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Finder launch and quit after booting

I've started noticing that, after booting and launching all app that was on at the time of shut down, finder simply quit after ~10 sec and I have to turn it on manually. I didn't recall this issue ...
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Applescript run code at specific time

I tried different way to run a script on a specific schedule / time, I found Lingon quite handy, I also try using calendar but the result was very bad. I wrote this : repeat set myDate to date ...
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Nano Memory card does not show up in Finder nor Disk Utility

I have a Nano Memory card working fine. I know it's fine because it contains a bootable ubuntu OS that is being used in a Raspberry Pi. When I plug it to my Macbook Pro (Mojave 10.14.5) it does not ...
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Connecting Afterglow controller only shows up momentarily

I'm trying to connect an Afterglow PS3 controller to my MBP. It's a 2016 model, so it only has Thunderbolt ports, so I connected the dongle using a USB to USB-C adapter. When I plug it in the ...
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there was a problem connecting to server error when trying to access a shared drive

Good day, I'm a wee stumped here. The situation: Network is based on a default 192.168.1.1 gateway. Multiple devices are connected to the network; (3 apple devices, multiple android devices, ...
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Moving Notes.app notes from one computer to another without using iCloud

I had a bad experience with iCloud overwriting files between 2 laptops in my account (moving to my new laptop soon), so I took my new laptop off of iCloud. Now I don't have all my notes. I'm afraid of ...
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Facebook video calling problem in Safari

I have a little issue with Safari. I can't make video calls with Facebook Messenger in Safari. I know that with Google Chrome or Firefox we can avoid this problem, but as you know Safari is optimized ...
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AppleScript get filename from URL and apply Decode URL

I've got the following AppleScript that displays a notification once a download has been added: set yourpath to (the clipboard) as POSIX file set a to do shell script "basename " & quoted form of ...
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Allow network user login via terminal

I accidentally deselected "Allow network user login at login window" on my mac. I need to restore that setting. I have admin and access to every file via the startup terminal utility (but can't login ...
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How do I shrink my Ubuntu partition and reabsorb the freed space into my Mac OS Mojave Partition?

How do I shrink my Ubuntu partition and reabsorb the freed space into my Mac OS Mojave Partition? I started with 250 GB SSD, to which I allocated about 65 GB for Ubuntu like 3 years ago. I installed ...
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Disable dictation from command line

Is it possible to disable dictation from the command line, so that macOS never asks again if I want to enable it? I know that many such things can be done using defaults write but couldn't find the ...
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How to change the password of a local admin user that has never being logged in using a bash script

Every Mac OS X system in my company uses 3 local users accounts. 1st user is a local administrator user, the 2nd user is a local standard user and the 3rd user is a local administrator user. The 3rd ...
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How can change broken file permissions of Time Machine backups?

My MacBook Pro needed repair so I backed it up using Time Machine and erased my data before bringing it to an Apple Store. Meanwhile, I purchased a temporary MacBook Air to keep working. I then used ...
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Windows 10 Install Hanging on Internet Connection

I am doing a clean install on my 15" MacBook Pro, i7, via Boot Camp 6.1.0, Mojave 10.14.5. I downloaded the latest version of Windows 10 via Microsoft (as of July 2019). All installs fine and when ...
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How will the new Touch Bar & Touch ID work with Windows/Boot Camp

I'm deciding to buy a MacBook Pro 2016 and installing Windows on it (via Boot Camp) but I'm not sure that the new Touch Bar works in Windows. Can I use the Touch Bar to access function keys in Windows?...
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CardDAV Verification Errors

I have Radicale, a CalDAV and CardDAV server, running on a Raspberry Pi I own with its own domain and SSL certificate (through letsencrypt). It works perfectly through Thunderbird on my Linux-running ...
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Apple Mail blacklists / whitelist location

I am still working on an issue with the VIP list in Apple Mail which I asked here. I think what would help me is to review the email blacklist/whitelist on my Mac. Can someone please help me by ...
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How can I know that iMessage is active?

If I see such keyboard (please, take a look on the image below), am I right with that: iMessage is active?
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What are the networking requirements for AirPrint?

I'm trying to get AirPrint setup at work. I've used it at home with AirPrint Activator with no problems. But it doesn't seem to work on my work network. I suspect our network is too locked down to ...
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make airpods microphones disabled by default when pairing with a mac

when pairing airpods with a mac, the sound quality is poor due to the fact it also uses them for microphone by default... when I switch the audio input (microphone to internal), then quality of the ...
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GPS on iPhone 6 is not accurate or working at all

1 week ago my GPS worked very accurately on Google Maps. But now it's very inaccurate, seems like it works using 3g connection. What steps i did: Restarted phone; Reset network/location privacy ...
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Early 2013 Retina display on Late 2013 MacBook Pro 13 inch compatibility

Does a MacBook Pro 13 inch Retina late 2013 work with an early 2013 Retina display? As far as I know just the webcam cables are different. Does that mean that the display works just without the webcam ...
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How can I screen share/VNC to a Linux system (Ubuntu 16.04) from my MAC (10.11)?

I'd like to use screen sharing/I'd like to VNC to a Linux OS desktop from my Mac. Mac OS version: OS X El Capitan, 10.11.15A2301. Ubuntu version: 16.04.5 LTS. I have my Mac configured to accept VNC ...
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How to skipt the prompt for time-triggered automation Shortcuts in iOS13?

