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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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Does Apple allow developers or testers to install previous versions of an App?

As an iOS App developer, does Apple allow me to download previously submitted versions of my App using a developer or test account? I'm not trying to get users to download previous versions, but ...
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Mac screen sharing only shows the sharing application

I've done my best to search around Google and stackexchange but haven't found anything mentioning what I'm experiencing. We have a (pretty much brand new) Macbook Pro that is expierencing issues with ...
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How to property uninstall Python 3.7?

I'm trying to build a package but would like to uninstall Python 3.7 from my machine first. The build appears to think /usr/local/opt/python/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.7/Python exists on ...
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.command The file could not be executed because you do not have appropriate access privileges

I am trying to execute a terminal command by just double clicking a .command file. But I am getting this error. The file “myfile.command” could not be executed because you do not have appropriate ...
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Lock macOS with a password from bash

Is there a way to lock macOS so that waking it up requires the user’s password? (Even If normally the password won’t be requested if it is waked up in, say, 1 hour)
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macOS Catalina still uses bash as the default shell

I'm on the latest public beta of macOS Catalina and it's supposed to use zsh as the default shell and it even shows that it is pointing to zsh in the users settings but whenever I open a new terminal ...
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How to recover the deleted photos and videos while importing from Android Mobile to system [closed]

How to recover the deleted photos and videos while importing from Android Mobile to system, not able to find in mobile nor system. By mistake, selected delete and data after importing to system during ...
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How to enable Autoboot for old MacBook Air?

MacBooks released in and after 2016 have a feature that enables them to boot as soon as the lid is opened. I wanted to replicate the feature on my 2013 MacBook Air (MacOS Catalina Public Beta 5), so I ...
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Is it possible to trigger keyboard shortcuts on non-English keyboard input via Dvorak key position?

I use Dvorak layout on my macOS and have other keyboard input including Simplified Chinese and Korean. However, to trigger a keyboard shortcut such as Command + w on Korean keyboard, I must use the ...
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Removing iPad virtual keyboard prompt (iOS 13 beta)

On my iPad I’m using a Bluetooth keyboard, I’m using a web page as an app that is downloaded on the home screen of the iPad. When I start typing this iPad prompt pops up as seen in the picture. It ...
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Apple Pages - Can't View Text at Bottom of Page

I am working with a Table in Pages. I am unable to add and view additional rows at the bottom of the page. I cannot progress to page 2 of the document.
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fsroot count invalid every time I install High Sierra

MacBook Pro7,1 2TB Crucial SSD High Sierra fsroot count invalid I have a MacBook Pro7,1 (13" Mid-2010). I recently replaced the 512GB hard drive with a 2TB SSD from Crucial memory. I'm trying to ...
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Can I upgrade the memory in a MacBook Pro 2019?

my Mac is a MacBook Pro 2019 I do not have any information about Mac or cp. I am using R and I am running a heavy model, but I can not get a result because of lack of memory. Is there any way to fix ...
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My iPhone XR keeps making emergency calls without any interaction from me

This is really weird: three times within the past week, my iPhone XR has called my mother-in-law via the Emergency Call feature, without any apparent interaction from me. Each time this has happened, ...
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How can I prevent line numbers from appearing in .bash_history?

Recently, line numbers have started to appear in my .bash_history file. Where before, for example I might have had just rm -rf * I now have entries like #1565909296 rm -rf * How do I prevent those ...
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Applescript: Waiting till AFTER QuickTime Movie Recording Window is Active

I'm trying to resize a Quicktime Movie Recording Window--only after it's active. Is this possible? The below script does work––if I hardcode the delay time. Any help is appreciated. Thanks do ...
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Ctrl + Up/Down to scroll through Terminal.app window

In the Ubuntu terminal, Shift + PgUp/PgDn scrolls the window up or down a page, and Ctrl + Shift + Up/Down scrolls the window up or down a line. On my Mac, Shift + PgUp/PgDn works the same as on ...
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How to add printer with lpadmin and have it show up in Printers and Scanners in System Preferences?

I am using Mojave, and I am able to add a printer using lpadmin. I can then print a test page to that printer using the CUPS web interface. Additionally, the printer is listed with lpstat -p. ...
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How can I observe what low-level system functions support a specific peripheral (specifically the internal camera on an iMac)?

