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How to use the built–in VPN Server on Mac OS 10.6.6

I know that Mac OS 10.6.6 has a built in VPN server that one can access through command line. Is there an easier way? Can I make an Automator or AppleScript program that starts and stops the built–in ...
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Sorting of photos, on ipad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iPad organizing photos What is the criterion for sorting photos, are used by iTunes, when you are uploading them to iPad? I'm just trying to arrange photos in right order, ...
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5.1 surround sound via optical out without receiver

I have a 2010 Mac mini and I would like to output 5.1 surround sound from it. The optical audio out is the way to achieve this, but I don't want to have an audio receiver, 5 times bigger then the ...
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Change the directory used to save screenshots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the location of screen captures on 10.5? In the Keyboard preferences, I enabled the shortcuts that allow me to take a screenshot of the full screen, or of the ...
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Is it safe to provide your raw system profile to software vendors for tech support?

I have a very expensive piece of software that began crashing after a recent system update, which presumably broke something. Unfortunately, the system logs the app throws aren't detailed enough for ...
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Why am I getting the error “MobileMe does not sync with Microsoft Exchange Server”?

I am getting this error message every time a meeting request comes through, but I am not syncing anything with outlook or exchange, so I don't know what to change to get rid of it. These are my sync ...
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Migrating from MacPorts to Homebrew. Is there any specific advice in how to minimize disruption?

I want to stop using macports, and use homebrew instead, I have been reading on their approach and it makes more sense to me. Now, I don't care much about having to reinstall my packages, even if some ...
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Apple Shortcut Icon

I'm pretty sure this is the best site for the this question, if not please feel free to point in a different direction, I am using the Mac version of Eclipse and I'm stumped as to what the Keyboard ...
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Image quality of various Apple cinema displays

I have concluded that my office is in sore need of a new display and have decided to take the hit for one of apple's refurbished displays. The most important thing for me is similar pixels/square ...
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Any way to see my PC and Macbook's folders using iPad?

Is there a way to do that? The only way i can think of is to use dropbox but it doesn't support some common file types such as .mpg, .mobi, and .epub, and is limited to 2GB. Also, doesn't it make ...
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On iPad or iPhone, I take a snapshot of the screen looking at the screen sideway, but the snapshot is taken to be in Portrait mode?

On iPad or iPhone, I take a snapshot of the screen looking at the screen sideway (Landscape mode), but the snapshot is taken to be in Portrait mode? So if I send this photo to a friend or post it on ...
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Remove mono bluetooth profile or set stereo as default [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove mono bluetooth profile or set stereo as default. Whenever I turn on my Nokia bluetooth headphones they automatically connect to my Macbook. The problem is they always ...
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Bootcamp and Windows 7 - Mounting the .iso onto a blank DVD-R

So im trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate via Bootcamp on my Macbook Pro 13"....Managed to partition the HDD but for some reason whenever I click install, the Macbook restarts and I'm met with a ...
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OS X Server 10.6 and Fully Qualified Domain Names

From the Advanced Server Admin for OS X Server v.10.6: You must have a fully qualified domain name for each server’s IP addess in the DNS system. The DNS zone must have the reverse-lookup ...
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Repairing an iPhone screen

I've got a broken screen on my iPhone 4. Does anyone have any hints, suggestions, or products that you have used to repair your broken screen? Is there anything different about the iPhone 4 vs other ...
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Base computation via Spotlight?

Is there a combination of math functions I could use in spotlight to accomplish change of base ? I know I can do it on a case by case basis with normal algebra.
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Application to periodically update desktop with new images from Flickr tag search?

Are there any applications I can use to periodically download new images from a Flickr tag search and update my desktop picture (preferably with support for multiple monitors)?
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Is there any reason to buy the iWork bundle instead of the apps separately from the App Store?

Keynote is $19, Pages is $19, Numbers is $19. iWork bundle is $79. Why would anyone want to buy the bundle?
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AirPort Extreme not accepting ISP cable modem DHCP

I've just recently changed the ISP and now have a cable modem, which only has one LAN port. Connecting here requires to use DHCP to get an IP address. Connecting my laptop works just fine and I get an ...
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MacPro - Can the two network interfaces be assigned to?

Is it possible to control which applications/processes use which network card? So, for example, I could assign different things to different interfaces? Also, is this possible for the different types ...
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software for autoslicing a song

I'm searching a program for slicing a song (MP3, wav, whatever) automatically in different patterns.
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Refreshed MacBook + BootCamp unable to boot restored Windows 7 partition

I recently had my MacBook's HDD crap out on me. The OS X partition, in particular, quit working, but my Windows 7 partition was still in decent enough shape for me to grab an image. I got a ...
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Problem when updating using Software Update

I tried to update Mac OS X using Software Update. But when I tap on software updates, it's checking software updates and listing the available updates. I didn't see Mac OS X update available in the ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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How iPad screen gameplay is captured?

In some video such as http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csjXiu9HLrA I see that it looks like the iPad video is captured... but it is also said that the Component cable for iPad only works for movies ...
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OS X Newbie shortcut question

I have just moved onto OS X from Windows and am using an early mac pro. Inside eclipse, when I hover over the toolbar, there are various keyboard shortcuts, (like F11 for 'Run'). However, when I ...
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Is it possible to tune OS X so it will execute exe files without having to prefix the command line with wine?

