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Questions tagged [osx]

The desktop operating system from Apple Inc.

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Keyboard shortcut for Google Image Search text input box when using Chrome on OSX

While searching for images using text input, I want to be able to go from an existing google image search to the input box using keyboard shortcuts. I'm using Google Chrome on OSX. A 2012 answer by ...
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Making Google Docs into its own application on Mac

I've been trying to figure this out all afternoon... My dream is that I want to be able to open Google Docs on my Mac as if it's an application. Chrome's setting's has a built-in "Add to ...
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How can I backup my Google Drive files using Time Machine? [closed]

I'd like to be able to do regular backups of my files in Google Drive. I just want to create a backup so that I can quickly restore in the event of a disaster. I don't believe that Google currently ...
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Attaching photo from iPhone while composing message with Gmail on desktop

I prefer to write mail on my desktop computer (Mac OS X), so I can use a real keyboard. Often while writing such an email, I would like to attach a photo right where I am writing and take it with the ...
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Mega Downloads on Mac OSX

It is known that in Windows mega uses the fileSystem API, which basically writes the file to a sandboxed section of your local file system: AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\File System\ ...
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Is there a way for me to effectively automate a back up of my Google Drive contents locally, using a CLI tool?

Is there is a way for me to copy/back up me Google Drive contents to my local machine? Ideally, the solution would have these features (in order of priority): Runs on OS X/Linux in a headless (CLI/...
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I don't have a Public folder in Dropbox

I don't see a 'public folder' in my list. I also don't get the option of creating a 'public link' from any file: All I can click is 'share link'. The links I'm getting only work when I'm logged in to ...
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I can't seem to get the shortcut key (#) for deleting to work in Gmail on OSx

I am using Chrome on OS X with a UK keyboard and for some reason I cannot delete an email using #. Pretty much every other email shortcut I use works but not this. To get the hash key I am pressing ...
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Dropbox picture sync: Skip RAW files?

I like the convenience of having Dropbox keep track of my photos because it tends to work with my devices over 3G (I am often tethering to my phone with my iPad and Macbook) as well as Wifi, but it's ...
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How do I delete documents from the Amazon cloud?

I used the Mac Amazon 'send to Kindle' application to send a few text files to my iPad. This works, except there's no way to delete files. The iPad's Kindle app's delete button only deletes files ...
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How to download all photos that I uploaded to Flickr into my computer?

Related thread but for Microsoft Windows, my question is for Mac OS X 10.5.8 I found all tools only to upload mass photos from local computer to Flickr here, how can I download all of my photos ...
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How to download all photos that I uploaded to Facebook into my computer?

I need to delete my Facebook account, but before I do that, I need to clean it up first from all of my information. How do I download all photos that I uploaded to Facebook into my computer? Opening ...
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Gmail is taking forever to load in Chrome: Why is this happening?

I'm using Google Chrome 12.0.742.100 on OS X 10.6.7. It seems that Gmail takes an inordinate amount of time to load (2-3 minutes) as indicated by the 'loading' circle on the tab. Some images may help ...
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Is there any way to auto reply to certain message string? [closed]

I was wondering if there's a way to auto reply "Cool!" to all messages with titles "Yo check this out", messages containing the words "Watch this video!", or something similar, an hour after the ...
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What's the best way to use Gmail offline?

I'll be on a flight for a long time and need to respond to email. I use a Mac and Gmail.
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How to upload to YouTube from the command-line

I want to upload to YouTube without having to use the web interface in order to automate some things. Is there a way to upload from the command line in OSX?