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Internet Sharing Between Mac OS High Sierra and BeagleBone Black

I am trying to get internet sharing between my MacBook Air and a BeagleBone Black. I've gone to many websites and forum posts, however none of the solutions have worked so far. My operating system ...
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Kali Linux and MacOS - Actually launching kali

I am trying to dualboot kali linux and macOS on my mac computer. I have kali linux installed and have accessed it a couple times. But it seems really random. I can't access it. Durring boot, if I hold ...
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Mac media keys to control last active app

I recently installed a Chrome extension that binds the media keys to web-based media players. It has an option to only control the last active eligible tab, rather than sending the command to every ...
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Disable CTRL-A TAB tab switch on terminal OSX

I'm a user of screen. In screen, you switch tabs with CTRL-A + TAB, but this also is a shortcut for terminal tabs in OSX, so unless I'm carful about not pressing them all at the same time, will switch ...
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Is it possible to extract OSX “Get Info” data?

I have over 2000 .mov files that were painstakingly logged using the Comments section of the Get Info window (someone listed the clips featured in each .mov under Comments in Get Info). I'd like to be ...
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Sort App Shortcuts in OS X System Preferences Keyboard Shortcuts

I have a long list of custom shortcuts I've created in System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts > App Shortcuts for menu items in Pro Tools. Despite having edited the application's plist file (com....
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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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uMatrix “forgets” my settings after every restart

every time I restart my Mac, I have to set every single uMatrix entry again. It doesn't remember anything. I doubt that this is the way it's supposed to be?What can I do to make the data persist?
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Mac OS Terminal - Change to Recent Directory

In Mac OS Terminal, is there a way to either have the Terminal remember the directory it was on after I last quit the Terminal application or easily "cd" to a recent directory?I often "cd" every ...
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Is using a RAM disk better for a SSD?

I am a macOS (MacBook Pro mid-2015, has a 256GB SSD) user that downloads a lot of stuff using torrents. I know that torrenting can harm your SSD so I decided to create a RAM disk where I temporary ...
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Mac Guest (virtual-machine) can't disable big display scaling

The problem is described on the animated gif: https://media.giphy.com/media/3oFzmnDa3LdMZue8Du/giphy.gifso I'm trying to reset Mac guest resolution to normal but it scales everything and it becomes ...
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Can Windows in macOS Boot Camp access an external HDD formatted as Journaled extended?

I currently have a MacBook Pro with an external HDD formatted as journaled extended and use this for my time machine backups.I'm planning on adding Windows using Boot Camp but was wondering if ...
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Mac OS Sierra and High Sierra occupies 95GB on my MacBook Pro 2017 128GB Edition. How to Clean?

I am an iOS developer. I am using a 2017 MacBook Pro with 128GB disk space to do my job (company laptop 😭 ). But recently, I found I don't have enough space to build my app, switch Git branches. It ...
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Ctrl R not showing latest history

On mac when I try to search my history of commands I get only very old commands. No new command is saved in history. You see here that after history I did a command fdfsdfsd but then if I reopen the ...
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Can I add google calendar to outlook without synching/downloading gmail eMails?

I want to read my gmail calendar in Outlook 2016 (Mac and or Windows). Editing would be a plus.I use Outlook for work eMail only and don't want it to download my gmail address, but I do want to see ...

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