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Why does my AppleTV opens the Control Center immediately when I turn it on?

This started happening a while ago and I don't remember whether I changed any settings that could have caused this. Basically, after turning it off for the day, the next day, I press the Power button ...
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How to access Apple ID setting in macOS when it is gone

Just updated from Monterey to Sonoma 14.5(23F79) and the Apple ID section is no longer visible in System Settings. It should be immediately above the "Wi-Fi" section Even if I search for &...
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iPhone 3g/3gs won't start unless it is charging through old adapter

I found my old 3g/3gs iPhone (I don't know if it's 3g or 3gs) and it only starts if it is charging thru an old iPhone adapter (the thing connected to the wall outlet). For some reason it requires me ...
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Newbie trying to write a simple script to automate command

Occasionally I have to clean up space by deleting older images and am doing this by manually going into various directories and doing this. I wanted to make a simple script to do this and have created ...
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launchctl and sleep states

I have a plist (see below) which executes an app and it Runs At Load and has a startinterval of 14400 (4 hours). I also have the habit of not manually sleeping my mac when at home but rather just ...
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2006 iMac won't turn on - No Indicators of Life

I have an old iMac that ran like a beauty. It could play Minecraft like a champ, and was great for browsing and retro games. Recently, the iMac shut off and took a while to turn back on. It wouldn't ...
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Can't reinstall macOS

I forgot my Mac password so I went to recovery and erased the volume, but now when I click install it asks me to login into App Store, but I don't have an Apple ID. The Mac was not logged in either ...
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Capture higher degree trend coefficients on iPad Numbers app?

I see there’s a way to capture slope and intercept for a linear trend according to Numbers.app Chart Trendline Equation Capture and its answers, but I’m using a polynomial trend in Numbers on an iPad ...
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Homebrew - clang - verification on CLI installation

Yesterday i was completly reinstalling my MacBook from built in recovery, after standard configuration, app installation (App Store and trusted sources) i was installing homebrew from official site (...
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Safari: Can I always open a URL in a web app?

When I create a wep app in Safari with "Add to dock..." for e.g. stackoverflow.com, I'd like to have all links to Stackoverflow open in the web app instead of a normal Safari window. Is ...
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500 GB external hard drive broken after Boot Camp

I am running macOS 10.13.6 on a Mac mini 2011 and I decided to get Windows 8 using Boot Camp. The installation went well, but I couldn't switch back to macOS. On a different question, I got advice and ...
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Files are corrupt on an encrypted APFS sparseimage - hwo to fix?

Good morning to you all - to save some sensitive business and private data on my internal SSD, I use Disk Utility to format an encrypted APFS sparseimage. When upgrading from Mojave to Sonoma, I ...
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Unable Restoring 2023 MacBook Pro M2

I am trying to restore my MacBook Pro 2023 after wiping out the SSD contents while trying to uninstall Asahi Linux. I am following the Partitioning cheatsheet. I went into the burden of installing ...
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Is my Mac Mini frying its USB-C memory sticks with hot fan air?

I buy top shelf USB sticks - Samsung, Sandisk, etc. so we can cross off "cheap USB". I've had an ongoing problem with short service life out of USB-C sticks in my Mac Mini, which I use to ...
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The problem is anywhere desk was placed on my MacBook Pro 16, illegally, recently. I have removed most with Apple's help

I found an anydesk.app installed in my computer illegally, while I was gone, presumably as spyware. I was able to remove the simple app. Apple support helped me remove the hidden file, ".anydesk....
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Can't change default app, "not enough information available"

I am attempting to change the default text editor on my Mac from TextEdit to Smultron. I... selected a text file that was opening in TextEdit Get Info popped-up Open With and selected Smultron ...
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macOS Shortcut to hide folder

I'm trying to create a shell script shortcut in the Shortcuts app that can hide folders in macOS (because tons of apps annoyingly create folders in the user Documents folder). This is what I have: It ...
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Mount network device from login-script without entering password or using sudo? [duplicate]

In Finder you can cmd-k and mount a network device just clicking Ok a few times, without manually entering a password, if the device is known and its login details are stored in Keychain. Can this be ...
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Can you access the list of network devices from the command line?

