Apple MacBook Pro 2009 17″ – new battery, new screws – and the MacBook and its touchpad work properly again

https://www.cyberport.de/apple-und-zubehoer/apple-zubehoer/zubehoer-mac/akkus/lmp/pdp/1b17-00a/lmp-batterie-macbook-pro-17-alu-unibody-early-2009-mid-2010.html – comes with a one-year-guarantee https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00Y3KT0P4/ https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B01HXA02FM The old battery (505 cycles, manufacturer: DP) had swelled considerably and had disrupted normal operation of the touchpad for years. Now I can work on the new battery (manufacture: LMP) for at least of couple of hours; I can unplug the MacBook at least overnight; I can… Continue reading Apple MacBook Pro 2009 17″ – new battery, new screws – and the MacBook and its touchpad work properly again

my occasional motor problems, my MacBook, my accidental macOS upgrade, time machine

Last night my occasional motor problems regarding my fingers made me supposedly type some keyboard shortcut, that caused to colour scheme flip to something I wasn’t able to reverse without restarting the MacBook. I sort of hated that. But I did so. During the shutdown process macOS asked me, whether I would agree to include… Continue reading my occasional motor problems, my MacBook, my accidental macOS upgrade, time machine

how to downgrade from macOS Catalina to Mojave

If you’ve installed the latest macOS Catalina and decided it’s not for you, the good news is you can downgrade to Mojave. Read this article to find out how to do it. https://macpaw.com/how-to/downgrade-from-catalina

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Catalina, fink, …

I was quite enthusiastic to install Catalina right after I read the notification of its availability on my MacBook. I installed it right away, but upon completion I got aware of that the fink installation at /sw was gone, because Apple made the root directory read-only. The fink project suggests installing fink at /opt/sw. Installing… Continue reading Catalina, fink, …

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macOS Dock Dividers

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