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Sending mouse to different monitors for all sides

So I have external monitors set up like this (one vertical) And as you can see I am only able to send a mouse to another screen via lower half of each sides. I want to be able to send mouse not just ...
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Chromium based browsers installed size

I don't know if this is the right place where to ask but... does anyone know why Chromium-based browsers installed size difference is so huge between one another?
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After updating the password, many programs asking me to enter the new password

After updating the password, many programs asking me to enter the new password. How can I get rid of it? And outlook also asked to update something After updating the password, I cannot use Apple ...
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Move mouse to other display over an arrangement gap

I have the following setup at home and I want to be able to move my mouse over the gap between the center lower screen and the lower part of the right screen (red line). Currently the mouse is blocked ...
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How fast was A12Z Mac Mini, anyway? [closed]

I'm just curious after the release of M1 Macs, how fast/slow was A12Z Mac Mini compared to the 2020 Mac Mini and the 2020 M1 Mac Mini?
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On Numbers, how to navigate on text inside a cell after Ctrl+Alt+U?

On Numbers we can use the Ctrl+Alt+U shortcut to edit text in a cell. Doing so the cursor goes to the end of the cell (the right side) here. What if I want to edit in the middle of the text? One ...
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Best USB enclosure for 6+12 Macbook Air 2011 (A1370) SSD? [closed]

I upgraded my MacBook Air 2011 (A1370) to a Crucial MX500 SATA SSD with better speeds and would like to give the original APPLE TS128C (128gb) a second life. I have tried a basic enclosure that does ...
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Option to unlock fileVault without password

For regular login using loginWindow, there's a way to use SmartCard instead of typing a password. I was wondering if it's also possible to unlock the fileVault using the same mechanism or any other ...
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How do I open an App Store link without starting the App Store app?

When I search Google for an app, for example "Wakeout!", I get this search result: When I click on it, this alert opens up: I click Cancel, I don't want to open the App Store. But this is ...
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MacBook Pro 13" M1 has 2880-by-1800 resolution

According to Apples tech specs, the new M1 MacBook Pro has a screen resolution of 2560-by-1600. However, when I make a screen recording via quicktime or take a screenshot via Lightshot, it show that ...
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Adjust the default iPhone ringtone?

The default iPhone ringtone will fit several others, and with the songs I love, I want to change my phone's ringtone. I know the IOS M4r format and what ringtone websites are in the M4r format?
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Replacement battery in MacBook Pro 2009 doesn't charge

I had a dead battery on my Mac so I bought a new one. Installed it and it works fine. After the battery got low, I plugged in the charger but nothing happens, it just won't charge the battery. Any ...
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Almost all Functions in Numbers on MacOS Give Me Syntax Errors

Almost all functions I try to use in Numbers give me a syntax error with no explanation what is wrong (red triangle with exclamation mark, only says "The formula contains a syntax error." ...
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Is it possible to downgrade to an older minor version of macOS?

I have a system running macOS 10.14.6, and I'd like to downgrade it to 10.14.5. Is there any way to do that? I can't find an installer for 10.14.0 - 10.14.5, only the latest.
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Can't boot into or mount Mojave APFS partition after repartitioning for Linux

MacBook Pro 2015, 256GB SSD disk I have created a second partition on my disk to try Linux. Everything was fine, but at some point, macOS disappeared from the boot menu. After some googling and trying ...
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Google Drive for cloud backing up mac - and losing a lot of local storage space?

Just subscribed to the 2TB package of Google Drive to try to backup my Mac "continuously". However, within hours the 80GB+ of space I have on my Mac has now decreased to 20GB, and I am ...
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How can you change the DHCP DUID/ClientID in bytes in macOS?