I have created a simple shortcut that collects certain data and displays it via a push notification. I just told the app to run my shortcut every day at 10AM. The feature certainly works, however ...
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Brew - sshpass security

i come from linux and i know that for automatize shh logins we can use sshpass. Looking for the sshpass command on MacOS i get this message: machine0:~ roberto$ brew search sshpass We won't add ...
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Can you add more than one iMovie Theater account to an Apple TV?

I have a 3rd generation Apple TV and typically have the iCloud account set to mine. However, another member of my family is starting to use iMovie Theater and their videos do not appear on the Apple ...
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Issue setting environment variable that points to smb

Can someone tell me the proper syntax for setting an environment variable that points to a smb volume directory? What I have tried so far: TNS_ADMIN=/Volumes/abc TNS_ADMIN=smb://servername/abc ...
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Network interface fallback?

I have 2 internet interfaces: Ethernet and Wifi. Ethernet is the office network (read: completely closed) and Wifi is way more permissive. The ethernet is used for back-office systems (internal ...
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How can I find my Macbook if it was stolen and its offline? [duplicate]

Someone stole my MacBook. How can I find it if it’s offline. I have its serial number if it helps. Please if someone knows, tell me. I have really important stuff on it and I can’t get it back. Thank ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard becomes unresponsive intermittently on mac

I have a macbook pro running OS X v10.13.6 and am using the microsoft sculpt keyboard with it. The keyboard works but would become unresponsive intermittently. This is the setting I see in System ...
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Disable Bluetooth or disconnect Bluetooth connections when lid is closed

A case in point: I have Bluetooth headphones connected to my MacBook Pro, I close the lid and want to connect headphones to my iPhone. I can't do that because the MBP ↔ headphones connection is still ...
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Can you dictate Emoji on iOS?

iOS (and presumably OS X) understands the underlying Unicode descriptions for Emoji icons. When reading iMessages back to you, Siri can use these descriptions to translate Emoji into words. For ...
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iCloud is not allowing files to be opened from PDF viewer

I just get untouchable icons like this in the Files app on my iPad. What could be the problem here?
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iphone 6 super duper hard [duplicate]

Why is my iphone 6 english in languange but on apple app store it is chinese?
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Ruby workflow in Alfred_app

I use Alfredapp in replacement of Spotlight. Inside Alfredapp, for some workflow, which use Ruby, the inner search function doesn't work and I receive this kind of message. So the problem is not ...
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How can I share a USB printer on MacOS

I have a Brother DCP-7040 USB connected printer on my High Sierra system that I'd like to share on my network if possible. It is using the Brother-supplied CUPS driver, which I just updated yesterday. ...
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Small-Business iPhone Deployment

I have a friend who has managed to successfully lobby his employer to switch the company-issued "feature phones" to iPhones. He has been peppering me with questions on how to set these phones up with ...
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Escape key doesn't work on wireless keyboard for MacBook Pro

I have an Apple Wireless Keyboard (A1314) connected to a MacBook Pro (15,1 with Touch Bar), and the Escape key does not work at all. It works fine on an older Macbook Pro and Mac mini. The Touchbar ...
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What is this 'Autoupdate' app that keeps popping up in the dock?

I've recently seen this app show up in the dock a couple of times. Any idea what it is? I'm slightly concerned as it doesn't look very official and I fear it could be malicious:
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How can I combine multiple PDFs using the command line?

Is there a quick one-liner to combine multiple pdfs into one? I know it can be done using Preview.app
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Self storage of notes with extended formatting

The notes app on OSX and iOS offers to sync notes with e-mail accounts. I noticed that for notes synced with an icloud account, the app offers extended formatting possibilies (I use checkboxes and ...
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Time Machine alternatives to clone one mac book to another

Due to nature of how Time Machine works, backing up or restoring large backups is incredibly slow, even with a USB disk instead of a network attached backup unit. As a result, I am looking for a ...
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More than two windows split view

Is there some sort of clever hack of achieving that, because I did not find anything. I have a 27" Mac and everything is still kind of huge.
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App stopped working after restart: code signature validation failed fatally

I've been using Alfred (3 and now 4) for a long time, never had a problem. Yesterday I updated little snitch (hot fix), it's the only thing out of the ordinary I did. Well, I also had to restart the ...
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How can I use App Analytics to determine which device models are using my app?

In the Google Play console, I'm able to easily determine which Android device models are using my Android apps. How do I do the same with my iOS apps in the App Store? For example - How many iPhone ...
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Fix Exercise Type in Activity App

I did 60m of yoga yesterday and didn’t realize until the end that I had accidentally specified Indoor Cycle as the activity type. Looking for a place to edit this in the Activity app on my phone and ...
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macOS hide tabs in safari permanently with multiple tabs

Is there any script to permanently hide the tab bar in safari in macOS when I have multiple tabs open? It is an extra vertical space I could use to display contents of the web page rather than an ...
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Spotlight icon started flickering constantly

I'm running High Sierra 10.13.3 on a 15" rMBP, with Alfred v3.8.2 as my Spotlight alternative. I haven't used Spotlight for years, and I honestly can't remember if the icon was always there or not ...
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Is there a systemwide .bash_profile file?

The order of directories in my path is messed up, and I'm trying to correct it. Some of the path seems to be coming in from somewhere other than my user bash config files (I'm using both .bashrc and ....
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What's the duration of a In-App Purchase Promo Code for Auto-Renewable Subscription's?

I just can't seem to find any answer to this question on the internet, so it might be good to just ask it here for future reference of people Googling the same question. In my App, I have a Auto-...

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