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Is it possible to trigger keyboard shortcuts on non-English keyboard input via Dvorak key position?

I use Dvorak layout on my macOS and have other keyboard input including Simplified Chinese and Korean. However, to trigger a keyboard shortcut such as Command + w on Korean keyboard, I must use the ...
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Ctrl + Up/Down to scroll through Terminal.app window

In the Ubuntu terminal, Shift + PgUp/PgDn scrolls the window up or down a page, and Ctrl + Shift + Up/Down scrolls the window up or down a line. On my Mac, Shift + PgUp/PgDn works the same as on ...
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Apple Pages - Can't View Text at Bottom of Page

I am working with a Table in Pages. I am unable to add and view additional rows at the bottom of the page. I cannot progress to page 2 of the document.
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fsroot count invalid every time I install High Sierra

MacBook Pro7,1 2TB Crucial SSD High Sierra fsroot count invalid I have a MacBook Pro7,1 (13" Mid-2010). I recently replaced the 512GB hard drive with a 2TB SSD from Crucial memory. I'm trying to ...
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ethtool Equivalent for OS X Lion

Other than ifconfig, is there an app/script for OS X Lion that produces similar output/info to ethtool? Specifically, I would like to be able to query the following: driver info online/offline speed ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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Keyboard shortcut to sleep a Mac

I am looking for a quick way to sleep without closing the lid, or using the mouse. If it matters, I have Lion version OS and a MacBook Air.
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Is there a way to automatically sync iTunes to my music folder (which is on a different hd)?

I'd like iTunes to automatically add any music that I add to my music folder to its library. I don't want to have my music on the same hard-drive as Itunes, though, so I can't just copy it into any of ...
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How do you install an older version of Postgres (9.6) using homebrew?

Homebrew's current version of Postgres is 10 when installed with: brew install postgres How do I install an older version of postgres? Specifically 9.6
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Is it still possible to get @icloud.com email address?

Set up a new iCloud account for someone and I am not seeing the option to set up an @icloud.com address and use the free email service. Does anyone know if this is still possible and how to go about ...
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Why is Preview causing the colors to incorrectly blend in these PDF images?

I made the following image in PDF format (a figure for a scientific work): On my Linux machine, I've opened this image in evince and okular and it looks like it appears here just fine. It also ...
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How can I observe what low-level system functions support a specific peripheral (specifically the internal camera on an iMac)?

This question asks about disabling the FaceTime Camera kernel module, but has no answers. I have a similar goal, and I'd like to chase down what might be loading in support of the camera's hardware/...
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Hardware keyboard keypress repeated in Safari HTML5 content

I use Safari on iOS 12.4 on an iPad 6th Generation. When I use my hardware keyboard as input into an HTML5 game, it repeats until clicking on a button outside of the game. What can I do to avoid this ...
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How can I force Google Chrome to translate the current page without using the mouse?

When browsing the web with various inputs and other keyboard actions, traveling from the keyboard to the touchpad to right click is fairly obnoxious. Google Chrome offers a "Translate to English" ...
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Disk Utility Live Boot

Is it possible to create a bootable version of an OS (for example Ubuntu) on a USB from Disk Utility. I have tried clicking on restore, and then selecting an image (.iso). However whenever I run the ...
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Is there a USB-C PoE adapter for iPad Pro?

Is there a dongle which plugs into the USB-C port on the iPad Pro that accepts Power over Ethernet (PoE) so when PoE is available there’s no need to plug an additional USB-C cable to provide power to ...
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Cannot pair my iPhone with Xcode

I am running Xcode 10.3 and I have an iPhone 6s running iOS 12.4. I am unable to connect it to Xcode, which is running atop macOS Mojave running on a VMWare virtual machine. I got "trust this device" ...
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Firefox bookmark editor

Safari auto edits bookmarks such that the https:// and .com/... are cut off, so that one can see the book mark name without all the gak. And one can still further edit the left hand (name) column ...
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Mirror vs Extend display performance

Plugging in a external monitor to be the only display on a MBP requires clamshell mode (which is not a viable option for many; the MBP gets very hot). So I have a hotkey set to dim the built-in ...
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Report *only* mouse wheel events in iTerm2

In Preferences -> Profiles -> Terminal, my iTerm2 (3.2.7beta4) has the following options: I would like iTerm2 to send mouse wheel events to the application (so that I can e.g. scroll in tmux), but ...
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Time Machine: Backups.backupdb uses way too much space when copied to another volume

I'm in the process of copying my TM backups to another volume. I followed these instructions: formatted the new volume, set the permissions, disabled automatic TM backup and dragged Backups.backupdb ...
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Can I pin something to the bottom of the last page of a document?

I have a text box for signatures and notary that I would like to pin to the last page of the document, but the document template has a table in the middle that could expand this to two or more pages. ...
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How to fix a Damaged APFS disk?

I have an issue with a 1TB 850 Evo, serving as an external disk in a SATA enclosure. I would Really like to recover the data I have on it so any help would be greatly appreciated. Readout from GPT ...
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HFS+ corrupted partition recovery with files offsets

At first, I’ll mention some background details that could help better understand the situation. I used 1TB external drive for data storage, then installed it into Optibay to use it inside MacBook ...
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curl-config --ca returns a blank line, and other cert problems

This is a repost/update of this question on stackoverflow, which didn't get any attention so I'm trying a more specific stackexchange. My problem was originally that Cargo (Rust's dependency manager) ...
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Why is my approved iOS app, distributed “privately as a custom app for business,” not visible to my organization in Apple Business Manager?

