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Why isn't there, by default, a keyboard shortcut to maximize the current window on macOS Mojave? [on hold]

I'm very used to doing things using keyboard shortcuts. Recently, I switched from Windows to Mac and I really miss the maximize current window functionality on Mac. I searched for a solution and ...
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MacOS Mojave: How do I change the default /Users directory for ALL users logging in?

I've seen this question answered in various forms for other iterations of Mac OS X, but Mojave is proving a bit more challenging. In short: I have several dual drive systems, (SSD and HDD) with the ...
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What email program does iWatch use by default? [on hold]

I'm trying to see what email program iWatch uses by default for sending out alerts after I define the contact email addresses for specific alerts. I don't see the mail program defined among any of the ...
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Hosting a VPN with Airport Extreme

Following a factory reset, is my Airport Extreme 2013 no longer forwarding VPN traffic? For years I have hosted a VPN from my home with various versions of Server.app (currently 5.6.3, latest for ...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 empty trash sound playing repeatedly

I am trying to figure out how to convert a piece of sheet music to XML file for a student. I heard about Pizzicato app for macOS. I downloaded it, and then attempted to use it (couldn't figure it out)....
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What does “Other Languages” item in iPhone settings mean?

What does the Other Languages... item found below iPhone Language under Settings app → General → Language & Region mean? Tapping on the item shows me two sections, namely: IPHONE LANGUAGES and ...
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Does Airpods' “Seamless Switching” feature include this? [duplicate]

Say I'm paired with my iPhone and I've just ended a call. Next, I open up the YouTube app on my iPad Pro and click on a video. Do the Airpods switch to the iPad so that the sound comes through them or ...
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Is it possible to lower bitrate of music downloaded from iCloud music library to iPhone?

I have a lot of music in my iCloud Music Library, most of it matched to 256 kb/s AAC files in iTunes Match. If I were to sync music to my phone by connecting it to iTunes on my desktop, I could choose ...
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How do I delete photos from my iPhone without also deleting them from my Mac (both are connected to iCloud)

I currently have about 7k-8k photos and videos stored on my Mac. Recently, I purchased 200 GB iCloud plan so I can have access to all my photos and videos on my iPhone. I dragged my Photos library ...
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My Mac keeps adding double spaces randomly when I type

I'm running Mac Version 10.14.3 on a 15-inch 2018 model. I'm not sure if I received a new update but over that last few days it keeps adding random double spaces as I type. I tried turning off key ...
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MacBook with Lenovo C-Dock duplicates image on external monitors

I connect my MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 to a Lenovo C-Dock, which connects 2 external monitors through 2 DisplayPort cables. The problem I have is that the 2 external monitors mirror each other. ...
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Unknown Icon on iPad Lock Screen

I don’t know what that white glob like thing right over left upper corner, I think it’s kinda bug , it just doesn’t look good can any body tell me what is that and how can I take it out
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Will Samsung Galaxy Buds work with iPod Nano Gen 7?

From what I can gather, the iPod Nano (7th Gen) requires true Bluetooth connectivity / synchronization for wireless headphones. This means (as per their product page) that AirPods won't actually work ...
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Macbook pro (mid-2012) startup chime delayed (slow booting) after HDD to SSD conversion

I recently upgraded HDD to SSD on my mid-2012 macbook pro. After the SSD upgrade, the startup chime is delayed, causing slow booting of my mac. Any potential pointers ?
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How to disable Cmd-Option-number shortcuts to navigate to websites?

On Safari, if I open a page with a URL and navigate to another page, Cmd-Option-8 navigates back and Cmd-Option-9 navigates forward, which is also the behavior in Finder. But with a brand new tab and ...
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Running a command with access to “System Events.app” granted

I am updating applications installed via Homebrew from command line. iTerm2 requires access to "System Events.app" to be correctly updated, which ends up in a process that is not fully automated and ...
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How to run the screensaver through a hotkey? [duplicate]

I have a really cool screen saver called Aerial (type brew cask install aerial in terminal to install) but when I lock my screen through ctrl+shift+pwr I just see the lock screen. The common solution ...
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How do I move a folder and contained files in an external volume to another external volume using Terminal

I have two drobos. I want to move a folder (called A) from one drobo name (Behemoth) to another drobo (Galactus) using Terminal (Mac). I have tried ditto ~/Volumes/Behemoth/A /Volumes/Galactus/ but ...
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How to revert this defaults write command?

defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool yes It is related to this question: How can I disable inline attachment previews (i.e. view as icon by default) in Mac Mail in ...
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Encrypted forgot password NO Recovery Key

I forgot my password to my Macbook Pro and I dont have the recovery key. I dont ever remember putting my computer on FileVault lock...to the point well forgot my password. I need help :'( I have ...
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Geo fencing in iOS swift 4 [on hold]

I need to implement geofencing in iOS swift with custom shapes.but with radius I am able to do.but while coming different edges of building lat longs.once the user enters that latlongs range I need to ...
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Running an installed app already paid for on an account not logged in

I have an app I paid for on another mac under my Apple ID. Can I log into a different mac with the same Apple ID and install it, then log out with the app still working?
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How to remove macOS sharing extensions from the shell?

In macOS 10.14.x, I'm having trouble with some sharing Extensions (System Preferences -> Extensions) causing some kind of hang. Unfortunately it's so bad that even the preference pane has become ...
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Problem installing Bootcamp (Windows 10 on Mojave)

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on my non-Retina Mid-2012 MBP. It previously had a Bootcamp Windows 7 that I had to remove manually by deleting it's partition via Disk Utility. I'm trying to install ...
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How to get rid of bash 4.1$? [on hold]

I am trying to load abaqus through exceed on demand. The terminal is now showing bash 4.1$ which was not the case previously. I used to give the same commands as I have given here previously and could ...
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Should a 3m cable charge speed be significantly different than a 1m cable?

