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How to show the full title in the mission control?

I'm new to the macOS, one thing that I noticed when using mission control is that when the window title gets too long, it'll get trimmed, it's especially confusing when there're multiple similar ...
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TRIM on Mac USB 3 & SSD Support

I'm using various SSDs on a 15-inch mid-2014 MacBook Pro Retina having changed the original SSD for a larger size using an adapter board: all are working fine with TRIM enabled. I use external SSDs ...
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MacBook air's 2017 NVMe SSD Trim Support

I recently upgraded my MacBook air's 2017 SSD to 1TB. I used Crucial P2 NVMe SSD with a 3rd party adapter. And it's working pretty well. Recently I heard about macOS Trip support, I use the Filevault, ...
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When is TRIM executed?

When does macOS send the ATA TRIM command to the SSD's controller? After deleting a file? Like Windows 10 does. After a fixed amount of time? Like Ubuntu and Fedora do, once a week. I'm assuming ...
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how to trim all the [x] enclosed bracket footnotes from a long string of Wikipedia text?

I want to keep the paragraph structure but just delete all the enclosing brackets from text that is in the clipboard. For instance - this text: The three stripes are Adidas' identity mark, having ...
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If a Macbook has TRIM support, does this mean it automatically uses TRIM command on deleted files?

Under SATA/SATA Express in my System Information, I have "Yes" for TRIM support, so I assume TRIM has been enabled for my Mac. Does this mean that every time I delete a file, the TRIM ...
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Is it possible to manually TRIM the unused blocks (free space) for an existing APFS volume?

When migrating a MacBook from HDD to SSD, I did a block-level copy using dd. I believe for optimal flash lifetime and performance, it would be the best to issue a TRIM for every unused block in the ...
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Split mpeg-4 movies by the chapter [duplicate]

I have often a tedious job where I need to split movies by the chapter. (The videos have multiple audio tracks & subtitles and have defined chapters) I can do this in Quicktime, but it's a very ...
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Windows 10 Under Bootcamp + TRIM

I’m trying to understand how I can avoid wear on my expensive 2TB SSD I use Windows 10 under bootcamp for games on my 2019 MBP 16inch. Can I enable trim as supported by macOS, on Windows? Will ...
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Software for splitting or trimming MP4 video without transcoding

I occasionally need to trim an MP4 video or split a clip out of the middle. Up to now I've been using a great app called MPEG Streamclip which has all the features I want: super light weight, opens ...
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sudo disable trimforce doesn't work

Since upgrading to High Sierra my boot time slowed down considerably (from ~10 seconds to 90 seconds). Googling this problem suggests disabling Trim might work as a solution, which you do via the sudo ...
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How do I check if the SSD on my APFS volume is using DRAT or DZAT?

DZAT: Deterministic zero after TRIM. DRAT: Deterministic read after TRIM. Details on TRIM here.
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How does TRIM work in macOS High Sierra?

Since all MacBooks with Apple-SSDs have TRIM enabled, I was wondering if trimming would “reset/prepare” the blocks for new writes, or would they leave the blocks there until a new write comes in. If ...
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How do I trim first and last few seconds of a mp4 using AppleScript?

I'm using Mac 10.13.3. I want to trim the first second and the last two seconds from my mp4 (movie). I tried writing an Applescript like so trim output.mp4 1 from (0*60 + 1) to (32*60 +38) but ...
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Applescript remove Missing value and unwanted data

I created a script to return some credit card informations from an internal website <a href=\"/web/Support.aa/aa/g55erefesfsfsf/4.g.g.5.24.54\"> ...
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Do we need to disable the trim on an 3rd party SSD before updating a Mac?

