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USB Drive not recognized by Mac OS X Yosemite

I have a USB drive I setup as bootable with a few different Linux distros using Multiboot in Windows. This afternoon I plugged it into my Mac to look at the list of ISOs on it. I then ejected it ...
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My wireless network connection gets lost frequently

I have long periods of time with no working internet because my wlan connection gets lost frequently. This only occurs on my Mac.
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window focus problem after mouse click with xquartz on mavericks

I recently started having a problem on my iMac with xquartz 2.7.7 on os x 10.9.5 involving X11 window focus. Whenever I click on an X11 window, active or inactive, after a few seconds that window ...
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Message icon says I have messages to read but I do not. How do I delete the shown numbers?

How do I delete a text message that is not there for me to delete? The number still shows that I have messages but I do not.
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IOS 8 Refresh to load desktop site

I have noted that to view a desktop site in iOS 8 ( such a ask different) that you need to refresh the page after you clicked on 'request desktop page'. The question is why do we need to refresh the ...
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Why would some messages not show attachments?

Since moving to Yosemite and Mail.app 8.2 I've noticed that some messages show attachments in the message list and some, well, don't. The loss of this little icon seems to impact those messages ...
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Macbook Pro low battery warning to instant recharge

My Macbook Pro (Mid 2012, OSX 10.10.2) sometimes gives the Low Battery warning, then immediately after dismissing the notification the battery pops back up to about 25% battery, still showing a red ...
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Upgrade to Yosemite then triple-boot problem

I had Mac OS X 10.8, Fedora and Windows XP triple-boot in refit. I upgraded to OS X Yosemite. The refit screen disappeared. I used command cd /efi/refit ./enable.sh Then refit screen comes but ...
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How do you emulate an AirPort Base Station with a Windows machine?

If possible, how do you make a Windows desktop (Win 8.1) machine act as an Apple AirPort Base Station so that I can use Time Capsule on my MBP to backup to a drive on my Windows machine? Bonus points ...
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“taskgated: no signiture for…” with GCC Compiled Executables

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.10 and now I am finding that executables that I coded myself and build with GCC immediately print Killed: 9 and then quit. In my console I am seeing the following ...
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Mac terminal stop hard drive from spinning

Can I stop hard disk drives from spinning using Terminal? The reason why I want to know is because I have my Mac to backup at midnight however I do not want my HDD to be spinning all the time. I ...
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Saving a pending print job as PDF

I sent a confirmation page from Safari to the printer and quit Safari, only to realize that the printer does not actually exist. The only remaining copy of this information is in the print queue. How ...
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MacBook Pro upgrade to SSD migrating OSX and Bootcamp partitions

I wasn't able to find the info I needed here or on Apple's own forums or via Google, so here goes. I have a MacBook Pro 15" early 2011 model with a 500 GB internal hard disk drive (non-SSD). ...
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Can I generate a clickable link to local file using relative path like “file:///~”

This is the background: in my company, we use Google Drive and often have to tell each other the path to a particular file. Paths are long as we use a lot of nested folders, so it's pretty boring and ...
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Only the spinning beachball when I try to open anything from spotlight

I can't start any programs or open any document from the spotlight since yesterday. It finds the right program / document, but when I press enter I only get the spinning beachball for about 40 ...
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iPad won't turn on after a complete battery drain

I forgot to plug in my iPad after the critical battery warning and it went some minutes following the warning. I was not worried because same thing had happened a few times before and iPad was ...
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Can humidity affect the display on my Macbook Air

For the second time now on our annual trip to the Keys, my 2012 MacBook Air's display has gone blank and only flickers on occasionally. Same thing happened last year. The problem disappeared ...
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Can MacBooks backup when in hibernation mode?

Can MacBooks (late 2010 Air in particular) backup when in hibernation mode? The reason why I am asking this is because I want to backup my MacBook air at midnight however I am not sure if my computer ...
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How to use Sonos as wireless speakers for your Mac's sound output

Here's a solution I just tried, and found that actually works! I've listed it as an idea because I would assume that SONOS might be able to offer a similar solution, unless (of course) licensing ...
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How can I get the tags section on Finder sidebar on OS X 10.8.5?

Yesterday I reinstalled Snow Leopard because Yosemite is too heavy for my MacBook. How can I get the tags section on the Finder sidebar on OS X 10.8.5 like Mavericks or Yosemite?
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Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'?

Why do I see stale files on my MacBook Air 13 when I use 'Android File Transfer'? I have a LG Volt (LGLS740) running Android 4.4.2. The MacBook Air 13 is running OS X Yosemite (10.10.2) & has ...
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Is there any way to let apple know shellshock patch download is broken?

I am trying to patch Lion (10.7.5). According to shellshocker.net, I am vulnerable to 6 out of 7 possible exploits. The download link for Lion is broken: ...
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Verify disk reports error, recovery os repair + fsck says disk is fine

After my time machine backups got stuck to finish at some point, I decided to do a disk check using disk util. I'm getting the following output while running "verify disk": The volume ...
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Setting up same primary address on both handset and pad when they have each got a differant address of my two [on hold]

I have in advertantly set up differant email addresses on Apple ID for my Iphone and pad. When I try to add the one from the Ihone to the pad and vice versa I am told it is Invalid email as already ...
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ReportPanic on OS X Yosemite 10.10.2

I run OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 on a first generation 27" iMac. Over night the computer apparently crashed. All applications I had open had gotten all jumbled in the restart so I pressed the F3 to see ...
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ss (netstat alternative) for OS X

How do I install ss on OS X? I couldn't find the iproute package in homebrew. Red Hat recommends ss over netstat in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. ss is provided by the iproute package. Red Hat ...
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Error / Hang Installing Yosemite and Mavericks on Mac Pro SSD

Having had a hard drive failure, I'm attempting a clean install of Yosemite on a 2010 Mac Pro, with a brand new 120GB OWC SSD. I've tried using a Yosemite boot disk, using both an external hard drive ...
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Modem + Switch + Airport Time Capsule

We are using the following structure in our network: modem (DHCP server) -> switch -> access point We bought Airport Time Capsule. We changed our access point with time capsule, but time capsule not ...
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Does Spotlight index dotfiles (OS X Yosemite)?

