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Memory bandwidth (200GB/s vs 400GB/s) on a M1X Macbook Pro: usage scenarios where it makes difference?

I'm struggling to choose between M1max and M1pro for my MacBook 2021. The only difference that could be relevant for me is 2x memory bandwidth. Are there any real-world usage scenarios where 200GB/s ...
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Can I use a Mac Mini M1 with a Dell u4021qw monitor?

My computer is a Mac mini with M1 chip. I want to buy the Dell u4021qw monitor, but I have a concern: Does the computer actually work with this monitor (especially: does hidpi work? Does the font ...
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From system_profile what does Kind mean

system_profiler SPApplicationsDataType provides a list of Applications that spotlight knows about. This is also available form the System Report in About this Mac One of the fields for each ...
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How to tell if M1 Mac has Rosetta installed?

I am trying to run only native software. So I would like to be able to monitor whether Rosetta 2 is available or not. I am not asking if Rosetta 2 is running. I am asking if Rosetta 2 is present, is ...
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Conditionally run program using Rosetta 2 on M1 Mac

Is it possible to start a program using the command line in a way that has it run by Rosetta 2, without having the application setting that forces the program to always be running under Rosetta 2. e.g....
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Not updating last charge level in battery preferences

I am using macbook air m1. I have charged my mac about two hours ago to 100%. But In preference last charge didn't update. You can see in the picture. current level is 88% where last charged to 86%. ...
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Is it safe to erase entire SSD of M1 computer?

Usually, factory reset instructions say that I should remove a volume or volume group. But to be sure that the installation is really clean, I prefer to use another option: In Disk Utility select ...
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Razer Deathadder Back/Forward buttons in Big Sur Apple M1

I'm trying to use my Razer Deathadder Elite mouse on my M1 MacBook Pro that's running Big Sur. The problem I'm running into is that macOS is treating the back/forward buttons as middle clicks. For ...
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M1 Panic: acc_cifl2c_cmd_ncwr

M1 MacBook Pro 13" 16GB constantly reboots with the same panic error: acc_cifl2c_cmd_ncwr I've spent some time figuring out who is causing this problem. It happens only if M1 MacBook Pro connects ...
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Is there a way to run a macOS guest virtual machine on an M1 / Apple Silicon host? [closed]

On an Intel Mac it was possible and legal to run a "Mac-on-Mac" VM, i.e. to run macOS within a virtual machine hypervisor running on macOS. Does any product or demonstration exist for the ...
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can't mount an encrypted Volume on an M1 Mac. Works fine on Intel Macs. Known Issue?

Is this a known issue with M1 Macs and encrypted drives? What steps should I attempt to mount this volume? Encrypted drive will not mount on M1 Mac. Mounts on my intel Macs no problems. It’s Extended (...
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Does the new 24" iMac Touch ID keyboard work with Mac's with the T2 Chip?

I have a 2019 MacBook Air with Touch ID and was wondering if the new 24" iMac Touch ID keyboard will work with my computer. I know for sure that it works with all other Apple Silicon computers, ...
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Emulating ARM (M1-like) macOS on an x86 Intel Mac

Is it possible to emulate a macOS machine with RISC/ARM architecture on a physical x86 macOS machine? I suspect this is of value for those hoping to test the viability of their workflows on Apple ...
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How to execute terminal command on energy efficient cores on M1 chip?

I want to run nodejs process on E cores, but when I run it I see that it uses P cores even if there is a 0.3 second task.
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Cannot launch a universal app in Apple Silicon

I just upgraded my Android Studio to Arctic Fox 2020.3.1 Canary 15 which introduced native arm64 binary for Apple Silicon M1. Despite the app being universal, I cannot open it natively under Apple ...
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M1 MacBook Air: Change resolution to 1920x1200 pixels

How can I change the resolution of my M1 MacBook Air (Silicon Version) to 1920x1200 pixels? I tried so many softwares like QuickRes, SwitchResX and some other softwares/scripts from github. But ...
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Battery discharge while Macbook was turned off in 1 week. Possible causes?

