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The apple configurator doesn't currently have this option. The only workaround I've discovered so far is to register an exchange account with the iOS device using SSL. This forces the user to use a passcode, and disables the option to remove it. Now go into your exchange account settings on the iOS device, deselect "Use SSL" then go and disable the ...


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To disable password authentication you need to edit /etc/sshd_config. In Terminal: sudo vim /etc/sshd_config (or replace with your favourite editor) Look for the line: #ChallengeResponseAuthentication yes And change it to: ChallengeResponseAuthentication no That is, remove the # at the beginning, and change yes to no. All subsequent ssh logins ...


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iPhone Configuration Utility You can use Apple's free iPhone Configuration Utility on Mac or Windows to create custom .XML configuration profiles for the iPad and install them to iPads over USB. I do not know which specific parameters you will have access to configure. There is also a third-party MDM (Mobile Device Manager) server platform for rolling out ...


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Neither MacOSX nor iOS offer to change the OS theme. If you want to do this, you need to use third party software. What MacOSX does offer, is changing the color profile and calibrate it in System Preferences -> Displays -> Color -> Calibrate. I've played around with different options and found the option "Cool bluish white" to be much easier on the eye:


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You should make sure that in your /etc/apache2/users/username.conf you have the following: <Directory "/Users/username/Sites/"> Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymlinks AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> The FollowSymlinks and AllowOverride are essential here. While you are hinting at both in your ...


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I'm running Snow Leopard and my iCal Get Info command allows me to change colors. Here's a screen capture where I can make this change. To reach this window, I highlight the exchange "Calendar" in the left hand sidebar of iCal and enter Cmd I. In my iCal setup, I have "Home" (orange) "Gmail" (blue)and "Exchange" (red). I can get info and change the ...


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To restore from backup connect the iPhone to your computer wait for it to appear in iTunes right-click on the iPhone listed under Devices and select "Restore from backup..." select the backup you want to restore (there may be several) Restoring will only touch user-specific content and configurations.


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One way to do this is to put the following command in ~/.profile: export PAGER="col -b | open -a /Applications/Safari.app -f" The PAGER environmental variable controls what program man uses to display man pages. the col command removes all of the backspace-formatting from the man page. The open command saves the output as a temporary text file and opens ...


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You can restore pretty much any iPhone backup onto any other iOS hardware. Should you have made some settings changes for hardware that is no longer there, those will sit there unchanged and hidden until you restore that backup back onto a device that can use that setting. You also don't have to worry about being hobbled - the software was designed to let ...


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There is not a native way to do this in iOS, but there are many possibilities for workarounds. Here's one: Set up Boxcar and install the helper app on your iDevice. Create a rule in Boxcar telling the helper app to get a push notification every time a message is received at the forwarding address provided. If you need help with this, see this help article. ...


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NTPd can be configured to get time from any host. Notably many use http://www.pool.ntp.org That IP is running a ntp server with accurate time; and a http server, the page is mostly invalid HTML with Google Ads. It doesn't look terribly nefarious, so I'd guess that something else is going on here. Check your configuration and see if it's set to use that IP ...


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On shell level, $PATH is set in /etc/profile by calling /usr/libexec/path_helper. To add your own paths, you can add files with a path in it to /etc/paths.d/: pse@Fourecks:~$ ll /etc/paths.d total 8 -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 13 Jul 22 07:02 50-X11 -rw-r--r-- 1 root wheel 12 Aug 13 14:12 TeX pse@Fourecks:~$ cat /etc/paths.d/TeX /usr/texbin That's the ...


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Feel free to copy one of the example files into the /etc directory or make your own. You won't have any problems until you ever want to have more than one version of mysql installed and running - then you can set up shell variables to keep things apart - but for the short run - one file in one place would be good. So let the Workbench make /etc/my.cnf and ...


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I think there was a bug in Xcode 4.1 where the command line tools were not installed. I just ran the 4.1.1 delta installer from the App Store and things work just fine. Last login: Tue Sep 20 14:47:44 on ttys001 mac:~ mike$ which gcc /usr/bin/gcc mac:~ mike$ ls -l /usr/bin/gcc lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 12 Sep 19 16:04 /usr/bin/gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2 mac:~ ...


