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Forum: iPad Info Center Yesterday, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By cpragman
Read the forums for HandBrake closely too. A few...

Read the forums for HandBrake closely too. A few months ago, they updated all their presets for apple devices. When they did, the made the presets reflect the limits of CURRENTLY SHIPPING devices. ...
Forum: System Yesterday, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By cpragman
I'm assuming it's covered in the man pages for...

I'm assuming it's covered in the man pages for GateKeeper. I tried to figure it out a while ago (10.8) to get one of my scripts to run, but it seemed like too much gobbledygook and I gave up.
Maybe...
Forum: The Coat Room 10-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By cpragman
This may help... Kicking machines is mostly...

This may help... Kicking machines is mostly managed via iTunes.
http://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/how-remove-your-apple-id-completely-shut-down-your-itunes-store-icloud-other-accounts-3474388/
Forum: System 10-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By cpragman
It occurred to me after I wrote the post that...

It occurred to me after I wrote the post that there might another explanation. Given the age of this mac, it originally had "FileVault 1" enabled for my user account. I know that the way FileVault 1...
Forum: System 10-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By cpragman
iCloud Drive oddities - solved

FYI: I've solved this particular problem, but since my google searches didn't yield anything meaningful, I'll post here anyway, so perhaps somebody else's google searches will find this and get help...
Forum: System 10-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By cpragman
My browser periodically complains that it can't...

My browser periodically complains that it can't resolve a URL. Retrying eventually seems to fix it.
Forum: The Coat Room 10-23-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 971
Posted By cpragman
You need an appleid to download the installer....

You need an appleid to download the installer. Not no perform the install, I think.
Also, google "AppleSetupDone" and look at results for yosemite. Deleting the AppleSetupDone marker will cause it...
Forum: System 10-18-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By cpragman
When booter in Mavericks or Yosemite, try...

When booter in Mavericks or Yosemite, try "diskutil cs list" in terminal.
I've read that the Yosemite installer automatically converts the install partition to a core storage volume. 10.7 and...
Forum: System 10-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,443
Posted By cpragman
Just installed iTunes 12.0.1 with Yosemite, and...

Just installed iTunes 12.0.1 with Yosemite, and had to perform this process again.
Forum: iPad Info Center 10-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,130
Posted By cpragman
You can backup her iPad to whatever computer you...

You can backup her iPad to whatever computer you want, and then restore that backup to another ipad.

Select the "encrypt backup" option, so that all the settings and passwords get migrated over.
Forum: System 10-16-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 449
Posted By cpragman
I use the safari plugin ClickToFlash. It prevents...

I use the safari plugin ClickToFlash. It prevents safari from telling websites that flash is installed, at which point most self-respecting websites (including YouTube) render via HTML5, which is a...
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-11-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By cpragman
There is a finder preference to not show disks on...

There is a finder preference to not show disks on the desktop. Try changing the preference.
Also try disk utility to see if the external disk is actually mounted.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By cpragman
If you are going to open it to replace the...

If you are going to open it to replace the battery anyway, some things that will significantly extend battery life are:
Replaced HD with SSD,
add more ram to reduce swapping to disk.
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-06-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 987
Posted By cpragman
Try plugging it back into the original machine...

Try plugging it back into the original machine and letting decryption finish.
CoreStorage encryption/decryption is supposed to keep working across sleeps and reboots, if you let it.
Worst case is...
Forum: iPad Info Center 10-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,169
Posted By cpragman
Probably can't revert. Having the ipsw file isn't...

Probably can't revert. Having the ipsw file isn't enough, as the installer contacts apple to verify the signing key. I read a couple days ago that apple revoked the signing keys to iOS 7
Forum: Hardware and Peripherals 10-02-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By cpragman
I've never had a single problem with my Magic...

I've never had a single problem with my Magic Mouse.
Forum: Applications 09-16-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 769
Posted By cpragman
Right click on the podcast episode. A contextual...

Right click on the podcast episode. A contextual menu will open. From there you want to choose "reveal in finder" or whatever it's PC equivalent it. That Wil show you the actual media file. Save a...
Forum: iPhone Info Center 09-14-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,597
Posted By cpragman
AFAIK no. You can create albums in iPhoto and...

AFAIK no. You can create albums in iPhoto and sync them to the phone.
Forum: Applications 09-13-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By cpragman
Shell script that has a basic loop, a "wait"...

Shell script that has a basic loop, a "wait" statement, and a "say" statement.
Forum: Networking 09-12-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By cpragman
And although it's probably illegal, you can also...

And although it's probably illegal, you can also force malware back across the internet to THEIR computer, via a vulnerability in the screen sharing app they like to use.
...
Forum: Applications 09-12-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By cpragman
Sounds like keychain to me too. If the...

Sounds like keychain to me too.
If the password in your keychain entry for the mail server is wrong, the Mac will offer the server the bad password, even though you are typing the right on in the...
Forum: iPhone Info Center 09-09-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,202
Posted By cpragman
On your iPhone, tap the "calendars" button at the...

On your iPhone, tap the "calendars" button at the bottom-center of your screen. Make sure you have check marks next to the relevant calendars.
Forum: Networking 09-05-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By cpragman
Well if the laptop's asleep, then this sounds...

Well if the laptop's asleep, then this sounds like normal behavior.

You can investigate "wake on LAN", but it isn't exactly tailored for this sort of thing either.
Forum: Applications 08-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By cpragman
Perhaps you didn't uninstall crashplan correctly....

Perhaps you didn't uninstall crashplan correctly. The fact that you still have the launchd script trying to run it suggests you didn't use their uninstaller.
...
Forum: System 08-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,709
Posted By cpragman
That's why I just prevent my other OS disks from...

That's why I just prevent my other OS disks from mounting (using fstab)
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