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Exit silent mode without vibrate

When using the hardware switch on the side of my iPhone to change from silent mode to non-silent mode, the phone vibrates once. How can I turn off this vibrate? There is no vibration from non-silent ...
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'The requested version of macos is not available - macOS Catalina

I have nothing more to say other than I can't seem to download macOS Catalina beta... it's not available apparently? I even followed this link, which shows the update in the app store: https://apps....
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How do you update the default version of Nano on MacOS X without using the homebrew package manager?

I did do some research to check for installation methods but I primarily came across the homebrew method, and I didn't actually see any information about a binary download for Mac. The binary on the ...
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Are the results of Apple Photos processing shared between my computers?

I have a MacBook and and Mac mini with same Apple ID. My photo library size is 55,109 photos, 3,670 videos, 68 items. photoanalysisd has been running for 7 days on my MacBook. It doesn't appear to ...
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Restoring a white Macbook with OSX Lion

I'm trying to restore an old Macbook for my kid. I've erased the hard drive and want to reinstall the OS, which is Lion. However, I have a problem - I have no idea what Apple ID I used originally (...
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MacBook Pro 15" screen resolution way too high, unable to change resolution

After laptop restart, my MacBook Pro 15" thinks my main laptop display is 47" screen. Resolution is showing 2880 x 1800 pixels and there is no other resolution available to be selected. I tried using ...
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Any way (even if roundabout) of having access to other countries' Apple Books catalog?

My App Store account is Brazilian, and I find the Apple Books catalog to be very lacking, especially in native language editions. As an example, the single book by Kurt Vonnegut that's available in ...
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MariaDB cannot reset lost root password according to usual process

I'm preparing a local copy of MariaDB on OS X (already works fine with one local dev site) for a data dump and forgot my root password (stupid I know). But the usual reset password fails like this: $...
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FileVault 2 encrypted drive not accepting unlock password in recovery mode

My Mid-2012 Mac Book Air running an up-to-date install of Mountain Lion crashed the other evening (browsing the web, one tab started beach-balling, and refused to be force-quit so I forced a restart). ...
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How does FileVault 2 recovery key stored in iCloud work?

When requested during the full disk encryption process, one option is to store the recovery key in your iCloud account. I stored mine in iCloud, but frankly I'm confused as when I look at the drive ...
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brew doctor warning about Python config scripts

Can someone please explain what I should do about the following warning from Homebrew: Warning: "config" scripts exist outside your system or Homebrew directories. `./configure` scripts often look ...
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External hard drive not mounting

I have an external hard disk drive that's a few years old and lately it's been causing some issues. It started by unexpectedly unmounting, and a few days later it wouldn't mount at all. If I open Disk ...
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How to force Finder to update file thumbnails?

Recently I updated album covers in most of my mp3s, but their respective thumbnails on Finder did not get updated. Things I tried: Removed (rm ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.finder.plist) without ...
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Is the a CLI way to download all photos from a Photos.app iCloud shared album?

Is there a way from the CLI on MacOS or Linux to download all the photos from a shared photo album (an album shared with me from another iCloud user, that shows up the shared tab on iOS or under the ...
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Mojave quicklook stuck at loading

Some days after installing Mac OS Mojave my quick look startet showing the spinning icon in the finder sidebar and when i press space on media files (.jpg, .png, .gif, .psd, .pdf, etc.). Here what i ...
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Running FFmpeg in Automator/AppleScript

I have written an apple script previously to automate a task I do in my work many times. With Apple updating to Catalina I will lose the use of Quicktime 7 (which is part of my Image sequencing ...
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Can I upgrade the memory in a MacBook Pro 2019?

my Mac is a MacBook Pro 2019 I do not have any information about Mac or cp. I am using R and I am running a heavy model, but I can not get a result because of lack of memory. Is there any way to fix ...
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Is Apple Keyring data stored locally-only on devices?

I would like to understand if the keyring database is stored only on the local Apple device or if it is also stored on servers on the internet.
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Installing the original OS X version onto a Mac?

I've just followed the steps here to try to format my wife's laptop so we can sell it: https://superuser.com/questions/959422/reinstall-os-x-without-cd-dvd-or-apple-id Unfortunately I'm still getting ...
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Make GIF element in Shortcuts crashes shortcut

I’ve created a shortcut which should make GIF out of burst image but when I run a shortcut it crashes and doesn’t make GIF. Has anyone had the same problem? Here’s how my shortcut looks like: iOS 12....
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calendar full with this recurring event

It's a few weeks now that I repeatedly find events similar to this in my calendar, everyday the same, forever: I don't know how it gets there I'd like to cancel it without notifying anyone (just to ...
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How to uninstall iTunes? [duplicate]

I'm trying to uninstall iTunes since its giving me a headache. The permissions are read only and when i try to change them to read&write I get the dreaded The operation can’t be completed because ...
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Applescript: Waiting till AFTER QuickTime Movie Recording Window is Active

I'm trying to resize a Quicktime Movie Recording Window--only after it's active. Is this possible? The below script does work––if I hardcode the delay time. Any help is appreciated. Thanks do ...
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Are Time Machine backups to an external disk attached to a Time Capsule supported?

My 1 TB Time Capsule drive is full with Time Machine backups. I'd rather spend $130 on a 3 TB drive than $500 on a new 3 TB Time Capsule. Is an external drive attached to a Time Capsule supported ...
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Device Console error: kernel compat_ifmu_ulist error 14

After looking through my Console log I noticed a strange error that seems to show up around 10 times a second or so. The error is coming from the kernel and shows up as one of the following 5 or so ...
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How can I set Time machine interval to several minutes in Mojave?

