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easiest and most secure way Please choose A or B, not both. really malicious programs Are we talking invasive virus software, like the stuff that came on Sony CDs? Either a carefully-configured virtual machine, like VMware Fusion, or an isolated physical machine. By "isolated" I mean not used for anything else and not connected to any network. ...


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Maybe you already found some solution, but I think docker might be useful for your purposes. https://www.docker.com/


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restart your computer and just keep clicking on and off the message icon


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You could set up Acrobat Distiller with a watched folder, or use Automator with it. This gives you better control over the conversion options, as you could specify the .joboptions.


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You could use the Folder Action for that. Right click on to your download folder select Folder Action Set up: Choose Covert PostScript to pdf action. done If you feel like modifying the script go ahead.


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Sometimes the file extension is hidden, but it actually exists. To show file extensions: Choose Finder > Preferences, then click Advanced. Select or deselect “Show all filename extensions.” Info


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Worked for me on Yosemite: Go to System Preferences > Advanced > Proxies Tick Auto Proxy Discovery, hit OK and Apply (I haven't got anything else ticked) Enter in Terminal: dscacheutil -flushcache This flushes the dnscache in Yosemite. Now Safari and Chrome should respect your hosts file.


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You can use ImageMagick (free, open source, cross-platform, CLI) with the jpeg:extent=value parameter to compress each image to a target size, e.g. mogrify -define jpeg:extent=60KB *.jpeg Restrict the maximum JPEG file size, for example -define jpeg:extent=400KB. The JPEG encoder will search for the highest compression quality level that results in an ...


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I've run in to this before and the only solution I'm aware of is to reformat your file system. Here's what I suggest you do: Boot off of your OSX install media and use Disk Utility to clone your OS image on to another drive. Reformat your main drive with the file system you want Restore the contents of your backed-up system to the main drive. You could ...


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OCZ SSDs use a Sandforce controller which has built in foreground garbage collection that delays the need to erase blocks, reducing but not removing the need for TRIM support. Trim can be considered an aid to garbage collection. Trim VS Garbage Collection For the short explanation flash memory is organized in groups of pages where data can be written. ...


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After some experimentation, I discovered that it isn't quite a double-tap that is required to activate the drag lock. The second tap of the double-tap need to be held down until the drag is started instead of being released immediately. So the sequence of steps look something like this: touch trackpad release after ~0.1s (or some short period of time) ...


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Did you mean to drag something over the screen? You can do this with three fingers. If this does not work, ckeck your track pad settings to see if dragging with 3 fingers is enabled.


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Once again, to those that didn't catch the earlier post of a different person, just type defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE killall Finder In to your Terminal window. If you don't want to waste all your time going through your utilities for Terminal, just Quick Search it. If you don't know how to do that, it's the spyglass in the ...


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For GitHub client for Mac, you have two options to get the latest version: Download from GitHub. Open GitHub app and go to Check for updates. If you install the command line git through homebrew you have to type the following in your terminal: brew update brew upgrade Apple command line git is on git version 1.9.3 (Apple Git-50) and there is no update ...


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There is no advantage or effect on SSDs with the "Put hard disk to sleep". This setting enabled a spinning disk to spin-down while not in use. With no mechanical moving parts, there is no effect on an SSD. Externally connected mechanical drives will still adhere to the setting. See Apple Support page: OS X: Saving energy with Sleep


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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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This thread looks like it has instructions on how to make a bootable OS X drive from Windows. If you have an 8GB USB drive that you're willing to part with, you can do this and then use the bootable drive to install OS X on your new hard drive.


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Do it in iPhoto. Open a file. Choose Edit. Choose Crop or type c Check constrain box for Original, the second dimension Crop and hit Enter. Save.


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The only issue is that QAS uses network accounts and not mobile accounts, as it handles credential caching itself and doesn't need a record for each AD user in the local directory. The reason this is a problem for people wanting to use FileVault is that you have to select the users who can unlock the drive via the Mac's GUI, and network accounts won't show ...


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Successively run: tmutil status And look at NumberOfChangeItems: $ tmutil status Backup session status: { BackupPhase = ThinningPreBackup; ClientID = "com.apple.backupd"; DateOfStateChange = "2014-12-14 16:32:00 +0000"; DestinationID = "25933E19-B889-4FAF-B421-53AFE4C68B58"; DestinationMountPoint = "/Volumes/Time Machine Backups"; NumberOfChangedItems = ...


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I had the exact same problem and my IT guy told me to reset my nvram. Just hold down cmd-opt-p-r on restart and keep the keys held down until it chimes 3-4 times. Then let go. Worked like a charm for me. I off to back up my shit now.


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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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Open the two PDFs with Preview Drag the thumbnails of the second PDF to the end of the first PDF but above the grey line (marked with the red arrow): and finally export the resulting PDF to a third PDF. If your first PDF contains just one page this doesn't work. Workaround 1: Open your second PDF, then open the first PDF, drag the single page to the ...


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I had this problem too but the solution is really easy Let's suppose you create an Alias in the host file to your machine with the name localhost2 That entry in the host file should look like this: 127.0.0.1 localhost2 When you type "localhost2" in the safari url bar you will notice in the dropdown that the default option is to search that in google, ...


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There IS a way to do this. Create a smart mailbox that filters for only the accounts you want and then change notifications in general preferences to notify for only that smart mailbox. Fixed.


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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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I've had this problem for a long time now (beginning after an upgrade to Mavericks) and, after months of research, I think I finally found a fix. First of all, there are quite a number of people with the very same problem in the Apple forums: Why in OS X Mavericks internet is so slow? Mavericks network issue So this is a known issue and I really don't ...


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Omg, just stop and restart time machine and it'll work just fine and you'll see your recovered space.


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Take it to the Genius Bar. They have installers for every OS.


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I have seen another fix-- a friend booted into recovery partition (cmd r at boot) and repair your disk from the disk utility there. He now has no problems whatsoever with his old mac.


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If you can unlock the FileVaultMaster.keychain, you may be able to recover the user's data from the encrypted disk image. I have a guide available from here in PDF format: https://app.box.com/s/g3z57u54xc3fz6sr1tfn The section you'll want to reference is the Command-line FileVault Recovery part of the Section VII: Troubleshooting FileVault documentation. ...


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The same happened to me also. Just found out the most simplest of tricks. Just move it anywhere in the dock and the bar disappears.


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If you're comfortable with the command line you can try this in the terminal.app: for i in *; do mv "$i" "$i.mp4"; done; Navigate to the directory with all of your files and run the above command.



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