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Remount drive without physically disconnecting?

So I have unmounted a usb external hard drive but I went to re-mount it. Is there a command that I can use to remount the drive? Only way I know to re-mount a drive is to disconnect the usb cable ...
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Sending message from Terminal does not work when the Mac is sleeping

I have a script that LaunchControl runs in the middle of the night to back up my database and send a message that it has been done. The message is sent as follows: osascript -e 'tell application "...
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How do you say “numeral” in french for Siri to get numbers right?

In english you would say "Hey Siri, Play Led Zeppelin *numeral* 4" in order for Siri to detect that 4 is a number rather that a word like "for". Do you know the keyword that replaces "numeral" when ...
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Download all linked files at once from a website in Safari

I have build a Web Frontend for my own Server to share files with my co-workers. They can upload images and animation-videos there. Now, if a co-worker has uploaded many files, it would be nice to ...
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Problems after deleting Bootcamp/little partition left

I use 2014 model iMac and last year I decided to bootcamp it. After a year I start having hard drive usage issues therefore I uninstalled my bootcamp. But the program couldn't uninstall it properly ...
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HTTPS error with mobile ios

I have a site that works without problem on Windows, Android, and Mac. For reference: https://xamina.co.kr However, only on mobile ios such as ipads and iphones, does my site fail miserably. On the ...
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launchctl doesn't start cntlm daemon

I've installed cntlm on osx using the homebrew formula. Then I've copied the .plist file and started the daemon: sudo cp -fv /usr/local/opt/cntlm/*.plist /Library/LaunchDaemons sudo chown root /...
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How to export Safari history to either Firefox or Chrome?

The title pretty much explains. I've tried searching and couldn't find any reliable info. Almost all posts in the internet are asked many years ago.
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OS X El Capitan and older not available on App Store? [duplicate]

So it turns out I can not install Sierra because I have a Mid2009 Macbook Pro. I wanted to update to El Capitan, but it turns out its no longer available on the app store? Any ideas, how to get El ...
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“No signal” at external display connecting to MacBook Pro using DisplayPort

I’ll be really grateful for any recommendations in solving the problem of connecting an external monitor to MacBook Pro using a miniDisplayPort / DisplayPort cable. For a long time I used AOC I2369VM ...
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Macbook Pro 2013 no longer boots

My MacBook Pro 2013 no longer boots. I've tried different modes like safe boot, utility menu, boot from other device,... but I instantly get a white screen. Wiping the NVRAM, removing the battery or ...
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Lock Screen using terminal? Osascript is preventing keystrokes

I want to lock my Mac's screen remotely. I don't want to sleep my Mac. Only the screen. I don't want to require a password every time I put my monitor to sleep (system prefs/require password). And ...
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A mysterious “Other…” user has appeared on my login screen

I know this is often caused by enabling the root user, but checking the Directory Utility app — as instructed in other threads on this topic — has shown me that this user isn't at all enabled. Only ...
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Work computer shows “This connection is not private” warning on almost all sites

My workplace allows me to use a Mac, but doesn't have much experience with them; their support is minimal if well intentioned, and generally as much harm as help. This includes installing antivirus ...
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Windows users can see a strange letter (a white dot on black background) on text originally typed on a MacBook

I and my colleagues happened to see a strange letter appearing randomly in texts typed by another colleague who uses a MacBook and with the "Simple Telex" input method used for their keyboard setting. ...
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Enable users icon not working in FileVault

When I go into FileVault, I am unable to click on the Enable Users... icon to add users. How do I fix this?
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Turn on do not disturb for single app

Is there a way to turn on do not disturb for a single app rather than all apps? Specifically, I would like to mute notifications from Outlook for Mac for about an hour. Is it possible to do this in ...
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Macbook feels a lot hotter than usual; are these temperatures normal?

I have an early 2015 13" Macbook pro with a 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7 processor. I've been having some battery issues lately, that could be been attributed to charging my laptop and plugging in foreign ...
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Macbook Pro external monitor display resolution problem

I recently bought a new 2019 MacBook Pro. It working as expected. I use my HP 22Es for majority of my work. Very unfortunately, my MBP is unable to detect the 1920x1080 resolution of external display. ...
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Can't move files in root user desktop

I logged in as the root user so that I could pull all the files from all users into one folder to then transfer to an external hard drive. I had no problem moving files to the root user desktop but ...
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Computer restarting on video cam after update to 10.14.6

I've updated to Mojave 10.14.6 and since then I had two random restarts. Both of them while I was having a video call. First one, I was using Slack. A video call. Second, I was using Facebook. ...
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AirPods case flashes orange and doesn’t charge

I recently bought a brand new pair of AirPods about 3 weeks ago. 2 days ago I was using them all day until they died (both the case and the AirPods). When I charge them, it blinks amber and doesn’t ...
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Make mousing over a new window or screen change the focus to that window? [duplicate]

I have a multi-monitor set up with my Macbook Pro. Frequently, when I move my mouse from one monitor to another, I'll assume I'm now working in the window my mouse is over, but find myself typing and ...
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Boot Camp Low Audio Level Through 3.5mm Audio Jack

Description: When using the 3.5mm audio output while booted into Windows 10, audio is barely audible at max volume; built-in speakers work perfectly. That is, the volume is very soft when my ...
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Weird message when I hit Send/recieve on Outlook on Mac

Now this message has just had me confused for couple of days lately. I have an outlook on Mac and It does work fine for the most part(Sending and receiving the messages successfully without any ...
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If i install Cisco any connect inside my iPhone, can our system admin access my iPhone without my knowledge

I work for a company, and i need to access some internal sites inside my iPhone. so i got the instruction from our network team to install Cisco any-connect to my iPhone and connect to our network. ...
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How to allow multiple network users to login on Mac machine which is enabled with File Vault

I have a scenario where I have connected all of our Mac machines to Active Directory (which is pain itself). However, after enabling FileVault from an Administrator account, I saw that network users ...
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Stop finder from opening search by default

I open finder with option + cmd + space. Which on my second MBP opens a Finder Search window. (I then have to press cmd + n for new finder) On my primary machine I have somehow set it to open a new ...
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Can I get a 'modern' browser for Mac OS X (10.7.5) without upgrading to OS X El Capitan?

