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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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How to use tmutil delete on Big Sur, APFS

My approach today in M1 macOS Monterey FYI, when your time machine disk is about to be full and you don't have a new disk to be appended. $ tmutil listbackups -d /Volumes/timemachine 2021-09-19-165426....
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Big Sur terminal sometimes 5-second lag, 16in macbook pro

I rebooted my mac and that fixed the issue
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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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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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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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Limit Time Machine size in Big Sur

For anyone trying to limit this on their Synology NAS, there is a nice little setting in your Synology shared folder to limit this: Image taken from part 4: https://dongknows.com/how-to-keep-time-...
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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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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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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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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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Removed Google account keeps coming back

Ensure that ALL your computers and devices (e.g. iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and even Apple Watch) are completely logged out of ALL Google services. Then remove Google from your Internet accounts, shutdown,...
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MAC Other Volume Issue

I’m not going to proscribe any treatment yet. You want to back up everything of importance to you before attempting steps in case you mis-select a “4s2s1” disk0s3 looks like wasted 48.7 G. You could ...
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Music Library Seems Broken

Sometimes simple reboot of your mac can help too (I had the same issue on 12.4).
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