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OS X 10.9 Mavericks is the tenth major release of Apple's OS X operating system.

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Why does OS X Mavericks freeze while typing comments on StackExchange Pages in Safari?

For a couple of days i am using OS X Mavericks and Safari for browsing. Sometimes while writing questions or comments on StackExchange pages, the computer freezes, and on the screen appear suddenly ...
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Cannot connect App Store after upgrading to Mavericks

I have just upgraded my Macbook Pro to OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and then I got the problem which cannot connect to App Store even though I was trying to sign in from Menu/Store/Sign In Does anyone has ...
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Locate database does not exist, even though it is already loaded

I am trying to use the locate command because even though I installed postgresql, psql is not recognized on command line: $ locate psql | grep /bin WARNING: The locate database (/var/db/locate....
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Differences migrating using Target Mode vs Migration Assistant on source machine?

What are the differences between using Target Mode and Migration Assistant on the source machine during a migration? Are different files transferred; is speed (all else being equal) different? Assume ...
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Chrome continues running even when Mac should be is asleep

I have the latest version of Chrome running on my Mac. I've noticed that even when I close the old intending to put my computer to sleep, Chrome continues running. I know this is the case because I ...
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iTunes remembers my friend's iPhone from when he plugged it in to recharge

Every time my friend's iPhone is on the same WiFi network, iTunes asks me if I want to update his phone's OS and then later asks if I want to update his carrier profile or something like that. How can ...
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When you terminate multi display in OS X 10.9 Mavericks, what happens?

Here's a question by a non-developer who cannot touch OS X 10.9 Mavericks, but I hope some developers help me in this issue - I have one 27-inch display and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro, and when I'm ...
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What permissions to host website for OS X Server?

I am trying to install Dropplet on my Mavericks Server. I have created the site in Server and copied the files to the root directory. When I go to configure it, I get the following error, "It seems ...
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No “Manage” button in Storage for my boot drive

I have two drives on my machine, Fast, the original 256GB SSD in my MP2013, and Bigger, a USB-attached 2TB drive. I'm trying to download XCode 10.2, but it complains there is not enough room on my ...
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“This is not a supported method of installing the operating system” when reinstalling OS X after formatting

After formatting my MacBook, when I reinstall OS X it doesn't come. When I skip that I can't choose startup disk because nothing shows up. This is not a supported method of installing the operating ...
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Is there a way to continue typing in the same Terminal tab after running a .command file?

For example, let's say I want to set up my Python Virtual Environment. I would run python3 -m virtualenv env wait for it to run, then run source /Users/MyAccountName/env/bin/activate and then I would ...
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Can reverting to a previous Time Machine instance enable Keychain data access?

A client is running 10.9.5 on a ten year old Mac. They recently reset the admin password so that it is now different from their keychain password. They've got a bunch of passwords stored in keychain/...
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The Open With: application settings In Finder's Get Info sheet for a file type won't stay set

When I set "Open with:" from Finder's Get Info sheet for a file and click "Change All...", it will open in the designated app if I immediately open the file, but the application set for "Open with:" ...
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OS X 10.9: 'ImportError: No module named glibc'

I needed to do a clean reinstall with Maverick and am now trying to get everything python related set up and running again. Now I have trouble using pip and I keep getting ImportError: No module named ...
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External Hard Drive not recognized after upgrading to El Capitan

I have a WD My Book 4TB external hard drive that I have all of my photo/video content on. It was working fine with Mavericks, but when I upgraded to El Capitan, the drive is no longer showing up on ...
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external hard disk was vanished after updating Mavericks OS!

After accomplishing a clean Mavericks OS installation on my MBP, I've plugged my external hard disk (HD), with USB, and it was working fine. It should be noted that, the external HDD has NTFS format. ...
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MacBook Pro reboot twice every time I wake it up from sleep mode

I'm wondering if I need to migrate to Linux to have a functioning OS.. Anyway, my problem is present from Mavericks till El Capitan and is about rebooting twice every time I wake my MacBook Pro from ...
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How do I open port 5672 in OS X 10.9.5?

I'd like to allow users on my local network to access the RabbitMQ server that's running on my Mac. I tried adding pass in proto tcp from any to any port 5672 to /etc/pf.conf, applying the rule and ...
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Fixing multiple Users permissions

In a classroom environment after a month without issues all of the sudden everyone is getting locked out of their folders, including my local admin user. What works is logging into each user, ...
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MacBook has stopped recognizing external screen

I have an external screen at work, which my MacBook used to recognize without issue. When I came today and plugged it in, it didn't recognize it anymore. It is connected via a Displayport-to-DVI ...
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iMessages not synced between Mavericks and Yosemite

I have two Macs, one with Mavericks and one with Yosemite. Ever since I’ve upgraded to Yosemite, iMessages are no longer in sync between the two. I use the Mavericks one as my primary machine and when ...
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Setup MacBook to accept ARD traffic over SSH?

How to access Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) via VNC-over-SSH? asks how to tunnel ARD traffic over SSH. But the answer provided does not detail the steps required to do so. Would some please provide the ...
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Change default view on removable drives

How can I make Finder default to "list view" whenever browsing a removable drive (and it's subfolders)? I need it to remember this preference even after the removable drive has been ejected and then ...
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How can I prevent hostname from changing?

