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Multiple Display Issues with MBP

Hey I've been having some annoying issues since getting my second display, and was hoping someone could give me some tips as to how I can improve things. So here are two of the problems that I've been ...
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Automatically adjust brightness doesn't work yosemite

I have got automatic brightness ON from preferences but I see no affect whether I work in dim light or bright light. I don't think there is some hardware problem with my laptop(Macbook pro retina ...
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Any backup software for OS X other then Time Machine?

Time Machine will not backup external disks connected to it. I need to backup connected external disks. I have a pile of backup disks in their default formats. Buffalo, WD mostly as backup disks. My ...
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No commands installed from pip work in Terminal

I've been learning python and tried to install pep8, restviewer and other command line apps but when i try to run them, it shows a command not found error. -bash: restview: command not found I've ...
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Control Arrow Keyboard Shortcuts in PyCharm

According to the PyCharm Keymap for Mac, Control + Up Arrow and Control + Down Arrow are used to navigate between the previous and next methods. OSX of course uses these key combos for (Control + ...
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FCPX thinks my iPhone footage is 24p

I was working on a project in FCPX shot with my iPhone 5c and I was about to export it when I noticed a strange export setting. At the bottom of the export window (Where it lists the framerate, ...
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Indexing a NAS volume

I've just bought a QNAP NAS for my Mac Pro (late 2013) running Yosemite, to replace some older direct-attached storage I'd been using previously. I'm very happy with it so far, but one thing I didn't ...
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right side of iphone 5c touchscreen not working after dropped phone [on hold]

Right side of iphone 5c touchscreen not working after dropped phone. I replaced screen and still does same thing. After I replaced the screen, I was able to unlock screen for a few minutes, but not ...
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Add a background to an Excel sheet (printed)

I would like to add a background image to an Excel sheet covering the whole page and print it. A background in Excel in only shown on screen and not printed I then tried with a large image as header ...
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start and stop mysql server

Currently I start and stop mysql with the following command sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start sudo /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server stop It is quite a long ...
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SSH-Keygen Fingerprint and SSH giving fingerprints with lots of letters and numbers

At the advice of another SE member (I'm cross posting here). I've been using SSH and public key crypto for a few months. I've run into a new problem with my install of the newest public beta of OS X, ...
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How do I restore missing menu extras (clock, wi-fi, etc)?

When I log in to Mac OS X (10.10.5) I sometimes find that most of my menu extras are missing (clock, wi-fi, sound, bluetooth, etc.). If I logout and login, they almost always come back, but this takes ...
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OS X Share Menu In Firefox

Hi, I’d want to know if it is possible (by extensions, hack, context menu...) to have this share menu in firefox? Thanks More about share menu extension: https://developer.apple.com/library/mac ...
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Why does Preview display an edited image size smaller than the actual size in Finder?

I have recently purchased a new 15" MBP and noticed that when I export an image from Photo to my desktop and then reduce its size in Preview, the file size displayed in Preview is much smaller than ...
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Wineskin - Problem with launching java programs

I am trying to launch a Java program that needs JRE 8. I tried installing it onto my wrapper with the installer, but it showed a message in the style of "Oops, no new executables found, maybe the ...
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Could microsoft remote desktop connection be used to spy?

I found a Program called Microsoft remote desktop connection on my mac but did not install it myself. Could somebody have been using it to spy on my computer use without my knowledge? Would I be able ...
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iPad game transfer

I have an iPad and my son plays his games on it. We are getting him his own iPad. How can I transfer his games over to his iPad with out giving him the same Apple ID as mine?
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iTunes playlist sort order

I import books on CDs to listen using iTunes. I create a smart playlist for each book. When I import I enter the CD number under group. I used to be able to sort by group and keep the book in correct ...
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How do I prevent my PPP connection from disconnecting when it's idle?

I've installed a Huawei-based "surf stick" (a USB stick with a mobile/wireless modem inside) as a backup internet connection in case my main connection goes down. I've configured it as a PPP ...
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How does codesign and signing of profiles on os x work?

At the moment I am messing around with OS X profile manager and configuration profiles in general. I like the idea of being able to push settings to clients and I'd like to use it for my customers. ...
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Reduce transparency and Lock-screen Background

I'm running El captain public beta but I think this also applies to macs running Yosemite. I really like the look of the reduce transparency + increase contrast in Yosemite/El Captain. Unfortunately ...
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How to make a bootable external hard drive and boot up a Mac?

I have an iMac 27 inch, and one summer the room temperature was up to 40C, and I came home that day, and the hard drive was really slow. I then rebooted the machine and it took something like 8 ...
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“Unable to unmount volume for repair” message from reformatted SSD in “Option/ALT startup” using bootable USB

I am trying to reformat a Samsung 512GB Pro with bootable USB, and I have manage to get through the prep for the USB. But after the "Option/ALT startup" i click on the USB to begin with and when the ...
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How to update OS X using dmg

I have multiple Macs and I want to update all those macs using a dmg file. From where I can get the dmg file.And how to update if the minor version difference is more than one. i.e. from 10.10.1 to ...
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Deleted Whatsapp call log [on hold]

Is there any way I can see deleted call items from my What's app call log? I can see the answers been give for how to source deleted chats etc. but seems call log is something not identifiable. if ...
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Does the grayscale feature of iOS 8 extend the battery life?

