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Mouse click while screen turned off

I have an iMac 2013 with Catalina. I need to turn off the screen and continue able to clicking the mouse with AnyDesk/AppleScript. But when I turn off the screen, I can move the mouse but clicking ...
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how to swich Tax Forms area when edit Tax Forms in paid apps

Now I am bonding a paid account with my account in App Store Connect https://appstoreconnect.apple.com/agreements/#/?section=detail , I am edit the Tax Forms but the UI shows like this: I am in China ...
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Is there any difference installing command line tools with xcode-select --install or through developer.apple.com

Is there any difference installing command line tools with xcode-select --install in the terminal and installing it through the graphical program from developer.apple.com ?
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Error 403 on accessing http://localhost/phpmyadmin/setup

I am trying to set up phpmyadmin on BigSur 11.2.3. I have MySQL server running, put phpmyadmin folder to /usr/local, created config file and trying to access setup via http://localhost/phpmyadmin/...
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Unable to include external media drive in time machine backup

I have recently moved my apple photo library to an external hard drive to save space on my internal SSD, however i would obviously still like this external drive to backup with the rest of my computer....
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Boot stick not detected

My company provided me with a secure boot stick from ECOS which shall boot Linux on any Mac or PC when plugged-in. However, my MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2019, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports, BigSur Version 11.2....
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How much disk space do the “command line developer tools” take up?

When I run git --version in the Terminal, I get prompted to install the "command line developer tools": What exactly do I get from these "command line developer tools", and how ...
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macOS: saving images from the clipboard using `pngpaste` is faded and white

When I take a screenshot on macOS, and use pngpaste a1.png to save it, the image is faded: This only happens when I take a fullscreen screenshot using CMD+SHIFT+3, and not with CMD+SHIFT+4.
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Recover iPad serial number from iCloud backup

I won't bore you all with the reasons why but I have an old iPad Pro that I replaced with a new iPad Air last month. I removed the iPad pro from Find my and other icloud services. I now need the ...
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How to route all outbound TCP to localhost:8080 with pfctl?

I'm looking for an updated (Big Sur) MacOS alternative for this iptables command: linux iptables sudo sysctl net.ipv4.ip_forward=1 sudo iptables -t nat -I PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 55 -j REDIRECT --...
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Алгоритм калькулятора для подсчета количества дней с календарными датами для расчета санкций по договорам в период действия режима ЧП. Блок схема [closed]

Algorithm of the calculator for calculating the number of days with calendar dates for calculating penalties under contracts during the period of the state of emergency Period from 16.03.2020 to 15.06....
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What to do with water-damaged touchscreen on ipod touch nano?

Eight years ago I was gifted an ipod touch nano (generation 7, A1446). A few days later, I forgot it in my shirt, which went through a regular washing machine cycle. Surprisingly, the ipod still works:...
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“Add printer” (from network) fails silently (Catalina 10.15.7 (19H2))

When going through the usual steps, my network printer shows up via Bonjour Sharing, but when I double click it and it shows a progress bar, it completes but the list is still empty. It's an HP office ...
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Very strange green artifacts in Google Chrome?

I have no idea what this is, restarting chrome and my machine doesn't fix it, it seems random and it affects things randomly, and goes away randomly. Notice this issue comes up with I take the macOS ...
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New Cookie Dialog on SE Websites, iPhone only [migrated]

iPhone SE (first generation), iOS 14.4.2 (18D70), iOS Safari I have regularly used this phone to browse the SE sites in which I'm interested: Travel, Expatriates, Mechanics, Home Improvement, and Ask ...
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Cannot boot into macOS

A while ago, I installed Ubuntu along with the macOS on my MacBook. Yesterday, I decided I should uninstall Ubuntu. I read a post on how to uninstall Ubuntu. What I did was, in Disk Utility on macOS I ...
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How to Specify a Dynamic Date Condition using SumIfs in Numbers?

How does one change the condition highlighted in the attached image to a dynamic date condition? ">=4/3/2021" into something like ">=A3"
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How to use pinch to rotate using keyboard/mouse (without trackpad)?

I'm trying to rotate texts and images in Preview without using the multitouch 'rotate with two fingers'. It works fine with a laptop trackpad but on a desktop with only a keyboard and mouse I can't ...
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OSX cmd+tab behavior with multiple windows of same application and monitors [closed]

First of all, my question is not answered in any of the questions with the similar titles. My context is a little different. I have 2 monitors connected to my MacBook Pro. I opened 2 windows of Safari,...
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Use terminal to get Mac battery manufacture date/age

How do I get the manufacture date or age like what's shown in CoconutBattery using the terminal? I tried ioreg -cr AppleSmartBattery which gave a ManufacturerData (data, not date, but it was a date ...
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Playing audio over bluetooth from some sources mutes others

When I play audio through bluetooth headphones, the following happens: Play the Google timer in Chrome or playback from Logic Pro X. Works fine. Play a YouTube video or Spotify song. Stop it. Go back ...
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Unable to playback audio from audacity via USB-C headphones

When trying to playback audio from audacity with USB-C headphones, the following message appears I don't want to change project sample rate, I need to playback what I have. Attempts to find working ...
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How to copy link in Google Docs app?

I've got the Google Docs app installed on my iPad. There is a link in this doc and I need to copy the URL to the URL field in a calendar event. However, I can't figure out how to do this. I have ...
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Group displays/spaces in mission control

Mission control has the binary options of either "Displays have separate spaces" or, if unchecked, all displays belong to the same virtual space (allowing you to have a window across 2+ ...
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Where does Google Drive File Stream store offline files and folders on a Mac?

