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Keynote export to movie..Quicktime not an option [on hold]

For some reason, only Movie is listed as Export on Keynote and if I choose it, then I cannot open the movie because it says parallels couldn't be found. How do I get Quicktime as an option? Thank ...
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Is it safe to create a tarball of a Time Machine backup?

Is it possible for me to create a .tar.gz, .tar.xz, etc file of a .backupdb? Are there any precautions I need to take to ensure that all permissions, hardlinks, etc are preserved? Will tar destroy the ...
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iOS notification issue

I reset my all my settings on my iPhone and it messed up my notifications. The problem is when I tap on my notification it slides to the left and makes me tap the open button. Before I could just tap ...
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How do I clear volumes from Terminal? [on hold]

I ran the code ls -la /Volumes/ to find volumes I want to delete. Now how do I finish the process of deleting them? Is there a code for it? Thanks for any help.
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How to change my own apple id, so I can upgrade xcode

I am using company's computer. When I tried to upgrade xcode, it pops up someone else's account. Can I change it to my email address (apple id), so I can upgrade xcode. I heard that I need to ...
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Can't write to Seagate external hard drive on other macbook pros

I have a "new" 2gb Seagate external hdd. I used it to copy files off of my old Macbook pro, circa 2014, which worked fine. I just plugged in the drive into my new Macbook pro, circa 2018. I can ...
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How can I install an older version of iTunes?

I need to install iTunes 12.6.5 per this article in order to be able to download iPad apps directly from iTunes (since that functionality was later removed from iTunes). So I've tried to follow the ...
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Sync tiny calendar

I have two iPhones running iOS 12.1.2, each with different Apple IDs. One phone (an iPhone 5S) has complete data for tiny calendar but incomplete contacts. The iPhone 5SE has complete contacts but ...
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Can I connect a Yamaha Clavinova CLP-230 to a MBAir using USB cable?

I tried, using a USB A to USB B cable but the computer did not recognize the Clavinova CLP-230 in Garageband. Not sure where I am going wrong? Tried a different cable but still no luck. OS 10.13
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Why my Mac Mini doesn't boot with external HDD attached?

Ext HDD is 3,5" 4TB WD RED (exFAT) in USB 2.0 box with external power supply (220v) When I restart my Mac Mini (late 2012, MacOS 10.14) in 90% the boot will end on black screen (no apple loading logo,...
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Mac OS Mojave freezing after wake from sleep: i recently updated my system

after upgrade to Mac OS Mojave in my MacBookPro 2016 and my iMac they froze after wake if they're sleeping. This happen if the Mac sleep for a while, overnight for example, and delays a few seconds ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS Mojave

I tried to follow steps in the article Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS and Windows already installed. But I have a different file system. And cannot resize with diskutil. diskutil resizevolume ...
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How can I detect if my computer has been remotely accessed and monitored by an employer?

I work remotely as a freelancer, on a new imac I purchased specifically for this gig. Until recently, I had a seat on the client's Adobe Enterprise, and I frequently exchange files with the client. I ...
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MBP i7-620M (2010) vs i5-3210M (2012) choice [on hold]

I've got two older MBPs - a 15" i7-620M (8GB DDR3, 2010) and a 13" i5-3210M. I've upgraded the i5 to 8GB DDR3 and a 128 SSD. I've also done a bit of a refurb on the 13", so it's near enough mint ...
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macOS Mojave will not let me purge “purgeablefile” [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB drive. From Disk Utility, it shows 927.6 used, and 66.93 free, with a purgeable space of 424.15 GB I have followed several different documents floating around the Internet to turn off ...
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How to update shell programs

How do I update shell programs like crontab for example? On my Mac I've got version from 29th of December 1993, but on a server linux machine that I am using version of crontab is much better in terms ...
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locate getting corrupted frequently on MAC Mojave

I frequently use locate on my MAC to search for files or configuration/settings of applications (Ex : locate "pgadmin4.db"). But I get error as shown below. locate: locate database header corrupt, ...
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Macbook Air 11" 2015 model A1465 not charging [duplicate]

I installed a new SSD, formatted it, and Mojave OS was installing when suddenly, the battery stopped charging. All I get now is a picture of a red battery with a low charge. If I remove the adapter, ...
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Weird LSCOLORS after copying files

Recently I've done clean reinstall of MacOS and naturally I copied all of my important files to external drive and copied them back once I had a clean installed system. The problem is when I type ls ...
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Edit Font Metadata so FontBook will put it in English smart collection?

Some of my third party fonts don't show up in Yosemite Preview's font menu in the toolbox. I'm pretty sure that the only fonts available for Preview to use in annotation have to be in FontBook's ...
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Increase shaken pointer size

So there is "shake mouse pointer to locate" feature which makes pointer bigger when I'm shaking it. What if I think it is not big enough? Can I somehow make "bigger" even more big? I couldn't find any ...
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Anybody have problems to access some apple website sections (ej: https://iforgot.apple.com/) with linux browsers [migrated]

I found trying to access to some apple websites sections (ej: https://iforgot.apple.com/) with a linux browser, i got 502 Bad Gateway error These error appears with: Google Chrome Version 72.0.3626....
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New Mac OS installation on MacBook Pro 2009 (A1260) [duplicate]

i think i have tried 4-5 OS but i always get the Deny sign on the DVD boot. On the machine is running OSx 10.5.8. If i try to install it from the OS it says "this os can't be installed in this ...
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Replace MacBook Pro screen with Screen from old MacBook

I have a 13” MacBook Pro mid 2014 as well as a late 2011 MacBook Pro. My 2014 MacBook Pro screen is broken and I was wondering if I could replace it with the screen from my 2011 MacBook Pro. Will ...
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Create I cloud account with out Apple device [on hold]

Good day Can I create Icloud account with my computer even if I don't have Iphone device
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How to change a note background in the preview app from transparent to any other colour?

