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Sudoers file plist

Using OSX server profiles to configure our fleet of Active Directory connected Macbooks. When our laptops are not connected to the internal network (or via VPN), their AD group membership is lost. ...
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How to structure folders on my Mac as a freelancer? [on hold]

I am a freelancer in the field of web design/development and graphic design. I have different types of work that variates between website and logos, but I am active in the field op video (film and ...
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Should I change my MBP 13" early 2014 battery

I recently checked my battery cycles count: 942, this is very close to the limit 1000 as indicated by Apple https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201585 If it becomes 1000 do I have to replace it by ...
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How to prevent someone accessing my iMac

My desktop is in the living room where anyone visiting can access it. I'd like to make it secure from those in my home since I have a roommate.
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How to delete my photo library on my iphone 5C [duplicate]

My iPhone 5C shows that I have 2.7GB on my photo library but I don't have any photos at all in my photo library or albums. How do I empty this amount of space and make it available? I go to ...
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Everything in Windows looks blurry

I have a MacBook Pro (17-inch, Late 2011) with OS X El Capitan. I just installed the trial version of Parallels Desktop 11.1.2 for Mac Business Edition, Parallels tools, and Windows 7 x32 bit in ...
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problem verification required for [duplicate]

I have an iphone 4s problems in my iphone that when downloading an application pop up a request " verification required " what I should do when it appears the demand thanks
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Mac Mail. display account choice

The drop down menu on draft emails, to allow me to choose which account to use to send mail from has disappeared! I cannot find how to get it back. How is this done?
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How can I manually disable secure input?

Since upgrading to 10.11 I've noticed that Secure Input regularly fails to disable itself when I wake my Mac from sleep and type my password in. I know this because TextExpander starts telling me that ...
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Automate Safari form filling

I have a Numbers spreadsheet with lots of data (currently at 275 rows, 14 columns each). I need to submit this data to a web form, one row per form submission, each column going into a text box on ...
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iphone 4s cloud backup issue

I have my iphone 4s set up to backup on the cloud and i have paid for extra storage place on the cloud i plug my phone up at night and have it connected to the wifi to backup when i sleep but it ...
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Separate Downloads folder on SD Card

I will separate my Downloads Folder on a permanently installed SD Card in my MacBook Pro. Is this possible?
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Mac Pro Tower, 1 or 2 CPUs

I'd like to know whether a 4,1/5,1 Mac Pro with dual processor board can actually work with just one CPU installed.
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What is Photos Library.photoslibrary_prepare?

I noticed earlier today that I was using a lot more hard drive space than I expected, so I went looking for large folders. Under the Pictures library in my home folder, I see a file called Photos ...
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MacBook Pro fails to wake from hibernate, reboots instead

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina 15-inch Mid 2015) running MacOS 10.11.3. When I close the lid it sleeps ok, and wakes when I open the lid with a password prompt, which is what I would expect. But if I ...
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Black screen and non-paired wireless Apple Keyboard

I bought a new wireless Apple Keyboard as some letters on my old wouldn't work anymore. I tried to pair it with my iMac, but the screen is dark not allowing me access to settings. So I can't use my ...
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Pandora app won't play on Apple TV (4th Generation)

I can't get Pandora to play music on my Apple TV (4th Gen). It just sits there at 0:00.
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How to add an CA to the default TrustStore in OSX and iOS

Recently, I want to capture the ingress package in iOS, after I installed p12 using Safari. It shows can't establish secure link. However after I add NSAppTransportSecurity/NSAllowsArbitraryLoads = ...
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A new ExFAT partition prevents bootcamp from starting windows

I'm trying to create a shared partition that I can use from both Windows and OS X. I made a new partition, but if I make it FAT or ExFAT Windows does not start. I get Error code: 0xc000000e. I assume ...
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Regular Kernel Panics 10.11.3: com.apple.nke.applicationfirewall

I am experiencing new regular kernel panics on a Mid-2012 13” MacBook Pro. I’m not using any new 3rd party software and the hardware setup hasn’t changed. I tried uninstalling iShowU Audio Capture ...
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El Capitan dock and cdock 2 problem

After updating cdock 2 to the latest version on my El Capitan, all the icons moved up from center and now look like on the image below. How can I fix this?
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Security & Privacy — unlocking padlock doesn't enable settings

I can open the padlock in Security & Privacy fine, but the settings are still impossible to edit. I am an administrator user so I should be able to edit these settings. How can I gain access to ...
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Backup of data on iCloud

I use iCloud for my iPad, iPhone and PC. But if something were to happen to iCloud I would lose ALL my data. Is there any way of backing up iCloud data and if so where and how.
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How to repair damaged admin account

My friend just played around with the admin account settings of her MacBook Pro and now the account is damaged She cannot access the desktop; after entering the password just the desktop background ...
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How can I have spell check for one language *but NOT* for another in El Capitain?

I want to have spell checking ON for Greek (or any other language you have) and OFF for English. At the System Preferences (Keyboard -> Text) I have enabled Greek (where it says "Ελληνικά (iSquare)" ...
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Yosemite update deleted user files - but no old user folder in the system

I am wondering, after the OS was updated, a user created the same user account with same name and same full name. So there is no old folder with same name. However, the ID number is 501. Is there ...
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How to restore backups manually from Time Machine?

