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How to access Google Hangouts chat on Mobile Safari?

I don't want to download the Google Hangouts app on my phone. Is there a way to access Google Hangouts chat using a mobile browser such as mobile Safari?
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Automator, Show/Hide hidden file

I'm still running El Capitan so I don't have that shortcut for show/hide hidden files. A while ago I've created automator service, which using the keyboard shortcut could show/hide hidden file ...
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How do company laptops know what software employees are installing? [on hold]

The company macbook provided to employees has some software (malware) installed that tracks usage. One use-case is that they prevent certain apps from installing. Not only is it blocked, but a mail ...
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Issues cloning OS X drive to a smaller one [on hold]

I am trying to move my OS X install to a smaller disk because I plan to move to another OS, but this is taking much longer than planned so I hope someone can help me here. The SSD that now holds OS X ...
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How can I get my iOS app approved and avoid the 30% Apple Store Fees?

I have a SaaS system that is a web app. I also have a simplified lightweight version that is a mobile app. Users must have a main account on the web app before they can use the mobile app. That being ...
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Can I use Preview to make this GIF file size smaller?

Here is a 2.6 MB GIF that I would like to post in a Stack Exchange question. That means it needs to be under 2 MB or 2 MiB (I can't remember which). https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/...
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Want to Install Windows 10 onto MacBookPro (15", Early 2011) running Sierra 10.12.6

My early 2011 15 inch MacBook Pro has 2.3 Intel Core i7, 8 GB memory, 750 GB SATA Disk and a SuperDrive. I completely erased the hard drive with Disk Utility and reinstalled os 10.12.6. My goal is to ...
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MacBook taking a long time to move stuff to trash

I have some small files, screenshots really that my MacBook mid-2015 High Sierra is taking a long time to move to trash. What could be the problem?
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Can't delete text messages

I want to delete certain texts within a coversation on my Iphone 8+ version 12.1.2. I've rebooted my iphone and i am still only getting "copy" at the bottom of the screen instead of "more." I do I ...
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mdfind gives different results from Finder

On my MBP running Mojave (with SSD drive), I noticed that when searching for a file using mdfind utility I get different results than when doing the same search from Finder. No location/path ...
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What's  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications for?

 > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Installations shows you all of the installations on your Mac, but  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications ...
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taskgated running at 100% during builds

I'm pretty certain I have a new symptom on my 10.9.5 system that is used heavily for building open source projects. During builds of autoconf-based projects (= using libtool), taskgated now takes an ...
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Gift free month of Apple Music notification

I got this message and it took me to a website AppleMusic.co, but it was all in Spanish and said that something went wrong when I clicked on it. What does this image mean? Can I gift it to someone ...
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External hard drive APFS marked as read only, after repair does not mount at boot time

I have an external 2TB hard drive formatted with APFS connected to my 2017 iMac 27" running Mojave/10.14. Until yesterday, this external disk would be mounted during boot time and everything worked ...
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iTunes Playlist Smart AAC to ALAC

I currently have a Smart Playlist that grabs any file I've converted from ALAC to AAC. What I would like is to have another playlist that updates with the ALAC files that are seen in the AAC playlist....
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Illustrator really slow when connected to smb

We have a Mac network (used for file sharing mostly), and we encounter something weird, maybe some of you may have clues about that is happening. When we save some Illustrator document (no matter the ...
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App for Instagram Videos/Stories download

I am interested in creating a mobile app for downloading videos/photos/stories from Instagram. The idea is simple: the users provide links of the instagram posts they wish to download and they ...
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How do I find all applications outside of /Applications?

I know about How to get a complete list of all applications installed? but how can I use this to find all .app files on my Mac that aren't in the Applications folder?
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Help setting up two iPhones with one SIM. (One iPhone 6s with a SIM, the other iPhone 5s riding off the SIM in the 6s)

Hoping to get a little help with using two iPhones with one SIM card to make/receive phone calls (that is using one SIM card in an iPhone 6s, and an iPhone 5s to make and receive calls via the 6s and ...
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Is this an email from Apple or fraud?

Begin forwarded message: From: ID Report <childaviintlteknic59@substemptauthsvcstld.com> Date: February 15, 2019 at 9:20:10 AM EST To: [Bla bla bla <my email address>] Subject: [TBA] Your ...
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Move rows or columns with keyboard shortcuts in Numbers

Looking for a way to move rows and columns using the keyboard. This would obviously be based on the currently-selected cell — regardless of whether or not the row or column is selected. On a related ...
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What is the opposite of “Allow” for undoing a terminal command

I'm looking to undo a command that I have executed through ARD to allow access to non admin users to make changes to NETWork PREF. As I now need to remove the access it seems that I'm not able to find ...
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I would like to return the stationery function to Mail, os 10.14.2 [on hold]

I’m running Mojave 10.14.2. I would like to return the stationery functionality to my Mail app. I read the instructions of a previous poster, but didn't understand what SIP stood for.
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Numbers: conditional highlighting using color scales?

Is this possible, like you can in other spreadsheet software to do something like this? (color scales)
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How to restore the default values on a keyboard in terminal?

I used the hidutil function to remap several keys on my keyboard: hidutil property --set '{"UserKeyMapping": [{"HIDKeyboardModifierMappingSrc":0x70000003e, "HIDKeyboardModifierMappingDst":...
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Identifying and removing unknown Sound device

Since I use my Mac for presentations at workshops and conferences, I've apparently picked up a whole bunch of "exotic" drivers that come as part of presentation AV equipment. The latest addition seems ...
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Safari URL bar discoloration

In Safari (12.0.3 and probably earlier) the URL bar can have an element of discoloration. I think is partially driven by the content/colors of the page being displayed as the amount of discoloration ...
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Best practices to move macOS Mail.app storage to an external drive?

