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I found that kernal panics and complete freezes often happen due to bad drivers, usually third party. You could try to remove devices like external bluetooth dongles or external wifi adapters for a while to see if it keeps crashing, and if you find the device causing it perhaps look for different drivers. I hope this helps you find the cause more quickly, as ...


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As far as I'm aware, it's not possible to run a Macbook Pro in Target Display Mode, only iMacs. Ref: Apple KB - Target Display Mode: Frequently Asked Questions BTW, VGA or Ethernet to Thunderbolt is a physical impossibility. Your cables must be Thunderbolt to VGA / Ethernet.


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I got the same Mac proposed to you (2.3 ghz, upgraded to 16gb RAM, but I added an SSD as primary HD). With traditional HDD was very very slow so you've to mount an SSD to use it normally so are at least 100$ more (SSD and kit to mount it if you want to keep both). The old Mac Mini is a little bit more powerful but has a badder GPU (but is powerful enough for ...


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Go with the older model. The quad core i7 can run circles around the dual core i5 in multithreaded applications, which Xcode is (especially for code compilation tasks). You've seen that on the Geekbench scores. The hard drive's speed is not really going to make much of an impact on your intended use. The graphics chip is completely irrelevant. The ...


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You can check the models and see the score on Geekbench.


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Yes, both Xcode and the Android ADK will work on a MacMini.


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OK for XCode. I use a 5year old Mac mini and although it's slow it works. Don't do Android so can't say.


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Install the custom VIB from virtuallyGhetto.com.


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My issue was that my Magic Mouse was discoverable through the Bluetooth Preferences pane, but when I clicked 'Pair', it couldn't connect. After an hour, I found a resolution that worked: Turn off the Magic Mouse Open the Bluetooth Preferences Delete your mouse's profile Be sure the Bluetooth Prefs pane is searching (indicated by the spinner) Hold the mouse ...


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I have been able to use OS X purchases from my App Store and use for clean install. Assuming you have gotten updates since lion was released? Go to your purchases and option + click the OS you want installed. The limit is naturally set so you cannot load an OS older then your machine.


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Try this: Resetting the SMC and PRAM for Mac Pro, Intel-based iMac, Intel-based Mac mini, or Intel-based Xserve • Shut down the computer. • Unplug the computer's power cord. • Wait fifteen seconds. • Attach the computer's power cord. • Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command, Option, P, and R. You will need them in next step • Wait five seconds, ...


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Just made the same: got cheapest Mac mini, attached it to my Linux laptop and tasting iOS development. Two important things to know: Use ethernet, not wi-fi. Ethernet faster and more stable. Give a chance to NoMachine. In my case it just rocks. Not so smooth as LCD attached but very-very-very usefull. Moreover looks sexy on both Linux and MacOS. And what ...


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While we (and possibly you yourself as well) do not know what type of Mac Mini Server hardware you have, you can check this at the following Apple websites by using the serial number of your computer found at the underside: Check Your Service and Support Coverage Tech Specs (click on "Browse by product") Respecting that you stated that you have a slow ...


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In disk utility via safe mode, you should be able to format it completely by wiping the disk. Then after wiping the disk, boot into a DVD or USB of OS X and reformat from there.


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Your Mac mini is probably a Apple Mac mini "Core i7" 2.3 (Late 2012) Macmini6,2. It was originally delivered with Mac OS X 10.8.1. Neither 10.5 nor 10.6 contain the necessary drivers to support your hardware (especially USB3.0). Consider installing Mac OS X Server 10.6.8 in an virtual machine using Parallels, VMware Fusion (both non-free) or VirtualBox ...


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No. 10.5 doesn't include the necessary drivers for your machine, neither does 10.6 One option would be to install 10.6 Server in a Virtual Machine. There are a few tutorials on the net, it can be quiet tricky as I recall but it works.


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I have an older iMac it only draws 2W @ 240V AC once it is in sleep mode. I suspect your system is pulling closer 0.9W you may want to check it with a more accurate meter. When my system is shutdown it is pulling well under 1W @ 240V AC


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Yes, the option boot is independent of any OS present on the disk. You can always alt-boot, even booting off an external disk or network disk if there isn't any disk present in the computer at all.


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Please verify if your mac-mini is eligible for Yosemite update. Also, please run disk utility and check for permission errors. If these don't solve your issue, please take backup of your mac and try a fresh install of Yosemite.


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This is a known issue in Yosemite, although it doesn't affect everyone - I have 5 Macs running Yosemite and one suffers badly, but the others not at all. Temporary relief comes from rebooting or stopping and restarting the affected services. For discoveryd, in Terminal, do: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.discoveryd.plist ...


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Just another possible answer for anyone else with a similar situation to mine.... I'd been battling all night thinking there was issues with my USB stick etc or some weird partitioning problem etc. In the process I think I've understood a lot more about how my Mac Mini (Late 2014) boots now for Boot Camp. First, I thought the USB stick it prepared (I was ...


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Not sure how it was 2 years ago when this question was asked but I confirmed that this work out of the box for me now. Mid 2010 Mac Mini running OS X Mavericks 10.9 Client machine tested: Windows 7 Pro using TightVNC Viewer, iPad using iTeleport. Both client devices were able to connect to Mac Mini via VNC and log in to different user accounts at the same ...


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This happened to me once, and it turned out (after I took it in) that the temperature sensor was not working correctly. They replaced the relevant hardware and all was well. Since putting back the old drive did not clear the problem, it's worth checking if this may have somehow happened.


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Reset SMC If that doesn't help use a tool like Temperature Monitor to check the temp sensors. Perhaps one isn't properly plugged in.



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