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Is Time Machine sufficient in the case of a reformat?

I installed OS X Server 4.0 on top of Yosemite and my VPN got hosed. I've tried many things to fix the issue including attempted uninstall of OS X Server. Now I am going to re-install the OS. In ...
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Google Calendar will not WorK or sync with Calendar.app after Yosemite or IOS 8.1.2

Just in last 3 weeks:- Have new computer 3 weeks ago, Yosemite. Had trouble with ical. Would open and load. After perhaps an update, realised the CPU was working hard, fan working hard, activity ...
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1answer
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Safari 7.1 Bookmark not closing properly

I sometime notice this random behaviour of the bookmarks not closing and it leaves me with something like this, any suggestions? I'm running Mavericks with everything updated.
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0answers
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In Yosemite, the 'Alerts" Alert style notification dismisses on its own

I've setup the Thyme app's notifications to be "Alerts" style, which requires the user to interact with it to dismiss it: However, they dismiss on their own after about 5 minutes. How to configure ...
0
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1answer
14 views

No game achievements in steam at all

Buy the game Monochroma some time ago and no one achievement has earned until I passed it. Already trying to get help in steam forum, but nothing. Maybe anyone have this kind of problem on mac ...
2
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2answers
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How to restore system from network drive?

I have a 2014 MacBook Pro. I want to restore my OS from a Time Machine backup which is on a shared network volume. When I restart in recovery (Apple-Opt-R), it boots from internet, but if I try to ...
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2answers
41 views

Installing Mavericks on a new Mac Mini (end 2014) shipped with Yosemite pre-installed?

Excuse me for my english, I'm french and I try to find a solution for my new Mac Mini buy in December. My new Mac Mini it's configured with Yosemite 10.10.0. and it's a problem for me because I use ...
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1answer
14 views

Adding a photo to iPhoto by right clicking in the Finder

How does one add iPhoto to the list of choices when right clicking on a photo in the Finder?
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0answers
16 views

Does OS X Manage RAM? [duplicate]

I was reading this SuperUser question, and it made me wonder, does OS X do any sort of memory managment, or does alloc() just fail to allocate memory, causing the process to crash?
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1answer
17 views

Turn by turn navigation GPX file app

We wanna start doing car rallys and these routes are delivered using a GPX files. What we are looking for is an app that can make a route from our home to the start of the gpx file and then start ...
1
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1answer
28 views

Can I download the Yosemite install “app” on a MacBook Air, move it to an install USB drive, and install it on a MacBook Pro?

That is, is there a difference between the Yosemite install "app" that I would get on the Mac App Store, between the one I would get on a MacBook Air vs. on a MacBook Pro? Trying to download it on my ...
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0answers
13 views

I need to delete one line of text [on hold]

How do I restore the trash can (delete function) on my text messages. Currently I have to delete all because I can't get rid of the camera icon.
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1answer
44 views

Fusion installing Mavericks this item is temporary unavailable

I am new to Mac. I have a MacBook Air running 10.9.4. I installed Fusion VMWare and I am trying to install a VM for 10.9.4 using the "Install OS X from the recovery partition. When I get to the ...
0
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1answer
39 views

iTunes fails to sync

I just bought a new iPhone. I'm trying to sync music to it. iTunes get stuck in "Waiting for changes to be applied..." for what seems like an endless period of time. Furthermore all of the songs ...
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0answers
10 views

Why is iCloud email deleted on iPad?

9 months of emails are gone from my iPad. They still appear on iCloud on my computer. How can I restore them to iPad?
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0answers
27 views

“Email This Page” in Yosemite

In Yosemite the option "Email This Page" does not work well. Let me explain it in more detail: I designed a html page, I uploaded to the server and then I go go to that page and File > Share > Email ...
1
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2answers
489 views

How long can I safely leave my Macbook Pro running?

I've set up my Macbook Pro 2011 to run a linux home server through virtualbox. I noticed that this laptop seems to get hot after a few hours compared to my previous laptop (toshiba, windows 8) which I ...
0
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1answer
18 views

One contact with several numbers - sent messages

I have a contact with multiple (two) mobile numbers. How do i know to which number the sms (text message) was sent? The system did not ask me which telephone number to use. Is there a way to check ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Intermittent Static / Garbage External Display On Wake and Boot? Picture included

Intermittently (relatively frequent) when the MacBook wakes from sleep and it kicks the external displays on, one or all of them may be fuzzy like this. I have one display in a Thunderbolt port, and ...
0
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1answer
30 views

Low-res photos when transferred from iPhone

I have an iPhone 4S running iOS 8.1.0 When I take photos using the built-in camera app, and transfer them off my phone using DropBox or PhotoSync the photos mostly end up as low-res versions. Not all ...
0
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0answers
9 views

AKG 550 headphones w Iphone5

I have just bought AKG 550 headphones for my daughter who has an iPhone 5 and just realized the connector on the h/phones is way larger than the input on the phone for normal (iPhone) headphones. Is ...
0
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0answers
17 views

macbook air mid 13 overheating

My set up is macbook air mid 13 with i7 processor and 8GB of ram running OS X Yosemite. Which is plenty for my use, at least it has been. I usually have no more than 3 apps running as notes, reminders ...
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1answer
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What Can I Connect To ExpressPort Slot?

I have a mid-2010 MacBook Pro. It has an ExpressPort Slot connection that seems to have no uses without something else to connect in there. What are the possible things that I could use this port ...
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0answers
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
0
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1answer
12 views

iPhone 4 signing in issues

So I just got my iPhone and I made a new Apple iTunes account and I verified my account through email then I tried to download a game and it says please sign in so I tried signing it and it said I ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How can one start a process and monitor its syslog messages?