I brought my MacBook Pro with Apple Silicon about 1 month ago, and I'm using it to work on pet projects occasionally, but not daily. I left it unused for one week and when I turned it on it wasn't ...
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Verbose Mode during startup not working on Apple Silicon

I have a Mac mini 2020 (with the Apple Silicon M1 chip). I want it to boot up in verbose mode, i.e. the details of the boot process should be logged as text on the screen during bootup. The following ...
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Problems with VS Code application icon

I have downloaded VS Code on my new Mac mini, but the icon seems to be some random dots. My Mac mini has the M1 Chip. Here is a picture of the icon in Spotlight: A few steps I have tried: Restarting ...
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Nothing returned from lsof -p on Macos M1 Apple Silicon

Firstly I get: $ ps -Af|egrep "images.tz|PID"|grep -v grep UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME CMD 0 10638 10457 0 2:23pm ttys004 66:13.40 tar -xzf ../images.tz So I ...
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Awk/Gawk not working after install gawk on M1

Using brew, I installed gawk on my m1. upon doing so, awk does not work. Before install gawk: ❯ awk -version awk version 20200816 ❯ which awk /usr/bin/awk Then I install gawk and add the path to the ...
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Any suggestions for M1 optimized file comparison tool? [closed]

I installed kdiff3 on my m1 mac using homebrew but it seems that it doesn't have an apple m1 optimized version and hence takes 2-3 secs to open. Does anyone know of a file comparison tool similar to ...
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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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Apple Silicon M1 Mac connecting 30" Apple Cinema Display

I am attempting to connect an Apple Silicon Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and/or MacBook Pro to a 30" Apple Cinema Display at native 2560x1600 resolution. The same question for Intel Macs with USB-C is ...
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Why does the built-in ssh-keygen on M1 Mac run significantly slower

This is not a critical issue. I am just curious about the reason. On my M1 Macbook Air, ssh-keygen can take several seconds, sometimes more than ten seconds or even dozens of seconds, to generate a ...
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Apple Silicon: port all Homebrew packages under /usr/local/opt/ to /opt/homebrew

I recently purchased a MacBook Pro 13" with the M1 chip and transferred all my data over using a Time Machine backup. Homebrew packages are currently installed in /usr/local/opt/ but it is my ...
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Is there a technical reason that new (Apple Silicon) Macs need less RAM?

I typically don't upgrade my MacBook Pro until I can buy a machine with at least twice the RAM. (I rarely find the CPU to be the primary limitation of any machine I use.) When Apple released a ...
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Run everything in Rosetta 2 on Silicon Mac

I've recently started using a Silicon MacBook Pro 13 (i.e. one with non-Intel processor). I have found installing some software difficult, for example installing Python through Homebrew and installing ...
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How to install and run coursera-dl on M1 Mac without errors?

When attempting to install and run coursera-dl, the whole process is laden with errors, and it has been exceedingly difficult to actually get it to work. I suspect this is a difficulty any Mac user ...
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Running iOS apps on Apple Silicon leads to permission error

I am about to travel and wanted to try to fetch the Netflix app from my phone, following this tutorial. When I try to launch an app, I get the error "You do not have permission to open the ...
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How to remove JAMF from an Apple Silicon Mac [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove JAMF completely from a MacBook Pro M1 and actually start afresh. I can successfully put it into DFU mode in Apple Configurator 2, and I've tried both Revive and Restore, but what ...
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kernel panics on sleep, M1 Macbook Air Big Sur

The new M1 Macbook Air with latest and greatest Big Sur 11.0.1, 11.1 and now 11.2 has kernel panics with high regularity. Any suggestions on a remedy, or things to try? Much thanks. panic(cpu 4 caller ...
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Very slow SMB read speeds from share to M1 MBP. Write speeds are normal. VNC speeds normal both directions. Workaround?

I own a handful of MacBook Pros, including a new 13" M1 running Big Sur 11.0.1 (16Gb, 2TB). Connecting M1 to 16" MBP over ethernet using SMB works, but I only get full speed (Cat 5e) when ...
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How to allow ONE app to run while Mac is locked/sleeping?

