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I have been using some applications in the latest version of Yosemite with Silverlight and with Safari and never had any issues so I'd believe that this might be related to the application you're running on Silverlight.


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I had the same problem: As soon as iTunes was started, the count of sockets in CLOSE_WAIT grew until the machine was out of sockets. This must have been a bug in usbmuxd and seems to be fixed in iTunes 12.1: zero dangling sockets for half an hour on my machine.


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I just had the same problem with iTunes music being too loud on even the lowest volume setting. The solution turned out to be that iTunes has a separate volume control. Turning that down reduced the music volume enough that I could turn up the system sound volume a couple of ticks. This has the added benefit that system sounds are now audible over the ...


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You can direct a message to a particular destination using the Contact Card. Right-click a conversation with your sister from the list on the left and choose "Show Contact Card" from the pop-up menu, click the label beside the entry for her Android phone (such as "Mobile" or "Work"), then select Send Message from the pop-up menu.


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I created the following APP with Automator and select it as the default APP to open PDF files.


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If your AirPort doesn't go to another router, but goes straight to the modem or whatever you have for internet access, check your public IP online and your WAN IP in AirPort Utility. Then, if they match, make sure to forward port 80 (unless you prefer to specify a port every time you go to your site) and test if that wasn't already the case. If the IP's ...


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It looks like you are using Core Storage. If you are, then what bjb is telling you to do may not work. The resident expert on this subject is klanomath. I would recommend one of his solutions but first could you answer some questions. This would help me determine what link to create. What version of OS X? What version of Windows? Do you have a fusion ...


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It should be possible. Automator has a Set Application for Files action which says: This action selects the application used to open the specified files. If an application is chosen, it overrides the default application used for the type of file. A Folder Action type of automator workflow could be set up to detect when new files are added to, in ...


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One option is to reboot your Mac to a Linux installation CD/DVD. You can unmount your local hard disk once the Linux desktop loads. You can then plug in the thumb drive and be isolated from your installation of Mac OS X as well as your local hard disk.


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Are these messages appearing via Notification Center, in the upper right of your display?


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That's a good idea and a lot of malware depends on being able to write to where it is running from but it is not foolproof and if the O/S can read the drive then stuff can get off the drive. For the really paranoid I would be tempted to download and burn a LiveCD (Ubuntu or the like) that will boot your Mac. Boot it from the LiveCD and then examine the ...


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You can use Better Touch Tool app to assign keyboard shortcuts to move windows similar to Windows style. You can get BTT here: http://www.bettertouchtool.net Here's sample setting:


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As far as I know, you can't do it without external software like SizeUp, Divvy, Moom... and many others. There is no keyboard shortcuts for moving windows: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201236


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If I remember correctly, if the partition type is GUID then you should be able to resize by just dragging the line that divides your partitions. You might need to delete the empty space partition first by clicking on it and hitting the '-' button, but then you should be able to drag the active partition to whatever size you want. Afterwards, you can '+' the ...


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As a side note, if you have some USB devices that only supply Linux driver but no OS X driver, you may consider using the device by running Linux in a virtual machine (VirtualBox?) then forward the USB connection from your Mac to the Linux VM. Then if you need to use some GUI tools, you may also setup X forwarding to your OS X desktop using XQuartz.


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My question back to the OP is "why bother"? Use the native Apple wi-fi and run Linux in a VM. The hardware is shared with guest VMs and conflicts can be automatically managed. You can put Linux in off-net, host-only, bridged or NAT network mode without any driver hassle nonsense. I've always used VMware Fusion but some like Virtual Box and it's free. GL


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To manage automatic window animations, use the commands below. NOTE THAT you'll have to quit and restart an application for the changes to take effect because it checks these settings on app launch. Disable To disable automatic window animations, enter the following Terminal command: defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool ...


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None, as @IanC points out. Try running a Linux OS like CentOS or Ubuntu... But if you feeling adventurous and start down the OSX86 (aka Hackintosh) route, be warned that you'll spend time tuning, tweaking and otherwise managing your install. If you're the type that enjoys that work then you're in for a ride. But if you just want your computer to work for ...