I want to set Time machine interval to 15 minutes, instead of Apple default 1hr. What I want is: Time machine Interval of 15 minutes. Time machine backup should respect battery/power status, meaning ...
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Is it possible to swap option and command keys for a specific keyboard?

I just bought a Logitech USB keyboard (Logitech K120, if that matters.) It's a Windows keyboard, so it has a Windows key and an alt key. The Windows key maps to Command, and the Alt key maps to option....
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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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Possible to choose Screenshot output method with Keyboard Shortcut?

The revised Screenshot utility in Mojave brings the handy option of choosing if the resulting Screenshot should be copied to the clipboard or saved as a file, or saved to email, etc. However this ...
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How can I upgrade from Oracle JDK 8 to OpenJDK 8 using Homebrew and be sure it will be used by default?

If I have Oracle Java SE JDK 8 installed on my mac, how can I upgrade to Open JDK 8 and be sure it will be used by default? Motivation: Android build tools seem to need JDK 8, but according to the ...
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How to automatically turn off touchbar only when second monitor is connected?

Is it possible to automatically disable/turn off the touch-bar on macOS Mojave when I connect to a second monitor? I find it annoying to see the touch-bar light up every time I type or mouse click ...
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AirPods: Extremely poor mic quality on Mac

Ever since I purchased the AirPods (1st Generation), they demonstrate extremely poor quality while activating the AirPod mic, whilst they are connected to a Mac. When activating the mic to record ...
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What are the dangers of running Flash on Mac?

I've heard a lot of articles say how bad Flash is, but what can it actually do? I've played browser games that use Flash in Chrome, and now Firefox. I know I have a real version of Flash, and I haven'...
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Search text annotations in Mac Preview

I've added text annotations to a pdf with Tools > Annotate > Text. I'd like to search the text for a specific word, like 'Todo'. Unfortunately, doing a cmd+F to search for this text doesn't work....
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Is there anyway to set up more than one do not disturb schedule on iPhone?

I would like to have it so my phone has do not disturb on at night, and then have it turn on later in the day as well. As far as I know, you can only set up one schedule in settings. Is there an app/...
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Can I make snapshots of an APFS non-bootable volume?

I have a Samsung FIT external drive with two partitions. One is ExFAT for interchange with Linux Systems. The other partition is APFS (Encrypted). I would like to backup the APFS volume using ...
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Is there a way to block email tracking services on Apple's Mail app OTHER than blocking all remote images? Any extensions?

I work in an industry context where I deal with numerous promoters who all love to include click tracking software on their emails (both for opening message/links), for example via MailChimp, Constant ...
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Outlook 2016 - show sent messages in conversation list on the left

I use the conversation view so I can keep track of threads, but it's confusing not seeing my own replies in the list. Is there a way to get it to show my replies by default? I can see my replies if ...
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My iTunes media files sometimes randomly get deleted

My iTunes media library is located on an external hard disk. Occasionally when I try to play an old saved podcast episode, I will get this alert box: This means the file was mysteriously deleted (or ...
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What if I download a different IPSW for a different Device? [duplicate]

I've always been doing research on how to download a firmware for a different device. What i'm trying to say is: What will happen if I download a firmware that is not meant for my device? I downloaded ...
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How to configure a non-Safari browser as default on a jailbroken iPhone XR?

How can I set a non-Safari web browser (such as Firefox) as default on a jailbroken iPhone XR, preferably deleting Safari?
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Script to raise a single window to the front

In a script I'm trying to find the Terminal.app window containing a specific tty device and raise that window to the top. Here's what I have in Applescript so far: tell application "System Events" ...
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MacBook Air Sierra install fail: Couldn't mount base system dmg! (error code 60)

I have a MacBook Air and I tried running a Sierra install USB on it. Everything went smoothly but it showed "An error occurred while preparing the installation." So I looked that up on the internet ...
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Screen turns black for a while after logging in

After I typed my password and the Apple logo appeared, suddenly my screen turned black for a while and after a few seconds it went back to finish its loading bar progress and logged in normally. Is ...
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Can the macOS Notification Center be made wider?

When the text of a notification gets cut off, I keep wanting to make it wider so I can read more.
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How do I prevent my MacBook Pro from dimming the screen on battery power?

I sometimes work on my MBP in the car (from the passenger's seat, of course) and it is impossible to see anything unless the screen is on the maximum brightness. Every few minutes, however, I have to ...
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Can I run my MacBook Pro on just AC power?

I have a used little MacBook Pro 13 inch Late 2008 5,1 and I was told it needed a battery. It charges, then it doesn't, and it shuts off at the most random times, so the thought occurred to me to take ...
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Certificates not updating

I'm trying to visit my university research group's website at home. The website requires a username and password to view and probably has who knows what kind of security systems in place. On Safari ...
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How to configure iPhone 6 manually with SOCKS proxy using mobile data [on hold]

How to I configure an iPhone 6 manually, using mobile data with a SOCKS proxy?
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Accidentally deleted my encrypted coldstorage drive. Can I recover it somehow? diskutil cs delete MAC

The hard drive connection broke in my macbook pro. I used a sata to usb cable and put it on the mac, it still didnt boot. I went into Recovery. I believe the drive originally had 3 partitions. One ...

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