In Finder there is a "Network" item in every window that allows you to view all devices on the LAN. Can you access the same list of devices from the command line?
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MacBook Pro M1 Pro - Internal monitor removed but still shows in System Prefences [closed]

I recently removed my internal display from my M1 MacBook Pro (screen was damaged, internaly the connections were fine). After removing the screen and running the MacBook Pro as headless with an ...
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Deleting multiple keychains from Keychain Access

On macOS 10.14.6 Xcode 11.3.1 has been busy creating keychains (and keys, and certificates) in an endless loop while trying to "Automatically Manage Signing". It creates keys in new ...
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Blue border appears when i click iterm2 [duplicate]

I'm using mac m3 pro and iterm2 when i click specific command it shows blue border around it. Tried disable term integrations Removes keyboard full control access
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Stable path for Homebrew package ca-certificates?

I would like to use the path to the certificate file installed as package ca-certificates via Homebrew in various configuration files (e.g. for isync/mbsync). The cert file is placed in a release-...
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How to replace KEXT files in Monterey

I have a Macbook Pro 2015, which I mainly use for some light-weight coding and webbrowsing. It has unfortunately, for a long time, been incredibly slow. I read this solution posted here about ...
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Clock time stuck from last night

I have noticed that there can be a few seconds after reopening the lid of my Macbook that the time just started again from the moment that the laptop was put to sleep - e.g. 1:30AM. It is not stuck : ...
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Only getting 100mbps LAN when docks are daisy-chained but gigabit when connected directly

My M1 Max Mac is connected to a Microsoft Audio dock that is then connected to a Lenovo Thinkpad dock which then has ethernet. This setup works with my Windows laptop, but doesn't on my Mac. When I ...
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How to bindkey page up/page down in macOS terminal?

When I open the Terminal and press the "page up" button it simply scrolls my Terminal screen one page up, so that I can see what I typed and what the executed commands outputs were earlier. ...
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Corrupt Storyboard rendering in Xcode 15 on OCLP Ventura and Sonoma on Kepler graphics (MBP mid 2014)

I have Xcode 15 installed in Sonoma on a mid 2014 MBP 15" (not officially supported hardware — uses OCLP). There is a big issue with rendering Storyboards, which corrupts not just the rendering ...
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Apple ID is disabled permanently

My Apple ID has been disabled permanently and I cannot download or update any of my apps and I would like to know if there’s another solution or way I can download and update my apps? Because I tried ...
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An app to doodle vector diagrams with apple pencil

I want to illustrate technical ideas with it quickly and dirty, possibly sharing over a chat screen share. NOT create document-grade formal diagrams. I tried Graffle and Affinity Designer. Didn't like ...
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macbook pro battery is not charging [duplicate]

I have a macbook pro 2017 with Chip intel. And i have the issue with the battery, its plugged In but the charge keep in 1% and a message "the battery is not charging " and if i unplugged the ...
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Sharing audio between UTM and MacOS like coherence mode in Parallels

I am on a Macbook air and I have Skullcandy PLYR PRO headsets which require SkullCandy HQ(EQ software) which is only available for windows 10 and above therefore I can't run that on Mac.I have a UTM ...
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How to osacompile a script containing `tell Application` and NSAppleScriptEnabled without activating it

How do I compile the following script without actually activating the application during the compilation? tell application "/Applications/VLC.app" to activate If I do e.g. this, it will not ...
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cfgutil get-icon-layout throws NSInvalidArgumentException in insertObject:atIndex: object cannot be nil

