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Saving a pending print job as PDF

I sent a confirmation page from Safari to the printer and quit Safari, only to realize that the printer does not actually exist. The only remaining copy of this information is in the print queue. How ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro upgrade to SSD migrating OSX and Bootcamp partitions

I wasn't able to find the info I needed here or on Apple's own forums or via Google, so here goes. I have a MacBook Pro 15" early 2011 model with a 500 GB internal hard disk drive (non-SSD). ...
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1answer
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Can I generate a clickable link to local file using relative path like “file:///~”

This is the background: in my company, we use Google Drive and often have to tell each other the path to a particular file. Paths are long as we use a lot of nested folders, so it's pretty boring and ...
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Only the spinning beachball when I try to open anything from spotlight

I can't start any programs or open any document from the spotlight since yesterday. It finds the right program / document, but when I press enter I only get the spinning beachball for about 40 ...
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1answer
57 views

iPad won't turn on after a complete battery drain

I forgot to plug in my iPad after the critical battery warning and it went some minutes following the warning. I was not worried because same thing had happened a few times before and iPad was ...
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0answers
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Can humidity affect the display on my Macbook Air

For the second time now on our annual trip to the Keys, my 2012 MacBook Air's display has gone blank and only flickers on occasionally. Same thing happened last year. The problem disappeared ...
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2answers
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Can MacBooks backup when in hibernation mode?

Can MacBooks (late 2010 Air in particular) backup when in hibernation mode? The reason why I am asking this is because I want to backup my MacBook air at midnight however I am not sure if my computer ...
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0answers
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How to use Sonos as wireless speakers for your Mac's sound output [on hold]

Here's a solution I just tried, and found that actually works! I've listed it as an idea because I would assume that SONOS might be able to offer a similar solution, unless (of course) licensing ...
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1answer
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How can I get the tags section on Finder sidebar on OS X 10.8.5?

Yesterday I reinstalled Snow Leopard because Yosemite is too heavy for my MacBook. How can I get the tags section on the Finder sidebar on OS X 10.8.5 like Mavericks or Yosemite?
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Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'?

Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'? I have a LG Volt (LGLS740) running Android 4.4.2. The MacBook Air 13 is running OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) & has ...
2
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1answer
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Is there any way to let apple know shellshock patch download is broken?

I am trying to patch Lion (10.7.5). According to shellshocker.net, I am vulnerable to 6 out of 7 possible exploits. The download link for Lion is broken: ...
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1answer
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Verify disk reports error, recovery os repair + fsck says disk is fine

After my time machine backups got stuck to finish at some point, I decided to do a disk check using disk util. I'm getting the following output while running "verify disk": The volume ...
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0answers
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Setting up same primary address on both handset and pad when they have each got a differant address of my two [on hold]

I have in advertantly set up differant email addresses on Apple ID for my Iphone and pad. When I try to add the one from the Ihone to the pad and vice versa I am told it is Invalid email as already ...
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1answer
24 views

ReportPanic on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

I run OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on a first generation 27" iMac. Over night the computer apparently crashed. All applications I had open had gotten all jumbled in the restart so I pressed the F3 to see ...
0
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1answer
23 views

ss (netstat alternative) for OS X

How do I install ss on OS X? I couldn't find the iproute package in homebrew. Red Hat recommends ss over netstat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ss is provided by the iproute package. Red Hat ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Error / Hang Installing Yosemite and Mavericks on Mac Pro SSD

Having had a hard drive failure, I'm attempting a clean install of Yosemite on a 2010 Mac Pro, with a brand new 120GB OWC SSD. I've tried using a Yosemite boot disk, using both an external hard drive ...
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0answers
19 views

Modem + Switch + Airport Time Capsule

We are using the following structure in our network: modem (DHCP server) -> switch -> access point We bought Airport Time Capsule. We changed our access point with time capsule, but time capsule not ...
1
vote
1answer
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Does Spotlight index dotfiles (OS X Yosemite)?

