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Problems creating Automator service using ffmpeg

Hi so I am having problems running ffmpeg on a folder of movie files with Mac's automator. My goal is to select a folder and right click/select service and automatically the Automator script (shell ...
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Adding photos to Shared Album, using the web

I have some photos on a linux computer that I would like to add to a Shared iPhotos Album. So I thought I would log in to my icloud.com account and add them there. To my surprise, the shared albums ...
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Proxy Authentication Error in pip install Mac

I have tried to set the proxy in the bash_profile: export http_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@202.141.80.24:3128 export https_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@202.141.80.24:3128 export ftp_proxy=http://UserID:PWD@...
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Create Context Menu Items in Photos app

I have seen several blog posts and articles about how to create context menu items in Finder and have been motivated to try creating a Context Menu (right-click) Items inside the Photos app. Using ...
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Opening a script with a script?

I am using a script and I have a secret code to input within the script (If that makes sense) after I input the code, it is supposed to open the script within the application, the main.scpt. I don't ...
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I erased my drive, no matter what I do it is still read only on Mac, works fine on Windows [closed]

I have erased and formatted to MS-DOS and ExFAT. No matter what I do it will only stay read-only on Mac.
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How can I stop Roblox from crashing my Mac? [closed]

My Mac is running macOS 10.14.1, with 16GB of RAM, I've tried uninstalling Roblox and reinstalling it but it didn't work.
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Chances Migration Assistant will improve performance of Air-2011?

I need to improve performance of my Macbook Air mid-2011. I'm considering to re-install MacOS from the scratch using Migration Assistant for that purpose. I recently migrated from original 256GB SSD ...
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My apps would not load under Celular Data [closed]

This was posted by someone and it actually worked. •Confirm cellular data is enabled by going to Settings > Cellular > Cellular Data •Try turning Airplane mode on and off again by going to Settings >...
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Suspicious new and plastic wrap sealed iPhone SE came with iOS 12.1

After openening a new and sealed iPhone SE (bought personally from the store of a major UK chain retailer) and setting it up I was worried to find it had iOS 12.1 installed. I thought surely this can’...
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Time Machine wants 4.50 PB to backup 266.14GB

I'm currently unable to backup via Time Machine, as backups fail with the following error message: "Time Machine couldn't complete the backup to "Time Machine"". "The backup disk needs 4.50 PB for ...
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How to get time-dependent CPU usage logs?

Sometimes my MacBook pro 2017 starts rotating the fan very fast. It's hard to see if there is anything abnormal in the Activity monitor because it looks pretty much as always but the total CPU load. ...
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Cannot sync iCloud on OSX due to endless upload process

I have a big problem: my iCloud account on my computer is almost collapsed. I found that I can use the Terminal command rm to remove all the directories from CloudDocs but I am afraid to lose ...
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What does this popup mean, “New Location Detected”, what application is displaying it?

I get this popup on my Macbook Pro High Sierra 10.13.6. There is no title bar. When I click on the popup it does not become selected and the "current application" in the Mac menu remains whatever it ...
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Boot Win from another computer on mac using external disk and Parallels?

I have Win 7 laptop and mbp. I removed disk from Win laptop and plugged on mbp as external disk. Windows 7 is on NTFS partition. Since I have NTFS for Mac by Paragon I can read/write to that partition....
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How do I completely turn off Bluetooth in a Magic Keyboard 2?

Back in 2017, I purchased an Apple Magic Keyboard 2 – which is a wired keyboard with Bluetooth – for use with an Apple MacBook Pro (macOS Sierra 10.12.6). However, I have not been able to enjoy the ...
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Adobe applications - Case-sensitive volumes not supported Mojave

I am trying to install the adobe creative cloud apps. when the setup launched it shows this error : Case-sensitive drives not supported I created a partition with the format APFS but nothing. ...
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How to import X.509 certificates into MacOS?

I have the file with X.509 certificates and the following preamble: # This is a bundle of X.509 certificates of public Certificate # Authorities. It was generated from the Mozilla root CA list. # ...
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External monitor waking up often

I'm using a MacBook Pro 2016 with touchbar running High Sierra. I've got an external display connected over HDMI to a usb-c dongle (Apple's). When I put the laptop to sleep, the monitor continuously ...
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How can I complement a suggested address in Maps?

I want to find an address in Maps, let's say it's Baker Street, 221b, London. So I begin to type "baker street" into the search field in Maps. Soon, after 3-4 typed characters, "Baker Street, London, ...
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Will FaceTime perform better with IPv6 enabled?

I find FaceTime works much better on 4g than my home wifi despite good upload bandwidth. I suspect variable latency is the cause. My router and Orbi does not have Ipv6 enabled. If I can get V6 working ...
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Siri can't hear me

I can't use Siri on my iPhone 6 Plus. She can't hear me through the mic. I've followed all recommended "Siri Recovery" suggestions, to no avail. Strange thing is: "OK Google" hears me just fine - ...
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Monitor data usage on iPhone connected to WiFi

My iPhone seems to download huge amounts of data according to Google WiFi stats. The last 30 days this was almost 1TB: I can't pinpoint it to 1 specific app, my Photos library is only about 350 GB, ...
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Website Issue In mac Book [closed]

The font of this website: https://www.mcleanclinic.com/surgical-procedures/body/brachioplasty-arm-lift/ is looking different from the original one in MacBook Air. I can't find the reason for it. Can ...
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USB-C to HDMI not working on USB-C port on dock

I have an Ansbell USB-C dock connected to my Macbook Pro. On this dock there's an HDMI port that is plugged in to one of my external monitors. This works fine. Also on the dock are two USB-C ports. ...
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Mac Terminal - How to make “this” terminal stay forefront on startup

I want to make the MacX terminal stay in front of other application windows, when it is "launched". I have found the "startup command" setting in the terminal preferences, but I don't know what ...
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Can I restart my Mac without an admin account?

