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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Can someone please help me to stop continual automatic iCal.ics replies to 3 meetings emailed to my yahoo account

My Calendar app is autoreplying to 3 meeting invites sent from 3 different people to a yahoo mail account (auto reply every few hours). Originally the auto reply was sending multiple 'meeting accepted'...
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Strange input issue with my MacBookPro (people can’t hear me)

I have a very weird and annoying issue with my Mac (Mac Book Pro 2017 + OS Ventura). Whenever I have a call, people cannot hear me. They say they can hear the small noises like when I plug in ...
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Why can't "traceroute -i en0"/connectx/equivalent bypass Cisco AnyConnect VPN on Mac?

I have the Cisco AnyConnect VPN (SSL-based) installed on my Mac (Ventura). When the VPN is active, I am trying to see if I can bypass the VPN when making network connections. I have tried two high-...
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How to be notified when Do Not Disturb is toggled

This is one of those questions that google keeps returning results for notification behaviour in DnD, not Notifications about DnD activation. I have been having trouble getting notifications when a ...
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Whats the equivalent to a PC ctrl+click on a Mac

I'm trying to select multiple things in a list on a Mac. Shift+click works the same but I can't figure out how to select noncontiguous things. Most of my internet searching shows equivalences from a ...
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How to manually configure touchpad and non-Apple mouse in Mac OS through plist editing (without third-party software)?

I have a Logitech bluetooth mouse that I use with a work MacBook. I cannot install mouse configuration third-party software per IT security policy (not worth recommending any of them, I simply can't ...
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Chrome is opening mp4's in browser instead of downloading

I'm having this problem on both the Pexels and Envato websites, when downloading stock videos. Chrome has randomly started opening them in a new tab, instead of downloading them to my machine. Also ...
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How to remove boom 3d audio from sound outputs

Trying to remove Boom 3D audio from my sound outputs, I have tried scripts from previous posts but nothing seems to work wondering if someone able to help? Thanks
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zsh: command not found: smbclient error when trying from mac

How to connect smb (server message block) from mac ?? When I try smbclient -L <IP> I get an error message zsh: command not found: smbclient
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Remap MX Keys Right Option/Control to Right Command on Mac

I have a Macbook Pro M1 and use Polish layout to input Polish diacritics (łąęóńśćź) which are input using Right Option key + {key} on Macbook's internal keyboard. I have a Logitech MX Keys external ...
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Macbook 10,1 not charging completely with elementaryOS

While charging, my Macbook pro (10,1) with elementaryOS's charge is freezing at 60-70%. I have even tried to charge it for 1 and 2 days continuously with it shutoff to no avail.
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How to find iso file in macOS Big Sur downloaded file?

I want to run macOS Big Sur using VM Ware. I Downloaded the macOS Big Sur file but I can’t find the ISO file. I extracted the files, but I cannot find it. All folders I see are: .fseventsd .HFS+ ...
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How do I detect if I'm connected to two VPNs on MacOS, from the commandline?

Is it possible to detect, from the commandline, on recent MacOS versions, if the system is connected to two VPNs? I've tried scutil, but it seems not to display information useful for this case.
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How to configure shell commands to be selectable for running?

I have many projects and I would like to have list of the project visible somewhere on my Mac, and openable on-click. Each project can be opened with a shell command. I use VSCode to work with ...
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How to boot MacBook Pro 2019 from a Linux USB flash drive?

I made a bootable USB flash drive (with Linux on it) using my ThinkPad. I can boot the ThinkPad using this USB flash drive. Now I want to boot my MacBook Pro 2019 from this USB flash drive. I went ...
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macOS Ventura: Is there a keyboard shortcut for cycling through stage manager groups?

