Use for questions referring specifically to versions of OS X 10.10, Yosemite. Non-version-specific questions related to OS X should be tagged with [osx]. Questions about Mac hardware should be tagged with [mac]. Questions about running OS X on non-Apple hardware are generally considered off-topic.

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OSX smooth scrolling in tmux

I'm SSH'ing into a linux box using iTerm2. On that box I run tmux 1.6. I have enabled mouse mode:set -g mode-mouse onThis works fine, and I can scroll when using tail, but it's not the same ...
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MAMP in MAC Yosemite SSL,WSGI

I installed MAMP after testing with XAMPP , I require to install Openssl or generate SSL certificates and a controller in wsgi run in XAMPP not make it but I wonder if someone can help me configure ...
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Wi-Fi still connected while MacBook in sleep mode

My brand new MacBook is still connected with Wi-Fi even after I put it in sleep mode. I discovered this when I pinged the MacBook's IP address from another machine accidentally.Is this normal? Or a ...
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OS X Yosemite fonts jagged/blurry on external monitor

Anyone have any suggestions on possible fixes for jagged text on my external monitor hooked up to my rMBP? I am using an ASUS MX279H monitor. The text is pretty jagged everywhere. Safari, Messages, ...
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Update Emoji font on older Mac OS?

I'm using OS X Yosemite, which I don't want to update to the latest due to compatibility and performance issues. But I want to update the emoji font used by Messages to match the latest iOS....
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Can I remove “teh” from the dictionary in Mac OSX Yosemite?

I've never had use of the word "teh". Not even certain it's actually a word beyond "Urban Dictionary" definitions. However, "teh" is a common typo, hence the urban dictionary entry. And it is a typo ...
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TeamViewer sign in working on Macs, “Sign in request failed! The server did not respond. Please try again.”

I used TeamViewer on multiple computers and have no problems except with one of my Macs. I cannot log into the “Computers and Contacts” panel on the right side. When I try it spins for a while and I ...
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external keyboard to behave in OSX as it would do in Windows

I'm struggling to configure under OSX Yosemite a Logitech K270 wireless keyboard to behave the same as it would do under Windows. The keyboard is paired to a mid 2015 15" MacBook Pro.What I ...
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Kernel task memory is not released in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)

I was working on a large Illustrator project in Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite) which takes up 4.5GB+ memory but after I save and quit the application, my kernel task has still 4.8GB in it and not being ...
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Emacs Rmail Gmail - No Mail

I am trying to setup Rmail to read my Gmail account.I have tried following the instructions on emacswiki:(setenv "MAILHOST" "pop3server")(setq rmail-primary-inbox-list '("po:username")...
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MacBook Pro retina 2013 with Yosemite 10.10.3: Severe Wi-Fi issues only on main account

In the last few weeks my MacBook Pro has developed increasingly severe Wi-Fi problems. At first it would drop connection every 10 minutes or so, but now it cannot find a network at all. In fact, the ...
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Transferring Files Over Ethernet to Network Storage Kills Internet Connection

I have an Airport Extreme router (newest model) with a USB drive attached that I transfer files to.My Mac Pro (3,1 running latest Yosemite) is connected to this router via Ethernet, and I've been ...
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USB Flash Drive on vmware workstation 10 doesn't appear in removable devices list

As stated in the question, when I connect my USB flash storage devices, the removable devices list won't even show the device in the list. While it does show other USB devices like the USB internet ...
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Macbook Pro shutting down on its own after sleep

My Macbook Pro 2013 (upgraded from Mavericks to Yosemite) keeps shutting down on its own after I put it to sleep by closing the lid. It used to be that this happened a few hours after I closed it--...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10.When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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Yosemite Launchpad Editing or Editor?

