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How to move file in opt folder to opt subfolder with same name

I am trying to install Navidrome on macOS based on instructions here: https://www.navidrome.org/docs/installation/macos/ Note: I have Docker installed but the instructions are unclear if I should ...
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Notes appearing on all sets in stage manager

So I changed some sort of setting, and I can't figure out which one. When I turn on Stage Manager on my Mac, my notes windows appear in all sets. Does anyone know how to turn that off - its really ...
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Mac OS X Snow Leopard not booting on Virtualbox [closed]

So I try to install Snow Leopard on a VM in VirtualBox. It gets stuck on a grey screen with the cursor being a spinning wheel. The host is windows ten running on a DELL PRECISION M4800. The latest ...
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Find a placed image from InDesign in Lightroom [closed]

Is it possible to find the name of a selected image within an InDesign layout and then search for that image in Lightroom?
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Trying to install El Capitan via Bootable USB on MBP 2009 using Windows 10, not showing up

I have recently received a 2009 MBP to use with an old video camera. The MBP has no HDD so I formatted an old windows drive to exFAT and have been trying to create a bootable USB for OSX installation, ...
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Prevent audio quality degradation when microphone in use?

I googled and although the top result is for Windows, it describes my exact problem: namely, when the microphone is in use, audio quality becomes horrible. Example I'm on a coworking session (where ...
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Mail rule to move messages with all-capital subject to Junk

I would like to create a rule on Mail that automatically moves any new e-mail message to the Junk folder if the subject contains all capital letters. I do not think that thanks to the Mail Rules it is ...
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new MacBook, Icloud can't login, got error "the iCloud terms of conditions have changed."

I got myself a new mac from an old one, but it keeps asking “how to agree to iCloud terms and conditions”, how do I accept these?
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Brew postgresql@14 error on Mac M2

I have installed postgresql@14 via brew on my Mac M2. Now, when I do brew services I get this output postgresql@14 error 256 headmaster ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.postgresql@14.plist Can ...
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Why need first save to Files then to Photos?

I have this image: http://t44-post-cover.s3.eu-central-1.amazonaws.com/bixw.mp4 When it is loaded to browser on an iPhone, I can not download directly to Photos, it is not among sharing options, but ...
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Video purchased from Apple is blacked out

I purchased and downloaded a video called "Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas."  When I play it, audio works, and controls, mouse pointer, and captions are visible, but no picture—the rest of ...
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Trust computer from Apple Watch

My Apple Watch asked me if I trust a Mac. I reluctantly clicked Yes. Now I wonder which Mac did I let it trust. How can I make sure that it is my Mac? Is there a list of trusted devices/computers on ...
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Help with a Macro for Corel Draw [closed]

Can anybody help me with a macro? I want to save as PDF a multiple page facing page booklet from Corel draw but CorelDraw 2020 not save as Printer's spread mode. I want a macro what can arrange the ...
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Is not possible install VirtualBox 7.0.4 in macOS El Capitan

For macOS El Capitan 10.11.6 was downloaded VirtualBox 7.0.4 as VirtualBox-7.0.4-154605-OSX.dmg. Was checked/verified the sha256 checksum. When is tried to install it (command + arrow down), appears ...
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Use 2020 iMac as primary display for Mac Studio?

I have a mac studio without any display and a 2020 iMac, and also some new macbook air and iPad models if they can help in some weird way. I would like to use the iMac (or the air) as the primary ...
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MS DOS Installation [closed]

I have an Intel Macbook and I want to install MS DOS (I'm using Virtualbox). A couple of questions: I found sealed versions of MS DOS on ebay however it says "For Distribution only with a new PC&...
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How do I close an app on host "robs-MacBook-pro.local"? in terminal

I have received the above error message while I was opening Libre Office. Could you please let me know the steps in terminal how I (pianomusic) can close LibreOffice on the host "robs-MacBook-pro....
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WhatsApp backup password attempts

I recently switched phones and have a password encryption on my WhatsApp account. After a few failed attempts at the password, I was told that if I failed one more time the entire backup would be ...
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How to get admin password (Won't boot into recovery mode)

I recently purchased a used MacBook air, and when I started to use it, I noticed there were admin controls, and I couldn't install any apps. It kept saying that I need the admin username and password ...
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Apple Calendar App - meeting not showing up

I have a meeting that's not showing up on my Apple Calendar but is showing up on the calendar on my Microsoft Teams app. I verified that calendars are enabled for my Exchange account under System ...
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How can I stop my Mac (running 10.13) from filling up its swap space?

I've got an old Mac mini (2011) running 10.13.6 as mainly an iTunes/file/pihole server. For years it has ran just fine. Recently, however, I noticed that the swap space will fill up, eventually ...
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I can no longer boot into MacOS and it seems like I corrupted my partitions

I'm not sure what I did, but I think I messed up my partitions on my 2TB FusionDrive on a n Intel Based Macbook Pro 2020. I believe I was on Monterey. I think the underlying cause is that I ...
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Delete nonadmin user without old password to get FireVault

I am running Ventura on a MacBook Pro. So last month my dad passed away and I'm trying to figure out how to turn on FileVault on the machine. Before he passed away, he apparently set my username as ...
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How to digitize old cassette tape audio using the 1/8" headphone port on a 2021 MacBook Pro?