I'm writing cross-platform scripts that are executing utilities and some of them are windows executables. I would like to find a solution that would not require me to prepend the command line with ...
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Time Capsule alternatives

Can someone tell me the best alternative to Apple Time capsule? Common question, I know, but couldn't find it in the list. People who have actually tried out the alternatives only please.
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My iPhone is over capacity. Is there a way to remove specific data from an iPhone Backup?

Let me explain my situation. I jailbroke my iPhone 4 when the untethered 4.3.1 jailbreak got released last week. As precaution, I did make a backup of my Cydia apps back when it was 4.2.1 and my ...
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How power efficient are Apple's bluetooth devices?

I learned from this post that I can hold the power button long enough to turn off the bluetooth keyboard. I used Apple's bluetooth mouse around 5 years ago, and I just threw it away as it was a ...
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How do you use iPad? [closed]

I've bought the device lately and I use it almost everyday for mail, calendars, web and such stuff. But I have a feeling that I haven't even scratched the surface. Could you share your own ways of ...
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Dictionary application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can use

I have a problem with the Dictionary application: all in a sudden, without any changes on the preferences, the application doesn't show all the dictionaries I can look a word in the toolbar that ...
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How can I change the preferred application for opening “fmp7://” URLs from FileMaker Pro Advanced to FileMaker Pro?

I have both FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Pro Advanced installed. Because the available licenses for the Advanced product are limited, I shouldn't use it unless necessary. But when neither application ...
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How long will the Spring 2010 MacBook Pros be available? [closed]

I'm thinking about picking up a refurb 13" 2010 MBP next month. But I just started wondering, how long will they be available?
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How to not pay for a song twice?

What is an easy way to move a song I bought from iPhone 3 to iPhone 4 to iPad? Do I need to move some files such as Mvx034f.mp3 over somewhere and rename it? I think the only other way is to let ...
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Automatically delete a folder daily

Is there a way to automatically have a folder deleted every day at 4am? I'm running 10.6.7.
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Indicates fully charged when not 100%

I recently (less than 1 month ago) purchased a new Macbook Pro 13". Love it so far, but have a question on the battery. It never reaches 100% - usually it makes it up to 96% then the light on the ...
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iPhone app or mod in cydia to remap headset inline remote buttons?

I was wondering if there's any package in Cydia or iPhone app that would allow me to change the inline remote buttons behavior. I often walk around the cydia with my headphones on and speaking the ...
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Software to produce plots for very large data sets?

I'm looking to produce plots from some very large data sets. To start I've got a data set with 40 different series in it, each with 5000 samples that I'd like to produce a line chart out of, with each ...
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iPhone/iPad battery charging/discharging cycle

Apple recommends at least one charge cycle (charge to 100% and then running it down completely) per month. Then, is it OK to charge iPad/iPhone all the time as long as I have charge cycle per month? ...
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How can I deactivate an jailbroken iOS?

Sometimes the activation option from the PwnageTool does bring your GSM in an unusable state if you have and iPhone that is locked to other network than AT&T. All I remember is that it was a tool ...
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Simplest way to audit and monitor my home network and deal with intruders (while leaving it all open)

Please don't give me a suggestion that you haven't tried and approved yourself. Also please feel free so skip and not read anything below. I trust the title is already summing up pretty good. What I'...
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What does en0,en1 etc (en) stand for?

So on Linux it's eth0, eth1 etc which stands for ethernet interface 0 etc So what does en0 on mac stand for? (the "en" part)
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How to (re)enable YouTube videos on Safari with Flash plugin 10.2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The browser doesn't show videos on Youtube Youtube videos appear as a black box only in safari 5.0.3, since flash payer has been updated to 10.2. They work if I change the ...
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How can I get notified when a new jailbreak or unlock is released?

I got borred about all the spam created by less or more famous iOS hackers. They simply create too much hype for nothing: tweets, rss feeds, facebook pages, all of the full of nonsense messages. I do ...
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Photos not appearing on iPhone

I have an iPhone 3G, whenever I add a photo into a folder in iTunes, and then I sync it to my iPhone, the photo doesn't appear at all in the folder on my iPhone. Why is it doing this? The image is ...
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External Hard drive automount problem

I have a Drobo hooked up to my intel mac mini mounted to /Volumes/Drobo, although after a poweroutage the Drobo now automounts to /Volumes/Drobo 1. I unmount it and mount it back on /Volumes/Drobo so ...
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After upgrading to Snow Leopard, don't I have to upgrade Chrome or Firefox and other programs to 64-bit version?

Since I have been using Leopard on my Macbook, all the apps should be 32-bit. So an hour ago, the macbook is upgraded to Snow Leopard. Does that mean all apps should also be upgraded to 64-bit ...
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iphone unlocked in bestbuy? [closed]

I am in vancouver B.C. Is the iphone4 bought in bestbuy official unlocked?I saw that the network of iphone4 is telus but have a uncontract price on bb website. So can the iphone4 be used in other ...
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What's the difference between iPad's a-GPS and iPhone's GPS?

iPhone has GPS, and iPad 3G model has Assisted GPS. What's the difference between the two? Which is better? Do I need to buy GPS receiver if I want to get real GPS data?

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