Unanswered Questions

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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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Migrated VPN server broken with macOS Catalina

My Mac mini has been working just fine with macOS Mojave as a VPN server following the migration method described in the macOS Server Service Migration Guide, but after upgrading to macOS Catalina ...
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Prevent all apps in Mac OSX from stealing focus

I want to prevent all apps on my stsyem from stealing focus and/or going fullscreen without my permission. The best example I can give is the Zoom app. when I open a meeting URL, then focus on ...
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Font rendering on external display broken in Big Sur

The best example I have of font rendering problems introduced by MacOS 11.0.1 Big Sur is with iTerm2. This screenshot shows the window as it appears on the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2018) Built-in Retina ...
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Save 'Look up & data detectors' history?

A system gesture I use often when reading is to force press on a word which will pull up a definition and/or wikipedia page of the selected word (referred to as 'Look up & data detectors' in ...
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Why does my `rootless.conf` not always affect SIP’s choice of which files get the `restricted` flag treatment?

What sources say Like everyone else’s, my /System/Library/Sandbox/rootless.conf file contains the following entries: $ cat /System/Library/Sandbox/rootless.conf […] /System […] * /...
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Native way to speed up/remove desktop switching animations

I want a native (and therefore free) way to speed up a specific animation. My research covers these questions and links on this that have gone unsolved for High Sierra and no answers there cover this ...
12 votes
1 answer
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How to track screentime of Java apps with Catalina

I am using macOS screen time as a mechanism for parental controls. Before updating to Catalina, the screen time tracked the total time a user was logged in with his/her credentials, regardless of what ...
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LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600" I am getting error

While running ./getcov -s from Jenkin to MAC-OS and I am getting following errors: LSOpenURLsWithRole() failed with error -600 for the file /Users/imacsbuild/Documents/XXX/XcodeCoverage-master/lcov/...
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why does Macos PowerChime use the network

PowerChime Sent Bytes:236 KB Rcvd Bytes: 8 KB Sent Packets: 7,210 Recvd Packets: 209 This alarms me! Running Catalina 10.15.3 on a Macbook Pro 16"
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Zoom in or out with trackpad stops working

I am using OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 (15G1217) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015). Sometimes when reading PDF's I notice I suddenly can not use the trackpad zoom feature anymore. It is not ...
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Two different keyboard layouts for internal and external keyboard

My internal keyboard has a different layout than my external (USB) keyboard. Is it somehow possible for Mac OS X 10.11.2 to recognize from which keyboard the input comes and to chose the layout ...
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Whitelist available in Apple Mail for automatic Load Remote Content when this option is deselected in settings?

The 'Load Remote Content' is a great feature and I like to use it. Is there a way to make a whitelist of sender addresses for which remote content is loaded automatically, whilst remote content of ...
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Is there any way to prevent a MacBook Air (2019) from powering up when an input device (keyboard or trackpad) is touched or the lid is open?

While I know there is a hack to prevent MacBooks — 2018 and higher — from starting up when the lid is open, I would like to know if there is a similar hack to prevent a MacBook from powering up when ...
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Is it possible to change the menu bar's height?

The latest MacBook Pro have a notch on the top of their screen. For some reason, on those machines, Apple decided to crank up the height of the menu bar. I don't like the new height and would like to ...

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