I want one app, Google Drive Backup and Sync, to be allowed to run in the background at all times. However, to save power I don't want this to apply to other apps since they should sleep while the ...
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zsh: bad CPU type in executable

I am using the terminal on an Apple M1 MacBook. I try to use a cli tool that is not build for aarm64, so I get this error message in the terminal: zsh: bad CPU type in executable Is there anything I ...
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Open with Rosetta not available

I've just downloaded Visual Studio Code ( 1.51.1 ) on an Apple Silicon MBP. I downloaded the Intel version (the ARM version is still in dev I think) assuming that I would have to right click and ...
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How to determine if a MacOS program on Apple Silicon is emulated x86 or native ARM from the command line?

I have an M1 MacBook Pro and have downloaded both some native (ARM) and x86_64(Rosetta 2 emulated) binaries. How do I determine from the command line which of these ISAs a particular binary file is? ...
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External displays connected to M1 MacBook Pro in clamshell modes

So I’m considering to upgrade my 2015 MBPr to a new M1 MBP, but one of my major showstoppers is that it only supports one external display. So my question is: Does it support two external displays ...
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Apple M1 Two Thunderbolt Displays [duplicate]

I understand that there is no current workaround known for having two Apple Thunderbolt Displays run on an Apple Silicon Mac with a M1 Processor. I am opening this thread for creative solutions. ...
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Connecting Apple Silicon Mini to Apple Thunderbolt Display

I have an Apple Thunderbolt Display (APPLE 27" THUNDERBOLT DISPLAY 2560X1440 MC914LL/B A1407) and ordered an M1 Mini. I'm trying to figure out if they will work together, and if so, what cables ...
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Can an application that requires JRE 6 run in Rosetta 2?

I have an application I'd like to run on a new MacBook Air that has as one of its requirements installing Apple JRE 6. Prior to Apple Silicon, this would've been as simple as installing it from Apple'...
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View big.LITTLE cores on htop or similar utility

Is there a utility in which I can see which of the cores are running at which frequencies? Or, even better, that shows whether a core is big or LITTLE? For example, neither htop (on Rosetta 2, ...
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What are the main technical obstacles to running macOS on iPads in the near future?

Since the new Macs have ARM chips, there is now access a build of macOS that technically could run on a device like, say, the iPad Pro? The architecture should be pretty much the same, I guess? ...
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Is there an equivalent to resetting NVRAM on an M1 mac?

I have an M1 Mac Mini that is exhibiting some strange issues that aren't going away after reinstalling macOS. I'd like to reset its NVRAM or whatever the nearest equivalent is for M1 macs, in case ...
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Does the 2020 Apple M1 MacBook Pro support 2x daisy chained Thunderbolt Displays?

The Apple Silicon based 2020 Apple M1 MacBook Pro supports Thunderbolt version 3 and I'm wondering if anyone has tried connection one to an Apple Thunderbolt Display? Of course you'd need to use one ...
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Manually Run Rosetta 2 on x86 Binary

I wrote a very simple C program and my goal is to build an x86-only binary and then run that binary on an Apple Silicon Mac and have Rosetta 2 translate it into a Universal 2 binary. I want to look at ...
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Terminal vs Shell vs Processes on ARM (Apple Silicon)

How does Big Sur and ARM (Apple) silicon handle the following permutations? Say I run Terminal as x86_64 using Rosetta2, then does that mean I must use a x86_64 shell? If indeed I use an x86_64 shell, ...
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How can users install fully unsigned (non-Apple) operating system on an Apple Silicon Mac?

The man page for bputil contains a somewhat-cryptic description of the --permissive-security setting: At a high level, Permissive Security allows configuration options to be set to not require all ...
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How can current versions of Adobe products continue to run on the new Macs with Apple Silicon?

During its November 10, 2020 event, Apple has announced that Adobe is bringing its major apps to Apple Silicon, starting with the Lightroom photography software. They also said that all current ...
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Is it possible to compile UNIX command line program for Apple Silicon architecture on Intel-based Mac?

I have a GUI wrapper of UNIX command line program. I noticed that Apple announced Apple Silicon Mac. Sooner or later I need to build Universal Binary of my GUI wrapper. But at first, I need to ...