Someone left a comment on one of my posts similar to, "Linux won't be popular on the Desktop until it runs [URL="http://www.microsoft.com"]Windows[/URL] applications." To which I silently responded, "Huh? and, "You've got to be kidding me." We have [URL="http://www.winehq.org"]WINE[/URL] for running Windows applications and it works reasonably well for those who care to spend the time to work through any problems with it. I don't think the Linux Community needs to spend time on such an undertaking. Is anyone asking [URL="http://www.apple.com"]Apple[/URL] to run Windows applications so that it will gain popularity? No? Then, why should Linux? If you want to …

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Hi, I seem to get an Assertion failure with the following code: if (Butten.tag==1) { //int errorCount = 0; //UIImage *filterImage; GPUImageAmatorkaFilter *ColorMatrix=[[GPUImageAmatorkaFilter alloc]init]; [ColorMatrix prepareForImageCapture]; UIImage *filterImage=[ColorMatrix imageByFilteringImage:img_MainImage]; //while (! (filterImage = [ColorMatrix imageByFilteringImage:img_MainImage]) ) { // ++errorCount; //} //if (errorCount > 0) { //NSLog(@"GPUImageiOSBlurFilter imageByFilteringImage button clicked:"); //} vw_MainImage.image=filterImage; image_Edited =filterImage; lbl_MenuType.text=[arr_Effectname objectAtIndex:0]; filterImage=nil; free((__bridge void *)(filterImage)); } Error is: *Assertion failure in -[GPUImagePicture initWithCGImage:smoothlyScaleOutput:removePremultiplication:], /Users/darrenedwards/Desktop/app/Source/iOS/GPUImagePicture.m:94* Line 94 is: NSAssert( widthOfImage > 0 && heightOfImage > 0, @"Passed image must not be empty - it should be at least 1px tall and wide"); I am new to iOS …

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I have been using a wal-mart wireless mouse for months. It got slow response yesterday and today will not work. Plugged in a new mouse and it's not working either. Settings /mouse not detecting. Batteries good. any help would be appreciated.

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My mac book is a little angry so I take the drive nd used it as external. How I run my IOS on windows pc?

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**Video players** 1. [VLC Media Player](http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-macosx.html) - VLC is a cross-platform and open source multimedia player for Mac OSX. 2. [Perian](http://www.perian.org/) - Perian is another open source video player for that are based on multi-platform form of FFmpeg project. 3.[ Mac Media player](http://www.macblurayplayer.com/mac-media-player.htm) - Mac media player provided all the basic functions like subtitle options, adjustable audio and video settings. 4. [GOM Player](https://www.gomlab.com/) - GOM player is a versatile media player that is easy to use and have a nice user-interface **Word Processing Software** 5. [Microsoft Office](https://products.office.com/en/mac/microsoft-office-for-mac) - It is the most popular and well know software suite for Mac …

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We have developed an app for iPhone. Our business requirement is to run the app at the background and listen to our server for the updates. We need to get the list of online users. This helps us in getting the list of online users and also in listenning to the server. Problem: iOS is killing the app after few minutes. I need the app to run at the background for ever. This is a proven concept and used by lots of apps on apple store. Please suggest me how to achieve this. If we use Background audio then the …

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I just upgraded the software to OS X Sierra and I use a multi usb port for connecting my mouse since there are just two usb port and the harddisk has to be plugged in directly. The light appears at the bottom of the mouse which means that the power is reaching the mouse but the mouse isnt detecting. Can anyone tell me what I should do to get my mouse working and it works fine on pc.

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I run El Capitan but had the same problem with prior operating systems. I can't use the single quote key to type a straight quote mark in the apps that I want, in particular an abc notation app called EasyABC. Having just stated that I notice the word can't does that a straight quote!!! In EasyABC there is no Substitutions menu so I don't know what to do.

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I have bought 2 different types of HDD and still I am unable to format using Disk Utilities it always gets stuck halfway. Will buying an installation disk fix this problem? or is there somethan out there besides disk utility to format the HDD Regards -Steve

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Hello Daniweb Community, It has recently come to my attention that my website does not load on iPhone's, my website is (also I'm not trying to advertise) [http://twisteddigital.com.au](http://twisteddigital.com.au). So could someone help me with this problem, I've tried searching around for a little bit but couldn't find anything.

