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macbook [2019.04.24 20:15]
smi [OS X Annoyances]
macbook [2020.03.15 01:56] (current)
smismi7 [Casting to Chromecast]
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 =====MacBook and OS X Info===== =====MacBook and OS X Info=====
 +[[OS X Annoyances]]\\ 
 +See also [[Linux Annoyances]] for Terminal on Mac
 ====Selected OS X keyboard shortcuts==== ====Selected OS X keyboard shortcuts====
 Common OS X shortcuts ([[davinci_resolve_notes|Resolve shorts]]) Common OS X shortcuts ([[davinci_resolve_notes|Resolve shorts]])
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-====OS X Annoyances==== + 
-===Change default application=== +====Casting to Chromecast==== 
-Suppose you want all .xlsx files to open with LibreOffice instead of Numbers.  Do the following. +Trying to find free apps to use to cast to Chromecast.  Did not have any luck; here are results 20200314: 
-  - Find a file with the extension (.xlsx), right clickand Get Info. + 
-  - Under Open with, open the dropdown, find the application you want to open this type of file (LibreOffice), and select it. +^App name^Notes^ 
-  - Click the Change All... button. +|Video cast for chromecast|5 min limit else pay $10| 
-  - Confirm that you want to make the change. +|Elmedia Video Player|Plays video directly (not screen castfor 1 minworks$10| 
-From this point on, all files with the same extension will open with this application+|MKV Omni Player|never connected to cast| 
-===Reset Printing System=== +|Stream to Smart TV|All options cost $$| 
-From [[https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-printing-system-to-fix-os-x-printer-problems-2259970]]\\ +|Mirror to Smart TV|Choppy video and no audioOnly "works" with "Fast TV" optionSmooth TV and Audio never does anything| 
-If something goes wrong with printing, for example a bad file descriptors error, you need to reset the printing system.  If you reset the printing system, you will +|Just Stream|Looks like it's starting but stops without any casting| 
-  * lose all print queues and pending print jobs +|Oka Mirror|Isn't able to find any devices, even without VPN| 
-  * remove all printer preference files +|Mirror Screen for Smart TV|Works but only for 3 mins| 
-  * removes all printers currently in the Printers & Scanners preference pane. +NoteMacBook must be on exactly the same LAN as the TV
-To Reset Printing System: + 
-  - Launch System Preferences + 
-  - Select Printers & Scanners +This page has been visited  
-  - In the Printers and Scanners preference pane, place your cursor in an empty area of the printer list sidebar (where the printers are listed) and right-click; select Reset Printing System from the popup+{{counter|yesterday| time| times}} yesterday,  
-  - You're asked to confirm.  Press Reset. +{{counter|today| time| times}} today, and  
-  - You may need to enter administrator password or finger.  +{{counter|total| time| times}} in total since April 25, 2019.
-The printing system will be reset and you will need to add back your printer. +
-===Determine IP address of Samsung M2830DW printer=== +
-  - Turn device on +
-  - Press and hold the Cancel (X) button till green light blinks 5 times, then release +
-  - Output is printed. On second page you'll find the IP address. +
-===Play a DVD .iso image=== +
-Leawo Blu-ray Player works. +
-  - Mount the .iso (right-click on .iso file+
-  - Run Leawo +
-  - See: Open File and the DVD you've mounted +
-  - Right-click on the DVD you want to play +
-  - Play Disk+
  • Last modified: 2019.04.24 20:15
  • by smi