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How to use iostat with AppleRAID volume?

When I try iostat disk5, I get the error: iostat: could not record 'disk5' for monitoring Iostat works with my other drives, and with the individual disks which make up the RAID volume. How can I ...
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SSD drive does not boot internally 13" Late 2011 MBP

I have a late 2011 macbook pro 13" on which i used a kingston 60gb v300 ssd in my primary slot and in the secondary slot i used the 500gb toshiba hdd the macbook pro came with. i've had the ssd since ...
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Philips TV: Connect MacBook shared folder to TV

I have an issue: Connect Macbook and Philips TV. I want to browse Macbook shared folder in Philips TV, but it cannot be done as easily as on Windows (uh) Maximum what I've found after an hour of ...
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Hooking up Dell printer 2155 CN to OS X 10.9

I just got a new MacBook Air and called Dell about hooking up my printer. They told me that they have no drivers for OS X 10.9, which means I cannot use my Dell printers with my mac? I have a Dell ...
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iOS 5 or iOS 4 upload to YouTube?

I have iPhone4 running iOS 5.1. No, I will not upgrade to iOS6 because it will delete my beloved pre-installed Maps application, and the new one from Google is [snip...] ... not performing up to my ...
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iMac screen won't turn back on after a sleep session in Windows 8.1

I do a lot of hardware programming, and some of the chips I write applications for don't have IDEs and/or compilers that are compatible with anything other than windows, so I do use Windows quite ...
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disable versions on Mavericks

I have been using this command to get back Save As... in Mountain Lion and it works great: defaults write -g ApplePersistence -bool no However, this doesn't seem to work anymore in Mavericks. Ut ...
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Does iCloud backup only backup non-deleted pictures?

I have deleted some photos on my iPad (both from camera roll and photo stream) and I never want them to be found. I heard that you can use "iCloud backup" to restore your stuff in case your iPad ...
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Can I use the T-mobile contract free iPhone 5S with my AT&T number?

I am thinking of purchasing the contract-free 5S because my contract with AT&T just expired, and I will only need the phone in the US for a few more months. Will I be able to use my AT&T sim ...
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Normal Temparature of a Macbook Pro

I received my Macbook Pro yesterday. I would like to know what is the normal temperature of a Macbook Pro. Here is mine is this okay ?
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How do you take a Verizon iPhone 4 CDMA phone and get it connected to Straight Talk?

I purchased a nice black Verizon iPhone 4 (CDMA) which has it's contract fulfilled. What steps do I go through to get it connected to Walmart's Straight Talk on the Verizon towers?
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I have deleted a bunch of music from iTunes on my Macbook Pro, but am not gaining any free space

I am trying to clear off a lot of extra space on my hard drive. I started with about 90 gigs of music today when I had about 45 gigs of space left available. I just deleted almost 40 gigs worth of ...
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Making it easier to copy webpage text to the clipboard (in iOS)?

I have a web page that updates occasionally with new information (I made it myself - simple HTML page - nothing special). I regularly have to copy this page to the clipboard on my iOS device to paste ...
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How to uninstall P-150M driver?

I have 10.8.4 OS X and the Canon P-150M scanner does not work with it. Yet my friend has an older iMac where it works. I want to try the new driver and test whether things start working. So how can I ...
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Received a FaceTime call from unknown person

I have received a FaceTime call from unknown source. I'm not sure who this person is, nor do I know the caller's email. What can I do? I don't want unknown people contacting me. It was from an iCloud ...
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Downgrading from 4.2.1 to 3.1.3

I have an iPhone 3g and I'm trying to downgrade it from 4.2.1 to 3.1.3. I downgraded it successfully and use redsn0w to boot it. It is factory unlocked by itunes, but it seems like it's not getting ...
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Is it possible to a full system Copy and run it in Parallels?

i have Mac Server and i want to have a full copy of the System. So i can play around and test new Software and Upgrades before i apply it to the real System. I am using Parallels and want to create a ...
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“Automatically install new apps” not working

I've got "Automatically install new apps" checked on all my iDevices, but it hardly ever does what it says. For example, I just downloaded three new apps to my computer and then did a Sync operation ...
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Problems installing Java 7 update 17

When trying to use my online bank, I was directed to the Java update site (again). I downloaded and installed Java 7 update 17, and the installer reported that everything was a-ok. Clearly, that was ...
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View files on PC from iphone backup without itunes?

I need to view files from an old backup that i put a password on but cant for the life of remember the password. Is there anyway i can view these files on PC? I need text msgs and emails that where on ...
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Can't boot Windows 7 USB Install on iMac 8,5

I would like to install Windows 7 with Boot Camp on my 20 Inch iMac 8,5 from late 2008. My Superdrive seems to have failed, inserting a DVD or CD just results in it spinning a bunch clunking about and ...
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Can't access About.com from my Macbook pro 2011 (lion then mtn lion), no matter what I try

Using chrome, firefox, and safari gives me this type of warning: "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.about.com". I tried checking the host through terminal and I get a response ...
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How can I access a remote machine via SSH from behind a proxy?

I’m trying to connect to a Linux machine via SSH. The problem is that my Mac is in a different network, behind a proxy that routes HTTP and HTTPS through port 80. How can I access the Linux machine ...
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How to resolve the “unable to install update” error for OTA iOS updates?

