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iOS12 beta crashed doing update

I've been running the iOS consumer beta for a few months largely without issue. Today it offered to install the latest update. The battery was highly charged and I had it sitting on a wireless ...
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Power Chime Sounding at odd times 2018 MBP

I recently bought a 15-inch 2018 i9 MacBook Pro. After a few days, I realized that whenever I close my laptop lid for the night, it keeps on periodically making the battery chiming noise every 7 ...
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how can I troubleshoot a long “hang” during boot?

Since I reinstalled OS X 10.13.6 on my MacBook Pro (mid-2015, 2.8 Ghz, 1TB SSD), I've noticed that when it gets to about 4/5 of the way through the boot sequence, the progress bar stops for at least ...
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Accessing Gmail From Terminal

Is there a way to access my Gmail smtp account just using the terminal or is this not possible? I saw this link but it did not help: https://medium.com/@stessyco/gmail-from-the-command-line-with-...
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How can I reinstall Mac OS 9 on a G3 PowerBook's original hard drive?

I have a PowerBook G3 from 2000 or so and would like to put Mac OS 9 on it for nostalgia reasons. There are games that simply don't perform well with SheepShaver, plus networking with SheepShaver isn'...
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Mac air won't recognize my 10-key usb keyboard (made for Mac)

I've tried reseting the keyboard to an extended version, but there is none that includes a 10-key on it. And the 10-key doesn't work after setting it to ABC extended. How do I get that type of ...
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White screen, no chime, keyboard not connected

I had upgraded my iMac Late 2012 to SSD - Toshiba TR200. With a Windows installation usb I had to format the drive first then with macOS boot usb I had installed High Sierra by choosing APFS file ...
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Missing space on GPT drive sharing FAT and APFS volumes

I have a 500GB SSD with a 280GB NTFS volume, and a 180GB APFS container. The output from diskutil and gdisk are below. I resized the NTFS volume to 280GB from 300GB using the disk mgmt MMC in Win7. ...
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Can I print 3 years of texting w/1person without screenshots? [on hold]

If I had some tech person pull the conversations from my phone, who would it be? What job title would I be searching for to find that person? How much would it cost and how long would it take. I need ...
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Stop ctrl+/ from beeping in text mode

I'm using PHPStorm and the keyboard shortcut for Comment/Uncomment is ctrl+/. Every time I press this combination in PHPStorm, it does the operation and also beeps. It also beeps in any other text ...
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Disable and hide all keyboard shortcuts for one application

I would like to disable and hide from the menu bar all shortcuts for one application. Is there a way maybe to output all shortcuts for a specific application so I can mainly and them under System ...
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Photoshop ActionScript save out according to image size

How would I use photoshop ActionScript to make it so it will take every open image in photoshop add 1px border and scan through the filename and save for web out to a certain image quality? All files ...
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Loud squealing noise in headphone/speaker followed by computer freezing

Every so often when I move my MacBook Pro I get a loud squealing noise through the headphones/speakers and then it freezes. After a forced reboot, everything is back to normal. I looked in to the ...
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“New Tab with Settings - Basic” Mac Maybe a Dash?

I am trying to edit the terminal new tab command "New Tab with Settings - Basic" in Terminal on my Mac. It doesn't seem to change to anything. Other commands edit fine.
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macOS keeps asking for disk password: how to allow a user to unlock File Vault encrypted disk?

After a restore, macOS still requires the disk password. Here what happened: First, I used diskutil to format my disk as APFS encrypted and I set a disk password. Then, I installed macOS High Sierra ...
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Some homebrew formulas broken after migration

I've migrated from an old MacBook Pro to a new one, using Apple's Migration assistant. Some home-brew formulas migrated with no problem, whereas others got broken at the library reference level. ...
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How does Time Machine work?

I want to do a fresh installation of macOS on my computer. To do so: I uninstalled all unwanted apps. Backed up my computer with Time Machine. First question After reinstallation when I use my ...
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How to configure default phone call app on Mac

Skype for Business has been my Mac's default phone call app ever since I installed it. Is there a way to switch to FaceTime—or better yet, handoff to iPhone? When I place calls from my iPhone, I can ...
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Set default priority of mdworker processes

How can I reduce the impact of spotlight indexing by pushing the priority down? Spotlight is both useful and annoying. When I build code on my mac, I may generate 1000s of new files. I can tell ...
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Which filesystems support symbolic links?

I'm copying a big archive of files from a Linux host to an external USB hard drive, that will then plug into a macOS host. The copy should preserve the archive's many symbolic links (ln -s). What ...
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how to get JDK 7 for Mac OS High Sierra

In order to run some tools for a project I'm working on, I need to install specifically JDK 7. I already have JDK 8 up and running. I searched in Oracle and open-jdk web sites but seems to be ...
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MacPro Early 2008, how to hook up yellow power cords to the graphics card?

I'm tearing apart my MacPro Early 2008, cleaning it, and putting it back together. Most of it seems to be going back together fine but one part confuses me and that's the two bundles of yellow ...
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Preview Text Annotation Tool

In a previous version of macOS the Preview app opened a box at the bottom of the screen and allowed me to click the A (type tool) and place the cursor where I wanted the text, then click to create a ...
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Debugging Web app running on a specific (older) version of Safari for iOS

We have an issue with our website and a client's iPad. We have a button on our website. The action of this button is handled by jQuery. The button works perfectly on everything we have tested it on, ...
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MacBook Air Mid 2012 display scale problem with external monitor / TV

How do I stop my MacBook from changing its display scale (smaller) when I plug in the HDMI to the TV?
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Clicking on a link in text no longer goes to my Chrome Incognito window, opens a new one instead

When I have one Chrome window open and it is in "Incognito" mode, and then click on a link in a text file in TextEdit, it has always resulted in the opening of a new tab in the Chrome incognito window....
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How to get git update-index working with macOS?

