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179 votes
107 answers
55k views

What tiny thing in Lion makes you smile or has caught you off guard?

84 votes
5 answers
42k views

On OS X, what files are excluded by rule from a Time Machine backup?

64 votes
6 answers
78k views

How can I tell if my Mac is keeping the clock updated properly?

49 votes
1 answer
129k views

How do I uninstall the command line tools for Xcode?

46 votes
6 answers
68k views

How can I find the serial number on a mac programmatically from the terminal?

44 votes
9 answers
79k views

How can I create or recreate a Lion recovery partition?

27 votes
4 answers
45k views

What steps are needed to create a new user from the command line?

24 votes
3 answers
22k views

Can I use Back To My Mac's mDNS address and for ssh and other routing of traffic?

21 votes
5 answers
18k views

One mac, Two or more storage devices - how to divide things?

19 votes
6 answers
11k views

How can I opt out of updates for one app when using the App Store?

18 votes
7 answers
27k views

What's the difference between iTunes Match and Apple Music?

16 votes
3 answers
5k views

What happens at the user/OS level when an SSD finally wears out?

15 votes
3 answers
25k views

How can I tell what version of SMB is negotiated when I connect to a share from macOS?

14 votes
1 answer
8k views

Is there a script I can use to download the Mojave installer without being signed in to the App Store?

14 votes
2 answers
6k views

keyboard no longer repeats keys when held down

13 votes
8 answers
13k views

Is it possible to get the keyboard viewer to show a full keyboard when a bluetooth keyboard is connected?

13 votes
6 answers
146k views

Is it possible to wipe an entire iCloud Photo Library?

12 votes
2 answers
121k views

How can I retrieve a saved WiFi password from iOS / iPadOS on secure hardware?

12 votes
1 answer
17k views

How can I reset the camera roll to photo IMG_0001.jpg on iOS?

12 votes
2 answers
2k views

How can I tell if a directory has APFS Fast Directory Sizing enabled?

12 votes
4 answers
12k views

Can a Mac's airport card run 802.11 N, G, B or A only?

12 votes
6 answers
5k views

What hooks exist into Notification Center / twitter so that I can tweet programmatically?

11 votes
2 answers
353 views

Has there been an end date established for the Maps app on iOS less than iOS 6?

11 votes
4 answers
3k views

What has changed Finder list view in Lion to make "Calculate all sizes" exponentially faster?

11 votes
4 answers
20k views

What are the shutter speed and ISO ranges for the iPhone 4S camera?

11 votes
1 answer
476 views

Is it possible to hack the "Correct spelling automatically" setting in OS X to emit a sound when correcting?

11 votes
1 answer
842 views

Is there a way to have Snow Leopard match the scrolling behavior of Lion?

10 votes
4 answers
8k views

Can I still use the older Airport Utility 5.5.3 if I install the 6.0 version of Airport Utility?

10 votes
1 answer
52k views

What size should a background image be for Apple Configurator to place it on iOS devices?

10 votes
7 answers
55k views

What does (MM) mean in the iPad model lineup?

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