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Cannot finish first backup with Time Machine

My first Time Machine backup systematically fails when it is about to finish. I looked at the system logs and I have these errors: Failed to unmount ‘/Volumes/Copies de sauvegarde Time Machine’ (disk2s2), dissenter: { DAProcessID = 263; DAStatus = 49168; } with status: 49168 (null) Failed to eject ‘disk2’ using DiskArb, dissenter: { DAStatus = […]

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How to sync fonts across Macbooks? Extended question

I’m bouncing on a question posted here a while ago: How to sync fonts across Macbooks? The question is about how to store all fonts on a cloud folder (i.e. Dropbox), and load these fonts on other Macs, using this cloud folder as a “font repository”. User ProGrammer had posted a great answer based on […]

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Does a 3rd-party keyboard with Allow-Full-Access ALWAYS have access to text?

As I understand from other posts, a keyboard can only: access full text with Allow-Full-Access enabled never access text inside sensitive (e.g. password) fields But how does inactivity/background effect this? For example, can a 3rd-party keyboard (with Allow-Full-Access enabled) access text input when it is NOT active (i.e. the default system keyboard is currently used […]

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Apple Font Tools cannot install on Catalina

I am trying to install the Apple Font Tools to be able to use the command line to edit font ascender via command line: ftxdumperfuser -t hhea -A f Tajawal-Medium.ttf.ttf I tried to download Font Tools for xcode 11 and install it. but command is not working. I get `Command not found Then I tried […]

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Why installing a package creates a directory on my desktop?

I am new to Mac, so it may be a silly question. When I install a package, it creates a dir with the name of the package on my desktop. In Finder it looks like a new external drive: Why is that? Should I always remove those drives after installation? Or did I do something […]

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Change keyboard shortcut for cycling application windows

Bear in mind this is a different issue to the following: Changing keyboard shortcut for cycling through windows? (Lion) As I am looking to change the shortcut that cycles through different applications, rather than different windows of the same application. So the keyboard that is currently ⌘ CommandTab I can’t see this listed anywhere in […]

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Change keyboard shortcut for cycling application windows

Bear in mind this is a different issue to the following: Changing keyboard shortcut for cycling through windows? (Lion) As I am looking to change the shortcut that cycles through different applications, rather than different windows of the same application. So the keyboard that is currently ⌘ CommandTab I can’t see this listed anywhere in […]

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Change keyboard shortcut for cycling application windows

Bear in mind this is a different issue to the following: Changing keyboard shortcut for cycling through windows? (Lion) As I am looking to change the shortcut that cycles through different applications, rather than different windows of the same application. So the keyboard that is currently cmd + tab I can’t see this listed anywhere […]

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Setting up different profiles for left / right handed use

Im right-handed but, due to some posture issues, I’ve recently started attempting to use my mac left-handed. So it’s easy enough to set up the mouse so that it’s left handed, but I could do with changing some keyboard shortcuts too. I don’t fancy having to customise my keyboard shortcuts each time I switch hands, […]

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May i remove the /home directory? And how to know if there is any folder link to a specific folder?

As the following picture shows: The /home directory is empty. Can I remove the empty /home directory? And how to know if there is any directory link to a specific directory?