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You can download the OS X Mavericks license agreement from Apple's Software License Agreements page. It's definitively not free of either license or copyright. The licensing terms stipulate only running it on Apple hardware and furthermore restricted on how to use it with virtual machines on top of Apple hardware. You need to also consider the App Store ...


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It is not in accordance with Apple's license to run OS X on a non-Apple hardware as per Apple's license agreement for OS X Mavericks. Since this question is not about a preinstalled version of OS X (which is only on new Macs), the Mac App Store License section is applicable, along with the Other Use Restrictions section that is common for both kinds of ...


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Yes, newer versions of Bash are released under GPLv3 This question brings out armchair lawyers that argue points for and against GPLv3. Simply put, GPLv3 conflicts with Apple's Licensing Policies (among other licenses). None of these licenses prevent you from downloading the source code and compiling a newer version of Bash. On a historical note, Bash was ...


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Who said it was free of charge? Upgrades to Mavericks are free to people who have paid for a qualifying version of OS X, typically by buying a Mac and perhaps any subsequent OS X upgrades.


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The license to run OS X hasn't changed significantly with Mavericks so if you were to run it on non-Apple hardware, you would be without a license according to most people that I've discussed this with. Legal gets more complicated as it depends heavily upon details about where you live, how you obtained the software, the laws in effect at the time someone ...


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The MAMP Pro 1.0/2.0/2.0 upgrade/3.0 serial numbers are stored in the following files: "/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/Registration 1.0" or "/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/Registration 2.0" or "/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/Registration upgrade 1.0 to 2.0" or "/Library/Application Support/appsolute/MAMP PRO/...


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Your licence to use and run Space Gremlin are effectively bound to the purchasing Apple ID. From this discussion, it appears you have chosen to abandon the Apple ID associated with this purchase: Since they abandoned help with the account, I responded in kind and abandoned it too. By abandoning the Apple ID account, you have also abandoned any purchases ...


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There are benefits to both sides: The Mac App Store's 1Password has iCloud syncing whereas the AgileBits store distribution method can't include iCloud syncing since an app must be distributed through the Mac App Store to use such Apple services. The AgileBits store's 1Password is updated more frequently since the updates don't have to go through Apple's ...


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There's no generic OS X place for storing product keys. It is up to each individual software supplier to decide where they want to store the products. Usually it is done in ordinary files stored in the file system. For Microsoft they reside in /Library/Preferences/ under a name such as com.microsoft.office.licensing.plist. Similarly for Adobe I think they ...


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The http://www.appstorereviewguidelineshistory.com is for review guidelines, not for the iOS Developer Program License Agreement Try this: https://www.diffchecker.com/8cxz8j14


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For adobe CS5, look in /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe PCD/cache/cache.db: this is a sqlite database (you can open it with sqlite3). sqlite3 .open "cache.db" Then run the query: select * from domain_data where key='SN'; This should give you a 24-numbers encrypted serial number. You must then decrypt it (the "SoftKey Revealer" freeware for ...


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No. According to Microsoft's Office product page, it is a one time purchase for 1 Mac or PC This means that you can only install it on 1 machine - either a Mac or a PC, but not both. There's also an excellent comparison chart showing what's covered between the 2019 standalone version and the O365 subscriptions. As for number of devices, only the O365 ...


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The answer is you won't be able to build new versions of the app until you update the provisioning profile, but anything distributed through the App Store will still operate. Source: I'm doing an update on an app where all of it's provisioning profiles expired a year and half ago, and it's still being successfully distributed on the App Store.


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Another way to decrypt the serial number, as opposed to downloading freeware tainted by evil payloads (at least one download site for "Softkey Revealer" has taint) is to run a simple JavaScript function (copied from elsewhere, but tested and works): function DecodeAdobeKey(sAdobeEncryptedKey) { var regex = /[0-9]{24}/g; if (!regex.test(...


