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How to turn a keyboard key to power on/off button

Is it possible to use a script to turn a mac keyboard key to a mac power on or off button?
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Jerky internet on MacBook Pro

My wifi works fine on all other computers/phones/tablets; however, it's very jerky on my MacBook Pro. It used to work fine, but began being jerky a couple months ago. Nothing has changed, but it's ...
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Where is the NFSHomeDirectory attribute stored?

I have 2 Mac Servers, each of them set to be an OD Master, but are looking to a Sun LDAP server as well. The same user has a different value for the NFSHomeDirectory value when doing a dscl read on ...
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Key combination for selecting all the text in an edit buffer?

I need combination for selecting all of the text in an edit buffer for an editor like Sublime Text. On the Windows OSes I would use control + a. On OS X this combination seems to moves cursor to ...
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MacBook Pro Retina 13": change resolution to 1920x1200 pixels

How can I change the resolution of my MacBook Pro 13" Retina (Late 2013) to 1920x1200 pixels? The MacBook is able to use this resolution! It's e.g. using it, when connecting a second display which ...
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Two-fingered right click on iBook G4 OS X Tiger PPC

I have a PPC iBook G4 and really would like to be able to have the two-fingered click to secondary-click functionality. I did a lot of googling, but nothing really came up, mostly stuff for other ...
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May I bind Mission Control's next and previous space to ctrl+mousewheel?

May I bind Mission Control's next and previous space to ctrl+mousewheelup and ctrl+mousewheeldown? Using the system settings apparently I can't, so I'm wondering if there's another non-invasive way? (...
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How to retrieve unsaved password

How can I Retrieve unsaved passwords from history on safari or hard drive of a macbook pro password not saved on keychain.
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iPod Nano 7th generation (w/ lightning connector) - will video work with a treadmill?

The treadmills at my gym have 30-pin iPod connectors so you can control it and watch video on the treadmill screen. However, the new iPods don't have the old 30-pin connection, but have the smaller ...
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my iPod touch was stolen and needs locating

somebody stole my iPod touch 5th gen and is to be found nowhere. to my knowledge "find my iPod" in on but is not connected to wifi since the thief does not know my password and can't get in to access ...
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Modifier keys settings does not work on login screen

I am using a PC keyboard and have to switch the Win (⌘ Cmd key) and the Alt (Opt key) for this to feel like a proper Apple keyboard. I have this remapped via System Preferences for my user account ...
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Retina MacBook Pro freezes after replacement screen fitted

I have a rMBP 975, mid-2012, running 10.9.1, and half a month ago, I went to the Genius bar to change my screen. After that, in the past week, my Mac has frozen three times. I don't know what the ...
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Losi iPhone 5 and device is turned off and hence can not locate using Find my Phone app

I lost my iphone 5. Within 30 minutes, I log onto my PC to find my phone. However it shows that all devices are off. I have put it in lost mode but have not erased my phone as I know he / hse may be ...
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iCal calendar for official holidays in Berlin city

Where I can get an iCal calendar for official holidays in Berlin city? Any thing like that?
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Automount'ed Samba Shares accessible via Command Line but hidden in Finder?

I have 4 samba shares on a Synology DiskStation that I successsfully automount on my 10.9 / Mavericks based system under /Shares/ and when I open the command line I can go there just fine and list the ...
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Keyboard shorcut to switch focus between displays on Mavericks

I was wondering if there was a shortcut or solution to switch focus between different displays since I'm using a mac air with an external monitor. Often times I have to use the mouse just to focus on ...
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Copying start volume contents with SuperDuper without copying filesystem

I have a MacBook Air with one SSD that unfortunately is formatted as journaled, case-sensitive. I have an external HDD that I copied my whole start volume bootable to with the tool SuperDuper and it ...
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How can I disable unused Services in Mavericks?

I'm talking about the services you find when right-clicking a file or folder. It should be possible to 'remove' those services within the system preferences (under the keyboard section) but this just ...
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Multiple instances of installed applications and updates displayed in updates history

Today I was updating my Mavericks installation and during the process it seems that App Store somehow "hung up" on installation and some downloads didn’t download properly. Because of that, now I see ...
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download Mavericks at app store, can i install? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Mavericks from the App Store. Now I have the installation image, but I am afraid to install it because it might delete my files and programs under Mac OS X Lion 10.8.4. If I install ...
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AppleScript counts multiple Mail messages

In this AppleScript on Mavericks: tell application "Mail" activate set viewer to the first message viewer set msgList to selected messages of viewer end tell set msgCount to 0 repeat ...
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Background App Refresh not updating apps

Background App Refresh won't auto update apps — why not? iPad 2, 64 GB, iOS 7
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How to update iPod touch from iOS3.1.3

When I check for updates on my iPod touch (currently on iOS version 3.1.3) it tells me I am on the most recent software. How can I update to a more recent iOS software?
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Removing OSX without deleting media files

I have two drives on my Mac, Macintosh HDD (Mountain Lion) and Macintosh SSD (Mavericks). I recently installed Mavericks on Macintosh SSD. I still have Mountain Lion installed on Macintosh HDD along ...
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Third Party Time Limiting software mac

Is there a time limit software for mac that does exactly what the "Bedtime" feature in Parental Controls does, except separately from the System Administrator framework? Here's what I want to do: I ...
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Can't restore mavericks backups in time machine

I'm trying to restore a time machine backup onto a new machine, however the only options are backups done prior to mavericks. The backups done under mavericks don't come up but I am sure they are on ...
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Why can't I message on my Ipad?

