# All Questions

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### Enlarge APFS container with free space

The container scheme of my hard drive is the following I have more or less 87 GB free, that are not contained in this list. I have removed the container of size 87 GB with the command sudo ...
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### Mac doesn't recognize internal microphone

On my Mac the internal microphone suddenly disappeared from devices, it doesn't even appear in the sounds settings, as seen in the attached photo: Resetting the PRAM solved it temporally, but then it ...
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### AU Lab won't start. AULab failed to initialize the audio engine — Error Code: -10868 — SOLVED [on hold]

TL;DR Hold SHIFT when you open AU Lab to prevent error -10868 Sometimes (frequently, but intermittently and unpredictably) when I start AU Lab it will fail with the following error over and over, ...
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### Mini Mac or just an apple question

My friend and I are both administrators on the mini. However, no matter who signs in, my dock always displays. Shouldn’t his Dock with his mail pull up when he logs in?
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I have a new Macbook, I exported my old Keychain and added it to my new account. I have a couple of these keychains that I've brought with me to each new machine over the years. When I login, it ...
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### Facetime continually drops and loses net connection

Comcast high-speed internet; up-to-date Apple devices. I'm never able to complete a conversation: Face Time freezes, modem loses internet connection. Every.Single.Time.
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### Why doesn't iTunes allow to search for podcasts related to Uyghurs?

It just occurred to me while trying to locate an old podcast on Uyghurs that iTunes doesn't allow to filter your podcasts based on that word, but allows to filter podcasts for other words such as ...
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### MacBook Pro keep on “unplugging” battery and need SMC/PRAM reset

I recently brought my 2015 13" MacBook Pro to an Apple center to get a screen replacement for Staingate. They did it for free. Before this replacement my MacBook was doing really good actually. After ...
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### MacBookPro12,1 BootCamp Windows 7 repair “GUID CODE: FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF (Unknown)”

I am trying to fix my windows 7 MSR partition. Everything was working since I decided to install ubuntu. I was able to fix the boot partitions before but now I'm stuck. The image shows GUID of MSR is ...
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### How to export/backup Notes in macOS in one go

I have a lot of Notes on my machine which I don't want to loose. It's not logical to export them one by one. Is there any way to export them in one go, which would make me either use them on my new ...
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### Shortcuts - Saving a file to specific folder that is NOT ‘/shortcuts/‘

I’m trying to create a shortcut from the sharesheet to save a file to particular iCloud Drive/Files folder. However within the options for the ‘save file’ action in shortcuts only allows me to save ...
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### Creating screenshots on macOS Mojave without missing regions [migrated]

I have some code to create screenshots. On High Sierra it worked without issues. However, it does not work anymore properly since I run it on Mojave. Some parts are cut out. I use this API call: ...
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### Chrome address bar's suggestion shrink into tiny space

My Chrome is suddenly acting weird. The suggestion size from address bar is somehow shrink into smaller space. I'm using Sierra and Chrome 73. The normal condition will have more white space between ...
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### Take screenshot of screenshot with AppleScript

I want to open an image on the desktop with the 'Quick Look', then screenshot it, and then open the new screenshot to take another one of it. In resume, I want to know how to screenshot an image that ...
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### Keynote equation: is it possible to predefine LaTeX macros?

Is it possible to add to the LaTeX preamble for the Keynote equation tool? For example, the default setting is that \vec{x} generates an arrow over the letter x, but I would like this to produce a ...
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### Control data usage of Safari and other Web browsers on Mac

I find that Web browsers like Safari tend to consume data even after my Web pages are loaded sufficiently to be browsed/read. May I know why? As an example, I use TripMode to control the data usage ...
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### Safari Google calendar iframe embed broken [on hold]

I can't seem to get an embedded shared Google calendar to show up on Safari. The calendar is being displayed on my company's Intranet. The calendar is shared with individual employees, and therefore ...
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### How can I manually lock an iPhone X screen

I have my iPhone X configured to auto-lock in 30 minutes. But sometimes I want to manually lock sooner, is this possible? By lock, I mean require the passcode. I know that I could set the phone to ...
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### How to find out whether NVRAM was reset

I was having some issues with my mac so I reset NVRAM by holding Cmd-Opt-P-R. The problem is that this laptop does not chime when NVRAM is reset, so I'm not sure if NVRAM was indeed reset. How can I ...
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### Generate and view macOS system performance report

I want to generate a system performance report for my Mac. I would like that this report have CPU, Memory, disk and network activity statistics over a time period. Like, I start the report generation ...
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### Syncing and deleting categories in Outlook?

I created a bunch of Outlook categories via AppleScript using the following command: make new category with properties {name:"Snooze2", color:"blue"} These new categories work as expected, but don't ...
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### Change user Privileges Mack Book using ARD [on hold]

I'm hoping that you can help me with creating a unix script for sending a terminal command through ARD to multiple networked computers. I'm hoping to Change user from admin to standard. Thanks
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### Where to find documentation for whois command options?

macOS has whois command available. Running it without any argument shows the following: usage: whois [-aAbfgiIklmPQrRS] [-c country-code | -h hostname] [-p port] name ... Here, the -c, -h, and -p ...
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### Saving an old project that used Java 1.6 and compiled to 32-bit on Mac OS X 10.6.8 by bringing it to java 1.7, Is cocoa used to get Java 1.6? [on hold]

I'm having trouble with a project I'm bringing from Java 1.6 to Java 1.7 (yes I know that's still old, baby steps...). The new targets are macOS Mojave. I managed to convert the project to Java 1.7 ...
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### iPod Classic160gb shows “No Music” and unknown storage use. Charged with MacBook Air [duplicate]

I have over 18000 tracks on my iPod. I plugged it into MacBook Air via USB and when I went to get it after charging the message appeared that there was "No Music". I use my iPod almost constantly in ...
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### Identify square icon with filled triangle up icon in iOS status bar

There's an icon just to the left of the battery percentage icon in the Status bar of my iPhone, which I am unable to identify. I have tried looking for it in the Apple Support document, but was ...
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### Broken Git installation on my Mac. How do I fix it?

