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rEFInd stops showing up when installed Ubuntu

When I first installed rEFInd it showed up as normal. I then installed Ubuntu on a partition that I setup. However, now when I reboot, it only boots into Ubuntu. I am using FileVault, and that makes ...
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Re-install Mac mini Server

My friend gave me Mac mini Server saying its Mavericks. When I switch it on I see 2 hard drives only and no operating system. I tried to use my Apple ID but it doesn't work. In disk utility I saw 1st ...
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2answers
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Private WiFi network between OSX and Android

I want to use a remote control app for presentations I'm giving offsite, using my Android phone as a remote for my MacBook. (the software is Unified Remote) I have no guarantee that I can access a ...
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0answers
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Network Accounts with Mac OS X Server + Snow leopard

What version of OS X must my network computers be running in order for me to use the newest version of OS X Server? If my network computers are running an older version, what are alternatives for ...
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0answers
27 views

Installation Alert: Unable to force quit iTunes

Reads as unopen in the dock, but computer (OS X 10.10) won't install software regardless. Have tried running "-9 iTunes" in Terminal, but to no use. UPDATE: Ok I've tried running "killall -9 iTunes" ...
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Custom keyboard layout: Command+V doesn't paste in Safari and Mail

I have created a custom keyboard layout (.keylayout file) and remapped (amongst other keys) the X, C and V keys. However, I want to keep Cmd+X/C/V like on the QWERTY, because it's practical and I am ...
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1answer
21 views

how to check if it is safe to delete iNode file (or how to inspect its contents)?

How do I check if it is safe to delete the following file? $ cd /lost+found/ $ file iNode44670523 iNode46670523: xar archive -version 1 Note: the date of the file indicates it is about 1 year old. ...
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1answer
32 views

Disk space lost after quitting disk partition

My MacBook Pro came with a 500 GB hard disk, and I used about 250 GB. I was trying to get a new logic partition using the OSX disk utility, and then my Mac Book Pro froze and I had to quit the Disk ...
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1answer
22 views

Can't load music onto my iPhone 5S with my Mac running 10.6.8

My laptop (a MacBook) runs 10.6.8 and I want to use my iTunes to move my music across to my new iPhone 5s, but the two won't 'talk' to each other. That is, there seems to be no drag and drop ...
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3answers
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Will Upgrading to Yosemite now (April 2015) break Java, PHP, MySQL…? [on hold]

I'm still on OS X 10.7.5 (horror!), and I've been holding off all the upgrades due to problems with my Internet bandwidth. Then I read that upgrading to Yosemite would stop current installations of ...
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0answers
19 views

What are the faint beeps the Mac emits?

All of a sudden my Mac displays the logo with the rolling "wait" icon instead of booting normally. After some hours, I come back and system did load after all. Then computer freezes with rolling ...
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0answers
18 views

Airport Extreme, Apple TV line-of-sight

I have an Apple TV (3rd Gen A1427), connected to my Airport Extreme (6th Gen). I often stream music from iTunes on my retina MacBook Pro. The Apple TV, Airport and MBP are all connected on the same ...
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Is my New Thunderbolt Cinema Display Obsolete? [on hold]

I have a 24 Inch Cinema Display with Firewire 800 Running off MacMini. I bought bigger 27 inch Cinema Display which would not connect to my MacMini because Display is Thunderbolt Only. So I connected ...
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1answer
483 views

Is there a fix for the Bluetooth issues in OS X 10.10.3?

After updating my iMac (late 2013) to OS X 10.10.3, my cursor has begun to move very sluggishly and erratically. In addition, my Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Mouse both randomly drop their ...
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0answers
14 views

My MacBook Air loses connection everytime I open it up again

Hi my Mac as I said in the title loses connection every time I open up it back up. When I restart my Wi-Fi it works fine then. But I want to know why my laptop can't connect after I close it and then ...
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0answers
40 views

What does “referenced file offline” mean in Photos?

