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Mac OS X: Add an AD Group to…

I joined a Mac machine to our AD so that users can use their AD credentials to use the Mac. One problem is that when users logon using their AD credentials, they cannot access some…

App Store: An Unknown Error Has Occured

While I was setting up a new Mac mini today, I ran into a strange problem. When I tried to use the App store to install Xcode, I entered my Apple ID and password and…

Hidden File or Folder under Finder on Mac…

A user reported that a folder he created on a share folder could not be seen by other users. I tried it on several different computers connected to the same shared folder. I could not…

How to Automount a CIFS/AFP Share on Mac

I set a Mac to be backed up by our TSM server. There was an external AFP share mounted at /Volumes/Data. I wanted to back up that share, too. The problem was that, for some…

How to Access X11VNC from a Mac

I have been asked to help install the VNC service on an Ubuntu machine. The installation is straightforward; here is a page detailing how to connect to the VNC service from a Windows PC or…

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Boot to Mac OS from Windows on a…

I set up a dual boot MacMini to be used with a projector in our conference room. There was a compatibility problem with this combination. Users could not hold down the option key during system…