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Yes, there's a way to install OS X on the SSD. It's called "install OS X on the Fusion Drive." The Fusion Drive automatically puts the most frequently-used files on the SSD. When there are vital system files that your hard drive needs to access in its every waking moment, there's really no reason why the Fusion Drive would ever demote it to the HDD.


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If it's a 2005-2009 model then NO! You absolutely cannot plug directly from a AC power source to a computer that does not have a built in transformer power supply, which the Mac mini 2005-2009 model does not have. The AC current must be converted to DC current first and that is what the Mac mini's power supply does. Starting in 2010 the Mac mini used a ...


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According to MacTracker.app: Display Connection 1 - HDMI port or Thunderbolt digital video output Display Support Supports an HDMI-compatible device while using one Thunderbolt display or support for two Thunderbolt displays Display Modes Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring External Resolution Up to 2560 by 1600 ...


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kill -HUP $powerd_pid (I don't have an answer for 'why')


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It's a combination of the Mac mini and the xfinity router. I've had this problem with multiple Apple devices over the years, but only when using the xfinity router. Do yourself a favor, buy a really good router and just use a cable modem. I guarantee this will fix the problem.


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A late-model, mid-range Mini will be fine. If all you need is a personal webserver and compiler farm it's very good value. Probably not powerful enough for rendering 3D animation unless you're patient. Your storage concerns are very easily eliminated by plugging in an external drive. Get a small SSD with the Mini, store your stuff on a FW800 or Thunderbolt ...


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If you run this simple command in Terminal it will show you system_profiler Even more direct method is to use the: sysctl hw.cpu64bit_capable It will return 1=Yes, or 0 = no


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You can get any Mac's product manual from https://support.apple.com/manuals/C02PRT1XGCN3 Just add your serial number instead of the sample one I provided.


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Not having the device in person I can only make an assumption. The problem is not the headphones but the audio port on your iPhone. The small connector balls on the inside of the port must be damaged. I'm guessing if you looked inside, there would be one that is stuck in. Try blowing some air in the port or using a small pin to clean the inside. It might ...


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Short answer is no. Fusion drive has its own algorithm to determine which individual file goes to which drive, based on frequency of access. It doesn't offer any interface to configure the location of files. Moreover, it doesn't even list out which file belongs to which drive. In fact, the only way to know where a file is, is to read the file while the user ...



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