I would like to start a process and monitor its LOG_DEBUG syslog messages. I know that I can change the filter of an already running process with syslog -c process (and then monitor its messages with ...
1
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0answers
14 views

How can Launchpad be configured to keep layout after reboot? [duplicate]

I updated to Yosemite. I organized my launchpad but when I turned my laptop on after shutting it down, my apps weren't grouped together like I did before. What do I need to do to keep the layout I ...
14
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6answers
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Paint.NET alternative for Mac OS X

I would be extremely grateful to anyone pointing me in the direction of the Mac OS X analogue for the free Windows image-editing software Paint.NET. Basically the way I use it is I take lots of ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Purchasing iPhone from Canada AppStore with US credit card

I am looking to purchase an iPhone for a friend who stays in Canada. I am making the payment with my US credit card. So, I went to the Canada Apple store(apple.com/ca) to do the purchase. However,when ...
1
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1answer
46 views

Open HTML files on Dropbox application

On my computer I'm developing some simple front-end web pages made of typical structure: HTML source code for structuring the elements; CSS classes linked to the HTML; JavaScript files linked to ...
0
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2answers
25 views

ThunderBolt to Mini Display port

Is it possible to connect a Macbook Air 2013 to Macbook Pro 2009 through a thunderbolt cable in order to transform the latter to a second Display ?
2
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1answer
34 views

Time Machine progress from the command line

The Time Machine control panel gives information on in-progress backups. For example Is there a way to get the information from the command line?
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0answers
9 views

Notification Profiles

I own an iphone 6+ with ios 8.1.2. What I need is to have notification profiles. I want to be notified by my email application (Gmail) and messaging application (Hangouts) "only when I'm out of ...
2
votes
0answers
24 views

Disable autosave in Preview

Preview, by default, persists edits to the underlying file immediately. (i.e. if you crop something, the underlying file becomes cropped). I find this behavior very irritating. I tried enabling ...
3
votes
2answers
34 views

Format External Disk in FAT, NOT FAT32

I have an external device which mounts as an external drive and which I must format in FAT, not FAT32, for use elsewhere. Is there a way to do that from Snow Leopard?
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2answers
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My Mac recently using RAM like hell?

I have 8 GB of ram and I have only 1.25GB free memory left, not enough to run 2 tabs of gmail. for chrome keep asking me to kill the process of my Gmail which 2-3 days ago I'm always have like 2-3GB ...
4
votes
2answers
105 views

How can I specify shutdown time with “sudo shutdown”?

In the following Terminal command sudo shutdown -r now, there is a time set ("...now"). Is there a way to set a specific time. For example, could it be sudo shutdown -r -int 1200?
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App for Website that has paid membership? [on hold]

We have a website that provides SaaS. The membership to use the websites is not free, but has an monthly payment. Now we would like to have an iOS app to give our users mobile access to our Service. ...
4
votes
3answers
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“Open With” …running application option?

This may have been asked before but I couldn't find any reference to it. So Control-Click on a file brings up the context menu with "Open", "Open With.." and a number of other options. I often want ...
0
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1answer
29 views

How do I save files on Macbook with crashed OS?

I have a Macbook that the OS has crashed (I am not 100% sure if the Hard Drive is dead, but I would like to save the files before anything else). When I boot up, the screen just remains grey and ...
0
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0answers
34 views

Having an issue texting other iphones

I'm having an issue texting other iPhones. I recently got a new iPhone I've never used one before so it could just be a settings issue. I have these problems when I'm in an area with no wifi. For ...
0
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1answer
33 views

extract Apple ID's password from mavericks keychain? [duplicate]

First of all i need to know if mail's passwords stored in keychain or not ? If yes .. how to extract passwords from keychain especially [APPLE ID] ? That's it
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1answer
15 views

Separate bank account for second app?

I am developing an iOS application for a business associate of mine. Is it possible to associate a second bank account for the revenues of that application? Or do all funds generated from a single ...
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votes
0answers
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What is the best television for watching the older 4:3 ratio tv shows on dvd? [on hold]

I own one of the last Cathode Ray Tube, (crt), 4:3 television sets, made by Philips. I am not impressed with films and tv programs made today. For me, all of the best entertainment was made in the ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Splitting a mac desktop into smaller portions

Background I'm using a device called a DualHead2Go that lets me plug two external screens into an early gen Macbook Pro. This device basically presents the two screens to the mac as if they were one ...
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votes
0answers
16 views

Auto-sort homescreen icons by frequency of use?

Similar to Organize iOS App Icons, Sort, Rearrange, I am looking for a fully automated way to sort my homescreen icons by frequency of usage. How to determine iOS app usage frequency for iPhone or ...
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Can I disable transitions and animations system-wide?

I liked the transitions (fade-in, fade-out, sliding) and animations (when switching pages, or apps) when I did not know them. Now, I´d like to disable them everywhere. Is that possible? Is there an ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Yosemite won't list computers in windows workgroup

We just bought a new Mini with 10.10 on it (updated to 10.10.1) and it won't list any of the computers in the Windows Workgroup. I can however ping them by WINS name and connect using ...
1
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0answers
12 views

Xcode 3.2 - Directly link to URL [on hold]

How can I make a button link directly to a URL in Xcode 3.2 Snow Leopard? I want the user to press a button on the app and be taken to a website. I've tried following later Xcode tutorials but some of ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

email change not reflecting in icloud in settings on iphone

I have changed my apple id email address and it's reflecting almost everywhere across devices, however on my iphone in Settings/icloud it still shows the old email address and I periodically get a pop ...

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