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Mac OSX upgrade Adobe Flash Player, download stops

I am on Yosemite 10.10.1. For some reason (maybe corrupted initial download) the 1.2MB installer stops at around 30% (34%, 35% or 36%) downloading the full installer.
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Automatic mounting of encrypted partitions on OS X

There is a well-documented method of getting Unix to automatically mount a partition on Mac OS X, namely adding something like this to /etc/fstab: UUID=C92FFDDD-5E09-34ED-A10D-914EA92EA888 ...
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AppleTV interrupting while playing movie

My new black Apple TV (3rd generation) is plugged into my flatscreen by HDMI. All worked fine. A few days ago there were sudden "interruptions" while watching a show from netflix: no video, no ...
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Unnamed faces in my oven

Iphoto is putting a high number of unnamed faces in pictures of food in my oven. It's not happening in other pictures, at least I can't see another pattern. Why is this happening and how can I ...
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How can I name a photo in IOS 7?

I'm using iPhone 4S with IOS 7, I don't know how to name the photos I have taken. How can I name photos in IOS 7 ? In fact, I take some notes for them by adding its date, but I wonder if there is a ...
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What can be causing that iMovie does not get downloaded to my OSX from App Store?

I bought the app in OSX but the iMovie does not get downloaded. I have over 10GB space in my laptop. What can be causing this? P.s. Testing whether iMovie could make the workflow easy over iPhone ...
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How to open new Safari window on primary display

I am using a monitor as my second display for my MacBook Air. I have Netflix fullscreen on my second display. Whenever I want a Safari window on my primary display, I have to go to the second display, ...
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Why does Finder see volumes which are not under /Volumes?

If I navigate as high as possible in Finder (under 10.10.2, but this did not appear only recently), I see this window, with many volumes which are long unmounted, ejected and erased. But if I tried ...
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What happens if I interrupt image compaction

I have a sparse image of hundreds of gigabytes that I run hidutil compacton now and then. This process takes hours. I'm just wondering, if I interrupt this process, or if there is a power outage, is ...
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How can I open MTS video files to iPhone's photostream so applications can use them?

My goal is to have the MTS files in PhotoStream so that all of my iPhone applications such as video collage creator apps can use them. MTS video files are files created by Sony Nex 3N camera that are ...
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VLC in Mac does not show video window

I have just installed VLC for Mac, after I added a video file to my play list all I can see is this window + the audio played. Please let me know how can I show the video playback?
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MacBook Pro keeps shutting down with no visible pattern

I've exhausted all the things I could imagine trying to solve my problem but unfortunately nothing helped. This is the 40th time today that my MacBook Pro suffers a kernel panic and then shuts down. I ...
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Remove all the silence from Garageband exports, and I mean all

I am trying to make mp3s which I will then loop in a hardware loop player. However there are always about 2 seconds of extra silence at the end of the loop which obviously kills its usefulness as a ...
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iPhone 5 won't ring

My iPhone 5 will not ring when a call comes in. It is not set to vibrate on the side of the phone. What do I need to change in settings. I have tried all I know how.
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OS X - Rebinding special keys?

I just transferred over from Windows to Mac OS X and it's great, I like it a lot. However, my day job is programming and I'm hungarian - you'll see in a bit why that is important -. All the ...
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Late 2006 IMAC, no OS loaded, how to boot to reinstall

I was given a late 2006 IMAC with the hard drives erased and no OS loaded. the IMAC boots to flashing folder. I purchased a MAC OS Tiger Install DVD but it is not bootable. I also have a MAC OS ...
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IOS5 won't start after an iTunes recovery

I shut down my IOS5 phone in the middle of an iTunes download. Brought to att store they reset the phone. After three hours the phone went blue. phone will not turn back on now after doing the ...
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Time machine secondary backup - OS X keeps complaining about backup disk not available

I have a Time Capsule, which I use for regular backups of my Macs. In addition to this, I bought two external disks to use for offline backups. I have used Time Machine to do this, but it keeps ...
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Uninstall OSX 10.10 without Time Machine backup?

I have installed the OSX 10.10, and the update 10.10.1, and nothing I do can make my Photoshop function. (CS3) I wish, therefore, to uninstall Yosemite 10.10. However, I have never set up Time ...
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App Store Keeps Pushing The Same Updates

I've got the following apps installed: Text Wrangler 4.5.12 XCode 6.1.1 Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.12 I've installed the updates no less than 7 times in total in an attempt to get rid of this and ...
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Is it possible for my husband to receive message on his phone that have been sent to me.

Is it possible for my ex husband to receive my message on his phone. Because I don't understand how he is finding out things he shouldn't know and relieving pictures sent to me that I have not sent to ...
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Mac OS X internet repairing

I try to repair OS X on my empty second-hand macbook air 2011. I boot it into internet repair mode, it donwload's OS X, and give's me Apple ID authorization form, I use my Itunes apple id, and after ...
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Using iPhone 4s camera to record video live on OS X

I have a late 2010 13" MBP. I have OS X 10.9.5 installed. Also I have iphone 4s. I would like to record video directly from my iPhone's HD camera to my computer since I can't record long videos ...
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Icons not showing properly in Yosemite's Safari favourites bar

In this picture you can see that Safari recognises the correct icon for the bookmarks: However when I look at them as part of the drop down menu in the address bar a lot of the icons are missing: ...
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Where phpstorm indexes located? And how to change location path?