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 and I installed an SSD in it. I'd like to upgrade my computer, but I'm not sure if I need to disable the trim before the update and reenable it after. I've heard ...
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How to natively enable TRIM in Sierra for a 3rd-party SSD? [duplicate]

My question is: How to natively enable TRIM in Sierra for a 3rd-party SSD? A solution I found involves installing an "out of the App Store" app that will probably ask for admin credentials etc which ...
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trimforce enable does not work

I am using 2009 macbook pro and I wanted to upgrade the default hdd to a Samsung Evo 850. I have succeeded to transfer everything from a Time Machine backup, but when I wanted to enable the trim by ...
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Trimforce on third party SSD disables keyboard and touchpad

Specs: MBP 15" Mid 2010 i7 8gb ram SSD: Sandisk PLUS 240GB SATA3 OS: macOS Sierra 10.12.1 Brand new SSD. Fresh install of macOS Sierra with the latest update 10.12.1. When using sudo trimforce ...
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applescript trim number from variable

Is it possible to trim a number to only keep the last 3 numbers ? For exemple a phone number save in the variable, and I would like to keep the last 3 digit. Kind regards
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Disk not mounting after enabling TRIM

I enabled the TRIM for my SSD on my MacbookPro using Chameleon SSD, and now the Mac doesn't boot any longer. I have tried to follow guides to reverse the TRIM but none of them actually work because my ...
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MBP 2015 with Trim enabled by default?

Since MBP early 2015 use PCIe SSD, do I still need to enable Trim through Chameleon SSD Optimizer or Trim Enabler?
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Yosemite and SSD Trim incompatibility

I added an OWC 240GB SSD to my 17" MBP a couple of years ago and installed Trim Enabler. Everything was dandy until yesterday when my computer somehow updated itself to Yosemite and I was faced with ...
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Macbook Pro Early 2011 SSD very slow when in main hardrive bay but very good via USB

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 and I have upgraded to SSD when on Mountain Lion. Installed Yosemite as soon as it was out. The SSD works perfect until day before yesterday. Mac has become too slow, ...
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SSD and PPC with Leopard 10.5.8

G5 quad core PPC with an SSD in it. Should I continue looking for 'trim enabling' software? It doesn't seem to exist. Does the PPC architecture have a built in feature that manages SSD space?
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Third party SSD optimization Yosemite

Unaware of the current issues with Third-Party SSD support on Yosemite I went ahead and bought a 128 GB Crucial MX100 SSD. I hear a lot of problems about enabling Trim on Yosemite etc. I recently ...
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Trim the middle of a file name

I have a lot of files in a directory that have [!] in the file name. Is there a way to trim that out with a command in the terminal? Here's an example filename. file001[!].ext
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TRIM won't turn on Samsung 256GB 840 Pro

I've just changed to a SSD and am trying to enable TRIM by following this guide - https://digitaldj.net/blog/2011/11/17/trim-enabler-for-os-x-lion-mountain-lion-mavericks/ Everything executes fine ...
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How to keep an SSD in shape on Yosemite?

As of OS X 10.10, Apple uses kext signing. Ever since it has become difficult and dangerous to manually activate TRIM for third-party SSDs on OS X. That means users with non-Apple SSDs will sooner or ...
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SSD Issue - TRIM related?

I'd bought an SSD that I'd put in my early 2011 13" MBP to make a DIY Fusion Drive in conjunction with the original 500GB HDD. A few weeks ago, I enabled TRIM (using TRIM Enabler). 5 days later, the ...
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How often and for how long does Trim Enabler need to run?

As of Yosemite, DIY, or non-Apple installed SSDs have Trim support challenges using applications such as Trim Enabler. Assuming one keeps their TRIM supported SSD in Yosemite, what is a good ...
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3rd-party SSDs: enabling TRIM without disabling kext signing

Before reading this long question, please note that it is mostly outdated in light of the more recent developments reflected by the top answer. Unfortunately Apple has decided to create kext signing ...
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Consequences of disabling kext signing

What are the consequences of disabling Kest Signing on OS X Yosemite? I have disabled it to keep TRIM enabled on my aftermarket SSD. What are the security issues I could run up against? If I install ...
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How can I ensure TRIM is enabled when installing Yosemite onto an SSD drive?

