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Software component that adds a specific feature to an existing computer program.

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Missing Plug-in in macOS Mojave Dashboard

When I choose the "Open in Dashboard..." option, my dashboard opens up but says Missing Plug-in. Do I have the wrong idea of using the "Open in Dashboard...?" If I'm using it ...
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How can I make a Dynamic wallpaper (like the ones in macOS Catalina) in OS X Yosemite

I am running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) and I want to make a dynamic wallpaper (or use the one from macos mojave), is there an extension or something that allows me to do this sort of thing
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Authorization plugin for package installation

Is it possible to allow installation of specific packages/profiles without admin credentials by modifying authorization rights?.I was able to allow installation for all by modifying the installation ...
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How to make Google Chrome Helper not use as much CPU

I've found solutions for this problem but they dont seem applicable now in 2017. For some reason, Google Chrome Helper is using a lot of my CPU and fans are going full blast. I found this link on ...
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How to jump to a location using mouse on iTerm/terminal?

I work on a terminal most of the time. Is there an application / plugin over iTerm or any other terminal like application using which I can control the cursor location of my terminal using a mouse ?
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Install Notes Quick Look extension for Spotlight

I'm on macOS Catalina on an MacBook Pro. Up until recently, I could see previews of Notes app in Spotlight. But now I just get a message saying the Notes quick look extension isn't installed—see ...
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Cannot enable or disable Mail plug-ins

I have two Mail.app plug-ins installed: "GPGMailLoader.mailbundle" and "Smallcubed MailSuite.mailbundle". Currenly, GPG is enabled, and works, and MailSuite is disabled. However, when I toggle ...
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Why does the Terminal tab keep popping up on my MacBook Pro when I try to shut it down?

Recently, I started having problems with my MacBook Pro. Everytime I try to shut it down, the Terminal tab opens and shows the message on the picture (root#/usr/local/VASCO/NativeBridge/startup.sh ; ...
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How to auto-accept cookies notifications as mandated by EU law?

EU law forces websites to notify visitors about the use of cookies. Clicking on these messages is quite a nuisance. I've found a plugin on https://cookiesok.com but this is only available for Chrome, ...
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How to add BlockComment extension for Xcode 11?

I'm new at the excode editor. I want to be able to add block comments (/* */), so I found an extension. But I can't seem to be able to add it to xcode. Everything leads me to Xcode -> ...
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Does Pages support LaTeX extensions?

Is there a location where I can install LaTeX plugins so that I can use the commands in the plugins which are not native to LaTeX in the equation editor in Pages? Or does Pages not support that? ...
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What's Firefox's default browser helper plugin?

On a freshly installed Firefox there is a plugin named: Default Browser Helper 537 It seems to be something from Apple but i couldn't find more information about it. What is it and why it there? ...
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Parsing or decoding .pluginPayloadAttachment files?

Messages.app now stores links in the sqlite attachment database as files with ".pluginPayloadAttachment" extension. I have no idea how to parse these. Running them through xxd reveals some ...
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Missing Plug-in error while placing dashboard web clip widget on the desktop

Hi before updating my macOS to 10.13.6 I was able to use the next command: defaults write com.apple.dashboard devmode YES to drag my safari web clip widgets from Dashboard to my desktop, but after ...
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Is there a fix for action extensions to appear consistently in a contextual menu (in the same context)?

I'm running macOS Mojave (10.14.6) and can’t seem to get action extensions to appear consistently in a contextual menu (right-click menu). One of the best-known action extensions is Apple's "Markup", ...
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Omnikey for Safari 13?

Omnikey is a very useful Safari extension that allows searching user-selected webpages by entering user-selectable keys preceding the search term. For example, entering "w Los Angeles" in the Safari ...
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Revert or reset permissions of extensions

I accidentally approved the request of Weather extension to access my location info on macOS 10.14.6. I want to revert or reset this. How can I do that? Is there a way other than reinstalling macOS?
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How to share Photos.app videos to YouTube directly?

While it's great to have a quick upload to Vimeo (System Preferences app → Extensions → Share Menu) in Photos.app, what about a share extension to quickly upload videos from Photos to YouTube? Does ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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How can I figure out which tab in Safari is using CPU?

I usually have several tabs open in Safari in the background, and sometimes I see it taking up an unusual amount of CPU (PluginProcess or WebProcess). How can I figure out which tab (or tabs) is ...
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Is it possible to block access to Safari's extensions?

I'd like my son to have access to Safari but not to the extensions, as these provide content blockers to innapropriate material. Is there a way to do this? Thanks
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How to see LaTeX output in Mail.app?

I frequently receive mails with LaTeX text which appear in normal text like $frac{(1+cos\theta)^2 but I want them to be rendered in Mail.app as it would be written in books. Is there any plugin or ...
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Missing Safari-plugin for audio/MIDI

I am using Mac OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks) on a late 2012 27" iMac, running Safari 7.0.1 and I always install all new software updates. But now I have a problem with midi-files that are embedded in ...
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Mac occasionally freezes. Trying to decipher console system.log file

I'm trying to find the reason why my Mac (Mojave 10.14.4) has been locking up. It usually happens while using Cubase 10.0.5 but I want to specifically pinpoint the problem. Seems like it is something ...
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macOS: why only few login elements are in System Preferences

In macOS, under System Preferences / Users / Login Elements there is a list of Login Elements that are started at the startup. Actually only few elements are listed here. There are many other ...
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What happened to Preview's “Markup.appex”?

