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How to add printer with lpadmin and have it show up in Printers and Scanners in System Preferences?

I am using Mojave, and I am able to add a printer using lpadmin. I can then print a test page to that printer using the CUPS web interface. Additionally, the printer is listed with lpstat -p. ...
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How can I observe what low-level system functions support a specific peripheral (specifically the internal camera on an iMac)?

This question asks about disabling the FaceTime Camera kernel module, but has no answers. I have a similar goal, and I'd like to chase down what might be loading in support of the camera's hardware/...
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Hardware keyboard keypress repeated in Safari HTML5 content

I use Safari on iOS 12.4 on an iPad 6th Generation. When I use my hardware keyboard as input into an HTML5 game, it repeats until clicking on a button outside of the game. What can I do to avoid this ...
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Disk Utility Live Boot

Is it possible to create a bootable version of an OS (for example Ubuntu) on a USB from Disk Utility. I have tried clicking on restore, and then selecting an image (.iso). However whenever I run the ...
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OSX password issue with special chars in recovery mode

I had an issue with my MacBook (latest version) and I tried restarting in recovery mode (cmd+r). The issue is that my password contains a special character (umbreakable space) for security reasons ...
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MacBook Pro disk utility - disk0s2 not mounted

I am trying to erase all data from my laptop and reinstall OS X before I trade in. I erased all data on Macintosh HD but now when I go to reinstall OS X there is no hard drive appearing when prompted ...
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Mirror vs Extend display performance

Plugging in a external monitor to be the only display on a MBP requires clamshell mode (which is not a viable option for many; the MBP gets very hot). So I have a hotkey set to dim the built-in ...
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Time Machine: Backups.backupdb uses way too much space when copied to another volume

I'm in the process of copying my TM backups to another volume. I followed these instructions: formatted the new volume, set the permissions, disabled automatic TM backup and dragged Backups.backupdb ...
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Can I pin something to the bottom of the last page of a document?

I have a text box for signatures and notary that I would like to pin to the last page of the document, but the document template has a table in the middle that could expand this to two or more pages. ...
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HFS+ corrupted partition recovery with files offsets

At first, I’ll mention some background details that could help better understand the situation. I used 1TB external drive for data storage, then installed it into Optibay to use it inside MacBook ...
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I have a few movies I purchased using iTunes. Is there a way to extract the m4v files out to my hard drive?

I have a few movies on my iMac that I purchased using iTunes. They play fine using iTunes. Is there a way to extract the file from iTunes and save the m4v file to my external drive but also leaving it ...
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How to fix a Damaged APFS disk?

I have an issue with a 1TB 850 Evo, serving as an external disk in a SATA enclosure. I would Really like to recover the data I have on it so any help would be greatly appreciated. Readout from GPT ...
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How to get LOG_DAEMON syslog messages available via asl

I am attempting to run unbound on my macOS Mojave. This works. I can also log from unbound to a file. That works. But I want to log to syslog. Unbound logs to the LOG_DAEMON (daemon) facility. So I ...
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Command/Control keys are split on PC keyboard with Mac

No matter how many combinations I try in Modifier Keys, unfortunately the control/command keys split responsibilities. For example: Control x, c, v all work fine, but Control z, t, r don't work - ...
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Which Apple ID should I use for my Apple Card?

I'm one of the users who has one Apple ID that I use for e-mail, calendar, etc., and a different ID that I use for iTunes and the App Store. Is one of these preferred (or required) for use as the ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2011 - External Microphone is not recognized

I can't find the microphone from the headset either in system preferences or in the hardware list. My headset cable has 3 lines as required. The mic works well on my phone for example. Any tips? ...
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Locating AirPods using “Find My iPhone”

I saw this advertisement online: How does this work, technically? From my understanding, AirPods are only Bluetooth compatible. If I lost my AirPods, would I need to be within Bluetooth range to be ...
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Problem with copying files above ~4.2 GB [duplicate]

