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You want to change line 92 of the xml version of /System/Library/CoreServices/Menu Extras/Battery.menu/Contents/Resources/English.lproj/Localizable.strings: Make a copy of the strings file: cp /System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/Battery.menu/Contents/Resources/\ English.lproj/Localizable.strings ~/Desktop Convert the binary strings file to xml: ...


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It seems to be an App Store preference. https://appleseed.apple.com/sp/betaprogram/unenroll


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This was changed in Lion along with the introduction of Auto Save and Versions. Save As is still available by holding ⌥ alt whilst in the menus.


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Go to Macintosh HD > Library > Preferences > SystemConfiguration and delete the following files: com.apple.airport.preferences.plist NetworkInterfaces.plist preferences.plist Then reboot the Mac. The host names should be recreated correctly. (According to http://forums.imore.com/os-x-yosemite-10-10/304804-my-computer-name-changing-10-10-a.html these ...


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Hold down the option key when you click on the WiFi menu. Then next to the currently active network there will be a "Disconnect from" option. I'm on Yosemite, and so I'm not sure whether this was present on earlier versions of OS X.


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This is currently not possible. You can provide feedback to Apple here: https://www.apple.com/feedback/macosx.html


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This solved it for me: Go to System Preferences -> Energy Saver. Select "Power Adapter" and then uncheck "Wake for network access". Ever since I did that a couple of days ago my computer name has stayed the same.


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You can not install older OS X versions on newer models, the old OS X version are missing the required drivers for hardware not even available when the OS X version was released. I see several options: You may (legally) install 10.6.8 Server in a VM (Parallels or VMware) though. The latest MacMini supporting 10.6.8 is the MacMini4,1: Apple Mac mini "Core ...


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Since 10.10.1, the simplest way to fix this is to add --AlwaysAppendSearchDomains to ProgramArguments in plist file /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.discoveryd.plist Then restart com.apple.discoveryd.plist with: sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.discoveryd.plist sudo launchctl load ...


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There is a C function 'CSBackupSetItemExcluded' you can use to tell Time Machine to exclude a file. You can find it documented here... https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/MacOSX/Reference/Backup/#//apple_ref/c/func/CSBackupSetItemExcluded


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/private/etc/hosts seems to be working normally for me in Yosemite (version 10.10.1). It's not necessary to flush the cache or reset discoveryd (the DNS resolver in Yosemite); sudo fs_usage | grep private/etc/hosts shows discoveryd reading the file immediately after I save changes to it. However, dig, nslookup, and host will not see entries in it because ...


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There's a simpler way: Log in as a different, admin, user. Delete the account in question; select the option "Don't change the home folder" Go to /Users and rename the home folder from username+deleted to the original, desired, short name. Add a new local user with the same short name; you will be asked would you like to use the existing folder. Agree to ...


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Has your spotlight been botched? IN short, finder relies on spotlight to find things quickly. This will take a while (5 or so mins) and make your Mac go into "jump-jet" mode with the fans, but: Drop to terminal type in sudo rm -rf /.Spotlight-V100 then sudo rm -rf /.Spotlight-V200 then sudo mdutil -i off / then sudo mdutil -i on / finally sudo mdutil -E / ...


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To see which folders inside ~/Library use most of the space, run something like cd ~/Library; du -sm * | sort -rn | head -16 in Terminal which gives you the 16 folders using the most space. Specific cleanup actions afterwards depend on the folders found.


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This is a bug in 10.10 (the initial release) and can be fixed by simply upgrading to 10.10.1 - build 14B25. Open the App Store and apply the 10.10.1 (or later) update and you should be set once you rename any computers that adopted the (2) names.


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Hi, try this: Disable the "Display have separate Spaces" LogOff and Login again, check the process... all fine?


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Go to System Preferences → Displays and adjust the Overscan slider (or checkbox, depending on the screen model) so the content fits on the screen. Alternatively, you should be able to change the settings on the display itself to adjust the overscan. For more information on overscan and underscan, see the Apple KB article: ...


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You can use builtin app called Digital Color Meter.app which can be found in /Applications/Utilities. It'll show You RGB values. You can copy them as text with ⇧ Shift+⌘ Cmd+C.


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Just like you would with a Google search, use the double quotes operator to tell Preview the result must be an exact match. In your case, for example, typing "formation water" should yield the desired result.


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The folder icon is controlled by the app used to sync with Google Drive. Until the app is updated with a new icon, it will not change.


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Your first line of code is wrong. If you say sudo and with administrator privileges you are doing the same thing twice. If you use the terminal, as you can see, the following works: $ sudo launchctl setenv TEST true Password:<you have to insert your password here> $ sudo launchctl getenv TEST true You could unset the variable with the command: $ ...


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Use iTerm2. Can do most things that Terminator does.


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You can't run a script to set the path in your current shell. In your case this does not seem to be necessary anyway because all the script does is to set up the correct variables to run the java process at the end. So inside this process all environment variables should be set correctly. To set variables in the current shell, either set them in ...


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There is no higher version than 8 for Apple's Mail app. Maybe is your auto configure talking about Microsoft Outlook version which is higher than 10.


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Did you emptied the trash after removing the image file (if it was removed in Finder). Check in About this MAC > Storage, if this 500 GB is not used by Backups. If it is, that means that it might be local snapshot of time Machine backup including this file. See http://support.apple.com/en-us/ht4878


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I recommend you scan your Disk with 'Daisydisk' and locate the files that are eating up your Diskspace.


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You need to go to the Mac App Store and install the latest version of Pages (5.x) As of now, the latest version of Pages is 5.5.1, and it's only available from the App Store. Mac App Store Apple website I've seen this when using Pages from iWork '09, which is 4.3. The file format changed and iWork '09 cannot directly open the new files. You can ...


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First try to boot your computer into Safe Mode and open Safari. If it does open you can see if there are any extensions causing the crash and remove them. You can also update to the Safari 8.0.1 beta from https://developer.apple.com/downloads/index.action# and see if that helps fix it. If all else fails. Boot to the recovery partition and reinstall the OS ...


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By design the first action system does is to save your work in a large file (depending what you had going on) so to be able to wake up exactly to where you left of. Once that is done the next step is to lock it with password. That action does require time (writing the image), so if you are very quick you can catch your system in the writing action. Here is ...


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Logging to system.log is controlled by the /etc/asl.conf file. The default is to send all kernel messages to system.log. If you add a priority level restriction, the trivial system complaints won't be logged. Edit the file /etc/asl.conf and find a line that looks like this ? [= Sender kernel] file system.log and change it to ? [= Sender kernel] ...



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