OS X :: How To Check If A Port Is Open And How To Open One

Jun 8, 2010

How do i check if a port is open on my mac? specifically ports 80, 11031, and 11235-11335

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OS X :: Open Port / Port Forward Leopard Bizarre?

Jun 29, 2009

Here's the deal, I am so frustrated. I am trying to open port 59152 for Transmission on my Macbook Pro. I have the latest releases of everything, I am using an Airport Extreme base station with an older airport to boost my signal/connect my tivo w/out a wireless adapter.
I have managed to get it open in the past but there was an update or something a month or two ago and at first it was still open and then it closed. I don't know what changed with the update, all I know is that I did n't change anything.

I have granted permission for Transmission to accept incoming connections on the firewall, little snitch allows it too. I have lighthouse, which worked at first but now I don't even know why I bother having it run. I have the port mapped through the airport utility.

PLEASE don't say to go to portforward.com because they haven't updated the Airport section since Leopard came out, yet every search I do someone repeatedly tells the person needing help to go to [URL]

I am going to attach some screen captures so you can see what I've got going on and maybe point out something I've missed.

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Software :: Open Port 6000 In 10.5.8 ?

Jan 4, 2010

It is my responsibility to get my Church's closing info on our local TV station. When I go to sign in, I can't because I need to go through Port 6000 to access the page. How do I open this port in Safari? I was able to to modify and open the port in Firefox.

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OS X :: Open A Port To Enable Faster Downloads?

Jun 3, 2009

I have just bought my first mac, an imac 24" standard model. I am operating on the bigpond network and have a 2wire 2701HGV-W router and am connected via ethernet. I want to be able to open a port to enable faster downloads as my current download speed is around 12kbps...it takes days to get a movie. I am not very computer literate, so if anyone can help me please make the instructions idotproof as i am in that category.

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: How To Open Port 80

Mar 2, 2012

I am using a 2wire modem/router. I was told by a tech at ATT that I can only click a button that allows ALL ports open, but not just port 80. Does anyone know if there is a way to open port 80 ONLY? I'm next to done setting up a security CCTV system for my home, and this would allow me to use my computer to look at whats going on, rather than buying a new monitor.

Info:
iMac 27", Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5, 4GB 1333MHz

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: How To Open Port 19791

Apr 16, 2012

I am trying to run a tcl script that accesses port 19791. When it runs I get a message that it "Cannot connect to any server port 19791".

I have a pc on the same network that does not have this problem. So it is not the router. What in Lion is stopping this? The Firewall is not turned on.

Info:
MacBook Pro 15, Mac OS X (10.7.1), 6GB mem

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Hardware :: How To Open Port Forwarding On Airport Express

Jul 11, 2010

I have a Linksys and just switched to using an Airport Express for the wireless network. In order to use Desktop Connection (VNC) on my iPad I need to open the ports 5900 (Mac Pro) and 3389 (PC). In 1st pic is my Linksys setup that did this. In the 2nd, is this where I enter the ports (under Host or Tunnel) and what syntax for Address and Length? Or if this is the wrong place how do I do it?

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MacBook Pro :: When Open Terminal To Remove A Uncooperative Application And It Wouldnt Open

Dec 17, 2009

opened terminal to remove a uncooperative application (MacFace) and it wouldnt open. I would click it and it would bounce once and then nothing would happen. running 10.4.11

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Applications :: Unable To Open Config / There Is No Default Application Specified To Open The Document

Jun 6, 2010

I a new to mac. I am trying to open a ".config" file but I get this error message: "There is no default application specified to open the document xxxx". Normally, on a Windows, I would just force open it with notepad as it conly contain text. How do I do the same with a Mac?

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Intel Mac :: When Open A Word Doc In Finder All Docs Open

Apr 16, 2012

I have a new iMac with MS Office for Mac 2011. When I go to finder and click on a document the computer opens all word docs. How do i stop this behavior?

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Mac Pro :: Wireless Connection Is Very Slow , Every Web Page Open It Take Minutes To Open?

