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Running a PPC App on Apple Silicon

Can anyone tell me if I can run JaxoDraw, an application for PowerPC, on a Mac with Apple Silicon? To test, I would use the binary disc image, as this sounds the most convenient variant to install ...
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File names turning invisible after renaming

I should probably have asked this way sooner, but here goes. So, I recently (17/12/23) upgraded my Mid-2015 15" MBP from OSX Sierra to OSX Mojave, which seems to have eliminated the issue, but ...
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MacBook Pro 17 battery issue [closed]

My Mac is showing plug-in without plugging the charger and the charge is not getting in but showing charging when checking the battery. what to do?
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MacBook Pro (M1 2020, Sonoma) keeps restarting after sleep or inactivity

I have MacBook Pro 2020, M1, 16GB RAM, MacOS Sonoma 14.3.1 (23D60). For the last couple of months when I open my laptop in the morning, I find out that it got restarted. Over the last couple of weeks, ...
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What's the secret for securing a replacement digitiser in place on iPad 5th generation? [closed]

With 3 children in my house, I have had to replace broken iPad digitisers more times than I care to remember. One problem that has always plagued me with 5th gen iPads (model A1822) though is getting ...
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macOS 10.13.6 running WireShark 3.6.21 sudden crashes

WireShark 3.6.21 runs without a problem on Macbook using macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra. It suddenly crashes, but relaunching WireShark causes it to run again without a problem until again a sudden crash. ...
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Stop Mail app from importing mails from transfer so we can use app from scratch

My husband took over my 2017 Macbook Air 13 inch three months ago. We transferred everything from his 2011 iMac via Time Machine. We just tried to open the Mail app today (he normally uses Gmail). ...
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Is it possible to make keyboard repeat on Macos act like other systems?

Currently I set defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 1 defaults write NSGlobalDomain InitialKeyRepeat -int 10 defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false I'm trying to just make ...
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Macbook Air battery drain while sleeping

With the lid closed, my Macbook Air (13” 2020 Intel (MacBookAir 9,1), macOS 14.3.1) drains battery, often at a rate of more than 10 percentage points per 24 hours. I have tried the usual voodoo of ...
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Popup continues to show 'damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash.'

I deleted an app using Appclear. then this popup show up: App damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash. (Move to Trash) or (Cancel) Whether I click “Move to Trash” or “Cancel” ...
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Homebrew: How-To forbid a specific package to be installed?

Can I configure brew to never install a specific package even if it is required by another package I install? I do not want to accidentally install any software that has a dependency on Java, i.e. ...
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My iPhone doesn’t delete Instagram data

A few days ago, I logged out of my Instagram account when I wanted to log in again. The error below appeared in three of my accounts, but I could log in to any other account. “Error: Sorry, there ...
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macOS kernel panics when many external drives are connected

I recently purchased a 5-bay HDD enclosure that I filled with hard drives. I connected this along with around 4-5 SSDs with NVMe adapters to my Mac mini via a powered USB hub. I noticed that when ...
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Using Kindle app on iPad how to search my notes

Specifically I want to search MY notes, across all books in my kindle app or in 1 collection. In testing this, no note text is found, despite searching for a very specific phrase I entered into a note....
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Two versions of ruby installed

It seems like I have two versions of ruby installed. (3.3.0 and 2.6.10.210) How to fix that? peter@mac ios % sudo gem update --system Password: Updating rubygems-update Fetching rubygems-update-3.5.6....
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How do I restore a plist on another Mac?

I would like to transfer a configuration from one Mac to another using the defaults command within BASH. On one Mac, I can save the configuration by doing: defaults read edu.ucsd.cs.mmccrack.bibdesk &...
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Is it possible to use right click, scroll, etc. when using the Magic Trackpad on Windows?

I connected my Magic Trackpad 2 to my Windows PC via a Lightning to USB C cable. The only issue is that I can only move the mouse and click. I can not right click or scroll. I also can't use more ...
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How do you activate the Mac Pro 2013 port lighting?