I have large numbers of files in my Photos from my recently migrated Aperture library that show a crossed out reference icon indicating that the "referenced file is offline". If I try to access ...
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0answers
54 views

Where did my Aperture library go after migrating to Photos?

I've been lead to believe from what I've read on the Web that migrating from Aperture to iCloud leaves my Aperture library intact (using Unix hard links). But that's not what happened for me. Aperture ...
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1answer
48 views

How do Aperture stacks work in the Photos app?

What happens when an Aperture stack is imported into photos? It seems that all of the images in the stack get imported as individual images with no relation to one another. Can that possibly be right? ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Are the photos I share using the Photos app not really shared?

When I share a photo to iCloud using the Photos app, subsequent edits to the photo in my library seem not so sync with the shared photo. Has sharing created a new copy of my photo?
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0answers
11 views

How do I create smart folders from search results (here: by tag) quickly?

I have a lot of tags. I want to group some of them by putting them as smart folders (search result by individual tag = smart folder) in a classic folder. How can I automate this (e.g. selecting tags ...
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0answers
32 views

iOS: Pressing Update opens the app

iPhone 4. When I'm in the app store, and I want to update an app, I go to the updates tab and I click update. It proceeds to open the app without updating it. I have tried hard shutdown, soft ...
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1answer
26 views

Command to find out the version number of a .pkg file

Does anyone know how to retrieve the version number of a .pkg file which isn't installed yet? I'd like to use something like pkgutil --pkg-info, but that only works for installed packages. I've ...
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0answers
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Unexplained file share mount requests

I have lately been developing some lighting control software, which is working with the Open Lighting Architecture (I installed that via Homebrew, brew install ola). All is working fine, but there is ...
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Logout of use and scene go blue

When I logout, I see a bit of a blue screen for a few seconds. What does this mean? Does it have something to do with my OS or Hard Drive or does this happen to everyone?
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21 views

Mail will not open on macbook yosemite [closed]

I have a new macbook and all of a sudden my mail app wont open at all.
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0answers
36 views

Browsers Slow Down with use

I'm using a retina Macbook Pro (mid-2014). I've been having this issue with Chrome recently, however it's not just Chrome, it's just that I notice it with Chrome more because it's the browser I use. ...
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0answers
15 views

how could you unlock an ipad air 3rd generation without apple id itunes or ios? [duplicate]

My brother bought an apple Ipad air 3rd generation for me at an auction (for those of you who dont know what an auction is its a like place were people could by second handed stuff like cars ...
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1answer
18 views

iMac software causing I phone messages to appear up on older iMac

Just upgraded older iMac with neatest software. Now my spouse's text messages show up on iMac. Her iPhone software is old and she cannot turn it off from her iPhone. Is there a way to turn it off ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Your computer was restarted because of a problem — OS X Yosemite

My system was working fine, but when I was updating iTunes this problem happened. Sun Apr 12 21:17:23 2015 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff800a017cc2): Kernel trap at ...
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26 views

How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
2
votes
0answers
24 views

Setting up a new iPad with new Apple ID with an @icloud.com email address all works fine except FaceTime and iMessage

I can sign in to iCloud, iTunes and download from iTunes so I know the Apple ID works. I can Go in with my Apple ID and FaceTime, works fine. So I know then iPad, FaceTime, andiMessage work. But ...
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1answer
46 views

Enabling both trackpad Drag Lock and 3 Finger Drag at once?

OSX has two methods of dragging with the track pad, “drag lock” (double tap then drag until you tap to release) and “three finger drag” where you touch three fingers and drag until you release. The ...
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1answer
95 views

How to watch movies on iPad?

Here is the setup: I have an iPad air 2 and a server in my homenetwork that runs torrent client Transmission and a Plex-server. I use the server to stream media to the iPad while i'm home, direct ...
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Is charging iPhone all night harmful to my iPhone?

