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Track volume keeps resetting itself

I'm using garageband, and I am trying to lower the volume of one track. I adjust the volume slider to where I want it (-13.8 db) , but when I start playing the song, the volume slider for that track ...
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How to access local webpage from another host in the same network?

I'm trying to access RSS feeds hosted on my Mac from another computer in the same network. The IP-address of the Mac is 192.168.228.84, the port the server uses is 8080. I can access the page ...
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Is it possible to download/acquire iMovie 10.1.6?

Two weeks ago, Apple released iMovie 10.1.7, which suddenly requires macOS 10.12.2 (previously it only required 10.11.2). Unfortunately, my Mac, while perfectly capable of doing everything else I ...
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Reclaim root access - High Sierra

I installed the Security Update 2020-001 for High Sierra. As a result of this, I am no longer able to use sudo. It just exits with the message sudo: 4294967295: invalid value What can I do to get ...
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Why mdls can not show kMDItemTextContent?

The following command does not show info about kMDItemTextContent. $ mdls -name kMDItemTextContent xxx.pdf kMDItemTextContent = (null) But this one does show the content of kMDItemTextContent. Does ...
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Monitor appears low resolution in external monitor

So I have connected a 21:9 external monitor to my 2017 MBP w/ Touch Bar through a usb-c to hdmi adaptor. The display appears blurry and almost like low resolution scaled up, does anyone know of any ...
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Kernel panic appears without any reason

I need your help. My MacBook Pro 13" from 2017 sometimes just shuts down without any reason and the error code after the next boot is a kernel panic. I can't find the exactly same error code online, I ...
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Drive missing in Disk utility

I have a 2012 Mac Mini with and OWC disk doubler installed with the OS on an SSD and Time Machine on the original HD. I was attempting to install a fresh copy of El Capitan from an installer image on ...
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iPhone X has a green line on the screen. What is damaged?

After dropping my iPhone X, green lines appeared on the screen (attached image). Searching for the problem online I could not find a satisfying answer. I would like to know if this is clearly a ...
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Is my Fusion Drive set up on my iMac correct? or is there a fix?

I have a 2013 iMac previously running Mojave, now running Catalina. I thought on Catalina, that when in Internet Disk Recovery Mode, you should be able to select the Fusion Drive and be able to erase ...
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Numbers formula for rolling 12 month sum

I have a table with income data over a 2 year period showing columns: date, description, job1, job2, job3, (the income shown is for 3 different work jobs over a period of time). In a separate table I ...
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xCODE 11.3.1 - Failed to create provisioning profile

I'm trying to create a project, which will run on the xCODE's simulator, not on an iPhone. Right after the project is created, there are multiple errors. The first one is: Failed to create ...
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Mission Control not working (Mac OS Catalina 10.15)

I'm running Mac OS Catalina 10.15 and all of a sudden my favourite feature, Mission Control, has stopped working. It does not work with the touchpad gesture, touchbar, Apple Keybpoard or even my Apple ...
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Swift compiler error right after creating a new project

Immediately after creating a new project, 10 errors are detected. I found posts with the same error, but the errors in those posts were a result of syntax problems. In my case, I didn't get to write ...
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MacBook no longer mirrors audio to external screen when it is closed

This problem is driving me absolutely insane. When I connect my Mac to a tv via HDMI, it displays and correctly routes the audio through the TV as expected, with me being able to toggle between the ...
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How does the Boot Camp Assistant force the Windows installer to prompt the user to choose an edition of Windows to install?

When choosing to install Windows 7 using the Boot Camp Assistant, after files have been copied from the Windows ISO to a USB Flash drive, upon rebooting I've noticed that the Windows installer prompts ...
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How do I get rid of the rogue “other” user on start up on my Sierra Mac?

I want to get rid of the "other" user on my startup screen. My Directory Utility does not list the root user anywhere. I also tried the terminal command suggested here and finally found out how to ...
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Clear “Other” data on iPhone

I know very similar questions have been asked on Stack Overflow. Yet, 8/9 years and a couple of iOS updates later, I am wondering if there is any new solution to this problem. I currently have 14....
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How to remove “Disabled Software” from MacOS System Report when a provided uninstall tool does not work?

Is there a way to manually remove an item from the Disabled Software list or mark it as enabled when the version and date disabled are both listed as unknown? The example below describes a situation ...
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See IP address of stolen phone

My iPhone got stolen and I can still see it under my devices on iCloud. I can see the location of the phone as well with Find My Phone. Is it possible to see the IP address of the stolen phone? How ...
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Recording direct from camera into MacBook Pro via HDMI?

Is there any way to 'tether' my camera via its HDMI out to a MacBook pro? The goal is to record live, uncompressed, video direct from a camera. Thus skipping the camera's file system and recording ...
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Overwritten Mac note

I was typing and I accidentally hit CmdA (Select All) and then I continued typing. That wiped my entire note and CmdZ (Undo) didn't work. Time Machine and iCloud weren't on, it was locally stored and ...
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My iPhone storage only has 16gb but i buy 50gb iCloud storage [closed]

Is there any way that i could store stuff on the iCloud and not have it stored on the phone storage? Coz i feel like i bought the iCloud storage for nothing because the stuff i could put in the iCloud ...
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If I shut down my MacBook and don't wait 60 seconds have I stopped it saving to iCloud?

I was working on a project yesterday and when I finished I decided to shut my MacBook down without waiting 60 seconds. I had just assumed everything was saved to iCloud already but when I turned it ...
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Why would native Mac filesystem performance be MUCH worse than various virtualized disks on the same mac?

