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You can format any drive to FAT16 with newfs_msdos Command 1) Launch Terminal 2) Find The Drive you Want to Format #mount /dev/disk2 on / (hfs, local, journaled) devfs on /dev (devfs, local, nobrowse) /dev/disk4s1 on /Volumes/USB_Disk (msdos, local, nodev, nosuid, noowners) In this case, my disk is disk4. Your disk will most likely be different! Be ...


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Well, if I use ⌘+V keys to paste, it does not matter if a file or folder is highlighted. The file is pasted to the folder currently open in the Finder window. If you want to just copy a file to a folder by drag and drop, hold down the option key before dragging the file.


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As stated in the shutdown manual page (man shutdownentered in a Terminal window): -h The system is halted at the specified time. -k Kick everybody off. The -k option does not actually halt the system, but leaves the system multi-user with logins disabled (for all but super-user). -r The system is rebooted at the ...


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Tor Browser Have you considered using Tor Browser instead of tor? The Tor Browser lets you use Tor on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux without needing to install any software. It can run off a USB flash drive, comes with a pre-configured web browser to protect your anonymity, and is self-contained (portable). Still need tor? Use brew You can use the ...


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Your MacBook Air has 2 independent processor cores. When Hyper Threading is used, each core can act as two. In this case you will see four computational cores. The EveryMac page for your MacBook Air explains why you are seeing four in some situations and two in the System Information application: This model is powered by a 22 nm, 64-bit Intel Mobile ...


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here is a solution which have worked for me https://www.reddit.com/r/OSXElCapitan/comments/3wczrk/spotlight_eating_the_first_letter/? iamtaybo sugested to UNCHECK "Allow Spotlight Suggestions in Spotlight" in System Preferences->Spotlight


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Homebrew places files in /usr/local/Cellar so you could use mdfind to locate the header file: mdfind -name glui.h | grep Cellar Then you could change your compiler to include the directory for that package: clang -I /usr/local/Cellar/glui/2.36/include Then you should be able to use the short path instead of hard coding your full glui.h into the source ...


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The root CAs are stored in: /System/Library/Keychains/SystemCACertificates.keychain /System/Library/Keychains/SystemRootCertificates.keychain Yes, these are OS X keychain files which are opaque, though not necessarily proprietary. You could theoretically use OS X's Keychain Services APIs to get at the certificate data inside the keychain file, but that ...


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The author of the linked article probably had a modified bash profile (like explained by the user user3439894 in the comments to your question) or had problems to copy and paste the commands. Use the following instead: cd ~/Library/Application\ Support cp -r Mendeley\ Desktop/ ~/Dropbox/Mendeley/db/ mv Mendeley\ Desktop/ _backup_Mendeley_Desktop/ ln -s ...


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Have same issue with one user. Click on reload button and you will be prompted for password (it is domain password). Also removing computer and adding computer to domain and reinstalling printer helps.


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mDNSResponder and dnsmasq have to run both: dnsmasq is the lightweight DNS-server (and DHCP/Router) and mDNSResponder is responsible for all local queries. To set up dnsmasq in OS X in your environment properly do the following: Remove any DNS-server in the network preferences of the dnsmasq host (your MacBook Air) except 127.0.0.1. Remove any ...


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*.tar.gz files are gzipped archive files. To unzip/unarchive the file simply double-click it. This will invoke Archive Utility and the file will be extracted to a folder (usually with the same name as the archive). To build any tool from the sources Xcode and/or Xcode Command Line Tools are required. Open the README file and check the build instruction. ...


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The gnometerminator docs are slightly outdated. Fink is now in stable, but must be installed from source on OSX 10.11. http://pdb.finkproject.org/pdb/package.php/terminator?rel_id=10.11-x86_64-current-stable


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It seems that the problem you're trying to solve is actually this: it's hard to tell which is the target directory when I have a folder open in the column-view If your preferred method is clicking, you can still be sure of your target directory by left-clicking. Either: Click on the name of the folder you want to paste into, or Click on the name of a ...


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As @Tetsujin mentioned in the comment use builtin QuickTime Player. Simply choose File -> New Screen Recording... or press ⌃ CTRL+⌘ CMD+n. You can record the whole screen or selected area.


