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iCloud Status of Apple Music After iTunes Match Scan

I just purchased and ran iTunes Match on my collection. Approximately 80% came back as Matched, 10% as Uploaded, and an additional 10% came back as Apple Music. All my files were previously ripped or ...
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How to reset Calendar and Reminders on OS X Yosemite?

I just hit a nasty bug in Calendar.app and Reminders.app on Yosemite. For some reason, calendars also appear in Reminders.app as empty reminder lists and reminder lists also appear in Calendar.app as ...
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recover/restore files with specific extension from Time Machine with OSX

I would like to recover/restore only *.GIF files from my most recent backup. They were accidentally deleted from everywhere in My Computer instead of just the intended folder. I currently have only 6 ...
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How many backups are kept in iCloud and for how long?

I am looking into iCloud backups of iPad. How many backups are kept in iCloud ? For how long ?
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Password dialog appears for password-less SSH private key

I installed my SSH private key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa. There is no passphrase associated with the key, however, whenever I connect to an SSH server, a dialog pops up and asks me to enter my password to ...
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Disable HTTP traffic on my entire computer

Is it possible to prevent all HTTP (or any other unencrypted protocol) on my mac while connected to an insecure network (any network without a password)? In Chrome, I'm able to use the extension ...
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2answers
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Display playlist by album instead of by song on iPhone

I have an iPhone 5S. I want to see my playlist by albums instead of by songs. When I add an album of songs to the playlist, it shows all the songs. I can do it on iTunes on the computer but it doesn't ...
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How to disable frequently visited items and favorites under the address bar in Safari 8?

I want to remove the following frequently visited items and favorites under the address bar in Safari 8. How can I do this?
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Any advice on troubleshooting instability in Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.4?

In all cases of crashes, I can SSH to the machine, but I can't figure out anything useful to remedy the situation. This freeze happened when sizing the crop in Aperture. Machine had been running for ...
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Are my safari and chrome passwords synced?

I like to use safari for light browsing (and to prolong battery life).Sometimes I switch to chrome , when I need to(syncing stuff to android,etc). I would like to know if my passwords(maybe even ...
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1answer
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How to click the OK button in Google Chrome alert, using AppleScript

I am using AppleScript with Google Chrome to automate a tedious process on a website. In certain conditions, the website has an alert popup to notify the user of an issue. This prevents the rest of ...
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How do you restart township? [on hold]

I want to restart my game on the app township but I can not how can I?
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(Mavericks) Appstore repeatedly updating Xcode to 5.1 (fixed?)

In the past 7 days I have updated to Xcode 5.1 seven times! Yesterday I dragged Xcode to the trash and emptied the trash in an attempt to make it stick, this morning I got a popup saying that Xcode ...
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How Do I Uninstall Google Voice Voicemail from an iPhone?

I installed Google Voice Voicemail on my wife's iPhone, thinking she would like it. You know, the thing where you put in the funky long set of numbers and dial somewhere, and kapoof, you now have ...
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How to remove the automatic ratings from songs in iTunes?

I want to remove the automatic ratings from my songs: However, they don't disappear after right-click->Rating->None
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0answers
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QuickTime player only recording 10 seconds of video footage

I am trying to record video footage from my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.4.1) within QuickTime Player (10.4) on a MacBook Pro Running OS X Yosemite (10.10.3). As soon as I press stop to finish the recording the ...
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1answer
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The Download of Apps from the Mac App Store is very slow

I've wanted to download an app from the Mac App Store. But the download is much slower than normally. What can I do? EDIT: This is an "answer yourself" question. I don't know why I can't accept my ...
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MacBook Pro Retina rattling noise

About two months ago, I purchased a MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch (model MF840LL). Recently, I have noticed a quiet rattling noise when doing something performance-intensive (some webpages in Firefox, ...
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Where can I find the installed package path via brew

I installed some packages via brew. But I can not find where is it. I can NOT get access by typing hping on terminal % brew install hping ...
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Macbook Pro Unibody 13 inch 2012 lands on to Login Screen when left Idle

Can anyone please help me with this? My laptop after using it, I leave it idle, keeping it on. After some time, my display turns off, and after some time when I come back and start using it, I get a ...
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1answer
291 views

Sleep timeout missing from the energy saver preferences

I have two Macbook Pros running on Yosemite. The first one is a 17 incher from 4 years ago. I'm able to set the time that it sleeps. The second one is a 15 incher retina made this year. In its energy ...
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2answers
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Scroll bars missing with Magic Mouse

I just purchased a wireless Magic Mouse for my Mac. There is no scrolling bar at the right of screen. How can I activate this?
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1answer
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Apple TV Not Waking on Demand for Computer Behind Switch

I can Home Share between a Mac Mini, Mac Pro, and my AppleTV with no problems as long as the two computers are awake. The ATV finds and streams the libraries with no problems. The Mac Mini and ATV ...
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why WiFi gets reconnected when switching network location?

When I switch Network Location via  > Location, my WiFi connection always gets disconnected then reconnected, even though the WiFi network is the same, why? Is it possible to avoid the ...
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How to play game windows at Apple [on hold]

Hello how to play any game windows at Apple? I have problom for this. I'v using virtualbox but, when the running game always blank and restart. can you have tips or more app third-party to fix or ...
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Manipulating messages in Outlook 2011 from on IMAP account with applescript

I am currently using a great applescript that deletes duplicate messages from whatever currently selected folder. I use it mostly on IMAP folders to avoid downloading duplicate messages to POP ...
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0answers
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on browsing to one website

I have a 2010 MBP. Just in the last day or so, whenever I try to browse to Facebook (www.facebook.com), I get a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error. This is what is displayed in Chrome, however I cannot ...
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Paintbrush cuts off clipboard image from screenshot

When taking a screenshot to the clipboard using Cmd + Ctrl + Shift + 4 you can add a portion of the screen to the clipboard. However, when pasting into Paintbrush with Cmd + V, it crops randomly and ...
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1answer
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How to install a previously downloaded IPSW file on iPhone directly without iTunes?

