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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WD Elements 2TB External Hard Drive Too Slow

I have a 2TB WD Elements external hard drive. My Mac running macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra can access the drive too slow. It takes more than 5 seconds to run ls command on terminal. This is not normal for ...
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show two data in the same chart

I have a problem with excel on my mac.I have two different X-axes with 2 different Y-axes that I want show them in one chart, but I can’t and here is my excel file.
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Use “Search with google” shortcut from another app

I am playing with the Search with Google shortcut on Mac.As far as I can see, it's only usable from the terminal. When I select some text in the terminal and click Command + Shift + L, the google ...
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find MAC address and RSSI of a mobile phone which is in range of my Wi-Fi network but not connected [on hold]

How to find MAC address and RSSI of a mobile phone which is in range of my Wi-Fi network but not connected to my cisco access point ?? i need help please
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X11 forwarding from Linux to Mac has some corrupted fonts

Setup is a Mac running macOS 10.13.4 and XQuartz 2.7.11, with CentOS 7.4 running in VMware.When I ssh from the Mac into the VM and launch Chromium 61, something strange happens.Here's a screenshot ...
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does grep regex work differently on mac?

Just trying to figure out basic use of regexes with grep (or egrep) in mac terminal (BSD grep - 2.5.1-FreeBSD).File to examine (pow.txt) contains the lines :kiytytytytyandblob.mkvcommand ...
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How to do “cpio -A” (append) on a Mac?

I would like to generate a Debian ISO image that has a preseed file embedded in it so that I can do automated installations. It's possible, as documented here.Part of this process requires that I ...
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MAC Book Pro using Excel for MAC Version 16.12

When I type a number or letter (the “Data”) into a cell (the “Original Cell”) and then press enter the cursor, the Data jumps down to the cell in the Row below [but in the same Column]. The Original ...
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Open Mac terminal in the Incognito mode?

How do I open the Mac terminal in the Incognito mode? Yes, I am aware about some answers like this one, however, my aim is different - I do not want to use the stored passwords, etc. I work a lot ...
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No command line prompt in Mac OSX Terminal.app

I've lost my bash command line prompt in Mac OSX (10.11), and I don't know where to start looking to fix it.The issue started when I changed the "Shell opens with..." preference from "Default" to "...
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How can I add a new data partition on Mac with splitting the main partition in two parts? Windows 7 is already installed with bootcamp

I have a mid-2011 iMac and I installed Windows 7 in Bootcamp by the help of this link.$ diskutil list/dev/disk0 (internal, physical):#: TYPE NAME ...
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GUID partition table on imac messed up

I messed up my iMac 12.1 model, trying to uninstall Efi partition created from bootcamp(erasing the partition from disk utility without uninstalling windows first on bootcamp).So accidentally i ...
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How to uninstall vim on mac?

I installed vim on my Mac by using the git clone command: https://github.com/vim/vim.gitcd vim/srcmakeHowever now I want to remove it and re-install vim via homebrew. Could any expert tell me ...
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Is it worth trying to fix the fan in my 2006 Mac Mini? [closed]

I have a 2006 Mac Mini (MacMini1,1) that I recently received for free. At first, when I powered it on the fans would run at full speed all the time. I cracked it open and found that the temperature ...
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Screen Sharing Icon Flashes on Menu Bar… Is there a technical reason for this?

The Screen Sharing icon is flashing in the menu bar on MacOS 10.13.4, iMac Pro. Restarting the machine doesn't seem to fix this behavior, and I'm curious to know whether or not this is a technical ...