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I keep getting a direct identifier error. I have tried deleting the pillarPlat004 assets and re-importing it and connecting it to the code, but that doesn't seem to be the problem. I'm using swift in xcode. ![Screenshot_2016-04-09_19.27_.25_.png](/attachments/small/4/1f4a31b4ae5c37226cc4901e500e6fcd.png "align-left") ![Screenshot_2016-04-09_19.31_.50_.png](/attachments/small/4/4d94fd0a79c2f6fa708b11ec67f58885.png "align-left")

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It's hard for me to admit it but there are things, ten things to be exact, that I really hate about Linux. Sometimes I think it's just me but I do see other people stating a few of these in the forums so I'm at least not alone with some of these issues. These are in no particular order and they aren't just rants; they're legitimate problems and issues that I find annoying, destroying or cloying. Feel free to add your own to the list in the Comments section. [B]1. Too Many Good Distros[/B] - I hate the fact that …

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Hello friends, I am a new user for a mac and it seems to be slow as its opening time and also browsing a page. At that time what should I do for this? I am wondering for some wisefull tips that I recover this problem as soon as possible.

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So my next problem is what mac is right and reliable for me? I will be using my mac for: - Writing word/pages docs - Programming in C++ , Objective-c , Java and more - Game development - Powerpoint/keynote presentations - A little bit of PhotoShop - Music and personal uses - A little gaming on steam So what mac is right for me, the most things I will be using on my mac is programming, Game development , Presintations , word processing and daniweb. Please answer as fast as you can , my budget is 1350$.

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I have been a happy user of TomTom satnav products since they first hit the market some ten years ago now. For the most part, that has meant dedicated hardware for in-car use. However, when I last [reviewed the TomTom app for the iPhone here at DaniWeb back in 2010](http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/tablets-and-mobile-devices/reviews/333687/edit-your-own-satnav-maps-with-tomtom-for-iphone) it got a perfect 10/10 rating, the upgraded software truly being that good. In that original review I briefly mentioned that TomTom has a car-kit available for the iPhone which would charge the battery on the move and provide a GPS boost for those poor-signal areas. It also acted as …

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The Swift computer language is the brainchild of a number of Apple associates. In my humble opinion it shows some nice features, but also some warts. Part 1 (constants, variables, strings, tuples, arrays) explores a number of the features to give you a taste of the language. I hope I can follow this soon with part 2 (dictionaries, loops, if/else, switch/case,.functions, classes) Even if you don't have an Apple computer, you can educate yourself using the Swift computer language. Just go onto the **Swift online playground** at **swiftstub.com** and start typing Swift code, enjoy the experience! Note: Xcode 7.0 came …

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This may seem absurd at first but please read on. Recently I've heard that a lot of people are installing Mac on standard machines made for Windows - either using hardware Virtualization or using some kind of tweak with their BIOS. I also heard that Apple recently switched their working Archetecture to Intel processor making it easy to install their OS X on Windows machines. Earlier last month a friend of mine also tried installing OS X on his Windows machine. No, he did not use VMWare or any emulator, he actually installed in on his HDD with a bootloader …

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As any fan of the The Matrix trilogy of films will tell you, the Keymaker is a character in The Matrix Reloaded who has the keys to provide Neo access to the system mainframe and by so doing hopefully save Zion from the ongoing sentinel attack. In the movie, the Keymaker was a little old Chinese man who held the keys to every door, every escape route, everything. In Apple OS X the equivalent is the Gatekeeper, a key technology which prevents malware from running on machines using that operating system. It does this by effectively locking the doors to …

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According to a [SecureList posting](https://securelist.com/blog/69462/darwin-nuke/) dated April 10th, researchers Anton Ivanov, Andrey Khudyakov, Maxim Zhuravlev and Andrey Rubin discovered a vulnerability in the Darwin kernel back in December 2014. Why is this of interest? Well, the Darwin kernel is an open source part of both the Apple operating systems. The vulnerability could allow remote attackers to launch a DDoS on a device running OS X 10.10 or iOS 8. More worryingly, it could allow the attackers to send just a single, solitary incorrect network packet in order to crash the target system and impact upon any corporate network it may …

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Ive made a java program to do automated tasks for a game. It takes screen shots with java.robot every 250 milliseconds. The program is working great, but it will always crash at around the 30min mark Im running this program on my mac, and this is the crash report that I get. I believe the plugin is what is crashes. I watched how much memory the program took up on Activity moniter and it never used more than 125mb of real memory. Process: java [44066] Path: /usr/bin/java Identifier: net.java.openjdk.cmd Version: 1.0 (1.0) Code Type: X86-64 (Native) Parent Process: java [44032] …

