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The closer you can get to having a PC running OS X is through a virtual machine. Of course, you'll need a machine with a lot of resources (RAM, CPU, ...) to run it smoothly. Of course, this isn't more legal according to Apple's EULA.


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You will not be able to install it. OS X detects if it runs on Apple hardware. It will refuse to work. There are ways of installing OS X on non Apple machines known as Hackintoshes, but it takes some manipulation of OS X.


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If your important external drive is mounted on the following mount point: /Volumes/important_disk Then you can protect it against an accidental removal by locking this mount point as opened. For this one very simple method consists in opening Terminal and doing this basic command: $ cd /Volumes/important_disk To get rid of this locking, you might type ...


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Not sure the double click on empty space can be done, but I'm sure it would be kinder to ask the Finder to quit rather than kill it... Finders have feelings too ;-) You could always save it as an app & put it in the Dock. tell application "Finder" to quit -- /*give it time, otherwise it will try to activate before it's quit & this simple version ...


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You can also add Your favourite characters to "press and hold" key behaviour. Here's explanation how to do it on apple stackexchange: How to add characters to the press and hold character picker in OS X Lion? Keep in mind that this is done inside System directory, so be careful and remember that there's a chance of losing Your setup after upgrading the ...


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No i'don't think you can do this the way you want. Every Human interaction on a PC during Screensaver tries to deactivate it. (Like moving the Mouse, pressing a Key e.g.) Applescript most time is used to Script some GUI (like in your case --> tell application TextEdit -> does nothing other than opening Textedit like you would do it by double clicking) ...


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This is an old question, but just in case someone stumbles on it and is specifically worried about the privacy implications of Notification Center, the answer is YES, OS X does keep a log of notifications on disk. The format is an sqlite database, and it can be found inside this folder: ~/Library/Application Support/NotificationCenter Inside you'll find ...


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Open Messages and open the preferences. Select the Apple ID you want to delete and then sign out. No more messages should arrive from that point on. You could reboot if you want to be sure things are reset.


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I finally found the answer on a different question: Preventing iCloud from syncing internet accounts in OS X Mavericks To summarize, you disable Keychain access on your mac, and then add the exchange account.


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For what it's worth (on OSX and maybe Windows): In Libre Offices's Writer I found the symbol as the 5th entry in both the LiHei Pro and LiSong fonts.


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There is nothing in the beta program terms and conditions that preclude you from using the OS fully - connecting to the internet at large and with whatever programs you care to install and run on Yosemite. The only prohibition I see is that you not blog opinions, details and/or post screenshots of the product while it is in a beta status (and presumably you ...


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From my personal experience, Yosemite isn't really too bad in terms of bugginess. It's quite unlikely that you will suffer data loss, but take backups as always. I have had no more problems running on Yosemite than Mavericks (aside from some cosmetic issues related to Dark Mode and reducing transparency). That said, it really depends on what you use for web ...


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ipfw is deprecated by Apple. Mountain Lion and later use pfctl. http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5413


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Apple's OS X contains two firewalls. First of all, the Application Level Firewall which can be configured usinf the system settings. But there is also ipfw, a packet filtering firewall like netfilter/iptables on GNU/Linux. It can either configured using the command line, or using a graphical frontend like the free/libre Icefloor. You could start with an ...


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There is a hidden error that is generated when you run your "working" script... You have to bump the shell script part of the code into its own tell current application block as shown in the second example below... This version works for me with creating a TextEdit document: global presenterNotes tell application "Keynote" activate -- open (choose ...


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I would use the terminal to sort things out if you don't see what's happened in Disk Utility. diskutil list From there, you can see all the names and numbers OS X has given to the volumes/partitions. Eject them all (except for the booted OS). diskutil eject disk2s2 etc... At that point, you might need to clean up the bad mount points. ls -l /Volumes ...


