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The simple way is to turn yoyr mac in at an authorised service provider or genius bar. What you can try yourself is to make a bootable usb with os x. Since you one have wibdows i do not know if this is possible. You could also try to download OS X and place the dmg file on a usb. Then try to boot from the usb.


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Following the instructions on the link Noeleonwolf provided got my computer to boot up. I skipped all the steps prior to typing in commands at the command line and it still worked fine.


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So basically yes you made a rather large mistake. If if you don't have a backup the chances of getting the data back are slim to none. Even if you are willing to pay a number of Hamiltons to a data recovery company Ubuntu has likely overwritten most if not all of your files. Chalk it up to a learning experience (EG always have a current backup. Always) and ...


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I'm more at ease with commandline tools such as ImageMagick, which you can install through Homebrew: brew install imagemagick After that you can simply do this in a Terminal: convert *.jpg output.pdf and if the resulting PDF is a bit too big you can try: convert -quality 60 *.jpg output.pdf Of course ImageMagick also works on other Unix systems, and ...


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Hold the Option key while resizing a column; Close all Finder windows; When you next open a window, the column will be the same size as you just set! See a video example & also check this useful information.


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You can use Automator.app to create a service for this. Open new Automator document as a service, choose on top, that You won't have an input of any type. Then add a block Run AppleScript, enter this code: on run {input, parameters} tell application "System Events" keystroke tab keystroke tab keystroke (ASCII character 31) --down ...


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I know this is old, but I'm sure lots of people are being redirected here from Google. OS X may not have the serial number of it's device stored anywhere, but chances are you can find your MAC address, which, just like the serial number, uniquely identifies your machine. One example where the MAC is being stored in OS X would be ...


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It sounds like you don't have a backup of your original OS X setup, and since you also likely don't have the Recovery partition, you can reinstall in the following way from scratch (assuming you have a relatively recent machine): See http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT4718 for reference - but the relevant steps are below: OSX Internet Recovery Restart your ...


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It's not possible for you to use either of your MacBook's as a second (external) display. Apple only allow the use of iMac's as secondary displays using a mode called "Target Display Mode". No matter the use of ThunderBolt, Mini DisplayPort or any number of adapters you won't be able to achieve the result your looking for. However there are several ...


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According to Apples documents it is not capable on another Macbook. It is called Target Display Mode and is supported on certain models of iMacs. You can try third party apps that will turn an old computer into a second monitor. I used the third party app "Air Display" and can say it worked great on Mavericks. (Haven't used in Yosemite). It is a cost to ...


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sudo shutdown -r 12:00 As @napcae mentioned, information can be found using man shutdown, but here's another reference: http://www.computerhope.com/unix/ushutdow.htm


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From man shutdown: -r The system is rebooted at the specified time. [...] time Time is the time at which shutdown will bring the system down and may be the word now (indicating an immediate shutdown) or specify a future time in one of two formats: +number, or yymmddhhmm, where the year, month, and day may be defaulted to the ...


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Open up Keychain Access, located in /Applications/Utilities/. A list of all your stored credentials are listed in categories on the left. I typically search for a credential by either the application it is associated with, or by the username. Double click on the credential you desire to obtain the password for. A window pops up and there is a check ...


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The $PATH provides the shell (command line) a list of directories to look at for executables. So, when you type a command in the command line, the shell (the program running in the terminal) will look in the locations listed in your $ PATH for an executable matching the command. The first one it finds, it runs. To see the information type echo $PATH on the ...


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OP says that a "virtual machine" starts. One wonders if it is a startup item and that just loads immediately on startup. If so holding the SHIFT key at startup should disable any startup items. Failing that the OPTION key at startup that Alistair mentioned will allow you to choose a boot partition and boot into Mac O/S if it is installed. Note that it is ...


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This is all in the "Sound" panel of the "System Preferences" app in the Apple menu. Select the "Sound Effects" view and select the output device. I have selected "Display Audio", but you can also select "Internal Speakers". Select the "Output" view and select the output device. As you can see I have "Display Audio" selected for Sound Effects and ...


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Hold down the Option key (⌥) when your Mac starts. That should take you to the startup selection screen. Hopefully it'll show you an icon for Windows and another icon for OSX. http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT1310 If it doesn't then you might need to install OSX from scratch. If your Mac is fairly recent you can do this from the Internet directly. ...


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How about moving that directory to Drop Box, or a similar cloud-synced space, and then symlinked that path to your cloud directory? You can create the link with the Finder 'Make Alias' command under File, or use Terminal to create a link with 'ln'. The original directory goes in your cloud directory, and the alias goes back in /Users//Documents/Microsoft ...


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Wow thats a hum dinger of a problem. From what I understand you only have terminal access to both mac and linux. Below are the directions for both linux and mac For your linux machine you will need to install x11 and firefox if they are not already installed. If you have ownership rights and are using apt as your package manager type sudo apt-get install ...


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This is a known bug in Yosemite (and I'm pretty sure it occurred in Mavericks, too). I see it quite often. There are a few Terminal command/logout solutions I've read, but the above suggestions of removing the folder from the Dock and putting it back on will do the trick, and is the fastest solution.


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How about something like that: $ find ~/Library/Calendars -name "*.ics" | xargs grep -h -e "SUMMARY" -e "DTSTAMP" | sed -E 's/^[A-Z].*:(.*$)/\1/g' | sed -E 's/^([0-9]{4})([0-9]{2})([0-9]{2})T([0-9]{2})([0-9]{2})([0-9]{2}).*$/\1-\2-\3 \4:\5:\6/g' Fist’s Birthday 2014-05-16 05:44:20 Secon’s Birthday 2014-07-26 09:58:49 Third’s Birthday 2014-05-16 05:44:20 ... ...


