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Yes, I'm pretty sure you can stop apps from opening on startup even though it ignores Login Items. It is most likely in LaunchDaemons. There are two locations for these, one is for Apple daemons only: /System/Library/LaunchDaemons The other is to include 3rd party processes: /Library/LaunchDaemons You may also need to remove from: /Library/...


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tl;dr - As a starting off point, eyeballing it I'd estimate around ƒ/2.2 - ƒ/2.8 aperture. This isn't an exact answer, I put the iPhone 7+ front camera (which has a ƒ/2.2 aperture and a 'focal length in 35mm' of 32mm) next to the 720p FaceTime HD camera on a macbook. Eyeballing it, the image on the mac seems to be the same or maybe ~5% smaller in FOV. So I ...


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Moving files from one share on a host to another share on the same host will always be faster when initiated from the host itself, and will always be slow when transferred from the host to a client (and back). Regardless of whether you use Finder, or mv or cp or Carbon Copy Cloner, if the data has to traverse the network, it will be orders of magnitude ...


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I'm not exactly sure if this is what you need but you may be able to use either the 'scp' command for remote transfers or the 'cp' command for local transfers. cp /Volume/share/path1/* /Volume/share/path2 Use * to copy the entire contents of the folder.


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From my experience, Carbon Copy Cloner as a rsync gui makes better use of the bandwidth available compared to copying using the Finder's drag and drop. If you don't want to use the NAS interface, that's the only way to maximize the transfer rate. I will also suggest using Menumeters to measure your network speeds, and use a wired Ethernet connection ...


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You’ve done a pretty good job so far of troubleshooting this yourself and there are many things that prevent sleep out of the box and by design. What I would do next is exactly what you’re asking about - a targeted check to see if an application is what’s stopping your Mac from going to sleep. To do this, follow these steps: The next time your Mac isn’t ...


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Aren't there drivers or kernel extensions too? Yes, apparently Parallels does use kernel extensions. If in the Finder we select Parallels Desktop.app and context-click to choose Show package contents, we can navigate to nested folder Contents > Library > Extensions > 10.9 to find some .kext files such as prl_hypervisor.kext. Are such kernel extensions ...


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There is no downgrade option available which let's you 'go back to a previous macOS version'. Most Mac Apps automatically convert your Photo, Mail or iTunes files to a newer database version. So you won't be able to import Mails out-of-the-box from Mail (Mojave) into Mail (El Capitan). You will need to backup your data, first Erase your disk or volume ...


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If you want to change the color scheme displayed by vim, you can do as follows: You can find installed color schemes in the following path: /usr/share/vim/vim*/colors/ To use XXX color scheme type the following in vim text editor: :colorscheme XXX (here XXX is the name of a color scheme as listed in the step 1.


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Select a photo, go to another, far away photo, hold Shift and select another. It should download more photos at a time. This is not a comprehensive solution to such a situation. Just because questioner can select 40-50 photos in browser, I am suggesting a way to select more. I recommend Firefox for such download. It comes from experience of Firefox Send. ...


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From Common questions and answers at CheckBook Pro Help How do I move my Accounts to another Mac? If your Accounts document is in iCloud or another cloud storage folder Make sure iCloud or the other cloud storage service is set up on the other Mac. Make sure CheckBook Pro is installed on the other Mac. If you purchased directly from our ...


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Click your username in corner Notice your user account name in the lower left corner. Click that to change the listing to your purchased items. From there, click the cloud-with-down-arrow icon to install an owned app to your Mac.


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High Sierra: I had the same problem description, and I was about to start looking at the filesystem when it went away. I would hypothesize that in High Sierra, there is some improved handling of the problem. My details: While checking my configuration, I had switched backup choices (before I was using the hard drive, I was using a remote volume for ...


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Is there any danger in hot-plugging and un-plugging an external (Apple) Thunderbolt monitor (from USB-C)? It is absolutely normal to hot-plug/unplug an external display connected over Thunderbolt or USB-C port of your Mac. It is not required to shutdown your Mac just to plug/unplug an external display.


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Unless the plugged device shows me the eject button in front of its icon, I don't wait until the system gets shut down to remove the external device that I plugged in. Please check if there is a manual to the monitor that have for additional details related to power supply.


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It's located in ~/Applications/Chrome Apps.localized/Feedback.app, Delete it if you want.


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You are almost there. Check again in Disk Utility app. Format You will find APFS as an option in the Format pop-up menu. Scheme You make the same choice of GUID Partition in the other pop-up menu Scheme.


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You could activate the Emergency Bypass on you iPhone. Unfortunately there is no possibility on the mac yet. But it would be usable on the iPhone. Launch Contacts from your Home screen and open the contact you want Emergency Bypass on. Tap Edit. Tap Ringtone. Tap the Emergency Bypass switch. The switch should be green when it's enabled. Tap Done. Tap Done ...


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If after configuring both the Mac and the iOS device correctly per the support linked article below, it still doesn't work, sign out of iCloud first on the Mac and then re-sign in and see if it attempts to re-establish the continuity through iCloud. If that doesn't work, sign out of iCloud on both the Mac and iOS device(s) and re-login and ensure all ...


