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There are a couple unused megabytes after partition has been wiped

I was trying to erase my partition and reinstall OS X but it says that 108.35 out of 108.50 gigabytes are being used, I'm just curious on what they are used for and why is there space still being used ...
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How to reset the iPad without PC and iTunes

I have an iPad and I forgot the passcode. I can't remember email ID or Apple ID. Now I only have the iPad and bill. Many stories I've read suggest to reset the iPad and then login. How do I do that? ...
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Thunderbolt ethernet adapter ist not appearing in netwoks tab

I have bought an Apple Thunderbolt Ethernet Adapter and can't seem to get it to work. It simply does not appear in the Network section of System preferences, even though the System Information dialog ...
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IOS Settings App Notification Acknowledgement (red dot elimination)

The settings icon indicates a little red dot with the number of notifications. How does one acknowledge the notification and turn off the red dot? I want to avoid upgrading IOS and would like to ...
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How to auto mount encrypted USB sticks after hibernate?

I use 2 tiny USB sticks as extra storage space on my Mac. When I close the lid, I send the Mac to hibernate mode. Is there a way such that I auto mount the encrypted USB sticks right after I unlock ...
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ICloud, and iPhoto

When I have some downtime, I try to tidy up, and delete photos on my iPad, but only some of the photos have a delete button. Is this because those particular photos (ones without a delete option), ...
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Packaging a self-made service with dependancies — possible?

So I wrote a small service (a couple of services, really) which basically lets a user capture its screen (full screen or an area) and then make edits if necessary and then it uploads it directly to ...
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“You don't have permission to save files in the location where screen shots are stored”

Every time I try and take a screenshot this appears ^. I've tried looking for the location of my saved screenshots typing in commands into the terminal and my Desktop folder is unlocked (in Get Info)....
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How to open more than one app at a time in launchpad?

Is there a way to open more than one app at a time in launchpad before it fades away? I've tried holding down command, option, control, & shift in different configurations while clicking an app, ...
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My iPhone charge percentage jumps dramatically

So sometimes my phone will be at 20%, and it'll die before going lower. Just now, it was at 4%, so I plugged it in, and it went up to 11%. After waiting 60 seconds, it's up to 34% now and has sat at ...
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Changing iCloud email

I need to change the iCloud email address associated with my iCloud. I can't update any apps. I can't check the current email address as its no longer active. How do I change it?
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Wifi drop out on macbook pro retina late 2013 with El Capitan

Constant wi fi drop out only on my Macbook pro retina (late 2013) with el capitan installed. My imac is not affected, nor any other appliance using the wifi in our house. Can anyone help? Will the ...
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Why does it say I'm using more data than I am on my IPad?

It says that I have used 12.1 GB of data, but when added all up, it's no where near 12.1 GB. Maybe 10 GB at most, and I recently deleted a BUNCH of videos to clear up space, but it did nothing!
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Locked file is stuck in trash

I have a file in my Trash. The filename is 'codedesign' and it is a Unix executable file. This file ended up there in the process of me trying to fix a corrupted patch installer. The original ...
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Can't update to Windows 10 on MacBook Pro due to Apple Broadcom Built-in Bluetooth

I've followed the instructions here : https://support.apple.com/en-au/HT204990 I have a late 2013 MacBook Pro Retina. Currently running Windows 7 64bit. I've got the latest OS X 10.11 El Capitan, all ...
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Trouble With Partitions

I'm trying to download an update for a program I use frequently. The program can only run on a non-case sensitive file system, so it can't run on my main partition. I partitioned a second drive that ...
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Can you video your facetime chat?

Is there anyway to record video of my facetime chats with my grandkids?
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Mac mini wont shutdown

I can't shutdown my Late 2012 Mac mini, running El Capitan, in the normal way, by selecting the Shut Down... on the Apple menu. Every time I try, Finder vanishes and the shutdown progress freezes. I'm ...
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OSX 10.6 admin account missing

After a power shortage a Mac with El Capitan installed, downgraded to 10.6 and the admin account is missing. The main session password is also in an older state, and we cannot connect anymore. We ...
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Hard Disk problems, unsure of how to proceed

A couple of days ago, I closed the lid on my 2012 MBP running El Capitan with Samsung Pro 830; it had nearly no power left. Power ran out while I was closing the lid, I suspect, so I plugged it in, ...
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Can mouse middle button/scroll wheel button action like trackpad three fingers tap to look up dictionary easier?

It would be faster query dictionary with middle mouse button click instead of right click then select "Look Up" menu. Is it possible?
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Missing emojis from iPhone English keyboard on iOS 9.3.1

How do I restore missing emojis to the English keyboard on my iPhone 6? They were there, and after a reset of my phone and restoring it from a computer backup, the emojis are missing. I tried ...
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Problem “do shell script” on curl – Works in Terminal, but not via “do shell script”

I want to use "curl" with "do shell script" in an apple script. It already worked some months ago, but then the provider changed to https-only service. So I update curl on Mac OS Terminal: $ curl -V ...
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How to add another integrated dictionary to iOS9

I am learning Russian language and I was wondering if I could add a Russian-English dictionary to built-in dictionaries of iOS. I want to be able to look up Russian words in iBooks app without leaving ...
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Connecting Macbook Air to Sony HDTV via HDMI

I own an apple Macbook Air early 2015 version, I am not able to connect it to my Sony HDTV through mini DP to HDMI converter. Can somebody Help?
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Does the Health App in iOS sync intraday to iCloud?