I want to create an Alfred workflow with some dotfiles (i.e. zsh config files). Long story short, in Alfred, I only can play with files indexed by Spotlight. Apparently, Spotlight doesn't index ...
2
votes
0answers
21 views

U2 Album songs still not leaving

I went to https://buy.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZFinance.woa/wa/offerOptOut to remove the album but it still won't go away! I signed in with my apple ID and when i hit "sign in" it just prompts me ...
1
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2answers
33 views

Assistive Access when script is launched by agent

Problem Applescript run by osascript is not allowed Assistive Access when launched by agent (~/Library/LaunchAgents). Although it works when run from Applescript editor or commandline directly (using ...
0
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0answers
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Centos RAID 1 Grub Issue [on hold]

I configured RAID 1 in Centos with two hard disk(sda,sdb) of 250 GB capacity and made one hard disk(sdb) as degraded which was taken out and after that I have added another new hard disk(sdc) with ...
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0answers
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Safari always bothering my with Allow, Always Allow and Deny

I have passwords saved for one site and although I clicked Always Allow multiple times and keychain config looks like this: Still on each Safari restart I get this annoying dialog: Why?
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0answers
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OS X Lion restore

I have an iMac that runs Lion at work that I can't restore. If i press command + r while booting I do get into the recovery screen. When I press "Reinstall OS" it says "Unavailable try again later". ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Play Audio from a Mac over an iPhone Call

I'm trying to play an audio file from my Mac Mini over an iPhone call. I tried using a male to male audio cable to connect the Mac's audio out port, into the iPhone's headset jack, but I guess that ...
1
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0answers
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Is there a way to manually repair a CoreStorage volume?

I was playing around with CoreStorage on a test disk and used the undocumented commands cs addDisk and cs removeDisk. The addDisk command worked just fine and was able to expand a logical volume ...
0
votes
0answers
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Install previous XCode Version on Yosemite (4.2)

I need to install XCode Version 4.2, as I'm having Build Code Errors which probably result from using XCode 6 (Android Open Source Project - Known Issues). I tried installing XCode 4.2, but I cannot ...
1
vote
0answers
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Replicate the blue/black vs. white/gold illusion in Keynote?

I need to create a Keynote (6.5.2) presentation for school that contains text and no graphics, but implicit silliness is highly encouraged. As such, I was thinking of having some fun with current ...
0
votes
1answer
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Can iBeacon range/region monitoring trigger “dynamic”/data-based notification?

I've looked everywhere (and am a Java/web developer so can't try testing in Xcode myself) but don't know the answer to; Can an iBeacon range and/or region event (for an iOS app that is not running ...
0
votes
1answer
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Why is cp command 4 times slower than copying in Finder in OS X 10.6?

I accidentally stumbled upon this issue: Copying a 119 MB zip file took 4 times longer in Terminal (cp) than in Finder! I copied a file of 119 MB size in Terminal with time cp file.zip file2.zip ...
0
votes
0answers
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How to get Back To My Mac working over external networks?

I have two Macbook Pros running OS 10.10.2. Both machines are signed into iCloud, and Back To My Mac is enabled. Under Settings > Sharing I have enabled file sharing and remote management for the ...
1
vote
1answer
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How do I search ??_doc.xml file in a specified folder in Finder?

I have a lot of ??_doc.xml files in a folder, it's like: 13_doc.xml 16_doc.xml 87_doc.xml The filenames are all like two digits with _doc.xml combined together. I want to search them and have them ...
0
votes
0answers
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Unable to run 'display notification' using osascript in a tmux session

If I run the following command in Apple Script Editor directly, display notification "Hello, world" I can see a notification as expected However if I tried to invoke it via command line: ...
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votes
0answers
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Touch screen iPad question [on hold]

I play Clash of Clans. Others are able to move a finger across the village being attacked and lay down a line of attacking troops. On my iPad when I try, the screen just moves with my finger. The ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

How can I download an application from the Mac App Store which is not compatible with my OS X version?

