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Some app or service block macbook from locking

I have default settings for sleep mode. But still if go away and return to my macbook I see that it is not locked. I guess some app blocks it from locking. How can I find which one?
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Two entries with identical name and inode in same directory?

I have just seen the most remarkable thing in a deep corner of my large archive disk: a single directory containing two entries (subdirectories) with the same name and same inode number. % ls -liaF ...
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How to recover apple id without having apple id and email that associated with that apple id

I forgot my apple id and email that associated with this apple id, but i know the password of my apple id. how can i find my apple id? note that this apple id doesn't set on any other devices.
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MacOS vanished from reFInd and can't boot into MacOS anymore

Last night I tried deleting UBUNTU and SWAP partitions on my MacBook Air 2017 model. But I could not remove the UBUNTU partition in Disk Utility after removing the SWAP partition. So I tried to ...
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Resizing an APFS Container

I have a laptop with two APFS containers. I wanted to resize the smaller container, but after reading this question and this question, I opted to delete the larger container. However, I am unable to ...
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sidecar unable to connect deviced timed out

I have been trying to use Sidecar in the public betas of macOS Catalina and iPadOS 13. I have a 2019 Macbook Pro, and a 3rd generation iPad Pro, so I know I have supported devices. Both devices are ...
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Cron job running (?) and output file is being logged every night at 1:35am, but there is nothing listed in crontab -l

I recall creating a cron job that runs a shell script that deletes files that are 45+ days old. When I was editing crontab -e I set it to also output a log to a date stamped log file to ~/Logs. I ...
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How to stop SilentCleanServer app from running

I have an old iMac running High Sierra. Using Activity Monitor I noticed that I have an app named SilentCleanServer running This program is using some CPU time and it has over 2,000 files associated ...
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Triple boot on Macbook Air with external SSD

I own a 2015 Macbook Air running Mojave. I plan to triple boot Mac, Windows 10, and Linux by installing them (Windows and Linux) on an external SSD and booting from there. Preferably, I don't want to ...
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Is there an existing hack to play audio on someone’s iphone as a prank?

I have this old iPhone 5c which I believe isn’t supported anymore, doesn’t get updates, leaving it’s security vulnerable, I imagine. This morning while browsing a distorted voice came from the 5c. It ...
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Is scrolling considered a “keyboard input”?

Context: I installed an app called "Scroll Reverser" which will allow me to use the natural scrolling setting for my trackpad and the opposite scrolling setting for my mouse scroll wheel. The ...
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Reverting from 3D Touch to Swiping for Lockscreen Actions?

On the iPhone X, can you revert from 3D Touch to swiping for lockscreen actions? I really would rather swipe and hit than push into the phone screen to access these action items. Is that possible ...
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Advancing to Next Slide when current slide has multiple videos

I'm new to Keynote, and I'm happy to have created a slide with multiple embedded videos that auto-play thanks to the animate functionality. While the videos look great on the first pass, if I want to ...
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How to submit UI ideas to Apple for consideration

Doubletap (rapid-successive) of the iPhone's power button could be intepreted by the iPhone to invoke an app or action that is user-configured (camera, etc.). Where is the appropriate forum to submit ...
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Command in bash shell script to find path to that script?

Is there a command to go inside a bash .sh script that will provide the full path to the directory containing that script?
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Is there any way to see iPhone logs on Mac's Console over wifi?

As the title says, is there any way to read the console logs without connecting the iphone to the mac via USB? I need to debug a behaviour that happens when the iPhone is not charging.
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Some of my Google calendar contents just disappeared in Calendar.app

macOS 10.14.6, Calendar.app 11.0 (2245.5.2) Less than an hour ago, I brought Calendar.app to the foreground (I usually keep it running, hidden in the background), and most (8 out of 12) of my Google ...
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Mac Bootcamp - ERROR: The startup disk cannot be partitioned or restored to a single partition [duplicate]

The title says it all really. I've downloaded a Windows 10 iso and I'm trying to create a bootcamp to it on my Mac, however when I open bootcamp assistant and press the first continue button, it gives ...
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How can I charge my MacBook Pro at work?

I have a 15" 2019 MBP and want to be able to charge it at work without carrying my adapter and cable back and forth. At work I have a Dell OptiPlex 7050 and two Dell monitors (one is HDMI, the other ...
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How to disable “right click acting as left click”

I have this problem where I press the right click, and the mouse moves a few nanometer over the contextual-menu. When a release the right click, the system acts as if I just did a left click on the ...
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Activating Titanium Apple Card: iPhone XS/XR vs iPhone X and earlier

The process of activating a Titanium Apple Card differ based on model of iPhone. Specifically, for a 2018 iPhone (iPhone XS/XS Max/XR), one is required to open the Titanium Apple Card packaging, wake ...
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Check Network requests happening from iPad without any proxy setting changes

Can we check network requests of an application whose bundle identifier is known? Note: Application is not created by us - its from another third party. We don't have code we just have ipa and we ...
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Updating El Capitan to High Seirra will take 18 hours

I'm on El Capitan and trying to update to High Seirra. It downloaded the stub file and run the application. I waited for one hour till it says 17 hours remaining. Is there a way to speed up the update ...
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Old phone won't connect to new XS hotspot

I have an odd situation, I recently purchased an iPhone Xs and for some reason, my older Moto G4 cannot connect to the XS's hotspot. What puzzles me is that other phones can connect to my Xs without ...
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How can I download the file on iCloud Drive manually?