In the way to reduce the power usage of my iPhone 5 (iOS 8), I'm simulating the power saving mode of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 by turning on the "Greyscale mode" but does it really reduce the power usage ...
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How do I prevent my Mac from resetting the software update download every time i resume it?

I've had this problem before too but I couldn't find a concrete resolution. I'm running Yosemite 10.10.2 with the latest version being 10.10.5. Since I've had some wireless connectivity issues with ...
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Removing connections on LinkedIn! [on hold]

I really started to feel that I need to remove somepeople from my LinkedIn network. Iam asking my self why did I added them!! Accepting random connection requests on LinkedIn can really be a bad idea. ...
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Can you disable toolbar by default in Finder?

In Yosemite, opening folders in a new window by default is extremely difficult. You can press CMD as you click (not optimal) or right-click/option-click the folder to open in a new window (not ...
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How to group lock screen notifications?

I searched this problem of mine but could not find a solution. Here is my problem: I have been using an Android phone for two years. After updating to Android 5, lock screen notifications are enabled ...
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Can you automatically resize a window to fit its content?

Before Yosemite, you could resize a window in the Finder by clicking the green "street light" button on top of the window. It would do a more or less ok job. Now in Yosemite and above, you need to ...
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External disk as system volume on different macs password issue

I have few macs (office, home, macbook) and decided to use external disk as system boot volume (thunderbolt) for convenience purposes (web development, macports, etc, very hard to maintain same ...
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How to open a new blank document in Pages from spotlight?

How can i open a new blank document in Pages app on Mac OSX Yosemite in Spotlight (and therefore in Alfred)? Now, when i open Pages it first presents me with New document dialog and then Select ...
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Why are Finder shortcuts to Ext HDD removed whenever it's not connected? Workarounds?

I have a lot of files on an external drive to my new MBP and there's too many of them for the internal 500GB SSD (and no second drive bay to make a fusion drive or have a second drive in latest MBP ...
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iMac running 10.8.5 hangs on password entry

Account is system admin. Other accounts on iMac work fine and, using them, I can obtain admin privileges by entering my short name and password. I've recovered all files except for Library which ...
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How to get current user SID in Mac OS X

For my application purpose, I want to get the user information from Active Directory. Especially I want to get current user SID and user account domain SID. Can anyone tell me some way to get this ...
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How do I open a browser which Apple gives in popups

I have seen a type of browser which Apple spits out, for example, when connecting to hotel WiFi's. They seem to be a pop-up window without any specific application. I find Github's screenshots to be ...
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Excluding a Phone Number field in Contacts for Incoming Call Name Matching

I work for a health organisation where the doctors all carry IPhones. The Global Address List from our Active Directory/Exchange 2007 is synchronised to the phones. Each doctors entry contains ...
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Edit Table of Contents in Preview?

In Preview, is there a way to change/edit the names of links in the Table of Contents of a pdf? Thanks in advance!
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Can I move Mobile Sync folder to another HD

Can I move my MobileSync folder to another HD on my iMac to free up space on my startup HD?
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Since Yosemite upgrade, I always need to “force eject” drives?

Whenever I have a hard drive plugged in the computer (mid-2011 iMac) that I want to eject, I get the message "unable to eject the volume, an application is using it, would you like to force eject?" I ...
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Can I delete photo files from Mac desktop after import to Photo?

I'm using Yosemite's Photos app (switching from iPhoto). I had a bunch of image files (about 200) on my desktop which I imported with the new Photos app. I want to clean up my desktop, as all the ...
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Preview.app custom keyboard shortcuts broken after Yosemite upgrade

While running Mavericks, I added Control-P and Control-N as shortcuts for Preview.app. Sort of Emacs-like page turning. It worked fine. After upgrading to Yosemite, these keyboard shortcuts no ...
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QuickTime Player 10: move one frame ahead / backwards

I used to be able with previous versions of Quicktime Player to move 1 frame ahead or backwards with the arrow keys of my computer, although it seems now with Yosemite the jump is bigger (I tried with ...
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Problem with Thunderbolt on Mac Air A1466

Recently I noticed that Apple TB Ethernet Adapter stopped working on my Mac Air. It is not a problem with lost packets. Or with DHCP not working. The system does not detect Adapter. It does not shown ...
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.bash_profile is not working unless sourcing it manually

I got a new machine (yosemite osx), and I am trying to set it up. I have created .bash_profile, but unfortunately it doesn't work. Even if I log back in or restart the machine, and open terminal ...
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Videos of TV shows and movies that I purchased on iTunes for my iPad are all moved to icloud. How do I get them back onto the iPad?

I am not sure how it happened, but for some reason all the TV shows and Movies I downloaded from iTunes onto my iPad have gone to the cloud. There is a possibility my son did something. I try to click ...
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iMac cleanup: can I delete these files?

Using Omni Disk Sweeper, I have listed the very heavy files in my computer in order to, if possible, delete them and free up some space. Of course, I am not going to risk tampering with my system ...
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Word damaged files after hard disk clone

I tried to clone a hard drive to a new SSD. Something went wrong, and the old hard drive wouldn't work with me and was now called disk2s2. The new SSD seemed to have all the data, but wouldn't boot. I ...
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How can I keep my Mac from restarting?

I'm about to download a 1TB collection of files. It'll take about 7 days. I want to make sure that my computer doesn't shut down or restart while the download is happening.

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