Oct 9, 2008

i've just bought my new mac pro, i'm very happy with it's performance, but there is 1 small little tiny problem, i've ordered my mac pro with wireless card, but my wireless connection is very slow , every web page i open it take minutes to open, before i had an imac, the wireless connenction was super fast, then i've sold it to my dad , but my new mac pro is very slow, mention that it's in the same room and in the same place my imac was.

i've check my bluetooth, i've send and receive some files with my bluetooth to my moblie, it was great, but when i copy files from my brothers computer it was slow and then it stucks , with my imac this never happens.i opened my mac pro to check the wireless card and i found this:-
antenna 1 was in the bluetooth card.
antenna 2 was in the upper wireless card.
antenna 3 was in the lower wireless card.

the weird thing i've found is that my speed connection it goes fast and then is goes slow then fast then slow, it's not stable, another weird thing is that my wireless speed is slow then when i press the wireless bars it goes fast then it returns slow again.this is a really lousy service from apple to make the wireless card as optional , it's really unfair i mean it is the most powerfull mac ever and wireless is not included one more question, is there a difference between the wireless card in the imac and in the mac pro?

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Software :: When Open ITunes It Wouldn't Open, Instead An Error Popped Up Saying It Quit Unexpectedly?

Jul 13, 2010

I know that there are most likely a lot of these threads around, but I feel like I've tried about everything. This all happened this morning when I was about to open my itunes. It wouldn't open, instead an error popped up saying that it quit unexpectedly.

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MacBook Pro :: Why When Open An App (i.e. Word) Some Of The Files Previously Worked On Also Load/open

Feb 28, 2012

Why when I open an app (i.e. Word) some of the files I previously worked on also load/open? How do I prevent this from happening?

Info:
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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Applications :: Unable To Open Entourage / Identity Not Able To Open The Item

May 26, 2008

I have Office 2008 Home and Student installed on my MBP. I recently upgraded to a hosted Exchange solution and they offer a download of Entourage 2008 that will allow Exchange Server interaction. When I loaded that version over top of my install, Entourage will not open. It gives me an error about the identity not being able to open the item.

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Mac :: Go Into VLC Manually And Go To Open Disk - It Is Not Open With A Click?

Jul 13, 2009

This is my first macbook, and I felt like watching borat but when I put the dvd in, the little disk image goes on my desktop but I can't play it. When I open the disk icon it goes to folder called VIDEO_TS inside is a bunch of images and other stuff. Sounds nooby but how do I watch movies on this thing.EDIT: I had to go into VLC manually and go to open disk.. Why cant I just click on the DVD and click play?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Why Does Word And Excel Open When Open Macbook

Jun 10, 2012

Why does word and excel open when i open my macbook?

Info:
MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: When I Open My Applications - They Open Seperately

Nov 9, 2009

I have macBookPro 15''. When i open my applications, they open separately.

for example, if i am using safari and decide to open itunes the two doesn't overlap. And i want them to overlap. its annoying when im on aim and skype and i have to click the icon every time when someone talks to me. But i can make the applications open overlapping "holding alt/option key and clicking the application at the same time". but this is really annoying.

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Applications :: Message Every Time Try To Open An App - Are You Sure You Want To Open It?

Mar 24, 2010

I'm getting this damn message every time I try to open an app. Every time I open Firefox for instance, I'll get this message...no matter how many times I click on "Open". Can someone help? FYI, I recently bought a 27" iMac and I did download all my apps and installed them instead of migrating using Time Machine.

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Safari :: When Trying Open A Website - It Will Not Open And Computer Slows Down?

Feb 14, 2012

When trying a web site (insightitaly.com), it will not open.  Then my computer gets slow and confused and requires a shut down.  Why?

Info:
iMac

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IMac PPC :: Cannot Open Some Sites - Others Open Fine

Jun 11, 2012

I have a PPC iMac G4 running 10.5.8. Both in Safari and Firefox, some sites open right away (mail.yahoo.com, wellsfargo.com, apple.com). But others will not open or will take minutes to open (yahoo.com, mail.google.com, wunderground.com). Bizare for sure. Set up static IP address to find this mac on my network. No settings have changed since this system was set up a few years ago. Other PCs on my network work fiine. Also rebooted DSL modem, and router.

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.5.8), Also HP Notebook Win 7 SP2

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OS X V10.6 Snow Leopard :: Can't Open Mail / Header Bar Is Grayed Out And Program As Itself Doesn't Open

Jun 8, 2012

I launched Mail as I ordinarily do. It opened up, but the header bar was grayed out. Finally I managed to open program via Message/Go To/ Inbox, but no messages appeared in any of my mailboxes (even though I had several still in there from today). Nothing is happening, I even can't quit teh mail program.

Info:
MacBookPro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Acrobat 8 - Open Pdf - Adobe Starts To Open Every Pdf File On Computer

Apr 1, 2010

Whenever I open a pdf, adobe starts to open every pdf file on my computer. Does anyone know of any way to stop this? I couldn't really find anything on search. I am running OSX 10.6.3

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OS X :: Unable To Open Profile But Open Another?

