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How To Convert a Terminal Command into an “.app” file? [duplicate]

I want to run a command every-time I click an app icon. I want that app icon in my launcher or app drawer and dock. The Command I wanna run is this (posted here) open -na "Google Chrome" --args --...
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How to remap MacBook keys

So, I play a game and I am unable to quickly reach my 6,7,8,9,0 keys. Is there any way that I could revamp my keyboard keys so that, for example : z would result in the same keystroke as my 6 x ...
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Time Machine menu in system preferences shows no backups

Time Machine is saying that this computer has never been backed up... but it has! When I enter the time machine, I can still access backups. I checked tmutil machinedirectory and it points to a ...
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TextEdit not closing without asking me for a file name

Previously, macOS using TextEdit and other apps allow blank documents to be edited and closing them without having to save the files, even for new files that were not giving a name yet. I have to ...
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How do I change my icloud

**I want to change my Icloud account because my phone is cracked and its covered with damages,i want to do this so i can trade my phone in for a different phone and for some reason it will not let me ...
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Why are brew formulas and casks that outdated?

Brew packages are often quite old and especially casks do not get updates for years. I have used Arch Linux before and might be spoiled by Pacman and the Arch User Repository. Its really a different ...
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Is Gmail stopping rules in Mail.app?

My rules in Mail.app works only when I run them manually. I gues this should not be a case. Rules should work on each sync. On https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/mail/mlhlp1017/mac I have found ...
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Remote WebDAV hard disk loses connection when copying thereto

From my 2018 MacBook Pro I connect to a remote hard disk (located in other town) via WebDAV HTTPS protocol. The remote hard disk is Synology RackStation 2414RP+. Whenever I try to copy files larger ...
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2019 macbook pro 13 pegs cpu at nearly 100% on 4k videos on youtube

I tried playing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCLOJ9j1k2Y on chrome with 4k quality. My macpro plays the video fine but cpu is almost used at fullest. Is this supposed to be normal for 4k videos? Or ...
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Switching SIM cards or switching to a secret 2nd number

What would show up in my router logs if i was switching SIM cards or switching to a secret 2nd number . So far all I'm seeing is stuff like initp01md@apple.com, init.ess.apple.com oscp.int3x....
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How to create password protected file in mac [closed]

I met a problem. I created the .htpasswd and .htaccess file and put them with my index.html file together, which means they are all together in a file. However, when I open the localhost in my mac / ...
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Is my computer being hacked?

I have reason for suspicion that I'm being hacked. On top of that, my MacBook's screen will light up (several times a week) when it is asleep, showing the log in screen. It will fall back asleep ...
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Which USB to RS-232 serial drivers are installed by default on macOS?

In macOS 10.14 Mojave and 10.15 Catalina, are there any USB to RS-232 serial drivers installed by default?
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Why apple force me to use IAP for following conversations? [closed]

My binary was rejected for following reason. But i said it's fully free app. What is the solution for this issue. Feb 25, 2020 at 9:08 PM From Apple Hello, Thank you for your message. We ...
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How come the Podcast app is hogging so much GPU?

I have a 15 inch 2015 MacBook Pro with Catalina installed, and I was wondering why my fans go nuts when I play a podcast with the Podcasts app. Htop didn’t show any unusual CPU activity, but then I ...
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Default macOS certificates not trusted and not verified by third party

When I start a new Mac OS system from scratch, inside the keychain application I notice there are 3 certificates that are not trusted or not verified yet. I know I can double click each one of them ...
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Logitech MX Keys connects to dock but does not connect to mac

I have a Logitech MX Keys keyboard, a 2018 MBP running Mojave, and an OWC Thunderbolt 3 dock. The keyboard is connected through USB C to the dock. If I had the keyboard working and then unplugged ...
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What caused my system to hang overnight?

I returned to my computer in the morning, and the screen didn't turn on when I press any key. There was no response, but the computer was on (warm). The computer was locked but awake when I left it in ...
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How to control volume of music based on “Now Playing”?

I'd like the Mac to mute itself when there's an ad on Spotify. It comes in a pair, 30 seconds each. I now have to hit mute button, then guess if a minute is over yet and then unmute it. Solid ...
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Wifi causes Mac to stutter

This is an unusual problem. It had been two weeks since I had been on Catalina when something strange started happening. I will get to the strange bit at the end but the main problem is as follows. ...
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How to update ruby/cocoapods/macvim properly when I have brew 2.2.6?

I am not really a ruby, cocoapods user. They are just required dependencies to other softwares which I use. First, let me describe my current weird environment. Somehow, brew 2.2.6 doesn't allow me ...
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Mac caps lock key physically stuck [closed]

My capslock key seems to be stuck; it doesn't move down when I press it. (However, it does change the letter-case when pressed) How do I fix this?
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iPhone 6 location services only update location every 20 minutes or so

I have an iPhone 6 (iOS 12.4.5) that struggles with finding its location. When it's not on WiFi, it: Thinks I'm thousands of feet away from where I actually am Has a giant "radius" where it thinks I ...
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Problems installing Node and NPM via Homebrew

As of Monday morning, running the nodemon and npm run dev commands for a project I'm working on failed, and I traced it to some error with NPM itself. macbookpro@MacBookPro:/usr/local/lib$ npm -v ...
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Can you set Finder to show the file extension in the Kind column rather than a description?

