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Change name and Application icon when starting via Automator

I have a script called gnus: #!/bin/bash open -n -a Emacs --args --name Mail --title Mail --no-desktop --no-splash --funcall gnus which I call via Automator Run Shell Script - ~/bin/gnus Now I ...
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iPad: upload photos to web storage (Flickr or Picasa)

I want to upload photos from iPad to web storage. I use Google Plus and Dropbox. But these things have some disadvanteges like: Dropbox have a limited space Google Plus doesn't upload a full size ...
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Contacts added manually dissapear

On my iphone 4, I added 2-3 contacts manually in the contacts list. After some time when I try to call them, they do not appear. When I enter manually the number it is displayed in the phone number ...
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iPad keeps disconnecting from ad-hoc networks

I have a computer with Internet connection via Ethernet, it is Wi-fi capable so in order to share the Internet connection I had set up an ad-hoc network. It works fine with other computers, but if ...
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Can you run OSX as a server without OSX Server.app?

I have just set-up a new Hackintosh server running ML (10.8.4) but I have been unable to get a redeem code for the OSX Server.app from the Apple Developer site (some temporary problem). However do I ...
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How do I get Mac Calendar app to use outlook instead of Mail app for its email alerts

I have been trying to get away from Google lately so I am trying to use the Mac Calendar app for my calendar. I want email notifications for my events but Calendar always launches the Mail app even ...
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Applescript, quit app if other app is quit

I have a (very basic) apple script that I use as a trigger to start and hijack Plex, using Audio Hijack Pro. tell application "Audio Hijack Pro" start hijacking session named "Plex" end tell tell ...
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Update process confusion!

I have spent the last few days trying to figure out exatly what the impact is with changing country and card details on my Apple ID to a new location. I changed from Ireland to the UK, and then I ...
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Whatsapp Notification to use number of people instead of number of new messages for push icons?

Sometimes I see Whatsapp with a balloon that says 8. It might mean I have 8 new messages from persons or 3 from 1 and 5 from another. Is it possible to configure Whatsapp on the iPhone in a way that ...
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on-demand launch agent restarting automatically

As title says I have created a on-demand launch agent that listens to socket and is launched on incoming connection. It works well and after it has done it's job I want to quit it. After quitting ...
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Dual monitor for 2.2GHz MacBook Pro (MD318LL/A) Late 2011 MBP

I was wondering is it possible to have 2 external 1080P monitors attached to my MBP? My machine have a Thunderbolt port. The monitors have HDMI, VGA, and DVI. (No thunderbolt display port sadly.) ...
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Does Secure Keyboard Entry Prevent All Forms of Keyloggers?

I had an understanding that Secure Keyboard Entry (or EnableSecureEventInput) was a feature that essentially disabled keyloggers. Is that the case? Are there ways around it?
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Since upgrade to iOS my phone does not remember position in audiobooks

I upgraded my iPhone 3GS to iOS 6 from iOS 5 last week. Since then the phone doesn't remember its position in audiobooks any more and most often (sometimes it remembers the position) starts at the ...
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Comparison of the new macbook air and iMac Core Duo 2 2.66

I am planning to buy the new Macbook Air 13", as I need something more mobile, but only have a limited budget. So the Air 13" seems like a perfect solution. Currently I have a iMac which I bought ...
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Terminal script for compare and delete unused Library folder and files

I am cleaning up my Library from junk on an MacBook Air (MacOS 10.8.4). Over time I have downloaded, installed and deleted Applications (they are no longer in my Applications folder). However, lots ...
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Setting .plist path to user Library

I have created a OS X launch agent that is installed per user. It is listening socket and automatically launched when socket connection arrives. On my .plist I have <key>ProgramArguments<...
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How can I record a video of my screen, without any noticeable compression?

So I have a client who wanted us to design them a screensaver... In PowerPoint... "The client's always right!" I have created it and need to record the animated output into a .mov file, for import ...
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Switch to Desktop shortcut bug (desktop 2 and desktop 3 are mixed)

On my OS X 10.8.2 (12C54) I use more desktops (4). I've mapped the keyboard shortcuts cmd+{1,2,3,4} to switch to dekstop {1,2,3,4}. However the second and third are mixed up. If I use cmd+2 it ...
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How can I assign an image to a podcast in iTunes?

In the podcasts list in iTunes, some podcasts don't show an image. Is there a way to assign one? Online help in iTunes suggests doing a Get Info and clicking the Artwork tab, but that tab is always ...
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Problem with permissions

on my Lion Server I have noticed that the permissions for certain folders seem to be screwed up. When I look at the Get Info for the folder I see strange things in the permissions section. There are ...
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terminal app on my iphone 5?

Which app do i use to get terminal on my iphone 5? I got something that i thought was terminal, but im not sure. I want to modify my iphone using terminal. I downloaded serverauditor already. Please ...
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Iphone 4S screen and aux replacement costs

I smashed my phone, all the screen is completely smashed but I can still receive calls and can hear when someone messages or emails me. Also my aux plug hole is out of coordination so I can't plug in ...
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iPad 4 screen cracked

It looks like hair got under the screen protector . If I want to just keep using it, am I in danger? Or will the screen protector protect me?
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How can I permanently suppress the firewall access prompt while developing a server program

I have a server process that I am developing that opens listening TCP sockets. Each time that happens, the firewall opens a dialog with the text "Do you want the application “server” to accept ...
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Space issues with Mac Pro OSX 10.7.5 with SSD 120G as boot volume

Issue is most obvious in Final Cut Pro (10.0.8), but has occurred with other apps. I can't find a way to lower the footprint on the SSD. I only have one user (me) and have nearly all the apps on the ...
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Texture and Pattern generator, Alternative to fireworks

I use Adobe Fireworks for its Texture and Pattern tools to make things like this: and then i copy-paste it to Flash Professional to use there. but fireworks is so slow and buggy is there a free or ...
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Is there a way to configure OSX to auto mount and SMB share without entering a user and password into the configuration file?