There is $ sudo plutil -p /var/db/dhcpclient/DUID_IA.plist { "DUID" => {length = 14, bytes = 0xxxxxxx} "HostUUID" => {length = 16, bytes = 0x000000} } However, changing ...
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Adjust distance of mouse from the bottom of the screen before the Dock re-appears

After upgrading to Big Sur, when I bring the mouse to the bottom of the screen, the Dock appears a bit before the mouse has completely reached the bottom. That means that a lot of times when I want to ...
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Need Mac Numbers & Pages for Mojave

I have a 2010 MacPro running Mojave. I've been trying to buy, copy, or steal copies of Pages and Numbers for hours just so I can work on a client's Pages file. Why is this so hard?
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What Does Spotlight Indexing Actually Do?

A similar older question already exists, but even that has no definitive answer. I hope somebody can give a clear explanation and answer with regards to macOS Mojave and above, and my doubts below. I ...
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The Java JAR file “postgresql-42.2.18.jar” could not be launched

Im trying to install "postgresql-42.2.18.jar” in my mac. But when I open it, it says: "The Java JAR file “postgresql-42.2.18.jar” could not be launched." Check the Console for possible ...
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macOS Calendar app broken

I cannot see any of my calendars or calendar events. If I click on Preferences the app gives me the spinning ball of death. Running on macOS Catalina, and my calendar usually contains both iCloud ...
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Magic Mouse 2 scrolling crashes apps on Big Sur

I'm experiencing really annoying issue on Big Sur (It worked like charm on Catalina). I'm unable to scroll with Magic Mouse 2: in "subwindows" of applications, you know the "pop up&...
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What color filter does iPhone Night Shift apply?

I took a photo just now that looks great on my iPhone 7 iOS 14.2 which is currently in Night Shift mode. How can I make the photo look like that when viewed without Night Shift?
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Is it possible to save my Mac Mini and get it booting again? [closed]

Alright before I tell you my situation, let me tell you what you're working with. This is a Mac Mini Model A1347 I can update this with more info if needed. Ok so here's my problem. This started ...
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Package macOS launchd daemon with bundled jre

I have been reading up on how to go about bundling an openjdk jre with a launchd daemon to be packaged for macos, but I seem to not be finding very clear information. The how-to's all seem to focus on ...
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My mac's UI is randomly freezing for 5-10 seconds throughout the day. How can I figure out what's going wrong?

I have a 2017 27" iMac running macOS 10.14.6. Throughout the day the entire screen will freeze for a period of 5-10 seconds. This happens sporadically and there's no consistent way to trigger it, ...
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I accidentally used “touch ..” , is there a way to safely delete this document?

I was working on a project and for some stupid reason i decided to write touch .. The file was created in the Desktop so i don't think that it will affect the computer's performances in any way. I ...
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Mail unexpectedly quits - MacBook Pro - macOS High Sierra

My Mid 2012 MacBook Pro runs High Sierra 10.13.6 and Mail application version 11.5 modified 01 Oct 2020 by Apple Store Security update 2020-006. Mail worked until today when it quit unexpectedly while ...
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macOS thinks Option key is pressed

After some time of inactivity, the keyboard - Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard - starts acting as if the Option (Win) key is pressed. Pressing the key does not reset its state. The only solution is to ...
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Are macos Mojave Security Updates Cumulative?

I had upgraded to macOS Mojave on April 2020 and am still on it. The Software Installations list on System Information lists the following security updates installed: Security Update 2020-002 ...
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Cannot reformat or unmount external that was used for Time Machine

Trying to reformat a drive that was used for an employee's Time Machine and Data storage. It is a partitioned drive. Disk Utility failed to unmount the Data partition and reported the TM partition was ...
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Why is my iPhone using buit-in mic instead of my Bluetooth headset?