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I'm not sure what you mean. You need to be more specific. If it's that the Mac is tied to an Apple ID, no: only the current installation and user accounts are. Yes, you'll need one to download the installer unless you get it some other way (someone else downloads it, you use internet recovery, etc.) Sort of. To my knowledge, you can only do so if you have a ...


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Your SSD as you said is empty, so this is why you do not have any recovery partition to reinstall the OS. You need to boot to an external device (USB key or DVD depending on your Mac) in order to format and install Mac OS on your new SSD. You can use software like DiskMaker X to create a bootable OS X device. You will need another Mac to create the ...


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AFAIK, there is no universal shortcut. But Preview provides for this with the "home" and "end" keys (on an extended keyboard). Another handy Preview shortcut is CMD-OPT-G, which brings up a tiny dialog where you enter the page number you wish to display. For Word, or other apps, you might try creating your own shortcuts: System Prefs > Keyboard > Shortcuts ...


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Yes - that's the way it's coded/engineered No - you'll need to post process the images using a tool that's designed to automate this or use Automator to make a service to resample the images. I like Skitch and Napkin for processing retina images, but there are many others.


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You can cache AD credentials by creating a "mobile account" on each machine. From Directory Utility > Active Directory > open disclosure triangle > User Experience > Create mobile account at login. Although, I will warn you, I have had some permissions issues when 'creating a mobile account' after the home folder/user has already been created.


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The Image File created by Burn.app is a RAW Image and does not contain a recognizable filesystem that OS X understands and why hdiutil fails. It's also why an "Audio CD.isoInfo" file needs to be created, so the Burn.app can burn the image it created back to optical media (CD). Since you created the Audio CD Image with the Burn.app then why don't you just ...


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You Mac is getting a single IP address on the LAN. To enable multiple devices to access the LAN, it creates a new private network on the Wi-Fi interface, and does NAT (Network Address Translation) between that network and the LAN. This is the same thing that happens when you connect your LAN (using private addresses) to the Internet using a router that gets ...


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EDIT: While the Messages app is active... In the top left corner of your screen, click the bold Messages, then "Preferences", then the "Accounts" tab. On the iMessage account, hit the "Sign Out" button. Then it will allow you to enter in your password as well as Apple ID again.


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Sometime a folder might not show the "horizontal location-line" graphic as you drag it into the sidebar, making it impossible to attach it to the sidebar. In such situations, you can drag a folder within the folder into the sidebar and cancel that action (press 'esc', etc.) once you see the location line graphic. Then try dragging the main folder again onto ...


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Not much happens in single user mode - so I just just use a simpler command: halt The shutdown command is for sequencing a lot of the scaffolding that is erected to have the system processes start in a certain order, then user processes. Even with launchd simplifying much on OS X, all of this is relevant to full blown OS X - notice to allow programs to ...


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There is no need to use the same network. Usually you can simply populate your DNS-server with the IPs and the names of the hosts in the 192.168.2.0 network. If you restricted allowed DNS queries to a particular network (i.e 10.0.100.0/24), you have to extend this to the 192.168.2.0/24 net. In the network settings of the devices in the 192.168.2.0/24 ...


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I use RCDefaultApp to tweak this type of setting and many other. Note that while this is an older app nonetheless it still works with OS X 10.11.x too. It's a Preferences Pane style app and it's freeware. You can read more about it and see screenshots at the web site (linked above).


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Aha — the reason why this option was greyed out is, I think, because I was still logged in under the everyday account. When I logged out of the everyday account, and logged into my admin account (instead of just switching straight to the admin account, leaving my everyday account logged in), then the “Allow user to administer this computer” checkbox for my ...


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You do not have the latest version of VLC for OS X, at the present time, the latest version of VLC for OS X is 2.2.2, so you might want to try it and see if the issue persists. In clicking VLC > Check for Update..., note as shown in the image below it says: More than 100 fixes for issues reported for 2.2.1. Full support of Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. ...


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Bad drive cable I finally took this to an apple store, and the techs diagnosed it as a bad drive cable - a common problem for Macbooks from that year, they said. With a new cable, the Recovery Mode installation worked, the El Capitan upgrade worked, and the machine has been running smoothly for a week.



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