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Questions tagged [mac]

Hardware related questions of computers sold/made by Apple. Use [macos] for the operating system, and use [mac-address] for MAC addresses instead.

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Accidentally over wrote a ISO to my time machine backup disk

Hello I'm looking for some help recovering the data from a time machine sparseimage file. At some point I must have accidentally wrote an iso image to my mounted Time Machine backup instead of the ...
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Using Linux to create/remove mac partition

Rev0 I am trying to remove malware on my computers and in search of the source of persistence*, I have tried different approaches, one being to format the storage device with a mac partition table ...
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Prevent iTunes opening on play button in macos Mojave . Stop play/pause button

I'm struggling to get a solution to fix and prevent the iTunes app opening every time that I'm even using spotify or others. I've installed a lot of apps but none are working
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Bluetooth headphones stutter/data loss on macOS

I just bought a new pair of headphones, the JBL DUET MINI, and I'm trying to connect it to my mac. It connects succesfully enough, but when I try listening to music with them, the audio stutters so ...
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How can i remove http proxy server mac terminal?

when i run this command system_profiler SPNetworkDataType | grep "HTTP Proxy Server" | awk '{print $4}' | head -1 the result is 10.0.48.243 10.0.48.241 or when i try to install homebrew with ...
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Display issues on Mac. Displays won't wake up + wrong arrangement

I have a MacBook Pro 2018 15" and two Samsung S27H85x monitors connected by USB-C, which is working fine most of the time. Problem is, if they go to sleep I have to manually turn them off and on ...
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In mac osx, I'm trying to write a spinner that takes in a command and spins while running it

The usage would be for long commands called from the command line programatically. In my case php will be calling yarn update. If there is a space in the command I can't figure out how to run it. I'...
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Can I upgrade the CPU to get a Mac Pro 4.1 or 5.1 [on hold]

I'm a new user in OS, so I have a question here: I bought a Mac Pro (Model Identifier: 1,1) with the following specs Processor Name: Dual-Core Intel Xeon Processor Speed: 2.66 GHz Number Of ...
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VirtualBox: Boots into UEFI Interactive Shell

Found one answer for this issue at: Stuck on UEFI interactive shell with Mac OS X High Sierra VM However, it did not resolve my issue. I'm on a macbook pro running macOS Mojave version: 10.14.2 (...
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What is the task “-i” parent process launchd?

Got this weird task that Google does not explain. It's been grabbing tons of CPU and has been running now for more than 18 hours (even though I just logged into the machine an hour ago).
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If I read a file in the usb on a offline macbook, will the file be stolen? [closed]

If I read a file in the usb on a offline macbook but the macbook will connect to the internet once the usb is removed, will the file be stolen by others? The files were not saved in the mac
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Change boot order on a Mid 2010 Mac Pro, without MacOS

I have a mid 2010 Mac Pro. I don't have MacOS installed on it. Instead I have two separate Debian installs (I've recently upgraded the hard drive to an SSD, but still want to keep the previous hard ...
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How to hide this SIP Enabled message on OSX?

I got this message every time I start my OSX machine. How do I disable or hide this? Any commands that I can run in Terminal to kill this prompt? I'm running OSX Sierra 10.12.6 on MacBook Pro 13' ...
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Can you create a keyboard shortcut for Chrome on mac?

Is there a way to create a custom keyboard shortcut to override google chromes already assigned key bindings? I would like to replace the moving from tabs (currently cmd+shift+rightArow and cmd+shift+...
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Backing up NAS - Bufallo Link Station 420 - Synology - Mac

I have a Bufallo Link Station 420. A few years old and it keeps dropping off the network. I see others with the NAS struggle with a similar problem so I'm just replacing it and have bought a Synology ...

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