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Disable instant reboot by crtl-cmd-power or bring up a confirmation or wait timer

Being a newbie to Mac I found it very strange that Ctrl+Cmd ⌘+Power instantly kicks my computer to reboot without even printing a warning of any sort. The problem is that sometimes I mix it up with ...
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After mounting a Windows SMB share, how can I determine the windows “creator” of a file?

I've mounted a Windows SMB share to my Mac. On a windows machine you can open the "File Properties" dialog for folders in this network share and see different "Owners" for whoever created the file: ...
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Disappearing security questions [on hold]

I reset my security questions. Now when it asks to answer security questions, there are no questions listed, which blocks me from going further.
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0answers
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alias command stopped working

I have a few aliases set up on my mac. But for some reason they don't seem to work anymore. I'm not sure why either. Even when I type in alias to see my list of aliases nothing happens just this: ...
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Should i buy Macbook Pro 13" Mid 2014? [on hold]

I want to buy a Apple laptop for primary development of iPhone , Windows Phone 8.1,Android and mainly for programming, is latest Mac book Pro 13" 2014 is OK for my needs, i mean can i develop windows ...
0
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1answer
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A Vexing Login Problem with WebDAV

The issue I'm having is that I manage three Mac Mini servers. Two are for work, one is for me. I can log into our main work server and my personal box using WebDAV, however, the second work server ...
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i can't enter my old phone [on hold]

I found my old phone yesterday I want to use it but it has a password on the lock screen but I really don't remember the password so what can I do before I get in trouble because I don't remember the ...
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How to get a snapstop of my PDF in Yosemite Preview without the annotations?

I am taking snapshots of a PDF from preview by using the rectangle-select tool and then Cmd+C. In this way I get the PDF and the annotations (underlines, highlights, ...) that are in the area that I ...
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Customize Dictation to run AppleScript for Specific Monitor

I've enabled Dictation for command prompts via voice [got it from the OS shipped Chess application in Lion]. Decided to give it a go System Wide now in 2015 running Yosemite. I fancy it so far, ...
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1answer
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Looking for a tutorial on how to make an OS X Notification Center Widget?

I've never programmed with Xcode/Swift/anything OS X related before, but would like to learn how to make a (hopefully) simple notification center widget that runs a terminal command/AppleScript on ...
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My macbook's little light doesn't went off but after 5 minutes it starts to blink, is it normal?

Why does my macbook pro when I put it in sleep it the little light doesn't went off - just on but after like 5 minutes it starts to blink like normal? Is it normal? One of my teacher said that my hard ...
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Apple Script notification bubble - quick reply style prompt

I know that you can trigger a notification using Apple Script: osascript -e 'display notification "Hello" with title "How are you feeling?"' However, I also want to be able to prompt for certain ...
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0answers
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Combine Two Folders with Smart Folder

Okay, so one thing I've wanted to be able to do for ages now in OS X is to create or view a combined Applications folder that displays the contents of both /Applications and ~/Applications (assume it ...
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2answers
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How to remove Windows Operating system from Bootcamp?

I have installed Windows 8 through BOOTCAMP, and now i want to remove it and leave it for a clear OSX. Is there anyone who know how to remove it completely? (I mean nothing related windows left).
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2answers
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Accidentally removed iCloud from Finder siderbar

I accidentally removed iCloud drive from the Favorites sidebar (in Finder). Dragging it back isn't restoring it. How could I restore it?
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0answers
7 views

Have some problem with my wordpress email [on hold]

When peoples register my site they are not received confirmation mail.Whats wrong with my site?
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9 views

Sending a html email without white left margin

I need a help about HTML email. Recently I have tried to make a html email to someone as my project thing. I've made up a html template and got image files from a designer. So all I need to do is ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Can't change startup disk iMac

Here is my situation: I've only the mouse paired with my iMac because I rent the keyboard to a friend. Unfortunately the startup disk is set to a fallacious Windows partition that don't want to boot. ...
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2answers
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Update from ios 6 to ios 8

I have an iPad 4. Still have ios 6. Want apps I can't purchase since they require ios 7. How much space am I losing to upgrade to current ios 8 version?
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1answer
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iPad not charging

I have reviewed the comments already posted about an unresponsive screen on my iPad air. I have tried the following: Turned itself off and won't turn back on Been on charge for an hour still no ...
0
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1answer
29 views

SSD or upgrade RAM (slow hard drive)

I have a late 2012 MacBook Pro (13" baseline model), and it has served me well, but in the last few months it has been very slow. I'm pretty sure it's the hard drive that's slow, because I have tried ...
0
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0answers
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Any way to hack Yosemite Spotlight to work in Mavericks?

Just reverted back to Mavericks from Yosemite; too many CUDA issues. But the one thing I miss is the new Spotlight. Any way to get it to work in Mavericks? Or has the whole md index structure ...
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1answer
20 views

Change Safari search suggestions language on iPhone

The search suggestions in Safari always suggest results in Dutch to me, despite using my phone in English, and my Google set to English by default. I am Dutch and live in the Netherlands, so I guess ...
0
votes
1answer
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iOS 8.1 - stop blue dots from appearing next to updated apps?

When apps get updated, little blue dots appear next to the app name in iOS 8.1 (and some earlier versions as well). This is just a pet peeve, but those blue dots annoy me. For example, if I update ...
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0answers
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iPhone - add email account just for sending

I have several email accounts that I just use for sending mail, not receiving (received mail gets forwarded to other addresses). I would like to be able to send from these address on my iPhone. When ...
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0answers
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Ipod touch 4g stuck on black screen and has broken power button

I decided to mess around with my old ipod touch 4g (I never use it anymore) and it ended up with a black screen. The power button is broken, and when I try to plug it into my pc, it doesn't connect ...
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1answer
28 views

Should I delete the “Recovered Items” folder?

