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Whoever wrote the requirements probably is more familiar with Windows terminology. While they aren't called "service packs", every major release of OS X (such as 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8) has had multiple "minor" or "point" releases containing improvements and fixes. See this list for details of release dates. For the example given, 10.6.8, 10.7.5, and 10.8.5 ...


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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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QuollEyeTree has many of these features http://binnie.id.au/QuollEyeTree.html It was designed as a XTree/ZTreeWin implementation for OSX.


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I have an executable called rem somewhere in my $PATH with the following contents: #!/usr/bin/env python import os import sys if len(sys.argv) > 1: for arg in sys.argv[1:]: if os.path.exists(arg): os.system('osascript -e \'tell app "Finder" ' + 'to move the POSIX file "' + ...


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No, I don't believe this can be done. This is how the service works - copies of everything in the drive is copied to all devices that have the drive enabled. You can choose to disable iCloud drive entirely, but you can't pick and choose what files arrive on which device. Other cloud storage service like Dropbox and Google Drive behave in this way as well.


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Service Pack is Microsoft naming convention for a major update pack which incorporates a plethora of minor security and other updates in one single installer. A rough Apple equivalent are the latest Combo Updates: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Client Combo Update Mac OS X 10.7.5 Client Combo Update Mac OS X 10.8.5 Client Combo Update


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Steve Jobs shows this off the first time he is showing OS X, at Macworld 2000. He mentions that the effect was designed for that one demonstration. It's amazing that it is still around 14 years later. http://youtu.be/uGMQLfi0kGc?t=1h46m


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You could have a hardware problem with your network card. When there is no wifi hardware installen/found on the mac, I would go to an apple store or authorised service provider to have this problem fixed. When your mac is still in warrenty, it normally is free to repair. When it is out of warranty I would first call Apple care to see if they will repair as ...


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I don't know what your set shortcut is, let's say it's control + space. Simply hold down control, press space but don't release control. The overlay will be shown. Also, there's no need for three input sources. I have two input sources and it works.


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You could copy/paste it. Might be simpler if you can't see the Apps folder right at that moment. It will stay in the paste buffer so long as the .dmg is still mounted, unless overwritten by another copy action. Frankly, it would be far more effort than it's worth to try automate that process, for any given .dmg with random content.


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It is probably a launchctl process that is restarting. To see all loaded launch agents, in Terminal: launchctl list To remove one: sudo launchctl remove label_of_program_to_remove where, label_of_program_to_remove is found in the preceding list. Note that you have to run the sudo command from an administrator account; or, su to an administrator ...


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You could install both of them using Homebrew: brew install gcc brew install git To install homebrew, you just need this single command: ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" Anyway, if you want to use git and gcc installed on you system, you don't need to install Xcode, instead you just need to ...


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No, it’s a legitimate, routine request from Dropbox used to check your OS X version. Due to formatting limitations, I’m unable to directly embed this tweet from the official Dropbox support account. See the screenshot below, and click the link to view the tweet.


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Look up your model here. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/mac_mini/index-macmini.html Then, scroll down to the section marked "Maximum MacOS:", it's towards the bottom on the right. One of my Mac Minis is the early 2009 Core2Duo model, which is the oldest Mini which supports Yosemite. If you have a model which is older than 2009, it will only ...


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Quick shot: Download and install VirtualBox Create a new Windows VM with your Windows 8.1.iso (x64) Copy the Windows 8.1.iso (x64) to your VM (network sharing) Download and install Rufus Plug in your thumb drive and attach it to the VM Create a bootable thumb drive with Rufus. You may even choose UEFI or BIOS. Not smart but it should work... I'm ...


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"Usually I would do a clean install" - this is why clean installs are the best way. The time saved by doing an upgrade-install is often negated by the time spent troubleshooting afterwards. It may be worth running the latest version of Onyx and clearing out both system and user caches, but I'd probably be more inclined to spend the time letting Time Machine ...


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The Caching service is no web-proxy. It just provides software updates, purchased apps from the Mac App Store, iBooks and iTunes U content. When you first enable the caching server, it registers its public IP and private IP with Apple. If a client tries to download a software update or an app from the same public IP as the server, Apple “introduces” the ...


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I had a similar issue with a client's laptop trying to install NI Kontakt Ultimate 10 (~ 330 GB) on a SSD with 400 GB "free" space. Probably TimeMachine local snapshots is enabled on your Mac. Local snapshots are basically backup files stored on your local hard-disk (as opposed to regular ones stored on the external TimeMachine volume). This is a useful ...


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I noticed that too, and did the following to "solve the problem" (it's not a problem for some people though :P ): In System Preferences, open Spotlight. In Search Results tab, disable Spotlight Suggestions, Bookmarks & History, Other and Bing Web Searches. Then restart. You can try disabling one by one to see exactly which option caused the problem (I ...


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Have you looked at PowerDesk for Mac? the description says it can do what you want. There's a DualHead2Go & TripleHead2Go User Guide for Mac. PowerDesk for Mac can be downloaded for 10.6 thru 10.10. See Download info.


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No you don't, at least not anymore. The possibility mentioned by @jherran involves installing yet another piece of software. If that's ok with you, you can use Hombrew or Macports. Its controversial which one is 'better', so take which one you like. But, since OSX Yosemite (or maybe earlier, not sure), the Command Line Tools can be installed separately, ...


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When the app is on the dock do left click on it and it will appear a menu. Select Options → Assign To Desktop on Display 2. Alternatively, I used Moom, that let me move a window from one monitor to another with a defined shortcut. In my case ⌥+⇥. But this is a paid software.


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That depends on what is running on the server. If you have a web server running and serving other user's content from their home directories than the web server would not be able to read those files. When making this decision the group that the users belong to is also important. If all users are members of the staff group for example and if the home ...


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I would not be changing permissions recursively on a user directory, ever. This chances breaking too many things, particularly in the ~/Library folder. The permissions structure of OS X is fairly robust and only allows privileged users or processes access to directories/files. Admin users can always sudo to affect changes (as members of the sudoers list) ...


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Boot holding Command ⌘ R at the chimes to boot into Recovery Mode, run Disk Utility & Repair Disk.


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I would use something like Crucial's online configurator rather than the vague specs in a shop window. That way you have a guarantee it will work. Kingston & Corsair have the same kind of thing, but Crucial gives you the option of downloading an app to do all the work for you.


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Your comments got me thinking, and I knocked up a vertically oriented view. This works, but hasn't been through a full testing cycle. http://binnie.id.au/Downloads/QuollEyeTreeV.app I will probably include this in the full version, with options for either mode. This will require another set of changes to allow independent configuration of both modes.


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Select Format on the icon menu bar, and then under Spacing Lines adjust the distance to your requirements. This is an example:


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The closest analog I know of for general purpose document organizing in an "everything box" similar to iPhoto/iTunes would be Yojimbo. http://www.barebones.com/products/Yojimbo/ It lets you catalog and organize information in quite powerful ways. Also check out Evernote if you want files to be in the cloud and don't already use a service for syncing. ...


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Normally a Mac will wake to do some housekeeping, including checking email. However, its not a 'full wake' in that the screen does not come on, external drives don't mount etc. My iMac does this every hour, but the screen does not come on.



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