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How to Install pdfimages in El Capitan?

I am reviewing the answer here about Extracting embedded images from a PDF. It is not in Homebrew. How can you install pdfimages in OS X El Capitan?
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Google Chrome on OSX will not open .desktop files created in Ubuntu

I have recently collected & saved a large volume of internet links on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine that I wish to share with my other computer that runs OSX, but have come to realize that Google Chrome ...
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3answers
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setup youtube-dl destination to ~/Downloads

How do I setup youtube-dl to default download to ~/Downloads instead of the home folder?
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1answer
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Is there a network usage utility that shows data usage by network connection

I use my Mountain Lion MacBook Air to connect to the internet using various methods. At home, I use my wired connection, which does not have a cap. Sometimes though, I connect via my iPad, which uses ...
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1answer
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Improve applescript to open New Private Window with Safari

I made this AppleScript to use with the script tool. It can be saved as the application to launch from a click. I have to approve the application though in the Security edit tool. This open the ...
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1answer
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How to delete multiple podcast episodes from iOS 6 podcast app?

I know how to delete a podcast subscription form the iOS 6 podcast app (How to delete a podcast from new iOS 6 Podcast app?) but I'm having trouble deleting multiple episodes within a subscription. ...
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2answers
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Bind SSL certificate to local port for Mono/OWIN

I have a local http service application running on OSX (hosted through Mono/OWIN) that I want to access on https instead. The service itself is easily configured to require https, but the local bit ...
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problem accessing localhost on Mac OS X Mavericks…it was working fine until I rebooted today

I am perplexed about the problem I am having and would really appreciate help resolving it. I have an iMac running Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 I have set up my apache to serve documents from the ...
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mysql / phpmyadmin connection problem on mac yosemite

iam new on mac os, i find many thing that i want, but now have a problem around using mysql and phpmyadmin, i work as bellow Setup/Configure mysql: brew install mysql brew info mysql launchctl ...
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1answer
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I want to know if you can receive texts from a blocked number

If you have an iPhone how can you receive texts from a blocked number
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El Captan disk utility did not see erased partition after fail bootcamp install

I try to get my full drive after fail a bootcamp install of Win. Now I have removed extra partition from my fusion drive, but can’t see empty space using the el captan disk utility. Using shell, ...
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1answer
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Make a slideshow in iPhoto 9.6.1 showing photos in random order

I want to make a slideshow that shows photos in random order, but I don't see the option to do it. I only have an option to sort images by name or date or things that do not apply.
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How to Auto-Hide the Address Bar in Google Chrome?

How can I hide the address bar in google chrome? I found this article but I am unable to find a solutions for Mac OS. Ideally I would like all tool bars to disappear similar to how they do in ...
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Can't eject usb hard drive after using Parallels

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) 2,7 GHz Intel Core i5 8 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Graphics 6100 1536 MB OS X El-Capitan External hard drive contains virtual machine (Win7) and some media ...
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1answer
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Changing the Finder icon for an external disk formatted as ExFat?

I used this web page recipe - Create Your Own Custom Icons in OS X 10.7.5 or Later - for creating a .icns icon set containing a set of icons for an external disk that has been formatted with the ExFat ...
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1answer
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Why does the iTunes artist list jump to start when i scroll it?

I updated my iTunes yesterday, along with Lion, as did alot of other people. Now I've been experiencing some weird behaviour. I have my iTunes setup like above. I usually browse to artist by ...
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0answers
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How To Trick WeChat Into to Thinking My iPhone Is An iPad?

so I use a chatting app called WeChat and I have two phones. It only allows me to sign in on one phone at a time. But I can sign in on an iPad and a phone at the same time. It's an universal app, ...
5
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1answer
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How to disable Adobe Core Sync app on OS X from being launched automatically?

I have noticed a lot of Adobe processes are running in the background at start up on an OS X 10.11.4 (15E65) machine with Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) installed. To get rid of this, I removed everything ...
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1answer
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How can I cancel/delete unsent E-Mails from iOS Mail?

If I'm off-line, and I send an e-mail, it stays as "unsent message". Is there a way to cancel or delete or edit those unsent messages? (using the default e-mail app)
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2answers
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Problem Setting Up iPhone 5s

I just purchased an iPhone (on Sprint), my first one, off of Craigslist. However I am having a problem: I get home and connect it to Wi-Fi and it says I need a SIM card. I looked online a bit to see ...
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0answers
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Unable to Run Update From 10.7 Lion to 10.11 El Capitan

I recently reinstalled OS X, which with my MacBook Pro (2012 Model) meant that it grabbed Lion from internet recovery. It successfully installed, and I installed some updates, but when it comes to ...
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9answers
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Can I manually limit the %CPU used by a process?

I would like to limit the amount of CPU time dedicated to certain processes (e.g. Firefox, Safari, ...). I can't understand why such programs, even when not used (nothing loading, no animations, ...
5
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4answers
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OS X Mountain Lion/Lion Deep Sleep on low battery

I'm having an issue on my Mac since I installed Lion and now Mountain Lion (I thought that the Lion problem could be because I've put an SSD in my Mac and did not make a fresh install but a carbon ...
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1answer
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How do I fix a file that crashes Numbers?

A long time ago, I made a relatively simple Numbers document with some tables containing text and images. It lives in iCloud, and I can preview it using Quick Look. But now when I try to open it, ...
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1answer
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Does Homebrew have a command-not-found hook?

