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19,872 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Multi threaded CPU intensive task throttles CPU way before temperatures limits

I have written a very CPU intensive threaded task that works as expected on my 2012 MacBook Pro quad core. I turn it loose with 20 threads and the temperatures get up to about 100 °C as measured with ...
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How do I get the password hint for an encrypted disk?

I created an encrypted disk on a USB drive the other day, and added a password hint. I don't remember what the password is. (I have a scheme for mapping hints to passwords, so when there's a hint ...
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iOS 11 Field Test Mode permanent signal reading

Today, Apple released their first iOS 11 public beta. As some noticed in earlier versions (first developer beta), using Field Test Mode to permanently switch your signal rating from bars to numbers (...
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Adjust delay for activating Full Screen Mode toolbar

Is it possible to change the delay on the full screen mode window toolbar in OS X Yosemite? I'm thinking of something like this, but for the toolbar defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -...
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Using Command-backtick (⌘-`) to toggle between windows

As far as I can tell, Command-backtick (⌘-`) behaviour in OSX 10.9 works as follows: Given a stack of windows for the current application 1 2 3 4 5 6 in order of most to least recently used: Do it ...
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How do I use my existing KeePass database on my new iPad without iTunes on a computer?

I'm a Linux user who bought an iPad. I'm also an Infosec pro who uses the KeePassX password manager. All my passwords are too long to type on the iPad - so I want to use my password manager on iPad. I ...
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Safari: How do you get page titles back?

This is what the top of my Safari page looks like right now: I think I have around 90 tabs open. That's how I work, I multitask. What made Safari stand out as a browser used to be the fact that no ...
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Viewer for HEIF/HEIC images in El Capitan or Sierra

Is there any "native way" to view the new HEIF/HEIC format (or the viewer-application) in El Capitan or Sierra without upgrade of MacOS itself? It is not yet possible to upgrade yet to HighSierra for ...
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Can't enable spell checker option in Xcode

Option is greyed out and I cannot enable spell checking in Xcode
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Do I have to wait days for my library to upload again after accidentally logging out of iTunes?

About 15hrs ago I accidentally logged out of iTunes on our main Mac. I literally realized my error straight away, so logged back in immediately and didn't think anything of it. I then redeemed two ...
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All fingerprints erased

This morning, I woke up, opened my MacBook Pro 2016 13" w/ TouchID, and all the fingerprints were erased. Nothing should have caused this, and nobody else knows the password to my account. How can I ...
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Edit URL in address bar when title matches in Safari

In Safari 6.1, under Mac OS 10.8, if I type a text in the address bar that matches the title of a page I have previously visited, that page is listed below. I select it and would then like to slightly ...
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Can I make unlocking the screensaver also unlock the login keychain?

I have the screen saver on my Mac password protected, but unlocking the screen saver does not unlock the login keychain. I know this because I get asked to unlock the login keychain shortly after ...
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Key combination not working when using the touch bar?

In an IDE I use key combinations like Shiftshift ⎋ (Esc). I'm now using a MacBook Pro with a Touch Bar. It seems this is not working anymore, as the IDE only reports Esc being pressed. Has anyone ...
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How to set default mount options?

I'm trying to figure out where the default mount options are set for user-mounted filesystems (e.g., disk images, USB thumbdrives, etc.). I'm working with OS X 10.11 ("El Capitan"). The options I ...

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