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The Apple branding for their professional laptop line. These include the currently sold Unibody models as well as the earlier Intel-based MacBook Pro models.

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How to disable "Prevent the computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off" in MacBook Pro (M1) running macOS Ventura 13.0

In the past, I enabled this in System Settings: “Prevent the computer from sleeping automatically when the display is off.” Then I have updated macOS on the MacBook Pro (M1) to Ventura 13.0 and ...
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New MacBooks with uncommon RAM sizes. Why?

I saw that Apple launched new MacBooks with uncommon RAM sizes such as 18GB, 36GB, 48GB. Why is that?
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Touchbar doesn’t work on MacBook Pro (14,2 2017) with Debian install

I downloaded Debian 12 on my MacBook Pro (14,2 2017). I have tried the various reddit/form/blog post and instructions. I am really at my wits end trying to make this work. New to Linux but I know ...
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How to fix MacBook Pro rebooting every 3 minutes due to missing dfrd checkins

The MacBook Pro of a friend reboots every 3 minutes after it's turned on. It shows the following message after rebooting: panic(cpu 0 caller 0xfffffff00e688560): userspace watchdog timeout: no ...
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Unable to get full refresh rate on my monitor

I’m using MacBook Pro 13.3inch M2chip and just purchased new prism plus x340 pro monitor. I was using urgreen converter to connect my monitor and MacBook but only can get up to 50hz refresh rate. Any ...
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Two separate menu issues with the MacBook Pro

I don't know if this has been asked before, but I am struggling with the issue of having two separate menus on Mac. It feels like there is a serious design flaw here. For instance, as you can see in ...
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Snowy display when connecting Yamakasi Catleap to 2018 MacBook Pro

I'm trying to connect a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) to a Yamakasi Catleap Q270, using a Club3D CAC-1510 USB-C to Dual Link DVI-D adapter. When I connect the monitor, I get ...
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Samsung monitor brightness changes frequently when I use it as MacBook external screen

I've connected a Samsung s24r650 monitor via its default HDMI cable to a MacBook Pro M3 but as you see in the gif below, the brightness changes frequently (flickers). I already changed all display ...
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Disk space, I delete files and the available status shown is not altered

Equipment: MacBook Pro MacOS: Monterrey Dear colleagues, I would like to ask if any of you have experience of having dealt with this or similar problem and what alternative or possible solution you ...
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Intel HD graphics Kext on OpenCore Ventura on Macbook Pro 2012

I've just installed Ventura on my Macbook Pro 2012 (MacBookPro9,2 - Ivy Bridge) using OpenCore Legacy Patcher (v 1.2.1). So far so good, but there's a problem with drivers for Intel Graphics card. ...
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Can't detect my bluetooth mouse/keyboard in my second macbook

I have two macbook laptops (personal and work) I can detect Bluetooth mouse & keyboard in my personal macbook. (M2) I can't detect them in my work laptop. (OS: Ventura, Intel) When I open my ...
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BT 4.0 Mouse not pairing with Mac OS Sonoma

I'm having trouble pairing my mouse to my new Mac M2 with Mac OS Sonoma. It was working previously on a Mac M1 with Mac OS Monterey and works fine with all older Mac configurations. When trying to ...
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default camera setting in chrome, used on macbook pro to video chat through facebook messenger not respected

As per the title, I have an external webcam (logitech brio) attached and set as default in chrome. It works fine in other sites like google chat. however, Facebook Messenger always defaults to the ...
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Missing recovery partion and unable to start boot/startup manager on macbook pro mid 2012

my mid 2012 macbook pro with intel icore7 is in need of some attention. it's been running slugish for a while now.. I cleaned the hd as much as I could but since the os is not longer getting supported ...
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Use one thunderbolt port to connect to 2 monitors, one via usb-c 3.2 and another via hdmi

there are a lot of similar questions, but none fits my use-case or answers me. I just got a macbook pro 16 2021 (M1) from work and I'm wondering how to connect it with the rest of my setup to work ...
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MacBook Pro display is not working properly

