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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Integrated graphics card hidden in Linux, Macbook pro late 2013

The problem:I have a Macbook pro 11,3. Currently, it runs Linux Mint 18.3 (single boot). By default, the integrated GPU is hidden from any non-mac OS by Apple's EFI firmware. According to the answer ...
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OSX stuck in logon screen

I have Macbook Pro Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014 (MacOS Sierra Version 10.12.6).Since a week ago, whenever I wake up the laptop from a long sleep - its freezes:The login screen is being displayed.The ...
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How to diagnose why a MacBook doesn't sleep when the lid is closed

In the last 2 weeks sometimes when I close the lid on my MacBook 13" 2015 (OSX 10.12.6 3.1 GHz CPU, 16GB RAM), and put it away in my laptop bag, the machine continues to run.I usually discover this ...
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How can I find out if there are keyloggers on a Mac? [duplicate]

Is there a way I can check what all applications are watching key presses on a Mac? The intention is to find out which applications are snooping and to ensure that passwords are safe.
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qt5GUI installed but not working on mac

I'm trying to compile on mac but keep on getting this error, how can I tell cmake where to find qt5? I have 5.10.0_1 and this is the outputBy not providing "FindQt5Gui.cmake" in CMAKE_MODULE_PATH ...
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Mac OS X Server Unusual User accounts [duplicate]

regarding the thread you responded to on Has my macOS Sierra system been infected by unknown users? - I started seeing the same users on my device running the Mac OS X Server app. Do you have any idea ...
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Jailkit on a Mac: “ERROR: <jaildir> is not owned by root:root!” / “ERROR: jail directory <jaildir> is not safe”

I'm trying to create a jailed user for limited SSH access on my Mac. I have been, for the most part, following the directions in this Ubuntu StackExchange answer. However, I'm getting stuck:# ...
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Any scratch disks available in Photoshop 2017 mac

Can you help me? I have installed photoshop to my macbook and when i’m working it begins to write “Any scratch disk available” and really, when i look at Preferences - Scratch disk there’s nothing ...
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Recovering deleted file from old user account with time machine

I am a Mac OS time machine user! I have an external drive that I use to hold backups every month or so. Earlier this year I was having a user specific bug so I created a new account. I used both of ...
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How can Mac OS X show network activity without network hardware?

I've recently done a fresh install of Mac OS X Snow Leopard on a Macbook Pro because of a system failure. The system is bare except for what the DVD installs. I've turned off Airport, Bluetooth, and ...
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How to use a Seagate Backup Plus Portable harddrive on a Mac after using on a windows laptop

I have used my Seagate HD on a Windows laptop for some time now. I want to use it on a Mac now but find it difficult to set up. How can I connect it to my Mac and view all the data I have stored on it ...
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When opening a file, Word slowly counts the pages before it is ready to work

When I open a file in Microsoft Word, Word does not open the whole file immediately, but loads one page after another. There is a small counter in the lower right corner of the file window in which ...
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PureOS ISO (on USB) unavailable for boot (EFI) on Mac OS X

GoalReplace OS X with PureOS on my old Mac. I essentially want to give PureOS a go and buy a Librem PC if it works out.IssuePureOS doesn't appear in the boot 'drive' choices when I restart my ...
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External Hard Drive usable in Windows, but not even showing in System Information on Mac

My external WD Passport USB has been working absolutely fine in Windows 10, but has not been showing recently in my Mac.I've force formatted the Hard Drive to exFAT in Windows, and is still working ...
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MacBook Air disbalanced sound in anything but macOS

Currently have a MacBookAir7,2 with the standard config (1.8Ghz, 8Gb LPDDR3, 128Gb PCIe SSD) and I of course installed Ubuntu on it. Upon booting Ubuntu I immediately noticed that the speakers ...
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How do i put files on other desktops?

Is there a setting that allows one to put desktop files on different desktops on the mac?At present i have 3 monitors. The desktop for one monitor is covered in files that are unrelated. I would ...
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Using Parallels on a mac with an external graphics card

I have a 2017 mac book pro with Thunderbolt ports. I am also a heavy user of parallels. As far as I understood parallels are using some kind of a video processing to send the image to the operating ...
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an error occurred while accessing the hard disk 0 by windows 7

How can I solve this or at least, how can I access virtual windows 7 on my Mac to backup some working files that I do not want to lose?I use Mac OS X version 10.6.8 Snow LeopardBy the way, I have ...
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Chrome prevents restart during Mac update

Every time my MBP tries to restart to auto-install an update, Chrome is preventing the restart and therefore the update. To make things worse, the OS closes most or all of my other programs before it ...
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Mac OS terminal command

I am using Mac OS 10.13.2 terminal to create a 'tar' copy of a folder and would like to know as to how I can preserve the owner and group when creating the backup. Also, when extracting the folder ...
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android emulator and genymotion emulator stuck in my mac

I have a problem with emulators of android studio and genymotion , there is no icons of apps , i can't run any android script / tests on them , the screens stay like this :genymotion emulator...
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ssh-agent only works as command and not in a script in macOS

I have a Mac with macOS 10.11.6 and had the problem that when I connect through ssh to a server the password (for the private key) was not saved, I had to type it each login. So I found this solution ...
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Disable second monitor iMac Pro

I'm currently using an iMac Pro and LG Ultrafine 5k display. I would like to temporarily disable/shut off the second monitor. I tried using the "DisableMonitor app" and "SwitchResX", but when I tried ...
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How to remove audio from multiple videos on a Mac

Is there a way to remove the audio from multiple video files on a Mac? Or would the only possibility be to do it manually per file using e.g. iMovie?
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Apple MacBook Pro track pad not working

I have a very strange problem with my gf MacBook Pro. After last big update on 22.12. my track pad is not working at all.I wasn't present when the update happened, but I was told that "everything ...
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Mac OSX Can't Set Dropbox Folder to Root Directory

I want to have my dropbox folder be at the root directory level and I have had no success finding out why it won't. I tried to fix permissions (Can't get dropbox to move to Root on OSX?) and that ...
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Files deleted from Time machine backup still show up in the Finder

When deleting a file from a time machine backup via the following command:sudo /System/Library/Extensions/TMSafetyNet.kext/Contents/Helpers/bypass rm -r LOCATIONthe file is deleted immediately, ...
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How to test local network connectivity using mac os terminal?

I am searching for a terminal command or utility to continuously test my local lan connection.I want to test the connection between my macbook pro and the router.I am using a powerline and sometimes ...
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Can’t host a Wi-Fi network for my Apple TV

I need to somehow connect my Apple TV 4th Generation (Not 4K but has apps) to the internet somehow in a room that does not have an ethernet port. The problem with this is that the Wi-Fi network ...
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Device on my network with MAC address OUI of private? [duplicate]

I have a device on my network with a MAC address starting with f0:a2:25 which when run against an OUI checker, comes back with "Private". Any idea what this could be?

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