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Are the results of Apple Photos processing shared between my computers?

I have a MacBook and and Mac mini with same Apple ID. My photo library size is 55,109 photos, 3,670 videos, 68 items. photoanalysisd has been running for 7 days on my MacBook. It doesn't appear to ...
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Disable USB C on MacBook Pro 2018

Is there a way to disable USB C ports on my MacBook Pro 2018 for anything except charging ?
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Macbook Pro a1278 fails to boot [on hold]

i have a personal Macbook Pro a1278 that fails to boot. I made the choice to contact an Apple service who changed the SSD and my antivirus failed to start not having the right permissions. I did not ...
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WindowServer high usage; fresh install not running at all

Had lag spikes running Mojave 10.14.6, narrowed the culprit to WindowServer process. Googled for answers: WindowServer process takes a lot of memory OSX Sierra - WindowServer process hangs, high ...
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Help! Have I Messed Up My Fusion Drive?

Last week my late 2012 iMac was running slow and generally not working well, I erased the hard drive to reinstall a fresh copy of Mac OS but somehow messed up the erase (Reading online I think the ...
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'Unexpected error has occured' when opening Photos app after the latest OSX update

Today I tried opening Photos app on my MBP and the library started updating, but after getting to 83% the app crashed with the message in the title. I tried some steps I found online, but to no avail. ...
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Overdrive the fans but fails to boot [on hold]

Hello for about 3 weeks i have a problem with a virus. I did contact an apple service and after changing the SSD the problem still persist. For the Macbook pro a1278 i have, i need to find the BIOS ...
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Applescript service which utilises “on idle”?

I have been trying to run a script on a recurring basis via an apple service. Most answers I have seen have been are for 'stay-open' apps - whilst this possibly works as a solution and I have glanced ...
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How to configure a proxy for the mobile data connection?

Reasons why I want to configure the proxy is to surf anonymous, for security reasons, to gain access in blocked websites in some locations. I've seen that it is possible to configure a proxy with the ...
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How do I fix the index on my iPhone?

When I type something in the index, no items appear. In addition, when I click on Siri and Search in settings, the app crashes. Is there any way to correct this issue? I've done a hard reset on the ...
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Time Machine Sparse Bundle failed to verify after catalog rebuild

After reading about the fsck_hfs man page, I feel like the need to rebuild catalogs. However, when I do a repair before the rebuild, it succeeded, but then printed a lot of errors during the build, ...
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Is there anyway to disable ctrl-click? [duplicate]

I've been trying to play some games on my macbook (running on mojave) and whenever I try to hold CTRL and click it won't let me. Is there anyway to disable Ctrl-Click?
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No Prompt & Password Fill Install for Homebrew

I'm trying to create a script to deploy macOS and the last piece that isn't automated is installing Homebrew. Because of the unique scenario where Homebrew shouldn't be installed with sudo, and it ...
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Is it possible to choose which language to use when I type by speaking?

I want to enable dictation, but on multiple languages. Sometimes I speak Chinese to type in, sometimes use Japanese, etc... Is it possible to decide which language to speak, when I type in the text? ...
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How do I import a MP4 audiobook into iTunes to be played on an iPhone?

How do I import several MP4 files that constitute an audio book into iTunes so I can synchronize it with my iPhone? I selected Audio Books, and tried to drag & drop the folder and files into the ...
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Viewer for pdflatex/beamer presentation with reload and without blurry transitions

When using pdflatex to create a beamer presentation and then viewing it in Preview.app (single page or fullscreen mode), page transitions are blurry: when going to the next slide, a blurry/low-...
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iPhone XS - face id will be available when iPhone cools down

I upgraded iOs to 12.4 yesterday on my iPhone XS and am having problem with Face ID since then. There is no other temperature warning. Only Face Id seems to be having problems. Have tried restarting, ...
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Using scutil to set DNS for specific domains

I'm trying to resolve only example1.com and example2.com using a custom DNS server. I've read that scutil could come in handy, but after doing the following, the system-wide DNS is still used: sudo ...
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Trouble with updating mobile and local user account passwords

I've started a new position where I manage a number of macbooks running High Sierra and Mojave with Filevault enabled. We've got mobile/network accounts on them that are connected to Active Directory. ...
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Accidentally deleted my encrypted coldstorage drive. Can I recover it somehow? diskutil cs delete MAC

The hard drive connection broke in my macbook pro. I used a sata to usb cable and put it on the mac, it still didnt boot. I went into Recovery. I believe the drive originally had 3 partitions. One ...
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Convert images to PDF—in many folders, and save output PDFs to relative folders

I have more than 30,000 individual .jpg files (scanned historical documents) in about 200 directories (and subdirectories), 24G in total. Each subdirectory holds between 40 and 400 .jpg-files (meaning ...
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It wont let me turn my volume up or down on my macbook air [closed]

It has a little cross beneath my volume when I try to turn my volume or down and I've tried restarting my computer. When I go to system preferences and go output, the only thing there is Apple TV so I ...
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Getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing

I'm getting error -1426 when trying to transfer files from iPhone via iTunes File Sharing. I'm on iOS 12.4 and macOS 10.14.6. iPhone is XS Max 256GB and Mac is MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) ...
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error formatting micro sd card on macOS 10.13

I have a micro SD card that has noobs for raspberry pi. I want to install ubuntu to it and to do so need to format the SD card. In Disk Utility i went to erase it and it said Unmounting disk POSIX ...
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Screensaver won't exit until MacMini Sleeps — how to fix?

