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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How old a Mac can be upgraded with OS X Server to provide full Time Machine Server to Mojave?

I have been a faithful customer of Time Capsules for the last 10 years as I have found them to be the perfect accessory to a laptop, but now Apple has discontinued the product and essentially refers ...
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How to log client IP in nginx which is behind AWS ELB? [on hold]

I want to parse my nginx logs, and nginx is behind AWS ELB. ELB is doint the ssl termination but also have SSL in nginx cause of the HIPPA stuff. Now, in my logs on nginx i cant seem to setup original ...
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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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When is it possible to grant a sandboxed app access to a folder by dragging and dropping it onto the app's Dock tile?

According to the App Sandbox in Depth article in Apple's developer documentation: Your sandboxed app can access file system locations outside of its container ... [a]t the specific direction of the ...
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Garageband 10.3 learn to play lessons playing previous attempts when I record another one

I recently upgraded to the latest release of Garageband (10.3.2) and when I try to play a piano lesson, I can hear my previous attempt played back to me as I try again. This is very distracting. The ...
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Share a folder with photos with someone via Internet and Apple native tools

I have a folder of photos imported from a CD and those photos belongs to someone else. I want to share those photos with the person. First idea was to share them through iCloud Drive but sharing is ...
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bash command works on Ubuntu but not on macOS

I have this command which works fine on Ubuntu but on macOS I get an error. The command: sudo $(grep -qxF '127.0.0.1 app.local' /etc/hosts || echo '127.0.0.1 app.local' >> /etc/...
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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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Macbook Pro 13“ or 15”? [on hold]

I just brought Macbook Pro 13", 4 thunderbolt 3, 16 GB/ 512 GB. It cost me $2199. Macbook Pro 15" is $2399. Now I am confused between these two. Should I return upgraded 13" and get entry level 15" or ...
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How to remove username@hostname from terminal bar?

currently this is how my terminal bar looks like, it's showing my full name and the hostname. I'd like to configure it so that this is removed and it only shows the directory, but I don't know how.
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macbook os recovery fails because disk is locked

My mac was unused for a long time and today I needed it and I powered it up. But boot wasn't completed. I followed the methods to reset the NVRAM, SMC and didn't help. Disk utility indicated that ...
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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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Contacts and Phone on iPhone think I'm in a different country

Yesterday I got a call from my wife and the iPhone said "Maybe Mrs. SSteve". The phone number was the international version of a U.S. phone number and her custom ringtone didn't play: Voicemail is ...
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Issue with WiFi and MacBook Pro when connected to external Monitor

I have recently been having issues with my WiFi connection (on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks) when my laptop is in clamshell mode and connected to an external 4k monitor. I use a USB-C to HDMI ...
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I disabled Apple Push Notification Service but it's still attempting to connect to Apple servers

I disabled the service as per the instructions on this page: How to disable Apple Push Notification Service (apsd) on OS X 10.8? Yet this service is still running at startup! How do I disable it ...
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How to remove a very thin screen protector from an iPad?

I have an iPad with a "Paper-Feels Like" screen protector, which I now want to remove. I have tried toothpick, fingernails, etc., but it is so thin and well-placed that I cannot find an edge. Apple ...
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MBA (2013-15?) wont boot from macOS boot stick

A friend of mine somehow managed to delete his internal drive including the recovery partition while trying to reset his MacBook to factory settings. Now when trying to boot up the MBA only displays ...
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How can I troubleshoot a Mac that can’t ssh to Raspberry pi? [on hold]

As you can see from the title, my Mac cannot connect to my Raspberry PI (SSH, HTTP, FTP) that sits on my local network. I've tried both via IPv4 and IPv6 address, but none of them works. I've also ...
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Missing storage after deleting boot camp partition

Using an iMac 27 inch - Late 2012. I deleted my bootcamp partition and lost 300gb. I didn't let it uninstall properly, rushed and closed the window and thats where all the errors and lost space ...
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View all files in folders at once

When using Finder, the files in my folders do not appear all at the same time. It says "see all" or "see less". I would like to be able to see all files in my folders at once and make it a default. ...
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Disabling a specific system notification?

My Macbook Air 13" (macOS 10.13.6) has a USB problem which triggers a warning notification every five minutes: Looking in the Console, I see lots of "overcurrent detected" warnings; testing the two ...
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Lost All Files in a folder because of undo on my mac [duplicate]

What just happened? I have a flash drive of mine with a lot of school files that I just planned on doing a format. So before I went to Disk Utility then erasing it to the format I wanted, First I ...

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