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You can define a minpoll and maxpoll time in /etc/ntp.conf. Usually the poll time is auto-adjusted by ntpd depending on some complex algorithms. The default minpoll and maxpoll time (without specifying minpoll/maxpoll in ntp.conf) should be 6 (64 s) and 10 (1,024 s). By adding minpoll/maxpoll entries and values to ntp.conf you may force different update ...


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Damnit. I searched for a while but without using the keywords "airplane mode osx" which only came to me when I edited my question here. Research using these words led to a very useful answer available here : http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20130325002258846 If you go to the Network pane of System Preferences, you'll see a Location popup ...


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It's system-wide cache of Certificate Revocation Lists (CRLs). I think Safari puts its cache there, that's why you see it's being updated.


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It seems that this is a server issue. And one can't solve the issue by changing safari settings. The answers to the same question I found are in the below. iMeowbot user in macrumors says that: "This filename modification stuff isn't something that Apple made up, it comes straight out of RFC 2183 (see "2.3 The Filename Parameter" and "5. Security ...


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When you wake a Mac from hibernation, RAM got written to disk and power removed from memory. Then, at wake, it gets read back into RAM. This takes longer than normal, or standby sleep (depending on the delay set) and is visible at wake time by showing an Apple symbol and progress bar underneath (white time markers filling up). Also running the following ...


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There is no way to enable this. Safari extensions are restricted to accessing the extensions folder and nowhere else. If you need to access local resources, use safari.extension.baseURI + “relative path and filename”. You cannot access resources on the user’s hard drive outside of the extensions folder. Source: Injecting Scripts - Safari Extensions ...


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One way is to set a Hot Corner to show the Desktop. This is done via: System Preferences > Desktop & Screen Saver > Screen Saver > Hot Corners... Then select Desktop in the pop-up list for the corner you'd like to show the Desktop when you move the mouse to that corner.


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Was brave enough to do it myself. For future readers, add: yourusername ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/systemsetup after ## User privilege specification ## root ALL=(ALL) ALL %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL


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You can use zip command in Terminal to zip the files without the .DS_Store, __MACOSX and other .* files. Open Terminal (search for terminal in spotlight) Navigate to the folder you want to zip using the cd command Paste this zip -r dir.zip . -x ".*" -x "__MACOSX" Example: Let's say you have a folder on your desktop called Folder with stuff to zip. Open ...


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You can do this with an Automator Service. Create the Service: Open Automator and select Service or File > New > Service If Automator is already open. Set Service receives selected to files or folders and in to Finder. Add a Run Shell Script Action, setting Shell: to /bin/bash and Pass input: to as arguments and add the following code: for f in "$@"; ...


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In contrary to older version Parallels 11 creates a bootable installer hdd with the help of Install OS X El Capitan.app. Older versions created an iso/dmg/img file with the same purpose. After booting to the pre-installation boot environment in the OS X image file.hdd, OS X will be installed to the main drive inside the VM pvm package. After installing OS X ...


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Since you are looking at playing it in VLC, I would suggest using MKVToolNix. It's a free, open-source set of tools to allow you to manipulate MKVs. Let's go through it step-by-step (there is a shorter way but this will get you to learn a bit more about MKVTN): You're going to want to demux two of the videos with the foreign audio so drag it in to MKVTN's ...


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To enable passwordless sudo for all admin users on the machine: Run sudo visudo Change the line reading %admin ALL=(ALL) ALL to %admin ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD ALL Save changes (press Escape, type :wq! at the command prompt and hit enter).


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Could be anything. App updates, new apps, a virus that downloads stuff for you, automatically installed software, or a host of other things. If you did have an application on your Mac like Dropbox or Google Drive, (either of which could automatically be downloading stuff onto your computer) it could be that, but you do not. Here's what you should do: ...


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It seems to be a disk cache for any media files (video, audio) you watch in browser. CachedMedia- seems to be a cached chunk of media data and diskcacherepository.plist is an index file of URL <-> media chunk relations.


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This answer lifted in its entirety from Super User : Snow Leopard desktop - I want two files from two different applications open at the same time. Won't let me Have you per chance turned on "Single App Mode"? This hidden preference causes Mac OS X to hide all applications but the current active one. You can tell by running the following ...


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You should avoid using SMB on OS X (IMHO) as it has been buggy since the days of Snow Leopard (10.6), for me at least. A quick Google search limited to this year alone brings up a myriad of issues regarding OS X and slow SMB implementations. There are a few things you can try: Use the SMB2 protocol by mounting your share cifs://<whatever your share ...


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If you noticed a sudden slowdown then that points to an event of some sort that is likely pointed to an issue with the HDD (IMHO). Mac OS is very sensitive to issues with the speed of the disk, which is why it benefits so much from upgrading to an SSD. My recommendations? Back up your vital data now. Boot the system into recovery mode, run disk utility to ...


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You can find Moom app preferences on the following file: ~/Library/Preferences/com.manytricks.Moom.plist That file is not in clear text. But you can use plutil to convert and read it in the following way: plutil -convert xml1 -o - com.manytricks.Moom.plist


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Please activate (click on the desktop) your Finder and press the Keys CMD + Shift + G copy and paste the following path in the Box and hit Enter. /private/var/folders Went into the folder RZ (if is not present look for the folder 35). You will see a new folder witch was replaced xxxxxxx-xxxxxxx. In this folder you find the subfolder C and into it ...


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It appears you will need to create a Bonjour proxy to bridge the subnets. See Using Bonjour Across Subnets: The Bonjour proxy functionality that is built-in to the dns-sd command line program is the simplest solution to set up initially, but it can be difficult to maintain. Important to note is that although the man page for dns-sd says it first appeared ...


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You only get a menu bar on anything other than your primary monitor if you have System Prefs > Mission Control > Displays have separate Spaces checked. It's not a setting to idly switch on & off if you have a very specific setup because it can seriously mess up your workflow... I did it once before to test a feature for SE, took me days to get my 12 ...


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I had previously gotten the Error 43 on my Mac. So I searched the Internet and found this article: How to Fix Error 43 Mac. To fix, what you need to do is basically two steps Reset the PRAM. From a powered off state, hold ⌘ Cmd ⌥ Option P R until you hear the startup chimes 3 times, then release and allow your system to boot normally. (Optional) ...


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Just start typing the filename within the Finder window. It should select the first file that matches. If you want to try again, press Esc and start again.



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