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This site has a number of extra dictionaries: http://clasquin-johnson.co.za/michel/mac-os-x-dictionaries/index.html and this article provides links for Hebrew/English and English/Hebrew http://blog.jle.vi/post/72464439746/get-the-look-up-dictionary-feature-in-os-x-to-work


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Apple’s EULA states that you’re only allowed to install OS X on Apple hardware. If it’s legal to go against an EULA depends on the country and its legislative authority.


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There are a bunch of posts online from users who have run into this issue. All of them end with the same answer: "I hope you have a backup." I have spoken to multiple people who have worked with Unix/Linux for a long, long time. The general consensus is that there is no way to just "turn a folder into a file" there is no recovering from whatever you ...


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If you don't want to copy paste each of the commands shown in the top answer, just select this text and paste into the terminal and press enter (it will execute every command in a copy paste!): defaults write -g NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false defaults write -g NSScrollAnimationEnabled -bool false defaults write -g NSWindowResizeTime -float ...


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I had the same issue on Mavericks, maybe because of the upgrade from Mountain Lion to Mavericks. I solved this issue through deleting my Facebook Account from the internet accounts under Settings, restarting and then adding the Facebook account again.


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I'm also having the "not working" issue. I've had Internet Sharing work in the past but there has been a few times, like today, where I go in to the settings to start Internet Sharing (I use a modem dongle, so my Internet is not always up and running), the Wifi icon in the bar gets replaced by the Sharing icon for a half second, then it goes back to just ...


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The file you're trying to mount may have been made on a "none" file system.


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Three-finger tap lookup is enabled by Dictionary.app. Dictionary -> Preferences will enable you to activate more built-in dictionaries. For more on adding dictionaries to Dictionary.app, check out this article which also points out how to download and install third-party dictionaries.


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OK, so I figured it out on my own. I used ID3 Editor instead of kid3. My workflow consists of: Filter items (Music) Open in ID3 editor Ask for confirmation ("click ok if you are ready") Move finder files Thanks for assistance Rilakkuma!


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Use "Open Finder items" and choose a program from the drop-down list. An example from one of my workflows:


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I am surprised you are seeing sed and dirname unless you have a heavily modified suite of login profiles, but this is relatively harmless behavior in which the terminal title changes to reflect the currently running program. To see this in action, type sleep 5 in a Terminal window and for 5 seconds your title bar should say sleep in the middle instead of ...


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In addition to the Activity Monitor application, you can also use the top -u command in a terminal window to see the most processor-hungry applications.


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Simply Turn indexing off for the drive and erase the contents of the journal on the volume. To do so, open Terminal and enter the following command: sudo mdutil -Ei off "/Volumes/Name_of_Drive"; exit You must run this procedure as an admin. Enter your password when prompted. A reboot may be required. Alternatively, as suggested by Simon White, just ...


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If you can’t disconnect a drive for any reason, you can simply Shutdown the computer. When the computer is off, you can safely disconnect the drive. Then start the computer. This will not only enable you to safely unplug the drive, but it will ensure that the mds process restarts in case it is actually hung. If you have decided that you don’t want to use ...


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If you hold down the Option key and then click the Time Machine menu in the menubar, you will see a “Verify Backups” menu item which you can use to have Time Machine compare the contents of the source disk to the contents of the backup disk.


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I know almost nothing about Windows, but I think the equivalent of PowerShell on the Mac is AppleScript, not bash. The equivalent of bash would be MS-DOS Prompt, right? With PowerShell, you’re scripting the Windows GUI and apps, right? That is AppleScript on the Mac. So you might get more practical — and immediate — results from using the AppleScript Editor ...


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Your full hard drive could be a reason. Some space is needed for swap and sleepimages and whatnot, and OS X has difficulties operating when it only has so little space free for those tasks. Try freeing some space (at least 5GB is recommended by Apple if I recall, I'd try to free more just to try).


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You can compare CPU utilisation and memory usage in Activity Monitor, in /Applications/Utilities. This lets you compare the statistics in real-time. For a more averaged comparison, you can check the Average Energy Impact of an app in the Energy tab of the aforementioned app (requires ≥10.9).