I recently inherited a Mac Pro 2013. These have neat-looking lighting around their (many) front-panel ports, which as I recall (and old threads online confirm) is supposed to be proximity-activated. ...
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is there a user-friendly way of removing the remnants from an uninstalled iOS/iPad app on mac?

I just noticed that, other than on iOS, deleting an iOS/iPad app from my Apple Silicon mac does not remove all the files associated with the app. I work around that by finding the apps storage ...
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"Move focus to the menu bar" shortcut does not work in Sonoma?

Ever since upgrading to Sonoma I have not been able to access the menubar. I did change the shortcut long ago - and it had been working through various versions of macOS over the past decade. Here is ...
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Problems with Python on macos Ventura

So I updated my mac a while ago to ventura 13.3.1 and ever since it messed up my python path, I can't use Pycharm (it can't locate a valid interpreter path), and I can't use pip as well. When I try to ...
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Why do unwanted contacts appear on my iPhone when I use gmail app?

I started receiving unwanted contacts being added to my iPhone running iOS 17.3.1 and using the native gmail app. All I see is a new name and a Gmail address of people I don't even know. I don't know ...
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Is there a way to change the URL of a mac safari web app once created?

Starting with macOS Sonoma, you can use Safari to save any webpage as a web app. I have a website that redirects the URL after you enter the original URL. I'm unable to edit the url domain once the ...
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macOS - can I remap a function key to do nothing

I have minor dexterity problems and I keep hitting F12 when I want delete (usually I get both as the top of my finger brushes F12). I use the delete key a lot! Is there a way to disable a function ...
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Connecting bluetooth headphones to a MacBook and phone at the same time?

I have Sony WH-1000XM2 headphones which, while being quite old, worked well connected to a Windows laptop and my Android phone at the same time. In Android bluetooth settings, I had Media audio turned ...
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Why does my macOS WiFi icon keep searching for networks even though WiFi is disabled?

Note: This is not a duplicate of “How to stop WiFi "Looking for Networks…",” the OP has a WiFi service running. I have totally disabled WiFi in my network preferences (see screenshot below) ...
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2019 Mac Pro 10GB Ethernet limited to 1.10GBytes Transfer, 944MBits/sec bandwidth

I have a 2019 Mac Pro (Sonoma 14.2.1) that is plugged into a 10GB ethernet switch. The other end is also plugged into a 10GB switch. No matter which direction, iPerf3 is reporting that I'm only ...
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macOS immediately switching away when changing space

I use Mission Control Spaces to separate the different applications and projects I'm working on. So, e.g. desktop 1 is email; desktops 8 and 9 are for different customers, etc. And I use ctrl-number ...
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How do I customize my external keyboard?

I just got a new Mac from my employer and it has a Dutch keyboard layout. The main difference is the location of the backtick ` and it has a non-standard key §/± at the location of the backtick in ...
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Does Find My save multiple locations for the same name?

In the Find My app I can Edit Location Name e.g. when a person is at their school, I can set that location as having Location Name School. However, the person in question goes to a university, and the ...
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Keys sticking/doubling with other keys [duplicate]

I have a mid-2014 MacBook Pro which is still working well after all these years, except for one problem: the right Option key is doubling with the j and apostrophe keys, and something is making the ...
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How to use virtual desktops in the right way

I'm learning how to use MacOS, so maybe I'm doing something in a wrong way. Let's say I have 2 virtual desktops, each desktop is for some specific activity (work and private stuff). Each desktops has ...
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iPhone unable to do SOME network operations [closed]

My wife's iPhone 13 has been working fine until today.  Starting yesterday evening: Images attached to iMessages show a generic icon and won't load when tapped. O.S. update fails but Macbook Pro (MBP)...
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To get rid of Safari "top hits"

