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How do you use a keyboard shortcut that requires ctrl-\ when you have to use multiple keys to type an \?

With my German keyboard, ctr+4 sends a ctr \
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How to use Mac OS X Keychain with SSH keys?

Since the release of Monterey OS X the following warning appears: WARNING: The -K and -A flags are deprecated and have been replaced by the --apple-use-keychain and --apple-load-keychain ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open new tab next to current tab in Google Chrome

Simple solution Install Duplicate Tab Extension addon. On the top right of chrome browser, click on the little 'puzzle' icon, find 'Duplicate Tab Shortcut' and click it Set a value for 'New tab to ...
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How to open phpMyAdmin on macOS Mountain Lion (10.7) with XAMPP

visit this address make sure you use the default xampp port
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Location of standard macOS .keylayouts?

TL;DR. What you're probably looking for is File > New From Current Input Source, which creates a layout based on your current keyboard (without having to worry about finding .keylayout files. I ...
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How to disable keyboard shortcut sound effects in Monterey on an M1 Macbook Pro?

When you search the web for "apple disable feedback sound" you find a MacRumors forum thread on the same topic: I have turned off sound on startup, interface sound effects and feedback, yet ...
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iCloud photos take up less space in the cloud than locally?

The Photos library on Mac is a package file (See here) that houses all your unmodified original photos and videos, their thumbnails in different sizes, reduced-resolution JPG versions of edited photos,...
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Is there a faster way to change default apps associated with file types on OS X?

swda setHandler --app /Applications/VLC.app --UTI public.mp3 Installation wget 'https://github.com/Lord-Kamina/SwiftDefaultApps/releases/download/v2.0.1/SwiftDefaultApps-v2.0.1.zip' unzip ...
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how to merge two full screen chrome tabs in mac OS?

You can right click the tab and select "move tab to another window".
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How do I factory reset a MacBook air that came with Monterey when the recovery systems plist is set to El Capitan?

@crazyfox - I believe you should be able to reinstall Monterey with a bootable installer. Here's a link to an Apple support article that describes the process: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372....
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iterm2: Ctrl-C doesn't work sometimes

This happened to me and it was because I had set up CTRL+C as a Global shortcut in Zoom. So, it only was an issue when I was in a Zoom meeting.
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Speed up OSX Spaces by reducing or eliminating the animation delay?

On my M1 Macbook Pro running Monterey, 12.3.1, this solution worked for me where others did not: Open Displays options in System Preferences Change Refresh Rate from ProMotion to 60Hz. It makes the ...
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Create desktop shortcut for Safari to a specific web - on MacOS

If you highlight the URL and then drag-and-drop it onto your desktop, that should create a shortcut link for you.
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Delete login entry in terminal registry

There is a way to remove your last login and its very simple You can check out this link which tells you how to do so. You just have to make a .hushlogin file in /Users/NAME/.hushlogin if you are a ...
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Can multiple people be logged into Mac OS at the same time?

The previous answer was 'yes, you can access two or more Mac accounts simultaneously over Remote Desktop' etc… just not locally. Both users can be logged in at the same time. Switching users does not ...
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Google drive file stream, unable to `ls` or `find` some directories once synced

A completely different approach might be use the GoogleDrive API. See e.g. https://developers.google.com/drive/api/guides/search-files
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How to setup macOS server capable of handling large number of small files?

NFS should be capable to do that easily and is supported by most systems. I had very good results with it in both local networks and tunneled over the internet with big, small and many files. While I ...
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Why do some songs in my iTunes library stop prematurely and go to the next song?

I fixed iTunes ending songs early on Windows 10 by exporting my library as an XML file and re-importing it as a playlist. This had the benefit of preserving my song metadata, playlists, and folder ...
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Recover lost form data in Chrome (macOS / SIP enabled)

Don’t close the tab you lost data on. Open Chrome dev tools on the affected tab (F12). Click the “Memory” tab. Select “Heap snapshot”. Click “Take snapshot” (this may take a while).   Select the ...
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Trying to download PDF files opens them instead of asking me where to save them

Probably it`s settings regarding default behavior of particular file type. That is not in Chrome or Acrobat, try to explore settings of PC. Not shore where is that in MacOS. Maybe in "extensions&...
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Google Chrome on Mac OS X with Kerberos

I noticed today with Chrome 101 that I was no longer able to access Kerberos protected resources and it looks to because the config options have changed their name. The site that alerted me to this ...
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Cannot uninstall ansible with pip or brew on Mac OSX

I just encountered the same problem. I got the newer version by install without uninstall. sudo -H pip3 install ansible
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How do I switch between Chrome windows while in full screen on a Mac?

Here is a partial answer that works for my situation, when the full screen mode is for presenting Google Slides (or the rare times I use that Microsoft product that rhymes with "Shower Joint"...
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How do I view my clipboard history on OS X?

Once you use copyq, which works on Mac, Linux and Windows you will never use anything else ... especially after you configure a global shortcut to show it ...
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Use Command key only to launch Spotlight?