I have a system with fairly small internal storage (500GB) so I have attached a reasonably quick external storage device (256GB) that will be constantly mounted. To free up space on the internal ...
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How to switch tabs with a German keyboard?

Context: Most native macOS apps use ⇧⌘[ and ⇧⌘] for switching to the next and previous tabs respectively. Problem: However this does not work for German keyboards. To type a [ or ] with a German ...
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How to protect containers from Hackers [on hold]

I recently had to completely reconfigure my Mac server due to apple dropping support for http server in Mac OS server. My solution has been to move all my websites and services to containers running ...
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Importing/Exporting Preview Signatures onto OS X 10.14 Mojave from OS X Sierra

I use a Mac Pro (mid-2010) running on MacOS Mojave (no tracking pads or cameras) and was unable to export signature file from my Macbook Air (mid-2013) running on MacOS Sierra. I tried the old ...
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Losing Connection 5Ghz and Apple TV 4G [on hold]

Why does my 4G Apple TV drop my 5GHz wireless connection? My 2.4Ghz connection is always rock solid. Anyone else have this issue?
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Default screen saver after timed log out

Can the default screen saver that kicks in after timed log out, be customised? Default is irritating 'Pong' type with computer's name bouncing around.
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Apple watch Cellular with 2 different phone plans

I am having the corporate mobile phone plan and I came to know after buying the apple watch series 3 (GPS + Cellular) that my employer does not have policy to add the apple watch data plan on my ...
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MBP network card not working properly [on hold]

MBP network card not working properly but diagnostic not picking up on that. how can i confirm my wifi issues are from network card. All other devices are working fine on wifi network.
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After uninstalling Oh-My-Zsh, my terminal is messed up

This is not a duplicate question. I've already looked at the answers for Uninstalled zsh, terminal gone weird, and although I changed the settings, it still defaults back to zsh title, with a ...
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How to edit a Bluetooth LinkKey using defaults command for OSX dual boot?

For context: I have 2 x High Sierra dual boot (Personal\Work). I want to prevent having to re-pair one single device each time I switch between them. I see plenty of material on how to make the ...
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keyboard shortcut in mail not working

I have set a keyboard shortcut command + L-shift + R-arrow for moving the selected mail to a particular folder. However, it doesn't work (apart from giving the invalid keystroke sound). However, I ...
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Make the dock show only the apps running in the current space [duplicate]

I'd like to have multiple spaces for different purposes, for example, one for work, and one for entertainment. However, I found out that in mac, even if you have different spaces in which different ...
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How to delete an extra app on my iPhone 5s and return to just the icon on my screen?

I have a 5s iPhone & decided to add an extra weather app to the already supplied Weather Channel app. I didn't like the new app and deleted it. I still have the grey box surrounding the Weather ...
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Unable to partition internal Toshiba drive for OS X re-installation,

Trying to resurrect an older MBP and I'm at my wit's end on how to go about it. Hoping you all might be able to shed a helpful light on things. The MBP in question is circa 2012 and immediately boots ...
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Child's account as default login user

I'm a complete newbie at macOS. Bought a new MacBook Air for my eight year old child as that is what the school specified. Followed the online instructions for setting up family sharing then created ...
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Is it a good idea to run MacOS off of a flash drive?

I have an old 2013 iMac and it is very slow because the hard drive is corrupted. I want to replace the hard drive with a new ssd, but before I do that I want to see how the computer would run with an ...
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need help on font rendering from website to safari, preview and adobe

I am on an iMac with high Sierra 10.13.6. Have been having this issue over multiple os for a long time. When i go to my financial website and view a file in safari pop up, the font is hard to read ...
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External hard drives keep failing

A couple years ago, I learned my lesson. I had bought a WD My Book Thunderbolt external RAID. I didn't have a backup plan of course; it failed within a year, and I lost everything—this was about a ...
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Two Apple Developer Accounts [duplicate]

I need two Apple Developer accounts, one for one type of games and one for another. But I need both to be in my name, and I'd like to use same card for payment. Is it possible and allowed? I cannot ...
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Norton not completing setup, Allow Button in iMac not working even with Tips (tab, spacebar etc…)

Norton setup not completing, installation in iMac requires Allow button in preferences (security/privacy:general) not reacting when 'clicked'. Tried all tips on this sight (unlock, tab, spacebar etc.....
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Screensaver/turn off second screen while not in use

So I've started working with an external monitor connected to my MacBook Pro trough a elgato thunderbolt 2 dock. I've made the external monitor my primary monitor, and since it's ultrawide I rarely ...
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Using “Jar Launcher” on High Sierra how do I pass command line arguments to a java app (jar)

Is it possible to use "Jar Launcher" on Mac to pass command line arguments to a java app? For example: open myApp.jar --args -hello This ought to run myApp and pass it "-hello" but it doesn't. I'm ...
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Can somebody explain these entries in my sudoers file?

What is going on in my sudoers file? I have no idea who the FULLTIMERS = millert, mikef, dowdy are or what these IP addresses Host_Alias CUNETS = 128.138.0.0/255.255.0.0 Host_Alias CSNETS = 128....

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