Is it possible to prevent Safari on Mac from showing me top hits? I was told that I need to clear the history and bookmarks for this first, and yes, if you delete history and bookmarks, you won't see ...
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How did my hostname change? Where can I see this change being made/what time it changed?

today I logged into my mac and opened zsh and had a big shock! Normally my terminal prompt is something like: sidharthghoshal@macbook-pro But today I found it was : sidharthghoshal@HaeLims-Air I don't ...
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Prevent "Search Google" to be selected in address bar

If I open Safari on my Mac and type foo in the address bar, it will be foo — Search Google This is fine, but if I need to copy this text, I press Command-A and then Command-C, and this selects the ...
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Left click causes pointer lag on iMac, without magnet or bettertouchtool

I have been having some little issues with my 2019 Sonoma 14.3.1 iMac. When I click the left button of the mouse, it causes the pointer to freeze for half a second. It is making the gaming experience ...
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Yet another issue with a homebrew update => python upgrade => "No module named 'praw'" (missing site-packages)

Sorry for the repeat, if any, but this is driving me nuts. I ran through a few upgrades of homebrew, in the past, and all python scripts I used to use were running fine, post python updates, meaning ...
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Can I safely erase my Mac and reset to factory settings?

I used to work for a company that provided me a Mac (M1Pro). The company went out of business and let us keep the Mac computers. They told us they would remove all the MDM enrollments so we can ...
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Remap standard ~/User folders Pictures, Documents etc to a different drive while keeping the *special* Finder Sidebar icons

Does anyone know of a definitive modern (Ventura-onwards) solution to moving the standard folders in a user directory to a different drive, NOT moving the ~/User directory itself, but moving ~/...
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Safe way to fix ownership and permission of Homebrew-related directories as part of cron jobs [duplicate]

I have a cron job that upgrades my Homebrew softwares periodically. Sometimes it runs into the famous directory ownership and permission issue for Homebrew. I'm trying to include some commands in the ...
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Sort files and folders by date added in folders named after week number [closed]

How can I move all files and folders in a folder based on date added in folders named anything like YYWW or 24w01 24w02 24w03 for example? New folders can be made in another location initially. This ...
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How to increase ulimit file limit for mac sonoma? [duplicate]

Here is the step I followed Step 1: Create new file /Library/LaunchDaemons/limit.maxfiles.plist Step 2: paste the following content <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> &...
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Wrapper around ssh causes AppleEvent handler to fail

I have the script that I've pasted lower down in my path and named ssh. The idea is that it changes the colour of the terminal based on which host I'm ssh-ed into. This worked fine for a long time, ...
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Where do emails go if a rule sends them to "No mailbox selected"

For some reason a Mail rule was unintentionally set to send emails to "No mailbox selected". This rule has been repaired; however, I do not know where those emails are now! Does anyone know ...
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Access to ~/Library/Autosave Information requires full disk access in Monterey but not in Sonoma [closed]

my application act a little weird in old OS version (a.k.a Monterey) as it attempt to open file reside in : /Users/me/Library/Autosave Information/com.company.myprod.plist It looks like my app tries ...
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Best way to learn AVFoundation? [closed]

Posting this here instead of Stack Overflow because they don't allow users to ask for tutorial recommendations. I'm learning Swift for a project using AVFoundation and Shazamkit, but I'm finding ...
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Disk Utility: "The operation couldn't be completed." or "Operation failed: Operation not permitted."

iMac Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019 Processor 3.7 GHz 6-Core Intel Core i5 macOS Ventura 13.6.3 I created a 100 GB APFS (Encrypted) volume with Disk Utility. In Finder the volume did not have the usual '...
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Zabbix agent daemon does not pickup a PID

(I've searched similar cases and could not find any) I've installed Zabbix agent daemon for MacOS. I'm running it on Catalina. The daemon ran just fine on installation, however after a while it ...
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Thermal Front Identification Code [closed]

Can anyone help me by providing python code for SST front and chlorophyll front identification? i want to determine the potential fishing zone. If you have any advise for me kindly share.
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