When I boot up one of our computers it gets a static DHCP address which is specified in our DNS as client1.domain.com and so on. The hostname sets automatically from reverse DNS at bootup and ...
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LaunchDaemons Starting Before IP Addresses Have Been Assigned

I’m working on an annoying problem with my Mac mini (running OS X 10.9). I have postfix and pfctl scheduled to load as system daemons using launchd, and they do so successfully. However, they do so ...
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I'm trying to system restore my computer and want to keep my installed software

I'm trying to system restore my computer (MacBook7,1 running 10.9.4), but want to keep Microsoft Office and Logic Express that I have installed. I do not have the disks to reinstall them, as I lost ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth speaker

I did read iTunes keeps starting automatically but since I don't have the console output mentioned in this thread I don't know how to pin down the problem. So iTunes keeps opening when connecting my ...
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How should I clean up old mailbox files?

I'm using Mail.app to read my gmail via IMAP. I recently realised that, since I have a huge amount of mail in that account, and a fairly small SSD, it would be wise to reconfigure the account the save ...
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Problems with a simple shell script

I've faced with the problem of using simple shell commands like AWK and print within my sh scripts on my Mac ( the same script works perfect on the Linux). For instance below script which seek for the ...
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MacAIR failing to startup from disk

Running 10.9.most recent. As of this evening my Mac will not start up normally from the internal drive. The Apple logo appears and the spinning disc as well, but nothing happens thereafter. I have ...
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TRIM won't turn on Samsung 256GB 840 Pro

I've just changed to a SSD and am trying to enable TRIM by following this guide - https://digitaldj.net/blog/2011/11/17/trim-enabler-for-os-x-lion-mountain-lion-mavericks/ Everything executes fine ...
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No file or directory names are shown in Finder at home directory

Finder does not show file and directory names in my home directory in list and cover flow view modes. Other columns are okay but name column does not not have a title and it is empty. I am using Mac ...
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Syntax for “focused searches” on Finder

When I trying searching for a file/folder on Finder, I get way too many results. I know that I can narrow down search results by pressing the [+], but is there a way of narrowing the search results by ...
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iTunes cannot find music files after upgrading to Yosemite

After upgrading from Mavericks to Yosemite, most of my music files appear to have gone missing. Whenever I try to play music on my Mac, a pop up shows up saying: "the song you're trying to listen to ...
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How do I get a copy of the Mavericks installer? It is no longer on the App Store

I have looked at the Q&A regarding downgrading from Yosemite to Mavericks, but the Mavericks installer is no longer available in the App Store. Is there a way to get a hold of the installer? ...
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Figuring out what is causing the kernal panic on Macbook

Figuring out what is causing this panic attack.. Can anybody help me with this? Panic (system crashes) log: Source: /Library/Logs/DiagnosticReports/Kernel_2014-11-05-230220_Kisuke.panic Size: ...
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You can only install this software on the disk that is running os x

I have 2 disks in my Mac - a new SSD which is my boot drive, and the original disk which came with the mac, which still has OSX installed on it (I haven't figured out what to use this drive for yet). ...
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Replacing samba.schema (LDAP) on Mavericks Server

I have a Mavericks Server with Open Directory, where all my user information is stored. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server which has hitherto served up files using NFS. My Mavericks desktop is having ...
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Only Cursor and Notifications Appear for First Few Seconds After Display Turns Back On

When my 2011 iMac's display shuts off - before the computer goes to sleep, but after a screensaver might display - there is frequently a 5-15second delay with the display coming back. What I see is ...
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Changing /etc/hosts not getting affected

I have added the following line in my /etc/hosts: 127.0.0.1   myapp.corp.com so my full /etc/hosts looks like: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1   myapp.corp.com 255.255.255.255 broadcasthost ::1 ...
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Copy folder into multiple folders

I have a folder that I need to copy into 400 other folders. Instead of writing code to do this is there an easy way to paste into multiple folders?
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Can I customize Finder to have distinct sounds for moving files vs. copying files?

I frequently both copy (Alt-Drag) and move (Drag) files in Finder from one directory to another. My dexterity isn't so great, and so sometimes I accidentally let go of the Alt key before the mouse ...
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Ran Disk Utility to Repair Permissions but not sure it's doing the right job

I wrote a script to parse Disk Utility log and output and permission changes that give more access than before. There were 5 results: 2014-09-21 21:42:31 +1000: Permissions differ on “usr/lib/...
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updating two identical machines results in two different Darwin kernel versions reported

I have two identical Mac Minis and I updated each with all available updates. This caused both machines to go from OS X 10.9.2 to OS X 10.9.4. However, uname -a reports different kernel versions for ...
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OSX Mavericks: reinstall Ruby without reinstalling the whole system

I was "wise" enough to uninstall system Ruby on my Mac. So the question is: how to install Ruby without reinstalling everything? Maybe important: I can't use AppStore because it wants credit card ...
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Mavericks OS X Server : Wiki : Copy & Paste Tables?

How can I transfer a table in a wiki page to another page? (...without copy&paste for each cell separately) I use OS X Server on Mavericks. In the wiki I would like to copy a table from one wiki ...
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How to make a HTML file as your wall paper

Is there any way to use a Web arrive file or a HTML file as your wall paper? I found this interactive website (http://mrdoob.github.io/three.js/examples/css3d_periodictable.html) and want to put it as ...
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Establish VPN Connection with Cisco RV220W w/o 3rd Party Software

I'm trying to set up and establish a VPN connection between my MacBook Air and the Cisco RV220W in my office. The IPsec setup is extremely confusing and the built in client in OS X is pretty straight ...
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General System Preferences won't save on Max OSX Mavericks

Under System Preferences > General, there seems to be one setting, on my computer, that won't save. Regardless of what I set it to, it always reverts to "Always": I have tried the following: Going ...
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Spotlight not highlighting the selected result

When I search something in Spotlight the top search result is highlighted by default (as it should be). However when I press the down arrow to select the next result, the top result remains ...