I don't have an admin account on my Mac. I don't know how it happened and now I want to add one because I cant do anything thing without it and I can't add a new user without an admin account.
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iPad Air will not turn on

It was undergoing iOS re-upto 12 when it stopped. It may have been low on battery (20%). It has been charging for 1 hour through household current. All remedies of holding switches were tried (home ...
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Kernel Panic upon wake from sleep

my TB MBP (Mojave) has been panicking quite often lately upon waking from sleep, and here's the latest panic report: Anonymous UUID: 27FCCF62-843B-76C2-32A6-3E4F215D3E53 Sun Feb 10 13:24:22 ...
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Can't open the HAPPY WHEELS games on 88kgames from ipad?

I am playing Happy wheel on Iphone. And I want to continue playing on the iPad. I had done a backup beforehand. But I still can't open it on my iPad.
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How can I just “skip” incoming mail notification?

When I get an email, macos notification system shows a banner like image below and two options are available: reply or delete. This is useful, but sometimes I want to just skip the banner because it ...
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Reduce color richness to reduce file size of an image with Preview.app

In the olden days, I recall using my Mac to reduce the richness of color in an image to reduce its file size and memory usage. I remember switching from millions of colors to thousands of colors. Is ...
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Print Job Notification

I tend to print tens of pages in high DPI mode, so it may take minutes (sometimes even few hours) for my printer to print something. Is there an app/utility or a script to get notified that a given ...
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My macbook air is stuck while it loading bar

My mackbook air 2017 is stuck while it is loading. I tried CMD+R nothing poped up. Can someonehelp me pease?
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did the following steps now disk is not recognized!

So I did this for a flashdrive and it worked perfectly then I tried it for an external harddrive and it will not work. After entering: sudo mount -w -t msdos /dev/disk3s1 /Volumes/MIXTAPE I get this ...
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My iPhone is no longer appearing in Wi-Fi menu above the line after changing mobile phone provider

I want to share Internet connection from my iPhone to my Macbook. Before, I just clicked the Wi-Fi icon on my mac and my iPhone automatically appeared there above the line. I did not need to enable ...
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Mac App Store Updates are not available

Updates via the App Store are not available - for any App... This is with Mojave 10.14.3 this happened too on 10.14.2 and the update didn’t resolve it iCloud is set to Canada as is the App Store ...
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Create a shortcut/widget to an Accessibility feature

I would like to build a shortcut to General -> Accessibility -> MFI Hearing Devices -> Adam Hearing Devices -> Stream to left hearing device, and toggle that off/on. I've been searching the Shortcuts ...
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cloning external 1TB HDD to internal 500GB SSD

2015 iMac, non-retina, OS 10.13, to remedy bad data transfer, SSD can be totally erased external HDD OS 10.14, 200GB total used, this disk was "professionally" replaced yesterday with the SSD but ...
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Why does my iMac close my applications when I leave my computer for awhile?

When I am working, and several applications are open, sometimes I will leave my computer for awhile to do something else, like cook dinner, or I will leave things open overnight. When I come back to ...
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Why can’t I sign in to App Store on MacBook?

I got to App Store and on the bottom left there’s a sign in button, I press it and it gives me a pop-up to sign in. I enter my password correctly and then the window goes away and... nothing happens. ...
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Can Time Machine files be restored across different OSs?

I am backing up my MacBook Air that runs OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 to an external Hard Drive using Time Machine. I have another older MacBook that runs Mac OS X 10.6.8. If I wipe the hard drive of the ...
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iCloud Drive contents appears differently on Macbook Air and iPhone

I have contents on iCloud that were generated from years ago by different devices that are now aggregated on iCloud Drive. I upgraded my Macbook Air (mid 2012) to High Sierra OS 10.13.4 and my iPhone ...
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MenuBar problem with SWT [closed]

I'm new in Mac OS ,I'm using eclipse Java with SWT and I have a problem ( when I try to add a menuBar so it's placed out of the shell "out of the window " ) I tried to fix this problem but I couldn't ....
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Limit iOS's app access to sound output

I am a new iPhone user, because Apple has formed an amazing partnership with Cochlear Corp (hearing-implant devices), so I can directly pair my cochlear implant with my iPhone. The app for this is ...
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SD card issue - dead or alive…? Can't reformat

It's a pricey 64gb LEXAR, 1000x, SDxcII U3 rated 150mb/s. Was last used in a Lumix GH4 to record video and stills -- about 8gb worth. That media was apparently lost when the GH4 was no longer able to ...
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Sync Phone app Favourite contacts across iPhones

I use 2 and sometime 3 iPhones simultaneously registered with different carriers. I log into all of them using the same Apple ID. Since I use the same Apple ID across all the iPhones, they are using ...
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Why the calendar is not easily accessible from task bar? [closed]

In Windows, we have the option to see the calendar when we click the task bar: I do not see a similar option in Mac: The machine details are:
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Command + Space no longer catchable

I can no longer use Command + Space inside iTerm2. I have been using iTerm2 for years, and configured it so that the Command keys acts as the Alt key. I recently applied the security patch for macOS ...
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Photos Shared Albums - photo dates are incorrect?

While on vacation, my wife and I each took a number of photos on our respective iPhones. To combine our photos after our trip ended, she moved them all to a shared album. I then imported these into ...

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