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Ive made a java program to do automated tasks for a game. It takes screen shots with java.robot every 250 milliseconds. The program is working great, but it will always crash at around the 30min mark Im running this program on my mac, and this is the crash report that I get. I believe the plugin is what is crashes. I watched how much memory the program took up on Activity moniter and it never used more than 125mb of real memory. Process: java [44066] Path: /usr/bin/java Identifier: net.java.openjdk.cmd Version: 1.0 (1.0) Code Type: X86-64 (Native) Parent Process: java [44032] …

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Hello all Im trying to make java robot hold down the command key. I have used the following code. robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_META); robot.Delay(5000); robot.keyRelease(KeyEvent.VK_META); This doesant seem to do the trick. Yes I have searched on how to do this but cannot find a working answer. Am I using the wrong keycode? Ive also tried robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.META_MASK); and robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.META_DOWN_MASK); Ive also tried keycodes, 91 and 93.

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Hi, I am able to see my HDD and its partitions in Disk Utility but I am not able to see in in Finder or in ls /Volumes/. I have some data that's important and I intend to back it up. Is there any other way to access the HDD. Please help

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Is Apple really 'closing the gap' on Android as far as smartphone market share is concerned, or is there more to the battle of the mobile handsets than the latest set of headline figures suggest? [ATTACH=RIGHT]23604[/ATTACH]Certainly if you take the research, and associated press releases surrounding it, from Nielsen regarding smartphone sales then you might be forgiven for thinking that Android handsets are in danger of being overtaken by iPhones in terms of handsets in, well, hands. The [URL="http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/consumer/more-us-consumers-choosing-smartphones-as-apple-closes-the-gap-on-android/"]NeilsenWire release[/URL] in question doesn't help by loudly proclaiming "More US Consumers Choosing Smartphones as Apple Closes the Gap on Android" - …

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Whats the difference between the two? What's better?

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Microsoft is just about over the three day hump that has been their timid Windows 8 release, and amid the [cries of anger](http://www.daniweb.com/hardware-and-software/microsoft-windows/windows-vista-and-windows-7-8/news/438107/windows-8-launch-three-year-user-backlash-predicted) over die-hard user, it's apparent Microsoft's move toward Windows 8 was one for the long term, not the short time. ![Win8-logo1](/attachments/small/3/Win8-logo1.jpg "align-left") While some jump to call the move a failure, it's important to note this is not a Microsoft failure, and instead a change in direction. Microsoft has indeed sold failed products before, ie. Vista and Windows Me, and Windows 8 is not one of those products. While it may be lacking Media Center in an …

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I was debating with my friend [URL="http://twitter.com/DavidAKnopf"]David A. Knopf[/URL] on Twitter recently about the iPad's target market. He was sure that iPhone and Mac owners like himself were the key targets, while I argued that it was precisely the opposite, people who didn't own these devices already. We went back and forth as we often do, but what was really interesting, is that both of us made valid points with links for backup about whom we believed Apple was targeting with this device. [B]Marketing 101 [/B] When a company like Apple creates a device like the iPad, they must have …

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Given the amount of negative press that has been generated since the announcement of the iPhone 5, calling it everything from boring to disappointing and even naming it the Apple Meh!phone, you might be forgiven for thinking nobody would want to buy it. You would be wrong. Very wrong indeed, in fact, if the pre-ordering process is anything to go by. It took the iPhone 4 and 4S around 20 hours to sell out after pre-orders went live on the Apple website. Yet the iPhone 5 'sold out' of launch day stock within the hour. ![iphone5](/attachments/small/0/iphone5.jpg "align-right") Both Apple.com and …

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Responding to the publication of a report which shows Amazon, Apple and Microsoft all scoring badly when it comes to a reliance upon 'dirty energy' to power their data centers, Apple has hit back with claims that the report over-estimates the power consumption of iCloud and projects being constructed to offset energy usage. ![dweb-icloud](/attachments/small/0/dweb-icloud.jpg "align-right") [According to Greenpeace](http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/publications/Campaign-reports/Climate-Reports/How-Clean-is-Your-Cloud/) cloud companies can grasp the opportunity to be a catalyst in so far as driving change towards cleaner electricity generation by "making better energy choice and demanding more from utility vendors" that could ultimately create a greener grid for everyone and a …

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Hello, I am programming for the new(ish) 4 inch retina display of Apple's mobile products. Since I don't have a Mac computer to program with I've had to use Adobe Flash Professional. I realize that in order for the app to run in the full 4" I need to add a png image called Default-586h@2x. I have placed that in my assets library in AFP, but when I compile it still runs at the old screen size. I suppose I am missing a step, but am not sure what exactly. If anyone has the answer or any ideas/suggestions please let …

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