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Is Grammarly Premium worth to have? [closed]

I just want to know if it is worth to have grammarly premium as a grammar checker? I want to try these apps but I want to know if it's really worth to have.
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Weird iPhone 6s home button issue

So I was using my iPhone and then, all of the sudden my home button stopped working randomly. I can’t figure it out I replaced the home button and it still doesn’t work. It seems to be software ...
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How to open .wrd and .def files on Mac

I found these files here: dictionary bundle (.zip containing .wrd and .def) DictionarySearchStandalone.jar I don't want to run this app because (a) I don't trust the dev, and (b) I don't want to ...
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Installing Apache, PHP, MySql and phpMyAdmin on MacOS [closed]

I recently got my MacBook Pro and I tried to install a complete web server on my MacBook until I realized it wasn't working. I created an index.php file to run phpinfo(); it's not working. Later I ...
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How do I get rid of a re-appearing B&W hard drive icon on my macOS desktop?

I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and an external hard drive with 3 partitions. The external HD was unplugged and left unplugged. Since then, it appears on my desktop at every startup, ...
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Disable all iOS notifications

I have set up an old iPhone 5 for my grandmother (85) which I set up with Apple Configurator to be in single app mode for the phone only. I had turned off all the notifications, and made sure that ...
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How to set the Reply-To in Apple Mail exactly?

I am trying to figure out the possible files that may affect the headers of outgoing emails when using Apple Mail. In particular I want to modify the Reply-To part. I know that there are numerous ...
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Switch tab in Firefox with swipe left/swipe right gestures

I have a MacBook and I'm using Firefox. I wish to modify the options of browser.gesture.swipe.left (or right) such that it will switch to the tab to the left (right) instead of going to previous/...
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How does a Mac choose between Wi-Fi and Ethernet to work with? [duplicate]

My Mac is connected via a 1GBit Ethernet. However, from time to time I do turn on WiFi and let it connect, typically because I need to use AirDrop etc. When I'm done with AirDrop I usually turn the ...
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Can't erase hard drive or install new OS onto 2007 iMac

I've tried most things i've read online to try to fix this issues to no avail but I'll explain exactly what's happening. I think I accidentally deleted the EFI partition from my Mac which is the ...
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Office 2019 for Mac - Smiley feedback icon overlapped by Search field!

Office 2019 for Mac - Smiley feedback icon overlapped by Search field!!! Affecting all Office applications with such smile face icon in the top-right corner of the Quick Access Toolbar: Excel, ...
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Why is brew always reporting success when failing to start a service?

I'm trying to setup httpd with HomeBrew on a mac. As I painfully learned today, brew services start always reports success, even when httpd fails to start. Example failures reported as success: ...
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Cmd+Option+Esc not working in macOS Mojave 10.14.5

I'm on macOS Mojave 10.14.5 and I'm trying to kill a process. I tried cmd+option+esc to bring up the task manager, but nothing showed up. How do I bring up the task manager?
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Can't run react native app in xcode simulator! [closed]

newbie to react-native, was following this official docs for creating ios app: https://facebook.github.io/react-native/docs/getting-started My System config : Xcode Version 9.4.1 (9F2000) Ran this ...
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Error when selecting a method of distribution for .ipa in Xcode [closed]

I was able to run a Product -> Archive and successfully generate an .ipa or almost. When I get to the pop-up that asks for a method of distribution, no matter what method I select, I get this error: ...
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Mac OS update has an invalid signature

I am trying to update my Mac OS Mojave which is currently running 10.14.3. Now the latest update is 10.14.6. I tried updating via system preferences but it gave me an error "This volume doesn't meet ...
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Mac Terminal: Edit Text Document

I‘m again trying to make a siri-shortcut which let you run applications on your Mac. https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/f74c9bd89f1a4e71a3e8f72da5cf5ab7 It's making a list of all your applications in ...
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Change user password without the old one on macOS Catalina

How do I change a user's password without the old one, via the command line, on macOS Catalina beta? sudo dscl . -passwd /Users/abc password used to work before Catalina, but asks for the old password ...
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Google Chrome's send to your devices shows irrelevant device name

Chrome 76, MacOS Mojave 10.14.6. Chrome added a new functionality - now you can share your tabs between devices by right clicking in a browser window, then "Send to Your Devices" menu, you choose ...
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Command line issues

I'm trying to execute two commands in a single line: pkill "something" && runsomething when executing each command separately, both work. When executed together with "&&", only the ...
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How do I have my MacBook Pro do Auto signature in my reply email

I can see how to have the email add a signature in replies, but how do I set it up to be there automatically.
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accepting input from a user in python [on hold]

import fileinput import re input_file = input("Please give the name of your file?") seems simple enough but I keep getting this error: Mikaelas-MacBook-Air:PythonCodes me$ python regex.py Please ...
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Simple finder not working on macOS Catalina beta

I am unable to activate simple finder in macOS Catalina 10.15 beta 8 (19A558d). I have tried defaults write com.apple.finder InterfaceLevel -string "simple", which used to work before Catalina. Are ...
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Hide recent items in the system menu without hiding them in other programs

I wanted to hide the "Recent Items" list in the system menu. I literally never use it, and every time my mouse moves over it it causes the system to freeze for a few seconds while the list loads. So I ...
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rsync errors, but only when run in launchd

I have a script which runs rsync on my ~/Library/Preferences/ folder: #!/bin/zsh -f SOURCE="$HOME/Library/Preferences" TARGET="$HOME/Dropbox/Backups/Preferences/$HOST" LOG="$HOME/logs/$HOST/${NAME}...
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Xcode: Archiving a project to generate .ipa but export is not an option in Organizer

I am a member of the Apple Developer program for my team and I have all the provisioning profiles in place and codesigning, but when I run Product -> Archive and get the Organizer pop-up, Export is ...
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How to find the speed and CL settings of DDR3 SODIMM?

