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Mac Mini M1 can't recognize external SSD [closed]

I recently bought A XPG SSD (SX6000 Pro 1T) and an Orico case, to use as an external SSD drive. When I plug it into my Mac Mini (M1), it doesn't detect it. It doesn't even appear in Disk Utility. I ...
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Too many photos

I have a fairly common issue. I love how the photos are managed in Photos, but I have too many of them, collected during the years (and the situation will only get worse). I have a 256GB Macbook air ...
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To speed up iCloud Photos upload, will it work if I import them to macOS Photos first?

I have a 100+ GB of photos on my iPhone and would like to enable iCloud Photo Library to better manage them from my Mac. But I am worried about draining the battery while such a huge library uploads, ...
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How mac detects that personal hotspot is available without internet?

I am curious about how mac automatically detects that iPhone is close without internet and suggest connecting to iphone's personal hotspot whats the tech behind it? situation is iphone has hotspot OFF,...
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How to set or change the desktop background in configuration profile in Big Sur

Is there any way to set the desktop background picture in a configuration profile in Big Sur? This is when using local profile, rather than one set by a server or MDM.
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Get data of locked iPod Touch (6 Gen)

I have an iPod Touch 6 Gen, iOS 10.0.3, that is locked. On the display, there is a message after I startup device "iPod is locked". This is because someone tries too many attempts to unlock ...
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tmutil setdestination permission denied

I'm trying to force TimeMachine to point to an smb location. The smb share is on a Ubuntu server and I followed this guide (mostly - it's a little outdated) to setup the smb. However, I do not see my ...
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Where is the NordVPN configuration stored on Big Sur?

defaults read com.nordvpn.osx-apple gives me useful output. But which file is this information stored in? It is not in : ~Library/Preferences ~Library/Application Support Library/Preferences Library/...
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Rebuilding Shared Albums after restore from Time Machine

I recently had cause to wipe and reinstall my Mac from a Time Machine backup. My Photos library appears to be complete except all the Shared Albums, including the ones I shared, are missing. I wouldn'...
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How to distribute custom app using Apple Business manager?

We trying to distribute the custom app using the apple business manager, we purchased the app in the business manager. And we are trying to add the device to the business manager account. We didn't ...
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Subscribed calendars not shown on my device, but they can be opened manually [iOS 14.4.2]

I am trying to write a PHP service to make calendars from some data. Anyway, the example it returns (it is static during the test) shows up normally when trying to get it by http://my_domain.com/ics....
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An app to click somewhere on the screen via keystrokes

I'm looking to reduce my mouse usage. (It's bad for your hands.) If you ever used Vimium extension (e.g. for Chrome), it does this brilliant thing where once you hit F it shows you some keystroke ...
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Why does Pages constantly freeze on a particular pages document

I'm writing a report (4000 words)on Pages in the past few days. However, since this afternoon, after I added a new picture to the report, this report has been constantly unresponsive whenever I scroll ...
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Best macOS for 13 inch MacBook Pro mid 2012 [closed]

What is the best macOS for MacBook Pro 13 inch mid 2012. macOS Catalina is running very slow.
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Transferring Thunderbird Data from Ubuntu to MacOS?

On ubuntu all the thunderbird files are stored under ~/.thunderbird/. If I want to backup / copy the files to another Ubuntu laptop I can just copy that folder to the new laptop. Is it the same for ...
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Finding keychain item creator codes

A number of subcommands of the command-line keychain tool security accept a four-character "creator" code. Where can these FourCCs be looked up? For a given potential creator (such as an ...
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Confusion about installing ESXi on Apple hardware

I am confused about VMware and/or Apple's commitment to supporting ESXi running natively on Apple hardware. According to VMware, there are only 8 Apple products that support running ESXi natively (see ...
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Why does Skype want to use a “Xcode Server Builder Identity” key?

While examining some features of XCode, I briefly enabled the XCode Continuous Integration Server. The following dialog box now pops up: Skype wants to sign using key "Xcode Server Builder ...
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Is there any MacBook-supported filesystem that will not do a scan every time its underlying external HDD gets unplugged without eject?

Currently, with ExFAT filesystem on an external HDD connected to a MacBook Pro I experience very long scan times (proportional to the size of the HDD, several TBs in this case; MacOS is used here) ...
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Why does Big Sur change my custom Mail keyboard shortcuts, and how do I make it stop?

One of the keyboard shortcuts that annoys me the most is Cmd + Shift + D to send an e-mail in Mail. Clunky, illogical, ergonomically awkward, hard to remember – there’s just absolutely nothing good ...
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Is there a way to make Logitech side mouse buttons just be generic mouse buttons?

Is there a way to make Logitech side mouse buttons just be generic mouse buttons? If there is a way to do this, I can't find it in the "Logi Options" app, which is the program that Logitech ...
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I can no longer paste tab delimited text from Pages into Numbers mac

it seems as if the "import settings" is gone. I can no longer "separate values using:". So now when I copt text from Pages (which includes tabs for the purpose of filling different ...
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Application to save state of all open applications and windows for context switching

I'm looking for an application that is able to capture the state of my mac (open applications, open folders, open files, window sizes, etc) such that I may be able to restore it to this state using a ...
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Program notifications with the style of Volume and Brightness banner

Using Applescript it is very easy to send Notifications on Mac Clients. With other Libraries you even get more functionalities. But is there a way to program the notifications/alerts such that they ...
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Recover iPhone from an older iCloud backup

There's some data I want to recover I've lost this morning due to an accidental synchronization. Unfortunately, it made a new backup, so recovering the lost files via iCloud doesn't seem possible ...
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Logitech Options won't let me change the “Keystroke assignment” assigned to a mouse button anymore

