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Scikit learn customise loss function [on hold]

How can I customise loss functions in scikit learn for regression problems? For example, instead of mean square error, I want to use Mean square error multiplied by the true value of the sample.
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Using one Microsoft Sculpt with my Macbook Pro 2018 at home and another at work

I have a Macbook Pro and I like to use Microsoft Sculpt. I use my Macbook at the office and I'm also working at home. I have a separate Scuplt at the office and at home and also two of the adapters. ...
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Does Silverlight for macOS support 64 bit?

Does Silverlight for macOS support 64 bit? If so, from what version? If not, when will it?
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Can we open/run a file/executable in Finder using the keyboard?

In Windows, we can select a file/executable in Explorer and on pressing Enter with the keyboard, the file/executable is opened. Is this feature available on Mac OS? In Finder, if a file/executable is ...
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Default color profile for display and mystery profiles that look like defaults

When I go into ColorSync Utility and look under the Profiles tab in the Profiles window or when I go into System Preferences and go to the Color pane of Displays preferences, I don't see anything that ...
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Starting from March 2019, is it necessary to build all existing apps using iOS 12 SDK and Xcode 10 for it to work on iOS 12 devices?

This is what the apple developer website says. Starting March 2019, all new apps and app updates for iPhone, including universal apps, will need to be built with the iOS 12 SDK and support iPhone ...
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Can I receive emergency alerts on an IPad through WiFi?

I have an iPad Pro with iOS 12.1.1, WiFi only (it has a cell modem but I never activated it), in USA. Can I enable wireless emergency alerts somehow? Like the NWS and AMBER alerts I get on my phone. ...
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Python on High Sierra “No Java runtime present, requesting install”

I have python code that works just fine in multiple other places and "used" to work on my mac, but now when I try to run my code as: python <pythonfile>.py I get an error which says: No Java ...
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Cannot merge back space left by bootcamp

So, I uninstall Windows 10 using Bootcamp, but now I got this 'free storage' space that I cannot merge back again, I've tried everything that's already answered in this forum for this type of ...
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How can I change file name color on desktop?

I'm using a white background picture. How can I change the color of the text for items on my desktop to black? Bonus points if there is a way to turn the shadow off too.
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MacBook Pro 13” screen dead - how can I use external display?

An authourised Apple store have told me I need a screen replacement after my screen went dead. When I connect the MacBook Pro (late 2013 model) to my Samsung TV via hdmi I see the log in screen on the ...
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Unable to block contact on iMessage for Mac OS 10.14.2

I am unable to block a contact on my mac's iMessage app (Mac OS 10.14.2). I go to preferences > imessage > blocked > + , and then a drop down of my contacts appears. I select the name from the list ...
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How to fix misnamed filesystem in GPT?

I restructured my drive in Windows messing up my partition table as the software I used did not recognize apfs. In Mac recovery mode disk0s2 is recognised as a Linux Filesystem. It won't let me run ...
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Using Mojave, what's the easiest way to access my own computer remotely?

Using Mojave, what's the best way to access my own computer remotely? Apple's Screen Sharing app requires confirmation from the host. Chrome Remote Desktop also requires a token to be generated from ...
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Mac-mini, mid 2011, OSX 10.13.6, mail v. 11.5: Mail messages are blacked out [on hold]

The body of mail massage (the whole frame) is completely blacked out when there is a group of 2 or more messages. It's OK if there is just the original message.
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Mac Numbers equivalent to Microsoft Excel's Control+Arrow Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a feature in the MacOS Numbers application that allows me to jump to non-empty cells? In Excel if I hold the control key and press any of the keys ←↑→ or ↓ the cursor will navigate to the ...
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Connect Xbox to iMac

I am trying to connect my xbox to my iMac using a Thunderbolt HDMI adapter. One end is an HDMI port, which I plugged my xbox HDMI cord into and then I plugged the Thunderbolt into my computer The ...
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iMac Target Display Mode

I am trying to go into target display mode on my iMac. Its a 2012 iMac which does support TDM. However, I don't have a standard iMac keyboard because I bought a refurbished Mac which comes with a ...
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“Sign In to iMessage” popup randomly

I get a random popup from an unknown program asking for my password. What is this? how do I stop it. It doesn't show in the doc. Macs don't even have iMessage so this makes zero sense. I don't have an ...
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Opening Private App from Public App [on hold]

I have a private app (not available on the app store) downloaded on my device. I'm trying to open it from my public app by using the private app's URL scheme but it's not working. Do I need to do ...
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Should I create APFS encrypted disk image on hard disk drives?

I'm about to create an encrypted sparse disk image on my HFS+ formatted hard drive, but then I wondered if APFS's drawbacks on HDDs will mean anything in this case, since the hardware is anyway on HFS+...
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How to have a random background color in Terminal.app

In X11 days, I had a script that would randomly pick a pastel background color and then open a fresh xterm. This was easy to do because I could just pass an argument for (as I recall) -background. ...
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Calculating sha256 returns also “-bash: <string> command not”

I'm trying to find a SHA256 hash of a string: $ fdsafdsa | shasum -a 256 While it returns a hash, it also throws an error: -bash: fdsafdsa: command not found ...
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calendar spoils links in events from exchange calendar

Exchange server seems to have some link-wrapping routine, so if event creator writes a link to meeting room (e.g. https://meet.example.com/join/room1234), it becomes wrapped (e.g. https://...
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Time Machine backup problem

I have been using Time Machine for ever but since Mojave I can't use it. It takes long to calculate duration. When it finishes it says it needs 20 hours to back 214 GB! But the worst thing is that ...
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What is the best charging strategy for a macbook? [duplicate]

I heard several strategy about macbook power supply connection: keeping alway at least 50% of battery level let unplugged until reaching the 10% warning perform once a month a full discharge What is ...
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Black screen when using 4 ram sticks on brand new iMac 5K

I bought a 5K iMac 4 months ago, with the stock 8gb of ram. I bought an extra 2x4GB off Amazon (Crucial Ram). But then, it looks like I cannot use all 4 ram slots at the same time. The iMac won't even ...
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Is there a tool to simply join 2 pdf pages in one?

