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smi [Interesting Software and Applications]
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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=== 
-Suppose you want all .xlsx files to open with LibreOffice instead of Numbers.  Do the following. 
-  - Find a file with the extension (.xlsx), right click, and Get Info. 
-  - Under Open with, open the dropdown, find the application you want to open this type of file (LibreOffice), and select it. 
-  - Click the Change All... button. 
-  - Confirm that you want to make the change. 
-From this point on, all files with the same extension will open with this application. 
-===Reset Printing System=== 
-From [[https://www.lifewire.com/reset-mac-printing-system-to-fix-os-x-printer-problems-2259970]]\\ 
-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 
-  * lose all print queues and pending print jobs 
-  * remove all printer preference files 
-  * removes all printers currently in the Printers & Scanners preference pane. 
-To Reset Printing System: 
-  - Launch System Preferences 
-  - Select Printers & Scanners 
-  - 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. 
-  - You're asked to confirm.  Press Reset. 
-  - You may need to enter administrator password or finger.  
-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 
-====MacBook Beeps Often==== +====Casting to Chromecast==== 
-This is likely an alert that you have received new mail.  To check and remove this+Trying to find free apps to use to cast to Chromecast.  Did not have any luck; here are results 20200314
-  - Open the Mail app + 
-  - Select Mail > Preferences +^App name^Notes^ 
-  - General tab +|Video cast for chromecast|5 min limit else pay $10| 
-  - In the drop-down menu next to the **New messages sound**select your favorite sound or None.+|Elmedia Video Player|Plays video directly (not screen cast) for 1 min, works, $10| 
 +|MKV Omni Player|never connected to cast| 
 +|Stream to Smart TV|All options cost $$| 
 +|Mirror to Smart TV|Choppy video and no audio. Only "works" with "Fast TV" option. Smooth TV and Audio never does anything| 
 +|Just Stream|Looks like it's starting but stops without any casting| 
 +|Oka Mirror|Isn't able to find any deviceseven without VPN| 
 +|Mirror Screen for Smart TV|Works but only for 3 mins| 
 +Note: MacBook must be on exactly the same LAN as the TV.
-=====Interesting Software and Applications===== 
-[[https://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Software/Transparent.shtml|Monkey Bread Software. Has TreeSize and Show IP in menu bar.]] 
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