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Teamviewer scrolling speed

Back To My Mac recently stopped working for me, so I started using TeamViewer to access my home Mac from the outside world. It works great, for the most part. One thing that is frustrating me though ...
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Can I snap windows to fill 1/4 of the screen like in Windows?

I know you can 'pin' two windows left/right on Mac through the full-screen option but is there no simple shortcut like on Windows, to resize/move just the current window top/left and bottom/right? In ...
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Cannot pair magic mouse to new MacBook

i cannot pair magic mouse to new MacBook. I think it is because it is already paired with my old lost MacBook. Is there any way to reset this mouse?
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Is it possible restart Mac from 2nd monitor only without mouse?

My Mac has an issue where sometimes the primary monitor won't wake up, but the Mac thinks it is connected. So In such cases, I only see my secondary (much smaller) monitor. Typically I cannot find ...
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How To Extend C Drive In Windows 10 Without Deleting Windows OS Files? [closed]

Can someone help me here how can I extend my drive space and enhance the performance of my PC. Thanks in Advance!!
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Install CentOS on MBP 2019

I am trying to install CentOS 8 on my 2019 MacBook Pro 2019 with Catalina 10.15.4. I want to dual boot either with Catalina and CentOS. Steps so far: Partition with 500GB for CentOS Created a ...
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firefox mac os: how to remap cmd+r to f5?

I'm used to hit the f5 key for reloading page on linux/windows. Is there a way to remap reload page shortcut cmd+r to f5 on mac os?
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Is there a way to get Apple podcasts transcripts on a Mac (Catalina 10.15.3)?

How to listen to podcast and read a transcript? Or is there an option to open a transcript of a podcast for reading? I'm on Mac with MacOS Catalina 10.15.3
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Unable to access external drives over the network - original item can't be found

From my new macbook pro I can connect to my iMac over the local network and access files on the iMac's internal disk. I can share the screen on the iMac and view all of the connected external storage ...
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How do I start the screensaver with JXA?

In the System Events scripting dictionary there is a suite called Screen Saver Suite, however I have been unable go the methods to run. I have tried var app = Application.currentApplication() app....
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Using fastmail on Mail

My fastmail account messages are often garbled text such as this:DQo8IURPQ1RZUEUgaHRtbD4NCjxodG1sPg0KPGhlYWQ+PG1ldGEgaHR0cC1lcXVpdj0iQ29u ...
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Is there a command line utility that can copy Apple TV metadata and embed it into MP4 video files?

Is there a way (preferably an open-source command line tool) to copy Apple TV (the desktop application that replaced part of iTunes in Catalina) metadata into the MP4 files so that when transferred to ...
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Backing up an iPhone without the use of a cloud service or a computer

I will soon lead a lifestyle where I'll be required to travel a lot, and at the same time I've decided to ditch (or at least just phase out using) my computers (both Windows and Mac). I will be using ...
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Mac - one account is very slow [closed]

I have an old Mac mini 2009 and when I want to log into my account it takes 20 minutes. Other accounts are fine. What is wrong?
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How to use Launchctl for schedule application

I try to work with Launchctl and have a question: How can I set up an application to run in a few minutes using Launchctl? (for example, open the program MyApp.app with arguments "hello" "world" ...
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My MagSafe to MagSafe 2 converter becomes extremely hot. Why?

Out of nothing, my MagSafe to MagSafe2 converter became extremely hot while charging. So hot, I could not even touch it. What could cause it? I've been using it so I can leave multiple old 85W ...
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update unsupported mac with OS X lion to APFS 10.15

Please confirm if one can help me update unsupported mac book late 2008 HFS+ to APFS Last 2008 current OS X Lion Mac book 5.1 Omt; Cpre 2 Duo processor 2 GHZ 1 processor 2 cores L2 cache 3mb Mem ...
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How To Set Login Item With Argument?

How can I set Login Item (for example with SMLoginItemSetEnabled) on application with arguments? for example set app MyApp.app as Login Item with the parameters 'Hello', 'Worlds' in a way that when ...
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How to use Launchctl for runing scheduled command [duplicate]

I try to work with Launchctl and have a question: I know there is a possibility to run commands directly (shell for example) with Launchctl, can someone please add an example on how can I do it with ...
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Mail Notification sound won't disable

I have disabled mail notification sounds in Mojave 10.14.6: However, the Notification sound still plays for new mail. Even setting notifications to None does not help. The alert is gone, but the ...
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Terminal display changed after wipe?

I had to basically wipe my Mac and reinstall Catalina[1] because I messed up some python package installations very badly, and I was able to erase it seemingly successfully. There's only one primary ...
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Is making an IPA possible to extract resources like sound files from AppStore Apps?

Yesterday my brother in law ask me a notification sound of the Photo Lab. I guess if I could download this application and change the ipa extension to zip and extract it, then I can find the ...
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SMB connections from OS X to Chromebook timing out after 15 minutes

I'm trying to transfer a bunch of large files from an old iMac running OS X Sierra (last supported version) to a Chromebook. Using standard File Sharing (SMB) on the OS X end and Google's standard ...
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Can you keep an iPhone permanently offline?

