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iPad Air 2 - How to enable device rotation

I am working with a new iPad Air 2. I cannot figure out how to change the view to landscape.. There is no side button, and I am tired, but I cannot see a preference in Settings.
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Trying to install Homebrew, but I get this “fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission denied”

I am having issues with Brew. It was working fine, but now it's a little wonky. Tried re-installing, but I get this error:"fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission ...
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Files are hidden after reinstalling OS X

I have an imac which is about 5 or 6 years old. I had been running Leopard on it but my iphoto quit working so I reinstalled the OS X that came with the computer. Although it shows 366 GB are used on ...
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OS X Yosemite HUD broken

As you can see, my brightness window has a mysterious line towards the top of it. Is this by design, or did I really break it? If so, how can I fix it?
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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1answer
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Disable steps count in iPhone 6

Today I opened Health on my iPhone 6 and I realized that it is counting my steps. However I never enabled this functionality. Is there a way to disable it?
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Cloudd quit unexpectedly

Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, I have been experiencing cloudd quit unexpectedly bug reports popping up at front very very often. The issue is : Crashed Thread: 0 Dispatch queue: ...
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How to pay for an app using credit on my App Store card?

I have £5.02 left on an App Store card and wish to buy an app costing £1.99 but it asks for a credit/debit card number. How do I get it to come off my credit?
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Automatically update apps in iTunes

Since iOS7 installed applications on iPhone and iPad are automatically updated. Is there any way to also automatically update the applications in the iTunes library (either direct or indirect via an ...
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Apple Store Gift Card

I've recently received a gift from a family member who mistakengly purchased an Apple Store gift card instead of what I presume he intended an iTunes Gift Card. For me this is a very unique ...
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Hard disk drive problem with Macbook Pro, can't see and repair it

I have a problem with my MacBook Pro 13'' mid 2012. I have an external HDD and when I insert it, it doesn't appear on the desktop. If I go into Disk Utility I can see it, but it is written in light ...
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Is there a log file for App Nap?

I use a piece of specialty software that seems to be dealing badly with App Nap. Is there a way to retroactively list when App Nap acted on a specific process? The Console log shows symptoms ...
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“Share” button in Preview (10.9.5)

I have tried to send pdfs via email from Preview but the app is not letting me. The share button only gives me the option to send via "message" and "airdrop". I want to be able to send via Mac Mail ...
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Is there an 802.11ac Airport Extreme card available for older Mac Pro machines?

When I built my macpro3,1 machine (Early 2008) back in the day, I chose not to get an Airport Extreme card since I only intended to connect it via an Ethernet cable. However, I've noticed that the new ...
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Shortcut to switch between Today and Notifications in Yosemite

While it is possible to set a keyboard shortcut to bring up the Notification Center in Mac OS Yosemite, I cannot find a way to switch between the panels "Today" and "Notifications" via the keyboard - ...
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Yosemite installer made my account into a guest account

While upgrading to OSX Yosemite, I quickly skipped forward in the different menus, and must have inevertenly created a new account. Now my old proper account has become a guest account, with parental ...
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Screensharing slow, even over gigabit ethernet

When I connect from my laptop to my server with Apple Screen Sharing, it is extremely laggy, even over gigabit ethernet. Files copy at expected speeds (~100MB/s) but Screen Sharing is terribly slow. ...
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Deleting mail without selecting next one in Yosemite

Is there any hotkey to delete mail in Mail.app without selecting next message in Yosemite? In Mavericks it was "Option + backspace" ...
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Remove titlebar from window like Vimperator

There's a plugin for Firefox called Vimperator which is what it sounds like -- a vim style interface for Firefox. It has the curious ability to nearly remove the titlebar of the Firefox window. This ...
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1answer
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How to disable local news texts to iphone

My iPhone 6 receives text messages of local news stories, from a local news source. I can't discover how to unsubscribe from these messages. How is it done? This is my first iOS device.
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iSight seemingly not working in 10.10 Yosimite

I am working on a web app that uses Cordova for access to the camera and gps location of a device. Prior to my upgrade to 10.10 this code was working in Chrome, and I was able to hit a button, give ...
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Can I make aol.com my default email reader in Mavericks instead of Mail?

An AOL rep reset my Safari, and since then, whenever I hit commandI it brings up mail instead of italicizing words. How can I change back?
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network computers renamed after Yosemite install

Yosemite install (from Mavericks) has automatically changed the names of my network computers as shown in the Finder sidebar. For example, my name IMac now displays as my name iMac(2). My two ...
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Emacs does not auto restart after reboot?

I install Emacs via Homebrew and create a symbolic link: /Applications/Emacs.app -> /usr/local/Cellar/emacs/24.3/Emacs.app What does not seem to work properly is that after restarting, other ...
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1answer
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Mavericks theme for Yosemite

I have to admit I don't really like the new design of OS X Yosemite, and I would like to get the good old Mavericks theme on the current Yosemite install. Is this possible?
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Determine flags that were given for packages installed with homebrew

Is there a way to check what flags were given when a package was installed with homebrew? For example, the emacs formula has an absurd number of flags. If I did brew install emacs --with-glib ...
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2answers
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Toggle Bluetooth AppleScript not Working in Yosemite

Prior to upgrading to Yosemite, I used Keyboard Maestro to invoke this Applescript with a shortcut: tell application "System Preferences" reveal pane "com.apple.preferences.Bluetooth" end tell ...
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What is the wheel user group for?

