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I've just bound a MacBook Pro to a domain (for the first time), and have apparently had the same (painful !) issue. FireVault wasn't the culprit, because it isn't enabled by default. The solution (inspired by this thread) was to enable "mobile accounts" in the domain binding menu: macOS Big Sur (11.2.3), en français


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This issue had also been stressing me out for months and with every Chrome or macOS update I was hoping it would get fixed… Today I stumbled upon this comment which finally helped me solve the problem! Turns out I just had to reinstall Source Code Pro (in my case by running brew reinstall font-source-code-pro).


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Run the below command in the terminal then restart. This way works for me. Now you can reassign the Cmd-Option-H to another thing else. defaults write "Apple Global Domain" NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Hide Others" nil


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Since High Sierra, you can show hidden files in the Finder with the key command: Command Shift Period. This also toggles the show/hide status. No need for Terminal commands or third-party utilities, or relaunching the Finder.


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I absolutely can recommend using Commander One to view hidden files on Mac. Since it is very user-friendly and works well, it also has many functions. You can check out this article that can help you. https://mac.eltima.com/show-hidden-files-mac.html


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While not OSX Specific, if you have Docker for Mac installed, you could use a debian based container to look inside the contents of the package docker run -it -v $(pwd):/data ubunut:latest /bin/bash dpkg -c /data/foo.deb


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One solution would be to create child iCloud accounts for each of the individual users.


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This solution is completely non-intuitive, but it worked for my case. I have my gaming keyboard (made for Windows) attached to my work MacBook Pro. Previously, the Windows key was seamlessly mapped to the Apple command key without my having to do anything other than plug it in. After several Big Sur updates, suddenly my Windows key no longer worked. After ...


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This is not actually scary - it is intended, well defined and documented behavior. Applications on macOS can come with a helper application that is run in the background. The helper app is stored within the application bundle of the main app and managed through the Service Management framework. When you add an app to a macOS computer, the system will look ...


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The article you linked is out of date. Xcode Server is now integrated directly into Xcode and OS X Server (now "macOS Server") is no longer required. Here's an up-to-date tutorial on getting started with Xcode Server: https://www.raywenderlich.com/12258400-xcode-server-for-ios-getting-started I don't think you want to expose your Xcode Server to ...


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Everything is correct. This is all due to the split of the system volume (Macintosh HD or whatever you called it) into a read-only volume and a read-write volume. Start by looking at the disk with Disk Utility. Press Command-2 (or tick Menu -> View -> Show All Devices). You should see something like this (the names will be different): Within the ...


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Here's another way: plug in an external disk or storage. Create a folder on it. Open Photos and select all the videos. Drag them to the new folder. Wait a LONG time for the export to complete. Sort the new folder by size. OR, if you're happy with keeping them there, go back to Photos and delete them. That will save more space than is in the new folder, ...


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You can correlate the date in the directory with the date in Photos to find the biggest video. I'm going through this exercise to compress the videos via handbrake.


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I love how everyone is saying there is no way... There is always a way, given not the best. Figure the aspect ratio you want (eg. 16:9) Get the dimensions matching the aspect ratio (eg. 1920x1080) Adjust the size of image on the longer side (eg. 1920), keep scale proportionally Select the whole image (CMD + A) Resize the selection so the shorter size fits ...


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From a Terminal window you can also just kill the SafariQuickLookPreview process as follows: pkill -9 SafariQuickLookPreview


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From comments - The method in the linked question requires Finder to be killed. This will prevent its remembering currently-open windows. It appears in the particular circumstance that Relaunching Finder is sufficient - Opt/right click in Dock - which also preserves its current structure.


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A kernel panic after an erase and install is the ideal situation for troubleshooting. It removes all the third party apps and configuration changes and user data as a cause. You are left with three big areas now to blame: The install process was bad or you have a bad build. (OS is not healthy or correct) Your accessories are triggering this condition but ...


