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How to reset to default permissions

During development and debugging I have changed permissions of various files and folders using chown and chmod on my local system (I didnt maintain the list of changes). Now that I have fixed the ...
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Install OSX on previously wiped macbook pro

I have a 13 inch Macbook Pro. I don't have any recovery discs or backup and the hard drive has been completely formatted to remove any Apple partitions. I think the macbook is probably registered to ...
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Calendar open file while sleep

I have a calendar event set to open an application at an early time. However during this time, my Mac is at sleep. Will the calendar wake the Mac to open the application? If not, how can I make it so ...
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I want to install Windows 7 on an external drive

I've read two articles about booting Windows from external drives as opposed to a stock Bootcamp install. Here are the links: http://kevtg-compuproductive.tumblr.com/ ...
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MacBook Pro Issues: Stalling and Detection of External USB

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). I bought it in end of July 2015 and am using it since then. I am using OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.4 Recently I am facing two problems. My ...
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'Add notes' to an iCal event using Automator

I would like to build a 'Service' for selected text which: Get the currently selected text Creates an iCal event adds the selected text as a 'note' for that iCal event I prefer Automator for ...
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Search / filter by genre in iTunes

Currently the only filters for search in iTunes are by song, album, artist and composer. Is there a way to search by genre in iTunes?
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Alternate to GlovePie Script [on hold]

While playing GOW with keyboard i got stuck with analog joystick. I need to rotate analog joystick, which is not possible with keyboard without a script I found this script which emulate keyboard keys ...
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1answer
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How to hide sidebar preview (on the right) in Finder on El Capitan

I don't know since when, but I believe from some update of El Capitan, this annoying sidebar preview on the right comes up everytime I open a new Finder window. If I hide it using the mouse, it stays ...
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Restore ebooks (PDF) from iTunes backup?

Upon opening iBooks.app on my clean Mavericks install, I noticed that all my ebooks from other sources than the iBooks Store were missing. Of course, they're not saved in iCloud. So I wanted to ...
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Auto join personal hotspot

I recently bought an iPad2 (WIFI only) in addition to my iPhone 4 I already had. There are two reason I took the wifi only model: I am not planning on taking the iPad everywhere I go. That's what ...
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1answer
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Does the country where a credit card is issued affect the content offered in iTunes (with all the restrictions for that country)?

I want to create an AppleID account in iTunes/Apple Music. iTunes forces me to provide a credit card. There is an option to select the country of my credit card. I have two cards issued in different ...
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Make Dropbox app upload in background without having to open every 10 minutes

Is there any kind of workaround to get Dropbox on iPhone iOS to work as well as it does on Android? Installing Dropbox on the iPhone requires manually triggering the upload process instead of it ...
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2answers
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Moving photos into folders on iphone 5s

How do I move photos from camera roll or My photo stream into other albums or folders in the iphone 5s? I'm using iOS 7.
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Free Mac database software similar to FileMaker

I am used to using FileMaker on a friend's computer, but I don't have it on mine, and at the moment I can't afford to buy it. Is there anything free out there that is similar? I am in the process of ...
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0answers
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SSD not working internally

I recently bought a Corsair Force LE 240GB SSD and tried to do a net recovery on a macbook pro A1278 (MacBook Pro 13" Early 2011 with i5) to the latest El Capitan, but for some reason, this is only ...
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Can't access External Drive (time machine), no EFI partition system. How to manually rewrite it?

tried to back up my Mac to time machine yesterday but I couldn't mount the drive. I have a Lacie 3TD hdd that is partition into msdos(for transfer between pc and mac) and hfs(time machine). I am able ...
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1answer
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iPhone 2G, iOS 3.1.2 and YouTube doesn't work

So, YouTube application doesn't work. What I mean by that is that it won't playback any videos, nor will it log me into the YouTube so I can't see my subscriptions, or my videos/playlists, etc. Did ...
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1answer
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How to install Social Engineering Toolkit in mac

I want to install SET from this link: https://github.com/trustedsec/social-engineer-toolkit. If I am right this is the github repository. I have brew installed can't I grab it with homebrew and then ...
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1answer
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iMac won't restart after upgrade to Yosemite

Just made the upgrade to Yosemite but now my iMac wont restart or shut down. Whenever I try to do any of these it stays on a black screen with a mouse pointer, and I have to turn it off and back on ...
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0answers
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile. ...
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0answers
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How do I get all music off my iPhone without losing my audiobooks?

I never purchased any music and am not subscribed to iTunes Match. Everything in settings is set to "no" or "off". I have unwanted, unpurchased music and want to get it off my iPhone. However, I have ...
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Where is Google Voice and Video installed?

After I have installed some programs I can't find them to open them. I have looked in… the Applications folder the Utilities folder About this Mac → More info → System report → Software → ...
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1answer
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MacBook Pro crashes and panic after Yosemite

I have updated from OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion to OS X 10.10 Yosemite 6 months ago and since then my Mac freezes with no reason (I need to switch off the computer). Yesterday after installing a Yosemite ...
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0answers
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How can i get my imessages and phone numbers off my lost phone-5?

I lost my iPhone 5 and need to get some phone numbers off of there that were sent as iMessages and not saved to my contacts. Can I do that somehow?
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5answers
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What is the keyboard combination for the ⌘ symbol?