I am trying to copy video (mp4) files from the solid state drive of my MacBook Pro to both a external hard disk as well as to a SanDisk USB thumb drive. It goes well up to abut 4.1 GB file size, but ...
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What is Apple Card and how do I get one? [on hold]

Apple released Apple Card this month (August 2019). What is it and how is it different from other similar cards? How do I apply for it? How do I know if it's available in my country?
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Increasing screen resolution to 1920x1080 in Macbook Air

Is it possible to change the maximum resolution of MacBook Air 13" (2015), by replacing its panel (i.e. screen)? The model only supports 1440x900. What I want to achieve is making the resolution of ...
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DNS resolution works for nslookup but fails in browser while using openconnect

Trying to use openconnect to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN. I just did brew install openconnect and use it from cmd line like this: sudo openconnect --authgroup=VPN-SSL-GROUP -u FIRST_LAST@...
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Why can’t I use a Live Photo as a wallpaper

I've got an iPhone 6. I know it is capable to set a live photo as the device wallpaper. But I couldn't do it because it only gives me 'still' and 'perspective' as the options. So how can I set a live ...
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What if I stopped time machine first backup?

yesterday I was doing the first big backup with Time Machine. About 600Gb. I know Time Machine does it first, the it will backup only changes to the original. Ok. I stopped the backup by quitting my ...
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recover safaritabs/images after restore?

Recently i forgot my passcode and ended up at the connect to iTunes screen Before i restore, what's the likelyhood that my safari tabs or pictures have been saved to iCloud/itunes/some cloud service ...
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How to disable vertical scrolling while horizontal scrolling is in progress using the trackpad on a Macbook?

Macbook trackpad allows both vertical and horizontal scrolling. But when I try to do horizontal scrolling, some vertical scrolling also taking place unintentionally (may be my finger movements are no ...
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Can HID USB devices be connected to an iPhone using XCode?

I have a USB Bluetooth scale that is HID which can connected to an Android device and communicate with it. I was wondering if the same thing is possible with iOS? The scale is the Stamps Model 510. ...
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Macbook Pro 2016 13 inch - Display turns off whenever I physically adjust it

Whenever I try to adjust the angle of my screen my display just turns off. I know the Macbook itself doesn't turn off because I can still hear sound and the keyboard is still lit up. But if I try to ...
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My iphone recently updated and started to backup to iCloud

Is this normal practise when your iphone updates the OS, it defaults to iCloud being enabled and it backs up the phone to iCloud? I turned iCloud off for a reason, and then I woke up in the morning ...
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Will backing up files also include files that are marked for deletion?

If i use Time Machine to back up my data to an additional disk, will the backup also contain files marked for deletion that have not been overwritten yet? To clarify, I do not mean files in the ...
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Automatically save serial data to file

I have an oscilloscope that sends image data to my Mac over a USB/Serial connection. At the moment I can get the data using CoolTerm and I have manually save the terminal content and clean it every ...
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Moving hard drive to another laptop. (similar model)

I am trying to take the hard drive from a Macbook Pro 13-inch Mid 2012 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro9,2) and put this hard drive into a Macbook Pro 13-inch Early 2011 (Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1)....
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Disabling Alt+ArrowKey HotKey Mojave

Is there anyway from disabling the hotkey that swipes between windows (alt+left or right arrow key)? I am using excel via remote desktop and when I use this shortcut Mac also reads the input and my ...
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Has Apple indicated that some 2019 MacBook Pros have a fault relating to power, battery or shutdown issues?