I have a few music files I put on iCloud Drive a while ago, and now I want to move them to my Dropbox directory. So I tried to download them locally in order to move to my Dropbox directory, but the ...
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Mozilla like Dynamic bookmarks in Safari browser

I was using Mozilla previously and Mozilla has a very good bookmark feature, also known as dynamic bookmark. It would allow me to pass a variable to a bookmarked URL and the variable's value will be ...
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Macbook Pro Booting Issue

I have a Macbook Pro 15" Retina Mid 2014. Off late, whenever i put my mac to sleep and when i try to wake it up, it doesnt! I need restart it, but then it takes lot of time and just hangs at the end ...
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How do I completely uninstall Virtualbox from macOS?

I want to know how to uninstall virtual box correctly. I tried removing it from /Applications, but lots of things were left behind. I don’t want to use an app cleaner tool and would like a complete ...
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Apple calendar stopped showing events on Mac

I have been using Calendar for a while and everything was working normally. However, suddenly it stopped showing some events in two of my calendars, and I dont understand why. I can see all those ...
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Indicating a software update which doesn’t exist

My iPhone 7plus said that I have a software update to iOS 13.5 beta. I opened Settings, Software Update but it says my phone iOS 12.4 is up to date. The Settings icon still indicates that there is an ...
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Can't execute binary on macOS catalina

I am trying to run a binary that I have downloaded (it's part of flutter). Whenever I'm trying to run it, I get the error: I have already disabled gatekeeper checks globally with sudo spctl --master-...
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Can I replace a “UK” keyboard layout` Macbook Pro 2016 top case with a “US” top case?

Is it possible to replace my UK layout top case with a new US top case? Also is it possible to replace this 2016 model top case with a 2018 top case?
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Not Admin | Firmware password error | Recovery Mode wont boot

This probably sounds pretty sketchy, so I’ll preface my question with a brief run down of how I got here... Pretty sure I was hacked... It’s a mid-2012 running High Sierra on a SSD harrdrive. ...
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Is there any way to allow AnyDesk unattended access when user is not logged in?

I am trying to use AnyDesk to remote access my Mac mini, but I cannot make it work without logging in first physically. Just after I login first time it starts to work. If I will log out, I cannot ...
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Shortcuts in Keynote

I've recently moved from Powerpoint to Keynote. While I am overall satisfied with the transition, I feel that there is too much clicking to do simple things. For instance: If I want to align objects ...
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Want to delete UBUNTU 18.04 LTS from MacBook Air 2017 model

I'm completely new to using a Mac, and recently installed UBUNTU by following some YouTube videos and it worked fine. I added 50GB for the UBUNTU partition and 8GB for the SWAP partition. I now want ...
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Is there any way to make apps with fixed vertical orientation rotate?

A number of apps on my iPad (iPad Air 2, iOS 12.3) are designed so that they won't rotate--they are vertically oriented only with the camera at the top of the screen. Is it possible to get these apps ...
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osmojave Mac mini

I can't remember a password for an application. I store all my passwords. however now I cannot remember my password to get into the password vault. how can I get this password to the password vault ...
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Thunderbolt 2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter for docking station [on hold]

I have an older MacBook Air that uses Thunderbolt 2 and I was wondering if I get a male to male adapter for Thunderbolt 3, would this allow me to use a docking station I have that uses Thunderbolt 3?
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Should I be concerned by this discrepancy in my drive space?

I was planning to delete a user account, and I noticed that it said that I don't have at least 87.1 GB of free disk space, even though my Macintosh HD shows that I have 159.4 GB free. You can see the ...
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Endless “enter verification code” loop on old iPad for iMessage and FaceTime signin

I (well, my kid) has an old iPad with iOS8 on it. His Apple id has 2FA turned on (he also has an iPhone 5S). Recently we changed his password and now (understandably) iMessage and FaceTime no longer ...
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Mojave won't show disk in Disk Utility

I purchased a new disk to use as a Time Machine backup. diskutil list shows it as:- /dev/disk4 (external, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...
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How to set a different encrypted boot volume without unlocking?

I have two MacOS installs as part of a dual-boot configuration on my MBP. Both happen to be Mojave 10.14. They are installed on two encrypted APFS volumes in the same APFS container. I want to be ...
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Can my admin manage my iPad without me knowing?

Can my admin manage my iPad (download programs, change settings, etc.) without me knowing? (Configuring it so that I cannot tell that it's managed.) My iPad is running iOS 12, and there are no ...
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Safari favorites disappeared on my iMac

I have an iMac running High Sierra and Safari version 12.1.2. I have saved a selection of sites to Favorites. There were about 60 sites in the group. Just now something changed and when I select 'show ...
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I have a desktop Mac OS Mojave 5k Late 2015,32GB, 4ghz core i7,ssd [on hold]

wanting to input old Mini DV & Hi-8 tapes & other analog stuff for editing. don't want to guess on the type plug in to get for this. Also, what is the possibility of utilizing my fire wire ...
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PowerPoint for Mac - How Can I Create “Export to Word” functionality

In PowerPoint for Mac 2016 the ability to export/create handouts in Word is gone. Is it possible to recreate this functionality with a Macro?
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Can I filter multiple columns at the same time in Excel?

I haven't managed to find a good answer upon Googling this so here it goes: I've got a large data set of people and within this there are two columns I want to filter: Location and Rating. I've ...
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Unlocking APFS volume window doesn't accept input

After upgrading macOS to from 10.11 El Capitan to 10.14 Mojave and with that got the main disk converted to APFS (and also encrypted), the computer cannot be booted. Boot screen shows a white ...
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MacOS boot to Recovery mode command line

I've done some searching online without luck, hoping that one of you mac virtuosos might know the answer. Is there a command that will reboot a Mac into recovery mode? (I know I can do Command + R ...

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