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How to check if secure boot is enabled in OS X?

I got this question is secure boot enabled? but I do not know how to check it in my Macbook Air 2013-mid with El Capitan 10.11.4. How to check if security boot is enabled in OS X?
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How to disable private browsing on iPad, iOS 9?

We have an iPad that we use as our POS at work. I want to disable the private browsing function to be able to make sure people are not browsing the web. Is there a way to do this?
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1answer
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How to get list of installed apps via iTunes?

I need to know what applications are installed or were installed on devices which are associated with iTunes account. I don't have access to the devices. Is it possible?
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0answers
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In Mac OS X El Capitan, is it still possible to change the color of the bubbles in Messages?

I have looked through Preferences, System Preferences, even looked at a couple of 3rd-party apps. I could find nothing of use. So is it still possible to change the color of chat bubbles (and text) ...
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1answer
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How do I break out of a stuck lock screen?

On a MacBook Pro (the office's, I'm a noob), I started the upgrade process from Mavericks to El-Capitan from the app store. After a while, the screen locked as, I assume, is usual. But now I cannot ...
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USB Drive Size Lost After Formatting on OS X El Capitan

This is strange. I formatted my 16 GB USB drive on OS X El Capitan with FAT file system and it worked fine. However, same drive on Windows 7 PC shows only 200 MB of size. Where the heck other drive ...
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1answer
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How to hide files found in spotlight?

I want to hide TOP HIT, FOLDERS and DEVELOPER catalogues. The only item I expect is DEFINITION. Is there any way to do this? Here is my current preference, but it doesn't work. This post can't ...
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0answers
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Automatically switch to the strongest wifi known signal

I have 2 known networks that I have signed into at my house. One is stronger at one side of the house and one is stronger at the other. Is there any way that they automatically switch to the strongest ...
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1answer
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What frame rate is used by iPhone in “30fps” mode?

I know in the Settings app, it says 30 fps. But after importing the video files to a computer, QuickTime 7 and X both identify it as 29.98 [sic]. MediaInfo calls it as 29.97. DaVinci Resolve calls ...
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Is there a Google Calendar Mac Desktop App?

Is there an OSX app that allows me to see my google calendar on my desktop?
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1answer
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How can I unsubscribe from iOS pre-releases?

I added the pre-release profile to my primary iPhone so that I could use Night Shift. I considered the stability risk a fair trade off, because f.lux significantly improves my life, and I wanted that ...
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1answer
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How to avoid password prompt in terminal?

So sometimes my Mac loses its connection to the Internet. When I'm in front of it physically I can use the terminal and do the following to repair it: networksetup -setnetworkserviceenabled ...
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4answers
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In Terminal, how can you determine which shell is actually running?

Using Terminal on OS X 10.11.4, initializing Terminal opens a new window running bash (by default). As I understand it, inputting echo $SHELL should output the shell that said command is submitted to. ...
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In iOS 9, Messages app no longer finds contacts properly when composing

I only recently upgraded from iOS 8 to iOS 9 on my iPhone, mostly because I hadn't bothered. So far there are a few things I like, a few things I don't, but it's not a big deal either way, except for ...
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0answers
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How to turn off an external display without disconnecting?

I have a workplace setup for my Macbook Pro 15" (2011) that is actually two workplaces. One is the Macbook itself, for sitting. The second, right next to it, is a standing desk with an external ...
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Cannot airstream itunes videos from iphone 4s to apple tv anymore

I used to be able to play itunes videos from my iphone onto my apple tv. Now I can fully set up airplay (even mirror, if I want), I can play youtube and netflix content, and even itunes music videos, ...
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0answers
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How to Read External HDD (Ubuntu) on OS X?

I do not want overwrite my OSX HDD, like the email-discussion will ubuntu 16.04 support single boot on mac air? but use instead external HDD for Ubuntu Linux on mac air. I use USB3.0 to Sata cable ...
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1answer
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Excel File Saved in Auto Recovery Please Help

I have been working on an Excel document for 6 hours and it has saved in an auto recovery file that I cannot access. I have reassured that I need to go to finder and select go. However I have a ...
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0answers
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Time Capsule and “Back to my mac” with iCloud

Im really confused about TC and Back to my mac function on my MacBook Pro so here is what i have done so far: I have a Netgear router in one end of the house, and i have my TC on the other end of ...
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0answers
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iPhone 6s calendar events from outlook to phone not coming up?

I set a reminder on my outlook calendar but it did not show up on my phone. How do i get my outlook calendar reminders to come up on my iPhone?
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iTunes Match - i thought it gave you back all your Music storage?

So I sign up for iTunes Match and expected to see all my music storage- on my phone-go down to zero Gb, so i could use the storage space for other things. Naive i guess. So am I correct that every ...
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1answer
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Windows failed to start after upgrade to El Capitan

There is something very frustrating I am trying to figure out for a few days. My MacBook Pro has a 500 GB hard drive. It had Mac OS 10.6.8. There was a Windows7 installation done some time ago via ...
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1answer
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How do I get magnet links to work with Deluge?