I bought a pair of Crucial 8GB DDR3 1866MHz SODIMM for my iMac 27 5K Retina Late 2015. I suspect the SODIMM that I received is 1600MHz, potentially counterfeit. Here is my question Is there any ...
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How to distinguish a terminal window currently connected via SSH?

I'm coming from Windows, where I used to use Putty whenever I needed to connect to a server via SSH. On MacOS this is much easier, as I can ssh into the server directly from the terminal. This is ...
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Delete Outlook for Windows rule on Outlook for Mac 16

I have configured some rules on Outlook for Windows and do not have access to any Outlook for Windows any more. I can see rules created by Outlook for Windows (and Outlook on the web) but when trying ...
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Lost bluetooth connection with mouse

I have a big problem with bluetooth on my Mac Book Pro. I bought my first MacBook about month ago. For the first week everything was ok, but then my mouse began to lose connection with the computer. ...
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Completely hide dock in fullscreen, disable show on mouse-over

When running a fullscreen (Windows 10 VM) VMWare Horizon client on Mac OS Mojave, I am experiencing an annoyance where the dock is "auto-showing" when I accidentally mouse-over near the Windows 10 ...
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“Hey Siri” suddenly stopped working on MacOS Mojave

Siri works perfectly after I manually click on the Siri icon on my TouchBar or click on the menu bar Siri icon so there is no issue with my microphone. Also there are no user accounts to manage in my ...
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stop Mail.app opening in split-fullscreen

When I am within a full-screened app and I get a (new email) notification from Mail, if I click it it opens in half the screen (split vertically) instead of opening in a new window on another desktop. ...
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Backup iPhone pictures that are not using local storage but iCloud

Until 2017 I took pictures with mi iPhone using local storage, and then I saved them to my Macbook using Photo.app. But since 2018, I started to use on the iPhone the option to store pictures on ...
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Would iOS 13 have 3D Touch App Switcher?

As some of YouTube videos and other sources are saying that iOS 13 will probably kill 3D touch. It will function as a haptic touch. Will it have the 3D Touch App Switcher to swap between apps? or any ...
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Lag on 4k external monitor and MacBook Pro (early 2016, internal graphics) running in retina mode: can bad cable be a reason or just not enough power?

I just bought new monitor (LG 24UD58-B) because of my MacBook's flexgate issue (when you can't really open lead). I can't bring it to service yet, because where I live it takes up to 5 weeks and it's ...
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Cannot get httpd to listen on port 80

I installed httpd using brew. I edited /usr/local/etc/httpd/httpd.conf and changed: Listen 8080 to: Listen 80 Restarted the service: brew services restart httpd But Apache's still listening on ...
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What is bound at port 53 of localhost and how to stop that service?

I want to run my own bind dns forwarder but in order to bind it to port 53 of my machine I first need to stop what is running there. It seems that a service called "domain" is running there from what ...
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Can I use Time Machine but still be able to access deleted files on my Mac?

Normally I just copy important files on my external HDD or move the big files on there cause I don't have much space on my Mac. However, I want to try Time Machine, because it might be less prone to ...
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Backup mails from outlook app

I had an email account configured in outlook app in my iphone. I recently lost access to the email account and only mails available are the ones already downloaded in the outlook app. I want to backup ...
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Why can't I boot into Mac OS after creating a new Partition with Bootcamp?

I recently created a new partition with Bootcamp Assistant and successfully installed Windows 10. However I can't go back into Mac OS! I have tried holding the Option key while booting up, but it only ...
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Show one screen, hide another?

I'm a teacher, and I like to cast my laptop screen to the television in my classroom via Apple TV. However, there are times I'd like my students to see one screen while I work on a different one they ...
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Proper save format for preview for editable pictures

Suppose you edit a picture in Preview and added new elements such as text. In what format should you save the file if you want to resume editing the added elements, like changing the font of the text ...
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FaceTime login error

I try to login with my Apple ID and password in FaceTime and I get the error "An error occurred during activation. Try again." I got this message always whenever I tried to log in over the past few ...
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sync iBooks page currently reading between iPhone and MacBook

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) (macOS Mojave 10.14.6) and an iPhone 7 (iOS 12.4.1). I downloaded an ebook from the internet, and started reading it on my MacBook. A few days later ...
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Can I be reached on FaceTime on Mac using my non-iPhone phone number?

I have a Mac and an Android phone. I can use FaceTime and people can call me using my email address. I want people to be able to place calls with me using my phone number. So I've added my phone ...
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How to stop Mission Control from rearranging screens? [duplicate]

If I have arranged Finder to the left of the desktop and Slack to the right, and have Sketch further to the right, there's a reason for that. It's an organization strategy to make my work easier and ...
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Can't access RAW files in Photos.app

I cannot access RAW image files in Photos.app. I have a bunch of RAW files from both my Olympus OM-D E-M5 and from my iPhone (I use the Halide app to take them). They are all JPG/RAW pairs. The ...
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Weird issues after updating to macOS 10.15 Catalina beta 8 (19A558d)

I have MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Touch ID model), and I've been on macOS 10.15 Catalina developer beta since June without any issues. However, since updating to the latest beta, I have several major ...
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Errors backing up Photos.Sparsebundle

I've been trying to backup / copy my Photos Library.sparsebundle and keep running into issues. The original file is on a Drobo5N mount.I am trying to copy to an external SSD The Sparsebundle is ...

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