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Sonoma 14.5 - Applications Crashing (Safari, Arc, Slack)

macOS Sonoma 14.5 Safari, Arc, and Slack are crashing. Arc crashes whenever I try to open an existing tab. Slack crashes when I scroll up in a thread and it loads more of the conversation. Safari ...
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2019 MacBook Pro Intermittently Rejects Login Password, Requires Apple ID Reset

I'm experiencing a persistent issue with my 2019 MacBook Pro running the latest macOS. Every 1-3 months, my system fails to recognize my login password. To regain access, I have to use my Apple ID to ...
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Intercept keystroke sequence and return program stdout? (e.g. "ddd" -> `date -I`)

I know about text shortcuts in Mac OS System Preferences for the Keyboard that can replace input sequences with static text (e.g jd becomes John Doe). And these are useful. But is there a way to ...
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WiFi Advanced Settings replacement command for airport

Previously you could use the the airport prefs command to edit things like RequireAdminNetworkChange and RequireAdminPowerToggle (WiFi > Advanced > Require administrator authorisation to change ...
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How to generate a file from a voice memo with all silences removed? [closed]

How can I get an audio file that plays the same as voice memos with Skip Silences enabled?
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Pop ups on Macbook dock when wife is on her iPhone! i.e Chrome browser with an iPhone icon in corner

What is this all about, yeah we have a shared email we use for apple stuff, but that doesn't mean I want to invade her privacy or vice versa. How can I stop this behaviour? When this first started ...
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How to use Shortcuts app to mute/unmute MS Teams from anywhere (globally)?

The standard keybinding for MS Teams mute toggle is ⌘ShiftM. However, it only works if Teams is the current focussed application. So when I'm working on a document or typing notes in another app, I ...
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How can I disable iOS from changing what I type into another, longer word without losing suggestions above the keyboard?

After a recent update of iOS, the keyboard started acting possessed and turns my sentences into something totally different. If I type: How long ago was that? When I look at my sentence it says: How ...
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Override minimum macOS version - "kLSIncompatibleSystemVersionErr" when running app

I would like to run an app which nominally supports only MacOS 14.0 and above. I am on 12.7.3, and apple won't allow me to update because my computer is too old. However, I know that the app actually ...
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Change app's icon by script

On Sonoma 14.5. I have some apps that I want to a set custom icon for. This is easy enough to do in Finder -- right click on the app, choose get info, and drag and drop the icon I want into the icon ...
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Can I use my iPhone as a modem with a TP-Link extender?

I want to use my iPhone as a modem with my TP-Link RE705X Range Extender/Access Point. Can I connect my iPhone to the RE705X's Ethernet port using a USB-C to Ethernet adapter? or even Wi-Fi. My goal ...
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How to zoom in in Apple Notes on iCloud in browser

I use Apple Notes on my iPad, and I want to make sure that I can access them if my iPad stops working. On my PC (not Mac) if I access iCloud via Google Chrome my larger notes are zoomed out. How can ...
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"Your system has run out of application memory" on Apple Silicon M3 Max 36 GB Memory! Why?

I've been using Macs for 15 years, starting from a 2009 MacBook Pro with 4 GB of RAM, then upgrading to a 2016 MBP with 16 GB of RAM, and now, since last December (2023), upgraded to my first Apple ...
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How to stop Skype for Mac from automatically updating

I'd like to know definitive techniques for preventing the modern 2024 versions of Skype from automatically notifiying the user about software updates. This happens even mid-call several times a month. ...
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Time Machine telling me I don't have enough disk space to restore a 64GB file despite having 78 GB free

I'm trying to restore a Docker.raw file which reports 64GB to the os but actually only takes 5 GB on disk. When I try to restore the file from time machine, it't telling me I don't have sufficient ...
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Can't update old iPad to last supported version of the iOS-version this device supports?

