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Alfred ships with an example workflow called Dynamic File Search that does something similar to fuzzy searching: https://www.alfredapp.com/blog/tips-and-tricks/how-to-get-the-results-you-want-in-alfred-every-time/ https://www.alfredforum.com/topic/11981-searching-in-files-in-a-specific-location/?do=findComment&comment=62957 Alfred searching through ...


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There's a few reasons why this can happen, but to start with I would try two very simple things: (1) plugging the drive into a different port, and (2) trying a different cable. If that doesn't work I would try using Disk Utility from macOS Recovery. You don't specify the version of macOS you're running, but you should be able to use these steps to use Disk ...


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Here is a quick solution which assumes that Homebrew is up-to-date and there is no need to use any other packages from the adoptopenjdk/openjdk tap: Check the state of adoptopenjdk/openjdk tap and adoptopenjdk8 package: brew tap - lists which taps are currently enabled brew search adoptopenjdk8 - shows which adoptopenjdk8 casks are available from the ...


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This is what worked for me: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/7494016 Basically you need to give the Google folder admin privleges in the Application Support folder. Like this: Open a finder window or click on the Desktop. Hold down SHIFT+COMMAND+G (⇧⌘G) type "~/Library/Application Support". Then click Go Find the folder named "Google" Get Info (⌘I) In ...


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Most Mac apps allow you to create duplicate windows of the same document, if they have a "New Window" menu item in the Window menu. You can then arrange these two windows of the same document (views of the same window, if you like) as you wish. I think that's the best you're going to get natively without some additional software.


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On OS X Mojave, the problem is solved by disabling the "floating thumbnail feature" like this: CMD + SHIFT + 5 -> Options -> [Uncheck] Show Floating Thumbnail Enjoy!


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After emailing pCloud advice, I get this answer : Yes, this is a behavior that was desired - launching the virtual disk restarts Finder to support it. But we noticed that sometimes he does not want to restart depending on the machine and the OS. These are isolated cases, but we decided to launch the next update without this behavior. I hope very soon we ...


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No - Apple designed the default configuration but does allow you to stack on tags, which are user definable. You could also make a smart folder to locate all the specific files you want, and then curate the tags easily, but not automatically out of the box. Source: Here's how to use tags for custom desktop Finder stacks. In the image below, you can see ...


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It's pretty ridiculous that this slipped both me and Parallels's support to the point that I went through all the effort above, but there it is - if you go to Parallels's preferences, this setting is under General > Virtual Machine icon. Select none. I believe my question has implications extraneous to this particular case, but since the submission is under ...


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It is not possible to assign permanent spot to an app icons in Dock. The icon for a newly launched app is placed immediately to the right of last launched app (in the left section of the Dock). Finder is one app which always keeps running and it's icon is permanently placed in the leftmost spot. While an app is running and the icon is visible in the Dock, ...


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I faced the same issue. I tried with 8GB, 16GB and 32GB cards and none worked. The trick was in the SD card reader. On the left side there was a switch for physical write protection. Toggling the switch and reinserting the card worked!!


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Try this in a terminal window: killall Finder or even killall -9 Finder


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Talking to Apple Support, they said the only thing they could come up with was to delete my Faces database. That hurts -- it involved deleting 116 people covering 170,000 photos. All of my devices are still "processing" after several days, but I've been adding many faces back in the time being. One helpful comment from Apple Support was to make sure to ...


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It has been a while and it seems that the keyboard shortcut for switching spaces has changed. In Mac OS X High Sierra it was set to ctrl + option + arrow key for me.


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If you have a similar problem like this. and if you can actually list the mounted drive from the terminal like so: MyMac:~ root# df Filesystem 512-blocks Used Available Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on /dev/disk1s1 1953595632 437825216 1486309400 23% 2609168 9223372036852166639 0% / devfs 413 ...


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Find and Replace in Mac Pages version 8.0 doesn't have the 'Insert Pattern' as TextEdit does. Pages' Help does not provide information about how to use Paragraph Break, Line Break etc. But the following can be used: \n for paragraph break \i for line break \t for tab (found these out using 'Edit - Selection to Find')


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I had similar issue after I updated my mid 2012 mac book to Mojave. SOAGENT & CALLEDSERVICES were taking up more than 100% CPU. I exported all the contacts to the VCF file format and saved on desktop. Deleted all the contacts from the contacts list Restarted computer Imported back the contacts My issue was resolved. Hope this helps


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So, finally I got the workaround to solve this issue. You need to setup a VPN connection for that. Probably you can use any VPN connection, but I used OpenVPN and used Viscosity as a client. You can install OpenVPN either locally or using remote server using this bash script. After connecting to the VPN it assumes that it connected to the real internet ...