I have a MacBookPro 14", M1. Monterey. There is something wrong with the display. Either it is too bright, or the color is too blue, or warm, or it is the new XDR technology, I don't know but I'm ...
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Macbook Pro 2019 Core i9 can fry an egg

I have a Macbook Pro 2019 with Core i9-9980HK. It's a good machine but something that bothers me is , the fan is always on and screaming. I tried a lot of things to improve it : Opened its cover and ...
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MS Teams video effects does not show options

MS teams video effects show circling forever on Macbook Pro (M2) MacOS 13.0.1. Microsoft Teams Version 1.6.00.19353. It was last updated on 23/03/2023. Please advise how to fix.
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Why my Mac is not sleeping?

Every day when i finish my work i put my Macbook to sleep and close the lid (2019 Mb Pro, MacOS Ventura). Next day when i wake up, i can check the Macbook is not actually sleeping because it's a bit ...
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Using Hard drives from Old MacPro1.1 Dual Core Intel

I have an old MacPro1.1 Dual Core. I'm looking for advice on whether or not the hard drives from this machine will be accessible using new my MBP M2, what sort of adapter I'd need and anything else I ...
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MacBook Pro Late 2011 Running Extremely Slow After Upgrade to SSD

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro that's currently running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 version. I updated the HDD(500GB) hard drive to an SSD Samsung 860 EVO(500GB) solid state hard drive. I had originally ...
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Make existing external ubuntu drive bootable on mac os

I have one Windows PC and Macbook. I have installed Ubuntu on an external drive by using my Windows PC. I can start Ubuntu on my PC when I plug the external SSD into my PC. However, when I plug it ...
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Recent Files when Attaching Documents with Mac

I have the same problem when attaching files to emails in Outlook on my Mac. The answer that was provided to the same question, did not work. I quit Outlook and started it up again, but this did not ...
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MacBook Pro - how do I stop DVD player from autoplaying?

I've tried the following to disable this behaviour: System Preferences -> CDs & DVDs -> When you insert a video DVD: set to Ignore (actually moved all of them to Ignore) Neither of these ...
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Macbook Pro mid 2014 battery lasting only 2/3 hours (300 cycles)

I just can't figure out why my battery is draining so fast, using it only for browsing/watching videos. Any idea?
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MacOS Ventura can't give permissions (OpenCore)

I'm using 2013 mac with OpenCore Legacy Patcher. I recently updated to the Ventura 13.3.1 and had no problem until i realized i can't give special permissions to the applications. When i try to use ...
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Lagging/Slow/Framerate drops MacBook Pro 13' mid 2014

I bought a used MacBook Pro Retina mid 2014, and I have installed VENTURA via OpenCore Legacy. The MacOS often freezes. Simple operations lead take considerable time to load, and its nearly impossible ...
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Screwdriver to open Macbook 15" / 2017

What is the exact model of the screwdriver to open the Macbook Pro 15" from 2017 ? I tried some but none worked.
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Why won't my MacBook find updates?

My MacBook doesn't find updates through software update. I noticed this happening with Monterrey (12.0) and it's still happening now with Ventura (13.0). The latest version of macOS as of the writing ...
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Is there a way to disable the integrated keyboard on M1 MacBook Pro running Ventura without affecting an external Magic Keyboard?

I have an M1 Max MacBook Pro, less than 1 year old, which has developed a fault with the integrated keyboard. As I am unable to get to an Apple Store at the moment, I have purchased a Magic Keyboard ...
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Macbook Pro - Outlook ver 16: Importing OLM into main Folder

I am trying to import a huge OLM backup file from an old MacBook Pro to a new one for a client and am running into a slight issue... I am able to import into Outlook, however it creates an Archived ...
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macbook 16 pro remap key "Y" to key "Z"

I would like to remap key "y" to key "z" on my map. So on keyboard I would have Y and it would write Z and vice versa. I don't want to change keyboard input source or language ...
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macbook 16 Pro remove notch without losing desktop space

I have macbook 16 pro and it has this stupid useless notch on top. Is there any way to remove it without losing space. I tried few programs in apple store but al the do is reduce even more desktop ...
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Internet works through a router but not when connected directly to the ethernet port in macbook pro