I've found instructions on how to auto mount an SMB share, but they either involve adding the share to the login items (I'm using a laptop and that gives me an error when I'm not in the same network ...
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TRIM enabled on new Macbook Pro Mac OS X 10.8.4

I'm a newbie with Mac's, so I have a quick question. Just got a new Macbook Pro with a SSD, and been reading some things about SSD lifespan and enabling TRIM. In my system properties I have the ...
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How do I create a new iCloud account for my daughter's iPad?

Two middle school daughters with new iPads (had to purchase for school). I will keep my AppleID on them for apps and music but want to create their own iCloud accounts for their photos, school work ...
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iPhone 4s restore. number of errors

I have an iphone 4s i just restored it and am running at 6.1.3 (latest version) I backed up my phone before the restore and have restored from the correct backup. I now have two problems: I want to ...
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Which iPhone apps to become more proficient speaker in foreign language?

I use Livemocha but it does not work with iPhone due to the lack of Flash. Which apps are good to learn pronunciation and articulation of foreign language?
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Antivirus in Mac

How can i know if an antivirus is installed on the system? I can get all apps that are installed in the system, but i dont know get their categories. Thanks for all. Best regards!
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10.6.8. Can't connect to server via cmd+k or Finder menu or command line. How to connected?

My biggest problem is: cmd ⌘K (Connect to Server…) just doesn't work (neither does it exist in the "Go" menu in Finder). When I hit cmd ⌘K in Finder it just gives me an error beep (sounds more like a "...
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Mailbox app: Load images?

I am liking the app because it shows gmail conversations in a space efficient format, and its email search actually works. Also the ability to keep lists of stuff inside of my email is pretty cool. ...
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Why does Apple TIme Machine report transferring so much data?

I barely used my computer, yet I noticed that Time Machine transferred 2.7G worth of data.. immediately after I ran following: mbp:~ alexus$ time tmutil compare - 181B /...
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Syncing OS X Notes with iCloud

I can sync notes when I am connected directly to the internet but not via our corporate lan. Our network has http/https open but most other ports are blocked. Which ports does the OS X Notes app use ...
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What video boards can I put in a 2008 Mac Pro to get 4 monitors (DVI)?

I currently have a 2008 Mac Pro with 2 Radeon HD 2600 XT video boards, each of which is driving two monitors. This setup performs acceptably, though I wouldn't be averse to faster GPUs. However, the ...
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Bootcamp brightness not working

I just recently install my Windows 8 in the bootcamp (version 5.0.5033).I try to adjust the brightness but still remain very bright and also adjust in the bootcamp control panel but also same. The ...
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If I transfer songs to a zip drive and reload, can I get them out of “Purchased”?

I no longer have access to the email address associated with my Apple ID, so I'll need to create a new one pretty soon. All possible ways to recover my current Apple ID have been exhausted, so that ...
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More than one banner in Notification Center

My question is simple, but I think, it's impossible. When more than one banner in Notification Center are rises, previous of them are ends and show last banner only. It would be nice if banners shows ...
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How do I add a custom field to the login dialog?

When the screensaver has been disturbed, or the computer wakes from sleep, my system asks for a password. I would like to add to this dialog. Along with username and password, there would be a third ...
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Airport Express and AirPlay

I'd like to set up an AirPort express connected to a HiFi as an airplay receiver, acting as a device on a wireless network. At some point in the future, I'd like to extend my wired network to the ...
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Check if apps have been transferred in iPad backup to iTunes

I just backed up my iPad 1st Gen into iTunes on my MacBook Pro, but I need to make sure all my apps have been transferred. How can I check this?
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iPod 5 charger isn't working! What do I do?

I have A ipod 5. Every time I go to charge it with a dynex or apple charger it doesn't charge. The bar stays red for over an hour. I'm thinking that I have a short in my charger. I don't know what to ...
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Redirect all logs to a network share - local HDD “disappears”

How do I tell OS X to not write logs to the local volume, but in stead to write them to a remote share? I'm troubleshooting a intermittent issue on a late 2012 Mac Mini server where the internal RAID ...
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Finder doesn't come back after crash or `killall` [closed]

This has been happening for quite a while (since before I upgraded to 10.8, I think), although I'm running 10.8.4 currently; I'm on an iMac from 2012. Every once in a while Finder will freeze up for ...
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6000 RPM at 65C

For a few days I'm noticing the fans spinning wildly and the CPU temperature is around 65C.. I'm only doing normal browsing and the fans are at 6000RPM. Quite strange. I have MacBook Pro mid 2010 ...
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How do I update Safari on the Macintosh?

How do I upgrade Safari on the Mac? Is there one web page to always get the current version? Or are there instructions somewhere for how to manually update Safari (assuming auto update is not enabled)...
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Java class file could not be launched on startup

I'm not sure what happened but now when I boot up my Mac I get this message that pops up every time: "The Java class file "myClass.class" could not be launched. Check the Console for possible error ...
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Group messaging using an iPhone

Is there a way to send group messages on the iPhone without an app? And without individually choosing the contact in the group?

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