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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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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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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 are probably victim of an adware: OSX/Pirrit. Please read the linked analysis. To remove the adware save the following shell script as remove-adware.sh (e.g. on your Desktop) and execute it as root: echo "*** Osx.Pirit Removal script, Amit Serper, @0xamit ***" echo "*** BEFORE YOU RUN THIS SCRIPT, STOP! I CAN'T TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY ON ANY DAMAGES ...


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The list of spaces is stored in the following file. /Users/YOURUSERNAME/Library/Preferences/com.apple.spaces.plist For example on a machine with the dashboard and three desktops: <key>Spaces</key> <array> <dict> <key>ManagedSpaceID</key> <integer>3</integer> <key>id64</...


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Maybe the open source WhichSpace project can do this: WhichSpace Have you ever forgotten which space is currently active on OS X (10.11+) and wanted a quick way to tell? Didn't think so... but I did! Screenshot


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With some care it can be done safely. It depends by and large on what kind of loads you're placing on the MacBook when it's being used like this. The MacBook Pro's ventilation operates optimally with the lid open. Closing the lid restricts airflow out of the vents that run along the inside of the hinge on the laptop as seen here: When the lid is closed, ...


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Using the terminal, you can try deleting your dock preferences, then restarting the dock: % defaults delete com.apple.dock % killall Dock This won't affect the contents of your dock, but it will reset the preferences that you'd normally edit in the Dock panel of the System Preferences. EDIT: Per comments below, apparently this does reset dock contents ...


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You can open those files with Seconday Click (Right Click or ⌃CTRL+Click) in Finder and choosing open. Right now there's no way of getting Anywhere option back.


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# is used by the shell to indicate a comment. So if you type cd #ui everything after the # is ignored and you basically just execute cd. To change into the directory, use one of cd ./#ui cd \#ui instead. The same applies if you want to remove it.


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Instead of cmd+alt+eject, use the Login Window instead as this does not interrupt your download or streaming. To use Login Window, go to: System Preferences -> Users > Login Options > Show fast user switching menu as 'Icon' You will see a "user icon" top right bar left of Spotlight icon. Click on this then click on Login Window. Hope this helps, if it ...


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You can't really manage this. Unix is a multiuser system and apps are usually shared to save space and ease of maintenance. Apple and apps from the MacOS Store will install in /Applications however only admin users can install or delete them. Thus you can make it so only you can install or delete. However non Apple apps that are not via app store can be ...


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Turns out I had disable styles checked


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The problem here is just simply that brew is detecting an old version of Xcode. If it was objecting to the version of the command line tools that you have installed you'd be getting a different error message. A newer Command Line Tools release is available. Update them from Software Update in the App Store. You can see the actual code here yourself. The ...


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Unfortunately what you are asking is not possible. Because the Sleep Mode just displays a blurred version of your desktop background, you cannot make it different than your desktop background. You might try and find a script that changes your desktop background as soon as you sleep the computer and change it back as soon as you unlock it, but that would not ...


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There is a large highlighted first line of the installation instructions "You must have Java 7+ installed on your system in order to run Alda." So install the JDK (not JRE) from Oracle as per Oracle's comment The Java Runtime (JRE) that you download from java.com or oracle.com contains a plugin to run Java content from your browser. In order to use the ...


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This formula works where A3 is the cell which contains the search string and "Example Semester::A3:A4" is the range to search. IF(IFERROR(MATCH(A3,Example Semester::A3:A4,0),FALSE),"YES","NO")


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I'm with @Tetsujin on this one. I never use fullscreen apps. However, you could do what you want with Total Spaces 2. Make sure to check the compatibility info below the download button. Let's say you use 3 fullscreen apps: Close the full screen apps and create 3 extra spaces. Once you got those spaces, give them shortcuts In Total Spaces 2. Once ...


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Some websites' 'copy to clipboard' buttons require Adobe Flash Player depending on your browser. Make sure flash is installed and up-to-date; see if that helps.


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Execute following command in Termina.app will disable Keychain integration, thus ssh will always ask you for a passphrase: defaults write org.openbsd.openssh KeychainIntegration -bool false Pleases note: This is undocumented, but as far as I know, it works from macOS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) to 10.11 (El Capitan) It will affect all private keys, not just ...


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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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I realize how old this is, but the answer is VLC player. I have an El Capitan Macbook 13". Open VLC, then Window - Video Effects - Geometry - Transform. From there you can rotate 90/180/270, flip horizontally or vertically, magnify, clone etc. Perfect if you have a p/w locked no remote garage sale projector like mine.


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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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With the apple quarantine attribute, chmod is not enough to remove it. You need to remove the attribute explicitly: sudo xattr -d com.apple.quarantine my_file


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Typing open . in Terminal will open the current working directory in a Finder window. But there is also an alternative version open `pwd`



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