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Show current mouse driver [closed]

How do I show the currently running mouse driver? Can I get a path to the driver on the file system? Can I get other information about the running driver?
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Big Sur screen sharing constantly locking desktop

I recently upgraded my two Macs to Big Sur and use the first mac (mac1) to connect to the other via screen sharing (mac2) Since upgrading, mac2 (the one that is sharing its screen) continuously locks ...
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Ipad 3 cover not deactivating screen

My iPad 3 with the original apple cover seems to stay turned on (display is on) when the cover is closed. This causes massive battery drain. Restarting did not fix this issue. Anyone here has the same ...
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Does iOS hide your Wifi SSID information from your apps?

I recently asked a very similar question for Android, where it is a serious concern that any app can record what Wifi SSID you've connected to. There are these Google, SkyHook, and Apple SSID ...
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Document oriented macOS [closed]

In macOS, app's Menu bar isn't contained within the window. if you click X, it doesn't kill the app, but rather close the app's window. So Menu bar represents the app and the window is app's "...
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Are passwords in my keychain readable by enterprises MDM tools?

So, our company is starting to push MDM (VMWare Workstation One) around... I understand they want to be safe... But I'm worried about my safety. If someone gets a hold of my keychain, they can ...
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Just bought MacMini M1, not happy with BigSur can I install Catalina and if so how?

Just bought a MacMini M1, not happy with BigSur is it possible to remove BigSur and install Catalina and if so how?
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Docker for Mac 10.11.6 will not start, uninstall hangs and docker menu will not open when running

Something has gone wrong with Docker on my mac and I'm trying to remove and re-install versions but I can't get the menu open to do a factory reset. Every version I install either says it will not run ...
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Is there a way to get rid of incessant password prompting for podcasts?

how would I stop that? I don't remember te fscking password
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is there anyway to get categories assigned in Photos.app to certain photo programatically?

You can browse your photos by categories, which are somehow applied using AI and some object detection algorithms to your library photos in the background, e.g "snow" to see all photos with ...
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MacBook Air M1 battery drain when sleeping

My new Macbook Air(M1 Chip, Big Sur 11.1) uses a lot of the battery during sleep mode I talked with apple support regarding this issue and I have been told to reinstall macOS. I reinstalled macOS and ...
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What security/encryption is used in an iCloud screen sharing session? [duplicate]

Does anybody have some pointers or information when it comes to the technical and security implementation of Apple's built-in screen sharing feature, the one where you start the Screen Sharing app and ...
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Display problem with macbook pro mid 2015

Recently my macbook pro 2015 has screen problem as the picture below. Could anyone help me identy find the problem?
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MacOS Big Sur - how do I disable/ skip verify on opening dmg

I have 2015 MBA running Catalina that at some stage in the past I managed to configure that when opening my own created dmg files (used for business data storage with encryption security) it no longer ...
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I want to install Big Sur 11.0 instead of 11.1

So I just got a new macbook, and I was having issues with some python code. Therefore, I asked around, and it seems like there haven't been problems with Big Sur 11.0.1. I currently have 11.1 and see ...
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Self-assigned IP address ethernet issue

I'm trying to connect my MBP15 2017 to my router using a Dell DA300 hub (Wifi works well). I keep getting the self-assigned IP issue. What I've already tried: rebooting rebooting the router using a ...
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Applescript osacompile fails if user input contains apostrophe / single quote

I have created a script which takes some user input from me (prompts with basic dialogs), then generates a standalone script that sends me a text message and an email, which I can then schedule as a ...
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Opening Chrome on macOS stops volume shortcuts from working

I'm having an issue on macOS Catalina (10.15.7) where as soon as I open Chrome (Or any chromium-based browser for that matter that I've tested including Brave, Edge, Opera), the volume up and volume ...
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I can not fix an incorrect location for chrome: is there a way to manually enter my location?

I have gone through various Q&A on allowing chrome to detect my location. Here are the instructions from google search Click Settings and then At the bottom, click Advanced. In the "Privacy ...
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What kind of adapter do I need to connect this external monitor?

I have a MacBook Pro 2017. I would like to connect an external monitor, an Asus MZ27AQ Designo 27” Monitor WQHD IPS DP HDMI Eye Care Monitor, but I'm unclear how or if this is possible. What kind of ...
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M1 Mac (in DEP) first created user has no Secure Token

I have an M1 Mac that is in DEP (using Jamf). If I wipe the machine (from within Recovery Mode) and reinstall Big Sur 11.1, the first created user does not have a Secure Token, and so I can not enable ...
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Does upgrading to catalina or big sur take up my storage?

I have a Macbook air 2015 with 128 GB storage and I just upgraded from Yosemite to Mojave. Surprisingly, after upgrade to Mojave, the amount of storage I had left went from 36 to 46 GB. So my question ...
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No PCI Ethernet card installed – MacBook Pro Retina 13' mid 2014

I cannot connect via Ethernet (with a USB adapter). After looking at the system report I noticed there's no PCI Ethernet card installed. Does anybody know how can I install it? After searching in ...
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How do I reset the $PATH on macOS High Sierra? [closed]

I am running into issues when I try running programs from the Terminal window and previously had troubles downloading python packages too. When I type echo $PATH in Terminal I get: It's very messy ...
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Resetting a user's password as admin results in 'Password Reset Failed'

I am logged onto a 2013 Macbook Air trying to reset a user's password. This user is not logged in, and is not an admin themselves (they were before, which was revoked). When I reset the user's ...
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iCloud Drive downloads limit hard drive space

I have iCloud Drive set up on my Mac and it keeps downloading files in the background. My hard-drive space becomes smaller and smaller and I run into problems with a full hard-drive. E.g. I was ...
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The other part of my Mac hard disk is full? [duplicate]

