Questions tagged [mac]

Hardware related questions of computers sold/made by Apple. Use [macos] for the operating system, and use [mac-address] for MAC addresses instead.

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Microsoft sculpt keyboard not working with Mac book pro

I bought new sculpt keyboard fresh from store and used a 2 different connectors to convert to type c and plugged in to mac book pro yet with no luck. It's weird that mouse and number pads are working ...
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Error installing Postgres on Mac

I'm trying to install Postgres on my Mac using brew but for some reason it's unable to finish the installation and is displaying the error below. "initdb: file "/usr/local/share/postgresql/postgres....
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Retrieve Hardware configuration from multiple mac machines

I am trying to create a usb drive that will capture the configuration from multiple mac machines and store it. I know to use system_profiler in terminal but not sure how to create a batch file that ...
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Install input method from newer version of macOS in older version?

Specifically, is it possible to install Mojave/Catalina's built-in Shuangpin keyboard layout in High Sierra? Shuangpin is an input method that contains 5 keyboard layouts. There's one layout that I ...
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How do I freeze columns in Excel?

I don't think I can freeze columns / rows. I want to freeze the first 2 columns in my excel spreadsheet. I have read that I would go to View -> Freeze panes. But I am not given that option. When I ...
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Apple 2015 MacBook Pro

I have an issue since this morning. My machine didn't boot, my machine battery is charged, it shows me the screen like this: I have tried everything explained in this video. SCM Safe Mode NVRAM
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XCode preprocessor header not found

I'm writing c++ code on xcode 11.1 with MacOs Catalina 10.15. And I'm trying to import <Kernel/libkern/libkern.h>. But when I compile the program, it tells me from within the libkern.h file that ...
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How do I uninstall McAfee antivirus from Mac

I need to uninstall expired McAfee total protuction from my MAC, please suggest.
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Latest version of Unlocker doesn't work in VMware Workstation Pro 15.5

I'm running VMware Workstation Pro 15.5.0 and I'm trying to unlock the button to get access to the Apple Mac OS X check box to create a Mac OS 10.14 Mojave VM. I am updated to latest version of the ...
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2008 iMac not responding to any startup commands

So a while ago my 2008 iMac had the flashing question mark folder thing happen to it (probably a bad factory reset). I suspect due to its age, the only startup command that worked was (from memory) ...
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R xquartz installer on MAC

I tried and fail to install R (3.6.1) on my MAC (Mojave 10.14. At some point when I run R and type : library('Rcmdr') to start Xquartx interface the program return to me this error (see picture) enter ...
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Installing vcpkg: ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed

Background: I'm trying to install vcpkg so that I can include omp.h to my C program. When I try to run ./bootstrap-vcpkg.sh I get the following error log -- The C compiler identification is ...
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Files not opening in macOS Catalina

All the files are saying: XXX is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Bin. Most of the files are not opening in macOS Catalina 10.15. I have tried to right click, disable the ...
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I can't open my PyCharm on my MacBook.I have a MacOs Mojave and it's not working.What should I do?

I installed PyCharm community 2019.2.3 on my Mac and the first time I opened the application it was working, but after I restart my Mac it's not working at all even its not opening. I downloaded JDK ...
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Attempted import of apache_beam in python3 on Mac throws fatal protobuf error

Trying to import apache_beam >>> import apache_beam throws a fatal error [libprotobuf ERROR google/protobuf/descriptor_database.cc:58] File already exists in database: [libprotobuf ...
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how to add beat and bass effect in video using ffmpeg command?

i want beat effect on video and i am using ffmpeg command for beat effect i was used this below command for beat effect black and white and original color after 2 sec looping but not this work this ...
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Can't View or Inspect iPhone page on MacBook

I have connected my iPhone to my MacBook for debugging though USB. I have enabled debugging on Safari for both my iPhone and for my MacBook. I have also launched my angular application on my phone (...
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disappearing .ssh directory on Mac OS X

I am experiencing a very strange problem with my desktop iMac running Mac OS X Mojave 10.14.6. Every night, after midnight sometime: the Remote Login item in the Sharing control panel gets unchecked ...
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Why won't Catalina allow app to find hard drive

I have an app that runs on Catalina, and that app requires a flash drive to license and authenticate the program. The flash drive works fine for all other Mac (and Windows) OS, but fails for Mac OS 10....
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Is it possible to forward a USB port from a Mac to a Windows PC?

