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Create and add a Gatekeeper label to the app. (‘Approved’ is an arbitrary string.) spctl --add --label "Approved" /path/to/xyz.app Approve all apps with the label. spctl --enable --label "Approved" This only needs to be done once and adding the same named label to apps in the future automatically enables their access. Open the app as usual. open xyz....


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You can use Image Capture in the /Applications folder. This allows you to select a normal folder and import photos to that location, which can be accessed in Finder or Photoshop as usual. In addition, this application allows you to setup the preferred application to open when connecting your camera (or smartphone, ...). There you can select Image Capture ...


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You could strip the quarantine from the app: xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine /path/to/xyz.app You may want/need to use sudo for that command, depending on permissions. Then Gatekeeper isn't involved, at all. Of course, that also means that the signature isn't verified, which removes an important safety feature.


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The Keynote announced the following supported hardware: Late 2009: MacBook (MacBook6,1) Late 2009: iMac (21.5" iMac10,1, 27" iMac10,1 and iMac 10,2) Mid 2010: MacBook Pro (13" MacBookPro7,1, 15" MacBookPro6,2, 17" MacBookPro6,1) Mid 2010: Mac mini (Macmini4,1) Mid 2010 : Mac Pro (MacPro5,1) Late 2010: MacBook Air (11" MacBookAir3,1, 13" MacBookAir3,2) ...


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What do you mean by "import", if you're not copying to the special internal organization? Just copy the files from the camera media. If you're using Photoshop, maybe you can consider using Lightroom too. It can "import" with some flexibility in where you store the files. Normally I just copy files, no special import process, to put he files where I want ...


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If you have already successfully redeemed your code: Go to the Purchased Tab of the Mac App Store. Click the Download button on the 10.12 Developer Preview listing. It is the same process as re-downloading anything from the Mac App Store.


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The file /etc/apache2/original/httpd.conf (in OS X 10.11.5) has the following content with three trailing empty lines: # # This is the main Apache HTTP server configuration file. It contains the # configuration directives that give the server its instructions. # See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/> for detailed information. # In particular, ...


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macOS is not designed to be downgradable, and as such you cannot downgrade it through an installer like this. You will need to create a bootable install disk (Apple support), e.g. by running sudo /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ Capitan.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/MyVolume --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ OS\ X\ El\ ...


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Clamshell Mode What you are describing when you operate your Mac laptop (Macbook/Pro/Air) is called closed clamshell mode or closed display mode. In this Apple Support Article: Use your Mac notebook computer in closed-display mode with an external display it goes into detail on what the requirements are and how your Mac will function depending on the ...


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Homebrew on its own acts like a command-line App Store. It's safe, if you know what you're downloading. If you are concerned about downloading hijacked binaries, verify the SHA/SHA1 sum of the binary you've downloaded against the SHA/SHA1 sum published by the developer, usually on their webpage. Personally, I've never had any bad experiences with Homebrew. ...


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Open Terminal.app and enter: sudo nvram boot-args="-s" In the future your Mac will always boot to single user mode until you remove (sudo nvram -d boot-args or sudo nvram boot-args="") or replace the boot-args. Other boot-args directly modifying the boot mode: sudo nvram boot-args="-v": verbose sudo nvram boot-args="-x": safe mode


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Go to System Preferences → App Store and ensure ‘your computer is set to receive beta updates’.


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The second menulet from the left is Karabiner - a tool to customize keyboard and some mouse/trackpad settings. Please note that some colors in the menubar are inverted


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There's a Mac implementation of mkpasswd on GitHub - https://github.com/PrototypeAlex/mkpasswd Alternatively, Keychain Access has a built-in GUI password generator File menu > New Password Item... > [click the key icon] drop-menu artificially offset for visibility I also found this Apple Discussion on how to achieve it natively, though it's ...


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Just tap the Tab key twice (TabTab). You'll be prompted if you want to see all possible commands. Tap y and you'll be presented with a list. You can do that same thing for individual commands to see all options for that specific command.