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I have nearly the same issue! The Longitude/Latitude is correct, but the Background Picture/Maps/Satellite isn't loaded? On my iPhone & iPad, in the same WLAN, it works correct, so it can't be an issue of the Router/AccessPoint, it must something wrong in the MacBook I refused to do an CleanInstall only for this "one" issue. A CleanInstall ...


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In Windows, Search for: Apple Software Update Click on it. If any updates are available, click on Install. Click Yes if prompted. Then Restart. If still cannot, check here - No Mac Startup Disk - Apple Support Communities Hope this helps!


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The last version of OS X that Apple released for a 2008 MacBook Pro is El Capitan (OS X 10.11.x). If this Mac was upgraded to Catalina, then this must have beed done using some sort of macOS patch. The original state for a 2008 MacBook Pro would be Leopard, but you seem to indicate you think this is Yosemite. There have been reports Yosemite failing to boot ...


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In my case i only get 120hz, i'm using a Macbook pro 2017, a Samsung Odyssey monitor with hdmi 2.0, but MacOSX only shows 120hz in screen options.


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As per this Apple Discussion: You should use US or ABC. ABC is just the same as US but you don't have an American flag. Some users outside the US may find that preferable. ABC-Extended (formerly called US Extended) is much like US or ABC, but it lets you type a whole lot more accented characters via option key shortcuts. If you have a need to type ...


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What worked for me is: Go to "System Preferences" -> "Language & Region". Under "Preferred languages" add "English (US)" and remove "English". This changed the spell checking from British English to American English.


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I had the same issue with git. After reinstalling MacOS the issue went away.


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The system won’t let you reset the password if it detects that account is currently logged in. Obvious cause is fast user switching and the other user is logged in. Less obvious cause, things are messed up. In case 2, try reboot and safe mode boot or disabling automatic log in to be sure the other account(s) are clear before going deeper.


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i think it falls under the parental guidance issues play in there some more!


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The accepted answer worked for me, too, except that I don't use Dropbox but iCloud. These are instructions, providing that you don't have yet a folder called Fonts in your iCloud. I hope @ProGrammer won't mind if I copy instructions s/he got from mba.me: Your Mac: Launch Terminal in Applications/Utilities/ Run cd ~/Library to open your user Library. Run ...


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The tool osx-cpu-temp works perfectly for me ! (thanks) I made a little script to actuate the value each second and to prettify the output (it uses toilet for the pretty-output) : while true; do; clear; osx-cpu-temp | toilet -f smblock; sleep 1; done; Using ITerm2, I made a profile that lauches this command just after logging. ITerm2 can also store a window ...


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Make a shortcut home automation with that (and be sure that everywhere your logged in same apple id )


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When a file system is improperly disconnected, the is a likelihood that there are partially completed write operations. In the simplest cases this might just lead to the corruption of a single file. But if the file system was in the middle of making a directory/folder change this would lead to the whole folder being corrupt. In the worst case, it could ...


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I know this is kind of an old thread but for anybody still looking, I found a great tool called yabai. Here is the GitHub link: https://github.com/koekeishiya/yabai You can set it up so focus-follows-mouse is the default system behavior and you will get what you're looking for. I was frustrated with this too, coming from Windows. However, I've been using ...


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There is an open source item called exiftool which will let you add location data and a lot more to files.


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I do use Adobe LR and Photoshop a little and have found a way to add the gps info by using Lightroom


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I was having the same issue. Problem was being caused by using a secondary monitor that was connected to the USB3.1 slot of my iMac. (Display-to-USB3.1) For me the problem was solved after reconnecting/changing it to a different USB slot. I also can confirm it has nothing to do with the mouse since i was experiencing the same issue with a WacomPenTablet. So ...