Im going to update my mid 2010 13" MacBook Pro to an SSD drive (Samsund 840 250 GB). I am currently running Yosemite on my old HHD drive and was simply going to make a bootable USB with Yosemite on it ...
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Yosemite won't boot any more after attempting to enable FileVault and TRIM

I installed Yosemite yesterday and it was working fine. Now whenever it tries to boot it runs Safe Mode and fails 1/3 of the way through. From what I can remember I went to enable FileVault and ...
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Macbook Pro 17 Early 2008 - Mountain Lion - SSD Slow Performance

I have noticed significant performance degradation on my Samsung EVO running on an Old Macbook Pro, Intel Core 2 duo. Are there any SSD tips that I should apply to this hard drive? Will Trim Enabler ...
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Should I enable TRIM in Crucial M500 SSD over Mavericks?

I'm wondering what should I do with my Crucial M500 over my Macbook Pro with the last version of Mavericks. I've read that enabling TRIM also slow down a bit the writting/reading speed of the hard ...
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Does OS X sometimes run a lesser-known TRIM routine with drives that are not explicitly supported?

Does OS X sometimes run a TRIM routine with drives that are not explicitly supported? When an HFS Plus volume is unmounted or ejected, maybe? Background Noted recently in Console, whilst repeatedly/...
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Two systems and SSD lifetime increase

I bought a Late 2013 iMac with new generation PCIe Samsung XP941 M.2 based SSD 256Gb. Really powerful SSD. But of course, I was scared about SSD rewrite cycles and wanted to check it because I want to ...
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After enabling TRIM should I delete free space?

I have installed a third party SSD in my Mac. I have used it quite a while before I enabled TRIM. Does that mean that the SSD cannot reuse any files I have deleted until now? Is it necessary to ...
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Trim Enabler Safety

I have a quick question. I am a bit anal about what I run on my Mac, tend to use the apple apps (aperture/terminal) rather than alternatives (Picasa/iterm2) because I like to make sure I'm running ...
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How to quit Trim Enabler?

I just updated Trim Enabler after updating my Mac to OS X 10.8.5. The new version doesn't have a quit button, option or anything like that. How do I close it? I cannot remove it from the menu bar by ...
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TRIM enabled on new Macbook Pro Mac OS X 10.8.4

I'm a newbie with Mac's, so I have a quick question. Just got a new Macbook Pro with a SSD, and been reading some things about SSD lifespan and enabling TRIM. In my system properties I have the ...
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Has Apple added universal TRIM support with OS 10.8.4?

I used to enable TRIM using 3rd party software, and I had to do it all the time Apple released a minor upgrade. Recently I installed OS X 10.8.3 on a SSD and when I was ready to install the SSD in a ...
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Samsung SSD in older Imac (24" Alu)? Trim support?

I have an older 24" iMac (Model 8.1 with Mountain Lion) and would like to extend its life a bit by adding a 256GB SSD. Samsung SSDs seem to be coming down in price (and are possibly well reusable if ...
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How does TRIM Enabler work?

I recently bought a third part (OCZ) SSD and used Trim Enabler to, well, enable TRIM. I've noticed that some software updates can cause TRIM to be disabled, and have thus been curious about how TRIM ...
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Should I enable Trim for SSD drives in Windows / VirtualBox?

I understand that Trim exists for OSX Mountain Lion, but is there anything I should do for Windows on Virtualbox in this regard?
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Adding SSD to MBP (2012). TRIM?

I'm planning to add a Samsung 830 (256GB) SSD to a MacBook Pro 13" (Mid-2012 model). It'll be installed into the default HDD area and the existing HDD will be moved into the optical drive bay. ...
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Should I enable TRIM with a third party (non-Apple) SSD?

I have an Intel 320 Series 120 GB solid state drive installed in the optical drive bay of my 2012 MacBook Pro 13". I'm not sure whether to use TRIM Enabler to enable TRIM. I did enable it before on ...
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Other than enabling Trim, is there anything else I should do with an SSD? [closed]

I've installed a Samsung 830 series 256gb SSD into my early 2011 15" MacBook Pro, and running 10.8 DP4, and 10.7.4 via a firewire 800 drive. I've used Trim enabler on both installs as it doesn't ...
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