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Xero not loading in Safari in Mojave

This is here just so I can remember what I did later when I need to undo it. I've got a problem where Xero is simply not loading in Safari 12 on macOS Mojave. After I've logged in at login.xero.com,...
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How to take a screenshot on your Mac

This is new to me, as it's a new feature in macOS Mojave. On older systems, to capture a screenshot, you can use Shift+Cmd+4 and either select a rectangular region of the screen, or tap Space Bar and then click...
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How to create a bootable installer for macOS

With the recent release of a new Mac operating system, macOS Mojave, it's worth digging out and rehashing the instructions to create a bootable installer. I carry around an external drive with me with multiple installer partitions on it. I...
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Fix a Broken Open Directory app

Back in 2016 I posted some steps to repair Open Directory when the LDAP database has problems. On some servers this happens very rarely, on other servers it happens after every. single. reboot. I don't know why the databases are...
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The upcoming Office for Mac 2019

Microsoft will be releasing an update to Office for Mac next month. This update will change the branding from Office 2016 to Office 2019 and it will also require macOS Sierra (10.12) as the minimum OS version. It's strange that...
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The iMac at 20 Years Old

The iMac is getting on a bit. Old enough to vote in some areas (and almost old enough in others), it's been a staple of our computing landscape for two decades now. From the original gumdrop in Bondi Blue with an...
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