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Connect a Lacie Thunderbolt only drive to a USB port?

I have a huge Lacie Thunderbolt only drive and I want to connect it to pre-thunderbolt computers but no matter where I look there doesn't seem to be a device or adapter which can achieve such. I've ...
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I want to create a simple Window Manager application for Mac OS X. How to start? [on hold]

I want to start creating Mac applications and, as my first project, I would like to implement a simple Window Manager for OS X. The idea is an application where the user could set a number of rows, ...
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Safari 8 suspend javascript execution

I have some user script that runs every about 10 minutes on specific page at opened tab in safari. The surprise is that safari somehow suspend javascript execution when tab is not active by user for ...
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When Gmail said the Safari needed to upgraded I did and got Maverick - now the icon is grey

My safari icon on my desktop is grey and I no longer seem to be able to get it up without the error message that Maverick is more recent and not compatible with my OS x version 10.6.8
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Deleting the original files iTunes

I let iTunes copy the files i add to it into the iTunes Media folder. I have recently learned that I can delete songs from my mac once they are in iTunes. Having not known this, the amount of storage ...
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Booting an iMac using a Macbook Pro's internal disk

Suppose I have an iMac and a Macbook Pro. My Macbook Pro is my primary workstation, and when I switch to the iMac I would like my environment to be exactly the same in order to facilitate switching ...
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ibooks error: “Zero Kb of 9.22 EB” on Yosemite and failed downloads

I have recently upgraded from OS X mavericks to yosemite in a new mac mini. The previously downloaded ibooks are available to read while the new free ibooks like "Apps At Work" AND "iPad Profiles ...
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how to connect 4 laptops to one monitor

I am trying to connect video from 4 laptops to a big screen monitor and be able switch from one to another easily without having to connect and disconnect cables. Thanks
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Can't connect user without the home directory to Mac OS Server

When I try to connect user WITHOUT home directory - services only to the Mac OS X Server 3.1.2 on Mavericks I get the error: Oct 30 12:55:17 Cassandra515i.local rpcsvchost[10115]: passwd entry ...
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Make a python program an application

I would like to make a Python program executable, like in Windows, when you use a program like cx_Freeze to make Python programs become .exe. I would like to do the same for Mac, I would like to make ...
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Why was the iPad 3 so short lived? [on hold]

What are some reasons the iPad 3 had such a short shelf life? From being introduced March 2012 and discontinued October 2012, that seems very quick.
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Green text “Profile” appears on login? (OSX Yosemite)

Whenever I login to my machine some green text appears in the top left saying "Profile". It has done this since OSX Mavericks too. Here's a screenshot:
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Finder view like FTP clients - two columns

Is here possible to have OS X (10.10) view like in FTP clients (e.g FileZilla) I mean two columns with list view, and of course without need of opening two seperate windows. I am aware of tabs, but ...
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usbmuxd takes all sockets : no other network connection possible

Our build bot Mac mini has a big problem since a few weeks: It seems that usbmuxd will open plenty of sockets and let them linger around. At some point, there are more than 50000 sockets opened in ...
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How to record everything that goes in my EarPods on OS X Yosemite?

I would like to record what I hear and what I say from my EarPods, I thought I would use Soundflower but unfortunately it looks like it isn't compatible at all with Yosemite. Any ideas ?
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iTunes Window Buttons don't match the System Preference

Has anyone a similar problem? And how do I fix it?
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Unable to delete a partition in Yosemite

When I was beta testing Yosemite I had installed the beta version in a partition on my disk. Now that I have upgraded my computer to Yosemite I would like to delete the beta testing partition. ...
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Trouble installing Yosemite on new SSD

I have a problem where the Yosemite install does not see 240GB Mercury 6G Electra SSD during an install from the USB drive. I'm using a USB thumb drive installer. It boots up fine. Except that when I ...
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Can I set Mail.app to only allow me to move mail into folders in the same account?

I have several email accounts setup in Mail.app on OS X and when I right click to move an email into a folder it presents a list of all of my accounts and all of their folders and subfolders. As I ...
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how to convert windows drivers for mac

I have a wireless model, but they have provided the driver for Windows only. I would like to use it in my MacBook. To convert it to Linux, I found there's a tool called ndiswrapper. But I need a ...
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How to fix brew after its upgrade to Yosemite?

I faced some issue with Homebrew. I upgraded to Yosemite. After the upgrade, homebrew seems to be broken. I would run any brew command and get this error /usr/local/bin/brew: ...
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D-LINK DWP-157 usb modem is not working on OS X Yosemite

I found that the connection manager software of the device is compatible to Yosemite and I had successfully installed it. But when I go for connecting it displays that USB is not found. It worked fine ...
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My iPhoto Library has lost its index. Files are invisible, but still taking up space. Is there any way to retrieve them?

Okay--I've seen questions similar to this one, but not identical. So please hang in there while I try to explain this problem: Yesterday, I upgraded iPhoto to version 9.6. It seemed to be doing ...
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Boot Camp Assistant keeps on crashing

Process: Boot Camp Assistant [695] Path: /Applications/Utilities/Boot Camp Assistant.app/Contents/MacOS/Boot Camp Assistant Identifier: ...
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I have a free space in my HD. I can't use it or modify it. I

Whenever I click apply after changing the options in disk utility, nothing happens. I can't also find the free space partition using terminal. What should I do about this?
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Start Apache httpd on boot

Since upgrading to Yosemite, Apache httpd is no longer started at boot time. I've tried: sudo launchctl load org.apache.httpd.plist but I'm getting a service is disabled error. I've modified the ...
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How to rename formula installed via Homebrew?