I've had git running on my MacBook Pro (macOS High Sierra 10.13.6) for ages. I recently uninstalled Xcode because I never use it, but that seems to have broken Git and I can't figure out how to fix it....
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### Two apple IDs registered on Apple Servers and one local iPad 2 [Reworded] [duplicate]

I bought icloud-locked iPad which was stolen from trash center in Denmark. Honestly, I did not know they were stolen and I was scammed. (The seller did not even say they are iCloud locked) I ...
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### macOS: Kernel Panic at USB insertion, system restarts or freezes [duplicate]

When I insert a USB, macOS system (running High Sierra, Mavericks, Mojave) restarts or freezes with a panic report: Panic Report: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xffffff801e4ba207): "a freed zone element has ...
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### How to keep all the applications I've opened showing on my external monitor when I close laptop

I have a Macbook Pro running Mojave 10.14.4 with an external montior, I have set up mirrored display and made the external monitor my primary display. When I close the lid the monitor goes black, as ...
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### How to fix 'Too many levels of symbolic links' error in virtuanenv? [on hold]

I am getting error(Too many symbolic link levels) while setting up virtual envirionment in Django web application framework. I tried to look the following question and answer on stack overflow: ...
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### iOS App Store: Can't scroll to see more results

When searching with a keyword in the App Store app on my iPhone, I unable to scroll to see more results. What could be causing the issue? I am running iOS 12.
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### How to flag a single message in a thread?

When I select a thread and click the flag button as shown in official guide, it flags all the messages in the thread. This is suboptimal when the thread is long and contains many messages. How can I ...
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### Place html data on the macOS clipboard via applescript

I want to use applescript to place HTML data onto the clipboard from a text variable. I copied data from firefox. I looked at what data class was on the clipboard via applescript (clipboard info). ...
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### Remote call from another phone

I am in US now and I need to call Ukraine, it would be way too expensive as I need to make a lot of calls (business related). I have a friend in Ukraine so I though if there was a way to connect my ...
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### OSX: Disable process startup disabling on crash

I'm on OSX 10.14.4 (18E226). I use a 3rd-party application that crashes about once a day. Every time it crashes I restart it, with little impact. But it seems like after 5 (?) crashes, OSX helpfully ...
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### macbook pro external monitor flickers when plugged in via mini display port to dvi

So the xternal monitor connected to my mbpro mid 2012 flickers when I'm using a mini dp to dvi. I can solve this porblem by using a mini dp to vga instead. problem is it won't output the native ...
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### Adding new computer to Capsule Backup Network with Printer

Wanting to add another computer to my Time Capsule Backup Network which also has a Printer. Airport on the new computer is loaded with the same ip address and other info as the other computers but the ...
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### I would need a way to monitor the sound volume on python macos

The title says it all, but I would also prefer if you don't need any permissions (like a terminal command that starts with sudo) Summerised : Need to see when the volume on MacOS hits a certain ...
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### How can I center a PNG with a transparent background using the CLI?

I'd like to come up with a technique for properly posting images on this site on my Macbook using a CLI tool to do the conversion. This is a sample image that I'd like to make it so that the image is ...
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### How do I change the font size of collapsed sticky notes (Stickies) summary text?

I know how to change the font size of a sticky note, and how to save this as the default size to be used for new notes. But it seems like none of this affects the size of the text when a note is ...
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### Make Notes app copy text as plain text

Is there a way to have the Notes app on Mac copy text as plain text? I use Notes a lot but it copies text as rich text. This can causes problems when pasting text to certain apps that pick up on the ...
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### How to install default/stock Terminal app?

I uninstalled the default/stock Terminal app via AppCleaner. How to get the default/stock Terminal back without reinstalling Mojave?
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### Can I convert an IPA file to support a higher version of iOS?

I bought my iPad 2 in 2012 which currently runs iOS 7. I have this amazing app through which I am able to download any video I find online. I was able to retrieve the IPA file through my iPad, but ...
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### Mail.app: Moving messages out of IMAP accounts to local folders without keeping a copy in the Archive

I have my Mail.app set up with multiple email accounts (from different providers). For each of these accounts, I would like to make sure that when I drag an email out of the respective inbox into a ...
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### iTunes Sync Calendars does not show Outlook

I want to sync my iPhone calendars with Outlook via iTunes. Here are the instructions from Microsoft support Office, which require iTunes. Step four says: Under Calendars, click Sync calendars ...
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### applications ghost [on hold]

This is the situation, the applications of my macbook pro seem to be installed but, when starting them the screen flickers and does not open, that with all, even with terminal and disk utility, what ...
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### Windows 10 use bootcamp [on hold]

Have Widows 10 on my Dell Computer, would like to run it with Boot Camp what do i need to do to transfer windows 10 from Dell to iMac Thanks