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In my case I had to trash all of my keychains, log out and then log in again. Once the keychains were re-created, I could access my extensions in Safari. I'd also note I was having difficulties logging into iCloud before trashing the keychains. This issue was also resolved at the same time. Anyone having both iCloud sign-in and Safari extensions issues ...


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The second image you posted shows a partition type of DE94BBA4-06D1-4D40-A16A-BFD50179D6AC. This is for a Windows Recovery Environment type partition. From Windows, you can open a Command Prompt window as an Administrator. Next, you could enter the commands given below to change disk0s2 to an Hierarchical File System Plus (HFS+) type partition. diskpart ...


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Google Chrome uses heuristics to determine if a file could be harmful and alerts you likewise. In such cases, user has to click on the keep button shown alongside the active download in the bottom toolbar, or navigate to the Downloads tab and click on keep button. This may have to be done for one or more active downloads. Keeping security in mind, Google ...


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The screen sharing service uses TCP port 5900. If indeed you have arranged so that you can connect to it if you only know the IP, that port should appear as open from outside. Now, if you know what dynamic IP address it had before it changed, you can check WHOIS database to see the whole IP range that address belongs in. Chances are good that the new IP ...


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I was able to fix this by doing the following: starting my mac in recovery mode by holding cmd + opt + r selecting disk utility clicking mount for my SSD clicking first aid restart my mac


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I was able to fix this by doing the following: starting my mac in recovery mode by holding cmd + opt + r selecting disk utility clicking mount for my SSD clicking first aid restart my mac


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I was able to fix this by doing the following: starting my mac in recovery mode by holding cmd + opt + r selecting disk utility clicking mount for my SSD clicking first aid restart my mac


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This is a very common question. To reclaim the lost space, enter the command given below. sudo diskutil apfs resizeContainer disk0s2 0 Some of the Windows 10 ISO files released by Microsoft can not be transferred by the Boot Camp Assistant to a flash drive as described by the document you referenced in your question. This is either because the flash drive ...


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I believe under pf you are required to edit the pf.conf file for NAT. The OpenBSD PF page has some more information on the syntax. Murus is a frontend for pf configuration if you're happy using a GUI rather than CLI. The linux/unix or networking stack exchange sites might be helpful places to ask about pf if the OpenBSD page doesn't cover your question.


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Sounds like main consequence of changing UUID is messing up Open Directory. As Matt noted it's not changeable in High Sierra and later. If you want to see more interesting aspects of Open Directory management, start up "Directory Utility" on macOS and browse Name-Value pairs for your macOS account. You'll set the GeneratedUID there and you can copy/paste it....


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I wrote a free terminal tool called displayplacer that lets describe your monitor layout as a terminal command. I then use BetterTouchTool to execute these profiles via hotkeys. It solved the same problem for me of using the same model monitor at work (in portrait mode) as at home (in landscape mode). For example, on my 4 monitor setup at home I have this ...


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On the remote computer, save this following AppleScript code in a new Script Editor.App document (Script Editor.App is located here... /Applications/Utilities/Script Editor.app) as a "Stay Open" application. Before saving this document as an application, make sure you enter your current external IP address and the email address in the first two lines of ...


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These links may help: 1) https://mackeeper.com/blog/post/473-step-by-step-guide-to-reset-mac-to-factory-settings/ 2) https://www.macworld.co.uk/how-to/mac/reset-mac-3494564/ 3) https://macpaw.com/how-to/factory-reset-mac


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Ah! Yeah... your options at this point are limited. The ISP might help you as it's their DHCP that assigned the address; they'd be the only ones that would know that. This has happened to me, and as my ISP is comcast, there is no help. In the future :), what you need is "Dynamic DNS"; available free from several sources. I use FreeDNS. It's kind of funky,...


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If the person on the other Mac is signed in with their Apple ID, you can simply start a iMessage session, click on the Details button and click on the Screen Sharing icon to start a screen sharing session. You can both ask them to share their screen or invite to share your screen. This approach works seemlessly without needing an explicit IP address. You'...


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Probably not, especially if the Mac is behind a router, most of which block incoming connections. In the future, I'd recommend using something like Screens or Jump Desktop which both have companion apps which will work around the various connection issues and allow you to connect remotely without needing to know the IP address.


