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You could modify your script with a while loop, that tests if you have locked the screen or not. Here is a python approach, that checks for an active session. And here is a way on implementing this python part into a bash script. The answer in the first link also provides a Shell implementation, that could work for you too, but I was unsure, so I gave you ...


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Since retina Macbook Pro have their memory soldered to the mainboard I won't be possible to have more memory than sold by Apple. About the last non retina MacBook Pro (mid-2012). It's 16GB


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Goto Application > Utilities > Migration Assistant on both the devices, they should be either on the same wifi network, or connected physically with a Cable like thunderbolt, Ethernet etc. It will guide you to transfer the data.


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If you go to the Utility folder on your Mac, open the Activity Moniitor. Then go to the Memory tab. There you will see who is using how much. There is also a Disk Tab, where you can also see who is using how much on active basis (when programs are running). You wont see the passive usage (how much information is stored) in that window. In this example ...


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Search on Spotlight for activity monitor - switch to the Memory Tab. Then you should see something like that: There you will see how many memory each Process is using at the moment. I hope this answers you question.


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Connect the device to iTunes (over Wi-Fi or USB), then select to backup the device. This will backup the contents of the device to ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ which can be copied to an external drive. To restore from backup, copy the folder back and restore from this backup.


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The MacBook Pro with Retina Display received an overall update to pretty much most of the internal architecture. According to Apple the fans, vents and many other internal parts underwent redesign and development. Apple => High-efficiency fans: Asymmetrically spaced impeller blades and back and side airflow vents work together to move the maximum amount of ...


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I just got a new retina display 15" last week . Yes, it does not activate as frequent as the older one. Still when i am doing something performance intensive like Lightroom photo editing or facetime call along with browsing with music playing in the background... The fan gets activated and is loud enough to notice.


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You should try to create a bootable USB stick with some kind of recovery LiveCD (Ubuntu, BackTrack, ...) I recommend using Ubuntu because it is the easiest to create. There is a little tutorial on Ubuntu's website: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx (If you Have trouble be sure to ask a question on AskUbuntu) After you ...


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Apple offer Folder Actions to attach AppleScripts to folders. You can attach an AppleScript to perform any task with incoming files to a specific folder. See Folder Actions Tutorial: Automation, Meet the Filesystem for a tutorial and step-by-step guide.


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There are multiple ways to Force Quit a application. The following is probably easiest. Bring Up the “Force Quit Applications” Window Hit cmd+Option+Esc to bring up the “Force Quit Applications” window, then click to select the app name, followed by clicking the “Force Quit” button to end the app immediately. Or, you could use the Activity Monitor to ...



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