I have an old iPad that is stuck at iOS 14 (?). When I try to update apps on this device I often get a warning that the current version of the app requires a newer version of iOS but I can download ...
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iPhone 14pro, Siri will not work when on car charger

I connect my iPhone to my car through Bluetooth, not CarPlay, just Bluetooth pairing. I use a MagSafe charging dock, connected to 12V lighter plug, not usb. Siri used to work fine, it suddenly stopped ...
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Any app to snapshot and display system modifications - use: before and after application install

I am looking for an application that works on silicon macs that can snapshot my system and compare two snapshots showing me file creation/modification changes. A long time ago there were a few apps ...
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Can I fix browser apps that deprioritize code running off screen on inactive space on macOS?

I left Chrome browser working on a task in one space and go to another. When I come back I see that Chrome task that were not visible made less progress than it would done if I stay in that space. ...
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How can I make a shortcut in Shortcuts.app on a Mac/iPhone continue the rest of the flow even if one task failed?

I'm working on a shortcut using the Mac/iPhone Shortcut app, and I need some help. My shortcut consists of multiple tasks, but I've run into an issue. If one of the tasks fails, the entire shortcut ...
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On macOS, how can I tell whether the WiFi network I'm connected to has both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channels?

I'm connected to a WiFi network. When I hold Option and click the WiFi icon in the menu bar, it says that I'm connected to the 5 GHz band: How can I check whether this WiFi router also supports the 2....
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What does a real world A17 in a real world iPhone 15 Pro or iPhone 15 Pro Max look like? [closed]

I've checked out hundreds of images that appear to be of the Apple A17 Pro chip, returned by google images with the key words "a17 real teardown iphone 15 max". such as this this and this ...
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.NET MAUI: Publishing iOS for ad-hoc distribution

When publishing for android, I can generate an ad-hoc distribution, so that I can create an APK installer file to install in any Android device. I need to do the same, but for iOS. My research shows: ...
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Windows BootCamp Battery backup Issue

I am running windows 11 on Macbook Pro 2019 using bootcamp. I am really worried about the battery life. Battery Life is excellent on the Mac. On Windows Bootcamp its a whole other story. Its painful ...
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Some fonts rendering too thin in various contexts (Sonoma)

Macbook Pro M1 Max running Sonoma. Lately, some fonts render way too thin ... in Chrome, Mail, etc. Looks terrible. Here are some examples: Mail.app: Chrome:
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Question about HomePod surface mesh

Probably a silly question, but I was trying to attach the power cord to my new (full-size) HomePod and for a minute I didn't realise that the plug that enters the HomePod had to be flipped the other ...
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How to stop Apple Mail from resizing image attachments

I recently had to take a photo of a signed form with my iPhone and I sent it to my Mac and then I sent it to someone in Apple Mail, and unbeknownst to me it made it pixellated and unreadable. It took ...
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Snapshots are too big and constantly fills my SSD!

I keep getting out of space warnings, and the only way to reclaim that is using Daisy Disk. Disk Utility always shows "resource busy". Some thoughts: perhaps it's possible to decrease the &...
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MBP Wi-Fi Connection Requires Reboot

Sometimes I sleep my Mac at home, come to a cafe (or vice-versa) and... Wi-Fi connects -- even the public "captive" thing shows -- but nothing works (no ping, no Internet). Switching ...
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Mac Mini M2 Pro has washed out appearance when connected to Sony 4K TV

My Sony LCD TV HDMI is set to full RGB, worked fine with Nvdia cards, but when connected to my Mac Mini M2 Pro TV colors looked washed out and picture looks too bright. This appears to happen due to ...
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How to delete app keychain login info? [duplicate]

How can I stop an app from tracking my login information even after I completely uninstall and reinstall it? I suspect the app is using keychain for this purpose. I was able to remove the keychain ...
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Where does Microsoft RDP 10 Beta for Mac store its configuration

After I made a full backup of my hard drive using Time Machine and reinstalled macOS, I realized that I had lost all the configurations for Microsoft Remote Desktop Beta. Where does Microsoft RDP 10 ...
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Launchctl plist with StartCalendarInterval not executing

I have a plist which runs a script and if I launch it using StartInterval it runs the script but if I use StartCalendarInterval it doesn't run the script. Further details are: The plist is below and ...
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Alphabet column of letters missing from macOS Contacts app?

