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os x boot volume

was hoping someone might be able to help me figure this out when i run the cmd "systemsetup -getstartupdisk" the output is "/Volumes/13/WINNT" My hard drive setup is a gpt schema with three ...
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iPad 2 Air Screen Not Responding

I received an iPad 2 Air about two months ago as a birthday present. Yesterday I was sitting in class and I turned it on to use it, but for some reason it said it was too hot. After the temperature ...
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Can I allow text messages from certain contact through when in Do Not Disturb mode?

The iPhone allows you to say that calls from certain contacts can get through when the phone is in Do Not Disturb mode. In my experiments it seems that it's not possible to allow text messages to get ...
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1answer
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Cydia on iPhone Without Jailbreak?

I want to know that can I install Cydia Tweaks and apps on my iPhone 4S without jailbreaking it? There are some games etc that are now not a part of App Store but they are in Cydia and I want to play ...
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1answer
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Transfer external hard drive Time Machine data to a replacement

My Western Digital external hard drive is full. How do I transfer data to its replacement? I want all the data to be saved to the new external hard drive so Time Machine will continue where it left ...
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Add other email accounts to Inbox?

I have heard a few rumors saying that you can add other accounts (not gmail accounts) to Inbox (the new Google email app). Is this possible? If so, how? If not, any recommendations besides the default ...
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How do I clear recent emoji in iOS 8.3?

Before 8.3, I was able to clear recently used emoji by clicking on Settings->Reset->Reset Keyboard Dictionary. Now, that does not work. My recent emoji screen is littered with accidentally typed ...
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How do I update a kext? (not as simple as this question probably sounds)

I apologize if this is vague, but here's an example of my problem: I have Example.kext (v1.0) loaded and running. However, I want to use (v2.0) of this kext. So, I replace this extension with a newer ...
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Terminal command “ls” in AppleScript list

How can I create a list in AppleScript that shows the results of a terminal command. For example ls /Applications/ Every application should be shown in the list, so that I can choose an item from the ...
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Disable ⌘+SHIFT+F keyboard shortcut for fullscren

I use Spectacle to allow me to hit ⇧ + ⌥ + ⌘ + F to maximize a window. However, sometimes I miss the ⌥ key, and this results in the system shortcut for moving the window to a new space to happen ...
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Expanding Flash Storage with SDXC

I see on a Macbook Pro, you can expand your current storage space with SDHC or SDXC. Being a Linux user I know you can use RAID to expand storage with 2 disk, so storage looks like 1 HD. However, most ...
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1answer
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Handoff with different iPhones

Which iPhone will work with handoff in between macs and itself. I'm looking into buying one and I want to make sure I could use handoff.
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Generate Document from Text AppleScript?

I have a series of documentation text files on a Mac that I want to turn into a PDF. But I want to automate the process. Preferably the document would have a table of contents. Is there anyway ...
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0answers
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Restore scrollbuffer and tabs in iTerm as Terminal.app does

I love the restore functionailty of the Terminal.app when the app crashes or I need to restart my computer, Terminal.app will show me the recent scrollbuffer for the tabs I have open with a - ...
0
votes
1answer
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If my iPod is stolen and wiped, would it still appear as 'offline' on iCloud or would it just not appear at all?

I am trying to find out if my iPod 2nd gen is stolen or just misplaced. I have find my iPhone activated but it happened a couple of days ago so the battery is probably dead. It shows up as 'offline' ...
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0answers
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How to periodically show alert message *in foreground*?

I want to have an alert / dialog box to fire up periodically in foreground. I tried a combination of AppleScript and launchd and managed to have the script (actually converted to a app) fired up ...
0
votes
1answer
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Will using the iphone camera flash as a flashlight for long periods harm it in any way?

We have an old iPhone 4 that we use as a music machine in a spare room. Will using the flash as a nightlight overnight cause any damage? My guess is no, but a part of me (maybe thinking of old ...
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0answers
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entry in startup menu causes crash on boot

A while ago, I installed yosemite beta on its own partition. I later deleted that yosemite beta partition. However when I boot with option held key down, I still get a choice of partitions, including ...
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Applescript to hide print queue

Running a Processing sketch which saves .txt files to a folder. Have a folder action attached that prints new files in this folder to a thermal receipt printer. However, I had to update to Yosemite, ...
0
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1answer
21 views

How do I mirror my hard drive?

How do I mirror my hard drive? I want to preserve programs for which I've lost the license number.
0
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1answer
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“You don't have permission to save files in the location where screen shots are stored”

Every time I take a screenshot, I get this error: You don't have permission to save files in the location where screen shots are stored. How do I fix it?
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1answer
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How can I take selfie by running a console command on Mac?

I know I can take selfie by built-in camera by the PhotoBooth app. However, is there a way how to do it from command line, in sort of lolcommits style?
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1answer
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iPhone Stuck on Apple Logo

Yesterday I turned my iPhone off and it wouldn't turn back on. It kept attempting to reboot but got stuck at the apple logo, I've tried everything, I found this article but it's a bit complicated. ...
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1answer
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Unusual problem regarding old water damage, new battery not charging macbook air mid 2011

I have quite strange problem. I had some water damage on my computer few month ago. After it dried completely computer worked only when I unplugged the battery but if I unplugged the charger my ...
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How to get old contacts back from Exchange on iPhone?

