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10answers
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Ctrl + Alt + Delete: Mac Equivalent?

Ctrl + Alt + Delete on Windows provides a variety of functions, the main one of interest being the Task Manager. Is there an equivalent keyboard shortcut & indeed Task Manager for carrying out ...
2
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6answers
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My mac has 64-bit EFI, but it only boots with 32-bit kernel

I followed the guide at http://macperformanceguide.com/SnowLeopard-64bit.html to boot into 64-bit mode. I had no problems with the instructions and on the boot screen it says "PAE enabled, 64bit mode ...
0
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1answer
3k views

iPhone iOS7 apps stay open in App Store after install

How does one remove a downloaded and installed app from the App Store Purchases page? Deleting and re-installing does not seem to work. There is a very long discussion stream on the Apple forums ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

How to turn off hyperlinks in Notes in iOS so you don't accidentally click them?

after you paste a URL in Notes, is there a way to have the hyperlink(?) turned off so you don't click it by accident and be taken to the webpage? It'd be nice if the URL can be there just as pure ...
4
votes
3answers
133 views

Rename/delete files in Mac OS X save window

Is it somehow possible to rename/delete/copy files when saving a file and the Finder window pops up? I know you can do it with Windows, is it possible with Mac OS X?
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0answers
33 views

How to fix spurious “Cannot communicate with scanner” error, without rebooting

I have a Canon MP560 printer/scanner combo, installed and working. However typically when I turn on the power to the printer and click 'Open Scanner...' I get the following error: Needless to ...
0
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0answers
81 views

Adding a Google account for calendar purposes on iOS 8.3

I'm trying to add a Google account for use with the native calendar app on a new iPhone with iOS 8.3. This Google account does not have Gmail set up for it, but I am using it for Google calendar. ...
0
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0answers
22 views

My iPhone front camera won't work (it freezes)

I dropped my phone in the water and everything works, except my front facing camera. When I go to change from back to front, it freezes and won't let me go back to the back camera, and it's blurry.
3
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1answer
3k views

Macbook pro stuck on 'About a second remaining' for an hour

I'm trying to upgrade my Macbook pro late 2011's hard disk to an SSD from Corsair. I have inserted the USB stick with the OSX Mavericks installer, and everything went great: I made a GUID single ...
1
vote
2answers
117 views

Receiving spam from myself

For the last few weeks, I keep getting the same spam message sent by my iCloud account to my iCloud account. I'm not seeing any other weird behavior in my iCloud. I did change my linked email to a ...
9
votes
1answer
3k views

Bluetooth and WiFi interfering with one another since Yosemite

Note: The only thing that changed in my setup is installing Yosemite. Since installing Yosemite, I'm having a somewhat peculiar problem: WiFi works fine, and BT works fine. But WiFi + BT working ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

createinstallmedia: command not found

I am trying to create a bootable flash drive that is named Untitled from my MacBook Pro Retina with Yosemite 10.10. This is what I am getting in Terminal: mbp2013retina:~ chris$ sudo ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

update OSX Yosemite & cksum mismatch

After OSX Update -> Yosemite: No option to login and run the system. Via Firewire (T) and Diskutils && Diskwarrior: "Unvalid Disk-Label @ 499239710720: cksum mismatch" Diskwarrior: no option ...
5
votes
4answers
8k views

An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”

I just moved my IMAP email from one server to another and now while I'm trying to delete any emails, Mail produces the following error: An error occurred while moving messages to mailbox “(null)”. ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Why is my Mac slow after the OS X 10.10.3 update?

I just installed OS X 10.10.3, and it is noticeably slower than 10.10.2. How can I figure out what's causing the slowness, and then how can I fix it?
0
votes
1answer
10 views

how to do clean apache2 installation

I have messed out a lot of things with currently installed apache. It doesn't work at all. So, I want to delete apache completely and re-install everything. I want to do completely clean installation. ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I unlock the iCloud on the iPad? [on hold]

The iCloud storage is locked on the iPad. How do we unlock it?
5
votes
1answer
414 views

iTunes 10.7: Does listening to songs change their mp3-files?

I use iTunes to listen to music and I use Wuala to backup my mp3-files. Before recent versions of iTunes, I never had any problem with that. But with more recent versions (I don't know when it ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How to Permanently Delete Photos from iPhone

I have so many photos on the iPhone. And my iPhone's internal space is not enough now.
1
vote
1answer
28 views

Original Apple clock information

I've been doing a clean out and I found an original Apple clock. It's over 13 years old at least and is in mint condition in a metal apple box. I can't find it anywhere on the internet, could anyone ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I use RSVG with ImageMagick?

I'd like to use the RSVG for SVG processing in ImageMagick (the included library is fairly incomplete). RSVG is a supported delegate but needs to be installed separately. I've installed librsvg and ...
0
votes
2answers
53 views

Move Bootcamp to external drive - restored, fdisk - still not recognized as bootable!

I want to copy my W7 Bootcamp partition to an external HDD, and be bootable of course. It is currently functioning fine alongside Yosemite on a different HDD. DiskUtility Restore works... I marked ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Select the availability date for the first release of an iOS app

The first version of my iOS app got approved by Apple and is now in "Pending Developer Release" mode. I just set a "future release date" under iTunes Connect Pricing and got this message: You ...
0
votes
2answers
9k views

How to insert up arrow in microsoft word for mac using keyboard shortcut?

