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How do I force Safari 5.1.7 to ask to remember my Gmail password?

Safari 5.1.7 remembers my Gmail user name but will not ask me if I want it to save my password. As I use Gmail often, this would be a real timesaver. How can I force Safari to ask?
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How to use 2009-era Airport Extreme in Bridge Mode Wifi

I have a 2009-era Airport Extreme that used to provide routing and WiFi for our cablemodem. Time Warner updated our cablemodem to a DG860, which comes with its own built-in WiFi. I'd like to ...
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How do I install “R” on OS X

How do I install "R" on OS X? Ideally using Homebrew? There seems to be very little information online.
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Apple Mail is not retrieving mail automatically from Exchange

I have an Exchange account set up in Apple Mail. When I click the "Get new messages" button it successfully retrieves mail from the Exchange server. I have the "Check for new messages" setting in ...
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429 views

Where to download OS X Mavericks out from Mac App Store?

Can I download OS X Mavericks not from App Store? Considering that my internet speed is very slow, so I prefer to download the OS from my other laptop, rather than leaving the download from Mac App ...
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Ban particular senders from having text appear in lockscreen

My bank uses "smsTAN", so when I make a transfer, the TAN gets texted to me. I would like to prevent texts from my bank from appearing in the lock screen as this lowers the safety of this method ...
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MBA mid-2013'' total freeze; hardware issue?

I've got a mid-2013 13" MacBook Air (Model Identifier: MacBookAir6,2) currently running Mavericks 10.9.2. that doesn't have any problems except (a potentially major) one: Sometimes when I'm playing a ...
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How to recover a compromised Mac OS 10.8.5

Computer got Safari hijacked by the "police" virus. Temporary solved by using Firefox instead. Questions: Read on numerous forums that you could reinstall OS X by holding down cmd + R keys. ...
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I've taken a screenshot, how do I edit it?

I'm used to taking screenshots in Windows and then editing them before posting them (with MSPaint) How can I edit a simple image quickly on OSX? I took a picture of a P.O. and I want to remove any ...
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1answer
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Need a way to save multiple window layouts for multiple configurations of monitors

When I work at my desk, my MBP is connected to two 27" displays, so I have 3 screens, and they're laid out very specifically, so my chat, mail, trello, etc. windows are all in their own spot. I'm ...
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6answers
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Fastest way to get a photo from iPhone to Mac?

I just want to snap a photo on my phone and work with it on my Mac. Currently I text it to myself (so it comes up in Messages on the desktop)-- quick but hacky. Email is 2nd option (slower). Airdrop ...
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Extract individual audio tracks from an audio DVD

I would like to extract the audio from a concert DVD to audio files, e.g. mp3 or aac. How can I do this using free tools - I know there are a couple of pay options available, but I would like to use ...
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Mounting Ext3 filesystem with OS X 10.7.4

I'm trying to mount an Ext3 external USB hard drive in OS X 10.7.4. I installed OSXFUSE (with macfuse compability layer), which worked fine. After that I tried to install EXT2FS but the install ...
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0answers
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How to not let octave start new window?

I run octave in terminal, but whenever I use "Octave" to start octave (from terminal) or select from mission control, it starts a new terminal window and I find it annoying. How can I make octave run ...
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1answer
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Embarrassing bug in Safari

Dear Ask Different community, I have had a rather embarrassing bug for a while now. It has to do with safari on my iPad and adult websites. After every visit to one of those websites, I always clear ...
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2answers
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Possible to disable custom Javascript keybindings in Safari?

I have a couple of decades experience using Emacs, so the Emacs-like keybindings for text editing on Mac OS X are very nice. Unfortunately, some websites (ahem) choose to override these with ...
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Safari 6 keeps suddenly crashing on Lion

I upgraded Safari to version 6 on OS X Lion 10.7.4 The browser is really fast but with one problem, it keeps suddenly crashing and closing. Relaunching it wont prompt with the usual suspects: ...
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What file comparison tool can I use under OS X?

My favorite file comparison tool was Beyond Compare but since I recently switched to OS X, i'm no longer able to use it and I'm looking for an alternative, preferably a free one. Update: I made the ...
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2answers
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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3answers
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Can I update from iOS 6.1.3 to iOS 7 but not iOS 7.1!

Planning to jailbreak. Any help would be appreciated!
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2answers
242 views

Mac crashed after changing disk permission

I'm facing a problem with my Mac Mini with Mountain Lion. When I changed my disk permission of Macintosh for everyone to no access my Mac crashed and and it's not restarting when I boot the Mac. It ...
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3answers
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Can I restore pre-Mavericks power key behavior?

Mavericks changed the behavior of my MacBook Air's power key to put the Air to sleep immediately when pressed briefly. Prior to Mavericks, the power key would summon the Shut Down dialog. As ...
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Email migration from Mac Mail to Outlook 2011 for Mac

I think this topic must have been posted earlier also. I want to transfer my emails from mac mail to outlook 2011. When I go to import option in outlook 2011 and select the mac mail to import the ...
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0answers
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Why does Messages on OSX always show unread messages?

On my iMac running Mountain Lion, Messages is chronically showing that I have 2 unread messages in its Dock icon. However there are no unread messages at all. I've even gone through and clicked on ...
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1answer
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Are there any good technical forums where jailbreak app authors hang out?

Most of the forums I have seen are really lame pirate-oriented sites. I am interested in joining in a discussion with programmers about building iOS software that breaks the rules, but not illegal ...
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1answer
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GMail and Outlook Attachment Not Showing in Mail after Upgrading to Mountain Lion

I used to see Word and PDF attachements with my GMail account in Mail. Recently I added my new Outlook account to Mail and found that attachments are missing. So I asked my friends to send ...
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2answers
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Can I recover deleted apps and content on my jailbroken iOS device?

