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How to change option after hitting Cmd+Q with just the keyboard?

If this dialog uses standard macOS UI components, you can enable keyboard navigation for these controls (previously called Full Keyboard Access) in System Preferences → Keyboard → Shortcuts → ‘Use ...
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Mac Mail search not working after updating to Big Sur

I would suggest forcing a rebuild of the underlying Spotlight search index. Stop and flush indexes : sudo mdutil -i off -E Restart indexing : sudo mdutil -i on -E Next, you need to clear the Mail.app ...
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macOS Big Sur 11.6.7 update: many apps require Rosetta

The application you have shown is Intel only. It MUST have run under Rosetta before. A point update should not normally require a re-installation of Rosetta, but it's nothing to worry about. A ...
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Big Sur - unresponsive dialogs to mouse actions

It seems that this very specific issue (ineffective mouse clicks in file picker dialogs and in System Preferences) is surprisingly common on Big Sur and Monterey. A couple of workarounds that seem to ...
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M1 Mac Kernel Panic on reboot: no checkins from watchdogd

My replication steps only work when my terminal emulator (iTerm/Terminal) was in added in "Developer Tools" section of Security & Privacy settings in macOS. Removed them and I could not ...
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Using Ada on macOS

XCode hasn't supported Ada in many years, but still has some vestiges which can lead to some confusion. Nowadays, your best bet is to use the following development stack for modern Ada development, ...
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Why do I get "ls: Desktop: Operation not permitted" when I own Desktop?

Allowing Full Disk Access to Terminal and iTerm is the key answer here: Open System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Full Disk Access Select the checkbox next to Terminal and ...
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Mac doesn't wake up from sleep since latest OS upgrade (Big Sur)

I fixed the problem by doing 2 things. Hope this helps anyone out there. Disable the option in battery settings: Enable Power Nap while on battery. Run the following command in the terminal (-a ...
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