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System Preferences > Dock Is ‘Show indicators for open applications’ checked? Checking that should fix your problem with the Dock.


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Adobe also has a solution called Adobe Creative Cloud Cleaner that can be used to remove most of the Adobe software. It will skip Acrobat (it's Adobe, don't expect it to make sense). For enterprise level removals it also can be run from a command line. Unfortunately Adobe doesn't document all of the switches so it can be helpful to know that adding --...


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You can install telnet through brew as well. https://brewInstall.org is a webapp to search for a mac app and get the steps to install the app. First install brewusing following command /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" Now install telnet using following command: brew install telnet Now to ...


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It is blocked by one or more of the extensions it installs: FileProtect.kext, SelfProtect.kext, TMProtection.kext You should always use Bitdefender's uninstaller at /Applications/Bitdefender/BitdefenderUninstaller and not these other apps you mentioned. Follow the instructions at https://www.bitdefender.com/consumer/support/answer/1784/ If that doesn't ...


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If you have Homebrew installed, you can do brew cask zap --force adobe-creative-cloud. Take a look at the Ruby script this command executes to see what items it deletes and what actions it takes before and after these deletions take place.


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The screenshot you provided tests only the installation of Command Line Tools which sit in /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools. However some software can require full Xcode app to work/install properly. xcode-select -p Shows where the complier looks for packages. If this shows /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools and the software installs properly, you don'...


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Have you checked if your Dock is maybe locked? You could try out the following command in the Terminal app: defaults write com.apple.dock contents-immutable -bool false (the above command unlocks the dock) Then force-quit and restart the dock by typing: killall Dock Then try to right-click (or CMD click) on the question marks in the dock, and under "...


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In 2012, Apple starting switching over from DVD installs of Windows to flash drives. In 2015, Apple again switched to installs of Windows where only the Windows ISO file was required. Your have a 2011 Mac and therefore were only suppose to install up to 64 bit Windows 8.1 by using a DVD. While by 2011 the industry had converted from legacy BIOS booting of ...


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It depends on the app: Non-Apple applications states or data can be found in ~/Library/Application Support/ usually. Copying the folder named as the app to the respective path in your new system should restore most things. This works for Firefox and Chrome. It's also adviseable to copy the content of ~/Library/Saved Application State/. Some Apple apps ...


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rm ._* does the trick for FAT, which has attributes are stored in these ._ prefixed files, but doesn't work for NTFS, which embeds them into filesystem.


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80 Celsius is well within normal CPU temperature for an MBP. If it is working too hard, then I would look at all those third-party software listed in the EtreCheck report, and make sure they are necessary and up-to-date. If not, uninstall them. I would definitely get rid of the Western Digital helper software. Some versions caused major problems with some ...


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This shortcut might help fn ⌘ ↓ - combines the contents of both screens into one


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Finally I got the answer to this annoying problem. I had a configuration in System Preferences / Keyboard / Text to replace 3 big dots ••• with this character: ∴ So every time I typed passwords in Safari, the last 3 characters of the password were replaced with this one ∴ but represented as another big dot since it's a password field. I deleted the ...


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This problem eventually disappeared in some minor version upgrade of macOS Mojave I believe (possibly even the upgrade to Mojave itself). I then had the problem that occasionally Photos.app would "forget" that I had set my system photo library to one on an external drive, which was less bad, but still not ideal. Since upgrading to macOS, that problem has ...


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I wrote an article called How to fix macOS startup keyboard layout not persisting about this very problem. I never figured out exactly what the problem was, but the ABC Extended keyboard layout is the default fallback when no other keyboard layout is configured. The pre-boot environment stores its settings separately from the rest of the system. Sometimes ...


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