This question asks about disabling the FaceTime Camera kernel module, but has no answers. I have a similar goal, and I'd like to chase down what might be loading in support of the camera's hardware/...
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Hardware keyboard keypress repeated in Safari HTML5 content

I use Safari on iOS 12.4 on an iPad 6th Generation. When I use my hardware keyboard as input into an HTML5 game, it repeats until clicking on a button outside of the game. What can I do to avoid this ...
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Disk Utility Live Boot

Is it possible to create a bootable version of an OS (for example Ubuntu) on a USB from Disk Utility. I have tried clicking on restore, and then selecting an image (.iso). However whenever I run the ...
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OSX password issue with special chars in recovery mode

I had an issue with my MacBook (latest version) and I tried restarting in recovery mode (cmd+r). The issue is that my password contains a special character (umbreakable space) for security reasons ...
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MacBook Pro disk utility - disk0s2 not mounted

I am trying to erase all data from my laptop and reinstall OS X before I trade in. I erased all data on Macintosh HD but now when I go to reinstall OS X there is no hard drive appearing when prompted ...
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Mirror vs Extend display performance

Plugging in a external monitor to be the only display on a MBP requires clamshell mode (which is not a viable option for many; the MBP gets very hot). So I have a hotkey set to dim the built-in ...
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Time Machine: Backups.backupdb uses way too much space when copied to another volume

I'm in the process of copying my TM backups to another volume. I followed these instructions: formatted the new volume, set the permissions, disabled automatic TM backup and dragged Backups.backupdb ...
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Can I pin something to the bottom of the last page of a document?

I have a text box for signatures and notary that I would like to pin to the last page of the document, but the document template has a table in the middle that could expand this to two or more pages. ...
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HFS+ corrupted partition recovery with files offsets

At first, I’ll mention some background details that could help better understand the situation. I used 1TB external drive for data storage, then installed it into Optibay to use it inside MacBook ...
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I have a few movies I purchased using iTunes. Is there a way to extract the m4v files out to my hard drive?

I have a few movies on my iMac that I purchased using iTunes. They play fine using iTunes. Is there a way to extract the file from iTunes and save the m4v file to my external drive but also leaving it ...
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How to fix a Damaged APFS disk?

I have an issue with a 1TB 850 Evo, serving as an external disk in a SATA enclosure. I would Really like to recover the data I have on it so any help would be greatly appreciated. Readout from GPT ...
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How to get LOG_DAEMON syslog messages available via asl

I am attempting to run unbound on my macOS Mojave. This works. I can also log from unbound to a file. That works. But I want to log to syslog. Unbound logs to the LOG_DAEMON (daemon) facility. So I ...
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Command/Control keys are split on PC keyboard with Mac

No matter how many combinations I try in Modifier Keys, unfortunately the control/command keys split responsibilities. For example: Control x, c, v all work fine, but Control z, t, r don't work - ...
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Which Apple ID should I use for my Apple Card?

I'm one of the users who has one Apple ID that I use for e-mail, calendar, etc., and a different ID that I use for iTunes and the App Store. Is one of these preferred (or required) for use as the ...
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Macbook Air Mid 2011 - External Microphone is not recognized

I can't find the microphone from the headset either in system preferences or in the hardware list. My headset cable has 3 lines as required. The mic works well on my phone for example. Any tips? ...
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Locating AirPods using “Find My iPhone”

I saw this advertisement online: How does this work, technically? From my understanding, AirPods are only Bluetooth compatible. If I lost my AirPods, would I need to be within Bluetooth range to be ...
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Problem with copying files above ~4.2 GB [duplicate]

I am trying to copy video (mp4) files from the solid state drive of my MacBook Pro to both a external hard disk as well as to a SanDisk USB thumb drive. It goes well up to abut 4.1 GB file size, but ...
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What is Apple Card and how do I get one? [closed]

Apple released Apple Card this month (August 2019). What is it and how is it different from other similar cards? How do I apply for it? How do I know if it's available in my country?
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Increasing screen resolution to 1920x1080 in Macbook Air

Is it possible to change the maximum resolution of MacBook Air 13" (2015), by replacing its panel (i.e. screen)? The model only supports 1440x900. What I want to achieve is making the resolution of ...
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DNS resolution works for nslookup but fails in browser while using openconnect

Trying to use openconnect to connect to Cisco Anyconnect VPN. I just did brew install openconnect and use it from cmd line like this: sudo openconnect --authgroup=VPN-SSL-GROUP -u FIRST_LAST@...
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Why can’t I use a Live Photo as a wallpaper

I've got an iPhone 6. I know it is capable to set a live photo as the device wallpaper. But I couldn't do it because it only gives me 'still' and 'perspective' as the options. So how can I set a live ...
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What if I stopped time machine first backup?

yesterday I was doing the first big backup with Time Machine. About 600Gb. I know Time Machine does it first, the it will backup only changes to the original. Ok. I stopped the backup by quitting my ...
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recover safaritabs/images after restore?

Recently i forgot my passcode and ended up at the connect to iTunes screen Before i restore, what's the likelyhood that my safari tabs or pictures have been saved to iCloud/itunes/some cloud service ...

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