Is there an editor for the Yosemite Launchpad available? I'd like to quickly set up folders and screens. The old one is no longer supported. If not, how do I edit the file responsible for the layout? ...
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Remove AutoFill in Gmail Login

When I try to login to Gmail after clicking "sign in with a different account" via the Login Page to use one of my non-regular emails, I get Suggestions. The suggestions are mostly times I messed up ...
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Filevault recovery issue on dead Macbook OS X Yosemite

My daughter spilled rum into her MacBook, and it has died. No screen, no proper boot, just a ping when first turned on.The harddrive did survive, but when I attach it to my Mac mini, there are no ...
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Broken zsh with chmod; trying to fix with compaudit

I have Homebrew zsh as my shell. I don't have root on my machine, but I do have an additional account with elevated privileges -- this is just how it's been set up by my work and I can't do anything ...
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redirect 127.0.0.2:80 to 127.0.0.1:3000 using pfctl

BackgroundI'm trying to make a redirection setup to make it so that when I make a request to example.com it would be redirected to 127.0.0.1:3000.I know that I can map example.com to 127.0.0.2 via ...
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OSX 10.10.5 Kernel Panic with no Log of Crash

I've been having an issue recently with a MacBook Pro 13'. It seems to randomly crash to a grey error screen, stating "Your computer restarted because of a problem. Press a key or wait a few seconds ...
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Scan Wirelessly

How can I Scan from a Brother MFC-J625DW wirelessly to Mac !0.10.5 OS X Yosemite.I can print with no problem and have trialed Vue Scan which worked effortlesslybut I cannot use OS X Yosemite yet all ...
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Why can I access the internet in a browser but not the terminal?

I can browse the internet using Chrome and Safari, but when I use the terminal, I can not. When I try to ssh in the terminal, I get "request timed out" and when I try to ping I get "3 packets ...
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Downgrading from El Capitan to Yosemite

I need to downgrade mac os x on one computer, from El Capitan to Yosemite.No Time Machine backups were done so i need to go with the os x bootable installer. The problem is Yosemite does not ...
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How do I disable su on Macbook Yosemite?

I'm taking my macbook into the shop for service. I want to create an account that has no access to anything but its own user directory. In Yosemite, when I create a new account without administrator ...
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matlab 2015b java crash

I get a Java crash whenever I do anything in Matlab 2015b in Yosemite :such as opening Matlab. There were patches issued for earlier Matlab releases, but nothing for 2015. Please explain how to ...
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Preview very slow on OSX Yosemite

I have a MacBook Pro from 2011 with 4GB RAM and an i5, running OSX Yosemite 10.10.5.Since recently, Preview is ridiculously slow, taking long to start up, but periodically freezing for about 5-10 ...
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How to display original icon preview of epub books on OS X

epub books on desktop or in finder directory don't show icon preview as its own, but only generally show iBooks.app icon, how to show icon preview as epub books' original cover.
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RTL8188CUS Yosemite Drvier?

I'm trying to get the generic wifi adapter to work on Yosemite and days of Googling has left me with numerous downloaded drivers but nothing worked. I noticed that the wifi utility gets installed but ...
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How to remove Massacdusettes from dictionary in Chrome for Mac?

I notice a misspelled word being offered for Massachusetts typo as: Massacdusettes on Mac OS X Yosemite in Chrome Version 44.0.2403.107 (64-bit). I looked in Library/Spelling/LocalDictionary but ...
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Disk Utility reading disk incorrectly; viewing ext4 as JHFS+ and seeing Recovery HD

So, I have some strange issues in Disk Utility and diskutil. It's not a problem (hopefully), but I just want to make sure that I'm not on the path to disk corruption or failure. This is how my disk ...
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OS X Server - disable shutdown prompt or solve it that it won't show

I have promt with information that another user is logged in and that this user could loose data when I shutdown computer:I am almost certain it's because I install OS X Server and I connected it ...
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Map local IP address to localhost

I have a site running at the IP address: 192.168.99.100 (This website is run by VirtualBox through Docker).I want this website to be accessible remotely. I usually do this through PageKite which ...
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Synchronize two folders over sftp?

