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HDMI Audio doesn't work on AMD RX580 Mac Pro 5,1

I have a Mac Pro 5,1 2012 and just installed an AMD RX580 GPU. The sound doesn't go through the HDMI so I have to plug into the headphone outlet on the front of the computer (and can't use the ...
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Macbook 12" batery is dead after 386 cycles

Macbook 12" 512gb 8gb ram early 2015 Hello, I have used my MacBook nearly daily since I bought it brand new. I have never exposed it to high temperature always working in AC room with a temperature ...
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Mac won't access 4 TB Seagate USB drive

I don't see it in Finder, Disk Utility, or the system profiler. Tried on two different ports, both of which work with a thumb drive. All ports on this old beast are USB 2. System: Mac Pro (Early ...
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Should I use all my storage on bootcamp?

So I'm a gamer, and I will only use bootcamp and probably never use MacOS ever again. Should I "wipe" my mac to free up as much storage as I can to use all of the storage for bootcamp? I have 1TB of ...
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Copying music from iPod to OneDrive for accessing via iTunes

I have an old iPod that has plenty of music on it. My iTunes on my Wintel laptop has all my songs on it, but when I click on a song, iTunes can't find it. So, I'm wondering if I can take my iPod, ...
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I can't undo a partition on my macbook

I want to "delete" disk0s4, but it isn't appearing in the Disk Utility app. This is from a failed attempt to install Ubuntu, how can I delete this partition? Here is the diskutil list output: /dev/...
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Mac won't let me type certain words

I keep on getting misspelt words in emails, Google searches, etc. because my Mac won't let me type certain words. No matter how carefully I spell them, it changes them to something else. How can I ...
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Safely Wipe Mac OS SSD

In order to sell my Mac (running High Sierra), I would like to know if there is an absolutely secure way of wiping all data preventing any recovery possibilities from the next owner? I've read many ...
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Is it possible to roll back to the last saved version of a file in mojave?

I am not sure if I read that APFS functionality correctly but I have read that Mojave stores a kind of file time machine and that I could browse previous versions of files on the filesystem. I was ...
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How to make finder launch to the previously closed location, on startup?

My wife has just updated her OS to Mojave. She believes that prior to this update, she could close finder, reopen it and find that all her tabs were restored. That is, she thinks that Finder was ...
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Does opening Apple News for the first time re-enable location-based ads?

After upgrading to Mojave, I checked around the settings for new features and saw that location-based apple ads (Security & Privacy -> Location Services -> System Services Details) was unticked (I'...
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Display order of Shared Albums since Mojave

Since I updated my Mac Mini (late 2012) to OS 10.14 any Shared Albums in Photos have been showing last, rather than first. Photos (version 4.0) > View > Sort shows Keep Sorted By Newest First with a ...
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How do I record Apple Health “Vitals”?

I want to record my blood pressure in the Apple Health app. According to this document, I should: Open the Health app and tap the Health Data tab. Tap a health category, like Vitals. I ...
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Graphical bug viewing PDF in Safari

So, I'm looking at a PDF in Safari 12.0 off JSTOR. And it appears like this: Which definitely isn't how it should be rendered. But more concerningly, this persists with a number of PDFs from ...
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Is there a formulaic way to reverse the order of a list in Apple Numbers?

For example I have a list of numbers in a column. I would like to have another column that takes whatever is in that list and reverses the order the list appears. Is there a way of doing this with a ...
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Where is macOS 10.14 Mojave com.apple.Safari.plist ResponsiveDesignCustomPresetConfigurations?

Does anyone know where to find the equivalent of ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Safari.plist ResponsiveDesignCustomPresetConfigurations on macOS Mojave? I have the same problem as this post, but can'...
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GarageBand stopped recognizing my piano/keyboard after installing MacOS Mojave

I have a piano/keyboard (HP 137R Roland Digital Piano) hooked up (via MIDI to USB) to my Mac Mini computer and it has worked fine with GarageBand (10.1.6) and Synthesia (10.3.4077) for years. Then ...
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Setting Mac Mail reply-to address to ANY email address (not an Apple alias!)

I want the Reply-to: header of all my outgoing email to have my pobox.com address, which forwards back to my icloud.com address where I collect my mail. This discussion seems to raise the same ...
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Apple Remove Dock Icon with a command line

I'm trying to find the terminal command which can remove an icon from the dock, but I can't find the solution. I tried the defaults read / defaults write command but it doesn't seem to have the ...
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Damaged macOS Mojave installer

I downloaded the macOS Mojave installer on my 2015 MacBook Air. However, upon opening the installer, it gives this error message: This copy of the Install macOS Mojave application is damaged, and ...
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I can no longer boot into macOS after resizing my bootcamp partition in EaseUS

I tried to enlarge the bootcamp windows 10 partition by 17gb. I went to disk utility on my mac, resized the mac's partition to smaller leaving 17-18gb of free space, then booted up the windows in ...
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Applescript Pages: How to tell thisDocument to make new page with template page

I have created a Pages document with a template, and I want to add a page to the document using one of the pages in the document's template. Something like: tell thisDocument to make new page with ...
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Unknown storage space limit error

I'm not sure where this error is coming from. I thought it was maybe for an old backup/sync app I used called Spideroak, but my limit there is 6gb. I have used Box, Dropbox (still do with over 12gb of ...
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Batch Renaming Folders

Is there a way to batch replace current folder names with increasing numbers? The "Rename Finder Items" built-in feature only lets you replace in the 'Find and replace text' kind of way. Not all my ...
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Tell macOS to only use swap and compressed memory when really needed (macOS 10.14 Mojave)

As disabling swap and/or compressing memory is not recommended and also not a stable option after 10.9 Mavericks (despite the vm setting exists), I'm doomed after few days of running my Mac with my ...
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Why did my Mac restart?

