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It is not in accordance with Apple's license to run OS X on a non-Apple hardware as per Apple's license agreement for OS X Mavericks. Since this question is not about a preinstalled version of OS X (which is only on new Macs), the Mac App Store License section is applicable, along with the Other Use Restrictions section that is common for both kinds of ...


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The license to run OS X hasn't changed significantly with Mavericks so if you were to run it on non-Apple hardware, you would be without a license according to most people that I've discussed this with. Legal gets more complicated as it depends heavily upon details about where you live, how you obtained the software, the laws in effect at the time someone ...


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Who said it was free of charge? Upgrades to Mavericks are free to people who have paid for a qualifying version of OS X, typically by buying a Mac and perhaps any subsequent OS X upgrades.


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If you're looking for hackerish screensavers, the old Xscreensaver bundle was converted to OSX a while ago. Nicely hacker type examples would be Sonar, AppleII, and Phosphor. Possible GLMatrix too. However, to answer your question: http://superuser.com/questions/420546/osx-run-bash-or-app-as-the-screensaver Write an applescript to run Terminal, run Top, ...


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If you install the OS X version of XScreenSaver, the phosphor saver simulates an old phosphorous terminal display. It can be configured to run any command in the terminal display, including top: I find the settings -scale 2 -delay 40 -program top work quite well, and look quite "hackerish".


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Currently there aren't any vulnerabilities that can be used remotely to access data like this that I know of. If someone had physical access to the device, then they could access any data on it, as the disk isn't encrypted. Of course, the high retail value etc would mean most thieves would likely just wipe and sell it, rather than try to extract data. In ...


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OneNote stores things in an application container in your user's Library folder. Open Finder and use the go to folder function and paste ~/Library/Containers/com.microsoft.onenote.mac/Data/Library/Application Support/Microsoft User Data/OneNote/ The current version has an offline data file in a 15.0 subfolder. You can snoop on the program when it's ...


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I have solved this for me 4 days ago with a bash script. It involves caffeinate built-in command and NoSleepCtrl (prevents sleep on lid close). In my setup, I have TimeMachine disabled and run it using this command. It should not be difficult to create a wrapper, which would execute it periodically and either ask user for confirmation or wake the computer ...


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If you're not the administrator or do not have the administrator credentials, there's nothing you can do. The administrator has likely setup restrictions, and the best course of action is to work with the administrator to find a suitable solution (depending on your needs).


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John the Ripper is for finding the logon password for user accounts, it doesn't decrypt encrypted drives. There ae tools to decrypt the encrypted drive but they requie the password to be in memory on the host mac system. They are also very expensive.Passware http://www.lostpassword.com apparently have products that can do this. ...


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My working theory is that there are no meaningful differences in actions performed under the app as opposed to the DMG. One could argue at a low level that the difference is that invoking the Install OS X Mountain Lion.app bundle loads app and UI frameworks that simply mounting a DMG does not, but that's not exactly the intent of your question I'm sure. ...


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There were rumors early in the mini's life that there was (at some point) supposed to be a built-in iPod Dock on the top. They were even supposed to have gotten far enough in the design that they left the headers for the USB and FireWire connections on the board. Those may be them. (Here's a The Register article on the subject.) To my knowledge, nobody's ...


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I share your preference for keeping the hands in the touch typing position. I have a post where I describe my current approach to achieve greater prevalence of vi-style controls on OSX. To summarise the key points. Simultaneous vi mode in keyremap4macbook works really well once you get used to it. When you simultaneously press S and D keys vi mode is ...


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There is no file where an encrypted image of your external disk password is stored. Not on the internal disk nor on your external disk. You don't have an encrypted password to feed John the Ripper. When your external disk is mounted, your external disk password is in memory because it is heavily used to crypt and decrypt your data. If your external disk ...


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The above error is not the error provided by OS X. For comparison, this is the OS X error: The error you have shown above will have been coded into the app specifically, and therefore not easily bypassed. The best thing to do is contact the developer to see if they have a beta version of the app that you can test. Alternatively, wait for an update. ...


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Often times I have seen people delve into the .APP's package contents. In some cases the version checking is done in one of the .plist files inside the app's package. Someone with a little bit of technical knowledge, and a text editor, might be able to modify the correct plist file in the app's package. Remember that apps downloaded from the Apple Store ...


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Elegant would be black glossy vinyl circular sticker that would adhere to the glass naturally. If you were paranoid, black is a bad color as you will not have visual confirmation that the sticker has moved should it shift. That is why most people I know put a very visual color and use adhesive as they want to see when it moves and not have it slip. ...


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Keep in mind that new security vulnerabilities may or may not be published right as they are discovered--It all depends on who finds them and if Apple responds quickly to them. This means that the answer to your question may be different depending on whether or not there is a publicly known security threat that has not been addressed by Apple. With that ...


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If you want to save some computer memory and maybe cpu usage, here's a way to record the "hackerish" output from your Top command and use it as your screensaver. The downside of this approach is that the sreensaver will notbe able to show any live Top data. If a live output is important, than Alex's answer is probably the best solution (excluding of course ...


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The LookThrough screensaver does nearly what you are looking for on Mavericks. It permits to maintain your Mac correctly secured when at the same time you maintain on screen the actual output of a top command. The output on screen won't be exactly a synchronous copy of what would be on screen without the screen saver. This output will be an asynchronous ...


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I don't really know why people always think their device is being hacked after something weird is happening in their eyes. If she made a backup on a computer, and someone put that version back - they have access to the complete iPhone after restoring it on another device. Can this be the case? If not, he said things during fights on iMessage? Maybe he just ...



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