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Remotely access Mac from Linux using krdc

Following up on Can I remotely access my Mac from Linux using screen sharing? So I've set up the Mac to be Accessed Remotely via VNC am trying to remotely access it from Linux using krdc which I am ...
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How do I disable extensions in share menu : airdrop, mail, add people, messages in High Sierra on mac

I would like to use terminal to disable share menu items in extension on my mac. Im using a migrated system and running High Sierra. Ive tried everyway and apple insists that it cannot be done. I know ...
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App submission - Third party content rights

I am about to submit my app to app store. I have a question about "third party content right" section. My app contains information from various websites where I am required to give website a ...
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faulty battery?

MacBook Air (Retina, 2019) apparently has a faulty battery. Apple says my battery should be able to retain 80% charge at 1000 cycles. But here is says 84% at 150 cycles.
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Unable to draw in preview edit mode as pen turns to hand tool whenever hovering over anything

When drawing using draw tool, if I hover over a shape or image it turns into the hand tool and then I can't draw. How do I fix this?
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Safari Bugs after Catalina Upgrade

Recently (finally!) upgraded my 2017 Pro to Catalina, and am seeing a couple of unwanted changes in Safari. Wanted to ask if these were design changes, or if the update borked some preference settings?...
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Double click on Safari title bar to fit screen

When I double-click on the title bar of most Apps they automatically fit the whole screen. If I do so in Safari it only fits the height. If I want it to fit the width as well I have to double click ...
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How to bring back files that are deleted from trash? [without using external software]

I have an external hard drive that contained some folders and I had permanently deleted that by mistake. Is there any way I can get that folder back? MacOS Version: Catalina 10.15.5 Disk Drive: ...
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LG Ultrafine 5K firmware update ZIP search

Does anyone have access to the LG UltraFine 5K display firmware update ZIP file? LG ScreenManager doesn't recognize any update even though there should be one. LG support rejected me that they doesn't ...
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How to get all selected handwriting to copy as text?

In Notes, I “select all" my hand-writing. Now I'm supposed to be able to tap 'copy as text'. But this option is never offered except for short selections. Never for longer selections made with “...
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Finder opens new tab/window every time

I'm on macOS Big Sur 11.0.1 (20B29). I have an issue with Finder - each time I click on Finder, it opens a new tab/window and I don't have any issue with the tab/window option. Steps given below: ...
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How to prevent MacOS from creating resource forks in compressed files?

Is it possible to stop MacOS from creating resource fork files? Our organisation receives zip files from Mac users which contain a resource fork file along side every data file. So for example, when ...
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Finder not responding when logged in to iCloud

Finder has completely stopped working (is unresponsive/won't open.) I have to force quit each time I try to use it. My Desktop items have stopped showing too. Some other apps on my machine have also ...
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Selectively disabling notifications in macOS

At random intervals, DropBox pops up a notification telling me that it's almost full and that I should buy an upgrade. There is no way to disable this notification within the DropBox app (it's how ...
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Replacing external drive, reuse the drive name?

I want to upgrade my external drive. Due to the small capacity of of my Macbooks HD, the external drive is used to store everything except for applications. I want to change out the drive and try to ...
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Applescript for Mail.app to transfer mail between IMAP-accounts in a stable way?

I have just spent a few hours with Thunderbird trying to transfer 500 mails from one GMail-account to another and it is completely unreliable (well, it fails reliably). Now I am looking for an ...
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Logic and Garage Band do not import audio file correctly [duplicate]

Today I tried to import an mp3 file to Logic, but it was weirdly speed up. I've tried both drag and drop AND Command+I, but it didn't help. Later I tried to import the file to the Logic through Garage ...
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Big Sur - unresponsive dialogs to mouse actions

Sometimes at the beginning of 2021, I started to have a problem with the "File upload" dialogs in the web browser. The dialog is unresponsive to the mouse. I can use the keyboard for ...
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Opening pdfs on firefox in a new tab

Using Firefox 86.0 on Big Sur 11.2 and I am trying to find out how to immediately open pdfs in a new tab on firefox when I am given the option to download them. This option was available as the first ...
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Bug in iOS 13: the picture that you are looking at doesn’t stay on that picture

This is a bug that is present in ios 13 that wasn’t present in previous versions of the iphone. Before ios 13, one could have a photo up, and could go do something else on his iphone for a while and ...
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How can I remove a Gmail account in macOS?

I have a Gmail account that has a conflict, how do I remove my Gmail account from my Mac Air?
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How can I get accurate information about disk space used/available in Big Sur via the command line?

Summary: I would like to be able to tell how much disk space I have used and how much I have available (in GB) in Big Sur in a simple format suitable for parsing in a shell script or similar. Details ...
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Error creating bootable Catalina USB installer “The file “InfoPlist.strings” doesn’t exist.” (actually it does exist…)

Just bought a new 64gb USB stick so I can roll back to Catalina (Big Sur has choked my older Mac...). Going through these instructions: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372 I ran this command: ...
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Mac OS keeps switching to the first desktop Please Help Me

mac:MacBookPro 2019 system:Catalina 10.15.7 When I running full screen software,My screen keeps jumping to the first "desktop". This happens at random. I didn't install “Google Drive”
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How to mount .sparsebundle on file server

This is not related to Time Machine. I am seeking a file storage solution where: Only I can access the files (e.g. not iCloud) The files are encrypted I can access the file wirelessly The closest I ...
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Can't find AutoUnattend.xml?