I installed gcc with homebrew: $ brew install gcc I can see the result: $ brew list ant gcc go libyaml postgresql tmux autoconf gdb isl mpfr python ...
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How to recover photos from an iPhone 1.0?

I used an iPhone 1.0 from May of 2009 until around the spring of 2013, at which time I upgraded to the iPhone 5.0. I've always been a prolific iPhotographer :) and recently pulled around 12,000 photos ...
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Yosemite, problems after Yosemite, Computer restarting everytime i log in

I have a MacBook Pro and a iMac. Recently I upgrade to Yosemite on both. On my iMac, everything seems fine. But every time I try to log on to my MacBook Pro, it restarts and only the guest account ...
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How do I install OS X Yosemite on an unsupported MacBook?

I have downloaded and made a bootable USB of Yosemite but once I boot holding the option key and attempt to install I get an error stating that Yosemite is already installed on my computer. I'm ...
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can't delete in iTunes 12 mavericks

I cannot move or delete songs from my iTunes 12 library. Someone suggested using the "Summary" tab, but there isn't one. Anyone else having this problem?
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Trust this computer - what is shared?

Apologies if this has been asked before, but when you trust a computer, what data is shared? I'm on iOS 8 and have been plugging my personal phone into my work PC for charging. I click "trust" ...
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Is there an ios app that turns the device itself into a Bluetooth bar code scanner?

I have the square register app on an iPad which can work with a Bluetooth bar code scanner. I would like to use a second iPod as the Bluetooth bar code scanner. is there an ios app that can make ...
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OSX Yosemite My Calendar Icon Stopped Updating

Since upgrading to Yosemite, the calendar icon in my dock has been stuck on October 17. I have had no luck getting it to display the correct date. Has anyone else run into/found a solution for this ...
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I updated to OS X 10.9.5 and my external hard drive no longer shows up on the desktop

I recently updated to OS X 10.9.5 and my toshiba 1tb external hard drive no longer shows up on my desktop.
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SMB: auto-unmount then unable to re-mount without restart

I have a recurring problem with mounting/un-mounting remote directories via SMB, however I don't know what triggers the problem nor how to resolve it. Background: After successfully mounting the ...
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Problem with Apple ID and associated email

I recently switched my apple ID to a different email. The problem is that I can no longer use the previous one. The previous one is still there and won't go away. I can't edit anything as a result. ...
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Has anyone turned off FileVault after it has completed?

I have a 1TB SSD in a 15" Mac Book Pro It took about 30 hrs to Encrypt, which during, the computer was virtually unusable. It just finished with that and now it says it is optimizing with 5 DAYS!!!! ...
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Notifications for Messages keep turning back on in Yosemite

I want to disable banners/notifications in OSX Yosemite. The problem is the notifications keep getting reset to the default. This has happened twice since installing Yosemite on release day. This ...
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Is OS X Server 4 Mail Quota per User working?

We set the Mail Server's server-global "Limit mail to 200MB per user" but overrode, in a couple of individuals' cases, their quota to a different amount. But these overrides take effect neither ...
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Is it safe to uninstall SIMBL agent on Yosemite?

I'm running the most resent version of Yosemite and have noticed something called SIMBL Agent in the login items setting. I've tried to remove it but when I do it my computer locks up and I can't get ...
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Can I display GMT on my iPad's world clock?

I have an iPad running iOS 8.1. Can I include a world clock pane with GMT? I see London as an option, but it appears that it adjusts for DST.
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MacOS 10.9.5 Samba client has wrong permissions

I have a Samba server running on Ubuntu. When I mount it on my MacOS 10.9.5 box using the name smb://servername/ every single file looks like it has permission 0700. If I mount it using ...
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Get started with using Packages

I want to create a package - and need help to get started... I looked for a tutorial or help on Packages.app - not finding anything, I just started it. gave the package a name and a folder, on ...
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Change resolution of different images from different folders

Hej guys, my case is like this : i have cover images under diffrent folders books -->book1_folder--->images_folder-->cover.jpg books ...
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OS X: find hours in use

Is there a way I can parse a log in OS X to determine the total time the computer has been in use? By "in use", I mean logged in and not in sleep mode. If there is no such pre-existing log, is there ...
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Is there away to see the internal process of a software?

I would like to be able to see/monitor how a software "works" once it's running. For example I would like to see what happens internally when you click on a button, or any other interaction within an ...
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Just updated to Yosemite: Where is my garageband?

So I used to have Garageband on my Mac before I updated to Yosemite. After the update, it is no longer here. Where do I now find Garageband after the update? I tried to look on the App store, ...
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How do I delete or fix my Keychain after changing my password?

How do I reset my main keychain and completely delete the old one? I changed my password and its been coming up with all of these popups asking for my new password when I first login. If anyone can ...
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Pages - Value type page in Firefox

When I reboot my Mac I keep getting this page in one of my Firefox tabs: file:///Applications/Pages.app/Contents/Resources/FunctionHelp.bundle/en.lproj/ffac6f2d7977.html with the text: value type ...

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