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If you install Better Zip or Pacifist Zip, you will be able to open the zip file and inspect the contents, file by file. The file with the problematic long name - including folder names - should be evident. If not, you can then extract the files one by one until you find the one(s) with the long name which are causing the problem. You can rename the ...


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To add a little information to fd0's terse answer. First, you do indeed have a file .bash_profile in admin's home folder - you just can't see it as all files with a name that starts . are invisible. In the Terminal type ls -A and you will see them all. Second, your problem is that something or someone has added a line to the file containing a syntax error. ...


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You may have checked to see that this question has already been asked. So as not not add to the endless recursing of the internet, the answer to the question points here. This is an older post and relates to OS X 7 and 8, though there are several comments with patches/updates for newer OS versions and hardware revisions (this started with Apple's move to ...


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Fixed after many days. I noticed that the keyboard wasn't initializing during boot so I picked up a new keyboard(something I didn't even think of at the time) and it initialized. I held the Option/Alt key and to prevent this from happening again I installed rEFInd.


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Open the Terminal.app and type the following line at your prompt sed -i '' 's/than/then/' .bash_profile You do have a .bash_profile in your home directory.


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BetterTouchTool: free and does the job plus a lot of extra ;) I use it in combination with ShiftIt for window resizing.


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It's far late, but I have discovered today, trying to remove a similar zombie item that you cannot remove items for ALL ITEMS when the padlock icon is closed. Open the padlock for any action that involves other users. That's all.


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Ah! A little more digging, and careful reading of the man page. I need a null terminated string. So printf '%s\0' 'test' | hdiutil attach test.sparsebundle -stdinpass works.


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You can have them all static or dynamic but not a mix of both. To make them static (so they stay as you put them) do this: Open System Preferences Click on Mission Control Uncheck Automatically rearrange Spaces based on most recent use This will keep them as they are arranged by you. To arrange them, drag them to the desired position after launching ...


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Here is what I did in OS X Yosemite 10.10.4. Terminal (menu) > Preferences... > Settings > Select the target Profile > Text > Change... (button) This brought up the Fonts window shown in the image below. I then resized the Fonts dialog box vertically until the Size text window appeared and entered 15, as shown in the image below.


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Ok, I found a solution: I had two Exchange Accounts connected and synchronised the notes from them. After removing them through the settings Notes is working again :)


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Delete /Library/LaunchAgents/HWPortCfg.plist and /Library/StartupItems/HWPortDetect and reboot your system.


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The iCloud Drive directory is located within Mobile Documents. You can access iCloud Drive via Terminal with: cd Library/Mobile\ Documents/ credit Note that the Mobile Documents directory could not be found in Finder. You can get a list of sub-directories in Mobile Documents by typing ls in Terminal. For example, the iCloud Drive directory ...


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It is an unnecessary file. You can simply delete it if no process is currently using it. This question was already answered here.


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http://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro-videoissues/ Apple has issued a Repair Extension Program for Video Issues. I was experiencing the same problem and had tired several solutions that worked for a short period of time, but ultimately I was unable to get my MBP up and running last night and brought it into an Apple store. They determined that my issues ...


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Redownloaded 2 times Tried a different mac Tried changing the format to Apple Partition Map None of these worked, I am going to try DiskMaker and keep my fingers crossed. If you have any suggestions just post them. Also can some one please post the code to install it from a location on the desktop not the Applications folder. Thanks!


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You should be aware that the methods stated so far can cause trouble with the new user account if there is configuration that explicitly references the users home directory. For instance, after cloning the a user with the 'Migration Assistant' from the Time Machine backup I ran into the Google updater executing in an infinite loop because it looked for a ...


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This happens on my iMac running OS X 10.10 So think it's a long standing bug. VLC will keep playing but Google hangouts will drop my call.


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You could set up Automator applications to do just that. For instance, you could go to Automator, select Application from the "Choose a type for your document" menu, and then use the Launch Application action to open all the apps you want. Once you've set up "Launch Application" actions for all the apps you want for a specific use case, you can save your ...


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After some brief googling, I came up with this, which seems to work great. echo "rdr pass on lo0 inet proto tcp from any to 127.0.0.1 port 5432 -> 192.168.1.104 port 5432" | sudo pfctl -ef - I am not sure that it is the best way, which is why I am posting here. I would love to learn the best way to do this on Mac. I did get this warning, though I ...


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For what you are asking you would need a customized apple script. Customized to your specific needs. Here are some examples. http://stackoverflow.com/a/11488283 http://www.macosxautomation.com/applescript/features/system-prefs.html http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/145351/46541 All in all, lots of work to set it up. Consider fast user switching ...


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Simpler (Faster) solution: mdls -name kMDItemFSName -name kMDItemDateAdded -raw * | \ xargs -0 -I {} echo {} | \ sed 'N;s/\n/ /' | \ sort


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This is probably caused by the famous GPU problem these MacBook have. Do a search on Google for Late 2011 MacBook GPU problems and you will find loads of information about this. Apple finally recognized the manufacturing error and has a program in place to replace the logic board under warranty. I had mine replaced a couple months ago with no costs at all.


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Your photos have always been there and look at the picture the old iPhone app folder'll be there. Try clicking the right mouse button and choose open with iPhoto and find your entire library.


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Litecon dosen't work with Yosemite 10.10.4 so I switched over to Folder Designer V1.1 from Fiplab in the Mac App Store its free


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Safe Mode working means that it is likely that something you installed is preventing the OS from booting. Specifically programs you have added to start at login in your user account or other things you may have installed that adds kexts to the system. Look in System Preferences > Users &Groups > Login Items Remove them all and reboot. If it boots one ...