Is there a way to insert uparrow that is not a wingding in word with a keyboard shortcut? Whenever I insert the symbol from the character browser it switches my font to wingdings and it's frustrating ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Run Node commands for _www user

I've installed NodeJS for all users on my Mac and when I do a whoami in the terminal it says 'cameron' and I can access node, npm, and grunt globally. However when I try and run these from PHP e.g. ...
0
votes
1answer
537 views

Macfusion: Can't mount SSHFS directory, “Authentication has failed.”

I have a problem with Macfusion. After following the instructions here: http://www.kevinfodness.com/using-macfusion-for-sftp-connections-on-osx, I set up an SSHFS connection in Macfusion, and after ...
4
votes
0answers
380 views

Find symbolic links (’s names) with Spotlight (Finder)

underwhelmed by the fact that OS X’s Aliases got really big with Mountain Lion (Lion?) I basically switched to using symbolic links instead. Now I’m just learning the hard way that Spotlight (or, ...
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Broken SSL certificates

When trying to access a couple of high-profile websites (*.apple.com, twitter.com) via HTTPS, they've since recently been getting their certificates rejected by some client apps (Chrome, App Store, ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

quicklookd and revisiond eating my CPU

I'm observing regular and abnormal CPU usage on my macbook pro. quicklookd in par with revisiond are eating together over of 50%. It drains my battery significantly and makes the whole machine hot. ...
1
vote
1answer
10 views

Public Wi-Fi connection difficulty

My iPhone 5 will not connect to some public Wi-Fi connections. I have found that if I turn off cellular data it will usually connect. It is as if the two are competing. Anyone know why this happens or ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

The OS X upgrade couldn't be started because the disk is damaged and can't be repaired

My relative was attempting to upgrade her Macbook Pro and it failed. Everytime the laptop boots up, it brings up OS X Installer. The Installer never completes installation because it says the disk is ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

iTunes Connect - Release time if app is set to specific launch date?

My first iPhone app is currently in "pending developer release" mode. At what time will the app be released if I choose to release it on a specific date? Via: >iTunes Connect >Select the ...
2
votes
1answer
32 views

iCloud Calendar sync error 400 on OS X 10.10.2

I've been using Calendar with iCloud for a long while without any problems. Now, I have a permanent error displayed in Calendar: The request for account “iCloud” failed. The server responded ...
1
vote
1answer
81 views

Determine when OS X was installed?

I am going to be reinstalling OS X and I was wondering if there was a method for determining when the base (OS X 10.6) Operating System was installed?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Trying to use a Canon MP210 printer with OS X running 10.8.2

I am honestly not sure if the problem is with the OS or with the printer. I can use this printer with a windows machine without any trouble. However, when I try to use it with my Mac, is just ...
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votes
0answers
14 views

About whatsapp messenger

If i mute the group ..did it still labelled as delivered when they see to whom did it delivered ?
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Check if newly released iOS app is worldwide available on the AppStore

I will release my iOS app soon and I read that there is a delay for up to 5 hours until the app is available on the AppStore worldwide. I'm in Austria (Europe), how can I check if the app is already ...
22
votes
3answers
7k views

Text copied from Terminal with formatting in Mavericks and Yosemite

After the update to Mavericks, anything copied from Terminal is pasted in the target app with the same formatting as in Terminal, in my case, white monospaced letters on a black background, e.g.: ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

How can I turn off receiving SMS (not iMessages) on os x mavericks?

Is there any way to turn off receiving SMS on Mavericks but still get iMessages? I find it a security flaw for SMS code login for secure websites, if somebody gains access to my computer they could ...
1
vote
1answer
507 views

Unread message in Messages not being set as “read”

So, I have run into a bug where iMessage syncs my normal SMS-messages with Messages on OS X. The problem is that the message doesn't want to get read. I click on the sender (automatic SMS from a ...
1
vote
0answers
606 views

My iPhoto Library has lost its index. Files are invisible, but still taking up space. Is there any way to retrieve them?

Okay--I've seen questions similar to this one, but not identical. So please hang in there while I try to explain this problem: Yesterday, I upgraded iPhoto to version 9.6. It seemed to be doing ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Sync Contacts between iPhones with different Apple IDs

Until recently my wife and I shared one Apple ID to allow us to have synced calendars and contacts. The only thing she used her ID for was the Messages app. When I learned that I could set her phone ...
1
vote
3answers
960 views

What is fastest operating system for my Macbook Pro 13" mid 2010?

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro, still running 10.6.8 but I'm getting incompatibility messages from various other sites and software. Processor 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 ...
3
votes
6answers
8k views

Native Youtube app suddenly stopped working on iPad 1

It's been some weeks now, whenever I try to used my Youtube app, it tells me it's impossible to connect to Youtube. Since it's an iPad 1, I have had trouble finding information online. Did Google or ...
2
votes
0answers
127 views

Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Numbers: Replace URL with image

Is there any way to replace a text field cell which contains a URL with the image which that URL points to? It would make my life so much easier.
2
votes
2answers
95 views

Why is there a doubled name in the Photos app when I search to name faces?

The image below represents what I mean: Even though there is only one Bartłomiej Semańczyk in my Contacts, that person appears on the list below twice. How do I remove repeated options on the list ...
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Messages.app not downloading messages send/received on iPhone

I've been recently trying to fix an issues with Messages.app. My iPhone sends/receives all of the messages fine, on my Mac Messages.app will display these messages if the Mac is switched on. However, ...
2
votes
4answers
4k views

iTunes artwork doesn't change

I change the cover images for the songs in my iTunes library using: Right Click > Get Info > Artwork > Drag-Drop > OK and in most cases the artwork updates immediately. On some tracks, ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

iCloud will not recognize my password even after resetting it

It doesn't matter how many times I reset my Apple ID password, iCloud will not recognize it.

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