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Here's another option: Toggl. They offer free and paid plans.


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This script is based on Faraz's answer and is a pure bash script: #!/bin/bash # Get the Process/App names from Activity Monitor and put them here apps=("Dropbox") # Set the respect limits here limits=(50) while true; do for app in ${apps}; do for limit in ${limits}; do for pid in `pidof ${app}`; do sudo cputhrottle ...


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Probably your pMBR/GPT got corrupted or the Base System is somehow mapped falsely. Usually the first partition (EFI) and the last partition (Recovery HD) aren't visible. Additionally a freshly erased disk0s2 ususally contains ~200 MB and not 1.4 GB (which is "by accident" the uncompressed size of a Base System). The best thing is to completly erase the ...


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You could try something like this: scutil --nc show <service id> | sed -n '/IPv4/,/ExcludedRoutes/p' | sed '/ExcludedRoutes/,/{/d' sed -n '/IPv4/,/ExcludedRoutes/p' will show text between IPv4 and ExcludedRoutes, both included. sed '/ExcludedRoutes/,/{/d' will remove the ExcludedRoutes line. The result will be like this: $ cat file ...


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There is nothing to delete here. You are currently using 1.5 Gig and you have 497 Gig free. Just install the new OS X.


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Those are the operating system calendars, and you can only use one at the time. The Calendar.app allows you to have multiple calendars at once.


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Spotlight can search your safari browsing history for webpages you have previously visited, and it can search wikipedia online for information, but without the above mentioned plugins you can't search google directly.


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I thought I had this issue. It was just stuck on the "Downloading Additional Components" Screen and the progress bar wasn't moving. Then after maybe 10 or 15 minutes, it started moving along. After a blank screen now at the "Installing on 'Untitled'" screen.


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I know Hyperswitch didn't exist when that question was asked, but it is a modern answer to that question, and it is much better than hacking with Karabiner (formerly KeyRemap4MacBook) and/or struggling with the system preferences (since they don't accept any key mapping for every command). Please see http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/127414 and upvote it if ...


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It's probably safe to say that most Mac users do not open GUI apps via the CLI, which is why most GUI apps do not include the CLI support like TextMate does. In other words, TextMate actually includes a binary executable named mate which is installed in $PATH, which is why one does not need to preface it with the open command like opening a GUI app which ...


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To open a application from the terminal it has to be in one of the paths of your $PATH environnement variable. By default /Application/ where Chrome is located is not in your path. Therefore you can't launch an application without giving the full path to your app. /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome http://google.com Will ...


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To make the folders come first in finder, change the order of data categories in spotlight. Hit Command plus spacebar and then type spotl. That opens spotlight preferences. You will see all the data categories you have checked, or are checked by default. Simply drag "folders" to the top of the list. You can also arrange all the data categories in the ...


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Just bumped into this issue too, if you change password via Settings > Users & Groups > Change Password ... you will be prompted twice, once for the File Vault original password and again for the new account password. However if you change the password via Settings > Security & Privacy > Change Password ... both will be updated, noting ...


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The folder name contains a space which means that the shell interprets it as two separate arguments. Either escape the space with a \ or enclose the string in ". cd "folder name" cd folder\ name


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A friend of mine wrote a free tool for bringing back the windows. Maybe it's what you need it. So, if you want to check it out, go here : http://bring-em-back.com


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Open the App Store app and go to Store → Sign Out.


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Yes. You can't move a photo from iPhoto out of the library simply by dragging it. It'll be a copy, therefore deleting it from the desktop will not remove the original from the iPhoto library.


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If you moved it, no. If you copied it, yes. It really depends how you 'moved' it.


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Your two filters to type in the Console log would be: For screen saver activate: screenshot For screen saver end: DidWake Open the Console in the Utility folder and while having selected "all messages" type the above in the filter/search window.


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When I run brew doctor the first bit of output says this: Please note that these warnings are just used to help the Homebrew maintainers with debugging if you file an issue. If everything you use Homebrew for is working fine: please don't worry and just ignore them. Thanks! Followed by a warning similar to yours about config files that brew can see which ...


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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 is a common and known bug. Just google "Save Dialog Grows" to see. Hopefully Apple will fix it with the next point release.


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Basically you want to find a bunch of files which are empty (have size 0 bytes) and then change their content to "This file is empty". cd to/wherever/the/files/are find . -type f -size 0 -print | while read line; do echo "This file is empty" > "$line" done If instead you want to remove them, run cd to/wherever/the/files/are find . -type f -size 0 ...


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Haven't tested, but if you install Flashlight there is a plugin for Search on Google. Add over 120 plugins to OS X's Spotlight search box. Check the weather, search the web, send an iMessage, find an emoji, and more. For OS X Yosemite. Completely open-source. No crazy installer. Uninstall with one click. Sample Google search using Flashlight ...


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You may try to unmount it from the command line: diskutil unmount /Volumes/MountPoint or with force: diskutil unmount force /Volumes/MountPoint If it's still failing, check what's using your disk: sudo fs_usage -w -f filesys | grep Volumes or using lsof: lsof | grep Volumes You may also temporary disable Spotlight by: sudo mdutil -a -i off ...


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Not sure if the feature exists for Spotlight. However, Alfred is a replacement for Spotlight which does what you need and much more:


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I would enter the first 60 letters of the address field in question to get the computer to accept things. Then you could use your postal website (or local postmaster) to determine if your address has a suitable official abbreviation to make it both correct and amenable to the field limits Apple has. You can also always contact Apple Support to get ...