I'm doing a Corporate Challenge where I count all my steps every day and enter them into a website. The other day I had backed up my phone the night before, and had a problem with it that meant it ...
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Can a non-retina iMac with i7 3.5 Ghz and GTX775M handle three displays?

I am thinking about getting a used non-retina iMac with these specs: Core i7 3,5 GHz 32GB RAM 1TB SSD GTX 775M Since I own two Apple 27" Displays I'd like to hook these up via Thunderbolt/MDP. My ...
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Reinstall OS X due to compromised OS X partition whilst keeping Boot Camp

I have an iMac with OS X and Windows 7 dual boot (which was installed via Boot Camp). Recently, the OS X partition has been compromised, but the Windows one works great. I have created a bootable USB ...
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Dock doesn't disappear before reboot

Every time when I'm trying to reboot my mac(macbook pro retina|el capitan), everything disappear except dock so the process stops and thats how my desktop looks:
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Displaying full screen video on only 1 monitor

I have a multiple monitor setup. I'd like to be able to play a video full screen on only one of them. It could be Quicktime or a Safari video (mostly Safari/YouTube). Is there any setting to control ...
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Recovering a confused partition table?

So I've got a MacBook Pro which I use for work (and thus every file is precious information) and my BootCamp partition was getting a bit small, so I resized it with GParted, but not before resizing ...
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How to add shortcut to directories to OS X menubar

I have several directories that I want to quickly access in Terminal. And sometimes even in the finder. I would like to be able to hit an icon in the menu bar and have it drop-down a list of folders ...
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Ukelele keyboard not found by System Preferences

I'm trying to install a custom keyboard layout I made in Ukelele that makes extensive use of dead keys and Unicode special characters. Ukelele seems to work fine and installation works for test ...
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How do I make more space on a Macbook air? [duplicate]

I have a bunch of files that I don't need. I'm wondering what's taking up all the space. I am tempted to almost format the laptop and start fresh. What can I do to find out what is taking up all the ...
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SMB “There was a problem connecting to the server”

As of today, I'm suddenly unable to view any SMB shares on my macbook pro (mid 2011 13" model, El Capitain 10.11.4). Everything worked fine yesterday, but today I can't connect to ANY windows file ...
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Red tint and flicker in Macbook LCD

For some time my aging 2008 Macbook's LCD has been "flickering" a bit but since it goes away after a while I've ignored it. But in the last few days a red tint (might be pink - I am color blind :( ) ...
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Friend with Android phone and Mac computer defaults to iMessage in Messages

I have a friend who uses an Android mobile phone and also a Mac. My iPhone contact page for him shows a FaceTime icon which I suppose is correct because it would go to the Mac when available but if I ...
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Apple Magic Keyboard 2 native function keys don't work

I purchased an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 (the US layout model). I own a Macbook Pro 15" (Late 2012), updated to El Capitan (if relevant, this computer was running the El Capitan Beta prior to its release)...
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Does Find My iPhone upload its location when connected to iTunes via USB?

If Find My iPhone is active for my iPhone, will it upload its location if the iPhone is connected to an Internet-connected PC or Mac using a USB cable? Normally I would imagine it would ask for a ...
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AirDrop shardingd error

Trying to debug AirDrop issues on the mac with an iPad mini 4th gen (both up-to-date). Basically on the Mac I can see the iPad (most of the time) and I can transfer files, however I can never see the ...
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Usage problem with my iPad Air

I have an iPad Air and I want to update this game that needs 1.4 GB. I only have 5 apps on my iPad and when I go to Settings to look at my storage it says I have used 11 GB. I added up the usage for ...
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Month old iPad mini 4 has a yellow box outline on the screen! What should I do?

I'm pretty sure this was not there before but now I just noticed it while reading on my iPad. I think it's only on the inside part of the screen as I cannot get the picture to show the yellow when I ...
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Creating a bootable Linux distro compatible with Mac OS X [duplicate]

I have downloaded the appropriate Linux distro (in this case Fedora Xfce Live) and I have partitioned the USB with Disk Utility and attempted copying both the Fedora iso, and a Fedora iso converted to ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Problems opening links on internet iphone 5S [duplicate]

When I search something on google and try to click on the returned items/links nothing happens. Please help, do I have to do something in my settings???
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Resolution problem on external display with Thunderbolt->HDMI adapter

Let me explain problem in quick bullets: What I want: I would like to use ultra wide external display with 3440x1440@50hz resolution with my MacBook Pro (Retina, Mid 2012). I would like to use my ...
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I've added a second HD into my Macbook 2011 instead of CD-ROM. Is it safe to encrypt it using Finder?

Years ago I changed my cdrom in my Macbook for a second hard drive, and have been using a SSD as a first drive ever since. This HD is shown in Finder, and, clicking on it with two fingers, there's an ...
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Line In Headset's Microphone Not Receiving Input

I'm using Windows 10 (32 bit) with Boot Camp on an early 2009 iMac. I recently got an X2 from Ovann (http://ovann.com/c2223.html) and looks like this (http://phongvu.vn/gallery/avatar_upload/products/...
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How do I display unsupported emoji on OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 by default can't display some emoji, for example the "Cloud with rain" emoji: 🌧. How can I view such problematic emoji? Do I need to install a custom font?
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Is it safe to turn off Block IPv6 on my Airport Extreme

I think I am having issues trying to connect to servers that are using IPv6. Mainly related to local web development. On this Github Issue relating to my specific problem and they recommend ...

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