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I want to trust unidentified developers' applications. I've gone to System Preferences > Security & Privacy and tried to enable "Allow apps downloaded from: Anywhere", but OS X claims it will reset my "Anywhere" selection after 30 days of inactivity. Actually, I don't want OS X to make it unusually difficult for me to use my software, ever. Is it possible to make this selection permanent?
Jul 21, 2015 at 0:38
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It took me some time to figure this out but you can disable it through a global preference using the terminal:
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.security GKAutoRearm -bool NO
This will disable the auto rearming of the Gatekeeper in OS X. Tested on both Yosemite and Mavericks
Jul 30, 2015 at 12:19
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Not enough to get the password, you need to change a new one (password) to allow apps downloaded from a particular source can run.
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