I am running macOS Mojave 10.14 on a 2018 13" MacBook Pro. This morning, to my surprise it was turned off. In /Library⁩/Logs⁩/DiagnosticReports⁩ I see a file called shutdown_stall_2018-10-20-...
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iterm2 : using `clear` to demarcate different portions of screen in terminal scrollback

I run programs that generate a lot of output. In Terminal.app, if I typed clear twice, it would enter a terminal's height of white space in the scroll back output. This makes it easier look through ...
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Restore scrollbar arrows (or their functionality)

For workflow purposes, I still use a 2003 eMac running Leopard a decent amount of time, and really miss some of its features in the newer, less civilized downgrades of the operating system. In ...
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Apple Watch - can't list downloaded music

When I go into the Music app on my Series 3 running WatchOS 5.0.1, it offers me "On iPhone", "Now Playing" and "Library". If I go into Library then I get Playlists, Artists, Albums and Songs, but ...
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Pages Image and Page Control

I've created hundreds of documents with thousands of embedded images in Pages '09 (4.1). Finally had to get a new iMac and Pages 7.2. It seems that the new version doesn't play nicely with my legacy ...
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How do I make all equations in a document not italic?

Word makes all my equations italic. Is there a way to make them non-italic so any current equation and future ones will be created with regular Cambria text? I am using Word 16.17 on Mojave.
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Mouse cursor moves to left edge of screen with no input

I can surfing and the mouse cursor will abruptly move to the far left of the leftmost screen. This can happen even if my hand is not on the mouse. The mouse will also turn off at random intervals, ...
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It's possible to use a Mac invited account with firmware password enabled?

I have the firmware protection enabled on my Mac, but whit this property I can't use the guest account of the computer without ingress the firmware password. I'd like to avoid this password request ...
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Safari tabs rarely restoring to their respective desktops after restarting

When I restart my laptop (or log off and back on again), I expect apps like Safari to open up and restore all of the tabs and windows that I previously had. I also expect that the Safari tabs will ...
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MacBook Air's Mini Display vs Thunderbolt

I can't find the right info on this, everything that I'm reading is mostly about monitors and HDMI about this topic. So my questions is... can I run an ethernet adapter for internet access through a ...
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How to close a new mail without Mail.app becoming active?

When I am working on something and get a notification about a new mail I click it and the mail opens for me to read it in front of whatever application I was using as expected. Then, when I am done ...
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What possible data can I lose if I backup iPhone to iTunes and then restore?

I heard that restoring iOS could eliminate the Other category bloating problem. But I'm very OCD about all my data and have a lot of apps. Also I know that iTunes don't backup apps anymore (even with ...
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Is it possible to block macOS Mojave installation?

I manage a small company apple computer park and I don't want my users to update to macOS Mojave since one software package we use everyday is not yet compatible. Is there a way to block the OS ...
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Hacked email account

I received an email saying that someone has hacked my email over 6 months ago and they say that through it they have infected my operating system with a virus. They say they have access to all my ...
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iMac-Pro(Win 10) NO Ethernet controller Driver (NO BOOTCAMP)

After successfully installing WIN10 on my iMac-Pro without BOOTCAMP, I was able to manually install the windows support(BOOTCAMP) drivers, and all of them work fine. Except the Ethernet Controller ...
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Why am I unable to add my gmail to my hangouts application on my iPhone

I’m unable to add my accounts on hangouts which is gmail accounts
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AFTER MOJAVE UPDATE IMAC LATE 2012 MODEL DISPLAY NOT TURNED ON HOW TO FIX IT [on hold]

AFTER MOJAVE UPDATE IMAC LATE 2012 MODEL DISPLAY NOT TURNED ON HOW TO FIX IT I HAVE TRIED NVRAM REST BUT NO CHANGE
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Wi-Fi taking up lot of memory

Since the last major upgrade to macOS Mojave, I have the Wi-Fi process taking up a lot of memory and in an exponentially way. Time to time I need to force quit it in Activity Monitor because it takes ...
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HTML 5 audio player gives 206 partial content error in Safari [on hold]

I am working on a mobile application where I have used HTML 5 audio player for playing audio. Some audio works correctly on Safari and some give an error as 206 Partial Content. And same audio works ...
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I want to control Multiple macbooks, mulitple cursors with 1 input mouse

Read this correctly: I want to have 5 macbooks sitting next to each other. Each running their own OSX. Each with their own cursor. Total number of cursors = 5 But i input only 1 mouse. When i move ...
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Constant “Not Delivered” errors in iMessage

I am getting incredibly frequent "Not Delivered" errors when sending messages on my Macbook. They're iMessage messages (as opposed to SMS messages), and I just get spats of them where it seems like ...
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How does integration between macOS and iOS work if they are not releases from same year

I just got a MacBook and it was running OS X Yosemite out of the box. My iPhone is running iOS 10. They don't integrate together very well. Then I updated my MacBook to macOS Sierra. Now they're ...
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After installing Mojave, my previous username/password combination does not work

I just installed Mojave on my MacBookAir, and now my username/password (under Yosemite) are not accepted. I called Apple support and they told me to restart and immediately push down command-r giving ...
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Reverting daylight saving time

I'm running El Capitan 10.11.6 (15G21013) in Brazil. Earlier today my machine switched to DST, which would be fine if the official date for the switch had not recently moved to Nov 4. Here is what I ...
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How to access the Menu Mnemonics of an X11 Program within macOS

With the kind assistance of X11 Quartz background app I have an X11 app Dia diagramming tool running. It is enticing to see those mnemonics apparently (?) available to use. I have a serious beef with ...

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