernel Panic and Restart after Sleep

I have a mid-2009 15" MacMook Pro, with 10.8.2 installed. Periodically, after sleeping my machine, I open it and hit a kernel panic. The logs fail at the AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient kext, and I ...
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Refunded apps can be redownloaded

Until recently apps that have been refunded couldn't be redownloaded from the App Store and I think they couldn't even be bought again. However, I recently noticed that these apps now show the cloud ...
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Invalid Password El Capitan with Filevault encryption

I just recently enabled Filevault on my 2011 Macbook Pro. As long as I do not run out of battery El Capitan let's me enter my password and log into my computer. If I run out of battery the password ...
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Looking for kmousetool alternative

What are the programs similar to kmousetool (available on GNU/Linux) for MacOS? The program basically clicks mouse for the user on hover.
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Thunderbolt disconnects from MacBook Pro

Ok, I have a MacBook Pro (late 2014) that I connect to my thunderbolt screen at the office. For a couple of months I have the problem that all of a sudden the Thunderbolt screen disconnects (goes ...
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iPhone 5 and iPad Air calendar Time Zones

My calendar on both my iPhone 5 and iPad Air is beyond screwed up. The most common problem is that an entry moves from the time I set for it. I live in France but I purchased the phone in New York. I ...
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Installing Xcode command line tools error: The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted

When I try to install the Xcode Command Line Tools I get the error message: "The package “DeveloperToolsCLI.pkg” is untrusted." I can't seem to find the answer to this problem anywhere, how do you fix ...
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Is it possible to mirror emojis on an iPhone

I would like to use a mirrored emoji(📢) in an imessage - is that possible? (I am interested in both mirrored, flipped and rotated emojis) I have tried to use http://fliptext.net but is does not ...
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Can not boot anyway to restore files

I can not get my Mac Book Pro to boot. It will only boot in Recovery mode. I am assuming I need to reinstall the OS but anyway to save files? What if I connect the hard drive to an enclosure and ...
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How can I change the position of alerts pop up?

With Yosemite we got handy, growl-like, alert popups from the notification center. It's great but it often hides handy utils which also take the top right position of the screen. Is there any way ...
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Cannot Enable Jounraling (OSX Lion 10.7.5)

so I am trying to enable journaling on my main disk. I booted up from a thumb drive with OSX installed on it and opened disk utility, and the button enable journaling is greyed out and unclickable. It ...
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Copying ISO file to USB drive in OS X?

I have tried to copy an ISO file to a USB drive. I am unable to do it with Disk Utility. How can I copy the ISO file to a USB drive? But I get the below. I have enough space in the 16GB USB drive ...
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Japan and American iMessage trouble after switching carriers

I just signed up for a new cell phone plan in Japan (Softbank) and have an iPhone 6. However, my Japanese iPhone will not send iMessages. My US iPhone is still sending iMessages, even after I have ...
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1answer
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All HTTP requests get ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED, HTTPS works - How to troubleshoot?

Trying to open a http website on any web browser (event telnet) gives a ‘ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED’ or ‘connection timed out’. However, the same sites can be opened using https. I tried doing a ...
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Paste stops working (“CFPasteboardRef: Lock timeout”)

Pasting from the clipboard stopped working on my Mac. Nothing is pasted, and the following line appears many time in syslog. Apr 5 **:**:** *** com.apple.WebKit.WebContent[6583] <Warning>: ...
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iOS “stuck” while erasing

I recently decided to start off with a fresh install of iOS due to my springboard crashing often and everything being messed up. I went to Settings > General > Reset to reset the device, and it ...
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0answers
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Error: It seems the App source is not there: '/usr/local/Caskroom/multibit/0.5.19/MultiBit.app'

I first moved Caskroom to new location mv /opt/homebrew-cask/Caskroom /usr/local for f in ~/Applications/*.app; do oldloc="$(readlink "$f")"; [[ -e $oldloc ]] || ln -sf "/usr/local${oldloc#/opt/...
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1answer
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Is there a meaningful performance index to compare various MBP generations?

Is there a simple but meaningful performance index for comparing various generations of MacBooks, and their different configurations, with a focus on everyday graphics and web development work? I ...
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0answers
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smbd and diskarbitrationd high CPU when writing on network-shared device

I've got a couple of Macbooks shared via network. I can easily spot them in the Finder. Let's say on Macbook A I have connected an external hard drive (My Passport 1TB) and I want to read and write ...
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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1answer
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When locking screen on OS X Chrome cancels downloads

When I lock my screen using cmdalteject while Chrome is downloading, the download is canceled. I get back to my computer and see that download is not active. I also noticed that video streams I'm ...
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1answer
141 views

How should I properly format my iPod nano 5th generation?

I've been the happy owner of an iPod nano 5th gen, 8Gb for a few years. Over the years, I've added and deleted many songs, lyrics, album art, etcetera, and I recently assumed that something was ...
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2answers
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Does iPhone have a Wi-Fi & Bluetooth toggle widget in Notification Center?

I've just recently bought an iPhone with iOS8 last month. I noticed that although iphone has a control center when locked, it doesn't have any way to toggle Wi-Fi and Bluetooth from the notification ...
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1answer
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Only HTTPS websites working otherwise I receive ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED [duplicate]

I am facing annoying problem of only HTTPS websites working on my Mac (in all browsers). I can only visit Google, YouTube, Facebook, Yahoo etc. So far, I tried following: Websites shows error of: ...
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No password for iCloud account [duplicate]

Got my fathers iPad mini. Have the password to get on the machine an it runs fine an all but one thing he forgot to leave behind (he left on a permiment basis) is his password to his iCloud account. ...
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Searching in iTunes 11 no longer filters column browser options?