Logitech Options won't let me change the "Keystroke assignment" assigned to a mouse button anymore. I just get a sad error noise every time I try to set one. Strangely, there are already ...
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Kerebos ticket creation using `kinit` no longer works after possible Keychain interaction

I've been connecting to a remote PostgreSQL server in an enterprise environment that requires Kerberos authentication. My usual method of connecting was running kinit <username@SERVERNAME.COM>, ...
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Running Apple Silicon Apps On Intel Macs [closed]

In the future, when some app developers stop publishing Intel versions of their apps (this happened in a few years when PowerPC changed to Intel), will those apps never receive updates on Intel macs? ...
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Connecting Samsung 1080p Monitor to 2014 MDP via HDMI/Mini-DisplayPort

This question is related to Unable to connect display(s) to MBP 13'' Mid 2014 via Tunderbolt / mini DisplayPort, albeit with a different monitor that may have a different cause. As per the ...
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How to figure out how a process auto started itself after login?

(I added an Update in the end.) My related questions: How to delete hidden login iterms from backgrounditems.btm? A launchd job without plist file, how does that work and how to find what job ...
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Interaction Gmail and Mail.app - Moving messages locally

I use the Mail.app to access my multiple email accounts on my MBP and store some of the messages locally so that it doesn't end up stored forever online. The thing is, I feel like moving a message ...
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A launchd job without plist file, how does that work and how to find what job triggers it?

I am having a hard time to figure out how those unwanted program autostarted in the system. I am running MacOS Big Sur. Take an example, Please have a look at the following job: $ launchctl list | ...
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Problem creating a Windows 10 bootable USB on Windows, to work on a MacBook Pro

I have a MacBook Pro 2013, now with a clean SSD (no OS). I have a Windows 10 PC from which I am trying to create a bootable USB from a Windows 10 ISO file. I tried a lot of combinations and softwares, ...
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Action on Middle-Click on Desktop

For years, when I used X, I had it configured so that a middle-click on the background would instantly create an xterm right there. Apparently, old habits die hard, as I just tried to middle-click ...
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Instagram and Facebook shops disconnected without warning [closed]

Instagram and Facebook shops should be connected. I set up a shop in Facebook and Instagram. It worked. Then, something happened, and they are disconnected now. I was trying to connect them again; ...
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MacBook chrashing after running sudo npm install in root directory

I did a very stupid thing and executed "sudo npm install" in my root directory of my MacBook. It also asked for a lot of permissions (like Desktop and Documents wich I granted) Now I get a ...
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Can't see video files on memory card

I have an Extreme PRO 64GB SanDisk memory card for my Canon camera. In macOS I can view the pictures I took, but not the videos. They just don't show up in the Finder window but I can watch them on ...
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Nvidia Visual Profiler on Big Sur v11.2.1 [closed]

I want to run Nvidia Visual Profiler (NVVP) on my MacBook (mid 2014) with macOS Big Sur v11.2.1. The profiling files are obtained using CUDA 11 on a remote system. I want to just visualize them ...
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Most keystrokes on my Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard are ignored

I am trying to get a Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic keyboard to work with my MacBook Pro and while I found a couple of posts on similar issues, none of the suggested solutions worked for me, so I am ...
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Watching the ThermalState of iPhone and notify the user [closed]

I'm not very familiar with iOS development and I've a question for an use case that I want to implement and would like to get your feedback or input regarding the feasibility of the idea. I basically ...
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I am using MacBook Pro 13 .current OS X El Capitan [duplicate]

How to upgrade the current OS X El Capitan (10.11.6)to “ high Sierra” As the current os ( X El Capitan) is very old not supporting few features. Anandarao n
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TG Pro and Powermetrics

Recently I discovered an app called TG Pro that has all information about the CPU and GPU temperature. However, it shows that it is on sale with $10.00. But I'm not sure if this payment is monthly or ...
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How to delete hidden login iterms from backgrounditems.btm? CML way is prefered

I am running MacOS Big Sur. I installed some apps downloaded online. I found out many apps were started automatically at startup. By googling and examining my system, I figured out they were started ...
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Scanner not appearing in macOS 10.13 High Sierra over network

My multifunction Printer / Scanner doesn't have any scanning functions available under macOS 10.13 High Sierra while connected over network. The scanner function worked over network under macOS 10.10 ...
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Is it possible to connect two iPhones to the same external GPS device?

I can connect an iPhone to an external GPS device, but when I use another iPhone to also try to connect to it, it won't connect. But there are posts that stated we can connect two iPhones to a single ...
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How do I make a mac have a faster boot time? [closed]

I have a Mac desktop 2017 that has 8 Gigabytes of ram and a 1 TB HDD running Catalina. I was wondering how I can make the boot time faster because of work-related reasons. Thank you
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Ethernet-over-usb not working with usb-c to usb-c cable, working with adapter

I have an OTG device that exposes a network interface over USB-C, providing a DHCP server (think a raspberry pi or similar). When I plug it into my Linux computer (USB-A on the computer, USB-C in the ...
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HDD keeps mounting as Read Only

I have a WesternDigital external(usb3) 5TB hdd that keeps mounting as readonly on the mac every time I reconnect it. The drive was formatted ExFat with diskUtil and is only about a month old. I've run ...
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Terminal / Shell / Bash: Rename font-otf accordingly to a meta tag?

I have a lot of otf-files that got accidentally renamed to unusable names. Fortunately, if I click cmd+i on Mac, they still have their original name saved as "full name" in some font-meta-...
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apple music automatically plays song 20 times

When hitting play in iTunes on a song or album this song is automatically added to the play next list 20 times. I added a GIF to illustrate whats happening: So far I've only restarted my Mac ...

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