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Globe icon on Mac menu bar, what is this?

I have an iMac with macOS Monterey. What is this globe with a blue down arrow? This often shows up on my status bar and when I click on it, nothing happens! Image zoomed, for those of us not carrying ...
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MacOS automated screenshot tool [migrated]

On my WIN laptop, I use AutomaticScreenshotter app to capture my screens so I know, what I was doing through the week for the business purposes. Now I am experimenting with MacOS (Monterey) and I ...
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Connecting a display via USB-C

Quick background: I'm on MacOS Monterey 12.4 Macbook Pro 2021 M1 Problem: Connecting a display via USB-C. Details: I would like to connect two displays to my computer. One with the HDMI cable and ...
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Standard apps like Firefox, loaded via browser as .dmg, do not start anymore (MacOS Monterey 12.3.1)

Having a Mac Mini, some days ago I updated it to Monterey 12.3.1. Since then (at least I guess) I cannot start apps that I downloaded as .dmg via web browsers (not via App Store). E. g. these standard ...
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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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Firefox media metadata/control support on macOS

As you can see on screenshot, Firefox doesn't provide thumbnail, video duration, and doesn't support seeking. Also the same in Touch Bar. With Safari it looks like this. Tested on this page and on ...
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How do I add export CLI='docker run -it --entrypoint cardano-cli -e NETWORK=testnet ...' so I can run CLI on Mac OS Monterey zshrc

I have tried adding the following export CLI='docker run -it --entrypoint cardano-cli -e NETWORK=testnet -e CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH=/ipc/node.socket -v cardano-node-ipc-testnet:/ipc inputoutput/...
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How to understand why Google Chrome suddenly stops/crashes?

At a frequency ranging from once every 4 days to a couple times a day, the Google Chrome window disappears. Chrome does not hang. The window just disappears and is also no longer visible from in the ...
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macOS OS update asking for original owner

Reaching out here to see if anyone has any other options. We have a fleet of remote staff using M1 Macbook Airs. These macbooks are added to our AD Domain, and login and mobile accounts. A local '...
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Not able to switch my users in macOS Monterey

I had update Mac to Monterey. I have multiple user's as admin. But after updated my users are not showing at login screen.
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macOS Monterey Bricked - Bluetooth and Wifi crashing

I was trying to remove Kaspersky completely from my system (M1 Macbook Pro macOS 12 Monterey). I was stuck with one Systemextension "com.kaspersky.kav.sysext" that I could not easily remove. ...
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Can Macbook Pro powersave only when on (a) battery and (b) lid closed?

This will sound like three questions in one, I would ask them separately, but the problem is all three conditions need to exist together (and they do in linux and windows). When I've tried to solve ...
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$ps -ax shows long-running "windows server"

When executing the ps -ax command, I see the following: 158 ?? 294:09.79 /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/SkyLight.framework/Resources/WindowServer -daemon It is far and away the longest ...
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macOS Monterey - How to change port on which Airplay receiver is running

The issue about busy ports (5000 or 7000) on macOS Monterey is quite common for developers now. All the solutions on the internet suggest turning off the Airplay receiver (from System Preferences > ...
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Installing Microsoft Z3 on macbook M1

I recently changed my old macbook air and purchased a macbook M1. I would like to install on it Microsoft Research z3. Is it possible? Does it work on M1? I went to github link where there is ...
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VPN connection problems since updating to Monterey

I updated my macOS to Monterey and since this update, I have trouble with VPN connection to my company. I can connect to my company VPN but can not use it afterwards. No computer or internet is ...
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Why does Messages keep crashing on my Mac whenever I try to send a video?

I am running macOS Monterey (12.2.1) on a late 2014 Mac mini. I tried sending this video I screen recorded on my Mac of some trick I discovered; type: .mov; size: 1,257,432 bytes (2.1MB). I dragged it ...
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what process is calling `watchexec` in monterey (macos 12.1)?