I installed git with brew install git Now I want to use the update-index parameter, but that doesn't work because git-update-index is not installed. How can I install this via Homebrew or another ...
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How much will macOS High Sierra upgrade cost me?

I have a Mac running OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5. unfortunately I am not very good at installing new programmes on my computer, and I want to update mine to the latest release macOS High Sierra. What ...
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Connection of ESP32/ ESP8266 not recognized using MacBook Pro

I’m trying to connect those devices, with no success. When I’m using Linux machine I find at ‘/dev/ttyUSB0’. From googling around I understand it is a Mac issue. Appreciate any guidance
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Path Variable Limit

Is there a character limit on how long your PATH variable can be on macOS? Or is there a limit in terms of the amount of binaries you can reference in your path?
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When does a mac laptop startup automatically after a power failure?

I'm trying to get the hang of this. I notice that sometimes when I plug the charger the macbook boots automatically, other times it doesn't. I know in desktop macs this is determined by a setting in ...
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Mac equivalent of ALT+010 for Windows (Replace Carriage Return/Line Breaks)

I'm trying to do a find and replace in Excel 2016 for Mac, to replace all line breaks with a space. On Windows I'd do CTRL+R for find and replace, then hold the alt key and type 010 which would ...
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Macbook disk space show as used photos library space that is stored in an external SD

I have moved my photo library into an external SD card and now that library is configured as the system photo library. The problem is that my Macbook shows that the hard drive is still using an ...
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Screen saver keeps resetting to default

I need to do screen recording on my Mac Pro and have configured the Screen Saver and Energy Saver settings in System Preferences to "Never". This worked without a hitch with El Capitan (OS X 10.11), ...
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Is it possible to stop the execution of a script temporarily on macOS?

I have a Python script that learns a Deep Learning model. It takes so much time to execute (usually more than 6 hours). Now, the problem is it is MacBook Pro and I frequently go out with it, and ...
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When connected to iPad, the Web Inspector on my Mac is empty

I am struggling to use the Web Inspector on my Mac to inspect the webpage on my iPad. This is how I am trying to connect my Mac to my iPad: I have turned on web inspector on my iPad. I have checked ...
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iPhone stuck in Recovery Mode

My phone has is displaying a symbol saying connect to iTunes, I have tried connecting to iTunes to fix this and it didn't work. I've also tried to restore the iPhone but that also didn't work. I ...
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What determines the Artist icon in iTunes

iTunes 12.8 shows three types of icons in the Artist list: Three human silhouettes (appears for two artists) A microphone (appears for "All Artists", "Compilations" and a single artist) Inverted ...
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(High Sierra 10.13.6) Unable to convert main drive, APFS (encrypted) -> APFS

I bought a MacBook Pro 15" 2018, and have tried to convert the main drive from APFS (encrypted) to APFS, so that I can read it in Bootcamp Windows via APFS apps. I followed decryption tutorial ...
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“To continue using iCloud, confirm your new Mac password” keeps crashing

I recently changed my Mac password, and a System Preferences notification comes up, asking me to "confirm Mac password to continue using iCloud": However, when I click Continue, all that happens is a ...
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Convert FCPX timeline with edits to multicam

I am working on editing a video which consists of 5 different video files (1-5). I imported all of the camera1 videos into FCPX and started working with those files. made all of the edits, cuts, ...
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Actual Image not shown in the Body of Apple Mail client

Products witnessed: iPad 2, iPad & iPhone X; iOS 11+; We send email broadcast of our reports to corporate customers; The email carries an attachment (*.pdf) as well as an image embedded in the ...
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Why is rename command missing from macOS?

I usually rename files and directories with the mv command. I'm reading a book on bash shell that mentions the rename command. When I executed man rename a man page was shown. However, when I entered ...
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iPhone 6s suddenly said Activation Error

I picked up my iPhone 6s to use it, and it starting activating itself out of nowhere. Then it asked me to choose a Wi-Fi network. I had no clue what it was doing, so I did what it said, my Wi-Fi ...
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Upgrade PHP, not install additional PHP

My new work has just given me a MacBook Pro running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to use as a development machine. It has PHP 5.6 installed and when I ran curl -s http://php-osx.liip.ch/install.sh | bash -s 7....
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Cmd+Tab remaps to Ctrl+Tab

Please read my answer and bmikes comment before voting to close. Someone is going to come along and say I should just learn Mac shortcuts, but I must say I use Chromebooks, Windows, & Linux boxes ...
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Spotlight plugin for DjVu files does not search files with text in Cyrillic

On a Mac with OS X El Capitan, I installed DjView-4.10.6. It automatically created the plugin: /Applications/DjView.app/Contents/Library/Spotlight/DjVu.mdimporter I launched it by running mdimport -...
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How can I recover my old Prime Video settings on iPad after returning from abroad?

I use the Prime Video app on iPad. I am normally based in Ireland. Over the summer I spent a few weeks in France. There were many videos that I could not watch in France that I could watch in Ireland. ...
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Apple Watch automatically stop workout when goal reached

When I go for a 1 mile run, I want my Apple Watch workout to automatically end exactly when I hit 1 mile. Right now, I have to stop running, take a few seconds fiddling around and manually stop the ...
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unable to restore backup because not enough space

I tried restoring a backup I created from my iPhone (it had more than 20Gb free out of 64Gb) but when I wanted to restore this backup I found out the backup iTunes created was 61.5Gb, so whenever I ...

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