Why does my iPhone's built-in microphone remain active when I connect it to my bluetooth headset? It should use the headset's mic. Can anybody tell me what’s wrong? Device: iPhone 7 Plus Headset: JBL ...
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Mail.app stuck copying messages

Mail.app is stuck copying messages from an Exchange account to an iCloud account. I've tried re-adding the Exchange account several times to no avail. Is there any way to find out which particular ...
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App Store update issue? “We could not complete your purchase. cancelled”

For the past couple of weeks, every so often (every few days perhaps) I get this popup, from 'nowhere', ie, I don't have the App Store app open. I normally see it after I've been away for a while, or ...
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Disable shape recognition in Notes on ipad

I just updated to iOS14 for iPad. There does not seem to be an option anywhere to turn off shape recognition. Besides downgrading back to iOS13, is there any way to turn this off? Turning off ...
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El Capitan sidebar preferences not sticking

I had a hard drive failure and am temporarily using a machine which can only be brought up to El Capitan. I have a sidebar problem that is driving me crazy. The configuration of the sidebar favorites ...
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Safari 14.0 WebGL disabled?

Safari 14.0 does indeed have WebGL enabled (see the screenshots) but I'm not able to view any WebGL pages. I seem to remember WebGL did work at some point in the past but it's totally broken now in ...
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Admin authentication not working on Big Sur

Anything that I am trying to do that requires admin user access is failing. Whether it be moving an app to the trash or making a change to settings (app settings or system settings) it isn't working. ...
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Migration from 12" MB to 2020 MBA (Intel) Fail

I am trying to migrate my data from my old MacBook (12-inch Retina Mid 2017) to a new Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020). I am using the USB port on an Apple AV Adapter on the MB connected ...
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How can I change the macOS command for converting PostScript files to PDF files from pstopdf to ps2pdf in the “Preview” and “Safari” applications?

Recently, in the last 12 hours, I noticed that the "Preview" and "Safari" applications failed to automatically convert PostScript files to PDF files. When I opened up PostScript ...
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Finder does not open URL to file path

in the past, I used to click an URL to a local file in any application (e.g., TextEdit) and the finder or Path Finder would open. An example for such an URL is file:///Users/username/Library/Mobile%...
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What is causing this tiled screen flash upon waking the Mac?

Hi, this is how it appears on my mom's 2017 12" MacBook: Mac goes on Sleep Mode after idling for a while. Press any key/tap trackpad to wake up Mac. Black screen with tiles appear for ...
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Log into a mac mini working as a server that is connected to a VPN

I have a Mac Mini (late 2014) that I want to connect to a VPN (for work), but I also want it to act as a server, so I can work from my laptop (running Linux). I basically need the Mac for the VPN and ...
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Why does tapping the share button (on my iPhone 11) sometimes not give all the apps (in the order I've set) available to share-to on the share sheet?

Sometimes when I tap the share button (in any app, but this morning it was in Safari while browsing bloomberg.com), a subset of the apps I know are available (like Twitter) either don't show up (that ...
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App Store apps can't be opened after upgrading macOS 10.12 to 10.13

I updated my Mac from 10.12.6 "Sierra" to 10.13.6 "High Sierra". Now every app that was installed using the App Store is not able to run anymore. They all give me the following 2 ...
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.htaccess not working after upgrading to php 8

Mac OS Catalina. I was using Apache with the default PHP shipped with the OS (7.3.11). I installed PHP 8 using Homebrew, replaced the PHP module in httpd.conf, and added the following code: <...
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MacBook Pro experiencing random restarts and buggy behavior while running programs

My MacBook Pro (15inch Mid 2014) has been displaying odd behavior (slowdowns, problems running certain software packages including jGRASP, beach balls, delays in expected restarts, as well as ...
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How to transfer the files from Dropbox to Google Drive easily [closed]

I have a Dropbox account, containing around 100 Gb of data and I want to switch to Google Drive. Therefore, I need to transfer all the files without downloading from Dropbox and uploading to Google ...
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Time Machine backs up complete drive as new data after failing to mount reference snapshot (after a restart)

Since January/February 2020, most restarts of my Mac (High Sierra) cause Time Machine to see the complete content of one of my two (internal) drives as new and copy it fully to my Time Machine ...

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