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Prettify OS X console by coloring output?

OS X terminal is not using colors for highlighting output from different commands, for example ls. When compared with other systems like Ubuntu, this is a big loss of accessibility/productivity. ...
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1answer
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Problems with SD card reader on Bootcamp (MBP 15" Late 2011)

I've got a strange problem with the SD card reader on Bootcamp. It reads some of my cards fine (one 8GB, one 4GB, and one 512MB), but it has problems with some others (64GB SDXC, an identical 8GB). ...
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0answers
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How to disable discrete graphics card and use only integrated graphics MacBook Pro Early 2011?

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 and the GPU has died. I want to switch to Integrated Graphics only until I get my Logic Board replace. I've tried: gfxcardstatus and I get this: *There is no ...
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0answers
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ITunes songs/artists issue

This is probably fairly basic: Sometimes I purchase songs from ITunes and they show up in the "songs" area but not under artist. Is that because some of those songs are from collections of songs ...
0
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1answer
9 views

Mouse Power Issue

When I plug in a third party mouse into my iMac it does not get any power. I've tried the USB port on the keyboards and directly on the machine. I've tried two mice and one of them used to work (I ...
2
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3answers
877 views

How to get the cellular APN on iPad?

I'm using iOS 5.0.1 on an iPad 1 and want to look at the APN settings. This article from Apple http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2283 says that I should be able to see them through Settings > Cellular ...
3
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4answers
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Where can I find the APN settings for an unlocked AT&T iPhone 4 running iOS 7?

Today I unlocked my AT&T iPhone 4 running iOS 7 (the official method via AT&T). In order to use my phone abroad next month I'm told I'll need to be able to set APN settings but I can't find ...
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3answers
223 views

brown sticky residue in my macbook pro charge port

i have just noticed a brown type of sticky residue in my charge port on my macbook, it wipes off but not completely and to me it smells like battery. can anybody tell me if i have a problem here or if ...
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Password managers for iOS

With the whole Heartbleed mess, I figured it was about time to start using a password manager. After doing some research, here is the list of things that I want and don't want in this kind of ...
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2answers
410 views

How to disconnect iPhone from WIFI without 'forgetting' it?

My internet connection died whilst my router still continued to work (so I could still pick up wifi but had no internet connection). I wanted to tether my laptop to my phone so I could use 4G instead, ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to use an account for FileVault2 volume-decryption without logging it on?

I recall a key-combination, in a pre-Mavericks OSX, that could be pressed after entering one account's info for initial startup FileVault volume decryption. The key-combo prevented a full login of ...
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2answers
752 views

My iphone 3GS suddenly shuts down

i have a nice iPhone 3GS which has a curious behaviour. I'm not using it often but when i'm doing CPU intensive things like a game, it just shuts down suddenly, screen becomes black an i can't ...
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0answers
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Cannot download apps from AppStore

[English is not my mother language] I cannot download any app from AppStore(it shows the downloading process in AppStore and it shows the icon of the app in setting>General>usage) but I can't find it ...
3
votes
3answers
306 views

Why don't I have to install programs?

I've just started using a Mac for iOS development, coming from two decades of Windows use, and I'm astonished and confounded to find that there's no installation process for Mac programs....you just ...
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votes
1answer
17 views

Have find my iphone istalled in ipad and it's working, can't log into icloud

my ipad was recently stolen, I setup find my Iphone app and have it activated, but when I try to log into Icloud it tells me I have to setup a device with that account. If I have log into itunes and ...
0
votes
1answer
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Unknown contacts appeared out of thin air

My contact list op my iPhone 5s suddenly shows hundreds of contacts for people that I do not know with full contact info. I have synced with Facebook and have LinkedIn and Exchange installed, but ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Why am I being asked to pay for iPhoto when I already have it?

I just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mavericks and when I run 'check for updates' in iPhoto it says there is an upgrade available but that I need to pay for it (this was not the case with the ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Why is the upgrade to GarageBand free but iPhoto requires a paid upgrade (after migrating from Snow Leopard to Mavericks)?

GarageBand and iPhoto are both iLife applications that came with Snow Leopard when I originally got my iMac. I have recently upgraded to Mavericks and both apps were in need of an update. So why is ...
3
votes
4answers
10k views

How do I disable iMessage for a contact who no longer has an iPhone

A friend had an iPhone and when I added her contact I set it her number as "iPhone". She's recently got an Android device but my iPhone keeps trying to iMessage her, needless to say she's not ...
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1answer
9 views

how to stop iphoto from organising photos (physically relocating)?

Many years ago I considered ditching picasa for iPhoto but stuck with it as I didn't want my pics being physically rearranged on the disk (Picasa is rightly okay with your pictures being where you ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Dashboard or iCal hang with 100% CPU usage

Running on Mac OS X 10.7.4, issues list this seem to be riddled in Google searches but nothing like my issue, which persists even when I take all the steps. My story... Brought up Dashboard today ...
2
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6answers
10k views

Is Soundflower 1.6.6 compatible with Mavericks 10.9?

Is Soundflower 1.6.6 compatible with Mavericks 10.9?
6
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5answers
54k views

Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Downloading videos and saving to camera roll?

I need a tweak like "Download Manager pro", which allows you to download any video you play. The thing is, it saves to its own private storage (and not camera roll) so I can't share them with anyone. ...
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1answer
18 views

Command Tab to show a 'hidden' app

With Command W you 'hide' most of the apps excluding the ones with tabs. But then when you do Command Tab, the hidden app doesn't show up. How come? How do you quickly bring back focus?
8
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2answers
3k views

How to update App Store application from command line?

