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As noted, only a jailbroken phone allows this capability. As a workaround: Use IFTTT and use the iOS location channel. Use Launch Center Pro to open the URL prefs:root=WIFI. This will open the WiFi settings preference page. Also have a look at this overview of iOS Settings URLs


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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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The 6.1 update added airplay discoverability via bluetooth to the Apple TV, and it sounds as though this is what you are seeing, especially since the distances you mention are not dissimilar to bluetooth ranges. From Macrumors: This change allows Apple TV to search for connectable devices over Bluetooth, bypassing Bonjour and making it easier for ...


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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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Looks like the computer is set to prefer or prioritise the xfiniti Wifi hotspot over you home wifi, you can set your home Wifi to be of priority to any other Wifi connection and this is how to do that, System Preferences/Network/ then select Wifi and click on Advanced, you'll see all preferred networks there. Click and drag your home Wifi to the top.


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You can change the order of connection to your preferred networks. System Preferences -> Network -> WiFi Then drag the Cisco Linksys E900 to the top of that list (making sure xfiniti is below it -- or remove it entirely).


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Nothing would happen, because they would not work (kernel modules). MacOS and Linux have 2 completly different kernels. It's like trying to put engine from one car brand to another: it will not work because all the connections/specifications are totally different. Besides, there is no lsmod/insmod/modbrobe/rmmod commands in Mac OS X... Now, if you try ...


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What would happen if I were to force the Intel drivers for the Linux kernel into Mac OS X? Would it work? Would there be severe instability or data loss? Is it even possible? At best? 100% nothing. At worst? Crash your whole system and make it unusable or even unbootable. While Mac OS X and Linux are both different “flavors” of Unix, you can’t just ...


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No, it's not possible, any more than you can run any other Linux binaries in OS X (without using a virtual machine).


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Well I found the problem - your iPad saves every program in the background even after you have turned off and started the ipad again. So things like games that are connecting to facebook, youtube, your mail etc etc it all adds up. first time I checked I had about 40 programs running in the background - shut them all down and problem solved! double click ...


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There's a way to use Airdrop without Wi-fi connection There's a way to bring back the "Airdrop" to Finder again even that you just in Ethernet/LAN connection. Simply run the command terminal below: defaults write com.apple.NetworkBrowser BrowseAllInterfaces 1


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I discovered that bouncing airport (Disable/Enable on Air Port Icon in the top right) resolved the issue temporarily. Eventually I tried a PRAM reset and that seems to have fixed the problem for good. Would have loved to understand the root cause though ... There is a collection of fixes on reddit here, that people with similar issues might like to try: ...


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I have the exactly same issue on both Wi-fi and Ethernet connections. It started after upgrading from Maverick to Yosemite and all my VPN connection were behaving the same. I got in touch with Apple support regarding this problem and their procedure was as follows: Create a new network location (which gives us fresh network settings to work with) Create ...


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I saw that you already found a way but I wanted to teach you an easier way. System Preferences > Network > Wi-Fi > Advanced > Wi-Fi Use the Plus and Minus button to add/remove networks.


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It could be something like this secret (well, not so secret any more) program as detailed in the Wall Street Journal: Updated Nov. 13, 2014 8:22 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects ...


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Unfortunately not; Not without using another router with network Access Control Lists (ACL). Airport's Timed Access Control rejects all connection attempts to the access point from selected device based on it's MAC address. It doesn't give you any options for more granular Access Level Control in order to specify network resources the device will have ...


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This seemed to have fixed itself over a period of time, that or a Repair HD permissions and a reboot fixed it, however that remains untested so I can't concur that it was the repair that fixed it.


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or alternatively, the best way to do it is to use the Keychain Access app


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Ah. I finally found it. The file is /Library//Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.airport.preferences.plist and it's under the KnownNetworks key.


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Go to System Preferences → Network → Wi-Fi → Advanced… and remove the network from the list of preferred networks.               


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After several trials, I "somehow" managed to fix the problem. The important thing, I guess, is that you need to reboot the iMac. What I know for sure that I have changed is: Add a new position; Link a new connection to the new position; Add an additional DNS address to the list: 8.8.8.8 The source I was following is this website with troubleshooting ...


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This is quite easy. Open wireless networking and remove the password for any/all networks you don't want to join and then toggle the Wi-Fi off and wait a dozen seconds or so before turning it on again. The Wireless radio will be on and ready for handoff or AirDrop but not joined to any network/SSID. The computer will work fine with wired ethernet and a ...


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The Bubba B3 only supports 802.11 b/g/n networks by design. That is why you do not see it on the 802.11ac network.


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I would suggest simply saving aliases of each mounted network share. Assuming that you have allowed Keychain to store your credentials for these shares, they will mount automatically when you open the alias in the future. I personally use the following strategy. I add my ~/Library/Favorites folder to my Finder sidebar and my Dock. Then, I place aliases ...