I want to retrieve the home screen layout of an iPad attached with USB-C cable to my macOS device. But the command cfgutil get-icon-layout throws an NSInvalidArgumentException in insertObject:atIndex ...
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Adding custom tags to an AVI format file

I converted mov file to AVI file, and I need it to have similar settings to some other video I have. I saw that it has tags that are not the standard AVI tags. I tried to use ffmeg and add it to my ...
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Allow every new AirPort network password access for my application

I made a CLI wifi that generates a QR-Code of the current wifi to connect with other devices. This CLI uses the next command: security find-generic-password -a "$NETWORK" -D 'AirPort network ...
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"Unknown Error" when importing photos on macOS Sonoma

I copied several thousand photos off of a network drive onto my local drive and I'm trying to import them into Photos. Several hundred of them had an "Unknown Error" importing, so I opened ...
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Is there a way to `measure_memory ./program` similar to how `time ./program` measures time?

I want to be able to quickly audit how much memory a particular command/program uses. the time command lets me measure run-time via time ./my_program . I was hoping there was a command analogous to ...
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Power failure or bug?

It looks like my power adapter or cable or something else (?) is failing.  But it's a bit weird.  When I plug in my 2019 Macbook Pro, several times I hear the "just plugged in" sound.  What'...
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Applications keep asking me for password for helper

I have a Macbook with a few installed applications. Some of these include VSCode, Notion, Docker, Slack, Zoom, Notion, TickTick, etc. all of these were installed via a downloaded file from the proper ...
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Would using a Virtual Machine (e.g. Parallels Desktop) allow me to bypass the authorization request for email--tracking software?

I am looking for a way to use an email-tracking software such as Mailbutler on MacOS Sonoma. So far, I have been unsuccessful, because Mailbutler keeps asking me for authorization on my Sonoma and ...
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Important Email Not Showing in Gmail App's 'All Inboxes' on iPhone, how can I fix it?

I use the Gmail app on my iPhone to manage emails from five different Gmail accounts. Generally, the app works well, allowing me to read all incoming emails in the "All Inboxes" section. ...
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Fresh OS install + Data restore

I need to upgrade my OS, as well as fix the formatting of my main HDD (APFS is not ideal for HDDs). Is it advisable for me to completely start over with a fresh OS install (Sonoma), and then restore ...
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softwareupdate is stuck on "finding available software"

I have a 2019 iMac which is currently running Catalina (10.15.7). This OS was restored from a time machine backup a few months ago after my direct OS upgrade (to Sonoma) failed. I need to upgrade my ...
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How can I stop this default web browser dialogue popping up?

The below dialogue box has just started popping-up when I open web links from other apps. As you can see, I have Choosy set as my default browser and whatever has triggered this dialogue thinks I ...
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Single browser experience on iOS

I cannot bring myself over the way browsers work on my iPhone. The "interim" browser in apps like Gmail (when you click a link in your mail) or using the Google search app and opening a ...
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How could I toggle modifier keys (Cmd, Ctrl, Opt, etc.) instead of holding them down, like the caps lock?

I looked at Sticky Keys in settings but it only stays down for one keystroke, I want to keep the modifier keys held down. Basically, I want to toggle modifier keys on and off like how caps lock works. ...
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Efficient Method to Download and Save Older iMessage Photos/Videos to Photos App

I am looking for help figuring out a way to get all the photos and videos shared with me in a few conversations to appear in my Photos app on my Mac. I believe I have everything turned on to be ...
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What can I do after my iPhone 13 Pro’s camera spontaneously been declared an “Unknown Part?” Never repair or replaced

Craziest thing happened to me a few days ago: I was taking a very simple picture on a table a few days ago when the Camera app seemingly froze with the picture I was taking being displayed but no ...
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iPhone 8 Plus microphone when calling only sending an echo

I have an iPhone 8 Plus here with the latest iOS 16 version (last one supported). Since today when making a call I can only hear myself, but the caller on the other side doesn't hear anything. Also ...
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