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Dragging a file/folder into the Dock just creates a reference there, it does not duplicate the file/folder. In your case you can omit the "create a link" step. The reference to said object is stored in the $HOME/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist file under the persistent-others key as a Dictionary labeled Item N where N is the next available number ...


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Perhaps a relatively new feature in Chrome might do the trick, except you won't have two icons in the Dock, and only one instance of Chrome running: You can have multiple user's accounts at the press of a button:


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I've been struggling with the same issue as you and I've come up with two solutions. Dedicated headset that stays connected to the system (not really an option for you). Connecting my headset and briefly putting the system to sleep via the Apple menu. I literally wait for the screen of my Thunderbolt display to turn off and immediately wake it back up. If ...


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This is a feature called Handoff, which is part of Continuity. It allows you to access apps running on your other devices with the aim of letting you start a task on one device and resume it on another. On your MacBook Pro, you are seeing a copy of Chrome running on another Mac which is on the same Wi-Fi network, where Bluetooth is enabled on both devices ...


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This bug occurs occasionally for me, and the ‘safest’ workaround I've found which I use is to quit all other open apps, then quit (not force quit) WindowServer. This logs out the current user without taking regard for apps which desire to interrupt this process, or apps which the OS still believe are running.                           According to an Apple ...


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This is called "Handoff" and is a feature that Apple introduced with OS X Yosemite and iOS. It is designed to allow you to quickly switch from your Mac to your iOS device but can also work between different Macs. In this case, it would allow you to switch over to the exact environment that is running on the other Mac. This could be useful if one was ...


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It depends which icons you are trying to remove. There are two types; software that uses the NSStatusItem API that Apple publicise for third party developers and software that uses their private undocumented NSMenuExta API. The icons that represent operating system features can be removed by holding down the cmd ⌘ key and dragging them with the mouse. ...


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In a few cases, you can do this: System Preferences > Users & Groups > Login Items If the app that puts your troubling icon onto the menu bar is listed here, remove it. Then logout & back in.



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