I'm in an engineering college and we connect to internet via proxy servers. We have an ethernet port in each room to connect to the internet. I have an ubuntu pc and I can use an RJ45 cable to connect ...
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MacBook Pro with external monitor

I've just tried connecting to my 2011 MacBookPro two different external displays (hp zr2440w and Dell U2414H UltraSharp 24 Full HD monitors, just one at the same time) with the connection of this ...
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Is it possible to install kali linux operating system in mac book pro? [closed]

i have macbook pro and I recently changed the harddrive. Am an Isp so i wanted to use kali linux as my operating system. The hard drive is new. Is it possible?
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I am using a MacBook Pro and how to type special characters like ~ and ^ in Kali Linux terminal not working

I'm running Kali Linux on my Macbook Pro and it is not recognizing my keyboard. I am unable to type special characters like ~ and ˆ.
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Why does the MacBook M1 Max render edges so rough in scaled resolutions (1440p) on external 4K monitor?

I recently moved to a MacBook Pro M1 Max and noticed edges don't look as smooth as they do in my Intel MacBook on my external 4K display. This only happens when using other scaled resolutions than ...
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An error occurs on the process monitor of the windows11 vm:Unable to load Process Monitor device driver

I installed windows11 virtual machine on m1 MacBook pro, then i installed Process Monitor on win11, but each time I run Process Monitor, it shows "Unable to load Process Monitor device driver&...
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MacBook Pro Late 2011 is working very very slow although the configuration is not that old

I received as a gift from a friend a late 2011 MacBook Pro he was using until not so long ago for video editing and worked fine for a long period of time. But now, for some reason it is moving very ...
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It is not possible to disable the password prompt on the lock screen on the Macbook Pro

There is a MacBook user who can't or won't remember passwords. Therefore, I checked all settings and disabled all password prompts. There is now no password prompt at login and screen saver. However, ...
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USB webcam connected to MacBook through Dell monitor is sporadically undetected

My setup is as follow: MacBook Pro M1 Max (macOS 12.5) External monitor: Dell P3421W USB webcam connected to USB-A port in monitor, monitor is connected to Macbook via USB-C. My issue is that every ...
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Should I migrate from my i9 MacBook to my new M1 or should I reinstall from scratch?

I just got a new M1 MacBook Pro from work. My old one is an i9 MacBook Pro. Since these two machines run on different chips with different architecture - I was wondering if I should migrate my apps ...
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zsh on M1 Pro Mac taking 20 seconds to load

I have a M1 Pro Macbook pro and I installed zsh on this machine. However, when I start a terminal session, it takes over 20 seconds to load the session. This is really frustrating and I have not been ...
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MacOS locked and cannot start applications

My problem/question is quite hard to describe in words, so first here are two videos. https://streamable.com/fmh0wr https://streamable.com/hgr13g As you can see in the videos, my mac is very messed ...
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Mac frequently restarting with no space error

I have intel powered macbook pro. I use it ios app development. My laptops started giving trouble and randomly restarting since i updated to "Monterey".
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I have a worksheet with multiple tab and i want to separate each tab that contains same text into a separate sheet

I have a worksheet with multiple tabs, can i get a VBA code that will separate each tab into multiple files I want to make A1 and A1 SCREEN as one file, then B1 and B1 SCREEN be on another file and ...
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cannot use sudo on company issued mac - workarounds?

I cannot use root/sudo on my Macbook - is there a way to create some sort of artificial root user, so that the sudo command, when issued by tools and software on my machine, can not break stuff?
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MacBook Pro mouse pointer periodically hangs; every 3 seconds or so

Every ~3 seconds, my mouse hangs for 0.5 seconds and then jumps to where it should be. This happens no matter if I'm using my trackpad or Bluetooth mouse or usb mouse. Why is this happening and how ...
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What does a ~$ in front of a file name in Macbook Pro mean?

ls -la on my macbook pro terminal reveals some files with prefix ~$. What is this? How was this created? Can I safely delete these files?
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