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What I typically do is mount the USB drive in an isolated virtual machine. But this requires you have a hypervisor installed and a guest operation system configured, etc. This works because I can snapshot the VM state as well as isolate at the network level. But it's too complicated to explain here. Probably the easiest way to do this is to mount the drive ...


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Unfortunately it does appear to be a graphics issue, as when I removed the ATI kexts in safe mode and restarted, it booted fine, though with abysmal graphics performance as it was using the generic drivers.


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To determine if it is your hardware or OS X boot from external drive. If it works it is your OS X, if not, it is your hardware. If it is OS X use Safe mode and: look for non apple drivers loaded using sudo kexstsat in Terminal (enter password)


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To expand on what frenchie4111 suggests, you can add a lock icon to you menu bar, which when clicked will give you a menu to be able to lock the screen (among other things). To do so under Yosemite, start the "Keychain Access" application and under Preferences, select "Show keychain status in menu bar".


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When you set "LSUIElement" to true, it makes the application in question a semi GUI-less application. While calling up the application in this state, it still shows up windows, but it does neither show its Dock icon nor its menu bar. As to alternatives: The only real alternative is to have the application support this on its own (e.g. inside its own GUI). ...


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Google Chrome supports this out of the box. Shift-click to select multiple sequential tabs (or cmd-click to select one --- cmd+shift-click also works) and drag them to create a new window. Only downside is that it doesn't seem to work in fullscreen mode. This post mentions an extension "Keyboard Detach/Reattach Tab" that adds that functionality.


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Use LaunchD, it's what Mac OS X uses itself for running and monitoring programs. You will need to create a LaunchAgent or LaunchDaemon file, and you can specify that it should get killed and restarted if it reaches the T state.


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I have managed to open the file after receiving that message by going into Applications/Pages/File/Open recent. If the file is there I find I can open it.


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One way maybe using applescript as shown here. Another maybe by the scripting tool sikuli. Sikuli watches your screen and can respond based on what it sees. So, if it finds Not Responding on the screen it can be scripted to act. Here is a thread discussing a similar problem to yours which also gives the script below as a solution to their problem. The ...


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Look at the launchctl which is an interface to launchd daemon. This daemon main task is to take care of all the system and users daemons. This care includes the possibility to restart a daemon whenever it quits or crashes. To start with, I advise you to read: man launchd man launchctl Then have a look at one of the simplest plist files used by the ...


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I don't know if this is a related cause and the potential fix but I was able to get the issue resolved for me. I use Homebrew Cask and I have it setup to symlink the applications from my Homebrew Cask directory into my /Applications/ folder (the default is ~/Applications). The solution for me was to remove all of the Symlinks (I just moved them to my ...


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I think you are looking for either of the following files: /System/Library/PreferencePanes/iCloudPref.prefPane/Contents/Resources/iCloud.icns /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder/Contents/Resources/iCloudNoDocs@2x.png Without clarification I can only guess what you want but I think I figured out that you want the folder icons shown within iCloud Drive. ...


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~200 processes seems a tad high, but not out of range for *nix systems depending on the hardware and services being invoked. Managing the things that you've installed through the LaunchAgents and LaunchDaemons is the best plan that won't kill your system. Digging into services invoked by launchd is not something I'd recommend unless you understand what the ...


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Completely reset OS X Server and all my certificates. Apparently there was an issue with my self-signed certificate, so enrollment is working now.


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While trialling Yosemite here at school I found the overall experience can vary wildly depending on how the installation is performed. Most people will perform an upgrade installation by downloading the Yosemite installer and simply letting it run. The end result here is very variable and largely depends on the state of the system being upgraded. One or two ...


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Although everyone here made great and thoughtful suggestions, it's very difficult to know what's causing the slowdown from afar. One thing you could do is download the latest EtreCheck and run it to see if there are other potential reasons for the slowdown. A fair number of 3rd-party apps out there leave detritus on your system that can slow your Mac to a ...


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I guess you have already check through "Activity Monitor" and made sure that there isn't anything that severely uses your resources. After that, you can run some benchmarks and compare the MBP and the Mini (you said they had the same hw?) Specifically you should check CPU, RAM and Hard Drive performance. If other mid-2012 MBP are running fine with ...