Is there any way to download app from the Mac App Store which requires a more current OS X version than I have running on my Mac? I know it will not run, but I need the actual file.
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Can I restore items from a Mavericks Time Machine after upgrading to Yosemite?

If I upgrade from Mavericks to Yosemite, will I still be able to recover items from my Time Machine backup?
0
votes
0answers
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Is it safe to `chgrp` of home folder from 'staff'?

I want to be able to share items from my home folder with another testing user account on the same machine. By default, the group of nearly all items in ~ is staff ... of which the only member is ...
0
votes
0answers
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Why won't Safari save passwords to iCloud

I've been using iCloud passwords for a long time with no issues. This week, suddenly Safari won't remember any new passwords. It still auto-fills previously saved passwords though. In Safari ...
1
vote
1answer
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iTunes is changing the number/order of tracks in an album when it loads into my iPod. I want the tracks to stay in order

iTunes changes the number (and therefore) the order of tracks in an album when make a new playlist. Therefore, I cannot listen to an album in the correct order. I want the tracks to stay in order when ...
0
votes
2answers
34 views

Wrong photo count

My iPad mini says I have 1701 photos. I deleted all except maybe a hundred. Ipad still says I have 1701 photos. Where they at. Tried everything. Checked forums and they have same problem. What good is ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

Make alias take icon of the .app it points to

I have a blah.app, and on desktop there is an alias to this app I went to blah.app/Contents/Resources and replace the icon with my icon, same name I went to blah.app/ and created a new folder next to ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How do I run a binary program without showing the gear icon?

I created a automator workflow, add a Run Shell Script part and put these lines in: /Users/xxx/Library/Android/sdk/tools/android avd I saved it as an app and it works. But I will always see a ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Wifi Direct Support on iOS Devices

I am getting a lot of conflicting information to this simple question. Basically I need to understand which devices will support WiFi direct. Is this device specific or is this iOS specific? Can I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to connect two external displays to a MacBook Pro 13?

Does anyone have some experience with adding two external displays to a MacBook Pro 13? I'm using two Thunderbolt to DVI adapter cables and connecting one works with no problem but when I add the ...
0
votes
2answers
94 views

Does the iPhone 5c use the same charging cable as the iPhone 6? [duplicate]

I'm not looking to charge iPhone 6. I'm looking to test an app for iPhone 6 device. I have iPhone 5 charger wire. On the opposite side of the charger side for the iPhone 5c, the wire has a little ...
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votes
0answers
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Clash of clan game centre problem [on hold]

I have a friend in Pakistan how recently changed his primary I'd to what I told him so when I put that I'd in my iPad here at uk i b able to load his village ..is that possible that if now I put that ...
1
vote
1answer
55 views

Can't a Macbook Pro work properly on integrated GPU only?

For a couple of weeks, I've been having kernel panics in my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, Yosemite), mostly doing zoom operations using QuickView and Preview. A couple of times, it had problems rebooting, ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

How can I turn off encrypted iPhone backup without a password?

I forgot my password for iPhone backup. How can I recover the password so I can turn off the backups?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Wrong amount of photos being reporting on mini iPad

My mini iPad reports I have 1701 photos. But after deleting most photos,maybe a hundred left. My iPad still says I have 1701 photos.help
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votes
0answers
20 views

The iphone6 broke [on hold]

If I broke my iphone on a contract and I want a brand new one to start on same account will I still continue my contract?
0
votes
3answers
41 views

Why does the Internet stop working after upgrade to iOS 8

So I upgraded my friends 1st generation iPad from iOS 4 to iOS 8.1 on my MacBook Pro. Now he's complaining that the Internet sometimes doesn't work and when it does it works extremely poorly and he's ...

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