Stage Manager seems like it could be really powerful and helpful, but without keyboard shortcuts to cycle through groups it means I have to put my hand on the mouse and click. Who has time for that? I ...
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How to keep new Folders from going to the top of my column on Mac Desktop

I'm sure there is a pretty simple answer to this, but whenever I'm creating a new folder on my mac desktop it's appearing at the top of my column of folders and therefore shifting everything down. How ...
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paste function doesn't work. I'm copy from another sheet

Sub Makro6() ' ' Makro6 Makro ' ' Dim i As Long For i = 2 To 60 Debug.Print i ActiveSheet.Range("$A$4:$O$577").AutoFilter Field:=3, Criteria1:="i" Range("B4&...
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Is it possible to passtrough/forward Display Port input to HDMI output via PC?

I've got a setup with a large oled tv acting as both a tv and a monitor which is connected trough HDMI 2.1 to a PC running windows11 with a beafy AMD GPU. What i'm trying to do is to use the TV(...
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How can I let Docker Desktop for Mac automatically create the required symlink to the Docker socket?

I have a Macbook with Apple M1 Pro (not sure if this makes a difference) and each time I reboot the notebook Docker Desktop is launched automatically and wants to create a symlink to the UNIX socket ...
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Why can’t I play a German Aladdin Broadway CD with an external CD drive connected to my 2020 MacBook Air?

I really liked the original soundtrack of the Aladdin Broadway musical, so I wanted to listen to all of the songs in German. I bought this (used) CD from an American company and the CD arrived today. ...
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DiskUtility - Containers not displayed in all devices view

I am not sure how this disk got partitioned without me doing it. Also, I am just discovering more technical aspects of disk partition, but I am not sure I don't get to see partition 1 and 2 containers ...
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Deleting files from a USB drive in windows would still be available to be recovered in MAC?

Im not much of an expert in mac iOS so my question might be a naive one but is more of a curiosity. I had a file copied into a USB flash drive. Then after using the drive I deleted the file from the ...
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How to create keyboard shortcuts for the following characters — æ, ø, and å — in macOS? Older answer to another no longer works

I am using Ubuntu, Arch, Windows, and now also macOS as of recently. I am a Danish programmer, and I use a U.S. keyboard layout since a lot of characters used for programming are easier to reach than ...
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How to delete Python on mac completely?

I want to download only the latest version of Python and get rid of the old ones. I already deleted all the old ones I downloaded before. But when I check for Python versions in my terminal or import ...
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Encryption credentials have expired when trying to print to network printer on macOS 12.6 (Monterey)

I am trying print on my iMac running macOS 12.6 (Monterey) to a network printer. I've never had issues adding printers or using network printers on a Mac. The Mac was working fine, I then took my Mac ...
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How to screencast physical session from Windows 11 machine from macOS Ventura machine

My goal is to have view-only access (screencast) from a Windows 11 machine's currently active physical session to a macOS Ventura machine. For more context, the Windows 11 machine is a Surface that I'...
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FFMPEG optimisation with Mac Studio M1 Max chip

I have been trying to Software Encode with my Mac Studio M1 Max. I have got a script that I used on my 2012 MBP & 2017 iMac Intel i5. On the iMac i5 I would get 3-5fps, on the MBP i7 6-8fps but ...
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MacOS doesn't update custom Services hotkeys (iTerm2 specifically) after editing them in System Preferences

I'm on OSX Ventura 13.1. I've added a hotkey to open iTerm2 in selected folder, but the new hotkey doesn't appear in Finder menu and doesn't work. How do I synchronise what's actually in Finder and ...
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How to empty trash on external disk on MacOS?

I am using MacOS Ventura 13.1 and I want to do something really complicated and hard: Empty the trash on an external drive! Normal method: Open Trash, click on empty: The operation can't be completed ...
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Option + S does not work on MacOs in Chrome

I use the Polish keyboard, which has special characters, like ś, ż, ą, etc. When I press Option + S, I expect "ś" to appear, but Chrome does not react to it at all. I don't face this issue ...
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LG C2 (TV as monitor) mouse/keyboard connectivity to pc?