I've downloaded the correct IPSW file for the iPhone 4 using BitTorrent. iPhone3,1_7.0_11A465_Restore.ipsw I cannot use the Apple servers because the connection keeps dropping and the download does ...
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discoveryutil: command not found

After connecting VPN I often have to flush DNS to get my private hosts to be found. I would do this sudo discoveryutil mdnsflushcache; sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches Now, after upgrading to ...
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Safari: How do you het page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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0answers
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What happens to subscriptions when an app is deleted from the app store?

My organization is planning on sunsetting a number of apps in favor of one newer and improved container app. Once we delete an app from the app store, I understand that it will continue to exist on ...
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1answer
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How do I unsync all apple devices for text?

How do I unsync my iphone messages so that those do not go to my ipad. I have unclicked the email address associated with my ipad on my iphone. Is there something else I need to do so other people ...
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0answers
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Mac dictation custom commands not working

I use the Mac Yosemite (10.10.3) built in dictation extensively, and I find it does a really good job of understanding my speech, at least when I'm speaking in complete sentences. I also use the ...
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2answers
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Find executables associated with Homebrew Formula

Some Homebrew formulas have names that do not correspond with any of the installed commands (e.g., coreutils, speech-tools), other formulas provide an command that matches up with the name, but also ...
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1answer
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How to use Time Machine backup when hard drive is broken?

I have a MacBook Pro which I use Time Machine to back up usually weekly. Its hard drive broke recently. I got an exactly same hard drive and installed it into the laptop. How do I restore the ...
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0answers
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how to send keystrokes from command line without a long delay?

when I use osascript to send keystrokes, I am finding that there is a long delay –– at least two seconds –– and this is unacceptable. is there a way to send keystrokes that is faster than ...
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1answer
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Can a dedicated GPU use/share system RAM in addition to the VRAM included with it?

The Macbook Pro laptop, running OS X, has a AMD GPU which includes graphics memory of 256 MB. Is it possible for the machine to run an application that requires 512 MB video memory by sharing some of ...
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1answer
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How to stop some devices from receiving my iMessages?

I want to receive iMessages with my iPhone and iPad. I have one small issue being that my iCloud account is shared with my family. How do I make sure my relatives don't see all of my iMessages ...
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1answer
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How to fix my partition table after messing it up trying to install Linux Mint

I tried to install Linux Mint alongside my working OS X Yosemite. I have a Macbook Air released mid 2013 with a 128gb SSD and 4gb of memory. Well to achieve my aim I first added a partition using ...
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3answers
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Apple keyboard on Windows PC: will CMD buttons work as CTRL?

I use mac at home, but at work I have to use Win7 PC. It makes me crazy to switch between mac/win keybard everyday, so I want to buy mac usb keyboard, but, will CMD buttons work as CTRL in windows ...
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1answer
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Smart Playlist in Itunes based on file location

I'd like to create a smart playlist in iTunes based on a specific folder (I manage my media library manually). Is that somehow still possible in ITunes 12 (even if it involves scripting)?
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0answers
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Downloads folder grid view showing artifacts

When expanding the Downloads folder from the dock, in grid view, tooltips shown for long file name are leaving graphical artifacts after they disappear. There is a link below with a screen recording ...
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1answer
1k views

Are .apple files potentially synonymous (or a wrapper to) .dmg files?

We lost a .dmg file on an harddrive. Our tech guy was able to recover files from the drive but not one of them is a .dmg file. But they are a lot of .apple file. Can the .dmg file we are looking for ...
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3answers
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Looking for VNC client solutions that work reliably on a Mac running OS X 10.9.5

I have a number of FreeBSD servers, and I'd like to put VNC server software on them, then access them from a Mac running OS X 10.9.5. I really don't want to have to access them from a virtual ...
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0answers
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iTunes + Music app: how to sync star ratings?

I have ~60gb of music on iTunes 12 and a 16gb iPhone 6. I want to have music on my phone while saving some space for photos and apps I want to be able to add star ratings to my music while listening ...
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5answers
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Add video to camera roll without using iPhoto?

I have a bunch of video recorded and stored in Dropbox from another iOS device, I'd like to move this onto a new iOS device. So far, the only way I can see of adding these videos to my Camera Roll is ...
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1answer
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How do I open Apple Maps from a Google Maps link in Safari?

I would ideally like a bookmarklet since then I could use it on iOS as well. I tried this Safari extension but I would like an option in the toolbar to open Apple Maps when I'm already on a Google ...
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3answers
16k views

Why I can not see mac partition under windows installed with bootcamp?

I installed a windows 7 on macbook using bootcamp. Everything looks fine, but one thing. Here is stated that "Apple’s Boot Camp driver package automatically installs an HFS+ driver for Windows, which ...
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1answer
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Delete Yosemite? Find Mountain Lion? Post-Stroke Explanations, Please

I hope you can help me. I had modest tech abilities until 6 months ago, when I had a stroke. I don't know now what these abbreviations mean. I have read the answers but they don't seem to apply. My ...

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