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Modifying default behaviour El Capitan through .plist files

There are a number of features I would love to be able to customise for various apps in El Capitan. As a concrete example, I would like to change the default font used for the Notes app. Once SIP is ...
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What is causing a cloned OS X 10.6.8 install to crash on different browser opens?

I am a bit stumbed on this one, late 2009 iMac which has just had new 1 TB WD hard drive installed in it. An OS X 10.6.8 cloned system was copied on to the new drive using SuperDuper and booted up ...
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What all does “Developer mode” do? Because I'm pretty sure it broke Apache

I built an open source tvOS project on Xcode 7, and it asked to turn on Developer mode. I said yes because there's about 17 other things you're supposed to agree to. There was no explanation I could ...
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Is it possible to login via terminal in os x?

What I want to achieve is that when the Mac boots, my session starts without me needing to type my user and password. I have created a daemon that launches at boot time and this daemon will call the ...
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SSD: howto clear disk cache on MacBook Air? I measure disk IO with jDiskMark

Screenshot from jdiskmark Simple Java utility to help bench mark disk IO. Benchmark is done by creating and reading data files to a user directory that can be configured. Howto clear disk ...
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XCode 7 on 10.10.3

I've got a MacBook Pro with 10.10.3 on it. For reasons beyond my control I am unable to update to anything above 10.10.3 (critical software needed for work broken on 10.10.4 and above, dev doesn't ...
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iTunes (PC) wont transfer all music from my iPhone 5S

All music is purchased on the same Apple account and all is present in my Music Library on my iPhone. I transfer purchases and although it has some music form the iPhone that wasn't present before the ...
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Sync Google Contact Groups with Apple iOS Contact Groups

I am trying to sync my Google Contacts with my iPhone / Apple Contacts. The contacts sync fine, but the groups are not preserved. In Contacts for Mac, I can create a new group and add contacts to it, ...
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How to copy movie files from old, damaged CDs?

I have a number of old, old CD-ROMs with large AVI and other movie files on them (usually one file per CD). When I try to copy the files over in finder, it eventually fails with error -36. I assume ...
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Pricing an app in the App Store - is free followed by paid strategy allowed?

Can we submit an iPhone app as a free app, then after a short period, change it to a paid app? The guide indicates that the higher the intended price for an app, the more closely it is reviewed. We ...
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Implement confirmation dialog in Automator bash script

I've setup this Automator service which should take the filename of the selected item in Finder and search for all files matching the name and delete them. Purpose of this is to remove remnant files ...
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Updating Openssl within the Apache Server

I'm having trouble updating my Apache Web Server with the latest version of OpenSSL on my Mac. I've installed the latest version of OpenSSL through HomeBrew. Does Apache use its own instance of ...
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Macbook Pro boots to unknown state, display issues

My dad has a Late 2013 Macbook Pro 13" on OS X 10.11.6 which will not boot properly. With every boot after a force shutdown, the startup chime can be heard but the backlight does not turn on. The ...
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How does Back to My Mac interact with screen lock?

Apple's support document has two suggestions to increase security with Back to My Mac: Enable the "Require a password after sleep or screen saver begins" setting. Lock the screen manually before ...
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How can I make my Apple TV 4th generation show up as a device in iTunes on my Mac?

I've an Apple TV 4th generation. My iPad's and iPod show up in iTunes on my Mac. The Apple TV won't. How can I make the Apple TV show up in iTunes on my Mac? That way it's easier to push apps and ...
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Battery percentage issue

I just wanted to know the information about battery so I opened System Information window. Full Charge Capacity (mAh): 5714 Charge Remaining (mAh): 4343 So, by doing simple math it should be 76% ...
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In El Capitan, how can I prevent the Mac bluetooth mouse from from 'carrying' its scroll between different elements on a single page?

Let's say there's a web page that can be scrolled through and within that page there's also a box that can be scrolled through. Currently, if I do one scroll on the mouse while the cursor is in the ...
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Recommendations on launching applications and setting up workspace based on location?

When moving between locations (work, home, coffeeshops...) I find that I have to manually set up things how I like them over an over. Is there an application that will automatically launch and ...
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iPhone 6 Plus all SMS/iMessage Disappear, but still show up in Storage

iPhone 6 Plus all SMS/iMessage Disappear, but still show up in Storage, I haven't backed up my phone for over 8 months :( and the messages mean everything to me.. It's nearly a decade worth of ...
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Connecting MacBook Air external display without using onboard display

My MacBook Air display crushed but rest is ok. The apple authority advised to change the display, but I would like to use external display option. Since the onboard display is gone, is there any way ...
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Unable to build iOS app using enterprise license in cordova

For a while now, we are developing an app that has to be distributed within the company. We are now reaching the final stage of the development proces and are trying to build for ios with cordova. ...
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my flash drive is dead?

i have flashDrive it's not formatted I'm something do not remember what exactly but now it's detecting and i can't format it it always give me this error Wiping volume data to prevent future ...
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app crash due to memory pressure [on hold]

I am developing an app but while running on device somtimes app crashs with a message "terminated app due to memory pressure.This may occur only sometimes othewise it run successfully. Wha is the ...
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Is it possible to use Remote Desktop or a similar tool to manage iOS devices ?

I find it really useful to use Remote Desktop to manage OSX devices, Is it possible to use Remote Desktop or a similar tool to manage iOS devices ?
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Iphone advice for plan involving only texting and calling

I want to get an iphone for my daughter but I dont want her on internet all the time, what can I do so that she only has texting and calling?
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How to choose and limit upload and download speed for OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

I need directions on how to do this. This is not a duplicate question. As the answers given in the links before are all outdated and from either 2012 or an Xcode that doesn't support this format. I ...
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Populate Google Chrome's omnibox with Alfred?

