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macOS Crashing After Wakeup from Sleep

I have Macbook Pro 13" 2017 with macOS Mojave. It's sometimes crashing after wakeup from sleep. Last diagnostic report is below and also there is a line that caught my attention about that Wacom ...
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Manually enter “Where From” text for screenshot Metadata?

What I would love to be able to do, is the opposite of what this person asked about; I want to ADD the "where from" text (in my case, a URL I could copy-paste from a browser tab) for screenshots I ...
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Mid 2010 MacBook Battery Replacement Recommendations [closed]

I'm trying to revive my old Mid-2010 MacBook. It holds a charge, but I am experiencing hardware performance issues that I believe are directly related to the aging battery (hasn't been replaced since ...
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How do I overcome “Operation not permitted” when attempting to edit a file as root (admin)? [duplicate]

I'm using Mac 10.13.6. I want to add environment variables to be recognized by my Apache instance. However, I'm not able to edit the file, event when logged in as root ... localhost:Documents davea$...
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For Apple Watch + Cellular models, how do they manage active calls when going out of Bluetooth range from their paired iPhone?

The following example assumes that we have an Apple Watch Cellular model that is connected over Bluetooth to its paired iPhone: An incoming call is received by both the Apple Watch and its paired ...
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If a watchOS-based app is updated directly from an Apple Watch, will the app also be updated on the paired iPhone?

As of watchOS 6, it's now possible to purchase and install apps directly from the App Store on an Apple Watch. When taking a look at the article posted to Apple Support that explains how to manage ...
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What does Using “MX Anywhere 2S” may affect Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity mean in iPadOS?

On iPadOS 13.4, the Bluetooth mouse functionality is substantially improved. I have an Logitech MX anywhere that I purchased to test this, and I notice a warning that it may affect WiFi or Bluetooth. ...
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Auto-launch the Info Sheet after a screenshot is captured? (by way of script, automation or app etc?)

I use the command+shift+4 feature constantly for genealogy research, and have this problem whereby I forget where I took the picture from. To fix this, I'd love it if the Info Sheet could launch ...
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How to enable Open “safe” files after downloading in Safari

I have checked Open "safe" files after downloading as shown below in Safari. But it does not open the downloaded file. In the past, I might have touched some related options via Terminal, which I don'...
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my cellular data current period decreased from 103 mb to 99 mb [closed]

my cellular data current period decreased from 103 mb to 99 mb. how is this possible, since it says the last reset was done well before the 103 mb date? anyone have any idea? the phone is an iphone ...
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How to disable profile tab/section when opening new window in iterm?

I have been facing this problem for a quite while now. Whenever I open new window of iterm, a profile tab/section is automatically opened. Here is a screenshot. It's annoying to close it every time ...
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fix: mismatch between extentref entry reference count

My MacBookPro 2019 (Catalina 10.15.4) recently started to show weird issues in disk utility: When validating the internal startup disk (SSD) it fails various times with: mismatch between extentref ...
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Force USB C MacBook to run off AC power

Is there a way to force a MacBook to stop charging the battery when it hasn't reached 100% and then run off of AC power? There was a way to do with with MagSafe 2 chargers.. What about USB C MacBooks? ...
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Can I install CentOS via Target disk mode on a 2010 MacBook Pro

I've got an old 2010 Mackbook Pro, but the graphics card has died, so the display is useless. Can I repurpose this as a headless server by installing CentOS via target disk mode from my current ...
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Trio Singing Remotely on the iPhone or Web

Is there a way that 3 people, all with only an iPhone each at different locations, can sing a trio and have each person receive the other 2 persons' sound inputs simultaneously while they are ...
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How to simulate network connections / ipfw on macOS?

I would like all UDP traffic on my localhost to have 1% packet loss, 10 ms propagation delay, 10Mbit/s bandwidth. On other computers I have experience using ipfw something like this: ipfw add pipe 1 ...
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How to move Notes from one icloud to another? [closed]

Here is the solution i found: The best way is to off the internet from your apple device (1) then you open the same icloud account on the apple device (2) then you will see the notes of the device (1) ...
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“The Installer information on the recovery server is damaged” when installing macOS Sierra

Im trying to reinstall macOs Sierra but get In the log I only get Any help appreciated!
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My MacBook Pro won’t let me erase my disk

I'm trying to delete all the data off my MacBook Pro. I pressed command+r, went to disk utilities, selected my disk in the slot to the left, went to the erase tab. The "erase" button is faded so I can'...
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Applescript: Get path of files copied to the clipboard

I like to get the paths of files that I have copied by using CMD+c in Finder programmatically. I.e.,: getPathOfClipboard.applescript # Should output the paths of the copied files in each line like ...
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Run Script Atomically

I have a launchd task that runs a bash script periodically, and this works great. However, if I change the script while the task is running, either by editing it directly, or swapping it with an ...
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iOS IPhone shortcut app doesn’t let music playing in background anymore

I’m a iOS shortcut fan and would appreciate some help here. Since a recent update my iOS shortcuts that played music in background while reading out the rss news won’t work anymore. For instance, I’...
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Powerpoint Keyboard Shortcut to “Save as Picture…” for selected item

I use ppt all the time to make quick images for export as png, jpg, etc... To export, I right-click on the object and choose "Save as Picture..." This avoids the layers of menus File-->Export-->etc... ...
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Edge gestures on iOS

I currently have an Android powered phone but I am considering obtaining an iPhone in the future. Of course, there are multiple precautions I'd like to address first. One of these is ergonomics. On ...
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Can I bruteforce a partitioned encrypted Usb drive?

