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I have been using a 4 TB external hard drive to do time machine backups.  time machine stopped working
about 6 months ago and it says that time machine is not working...the drive is read only.  I have previous time
machine backups on that drive.  What has caused this and what should I be doing about it?
Thanks,
capreol
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http://www.mediascrubber.com/index.html

The webpage is cutting off the R and the Y on Mac Computers.  Happens in both Chrome and Safari.  Any help is appreciated.  Yje page size is 1920 X 900 px  I can resize the browser window  with a PC and the page resizes accordingly but not on a mac.
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Using Affinity Publisher1.7.3  for Mac, I cannot locate the 'Transform Panel to modify the size of Calendar Creator document which is 40 inches high by 36 inches wide. Why that big? - I don't know. I cannot resize this document by the corner handles, as they are 'X' symbols and do not respond to click-and-drag efforts.

I have no idea how to access the Transform Panel - or maybe I am using the wrong approach?

In any event, my goal is to reduce the image size to 8-1/2" high by   11" wide.

Assuming the 'Transform Panel' is the correct approach, how do I make it available on the desktop?
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Need MSPaint for the Mac

I have used PaintBrush many times in the past, since it is so quick and easy. But, it has a crappy bug where it does not save your file upon Save. I am giving up on that junkie program.

What options are there?

Doesn't Apple have one?

PhotoShop is (out of license) and too complex for simple graphics updates...


Thanks.
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Hello,
We have an iMac, 24 inches, from 2007. There is a Mac OS Lion installed on this computer. We want to install a newer version of the operating system and we tried 'Sierra' already but we didn't succeed. Regarding that, we would like to ask you which latest version can we install on this iMac?
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There's one file in my trash that won't delete and I can't find a solution. Whenever I empty trash, it just says “qmasterd” can’t be modified or deleted because it’s required by macOS.

I found a solution, but I must be typing in the directory wrong, because terminal says it can't find the file/directory. The solution I found said to restart in Recovery mode, launch Terminal from the Tools menu, move to the directory with the offending file, then type in "rm filename"

I'm no terminal genius, so I'm sure I'm doing this wrong. What would the full command and path be if the folder/file in my trash was "Incompatible Software/qmasterd?"
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Anyone has a step by step instructions/guide on how to upgrade
a Macbook Pro 13" (2012 release)  flash storage of 250GB to 2TB?
Ideally all the apps (including MS Office, etc) & data are ported over.

Will need to install OSX to the new 2TB SSD or if possible, can I
use Acronis CDROM to just do a bare metal backup & restore
over?  I have Acronis though it's about 9 years ago version
which I've successfully tested (booting up from CD) to
restore for Windows laptops.

I'm a complete newbie in Macbooks & OSX.  

Pls recommend the compatible brands of SSD for the
Macbook Pro 13"  (Yr 2012) that could fit in.  Reckon it'll
void warranty but it's out of warranty any way.
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Q1:
Starting which year does Macbook Pro 15" comes with a 2TB flash storage?

Q2:
Is there any model of Macbook Pro 15" that comes with HDMI output (to
connect to TV): can specify the model & which year it's released?

Q3: *** this question is crucial ***
Does OS X (which version) comes with a video capture (including the audio)?
I need to capture some youtube videos that comes with English subtitles
(including it's audio) which when the videos are downloaded, often loses
the English subtitles
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I'm checking out a used Macbook Pro 15",  768GB flash storage, i7.

Q1:
how do I verify it's an i7  &  the storage is an SSD/flash (not HDD)?

Q2:
There's BatteryInfoView  for Windows which can view how many times
a battery has been used.  Is there a similar freeware for Macbook Pro
running on OSX (think it's the 2nd latest version)?

Q3:
Guess I have to look for scratches/dents on the screen & if its Wifi
works.  Anything else?
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I am a .net developer , trying to learn a different language or a framework, for example vue.js or ruby on rails. I have always heard that Mac OS is a great for development . what are some of the development tools that I can use or will be helpful for development in MAC OS.

if anyone wants to share their similar experience switching from windows to mac for development in a new language.
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I have an iMac that is running  Mavericks.   Can I update to something newer, like Mojave.   At one time I was getting messages every once in a while to update to Mojave.   Any ideas?
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How to edit/resize  day numbers [enlarge 1,2...30 etc.] in Calendar Creator for Mac?
Version 1.0.2.493
By StoryRock, Inc.