Issue When I search for my company's internal app in Apple Business Manager, there are no matches. I've tried searching by name, SKU, and App ID. Searching by name returns four results, none of which ...
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Time Capsule not accepting encryption password

My setup here is several MBPs backing up to an Apple Time Capsule. Backups are encrypted. I boot to recovery mode on the MBP I want to restore to (Cmd+R). Choose to restore from a Time Machine ...
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Unkown process listening at port 8080

The problem: something is listening on port 8080 If I load the page with Safari I get a blank page (page is white but "Develop → Show Page Source" is greyed out) If I telnet to port 8080 I get ...
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How to get LOG_DAEMON syslog messages available via asl

I am attempting to run unbound on my macOS Mojave. This works. I can also log from unbound to a file. That works. But I want to log to syslog. Unbound logs to the LOG_DAEMON (daemon) facility. So I ...
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How to fix my corrupted APFS container?

I'm using MBP late 11 running 10.13.2 on Samsung Evo 850 250GB internally. Everything was fine for months but few days ago something horrible occurred. I'm so shocked and urgently need your help. ...
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Can I create a shortcut to open a specific application on OS X?

I want to create a keyboard shortcut to i.e. open Firefox while I am working in another application. I know I can use ⌘ CMD+T when I am in Firefox to open a new tab. I haven't found a way to create ...
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Which Apple ID should I use for my Apple Card?

I'm one of the users who has one Apple ID that I use for e-mail, calendar, etc., and a different ID that I use for iTunes and the App Store. Is one of these preferred (or required) for use as the ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2011 - External Microphone is not recognized

I can't find the microphone from the headset either in system preferences or in the hardware list. My headset cable has 3 lines as required. The mic works well on my phone for example. Any tips? ...
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Increasing screen resolution to 1920x1080 in Macbook Air

Is it possible to change the maximum resolution of MacBook Air 13" (2015), by replacing its panel (i.e. screen)? The model only supports 1440x900. What I want to achieve is making the resolution of ...
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Locating AirPods using “Find My iPhone”

I saw this advertisement online: How does this work, technically? From my understanding, AirPods are only Bluetooth compatible. If I lost my AirPods, would I need to be within Bluetooth range to be ...
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MacBook Pro (mid-2012) Microphone Input

Here, it says how to use the audio jack as in input. On my MacBook Pro 13" (mid 2012), It doesn't seem to have the option in settings. Is it not possible with these computers?
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How accurate is the location detection on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app

How accurate is the GPS on the iPhone's Find My iPhone app? I used Find My iPhone app to track a friend. The first 3 stops were dead on but when it refreshed it showed them to be several streets over ...
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What is Apple Card and how do I get one? [on hold]

Apple released Apple Card this month (August 2019). What is it and how is it different from other similar cards? How do I apply for it? How do I know if it's available in my country?
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Problem with copying files above ~4.2 GB [duplicate]

I am trying to copy video (mp4) files from the solid state drive of my MacBook Pro to both a external hard disk as well as to a SanDisk USB thumb drive. It goes well up to abut 4.1 GB file size, but ...
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How does my iMac know my location in the maps app, given that I use a VPN that has my IP about 200 miles from where my address is?

I have an iMac (Mid 2011, if it matters) and I just installed Mavericks. When I launch the Maps app, it knows PRECISELY where I am, which I could certainly understand if it was using IP geolocation. ...
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Is there a way to use the Intel GPU when running Windows 7 from Bootcamp?

Alright, so the problem I'm currently facing is that when I run Windows 7 on my MacBook Pro (Early 2011, 15" 2.2GHz CPU) with OS X 10.8, I used Bootcamp 5 to install Windows 7. Windows does not ...
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Will backing up files also include files that are marked for deletion?

If i use Time Machine to back up my data to an additional disk, will the backup also contain files marked for deletion that have not been overwritten yet? To clarify, I do not mean files in the ...
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Some homebrew formulas broken after migration

I've migrated from an old MacBook Pro to a new one, using Apple's Migration assistant. Some home-brew formulas migrated with no problem, whereas others got broken at the library reference level. ...
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Unable to resize main HD after deleting Bootcamp Partition

[Note:This question is dissimilar to the other ones like this since my Bootcamp partition does not show up on listing the drives in terminal.] I added my bootcamp partition to parrallels desktop. I ...
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DNS resolution works for nslookup but fails in browser while using openconnect

Trying to use openconnect to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN. I just did brew install openconnect and use it from cmd line like this: sudo openconnect --authgroup=VPN-SSL-GROUP -u FIRST_LAST@...
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Use independent scanner and printer as one (specifically for photocopy)

I have a Canon Lide 110 (scanner) and an Epson L120 (printer) which I want to combine to achieve the feature set of an off the shelf all-in-one printer-scanner. Is there a software that I can use to ...
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Why can’t I use a Live Photo as a wallpaper

I've got an iPhone 6. I know it is capable to set a live photo as the device wallpaper. But I couldn't do it because it only gives me 'still' and 'perspective' as the options. So how can I set a live ...
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Need a cli to check the sha256 hash of a file

To check the sha1 of a file I would use openssl sha1 <file> I'm not sure what to use to check the sha256 hash of the file however, what would you recommend?
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What if I stopped time machine first backup?

yesterday I was doing the first big backup with Time Machine. About 600Gb. I know Time Machine does it first, the it will backup only changes to the original. Ok. I stopped the backup by quitting my ...
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recover safaritabs/images after restore?

Recently i forgot my passcode and ended up at the connect to iTunes screen Before i restore, what's the likelyhood that my safari tabs or pictures have been saved to iCloud/itunes/some cloud service ...

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