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Create Local Network Directory User on OS X server via Terminal

I found this post: How can I create an Open Directory network user with a command? but it didn't have any answers on it. I know there's a way to create a local network directory user, but I cannot ...
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How to upload photo library (of photos not taken with this iPad) from iPad to iCloud or Google Photos

I have an old iPad that has about 8,000 photos on it, most of them not taken with this iPad, but rather synced from a Mac at a time when iPhoto on Mac was still a thing (before Photos.app and before ...
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How to copy text from iOS to MacOS with Bluetooth only (no WiFi network at all)?

I'd like to be able to copy text from iOS to MacOS with Bluetooth only (no WiFi) — or, worst case, by plugging the phone into the Mac. I often find myself generating text on my phone (in various ...
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How downgrade macOS to previous versions safely? [duplicate]

I working on macOS Mojave 10.14.5 I am new to macOS and I don't know much about installing different versions. I can't dare to uninstall the current as I am afraid to lose my file and installed ...
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Can i tell if i am being observed by an admin using apple remote desktop? [duplicate]

Is there a way i can tell if i am being observed by an admin who is using apple remote desktop (ARD) ? Is there an icon that will pop up in the dock / top bar ? Or is there a port I could check to ...
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Fixing Macbook Pro keyboard key

The e key on my keyboard started to feel weird. After some attempts to clean it, I’ve decided to remove it and noticed the membrane is the middle was loose. I’ve only noticed this is atypical because ...
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How do I close window(s) in MAC without re-opening the window

How do I close windows from dock or anywhere else without needing to open the window each time just to close it If I have 10 windows opened(of the same application) and want to selectively close 7 of ...
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applescript curl problem [duplicate]

could somebody help me please? i'm new to shell script and i know a little bit of applescript. however, i found how to get body html as string with a simple cURL like this one: set strCurl to (do ...
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MacBook Pro with two external monitors : one is flickering

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) version 10.14.5. A first monitor (DELL P2719HC) is connected through thunderbolt 3 while a second monitor (DELL E2313H) is connected ...
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Access to ioreg using Python?

Is there a way to access the values ioreg utility accesses via Python? What i'm looking is to add monitoring of the battery status of my Magic Mouse. I know I can get it by using ioreg -c ...
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Deleted a partition with High Sierra, now unable to reclaim space in partition with Mojave

I had 2 partitions in my MacBook: Partition 1 - 200 GB - High Sierra Partition 2 - 300 GB - Mojave After deleting the partition 1 I am unable to reclaim disk space associated with it. Here is the ...
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What can I do as a website admin to get my site whitelisted from Apple parental controls?

I work for a governmental website where by nature there is no explicit content whatsoever. If web page content restriction is turned on in iOS, some parts of the site cannot be accessed with Safari, ...
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Is it possible to make an application’s window smaller than intended?

I’ve always had issues with some application windows in macOS where I can’t make them smaller than a certain amount. Audio Midi Setup is the perfect example of this. If you look at the image posted, ...
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MacBook Pro 2011: unable to get into terminal via Recovery Mode [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 with the well known AMD GPU failure. So I know about the procedure to de-activate the AMD GPU and activate the Intel GPU on the mainboard. This has to be done via the command ...
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Reliable App or other solution to find orphaned files in Mojave [closed]

Tested App or reliable solution to find orphaned (leftovers from deleted applications) files in Mojave. Something what don't make a wild selection of older and large files just to show something..........
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How do I close only one Google Chrome window in macOS using mouse?

Ex: I have 3 Chrome windows (each has multiple open tabs). Pressing on the red button in the upper left corner closes my whole session and I don't want other instances to also die. Only one of them ...
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OmniGraffle with LaTex reference [migrated]

Is it possible to reference a LaTeX label in Omnigraffle, so that if the OmniGraffle document is included in a LaTex document (as PDF) it links to that section/object? Example label: \label{sec:...
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How to force quit an app that doesn't show in the Force Quit Applications menu? [duplicate]

I have an app running that is showing in my statusbar icon menu, but it's rainbowing - I can't click on it or interact with it in any way. The same application doesn't show in my Force Quit ...
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How to check if puppet is running? [closed]

On a Mac 10.14.5, how do I check (command line) if puppet is running? Also, how do I restart that service?
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Why does Bluetooth disconnect when I plug XR into car charger?

I use Amazon Alexa Auto, which needs Bluetooth to connect to my car. It works beautifully, except that as soon as I plug in the iPhone charging cable, the Bluetooth disconnects (and therefore the ...
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Why are iPhone X photos higher quality than iPhone 7?

My relative has an iPhone X, while I have both an iPhone 7, and a DSLR camera. At a recent family event I compared his photos with mine and his iPhone X photos look almost as good as DSLR. I did a ...
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I accidentally caused one of my encrypted drives to start converting into a decrypted drive. How can I stop it?

One of my external hard drives used for Time Machine backups has an encrypted HFS+ volume. While in the process of trying to re-associate the backup with my system, I accidentally told it to start ...
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`.DS_Store N` files appearing on Desktop in macOS Catalina

I am using macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta (19A501i) My desktop is becoming cluttered with hidden files: pi@πPro ~/Desktop > ls -la total 240 drwxr-xr-x@ 3 pi staff 96 13 Sep 2018 $RECYCLE.BIN ...
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On Mojave, what is the keyboard shortcut to move a window from one “Desktop” to another?

I ask because I accidentally moved a window from one desktop to another using key combinations, after updating to Mojave. I've read the answers wrt older macOS versions, and options that require ...
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Mac showing special characters in menu items

My Mac Pro is showing special characters "??????" in all my menu items. See image below: I am not sure how to fix this. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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where did this 2nd desktop come from, how to I move an open window back to the original?