After doing initial setup and whatnot, will the phone and all preinstalled apps work properly without ever connecting to the internet again? (Assuming basic cellular is active, or not if that makes a ...
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Increase iPhone call history

How can see call history in iPhone one month back, i also tried with tried party software but that is not perfect , is the any solution from apple?
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clarification on the methodology or execution of the process [closed]

please clarify on the kernel signing process using Linux and the individual tools required.
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Disk Utility cannot erase USB drive (error -69877: couldn't open device)

Disk Utility (macOS Catalina 10.15.2) fails to erase my USB drive (64GB key, currently formatted in exFAT). /dev/disk2 (external, physical): #: TYPE NAME ...
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Formatted iMac in case sensitive instead of journaled

Recently I tried restoring my iMac. To restore it they said to go to Disk Utility, Macintosh HD, and to erase it in the journaled format. I forgot to re-format it and I'm pretty sure I erased it in ...
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I am not able to reinstall os because i forgot my hardisk unlock password

My Mac is not working and I tried to reinstall ( pressed command and R key while starting). Reached to utilities but when try to reinstall or restore it asks password after selecting hard disk but I ...
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How to increase delay time for Floating Thumbnail of screenshot?

After several hours search to finding the solution I just find this question, but my goal is exactly the opposite of removing floating thumbnail. It's delay time is 5 seconds but I wanna increase it ...
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Keyboard shortcut for moving focus to a different screen

I am new to using Mac. I have been using a multi-monitor setup. Specifically, I have two monitors. Each of the monitor have multiple spaces. ``````````````````````````` ` 1 ` ` ` ...
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Is it possible to change display resolution with a keyboard shortcut?

I use different screen resolutions based on the activity I'm doing during the day. For example when I'm coding I prefer to have more space available. Is it possible to associate a keyboard shortcut to ...
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Black Screen on 13" Macbook Pro 2019/Catalina. Resetting NVRAM/PRAM, SMC does not work

My wife's Macbook Pro suddenly dropped to a black screen with the power still on; keys light up, caps lock light comes on; display is clearly getting power. Holding down the power button kills power ...
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How to convert macOS Extended Journaled to APFS?

My Macintosh HD is running Sierra from which partition for Mojave was made which doesn’t has APFS option. Installed Mojave 10.14.2 on a MacBook Pro mid 2012 which has HDD and volume formatted in ...
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Two identical USB microphones at once — is it possible?

I just got a pair of Blue Yeti USB microphones. Unfortunately, my Mac only wants to recognize whichever one was plugged in last. To be more specific, they both appear under USB in System Information, ...
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My search engine is Yahoo, how can I change it to Google?

I already follow some tips like, trying to find the extensions, but when I open it there's nothing in it. Also my search also already Google, so I'm confused right now.
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Copy range of files with same file structure

I would like to copy range of jpg files from the multiple folders. I have a lot of folders with *.CR2 and *.xmp, in addition, it has a jpg folder with *.jpg files. I need to copy only jpg files and ...
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Is there any more technical information about the iPad/iPhone charge management feature?

According to Apple, a new "charge management" feature which reduces the maximum capacity of an iPhone or iPad device when it is plugged in for prolonged periods of time. This was quite interesting to ...
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Apple Photos face recognition: cloud or local?

I am using Photos on: iPad Air 2013 A1474 / iOS 12.4.6 MacBook Air 2013 / OSx Catalina 10.15.4 iPhone 7 Plus 2013 A1784 / iOs 13.3.1 MacBook Pro A1989 / OSx Catalina 10.15.4 All devices are set to ...
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Macbook Pro Mid2012 with OS Sierra 10.12.6 won't download apps without 10.13.6 or later. No update available on AppStore

Subject says it all. I have a Macbook Pro Mid2012 runing MacOS Sierra 10.12.6. Something to note - This is my girlfriend's computer - My old Mac bit the dust (Late 2011) and I placed my upgraded SSD ...
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Changing settings on iPad Pro selfie camera? (2018 11 inch model)

Apparently the selfie camera (FaceTime HD) can operate in both 30 FPS and 60 FPS modes. I haven’t found a way to change it. Is there one?
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How do I export my iPhone's call logs?

How can I get export the call log (incoming and outgoing calls) from my iPhone, preferably as a CSV file? I found MobileLog Jailbreak needed, $9.99 PhoneView $19.95 calLog Doesn't work with iOS 5, $...
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Getting Around Alpha Bug for Preview in Sierra 10.12.2

I'm running into the problem accurately described here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/4229655?start=0&tstart=0 Summary: I take a JPG image, use a selection tool to remove the background ...
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Why does my Touchbar's Control Strip no longer control iTunes?

I re-arranged the icons on my control strip, and now the playback buttons (play/pause, next, previous) no longer control playback in the Music/iTunes app. I've already tried: * restarting my ...
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When using Sidecar, Apple TV app playback frame is black

I am thrilled that the TV app is on Mac now. But I noticed one thing, that it is not compatible with Sidecar. If I play some movies or TV episodes when there is a Sidecar connection, the video will be ...
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How to disable “Share Wi-Fi password” prompt

Every few minutes I keep getting the following prompt (on both my iMac, Macbook and iPhone): Even if I click "Decline" or "Share" it still shows up every few minutes on all my devices. How do I stop ...
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What is opt-cmd-] bound to and how can I switch this off?

In my newish Mojave install on an iMac I experience some odd behaviour: ⌥ Option⌘ Command] plays the alert sound even if it is bound to an action in a keyboard shortcut tool like Keyboard Maestro ...
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How to grant disk access permission automator quick action

I have an Automator quick action which, among other things, calls the shell command xxd in order to perform a hexdump. I am outputting the hex to a file in my home directory. When I execute the quick ...
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“Safari can't establish a secure connection” and OmniFocus sync is broken

Symptoms macOS 10.14.6, Safari 13.1, all updates applied. Safari refuses to connect to some websites. Safari Can't Open the Page [...] because Safari can't establish a secure connection to the ...
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Partition Error - Internet Recovery downloading cancelled

I was trying to restore the system and forgot to copy the data folder, so I shut down the computer in the middle of the Internet Recovery. There I think I broke the table or MacOs partition because ...

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