A user has an iPhone that is using Exchange email. The email password recently changed and the iPhone kept trying to connect using the old password, which kept locking him out of his email on his ...
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How do I reinstall Adobe Design and Web Premium CS6 with trial version?

frdmn explained that I could reinstall by using the trial version and then updating with my license key. But do I have to uninstall the parts of the suite that are still on my disc?
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1answer
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iOS podcast app that differentiates between and gives different functionality to long/short presses of the play/pause button on the headphones

Overcast for iOS has a feature that allows you to either skip forward in the track/podcast or move forward in the playlist of tracks/podcasts depending on wether you just do two short clicks on the ...
0
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2answers
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Can I build a VM and use the image on a MacBook?

We are going to have over a hundred MacBooks in our school. We would like to create a master image with all our base settings and applications so that it can be installed on every new MacBook that ...
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3answers
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How can I transfer contacts between SIM cards?

I've bought a new iPhone 5S and inserted a nano SIM into it by purchasing a nano sim with same number. How can I get contacts from my old sim to new SIM?
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Automatically mount disk image earlier than app resume

I've found that I can automatically mount a disk image by adding it to Login Items, but this happens far too late in the login process. For example, I'd like the automatic resume feature to be able ...
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Can't kill Preview app

I have strange problem, my Preview app is not responding and can't kill it. leo-mac:~ leo$ sudo killall Preview No matching processes were found Force Quit button also doesn't give any result. ...
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0answers
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Yosemite Regularly Crashes, Returns to Login Screen

I have a Macbook Pro 6,2 (mid-2010 model) with Yosemite installed. Recently, my computer has started crashing in a number of ways. First of all, it often crashes and bumps me back to the login screen ...
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2answers
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Reclaim disk space from old Windows partition?

How do I reclaim the disk space used by my former Windows partition? Clear free space in Disk Utility So I recently removed Windows 7 from my iMac, but Bootcamp didn't let me do it. I used Disk ...
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Ipod classic freezes after library is half loaded - restore, new hard drive and Disk U don't work

My elderly 160gb ipod has a problem loading more than about 21,000 songs on to it. The loading from my Itunes from a late 2012 Mac is uneventful and everything looks fine and the Itunes goes through ...
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0answers
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DNS occasionally stops working

OS X 10.9.5 Every couple of weeks, manual dns lookups (e.g. via nslookup or host) still work, but system lookups do not (so e.g. ping fails to lookup the host). The first few times it happens ...
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How to alter Safari's default cursor options

Bear with me as I explain how Safari prompts a user to search: Previously, when I would open Safari or open a new tab within Safari, there would be no cursor present (I think). When I would begin ...
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votes
1answer
14 views

Can I create a newspaper type document with photos and words and save directly on my iPad?

I have a 64GB iPad and would like to be able to create and then store directly onto my iPad a newspaper like document. So that I can have access to it without a wifi connection. Can this be done? I am ...
0
votes
3answers
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Built-in GUI-based ASCII only editor for OS X

I am trying to programmatically invoke an OS X editor from a script which: does not add smart quotes or any non-ascii characters while editing will work "out of the box" on any standard mac system ...
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0answers
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How come I can't import and delete the photos that are on my iPhone onto my windows 8.1

I've tried importing my photos and deleting them several times it will not come off of my iPhone it won't let me delete the ones that are already on it unless I do it manually. with my old iPhones are ...
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1answer
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iPod 4th gen screen does not work after replacement

I cracked the screen of my iPod 4th gen, and bought a replacement kit to replace it. I replaced it, and before applying adhesive, I checked to see it work. It worked fine, it was responsive, etc. But ...
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0answers
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High CPU usage during disk operations

Early 2009 17" MacBookPro (MacBookPro5,2) 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 240 GB OWC Mercury SSD, installed in 2010 I've had issues with high CPU usage for a while now. The original ...
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1answer
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Xcode 6, Yosemite and iOS device with iOS6

I'm testing the app that is built using latest iOS8 SDK, but deployment target is set to iOS6 (it still has to run on iPod Touch 4th gen). I know that there is no iOS6 simulator available on Yosemite, ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to set up an old iMac as an external monitor without Target Display Mode?

My iMac doesn't support TDM, I'm wondering if there may be any other solutions.
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vote
1answer
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Speed of Ram via serial Number

Is it possible to tell the speed of R.A.M of a Mac Mini by the serial number, and if so where would one do that? I need to know whether or not a Mac Mini is specifically Pc3-8500 through the serial ...
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0answers
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MacBook Air (OSX 10.7.5, 2gb RAM, 1.5gb free storage) constantly running out of RAM with only browser open

I have a 4 year old MacBook Air which has been fantastic until recently. It is really struggling to run any program. Right now I have about 5 Chrome tabs open and it is struggling to keep up with the ...
2
votes
3answers
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How to uninstall “Installations” under System Report?

I was wondering how I can access these five programs that I downloaded without having the proper knowledge of uninstalling them. They have been messing with my system audio output through the ...
4
votes
1answer
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Prevent photos app on OSX Yosemite from starting when plugging in device

There seems to be a new app called Photos on OSX Yosemite (not iPhoto). This app opens whenever I plug in my phone. How can this be prevented? I have seen many solutions for the old iPhoto app that ...
0
votes
2answers
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How (or where) I can set keyboard shortcut to “add new desktop place”

please, how to set up keyboard shortcut to "add new desktop place", that must be added via "Mission Control" and by mouse click to "plus button" (top right corner)?? I'm looking at "system ...
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vote
1answer
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Which chargers to buy for a charging station?

To make a charging station effective, it needs to be able to charge all recent Apple laptops. As you know, Apple chargers are not cheap. So, we'd like to buy as few chargers as possible. Given this ...
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vote
1answer
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node npm Installing bower = npm ERR

New computer, fresh start. Was installing bower from terminal and got this ERR! message in return. Seems common, but i'm hesitant in forcing it with sudo. OSX 10.10.3 git version 2.3.2 (Apple ...

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