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How to turn on spell checking in iOS 8.4

I am using an iPad (4th gen) with iOS 8.4. I would like to have it support spell checking. By spell checking I mean that misspelled words should be underlined in red (or otherwise distinctlively ...
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How to start xgterm terminal in OS X Yosemite

I have installed x11 and can use it to open an xterm terminal. I do not, however, see an xgterm option in x11. Further $xgterm & results in sespe:iraf user$ -bash: xgterm: command not found. How ...
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How does Windows 10 run on a Mac that officially only supports Windows 7?

Does anyone have experience with Windows 10 on a similar Mac that only supports (has Bootcamp drivers for) Windows 7? I have this MacBook Pro: Apple MacBook Pro "Core 2 Duo" 2.4 17" (SR) Specs Apple ...
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MacPorts can't install anything, claiming it can't open portfiles

I recently installed MacPorts in the hope that I could download GNUradio with it, however, every time I try to install anything, it will say something like $ sudo port install gnuradio Error: Unable ...
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Headphone Jack Issues

Alright, so at first I noticed the clicker on my headphones stopped working, but i thought it was a problem with the clicker. Turns out, it's actually just my phone. Somewhere down the line, the jack ...
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Excel rendering into the Clipboard

Some of my Excel handiwork doesn't copy correct into the Clipboard. Perhaps the following example is illustrative. On the top you see the Microsoft Excel for Mac 15.11.2 and on the bottom you see how ...
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Is there an (automated) test suite to find bugs for OSX?

Apple introduced a nasty issue with OSX 10.10.3 (see also questions here and here). Some Macs with an Intel HD 4000 have random kernel panics and sometimes graphics glitches. However, the problem is ...
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moving folders to the left side of the desktop

How can I organize my folders on the left side of my desktop, rather than the right? When I try to move them I can't sort them and they seem to want to migrate back to the right side.
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Why is extracting this tgz throwing an error on my Mac but not on Linux?

I'm experiencing a rather odd problem, and I can't figure out what's going on. I have a tgz file, scip-3.2.0.tgz, that is throwing an error when I attempt to unpack it. The error is only occurring on ...
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Force netaccounts network device list to show up at loginwindow

Is there a flag within com.apple.loginwindow or somewhere else where I can force the network dropdown list above username and password to appear (even without WiFi being on or an ethernet device being ...
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Dropbox drains battery, what can I do?

I have a 13" retina macbook pro, and I recently noticed, that dropbox started using up a lot of my battery, with an average use of about 16 (units in the activity monitor). It has probably been a ...
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1answer
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No sound on Macbook Air

Yesterday I tried to use Apple TV, it connected but I realised that I don't have Airplay so I disconnected the Apple TV. I then transfered some files using a USB and after that I have no sound on Mac. ...
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1answer
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Fill an area selected using 'Instant Alpha' with a specific color in Photos

In the Photos.app I am using Markup Toolbar. How can I fill an area I selected using Instant Alpha with a specific color?
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How to share large size images from Photos app via Mail

It used to be possible to email photos from iPhoto in several meaningful sizes: full size, large, medium, small. Those sizes still exist ostensibly, but when selecting "large," the size is nearly ...
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0answers
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How to get a universal binary with both architectures from Homebrew on Mavericks

I need to install Cairo for the use of a 32-bit application on Mavericks. After first uninstalling libpng, I have succeeded in forcing a complete recompile of Cairo and all its dependents (libpng, ...
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iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010 won't boot into OS X after installing Ubuntu, will boot into grub rescue

So, as the title says, I have an iMac 21.5-inch Mid 2010 model and I installed Windows 8.1 with Boot Camp. After attempting to uninstall Ubuntu and Windows in Disk Utility (in OS X and Recovery) it ...
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Play music on multiple iPhones synced through wifi, on several bluetooth speakers

So a mate and I have each our Bluetooth speaker. (Incidentally the same speakers, but this shouldn't matter.) We would like to sync our iPhones to play music on both speakers simultaneously, either ...
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Revert iPhone 6/retrieve previous data

I got an iPhone 6 a few weeks ago to replace my old iPhone 4. Yesterday, I plugged my phone in to my computer for the first time, and apple asked me if this was a new phone or if I wanted it was a ...
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Stop showing iOS 9 updates

I joined the beta program and installed iOS 9. I then unenrolled and did a restore to iOS 8.4 via iTunes. The problem is that my phone keeps prompting me to install the iOS 9 beta again. How do I get ...
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Iphone 6 storage cloud issues

I have 20gb of iCloud storage with 15gb free. I have iCloud photo library (beta) on and it says iCloud storage is full. my phone memory is also full from photos so I can't even download one song. I ...
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How can I regain the Instant Hotspot feature in Yosemite after noticeable errors?

While normal hotspot interaction functions perfectly between an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.4) and my MBPr '14 with Yosemite 10.10.4, the Instant Hotspot feature does not. This feature used to work, but after ...
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Frequent location data extraction

How to extract frequent location data from an iOS backup? I'd like to use it to generate GPX (location+time) output and use it to tag my photos. Does anyone tried to adress this issue?
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Booting in safe mode or Repair if no keyboard synchronized

We have a Yosemite iMac that won't boot, it reboots in the middle of the loading bar with the Apple logo. Said iMac uses a Logitech bluetooth keyboard, and even if I press Shift or Cmd + R it won't ...
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AppleScript syntax problem

Can anyone tell me what's wrong with my AppleScript? I'm new to the language. on idle tell application "iTunes" to quit tell application "iTunes" to activate tell application "Preview" to ...
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Jailbroken iPhone 4 cannot reset, stuck at the loading spinner page

Recently jailbroke my iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2), and due to the fact that apps keep crashing, I decided to reset the phone. However, after selecting the full reset option, the phone is now stuck on a ...
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Find who is intercepting traffic on port 80

Every 7–10 days, all internet browsing on my Mac stops working. I can use Firefox, Safari, Chrome, but I'm able to surf only Google and few other sites. So I tried to telnet a webserver on the local ...
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2answers
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Can I remotely change home or lock screens on iPads?