I partitioned a kingston datatraveler g4 and encrypted one partition. I don't remember the whole password and read things online about bruteforce cracking but don't understand how to apply it. I read ...
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How can I control my mac using only my keyboard? (e.g. macOS Catalina Voice Control with only the keyboard)

Preface: I am a fan of accessibility overlays, especially when they can be used to reduce the usage of the mouse pointer to control you computer. Now with the release of macOS Catalina, I think the ...
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How to log out mail on iOS? [duplicate]

So I’m really confused how do you log out of email cause I’m trying to logout and it won’t let me so do any of you know how?
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AddressBook taking 62 GB space by images

For whatever reason, AddressBook is taking up 62gb of space on my limited availability system of a Macbook Pro running Mojave. This is what the daisy disk looks like. How can I fix this and why is ...
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Bootcamp partitioning stuck on 'Status: Idle'

I've been trying to install Windows 10 onto a Mac mini (late 2012, Catalina) using a 16GB USB. The bar for partitioning fills up and then I put in my password and the bar is stuck on idle. So far I'...
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Is there a way to clear update data for Software Update (System Preferences)?

I'm trying to update from MacBook Air 2017 from Mojave 10.14.6 to Catalina 10.15.4 via the Software update available in the System Preferences app, as shown below: I had tried to download this update ...
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UILabel on iPhone Simulator does not react [closed]

I can't type anything and there is an error "Can't find keyplane that supports type 8 for keyboard iPhone-PortraitTruffle-DecimalPad; using 25739_PortraitTruffle_iPhone-Simple-Pad_Default". How can I ...
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What is opt-cmd-] bound to and how can I switch this off?

In my newish Mojave install on an iMac I experience some odd behaviour: opt-cmd-] plays the alert sound. And it is only opt-cmd-], other key combinations which (to my knowledge) are not bound to ...
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Can you stop websites from opening apps?

I have a situation where I would like to use both the app and website of a particular service. However, when I search via safari, firefox or chrome, the website or link just opens up the app instead ...
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How do I buy a song from iTunes that I have liked on Apple Music?

Using the music app on macOS, there are several songs that have been added to my library via Apple Music, however if I want to pay for those songs so that I can use them outside of the Apple ecosystem ...
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How do I connect to the Bluetooth icon in preferences or applications

My mouse is working great on Bluetooth, but I have tried without success to get anything else to work. I am trying to connect my FitBit. I tried: Shutting down in Preferences. When off, hold down ...
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Can’t log into Mac due to symbols appearing instead of letters

I am trying to log into my MacBook. Unfortunately the keyboard is typing in symbols therefore causing issues with my password. I’ve tried to re-start, but I still have to log in no matter what. I ...
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Macbook Air 2013 won't boot up; Charging cable never turns green, always amber

I have a 2013 MacBook Air 13" (A1466), which all off a sudden wouldn't boot up. The charging LED on the cable was always green. I then attempted: Holding the power button down 10 secs SMC Reset ...
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My Comments Not Posting on Youtube with Safari (macOS)

My comments are not posting on Youtube while I use Safari (11.1.2) on macOS? I only have one extension which is the Hoversee extension, nothing else, I'm almost certain that's not why YouTube is ...
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MacOS uninstalled after installing bootcamp during windows partioning

my mac's macos was uninstalled during setting up a new partition in windows, reason is windows reformatted the partitions to its format, is there a way for me to re-install macos without losing all ...
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I can't get my Hammond keyboard to play through garageband

I'm trying to record my Hammond keyboard into garageband. I've connected a quarter inch cable from my keyboard to my interface, then connected my interface to my computer with a USB chord. In my Audio ...
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Is there a log somewhere that will show when I have done screensharing?

Over the past week, I have been doing a lot of remote access using the Screen Sharing.app. Is there a place that logs when I have used it and for how long? I've looked in the Console.app but haven't ...
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How to have Touch Bar display full control strip on desktop but app controls everywhere else?

I would like to use the expanded control strip on the desktop without having to press the arrow. It's really annoying to not have the full control strip on the desktop. However, I want to be able to ...
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Problem running .command file [duplicate]

My problem is i'm trying to run a .command file in OS Mojave. It tells me when attempting to run it The file "Rev PLATE-140.command" could not be executed because you do not have appropriate ...
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How to permanently change TTL on macOS Catalina?

Before macOS Catalina it was possible to permanently change TTL by creating /etc/sysctl.conf file. It seems this is not an option anymore. After Catalina upgrade the file was moved to my desktop with ...
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It takes ~ 10 attempts to start my mid 2012 (first with retina) MBP 15

It was 2019 October when I used the computer on the rain. For a few days I had some troubles with touchpad, then it completely recovered itself, then the entire machine died. Since then I was able to ...
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Is there a lexicon for the icons on a Mac?

I want to know about the "lightning bolt" symbol and wondering if there is a lexicon or summary of the meanings of all these icons.
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Why is time machine is claiming to ignore my current backup, but then doesn't?

I'm using TimeMachine with a Synology DS216, over wifi. It has been running properly all along. Today, it told me the disk was disconnected, and I assumed a wifi error. So I removed the disk from ...
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Chess OS X Catalina Game Connected but Moves not Updating

I am trying to play a Game Center Chess game on the Mac OS X Chess app with a friend who is also on OS X. So far, we've been able to connect to each other to start a new game and at the top of the ...
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Shure Sm58 xlr Microphone into GarageBand audio recorder

I have a Shure Sm58 dynamic Microphone which I’ve never plugged into a computer or device before. I wanted to use a microphone on GarageBand with my iPad so did some research and found a xlr to 3.5mm ...
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Unable To Change File Name on my external Hardrive pluged in my Mac

I can't seem to see any options to rename a folder on my external Hard Drive. Please help! :( I have already checked and its not locked and I have the read and write privileged. P.S I'm on MacOS ...

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