I bought a MacBook Pro two days ago and when I was using it for the first time I noticed that when it drops below 40% (20%-40%) it shuts down with no warning and it's impossible to turn it back on ...
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Cannot drag a window in Catalina Beta

I am running macOS Catalina 10.15 Beta in a virtual machine on Parallels Desktop for Mac version 15.0.0. I installed the Beta on top of Mojave what was working well within the VM. Unfortunately, ...
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name of my macbook air changed automatically [duplicate]

i noticed that the name of my macbook air in terminal changed automatically to "homepc" This is the log of the console with the exact timeline it happened: NetworkServiceProxy.framework/Versions/A/...
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Turn off and disable the “Coherence” feature of Parallels Desktop for Mac

On Parallels 15.0.0, I have accidentally triggered the "Coherence" feature within a VM running macOS Catalina as a guest on my macOS Mojave host. Now the apps are opening in within native windows on ...
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What other materials, apart from flesh, can you use to interact with an iPhone Touchscreen? [duplicate]

The other day I was in my car and though I'm a little unsure about what candy bar wrapper I used but I believe I moved my screen using a candy bar wrapper. I keep thinking it was a York Peppermint ...
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Resized MacOS partiton after debian install, now volume has no type and MacOS wont boot

I was dual booting debian alongside MacOS. Debian hasn't been bootable for some time (unknown reason) so I decided to remove the leftover linux partions and resize my main MacOS parition to fill the ...
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Poor WiFi Performance on iPhone

When migrating to a new router I remarked my iPhone (7Plus) had lousy TX performance compared to the other 80211.ac Apple devices connected to the same wireless SSID as revealed in below screenshot: ...
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I forgot my iphone ip address [closed]

I've accidentally changed my wifi IP address in cmd while trying to access private DHCP by using the ethernet cable but I couldn't access either. After disconnecting the ethernet, I try to use my own ...
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Why is there so much outbound traffic from Airmail 3 (from Bloop)?

I have been using Airmail 3 (highly regarded email client from Bloop that you get via the Mac App store) for some time now, but I am not sure how trustworthy they are. What concerns me about the app ...
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Can MacBook Pro late 2011 DisplayPort work with Asus MG279Q?

My MBP has 8GB RAM but otherwise standard, on OS 10.13.6. Using Mac's Mini-Displayport to Monitor's DisplayPort (Asus cable) the MBP recognises the monitor and offers various resolutions including ...
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Recover Text within iPhone Notes (seeking advice other than “shaking” the phone)

In my iPhone notes, I had created a "note" and had lots of text typed in there. By mistake, I deleted most of the text I had typed inside of the "note". Is there a way I can retrieve that text? I did ...
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Adding smb printer through terminal

Goal: Add a domain printer just through the terminal without using its IP address. Following the instructions here: https://dae.me/blog/1826/add-a-printer-via-command-line-in-os-x/#comment-256587 I ...
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iMac receiving Mail, connected to wifi but no other connectivity

I have a 1 year old 28" iMac. Worked perfectly until last week. Says it is connected to home wifi network but other than Mail being received, nothing else wifi related will work (safari, firefox, can'...
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Mail.app how to archive messages with delete key?

Recently I have noticed that Mail.app on Mojave is sending discarded messages to the trash instead of archive. I have set the preference "Move discarded messages into archive", but that doesn't seem ...
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Hijack-roon-dirac-ropieee [closed]

Hello and nice to join there. I am using hijack with macos. I have a session like roon-dirac-dac. Works pretty well, but i have two problems. 1) I have raspberry pi 3 b+ with ropieee as end point. ...
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What is the safest way to leave my MacBook on 24/7 with macOS Mojave?

I used to use sudo pmset -a hibernatemode 25 to try setting my MacBook to hibernate instead of sleep, so that it pulls power away from the RAM/hard drives, etc. and puts the laptop into a proper sleep....
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Mac can't ping anything outside subnet on ipv6

I've been running into an odd issue lately as I deploy IPv6. I have several subnets that are IPv6 enabled and both Windows and Linux clients work fine on them but for some reason, Macs are ...
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How do I reset Storage App's Index?

I deleted some games I played to free up hard drive space on my Mac and the Storage utility is still reporting the game taking up space even though I deleted it the other day (restarts don't help ...

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