I'm curious if there's a way to populate Chrome's omnibox, without a specific link that starts with http://adfsdf.com?{query}, I would like to simply launch the Chrome.app with {query} as the opening ...
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mid-2010 iMac RAM upgrade [on hold]

I have some RAM I have been trying to upgrade this machine with. I have currently in the machine 2x2GB. I tried upgrading by switching out the 2x2GB for 4x4GB (which the machine should be capable ...
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Heiti TC in FontBook but not showing as available in dropdown menus in XCode or Word for Mac

I haven't checked if other fonts are missing so I don't know if it is specific to this font. I'm trying to use it for an app.
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Does FileVault hurt responsiveness on a spinning HDD?

I have a 5k iMac (Late 2015), with a spinning hard disc, running El Capitan. I'm considering enabling FileVault, but I'm concerned if it will hurt responsiveness. Will it? I understand that it doesn'...
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Rescuing a hard drive with ddrescue

After following a few forums, I was able to rescue my hard drive with ddrescue. It took almost 24 hours, to rescue my files into a .dmg file. When it was completed I double clicked on the dmg file, ...
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Weird behaviour of Skype notification on iPhone 5s, iOS 9.3.2

On my iPhone Skype icon is shown on bottom left corner while my phone is locked. And another one is that when I double click on home screen, Skype notification is shown at bottom. How could this ...
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Menu bar loads late after boot in Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro retina display 2014 mid model. During boot, after logging in the top menu bar display is delayed by 2-3 seconds. By this time a black bar is displayed at the top. So is there any ...
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How to hide message icon on the desktop of macbook pro pro [on hold]

I don't want to remove the message icon I just want to find a way to hide it or activate it any time I want.can you please help me with it?
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Photos, iCloud & iPhone

I used to have an iPhone 5S and I recently switched to an iPhone 6S. When I tried to restore my back up copy of the 5S into the 6S it wouldn't work so I'm using it as a new phone now. In my macbook I ...
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Core dumps aren't generated in El Captain

I used ulimit -c unlimted in terminal to get core dumps in the /cores folder. However, after reboot (kernel panic) I no longer can get any core dumps regardless what I try - ulimit -c unlimted or sudo ...
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Kerberos Authentication with Mobile accounts

We have OS X 10.10.3 clients who are bound to a windows AD. When the users log on, they can connect to SMB shares that sit as inetloc files on their desktops. Recently, we implemented a change that ...
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Turned off iCloud Photo Library and now can't see pictures after turning back on

Same question was posted a month ago by a different user, but she stopped responding... I have the exact same Issue. This is a little complicated. I turned off iCloud Photo Library (for reasons that ...
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Removing characters from a string via Terminal

My main goal is to be able use Terminal to turn http://t.umblr.com/redirect?z=https%3A%2F%2Farchiveofourown.org%2Fworks%2F1885509&t=...
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OSX version 10.9.5 [on hold]

I have been opeing a facebook account for my company but nmow find I also have a personal facebook page - NOT WANTED - how do I get rid of the personal; one but retain the company one?
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What does Move Books from iTunes actually do?

I was using iBooks on my Mac to import a pdf, and clicked on "Move Books from iTunes" in the menu. This then proceeded to chug away and claimed to have moved 180 books. What exactly did it do? I can ...
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I have OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 how to limit my upload and download speed? [duplicate]

I wanna know how to limit my upload and download speed to my choosing. Was gonna use something called Entonnoir but apparently it stopped working as this model was made. I have an ethernet bridge ...
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Dynamically change the default browser?

Chrome absolutely kills battery life on my MBA. So I would like to switch my default browser to Safari when I am unplugged. When plugged in, I would like Chrome to be the default browser. Any ideas ...
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Do Macs Have Custom Models of Intel Processors?

Do Apple Computers use the same-exact Intel processors available to PC builders or are they custom models made just for Apple? For example, if a Mac is marketed as having an Intel i7 3.3 GHz x-...
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Too many incorrect verification attempts when I try to answer iCloud security questions [duplicate]

After trying to recover my iCloud password (and answering the security questions wrong multiple times) an error message popped up: Too many incorrect verification attempts: You have made too many ...
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How to give Airplay traffic priority on network?

I noticed that when I download a large file over Wi-Fi my Airplay stream stutters and then dies out. I am just streaming audio from MacBook Pro 5,3 (e.g. Spotify) to my Airport Express. During the ...
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Equation Editor is showing two windows instead of one window

I am currently using Mac OS X and I use Equation Editor in PowerPoint to insert mathematical expressions. However, every time I open Equation Editor, two exact Equation Editor windows show up. It is ...
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Connecting two computers via audio cable

This is sort of a weird question, but it occurred to me that it might be possible to connect two different computers via a 3.5mm audio jack cable, and stream sound between them simultaneously. Is ...
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GUI alternative for 'Screen Grabber' to make previews of videos - I only know CLI tool 'Video Contact Sheet *NIX'

About 6 years ago I bought 'Screen Grabber' in App Store. I still use it and it's not available anymore in App Store and development stopped many years ago. The developer wrote me: Hi Fyodor. ...
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iPhone SE - transfering files when Internet access is unavailable

When no Internet access is available, only cables are available. How can I transfer Word and PDF files from the iPhone to a Windows 10 PC and vice versa? Also, how do I save a MS Office or PDF file ...

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