Dolan Antenucci
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SSH to localhost on OS X Mountain Lion fails with invalid password (after reinstall & migration)
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Under System Preferences -> Sharing -> Remote Login, my "allow access for" is showing "Unknown User" under "only for these users". This is probably because my user's UID changed after the fresh ...

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Logitech mouse scrolling weird after Sierra update; soggy inertia effect in native apps, choppy in third-party apps
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MacOS 10.12.2 fixes the Smooth Scrolling inertia issues with and without LCC 3.9.5 installed. Unfortunately, with LCC 3.9.5 installed on 10.12.2, there is an issue with highlighting text and ...

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Can I call a phone number from the Terminal?
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In theory, you could use Automator to setup a sequence of actions to trigger making a call. I've never actually used Automator, but my understanding of it says it'll work. First, you could create ...

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How to type a TAB character on an iPhone
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If you want the tab character for a specific purpose (e.g. a SSH client), I recommend getting an app that has this feature built in via a quick click or two. Many SSH clients have this. If you want ...

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Recreating iTunes .itl database from .xml file without itunes copying songs?
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Turns out that the one step I was forgetting was to reset the iTunes settings after removing my .itl database and library .xml files so that iTunes did not "organize your library" and "copy songs to ...

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Font rendering issue with Word 2011 and 3rd party font (Admiration Pains)
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My workaround was to use FontForge to open the TTF file and then re-generate the font family in TrueType format. Now Word 2011 shows it correctly.

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Why doesn't Epson driver show up in Software Update as Epson claims it will?
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It turns out the Software Update page was simply cached, and pushing Cmd+R on the keyboard forced it to recheck for updates.

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Dropbox syncing issue (permissions) after new hard drive migration on OS X
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I never found a log file that showed all the files that were not syncing, but did figure out where my problem was: I had symlinks to folders that no longer existed under my freshly installed computer. ...

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Why does Google Chrome replace "fl" with blocks on all PDFs it shows, but Adobe Reader works fine?
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Looks like this is a bug with Chrome's PDF Viewer, which is fixed in Chrome Milestone 25: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=80996

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gpg-agent + launchd maxing out cpu overnight.. plus other stability oddness lately.. any ideas why?
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My problems covered a few areas, but all stability seems to have been addressed. Regarding the gpg-agent issue, I haven't seen that come up again, and this maybe attributed to one of two things: 1) ...

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Mac Powerpoint 2011 "play" presentation w/out full screen?
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Just figured it out: use "Set Up Show" on the ribbon (or in the Slide Show menu), which has an option for "Browse by an individual (window)" Hope that helps someone else :)

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where are python packages installed on Lion?
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Found it! Python packages are installed in /Library/Python/2.7/site-packages by default.

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IPad Air 2 (cellular) upgrade to 9.3.1 won't run (after "agreeing", takes me to home screen)
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Installing via iTunes works (i.e., plug iPad into computer with iTunes running), so I ended up doing that. For others that run into this problem: you may want to make sure you have enough disk ...

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How can I transfer a Large (450Mb) file between two Mountain Lion Macbook Pros?
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As mentioned by a few others, using a Thunderbolt cable works great. Here's details on how to do this without having to reboot the source computer (as described by this article): Connect the two ...

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Ejecting CD from Mac after fresh install?
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Push F12 to eject! http://www.faqforge.com/macosx/how-to-eject-a-cd-in-a-mac-mini-with-pc-keyboard-and-mouse/

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How can I clone my Lion-pre-installed drive to a new smaller hard drive?
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First, I put both the new and old drive into a PC of mine, and loaded up an Ubuntu LiveCD. At this point, my old drive is showing up as /dev/sde and new drive is /dev/sdf (WARNING: be sure to update ...

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