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Show hidden files in Finder. Then you can either fix the problem in TextEdit, or simply remove/rename the file. There is no default ~/.profile on Mac OS X, only a global /etc/profile (and you may also have a ~/.bash_profile).


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Answer is right here: To get internet in my school I have to use the schools http proxy server If the proxy supports only HTTP, it does only support HTTP. I don't think you forgot anything. Contact your school's IT if they have different addresses/logins for other protocols. If they don't — file a feature request.


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I do not know of a way of shortening the actual boot time: from power on to login dialog window. You might however be able to shorten your login time by removing items from your login items list. You can find the list of user login items here: System Preferences → Accounts → → Login items. Remove stuff that has been added there that you do not want. Use ...


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There are a few programs which can give you insight into file system usage while programs are running. There are a few good terminal ones like lsof, but I really like fseventer for its simple graphical interface and play/pause button. All you would do is run your program, run fseventer, and if you make a change to your preferences or configuration and it ...


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The chflags efficiently blocked InternetSharing from touching my configuration file, but caused a detected error: com.apple.InternetSharing[1976]: dhcp_config_create: Unknown error: -1 Hence bootpd didn't start at all. By studying the processes spawned by InternetSharing I finally build a way to circumvent this systematic and stupid overwriting of ...


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The configure script (not directory) is part of the source code archive you should have downloaded (capnproto-c++-X.Y.Z.tar.gz). When you unpack that archive, change to the toplevel directory (capnproto-X-Y-Z) and run the configure command. $ cd [to where you downloaded the archive] $ tar xzf capnproto-c++-X.Y.Z.tar.gz $ cd capnproto-c++-X.Y.Z $ ...


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Automatically producing a script to make all the required changes is well nigh impossible. Mac system administrators spend many hours in dark bars drinking beer or bourbon and swapping bits of these files - we are reluctant to share all that work unless you are prepared to pick up the tab. Actually the easiest way to capture the config changes is to use ...


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I generally think the command idea is a bad one, because it is intended to be the system key for app manipulation. Cmd-l appears to be unbound in the application menus, but I couldn't use any tricks to view what it's keycode may be. Thus, I would suggest Shift-Ctrl-a. Having said that, if I understand the man page, and a resource on the Ubuntu Forums on the ...


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Little Snitch could help you out here. It's very configurable outbound firewall for Macs. The rule set it supports is comprehensive and you can block based on interface as well as IP ranges. You could set it up with everything blocked, tether, let through just the apps you want, and then enable/disable Little Snitch with this ruleset based on how you're ...


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Apple Configurator Apple released another program in April 2012 with considerably expanded capabilities. This should come much closer to meeting your needs. Prepare devices Configure up to 30 devices at a time Update devices to the latest version of iOS Create and restore a backup of settings and app data from one device to other devices ...


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Depending on the uid mysqld is using, chmod 700 on the data directory might not help. You may do the following: chmod 777 /usr/local/mysql-5.5.15-osx10.6-x86_64/data/ Startup mysqld again ls -l /usr/local/mysql-5.5.15-osx10.6-x86_64/data/ to identify the owner of the created files chown OWNER /usr/local/mysql-5.5.15-osx10.6-x86_64/data chmod 700 ...


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I think this issue is specific to Lion. You can't even get to the info screen for an Exchange calendar, to make the colour choice shown in the screen shots here. Googling, I turned up the following Applescript to accomplish the task: tell application "iCal" set color of calendar "Calendar" to choose color default color {0, 0, 0} end tell


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sudo chflags uchg /etc/bootpd.list The inverse operation for when you want to be able to change it again is sudo chflags nouchg /etc/bootpd.list Sets the "user immutable" flag on that file. It should prevent any process from changing it. Be warned that you are messing with system level stuff! If InternetSharing absolutely requires a change here to ...


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You would do some research on the various MDM solutions that exist and then decide whether you want to hire interns and employees to do the work manually or hire some software to allow one person to automate the parts of device management you care most about. Here's a nice place to start when you face this problem: ...


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You can't actually increase the resolution of your display, as the panel is LCD and only has 1280x800 physical pixels. You can however install and run Apple's Xcode from the App Store to allow your Mac to display resolutions (among many other things) found on other Macs to simulate the higher resolutions. The display will be very pixelated and blurry ...



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