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As mentioned in a separate answer, another option is to override the default PS1 prompt, like executing the following line (or adding it to your ~/.bash_profile file): $ PS1="$(scutil --get ComputerName):\W \u\\$ " refs: http://superuser.com/a/414903/39364 ...


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There is one simple way to find out if you have a real 2009 model. How many USB ports do you have on the back of your Mac mini. If you have 5 USB ports, you have the 2009 Mac mini and I've put Yosemite on 8 of them so far this year. Go on your 2009 Mac mini and click the black apple (top left of the screen), About this Mac, get more info, look for video or ...


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As you mentioned, smbutil lookup will resolve the name to an IP address: $ smbutil lookup qx-2000 Got response from 10.0.1.21 IP address of qx-2000: 10.0.1.21 We can extract the IP address from this output: $ smbutil lookup qx-2000 2>&1 | tail -n 1 | cut -d : -f 2 10.0.1.21 Then we can use that in our argument to ping: $ ping $(smbutil lookup ...


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A solution using the free version of Sound Siphon To solve both of these issues: Launch the Sound Siphon app. In Sound Siphon’s preferences select your output device as the pass through device. Turn Sound Siphon on. Sound Siphon processes the audio before it goes to your output device. Now you can use your keyboard to control the volume" ...


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"move right a space" is what your looking for


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I also received the "Eclipse quite unexpectedly" error after following the Application drop described at http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/ci/configuring_tfs/. Instead of running the eclipse app from the Applications folder, simply run it from the original "eclipse" folder to avoid the error.


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Look up your model here. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_mini/index-macmini.html Then, scroll down to the section marked "Maximum MacOS:", it's towards the bottom on the right. One of my Mac Minis is the early 2009 Core2Duo model, which is the oldest Mini which supports Yosemite. If you have a model which is older than 2009, it will only ...


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Try searching for 'Yosemite' in the Mac App Store, and install it directly from there. This is the same procedure as upgrading.


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You can get older versions of Xcode in the Developer Center Downloads section you can go through the pages of Xcode related downloads to find the one you're looking for. You may need to log in to access this page.


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Boot into Recovery from the USB. Instead of opening Disk Utility, open Terminal instead. Run the command diskutil list to see that your drive is being recognised. It should list two disks, one being your bootable drive, the other your SSD, and provide you with a disk identifier (such as disk0). If it doesn't show up, check that you have installed it ...


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So I solved this problem by creating the Bootable USB stick by booting into my old hard drive and downloading and installing the recovery disk on the USB stick. Before I made the bootable USB stick on OS X Yosemite.


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Found a way to stop background changing. Rename /System/Library/Services/Set\ Desktop\ Picture.workflow Change the extension. This stops right clicking a photo to set desktop picture. Safari: Add 3 files in ~/Library/Safari named Safari Desktop Picture.jpg Safari Desktop Picture.jpeg Safari Desktop Picture.png change permissions and lock the 3 files. ...


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I ran into somewhat similar troubles, and discovered that there were many bad blocks on the drive (also from Crucial). Using Disk Utility to do a 1-pass security wipe (choose "Security Options" from the Erase tab in Disk Utility while the drive is selected and ) solved the problem entirely. Do this while started up from another disk (or the Recovery ...


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MySQL by default tries to use StartupItems. That won't work with Yosemite. I made a launchd control that is still compatible with the MySQL preferencepane. Details here - https://github.com/MacMiniVault/Mac-Scripts/blob/master/mmvMySQL/mmvmysql-Yosemite.md


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Two weeks ago I upgraded same machine albeit in a form of laptop — White Unibody Macbook with Nvidia 9400. What I did was: Added 8GB of memory. Buy two 4GB DDR3-1066 SODIMM sticks. System controller/firmware have problems with handling memory speed above that. You might look buying second hand or buying only one module of 1066MHz and another one can be ...


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If your Mac supports Snow Leopard, and you have or can get an install disc for it, you could install SL on an external hard disk and boot from that when you need to run this DVD - restart, wait for the startup sound then hold down the Option key to choose which volume to start up from. That way you don't need to mess about with your current Lion install. If ...


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You will need to use a computer with 10.6 (snow leopard) or earlier if you want to run that software on a Mac. Maybe a friend has an older computer you can borrow. Or maybe it will work on a computer lab machine. Other Options: 1) Try running it on a Windows PC (I'm guessing backwards compatibility will be better) 2) Virtual Machine. It looks like Snow ...


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Click your apple symbol in the computer -> System preferences -> notifications -> messages -> none


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Perhaps the trick is to identify where the system gets its default settings for creating a .DS_Store file and modify those settings. This would, in theory, make the Finder perform the way you would like as it's default. Other methods seem to have significant pitfalls and unfortunately force the view to icon using the browser window in the finder. I ...