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Changing the resolution will reset the GPU. I recommend the QuickRes app, since you can also set keyboard shortcuts. Read more here http://www.macworld.com/article/2012693/mac-gems-quickres-helps-you-get-the-most-out-of-retina-displays.html


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I'm running a mac pro 3,1 with a gtx 760 card (kepler based) and according to the metalinfo app released by netkas it is metal supported: MetalInfo! Metal Device Name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Lower Power Device: No Headless Device: Yes logout Saving session...completed. Turns out all you need is a modern graphics card!


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Once you do a reinstallation wipe of a Mac all data, including apps (even Apple ones) are deleted. So, unfortunately it seems like you'll have to buy GarageBand (it came with your Mac the first time, right? You didn't buy it separately, did you?). It sounds like you can redownload iMovie, and iPhoto was replaced by Photos (free from Mac App Store).


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There is no way for the user to change the backup retention policy of Time Machine, and I'm not aware of any third-party apps exist that extend it with that kind of configurability either. The third-party apps that do exist can only flip Time Machine on and off for you to achieve a less frequent backup schedule than hourly. There is one on the AppStore ...


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I have found Mac apps do not always work well with Google 2-step authentication. I recommend creating application specific passwords within Google authentication for Mail and Calendar.


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This is the Apple paradigm - all windows belonging to one app are part of a single process, unlike Windows, which is, as the name suggests, windows-based. Apple is App-based. What you are seeing is intended behaviour. The simplest 'workaround' - though to me an indispensable way to use the machine - is to enable Spaces & the associated hot-keys, then ...


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You're clicking the Finder icon in Mission Control, click ONLY the window you want to display.


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https://youtu.be/BmMR5lJAtnw I saw here and i always fixed my problem


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iStat Menus has a beta going for El Capitan right now - it's a paid app, but will definitely do what you want. See link here.


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So after poking around in bash builtins, I came across the defaults command again and decided to look at it's help file. defaults read will output all the defaults, but this is just an output of them all with no formatting and no indication as to what domain or default it belongs to. defaults domains will output all the default domains so I decided ...


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CompendiumNG (CNG) From History and Motivation: Initial Development … built upon Compendium which was developed by the Compendium Institute, driven by the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) at The Open University UK. The Open University group in turn built on the development of the Compendium “Conversational Modelling” methodology developed in the ...


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Depending on how your System prefs are set, F3 will do a variety of window-juggling tasks… If Prefs > Keyboard > Keyboard is set to default, with "Use all F1, F2…" unchecked then they will work as stated, if it's checked you will need to add the Fn key to each of these commands. F3 will toggle Mission Control - all windows of all apps & Desktops ...


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The dock does not shows the windows but the applications. But once you choose an application you can switch among windows with command+` To see all the open windows you can use exposé: press F10 to show all the windows of the current application or F9 for all the windows. You can also configure a gesture in the system preferences.


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On OS X 10.10 Yosemite, I used this command: sudo launchctl config user path <my path setting> Be aware that his sets the launchtl PATH for all users. This worked well for my use case.


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Perhaps that new RAM is faulty. Even though the RAM passes the power-on self test (POST) It could still be the root cause of the Kernel Panics. Have you tried taking it out?


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Try having two Quicktime recording windows open (one Movie recording--iPhone screen and audio, and one Audio recording for your microphone). Just start the two recording sessions together (they don't have to started at the exact same time, you can edit them later) and then use iMovie or Final Cut Pro to edit the clips so your iPhone audio and visual plays ...


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Update for 10.10: When you are in the "Show View Options" Menu, the "Snap to Grid" setting has been moved to the "Sort By:" drop down bar.


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I actually found the culprit... In order to find the error I tried several other numbers with ⌘ + Shift and found ⌘ + Shift + 6 triggering a screen recording interface I hadn't seen before. Opening this interfaces options I found it originated from CloudApp and there in CloudApps "Keyboard Shortcuts" I found it (see image). CloudApp must have integrated ...


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IntelliJ IDEA is overall a good IDE, it's available on Mac, and it supports editing XML in ways such as syntax highlighting, collapsing a given scope, and validating XML. I haven't used it much for XML, but I've had good experiences with that IDE for other purposes so thought I would mention it here.


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First try 'verify disk permissions' using Disk utility and verify/repair disk. Also, have you tried with Apple Hardware Test? The instructions for Hardware Test are detailed here: Using Apple Hardware Test


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I saw this on a fresh install on 10.10.4. To fix it, close Activity Monitor and then: defaults write com.apple.activitymonitor IconType -int 4


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When adding an .m4v file, or other acceptable A/V type file extensions, to iTunes either by drag and drop or using File > Add to Library... the file is added to Home Videos under Movies. In a fresh install of OS X, in the image below, it shows the available tabs when selecting Movies in iTunes. Note there is no Home Videos tab. In the image below, after ...


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Maybe I don't get the question right but: You may open such an application URL in almost any available application with text fields or text boxes: highlight the URL (sometimes even only parts of it - at least the scheme and the first character after the :// (e.g. airmail://m - are sufficient to open the application), right-click and choose "Open URL". And ...


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Yes, files flagged as executable will still be executable under Single User Mode. opendirectoryd is just for handling logins/authentication and using root doesn't require that, and you don't need to launch it if you just intend to manage files.



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