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Imac 2011 27" thunderbolt 2 to connect thununderbolt 3 hub

I have a Imac 27-Inch "Core i5" 2.7 (Mid-2011) and I want to connect a thunderbolt 3 hub via thunderbolt 1/2 port. In all my searching I can only find Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 ...
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Is the Photos To Disk third party app still available?

I want to convert a photoslibrary file to a system of folders corresponding to Photos events with jpg images instead of the Apple Photos format. An earlier thread (started by Manchineel) said that ...
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Can I create an Apple Shortcut which itself creates an Apple Shortcut?

I would like to create an automation wizard for getting a complicated task done, on an iPad. Built with Apple Shortcuts, it would ask you to enter the general objective of the project, then the ...
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iPhone 6 battery level incorrect

I have a iPhone 6 that shows a battery level of 63%, and it reads that all the time even if the battery is fully charged. Any troubleshooting steps I should take?
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Mac Preview jumps between tabs in fullscreen mode in Big Sur

I have a problem with Mac preview in the full screen mode after upgrading to Big Sur. In the full screen mode with a few tabs, when clicking a specific tab, preview after a few seconds goes to the ...
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Automator: combine images as PDF with useful file name

I have an Automator service (see below) which takes a folder of images and combines into a PDF. But I would like the name of the PDF to be based on the name of the first (or any) of the images. I.e., ...
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Unstable external display with M1 MacBook Pro

The late 2020 M1 MacBook Pro does not seem to be playing well with the LG UltraWide 38WK95C 38-inch external display directly connected with a USB-C cable. The display blacks out (as if the cable ...
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How do I erase MacOS from HDD but keep personal files (i.e. convert a bootable disc to a storage disc)?

I have a 2TB Seagate HDD which used to sit in my old Mac Pro. It has both the OS and my personal files on it. I want to sell my Mac but keep the drive and use it as an external HDD for my MacBook Pro. ...
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Big Sur: I'm not able to charge up to over 8%

I know about this question, but this is a feature for when your battery is about 80% not 8%. My Mac is MacBook Pro 15-inch 2019 and since the update to Big Sur, my mac won't charge fully to 100% while ...
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splitting pdf with pdftk

I have a pdf document with an even number of pages, say 2n, and I would like to split it into n documents, say pages1_2.pdf, pages3_4.pdf, ....., pages2n-1_2n.pdf, each of which consists of 2 ...
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Finder (pinned to a specific workspace) opens a new window upon Dock icon click from a different workspace. Please help me turn this off

I have Finder pinned to workspace #1. When I am in a different workspace and click on the Finder icon in the dock, I jump back to workspace #1, and a new Finder window is created. This happens each ...
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PIP3 compile not working on Catalina

On my Mac (OSX 10.15.7) I try to install something using pip3: pip3 install ovirt-engine-sdk-python I get a GCC error: gcc -Wno-unused-result -Wsign-compare -Wunreachable-code -fno-common -dynamic -...
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Is there a way to find files that lack a preview?

I have a folder with many thousands of files, which due to an error had their extensions misnamed. I'd like to find the ones that lack an image preview, as these are non-image files that I'd like to ...
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Safari 14.0.1 blocking 'add file' dialog from opening

10.14.6 OSX (Mojave) running Safari 14.0.1 on iMac - all updates applied I am trying to attach a file on a webpage by clicking on the 'add file' button and no dialog box pops up allowing me to select ...
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How do I need to configure the macOS logging system to log LOG_INFO messages from Perl?

