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npm install -g react-native-cli does not work: EACCES: permission denied

I'm trying install react-native-cli in My MacBook. Executing this command in my terminal npm install -g react-native-cli Getting this error npm WARN checkPermissions Missing write access to /usr/...
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How to hunt down which tab or webpage (on Google Chrome) used a lot of memory?

I already know Google Chrome was using a lot of memory for a badly behaving webpage. The issue was I don't know which webpage was doing that. Sometimes after a day or two, possibly some webpage on ...
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“A newer Command Line Tools release is available” but no updates in System Preferences or AppStore [duplicate]

When I upgrade a package, homebrew prompts this: ==> Upgrading mysql@5.7 Warning: A newer Command Line Tools release is available. Update them from Software Update in System Preferences or https://...
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Apps randomly lose ability to make HTTP requests

I've started experiencing this issue where apps lose their ability to make HTTP/HTTPS requests. It happens at random, and it's happened three times in the past 2 days. All browsers, including Safari, ...
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MacOS not flushing USB write cache on eject when using Apple usb-c digital av multiport adapter [closed]

Wondering if anyone else has experienced the following. I'm using an Apple "usb-c digital av multiport adapter" to copy to a SSD drive via USB-C (the SSD is using USB-A connector hence the adaptor). ...
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How to put computers online in Apple Remote Desktop

In Apple Remote Desktop I see my computers but they are offline. How can I put them on line so I can control the computer
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Excel on Mac - View Multiple Files at Once

I have been using MS Excel on a Mac to view csv data. I am trying to open two files at once to view them side by side. I can open any file in excel, but once I try to open another file to compare, the ...
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How can I create a shortcut to open Safari PDF in Preview?

If I open a PDF file in Safari (say, from a website), it is shown in a browser window or tab, and from there I can hover over the bottom of the page and from there click on this overlay to open the ...
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Using Jabba (java) in macos

I recently started using jabba and I installed a couple of java versions $ jabba ls adopt@1.13.0-0 openjdk@1.13.0 zulu@1.13.0 and setup $ java --version openjdk 13 2019-09-17 OpenJDK Runtime ...
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AppleScript tell Numbers make Pop-Up Menu from Contacts Group names, wait for input, then Email ScreenCapture

This is a bit long-winded, but here goes… Using AppleScript (vanilla, please), I want to automate the Numbers spreadsheet I made for my wife’s music lessons Accounts (which she uses four times a ...
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Can I submit an iOS App update to the App Store but hold the release of the update for a later date?

I have an app that I have to update to work with the new backend. The new backend will be deployed some time in the next X days. Is it possible to submit the update for review, but not have it ...
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Apple Watch development Freeze on Running Xcode

I face a problem with Xcode and Apple Watch development. I create a simple app in Xcode, and everything works flawlessly in the simulator. When I try to build the app on my Apple Watch to check the ...
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How to download only those pictures in shared icloud album which are not in my album already?

Our family has a shared iCloud photo album and everyone uploads/shares their pictures from family events. I know how to select images manually and download them into my personal photo album. However ...
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No sound through HDMI with Mac Mini Connected to Projection TV

This is similar to this unanswered question and to this question, but it uses different hardware and can't be solved in the same way as that 2nd question is solved. The bottom line is that I get ...
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macOS Server: How to sign enrollment profiles?

I am wondering how to sign enrollment profiles for macOS Server. Ideally, I would like to avoid paying money. In any case, how do you do it?
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Computer keeps 'restarting because of a problem': setPowerState timed out?

When I leave my 2019 MacBook Pro (on macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Beta (19D49f)) for a while I find that when I return, rather than just logging in again, I have to 'boot up' the laptop. I then get a ...
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AppleScript - Repeat While with Return

My goal is to run a script continuously for 10 seconds, returning the result while the script runs. Right now when I run the script below the script stops after returning the result. If I remove the ...
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Macbook freezes upon waking when connected to VPN

I have a 2019 15" MacBook Pro running OS X Mojave (10.14.6) (company laptop, so can't update yet) and I have a weird problem. When I am connected to the company VPN (via the built-in client, no third ...
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brew search generates mail notification “You recently used a password to access an endpoint through the GitHub API using Homebrew/2.2.2”

I got a mail from GitHub: You recently used a password to access an endpoint through the GitHub API using Homebrew/2.2.2 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.15.2) curl/7.64.1. We will deprecate basic ...
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How can I run Visual Studio for mac as administrator? [duplicate]

I use Visual Studio for Mac Community 8.4.1 (build 4) on my iMac. How can I run Visual Studio as administrator? How can I find out if I am in administrator mode? I need to have rights to read a file ...
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Iphone 5 keeps shutting down when I have 40% battery left. Question about reset and restore

I have an iPhone 5 (old I know, but I'm rather fond of the compact screen. It's a secondary phone) that was working perfectly until I updated ios. Since the last update available was installed, it ...
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MacBook Pro 16 and Dell tb16

I bought a month ago MB Pro 16 2019, and I'm trying to use it with the Dell TB16 docking station. I've enabled it with Thunderbolt3Unblocker and all seems to be working fine except external display(...
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Cannot ping iphone while the screen is off [duplicate]

I was trying different networking things on my windows computer, when I decided to ping different devices on the network, including my iPhone. The problem is that when the screen of the iPhone is off ...
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iMac Retina codesigning errors in fresh install

I just reinstalled Catalina on an iMac retina and it won’t boot. It freezes near the end of the first boot. The same happens when I try to boot into safe mode. Verbose logging shows code signing ...
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Launchd plist runs everyday instead of only weekends

Scenario: I need to force a reboot as a Launch Daemon at a specific time only on Saturdays and Sundays. Output The reboot command gets launched at the specific time everyday instead only on ...
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How to create keyboard shortcut for WiFi toggle? [duplicate]

I want to create keyboard shortcut for Turning ON WiFi when it is turned OFF, and vice versa.
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How to disable wifi password sharing on iOS 11?

