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How do I enable extended mode with dual monitors in OS X 10.11.6?

Equipment: Early 2015 MacBook Pro - Retina 13" with the Intel Iris 6100 graphics. Two Dell U2414H monitors. One MiniDP to DP cable connecting MBP to monitor #1. DP to DP cable connecting monitor #1 to ...
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Macbook pro - resetting NVRAM [duplicate]

My 2010 MacBook Pro is stuck at the Apple logo and spinner (followed by a circle with a line through it). I accidentally mis-typed and altered the NVRAM setting. (as this sudo nvrm "rd=...
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How to check what communication mode is being used with an external monitor over the USB-C/Thunderbolt plug

If I understand correctly, if you connect an external monitor to a Mac there is more than one way the signals can be sent to the monitor. It could be HDMI, it could be USB Two-lane Displayport, it ...
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Iphone8 on iPhone 6 analytics, why is this?

Iphone8 on iPhone 6 analytics, why is this? Listed in analytics as AppVariant: 1:iPhone8,2:13. My phone is a 6 model.
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My Notes App Disappeared

I am using an iPhone 7+ and noticed my Notes application is missing this morning! I keep stuff in there I have trouble remembering so I always save it to my iPhone and iCloud when I add something to ...
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Write optical disk with symbolic links intact

I'm wanting to write a blu-ray of some files that contains symbolic links (created using ln -s). The files contain both the symlinks and the targets of the symlinks. When I write the disk using Mac OS'...
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AppleScript “delay” command not working since switch to Yosemite

Note: The issue with delay was fixed in OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Ever since I upgraded to Yosemite, Applescripts that use delays have stopped working. How can I fix this? Here's the world's simplest ...
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How to stop skype from automatically starting?

After installing skype it will always start whenever I login. I'd rather it didn't do that. How do I stop Skype from automatically starting?
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Stop a npm server thats is starter with an automator application

I have a NPM app that I start with a shell script. I made a Application with automator. When launching it the automator cog shows up in the top bar, but it is stuck on 0%. My app opens fine, but I can'...
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Fixing Night Shift incompatibility with external monitors

If you use an external monitor for your Mac of any shape or size and recently updated to macOS Sierra 10.12.4, chances are you've had some trouble with Night Shift. Common issues include: the ...
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How can I stop iTunes uploading my tracks from my iPhone 6s to iCloud?

The answers already posted to questions similar to mine don't seem to apply to my phone. I can keep individual tracks on the phone by pressing the download button, but with nearly 2000 songs on the ...
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Error downloading YouTube video using youtube-dl

When downloading a YouTube video using youtube-dl, I get the following error: MacBook-Pro:ytd user$ youtube-dl "https://youtu.be/dgxpBpa9A48" [youtube] dgxpBpa9A48: Downloading webpage ERROR: ...
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Execute App (Apps Authorization Revoked)

Hello there I am trying to start an app (downloaded from the Internet) on macOS Mojave 10.14.5 though when I double click I get the following pop up message: “Ascabart” can’t be opened. You should ...
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Error of no file bundle1.o found on Mac Catalina

Facing no file error on bundle1.o on running make on a repo clang: error: no such file or directory: '/usr/lib/bundle1.o' system MacOs catalina version 10.15.3 Already tried installing developer ...
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Actual working tutorial of installing catalina on an external drive?

I want to know where the working tutorial for installing Catalina on an external drive is. All the tutorial I managed to google up for some reason failed to mention the "missing a firmware ...
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Kernel panics when MacBook goes to sleep (AppleEmbeddedOSSupportHost)

Issue I have a MacBook Pro with macOS 10.14.6 installed. Starting last week, whenever the OS would be supposed to go to sleep, it goes through a kernel panic instead, and reboots automatically. During ...
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How can I fix the annoying post-typing auto-correction?

I'm fully aware of the long established capability in iOS where the word you've just typed could be corrected immediately after you press space ("auto-correct"). However iOS 13 has a new ...
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How do I debug Mac freezes caused by VMware Fusion

After upgrading to Catalina, when I write a lot of data inside a Linux VM (Ubuntu 20.04) by running dd if=/dev/zero of=zero, after writing a couple of gigabytes the macOS host hard-freezes (mouse ...
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Finder does not recognize all sharepoints available, opens only 1 that was previously mouned by default

Finder does not recognize all sharepoints available, opens only 1 that was previously mouned by default; runing macOS Catalina 10.15.5 acting as client connecting to AFP File Server running Mac OS ...
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Double Whatsapp Backup in iCloud

I am not sure if this is the case, but when you do iCloud Backup of your phone, it will backup Whatsapp. ( I am unsure if this include the Photos and Video ) Then Whatsapp itself has backup option ...
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Unable to share Wi-Fi passwords with one of my Macs

I am unable to share any Wi-Fi passwords to one of my Macs. AirDrop works to share photos / files / web pages Handoff does work for Safari to hand off an active page Sharing WiFi passwords certainly ...
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I have disabled my iPhone

I was trying to change my password but it would not load fast enough so I decided to exit the settings app. I came back and now bth my old password and the one I wanted to change it to don’t work so ...
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creating xos simulator build for Appetize on windows [closed]

I have windows machine,I am trying ios simulator Appetize .But when I try to upload build it asks for simulator based app build,I don't have xcode to compile it ,how to make such build from ...
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Need a code for conditional logic in Mac Automator [closed]

I don't know coding. I sometimes face errors while running my automator workflow. My workflow includes clicks on a webpage. Sometimes it does not detect the button on the webpage properly and show ...
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Mac Tower (2013) High Sierra cannot boot into recovery

My tower is stuck booting into recovery.. Recovery show the dark grey screen but never loads. Internet recovery does not work (goes straight to finder). I need to enter recovery so that I can run ...
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Issue with 3.5mm adapter and MacBook Pro

I am using a set of non-Apple earphones (3.5mm jack) using a non-Apple USB-C adapter. When I plug this into my Macbook Pro, it is not recognised, although it works on my Pixel. I tried Apple support ...
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ios https incommunicado: Installing PEM certificate

I have a test website that ios can't communicate to cause certificate is predictably trash. I have clicked on lock icon in browser url and have extracted pem chain of cerificates for that site. How ...
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How can I install Mac OS X Lion in VirtualBox, or any other type of virtual machine?