After a routine reboot of Monterey (macOS 12.1) without having performed any software updates, I was asked to approve access for watchexec to various system locations such as ~/Documents and ~/Desktop ...
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Time machine says "Disk Full" even though 250GB is still available

I have a 5TB external drive, freshly made into a Time Machine backup disk (formatted as APFS). The data I need to backup is about 4.8TB, which should fit fine, and in the past has worked fine on ...
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MacBook clamshell mode without Power Adapter does not work with the Amphetamine app

I am using an MacBook Air M1 running macOS Monterey 12.2.1 (21D62) and when I tried to enable clamshell mode (without the power-adapter connected) with the Amphetamine app using this tutorial: https://...
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Create encrypted archive on mac, to be read on Windows

On macOS Monterey, I need to create an archive, encrypted with a secure algorithm like aes256. That archive needs to be unarchived on a Windows system, using only programs that come default on Windows ...
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macOS Monterey Heroku CLI error when running remote command

I'm trying to run this command in a Heroku deployed application: heroku run 'POOL_SIZE=2 iex -S mix' -a name-of-the-app And after waiting like a minute or so I get this error: Error I found this ...
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Create an El Capitan installer on a Monterey Mac

So, I did the dumb, I erased the HDD on an '09 iMac (El Capitan) without verifying that the third-party-created thumbdrive installer (DiskCreatorX) actually worked as a bootable drive on the machine. ...
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Cant open github.com on safari nor access it in terminal in macos monterey 12

I am brand new to Mac and wondering what i cant access github.com from safari or from terminal with git clone. MyOS is 12.0.1 Monterey. In Safari, it says "safari cant establish a secure ...
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MacOs - Show notifications summary when do not disturb mode is disabled

The problem I suffer from Slack and e-mail notification distractions at work. Currently, I have the "do not disturb" mode enabled for 8 hours a day, which covers my work time. It work's ...
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Macos with external ntfs (default read-only). Python os.walk will not recurse through subdirs on ntfs

With Macbook 2021 (arm64). uname -a Darwin MacBook.local 21.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 21.1.0: Wed Oct 13 17:33:01 PDT 2021; root:xnu-8019.41.5~1/RELEASE_ARM64_T6000 arm64 External drive, SSD2TB, is ...
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MacOS Monterey keeps asking constantly for my keychain password when using Safari or Mozilla Firefox

I use Safari or Mozilla firefox for reading my company emails using a browser based email client. Doing so macOS is constantly asking me for my keychain password several times, I enter password 10 ...
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Reverse-i-search (ctrl+r) not working after MacOS Monterey update - bsdthread_register error

I updated my MacOS to Monterey and since then the reverse-i-search (ctrl + r) throws the following error: fatal error: runtime: bsdthread_register error runtime stack: runtime.throw(0x115b9ca, 0x21) ...
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Terminal constantly changing shell – slower response

So I did a format of my mac, new install (Mac OS 12.1). Since then my terminal (2.12) has been switching shells without any command. My default shell is zsh. Basically for some reason every time I run ...
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Photorec not letting me recover files, prompting me with [process completed], why is it not detecting my SD card?

I am running MacOS Monterey version 12.0.1
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How to create shortcut with fn key?

As you can see on screenshot: (default shortcut of macOS), this definitely possible, but when I try set shortcut (in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts) with it, macOS ignores fn key.
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MacOs Monterey: How to make it to remember my login password and avoid asking me every time

I have a MacBook Pro with M1 chip. This is my first time using Mac. I was a Windows User in x86 intel platform. Using Keychain Access app, every time I do copy password to clipboard on an item, MacOs ...
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How to record system audio on a Mac?

I'm using MacOS Monterey in an Imac 2020. I need to record the sound the system is playing at the moment. For instance, if i'm watching a video on Youtube, i want to record the video audio. How can i ...
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Wish based tools (git-gui, gitk) showing broken/black UI on macOS Monterey

Wish based tools for instance git-gui and gitk are showing a black/broken screen after upgrading to macOS Monterey: How can I fix this?
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Android Studio virtual device not working

When I run the code in android, I just opens me a blank android device, without opening the app that I have written. I get the following errors in the build- I am using macOS Monterey. Please help ...
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How to make Preview.app window restore last position and size?

When I preview e.g. a PDF document in the Mac Preview app, the Preview app always opens on the LEFT side of the screen and the Preview window has always the same predefined size. Is there a way to ...
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Postgres Database gone after macOS update

I updated to MacOS Monterey and when I started Postgres, it looked like a fresh install. All my databases are gone. I thought maybe I wasn't running brew's version of Postgres but I can't find any ...
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Slow DNS lookup in macOS 12

About 25% of the time there is an extreme delay in browsers like Chrome and Safari on macOS 12. The not secure icon ("i" with circle) can show for several seconds and sometimes 10 or 20 ...
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How do you prevent the dock from switching monitors in macOS Monterey?

In Mavericks, Apple introduced a "feature" where if you hover at the bottom of any screen the dock pops up on that screen. This is disrupting my workflow as I am constantly having the dock ...
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