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Problem Installing Kali Dual Boot on Mac OS X El Capitan

I've tried installing Kali by installing refind, reverting my CoreStorage main partition, resizing it to free 30 GB, and burning the Kali ISO to a USB using the Mac Linux USB Loader. However, when I ...
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How can I see a list of apps that have the ability to record my keyboard history?

How can I see a list of programs/services that have the ability to record my keyboard history? My goal is to prevent programs from recording my keyboard history without root privilege. I cannot seem ...
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Is it normal that Macbook Pro's fan speed goes way up when connected to Apple Displays?

I just bought a used Macbook Pro 15" with Retina Display. It's the current top model with 2.8GHz, 16 GB RAM, AMD Radeon R9 M370X and 1 TB SSD. When I use the Macbook in "normal" Laptop mode, ...
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How is `cp -R` different from CTRL-C/CTRL-V?

My System OS X El-Capitan 10.11.5. I copied from my OSX Extended filesystem to FAT32 about 30 Gb files by CTRL-C/CTRL-V. Now, I received a proposal to do it by cp -R. I am wondering how different it ...
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Mac book pro doesn't shut down [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13 pollici, end 2013) After last OS X upgrade on 10.11.5, doesn't shut down... When i click on the shut down button, the top gray menu and the icon disappear, but ...
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Is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available on Mac mini with iris graphics card

is Adobe illustrator GPU acceleration available with a Mac mini with i7, 16go ram and the iris graphics card? Thanks.
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How to expand the 64 gig limit of Parallels virtual hard drive

In Parallels 11, on a virtual machine running Mac OS X, how do I change the maximum size of the VM’s file system? Currently my VM is seems to be set to a maximum of 64 gigs. In the configuration ...
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Windows keyboard on Mac [duplicate]

is there any way to configure Mac keyboard to work as a Windows one? I want to use Windows shortcuts on mac, for example alt+shift = switches keyboard language.
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How can I put a Realtek wifi adapter in monitor mode?

I have an ALFA awus036nhr wifi adapter and can use it in monitor mode in Linux but I can't use airmon-ng in OS X even though I have airocrack-ng installed, and running tcpdump -Ii en6 returns: ...
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Cant Use SnapChat on iPhone 3G [on hold]

I am experiencing an issue where i cannot sign up into snapchat on an iPhone 3G. I have used the method of downloading an older version of Snapchat off of iTunes, then downloading onto my iPhone. The ...
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Can I recover pictures from waterlogged phone?

So, my iPhone 6 fell in a pool and will not turn on. I tried plugging it in but somehow the charger port (like where you plug the charger in) is deformed or something because the charger will only go ...
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Separate old ipad2 from iPad Air

I gave my husband my old iPad 2 when I bought an iPad Air about 2 years ago. Now we want to separate everything and basically not be linked to each other. How?
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How do I get spotlight to recognise custom tags on an external server?

I'm trying to sort files on an external server using custom tags, however spotlight doesn't seem to recognise the custom tags. It works successfully with the standard OSX tags (i.e. red, yellow, blue ...
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Graphics card switch makes the system hang

Pls I have an issue with my graphic cards. Wen ever I am watching any HD movie or doing anything with a high graphics, it freezes and goes off wen try to switch to a higher graphic card. I hv intel ...
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Jailbroken iPhone stuck on Apple logo after reset

My iPhone 6 has the iOS 8.1 version. I jailbroke it a while ago and today I pressed the "Erase all contents and settings" button. Now my phone is stuck on the apple logo and will sometimes show a bar ...
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What automatic script runs with Bourne Shell (/bin/sh) for root?

I want to add some aliases to my OSX command line environment for easier navigation when in the root prompt (sudo su to root). On the Bourne Again Shell (/bin/bash), I can edit ...
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Why am I seeing emojis under my “frequently used” section that I've never even used?