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Full macOS 10.xx updates (i.e. the Update that gets a new name) can be retrieved from the AppStore, yet instead of looking for it in Updates you need to search for them. Usually however, you only get the newest compatible OS shown in AppStore so you'd need to visit Apples website to retrieve e.g. HighSierra. As @davidanderson has pointed out you can find a ...


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There is no way to enable notification of clipboard access with macOS. This is a system feature introduced for iOS 14. See this UIPasteboard documentation which includes a note about iOS 14 as well as the developer level API for using the clipboard. If you would like this feature extended to macOS, give Apple some Feedback. I could imagine that Apple might ...


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As of Catalina/Big Sur, the built-in Dictation feature will no longer accept audio from any virtual microphone or system outputted audio. Oddly it often seems to ignore the microphone selected in dictation preferences and just using a different one. But there's a solution! Just use the Voice Control feature instead of the dictation feature. This happens all ...


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Solved it! I had another git folder in /usr/local/ which had symlinks in /usr/local/bin. So I had to move that git folder elsewhere and then installed and reinstalled git with homebrew.


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The Ethernet service is shown as Connected, so the physical ethernet link was successfully established. An IP address was received by the DHCP server, as well as a valid configuration for subnet, gateway and DNS servers, so communication from your Mac to the DHCP server (in this case your router) was successful. This rules out any problem with the ethernet ...


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After saving image to Photos, open the photos app and double click on your image. This opens your image in a new window. You get a window like the one shown below. On the top right of the image is a group of icons. Select the first one. See below. When you select the first icon - a circle with the letter i in it you get a new pop up as shown below. As ...


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As of macOS Big Sur - and according to the updated man tmutil - you need to provide the date and time of each backup using -d and -t flags, respectively. So the following tweak is needed for the accepted answer: latest=$(sudo tmutil latestbackup) sudo tmutil listbackups | while read backup; do if [[ "$backup" != "$(basename $latest)" ...


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Firstly, you should always have a backup of your files, so there should be no question of losing anything. Files without a backup are waiting to be lost. If the Recovery partition is indeed on Lion, then it won't read the new APFS formatted disk that Big Sur uses. Your first port of call should be to whoever wrote the patch, and ask them about whether it ...


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I shoved my Mac in my AC Vent and see for yourself what happened dropped from 2100+ % CPU usage to ~1%. LMAO 2 key takeaways: Charging only from right side. In free time (of office) keep mac in front of AC.


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Your screen may be a physical size unrelated to the numbers above. Your screenshot size is easily checked in Preview app - open the saved file and get info. How can I stop my retina display from taking 2x sized screenshots? Your on screen pixel approximation is controlled by the displays system preferences. What you choose there affects the retina size vs ...


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This is quite normal under BigSur and it is not a partition, but a snapshot of your drive. E.g. mine looks quite similar: There is nothing you need to worry about and you should not try to delete it. This exact layout has been also discussed in Apple Forums, on MacRumors and on reddit. To quote from reddit (user "Advanced_Path"): Big Sur changes ...


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I emailed with Varmilo and they sent me a patch file. Once I successfully applied the patch, the keyboard (at least so far) works as expected.


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I had the same problem, with VMware Fusion 15.5.3 and macOS 10.13.6. Here's another way I solved this - although I had to do this BEFORE I increased the disk size in VMware (after I ran into the same problem as Michael the first time, I restored the VM from a backup). It does not work if you have already increased the size in VMware's settings. The trick is ...


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You can stop getting this message by removing the 'quarantine' flag from the app using this command: xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine “/Applications/Android Studio.app" if you get any errors, try it again with sudo like so: sudo xattr -r -d com.apple.quarantine “/Applications/Android Studio.app" Removing this flag stops macOS from checking the ...


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Worth checking your Terminal preferences. From the keyboard, press the Command and comma keys [⌘ ,]. Then click on "Profiles" and select the "Shell" tab. Make sure the startup run command has the correct command. (Defaults to empty text.) Try unchecking the run command option and open another terminal tab. It should default to your system'...


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