How do you associate magnet links with Deluge BitTorrent Client on OS X? On other systems, you can associate magnet links with the client through Preferences, but this does not seem to be the case ...
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1answer
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How to remove the downloaded OS X El Capitan from App Store

I downloaded OS X El Capitan from the app store to create a bootable usb drive and now that I am done, I dont know how to delete it. There is no un-install option in the app store. How can I delete ...
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0answers
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Button size on iPad

In the iPad settings I can change the text size to a bigger font. This doesn't change the font size of the back buttons and the search field. How can I change those?
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1answer
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Open programs at random time with applescript

I was wondering how I can make a harmless "fake" virus to prank a friend. I am using Applescript Editor. The prank is going to open Safari at any random time. I know how to open Safari with ...
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0answers
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Boot Camp - frozen during hard drive partitioning - iMac 27” w/ 3TB Fusion Drive

(iMac 27” late 2012, 3.4GHz, 3TB Fusion Drive, running El Capitan 10.11.4.) I've gone through the Boot Camp Assistant steps with all of the recommended options (created a bootable Windows flash ...
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0answers
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Sound muting in and out rapidly [on hold]

A couple days ago the sound started muting on and off. There is a small window in the middle of the screen with a speaker and a line across it flashing very fast. and the sound is going in and out ...
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0answers
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Macbook freezes intermittently

Last month I bought Macbook Air 13-inch model, after running it for around 10 days , I observed that it is occasionally freezing and is becoming completely unresponsive. First I talked with the ...
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0answers
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Can't disable only system preferences using parental controls

I'm trying to disable system preferences for my guest account (running El Capitan). Enabled parental controls for Guest and unticked only System Preferences to make it "not allowed". However, when ...
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0answers
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Do you enter the dashes (-) when providing a FileVault recovery key?

I have a mid-2012 Apple MacPro tower running OS X 10.11.4. The machine will not accept my recovery key when attempting to unlock a FileVault-secured partition on the machine.. I've tried to enter ...
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0answers
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Transferring Keynote to Youtube or Quicktime with delay in music and timing of slides

I am having a problem when I transfer my keynote project to Youtube or Quicktime. The slides don't change at the time I designed it in Keynote and my song only plays on the first slide when ...
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0answers
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Screen Sharing (and RD) selective connectivity

Problem: The MacBook Pro is not connecting via Screen Sharing (nor for both RD for Mac and Microsoft’s RD) to particular computers, but works connecting to other computers. Background: A set of Macs ...
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1answer
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delete ibooks and podcast app from ipad air2

I am trying to free up space and want to delete the podcast and ibooks apps. I went into settings-restrictions and lifted restrictions for these apps but still can't delete them. How is it possible ...
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brightness filter is not working in live image GPUImage framework objective c [on hold]

I'm working with camera live image filters using GPUImage framework, I've tried to perform the following part of code however it doesn't work.(IPhone) ...
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1answer
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Move Application from Dock to Menu Bar

I have written an AppleScript application and when running, it appears in the Dock, however I would like it to have it in the menu bar, at the top of the screen, instead. How can I achieve this? Is ...
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1answer
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Name for iPhone 5C home button ribbon with spring contacts, on the loud speaker?

I need to replace the ribbon with the 2 contact points for the home button, I can't find it, all that comes up is the home button its self, any help appreciated.
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Live Photos Metadata

I've been trying to transition from Apple Photos to a plain folder tree (and then use dropbox). For this to be useful, one needs a good naming scheme. I did a bit of googling and using Hazel seems ...
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0answers
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Disable services from context menu by Terminal

I know I can disable the context menu items by going to System preferences > Keyboard > Shortcut but I want to disable services by commandline. Does anyone knows if this is possible?
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1answer
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How to prevent mail app from marking e-mails from VIP as spam

I set someone's e-mail address as VIP, but lately his e-mails end up in the junk folder. Is there any way in the mail app to prevent a certain address's e-mails to be marked as junk?
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Ability to automatically dim secondary monitor when focus on primary

Is there a 3rd party app or combination of system settings and scripts that dims a secondary monitor until focus is brought to a window displayed on it? I like having multiple monitors but I would ...
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1answer
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If AirPort Time Capsule is compromised, will it disclose contents of encrypted backups?

I'm thinking about using an AirPort Time Capsule for my Time Machine backup. I would certainly use encryption, but I'm still concerned about sensitive backup data sitting on a networked routing device ...
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0answers
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Move photos from iCloud Drive to Photos on iPad

I've uploaded about 1200 photos to iCloud Drive. In Drive, it's not possible to view them properly. You have to open each photo, close it, open the next etc. I would expect better, but apparantly it ...
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votes
1answer
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How to add shortcut to directories to OS X menubar

I have several directories that I want to quickly access in Terminal. And sometimes even in the finder. I would like to be able to hit an icon in the menu bar and have it drop-down a list of folders ...
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votes
1answer
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Cherry picking applications for a backup

When I started working at this company, they gave me a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Early 2011) hardly customized (new SSD, 8GB RAM, etc...) and 2 years after that it's getting kind of slow. It was another ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to hide the text in the left hand column in Messages?

I want to hide the text under the name of the contact in the Messages app. So in the example below, it would be the text that is below the name Matt Brian. Is there a way to do this?
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1answer
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MBPr shown to be connected to the net, while the router doesn't response to pings

My english may be lacking, Apologise in advance I'm not sure if the question is best suitable here or maybe in other StackExchange site, like Server Fault or Network Engineering. So, if you think ...
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0answers
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When will apple deprecate old method of IAP validation?

I am trying to find the dates when apple will no longer accept the old style IAP receipt validation previous to iOS7 ? I looked at the apple doc's but I could not find it. Thanks in advance
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Can I get iPhone's autocorrect to capitalize a multi-word name?

I live in a town called Port Orchard, and commonly type it out without thinking (that is, if I set a shortcut like "po", I forget to use it). Since both port and orchard are common nouns, autocorrect ...
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1answer
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How do I unarchive an email?

I right clicked an important email, and accidentally clicked "archive". I am not even sure what that's supposed to do, archiving sounds like it should keep it but the opposite happened. I was able to ...

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