I am using Safari (6.1.6) for all my web use but certain sites I use often are telling me my browser is out of date. I gather Safari cannot be upgraded to a more modern status. Having read the ...
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prevent resizing with option key

Hardware: Macbook Pro 2017 (15") OS: MacBook Mojave 10.14.6 While using iTerm, I noticed, I could not use alt/option commands with direction keys as I would on my Macbook Pro 2015. This prevents me ...
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How to keep track of external hard drives?

I have about 7 external hard drives of varying capacities. From time to time, I move files from my MacBook onto those external drives and put Finder aliases where those files used to be. The process ...
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Prevent Mail app from opening automatically [duplicate]

how can I stop the OSX Mail app from opening periodically? I am not talking about startup, I mean when the system is running. If I do not quit the mail app it will be coming to front on a regular ...
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How to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection?

Reasons why I want to configure the proxy is to surf anonymous, for security reasons, to gain access in blocked websites in some locations. I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the ...
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Startup Disk full - Read-only- cannot boot Mac Mini

I'm at my wits end with this issue. Hours of searching various forums have produced glimmers of hope, but nothing works. First - mea culpa - I have only myself to blame. Short Version: I wiped my ...
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Can’t backup OSX Mojave because it thinks FileVault is running

I am getting this error on my Mac Mini, which persists after multiple restarts. (I accidentally fixed it. Details at the end of the post) Time Machine did not back up because FileVault was ...
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How to make Bluetooth headphones appear in Sound Output

I have a new pair of Cowin bluetooth headphones that work just fine with my iPhone but when I connect to my Macbook running Catalina Beta they don't appear as an option to choose for Sound output/...
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Outlook 2016: Add exchange account using script / automatic ( OSX > 10.12 )

Is there a way to add Exchange Account to Outlook using scripts / automatically ? My scenario is: Fresh install of Volume Licence Office 2016. Opened Outlook On opening Outlook, it should get ...
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I have MBA 201410.14 beta os 128 GB

My mac slow down all of a sudden as. I had updated from high Serra to Mohave few day back. When I check d for activity monitor my kernal task was using 70% of CPU usage. Then I tried updating ...
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What's /System/Volumes/Data?

New mac user here (Linux background). I'm running macOS Catalina (Beta5). I've noticed there are 5 volumes in my main disk container. One is mounted at /, that I understand, it's the system, another ...
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How to disable a microphone on the USB webcam forever?

I have a Logitech Brio webcam which I use for video calls. I also have an M-Audio Uber Mic USB microphone which I use together with the cam. Sometimes I have to plug out the Uber mic from my computer....
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iPhone 8 purchased through AT&T change to T-Mobile

I was able to purchase an iPhone 8 through my company with AT&T being the carrier. I have since left the company and would like to use the phone with a T-Mobile plan. When I put the T-Mobile SIM ...
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Parition disapeared after deleting Linux

I had a 70gig partition running Ubuntu that I deleted from Disk utility (was gonna reinstall with Kubuntu instead). However, once the operation was complete, I was just left with the Mac partition (~...
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External keyboard working on login but not when fully booted

I have an external windows keyboard (Fanatic Gear Rush, a mechanical keyboard), it worked fine with my MacBook Pro 13" 2017, until last week. I connected it via the original Apple USB-C to USB-C, ...
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macOS 10.12.6 airport commandline utility does not work

I'm trying to use the airport utility in Terminal to set a USB WiFi adapter into monitor mode. I have linked the airport for convenience: $ ls -l /usr/local/bin/ | grep airport lrwxr-xr-x 1 root ...
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如何减少 I Cloud 占用磁盘的空间 [on hold]

请问如何 如何减少 I Cloud 占用磁盘的空间, comment réduire l'espace pris par i cloud?
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How to write a text in Terminal using AppleScript?

How can I insert a text into Terminal.app using AppleScript? I don't mean to execute it (press Enter). Only to insert it. My current script almost works: tell application "Terminal" activate ...
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How do I stop mail from automatically trash meeting invitations?

Every time I accept a meeting invitation from Mail or Calendar, the invitation email automatically went to Mail's Trash folder. Is there a way to stop Mail from deleting accepted email invitations? ...
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How can I enable AFP access logging on macOS server?

I tried to turn on AFP access logging on macOS Server 5.6.1, but don't see any entries when accessing the volume from clients running macOS 10.13.5 My AFP settings list as serveradmin settings afp ...
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Unable to ssh root@localhost on jailbroken iPad with iOS 8.1

I jailbreaked (not for pirates) my iPad 4 (iOS 8.1) several weeks ago and found it unable to ssh root@127.0.0.1 via Prompt 1 or 2 on iPad. Even I cannot connect via LAN IP (e.g. 192.186.X.X). However, ...
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How can I test with Internet Explorer while on my Mac?

I work on a Mac, but most of my users are on Windows. What's an easy way to test my websites in IE 7, 8, & 9? Wine seems kinda buggy and unfriendly.

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