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using iMac (2014) as Display for pc source

I have got iMac (2014 model), which I want to use as external display for my windows laptop. Is is possible? if yes, how? I have got a male-to-male mini-display to hdmi connector. But when I connect ...
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postfix sasl login with several domains

I've set up a mail server with yosemite's server app which hosts my two domains, say myfirstdomain.com and myseconddomain.com where myfirstdomain.com is the canonical domain name of my server. ...
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Menu Bar - AFTER Yosemite

Is anyone else having this issue? If I plug something into one of the USB ports on my Mac 17" (After upgrading to Yosemite) my Menu Bar at the top of the desktop keeps disappearing and reappearing. ...
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automount problems

I have a Yosemite Mac Mini with performance problems. When looking at the disk activity with opensnoop I noticed that automount is performing tons of accesses as follows UID PID COMM FD ...
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SSD is not recognised with the internal SATA cable (13" 2010 MBP)

It's pretty weird, seeing that HDD's are recognisable, and that SSD works when in an enclosure (Crucial M500). I've read somewhere that it could be an issue with the cable, but I bought a replacement ...
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History of shared web pages in Safari

I shared a web page via Safari (8 on Yosemite) once. Now the last recipient shows up in the menu. How can I delete it from there? See picture for how it looks.
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Upgrade logic board of Macbook Unibody 4.1

I've recently found a (factory refurbished) logic board from a Macbook Unibody 5.2 (mid-2009; 820-2496-A) and want to replace the logic board of my Macbook Unibody 4.1 (early-2008) with it, so my ...
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Pdf reader that restores last viewed page

is there a (free) pdf reader that could restore last viewed page when opening a pdf in mac OS X (10.10)?
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How can I repair a slightly scratched MacBook Air screen?

I have a mid-2011 MacBook Air, whose screen has attracted some unsightly but superficial scratches. They look like smudges, but I suspect a layer of coating (or similar) has come off. Most likely, ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to disable Junk Mail in mail.app?

I'm using Mail.app to sync three email accounts on my Mac. I find that usually my Junk Email is usually filled with a lot of emails. It is possible to disable this tab entirely ?
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Bandwidth throttleing with onboard tools in Yosemite?

Is there any way with Mac OS' built in firewall to throttle or queue connections from a single application, on a single port or to a certain hostname? The App in question would be the Quicktime ...
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2answers
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Iphone 5 Replacement Program

I purchased my Iphone 5 in New-York but i live in London, may Apple restrict me from replacing the Power/Sleep button outside of the US?
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Changing the open with settings in 10.10.1

I am looking for a way to edit the open with settings in 10.10.1, i have looked through older questions and have attempted to rename the launch services plist and have gotten no where. I have looked ...
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How to know if Apple service staff copied my private data?

Tomorrow I will collect my iMac 27 from the service, after they have replaced the screen (due to yellowish smudges). To my surprise, I was requested to give them my password. I did not expect they ...
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2answers
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How to get list of all Wi-Fi network available in iPhone 5

My laptop is showing 4-5 wifi network available in my area. But, my iPhone is just showing 1-2 wi-fi network. Even when I'm trying to add/search manually, then it is showing error couldn't find ...
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Neither Boot Camp Assistant nor Disk Utility can repartition my Fusion drive [duplicate]

After playing around with Boot Camp, trying to install Windows 8.1 on my Retina iMac with Fusion drive (it didn't work), I'm left with a partition scheme that neither Boot Camp Assistant nor Disk ...
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2answers
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Can I set the primary Language of OS X by using shell script or AppleScript?

My computer is mac mini (late 2012) with Yosemite 10.10.1 installed. The primary language of the system is English, with Chinese being the second language. Sometimes I need to use the Maps.app, and ...
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Thinkpad keyboard & scrolling

I have got an Thinkpad external keyboard with my mac. The keyboard has some mouse buttons and trackpoint. The trackpoint mouse function with two mouse button works fine but scrolling with middle ...
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1answer
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Windows 8.1: how to update Broadcom driver without using external drive

I am looking for a way to update a Broadcom driver without using BootCamp or external boot drive. I have a Macbook pro mid-2012 (non-retina) and successfully had Windows 8.1 running on it, except it ...
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Automator workflow/service for Preview images

I'm trying to get the Crop Images and/or Scale Images actions running in a Preview service. I've saved a workflow with some Watch Me Do actions, and I'm able to run the service from Preview -> ...
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Xbox driver for PS4 for mac?

I have a Dualshock 4 controller and can't play certain games like portal because there is no PS4 support. I heard on windows are drivers that trick the computer into thinking that the PS4 input is an ...
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Macbook Air Battery life

Does updating the Macbook Air to an Intel Core i7, 8GB RAM, and 512 GB Flash Storage negatively affect the 12 hour battery life?
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1answer
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Moving the focused window to the bottom/top monitor with a shortcut

Short version: Is there a program that can move the focused/active window to the bottom/top monitor with a keyboard shortcut? Long version: Sometimes I need to move a window to the bottom/top, in ...
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How can erase my IPhone using its home,power, or volume buttons? [on hold]

I forgot the password to iPhone and I tried over and over using different buttons.... differently but first i started by holding down the power button and pressing the home button simultaneously. This ...
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I want to add expand my startup disk space on Mavericks but getting “MediaKit reports partition (map) too small.”