I have a cloned git repository in a directory and a sftp server, I want the server to be in sync with my repository.I've been trying multiple Atom/Sublime Text plugins with no luck, they only upload ...
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Issue installing Java EE 7 SDK update 1

I've installed Java (jdk 1.8) and set JAVA_HOME, now I'm trying to install Java EE 7 SDK which I downloaded it from here. The Oracle download page shows Universal Zip Installer type file, downloaded ...
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Toggling Yosemite's Notification Center between “Today” and “Notifications” views (back and forth)

I want to create a keyboard shortcut/trackpad gesture to:- display Yosemite's Notification Center first- then toggle back and forth "Today" and "Notifications" panes every time the corresponding ...
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Run bash command from link in browser

Is there a way to run an arbitrary command on OSX by clicking a link in the browser?As you know, there are certain types of hyperlinks that launch certain applications with a specified action, for ...
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Skype keeps disconnecting on OSX

I'm having a problem with Skype on OS X Yosemite..after logging in Skype it keeps disconnecting... I've tried it on 2 different Macs... on multiple different networks...So basically the problem is ...
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Can I customize the way the mouse moves between monitors?

I'm using my Mid-2014 13" MacBook Pro with Retina display along with two 20" external monitors. Both are 1200x1600 rotated to portrait orientation, one on either side of the laptop. The screens are ...
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Partitioning on Mac OS X (Yosemite)

I am facing a strange problem in Mac OS X (Yosemite). I have 2 partitions but I am unable to understand how much space is being used up in the primary partition. Reports on Screens 2 and 3 are quite ...
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Mail app window will not open

I select Mail from dock or applications, the dot shows beneath the mail icon, but the Mail window does not open. I have to right-click the icon and select new window. Anyway to get this back ...
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Virtualbox VMmanage cpuidset - access denied

hello I'm trying to install OS X Yosemite on my machine. Running a intel core i5-4210u CPU with Windows 8.1 and Virtualbox 4.3.26. however the installation freezes around 40-50% and doesn't progress ...
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How do completely wipe Adobe Creative Cloud from my Yosemite OS X machine?

My Creative Cloud app was corrupted on install. Every time I try to open it, it crashes. It tells me to download the installer and re-install, but every I run the installer it tells me to go download "...
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Opening ports in OSX Yosemite for development servers without switching off the Firewall

In OSX Yosemite I need two ports opened, port 8080 for my Dart Server and 8081 for a Tomcat Server.I basically want to fire up a browser on an Android/Apple phone/tablet and on a Windows Desktop, ...
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Firefox & Chrome isn't launching

I recently updated Xcode and the OS to 10.10.3. Firefox, Firefox Dev Edition, Chrome, and Canary all stopped working. They just bounce in the dock. They do the same thing in safe mode. Only Safari ...
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OSX Fuse/SSHFS will not auto mount from /etc/fstab on mac (but sudo mount -a works!)

I have recently installed OS X Fuse and SSHFS on my mac, and I can mount my sshfs manually with sudo mount -a but I would really like it to mount automatically, given the contents of my /etc/fstab...
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Mac Illustrator CC > Save for Web > Convert to sRGB… checked & greyed out

i've been following some advice from several blogs to normalize the color settings across my adobe apps - basically setting them to none or generic or monitor etc (since i only design for web, really)....
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How can I configure Sublime Text 3 to select IP addresses by double-clicking them. OS X Yosemite

In OS X many (most) text-handling applications can select an IP address by double clicking on them. I work with IP addresses all the time.I've recently moved away from TextEdit, Notes, and ...
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How to use Word styles across documents

I have Microsoft Word for Mac 2008 and I use a Macbook (Yosemite).I have a paper written in Word (let’s call it document A) and I need to format it according to some formatting guidelines. I have a ...
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Internet connection issues on Yosemite

I'm having troubles with internet connectivity on Yosemite, MacBook Pro (late 2014).When I'm at home internet works great. I'm connected through wifi to a standard modem/router. The problem is when ...

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