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How to render external display in native resolution?

I've a UHD display connected to MAC via HDMI. But the external display is not rendering in native resolution. There does not appear to be an option in preferences to set to native resolution of ...
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Can malware be the source or 600% load on 8-core i7 processor with nothing in Activity Monitor nor `top`?

My Mac suddenly started showing a heavy processor load, i.e. 600% or more. When I checked in iStat Menus, Activity Monitor and sudo top, no process was shown to consume more than 10%. Should I worry ...
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HTML files not displaying correctly iOS

I am trying to email an html file with some charts in it and it doesn't show any of the content if I open in the Mail app on iOS except a bulleted point, whereas it is fine in a browser or any other ...
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Send photos from Mac to iPhone using iTunes

I'm trying to send photos to my iPhone, using iTunes, but when I select the Photos section in iTunes, it shows me this (it doesn't let me choose a folder): How can I sync a specific folder ...
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Can't shutdown a MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro Mid 2012 running latest release OS X. Recently when I am shutting down my computer it just get stuck in the spinner. So the only way is to force shut it down which might not be ...
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Wrong number of items displayed when moving or copying files

When copying or moving files in Yosemite, Finder says it is preparing (for example) 400 items, when there is actually only 200 items in the folder. This has been happening a lot recently, on both my ...
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Is there a way to disable passwords for free apps on iPhone 4?

Under Settings > iTunes & App Store there is no Password Settings option for me on my newly activated iPhone 4. From reading this article, it seems this might be a bug and that I have to turn ...
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What is com.apple.serviceproxy?

I have 6 instances of httpd running, and they respawn after I kill them. I tried the solution provided on this answer , $ pgrep -fl foo 40679 bash /tmp/foo $ launchctl list|grep 40679 40679 - ...
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Early 2015 Retina Macbook Pro not recognizing/working with some external displays

I have an Early 2015 Retina Macbook Pro 2.7 GHz i5, and it does not work with certain displays. I first tested it with a display(call it display A) Mini Display Port to DVI cable which did not work. ...
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What is causing the iCloud “You can't sign in at this time” error on my MacBook Pro?

I noticed that I wasn't able to view my iCloud storage usage on my MacBook Pro running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5. To attempt to fix the problem I signed out of iCloud, but now I'm no longer able to sign ...
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How can I make dd not copy empty space when copying a partition to an image file?

In my scenario, I wanted to use dd to copy the contents of a Windows 10 USB installer onto an image file to test if it works. The original windows 10 image was only about 5GB. The newly created image ...
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MacBook keeps Panic (RAM problem?)

I’m having a major problem with my MacBook Pro 15" (Mid 2012 - non-retina) In 2012 I bought my MacBook in connection with my education. About 6 month after I've bought it, I got my first Kernel Panic ...
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MacBook Air 2009 using too much battery during sleep - Too old?

I have just bought a MacBook Air Mid 2009 and i'm surprised about the speed it uses battery during sleep. Here are the technical features : MacBook Air 13" Mid 2009 (MacBookAir2,1) Mountain Lion ...
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Speed up GarageBand track and pitch the sound

I recorded some songs form an old tape. Because it was running a bit slower, everything sounds lower. I want to speed up the things, but without keeping the same tonality. I want to change the speed, ...
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Seeking a clean way to mount a directory on one HFS+ drive as a directory on another such drive on same machine

I need to seamlessly mount (and automount, e.g. via fstab) a directory (folder) on one drive to appear at the commandline and GUI level as a directory on another, on the same machine. This is to ...
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Enigma: How can my iPad mini without GPS know his location?

I have an iPad mini, non-cellular, without GPS. Yesterday, I had opened the app RATP. In the app, I had a map. I took my iPad outside, in Paris. I opened my iPad. I still had the map. And — surprise, ...
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How to format a partition for bootcamp without to partitioning all drive?

I'm trying to install a Windows 10 in my MacBook Pro 2012 with El Capitan. I am now in the step that Bootcamp will create a volume for Windows installation. My MacBook got two internal (physical) disk ...
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Automatically use USB sound card when plugged in?

I have an external sound card that I plug into my computer through USB. Is there any way I can tell OS X to always default to it as output when it's available? Even if I plug it in while the computer ...
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MacBook brightness decreases even though I've unset this happening “as ambient light changes” & “before display goes to sleep”

My MacBook's brightness decreases even though I've unset “Automatically adjust brightness as ambient light changes” & “Automatically reduce brightness before display goes to sleep”. It does so ...
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What's the secret to getting screen sharing to work with Messages in OS X 10.11?

I have a client who is only moderately comfortable in Xcode, and regularly has problems building the app I'm developing for him, or git conflicts, or other things that are very painful to figure out ...
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Itunes Thumb Drive Eject

How do I properly "eject" a thumb drive? I just uploaded about 26 hours of shows off of 12 thumb drives onto iTunes. Went to FILE, add to library, then when done loading, go to CONTROLS and hit eject, ...
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Dock and Terminal don't work on systems with home directory on different versions of OSX

I have two macs, one running Mavericks and one running El Capitan. Most of the users on both of the machines have their home directory in an external server connected by NFS. When I try to launch ...
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Network priority is not being observed—how to fix?

I have my home network listed as highest priority in my list of Wifi networks, and my Karma Go (like a Mifi) listed way down the list, and yet I very frequently discover that I'm using my Karma Go ...
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Ext4 for Linux and Fuse with OS X?

System: El-Capitan 10.11.5, Macbook Air 2013-Mid, SSD 128 GB. I would like do a new partition in my SSD. Install Ubuntu on it side-by-side with OS X. I have documents which I would like to use by both ...
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All music gone in iTunes version 12.4.0.119 after upgrade

All of my music in iTunes is gone. I upgrade to version 12.4.0.119 from the previous version. After I rebooted all of the music and custom playlists are gone in iTunes. All of the media files are ...
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Are Apple Music radio stations influenced by your likes?