The alphabet column of letters on the right edge of the list of contact names is missing from macOS Contacts app. It still exists on the iCloud.com website and on iPhone. Reboot does not bring it back....
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How do bulk update outdated passwords in iCloud Keychain?

In the past, I moved to using Bitwarden, because Chrome stopped natively supporting iCloud Keychain and I needed something that would work on all devices. Now I'm using Arc Browser, which does seem to ...
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How do I "toggle" macOS Sonoma Security/Features OFF/ON so I can use the full functionality of the `security` command?

I'm working on a script to import numerous Certs (Like 50) into System.keychain. macOS Sonoma Security Features are preventing the security command from fully working. Note: Intune MDM Trusted Cert ...
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What steps can I take to track down what is trying to gain sudo access?

I now have a prompt that recurs every 30s wanting me to allow running some unknown sudo script. The prompt is a macos builtin prompt that takes the center of the screen and can lose focus but can't be ...
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Internet is slow on Macbook when tethered to my iPhone

Background: M1 Macbook Pro Running Sonoma 14.5 iPhone 14 Pro Running iOS 17.5.1 T-Mobile in the USA I called T-Mobile and they have confirmed that I have no data restrictions on tethering. I have ...
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Why do all windows move to main display after a lock screen or sleep?

Trying to figure out why after a sleep or screen lock, when my system is awakened all open windows are moved to the main display. Both displays are Apple Thunderbolt 27" Displays and both are set ...
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Using an iOS/watch OS shortcut to message my wake up alarm time to somebody [closed]

I‘d like to be able to use a Shortcut on my watch or phone to send my currently set wake up alarm to my partner through iMessage. Is there a way to achieve this? If I could also set my wake up time ...
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Why is the Finder not counting some items for folder Get Info?

macOS Sonoma 14.5 In a couple of instances I've noticed so far, Finder's Get Info window's "Size:" line shows a significantly reduced number in "for [number] items". Using command-...
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Macbook and Homebrew security issue [closed]

I'm a new Mac user and I'm trying to learn a bit of everything (terminal commands etc.) Currently, I need to install homebrew in order to install pyenv (from which I can download various versions of ...
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Anyone have a download link for Tuxera 2015? [closed]

I’m following a tutorial on how to install Windows 10 on older Macs. I’m trying to install windows 10 on my Late 2008 MacBook 13” Aluminum Unibody with 4GB RAM and 512GB SSD. I can’t find a link to ...
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Does an iTunes backup also backup the "Recently Deleted" album and folder?

Assume that iCloud backups on an iPhone/iPad are disabled. Assume that there are files in the "Recently Deleted" folder and that there are photos in the "Recently Deleted" album. ...
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Data-only USB-to-Lightning cables

I don't want to degrade my battery by it charging while performing a lengthy iTunes backup, I would like to be able to backup my iPhone to my computer without it simultaneously charging. Does anyone ...
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How to stop Mac Safari from closing itself?

I'm running Sonoma on an M1 MacBook Air with the maximum 16gb RAM. I always used to just use Chrome for browsing but a few months ago I switched to using Chrome for everything but YouTube, which I use ...
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How to fix Graphics driver error in Windows 11 ARM64 using UTM in my Macbook Pro M3 Pro Image?

I've installed Windows 11 ARM64 using UTM in my Macbook Pro M3 Pro and I have also installed the SPICE tools/drivers along with it. Then I have installed Alias 2024 Learning Edition in it but I am ...
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Mac-USB-iPhone sync of large number of Contacts fails. Why, and how to solve?

iCloud quit syncing my Contacts, and Apple Tier-2 Support guesses I might have exceeded one of their iCloud limits [https://support.apple.com/en-us/103188], such as having too many photos or too large ...
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Which files are inside of a bootable macOS USB created with macOS Terminal? [duplicate]

I need a list or a screenshot of them to replicate them because the bootable created in Windows Transmac just has a PKG file therefore not recognized as a bootable device. I tried creating a blank ...
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Does the iPhone 13 "oversharpen" photos (still)?

I'm trying to decide between purchasing an iPhone 13 and an iPhone 14 (for about 100€ more). I know they're relatively similar, although the 14 has 1.5 times the amount of RAM. One thing that is ...
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