I normally charge my iPhone all night to get 100% power, does this charging way harm my phone? Or, specifically, phone battery?
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0answers
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Connection drops after `MacAuthEvent` times out. How can I make it more stable?

I am troubleshooting network connectivity issues and I found some log messages that could point to their root cause. 12/04/2015 15:38:03.000 kernel[0]: MacAuthEvent en1 Auth result for: ...
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1answer
19 views

Share iPhone developer account for multiple devices

I have a question, is it possible to share a developer account between a couple of devices? The reason is, I want to build a certain open source software myself, and upload to mine, and mine friends ...
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0answers
25 views

iPhoto trashed photos back in Photos library

I Just upgraded from iPhoto to Photos, and it appears that all the photos that were in the trash in iPhoto are now back in the photo library in Photos. Do I have to go through and delete them all ...
0
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0answers
34 views

iTunes 12.1 album art not showing up in background

I deleted all my album art because it was of either bad quality, or I didn't like them. I decided it was time to find new artwork. I deleted the cache files in my iTunes folder as well. Since the new ...
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1answer
75 views

Creating an event from Last Imported in Photos.app

How do I make an event from my last import using Photos? Does Photos only use albums rather than events? Is it still possible to merge events?
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1answer
20 views

How do I make my iPod 5 gen stop asking for my Apple ID password to update an app?

The other day I went to update Pandora so I could listen to music and once I press update it asks for Apple ID password. This does this to all of my other apps that must be updated.
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1answer
13 views

Connecting wireless keyboard to non Apple monitor

I have just purchased a MacBook Air. I have a non Apple monitor that I wish to use. I have connected the Air and the monitor correctly. My Apple keyboard ( had a previous owner) will not work with the ...
0
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1answer
18 views

What does 'current channel' mean in Yosemite wireless diagnostics?

I'm trying to troubleshoot some wifi issues I'm having after I updated to Yosemite. I'm using Wireless Diagnostics to try to figure out what channel I should force my network on because I noticed ...
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0answers
31 views

How to reset iPhone 4S when home button does not work

How do I reset my phone if the home button doesn't work? I try'd the assisted touch but it still won't let it reset.
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0answers
23 views

How to use TestDisk to recover a formatted Time Machine drive

I bought a new portable drive to use as my Time Machine drive, but stupidly forgot to backup some files from the old Time Machine drive before I formatted it, and now I need to recover some files. I ...
0
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1answer
25 views

iPhone: copy–paste of URL not working

I sometimes want to tweet a link from my iPhone (4s / iOS 8). On iOS 6 I used to simply copy the URL from Safari and paste it into the text field of the twitter app. Placing the 'cursor' inside URL ...
0
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0answers
15 views

Rename the Disk, not the partition [duplicate]

I recently bought a MacBook Pro 15" of mid 2015. It has a SSD named 'This mac' but I want to rename it. I have two partitions, one called 'Macintosh HD' and one called 'Windows HD' since I have a ...
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1answer
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Kernel panics randomly OSX 10.9.5

Could someone decrypt this so I can understand what is randomly crashing my Macbook Pro 13" Early 2011 please? panic(cpu 2 caller 0xffffff802cedcc1d): Kernel trap at 0xffffff802cea3b19, type 14=page ...
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59 views

How to manage places in new Photos app on OS X?

Since I updated my iPhoto to new Photos App from Apple, I cannot find where to manage places. I had a rich collection of places in my iPhoto.
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1answer
70 views

Reverse Tether - Share OSX Yosemite Wifi Connection Over Bluetooth

I see plenty of old questions out on the web, but each has a myriad of people following up with issues. Now with Yosemite, I think things might have changed anyway. I want share hotel internet, from ...
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1answer
178 views

Accused of using company phone whereas a personal iPad was used

My boss is going to sack me tomorrow, because he says I used my company phone whilst driving the company van. I definitely didn't use my phone. Sometimes I might audio FaceTime my girlfriend on my ...

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