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Slack is a well-known chatting tool and I am yet to hear it does any surveillance. Also, every single Mac app which is submitted into App Store after June 1 of 2012 must have sandboxing implemented or it won't be approved. Additionally, no app is able to access your computer outside of its limits unless you give it your root password (Slack does not ask for ...


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I don't think you NEED an antivirus (In 25 years I have never used one and never had a virus). I do have the free ClamXav which I use to scan external disks before mounting on my Mac.


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Not really - the OS is designed to do all the network transfer that the routers will allow. From a systems perspective - the network is so slow compared to storage, CPU, memory - that any attempt to hobble that subsystem is really a poor use of the computer. You would need to have traffic shaping tools on the router or connect the Mac to the router using a ...


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Go to the Applications folder and start up the Font Book app and do File > Restore Standard Fonts and restart. If that doesn't work, try a Safe Boot.


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Give that this is an older question, I’m hoping that @wadda_wadda has solved his Mac OS X App Store update problem. For those who might encounter this problem in the future, or need a way of forcing an app update here’s a method that will hopefully help. If you want to see what updates your system already has on it for a specific app, or any app for that ...


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There was an answer here: https://superuser.com/questions/412854/appstore-how-to-use-english-only-interface Here is what was said there: As far as I know, the language of the AppStore App is always determined by the country in which your account was registered. The AppStore app is basically just a webview which means that the localization is done ...



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