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iTunes 12 will not run on Snow Leopard; but, iTunes 11 is sufficient for a 5S running iOS8. I have that exact configuration at home; and have upgraded my iPhone 5S with no issues.


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According to EveryMac That machine can run any OS up to Yosemite. Whether it will run it smoothly or not is a different matter. Whatever the figures might say, I've never known a machine to run faster on a newer OS, with perhaps the exception of the jump from Leopard to Snow Leopard…. or the memory handling from Mountain Lion to Mavericks. I've yet to try ...


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Opening up a Mac Mini for the first time can be a daunting operation. You're only going to want to do it once if you can help it, so plan ahead and upgrade everything at once. Maximum RAM for that model is 8 Gb. Maximum hard drive space is a total of 2 Tb split between the two internal SATA buses (the one used by the stock hard drive, and the one used by ...


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The 2GB RAM is the biggest bottleneck here, no matter what you use the Mac Mini for. No recent Mac has been shipped with less than 4GB installed. Although memory management has gotten much better from Mountain Lion > Mavericks > Yosemite, you need to increase the RAM to at least 4GB. Secondarily, you may be able retrofit a SSD to replace the slow internal ...


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I saw the same error message and had the same issue where Dropbox wouldn't start on my laptop so I couldn't access the hidden Fix Permissions feature. I tried fixing the permissions manually with Terminal. I also tried uninstalling and installing. I also tried removing the .dropbox folder in my root folder. Nothing worked. Finally, unlinking and relinking ...


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For starters, this machine won't run anything later than Lion anyway. I'd suggest putting in a 60GB SSD, and give it a clean installation of Lion. I have I have this model, which is almost the same. I added an SSD, and even with 2 GB of RAM, it's a fantastic and zippy browser/email client.


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So many wrong answers. It's the OLDEST versions that are faster, someome said why, because the new ones require more resources. I've tested it. With the same hardware, the newer, the faster. Yosemite SLOOOOWWW compared to going back to Lion/Leopard. Just find whatever software you use and see it's OSX requirements to decided how far back you can go. The ...


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Try booting from a USB drive. Internet Recovery uses the local disk to temporarily store the image, which it won't let you delete. via


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I had to get rid of the Web.qlgenerator to make this work, using either the QLColorCode or the QLStephen plugins, in OSX Mavericks.


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The technique I use is: Sign into the Administrator account. Enable "fast user switching". Switch to the Guest Account. Set things up as I like. Switch to the Administrator account. Copy preferences files as needed. Log out of the Guest Account, and back in. I do the copying from a 'Terminal' window: cd /System/Library/User\ ...


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do a spotlight search on the remote mac with the string "mission control". Works on Yosemite at least


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A tool very similar to FunctionFlip is Karabiner (formerly KeyRemap4MacBook). You can use it together with BetterTouchTool. Here’s how to remap F4 to Dashboard (which I still use and find useful) instead of the useless Launchpad:


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After my 'hot corners' and gestures on my trackpad stopping working, I just open the app named 'Mission Control' once, then they recover to respond


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This is more of a comment adding data, but I'm not yet permitted to comment, so this will have to do: I'm seeing this several times a day since getting my imac back from the shop with a new hard disk and Lion install, followed by a time machine restore. I also upgraded the machine to 32G of ram after it came back. When it occurs, the kernel_task in top ...


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I was experiencing a similar problem where my .htaccess file was being completely ignored while in a subfolder inside my ~/Sites directory under a VirtualHost that was setup correctly. Having spent the last hour playing around with different configuration files and setting AllowOverride All in various places, I finally found out that the .htaccess file, ...


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You probably have moved on from this in the past three years; but for posterity, here is another possible solution. Check the directory server status in the 10.7 machine's Accounts preference pane. It may be red, since you reset everything on the server when going back to 10.6. If so, just remove it and add it back again and the login problem should go away. ...


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I apologize if I've misunderstood or perhaps not followed your guidelines with respect to providing an answer so if I get booted out I understand, however I believe information I obtained from your forum brought my iMac back from the brink and wanted to express my appreciation about what I've learned here. In short, my 2011 27" iMac running 10.7 lost its ...


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Yes, you can update to 10.7.5 - I'm running it on my older (2006) white MacBook. You will have to purchase it through Apple for $20 here.


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if you want download officialy from mac app store you need call to apple they will give you a code by this you will able download from mac app store or you can download somewhere in internet from torrent. if you want install 10.7


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I know that it's old question but maybe someone is looking for better solution. I've just found it: ⌥ + click on wifi icon


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When using TextEdit with OS X Yosemite v10.10.1, I unchecked "Smart Dashes" found in Edit -> Substitutions -> Show Substitutions and the issue was resolved immediately.



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