Is it possible for a restored iPod touch to recover former apps that had been installed on an iPod touch? Is it possible for a deleted app to be re installed containing the same information from its ...
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3answers
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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1answer
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Keychain Access is empty

When I open my keychain access, it is empty. I can't see anything in it. However, I know that all of my stuff is still working (websites don't prompt me to log in, I join wifi networks, Xcode still ...
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1answer
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“brew install ogre” fails at “make install”

I'm stuck at installing ogre via brew. The error output seems limited to me and I'm not experienced OSX user at all. Any idea is appreciated. $ brew install ogre ==> Downloading ...
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Need to print out iPhone text messages

I have a court case and have text messages on my iPhone I need to transfer to my iPad email for evidence. Every time I try it doesn't work, it will send them to my iMessage but not my email. I need ...
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5answers
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How to find IP address of my other Mac?

I have two Macs on the same network, both plugged into my internet router. I have screen-sharing set up on one of them, so I can connect to it using command-K in the Finder with a vnc:// URL, and ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to use VNC / ScreenShare OS X 10.9 Mavericks OSX Server 3.0.1 Local Network User

Quite simply, is it possible to use VNC (Windows) or ScreenShare (OS X) as a local network user? All users are local network users and when I access the server via Screen Share VNC://LOCAL IP ADDRESS ...
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1answer
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What iOS app displays ToDos/Reminders in the Notification Center?

I need a tasklist/ToDo/Reminders app that lists out my current tasks in the notification center. I know that Reminders will if I add a time or alarm (I won't want this). I know Things can if I ...
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0answers
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How to export a slo-mo video with the slow motion intact and without losing quality?

I have a nicely exquisite slo-mo video. I would like it to export to my computer. Simply copying the file by plugging into the USB cable loses all the slo-mo edits. Doing an export via Share by ...
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1answer
418 views

Can't assign keyboard shortcut to service

In OSX 10.8.2, I created a service using Automator and saved it in ~/Library/Services. The service receives selected messages in Mail.app. It shows up in the list of services when I click on the ...
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How to hide or remove certain SSIDs from the wifi menubar icon

I have obnoxious neighbors that think its funny to use offensive words for their SSIDs. I would like to remove those SSIDs from, at a minimum, the wifi menubar icon. If its easier, hiding/removing ...
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having problems with iMac display..seing weird lines and black boxes of all sizes..please help!

imac 2 ghz 1600 radeon card, snow leopard enter image description here
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How can I combine text messages from my old iPhone with my new iPhone?

I just bought a new iPhone 5 and used it before restoring the backup from my old iPhone 4. Now I would like to restore the backup from my old phone without loosing the text messages already on my new ...
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0answers
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Can I rotate presentations on Keynote on my iPhone?

I'm prototyping an app — including custom animations, etc — on Keynote for the Mac using a custom vertical template. I want to be able to see what this feels like underneath the thumb by opening up ...
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1answer
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Founded iPhone. need help! [on hold]

A friend of mine found a iPhone 5 and it was on lost mode, then he restored the phone through iTunes. Does Find My iPhone still works, and how do you bypass the activation lock? Should he jailbreak ...
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2answers
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Are Boot Camp drivers for thunderbolt to gigabit ethernet available?

I have a Retina MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion and Boot Camp with Windows 7 and the Boot Camp 4.0 drivers. I'm also using the Thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter. My problem is that my ethernet port (aka ...
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2answers
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How can I see if my ipad 3 has been hacked?

does anyone have a clue on how can I see with evidence if someone has been hacked my ipad 3. I had connected it with an iphone 3 in the past, which wasn't mine. Is there any chance they can move into ...
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2answers
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How to auto mount NFS shares on Mavericks?

I need to mount at boot time the equivalent of the line command : sudo mount -o rw,bg,hard,resvport,intr,noac,nfc,tcp mymachine:/var/logs /Volumes/logs …and I have no idea about how to do it on ...
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15answers
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Can I change the brightness on a secondary display?

I have a MBP with a secondary display. Is is possible to have the brightness keys (F1 & F2) change both the main display (laptop screen) and the secondary display (a VGA external monitor connected ...
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1answer
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Turn off encryption on filevault2 second HDD

I have an Early 2011 MBP on which I installed an SSD (in the SuperDrive's bay). After that I enabled FileVault2 encryption on both the SSD (which has the ML 1.8.2 install) and on the original HDD ...
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2answers
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How do I run the iPad simulator to test a website on my mac

I've developed a web app which is having some weird issues on iOS safari on my iPad. I've never developed an iOS app, although I am a developer (c#) and have downloaded the latest xcode dev tools ...
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6answers
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How do I Move a folder in 10.9 Mavericks?

I am trying to move a large (100GB+) folder from the Desktop, into a subfolder on the Desktop. When I drag and Drop, it invokes a Copy, and I do not want to wait an hour while it goes through with ...
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1answer
463 views

Cannot upgrade VirtualBox installation of Mac OS 10.6.8 to Mavericks - supposedly a processor issue

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.8 within VirtualBox 4.3.2 on a Windows machine with an i7 processor. I would like to upgrade my OS to Mavericks through the App Store. When I try to do so, I get the ...
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1answer
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What is the resolution of the Apple Thunderbolt Display's built-in camera?

Apple's tech specs for the Thunderbolt Display merely lists a: Built-in FaceTime HD camera with microphone I've not been able to find what the maximum possible resolution is. I say maximum ...

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