In the dovecot port for macOS in MacPorts, there is a pushnotify capability (requires you to be able to create the right certificates). This is perl code that contains the following snippet: # Open ...
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ITunes gift card

Good morning. Is it possible to change currency from dollar to rand,but I have to buy iTunes gift card and send to a friend for her to transfer into my bank account? Is it possible?
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Can not make list view the default for my sparse bundle dmg volumes

I would like to view all my volumes and folders in list view but when I open the Show view options submenu for a mounted sparse bundle dmg it will always open in icon view and it is impossible to make ...
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MFi product look up

I used to check MFi product using mfi.apple.com/MFiWeb/getAPS provided by Apple. It looks like they have turned it off. I would like to know if there is any alternative available?
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'Send Photo via WhatsApp' action not working in iPhone shortcuts

I am trying to create a shortcut on iPhone which will convert my photos from *.heic to *.jpeg and then send it on WhatsApp as a photo. Below is the screenshot of my shortcut. But the shortcut does ...
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Messages.app notification only shows contact number instead of contact names on macOS

After upgrading to macOS Big Sur (11.0.1), the notification of new messages only shows contact number instead of contact names. I can see contact name, profile pics in my Messages.app and Contacts.app,...
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How to download and install updates to these Apple apps in this macOS without an Apple ID? Can I download the installer? If so, from where exactly?

I need to update Numbers, Pages and Keynote on macOS 10.15.7 but I do not have an Apple ID. Is it possible to update macOS without Apple ID? has an answer which is insufficient for me and is closed so ...
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Reading data from old external drive that doesn't show up in diskutil list

I have a seagate drive that put family photos on in 2013. I have it plugged in to my new macbook pro and the lights are on. It doesn't show up in disk utility or in diskutil list in the terminal, but ...
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What results in the price difference for seemingly the same product?

I am considering buy the latest Apple Mac Mini M1 with 512GB storage from Apple or from Amazon. Apple lists it at $899 while Amazon lists it at $859. What is the hardware/software different that ...
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I have a 50 GB storage plan for a previous phone that I still pay for. How do I make it cover my new phone?

I had an iPhone now I have a Samsung. I am still paying for my storage plan for the iPhone. How do I get my new phone covered with this plan?
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How do i rescale a window in in all 4 directions?

I'd like to minimize/maximize any generic window in all 4 directions. How do I accomplish this? More specifically, I'd like to do this for iterm, but it would be nice if the solution is generic.
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Do the new iPhone 12 and 8th Gen iPad use the same wall adapter? [duplicate]

I recently just bought a slew of apple products, including an iPhone 12 Pro and an 8th gen iPad. This is the first time I've used iOS devices as daily drivers and I've been warned a few times not mix ...
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Upgrading High Sierra to Catalina on 2016 MBP using local webserver

In the past colleagues (and I) believed it was often a bad idea to install newer OSs on older Macs. I get the feeling that has changed, and that putting Catalina on my 2016 MacBook Pro shouldn't be a ...
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Macbook Air Early-2015 Service Recommended Warning [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Air Early-2015 model since 2017. Like 4 or 5 months ago, I updated from High Sierra to Mojave. Initially there was no problem. But after a few weeks my Macbook started to shutdown ...
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How can I edit .cmdline files?

I'm setting up my Raspberry Pi on my Mac (Big Sur) using this instruction set. I'm currently on the step where I have to edit the recovery.cmdline file on the NOOBS file, but there isn't any app I ...
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How to stream videos from icloud to iphone

My Documents and Desktop folders from my Mac have been backed up to iCloud. I would like to watch some videos from iCloud, via my iPhone without downloading. But when I open Files app from iPhone, it ...
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Recover Apple CoreStorage Volume, LVG, Logical Volume Group -container / partition / volume

I wasn’t able to mount the disk on my MacBook (I had removed both hard drives from iMac, since it’s logic board went bad and I thought not to put more money on Apple products due to such bad hardware ...
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M1 compatibility of the following apps: [closed]

I am curious to know if anybody has been able to get the following applications to work on M1 Macs yet? Any actual experience with the applications and M1 would be nice. Deckset LibreOffice (I am ...
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How can I set up Chrome browser policy where I can force install an extension that users cannot access or remove [closed]