There are many handy shortcuts for exotic characters in Mac such as Option + 7 for ¶ and Option + G for ©. Is there one to yield the command key ('⌘') sign?
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1answer
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Move mail boxes data to external drive on Mac Mail on Mavericks

I have read, and search one blog to another, one question that seamed what I wanted. I do not want to move the whole Mailbox or configuration to another drive but want to free up some disk space by ...
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1answer
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Why is my Bootcamp asking for a windows installer disk?

Firstly my computer specs are: MacBook Pro: (13-inch, Mid 2010) Processor: 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256 MB I'm trying to download windows 7 ...
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3answers
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“You restarted/Computer restarted because of a problem” on wakeup, Evernote?

For the last few days I've been getting scared because of these messages that appear very frequently on wakeup, and almost always when I wakeup after a long duration. Sometimes it says "you restarted ...
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0answers
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Will grayscale consume or reduce battery usage?

So I was wondering, if I turn on grayscale, will it consume or reduce battery usage? I want to know because if my phone battery is low I want to keep it running as long as possible.
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0answers
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El Capitan download very slow [on hold]

I already tried several times to upgrade to El Capitan from Yosemite with no success. It would help me to debug the problem, if at least the download would be faster. It takes me 7 hours for this 6GB ...
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1answer
26 views

Can I wake up iPhone by double tapping the screen?

Can I wake up an iPhone/iPad by double tapping the screen without hacking/installing Cydia?
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Newsstand magazine downloads very slow and halting

My newsstand has two subscriptions: New Yorker and Economist. When a new issue is available for either one of those, the period required to download the issue is super slow, and unreliable - it ...
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1answer
117 views

Run a command before launching an app

I have a particular app that uses its own Ad Library aside from iAd. If I remove the correct folder prior to launching the app, No ads will be shown during that session. However, upon closing and ...
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0answers
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Adding a new picture to the appstore needs a new build of the app

It seems to be true, that I have to build a new app-version for only adding a new picture in the appstore. So my App has the same code, but a new version and I don't know what to write in the update ...
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2answers
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iPhone 5c says I am out of storage when I'm not.

I have 8.1 GB on my 5c and 11.3 GB ony cloud and I can't take a pic bc my phone says there's not enough storage. What's going on?
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Sound recorder- I accidentally deleted a recorded message how can I retrieve it from my Android phone [on hold]

I accidentally deleted a sound recorded message how can I retrieve it from my Android cell phone
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3answers
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Dual boot OS X and Manjaro - Problems

(Cross-posted in Linux StackExchange) So I'm trying to dual boot OS X and Manjaro. Using the graphical installer of Manjaro, you're given the option (well, it's an obligation) to create a partition ...
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1answer
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Mac os x 10.5.8 Can't download Flash Player!

I am having issues installing Adobe Flash Player on my 10.5.8 Mac. I uninstalled the previous version. My understanding understand is that i need an older version of flash player as this is an older ...
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1answer
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How to show all dates (jubilees) from contacts on calendar

There is 1 calendar, that shows only birthday dates from contacts on iphone/mac OS. But if 1 contact has several dates (e.g. jubilee, birthday of kids or other important dates) that i want to be shown ...
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1answer
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Howto upload a video preview to the appstore

Again, only problems with this Apple stuff, but sadly I have to work with. I simply want to upload a video preview for my app in app store. I am pretty sure, I am doing it correct. I meet all the ...
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0answers
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Is there a good solution for syncing photos between the Photos app and Amazon Cloud Drive?

Amazon Cloud Drive offers great pricing: Unlimited storage for $50 a year. Bundled with Amazon Cloud Drive (and with Amazon Prime) is a service that lets you make online photo albums, etc., which can ...
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1answer
9 views

Format USB for Samsung TV

What's the simplest way to format a USB stick and write some video files to it in order for the Samsung TV to read it? As far as I know Samsung TVs support the FAT format (or maybe ExFAT too), but if ...
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0answers
29 views

Why Pip Failing to install Conda in El-Capitan?

System: El Capitan OS X 10.11.5, Python 2.7.11. I am trying to setup Python 3.x in my IPython Notebook by following the thread here. I run pip install conda where conda i.e. Anaconda but I get ...
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1answer
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How to keep exchange emails from showing up in contacts? (iOS7)

After upgrading an iPhone user from iOS6 to 7, I'm having an issue where, in my contacts app, all 2000 email address from my exchange account are showing up in my contacts. How do I get rid of them so ...
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4answers
729 views

How to export a list of recently opened files from Office:MAC? 2011?

I recently inherited some old mac machines and was told to look for anything important on the before formatting them. One of the things that is installed on these machines is Office:MAC 2011, and ...
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0answers
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All music gone in iTunes version 12.4.0.119 after upgrade

All of my music in iTunes is gone. I upgrade to version 12.4.0.119 from the previous version. After I rebooted all of the music and custom playlists are gone in iTunes. All of the media files are ...
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0answers
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Preview.app slideshow duration

I would like to use Preview for PDF presentations (slides). In Preview, Cmd+Ctrl+F is Enter Full Screen and Cmd+Shift+F is Slide Show. However, in full screen mode, there is a gray area around the ...
2
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1answer
27 views

Xcode install command via OS X Terminal

I have Mac OS X version 10.5.7 so I downloaded Xcode version 4.6.3 and launched it. According to many tutorials (such as this) I am supposed to install further command line tools via terminal: ...
2
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1answer
590 views

Batch compress multiple folders into individual zip files

I have dozens of folders that I need to compress into individual zip files. If I select all of these folders in the Finder and do "Compress [X] Items," I get one zip file containing all of the ...

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