I understand that the more you like certain music tracks, recommendations will be provided. I'm wondering about the Radio specifically. Are the radio stations also influenced by your likes? ...
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How can I send focused window beneath other windows like Alt+Esc do in Windows?

I don't want to minimize it (⌘+M) or hide it (⌘+H). I want other windows to be on top of my focused window when I press some shortcut or fire some macro/script/whatever. How can I achieve this?
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How do I move my plants vz zombies safegames to android?

I want to try strategies here https://gaming.stackexchange.com/questions/162404/is-there-a-way-to-transfer-game-progress-from-an-ios-device-to-android I am now on android. I want to move app data ...
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Move or transfer only all the Screenshots from iPhone iOS 9.x to Windows PC?

These few links/ answers do not satisfy my question because Screenshots folder was introduced only in iOS 9.x as per: http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/8/8914505/apple-ios-9-beta-photos-screenshots ...
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2 or more iOS devices with different versions of iOS (7.x 9.x) & same App, will keep which App versions on iTunes sync?

I have several iOS devices with iOS 7.x to 9.x installed and they are all synced with iTunes on my computer. How can I manage the differing versions of my suite of apps on these devices when iTunes ...
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two finger double tap zoom in any app

Is there a way to enable two finger double tap on Trackpad to zoom not only in browsers, but also in anywhere else on the computer? Currently it only works for browsers. I am running osx El Capitan.
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Is it possible to activate an iPhone overseas?

My parents brought me a iPhone SE locked by Sprint from US and I only turned it on here in my country (Brazil). It was not able to reach the original network. I wanted to unlock it but first I must ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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Can I Reinstall Application Loader Without Xcode?

I just became an Apple Developer about an hour ago. On another question I was advised that I could use Application Loader to submit my Unity 3D puzzle apps to the Mac App Store. I read that it was ...
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Canon Duplexer prints on opposite sides

I have a problem I cannot fix. The CANON i-Sensys MF4660PL printer I have is able to print double-sided, but it does not do it correctly. I have downloaded the latest printer driver from Canon (for El ...
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Auto-correct on my iMac is checked so why is it not working in Apple Mail?

"Correct Spelling Automatically" box is checked in Keyboard settings. "Check Spelling As I Type" is checked in in Mail preferences. With the proper boxes checked, why is iMac Mail not correcting ...
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Change to different icloud account on iOS9

I've configured an iPad with an iCloud account that I don't want to use anymore. I've changed the iTunes and App Store account to the right one. Now I want to change the iCloud account as well. I can ...
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Undo/Recover a quick formatted JHFS+ HDD drive

I just have made the biggest mistake in my life, accidentally format ~2TB of my personal data. Here is information about the Disk : 2TB HDD Drive : GUID Partition Map : OS X Extended (Journaled) : ...
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Can I clone a MacBook to another one and work with both without annoyances?

I have an old MacBook MacBook4,1 (named Mac1) under Lion. My daughter is working with it. I have just bought another old MacBook2,1 (named Mac2) which is under Snow Leopard and that I need to ...
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Bootcamp/VM Windows 10 licensing

In the past if I wanted to install Windows on Bootcamp, and then also use Parallels/VMware to open up the Bootcamp installation as a VM I would need two separate Windows licenses. Is this still the ...
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Symlinking ~/Documents to ~/Google Drive

I could not understand whether other questions had been answered, or if the answers were valid for my version of OS X (Mavericks), so I'm asking for the definite truth about the following: Can I ...
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In Terminal, how do I run a curl command to POST data?

I'm using OS X Yosemite and having trouble running curl to POST data to my local server. Below is the command I'm running and the response: localhost:myproject davea$ curl --header "...
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Apps only crashing on iPad Air 2 with iOS 9.3.1

I have a very strange problem with my iPad Air 2. The problem is that certain apps crash immediately on launch. I tap the icon, the start screen shows and then the app crashes. This does not apply ...
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MacBook Pro number keys failing most of the time

I have a MacBook Pro late 2012 with OS X El Capitan. Recently the number keys have become very flaky. Most of the time they're not working. They do work at times though, and it's the whole row from 1 ...
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How to Read External HDD (Ubuntu) on OS X?

I do not want overwrite my OSX HDD, like the email-discussion will ubuntu 16.04 support single boot on mac air? but use instead external HDD for Ubuntu Linux on mac air. I use USB3.0 to Sata cable ...
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Button size on iPad

In the iPad settings I can change the text size to a bigger font. This doesn't change the font size of the back buttons and the search field. How can I change those?
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Remapping a keyboard key only when using a specific input language

I currently have 2 input languages on my Mac: U.S., and Hebrew - PC. The Hebrew - PC is almost the same as it should actually be, except the tilde key (`) should actually type a semicolon (;), but ...
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complete (full) rootless disable

even though El Capitan, in recovery partition, allows the user to "disable" rootless, it should be possible to disable "even more" the SIP layer. could someone confirm that using nvram csr-active-...
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How do I change the Hotspot timeout on my iPad Retina?

I can use my Ipad Retina (4th Gen, iOS 9.3.1) when plugged in via USB to tether the 3G connection. After it is plugged into USB, then I can see it shareable via wifi from other devices. (My Mac which ...
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How to display non-DV video signal with Firewire input?

Is there any way to get the video signal output from a Displayport (mDP) or Thunderbolt (1 / 2) socket into a Firewire (FW800, IEEE 1394) input? What cables, adapters and drivers or other software ...

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