On my MacBook, I only have 250GB and out of this 250GB my MacBook is taking up 129GB in the other section. I looked everywhere to the best of my knowledge. Please note my home directories is only 45GB....
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Mac cannot preview SRT files in Finder or QuickLook view (other Mac can view file without opening)

Does anyone have any idea why this might have happened? I suspect it has something to do with installing VLC, but I could be wrong. Is there any way I can fix this? Setting Text Edit to open all SRT ...
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MAC why the other part of my hard disk is completely full? [duplicate]

For my MAC laptop, I only have 250GB and out of this 250GB MAC is taking up 129GB in the other section. I looked everywhere to the best of my knowledge. Please note my home directories is only 45GB. ...
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Does macOS Preview app follow ISO pdf standard for reading bookmarks?

When I create a PDF using Acrobat DC 2020.13.20074 I cannot see the bookmarks in Preview on macOS 11.01. I have researched this problem and was advised there is a longstanding issue that macOS ...
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Fail when installing package “pyplatefit” on macOS Big Sur

When I am installing software using python setup.py install I got an error as follows. Error: Rank mismatch in argument 'c' at (1) (rank-1 and scalar) error: Command "/usr/local/bin/gfortran -...
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Macbook not showing correct available diskspace after file deletion [duplicate]

I have deleted over 50gb on my MacBook Air and only showing 16gb as available? The screenshot shows 3 differents representations of the current disk space. I would say the 68.6gb is close to what has ...
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Why was there a VM already running VirtualBox when I installed it? [closed]

This might be a dumb question but I am kind of a newbie. I had just installed VirtualBox on my mac and everything was set. However, a VM under the name "Robin" was already existent on it. I ...
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Does erasing the HD and then restoring from time machine backup remove applications?

My wife has a 2017 MBP and after upgrading her OS to Big Sur, the laptop has become dog slow. It takes literally seconds for a new program or browser tab to open. The OS should be called 'Big Slow'. ...
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Time Machine restore is asking to install MacOS and use Migration tool

My MacBook Pro came from service center and I am trying to restore from Time Machine back up. I performed the following step. Started mac and pressed command + R Selected option to restore from Time ...
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Symlinking only most recent file version from each subdirectory using Shell script or AppleScript?

I'm writing an AppleScript that allows me to automate the process of exporting project files. All project files are found in path: App Project Folder > Project Name Folder > Project File....
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Upgrade Macbook air OS X Yosemite

I am trying to install Skype for business and Microsoft office on my MacBook Air 2015. but need to update to macOS 10.11 for this. I don't have any installation updates pending, how can I upgrade?
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Enter recovery mode (macOS Big Sur)

When holding the Cmd ⌘ R combination on my iMac (macOS Big Sur) a command line opens but not the recovery mode window. How to access it?
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How to automount volumes earlier in the boot process?

I have a set of programs that run from directories directly off the root path (/) instead of the usual /Applications. They have worked fine in every version of macOS including Catalina and now Big ...
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How to access to the '.config' folder on mac?

I need to access to '/Users/marienfarge/.config/NuGet' for a problem with virtual studio but i can't open the folder. (I have a red '-' on the folder) When I tried to open it : 'Impossible to open the ...
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Convert images from JPGS to PDFS with the terminal [duplicate]

Good morning, is there a way to convert image formats such as PNG, JPG to PDF using the terminal? Would appreciate an answer very much.
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Keyboard Fn Function key switchUsing language

Using Macbook Air M1. The keyboard Fn (Function) key has a globe icon to switch between languages. It works but a bit quirky. When it's not working, it tries to switch language but couldn't, and when ...
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Can I play 4k video on my TV through my MacBook using a Thunderbolt/HDMI cable?

A silly question perhaps, but nonetheless... I own an early 2015, 13-inch MacBook Air, and I recently purchased a 4k 43' TCL TV with HDMI 2.0 ports. I'm thinking about purchasing a Thunderbolt/...
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how to control iPhone from Mac [closed]

my iPhone has a problem in the screen so when I am doing some thing I can't tap the button I want so I need a way to control iPhone from Mac so I can click the button I want
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Is there an app to host vpn connection? (mac)

I tried sharing my VPN connection using mac preferences but it didn't work, it only shares the internet connection without the VPN even if I selected the VPN. Is there an app or another method to host ...
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How to install latest php without brew or is it possbile?

I have some old mac machines that can not update to Big Sur. So when using brew to install php@7.4 brew will complain "no bottle available". I updated brew to latest 2.7.5, brew then ...
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How can I change the speed of sheet and other window resize animations?

Using MacOS 10.14.6. Flashing and animation can make me sick, give me migraines and nausea, etc. (I already use Reduce Motion.) I see a lot of advice suggesting variations on defaults write -g ...
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Storage in /System/Volumes/Data doesn't add up (“Other” taking a lot)

I'm confused by the storage stats. I have a macOS Big Sur under APFS (~736 Gi with 578 Gi used) and also a BootCamp Windows (~189 Gi with ~143 Gi used) alongside. "System Information" says I ...
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What is the power output of the FireWire 800 port in the Late 2012 Mac Mini?

The Mac Mini (Late 2012) has a FireWire 800 port on the back. How much power can this FireWire port output? I was only able to find the data speed (800 Mbit/s) on Apple's tech specs page for this Mac ...
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Syncing photos from Mac with iPad

My Mac and my iPad are synced so I can get messages and take pictures with both. When I take a picture with my Mac it doesn't show up on my iPad, vice versa. How can I get Mac photos to my iPad? If ...

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