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In iMovie you can import files. The option for this is located in the top of the iMovie screen.


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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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Handbrake can convert almost any movie file to MP4, which then works fine on everything Apple.


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VLC can play almost everything, DV files included. You can check supported formats here. To edit this kind of videos you can use iMovie from Apple.


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It turned out that switching a setting on Amazon's website from the Silverlight player to the Flash player solved the problem. For anyone else with the same problem the setting is on this page: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201460940&encoding=UTF8&ref=atv_pc_pp_more Thank you @bmike for your advice nonetheless!


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My guess is that your CPU just isn't up to the task of decoding the stream of data that makes up the video stream for several reasons. Amazon video is using a somewhat inefficient codec and software stack to deliver the content. The software to render the video is likely single threaded on your Mac OS. Your CPU has only two cores and at 1.66 GHz of that ...


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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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GrandPerspective is a great app to visualize the files taking up the most space on your Mac. Next time you want to delete a file, use GP to scan your computer before and after you empty the Trash, and see what's still taking up space.


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Have you tried restarting the computer. It may have not refreshed the current available storage.


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Open System Preferences→Security & Privacy, unlock the padlock if it's locked, and then in the Privacy pane click on the Advanced... button. See if you've enabled "Log out after [x] minutes of inactivity".


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In Firefox you can do that. I have not found a way in Safari, so one needs a external app (3d party). Here is one you might like: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/31018/safari-cookies


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Try to boot in Safe Mode (Cmd+x) to see if it boots. If not, try to boot in single user mode (Cmd+s) and have a look at the output on the screen. It may be able to give you more information to help you solve this issue or post screenshots here.


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The easiest way to find out where all this data is, would be to go to the root of the partition in Finder, then hit Cmd+Alt+i. That will bring up the Inspector that should tell you that, yes, your partition has 80GB of data on it. That's not particularly helpful in itself, but if you then select the folders contained within "/" that are visible ...


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There's an application call Stay that does this and works very nicely.


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You can avoid using the colon and employ ISO 8601 basic format strings (YYYMMDDHHMMSS) or a variant for naming files and folders. If you need to process those strings with certain programming or scripting languages then maybe you have to convert them to the extended format that incorporates separators (hyphens, colons) and time zone info. International ...


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The raised colon, Unicode 0x02F8 ( raised colon ˸ vs colon : ) would not be interpreted as a separator by Finder or other scripts. (More info about the raised colon here: http://www.charbase.com/02f8-unicode-modifier-letter-raised-colon ) The way to enter that character varies, depending on your OS X version. More details can be found at Apple's support ...


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You have to make sure the SSD is in the correct format. Go to Disk Utility, and in the Erase tab, select Mac OS Extended (Journaled) as the format and erase the SSD, and then the bootable drive should acknowledge the SSD as a disk on which OS X can be installed. Good luck!


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I got into single user mode without much trickery, as my AMD card seems to work up to the point where the drivers are loaded, just with stripes across the screen. So I got to remove the drivers as described at asyncro. I rebuilt the kextcache (alternatively deleted it), but my Mac doesn't boot to internal graphics but uses the discrete graphics (according to ...


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Did you already try JavaScript-Blocker? They claim to block frames, XHRs, embeds, objects, and videos from loading and even images. Probably similar to NoScript in the Mozilla-universe.


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On OSX you can access the raw resource fork of a file like this: cp resource_file/..namedfork/rsrc resource_fork There's also the system utilities DeRez/Rez (available in OSX 10.7 and some other versions) which allows for extraction of resource fork data into a form for use by the Rez resource compiler - e.g. extract icon data from an Icon file: DeRez ...


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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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In order to increase your Windows partition, you will need to first free up disk space on your Macintosh HD partition, as it appears to be full. 128GB isn't very much these days, I would recommend getting a larger hard drive, but transferring larger, less frequently used items such as movies or videos can often help free up large amount of space.


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You can try Movavi Screen Capture, it’s a famous screen recorder which is compatible with Mac. Both of your game screen and Skype calls could be recorded with it. However, it needs you to pay once your trial period is expired. Moreover, I can offer you an illustration about using a free and useful online screen recorder to record Skype on Mac.


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


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⌘` (command + backtick) definitely works, on both the old (’09) Pages and the new. ⌘< and ⌘> (remembering to hold down shift to get < and > on my keyboard) zooms in/out on both versions. If ⌘<,⌘> used to switch windows for you, you must have redefined them, either in System Preferences→Keyboard→Shortcuts or in some third-party macro utility ...


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It looks like Pages overwrites the command + < shortcut to zoom out the view even though that's the default shortcut for moving focus between windows on a German keyboard. You can go in to System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortucts to redefine that shortcut in Pages. Click App Shortcuts, click the + button, select Pages from the Application list, ...


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Following up on @lauhub's answer, you enable the system's Keyboard Viewer in the Keyboard system preferences. In the "Input Sources" tab, check "Show input menu in menu bar." (In older versions of OSX, this is International system preferences' "Input Menu" tab.) The newly-enabled menubar menu includes "Show Keyboard Viewer."


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Just use Safari. If not you can try Opera 12 Opera 12 Link: Opera 12 Download


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Most internet browsers no longer support OS X 10.5.x. I would highly recommend using the built in Safari browser. However you can find the compatible Google Chrome browser at this address: Google Chrome OS X 10.5 If you do decide to download Chrome here are the instructions for the install. Delete the current version of Google Chrome Download the new ...



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