I was attempting to profile a php application when I noticed it was running MUCH slower on my mac vs docker vs virtualbox (all on the same hardware). I started narrowing down possible issues, but now ...
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iTunes Library - Help with transition to new computer - Backup Catch 22

Situation: Old version of iTunes Old version of Windows Operating System. Cannot backup library because I cannot access my account without updating iTunes and iTunes will not update until I update my ...
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Do programs keep running on macos when user switches account?

I am wondering if programs keep running when users switch account, alas account is locked and another user account logs in. For instance, user Mike runs Photos (that will start curating pictures), ...
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Problem with Permissions between osascript Keynote and an Electron App

I have written an Electron app running in Catalina without any problems. One of the tasks is renaming a file, and open it, but I seem to run into some permission problems. The Workflow: Electron ...
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High Sierra - Terminal “messed up”

After a re-installation of macOS High Sierra on my MacBook Pro, I realised that the Terminal is kind of "messed up" (random substrings of the Terminal's current output are produced) when resizing the ...
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Can't find public network if here's an other, password protected one

I've got a weird problem with my 2019 MBP: it is not able to scan/recognize a public network XYZ, if there's also an other XYZ network that is password protected. Practical example: when I go to a ...
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Program for finding duplicate photos?

I used to use Visipics and completely loved it, it's simple yet powerful. However it's only for Windows which I have abandoned. Are there any OS X (Lion) programs that do the same? I'm sure there are, ...
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How to remove duplicate files from the Photos app library

I am running OSX 10.12.6 and sorting a large number of mostly not native digital pictures (scans from negatives). Using the command: fdupes -r -A "/Users/yves/Pictures/Photothèque.photoslibrary/...
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How to delete iPad calendar events when no edit option appears

How can I delete iPad calendar events when no edit button appears? Clicking on events only results in "details" button.
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macOS/iMac - LG UltraFine controls

For seemingly no reason, the macOS hotkey to control the brightness (control + F1/F2) of my LG UltraFine secondary display has stopped working. Also, the Sound Preferences do not show LG UltraFine ...
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Changing trackpad scroll direction with AppleScript in Yosemite

I prefer "natural" scroll direction when using my MBAir trackpad, but "unnatural" when using the mouse. I frequently switch back and forth depending on where I'm working, so I've been using a bit of ...
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I can't activate iPhone [duplicate]

I factory reseted my iPhone, when I tired to open it again, the Activation Lock popped up, but. I need to enter the Apple ID and password to activate it, but I can't remember the password. I tried ...
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OSX 10.14 Mojave SMB locking files and not releasing them

I have a Windows server with a file share accessed by a few Macs running 10.13 High Sierra and 10.14 Mojave. The Mojave Macs keep locking out every file they access on the SMB file share. So, the Mac ...
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Why does macOS not assign unique identifiers to files?

I want to preface this question by disclosing I know next to nothing about computer architecture, storage and operating systems. For a personal project, I'm trying to make a roadmap for how to make a ...
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Mac mini does not boot

I have an old Mac Mini 2011. It used to work perfectly fine. However, when I turned it off for a couple of hours, it stopped to boot. Only fans are working hard when I switch it on. Screen is black, ...
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Changing country or region without spending the remaining apple balance from gift card

What will happen if i change my country or region to another country without spending the remaining balance i have in my apple id which i redeemed from gift card? Can i still buy subscription from ...
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In macOS, how to run a JNLP file with OpenJDK 8?

Due to the new license of OracleJDK8, I have to use OpenJDK8. I have installed AdoptOpenJDK8 from Homebrew and it works well. The problem is that I have to launch a Java application from a JNLP link, ...
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Cmd-Tab loses focus after recent update

Model: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) Cmd-Tab to an application does not keep focus on the app. I have to click on the application for it to get focussed on. Can someone help ...
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detaching a chrome tab on catalina causes a jump to a different workspace

It is my habit to have dozens of chrome tabs open across a dozen workspaces in macOS. Often I want to to re-organize these tabs. For example, I may have an instance of chrome on workspace 5 with 10 ...
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What is safest terminal client for iOS? [closed]

I need simplest & most secure terminal app for my non-tech wife to login to remote hosts from an up-to-date iOS iPad. There are many to choose from.
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How to completely clear identyservices

I am trying to completely erase all imessage data and any actions in it from the system. I follow all the recommendations from this question, plus some of my actions. But the problem is that the ...
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Does nvram boot-args=“debug=0x10” still speed up Parallels on newer versions with newer macOS releases?

As mentioned several years ago, sudo nvram boot-args="debug=0x10" used to speed up virtual machines significantly in both Parallels and VMware. Has anyone tested to see if this as any empirically ...
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What's a task-manager lighter than Activity-Monitor? [duplicate]

Apple Activity Monitor is nice and simple enough, but I tend to keep it open all the time in order: to have a CPU monitor always visible in the Dock without any click/gesture (and without wasting ...
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Persisting Fullscreen Split View Bar

This often happens when I quit apps in fullscren split view mode? Has anyone encountered this too? Any known fix for this?
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configure spotlight database to use pdftotex to extract text from PDF files

The default kMDItemTextContent populated by the metadata server on Mac has some problems. I'd like to replace the text in kMDItemTextContent extracted from PDFs by using xpdf's pdftotext. Does anybody ...
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Connect and run commands over SSH using script

I'm using a series of commands for deploying my files to production. This is currently done manually. Is it possible to make these commands into an executable file? So that I don't have to copy paste ...

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