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Adjust delay for activating Full Screen Mode toolbar

Is it possible to change the delay on the full screen mode window toolbar in OS X Yosemite? I'm thinking of something like this, but for the toolbar defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -...
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How can I eliminate delay with Globe key when switching input sources on MacBook?

When I switch input sources with globe key on my MacBook Pro 2021 with macOS 12.0.1 it actually doesn't change anything until this little pop-up window disappears. It's really annoying to wait when ...
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Viewer for HEIF/HEIC images in El Capitan or Sierra

Is there any "native way" to view the new HEIF/HEIC format (or the viewer-application) in El Capitan or Sierra without upgrade of MacOS itself? It is not yet possible to upgrade yet to HighSierra for ...
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Disable "Email organizer" by default in Microsoft Outlook email meeting invites on macOS

I'm using the Microsoft Outlook Office 365 desktop client for macOS, via my work computer. Version 16.58 currently. When I receive a meeting invite, the option is checked on by default to "Email ...
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Why does my `rootless.conf` not always affect SIP’s choice of which files get the `restricted` flag treatment?

What sources say Like everyone else’s, my /System/Library/Sandbox/rootless.conf file contains the following entries: $ cat /System/Library/Sandbox/rootless.conf […] /System […] * /...
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Is there a way to force the iPhone to use its own microphone when connected to a Bluetooth speaker?

I connect my phone to a Bluetooth speaker to play music. When engage Siri or try to use dictation, the phone wants to use the microphone on the Bluetooth device, which is either too crappy or too far ...
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Quick Look markup toolbar is no longer shown by default

I'm on Ventura 13.0.1 (22A400). In the past I was able to take a screenshot (CMD+SHIFT+4), click on the thumbnail in the corner of my screen opening the "Quick Look", and immediately begin ...
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MacOs: Prevent Apple Music from launching when clicking AirPods Pro

I love that my AirPods Pro seamlessly switches between devices. It's not perfect, but it gets it right probably 85% of the time, which is good enough. The problem is that sometimes it thinks I want to ...
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Music on Mac OS: hide huge playlist title area, when viewing playlist “as Songs”?

In the Mac OS Music app (formerly iTunes), when viewing a playlist or smart playlist “as Songs”, there’s a huge playlist title/header area. Is there any way to hide or shrink this header area? At ...
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Change Screen Resolution for Mac Built-in VNC (Screen Sharing)

I am attempting to connect to a MacBook Pro from a Mac Pro with a 2560x1600 monitor using the built in screen sharing client. I would like to be able have the connection fill the entire screen, but ...
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Use the screen area next to the notch

I am using a MacBook Pro 16' inch with the M1 processor and thus have the infamous black notch (housing the webcam) at the top of the screen. I don't mind the notch at all and am not looking to hide ...
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How to disable ALL notifications in macOS Big Sur?

Apple shows no consideration for the user with this update. Older versions of macOS did not include as many notifications. Big Sur claims that: Notification Center shows your alerts in the upper-...
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How to show application windows only for current Space in Exposé, and not aggregated from all Spaces

I just started using Spaces in 10.14 (I know I'm a little late to) and was excited at first until I encountered this scenario: When I am in a Space and do Exposé to "Show me ALL Application Windows",...
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Is there any way to prevent a MacBook Air (2019) from powering up when an input device (keyboard or trackpad) is touched or the lid is open?

While I know there is a hack to prevent MacBooks — 2018 and higher — from starting up when the lid is open, I would like to know if there is a similar hack to prevent a MacBook from powering up when ...
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Zoom in or out with trackpad stops working

I am using OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 (15G1217) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Sometimes when reading PDF's I notice I suddenly can not use the trackpad zoom feature anymore. It is not ...
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Two different keyboard layouts for internal and external keyboard

My internal keyboard has a different layout than my external (USB) keyboard. Is it somehow possible for Mac OS X 10.11.2 to recognize from which keyboard the input comes and to chose the layout ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600" I am getting error

While running ./getcov -s from Jenkin to MAC-OS and I am getting following errors: LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600 for the file /Users/imacsbuild/Documents/XXX/XcodeCoverage-master/lcov/...
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How to display google calendar "reminders" on macOS calendar app?