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Unfortunately none of the posted solutions worked for me. I've solved by changing my keyboard layout from: U.S. International - PC to: U.S.


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Apple says: RAM is not user-installable on Mac mini (2018) While I do not know what this means in terms of voiding the warranty… Apple does not consider the RAM in a Mac mini (2018) to be user-installable. The Apple Support page Upgrade or install memory in your Mac mini says: 2018 Mac mini (2018) does not have user-installable RAM. You can ...


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If the second partition on HDD is for Mac data, you could attempt to install Windows 10 by allocating the entire HDD to Windows. After you have finished installing Windows, you could then shrink the Windows volume and create a partition for the Mac data.


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I have managed to find a solution! The USB key that I used was crashing during the installation. Therefore, I went with Internet Recovery mode, and it is successfully installed.


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Hyper-Threading is not offered by this chip? Yes. This chip doesn't feature Intel Hyper-Threading technology. Hyper-Threading is disabled by default by Apple now No. This chip really has only 3 cores, and 6 virtual? This chip has 6 physical cores. Out of all the variants offered by Apple, Hyper-Threading feature is available only in the 3.2GHz 6‑...


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Hyper-Threading is offered by some models of CPUs in the 2018 Mac Mini. The base-level 3.0 Ghz Core i5 does not offer Hyper-Threading however. I'm writing this on a 2018 Mac Mini with the 3.2 Ghz Core i7 CPU - and it does indeed display 12 graphs in Activity Monitor indicating that Hyper-Threading is enabled and used.


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If the accepted answer doesn't work, try this: Right click anywhere in the document Find "Spelling and Grammar" Uncheck "Check Spelling While Typing", and optionally "Correct Spelling Automatically".


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AJA System Test is another commonly used tool to benchmark disk performance for the Mac. It offers graphs and a text report of performance instead of just a dial indicating transfer speed like Black Magic. If you want to test random I/O, which neither AJA or Black Magic do, you can use the tool fio like you can on Linux. You can expect the IOPS to be much ...


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Blackmagic Disk Speed Test If you're interested in read and write speeds there is an app called Black Blackmagic Disk Speed Test available on the App Store. This doesn't have a database to compare with others but can give you actual speeds for your internal and external drive.


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I restored my Logitech settings from a backup and the problem went away. Something must have gotten corrupted. I have an M720 Triathlon Multi-device Mouse and a K780 Multi-device keyboard.


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Think I got it In case someone runs into the same question From Finder, command + k brings up the window to connect to a remote machine I entered the smb:// and the path I wanted to, it prompted for credentials and that was it


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Turns out my AV had entered a proxy that was blocking my connections. It might be worthwhile to check: System Preference > Network > Choose your connection > Advanced > Proxies > remove any active proxies


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nevermind I tried restarting but that did nothing so I just re-plugged in the mouse and it worked fine. I believe this problem occurred because it's in a usb hub with my keyboard so it might have confused it. I believe that's the case with this problem.


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It's up to the developer to release apps, so in the case of Apple, you have some of these apps already on Mojave. News, Home, etc... https://developer.apple.com/ipad-apps-for-mac/ Now it’s incredibly simple to start building a native Mac app from your current iPad app. Your apps share the same project and source code, so you can efficiently convert your ...


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This happened to me when I received a call from my phone. The notification appeared on my computer, but I cancelled the call from my phone. This is how I got rid of the tenacious notification : Quit FaceTime app Run this command in the Terminal : killall NotificationCenter Should do the trick!


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There are quite a few ways that programs persist themselves, especially if they don't want you to see them or stop them. The best tool to list these and guide you visually is a free to use tool called Knock Knock and it lets you know who might come knocking next time you start up your Mac. It's kind of a digital butler to help you control things on your Mac....


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Many apps have a checkbox or a pulldown menu in the preferences panes where you can instruct it to launch on login. Start your app and under the first menu item select preferences (NOT system preferences under the Apple menu item). Look thru all the preferences panels and one should have a designator switch to launch at login.


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i finally figured it out. my situation without a recovery HD i had to either partition my internal HD in half for linux and macos or just by a external HD do i bought an external HD because i didn't want to mess with partitions and i also bought an installation usb of macOS el capitan. I formatted the external HD to macOS extended (journed) and installed os ...


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Check System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts to see if command-Delete was remapped to something, or to use Restore Defaults.


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Running Mojave 10.14.5 and also experiencing the EXACT same issues as described. Currently tried deleting bluetooth preferences files, resetting the bluetooth module, and restarting my macbook to see if I run into the same issues. If same issues persist, then hotel rooms may be a pain in the a** till a concrete solution is found. UPDATE Followed answer ...


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This is expected if you have a lot of networking. I'll close this as a duplicate of a couple questions covering this, but if you @ me in comments if you edit this to cover new ground we can revisit the hold / close.


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I have a late 2012 Macbook pro and changing the Wireless channel width from auto and/or 80MHz to 40MHz solved my problem. I was literally about to bang my head against the wall by the time I came across this solution. You can read more about it at this guy's blog: https://hmijailblog.blogspot.com/2018/05/macbook-2013-vs-80-mhz-wifi-channels.html?showComment=...


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