I want to create an Alfred workflow with some dotfiles (i.e. zsh config files). Long story short, in Alfred, I only can play with files indexed by Spotlight. Apparently, Spotlight doesn't index ...
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U2 Album songs still not leaving

I went to https://buy.itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZFinance.woa/wa/offerOptOut to remove the album but it still won't go away! I signed in with my apple ID and when i hit "sign in" it just prompts me ...
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Assistive Access when script is launched by agent

Problem Applescript run by osascript is not allowed Assistive Access when launched by agent (~/Library/LaunchAgents). Although it works when run from Applescript editor or commandline directly (using ...
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Centos RAID 1 Grub Issue [on hold]

I configured RAID 1 in Centos with two hard disk(sda,sdb) of 250 GB capacity and made one hard disk(sdb) as degraded which was taken out and after that I have added another new hard disk(sdc) with ...
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Safari always bothering my with Allow, Always Allow and Deny

I have passwords saved for one site and although I clicked Always Allow multiple times and keychain config looks like this: Still on each Safari restart I get the mentioned annoying dialog. Why?
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OS X Lion restore

I have an iMac that runs Lion at work that I can't restore. If i press command + r while booting I do get into the recovery screen. When I press "Reinstall OS" it says "Unavailable try again later". ...
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Play Audio from a Mac over an iPhone Call

I'm trying to play an audio file from my Mac Mini over an iPhone call. I tried using a male to male audio cable to connect the Mac's audio out port, into the iPhone's headset jack, but I guess that ...
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Is there a way to manually repair a CoreStorage volume?

I was playing around with CoreStorage on a test disk and used the undocumented commands cs addDisk and cs removeDisk. The addDisk command worked just fine and was able to expand a logical volume ...
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Install previous XCode Version on Yosemite (4.2)

I need to install XCode Version 4.2, as I'm having Build Code Errors which probably result from using XCode 6 (Android Open Source Project - Known Issues). I tried installing XCode 4.2, but I cannot ...
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Replicate the blue/black vs. white/gold illusion in Keynote?

I need to create a Keynote (6.5.2) presentation for school that contains text and no graphics, but implicit silliness is highly encouraged. As such, I was thinking of having some fun with current ...
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Can iBeacon range/region monitoring trigger “dynamic”/data-based notification?

I've looked everywhere (and am a Java/web developer so can't try testing in Xcode myself) but don't know the answer to; Can an iBeacon range and/or region event (for an iOS app that is not running ...
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Why is cp command 4 times slower than copying in Finder in OS X 10.6?

I accidentally stumbled upon this issue: Copying a 119 MB zip file took 4 times longer in Terminal (cp) than in Finder! I copied a file of 119 MB size in Terminal with time cp file.zip file2.zip ...
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How to get Back To My Mac working over external networks?

I have two Macbook Pros running OS 10.10.2. Both machines are signed into iCloud, and Back To My Mac is enabled. Under Settings > Sharing I have enabled file sharing and remote management for the ...
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How do I search ??_doc.xml file in a specified folder in Finder?

I have a lot of ??_doc.xml files in a folder, it's like: 13_doc.xml 16_doc.xml 87_doc.xml The filenames are all like two digits with _doc.xml combined together. I want to search them and have them ...
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Unable to run 'display notification' using osascript in a tmux session

If I run the following command in Apple Script Editor directly, display notification "Hello, world" I can see a notification as expected However if I tried to invoke it via command line: ...
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Touch screen iPad question [on hold]

I play Clash of Clans. Others are able to move a finger across the village being attacked and lay down a line of attacking troops. On my iPad when I try, the screen just moves with my finger. The ...
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How can I download an application from the Mac App Store which is not compatible with my OS X version?

Is there any way to download app from the Mac App Store which requires a more current OS X version than I have running on my Mac? I know it will not run, but I need the actual file.
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Can I restore items from a Mavericks Time Machine after upgrading to Yosemite?

If I upgrade from Mavericks to Yosemite, will I still be able to recover items from my Time Machine backup?
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Is it safe to `chgrp` of home folder from 'staff'?

I want to be able to share items from my home folder with another testing user account on the same machine. By default, the group of nearly all items in ~ is staff ... of which the only member is ...
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Why won't Safari save passwords to iCloud

I've been using iCloud passwords for a long time with no issues. This week, suddenly Safari won't remember any new passwords. It still auto-fills previously saved passwords though. In Safari ...
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iTunes is changing the number/order of tracks in an album when it loads into my iPod. I want the tracks to stay in order

iTunes changes the number (and therefore) the order of tracks in an album when make a new playlist. Therefore, I cannot listen to an album in the correct order. I want the tracks to stay in order when ...
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Wrong photo count

My iPad mini says I have 1701 photos. I deleted all except maybe a hundred. Ipad still says I have 1701 photos. Where they at. Tried everything. Checked forums and they have same problem. What good is ...

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