StoryRock Platform Version 10.0.0.493

Java version 1.8.0_112
Mac OS X 10.14.6
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I would like to export my CUPS printer settings to apply to another MAC which is running the same O/S.
Is this possible?
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Hi, I just upgraded to Mac's Mojave OS (version 10.14.6) .. yes, I know (its been out for a long time), but I really didn't need to upgrade and I was putting it off for as long as possible. - In any event, on High Sierra, I had a menu option under the Apple menu called "Location." It allowed me to switch network location on the fly from a menu rather than going into System Preferences > Networks... However in Mojave, there is no such menu item.

How can I add a menu item under the Apple menu which will allow me to select a network to use?

Thank you for your help.
Fulano
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One of our staff users  is having an issue with any website on any of our 3 dedicated Pair networks servers being unusable slow, almost to non-functionality.... none of the rest of us are seeing any issue whatsoever. She says all other websites load fine... its just websites on our 3 web servers that are very very slow, almost unusable. Have you ever heard of something like that? She uses a Mac, has emptied all cache, rebooted, speed tests, the works, everything is fine for her except the sites she visits on our 3 web servers. We are not all at the same IP... she works from home, like a few of us do, and shes the only one with an issue. Pair says they see nothing wrong.
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How do I force eject of CD from Mac CD player - without using computer. I cannot eject from O/S - keyboard. This is the third Apple CD player of this design that has failed. I am willing (How!) to destroy this Junk! Just want CD!!

I expect recommending products from this forum is not allowed, but any hints (e.g. reliable manufacturer) would help.
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Need Speech to Text service

I have an iPhone 6, a MacBook and a Windows PC. I need to find a service which lets me speak into some device and get the text version emailed to me. I do not have time for a service, which can cost $1/minute and take 12-24 hours. I need it immediately, which means the text creation needs to be near real time.

I will pay for this service, if needed. I think $1/minute is the highest I could pay.

by "some device" I meant:
1) My iPhone 6
2) A microphone hooked into a Mac
2) A microphone hooked into Windows

Thanks,
Robert
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Using Eye Tracking on the Mac

I have a friend who tried using iTracker software on his Mac, but the install did not work.

Is there additional hardware required?

Are there other programs you can recommend for eye tracking as a way to control the Mac? He may not get iTracker working...

Thanks.
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Controlling a Mac using speech?

What kinds of tools are there for someone who can not use a keyboard with both hands?

Thanks
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Hi,

I started with this:
http://www.macinstruct.com/node/550

but when i completed this i had no internet connection.

ive done the basics, eg disable/enable and reboot. help!
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Best file System for a 1TB USB ext hdd to be used for Windows and Mac? FAT32 (Im aware of Max File 4 gig) or exFat?

Its a traditional HDD not a SSD
Is FAT32 more stable ?

Any other reasons ?

Thanks
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files on iCloud on an iPhone X with the iCloud ID and password known so everything is accessible from the iPhone.

repaired MacBook has same ID and password and is logged in and recovered all the photos that were on the iPhone. however there are numerous folders and files sitting in iCloud that haven’t transferred to the MacBook. what can I do to get these on the MacBook and get both devices for certain talking to the same iCloud account which they half way seem to be now. iOS is latest release as is MacOS.
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Greetings wise wizard of EE:

I'm helping a friend with an Mac Pro desktop computer, in which he replaced the spinning hard drive with a solid state drive, running Mojave OS. The computer will very randomly not boot up, instead produces the "prohibitory" symbol (ie: the "ghostbusters" strike through without the ghost). The odd thing is that even when it does boot up normally, it will randomly crash and produce this symbol again.

The operating system has already been reinstalled, so I'm not sure what else can be done. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks and take care,

Zovoth
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Calendar Creator for Mac - latest version

Document [2020 Calendar] does not respond to Align commands [cc_user_guide-2.pdf (page 21 of  38)

Specifically, Created Calendar year 2020 - Entered the text  “Epiphany” on January 6 with ‘Add Event’ function.

Subsequently, the ‘Arrange/Align/Bottom function did not work at all.

Tried same ‘Align’ function with other added events on same Calendar (January 2020)

Same result - added event did not move with a Align command.

How do I get this to work?
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What command can i use from mac terminal to determine the version of phpMYAdmin running on an IP address
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Mac OS X

14K

Solutions

11K

Contributors

Mac OS X is the desktop operating system from Apple Inc., found on Macintosh computers. OS X consists of a Mach/BSD-based kernel, operating system interfaces primarily based on FreeBSD and additional frameworks (written in C, C++ and Objective-C providing user interface and application-level services.