I would like to force an update of App Store applications from the command line. How can I do this? Please provide working solution.
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Why does my keyboard switch language in most input fields on the web?

I'm basically using US keyboard as my default, but I also have enabled Czech (QWERTY), which has quite different layout for when I need those special characters. The problem is, that in the past few ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Deleted apps on my iPhone stays in iTunes

When I delete an app inside iTunes from the iTunes Library, it will also get deleted from my iPhone, the next time I sync. The same with if I download a new app, it will be transfered to the iPhone. ...
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1answer
2k views

Mavericks QuickTime player not recording computer audio

I was recording the screen on my computer that I had updated to Mavericks, and when I replayed the video, there was no audio except the audio captured by my mic. The old Qucktime worked fine, but now ...
8
votes
5answers
24k views

How can I buy apps in the App Store without a credit card?

While I'm waiting for my credit card to arrive, I still want to be able to buy some apps for my iPad! Are there alternative ways to pay for apps, without resorting to someone else's credit card?
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vote
4answers
7k views

Should I shut down my Macbook or just close the lid (when using it daily)?

I have found contradictory opinions on this. Some say Windows users tend to shut down but that it is not necessary, and I tend to do that too. Others say it is preferable to shut down, as it does not ...
48
votes
8answers
110k views

How can I mount an ext4 file system on OS X?

Is there a safe, stable application for reading from and writing to ext4 file systems on Mac OS X? If not, what's the best way to access the contents of an ext4 file system on Mac OS X?
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Enabling AHCI for SSD under Win7 BootCamp on Macbook Pro 2011

I've just installed a new Samsung 830 256GB SSD and have configured BootCamp with Lion and Windows 7. Under Lion, I have installed Trim Enabler. Under Windows 7 I have installed the Samsung (Wizard) ...
7
votes
11answers
4k views

How do I take an iPad screenshot that includes a picture of the iPad border around it?

I know how to take a normal screenshot with my iPad, but I'm looking to see how people on the internet are able to show content on the iPad in a picture that has the physical border of an iPad. Do ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to use augmented reality in the field of education? [on hold]

How to use augmented reality in the field of education? Is there any existing applications that use AR in the field of education?
0
votes
1answer
592 views

macports/dylib failure with libc++abi.dylib: terminate called throwing an exception Abort trap: 6

I installed Macports vowpal_wabbit v6.1 on MacOS 10.8.4 and it dies with: libc++abi.dylib: terminate called throwing an exception Abort trap: 6 I read around a lot and it seems this is a known ...
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vote
1answer
24 views

We share iCloud accounts on two devices, can both backup photos to iCloud?

Can 2 devices back up each one's photos with same iCloud account into iCloud?
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1answer
13 views

Project folder not visible in Sublime Text 2 after relaunching app

When I add a new project folder to Sublime Text 2… It works normally. But when I quit and relaunch the application I can't see my project folder on the sidebar? What should I do?
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1answer
1k views

How can I change permissions of mount point of a network resource on Mac OS X 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard)?

I want to give another user permission to a mount point of a network resource. The directory mode is 700 and the owner is, of course, the logged in user who created the mount point. I have programs ...
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vote
1answer
16 views

Bootcamp with Ubuntu Linux

Is it possible to use bootcamp to make bootable linux drives for you, or is there a similar boot manager for linux?
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vote
2answers
22 views

Enable internet only for specific apps

I will need to spend few weeks with no internet, but I will still have my mobile hot spot. So I wonder if I can prohibit all apps including OS (which I know will try silently to update something) from ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

How to use my iMac 27" with new Mac pro [duplicate]

I currently have a iMac (27-inch, Late 2009, Intel Core 2 Duo) which I would like to use as display for a new Mac Pro. How do I do that?
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2answers
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Iphone 4s upgrade to iOS7 - Calendar appointments are gone

Upgraded my iPhone 4s to iOS 7; now my calendar appointments are completely missing from the phone. And it will not add a new appointment - I enter the data and hit "Done" but when I go to view, it's ...
7
votes
6answers
27k views

Battery diagnostic tool at Apple Genius Bars

I have a one-year old iPhone 5 and it's battery performance has dramatically decreased over the last few months. As I could use my iPhone for over 24 hours a year ago, the lifespan has halved by now. ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

“PowerPC applications are no longer supported” – Microsoft Office

I am running on Mac OS X 10.8.2. I have a licensed copy of Microsoft Office, and haven’t had a problem using it, until a recent update! Since then, whenever I try to open it I get the following ...
2
votes
2answers
156 views

Is my iPhone 5S draining battery too fast (and is it due to process mediaServerD?)

My iPhone 5s has always had less good battery life than my previous iPhone (4S), but I'd always assumed that it was due to the increased speed of the CPU/GPU and the increased screen size. It also ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

iOS Videos app crash

I just synced some TV-Episodes to my iPhone and now, I can't open the iOS videos app anymore. If I open it, I see just a white screen with the navigation bar at the top and the the tab bar at the ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Boot camp drivers & Windows 8.1 cause BSOD

Recently I've done a new installation - cancelled bootcamp, installed rEFInd and then ubuntu and windows. The problem is, when installing bootcamp 5.1 drivers for the windows 8.1 installation, after ...
1
vote
1answer
12 views

Does the coupons.com printing uninstaller leave anything behind?

A family member installed the coupons.com printing software on my Mac. Googling around tells me that the uninstaller doesn't fully remove elements of the installation from the Windows version. I ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Signature image not appearing in sent email

If I create a signature with mac mail and attach a png file to the signature, when I send the email the image appears as a black box on the sent email (examples attached). In mac mail itself the ...

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