When I try to text to someone using my Ipad, it won't go through. What is "iMessage" and is that the problem?
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Iphone4s calendar events gone

The events I have entered are gone. I can not enter them. The + is not working. Facebook birthdays are still there. Also all my list are gone.
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Imported tv show metadata is inaccurate, in iTunes

I encoded and imported a tv show myself, to iTunes. I selected all of the episodes, and gave them all a generic date of "2013". It worked, except for two episodes, 4 and 5. Instead, these episodes ...
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Log into the iOS YouTube app (iOS 4.2.1) OR Export favorites some other way?

I am upgrading an iPhone 3G (iOS 4.2.1) to an iPhone 5c (iOS 7). Unfortunately, the iPhone 3G's YouTube app (the old Apple-made app) was never logged into a YouTube account, and now seems not so be ...
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Mount CD disk on mac as if it was mounted on windows

Okay, the title is not really clear enough, but I can't think how to phrase it better. So, the problem is, I have starcraft (1 and Brood Wars) CD that I'd like to play on mac 10.8 using Wine. ...
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Sending/Receiving SMS/MMS on iPhone 4s

Just got my first iPhone. Will not be using iMessages being I'm the only person in my social circle who has Apple products. Am I still able to send/receive SMS/MMS the "old" way on this phone? Also, ...
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iTunes KERNELBASE.dll crash - Windows 7 Home Premium

Since I have updated iTunes (11.1.3.8) on my home PC running Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 it constantly crashes after about using it for only a couple of minutes. When I check the Application log on ...
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iPhone 4S lock button

My lock button doesn't work and a couple of days ago my screen stopped working as well. I can't slide my lock screen or anything now; do I send it to service?
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Is there anything missing in an encrypted iPhone backup?

As far as I understand iOS Security, Oct. 12, an encrypted backup via iTunes also backs up the keychain of the device. While I recognize that some elements might not be restorable onto a different ...
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Opening Terminal shows a list of ttys - unable to use

Having the latest Mavericks installed, I tried to update PATH using nano and creating a .bash_profile file. I'm not sure what happened, but now when trying to run Terminal all that shows is a list of ...
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iTouch, 5th Gen., Rear-Facing Camera

Is there any way to remove the screen that is blocking the rear facing camera? Could I bring it into a store and pay to have it removed/a camera put in?
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Ideal iMac For programming (and some photoshop) [closed]

I am going to get a 21.5" iMac. It will primarily be used for Android, iOS, and web development, but may occasionally be used for some photoshop. Any other uses I have for it will be insignificant (...
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How to remove old identities from Mail?

I previously had four e-mail accounts (and thus four identities) set up in the Mail app. I have now removed two of these accounts but when I compose a new e-mail the "From" drop-down box still lists ...
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How do I fix my iPhone 4?

I am currently having problems with my iPhone. So it froze last night and went completely black. so I left it for a while, hoping it would un-freeze. then all of a sudden it turned off and I tried to ...
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Facebook causes iMac to become unresponsive

I noticed that when my iMac's display goes to sleep while Safari is showing Facebook (i.e. Safari is the current active app and its active tab is Facebook.com) I am unable to turn the display back on. ...
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Troubleshoot internet connection over wifi in public on iphone 5C

When I am in public places my iPhone 5C will not connect to the internet. An exclamation point appears next to the wifi name.
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Include files from secondary hard drive in spotlight searches

I have an SSD as my boot partition and a HDD for all my documents on my Mac (OS X Mavericks). I have noticed that I am unable to search for files on Spotlight that are located on my HDD. I suspect ...
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Error installing unixodbc

I am trying to install php55 using brew, but when you start installing the dependency 'unixODBC' stops at the last line this is the message that shows ➜ ~ brew install -vu php55 ==> Installing ...
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How can I colorize Finder icons in Mavericks?

I don't like the new "tags". I'd like to be able to colorize some Finder icons. Preview allows me to "adjust the color" of icons, but only between Purple and Green. Is there a simple way to add ...
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How do I copy mp3s and then edit the ID3 tags of the copies without altering the tags on the originals?

I made a playlist for my brother, using tracks (.mp3) that I have on my Macbook and usually listen to with iTunes. I want to put these tracks onto a USB stick to give to him. I don't have the USB ...
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How can I update my jailbroken iPhone 3GS to iOS 6.1?

How can I upgrade my iOS version to the latest version of iOS that I can have on my 3GS? I'm new to jailbreaking and to iPhones. I want to upgrade it to 6.1, but I really don't know how. My phone is ...
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Is there a way to hook up my IPhone to my Windows computer to make and recieve calls and texts?

Basically what I am looking for is something similar to Phone Amego from these questions, but for Windows. Also my desktop doesn't have Bluetooth so a solution that works over WiFi or by plugging my ...
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Linking my mac to a monitor but my backlight has gone

The back light on my mac screen has failed and I have the correct cables/connections to link to a monitor. The signal is coming through fine as I can see my wall paper. All my icons and files are to ...
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Why won't my restored iPhone 4S accept my Apple ID credentials?

I recently had to restore my iPhone 4S (iOS 7) and when I turned it back on and the activation screen came up, it prompted me for my Apple ID credentials. I put in my Apple ID username and password ...

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