Recently I've been seeing emojis under the frequently used section that I've never even used before. Is it possible I'm seeing my husbands frequently used emojis on my phone somehow?
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Why does Apple TV always show National Geographic screen saver?

My 3rd generation Apple TV has a small but annoying problem where it defaults to the National Geographic screen saver, regardless of what is set on the Screen Saver page. I've chosen > Photos > ...
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MacBook Pro still has a distinctive smell — what is it?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013), and when I open it up, I still notice a certain smell, which I associate with the aluminum somehow. I wouldn't describe it as the same as the new Mac ...
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I repartitioned the Bootcamp drive using Windows' Disk Management and can't boot into OS X anymore

I have 13 inch MacBook Pro 2012. I successfully installed Windows 8.1 via Boot Camp Assistant and necessary drivers. But I made a big mistake by adding a second partition on the Windows side with the ...
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Not an apple computer, I'm getting error #007 and can't delete messages [on hold]

How can I resolve the issue of getting the "oops error #007" each time I try to delete a message in gmail? I just switched to windows 10.
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Examine a .DS_Store file?

My understanding of a .DS_Store file is that is contains details that describe a folder and the files within that folder. Based on that description, I can think of a few uses from being able to read a ...
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Parallels Desktop not working after El Capitan install [duplicate]

I just upgraded to El Capitan and now my Parallels Desktop is being held ransom in an incompatible files folder. How can I get it back or make it work to recover my files. It has all of my work ...
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Printer Cartridge Problem [on hold]

I have an HP 7210 All-In-One Printer/Scanner/Fax connected to an IMAC. Recently the unit quit printing & the Control Panel screen said: "Remove and check cartridge". I did, many times, but ...
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Unable to use Siri to ask questions not dictate on standard keyboard

When I hold down the home button I can usually ask Siri a question and she will reply with an answer to web results. Now, it's as if the microphone is not working and after a few seconds my voice ...
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Did 25k on the bike, iPhone says 7.8 k

I just got back from a ride where other people had odometers on their bike. They read 26 km. My iPhone's HealthKit said 7.8 km of walking and running. Is HealthKit just not useful for biking, or is ...
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Is it normal for iCloud on OS X to ask for iPhone passcode or MacBook Pro password? [on hold]

I changed my user password on my MacBook Pro. After that I started getting iCloud notifications to finish updating the password. I did, but the notifications didn't stop. I signed out then signed in ...
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Update Dock after defaults write without `killall` restart

I'm toggling a Mission Control setting with defaults write but the Dock doesn't see the change without restarting via killall Dock. How can I get the Dock to read the updated plist settings without ...
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iOS invert left and right on screen

Is there anyway to invert left and right in iOS, such that the phone looks as it would in a mirror? (Yes all text would be backward, this is a desired effect.) Not just a specific app that displays ...
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Non-existing URLs redirect to “searchguide - level 3” in Safari

I typed a URL in Safari to check whether a domain name had been registered or not, and was redirected to this page: (here I made the test with "http://fegiuebnfuybzh.com", a random string of ...
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No bootable device, insert boot disk (Windows 7 already installed)

Recently I installed Windows 7 Ultimate via Boot Camp Assistant on my MacBook Pro and everything was going alright. I wanted to share files between my two operating systems so I created a fat32 disk ...
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Mac Os 10.6.8 Iphoto download needed

I dont seem to have iphoto on my mac and cant find a link to download, only update it. Please can someone help me. thanks
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New to Apple seen and really need help to restore MacBook to original state

Got given a MacBook 13" early 2010 I think? It had Windows installed and then wiped! All partitions are gone and as I'm new to Apple I have no clue what to do please help me get it back to how it ...
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Upgrade OS X Lion to Yosemite with server tools

I have a Mac running OS X Lion (10.7.5) and it is running server tools with Open Directory serving logins etc. To update to Yosemite, can I just update to the higher OS X version and then buy the ...
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Partition alert message when using Boot Camp Assistant: “The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition.”