The output of groups after sudo bash lists the following groups: wheel daemon kmem sys tty operator procview procmod everyone staff certusers localaccounts admin com.apple.sharepoint.group.2 ...
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red, yellow and green buttons [on hold]

the three buttons (red, yellow and green) disappear and can't seem to get back to where I was such as closing a page and going back. why is this and how do I get the stupid buttons back on?
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Is there an update for the MacPro3,1 overclock utility that ZDNet produced several years ago?

The Mac Pro from 2008 (MacPro3,1) is still a fairly relevant machine in the modern OS X as not only does it run the latest releases of OSX, but also the 8 CPU cores that it came with provide enough ...
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How to get Mail.app to display (rather than hide) duplicate messages

Prior to Yosemite, setting the following invisible preference would cause Mail.app to show duplicate messages rather than its default behavior of hiding them: % defaults write com.apple.mail ...
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Sending a file from a network attached printer via FTP to an Airport Extreme attached hard drive

I have a Canon iR-ADV 400 that has a scanner. I can scan files and send them via SMB or FTP to a network attached device. What I would like to do is send the scanned files to a hard drive that is ...
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1answer
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How do you set up iPhone Mobile Calls?

I have iPhone 6 (iOS 8.1), and I am trying to use a 2013 MacBook Air (OSX10.10) to call using the iPhone. I am getting this error message Now obviously I have checked that both devices are using ...
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Enable Continuity and Handoff feature to older iMac

Regarding Early 2009 iMac upgrading to Bluetooth 4.0 my question @'Thomas More': Does your solution provide Continuity feature to an old iMac (say 2009) or simply add BT LE functionality for other ...
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1answer
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Application “Preview” is not letting me mail a pdf

Why can't I share a pdf file from the Application Preview and mail it in Yosemite?
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The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error 13.) [on hold]

It says The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error 13.) I use OS X Yosemite version 10.10 in my MacBook Air I cannot enter my AirPort Time Machine
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1answer
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How do I find the version number of system libraries in different versions of OS X?

My specific situation is that I am trying to find out whether Apple bumped the system version of libcairo to 1.12.16 in Yosemite from an earlier version of libcairo in Mavericks. I can somewhat ...
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Why does my iPhone 4 not play songs purchased from iTunes?

My iPhone 4 will not play any song except those that have been purchased from iTunes. All songs that have been downloaded from CDs are skipped and marked for deletion. How do I get them to play ...
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Unread marks not updating reliably in Mac Mail with Exchange server after upgrade to Yosemite

Using Yosemite (OSX 10.10) and the included Mail application (which describes itself as "Version 8.0 (1990.1)" to read mail held on a company Exchange server, I am finding that the unread marks for ...
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Disable swapping on Yosemite

Under OS X Mavericks and below we just could launchctl unload the dynamic_pager plist, but there's no such plist anymore since OS X Yosemite. What is the new way to disable swap files now with OS X ...
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Mac Terminal view is Screen Sharing is Enabled

Is there a way to use Terminal to check to see if Screen Sharing/Remote Desktop is enabled? Or is there a file which will have a YES/NO of it? The one catch; it must work without sudo or admin ...
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How do you EXIT full screen mode in Yosemite?

OMG, I just discovered the new green button behavior in Yosemite that causes the window to go to full screen instead of maximizing it. That's fine, and I can live with option+click to get the old ...
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How to setup Apple Mail so it truly removes email from Google?

After a lo-ho-hot of trial and error to get this to work properly I still was not able to find the sweet spot. The problem is simple. I am on OSX Yosemite and use the Mail.APP for my Google Apps for ...
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1answer
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Yosemite focus indicator animation & highlight standard behavior

I'm not exactly sure how to describe this, but in Yosemite, it seems like the indicator for the currently focused field seems weird. I'm not sure whether it's a bug or intended behavior. When ...
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Installing just Pages 09 from old iWork 09 Disk on Yosemite

I still love the old pages '09 I run it side-by side with the new pages on my two iMacs. However, on my new Macbook it is not installed and I want to run it on there (the new pages doesn't have some ...
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I do not want my text messages to synce

My text messages are also appearing on my husband's iPhone. How do I get them to not sync?
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1answer
23 views

Shell environment variables not available in GUI apps even if app launched via Command Line

It is expected that shell environment variables won't be available in GUI apps launched via Spotlight or Finder.app. But until Mavericks - I could launch an app via Command line such as: open -a ...
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Is user profiles saved after Mac OS hard reset? [on hold]

I cannot load my Mac after os upgrade. It shows only timeline. Is there some ways to load system? I can do hard reset but I need to save some documents and files before. Is it possible? May be it will ...
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Setting birthdays

I go through contacts, set up contact name, go to set birthday=up pops today's date=a scroll window allows me to pick the correct date but it will not update ==it keeps on reverting back to today's ...
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Notification center does not open

Ever since upgrading to Yosemite 2 days ago my notifications no longer work. I can't even open the notification center by clicking the icon in the menubar. Nothing happens when i click it. Anyone ...

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