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removing 'recent' files names from finder in MacOS

There are about 5000 recents in my recents on finder. Can these be deleted or does this also delete the files themselves
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Read whatsapp messages on iphone [duplicate]

I send a message to a friend, it shows as not read but i would expect the next time we converse on there it should go blue as if read but it doesn't it remains grey? how can this happen? i have ...
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Time Machine won't be able to backup to my external HDD

My Info device: macbook pro 2018 13' os: Mojave (version 10.14.3) backup device: WD my passport 2TB partition map: GUID Partition Map partition name: backup (format: mac os extended(...
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2nd hand iMac with no OS

I have just got a second hand iMac (Core 2 Duo 2.4 20" Mid 2007) Which has been fully wiped. I have connected it to wifi and am trying to install OS X by using the reinstall option but when I log in ...
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Permissions for file transfer over target disk mode

I have a 2015 iMac that no longer boots. I want to recover the ~1 TB of data on it and transfer to a brand-new iMac. (Through a comedy of errors, my Time Machine drive isn't available.) I can ...
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Someone has files from my Mac on their external hard drive

I have my housemate's old Mac. He still has an account on it, neither of us have each others passwords so we cannot access each others accounts, and public file sharing is turned off (and I don't keep ...
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iMac Target Display Mode black screen

I use an iMac with Target Display Mode from a Macbook Pro. Sometimes when I enable Target Display Mode, the iMac screen stays black, even if my Macbook Pro's display suggests that another monitor has ...
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Connect Magic Trackpad 2 without cable?

I have a brand new MacBook Pro and Magic Trackpad 2. When I turn the Trackpad on it's not 'seen' when I open Bluetooth preferences on my MacBook. I've read one solution is to connect the Trackpad to ...
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Disable Screen Time notifications

Is it possible to disable notifications for Screen Time while leaving notifications in general enabled? There's no toggle to disable notifications under it's settings (at least on iOS 12.1.2) and ...
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Unable to manage my external hard drive

i am experiencing issues with my external hard drive; although it is recognized by my macbook air (2017, MacOs Mojave 10.14.3) i cannot access/modify it, neither with the disk manager app nor with ...
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Permanent shortcut keys for Apple Pages text styles

In Apple Pages, I hate having to set F1, F2, F3, etc for each level of style like Title, Body, Heading 1, etc every time I start a new document. Is there a way to do this permanently?
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iOS: can I connect both a bluetooth keyboard and numeric keypad at the same time?

I wonder whether it is possible to have both a bluetooth keyboard (like the Apple magic keyboard) and a numeric pad connected at the same time to iOS? I know that there are keyboards that offer an ...
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Use different Country/Region from Family in App Store

My family is from Brazil and I live in Romania. I use family sharing so I can use Apple Music from my family account without paying for an extra individual subscription. This is the main feature I am ...
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External Monitor Flickering when Chrome is running

I have a new macbook, v 10.14.3. It is connected to two external monitors -- both of them DELL which are connected via a DELL docking station using mini Displayport cables which came with them. My ...
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Is xar preinstalled on macOS? [duplicate]

$ which xar /usr/bin/xar It's in /usr/bin. Does that mean it's preinstalled on mac?
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I have no name# prompt in fedora linux os [on hold]

We are facing issue with login via user its showing I have no name#@ error. after restart it showing user name. what is the issue ..?? how to troubleshoot ?? Thanks, Nimish.
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Make sure iMessage is going through

I have read so many different answers and really just need a truthful answer. My ex-boyfriend and I both have iPhones. I been trying to send him messages but it doesn’t say 'Delivered'. It doesn't ...
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Can't remove the heatsinks on a MacPro 3,1 (earily 2008), even though I have the screws out?

I have a MacPro 3,1 and the screen keeps going black and the fan starts blowing at high speed. I ruled out that it was my OS by running Clonezilla and attempting to clone the harddrive, and during ...
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Where in the file system is my shared folder? (AKA: Where is /Volume, and Why Can't I Open It in Finder?)

I want to run a bash script periodically to track the size of a shared drive on my network. The command that produces the data I want is du -sh. I have created a Login item to mount the shared drive ...
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can i turn off ask to buy for my 13 year old daughter?

Apple tells me it is mandatory for "under 13". Yet I cannot seem to turn it off. Does this mean she is only free from "ask to buy" when she turns 14? To me, "under 13" means 12 or lower.
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How to enable / disable accounts for Filevault2 pre-boot authentication?

I just upgraded to macOS 10.14.3 from High Sierra. My Mac has multiple user accounts and so far (i.e. macOS 10.12) I could always manage which users were allowed to unlock the encrypted Filevault2 ...
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On dual-boot macOS/Ubuntu Mojave install failed with “This disk cannot be used to startup your computer.”

My box is mid 2012 MacBook Pro, 1 TB HD, Sierra 10.12.6. It has dual-booted with Ubuntu using rEFInd until the High Sierra installation failed, after which I only used Ubuntu. After uninstalling ...
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Copy GIF from notes on macOS

It's possible to copy and paste animated GIF to macOS notes app. And it stores them as animated GIFs as they can be previewed with the animation. However, when you copy one from notes it just copies ...
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SpriteKit width for iPhone X seems off [on hold]

My code works the same for all devices, from iPhone 5 to 8, iPad, iPad Pro, etc. but for iPhone X it's a bit off to the sides (not a safe area thing). Any tips on how I can account for that?
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Can I get 2560x1440 resolution on external monitor?