I recently bought a 3m (meter) Apple charging cable and found that it was charging my iPad slower than usual. I plugged it to a USB tester and found that it charged at ~5v 1A. By comparison, my 1m ...
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As a non AASP - I am looking other suppliers who supply Apple products, accessories as well as parts [on hold]

I am humbly asking and seeking the assistance from someone who can help me to direct me to the right firms and suppliers, who provide Apple products, parts and accessories. I want to be able to resell ...
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Is GitHub working for you right now or is it an OS X 10.7 Firefox browser issue?

EDIT: To quickly answer my question, see the bottom edit. I forgot my GitHub account, so I tried reset my password. However, I'm not receiving any email. I tried it again, but to no avail. So I ...
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Private / Public Key

Provisioning profiles are available in ~/Library/MobileDevice/Provisioning\ Profiles. But, when creating a Certificate Signing Request, where are the public and private key stored on Mac OS? Meaning,...
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Implications of giving app access to camera roll

If I give an app access to my camera roll, what exactly does that imply? Can the app in theory upload all my photos to their server? E.g. when I upload an image to Instagram I can scroll through my ...
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Replace Messages app with something else and have it use my phone number?

Is there a way for me to use a different app to send/receive SMS messages on my iPhone, and still use my same phone number? It'd be great if it could become the default for sending messages on my ...
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MacBook SSD failure

MBP 2018(13-inch) I got the Touch ID "reach fingerprint limit" problem. I ran xartutil --erase-all command in terminal recovery mode. After that, I cannot log into my account with the correct ...
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Library folder listed size is 90 GB. Why so large

I have an iMac running High Sierra. The Library folder under my user account is listed as 90 GB. I was looking for the major factors in this and the folder Mobile Documents is 50 GB. When I click on ...
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How to remove a Windows 7 bootcamp partition from Mojave? [duplicate]

I installed Windows 7 via bootcamp several years ago with much older version of macOS but now when I want to delete it via Boot Camp Assistant, it doesn't recognize my bootcamp to remove and also ...
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OS X 2.3.1 Email Server performance crashes daily, restart restores normal operation

Email server on OS 10.12.6 with 60 email accounts has been in operation for over a year with virtually no issues. Over the last month, have observed "Postfix mail transport not available" errors both ...
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How to change the cover picture in the “Places” album

I would like to change the cover picture in the "Places" photo album. The picture showing has been deleted from the phone but it still shows up on the album cover. Since I didn't create the album, I ...
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install git without admin/sudo or make

I have a MacBook Pro without admin or sudo access, but I need git. XCode is not installed, so I don't have access to make, so I cannot build from source. /usr/local is locked down, so I cannot use ...
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FSD files - can I delete them?

These seem to take up loads of space. Can I safely delete them or will it cause problems?
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Automator to remove all text before hyphen ( - )

I am trying to create an apple automator application that will rename a group of files by removing all text before and including a hyphen ( - ) that will post an error if trying to rename a file with ...
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Can I find out if someone is getting files from my HD through the company network? [duplicate]

Sometimes I experience a harsh slowness in my disc and often it is because someone else is copying a large file through the network. I wish to know when this happens so I can estimate the time it will ...
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WiFi not showing up in terminal [closed]

Terminal Says WiFi is not a recognized network service. I have completed instructions below by John A Adams On Oct 28, 18’ but command never returns! What to do next? Somehow I’m not able to upload a ...
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Can I lock the functions on the touch bar?

Is it possible to lock the touch bar to always display the default functions ("buttons")? I quite often use the buttons for sound and display brightness, but the touch bar almost never has them, since ...
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Safari can't connect to localhost

I'm trying to use Focus, an app that redirects blocked websites through localhost. However, while this works properly with Chrome and Firefox, Safari gives me an error message as in the attached image....
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Macbook can't boot after a day of installing Mojave on internal SSD. Volume File System shows as “None”

I recently installed Mojave on my Macbook Pro with the Aura OWC 1TB SSD; after installing the firmware update. It worked fine for a day and stopped booting afterwards. I would very much appreciate ...
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I can't download from the App Store [closed]

I just got a Mac. I'm trying to download an app from the App Store and I get error 500. Why?
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Dynamically identifying emails based on dates mentioned in the email body

I would like to use a Smart Mailbox (or an alternative approach) in Mail.app to "dynamically" identify emails based on dates mentioned in the body of emails, relative to the current date. Specifically,...
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Can't see newly created parition (and formatted as ExFat or NTFS) in Bootcamp (Windows 7) [duplicate]

I'm trying to resize my Bootcamp partition and finally shrunk my AFPS partition smaller and formatted the new partition to NTFS (and later to ExFAT) in hope to be able to see it in Windows and merge ...
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Vector based app for Apple Pencil 1 and 2 [closed]

I am considering porting my Mac OS app to iOS in order to get the benefits of the Apple pencil. Can I develop support for Apple Pencil one and assume that the app will work well with Apple Pencil two? ...
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How to connect ssh on MacOS

I wamt to connect to server via ssh on MacOS but when I write "ssh id@ip", it can not run I try https://blog.csdn.net/shuyumac/article/details/79283150 but it still con't run Tell me what Thanks!! ...
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Unknown Admin Password on New/Used IMac 2011

How do you Change the Administrator User Name and Password if you can not see it on the users list and do not know the previous one?

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