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Have you tried logging on to the iTunes store on your computer rather than an iOS device? That will usually allow the account to settle and allow you to start purchasing apps.


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Mobile backups are a part of Time Machine called "snapshots" basically it lets you restore to one of the most recent backups without the need for you time machine disk. I believe OSX will automatically free up this space when it is need, but it can be turned off manually as well. See https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT204015 And ...


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You shouldn't have any problems if you use Firewire/Thunderbolt Target mode (hold T at startup). Depending on what ports you have you will need a Firewire 800 cable or a Thunderbolt cable, or Thunderbolt to Firewire adapter if you're transferring to a newer Mac without a Firewire port from a model with a Firewire port. I've just tested this with a dummy ...


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After many attempts, the only way I could install these applications has been through a manual copy from the command line: sudo hdiutil attach ./SourceTree_2.0.5.2.dmg sudo cp -r /Volumes/SourceTree/SourceTree.app /Applications/


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Press the "i" icon to the right of "Weather", then drag the vacation spot down, so it is no longer at the top of the list. Then delete it. If you don't drag it down from the top of the list, it reappears in about ten or fifteen seconds.


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I tried this with Mavericks. It was surprisingly hard to tell if my disk image was truly encrypted, or if it simply had the same name as an image that was previously encrypted. As long as it had been mounted one time, Disk Utility did not show it as encrypted. Locking Keychain access did not help, it is as though OS X was caching encryption keys. I had to ...


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K2pdfopt is an application that attempts to re-format PDF files for a smaller (e-reader) viewing screen and does a good job of not mangling/losing figures and mathematical formulas. It has an OS/X binary. Cross reference this e-books question.


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 Menu > About this Mac Then the Storage tab For cleanup, CCleaner exists for Mac; there's also CleanMyDrive & a whole raft of others. I wouldn't particularly recommend any of them, as they've all been known to throw out the wrong bit, just like on Windows.


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Did you try to press the "option" key during startup? This will prompt you to select the startup disk if several are available. Set the system to boot into the one you will boot into most often, and if you want to boot into the other, press "option" when you switch the Mac on and wait for the prompt.


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They should automatically connect as soon as you have paired them. They won't automatically reconnect if you take them out of range without turning them off first, to reconnect them, go into range and briefly press the call button on them. If you turn them off, then turn them on again and they don't connect, this is either a product issue, or your MacBook ...


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If none of that works, open Terminal and enter killall Dock.


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OSX has NTP built in, and enabled by default already. From the Apple menu -> System Preferences -> Date and Time Make sure that Set Date and Time Automatically is checked. That's NTP. You can pick a default Apple NTP server, or set your own, eg. pick one from here: http://www.pool.ntp.org/zone/north-america For UTC time zone, click over to the Time Zone ...


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This is a late return from an outlying precinct on this question, but on my 2014 MacBook Pro using Word 2011, I stumbled on to how to move to the beginning and the end using "fn" + option + Left arrow, and Rt arrow respectively. These combinations also work for the Word for Mac Preview v 15.8.


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10.9.5 = the following behavior: Hovering over spotlight result opens preview pop-up. While hovering, holding CMD alone, look at the bottom of the preview pop-up. You will see it cycle between the path to the result, and, if applicable, the context it based the result on with your search term highlighted. It may have matched name, content, etc... If you ...


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The Finder searches for word prefixes. If you save your search as a Smart Folder and then inspect that using a text editor (e.g. TextMate) you will see the raw Spotlight query: ((kMDItemDisplayName = "foo*"cdw)) The "w" modifier tells Spotlight to search for words. The "*" wildcard at the end of the search string makes Spotlight search for word prefixes. ...


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Before reading zinne's answer, I avoided the problem by using Quick Look instead of Preview. It can be found in the context menu of selected images, between Make alias and Share, at least in my Maverics 10.9.5.


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If you are able to mount the drive, you can use Copy Copy Cloner or even better (IMO) SuperDuper! from Shirt Pocket. SuperDuper! will not copy caches and unnecessary files that are re-created upon boot, saving space. These both give you clones of the drive, but not images. If you can restore the clone, then this might work. If you're savvy with a Terminal, ...


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The short, simple answer is DeployStudio. It's free and it's built for the exact purpose of creating and deploying OS X images. It can run in a standalone configuration or it can be configured on a server to capture and deploy images over a network. It has a host of post-flight operations available including performing Active and Open Directory binding. ...


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Deleting messages on an iOS device doesn't delete them from any other device. You can remove message threads by clicking the × on the right of the contact. You can remove individual messages by right-clicking the message and selecting Delete.


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This is another scenario that illustrates why creating USB install media is a good idea, as opposed to simply downloading and running the installer. Link to instructions for creating a USB installer here.


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Did you run the YosemiteBetaAccessUtility.pkg? Access via the Apple Beta Program You'll need to sign in or create an account to get to that link. You can't get to the betas without it. Your error message looks like the one you would get if you just tried downloading the current Yosemite release again.


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When you go to the purchases-tab OS X Yosemite should show up with a Download button. When you click it it asks you if you want to re-download it event though it is installed. (Downloading from the purchases tab is different from downloading from the product page I believe.)


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Another option to try is disabling Wake for Network Access inside of System Preferences -> Energy Saver. We have this problem at work and doing that + renaming it back usually seems to hold the name in place



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