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Failed paritiong resizing partition in Mojave via Disk Utility (Planning to add it to Bootcamp) [duplicate]

(Using Mojave 10.14.1 on MBP Mid-2012) I was trying to resize my AFPS partition to add it later to my Bootcamp partition (in Windows) but the operation failed. What I did was to use Disk Utility's ...
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The command Line would not let me repair my disk permission on Mac (Mojave)

Im on macOS Mojave on my Mac. I deleted my admin and made my user to admin. Now, I have problems with permission of files in the system. Yosemite was able to repair disk permissions by pressing a ...
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Change default duration for Calendar events on macOS Mojave

In the Calendar app on macOS Mojave, is it possible to change the default duration for an event from one hour to twenty minutes?
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Use Grayscale shortcut Mojave [closed]

For MacOS Mojave the script to toggle grayscale did not work for some reason. After being annoyed it for a while I was able to find the solution: tell application "System Preferences" activate ...
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Google Calendar Reminder Crashes Safari

If I have Google Calendar opened in a Safari tab on my MacBook pro, any reminder from it crashes that tab along with all other open tabs. The browser doesn't shut down, but all tabs display blank ...
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32-bit mac apps in the future

It's long been telegraphed that 32-bit apps will no longer work in upcoming versions of macOS. This is rather annoying, because my go-to games when I want to waste 15 minutes are all 32-bit from ...
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What does Apple's new App Store requirement mean

This message came in my App Store Connect: Upcoming Submission Requirements As a reminder, starting March 27, 2019 all new apps and app updates for iPhone or iPad, including universal apps, ...
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Storing certificates and identities on the ios keychain [closed]

Summary I have a p12 file that I import into my app. I want to to save the certificate along with its identity on the keychain. This certificate will be used to authenticate with the server using TLS ...
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Is it possible to manually add an app to the macOS Security & Privacy automation settings? [closed]

To explain briefly, while keeping this question related to Ask Different, I am writing an app on XCode which allows me to run an apple script through Swift code, but I've ran into problems with its ...
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Do anyone know how to use AppleScript to enable Adobe Flash Player?

Need to make this work in a enterprise setting. Do anyone know how to use AppleScript to enable Adobe Flash Player?
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Screen Saver unable to use keyboard arrows

Previously, when my screen saver was going with photos, I was able to go forward or backward through the photos if I wished by using the keyboard left and right arrow keys. Now, they just close the ...
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Applescript refer a link to a file in current finder window

Edited. Where is my current script : set plistfile_path to POSIX file "/users/moi/Desktop/Time/" choose file with prompt "Please choose a file:" of type {"plist"} ¬ default location ...
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Creating an image from a Time Machine backup – “Operation Cancelled”

I want to convert an existing Time Machine backup (on an external HDD, encrypted) to a read-only archival image. I open Disk Utility and choose File » New Image » Image from Backup, which lets me ...
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Calculating time with AppleScript

I created one start to log a "start time" and save into a plist file, and a an other script to read the start time and calculate the number of time elapsed from the start time and now (reading time) ...
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Disk disappears while trying to upgrade to Mojave, error ppm002

I'm on High Sierra, MacBook Pro, 2017. For some reason it wouldn't finish logging me in and turn the laptop off today's morning. What I've tried so far: First aid says everything is OK, while giving ...
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Displaying Accents on Touch Bar not working anymore

For some reason, a long press of a letter doesn't bring up the accented letters anymore on the Touch Bar (MacBook Pro 13-inch, 2018, US keyboard). It does bring up the accented character menu, so that ...
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Creating Encrypted Time Capsule disk is taking DAYS!

I bought a G-Drive 8TB external USB-C hard drive to use as a Time Machine disk for my new 15" 2018 MacBook which is appointed with 32GB of RAM & 4TB SSD storage. Snappiest MacBook you can buy, or ...
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validate file tree copy from windows to mac

I'm trying to copy the content of a flash drive to my mac box. the content originally came from win and the flash drive is formatted in FAT. I'm concerned that not all content was copied successfully. ...
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Default signature per email address not email account

In Apple Mail, there is functionality to add additional email addresses per email account. In G-Suite (and I would assume Office 365) you can set up email aliases and the additional email addresses in ...
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Does the 2018 MacBook Air come with a NVMe SSD?

Does the 2018 MacBook Air come with a NVMe SSD? I believe the MacBook Pro does, since 2017, however I'm finding no information one way or another for MBA 2018.
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iPad Auto-delete deleted iBooks, now all my highlights are gone

iBooks iOS recently deleted iBooks for no reason, it's an app I use everyday. I clicked the restore button with the little cloud icon and it reinstalled immediately with every single book and pdf that ...
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Why, when my MacBook goes to sleep, does the WiFi stop working, unless I restart?

Is anyone else seeing this issue? If my MacBook goes to sleep and wakes up the WiFi simply will not work without a restart. I'm on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I always test with the website cat.com ...
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How can I stop my Mac from automatically using my [input only] USB microphone as an output device?

