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I terminated a process and now the Amazon website doesn't work. How can I fix this?

There was a file that kept reappearing in my Documents folder after deletion. I started to terminate processes using Activity Monitor, to see if I could establish what was causing the issue. I ...
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Odd connection on fresh install of macOS Monterey

So, I hade used the erase all content and settings feature in macOS Monterey since I wanted to have a fresh install of my computer. However, as soon as my computer connected to the internet (right ...
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I'm not receiving any audio from the AWS Windows VM

I'm connecting to Amazon WorkSpaces using the Amazon WorkSpaces Client version 3.0.4.964 but I'm not receiving any audio from the Windows VM. My sound works fine locally (I can play a YouTube video) ...
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Best cloud alternative to a Mac AFP onsite file system

I have a publishing company as a client that has asked me to help them migrate an outdated Mac server to a cloud based model so they would be able to have a more resilient system, as well as easily ...
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Why can't I use my microphone in Amazon WorkSpaces?

I'm connecting to Amazon WorkSpaces using version 4.0.2.2087. I have tried using my internal mic, a USB headset, Bluetooth headset, and 3.5mm audio jack headset. I can hear audio just fine with all ...
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Changing audio output device while running Amazon Workspace Client

Amazon WorkSpaces client uses a Teradici Virtual Audio Driver which is initialized with the system Sound settings when the connection is first opened. Whatever Sound device was selected in System ...
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Is it possible to limit resource usage by user in macOS?

We have a mac1.metal instance in AWS. Configured with 2 users, one for the QA team and another one for Devs. I'm trying to limit the resource usage of the users, so the any of the teams can't claim ...
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macOS Catalina on AWS: merging partitions

I have created a macOS Catalina EC2 instance on AWS with an EBS volume size of 60 GB. Then I resized the volume on AWS to 120 GB and tried the following commands to resize the APFS container ...
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Broken CXX compiler error on cmake when building aws-sdk-cpp for iOS

UPDATE: After downloading the aws source and switched to older version 1.7.9 instead of 1.8, I was able to get rid of the error for broken compiler. Now building the libs starting but I get bunch of ...
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Why am I getting no sound from my Amazon WorkSpace?

I'm connecting to Amazon WorkSpaces using the Amazon WorkSpaces Client version 3.0.4.964 but I'm not receiving any audio from the Windows VM. My sound works fine locally (I can play a YouTube video) ...
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Function key does not get passed on to Windows in Amazon WorkSpaces

I am using MacBook Pro 2019 with Touch Bar and macOS Catalina 10.15.3. I have installed Amazon WorkSpaces 3.0.4 which I use to connect to Windows. My Function keys are not getting passed on to my ...
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Windows key does not work on Amazon WorkSpaces Client with external USB keyboard

I'm using Amazon WorkSpaces Client 2.5.11.120 on macOS 10.15.3 with an external USB keyboard. The Windows key ⊞ Win doesn't work. All other keys work except the Windows key; is there any solution or ...
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Command+Tab switches windows in Mac OS rather than the ones inside Amazon WorkSpaces

I have latest Amazon WorkSpaces installed which I use to connect to my client desktop. I previously had Windows machine. There, if I was inside Amazon WorkSpaces and I pressed Alt+Tab, I was able to ...
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Touchbar Sending Virtual Keypresses to Amazon Workspaces

I have a MacBook Pro with the touchbar and I use it to connect to Amazon Workspaces. Workspaces is essentially a Windows VM I connect to for Windows development. My older MacBook worked great, but ...
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Methods for copying Time Machine backups offsite

I presently use an external USB drive to back up my Mac Mini with Time Machine which is a little about 1.5 TB total, however, I would really like to be able to trickle those backups onto some other ...
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Any practical way to mount Amazon Cloud Drive as network volume on Mac?

Need to mount Amazon Cloud Drive as a desktop network volume. I've tried ExpanDrive, but it's so slow as to be useless. It also completely freezes up Finder every few seconds. I also saw acd_fuse but ...
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Kindle books (.azk) and iPad

I have the Kindle reader app for iPad and was just wondering the following: What does a download link look like for an .azk/.azw file? Where do the files get stored on the iPad once they are ...
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Backup app to use with Amazon Cloud Drive?

I am backing up my iMac locally using Time Machine, and now I am looking for a cloud backup to provide offsite redundancy. I have signed up for Amazon's unlimited storage option for their Cloud Drive, ...
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Connecting to EC2 Amazon using iTerm and .pub-file

How can I setup my iTerm to connect my amazon server using the .pem file I have been given. When I try ssh PUBLIC-DNS it returns Permission denied (publickey).. EDIT I have now tried the following ...
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How to install and setup s3fs on OS X 10.7 (Lion)

I installed s3fs, a tool that allows mounting Amazon S3 buckets as a file system. I created folder for mounting in /mnt/s3 then I created a file in /etc/passwd-s3fs with the content BucketName:...
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How do I move my Amazon books to new iPad

If I upgrade to a new iPad will all of my Amazon content be moved over?
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Can't access Amazon S3 bucket after mounting using s3fs

I have been trying to mount an Amazon S3 bucket as a OSX volume using the s3fs command line tool (installed from Homebrew). The issue is that although I run the s3fs command as per the instructions (...
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Cannot SSH to AWS instance from Macbook.. routing?

This is driving me a bit nuts. I created an AWS instance and I can't ssh to it from my Macbook. I can ssh elsewhere. I can ssh from other machines on the same network to the AWS instance. So it's ...
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Slow typing on iPad

I am using: iPad 3 Prompt (SSH app) There is about a half-second to 1 second lag between pressing a key and displaying on the screen. This happens even if I use an exernal Bluetooth keyboard paired ...
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Will iOS ever play nice with Amazon purchased content? [closed]

Are there any indications that I will be able to use my Amazon content on an iPad? I have songs and videos with Amazon, and I would rather buy an iPad to watch/listen to them. But I am being ...
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Helping to manage my amazon ec2 servers on my ipad

I am looking for apps that would help me to manage my amazon EC2 servers on an iPad. Are there any apps like that?
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Connecting to a remote machine with a public key using Fugu

How do I connect to a remote server with a public key using Fugu? I'm using Amazon EC2, so I have .pem public key, but I'm totally new to Fugu and I can't see any form or input for the public key. In ...
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