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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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in iOS is it possible to silence call ringing without using Do Not Disturb?

On my phone (iPhoneSE running iOS 12.x) I rarely ever receive any legitimate phone calls, but I get loads of spam. I would like to silence all calls except for my one Emergency Contact, but without ...
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How do I rename thunderbolt display?

Currently, my two thunderbolt monitors are Thunderbold (1) and Thunderbolt (2). Is there a right way to change the name?
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Install macOS, Linux, Windows in the same USB External SSD

I have a 960GB External USB SSD and I have MacBook Air. I would like to know if is it possible to install, macOS Catalina 320GB, Windows 10 320GB, Linux CentOS 7 320GB in the same External HD. I don’...
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Put a shape as background Pages 8.1 [closed]

Shape background with type...Cannot "send shape to back". Cannot bring type to front
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Is there a way to copy the top row of a category to all below? (Numbers) [closed]

I am trying to copy the top row of a category to all of the rows below in the same category. The text in the top row changes frequently and copy / paste will take a while. Is there a faster way to do ...
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iPhone dictation character appended: 

Whenever I send a message on GroupMe from my iPhone and I use dictation, I always find this character at the end of my message when I open it on a Windows or on my Android: . It only shows up on non-...
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Run shell script by double clicking in non-login prompt in terminal

This question is super similar to this, but I'm curious how to launch the shell script in a non-login shell prompt. I already have it set up to run with iterm2 when I double-click. I don't really care ...
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How to retrieve a password from Keychain command-line?

According to many pages, it should be easy to retrieve command line a password using security. I tried several options without success: $sudo security list-keychains "/Library/Keychains/...
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How Can I Recover My Data From a Failed Fusion Drive Using TestDisk?

I have a 2017 iMac (version 18,3) with Mojave on a 2TB Fusion Ddrive. The volume is not encrypted, no Bootcamp, I created no extra partitions. Aside from the migrated data from my old MB Pro, it ...
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Is it okay to rely on CocoaPods when deploying an app?

Can I deploy my app to AppStore with 5-10 cocoapods? All pods have MIT licence.
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Notification on new app version in IOS app store

Is there a way to be notified when a new version of an application is published to the app store? I don't mean the general notification on the app store when opened. I would like to get an email or ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) Freezes & Crashes too much

My MacBook Pro keeps freezing: Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) OS: Mojave 10.14.6 I tried: Ran Apple Diagnostics => No ...
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Install macOS Mojave on VirtualBox Windows 10 PC [closed]

I created a virtual machine and uploaded a macOS Mojave installer iso file. Then I started up the virtual machine and the fs0:\vboxapfs.efi file was run directly. However, it shows the fs0:\vboxapfs....
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Does your app contain, show, or access third-party content webview

If I have an app that has a webview that loads a website, do I need to get exclusive permission from this website to be able to publish it on the app store? If it is a yes, how is this different from ...
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Catalina login screen hangs after power related restart

When the battery runs out on my MBP, after plugging in and pressing the power button, I am greeted with the login screen. I type my password, then it hangs and the only thing I can do is hard switch ...
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Other Data on Apple - How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac

How do I clean cache and other unused data on Mac?
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Fixing aliases for hidden files

Had to migrate to a new Mac and all of the aliases I have for hidden files are broken. When I try to navigate to the original file when I click "fix alias", I can't see the file in question in the ...
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Sources for “ping” bundled with Mojave 10.14.6?

I am interested in knowing whether the "ping" utility shipped with Mojave 10.14.6 sources are open. man ping ends with BSD March 29, 2013 BSD, but it seems that FreeBSD's version of ping is not the ...
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Apple Script “on idle” only works once with desired speed

I try to use Apple Script to get Keynote directly into presentation mode, and quit when the presentation stops. As one (of many) approaches I tried a Script saved as stay open application: on idle ...

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