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On startup hold Command+Option+R. You can now use Internet Recovery to install OS X. Don't download from shady sites. You are compromising your security this way.


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I had to download one for El Capitan from a shady website. Eeek. I would not trust that, personally. Do you have access to a good internet connection? If so, you can use OS X Internet Recovery to install a fresh version of Mac OS X via your internet connection, directly from Apple.


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No. No battery will be saved regardless of what color your screen is. This only applies when the screen is OLED, like in the Apple Watch. You can save battery by lowering the screen brightness, though.


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YES! You can either make a Genius Bar appointment or you can do a walk-in. If you do a walk-in for the genius bar you may have to wait a bit, but they will do it for free. The instillation may take a little while, so plan on having some free time and a good book (or movie or something - there's free in-store wifi). Each store typically has good internet and ...


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No, Windows offers different recovery features than OS X. Particularly Windows is creating automatic (and allowing manual creation of) system restore points. Restore points are created to allow users a choice of previous system states. Each restore point contains the necessary information needed to restore the system to the chosen state. Restore points ...


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I know this is an old question, but I just had to go through this issue when attempting to install rEFInd on a 2015 MBP. When trying to install by running ./refind-install in the terminal, I kept getting a message telling me that system integrity protection was enabled, and I could not do an install without rebooting into the recovery volume. The solution ...


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To simplify and broaden the search you may use operands like >, <, >=, <= or line up several attribute values with &&. To solve the above mentioned example you can use two different creation times and an item kind: mdfind 'kMDItemFSCreationDate < $time.iso(2008-03-15T23:59:59) && kMDItemFSCreationDate > $time.iso(2008-03-10T00:...


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I figured it out. First you quit Google Drive and remove the Google Drive folder. Then start up Google Drive again. It shows an error message saying that it can't find the folder. Here's the part that took me a while: the error message text is clickable, and opens a dialog in which one can specify a new folder.


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VNC is one of the base OS X services, and is not provided by Server.app. You can safely update Server if VNC is the only service you need to connect. I have updated server many times in the past over VNC. However, if you are using Server's VPN to make a secure connection and are running VNC on top of that, you may have problems. VPN is one of the services ...


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You must put the script in the "/Users/yourName/Library/Application Support/TextWrangler/Scripts" folder After that: Open the preferences of the TextWrangler Select "Menus & ShortCuts" --> "Scripts" --> "your script" to add your shortcut to the script TextWrangler accept the (cmd + enter) keys as shortcut


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I think the only way is upgrade to Sierra Beta.


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To completely clear the screen in Terminal, so there is no scroll back, you can either use the menu and click Edit > Clear to start or use the keyboard and press: command-K


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There are several Protocols in a LAN Environment which a Mac can use (AFP, SMB etc.). You can connect to a PC's usually (or a PC Share) via SMB. In order to connect to that PC you have to provide credentials, a Username and a Password. If you have a local Account (ignoring complex Network-, Server- and Domain-Architecture for a moment) on that Computer you ...


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No - there is no linux kernel to profile on OS X - so that tool is a fish out of water. OS X probably ships with everything you need though. On macOS / OS X - there is a mach_kernel in use. It's exhaustively documented at: https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/content/documentation/Darwin/Conceptual/KernelProgramming/About/About.html Additionally, ...


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Dangerous? No. But it could wind up being wasted time when you at some point you update your OS and the settings you made get reverted back to the system default; that depends on what icon you changed. Of course, we're not talking about a lot of time spent on changing an icon here, so I'd say go for it! I actually changed my Documents directory icon 8+ ...


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This is a new feature in macOS Sierra. It allows you to put Desktop and Documents folder in iCloud Drive so you can access it in all of your Mac connected to that account and even iOS devices. You can disable it by pressing Apple Menu -> About this Mac, then go to storage and click Manage under Macintosh HD( or the name of your macOS partition) then in the ...


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While I'm not sure what the reason is (maybe a beta glitch or temporary decision), you should be able to work around it by using the Go To Folder command in the Finder and entering ~/Documents. Then drag it to the Favorites sidebar and you can always access it from there.


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Open System Preferences Click Language & Region Select Advanced Change Measurement units to Metric


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To follow up on bmike's answer, the app identifier is com.logitech.Solar-App. So the code you want to put in your asl.conf is ? [= Facility com.logitech.Solar-App] ignore If you want to confirm that I'm right about your app identifier, try: /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c 'Print CFBundleIdentifier' /Applications/Solar\ App.app/Contents/Info.plist And if ...


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You can try going to Messages.app's Preferences (Messages > Preferences) from the menu bar. Within it there should be a tab 'Accounts' for you to connect your work account to iMessage. If your account appears greyed out, click it and check 'Enable this account'.


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Checking everymac none of the Macs listed is eligible to run 10.11 El Capitan. The latest supported system for Xeon/Core 2 Duo processor equipped Macs from the year 2006 is 10.7.5 and 10.6.8 for Core Duo. Being "compatible with 10.6.8" means that any Mac running 10.6.8 and supporting 10.11 can be upgraded directly. Macs supporting El Capitan either contain ...


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Go to the following websites: https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1823 https://support.apple.com/kb/DL1474 Download and install the firmwares starting with the EFI. Here we are going to restart the same installation so we can run some diagnostics and hardware tests. Also, two things should be explained before we can continue: 1) Mac OS X has no BIOS but ...


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Look further into terminal before you give up on it. Under the Shell menu, you'll find New Remote Connection.... The list of default servers will be auto-populated via Bonjour, but you can still create and save new sessions for ssh, sftp, ftp, and telnet. Of course, the default services in UNIX also allow you to create your SSH keys so that when you log into ...


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EFI updates are available from the command line: softwareupdate -la This is the same information as the App Store app shows. The tools check apple's entire catalog and then calculate locally if any updates are required. You likely are up to date, but this is how to check. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201518


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Tested and mine doesn't do this. Try to turn off key repeat: (mine below is not off) Maybe you have a non-Apple keyboard with anti-ghosting?


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I think you will find Tunnelblick will do it without any problems. It's well supported and has good documentation on the site.


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Yes, collaps the second partition into the OSX partition. After that you have one partition. Then use Bootcamp to Partition/install Windows


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I have accidently whipped my hard-drive clean and when I tried both command+option+R & command+R I found my recovery drive had been damaged as well and internet recovery would not complete (I do not remember the error I received). I was able to get the OS reinstalled at the Apple Store for free. I think your only problem might be getting 'walk-in' ...


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Okay, so when I had a similar problem, I used Terminal, these two guides, and this command line to get it done. diskutil mergePartitions JHFS+ NewName {first disk identifier in range} {last disk identifier in range} I used diskutil list to make sure I knew which drives I was merging, because you can't use the Disk Utility names (Macintosh HD, BOOTCAMP), ...


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In order to use an AppleScript script in TextWrangler's Script menu, it (or a link to it) must be in TextWrangler's Script folder located at, ~/Library/Application Support/TextWrangler/Scripts in order for it to appear on the menu. Note: The "~" in that path is your Home Folder and the Library folder may not be visible. You can open it from TextWrangler's ...



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