It seems a hard to find an answer to such a simple request: I have a pdf file with 16 pages A4 size. I would like to make a 'spreads' view of it, this means that page 1 and page 16 (cover and ...
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Recognize externel hard drive as internal

I need my 2018 Mac mini (Mojave) to recognize the external hard drive as an internal one so I can use Bootcamp and install Windows on it. I tried the answer in "How to let MacBook Pro recognize my ...
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How to use HFS+ encrypted partition as Time Machine backup drive

I formatted one partition on my external drive as MacOS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted). Now when I open Time Machine and want to use that partition I see a checkbox Encrypt backups. Because I don'...
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Split screen divider stuck on Desktop, not actually dividing any windows, distracting - how to remove?

How can the split screen divider be removed, please? When not using a Desktop workspace/area, I can see the vertical divider over the Desktop, but this isn't serving any purpose and is therefore ...
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Easy way to bulk change folder icons in Mac

In order to change the icon of one MAC folder, all we need to do is: Open the image Copy the image from the menu ("Edit" -> "Copy") Right Click on the folder and click "Get Info" Click the icon at ...
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Settings: Tap to Click?

My computer's battery was getting too old so I sent my macbook to an unofficial A/S center. After a week, I got my macbook back and my trackpad felt a bit wrong. It was moving and clicking like it was ...
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Weird system dialog keeps showing up on OSX

For some time already I get a system dialog showing up in my computer (OSX El Capitan, 10.11.6), saying: accountsd wants to use your confidential information stored in "Skype for Desktop MSA" in ...
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Google Calendar Notification not making any sound on iPhone 6

I am on iOS 12.1.2 I would like to use only ONE app for all my reminders and task management. I think Google Calendar fits the bill nicely. Beautiful web-interface, pretty app, reminders, events ...
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How is it possible to put the X Axis at the top of the chart in Numbers App

I have a vertical line diagramm and I need to put the x axis at the top of the chart. How is it possible? Thanks
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Sign in to apple ID with a certain iMac; The action could not completed Try again

I've been having this problem for nearly a month now; to sign in to my Apple ID and I have not found any solutions. I have tried all potential solutions from what I have fount on the web. Even a ...
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3 locations for SSHd configuration

So I want to harden my SSH daemon when Remote Login is enabled. So far I've found: /private/etc/ssh/sshd_config /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ssh.plist -> protected by SIP /etc/ssh/sshd_config Why ...
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Do LAN transfers use both Ethernet and WiFi by default?

So, I'm doing a 100+GB transfer over my LAN from my iMac to my NAS, I was simply wondering if it would utilize both the ethernet and the wifi for the transfer. If not, is there a way to enable ...
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Erase app data on iOS simulator or real devices

I am developing natives apps for both Android and iOS and when debugging some login scenarios I need to reset the app to its initial stage without any token persisted on the (virtual) device. On ...
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Can I restore Flickr mac internet account from TimeMachine backup?

Can I restore Flickr account on mac (Sierra) from TimeMachine backup? Hello. I have been having problems uploading to Flickr from the photos app. I have a 2011 macbook pro, which I have upgraded and ...
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“File Sharing” without Shared Folders still shares folders

I have been experimenting with the "File Sharing" settings between two MacBooks. For some reason, unexpectedly when on the Host laptop I remove all "Shared Folders" I can still use "Connect to server" ...
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Why does it take so long when I click on the filename in the window title?

When I click on the filename of e.g. TextEdit, to change the file name and select where it is saved, it always take 1-2 seconds until the selector thingy pops up. That has always been like that for ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 clear thumbnail cache

I use it almost daily and I'm sure there are ways to decrease disk usage. I've noticed that the thumbnail cache never clears. Is there a way to force the old thumbnails to be removed on a regular ...
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WiFi password is correct but it is telling me it is wrong

I know my WiFi password is correct, but just today it is telling me on my iPad it is wrong. How can I get it to work.
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Unable to double tap on the trackpad to highlight multiple words in macOS Mojave

In previous versions of OS X, I was able to "double tap" on the trackpad and then move my finger to the side or down to highlight/select text/multiple text. I'm unable to duplicate this in the new ...
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Improve file transfer performance over VPN

I have two Apple machines: a server and a client. Both are running the newest builds of macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The “server” machine is running macOS Server running VPN and file sharing. Both machines ...
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macOS randomly locks up, forcing a hard reboot

I've got a brand new Mac mini 2018 running macOS 10.14.2. At random times, the system locks up completely (except for the mouse). So I can move the mouse around, but all windows and the dock are ...
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What does “Cache location entry for Photos.app in cache file” error signify in Automator app?

I have written a very basic script to count the number of files in a folder, then if it reaches 16 files, to run an automator workflow, as below: #!/bin/bash cd /Users/barbooths/Projects/...
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Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID

Trying to update WhatsApp with new Apple ID. When I enter my password, it keeps saying my account is disabled. So I have to reset it, and when I reset it, the same problem exist.

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