Jul 2, 2010

I am convinced my user profile has some sort of error. There are programs I cannot open on that profile but can open on another tested one.

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Intel Mac :: Mail Won't Open - Bounces But Won't Open?

May 18, 2012

Had my iMac for two years with no issues. Didn't change any settings, nothing.Tried to open mail. It bounced like it was going to open, then nothing. I've tried several searches for info with one involving opening in safe mode, but I'm not sure if I did it right and, needless to say, it didn't work.

Info:
iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Software :: Open Ms Office Documents Using Open Office/neo Office?

Dec 19, 2008

Can i open ms office documents using open office/neo office?

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Mac Mini :: A Copy Of Firefox Is Already Open, Only One Copy Of Firefox Can Be Open At A Time?

Mar 16, 2012

A copy of Firefox is already open. Only one copy of Firefox can be open at a time. Understand I am a novice user compaired to most so, here is what I've done so far. Deleted FF in Apps. (trashed)Deleted FF profile (trashed)Attempted stoping any process in the activity monitor(nothing there)Force quit FF (nothing there) Searched every place I can think of for any file named Firefox or Mozilla with no results.cannot find anything in a "profile" that looks FF related Tried re-downloading FF and re-installing(same error prompt) Tried restarting the comp I made the switch to Apple this year because owners and users of Mac seem to very proud of their product, so does Mac according to the price.

Info:
Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.3), server software

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MacBook Pro :: Apple Hardware Check Does Check Hardrives?

Jun 8, 2010

As the Title of The Post says, i need to know if Apple Hardware check, Does check the hard drive. I'm getting a little bit more frequent hard drive clicks so i want to make sure my HD is not failing. So i need to know as so as possible if Apple hardware check looks for Hard drive Problems. And if it does not. Can someone point me into some Utilities i can use?

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Mac Mini :: Mac Hangs On File Open, Mac Hangs On File Open?

Apr 2, 2012

I am using Stata, a statistical analysis program.  Recently, when I try to open a file, using File Open, the program hangs and I have to force it to quit.  I can open files easily if I use Recent files.  When the file gets open, I can do everything I should be able to do with the program.  Analysis, graphics, etc.  It is JUST when I do File Open that it hangs, and it seems to be ONLY with Stata. 

Info:
Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7.2)

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OS X :: Looking For More Open And Stable Than OS X?

Nov 5, 2008

I am looking at what is more open and stable than OS X. While I like OS X a lot I am not thrilled with it lately. How about Linux?

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OS X :: Cannot Open Iphoto

Feb 3, 2009

I have iphoto that comes with my macbook pro. It used to work but since some day it stopped working. I checked my Application/ folder and it's gone (maybe I mistakenly deleted it?). Anyway I checked Trash it's not there either. I tried to re-install iphoto and got the following message

The installer could not locate the data it needed to install the software. Check your install media or internet connection and try again or contact the software manufacturer for assistance

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OS X :: Firefox Will Not Open On G4

Apr 19, 2009

I bought an ibook G4 and I have safari for it because when I downloaded firefox it wouldn't open? And also I cant open or delete my emails on msn or click in to certain things.

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OS X :: How To Open Up IWeb

May 3, 2009

My hard drive failed a month ago, and I didn't back up. My iWeb website was lost, but still online. I downloaded all the websites contents from the internet with some program I was recommended from here. Now how do I open up my website with the contents in iWeb to edit it?

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OS X :: Wants To Open A .uP File?

Sep 5, 2009

The company that sent it to me claimed it was a .zip file but from what I can see it isn't.

edit: i've tried to open it with: MS frontpage, preview, illustrator, MS word, adobe reader but i just get random characters

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Hardware :: Time Capsule Port Forward Not Working - How To Do Port Forwarding

Nov 22, 2009

I am having issues with my Dual Band 1TB time capsule for some reason the damn ports won't forward I have enabled the correct settings with the ip address and the ports, but when I use a program to test if the ports are open they are always closed, regardless on pc or mac. Does anyone have a solution to this? I even reset my Time capsule to see if it would work, but no luck.

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MacBook Pro :: Remove Ethernet And Mini Display Port And Insert HDMI Port?

Aug 11, 2009

How many of you would like to see a HDMI Port? Why the miniDisplay port? Why not remove ethernet jack and miniDisplay port and replace it with a HDMI port. That way one HDMI cable feeds digital video AND audio. Am I the only one thinking of this?

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