In Finder (Mojave if it's relevant), the 'Kind' column displays the file format in a 'friendly' human-readable format like "JPEG Image". Things like Photoshop and Illustrator files have descriptions ...
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Need help with small AppleScript for Mail app [closed]

Is it possible to get the Mail system change its email signature automatically to specific recipients? If yes, can somebody please help me to write a code for that so I can implement it ? Example: I'...
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How to see what programs are using keyboard

Is there a way to find which program uses the keyboard to input stuff? Why I am asking this question is because my laptop (MacBook Pro) keeps inputting 0 key, my lap works fine after 5 mins from ...
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Emtpy shares with SMB/Samba with option “smb encrypt=desired”

If I connect with my MBP (macOS Catalina 10.15.3) to a SMB/Samba share without the option "smb encrypt=desired" on the server side everything works well. Smbstatus says SMB3_02, encryption is turned ...
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Can you get reminders in Reminders.app without launching the app

I am using BetterTouchTool and you can add AppleScript widgets. Here's one that gives me the first non-completed reminder: tell application "Reminders" set activeReminders to name of (reminders ...
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Quick Look shows incorrect dates for Excel file

When I press space to preview an Excel file in Quick Look, the dates are incorrect The dates are correct when the same file is opened in Excel. Is it possible to fix this by adjusting the Excel file?...
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mount list grows endlessly on automount / autofs setup

I have configured macOS (Catalina 10.15.3) to automount 4 SMB network shares with autofs. It works, the shares are mounted whenever I need them, as they should. The problem I find is that my mount ...
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How proxy authentication works before first user login?

For the creation of a tool which make uses of system proxy preferences, I am trying to understand their keychain usage: From my current understanding, on MacOS (Catalina) the system preferences for ...
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iOS App Distribution Private to specific organizations on Apple Business Manager

I have created app on App Store Connect then selected Pricing and Availability there in bottom three options are available. I need to deploy my app for an oraganization, also my application has ...
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Apple - No devices are registered in the Developer's account

I've read a lot and even opened 2 tickets on Apple Support, but Apple is good at charging money for the air, so far not for the help. Here is the problem - I can't sign the app correctly as developer ...
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Auto start an application using a script

what I would like to do is a script which 1st checks whether a list of applications is running (e.g. Spotify, Thunderbird, Rocket Chat) and 2nd launch the apps from this list which are not already ...
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How can I import an iTunes library from XML while preserving the “date added” field?

I have an iTunes Music Library.xml file and an iTunes Media directory. The "date added" fields in the XML file are correct. The "date created" file attributes are correct. However, when importing into ...
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wget on Mac - download all links in a webpage [duplicate]

How do you use wget to download all links on a webpage. I have tried a variety of different wget commands, as I understand that it can mirror and download an entire website including its links for ...
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Team is not showing in developer.apple.com but showing in the app store connect

I have admin role of an account and able to view the team in app store connect website but with the same account not able to view the same on developer.apple.com. Did't get what is going wrong here.
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MacBook Pro: DNS works but not ping, http, or https

Approximately twenty hours ago, I shut down my MacBook Pro and got on a plane. At home, everything was working. Now, at my sister’s house, I cannot get anything in Safari nor by ping. Ping gets “...
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Chinese symbol on English keyboard layout on iPad Air / iOS 13

Anyone know what this Chinese symbol is on the keyboard next to the return key? There are no Chinese layouts enabled and the OS is in English. Seeing this on an iPad Air 3rd gen / iOS 13.3.1 ...
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Late at night with inverted colors on, dynamic background is inverted as well, how to stop it?

I'm having the Catalina background in dynamic setting. I feel it really helps me to have a background that shows night and day on my laptop. However, now that I'm experimenting with working late at ...
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iPhone Today View for Apple calendar Whats Up Next showing wrong time

so I use apple calendar set to local time and keep events in local time. I've noticed when using the Today View from the home screen, events that show the correct time in the calendar app show the ...
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Script out turning on FileVault via ARD

I need to turn on FileVault on several Macs. Rather than hit each one individually and disrupt users' days, I thought it would be smart to create a script to do it using fdesetup. I need, however, to ...
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Can I get Siri to not bleep out Bitches Brew when I ask to hear that album?

I use Apple Music and have HomePod and Siri bleeps out some album titles rather than pronouncing them. One is “Hey Siri, play the album Bitches Brew” I see no place in the home app to set explicit ...
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Why Mac Handoff shows the model of my iPhone so weirdly?

My Mac's dock has been showing the Handoff option very weirdly for around 6 months now (can't remember if it was already like this before Catalina). Is this normal now, aka does this happen on ...
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Keyboard shortcut to decrease playback speed on YouTube doesn't work (on german keyboard layout?)

The playback speed on youtube.com can be manipulated by using keyboard shortcuts < and >. However, on my MacBook only the > for increasing playback speed seems to work while < does nothing. ...
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Catalina - iPhone Update Problems

Sorry if this question is poorly worded, as I am new to MacOS. I bought this computer to be able to more easily work with my iphones at my shop. I have an iPhone 8 plus that is disabled, so I am ...
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How to share stuff to a group message in iOS?

In iOS/iPadOS, if I open a share sheet, for example this one in the IMDb app: I can select a recently used group chat (circled). However, if that group isn’t in the recent list and I just press on ...
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Is there a way to (re)generate a keychain password so that it contains two numbers?

I am creating an account that requires a password with at least two numbers. I would like to use Apple suggestions of keychain strong passwords but it is generating only passwords with one number. ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to insert text in Preview

I have consulted the official shortcuts documentation and browsed various other resources on Preview shortcuts but have not found the magical key combination. The Toolbar is singularly unhelpful in ...

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