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Boot from the recovery partition, open a Terminal from the menu. On the volume, there is a file and a directory: .IABootFiles .IAProductInfo Remove these. Exit the terminal and set the startup volume again. Reboot.


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Use Internet Recovery to reinstall the correct build of Mavericks for your machine, your user account and applications will be unaffected. When you've done that, re-download a fresh copy of the Mavericks installer from Apple. This will be the latest available build (10.9.5) and you should have no further problems if you install from that. I'd recommend you ...


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When modifications are made to the running-process known as the Finder, it is necessary to terminate and restart the Finder for those changes to take effect. If you were to select "Finder" in the "Force Quit Applications" pop-up from under the Apple menu you would see the button says "Relaunch" as opposed to "Force Quit." "Killall" is a command line ...


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The answer to all your questions is No To understand the file system you may like to start with File System Basics. The three /Library locations are for different purposes though, as you have guessed, there is some overlap. Briefly, the purpose of each is: /System/Library: Files which allow OS X to start and run. /Library: Other important system and ...


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My suggestion would be to run an application called Etrecheck and post the results either in your original question, or in a gist here and then update the question with a link to the gist. This could be a malware infection. The output from Etrecheck might help to confirm this. It is very suspicious to me that something is claiming to be an "Installer" but ...


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Besides the Login Items (Open the Users & Groups pane of System Preferences), try this. In Terminal, type ls ~/Library/LaunchAgents You will see your "personal" launch agents. To see all the currently loaded agents, type this: launchctl list If you can identify the one you don't want, use the unload option: launchctl unload ...


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Here's how I got it to work... Downloaded and extracted the wordgrinder-0.5.1.tar.bz2 file from http://sourceforge.net/projects/wordgrinder/files/wordgrinder/ Used brew to install lua: brew install lua Used brew to install ncurses from homebrew-dupes: brew install homebrew/dupes/ncurses Made the following modifications to the Makefile. You can download the ...


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Use a Run AppleScript action with the following to get the path: POSIX path of (path to me) When run in the workflow, this provides the path to Automator.app, but when run by launching the saved application, this provides the path to the application.


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I just bought three 8 GB thumb drives to use as OS X, Linux, and Windows 7 installers. I suppose you could split the thumb drive into two 8 GB partitions and create two installers. Whether or not both are visible on Macs and PCs is unknown. I suppose it will depend on the hardware. To create the OS X installer, you need only run the following from ...


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So, if you really do not want to give up.... After endless attempts I managed to install Os X Yosemite Beta on my Macbook 4,1 (hardware the same) Using this i made sfott usb. But after installation sfott on your USB-stick try to replace boot.efi BOTH in /System/Library/CoreServices/boot.efi AND /usr/standalone/i386/boot.efi It works on my own.


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You might have to wait for whatever volunteer updates Homebrew recipes to adopt 2.8 or perhaps pitch in and submit an update to the repository to bump the development version to 2.8. There aren't any other competing packaging services that are as active as homebrew so watching there might be your best bet if you don't care to DIY. If you have brew show the ...


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I don't really see a question here. What is it you need help with? You should be able to get 10.10.1 either by (a) installing it on a working system and swapping the hard disk or (b) installing it on a working system, take a Time Machine backup, then restore said backup on to the broken system.


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You can do it, but you will need a friend's Macbook. First download the OSX app, you download it from app store. Then download Disk Maker X, by this app you can create Bootable USB. After creating bootable usb, plug it to your macbook and restart and hold alt, then you can see your usb and install the OSX.


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The original Apple "OS X Lion USB Thumb Drive" is a full upgrade, so you don't need your old DVD installer disks. Depending on your Mac and your update history you may even start to Internet recovery mode (hold altcmdR while booting until you see a spinning globe in the center of the screen) and install Lion then. You had to install a special Firmware ...


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Following the release of Edinburgh Speech Tools 2.4 (on 12/25/2014), it's now possible to install that package through Homebrew: $ brew install speech-tools No formula for Festival itself yet, though.


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You installed a JRE instead of the JDK. The JDK can be found here.



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