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Delete photo from photos app in mac does not remove that photo from the storage

Photos is designed for people that don’t want to manage their photos in a filesystem. Photos is designed for people that wish for their libraries and metadata and organization to sync. If you have ...
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How to view logs of deleted folders

There are no file system logs for file deletion. What is easy is to set up Time Machine and if you have the default hourly snapshots, you can isolate when the files went missing as well as which time ...
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mount_smbfs: server rejected the connection: Authentication error on Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.6

I've been successfully connecting from macOS 13, 14 to a Windows 10 share with no password, using sudo mount -t smbfs //denis:@ember/denis /Volumes/Denis so :@ does specify an explicit empty password....
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Finder: force update of "locations" for USB memory stick

Use Disk Utility to confirm the volume is mounted. In the Disk Utility app on your Mac, select the volume you want to mount. Click the Mount button. https://support.apple.com/guide/disk-utility/...
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macOS Shortcut to hide folder

Shortcut Input is not something that will coerce to file items, which is what Run Shell Script wants for its input. Since the input is also a list, the usual way to handle them is to step through the ...
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How to set "date added" metadata in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

On Mac 14.5 Sonoma, you can use the peovoded SetFile command to set the added date (-d) or modified date with (-m). If the modified date is earlier than added date, then added date is set to modified ...
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Cycle Finder windows but exclude the desktop

you can hide the icons from the Desktop, and then Finder wont cycle thru it in command line defaults write com.apple.finder CreateDesktop false killall Finder
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How to attach a DMG with different mount AND browse name?

Updated Answer The Finder application posts the name of a mounted volume. This is stored in the volume itself. If the volume is mounted read-only then the name cannot be changed. So, your question is ...
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