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Considering the age of your MacBook (it's 12 or so years old), it's highly likely your hard drive has died. There is also the possibility that something else could be wrong with your MacBook, so there is the risk that you'll end up spending money on a new hard drive only to find that you still run into problems. However, if this is a MacBook that you've ...


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This terminal command should work: defaults write com.apple.screencapture disable-shadow -bool true Source: macOS Mojave: How to Disable Mojave Screenshot Shadows | The Mac Observer


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You can use the Mac builtin command caffeinate to prevent the disconnection. NAME caffeinate -- prevent the system from sleeping on behalf of a utility SYNOPSIS caffeinate [-disu] [-t timeout] [-w pid] [utility arguments...] DESCRIPTION caffeinate creates assertions to alter system sleep behavior. If no assertion flags are ...


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According to this Support article from 2016 the answer depends on how you sync: If you import photos from an iOS device to Photos over USB, the favorite status will not sync (!) but edits should (at least they do now, but not back then, I've tested this) If you use iCloud Photo Library to sync across devices the favorite status will sync along with the ...


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In case anyone finds this desperately searching for an answer, i may not be of much help: I solved my problem by physically removing my Harddrive from my MacBook, deleting everything on it by connecting it via a USB adapter to another Mac, reformatting it and re installing a new version of MacOS from a live USB Stick i created with another Computer. I ...


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The update process deletes no application, so the update doesn’t make you lose anything. Upgrade processes can migrate known broken software to a new location, but there’s almost always a log file explaining what and why that happened. However, you can’t roll back an update if an application breaks, so you might lose the ability of the program to use a ...


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The manual page for signpost_reporter states: NAME signpost_reporter -- Report telemetry on intervals instrumented with os_signpost to Apple SYNOPSIS signpost_reporter should not be invoked directly DESCRIPTION signpost_reporter is responsible for periodically gathering and reporting telemetry about operations instrumented ...


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You can use ‘expect’ to enter the SSH password when prompted. Changes to your script are bolded. #!/usr/bin/expect -f spawn ssh root@server expect "*: " send "xxxxxxxxxxxxxx expect "$ " send "… commands spawn starts the command as normal, which in this case is SSH expect waits until the matching text is shown on screen send enters the text given, which can ...


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From an email with Slack support: The MacOS flash screen setting is based on the system default "alert" sound. If an application uses the system default "alert" sound, the screen will flash. Since Slack never plays the system default sound, we'll never flash the screen. For now, I'm afraid this means there is no way to flash the screen when ...


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I found an answer here and again here If you hold down the "alt option" key on your MacBook keyboard and then hit the ¥ key, it will type a backslash.


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Tricky to keep them from coming back.. I would create a LaunchAgent to monitor the path(s) to the apps, & include a "sudo rm -r /path/to/app" command to delete them. https://www.macissues.com/2015/02/02/how-to-use-launchagents-to-monitor-folder-contents-in-os-x/ You would likely have to keep SIP disabled (but even this can be re-enabled through OS ...


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Have you tried logging out & unticking the "Reopen windows when logging back in" option? Else you may have corrupted user Caches/Saved Application States.. you could try removing the content of these folders & rebooting: ~/Library/Caches ~/Library/Saved Application States


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Your first example scrolls fine for me, however in both Safari and Chrome https://dlinkers.com/ scrolls abnormally (too) fast. This has nothing to do with you, your browser, or with Macs in general. The blame is the website/web developer. There is JS somewhere telling it to scroll weird. I am too lazy to find it but its definitely there. If you want to test,...


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Try this code for your first line: if application "app" is running or application "app2" is running then The fixed one line of code makes the rest of this script run correctly. Your example seems to be written partially backwards. It is first asking if either of the App's is running and if either app is running then tell both of them to quit. If either ...


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I think this may be what you're looking for. set app1 to "TextEdit" -- Change as needed set app2 to "Mail" -- Change as needed if (application app1 is running or application app2 is running) or ¬ (application app1 is running and application app2 is running) then tell application app1 to quit tell application app2 to quit else tell ...


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If you have installed LuaRocks via Homebrew by following the installation instructions by running brew install luarocks the install location can be determined by running `brew info luarocks Homebrew installs it in a directory under /usr/local/Cellar/luarocks/ directory. The rocks themselves are installed in the following directory: /usr/local/lib/...


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