I've got a PC setup with LG C2 tv (which works great as a monitor for work/gaming) but i'd ideally like to use same keyboard/mouse with the mac when i connect it to this monitor. Surprisingly a ...
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macOS: Quit the program properly

If I click on the red symbol in the top left corner on Mac, the programs do not always close completely. In most cases I have to right click in the "Dock" and exit there. How can I set it so ...
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MacOS - Uninstalling application installed on my Mac

I'm new to Mac and mostly been working on Windows. In Windows when I installed an app downloaded from the internet, to uninstall it I simply go to the control panel and I have "Add/Remove ...
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Firefox doesn't open popups on all sites even after manually clicking on the button

I am using standard Firefox (currently version 108.0.1 64-bit) on Mac. After a while of having the window open, popups stop showing up. This includes attachment popups or download popups, which ...
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When I add a certain argument to my qemu command, it stops input

When I put -smp 2 as an argument in my qemu command line command, input doesn't get registered. qemu-system-x86_64 -m 2048M -cpu 486 -smp 2 -hdd 'mylittle.qcow2' -display cocoa -cdrom 'some.iso' -fda '...
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Connection between Windows and iOS devices (both on Wifi) extremely slow, but other devices look fine

I have a Windows 11 machine connected to the router (connected with 5G AC mode) as a file server. I noticed that my iOS devices have super slow connections to the Windows 11 machine, while my Macbook ...
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How can I change my name in the Zoom desktop client on Mac during a meeting?

I want to attend a Zoom meeting with given link on a desktop client (Mac). I follow the link into the waiting room and get accepted by the host. At that point, I used to be able to right click on my ...
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MacOS set alias on my default interface not working - cannot ping

I'm trying to create an alias on my default interface: ifconfig en0 alias 100.126.4.4 255.255.255.255 Where 100.126.4.4 is an arbitrary ip. Then, I use some IP: x.x.x.x/32 which I can ping using my ...
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Is there a log of file moves by Mac Finder?

When using Finder I accidentally moved a few thousand files to the wrong folder. They come from hundreds of initial folders. (I might have moved the Recents files.) Finder does not offer an Undo ...
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Display Chrome window name?

I find the "Name Window" feature in Chrome pretty useful. I think it would also be nice to have the name of the window I'm currently using be displayed somewhere. (Like, as part of normal ...
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MacBook mouse control keys at login

Hoping this saves some time for someone and avoids frustration. Yesterday after rebooting my MacBook M1 (2021 with Ventura OS 12.0.1), I was not able to use certain keys (7, 8, 9, U, O, J, K, L) on ...
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Disable pinch to zoom for external keyboard w/ trackpad mac ventura

I have a bluetooth keyboard with a touchpad connected to a macbook running Ventura. I find that the bluetooth keyboard and touchpad, don't respect the mac os system settings I have for my keyboard. In ...
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writing if statement in excel in mac (output error)

I am writing = if(G2<32, "YES", "NO") Rather than printing yes or no in cells, when i hit enter, it is just printing if(G2<32, "YES", "NO") the same ...
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Citrix complete removal on Mac

I updated to Ventura OSX and I have huge problems. I already uninstalled all Citrix apps, followed every guide I found on the Internet to remove every remaining files in hidden folders etc. I even ...
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Netcat connection not working both ways (Mac-Kali), connection refused

I was following this website in order to establish a netcat connection. I have a mac and a kali virtual machine. If from my mac I type nc -lv 1234 and from kali I type nc ip.of.my.mac 1234 then the ...
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How to format a USB stick with gparted under Linux so it shows up on a Mac?

I have a USB stick I want to use with a Mac. However, when plugging it in to a Mac it does not even show up in the Mac on "DiskUtility". So I cannot use the Mac to format the USB drive. How ...
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Microsoft Word Mac, Remove the L Headers

How do I get rid of these header L marks in Microsoft Word Mac? They probably are related to header marks.
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How to restore Chrome "Tabs from other devices" from Mac Time Machine backup

I accidentally lost all tabs from iPhone and am trying to find a way to recover them. Since Chrome in my iMac has been already synced, I'm trying to restore them from a Time Machine backup. I turned ...
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DVI monitor adaptor [closed]

I have a Mac mini 2014 (port HDMI and thunderbolt) and I want to connect it to a DVI only monitor. Which port is the best option? Should I use an adapter or all in one cable? Thanks
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