I have a Mac mini (2018) running macOS 10.14.6. When the screen saver turns on, it doesn't turn off until the computer goes to sleep. If I move the mouse or type keys, I hear a "beep" indicating that ...
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How to Break up a Long Element List into multiple lines of code (Applescript)

In applescript, how do I make this a multi-line/easy-to-read property list? set props to {target:"Safari", slideNo:2, propsUrl:"https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/slideId/preview", rewardsUrl:"...
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Logitech G Pro headphone mic no longer works on my iMac

About 4 months ago I bought the Logitech G Pro Headset. I was satisfied with this headset but recently I've had some issues - it wouldn't always work on my Mac. Maybe it has to do something with ...
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“Preview” will not open on my MacBook Pro

"Preview" will not open on my MacBook Pro. I am using High Sierra 10.13.6. When I go to open a PDF or a photo, nothing happens. When I right click the Preview app it says Application Not Responding, ...
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Time Machine and File Storage on 1 External Drive Security

If I partition an external drive to use one partition for file storage and another for time machine, will the partition for time machine be as safe from malware as if it were on a separate drive? As ...
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macOS alternative to Meld

The mojave upgrade from 10.14.5 to 10.14.6 broke my old VLC install (already fixed by upgrading the VLC install) and I think it has also broken my Meld 3.19.2.osx6 build provided through Homebrew. I ...
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Is the app age rating a warning?

I would like to know if the app age rating is a warning. This is a very simple question but the answer is important for me. For example, by default, will people under 17 be able to download an app ...
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How can I block using of YouTube app as well as YouTube website in all browsers on iPhone 5s?

My 10-year-old son is using YouTube every day for like 5-6 hours on his iPhone 5s. Is it possible to block using YouTube app as well as accessing www.youtube.com, so that he is not wasting his ...
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Did someone hack me? [duplicate]

I was on a public Wifi. When I returned home, reconnecting to my network, a panopli of numbers appeared on the network for 3 seconds. Then my network went after that. Going on google, I received a ...
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Certain files greyed out in external HDD

My question is the same as this one from 5 years ago. I have an NTFS external hard drive and certain files on it are greyed out and can't be opened until I run certain commands on the command line. ...
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Play Youtube on Apple TV via Linux Desktop

What I want is to watch YouTube on an Apple TV using my Linux Laptop as a remote controller. Both devices are wirelessly connected to my network.
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MacBook Pro sleeps unexpectedly and runs fans at high speed, even after SMC reset

My MacBook Pro (15 in Retina, early 2013, macOS 10.14.5) sleeps unexpectedly, although there is enough charge in the battery. To wake it up, I must connect the power supply. Furthermore, the fans run ...
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diff command says file exists, but I cannot find said file

I am using rsync to make a duplicate of an ExFAT-formatted external HD to another external HD. At the end of the copy, I got a message saying some files had vanished during the copy. So I used diff to ...
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Storing Photos library on Time Machine external hard drive with partitioning [duplicate]

I have a Photos library on my Mac, which I want to move to an external hard drive in order to save space on my computer's internal hard drive. I want to move the library to the same drive I use for ...
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Upgrade 2009 iMac airport card?

I am having performance issues with my 2009 20" iMac. The wifi signal is not what it used to be, meaning the signal never dropped or loaded blank pages. Have tried Google Chrome and Firefox but both ...
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Got a iPhone/ a pc without iTunes/WiFi - Needs to transfer files from iPhone to pc. How?

Like the title says Got a iPhone/ a pc (w10) without iTunes/WiFi- need to transfer files (photos,zip,exe) from iPhone to pc. How? Got usb cable and acces to WiFi on phone. Would be very grateful ...
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Headset Microphone not found in Windows 10 Bootcamp

I have a headset microphone that I originally purchased for my PlayStation 4, however, I noticed that the microphone was also able to work on my iMac, and I was very pleased to know that because it is ...
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Issue on macOS High Sierra - how can I make the Chrome background black?

I have multiple Google user accounts. My primary one is has a white background in Chrome, but the secondary one has a black background. I much prefer the black background, but I cannot figure out how ...
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How to check if Mission control is active in MacOS? [on hold]

I've this the answer in this post https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12683225/osx-how-to-detect-if-mission-control-is-running But it's not working. When the mission control is active, there is a ...
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Give assistive access to a single applescript

I have this script: #!/usr/bin/env osascript activate application "SystemUIServer" tell application "System Events" tell process "SystemUIServer" to keystroke "q" using {command down, control down} ...
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Improving NFS client performance

I have my Macbook Pro (MacOS Mojave) connecting to an NFS share on a Linux machine directly connected via Thunderbolt with jumbo frames. Testing with iperf3, I can do ~14 Gbps (~1.8 GBps) over the ...
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Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the iPhone XR or iOS 12 guide?

Is there a free and downloadable single-file version of the manual for the iPhone XR or for the iOS 12 that it comes installed with? I mean downloadable (for example as a .pdf) without using Apple's ...
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Work computer shows “This connection is not private” warning on almost all sites

My workplace allows me to use a Mac, but doesn't have much experience with them; their support is minimal if well intentioned, and generally as much harm as help. This includes installing antivirus ...
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Why is Disk Utility freezing my iMac

I’ve noticed that for awhle now that Disk Utility has been flaky on my iMac: iMac, 2015, Oct, 27” 5K display, Fusion HDD, OS 10.14.5 OTOH, it runs just fine on my MB Pro: MacBook Pro Retina, 2013, ...
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How can I enter recovery mode (for Mac OS, on an iMac) remotely?

Our team administrates several Macs. To save costs (flights, etc.) in events where we have to remotely restore a system at our client location, we are trying to understand how to enter recovery mode ...
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Use Profile Manager (or other methods?) for Network Mounts/Favorites

We have a few Macs in the office and a server running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 + Server 5.8. Profile Manager is set up and working, and company-owned Macs are enrolled. Mostly we use it for volume app ...

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