I purchased bought a license of Lion and heard that it supports virtual machine install. I want to install Lion into my VirtualBoxVM on Lion on an iMac. How can I do this?
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Why does iTunes continually ask me to authorize my computer?

I just recently bought an album on iTunes and I have a weird problem. All of the songs (18 in all) except for one, play perfectly fine. When I try to play it, it says "This computer is not authorized ...
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where is mail.log for catalina

I use catalina 10.15.6 and Mamp 5,7 (396) If send mail with mamp the message does not go. I would like to see what is happening in mail.log but I cannot find it. Where mail.log in Catalina ? I use ...
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Apple Photos sets the wrong date for videos

I have an archive of old photos and videos taken years ago which I want to import in Photos. The photos are imported correclty: the right date is assigned to each one of them, according to the ...
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Exporting iPhone local calendar to MS Outlook

I'm searching for a way to export calendar events stored in local iPhone device as either ICS or CSV (outside of using iTunes), so it can be imported to Microsoft Outlook on Windows 7/10. The ...
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iOS 13 - switch off auto-fetch for Mail

Edit Aug 2020 TL:DR This has been narrowed down to the iPhone automatically fetching email each time it is plugged into a charger [Mac or wall-wart.] no matter what Fetch or Push is set to. I've ...
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Copy apfs system partition to another mac

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) that has broken keyboard and battery, so I will need to send it to Apple Store for service. I have another MacBook Pro with similar specs ...
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Volume not recovering after a FaceTime call

Not sure if this issue started with High Sierra or Sierra, but definitely have been coming across this issue more and more often. Like it or not, FaceTime ducks the volume of every other source ...
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How to set system keyboard shortcuts via command line?

I'm used to have some keyboard shortcut remapping for menu items via Apple's system preferences -> keyboard pane. Some globals, most of them application specific. What was working in the past (High ...
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How to 'reconnect' an Apple pencil 2 to iPad pro?

After I used my apple pencil last night, I put it along side with my iPad Pro. I did not return the pencil back to its charging position. Just a moment ago, when I pick up the pencil and try to make ...
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Why does Safari add a weird extension to YouTube links?

When I click on a YouTube video the browser always adds this extension to the link: "&frags=pl%2Cwn". Example links: Normal link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Example123 Link in Safari: https:...
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Should I cancel or continue AppleID Recovery process?

I was trying to help a friend that through what I can only call as extremely gross negligence she forgot the passcode to her phone after changing it, did not know her AppleID nor its password, did not ...
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Do /etc/resolver/ files work in Mountain Lion for DNS resolution?

Can anyone tell me if adding a file under /etc/resolver will work for DNS resolution using a DNS server other than what is handed out via DHCP ? My issue is that I want to use OpenDNS for a clients ...
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Erratic keyboard function on Dell laptop (Windows 10) -when paired with bluetooth Magic Keyboard

I have a Dell Precision laptop that is running Windows 10 Enterprise. I recently bought a bluetooth Magic Keyboard (Apple) that is giving me intermittent issues when I connect it to my Dell laptop (...
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How do I search by multiple tags?

I am able give files multiple tags, but I can't figure out a way to search by multiple tags. The current search syntax in Finder/Spotlight is to use the tag:<some_tag_name> query, however trying ...
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How do I set the on-screen zoom level in OS X TextEdit?

I want to set the zoom level in TextEdit to a precise value so that the on-screen display has the same size as the printout. The "Zoom in" and "Zoom out" controls are too coarse ...
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Cannot Install MacOS Catalina in Recovery Mode

Background Info: A day ago, I got a new MacBook Pro 16 with Catalina installed for work, this is my first Mac. I got everything set up on my laptop and proceeded to get my development environment ...
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Failed Installation of macOS Catalina

I recently had to erase my 2018 Mac mini and I’m now trying to upgrade to macOS Catalina 10.15.6. However, after running the installer, I keep getting the error message “An error occurred while ...
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Are there iOS apps for taking notes with Apple Pencil in color, grid, and with pages to print?

I am searching for an app, in which I can take notes during lectures. To be more specific I would like to find an app which extends the default notes app in the following ways: Creating a color ...
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Apple TV accepts Airplay screen mirroring from 1 account on my Mac, but not the other account. Mac Keychain issue?

My setup: 4th Gen Apple TV and Macbook Pro running Mojave Mac has two accounts... "WorkAccount" and "HomeAccount". When I try to mirror the Mac screen to Apple TV, it works fine ...
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macOS Catalina installation error

I am using a 2019 MacBook Pro. I am moving from macOS 10.14.6 to macOS 10.15 Catalina. I just finished downloading the macOS Catalina installer via Software Update System Preferences pane, but when I ...
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What stylus is good for taking notes and writing equation

I frequently need to take notes and write equations. I never draw any thing other than graphs, diagrams, etc.. like board works. I am not a painter. I bought an Adobe Ink for my iPad (not iPad pro). ...
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Applescript to find and add specific contacts to a group

I tried to re-jig the applescript from these two answers, but no dice. It seems to work if you're creating contacts at the same time, but not when finding existing contacts. tell application "...

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