I have a 2015 MacBook Pro on the latest version of High Sierra. I often use a USB microphone for Skype, etc. When I plug in the microphone, my Mac automatically detects it as an input source. This ...
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Merging multiple apple ID’s

Since getting our first iPad and iPhone and while new to Apple, 3 or 4 iCloud email accounts were setup for at least 2 new Apple ID’s. Is it possible to merge them or should I just delete the least ...
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Full Disk Encryption with Time Machine Backup

I don't know the appropriate setup to encrypt whole disk drive using FileVault 2 and Automatically backup it without issues. Currently, I'm using a 2nd-gen Intel i7 MBP running macOS High Sierra 10.13....
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Force Strong Password Generation

Is there any way to prompt iOS to generate a password when it doesn't detect a New Password/Change Password field?
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Error while attempting to install Homebrew on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

I'm attempting to update my installation of Homebrew by re-installing as prescribed by http://brew.sh: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)...
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MacOS iMessages can send text but not images using SMS via iPhone

I have until recently been able to send both text messages and images to SMS-contacts from my Mac (10.14.3) over my iPhone (12.1.4). (They have never had iPhones). Recently this stopped working, now ...
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Is there a reason to prefer HFS+ over APFS for disk images in High Sierra and/or Mojave?

I'm creating small encrypted disk images (under 10 GB) to be used to secure and transfer data between systems running High Sierra (for now) and Mojave. Are there any technical reasons to prefer HFS+ (...
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How can I change the ownership of the unwritable directories for Homebrew?

I had admin account before and I deleted the admin and made the user as admin because it was bit of pain in neck. This is now the admin user called zuhairhallak. Before, installing Homebrew, it was ...
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No applications found [closed]

I looks for apps exactly as instructed, but the result when I click “Purchased” says the following: No applications found. What can I do to find all the apps I’ve downloaded and installed?
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Enable Two-factor authentication without being logged into an iOS/macOS device

The Apple ID I use for my developer account is separate from my personal Apple ID. All my devices are signed in with my personal Apple ID. I was trying to set up Xcode on my machine, and when I went ...
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Power off block devices

I would like a way to shut down the block devices to do safe removal by turning them off. On Linux there is the UDisks2's udisksctl power-off -b /dev/sdX command. Is there something similar? Or if you ...
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Brand new external hard drive formatted exFAT is mounted read only

I bought a new HDD, formatted as exFAT with mac. I moved files from my laptop to the HDD (moved, I mean, I also deleted them). It happened with a directory it got stucked. I quit the process of ...
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How to leave product feedback on macOS? [duplicate]

I love how Microsoft products have built-in customer feedback (click the smiley face) and wish I could do the same with Apple products, especially macOS. What is the fastest way to provide feedback ...
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MacBook lid opened while away (possible bug?)

I was recently trying out the command: log show —style syslog | fgrep ”Wake” I noticed that there were two EC.Lidopen events at a time when I had left the MacBook in my locked apartment. The two logs ...
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Error code: error connecting to apple id server

I tried to use the key chain access fix of opening keychain and clicking preferences but when i click preferences this is what I see. What do i do now. i cannot access anything that requires the use ...
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Equations in Keynote in a browser

I am trying to see if I can add equations in Keynote in iCloud via browser (I don't have a Mac/Iphone). I searched but couldn't find a way other than copy-pasting an image from somewhere. (I'm using ...
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Touch ID on Mac

Recently I had an accident with my Mac by spilling liquid on it which ruined the keyboard and the trackpad: they weren't working. I brought it to an Apple center and they fixed it in two weeks. Now it'...
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Question Folder but no Startup Options

I came home to my Mac Book Pro (late 2009) showing me the blinking question mark folder. I followed all the instructions available online (Reset NVRAM, SMC) but neither boot screen (pressing Alt ...
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Attempting to install Mac OS X from install DVD with no previous OS installed

I have been trying for weeks to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard on my iMac Late 2006. I have been having trouble lately due to the installation saying that Mac OS X cannot be installed, although I have ...
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Does 'Preview' block links pointing to executables?

Does the Preview application which comes native with macOS have a blacklist, which prevents the launch of common executable types (similarly to adobe reader which prevents .exe .js etc. files to be ...
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MacBook Pro won't put external display to sleep when idle

I have a Mid-2015 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. I mostly use it as a desktop, in clamshell mode with an external monitor and keyboard. I just replaced the 24-inch LG monitor that was connected ...
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Unpacking a tarball via terminal

If I have a .tar or .tgz or .tbz on my desktop, and I double click on it, I get the folder that was compressed, neatly decompressed right next to the archive file. Just like you'd expect. When I try ...
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Trying to Build JOCircularSlider, Simulator won't attach and Launch [closed]

Trying to build this Example. https://tryexcept.com/articles/cocoapod/jocircularslider Which I also have put in Github at https://github.com/ShanghaiTimes/JOCircularSlider Everything appears to be ...
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New smart folder renamed “All My Files” folder. How to revert?

I created a new Smart Folder with the Kind is Document filter. I then sorted by Date Last Opened and saved the search as Recents. It seems like doing so has overwritten the default "All My Files" ...
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icloud documents and desktop is empty on mac os high sierra won’t sync with what is online

I had to install new hard drive could not transfer files from old drive. Started new hard drive as a new Mac. Signed in Enabled iCloud Drive, and checked iCloud Drive desktop and documents option but ...
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Can I disable the keyboard media controls when on the lock screen? [duplicate]

I lock my work iMac Pro every night, but sometimes when I get in the next morning music is leaking out of my headphones. I've discovered that the "unmute" and "play" keyboard buttons are still ...
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Upgrade then restore, or the other way around?

I'm in a situation where I simply cannot upgrade my Mac – the installer says that my disk cannot be used as a startup disk. This probably has to do with me installing dual-boot partitions, but I'm not ...
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How to improve the performance of an Ubuntu Virtual Machine running in VirtualBox?

I'm using VirtualBox 6.0.4 to run a Ubuntu 18.0.4 guest on a MacBook Pro 2018 host with macOS Mojave. The MacBook host has an i7 processor and 16GB of RAM. Along VirtualBox, I'm running Google Chrome. ...

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