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You can have up to ten devices (any combination of iOS devices or Macs) associated with one Apple ID; that means you could install the same software from the App Store on up to ten Macs. If one of them breaks or you sell one, you can de-authorize it, so your total goes down again. For details on authorizing that go beyond your initial question (including ...


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This question can only really be answered on a per app level (The End User License Agreement (EULA) will specify how many machines an application can be installed on), but in general I have a MacBook Pro, My wife has a Macbook Air and we have a media center mac mini and I install all my apps on all of them without an issue, but we share a single Apple ID for ...


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You may be confusing the limit of 5 devices that can automatically download new purchases with the ability to sign in and download a past purchase. You can simply sign in to the App Store on the new device, navigate to purchases and re-download TomTom. The current terms of service do not limit personal use of apps on multiple devices. You should read the ...


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From the CS5 US License document: YOU WILL NOT RENT, LEASE, SELL, SUBLICENSE, ASSIGN OR TRANSFER YOUR RIGHTS IN THE SOFTWARE, OR AUTHORIZE ANY PORTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO BE COPIED ONTO ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL OR LEGAL ENTITY’S COMPUTER EXCEPT AS MAY BE EXPRESSLY PERMITTED HEREIN. You may, however, permanently transfer all your rights to use the ...


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As this is a legal question you have to ask a lawyer about this, any answer on the internet (including this) is not reliable However The Free Software Foundation (which write the GPL) have written this blog about GPL v2 and the App Store http://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/more-about-the-app-store-gpl-enforcement This includes That's the problem in a ...


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The worst thing you can unintentionally do is lose data! So, before doing anything, ensure you have a backup regime in place (such as using Time Machine). Once you know you have a backup, then the risk is limited to potentially wasting a lot of time reinstalling macOS if things go wrong and then migrating your data across from your backup. If you do need ...


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Most macOS applications are not actually like 'any other file' - they just look like one - and are actually a folder of files called a package. Right-click on most apps, and you will see a Show Package Contents command. Click that to see the folder structure of the app. That being said, applications will compress and expand just fine. I've compressed and ...


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Licensing Schemes No, applications can not use their own key based licensing system with purchases being handled by Apple's App Store. See Apple's Validate app and in-app purchase receipts with the App Store documentation about how to handle App Store purchases and the Receipt Validation Programming Guide. See WWDC 2018 > Engineering Subscriptions for ...


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Apple also has a Volume Purchase Program for Business, which it says is applicable "whether you have ten employees or ten thousand". I didn't see anything saying it couldn't actually be used for even fewer than 10 employees/users, too. There doesn't appear to be a minimum quantity for VPP license purchases (that I could find, anyway). If you choose to ...


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http://learn.agilebits.com/1Password4/Mac/en/KB/where_to_purchase.html Should I purchase on the Mac App Store or from your website? To use iCloud syncing you should purchase on the Mac App Store, but ultimately the choice is a personal preference. Using the Mac App Store makes it easier since you don’t need to keep track of a license key. On ...


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No. The only way to get the name of someone who's purchased your app is to request it from the user when they open the app.


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It looks like the files I want are stored in \~Library\Preferences under each stack's specific plist file. I don't quite understand why none of them transferred over from the original backup, but I am hopeful they will copy over when I visit the Time Machine backup.


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The license for Xcode is pretty easy to find from: http://www.apple.com/legal/ Specifically, http://images.apple.com/legal/sla/docs/xcode.pdf Like the rest of Apple's licensed software, it states in part that licensees may not rent, lease, lend, sell, sublicense or otherwise redistribute the software. The only exceptions I've seen is derivative work that ...


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There are a lot methods used and places where licenses and registration keys are stored: User specific: ~/ ~/Library/Application Support/Application or domain ~/Library/Preferences This might be plist files, invisible .domain.plist and .random.plist files or files and folders containing files with random names. Also specific 'License'-files exist. Machine ...


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According to this Microsoft page you can only install/use Office Home & Student on one computer.


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Royalty free means you can release music that incorporates the loops without paying or crediting anyone. The only thing you can't do is sell the loops separately.


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