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I am using aircrack-ng on my mac, from the terminal, not emulating another OS. Here is a good page mentioning the relation to other tools, which I think may help you : http://easymactips.blogspot.com/2010/10/how-to-install-aircrack-on-mac.html By the way, maybe you already have in the system what you are looking for: hidden in your airport is, from yosemite ...


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A few years ago I have used this software, but now I no longer use it. You need to test yourself whether it supports the latest OS X. You can find it there supports a number of evidence sources: Current Audio Output destination (speakers or headphones) Connected Power Adapter (based on serial number of the adapter) Bonjour CoreLocation, OS X’s location ...


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Currently there is no way to disable either Wifi or Bluetooth using Apple Configurator profiles. Configurator has gotten much better over the past few years limiting various activities in academic environments, but it does not allow restrictions on a number of things that they deem important, like network & device connectivity. Other activities, like ...


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You can get one on eBay, shipped from Hong Kong, for £34… but yes, a US or UK one would work too - except the mapping would not be what you may be used to. Though I may have a Japanese nickname;-) I've never actually used a Japanese keyboard, so I'm not sure what differences there may be in the layout.


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Good question. Admins used to be able to block mac addresses at the router, but now pervasive tools for mac address spoofing allow users to easily overcome blacklists or mimic trusted computers. If it is your own network and you do not recognize a computer attached to it, and you want them to go away, and have no way of contacting them, you can use the ...


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I found it. Apple uses http://www.apple.com/library/test/success.html More information can be found at http://blog.erratasec.com/2010/09/apples-secret-wispr-request.html#.VLA9UsabLOY The advantage of using a no redirect URL is that you can determine which state you are in: Connected Connected to Wi-Fi but Internet is inaccessible due to Wi-Fi router ...


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Parallels like other virtualization software for Macs uses a virtualized hardware layer. This layer doesn't have direct access to the real hardware (Type-2 Hypervisor). This includes the Wi-Fi-interface. Instead software ethernet bridges are used to access the hardware indirectly. That's the reason for the network interfaces of the Mac (e.g. en0: ...


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Yes, turning off WiFi will save power. In case you are not using any data it will but if you still gonna use cellular data with Wi-Fi off then it might be that you actually get less of battery life since data on cellular uses more battery than on WiFi especially if signal is weak. For example for iPhone 6 (for 5 it was about the same) specs for Power and ...


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This is intentional behaviour since iOS 8.1. It is called Instant Hotspot and is described as a feature of Continuity: If you’re out of Wi-Fi range, your iPad or Mac can connect to your phone’s personal hotspot when your iPhone is close by. With the new Instant Hotspot feature, you’ll see the name of your iPhone in the list of Wi-Fi networks in Settings ...


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While hard drives are the most likely component to die in any computer, memory can and does fail from time to time. An "Early-2011" model will be nearly four years old now so it's worth considering an HDD replacement at some point (these were some of the first systems to feature SATA-III controllers so you will be able to take full advantage of current SSD ...


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Hold down Option key while clicking on the wifi icon in your menu bar. Then select "Disconnect " - I'm using Mavericks. Not sure what version this was introduced into.


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If you have the USB-AC51 I am afraid it does not work with Yosemite. In the specs it only shows support up to 10.8 and not for 10.10 source: http://www.asus.com/us/Networking/USBAC51/specifications/ It turns out that someone is claiming that the "Bearextender driver software" works for that, but I can not confirm since I do not have your hardware to test. ...


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Interference is possible, especially if the new network is using the same channel as the old one, and the signal from the network you were using was weak to begin with. However, I think some other things are more likely. Let's do some basic troubleshooting first before we go sleuthing: Delete both wifi networks from your phone. Go to settings, wi-fi, tap ...


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You can control iTunes on a Mac or PC easily from an iPhone, using Remote which I think would be a lot more reliable than trying to establish a solid bluetooth/wifi connection to stream music to an audience who may not appreciate the occasional silence if the connection goes down ;) Use it with a running playlist & even if you temporarily lose ...


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I use following to prevent Captive networks Change: File Name Captive network assistant to No More captive network assistant in System/Library/CoreServices Make note of this so you can change it back one day if you need to. This will not delete cookies you already have but will stop getting more of them.


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There could be a problem with the SSID interpreter on your iPad. Try to manually connect to see it that works. For this use your Terminal and copy paste following: 1- Turn On (if it is on you can skip this) networksetup -setairportpower en0 on 2- Find the Networks (see it this shows it) ...


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I have solved removing all ssid stored and then creating a new location in network preferences. However the issue seems to be caused by the energy saver system. In fact, using automator pinging the router ip address every 0.2 sec works too.


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I suggest that you contact your internet provider. It may be that the signal is weak or that when you are using your iPad you are using it in a 'dead zone' or part of the house where the signal is weak. There are apps which let you see exactly where 'good' and 'bad' reception areas are in your house but I would contact your provider first.



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