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iMovie as of today (Jan 2015) only lets you create an app preview export at 1920 x 1080, which while great for the iPhone 6+ is useless for creating all the other sizes and aspect ratios needed. I had to bite the bullet and buy FCPX, this allowed me to export at all the resolutions and easily mod the aspect ratio's of the imported raw video.


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First of all: High Memory-Usage is not a bad thing in itself - the goal is to have a performant system and it can accomplish that by using RAM. That you Mac slows down is more likely a problem that a process or an App is hogging Memory and not correctly releasing it, forcing the system to use Swap-Memory (on your Harddrive) and thereby slowing your system ...


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It's possible that the Reset Home Directory Permissions and ACLs option in the resetpassword tool will correct those permissions for you, though I'm unsure how 'deep' into your home directory it will reset. This blog post gives the steps for Lion, which appear to be the same in Yosemite (Note: that last link details instructions for resetting a password, ...


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Apple's OS X is only able to run on Apple hardware. In small part because of driver limitations in the software due to Apple's limited hardware ecosystem that they need to support but largely it's due to the fact that Apple's licensing for OS X forbids running the OS on non-Apple hardware. This topic has been well-covered on the site. For similar questions ...


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If your issue is not resolved yet, I can come up with a series of things that might be happening but require some digging. You already commented somewhere that you found the solution in a Chrome extension, but if someone else arrives here with a similar issue but without using Chrome or an extension, this might prove useful. First step is to check if this ...


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No, it is not dangerous. Pretty much every single task is queued and persisted if needed. Unless you have a foreground task that has a nice "x" button to stop it, you can reboot, shut down, sleep etc. with no trouble at all. System tasks in OS X are designed to be fully automatic, autonomous and out of the way for the user. When it is complete you might get ...


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While third party solutions might be or become available, you might want to use those with caution. Like many low-level integrations, there is a risk that any update from Apple might break the functionality (in a graceful or maybe in a really bad way, i.e. data loss) of that third party product if the developer cannot keep up with the updates of the ...


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No, there is not. Expose is built in to the core of OS X. You cannot replace it, but you can turn it off in the System Preferences. As far as I know there is no third party Expose for OS X. Ubuntu is probably using a similar version of expose used in earlier versions of OS X. Most operating systems implemented such a thing a few years after the first time ...


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As already posted: it is not possible. First of all, there is no such thing as 'force install'. There is nothing to install, and even if there was something to install there is no 'forcing' it. Installation can have different meanings but these two are the ones relevant to your question: Installation meaning installing a Mac OS X package using OS X's ...


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Maybe give Eon a try, it's ok but not great, seems the best available and is definitely updated regularly. Developers even respond to emails :-) http://fuelcollective.com/eon


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Other World Computing announced a product to do this at CES 2015: Transwarp. From their press release: Utilizing any SSD as a removable, flexible cache, Transwarp magically brings the incredible performance of solid state drives to any high-capacity hard drive. Transwarp [...] is slated for release later this year. Key Features: ...


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When modifications are made to the running-process known as the Finder, it is necessary to terminate and restart the Finder for those changes to take effect. If you were to select "Finder" in the "Force Quit Applications" pop-up from under the Apple menu you would see the button says "Relaunch" as opposed to "Force Quit." "Killall" is a command line ...


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I can't get the launchd logout item to work in 10.10.1, either, but the LogoutHook key in root's "com.apple.loginwindow.plist" works well. Are there any other examples for the launchd method? Anyway, I wrote an AppleScript to kill system volume at logout so the startup chime won't be heard on next startup. What I haven't worked out are the details for ...


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Dreamweaver CC came in two major versions: the initial CC release (v13) and the CC 2014 release (v14). From the file names, you can infer which is which. As for a "full installer", there is no such animal now. You install CC apps individually through the Creative Cloud Manager which downloads and installs the selected app(s).


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The number refers to the version number of Dreamweaver. For a changelog, see: http://helpx.adobe.com/dreamweaver/using/whats-new.html



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