For some reason, I keep getting an error when I try to install an OTA update on my iPad. The update downloads without any issue, and I have over 1 GB of space free. I am currently facing the issue ...
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Sync Safari bookmarks between computers

I've got a lot of bookmarks in Safari on my iMac. How do I get the same bookmarks show up in Safari on my MBA? Both using latest OS X with iCloud. I have checked Bookmarks in the iCloud settings, but ...
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OS X Lion mysterious user cron job just does echo “PATH is $PATH”

OS X Lion 10.7.3. Console view of system.log shows log entries for cron jobs defined in my user crontab as expected. Follow this link to view a copy of my user crontab if you want. I inspected /usr/...
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Text unselected when clicking to activate Terminal window (OS X Lion)

I've noticed this behavior in Lion's Terminal.app: Let's say I have some text selected in a non-active terminal window. Meaning, another window is active - it could be another terminal window, or ...
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Safari (5) or Mac OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard): Is past HTTP Post data stored?

In either Safari 5 (history intact) or Snow Leopard, is there a way to view a sent HTTP Post request? A session expired and I am looking for the data that was posted (and lost).
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iPad 2 not updating to iOS 5.1

Please don't scold me because I know I broke the cardinal rule of updating...never shut down in the middle of an update. I was updating to iOS 5.1 over the air on my iPad and after the update ...
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Why can't I send/receive files in iChat?

I'm trying to send a file to someone else via iChat, but it always fails. We're both using our Gmail accounts. Is it even possible with Gmail accounts? We also tried jabber accounts as well, but no ...
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DNS Problem with my Macbook Pro

I have a problem with my Macbook Pro. I suspend it and if I should open it up and the wifi is connected and all looks pretty well. But I have no connection with my DNS Server. Other devices works well....
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Are there iPhone applications like INFOMAPS?

I am looking for iphone applications like this one. What I am looking is an app that: Shows me the map, with tram stops and metro stops. And with hotspots or touristic places in the map, so that you ...
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Finder Tags not working for any SMB files

I'm having an issue with Finder Tags and SMB share? I can tag a file with a colour. But when I go view in the tags it does not show for any SMB shared files? I have tried everything. Finder is ...
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iPhone won’t install previously deleted default app

I’ve been trying to reinstall some default apps I had previously deleted such as “Watch” and “Files” through the App Store however with all of them I get the message “Unable to install ‘app name’ ...
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How to drag folders from Finder into Final Cut without mouse [automator/applescript]

Hello guys I'm trying to create a Service to do some repetitive tasks that I have to perform every day. Most of the things I figured out how to automate, but there is one move that seems to be ...
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How do I get rid of “phantom user” after migration?

I got a new Macbook so I used Migration Assistant to move all my content from the old Mac... my only used on the old mac was called 'user' and that is the only user I wanted to move to my new Mac. ...
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What is this no-name item in Activity Monitor's Energy tab?

I'm running macOS High Sierra and just noticed a couple of these processes with an icon but no name. See screenshot below.
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How to disable / change the photoshop cc splash screen (on Mac)

When you open photoshop cc on mac you get this image: Photoshop CC Splash screen I want to disable it, or (if impossible) to change it to my own image. I know that is not something you can do by ...
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Did my Time Machine backup copy over properly?

I have an old WD hard drive that I used for Time Machine for a while, but the drive is showing signs of age (it starts buzzing loudly if left on for a while), so I bought a new (Toshiba) drive to ...
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How can i turn mobile data on without going into the settings?

I have recently purchased an Iphone 5s, when i turn the mobile data on and off i have to go into the settings. Is there any way i can do it easier? I have tried flicking up from the top and bottom, ...
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How to merge pictures using adobe acrobat?

I want to add 20 pictures onto one page (like a collage) using Adobe Acrobat. What am I am going to do with this one page is print it so that it consists of all pictures (on a paper like the ...
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Security & Privacy issue: cannot edit options

I am trying to set password when active the screen saves. This option is in Security & Privacy -> Require Password checkbox. The problem is that this checkbox is gray - read only access - even if ...
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iPad Safari missing bookmarks, favourites and reading list

My iPad Safari bookmarks, favourites & reading list have disappeared. It won't let me bookmark or favourite any sites either. I've tried a hard restart, switching off iCloud & deleting cookies ...
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can I change the iphone 5S text tone swoosh on sending to a more noticable sound

can I change the text tone swoosh on sending to something louder/more noticable on my iphone 5S, if so how? Thanks
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External drive not detected on MBP until it's connected to a Windows machine first

I have a WD "MY Passport" 1 TB drive which I use for my TimeMachine backup on a 15" MacBook Pro (Mid 2014). Sometimes, the mac will not detect when the drive is being connected (it's not showing in ...
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How to play all songs I own by an artist in itunes?

After I upgraded iTunes to 12.5.3.17, when I click on an artist it only shows the albums of that artist. It does not show the songs that I own of that artist from various compilations. If I click "...
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Install and run Linux on partition of external HD?

Is it possible to install and run Linux on a partition an external HD in OS X? Almost all the instructions I've found are about installing to the entire external HD, not to a partition. I've install ...
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Can't partition new SSD

I got a new SanDisk SSD for my MBP and can't get El Capitan installed. Whenever I try to partition the SSD from within Disk Utility of my bootable USB (or format it via Erase), the process gets stuck ...
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Dualboot on an external hard drive

I have an iMac, its OS (EL Capitan) is located on an external hard drive. I want to install WIndows 10 as a second OS on this drive. But, since it is an external drive, I can't devide it into ...
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Run script/ifttt recipe… upon notification

Either this is impossible, or google is failing me. Ultimately, what I would like to do is push system notifications from my Mac to my iOS device. Google only gives me 1000's of hits for going the ...

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