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You can press the option key to change the behaviour move instead of copy between different volumes copy instead of move on the same volume


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App menus take precedence over menu bar items. In this case, whatever your foreground app is, it's menu options are too long, causing Window and Help to hide the menu bar items that would otherwise occupy that space. To see more menu bar items, use an app with a shorter menu list, or increase your screen resolution.


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it was LittleSnitch, even though it had it "show status in menu bar" disabled, on one screen it will always show that empty space.


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See Toggle Ability to turn wifi off which shows how to do so from the command line using a script: #!/bin/sh # Get "Wi-Fi" or "Airport" based on your OS wservice=`/usr/sbin/networksetup -listallnetworkservices | grep -Ei '(Wi-Fi|AirPort)'` # Get port (usually en1) whwport=`/usr/sbin/networksetup -listallhardwareports | awk "/$wservice/,/Ethernet Address/" ...


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When I try to take a screen shot (Command + Control + Shift + 4) That's the problem. The shortcut to put a screenshot on the desktop is just Command + Shift + 4 (or 3). Don't press the control key; when you do, it copies to the clipboard instead. That's why you're not getting a file on the desktop.


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Restart your menubar This might be due to some error within the placements of the icons in your menubar. You can restart your menubar and your icons will 'reload' and settle correctly. Run the following in Terminal to reload the menubar: killall -KILL SystemUIServer


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iPhone does not support Bluetooth File Exchange.


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It just changes pages on the icon preview for multi-page documents. Not spectacularly useful with small icons like that, but if you have huge icons set or are in column or cover-flow view, it's a quick way to see what's actually in the document without opening them. If you click away from the icon, it goes back to the first page, so it doesn't actually ...


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A Folder Action workflow will give you every file when a change is detected in the specified folder, including ones you are not interested in. Your problem is with Get Specified Finder Items. It just adds items to the list of files to process. It doesn't filter anything! Use the Filter Finder Items action instead to filter the list returned by Finder. You ...


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You can make sure the application exists before calling open on it! Here's a quick bit of Bash to do this: if [ -d "/Applications/MyApp.app" ]; then open -a "/Applications/MyApp.app" else echo "Application /Applications/MyApp.app does not exist!" fi


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If the software you're using doesn't support specifying an an audio output, you'll have to rely on a third-party utility. Someone else already mentioned Ambrosia's WireTap products, but there is one other I'm aware of: Audio Hijack Pro by Rogue Amoeba. At $32, it beats the pants off WireTap for price. There's also a piece of software called SoundSiphon by ...


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I think what you want is to ctrla,shifts (split first), and then ctrla,tab to switch to the new region. Now you can ctrla,c to create a new shell in that new region. If you want vertical split, be sure to check the version of screen that you're running. According to this Unix SE answer, vertical split is NOT a default feature and needs to be patched in. ...


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Instead of Save As... PDF, Print->"Save as PDF". You can get around the print margins by setting up a printer/presentation that has no margins, "full bleed". A few important steps: First, go to File -> Page Setup and make sure that you've got the dimensions there identical for the default paper size in the printer. In my case, it's 8.5 x 11 inches for ...


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OK, I will work with you on this step by step. First to eliminate the following: process plugin-container[1362] caught causing excessive wakeups. EXC_RESOURCE supressed due to audio playback 9/11/14 7:58:33.000 AM kernel[0]: process firefox[1359] caught causing excessive wakeups. Observed wakeups rate (per sec): 163; Maximum permitted wakeups rate (per ...


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Finder will prevent you from deleting the default directories, but Terminal won't. You can use rm -rf /path/to/directory to delete the folder then create the symlink normally.


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Start Activity Monitor (from Launchpad/Other or via Spotlight). Find iTunes in the list and close it. If it's not there then find iTunes Helper and close that. The names are present in the Process Name column, closing the processes is possible via the X button situated around the top left corner (of course not the red one, which closes the Activity Monitor ...


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These lines will prompt for your username and password: echo -n 'Username: ' read username echo -n 'Password: ' read -s password #The -s means silent, so your password is not shown in the terminal. You can then use the variables $username and $password in the rest of your script, like this: osascript -e 'tell app "System Events" to keystroke ...


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You can change the system preferences for JoinMode and JoinModeFallback to be the following: JoinMode (String) Automatic Preferred Ranked Recent Strongest JoinModeFallback (String) Prompt JoinOpen KeepLooking DoNothing Do this using the airport command: ...


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It may be a bit tedious, but try closing all of the spaces and then restart your machine. OS X will keep the spaces you had open when you restart, so if you restart with none it should start with none.


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Try the DoubleCommand (free, sourceforge) project. According to the features page, you can map the fn key, though it's only listed as partial support. I don't have any personal experience to share...


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Use the following to show the installation path of a package: brew info hping Example output: pcre: stable 8.35 (bottled) http://www.pcre.org/ /usr/local/Cellar/pcre/8.35 (146 files, 5.8M) * Poured from bottle From: https://github.com/Homebrew/homebrew/blob/master/Library/Formula/pcre.rb ==> Options --universal Build a universal binary


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This sounds like the Google Now feature. If you have chrome installed and running, you can click the alarm-bell-like icon in your menu bar to configure it. From Google's support page: How Google Now works in Chrome If you use Google Now on your mobile device, you can see certain Now cards on your desktop computer if you're signed into Chrome, ...


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com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.helperTool.plist Support [loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.trashSizeWatcher.plist Support [loaded] com.macpaw.CleanMyMac.volumeWatcher.plist Support [not loaded] The above is probably the main cause of your problems. Google for directions to uninstall CleanMyMac. Also get rid of the following: [not loaded] ...


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You can remove yourself from being able to unlock the disk: sudo fdesetup remove -user username


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You can specify the labels shown in your IMAP client in Google Mail settings via the checkbox on the right side.


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You could connect together using WiFi rather than Bluetooth by creating an ad-hoc network on you MacBook Pro http://www.tuaw.com/2009/09/25/mac-101-create-a-wireless-network-between-mac-and-iphone/ Then use an app like Feem to transfer the files http://www.tryfeem.com I agree that Bluetooth solution should be available.


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I was having the same issue & discovered that the 'disappearing' screen shots were being saved to Dropbox. Can't remember setting up that save-to destination... But worth a look if the answers above don't help. Only a problem on my MacBook Air running 10.9.4


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That looks like /Applications/MyApp.app doesn't actually exist. You sure it's there?


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These steps assume that you already have purchased OS X 10.9 through the Mac App Store. Open the Mac App Store Press the Alt Key and hold it during the following steps Click at the purchased tab Scroll to OS X Mavericks Click at the Download button If you already have OS X Mavericks installed, you will be asked if you want to continue Click ...


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Your HD storage space is the limiting factor There is no reasonable limit to the file size of Photo Booth video's. Photo Booth stores video's with AAC audio and H.264 video compression. Video will take the most storage space. The H.264 uses a lossy video compression method. The amount of compression is usually defined by the amount of motion in your video. ...



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