Each time I unlock my iPhone, iOS 11 reminds me to share my wifi password, which is boring. I've tried this accepted answer, which does not work. It is not feasible to power off someone else's ...
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Google Hangouts on Mac Catalina

I know that 32-bit apps will not work on MacOS Catalina. Unfortunately, I use Hangouts very often and the plugin requires the use of a 32-bit app. As far as you know, is there the possibility to make ...
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iPhone 11 A2111 compatibility with LTE bands in Europe (Portugal)

Maybe this is a stupid question, but I'm visiting the States in a few months and I was thinking of buying the iPhone 11 there. I'm aware that there are 3 models because of network compatibilities. In ...
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Attention- *Komplete Kontrol MK2-49 S/Logic Pro X-Core processor /Komplete 11 12 [closed]

SecurityI am trying to get my Mac working again like it was before updating the Os to Catilina.I am a producer and professional recording artist with a deadline.I notified Apple that Native ...
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Continuity sketches in mail.app: PNG instead of TIFF?

When inserting a sketch into Apple Mail from an ipad via the continuity feature, it seems that this is attached as a tiff file: Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: inline; ...
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Increase the number of search results in Spotlight window

I use Spotlight (Command Space) a lot as my general tool to select applications and find files of various kinds. The Spotlight window only shows a small number of results: in order to see the full ...
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Macbook Pro 2015 system crash

I recently got a MacBook pro-2015, I erased the disk and installed macOS Catalina then I started installing some programs like Chrome and Slack and it started crashing suddenly and frequently, I tried ...
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How to view Hidden Files in Finder? [duplicate]

I have some .m2 files which I need to copy from Finder in Mac but I don't see them there. How can I see the hidden files in Finder. One workaround is to open the folder in terminal and use ls -a ...
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Apple Music sharing

Sharing Family Apple Music, can my bother use his HomePod to do the same as me, as I do on my HomePod, at his home with his HomePod, like ask Siri to play his music on sharing iCloud. HomePod works ...
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Trying to set a F8 pause/play dictation command

So I'm what one would describe as ridiculously disabled. I've recently taken a liking to using the dictation functionality due to only having the use of one hand and often having to lie on my back. I'...
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Keep Getting “document cannot be autosaved” using Apple Pages 8.2

I am trying to save a document using Apple Pages version 8.2 on Catalina. Every time I make change and try to save, I keep getting "this document cannot be autosaved" error. It was working just fine, ...
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Mail showing incorrect number of flagged emails

As you can see from the screenshot, Mail has a problem with flagging emails. All emails in here were once flagged, but now only two of them actually are. Yet these emails persist in showing. Sometimes ...
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MacOS command-line security updates: equivalent for apt-get update all

I am accustomed to updating systems with sudo apt get update and would like to ensure MacOS security updates are installed from the command line. This `software update' command was issued on my ...
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Finder directory containing latest iCloud Photos

I often want to included a recent photo in an email, file upload, or other similar context. I want to select this image via the normal macOS file picker. I do not want to go through the hassle, each ...
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Bluetooth headphones volume too low. Any 3rd party solution to boost?

I alr set the mic input volume in sound in system preferences to max but its still too soft
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Unknown device listed in iphone health app Data access and Devices

I have recently been concerned about activity on my Iphone 5e due to missing info and other concerning changes that I do not remember enacting, nor do I have reason to (accident is unlikely) -...
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PS1 setting on macOS using Modulo

I'm trying to set up my PS1 setting in my .bash_profile for my company laptop (Touchbar Mac) and noticed special characters like \u and \w were being used literally. I tried using the single and ...
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Phantom phone taps on iphone 10

I have a 2 year old iphone 10 - it's never had any major drops or anything, just normal wear and tear. In the last week, I've noticed the touchscreen either stops responding to taps or seems to be ...
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Forget WiFi network without admin credentials

Is there a way to forget a WiFi network on MacOS without knowing the admin credentials?
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Can I set up a way to load iTerm with or without Full Disk Access on the fly?

I really appreciate Catalina's "Full Disk Access" Privacy right for keeping software I run in iTerm out of things like removable volumes, photos, etc. However, sometimes I do need to use iTerm in ...
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Old MacBooks no longer boot Snow Leopard

I have several old MacBook (MacBook2,1 units, from 2006) that have been running Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard just fine, and been in use to teach a robotics class. I know we used them in December, but a ...
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I downloaded Java and DocFetcher, but they try to open in Calibre

I downloaded Java and DocFetcher online, but they downloaded as dmg files and when I try to open them, they try to open in Calibre, an e-book software program. What am I doing wrong?
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Can't run python script from Automator on Catalina “Operation not permitted”

I have a service in Automator that I pass a folder and it runs on every file in the folder. It uses a python script to read the album field from an mp3's id3 tags and write it to the Finder comment ...
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Mail: signature above quoted text [duplicate]

In the Apple Mail app, I would like my signature inserted above the quoted text when I reply or forward a message, but I also need to select from multiple signatures while composing, rather than ...

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