I have followed this link https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/316512/408833 in order to download Windows, and I have reached the part where I need to edit the AutoUnattend file, however I can't seem to ...
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Create a Form with Two Respondents [closed]

I am looking for a survey/form platform that allows 2 people to respond to a single form. For example: Person A fills out questions 1 to 5. Person A submits the form. A link is automatically sent to ...
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kernel_task using way too much cpu

After installing big sur, i noticed my 2017 macbook pro would lag every few hours, during the lag i basically cannot do anything because it was so laggy, but one time managed to open activity monitor ...
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AppleScript in Automator broken in Big Sur

So, I had a pretty simple Automator task that I used from the 'Services' right-click pop-up menu in Finder that copied an image, renamed it, scaled it, then added a border around it. Worked fine for ...
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cl date function working differently in Intel and M1 machines

I have a shell script to calculate the number of days from a particular date: echo D$((($(date +%s)-$(date +%s --date "2018-01-01"))/(3600*24))) On my 2019 MBP (Intel), it works. On my 2020 ...
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VPN Disconnects When Internet Sharing Over WIFI

I'm running MacOS Big Sur 11.2.1 and have a Surfshark VPN. I have set up a L2TP over IPsec VPN which works when I connect to it but when I try sharing that connection over WIFI the VPN disconnects so ...
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How to “speed scroll” by holding mouse wheel down

On windows you can scroll both vertically and horizontally very fast by moving the mouse while holding mouse wheel down. Trying to do it on mac doesn't work and I see no preferences for it. How do I ...
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AppleScript: can I trigger the eyedropper tool upon opening the Mac colour picker?

I'd like to be able to use an eyedropper tool on command. The built-in Mac colour picker is nice, so to that end, I set up a keyboard shortcut using BetterTouchTool to open the colour picker; it does ...
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MacPorts dbus session not running

2020 MacBook Pro M1 (Apple silicon) I've installed MacPorts dbus with sudo port install dbus, and then loaded with sudo port load dbus which responds ---> Loading startupitem 'dbus-system' for ...
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Volume visual/audio feedback not working?

I recently installed Big Sur from scratch, and then restored my Time Machine backup. For some reason, when I press F10, F11 or F12, the volume changes/mutes, but there's no visual popup/sound feedback ...
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i need download bootcamp 5.1.4 and i can't find

my cousin tampered with my computer and deleted the bootcamp program and I can't find the download
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Can't open an iPhoto library because it has already been migrated

Error text: The content of the iPhoto library “iPhoto Library - transfer” has already been migrated to Photos. Open Photos to view your library or use a compatible version of iPhoto to open this ...
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How do I reset ios simulator in the given image back to original even after any number of rotations? Basically how to reset it back to normal

rotated simulator which has to be reset to normal. If it is in normal state then it turns left or right after my code gets called. How do i write an applescript to always reset it. Below is my code ...
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Issues connecting AirPods Max and other headphones to MacBook

When AirPods Max is connected to macOS (11.2.2) my Bose QC 35 II headset can not hold a connection any more. I can try to connect to the Bose but it will immediately lose the connection. When I drop ...
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Error: -69519 when resizing partition of apfs container scheme

I am trying to resize the partition disk0s2 in my Mac. My diskutil list shows: /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...
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Why do I only get ethernet connection through the right usb port and why does it stop working if I unplug and replug?

I've been trying to use a usb > ethernet adapter to get a connection and have the following issue (Mid 2014 Macbook Pro, 13", BigSur 11.2.2): Only the right side usb port works in terms of ...
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Secure wipe of SSD with FileVault [closed]

I wanted to do a secure wipe of my MAC with an SSD. I read online about enabling FileVault and then running a standard wipe and reinstall of MAC OS from disk utility. I did that. All went well. But ...
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A little confused with gmail imap folders not showing

so im on catalina 10.15.7 and running Mail version 13.4 I use to be able to see my imap folders when i would click the show button and they would expand below the corresponding accoun,like for ...
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My Zoom screen is no longer sharing on my Mac

As host, I used to be able to share my screen, documents and presentation, but now I cannot. On my end, I see the share screen with "empty" files to share. On the attendees end, they see a ...
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How to install Homebrew without Command Line Tools if already have Xcode

I already have Xcode installed and want to install Homebrew. It wants to install Xcode Command Line Tools and I don't have space. Is there a way to install Homebrew without it trying to install the ...
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How can I modify the Home Screen layout from macOS?

Apple Configurator 2 can allegedly be used to modify the Home Screen layout on an iOS device from macOS. However it appears to provide no way to configure the major new feature of Home Screens: ...
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My MacBook Has Run Out of Memory [duplicate]

My MacBook Air 2017 13" has run out of memory. I restarted my computer, opened ONE safari page(stackexchange.com) and got these results. (macOS Catalina version 10.15.2) Any recommendations? ...
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Karabiner-Elements cannot open new Terminal window unless Terminal already in focus

I am on Catalina 10.15.7 and use Karabiner-Elements 13.3. When I use the rule shown below for opening Terminal nothing happens unless Terminal is in focus (you can see Terminal on the menu bar). Seems ...
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“No device connected” for Wacom One tablet

I have a Wacom One attached via mini-USB to my macbook pro 2020 running Catalina. This device is still supported under Catalina / macOS 10.15: The Wacom driver was successfully installed and can be ...
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Display charset info of files in finder

I know that file -I (input file) in terminal get me the charset of a file. Is there a way to get that info displaying directly in Finder ? (something like QLVideo who allows Finder to display a bunch ...

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