In iTunes 10.x, if you searched for items (top right) it would filter the column browser to only show values that matched your search query. Now when I search, it filters the list of items, but not ...
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iOS9 Email Push Still Not Working

There seems to be a general iphone issue with mail.app not pushing correctly atm. I've tried every trick I could find online, but to no avail. What I've done so far: Reset network connections. Did ...
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Do the current Apple USB Keyboards support charging the iPad?

As the new owner of an iPad, it was disappointing, but not surprising, to see a "not charging" in the upper right hand corner of my iPad when I connected it via USB to my Apple Keyboard from 2007. ...
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Hard drive died, how do I get the OS X on new hard drive? [duplicate]

I have a huge problem. My hard disk seems to be dead. I did a lot of things but I guess it's really gone. The thing is that I don't have CDs o DVDs of the OS X Lion (it's a macbook pro A1278 bought in ...
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What to do with facebook password reset code? [on hold]

I forgot my facebook password on a mobile. I requested password reset code and it came to me via SMS. What to do next? I see no any place to enter this code
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MacBookPro crashed with pixel disturbed screen and 3beeps

I have MacBook Pro 15-inch, Early 2011 Processor 2 GHz Intel Core i7 Memory 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 Once a week it crashed with beep sound ( 3 times ) beep - beep - beep Then pixel in the display ...
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Notification Center on iOS 6 is not removing deleted emails

After upgrading to iOS 6 on my 4S i'm seeing that after I delete an email in the mail app itself, it was SUPPOSED to remove it from notification center. Now even after i've deleted messages without ...
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1answer
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Music, Podcasts, and Movies disappeared from my iPhone

Sometime yesterday, and I'm unsure of what could be the cause, all my media disappeared from my iPhone SE, running iOS 9.3.2 (64GB). There is nothing in my Music app on the phone except for ...
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1answer
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Making a FaceTime Audio call using AppleScript

I have read through Make a FaceTime call using AppleScript, but the provided solution is for starting a video call. I am wondering if that solution can be adapted to make a FaceTime Audio call (and by ...
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Importing a shared photo stream into iPhoto creates duplicate photos

I have a shared photo stream in iCloud with a couple thousand pictures. (This is not My Photo Stream, but a stream I created separately.) About half the pictures were shared by me and the other half ...
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2answers
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How do I boot from a Windows USB with a Mac?

I'm trying to get my Mac to boot from a USB flash drive. I know the drive works and is bootable, because it works with my friend's Windows PC. Specifically, I was running Windows 7 on my Mac to ...
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1answer
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iPhone 5s screen separation; what will happen when I take the device to an Apple Store genius?

Today I discovered that my iPhone 5s is coming apart on its own. The front screen is intact, but has lifted by about 1 centimeter at the top left of the device. The screen backlight is separated from ...
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2answers
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No calendar subscriptions showing up on iCloud.com

I have a number of calendars on the Calendar app on my MacBook Pro (OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2): along with the three standard iCloud calendars (Calendar, Home, Work) I have 7 subscriptions. I have ...
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1answer
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Syncing contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts

How to I sync contacts between Outlook for Mac (2015) and Google Contacts?
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App is stuck installing on my iPhone, how do I fix it?

I started updating my Twitter app, but then I lost the internet connection and when I went home I couldn't get it to resume the installation. It stops just past the half way mark with the lines on the ...
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1answer
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Iphone 5s unlock to make all providers available

I have seen that there has been a lot of questions asking how to unlock, but no question had an answer I was satisfied with. I want to unlock my phone at home using my Windows and/or ubuntu pc. How ...
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1answer
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used storage in iPhone 5

In Iphone 5 16 GB: I deleted all photos, junk files, backups, notes, videos and everything else and I reset it but after all, the available storage is just 2.8GB and 9.5GB is used. How can I free the ...
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1answer
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Photos disappeared from messages (iPhone 4s)

My iPhone 4s has suddenly deleted all photos that were in my messages. Instead I see a blank space with what seems to be a file number which is underneath a question mark. They have not gone into my ...
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votes
3answers
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Export all stickies at once on OS X 10.8?

I am using Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8). I have a lot of stickies, but have been unable to find a simple way to export all the stickies at once as either text or HTML. Have I overlooked something ...
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1answer
27 views

Send iMessage with iCloud or Gmail account

Why can I not send iMessage with iCloud and Gmail account? I have followed all the instructions about how to turn on iMessage, add an iCloud account, and starting a conversation from iCloud messaging. ...
2
votes
2answers
269 views

how can I create wifi hotspot on windows 7 that can be shared with my macbook?

My USB modem has issues so my Mac doesn't recognize it. I created an ad hoc wifi hotspot on my Windows 7 laptop with WPA2 encryption and shared the internet. My Macbook Pro sees the wireless network ...
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1answer
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GNU screen updating or reinstalling

Is there a way of updating GNU screen for Mac OS X 10.11.5? My current screen version is 4.00.03 and would like to use the features such as layout which does not seem to be available for me. If not,...
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1answer
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Export iPhoto library onto Time Machine?

I have Time Machine, and am looking to have iphoto continuously and automatically back up my pictures. (I have so many images and would like them safely on a hard drive). I had to drag/copy my iPhoto ...

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