I have a 16" 2021 MacBook Pro, a cassette tape player, and a bunch of old cassette tapes with family audio recordings on them. I want to digitize them by connecting the tape player to my MBP's 1/...
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<> and ^° keys switched on Satechi compact backlit USB keyboard

Using a Satechi Compact Backlit USB keyboard QWERTZ variant: https://satechi.net/products/compact-backlit-bluetooth-keyboard It is a nice product however < > and ^ ° keys are switched. Did a ...
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run unsafe app in a sandbox on regular user account

I want to use Visual Studio Code with a lot of extensions. Extensions in VS Code are not verified and can be dangerous. I want to run VS Code + extensions in a secure way AND without the need to log ...
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Random bursts of CPU usage from Safari for no reason on macOS Ventura

I’m seeing intermittent random bursts of 100% CPU usage from the Safari process even with all windows closed and all plugins disabled. How can I debug this/know what’s causing this? I have tried ...
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Ethernet adapter not detected on MacBook 4.1

The ethernet adapter on my MacBook 4.1 doesn't show up on system profiler and isn't available on Network Preferences. This computer is dual boot and the ethernet works fine when I boot into Linux so ...
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How to disable blurry font on macOS - ie. the anti-aliasing or smoothing

Recently I was forced to switch from Linux to a MacBook Pro and I am suffering from the font smoothing. I use an external monitor in its native resolution which worked fine with my previous Linux OS. ...
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Not able to delete a specific file in Time Machine [duplicate]

I am using a Mac Book Pro with Ventura 13.0.1. Ive followed others suggestions going into time machine and right clicking on the file to find the delete button but all that appears to select are 3 ...
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Reinstall mac os showing os el capitan [duplicate]

I have macbook pro late 2015, trying to reinstall mac os and it’s showing mac os El capitan, is there is a way to reinstall the latest version directly ?
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Stop iPhone notifications turning on the screen?

I have a fairly old iPhone so the battery isn't great. Im getting a lot of notifications which is depleting my battery quickly, I believe due to the screen turning on each time. I'd still like to get ...
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Toggle HDR Mode

I would like a script, hotkey or shortcut that can toggle hdr on and off. my attempt so far is below, which provides the error shown below on run activate application "System Settings" ...
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Timemachine multiple passwords

I have several standard user accounts on a Mac OS computer. I have setup a timemachine backup. This backup is protected by a password. So files are encrypted on the external backup drive. Each user ...
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ThumbnailExtension_macOS taking too much CPU

After upgrading to macOS Ventura i am having performance issue with my MacBook Pro machine. In activity monitor ,ThumbnailExtension_macOS keeps consuming 98+ CPU always. ThumbnailExtension_macOS (Not ...
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Can't change "Require password after screen saver begins"

In MacOS Ventura, I can't change the "Require password after screen saver begins or display is turned off" setting. I'm able to change it in the Administrator account, but not in the regular ...
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Cannot toggle "Prevent automatic sleeping on power adapter when the display is off"

I can't toggle the option "Prevent automatic sleeping on power adapter when the display is off" under Settings -> Displays -> Battery & Energy. It just remains on. This looks like ...
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Can I change the order of items in Mac OS X Safari's right click context menu?

If I'm in Safari then after right clicking on a link, the context menu will show "open link in new window" on top, and "open in new tab" below that. Is it possible to swap them, or ...
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Permission for Quick action

I wrote the following code in Automator. tell application "Terminal" do script "caffeinate -di" end tell Then I created the quick action, with help of this thread. Now, by ...
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How to make battery health dip slightly lower on iPhone?

How would one make the iPhones battery health go down? I find loads online about keeping the battery in good condition. But what if one wants to make it drop 1-2% more on purpose? I was thinking about ...
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Free WYSIWYG Markdown editor

I've been using Typora as a Markdown editor when it was free (during beta), but now it's pay for use and I want to find an equivalent, free (preferably open source) tool. My requirements: free (...
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Date modified is not updating when I change the file name, when I add a folder in another folder, and when I add items in a folder

I own a MacOs Monterey version 12,4. I want to be able to back up from an external disk to another, so the easiest way for me to do it, is to see the modified folders and just update these ones to the ...
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How do I create a terminal timer?

How can I create a simple terminal timer? I'm not sure how to get my terminal to make sounds. Any advice? What I tried: tput bell echo -e '\a'
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How can passkeys be synced when they "never leave your device"?

Reading about passkeys in the iOS change log I get the impression that they're just private keys used to sign requests with, just like physical security keys: Passkeys never leave your device Sounds ...
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Why do keystrokes get delayed on poor internet connections?

I experience a problem with keystrokes being sporadically delayed by a few milliseconds, seemingly when my laptop has a poor internet connection. I originally thought it was a problem with my previous ...
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Is there a setting or app to make iPhone vibrate when a name or word is said?

My mother's new husband is great but very hard of hearing. This would be really useful for him and everybody else if we could get his iPhone to vibrate when people are trying to get his attention or ...
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How to prevent MacOS to change focus on other monitors when I'm switching Spaces or clicking on a window

I have seen this question before but everyone seems to say that it's not a bug, but a feature. I beg to disagree and provide my problem and perspective: I have Chrome spread between two Spaces in ...
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How long is it possible to use iOS15? [closed]

How long is it possible to use an iPhone with iOS15? I mean, how many time the iPhone 6s Plus works properly, can connect to main Apple services, like iCloud, findMyPhone, gets apps from the Apple ...
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Enable Touch ID without the prefrence pane (MACOS)

I have admin privileges on my laptop given to me by my school, but they blocked enabling touch id through AirWatch MDM. I want to turn on Touch ID without using the system preferences pane, anyway I ...
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What would stop a magnetic cable tip from sporadically being recognized by iPhone 13 Pro unless I take it out and put it back?

I've been using magnetic cables for almost a decade. I use them with all of my iPhones, Android phones, headsets, battery packs, etc. Pretty much all small devices with a micro USB, USB-C, or ...

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