I bought a new mac a few days ago. Before my new mac I had also an mac. I back upped everyday using TimeMachine. I did a clean install, so I can start blank. Now I want to restore some files back to ...
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Seeking for some advice of Mac Mini vs Macbook Pro both maxed out specs [on hold]

I am looking for some advice about getting a macbook pro or mac mini. Basically, the case with me is that I currently have a mid 2014 macbook pro that is a base model. I use the macbook pro at home ...
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How secure are files on an unencrypted hard disc?

How secure are files, that I saved on an internal Macbook hard disc using OSX 10.11? I cannot check whether the hard drive is encrypted using FileVault as the machine crashed. I am thinking whether I ...
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Store SSH public/private keys in iCloud Keychain

Is this possible? When going into the "Keys" category in iCloud Keychain, the + button seems to be disabled.
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Trackpad not clicking [on hold]

My 2010 MacBook Pro had been a very good partner for all these years until one day, the Trackpad suddenly stopped registering clicks. This prevented me from even logging in. I sent it to the nearest ...
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Scanner not recognised on Epson Printer after El Capitan update

I've noticed that the scanner option has disappeared from the System Preferences (Printers & Scanners) control for the Epson AL CX21NF. I've tried installing the drivers from here and also using ...
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Correct way to migrate/copy back executables quarantined by El Capitan upgrade

The following is a sample of the executables that have been quarantined. Is there a systematic approach / utility for re-enabling these? ls -la ...
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Add tooltip display to text or image in Keynote.app?

Is there a way to get Keynote to display a tooltip on command (such as mouse hover) during the presentation? I want to display additional detail as I talk about each piece of text or image on my ...
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Bootcamp drivers for windows 10

So, I just installed windows 10, upgraded from a copy of windows 7. After the upgrade, the trackpad didn't work, the volume worked for a little bit and now it is gone. The other keys that control ...
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Need help fixing hard disk partition map

I have a 500GB Samsung 840 PRO SSD drive. Until recently it was the primary hard disk in my Macbook Pro (late 2011 17"). I got a 1TB SSD which I decided to use as my primary drive instead, and put the ...
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How can I get the list of all active network interfaces programmatically?

My objective is to determine the IP address for Ethernet on a device. But assuming that there are connections like WiFi and USB Ethernet, is there a particular way just to get the Ethernet IP ? On a ...
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MacBook froze up while upgrading to El Capitan

I installed the new OS X El Capitan software on my MacBook, it installed, and then it started with the setup. As it was loading up, it froze on the Apple logo screen. I switched it off and hoped that ...
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preview reset to start page

I use latex to write documents and everytime when I generate a new version of the document preview would reset to pg 1 rather than staying on the page where I was last. Is there a way to fix that?
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Remove single song from playlist without deleting from My Music

I'm trying to remove a song from my Purchased playlist that I added twice (because I am a banana), but as far as I can tell, my only option is to delete the file from my Music entirely. Surely there ...
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Syncing app data across iCloud Drive and the old iCloud

To set up the situation: I have a 13" MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion still on it, an iPad 2 running iOS 9.2, and an iPhone 4s running iOS 7.1. Before upgrading my iPad, I used iCloud to sync data ...
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is a directory error in bash script

I have very limited knowledge of bash scripting, and I haven't been able to figure out what I'm doing wrong. So I apologize if there's an extremely simple solution that I've overlooked. I'm trying to ...
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Working with automator to use Safari

How can I create a workflow to open various websites in Safari at a certain time of day. I can get Safari to open to my list of bookmarks but it stops at this point.
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Can I Change Track Attributes Without iTunes?

I accidentally changed the Media Kind of an Audiobook to Voice Memo. I've never used Voice Memos on my iPhone and can't see any way to browse voice memos in iTunes to correct the issue. I have found ...
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Macbook Air crashes/restarts when something doing something heavy on it

Might be a little confusing to explain but I'll try my best to give a detailed response. Basically it's a Macbook Air (2014 model) running Yosamite 10.10.2. I noticed this issue a while back and ...
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My photos are not getting deleted on my iPhone 5

The photos in my photo stream are not getting deleted. When I try to delete it goes away but when I go back to the app, the photo reappears. The almost the same thing happens when I take pictures, it ...
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Add PDFs to iBooks, without making a copy to com.apple.BKAgentService folder

TL;DR: How do I get rid of duplicate PDF files between the com.apple.BKAgentService iBooks folder and their original location? My SSD is running out of space, so I'm doing some cleanup. A point that ...
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How to access the DNS cache in OSX El Capitan?

I am trying to get a visual of the DNS cache (IMHO this should be extremely easy but somehow I cannot get it in El Capitan). I have tried things like: dscacheutil -cachedump which some reason returns ...
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Trackpad not fully functioning after resume from sleep (Windows 7, Boot Camp)

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro running Windows 7 x64 via Boot Camp. Often, when Windows resumes from sleep, the trackpad does not function fully. Move and single click work, but two-finger click and ...
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How do I get my iPhone backups open

I'm trying to extract my old iPhone's backups. I'm using the iPhone Backup Extractor, and it tells me the status of my backup is "complete and encrypted". I don't recall ever encrypting my backup so ...

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