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I experienced this exact problem yesterday. I fixed it by putting the ntfs drive onto a PC and searching for the files. They had all just been moved, not deleted--very strange. Also, running a disk error check in windows after to clean up any straggling issues.


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The commands shown in the title indicate that something is being run. This is likely to be in a sourced file such as… ~/.bash_profile ~/.profile /etc/profile ~/.bash_login ~/.bashrc (although this is not sourced automatically) Check the files that your shell is sourcing for the commands that are being run and comment them out or remove them if necessary. ...


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Uncheck Show warning before changing an extension in Finder preferences / Advanced (⌘+,)


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Mouse over a word and tap the trackpad with three fingers, or enable the Dictionary service in System Preferences to assign a keyboard shortcut (by default, it's ⌃⌘D).


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Proceed the same as you would for a compromised server - read this post on ServerFault. The reason for this is you don't know what that adware does exactly, it may just be a dumb program that displays ads but if I was to make such a software I'd also add some remote access capabilities to it for stealing personal data and bank credentials (much more ...


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George Garside's path is correct. Latest JDK released today from Oracle. I advise downloading directly from Oracle's Site. Use the symlink to create your JAVA_HOME variable. Add the following to your .bash_profile or .bashrc profile. export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home) Just downloaded the kit and added the above to my .bash_profile. As you can ...


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pkgbuild Given that you want to package up a single folder with a specific installation path, consider using pkgbuild. The pkgbuild manual page talks about the --install-location flag for setting the installation path. productbuild productbuild is streamlined for creating installer packages from single applications intended for the Mac App Store. ...


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/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/<version>.jdk/Contents/Home


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You could try ... https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5965198 You installed the "DownLite" trojan, perhaps under a different name. Remove it as follows. Back up all data. Triple-click anywhere in the line below on this page to select it: /Library/Application Support/VSearch Right-click or control-click the line and select Services ▹ Reveal in Finder (or ...


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Disable extensions in your browser one by one until the problem no longer exists, then when the problem disappears you know which extension is causing it and you can uninstall it.


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You can install the old dictionary from your old OS X install disk. Here's what I did with my Snow Leopard disk on my Mavericks installation: Quit Dictionary Turn ON hidden file visibility in Finder by typing this into Terminal: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles Yes Rename /Library/Dictionaries/New Oxford American Dictionary.dictionary ...


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This Error indicates that the Application can't find its InterfaceBilder (NIB) File (the GUI Part of the App). Probably caused by the Fact that the App has stored the relative Path to its NIB. When you use double Click to open or the whole path to the App as Terminal command it works (correct directory) but not with your symlink (which is stored at another ...


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I used unfilled Boxes to mark or the Line Draw Tool to underline things on my Pic-PDFs maybe thats also good enougth for you. Sometimes when i needed larger Parts of it i cut them out and put all those clipings together in a Pages Document. An other possibility would be to convert PDF Pages into single Images and use Paint Tool like Gimp to Mark things and ...


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I could not find a way to do this using Preview. I tried to cheat by using the line drawing tool, and setting the color to a transparent yellow. Unfortunately, Preview doesn't seem to allow transparency with its shape tools. (To see what I mean, draw a line, then bring up the color picker window and move the Opacity slider around -- it's either all or ...


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You're lucky because the numbers in your file names are in just the order touch -t needs. This command in the terminal will work. You just need to make sure your working directory is set to the folder you want to do: for f in *; do t=$(echo $f | sed -E 's/([A-z]*-)|([ ,;])|(\..*)//g' | sed -E 's/(.*)(..)/\1.\2/') touch -t $t "$f" done To break it ...


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You always have the option to hide the active program. When the application in question is active (in front of all others) there are 2 options: option ⌥+click on the Desktop command ⌘+h The first option always works or at least I can't think of any exceptions this minute. The second is supported by most applications. In either case: Your session will ...



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