I have small space on internal hdd. Therefore I use external hdd. My phpstorm projects are located there. If external hdd has been reconnected phpstorm project needs to be reindexed. It takes too ...
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How to make Apple Mail.app to use SOCKS proxy configured by a PAC file

For some reasons, I have to use a SOCKS proxy to access Gmail, otherwise, the connection will be blocked. I tried the global SOCKS agent, and the Mail.app worked fine. Nevertheless, when I turned to ...
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How do I change the iPad wireless hotspot broadcast timeout settings?

I have an iPad 3rd Gen running iOS 8.1. When I switch on the wireless Hotspot, I see it appear in 'available wireless networks' for around five minutes, then it doesn't appear anymore, despite still ...
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Mac menubar not showing some icons?

i'm running Yosemite 10.10.1 on macbook air 2014 early, and i'm not seeing some icons on menu bar and folder and pretty much on browsers too., i have been trying to look whats wrong on systems ...
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How to automatically reconnect to file server when connection drops or the server restarts?

I'm sure this question must have come up at some point, but I could not find a single topic about it. How do I check automatically if the connection to my file server is dropped? And if it is, try to ...
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Help with resizing hard drive after failed Boot Camp

The other day I tried to install Windows 8.1 on my iMac (Mid-2011, 21.5 inch) running OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. The process froze halfway through, resulting in me losing 100 GB (which was suppose to be ...
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Why is my script editor coming up with connection invalid after running it for a while?

This is the script I've found on the web I'm trying to just have the script drop items for me by pressing 1, but it works only for a little while before script comes up with an error "error "System ...
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Calendar events are deleting by mistake, without me deleting them?

i cal events delete without me deleting them? how do i stop this and can i find a list of deleted events; I'm running a shop and using ical for scheduling appointments for several people.
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1answer
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How can I get my videos from a digital camera to OSX and iPhone?

I have Sony NEX 3N. I can find AVCHD file when camera plugged to the computer that fires QuickTime where I can export videos to different social services such as YouTube but I cannot find the ...
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How do I force OS X to treat a file as a Folder?

I happened to name some of my photo folders "*.Playground" (e.g., some date plus the ".Playground"), it got picked up happily by Xcode and now OS X treats it like a file associated with Xcode, even ...
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I have an idea for an APP .. where can I search to see if it already exists?

I have an idea for an APP but it may already exist. I have already tried Google; using a variety of search string combinations but have so far found nothing. Can anyone suggest a more comprehensive ...
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I removed the battery icon from the menu bar. How do I add it back?

My menu bar looks like this: As you can see the battery icon is missing because I accidentally removed it by CMD+Click+Dragging it off of the menu bar. Also, the customize toolbar button is not ...
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Global Proxy - Tunnel All Traffic to Proxy

How do i make OSX go through a proxy server for all the applications that use internet? The system preferences proxy network setting only routes depending if the application supports it, but an ...
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iPhone 5c charger works in wall but not in computers?

My second charger did work in my computer and then one day just would not. It still worked in the wall perfectly fine. I wanted to sync it though so I went ahead and bought a new one. It worked in my ...
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How to unblock extensions in Safari so I can install adblock?

I'm trying to install AdBlock Plus so pages like beliefnet.com won't have so many ads. Safari says my extensions are blocked. HELP?
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1answer
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Starting Preview without opening previous PostScript documents

I'm running the latest version of OS X and Preview is hanging whenever I try to start it. It attempts to open the documents which I previously had open, which is ~10 PDFs and ~3 PostScript files, and ...
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Can browse internet with Safari but other apps cannot access internet

Apps are showing popups "cellular data is turned off for app". I am currently out of my city, which is why I first thought the reason could be that I dont have access to cellular data. But when I ...
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Terminal not working after Yosemite installation

I installed Yosemite now and after the installation the terminal is not working. It used to work before, but after installation of the new OS X on Mavericks it is no longer working. How can I resolve ...
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Infection (according to ClamXav) in “/private/var/db/PreviousSystemLogs.cpgz”?

How do I fix this? What does it mean? I'm not sure what do to, I am very good at OS X and Mac Software, but I've never gotten an infection notice by ClamXav and let alone in /private/var. EDIT: ...
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Can't connect MacBook Air to LED TV anymore

I'm not sure if it was that recent security update, or the fact I've bought a new television, but it seems my Macbook Air no longer wants to play with the television at all. It's a little old, Late ...
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The best way to sandbox programs in OSX?

I know that this question have been discussed before on AskDifferent, but none of the threads really satisfied me. For Windows you have a wonderful program called Sandboxie http://www.sandboxie.com/ ...
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1answer
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Unknown backups on main hard drive

On my MacBook's 'About This Mac' pane there is a section that is taking up a lot of storage it is titled 'Backups'. Now I do use a Time Capsule but I don't know why it would be labeled under my ...
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Icon only view option for iOS

How do I set a view option so that my iOS apps appear in the main menu with only their icon, no name?
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1answer
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How do I set a localized name for a folder?

I want to give a folder a localized name. In one of Apple's articles, I found out that the ".localized" file (e.g., in ~/Downloads) is responsible for indicating this, but all of the .localized files ...
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How do I fix the admin login dialog box?

Ever since upgrading to Yosemite, I've had an issue with the admin login screen. It looks like this: It's not a huge problem because I know what it is and I just enter my password and move on. But ...
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iTunes wont recognise iPod classic [on hold]

I'm using osx 10.10.2 beta and iTunes 12.0.1. When connecting my iPod classic the os recognise the device (I see it on the desktop and "disk util") but iTunes won't. Other devices work fine using the ...

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