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Instead of disabling ntpd, you should download the source for version 4.2.8 of ntp and compile it yourself. All you need is Xcode for Lion/SnowLeo. It should work on 10.6.x and 10.7.x just fine. I have updated my 10.10 install immediately after the CVE was made public and source code released and I didn't wait on Apple to release the update. To compile ...


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Go to Preferences → Tabs and enable When a new tab or window opens, make it active. Enabling this option switches the shift modifier to disabling this functionality rather than enabling it.


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is disabling “set date and time automatically” in Software Preferences enough to ensure that ntpd is not running? Yes. Here is the way to insure yourself of this. Open a Terminal or xterm window. Run the following command: ps ax | grep ntp and notice that you have an ntpd process running. Open System Preferences and turn off Set date and time ...


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You don't have to change System language to launch an app in different one. You can do for example this: /Applications/Maps.app/Contents/MacOS/Maps -AppleLanguages '(de)' This will launch Maps.app with german language set. Here are the other options: Is it possible to launch a program in a specific language?


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Use URL encoding to protect the wonky characters in the password. Essentially each character (or byte of UTF-8) can be encoded as a % followed by two hex digits specifying the encoded byte. In your example, \ -> %5C and @ -> %40: mount -t afp afp://adminname:aaaaa%5C%4011111@ServerIPAddress/ShareName /Volumes/TimeMachine This worked in my test.


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Preview is quite lightweight, in terms of start up time. Plus, in OS X 10.10 Yosemite, you can use the markup that are part of Preview.app from within Mail.app (as soon as you have the Markup extension enabled (see System Preferences > Extensions > Actions). Depending on the way you want to create your snapshots (i.e., for instance, including menus and the ...


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Moom You can: Move & Zoom to Full Screen Move & Zoom to Left Half Move & Zoom to Right Half Move & Zoom to Top Half Move & Zoom to Bottom Half Move & Zoom to Top Left Quarter Move & Zoom to Top Right Quarter Move & Zoom to Bottom Right Quarter Move & Zoom to Bottom Left Quarter Define size and position and assign a ...


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You can achieve this by making an automator workflow and saving it as a service. Open Automator.app, choose to make a Service. In the top menu set "Service receives selected" to "text" in "any application". From the Actions, Library menu search for "Get Value of Variable" and drag to the right in the workflow area. Again in the Actions, Library search ...


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Check out this post at macops.ca. Using: /usr/bin/sudo softwareupdate --background-critical seems to be the answer.


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Go to System Preferences → App Store → Change… → Do Not Show Pre-release Updates


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Fusion Drive acts as an extension to the installed HD, it is not a cache. If you would use a RAM disk as the SSD part for your DIY Fusion Drive you would loose the data stored in the RAM part whenever the system shuts down.


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Basically you have a CoreStorage Logical Volume Group without a CoreStorage Logical Volume now. You may delete your Logical Volume Group (-> step 4) or restore a Logical Volume (-> step 7). Requirements: Booted to Recovery Mode Please quit Disk Utility. Open Utilities/Terminal in the menubar Enter diskutil cs list and hit enter. The output will look like ...


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Press the i icon in the top right of the screenshot you provided. There you can change the location for weather. Edit Did a quick search and it seems to be a bug in yosemite. Found a french website with a solution, link . it seems that the location for you weather is stored in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.ncplugin.weather. I don't know if this is a ...


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Double quotes and escaping all " and $ correctly should work: alias svngrab="'svn status | grep -v \"^.[ \t]*\..*\" | grep \"^?\" | awk '{print \$2}' | xargs svn add'" I also would avoid "svn grab" so maybe svngrab or svn_grab instead.


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I am not on a My Mac at the moment, but in the Mission Control Preferences there is a setting to have the spaces work independently. Go to Preferences -> Mission Control -> Displays have separate Spaces.


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Go to System Preferences → Network, select your Wi-Fi service, choose Advanced… → Wi-Fi and enable Require administrator authorisation to: Change networks. This will mean that you will need to enter your password to change networks, and prevent OS X from doing this automatically.


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You could use a script to check the RSSI value of the currently connected SSID. If it is above a certain threshold, than change to other SSID with lower RSSI. This could be run manually or paired with a Launch Daemon that is triggered by network change. In the below script you would just have to change en1 to your wifi interface. Also set your desired ...


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It is possible that you pressed the esc key. Yosemite has a similar feature to iOS 8's QuickType keyboard that "intelligently predicts" what you are trying to type. It looks like this: Is this what appeared?


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What I think you saw is the writing suggestions, accessible by pressing Esc.                                                             


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Preview can do it. Just be sure that in your Preferences → PDF tab, you have checked the following option:


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Flipping Byte flip and word flip will swap bytes or words. Technically it works like this: Let's say we have two byte value (hexadecimal): 0x3344 The number consists of two bytes, lower one is 0x44, higher one is 0x33, so let's put them into two imaginary cells of one byte size: [33][44] Now, flip the cells: [44][33] Therefore byte flipped value ...


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Miroslav This problem is probably due to kext signing introduced with OS X 10.10 Yosemite. With it you can't run any unsigned drivers and Splix is being a port of Samsung GDI open sourced driver is just a driver and last version being from 2008 it is definitely unsigned. Basically you have no choice but disable kext signing if you want to use the printer. ...


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This approach is quite okay and generally sane. You should verify that Time Machine is still backing up your home directory, following the symlink to the new drive, and not just backing up a reference to your directory.


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Command-Shift-click takes you to the newly-opened tab.


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I had the same Issue on my old iMac - it turned out to be defective Memory of the Graphics Card (due to overheating). I changed the Graphics Card and fixed the problem. There is a very well written tutorial on how to change the Card on iFixit. The only problem would be to find a replacement Card - i paid about 360$ for mine.


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I discovered that you can change the VoiceDataRateArray in ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.speech.voice.prefs.plist I just changed the value of Item 2 to a value of value 500 and rebooted. Thanks to tyler over at https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/macvisionaries/HOR7NWxsDQA


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First step: don't delete "useless" files. If the first step was not done properly, please continue to the second step. Second step: Perform a recovery. This will restore the OS to its original state but will leave your user data intact.


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You can reset just the Websites service in OS X Server with the following command: sudo serveradmin command web:command=restoreFactorySettings Make sure the Websites and Wiki services are off when you run this command. Uninstalling OS X Server will, by default, retain all configuration files so that reinstallation keeps all data, however you can delete ...


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In general, no. Most of your settings will remain intact, but some of them may be reset or irrelevant in Yosemite.


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I upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite several months ago, and didn't notice any differences with OS preferences. They should stay the same. However some application specific preferences may change, but I would guess that for most standard apps, like Mail, your preferences would remain intact. But it would help if you were more specific about what kind of ...



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