This was fairly easy on Windows, but I am very new to mac and it is making it difficult for me to understand much of google Chrome's documentation on their site. Can somebody help me get started with ...
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iCloud storage issues

I have lost all my stored messages on my Hotmail account having been advised to delete the app icon which was being problematical. I was then advised to go to the App Store and upload the Outlook icon,...
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Cannot enable FileVault (options greyed out) on macOS Catalina Clean install

I just did a clean install off off my MacBook Pro by dd'ing the hard drive, and then installing macOS Catalina from a bootable USB. I formatted the internal ssd using apple filesystem and installed ...
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How can I prevent users on Mac from connecting to any WiFi networks and only connect to white-listed networks?

I want to make it so that the user cannot connect to any other network other than the specified network. I know I can do this with GUI by removing preferred networks, but this way, I will have to do ...
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Connecting two macbook pros and a windows laptop device to external monitor

I have a brand new Windows 10 laptop that I use for wok. I also have a macbook pro from 2012 and a new macbook pro with thunderbolt 3 ports. I want to connect at least the windows laptop with the new ...
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YouTube problems on Safari

I keep having problems using YouTube on the latest version of Safari. Videos will skip to the end after trying to watch one, making it almost impossible to watch them altogether. Ads on YouTube won't ...
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Application in Parallels 16 Windows 10 VM does not see mapped drives

Starting with a fairly recent version of Parallels, when starting a Windows VM, an application does not connect to mapped drives. The mapped drives are visible in Windows Explorer. For 10 years with ...
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Remove preinstalled apps on Big Sur MacBook Pro M1

Sorry for my English, I'm French and I've given up trying to remove preinstalled apps like Tv.app and FaceTime. app. I have tried a lot (even with SIP disabled) but nothing works. I'm kind very ...
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why can't i access the file while changing the directory in the terminal? [closed]

this is an example: C:\Users\Mehak Fatima>cd>c:\program files\python38 Access is denied.
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Big Sur - high CPU usage before user login

Is there a way to log the system activities, such as errors or cpu usage data, before user login? I'm using macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 on MacBook Pro 16 inch - 2019, and I found the machine is hot and the ...
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macOS removes log files in unwanted way

My computer is used for website development. As part of the website application, I have created log files, which previously had been stored in /var/log/webapps/appname (where appname varies per ...
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Bluetooth speakers disconnecting since move to Catalina

I've found my old Bose Mini Sound Link bluetooth speaker keeps dropping the connection to my Mac Mini since I upgraded to Catalina BUT my Apple keyboard and mouse are rock solid so I think it maybe ...
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Can't run app in XCode [closed]

I have an app created by flutter I want to build it in iOS ,when I run it in XCode I get this error at startup of the app:
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Not receiving verification code while trying to sign into iCloud and Apple Store

Decided to reset the Macbook. Got MacOS 10.8.5 installed. Trying to update to Mojave (10.14.6) from the link here - https://support.apple.com/HT211683, as upgrading directly to latest not supported ...
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Update to 10.15 Catalina even though Big Sur is released [duplicate]

I'm still on 10.14. I would like to work with Xcode 12 now, which only supports 10.15+. Yet, no direct download for 10.15 can be found anymore. I do not want to make the move to macOS 11 Big Sur yet ...
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Iphone keep getting “Incorrect Wi-Fi Password”

Something strange happened to my little iphone 6s. This morning, everything was alright, wifi connectiong was perfect. I went on google and searched some info, send 5 photos to a friend through social ...
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Does anyone know what MacBook is that?

I found this at eBay. I thought I know all MacBook Air models but never seen one like this. It looks pretty fakey to me. Am I wrong?
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How do I opt out the Apple iOS beta program? [duplicate]

I am using the latest iOS (as of Nov 21, 2020), it's 14.2 (stable version). But the beta upgrade keeps poping out asking me to download it. It's really annoying. How do I opt this out on my iPhone? ...

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