Arch Linux's pkgfile has a command-not-found hook that you can source from your shell's startup file (.zshrc, .bashrc, or whatever). Does Homebrew have anything roughly equivalent to this?
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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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3answers
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Changing path of Xcode Server

I'm running Xcode Server on my Mac Mini, and the HTTP port is open to the internet. I want to be able to host other content on port 80. Is there a way I can change the path where the Xcode Server ...
5
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9answers
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User folder on mac OS is empty, but still uses 60GB of hard drive space

I have deleted all the files under User folder, but it still says that it uses ~60GB of space. Real usage is ~2MB. There are no more files to delete. Is there any hidden files i am not aware of. If ...
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0answers
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Reset NVRAM now can't boot up iMac

Routine maintenance directed me to reboot w/install and do disk repair. Disk repair failed and said I needed to reinstall Mac OS X (Snow Leopard). I sought other solutions first, and tried several ...
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3answers
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OS X Yosemite install error / Harddrive is used for backups?

I'm trying to install Yosemite onto a 15" Macbook Pro / Late 2008 model with OS X Mountain Lion on it. I've checked Apples site and it says I can install Yosemite on this machine with these specs. ...
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2answers
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What types of problems could lead to 10 logic board failures across 3 different laptops?

In March 2012, I bought a new 15" MacBook Pro. It required 3 logic board replacements over the next 13 months, leading Apple to replace the unit with a new 15" MacBook Pro in April 2013. That computer ...
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0answers
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NTFS appears every time [on hold]

Every time I boot my Mac, an "NTFS for Mac OS X" window appears. In the settings I can't change this. Any solution?
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1answer
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Remove account from Family Sharing and access purchased apps

I would like to gain more insight into Family Sharing. Suppose I add Person X to my Family and let X buy apps from it. If later I remove X from my Family account, would I still be able to download ...
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2answers
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Samsung EVO 480 *and* stock hard drive not recognised by Snow Leopard installer

A friend of mine came to me with her Macbook Pro 8,3 (17 inch, 2011). The hard drive had failed, and booting into the recovery disk didn't show a working hard drive. I went out and bought her a ...
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11answers
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How can I sleep the display from Terminal?

I'd like to be able to turn my screen off from command line. I know there's the keyboard shortcut ctrl+⇧+⏏ but I want to do it from a shell script or remotely. Is there a way?
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0answers
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iCloud Books: Failed to Load Book Because the Requested Resource is Missing

Since updating to iOS 9.3 and 10.11.4, I've decided to finally try and get my eBooks all fixed up and synced between my devices, since I swap between my iPhone and iPad often when reading. I'm using ...
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1answer
4k views

iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...
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0answers
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Android studio 2.1 is very slow [on hold]

Why is android studio 2.1 too slow in my mac,i am using macbook pro core i5,8gb ram,my mac fan so noisy every i open android studio emulator
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5answers
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How to change zoom/“green button” behaviour

Since Yosemite, the green button in the upper left corner on each window activates the fullscreen mode. By holding alt, it works as before (Mavericks). Is there any possibility (Terminal?) to change ...
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0answers
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Mirror Mac sound on Android phone?

The audio jack hole on my Mac is broken. My Android phone's hotspot is my Internet connection, and I don't have any other WiFi. Is there any way I can have the phone mirror the sound of my Mac? I ...
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4answers
678 views

Can I get a 'modern' browser for Mac OS X (10.7.5) without upgrading to OS X El Capitan?

I am using Safari (6.1.6) for all my web use but certain sites I use often are telling me my browser is out of date. I gather Safari cannot be upgraded to a more modern status. Having read the ...
1
vote
2answers
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Trying to install Homebrew, but I get this “fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission denied”

I am having issues with Brew. It was working fine, but now it's a little wonky. Tried re-installing, but I get this error:"fatal: cannot create directory at 'Library/ENV/pkgconfig/10.10': Permission ...
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0answers
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How come I am missing a couple of months of pictures from my Icloud?

I recently replaced my IPhone 6 with another IPhone 6. My phone was set up to automatically update everything to my Icloud. When I switched to the new phone, I had updated it the night before and ...
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vote
2answers
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Open links in their respective apps?

It used to be that if I clicked a web link to an NYTimes article from Safari, the article would open in the NYTimes app. At some point, I must have changed this setting, and now, NYTimes links open in ...
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1answer
26 views

How to install a bootable ISO onto a single partition of a usb stick?

Previous questions/answers dealt with the simple case of a single partition on the USB disk that was just overwritten with dd. Also it looks like the disk utility gui doesn't allow creation of ...
0
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2answers
1k views

How can I play music while chatting in Google Hangouts?

I want to play music while chatting in Google Hangouts and let both parties hear it, as well as our talking. I'm using Apple earbuds with a built-in (external) mic on a MacBook Pro from about 2009. ...
6
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7answers
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Can I clear my iPhone camera roll without losing any photo?

It seems to me that all photos taken with the iPhone go into: the iPhone Camera Roll the iCloud photo stream iPhoto/Aperture projects (e.g. "Photo stream for Decembre 2014") Can I clear completely ...
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1answer
105 views

iMovie - prevent rendering to Theater

When I share a movie to a file in iMovie (10.0.9), the following happens: iMovie renders my movie to the file I've specified Afterwards, iMovie renders another version of my movie to the iMovie ...
0
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1answer
2k views

I'm not able to remotely connect with other Macs using Screen Sharing by default VNC feature

I've a MBP with OS X Yosemite & I want to remotely connect with other Macs over internet, primarily for troubleshooting purpose. I currently use TeamViewer but I'm not satisfied with it.
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1answer
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concerned that my app developer wants private information

I have a freelancer creating an iOS app for my website. He's asked for my apple developer account username, password and UDID. Is this legit? It sound like EXACTLY the sort of thing you're not ...

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