There's a Markup app extension in Mojave--it's clearly installed, because I can use it. Where did it go, though? It used to be in /Applications/Preview.app/Contents/Plugins/ in past versions of macOS, ...
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com.apple.WebKit.Plugin.64.xpc

Had the following appear when attempting to login to an account. What does it mean & should I approve? com.apple.WebKit.Plugin.64.xpc wants to use your confidential information stored in "v4....
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How to disable codesign check on Logic Pro X plug-ins?

I run Logic Pro X and other software to make music, and some third party plugins make the program crash if they get a: Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (Code Signature Invalid) I can solve this ...
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Alternative to Cover Version visualizer in iTunes 12.6

I need a way to display full screen lyrics in iTunes of the song that is currently playing. Up until now I have used Cover Version, but it doesn't work anymore since iTunes 12.6: Are there any ...
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Address Book / Contacts.app AppleScript plugins no longer working in Mojave

For years, I've relied on an AppleScript (.scpt) file placed in ~/Library/Application Scripts/com.apple.AddressBook to provide click-to-dial functionality via our Asterisk PBX directly from macOS ...
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How can I send emails with Mail.app as text/markdown explicitly?

I write all my emails in plain text, not rich text or HTML, but I do use punctuation markup as has been popularized by Markdown and others (which were inspired by prior customs in plain-text email). ...
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Silverlight Plug-In in Safari 12

is there any way to enable the Silverlight Plug-In in Safari 12? I need this plug in to watch a live sport event. Thanks!
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Accessing specific version of Java in Safari

I am using Safari 12 running on macOS Mojave 10.14. The Web based VM detects the installed version of Java on my Mac as 1.5. For my particular needs version 1.6 is required. I have installed the ...
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Edit from-address in Mail.app?

I use subaddressing a lot when I send e-mails. Currently I use Thunderbird with some plugins for this purpose but it is slow and I would prefer to use Mail.app. Is there a way in Mail.app to edit the ...
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Does Apple's Numbers support 3rd party plugins / data providers / formulas / functions?

Numbers has the ability to pull in prices for various stocks and currencies. However, I am after the ability for it to pull in prices for various cryptocurrencies, not just BTC, such as Cryptofinance ...
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How to clean up emails when replying in plain text?

I have a problem that I want to solve after many years of using Mac OS X Mail.app... I generally like to send plain text emails that are full width (format=flowed) and nicely indented for quote levels....
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Magic Mouse Battery Plug In

I'm new to mac and everything around, I just want to know if I can code a sort of plug-in to show the batterie of the magic mouse, in the menu bar. What is the type of template i have to choose in ...
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Mark Safari tabs with different colors?

Is there an extension or a plugin that allows for marking different tabs with colors ? I want to be able to group together a bunch of tabs that are relevant under one color using Safari.
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How to determine what kind of Safari plug-in for streaming video is missing?

Platform: Yosemite 10.10.4; MacbookPro 15" Retina (mid-2015). I can't succeed to open properly certain video streaming sites, like in following link example: http://www.freeintertv.com/view/id-1006/...
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“The installation failed. The installer could not install the software because there was no software found to install.”

I'm getting this error on my mid '11 Mac Mini (running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6) when I'm trying to install an audio plug-in by Presonus, the demo of OrangeVocoder 10th Anniversary Edition. The ...
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Why there is a AdobeAAMDetect plugin showing up in my Safari Preferences Windows?

I have never installed Adobe Flash Player on my Mac cause it has some dangerous security breaches and potentially harmful for your mac then how come this plugin is showing up in Safari, is my Mac ...
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Repeated Oh My Zsh brew plugin warnings

I keep seeing this warning every time I open an new shell on one of my machines: Oh My Zsh brew plugin: With the advent of their 1.0 release, Homebrew has decided to bundle the zsh completion ...
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Photos plugins: use TIFF instead of JPG as interchange format

I recently had to move from Aperture to Photos for organising and editing my RAW format photos as Aperture no longer lets me order print products. I use quite a few plugins for the editing bit, which ...
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Folder tree in Finder sidebar (or stuck to Finder)

Is there a Finder plugin (maybe SIMBL plugin) which allows one to see the directory structure in the Finder's sidebar (instead of Favorites, Shared, Devices) or in an attached window? Something like ...
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Anyone know of an “Office Timeline” plug in for Powerpoint on Mac?

Anyone know of an "Office Timeline" plug in for Powerpoint on Mac? I love https://www.officetimeline.com, but it's for Windows only. Mac must run Fusion or such to support Windows Office, not Mac ...
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Problem installing cover version

I tried installing the visualizer plugin Cover Version with my new mac with OS Sierra. I followed the instructions and put the file in the itunes plugin folder, but it doesn't show up in iTunes among ...
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Outlook for Mac CardDAV and CalDAV

I'm looking for sync plugins for current Outlook for Mac to make it talk to CardDAV and CalDAV servers. So far I only found plugins for Windows. Any hints?
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NoScript for Safari

I find myself drifting away from Firefox to Safari, but the lack of NoScript is making me a little uneasy. Is there an equivalent plugin for Safari?
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What extension is this?

I was watching a programming video on YouTube and the instructor had the extension below installed. It looks very useful – instead of just showing open apps, it shows a wide range of default and ...
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How to enable “Click-to-play” in Google Chrome Version 43.0.2357.124 (64-bit)?

I run Google Chrome Version 43.0.2357.124 (64-bit) on OS X Yosemite. I want to enable Click to play option, mainly because I would like to lower the power usage of Google Chrome and Google Chrome ...