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The answer you got was correct. www.cnn.com canonical name = turner.map.fastly.net. A canonical name, or CNAME record is a record in DNS servers that define an alias for another domain. In this case "www.cnn.com" points to the domain "turner.map.fastly.net". As for your 192.168.1.1 server, that's most likely your router that is configured as a DNS cache ...


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Alt+Cmd+Backspace will permanently delete files, with a confirmation dialog warning that this action can not be undone. Cmd+Backspace simply moves files to Trash, without confirmation. Tip: whenever you want Mac app to do the same action but a little differently, try doing it with Alt button pressed.


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This is specifically for Ethernet > Ethernet Sharing connections, rather than WiFi (it might work for WiFi but I haven't tested) - I thought the answer would best belong here, for Google. Tested as working up to El Capitan 10.11.5 Apparently since Yosemite, adding just the SharingNetworkNumberStart key is no longer sufficient. Also, System Prefs caches the ...


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This is most likely caused by the CPU being overloaded, so the kernel is throttled. That means only number of samples that are processed for a specific period to avoid overheating to prevent the crash. To confirm that, run the following command in Terminal: sudo fs_usage | grep -v 0.00 which should show something like: THROTTLED 0.015030 kernel_task ....


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The .plist files which are modified by the Accessibility panel are found in ~/Library/Preferences and they are com.apple.CoreGraphics and com.apple.universalaccess. No changes are made to any files in ~/Library/Preferences/ByHost Execute the commands: defaults write com.apple.universalaccess grayscale -bool yes defaults write com.apple.CoreGraphics ...


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The instructions you quote tell you exactly what the issue is When you type make you will be prompted to install Xcode. You can also install Xcode by typing the terminal command xcode-select --install If your compilation fails with an Xlib not found error, install XQuartz to get X11 headers under /opt/X11, and then type: CPPFLAGS=-I/opt/X11/...


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You could simply fire up an iWork app, select some text, and browse through the font list in Keynote, Pages or whatever app. They only render the font’s name in the font itself, though, not arbitrary text you type in.


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The fourth one is a program called SizeUp - a window manager similar to Flexiglass or Divvy.


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LINE indicates the TTY the process is running on. It is correct about you being logged into your computer twice, as you are logged in once to Cocoa (the OS X desktop), console, full path: /dev/console, and again in the terminal, ttysXXX, full path: /dev/ttysXXX (where "XXX" is a three-digit number, starting from 001). console is Darwin's (OS X kernel) only ...


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There is a difference between closing a window and quitting an app. Many apps continue running even if they have no windows open, although newer versions OS X can close them if it needs the RAM (if the app is coded in the appropriate way). If you want to be sure the app is removed from the Dock and ⌘ Command Tab switcher, use ⌘ Command Q or App Menu > Quit....


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No, it won't work. The app will show a prohibitory sign over the app icon. When opening the App, it will show an error message.


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Cursors are rendered using CoreGraphics The Wait Cursor or what is sometimes affectionately know as the "spinning beachball of death" is rendered in CoreGraphics (Apple's 2D rendering engine). Meaning, they are generated on the fly depending on what your preferences are set to (i.e. cursor size). The CoreGraphics file is located at /System/Library/...


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Security is best implemented as a Multi Layered, Multi Vectored Strategy. The Principle of Least Privilege (POLP) is just another cog in the machine that keeps your computer secure. Everything that you listed there are all good but none of that will prevent someone from taking over your computer with an exploit such as the Dropped Drive Hack. How does a ...


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You can disable the icon in the menu bar by ⌘-dragging it off the menu bar, which unchecks the option in System Preferences → Displays entitled "Show mirroring options in the menu bar when available". Should you wish to use the menu bar item, you can check this box again, or just use the AirPlay Display dropdown in System Preferences → Displays to connect ...


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Have you tried Finder:Preferences:General:Show these items on the desktop and check Connected servers? That normally works for me.



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