I have a 13" Early-2015 MBP Retina in which I am trying to install Windows 8.1 on. When I went into bootcamp, I received the ever so common error of: When I went to the newly designed disk utility, ...
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iPad mini 2 (retina display) always crashes when I slide to unlock after upgrading to 9.3.2

Just upgraded my iPad mini 2 from 9.3.1 to 9.3.2. After the upgrade process has finished and I slide to unlock it always crashes. Now I cannot login and so I cannot even restore or reset it from ...
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I seem to have a recursive folder (Volumes) on a partitioned hard drive. How do I make symbolic links to free some disk space?

So I have a partitioned hard drive: OS X 10.9 (my start-up disk) OS X 10.6 (obviously running Snow Leopard) Share Before you ask, it was a gift and came partitioned like this. The idea is that all ...
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Ext4 for Linux and Fuse with OS X?

System: El-Capitan 10.11.5, Macbook Air 2013-Mid, SSD 128 GB. I would like do a new partition in my SSD. Install Ubuntu on it side-by-side with OS X. I have documents which I would like to use by both ...
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Debian installer breaking partitions, unable to boot to it. (Duel booting)

I tried to install Debian onto a FAT SSD partition, the installation process showed no errors, so all looked good. Upon trying to boot the mac automatically switched back to the OS X installation ...
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Alias icons not showing on docked folders

I wonder if anyone knows how can I fix this icon problem? On this paste there is only one icon with this issue but on a different one I have twelve like that and only one showing correctly. You can ...
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Is there an alternativ way to upgrade OSX El Capitan without AppStore. Its so slow

I am downloading OSX El Capitan through AppStore and it runs already 10 hours. I have downloaded 1,5 GB so far. I fear I can't work next week because of this slow download process. I need it because ...
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How can Almost Empty Dropbox folder Take 1.3 GB Space?

System: El-Capitan 10.11.5. Finder details of Dropbox folder I deleted Dropbox from my PC. The directory size is 1.3GB although it contains only symlinks, by ls -laS drwxr-xr-x+ 54 masi staff ...
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iPad Music - listen to radio stream

In iTunes on my Mac I have a playlist with radio stations. If I find a new station, I can add the URL and listen to the radio station using iTunes. I've tried to get this working on the iPad. I ...
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How to reset to default permissions

During development and debugging I have changed permissions of various files and folders using chown and chmod on my local system (I didnt maintain the list of changes). Now that I have fixed the ...
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Install OSX on previously wiped macbook pro

I have a 13 inch Macbook Pro. I don't have any recovery discs or backup and the hard drive has been completely formatted to remove any Apple partitions. I think the macbook is probably registered to ...
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'Add notes' to an Calendar event using Automator

I would like to build a 'Service' for selected text which: Get the currently selected text Creates an Calendar event adds the selected text as a 'note' for that Calendar event I prefer Automator ...
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Alternate to GlovePie Script [on hold]

While playing GOW with keyboard i got stuck with analog joystick. I need to rotate analog joystick, which is not possible with keyboard without a script I found this script which emulate keyboard keys ...
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How to hide sidebar preview (on the right) in Finder on El Capitan

I don't know since when, but I believe from some update of El Capitan, this annoying sidebar preview on the right comes up everytime I open a new Finder window. If I hide it using the mouse, it stays ...
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Can't access External Drive (time machine), no EFI partition system. How to manually rewrite it?

tried to back up my Mac to time machine yesterday but I couldn't mount the drive. I have a Lacie 3TD hdd that is partition into msdos(for transfer between pc and mac) and hfs(time machine). I am able ...
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Xcode 7 develop for iOS without developer account issue with provisioning profile

I am trying to install an app on my Apple TV using Xcode 7, however everytime when I sign into my apple id the create button for iOS Developer is not visible. I can not create a provisioning profile. ...

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