So google recently implemented reminders on both their web application and their mobile applications. This is a nifty little feature that instead of creating events on your calendar it creates these ...
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Whitelist available in Apple Mail for automatic Load Remote Content when this option is deselected in settings?

The 'Load Remote Content' is a great feature and I like to use it. Is there a way to make a whitelist of sender addresses for which remote content is loaded automatically, whilst remote content of ...
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Where are the system folder icons located in Big Sur / Monterey?

In Catalina and earlier, the path for Finder folder icons (e.g. Applications, Desktop, Downloads, Developer…) was: /System/Library/CoreServices/CoreTypes.bundle/Contents/Resources But as of Big Sur ...
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How do I disable "Update Apple ID Settings" notification?

I get this notification once a day. I have tried whatever stupid song and dance some deranged product manager thinks is appropriate, and the notification always returns after a day. How do I revoke ...
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Configuring an SSH tunnel with Transmit

Is there any way to configure Transmit so that it connects to an SFTP server through some SSH tunnel? (without having to launch the SSH tunnel via command line) E.g., with WinSCP on Microsoft Windows,...
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Disable USB Write Caching by default

Is it possible to change OS X's USB filesystem mount behaviour to use the noasync flag to disable write caching? The aim here is to allow USB devices to be safely removed without eject or hdiutil ...
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How do I avoid having to clear Messages notifications on multiple devices?

When I get a new iMessage, I'm happy to see a notification appear on all my devices because I might be using any of them. However once I have actually read the message, I don't want to have to go and ...
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Macs Disconnect from SMB Share: "STATUS_NETWORK_SESSION_EXPIRED (0xc000035c)"

I have some Ubuntu Servers running Samba with Winbind. Everything is fine, but Macs will randomly disconnect overnight, or at some irregular interval. On the servers, Samba logs this as two events: ...
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How to create computer-to-computer network on macOS Sonoma (2023+)

I've followed the instructions to Create a computer-to-computer network on Mac, set up a temporary, ad hoc Wi-Fi connection between your Mac and another device. Unfortunately, enabling legacy networks ...
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How do I run iOS apps on macOS with Permissive Security enabled?

I use a legacy driver called HoRNDIS, which allows me to tether my Android phone's mobile connection over USB. However, because it doesn't use DriverKit, I have to set the Startup Security of macOS to ...
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Let's try to fix the "Sleep Wake failure in EFI -- Failure code:: 0xffffffff 0x0000001f"

I have had this well-known issue for a way too long time... Now it got unbearable and I'm hoping to find help here. The issue For those unfamiliar with it, here's the general description: Starting ...
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How to disable the title bar in fullscreen?

In MacOS Monterey when my cursor goes on the menu bar while in full screen the title bar for the application drops down. This makes it rather difficult to quickly switch tabs, as when drag my cursor ...
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How can I view the DNS Cache in Big Sur?

I would like to be able to view the DNS Cache on Big Sur. I tried using: $ sudo dscacheutil -cachedump ...
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How to sync iPhone Voice Memos to the Mac via USB without using iCloud?

I have no interest in iCloud for syncing sizeable data like Voice Memos. It is quickest for me to just connect my iPhone to my Mac via the USB cable and do my syncing that way. Many changes have ...
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Xcode Simulator - Show White Devices Instead of Black

When I run Xcode Simulator the devices are simulated with black cases. I'd like to be able to toggle to show devices with white cases to see them easier. I don't see a setting in Xcode for that. Can ...
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How to force-restart OS X networking?

There's a coffee shop network I connect to fairly often. Usually it works fine, but sometimes it gets into a state where the connection repeatedly fails about thirty seconds after connecting. Once ...
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How to connect iPhone to USB Type-C Portable Monitor?