Is there a way of remotely changing multiple iPad's locks/homescreens to the same custom image all at once over the air (not via USB)? I currently compile profiles with Apple Configurator, but ...
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1answer
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Trying to find file location of Mac Mail Smartboxes so that I can run automatic email archiver

I'm currently working on a MacBook late 2008 with OS X Yosemite 10.10.3. I use Mac Mail for my email. I have created smart mailboxes to collect together emails that relate to a project number. When ...
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1answer
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Mail can't connect to… non-existing account

I get alerts from mail that a password to one of the mail accounts is not valid. This may well be - however, I'm not using that account any longer. In the account list - this account is NOT present - ...
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1answer
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What can I do to add new contacts?

Why cannot add new contacts in my agenda iphone 4? Every time when I want to write the name of a new person, my phone doesn’t show the ‘keyboard’.. Help me, please. Thanks!!
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No bootable disk when booting Windows after installing Linux on Mac

That must the weirdest title you've read in a long time. I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012, I installed Windows 7 with Bootcamp and all was working fine. Last night I installed Kali Linux with a bootable ...
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Is there any way to use iphone as an offline hotspot or a router without 3G?

I have a iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.3 installed and its not jailbroken. I want to use it as a router for connecting my other devices i.e. my Windows installed laptop and my linux RPi. Anybody know any ...
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Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express Dock dual Dell U2515H setup

I have a similar question as this one, except I have specific hardware that I want to connect. I have a MacBook Pro 15" Retina Mid-2014 and a Belkin Thunderbolt 2 Express dock. Now I want two Dell ...
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1answer
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Can't delete an event in iMovie because 'the library must contain at least one event'

When I try to delete an event in iMovie it tells me, 'the library must contain at least one event.' I have made so many events just to try to delete this one and yet the same message appears.
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Apple Mail 8: How to display mails in plain text?

Is there an option in Apple Mail 8 to have mails displayed in plain text format? I cannot find a setting for it and the classic way to disable it does not seem to work anymore.
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1answer
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How to access App Store using only IPv6?

There must be people curious about why I have to do this, so let me explain the reason first—Now I'm in an institute of Chinese Academic of Science, and the network environment is irritating. I'm ...
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Apple Mail 8 shows welcome screen on every launch

I recently upgraded from Lion to Yosemite. Now using Mail 8.2 the welcome screen shows up with every launch of the program. Dis- and reenabling the IMAP account like proposed here did not fix it. What ...
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In Pages 5, how to get a table to span multiple pages?

I have a two-column table in a document in Pages 5. The table starts mid-way down a page with content above it. When I add rows to the table, if there isn't enough room to fit the entire table on the ...
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1answer
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Is there a single user mode or safe mode on a Mac?

Is there any single user mode or safe mode on a Mac? I'm using 10.10 (Yosemite). I want my Mac not to load some plists in the LaunchDaemons directory and some kext files.
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Screenshot of selected area with shadow?

Is it even possible? I understand it's possible for a window, when you press space after Cmd-Shift-4. I want shadow on my selected area screenshot, so it doesn't blend with the rest of the ...
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Deleting srt files from vlc app in iPad Mini

I have installed VLC app in my iPad Mini and have been enjoying movies. But the srt files I have transferred to my iPad cannot be removed even after I have deleted the movies from my iPad. Before ...
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1answer
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Mac Air iMessage problems

I recently plugged my iPhone to my Mac. Ever since I did that, every time that I text on my iPhone it shows an icon pop up on the Mac screen, however I am not set up through messaging on my Mac. I am ...
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1answer
11 views

iTunes Search for a Song X Many Minutes Long

Can I search for a song in my music library that is between x and y start and end times, respectively?
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Alt[Option] key not working as meta when ssh a linux server from Mac

I use emacs on my Mac locally, I'm also using iTerm2 as the terminal tool. By setting the 'Preferences--> Profiles-->Keys--> Left option key acts as +Esc'. I can use the left alt key as meta if I ...
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Does the iCloud retain data for a period after the user specifies to delete it? [on hold]

Does deleting iCloud backups delete the associated data immediately or does Apple retain the data for a period of time?
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New iTunes update won't let me delete things? [on hold]

So, I just got the new iTunes update, and I have a Gateway computer. But when I click to delete things, it only says to "Hide" it, and doesn't even let me see it. Then, when I go to my Library, I ...
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Hosts file being reset after every reboot

My /private/etc/hosts file is being reset after every reboot. I can make my changes, save the file, and it will work. Right up until I reboot my Mac. Has anyone found a work around for this or a way ...
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How do i get a new sim card for my iphone?

My friend gave me his old iphone when he bought a new one. Before he mailed it to me he took the sim card out. How do i get a new sim card? Its an Iphone s4.
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Create a Global Shortcut for a Single Letter

The "w" key on my MacBook Pro broke due to water damage. Currently I am copy and pasting the letter whenever I need that, but I would prefer to be able to press a keyboard shortcut to type it. The ...
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Can you still make QuickTime to store temporary recordings on another drive?

I need to get QuickTime Player to store its temporary files on another disk. I found an answer here, which I tried, but QuickTime Player quits with an error when I try to make a Screen Recording. I ...

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