Space only needs to be second by nanoseconds, so short you can't hear the two keys as separate events. If I hit the pair at once with my thumb, it registers, just so long as I don't lead with Space. ...
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MacOS Monterey - not desktop icon, but icon for different RUNNING firefox profiles

Both profiles are running in the same app instance, therefore will always have the same icon. If you run two distinct instances by duplicating the app itself, then they will still have the same app ...
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OSX: using CLI version of VLC

I'd suggest reinstalling VLC with homebrew. brew install vlc Besides installing the GUI application, brew adds vlc to the path and you can use it on the command line without setting up anything ...
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Is there a simple method to copy an image from Google Docs to the local clipboard?

Works on macOS + Chrome (101.0.4951.41). Hover cursor on top of image. Shift + Right click Copy image from system context menu. The trick is to NOT highlight the image using the doc selector (no ...
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Can't Type Tilde character in Mac OS X

You can remap using this file ~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.example.KeyRemapping.plist https://chuyeow.wtf/2020/06/24/remapping-keys-on-macos https://gist.github.com/chuyeow/...
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What does tcpdump: pcap_loop: truncated dump file; tried to read 1899 captured bytes, only got 1880 mean and how do I fix it?

You may try with -U or -l options as documented in the man page: -l Make stdout line buffered. Useful if you want to see the data while capturing it. E.g., tcpdump -l | tee dat or tcpdump -l &...
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Chrome - Old password keeps auto filling instead of new saved one

I found the answer for me, in a LastPass record. I just discovered that if you edit a password, then hit another edit button inside the edit window, you get all the key value pairs that the site has ...
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Mac Homebrew and Wireshark

For those coming from Google in 2022, you're gonna want to try the following: brew install wireshark --cask
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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

Use an alias sudo vi ~/.zshrc alias 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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Escaping quotation marks in a bash script on macOS

The shell does not do variable substitution in single quotes, but substitution works in double quotes. So you need to turn the first argument into a double quoted string like so: gdate "--date='...
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How to truncate large file on osx?

: > filename The colon means true and produces no output and therefore nothing is redirected to the file--thus overwriting all of it contents.
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Can't remotely connect with hostname, but it works with IP

I ran into this exact problem: I was able to connect from macOS via IP address but not via FQDN (like rdp-host.example.com). Adding .local to the end of the hostname did not work nor did pruning DNS ...
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bad CPU type in executable: wine @ macOS Catalina

I did rm /usr/local/bin/wine then ln -s /usr/local/bin/wine64 /usr/local/bin/wine because "wine" is the 32bit version which is tried first by all scripts and apparently OS X does not ...
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Is it possible to restore mac os image on a macbook after installing Windows 10?

You can clone, boot & restore a copy of your Mac's drive using something like Carbon Copy Cloner, or you could use Time Machine to restore. Each has its caveats, so you need to be sure they will ...
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How can I install s3cmd on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I didn't want to build it from source, and brew was complaining about needing to update xcode (*sigh)... so I created a docker image instead. Hope this helps someone. Usage # setup docker run -it --rm ...
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Mac cannot browse, ping works fine

I had the same problem, I could ping but my browser was not responding. I solved this by going into my network preferences > advanced > and adding 8.8.8.8 to my DNS server
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Is it possible to use vim key bindings in iterm2?

I'm surprised it is mentioned here, so I'll mention it for completeness' sake. Also for the zsh shell, the way of setting vi keybinding is different from bash. In zsh vi keybinding are set with: ...
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Outlook on Mac: how to use Ctrl-A and Ctrl-E for start and end of line?

According to your description, i have done a lot of research, but didn't find a useful methond. I'm afraid it is not available. As i know, this article describes the keyboard shortcuts in Outlook for ...
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How to understand why Google Chrome suddenly stops/crashes?

From comments [now deleted] Re-installing a Mac app is usually a complete waste of time, as the exact same thing is put back in the exact same place. If an app is actually corrupted, the OS won't let ...
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How to get exactly the same keyboard layout in Windows as in macOS?

Just for apple keyboard mapping based on macbook pro. please see my article. Will most likely work for other mac keyboards too https://www.getcoding.co.uk/apple-mac-keyboard-layout-on-windows-10-pc/ ...
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lvm semantics compared with Mac OS container volumes - sharing storage between logical volumes?

ZFS is a closer equivalent to Mac OS CoreStorage volumes The automatic pooling of storage space as illustrated in the OP can be achieved like this: sudo apt install -y zfsutils-linux sudo zpool create ...
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Getting the error "There was an error in iCloud Preferences"

Omg i had the same problem. Im a tech-blind wasted half of my life in this mess, so i must summarize all this for who needed... my Notes was not syncing, cannot sign out iCloud either (it seemed lag? ...
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Command-line Number of thread per process on MacOS

One can also engage tail command in order to cut off header line in the ps M output, e.g: ps M <pid> | tail -n+2 | wc -l where -n+2 option means "get all lines starting from the second one&...
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lvm semantics compared with Mac OS container volumes - sharing storage between logical volumes?

I think my understanding is going to evolve but here is what I see so far: Mac OS uses what LVM calls thin volumes with autoextend (https://www.thegeekdiary.com/how-to-enable-thin-lvm-automatic-...
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