When I add a note to a highlighted text (right click - Add Note), the background is transparent, which makes it difficult to read because it overlaps with the PDF text (example screenshot below). I ...
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Can I use other brand laptop chargers instead of my macbook pro adapter?

I recently watched a video on Youtube which claims you may charge your Mac through an adjustable power supply, by setting its output voltage on 18.5 and connecting your MacBook adapter’s wire (the one ...
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IMac Pro won't recognize my analog audio jack headphones. Help?

I have a probleme with my iMac, it won't recognise the jack headphones when I plug it in. When plug-in, in system and preferences, I'm not able to see the jack output. I have tried the folowing ...
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OS X 10.10 Copy / Paste Source file count does not match destination file count

I have folderA and want to make a copy of all the contents within into FolderB. I select all the contents inside of FolderA then selected copy and went to FolderB and pasted it. When it is done, ...
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How to reset NVRAM on iMac with bluetooth keyboard?

I have a problem with a swipe back in Safari. On my MacBook I could fix it by resetting of NVRAM. I can't find out how to do it on iMac with a Bluetooth keyboard. Do I really need a cable keyboard in ...
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MS Office on the App Store: will it work with an existing 365 subscription?

Microsoft's Office apps have recently become available on the App Store. Can I use my existing Office 365 for Business subscription with these apps?
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MacBook Pro Keys CVBNM don't work after battery replacement [duplicate]

I recently replaced the Battery of my Mac Book using this guide: iFixit Battery Replacement Guide The new battery is working great, but after a short time, the Space Bar suddenly got kinda stuck. (...
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Macbook Air, Mac Mail - 12h instead of 24h clock in replies

I have my system preferences set to a 24h clock on my Macbook Air, using Mojave. In Mac mail, the emails I send and receive show the time in 24h clock format in their headers. However, when I reply ...
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How to show NumPad on the Keyboard Viewer

I use a software which requires keyboard shortcuts on the NumPad. The number keys above the keyboard won't work. On a MacBook Pro, I used to be able to open the on-screen Keyboard Viewer and click ...
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Why are none of the USB ports on my 2017 non-TB macbook pro working?

A while back, one of my USB ports on my 2017 non-TB macbook pro stopped working. I went to the apple store and the guy told me nothing other than “you should’ve gotten apple care”, so I just went ...
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find my apple store password by keychain

I get the apple store password like this by keychain,How to decrypt this password. Thinks. AAAABLwIAAAAAFxjqLYRCmdzLmlkbXMuaGK9AEZZwubB0nS2GASNkRZ871dwJTS3hu3btfMaI2o9jvbCYqo2oA
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Unable to mount AFPS disk cloned with dd (no mountable file systems)?

We have a laptop that won't boot up correctly, however, we're able to get it into target disk mode. I did a diskutil list and I saw there was an [external] disk (which listed a single AFPS partition ,...
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The PS2 disc for Gran Turismo 4 will not work

For whatever reason, Gran Turismo 4's disc is just ejecting itself in macOS High Sierra (2019-001 Security Update). Can someone tell me how to stop this, or at least why it's happening?
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Problem with FileVault decrypting SSD

While decrypting FileVault, my brother’s MacBook Pro (2013) with an SSD running the latest OS shut down suddenly. I have no clue why he was messing with FileVault but the damage is done. Now when he ...
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What happened to my sound keys on my Mac book pro

For some reason my sound keys stopped working and the speaker sign is at the top of the screen, what happened. Never saw this before.
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Does app store show a limited impressions for every account?

Does apple have something like a quota "limited views monthly" for every developer account? Do I need to have another account to get more reach through impressions and installs?? 1- I used to to get ...
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Apple Music/iTunes

I have 2 separate Apple IDs - one for personal and personal devices. Then I have another separate Apple ID and iPad device for the business that other employees can access as well. How can I log in to ...
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Can you charge an iPad and connect a USB-C device at the same time?

There seem to be many USB-C adapter hubs, which convert USB-C to other types, and HDMI. When searching for "USB-C hub" you normally see adapters. However, I actually don't want a USB adapter, as they ...
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How to reset or rebuild application search database in ios?

I am having a strange problem on ios. When i search for any app by typing its name in the search screen, the corresponding app shows up, WITH THE EXCEPTION, of firefox for ios. Its odd to me that my ...
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Is it possible to copy the remaining files of a (possibly corrupted) hard drive to an external hard drive?

Let me explain. After trying to update my Mac Sierra (it was a 2013 Macbook Air model) to Mac High Sierra, the update failed ("MacOS could not be installed on your computer"), and I was unable to ...
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Trying to remove “FDisk_partition_schem” from USB drive

I'm trying to reset this USB drive so that I can use the 64.2 GB of space. I've tried diskutil unmount and it didn't work.
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Apple iPhone 6 retaining personal information after Erase All Content and Settings

I have an iPhone 6 that I am giving to a family member as I upgraded my phone. I "Wiped" all my data with Erase All Content and Settings however it is still retaining information such as my full name ...
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Why would running rsync cause the Date Modified value on a particular folder on the source volume to change?

I ran rsync last night to backup some of my drive. When I woke up, the source folder (which is sorted by Date Modified, descending) had a particular sub-folder at the top which I haven't touched in ...
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See deleted user accounts from Terminal

Is there a Terminal command that allows you to see deleted user accounts on macOS?
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What is a good way to move my MacBook life to a temporary computer, and back to primary computer?

I use my MacBook Pro extensively, for work and pleasure. I have a lot of apps and settings. I have a ton of data in my Calendar app and Contacts app. I have a sequence of year-based project ...

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