I was deep into answering another SE question and without realizing it I sent my browser (chrome) to the corn field a second desktop. I'm trying to read an equation in an SE question and type it into ...
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Can't boot from USB or reset PRAM/NVRAM on mid-2006 iMac

I got a free mid-2006 iMac from a friend, and while it boots to the login screen, all the user accounts are password-protected, so I've decided to try reinstalling Mac OS X Leopard. I created a ...
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Application randomly disappearing/removed from Applications

This started a while back, I noticed a question mark over my Postman application on the docker. Then I checked applications and it was still there. Now Visual Studio Code also suddenly got a question ...
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How can I mute BlueJeans on iPad? [closed]

How can I mute BlueJeans on iPad when in a videoconference? I use iOS 9.3.5. The "sound" icon is greyed out, I don't know why: Setting the sound volume to 0 didn't help:
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macOS will not remember AirPrint password

[macOS 10.14.5] I have an HP OfficeJet Pro 8710, all the latest firmware updates as of today, and have changed the default AirPrint username/password. I can successfully print. However, even though I ...
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Library conflict in MacOS Catalina - UIFoundation vs AppKit

I've installed the Beta3 of Catalina (and matching XCode) and my shell spews out this error. objc[1209]: Class NSDataAsset is implemented in both /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/UIFoundation....
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Downloaded music in google music app get “unplayable file” in my 2017 crosstrek

Oddly specific question but I just got an iPhone 6S and with the memory upgrade I decided to download all my music from the google music app into the phone so I don't have to stream and save a little ...
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Using multiple iMacs (27 inch 2009) as displays

I have 3 Apple iMacs (27 inch, 2009). Is it possible to use two of those iMacs as displays for the other iMac? If so, how do I achieve this?
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Can I suppress the Setup Assistant When Creating New Users on macOS?

I wanted to create a new user using Terminal and managed to do so by finding answers on StackExchange, but I was not able to figure out how to skip the setup assistant that comes up when you login to ...
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My Photo Stream - Syncing or Storing

I have an iPhone and a Macbook. I have My Photo Stream turned on for both devices. When I go into Photos preferences on my Macbook, I have Copy items to the Photos library checked in the General ...
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How do I choose the minimum value from a lookup table?

I have a Numbers spreadsheet that I use to track my investments. One table includes each stock purchase (ticker, entry basis, entry date, number of shares, computed cost/share. I want to select the ...
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Import a specific Voice Memo from iPhone to Mac Voice Memo App

I am trying to import a Voice Memo recorded on my iPhone to the Mac, so that it is added to the Voice Memo App. Is there a way to do this without enabling iCloud sync and without using iTunes? I do ...
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Uninstalling Parallels Desktop 14 - Aren't there drivers or kernel extensions too?

When installing Parallels Desktop For Mac version 14.1.3, I was prompted for a password. I assume that means some kernel extensions or drivers were installed into macOS. The official Uninstall ...
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How long do Apple retain notifications to be pushed to iOS devices until they expire?

If an app attempts to send a notification to an iOS device that is either powered off or has no network connectivity push notifications need to be kept in queue. For how long does Apple retain ...
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MacBook Pro Fans Won't Turn On

I just bought a refurbished Macbook Pro (Retina, early 2013). It seems to be overheating and shutting down without the fans ever coming on. I first noticed the problem while trying to download a game. ...
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Default Volume Slider in Quicktime Movie Recording

Is there any way to change the default volume for a Quicktime movie recording? If always defaults to 0 (muted) when starting a new movie recording. I understand that this is done in order to prevent ...
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How does the integration with Fitbit work for data generated on Apple Watch?

I'm hoping to replace my mom's Fitbit Alta with an apple watch. She's been a Fitbit user for years so we’d prefer to keep that data source I browsed online and there's a lot of conflicting and ...
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Screen Time - Share Across Devices changes code

I have a device running iOS 12.3.1. I entered a Screen Time passcode, tested it and knew the code. However, when I went back and selected "Share Across Devices", it reverted back to some other ...
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CleanMyMac X crashed on launch [closed]

I'm trying to open CleanMyMac X v4.4.3.1 but it crashes on launch and here is the report: Process: CleanMyMac X [512] Path: /Applications/CleanMyMac X.app/Contents/...
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How to restore a Mac if you forgot recovery password

As the title, is there a way to restore a Mac when you forgot the recovery password, I tried with command + R during reboot, but it doesn’t help.
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Screen capture a sidecar

Using the sidecar feature with macOS catalina, is it still possible to use the iPadOS feature to capture the screen to a video?
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Can I activate an iPhone without an Apple ID?

I've been issued an iPhone and I can't seem to use it without an Apple ID. Can I activate my phone without creating an Apple ID in the process?
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How to change the order of input method in Mac OS X Mojave?

I'm using Mac OS X Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) and i'm trying to change the order of the input method (different language), particularly I want to change the order of the 2nd and 3rd languages. Any idea ...
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SSD drive partition showing as FFFF on my MacBook Pro 2010

About three years ago I replaced my original hard disk on my 2010 MacBook Pro with SSD drive to make the system run faster. It did work fine until now. Regrettably I'm in this position now as my ...
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What’s the best case for iPhone XR? [closed]

I’m upgrading my 6s (!!) to an XR and for the first time think of nixing the Apple Care, investing instead in a great case. Obviously the OtterBox is the best, though the thing is ugly as heck and it’...

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