I have a mid-2015 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. I normally use it as a desktop computer in clamshell mode with an external monitor. I just replaced my 24-inch external monitor with a 32-inch ...
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MacBook Pro Battery

I have a MacBook Pro mid 2012 unibody and it does not charge the battery. This Mac was used by one of my friends for two years with the batter still working and kept for one year without using it. The ...
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Java update failed

Just realized that java on my mini 2012 is 1.6.0_65-b14-468. Therefore I searched for anything newer compatible with JDownloader. Therefore I downloaded 1.8 (jre-8u201-macosx-x64). Apparently the ...
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Will Time Machine backup an iTunes library that's stored on a network share?

I store my iTunes library on a Synology NAS and access it from an SMB share. The library is larger the SSD in my Macbook, so I cannot store it locally. Does Time Machine back a library that is on a ...
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“The file seems to be corrupted” (Apple Music)

I cannot for the life of me seem to redownload two particular tracks. One of them is "Wake Up" by Arcade Fire. No matter how many times I try and download it - iTunes will always complain that the ...
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Old guidelines for Apple ID password [on hold]

Today’s guidelines for Apple ID password is eight characters, must have numbers and letters one cap one lower case etc......what were the first guidelinesi think I used my Apple ID password for my I ...
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Extand main APFS partition on MacOS Mojave 10.14.3

As it can be seen from the screenshot below my APPLE SSD is of size 500GBs, but my Apple_APFS Container disk1 is of size 450GBs. There was a Container disk 2 of size 50GBs before but I successfully ...
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Why do all other windows minimize when I open a window from the dock?

Clicking an app icon from the dock causes all other windows onscreen to minimize. Is this intended? Is there a way to configure it so selected app's most recent window gets placed on top without ...
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Add vibration to incoming Signal messages (iOS)

Similarly to incoming iMessages I want vibrations on incoming Signal (https://signal.org/) messages. Is this doable as of now?
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Mail refuse to send message!

Since two days Mail refuse to send but the réception works! I have two accounts and the problem happen only with one of them! The account with hotmail is working both ways but the other with Sympatico ...
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Photos.app is not syncing to iCloud

Photos app is not syncing to iCloud. I stopped Avast, as it was blocking it. Now, however, I'm getting several other logs when I search Console.app for cloudphotos In order of appearance upon launch ...
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Transferring data from android to iphone

I had a Samsung S7 edge phone that broke and won't turn on. I have my data, including text messages, saved to Google Backup. I am trying to figure out how to use the Google Backup to restore my data ...
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In IOS Phone for PWA apps, when a page has input field, the double tap is showing a white space at the bottom of the page [on hold]

In IOS Phone for PWA apps, when a page has input field, the double tap is showing a white space at the bottom of the page. The same behavior is observed for other apps like Gaana and Snapdeal. Is this ...
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Why would files show zero size in Terminal by multiple KB in Finder?

I have a folder of font files that are ~30KB in size each. Finder shows this information correctly, but when I go to Terminal, it shows the files as each having a size of 0KB. ls -ltarh total 1008 -...
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Can I update my review of an app without an iPhone?

Is it possible to edit a review I have left from the web, without using an iPad or iPhone? I left a poorly rated review for an app that had an issue, but the developer has since fixed the issue. ...
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I get bad message “Apple books can't find you library”

Where is this library ? iTunes or another library hide in a container or sommething like that? When I launch Books I get this message and button" Retry" or "Reinit library" don't lead anyhere, only ...
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Replacement/alternative to mikoto (angelXwind) tweak? [on hold]

Due to KarenLocalizer trying (and failing) to install (even though it is already installed and working) every time I try to install/remove anything, I can no longer use any tweaks that use ...
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How do I clear the downloading indicator from a file in macOS?

For some reason, one of the files I downloaded from the internet (which was fully downloaded without error) still appears in the Finder as if it is not done downloading: How do I fix this so that I ...
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Should we use jms or Apache kafka? [on hold]

I am using JMS in my application but now I wanted to use Apache Kafka. My application is very small and it is not required distributed system or any other big data use case. So , I am confused that ...
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I have never seen this “Sign in…” message before downloading

I Am wondering why I am getting the message [above] all of the sudden. As far as I know I am already signed in. Why is this message being displayed, rather than the one similar to the one in the 2nd ...
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How do I activate the accessibility keyboard in the lock screen for macOS?

I would like to use the accessibility keyboard to both login and unlock my mac. I followed this guide to enable the keyboard at login which worked perfectly! However, when i lock my computer, it does ...
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2Gb free but can’t record video

My phone says it has paused uploading images to iCloud, despite there being 25Gb space free there, and it won’t record video due to lack of storage on the device, despite it having over 2Gb free. ...
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OS X keyboard numeric key pad clearing numbers and beeping

I am using a regular Dell keyboard, it has the "clear" key, not sure if that is important. Every time I enter in numbers using the numeric key pad into the calculator it clears the current number and ...
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Unable to delete folder with phantom sub-folders / files

I had a postgres database folder which I had sent to the trash. However, I've been unable to empty the trash because it gives me the following error: The operation can’t be completed because the item ...
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How to find a kindle book on my Mac [on hold]

I have downloaded kindle for my Mac and can find the book that I bought but do not know how to open/read it. Help?
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MacBook - WiFi won't connect in macOS but rebooting into Windows does?

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 running macOS 10.14.3. In my home I have a WiFi router which multiple devices connect to, including my MacBook. Recently for some reason my MacBook has been having trouble ...

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