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Move swapped data to memory on a Mac?

OS X [macOS] pre-allocates up to 18 exabytes of swap space, though quite obviously doesn't use all that. In fact it grows & shrinks as necessary, all the time. Any figure you see for Swap is only ...
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Is cancelling scan for lost files dangerous?

Canceling a scan for lost files during data recovery should not damage or remove your existing files. However, incomplete or inaccurate recovery results may occur. It's advisable to have backups of ...
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Is cancelling scan for lost files dangerous?

Difficult to answer without the text of the full message. It could relate to: Continuing to work with the disk without completing the scan may overwrite the data so it cannot be saved in a future ...
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Is cancelling scan for lost files dangerous?

Such scans are read-only and safe to cancel. Biggest risk of trying such software is installing them on the same drive you're trying to recover files from as you run the risk of overwriting data you ...
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Apple Mac mini install Win XP and 7 on?

You cannot likely boot XP on this machine - XP is most likely too old at this point. It depends on the host machine characteristics. Triple Boot will likely cause all kinds of issues. Changes to the ...
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Why does ˜/ not work on my Mac?

If you use US International keyboard layout like me, this may solve your problem: Right after pressing shift+˜, press space. If you just keep typing the path with forward slash, the terminal will ...
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Copying and pasting the path within Finder

There are multiple ways to achieve what you want. Choose the one that fits you best. To open a folder in another Finder from within Finder right-click on the folder select Open in new tab OR press ⌥ (...
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Is there a Windows 11 equivalent to Mac's "App shortcuts" in the keyboard preferences?

No, Windows doesn't have such functionality by default. You can use AutoHotkey as a very commonly utilized alternative. It has a well-written documentation, e.g.: binding keys window interactions, ...
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Which (default) fonts contain the Windows/Apple logo?

Very old post. The answers where already given 11 years ago: the Apple and Windows logos are not included in Unicode. On Mac, most fonts have the Apple logo in the Private Use Area at U+F8FF, but I'm ...
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ssh -X warning: X11 forwarding request failed on channel

You need to put the XAuthLocation in the Mac's /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. Also: are you sure xauth is in /opt/X11/bin? When I used MacPorts to install it (sudo port install xauth) it got installed in /...
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Running a ClickOnce application on OSX without VMware, Parallells, Virtuabox,Bootcamp etc

Not a complete answer to OP, but I hope this helps anyone landing here after searching how to run a ClickOnce app under wine/Crossover. This describes my experience of successfully installing & ...
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How to mount APFS on Linux or Windows?

How to mount Apple APFS filesystems 1. FOSS tools for Linux I was able to get two really good tools to work: linux-apfs-rw is by far the best I got working, but its current limitation is that "...
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Photos from Mac Library of 2012 to 2023

You need something that can up-convert the old iPhoto library structure to the latest Photos structure. Until Monterey, Photos could do this - so long as the library wasn't too old. It was limited to ...
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How to disable mac toolbar auto switch between screens

It's called the Dock, btw. If you use the setting 'Displays have separate Spaces'* then the Dock [& menu bar] will move to whichever display you have currently active. It has to, to know which ...
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OS X Chrome, drag URL to desktop

I ran into this issue on mac. It turned out the url was just too long. I had typed a long note into chrome and wanted to drag it to the desktop as a reminder. When I reduced the size of the google ...
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Turn off Microsoft apps 'Microsoft AutoUpdate' app on a Mac

For the ones who prefer cli, these can be an option: sudo rm -rf "/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/MAU2.0/Microsoft AutoUpdate.app" sudo rm -rf "/Library/LaunchDaemons/com....
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Making a bootable OSX USB from dmg on Linux

usually, you just write the dmg image to the usb drive on linux: fdisk -l # find the USB drive, for example: sdb dd if=image.dmg of=/dev/sdb bs=16M status=progress on macos: diskutil list # find the ...
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Is openssl is an alias for libressl on macOS?

The openssl binary shipped with macOS is actually libressl and not OpenSSL It's not just an Alias or Symlink, but the /usr/bin/openssl file itself is actually LibreSSL, there is no libressl to run (...
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PC Keyboard with Mac: Alt-Tab + other basics?

Well done. Remapping the two keys via system preferences, keybboard, keyboard, modifier keys is the way to make a PC Keyboard behave like a Mac Keyboard. I just bought a PC keyboard for my Mac and ...
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