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This should help identify what is going on in Johnny's answer, as well as answer the question of why this works on Linux but not Mac. The problem lies in the fact that Mac OS X uses bsdtar, whereas most Linux systems use gnutar. You can install gnutar on a Mac with Homebrew, using brew install gnu-tar, which will symlink gnutar into /usr/local/bin as gtar. ...


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Turns out the OS X tar utility was the correct one! There was indeed an error in the archive. This email thread discusses it in more detail, but the problem is that there is a duplicate file in the archive. The SCIP guys are fixing the archive as I type this. [edit] The newly updated scip-3.2.0.tgz is now extracting just fine! The SHA-1 hash of the new tgz ...


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The existence of a duplicate file in the archive should not make it invalid or unable to be extracted on OSX, as by default, tar overwrites duplicates. So, I'm a little confused by the behavior in your Gist - OSX tar allows for duplicate files in an archive (a throwback to its original purpose as a tape archive utility, so it allows files to be appended to ...


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[Facepalm] Press and hold the key, that's how. I guess it's a 'hold' so as to avoid lighter presses/brushes? So much for my first question on AskDifferent… Thanks me! You're welcome, me!


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Press option+return or control+return to enter a new line. Edit: Added additional key combo re: smoooosher's comment to the OP


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This is the Apple paradigm - all windows belonging to one app are part of a single process, unlike Windows, which is, as the name suggests, windows-based. Apple is App-based. What you are seeing is intended behaviour. The simplest 'workaround' - though to me an indispensable way to use the machine - is to enable Spaces & the associated hot-keys, then ...


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Here is what I did in OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. Terminal (menu) > Preferences... > Settings > Select the target Profile > Text > Change... (button) This brought up the Fonts window shown in the image below. I then resized the Fonts dialog box vertically until the Size text window appeared and entered 15, as shown in the image below.


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I've been using FocusWriter to good effect. It supports RTF, has files in independent tabs, and doesn't require a login.


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In your local network setup all services heavily rely on a properly working Bonjour service (dns-sd), because you have no local domain name service. To detect propagated dns-sd services of a host use the following command (please replace "ip-address" below by the ip-address of your Mac named user-mbp; use ifconfig -a on that Mac to get it): dig ...


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This makes use of the Exif info stored within the JPEG image file, some of which is indexed by Spotlight, however see the Notes: section below. Here is a simple sample bash script to preform an action on any JPEG image files found in the working directory that was taken on a iPhone. Copy and paste the code below into a plan text file, without an extension, ...


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There is a binary installer that you can download. See also the Getting Started - Installing Git of the git website: There are several ways to install Git on a Mac. The easiest is probably to install the Xcode Command Line Tools. On Mavericks (10.9) or above you can do this simply by trying to run git from the Terminal the very first time. If you don’t ...


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According to Logitech you need they Preferences Manger download and installed. Make sure you pick the right OS X and follow the instructions.


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This is currently not possible OTA. You must connect the device over USB to change the wallpapers.


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U can try to reset your app through this app. It shows all system files and allow to delete them without removing app, so after it it will be like you first time launch app. Check this article


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You can change the wallpaper of a supervised iOS device remotely via MDM. There is a "Managed Setting" command available for this. Here is an excerpt from the Apple MDM documentation. A wallpaper change is a one-time setting that can be changed by the user at will. This command is supported in supervised mode only. iOS 9 will also introduce a ...


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You can't completely reformat/erase/repartition the drive you are booting from (assuming you are booting from the recovery partition on your main disk drive). So boot to a bootable DVD, a second (external) hard drive, a bootable thumb drive or boot to Internet Recovery Mode by pressing altcmdR while starting your Mac. Then open Disk Utility and reformat ...


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You don't need to do this. OS X uses /Users/(username) instead. /home is there for compatibility. This Apple Support Document describes how Mac OS X handles multiple users. Your home folder isn’t actually named “Home.” It’s named with your user name. If your Mac has several users set up, each user has a home folder.


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Here is a condensed and modified version of the script info in the link I gave you in the comments. You can save it as a plain text file, without an extension, and make it executable per info in the link, e.g. chmod +x filename. Place the script in a folder that's in your $PATH e.g.: /usr/local/bin/ This script sets both the created and modified date/time ...


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If you've "upgraded" to the Photo app from iPhoto or Aperture, your photos would have been imported as hard links. Basically this means that each photo is represented by both programmes and deleting from just one has no effect on the actual photo file. You'd need to delete from both. Check to see if you have another album in your Pictures folder (or other ...


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I'd run the 'usual suspects' before anything else. Disk Utility > check/repair disk. Then get OnyX (free/donationwear) & reset ACLs (Maintenance tab > permissions, check the box at the top.) Then re-apply the 10.10.2 combo update.


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No, but you can revoke the computer from your AppleID account.


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I have the exact same problem and to the best I can tell, it's the chipset used in the OWC Mercury Elite Pro minis. Very disappointing. My 500GB 840 EVO works fine in these enclosures, but I've bought and returned two 850 EVOs thinking they were DOA. Suspicious after the second one, I spoke with Samsung support on 5/12/15. The rep immediately acknowledged ...


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Safe Mode working means that it is likely that something you installed is preventing the OS from booting. Specifically programs you have added to start at login in your user account or other things you may have installed that adds kexts to the system. Look in System Preferences > Users &Groups > Login Items Remove them all and reboot. If it boots one ...


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You should be aware that the methods stated so far can cause trouble with the new user account if there is configuration that explicitly references the users home directory. For instance, after cloning the a user with the 'Migration Assistant' from the Time Machine backup I ran into the Google updater executing in an infinite loop because it looked for a ...


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It is an unnecessary file. You can simply delete it if no process is currently using it. This question was already answered here.


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Ok, I found a solution: I had two Exchange Accounts connected and synchronised the notes from them. After removing them through the settings Notes is working again :)


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All modern networkable printers (which have a display) have an option to set and display the IP address. Often times you hold the "go button" down for 15 seconds, or while powering up the printer. Sometimes you need a utility that goes with the printer to set and/or view it. Check your manual or find one online.


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I don't understand the full interplay, but rebooting will fix cookie retention [presumably held in cache] - that is separate from login details remembered by Keychain & also Form Values etc. If you really want a clean sweep, try OnyX (free/donationware) > Cleaning > Internet - choose what you need to delete from there… Safari has its own simpler ...


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The trial software download is no longer on Microsoft's page above -- just Office 365. However, I was able to get a download link in less than one minute using the LiveChat feature to contact an agent. She gave me a link to a page that asked for my product key and that subsequently gave me a download link.


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There is a tool Bonjour Browser which will show you the connected devices on the current network. The connection types are sorted, and you can usually find the printers in Print Spooler (_printer._tcp.) or Internet Printing Protocol (_ipp._tcp.) sections. Each device will list its IP address, among other information.



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