I use Google Drive File Stream for work, and there are certain mission-critical files that I need available for offline access. File Stream makes this easy: control-click on the file, and choose &...
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Problems (consistently) Connecting 2 External Monitors to MacBook Pro (Late 2013) - Please Help!

I have been having issues to consistently be able to connect two external monitors (both HP Z23n G2 Displays) to my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) and cannot pin down the problem. I connect ...
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Whats the difference between backing up my photos on iPhone and storing them in iCloud?

If I go to settings -> iCloud -> manage storage There are 2 categories: Backups (118 GB) Photos (18.3 GB) In my backups, there's photo library (109.25 GB) I'm confused, what's the difference ...
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MacBook Pro wouldn't turn on, new charger got it on a few times but won't turn on again

I bought a Mac off eBay. Bought and installed Logic Pro X and was using it with much satisfaction until one day it stopped turning on. I took it to Mac Choice and they identified a faulty charger. I ...
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Handing in macbook with root access - protecting data

There is a macbook with a badly swollen battery that will have to be replaced. The macbook itself is out of warranty, and even though the public Apple site lists an option to get it serviced out of ...
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MacBook Pro 15" Mid-2012 - Replacing a damaged 2.6 GHz logic board to 2.7 GHz one

I got a logic board A1286 mid-2012 non-Retina 2.7 GHz MBP. On the board, there are two extra sockets; one is the right side of the fan connector and the other one is above the keyboard’s connector. ...
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How to output tilde (~) directly

I would like to be able to type the character ~ directly, without having to follow up with a space. Currently, if I type the tilde character, at first I get a ˜, which becomes a ~ only if I follow it ...
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Macbook and Bluedio T7+ volume synchronizing problem

I have a Macbook Pro 2020 (Big Sur) and a Bluedio T7+ headset. The T7+ has own volume management and Big Sur has its own volume management. When I connect the headset over the bluetooth, then Big Sur ...
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Can I run one KeyQuencer Macro from inside of another?

KeyQuencer is a macro/automation app for Classic Mac System 7. I have a bunch of Macros already defined and I'd like to call Macro A from Macro B. Possible workarounds I've dismissed out of ...
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MacBook Pro Cycles Count with no AC plugged in

I'm having a issue with my battery and cycles. Today I started the day with 101 cycles and 100% battery, then I disconnected the MacBook from the wall brick. After two hours I noticed that the battery ...
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Macbook external display rearranges homescreen

I've just set my PC moniter as primary screen when I plug in my MacBook (Air 2020) but it keeps rearranging my Homescreen. When I rearrange it so it fits my external display and unplug my laptop it ...
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What does Converting (forward) mean in diskutil?

I had an APFS (Encrypted) disk which I chose for Time Machine backups on macOS Catalina. I was asked if it was OK to erase the disk (Time Machine on macOS Catalina dosen't support APFS). I answered ...
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Can MBP 16" ( Late 2019) retina screen can be replaced with non-retina non-Apple screen?

I am getting some lines on one end of the screen I went to Aptronix (Apple retailer in India) customer care they are saying its pressure damage. I have never dropped the laptop nor hit the screen ...
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Store matching files in iCloud AND on Mac and Macbook

I signed up for iCloud storage for added security (in case my local computers crash or are stolen), but am finding out iCloud is trying to only keep certain frequently used files also on my Mac (...
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stopped (err = -3253) iTunes

iTunes error message when downloading music stopped (err = -3253) the network connection was reset. this message will pop up once or twice before it will download the song. It will eventually download ...
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More than one half rings - iphone [closed]

I called a person. They have at&t iPhone. When the phone rings. It rings several short rings and eventually it will go to voicemail after 27 seconds. It only happens with this person. Why?
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Parallels VM: Is there a way to run a script on the host when launching a VM?

My Parallels VM is configured to use some network services on the host mac via the virtual network, but as the virtual network is not up when the mac host's services are started at boot they aren't ...
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How to stop asr restore remounting image after completion? Or at east stop the Finder window appearing?

I'm making a bash script and I need to run a asr restore command in it, but it automatically re-mounts the image after it's finished. This produces a Finder window that could trick someone into ...
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Why is my iMac slowing down under multiple users?

Hardware: I have a 2014 iMac 5K. It's got 24GB of RAM and a 2TB SATA SSD I installed myself last summer. Full specs here: https://support.apple.com/kb/SP707?locale=en_US Software: Catalina 10.15.7 is ...
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What iOS apps read health records from Apple Health?

Apple's website says that "third-party apps can request access to your health records" but I can't find any apps in the app store that read them. Are there any apps that read health records (...
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How To Remotely Sign Out Of iCloud?

One of the top results in Google: "How To Remotely Sign Out Of iCloud" https://www.addictivetips.com/web/remotely-sign-out-of-icloud/ I cannot find the Settings app: The reason why I need ...
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recover data from FFFFF partition inside an external drive

A few weeks ago, I deleted my Linux partition of my Mac because I was running out of space. After that, I couldn't boot my OS anymore. Because I depend on my computer to work, I decided to backup my ...
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How do I save Text to Audio? (Inexperienced with Terminal and Scripting) [closed]

I am trying to figure out how to pass text to audio files and I have to admit im very confused on the process. I have figured out how to use applescripts using say - commands but how do I pass it ...
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Authenticating access for multiple keychain items

I am currently trying to access the WiFi credentials in the macOS keychain that are stored under the type "AirPort network password". I can access each PSK directly with security find-...
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How can I monitor when audio is sent to an output device?

I want my mac to take an action (pause my music) when a sound is heard on a particular output device. When the sound stops, I want another action to occur. How can I monitor the output device for ...
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What is single user mode useful for?

I don't quite understand on the Internet I couldn't really find anything useful. What is the individual user there for exactly? The terminal that is used in single user mode can also be used in the ...

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