Tag: macOS

  • Windows 10 taskbar

    Windows 10 and macOS built-in security

    When I first owned a Windows computer back in the 90s…

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  • Zoom away

    I’ve removed Zoom from my computer because…

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  • Joys of Jekyll, Gems, and EasyApache

    Once again this website went down on my new host with a 500 server error. I spent two hours reading about Jekyll for GitHub Pages, succeeded in adding the theme and in the process, I updated Gem to the latest on my Mac just to use the Jekyll importer for WordPress. Returned to my host’s […]

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  • macOS TextUtil Convert TXT to DOCX, CAT All DOCX to One DOCX

    Today, I had the need to convert a homebrew extension to DOCX extension. I renamed all the custom extensions to the TXT extension. There was no formatting in the original files like bold or italicizing so textutil stripping it didn’t matter. I found OSXDaily’s post to be a helpful guide for a Terminal tool I […]

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  • Chrome on Mac and the spinning beachball

    Tried everything to fix this beachball problem so much that I started to believe that there was a bug in Chrome for Mac and Firefox Quantum was looking like the alternative. The beachball spins (like the hourglass on Windows) for a minute or more before what I just typed would actually show up in the […]

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  • macOS Absence

    It’s been a month since I realized my second Apple computer was not going to survive. A word of advice; after reading many forums, Apple-owned community feedback sites, and my own experiences; don’t purchase an Apple computer that was made between 2009 and 2014, because they’ll all die within two years or less of a […]

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