When I upgraded to Yosemite in October, it had some problems during the process, but after it finally installed, everything worked great. It still does, but I just need some more space for Guild Wars ...
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0answers
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Time machine missing backups?

Yes, time machine missing backup folders/files has been asked before and gone unaswered. I can't touch those threads as a new, reputationless member. It's very dissapointing to discover missing ...
2
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2answers
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Flashing folder at start up, all recommended troubleshooting has failed

I really hope someone might be able to help with this cause I am getting frustrated beyond belief. I have a MacBook Pro with Mavericks OS X 10.9. About a week ago it crashed while I was printing, ...
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0answers
23 views

creating new folders requires password

I am being asked for a password every time I create a folder. The folder is read only. I have tried to repair permissions and put a code in terminal. Neither has worked.
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1answer
23 views

How to fix com.apple.dock.extra?

I'm a gamer and one day i was playing mine craft when this blabbering thing just showed up. I went to activity monitor and there was a process called com.apple.dock.extra. From the first day there ...
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1answer
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Problems connecting to VPN on iOS 8 w/ OS X Server VPN

Alright, so about a few hours ago I purchased OS X Server, being intrigued by it's VPN capabilities. I enabled VPN and set it up, however I'm unsure if I even did this correctly. I'm pretty sure I've ...
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1answer
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Backup & Restore to fix GPT/MBR error

Problem: I had previously had dual booted my MacBook Pro (13" Mid 2010) with OS X 10.8.5 (Encrypted) & Windows 7 x64 with a separate FAT32 partition which I was going to install Kali Linux on. ...
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1answer
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How can I find out the temperature of my Macbook Pro?

Is there a built-in way to find out the temperature of my Macbook Pro?
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0answers
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iPhone Data vs Phone

Sometimes my iPhone can handle both phone calls and background data transfer without wifi (while in an LTE service area I suppose). However, when concurrent data and phone transmissions are not ...
0
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1answer
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Metadata rejected- replied but no response 2 days after?

My app status changed to Metadata Rejected because they needed to ask me something. I answered 2 days ago and haven't gotten a reply nor has it changed back to in review. Is this normal?
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2answers
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File contents remains in terminal after exiting Vim?

I'm using the stock terminal with zsh and vim. After I exit vim, the file contents remains in the terminal. Ideally, only the previous history would be in the terminal when I exit vim (such as the ...
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0answers
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Is there any way of mapping ⌘c to ^c

I use Screen Sharing on my Mac to access VNC servers on Linux machines. This works OK, but I have been using a Mac for years, and ⌘+C and ⌘+V have become muscle memory. I spend as much time undoing ...
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0answers
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How to access an iCloud backup of my iPad? [duplicate]

I have made an iCloud backup of my iPad. Now, how can I access and explore my backup ?
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1answer
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How to install iPad App Store downloads after being deleted?

After deleting several applications I downloaded from App Store, I don't seem to be able to download them a second time as there is no Install button. Is this normal? Are they lost forever?
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1answer
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Automatically change input source

I have two languages I am actively using. English is my default, but in some applications such as Skype I use Russian. Every time I am switching from Skype to Safari I have manually switch back from ...
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0answers
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Backup of iPad : what is excluded in an iCloud backup?

I am looking into backups of my iPad. Apple describes an iCloud backup as containing “the most important data”. What is excluded when doing an iCloud backup of an iPad ?
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1answer
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Find all hidden “.idea” folders in system [duplicate]

I am using PHPStorm 8 for programming. PHPStorm automatically creates a hidden folder called ".idea", where all project-specifiy settings are stored. How am I able to find all these ".idea" folders ...
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BOOTCAMP NOT WORKING YOSEMITE MAC *HELP* DOESN'T SHOW PARTITION [on hold]

So when i try to boot camp my yosemite mac it doesn't show the partition. It just goes straight to the download then when it's done doesn't restart or anything. I end up with the files that downloaded ...
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vote
1answer
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Will HFS+ extended attributes be lost on FreeNAS?

I have FreeNAS server partially set up on an HP Microserver, but just realized that I may lose all my extended attribute metadata on the files that come from my Macs (which is what most of my ...
1
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1answer
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MacBook Pro SSD boot issues

So I have a MacBook Pro (Late '12), has run seamlessly with all OSes that I have put on it, (not to say that this problem is due to the OS). (I'm trying to be as detailed as possible so bear with me.) ...
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0answers
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Connecting Two Thunderbolt Displays to a Single MacBook Pro

I'm looking to connect two Thunderbolt displays to a single MacBook Pro. I've seen another thread here which mentioned hubs and display ports, but it seems this can be accomplished natively with the ...
0
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0answers
9 views

Why dos my mac freeze up [on hold]

Why does my Mac freezes up, only the cursor moves. I must restart to use. Using Lion, but it did it with 10.6.8 also
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0answers
16 views

My NAS connected through AFP or SMB takes really long to load folders with many files?

I have a Thecus NAS N5550 connected to my Mac. When I open the folders it sometimes takes up to 30 seconds until i see anything in the folder. I'm using the newest version of OSX what is going on?
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0answers
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Is there a way to get the mouse to automatically focus on an active window?

I have a dual screen setup and its easy enough to switch between active applications but I was wondering if there was a way to bring the mouse over to the other screen.

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