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Permanently grant right to control another app to Apple Script App

I am using an AppleScript app (i.e., an AppleScript exported to an OS X app) to copy the message ID of an e-mail currently selected in Mail.app to the clipboard. Whenever I run the AppleScript app, I ...
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PF set condition for not equal to a list of ports for MacOS

I'd like to set a condition so that a firewall rule will not apply to a list of ports, something along the lines of this: table <my_table> persist file "/etc/pf.anchors/entries" set skip on ...
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Problem with Windows 10 Installation on Macbook Pro Late 2011

I have deleted my OS X partition and installed Windows 10 to my Macbook Pro Late 2011. I also downloaded Boot Camp drivers (5.1.5621) and installed. When drivers installation is done, I restarted my ...
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MBP SSD upgrade - which settings to change?

After replacing the harddisk drive in MacBook Pro with a Solid State Disk I am wondering which settings I should change and how. Thinking of things that are supposed to protect the SSD like ...
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Headphones don't work after installing beta Catalina

I installed the Beta version of Mac OSX Catalina today and now my headphones don't seem to work. I can hear the sound coming out of my speakers even when the headphones are inserted. Everything else ...
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How can I delete files in recovery mode using Terminal on my OS X main partition?

I need to delete a folder otherwise my mac won't boot. How can I do this in recovery mode or whatever it's called using Terminal commands?
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How to select and move the shapes in Preview

An oval shape has been added to an image in Preview.app by using Mebu bar command Tools → Annotate → Oval: I have no means to move this oval: trying to do so only results in getting handles to resize ...
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Starting multiple HomeBrew Services

I would like to run two different mongodb databases on my Mac. I installed mongodb with the HomeBrew manager. However I was unable to find a possibility to create new homebrew services. I already ...
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What's the problem with this Karabiner complex modification?

I added the following rule to .config/karabiner/karabiner.json by importing a similar rule and changing the previous key code to "option". But the rule has no effect. Is there a problem with this rule?...
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iMessage badge count not showing up on my iPhone

On my iPhone 6s the iMessage count (on the Messages app icon) is no longer showing up? I checked Settings > Notifications > Messages and it is showing active. Can someone tell me what I need to do ...
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I can't go back to macOS after successfully installing Win 10 from Boot Camp Assistant

I have a iMac running macOS High Sierra. I ran Boot Camp Assistant on it and was able to switch to Win 10, successfully, without any problem. I downloaded the ISO file for Win 10, and used the USB ...
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How to switch user quickly, on Mojave?

There are two users enabled and used at the same time. Usually I need to click via mouse the username in the top bar, choose the username2, type in the password. Am wondering if there's a quicker way....
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Quick switching between language keyboards

How can I switch quickly back and forth between the English keyboard and the German keyboard on macOS?
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Why can I only see certain attachments with HTML rendering turned on in T-Bird?

My colleague uses MacOS Mail. I use Thunderbird 60. Our work accounts are on a GMail server. We both use late-model iMacs, running Mojave. I do not have HTML rendering enabled by default. (I am a ...
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Mail app is not working on my Mac [duplicate]

I receive emails but I get account error and cannot send. Any idea what can be the problem?
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Can't close apps on my MacBook air?

I can not close any apps or actually open anything on the main window. However, I can only open apps from the dock. How can I look at the system to diagnose what happens in a situation like that?
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Terminal Speedtest Script MacOS

I am looking for a Terminal Script for MacOS to monitor my bandwidth and ping etc. like this (linux) -> https://gitgud.io/J0s3f/speedtest_cron/tree/master I have the speedtest-cli installed via ...
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Retrieve details of Airplay devices

I've got an unknown Airplay device on a network that keeps showing up as "Apple TV" on my Mac and iPhone. I don't want to connect to it, but I would like to get some details on it (ideally a MAC ...
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Open Email App in Smart Mailbox

How can I make it so when I open the mail application on mac (mojave 10.14), it automatically opens in a preselected Smart Mailbox?
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Mount folder as another folder in iOS (darwin17), like mount -o bind or bindfs?

I have to communicate folders from one app to another in a Jailbroken device. Unfortunately my app cannot deal with symlinks, and I have too many files to do hard links on all of them. The only way ...
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Is there a way I can use split keyboard and undock the keyboard on an ipad pro?

I can do this on an iPhone and an old iPad but on my iPad pro holding the keyboard down button does nothing. There's no option in settings either
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Is it possible to access Voice Memos from site icloud.com?

I'm using Apple app Voice Memos on my iPhone. In the iPhone settings I have iCloud Drive enabled and as well as Voice Memos. But on the site https://www.icloud.com I can't see my saved voice memos. ...
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Alternative to `llvm-objcopy` shipped with macOS?

I've used llvm-objdump on macOS Mojave to work with binary files. However, I cannot find its counterpart llvm-objcopy anywhere on the system. Does that mean that Apple has installed an alternative? ...
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How do I restore move-to and logout commands on IOS Google Drive?

I copied a PDF up to Google Drive from another App. The file appears on the drive, but the move-to option is missing. I went into the Drive app directly from my home screen, killed the app and ...
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AppleScript with list selection and Cancel button suppressed or disabled

Is there any way to suppress/disable the Cancel button in a list selection dialog - in other words, force a response? Here's what I came up with (I'm forcing a response by displaying an error message ...
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Why are some Mac apps not available on AppStore?

One example is CheatSheet. I searched it on the AppStore but couldn't find it.
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Any nice, stable ways to keep a window 'Always on top' on the Mac?