I'm trying to figure out a way to connect iPhone 5 (lightning) to ASUS MB16AC portable monitor with USB type-C input as only connector that at the same time serves as power supply. Thought about some ...
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Setting different start and end timezone when creating new event in Calendar

I'd like to create an event of my flight which is between two cities in different time zones on macOS. I know I can do it on iOS but can't make it work on mac. Let's say my departure (start) is on 11:...
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How does powermetrics work?

Apple seems to have upgraded the output of powermetrics on M1 CPUs to include reports of consumed power. Output looks roughly like this: sudo powermetrics | grep -i power .... E-Cluster Power: ...
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Mac OS goes into Recovery mode at every update

After updating my Mac to Big Sur, every single 11.x update of Mac OS (including the update to Big Sur itself, as well as the latest to 11.4) ends up with restarting my Mac to Recovery mode, that is, I ...
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Macintosh HD is locked - Unlocking with Disk utility First Aid taking 12+ hours and still not completed

I have a problem with a new re-installation of Catalina. I am getting the following: "Macintosh HD" is locked" Pop-up message on every start up. After going into disk utility I have the following: ...
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MacOS disable bluetooth device auto-connect

I have a pair of Sennheiser PXC 550 headphones which are connected to both my Macbook and iPhone. I am trying to fix a very weird bug that manifests with the following steps: Listen to music on my ...
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syspolicyd is killing my battery on a new MacBook Pro, repeatedly scanning and re-scanning my Steam library

syspolicyd is consistently using ~20% CPU and consuming lots of power. Tracing it with sudo fs_usage "$(pgrep syspolicyd)" reveals that it's repeatedly scanning the same dozen or so Steam apps in my ~...
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Macbook Volume Control Not Changing Volume of Bluetooth Headphones

For some reason, when Bluetooth headphones are connected to my macbook the volume control doesn't have any effect on the headphones volume. They seem to be stuck on full volume and doesn't change when ...
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Is it possible to prevent applications from changing power management status?

I have several apps that behave badly on an iMac when it comes to power management on macOS (Discord and Spotify). They are listed with Preventing Sleep set to Yes in Activity Monitor even though they ...
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Change keyboard layout automatically when external keyboard connected

I recently purchased an external keyboard (non-apple) that is used at home and also dragged along with me from time to time, and I've noticed a need. My Mac is in English, as well as its physical ...
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MBpro - Battery drain in sleep mode - Wake Reason : EC.USBC(Maintenance)

So I have a MacbookPro 2018 from septembre and a week ago, I noticed that my battery computer drain really fast in sleep mode. So I tried a lot of things like setting hibernatemode in 25 and other ...
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Can't wake up Mac-connected display when in clamshell mode

My setup is this: MacBook Pro TouchBar Late 2016 (15'') a Dell P2415Q display, connected via USB-C → DisplayPort cable External keyboard, mouse, connected wirelessly (through dongles/hub/then usb-c ...
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Don't switch Spaces automatically **ever**, even when double-activating app, on Sierra

I'd like OS X to stop switching Desktops when an app gains focus. The traditional solutions to this do not work in Sierra. There is now a new behavior: if an app is brought to the foreground twice in ...
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macOS 10.12.6: Panic, assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, bsd/netinet/in_pcb.c, line: 3458

I am getting sporadic kernel panics like this: *** Panic Report *** panic(cpu 3 caller 0xffffff80189d435f): assertion failed: ifp->if_sndbyte_total >= len, file: /Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/...
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How do I transfer a Photos project from one mac to another?

I created two photo books on one Mac, but that Mac is getting a little constrained on space (this has now actually become more important, because I can not update to El Capitan because there is not ...
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How do I change the appearance of the window that has focus?

I find that I frequently close the wrong window or app by accident, because I think that (for example) the Browser window I am looking at has the focus, when in fact another app, such as iTerm really ...
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Turn off Control Center in macOS Big Sur

Is there a way to turn off the control center in macOS Big Sur? In settings under dock and menu bar there are settings to the control center but no option to disable it.
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