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How can I make non-anti-aliased text look good in Firefox on Mac OS X?

After being a Windows user for the last 10 years, I got a MacBook Pro, which I'm working on configuring to my liking. I find small-size anti-aliased text to be blurry and hard to read, so I typically ...
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Internet Sharing on Lion breaks my routing table

When in the office, I'm connected to a 192.168.1.0/24 network. When Internet Sharing is off, when I run netstat -nr the first entry shows default 192.168.1.254 UGSc 10 ...
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Scaling display for Mac OSX in VMWare

I'm running Mac OSX 10.10 under VMWare 12, my monitor is a 4K 27" display - so the text is tiny. I opened System Preference -> Display -> Scaled, but the only option available is 3840 x 2160 (my 4K ...
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Git - Error invalid path

I have been working for so long on a mac and have committed it looks like a file like this: C:/Csmart/files/companies/19/migration/CompanyDataEntry.xls This file does not exist in the repository. My ...
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Change compile flags for Homebrew

We're building a large C++ application on OS X Yosemite 10.10. This application relies on a number of third-party libraries which we install using Homebrew prior to building our application. Our ...
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Is Xfce supposed to run slowly on Virtualbox?

This is my first question, so I'm sorry in advance if my question is not good/descriptive enough. I'm having problems getting Xfce systems on Virtualbox to run smoothly. What I mean by slow is that ...
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I can't access from Linux to MacOS (Authentication), Samba, LAN

I have multiple Virtual Machines (Guests) on VirtualBox 5.1.14 installed On MacBook Air, All with the same UserAdmin and same Password for test porpouse. On my Host (MacBook Air) System ...
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On Mac, how can I set a default program to open *all* unknown files?

On Mac I often have files that are unknown to OS X. Opening the file results in a popup asking me to choose a file or search the Mac App Store. I know that for files I can set the default program to ...
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Linux compatibility layer for Mac OS X

I have a closed-source piece of Linux software written in a combination of Java and C. The application installs on my Mac (it uses InstallAnywhere), however, it isn't intended to run on a Mac. The ...
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Mac 10.8 Guest Multiple Monitors in Virtualbox

I've done a bit of searching and cannot seem to find an answer to my question. I have Mac OS X Mountain Lion guest installed on a virtual machine using Virtual Box with a Windows 7 host. I've found ...
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Computer-to-Computer network between OS X and Linux

I want to make a connection point to point via wifi between Mac and Linux. What I did was: I have created Computer-To-Computer network in OS X I have set manually an ip address for Mac, 10.0.0.1/255....
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Applescript to connect to bluetooth device

I'm trying to create an applescript to allow me to connect to a bluetooth device by it's Bluetooth ID. So far, i've managed to get an applescript to turn on bluetooth if it's off. Here's the code: ...
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Syncing iTunes between Mac and Windows using DropBox?

How do I sync iTunes library files (xml, itl) and music files/folders between these two different operating systems with different folder structures? I currently keep both the library files and the ...
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Losing network connection after VPN disconnects

I use tunnelblick and OpenVPN on the mac, but when I choose to disconnect from the VPN I lose all network connectivity and have to reboot to get back online. Is there a way to get a new IP or ...
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Increase number of open files in mac high sierra

On a mac high sierra 10.13.3 I have 256 open files. I want to raise it and I open a terminal and enter sudo launchctl limit maxfiles 1000000 1000000 This doesnt change anything when I enter ulimit ...

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