I am looking for a stable way to keep any window 'always on top' on OSX. Afloat, an app that does that requires SIMBL/easySIMBL, which it seems is not very stable. Are there any better solutions? It'...
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Help getting my wifi connected [closed]

I just got an older MacBook and want to put my wi-fi on. I can't seem to get my network name on the list of available wifi networks. I have googled, watched youtube videos, and tried many things that ...
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Thoughts about recovery MBP that has 2 months old Time Machine copy

I have an MBP late 2011 with High Sierra installed. Two disks are installed inside: an SSD with macOS and apps, and the second disk is a Macintosh HD with a home folder. The last backup of Time ...
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Is there a way to get “Spaces” set to remain on a relative display?

I have dual monitor set-ups at both my work office and my home office, but when I move between them, the "Spaces" sets flip between the two external monitors. (This has consistently happened despite ...
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How to hide all file extensions in subdirectories of a given folder?

I know that I can open the file information dialogue (Get Info) for several files at once using ⌘⌥I and hide/unhide file extensions. How do I accomplish this for all files in a directory tree (...
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How to install an homebrew formula without updating homebrew itself?

When I install or reinstall a formula, homebrew automatically update itself before installing the formula. When working on a slow connection, this is annoying. How can I cancel this automatic update?
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“Sent” Email Disappeared; No swoosh sound

Macbook Pro Mojave 10.14.6 Yesterday I composed an email w/2 attachments [46MB]. I clicked the Send arrow at top of email but did not hear swoosh sound. I checked all Sent boxes but this email was ...
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Terminal/Safari Cannot Resolve Host But Chrome Can Connect

I have MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) with OS X 10.11.5. Internet connection works only for Chrome. Safari and several terminal apps cannot connect to internet due to resolve host failure....
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Text file preview failing in Finder (perhaps due to Sublime Text?)

I can no longer preview text files (e.g. .txt) in Finder. All I get is a preview pane showing a black square and TEXT. Other files such as .tex files show a normal preview of the contents just fine....
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Support for Intel TXT on Mac Mini?

On the 2018 Mac minis there are CPUs with Intel TXT support (e.g. Core i5-8500B) and without Intel TXT support (e.g. Core i3-8100B). Now I heard, that even though e.g. the Core i5-8500B supports ...
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Use time machine with different MacOS versions and a NAS

I'm going to buy a NAS to back-up different pcs (~15) with Apple time-machine but I'm facing different doubth regarding compatibilities, and possible issues. I will include informations regarding ...
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Mac (OS X 10.9.2) no longer saving screen shots

When I try to take a screen shot (Command + Control + Shift + 4) I hear the camera shutter sound but no image appears on my desktop. I Googled the problem and tried to change the saving location ...
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Mac OS wont open a file if the App is open - Need to quit the app every time to open files

Long time Mac user but never had this problem before and it's driving me nuts. Every time I open a file by double clicking on it, it will refuse to open if the application is already open. Weirdly it ...
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Alternative to CTRL + C of macOS Terminal in Sublime Text 3

On macOS terminal ctrl+C terminates the program running. In Sublime Text, cmd+B runs a program such as Python, Ruby or such. If I want to terminate a running code, what is the shortcut key in Sublime ...
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Catalina Beta 7 bricked my Macbook Pro

I have installed macOS Catalina Beta 7 on my MacBook Pro Late 2013. After installing, my Mac prompted me to Restart. While installing the update I noticed that the Apple Logo with the progress bar ...
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How to autoprocess screenshots with an optimizer such as ImageOptim and then place immediately back in pasteboard (clipboard) for paste?

I'm not entirely clear on how the screenshot + pasteboard handling on macOS works. For example, as a user I perceive that when I press <shift-control-cmd-4> I can select a region of my screen ...
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Why is trustd quarantined?

Little Snitch wouldn't allow me to give trustd a free pass, so apparently that happens when it has xattr com.apple.quarantine according to this https://forums.obdev.at/viewtopic.php?t=10931. So, why ...
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HD does not show up when attempting to reinstall OS X (El Capitan)

I am attempting to do a fresh re-install of El Capitan on my girlfriend's MacBook. She called me the other night claiming the battery died and her macbook crashed, and when she restarted and went to ...
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How to restart using an app without it accessing older data?

An app that I tried out a couple years ago somehow keeps identifying my old trial data (it required a signup with email, but now I'm trying to signup using a different email), even if I delete the app,...
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What programming should I learn? I am not a novice but haven't done any programming in a decade. What language is in demand? [closed]

What programming should I learn? I am not a novice but haven't done any programming in a decade. What language is in demand?
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Mission control + spotlight

I am coming from linux world, using plain gnome. In gnome there is a view very similar to mission control: The main difference is that gnome has a "search" field (which in essence is like Spotlight). ...
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recover webpage data after reset

I'm using a macbook air with os x yosmite. Recently it shut down without warning, meaning my webpage data was lost. I know how to get the session back, but that reloads all the tabs, and I'm more ...
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Is my screen being shared?! With whom?

For the last few days I've been getting a message on my lock screen Unlocking with Apple Watch is not available with your screen is being shared A tad worrisome but I sort of disregarded and ...
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How to identify the cause of a restart on MacBook Air via Console app in OS X Yosemite

Recently my MacBook Air restarted in the middle of the night and cost me some data. I understand there is a support page that tells me the possible causes, but they don't include a way to find the ...

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