When I try going to disk utility and then the partition tab, I am unable to just expand it because of the "MediaKit reports partition (map) too small." message. I found this article: ...
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Tell application “Microsoft Outlook” not working after Yosemite upgrade

I have two Macs. The AppleScript code below runs on one Mac ("Mac 1"), but not on the other ("Mac 2"). Mac 1 is running Snow Leopard, where Mac 2 was upgraded to Yosemite, and the AppleScript below ...
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1answer
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How to add icons to the Opera browser's toolbar?

I'm a longtime Opera user, and, now that I'm moving to Mac, I want to install Opera on it. On Windows and Linux, I can add icons to the toolbar - such as turn images on/off, control the zoom, wrap ...
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1answer
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How to unlock an iPhone 5C?

My brother-in-law works at a bar. He has had an iPhone 5C there for months, so he took it and tried to find the owner's phone number so he could contact them about their phone, but iCloud didn't let ...
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safari active tab color

Is there a hack or extension to make the active tab in focus a different color than the others? I tried GLIMS but apparently that extension is borked for the latest version of safari.
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1answer
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How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6

How do I sign out of iCloud on iOS6. I have created a 2nd AppleID I want to use for iCloud synching, but the only option I get is "Delete Account". I don't want to delete the AppleID (which is used ...
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1answer
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Responsive icon solution when changing icon sizes in OS X Finder

I rarely use the Finder outside of list view, but sometimes I need to view a large folder of images to select from. By default, the icons/image previews are not large enough for my needs, so I ...
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0answers
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Someone else gets my FaceTime calls — strange problem

Problem: Occasionally when someone tries to FaceTime me they get someone else (but the same someone else every time) I'm based in the UK but this person is in the US. My best guess is that they ...
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0answers
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Start menu + taskbar for Mac OS X

I am looking for a start menu and taskbar for Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) with as many following features as possible (approximately ordered by descending importance): Start menu: Multi-column ...
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1answer
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How do I transfer Clash of Clans from ipod to new ipad [on hold]

Have a new ipad, How do I transfer from my ipod? And do I have to download CoC on my new device first before starting the transfer?
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1answer
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Mac Messages sending to Wrong Computer

I recently purchased a new mbp to replace an older one. However, I forgot to disable the imessages feature on the old mpb before giving it to a family member. That family member and I both discovered ...
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2answers
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Safari CMD+Click link new tab focus

Is there a way to force focus to a new tab in safari when you cmd+click on links in google search results for example?
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1answer
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Keep sessions between private tabs

I am used to of the old private browsing mode in Safari, where you can keep a login session between tabs. But since this new Safari came with Yosemite, the tabs maintain their own sessions. Is there ...
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0answers
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How to fix Retina iMac "A graphics problem has been detected”?

I'm having a problem with my Retina iMac regularly generating a "A graphics problem has been detected" error. The iMac has the AMD Radeon R9 M295X option. At the end of the day I walk away from it ...
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1answer
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How to view current display resolution

How can I find out the current resolution the screen is running at, in OS X 10.10? Under settings -> display (which is where I think it used to be), it shows the refresh frequency, but not the ...
1
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1answer
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Change home directory with symlink

I added an SSD to my system, so now I have a boot drive on the SSD and my home directory on a different volume. I successfully changed the home directory as specified in Change Users Home Directory. ...
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1answer
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IPhone 4 Transfering Pictures

I am upgrading my phone from the 4 to the 6 and trying to back up all photos and videos and everytime I move a photo from the Camera Roll to the Photo Stream to upload to the Cloud and the erase from ...
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2answers
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Is there a video app which can position subtitles over black bars?

I've been happily using VLC for all video playback but now realised it's missing a feature I think is quite essential – having subtitles placed on the black bar below a movie instead of in the actual ...
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0answers
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macbook pro 15" mid 2012 with 16gb works slow [on hold]

adobe programs such as after effects photoshop and illustrator works really slow on not complex documents i ran etrecheck and here is what i got : Problem description: MacBook Pro works slowly 15” ...
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3answers
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Arbitrary Editor for Mac

I need a text editor on mac that could open arbitrary file and show its content. Edit: I dont want to "decode" the files, I just want to read them byte by byte, as they are sitting on the ...
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0answers
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Using two keyboards with different layouts simultaneously

I am using a MacBook with a UK keyboard layout and a USB keyboard also with a UK layout. However, some of the keys are assigned differently on the two keyboards. For example, Shift-2 is @ on one ...
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2answers
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Will upgrading to Yosemite remove all my tweaks and setting?

I've made many small tweaks and preference customization to the Mavericks install on my Mac. If I upgrade to Yosemite, will those tweaks and preferences be reset and would require me to re-apply them? ...
1
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1answer
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Why does my mac keep crashing under panic report?

does anyone understand what this error code could suggest? Anonymous UUID: -------------------------------- Wed Dec 17 13:03:49 2014 *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801d41e80a): ...
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1answer
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iPhone available space: significant difference between iTunes and iPhone

I am trying to update my wife's iPhone from iOS 7 (.x.x) to 8 (the latest). I was trying through iTunes because the iPhone says only around 300MB is available. iTunes shows around 7GB as available ...
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Push notifications are not working after new update to ipad [on hold]

With the new update I am not getting push notifications. How can I restore this without a pc.
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1answer
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HyperSwitch alt+tab broken?

HyperSwitch alt+tab behaviour stopped working 2/3 days ago. It simply does nothing. I haven't changed my HyperSwitch's preferences and I don't remember installing or updating anything that would ...

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