So, I have a Mac mini int the cloud with MacStadium. I want to sideload a app from a app I made onto my iPhone, but I can't physically access the Mac. I control the Mac from a Windows PC using ...
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Mac can’t get IPv4 address but can get IPv6

I’ve been struggling for two days now. My 2015 MacBook Pro with Catalina can connect to the Xfinity router by either WiFi or Ethernet. Both of them can obtain IPv6 address and thus access IPv6 ...
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Folder in external drive suddenly empty! Can I recover it?

I'm in a real pinch. The folder contains all my files from a job I just left. I was just about to create a backup when the problem occurred. I have no intention of using these files other than for ...
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Google Drive: to use a CLI or not to use a CLI

I've historically been a Ubuntu user, and recently switched to Mac. Previously, for syncing Google drive data to my local machine, I've used grive, which I really liked. Now, I've got a Mac, and grive ...
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Issues with rEFIt (MAC)

I had installed rEFIt first time (manually by moving the efi folder to my Macintosh HD), and it worked... for first and last time. Since it couldn’t find any medium/OS (the second partition was ...
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Cannot compile or

When compiling a GWT project in Eclipse, I get the error message that my code must inherit from com.google.gwt.user.User. and then the compilation terminates. I cannot find this file nor can I find ...
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How to make inbox+sent smart folder in Outlook for mac

Is there any chance to make such type of smartfolder? I tried direct shoot to and put rules like: Folder is Sent Folder is Inbox but it showing me nothing...
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Every time I switch to the Finder, a white bar pointed out by red arrow shows up, how to remove/hide it?

Below is a screenshot of my Mac and very time I switch to the Finder, a white bar pointed out by red arrow shows up. How to remove/hide it? It goes away if you Force Quit the Finder process
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confused `printenv` with `declare`

I am using macOS. I am confused printenv with declare. I run these 2 commands right after a restart without any other proceeding settings. printenv outputs PWD=/Users/soplus This is reasonable ...
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Windows Extensions on Visual Studio for Mac?

For my Computer Science Assembly Language course, we have to use Visual Studio to code our assembly projects. I have a Mac, so I downloaded visual studio and opened the teachers windows 32 framework ...
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Equivalent to Mac's help search on Windows?

Is there a Windows equivalent (native or utility) that will allow me to search through the active application's menu hierarchy for a command and show me matches as I type? No launchy/Spotlight-like ...
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Could someone help me move the Xcode Simulator files to an external drive?

I have Xcode installed and since my Mac has a small main storage I was forced to use an external drive where I moved Xcode. The thing is that currently I don't have an iPhone that supports iOS 13 and ...
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macOS Terminal ls not listing all files but they are all visible through the Finder

I have an external USB drive with about 4TB of files on it. These show up in Finder just fine, but when I use terminal it only shows a single file. Even hidden system directories such as .Trashes aren'...
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RnBeads for DNA methylation analysis

I have downloaded idat files from GEO and created sample csv my self. But the R is showing an erroe that idat files are not present in the base directory. why it is not reading my idat files? I have ...
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R-Studio Cloud Permission Denied

I've been having problems with R-studio on my Mac (Mavericks), so I was able to find R-studio Cloud online (https://rstudio.cloud/). However when I try to upload a file from my computer, I get the ...
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environment not showing after creating in anaconda on Mac

I installed anaconda on my work mac - it's installed fine. I've gone to create a new environment, and it runs through the whole process showing the new environment name in grey under the environments ...
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Disable copy on select

I have found a lot of post about turning on that function, but in my case, I want to disable it. It started recently and it's driving me insane. I just want to have the classic cmd c, cmd v and stop ...
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Unable to move my voice memos from iphone 5s to windows 7 PC using itunes

I have the following:- iPhone 5s with ios 11.3. PC with windows 7. now inside my iphone i have 20 voice memos, some of them are around 60 MB. now i want to copy or cut those voice memos from my ...
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How to install packages to specific versions of Python?

I have multiple versions of Python installed on my system (Mac) according to the VS Code interpreter selector: Python 2.7.1 64-bit in usr/bin/python Python 3.7.4 64-bit ('base': conda) in anaconda3/...
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can't use langage tool on latex (texstudio) [closed]

I have a question. I start using mac after a long time using windows and linux. I downloaded texstudio since two weeks but I havn't the Text Checking. I downloaded the langage tool used some tutos ...
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Equivalent shortcut to windows + number fromWindows 10 in macOS?

One of my favorite keyboard shortcuts in Windows (and Gnome in linux) is windows key+number which opens the program that is that position in the task bar (and repeated presses change between opened ...
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Excel copying/with formula

I'm using OFfice 365 on a Mac I have one workbook with multiple sheets A B1 B2 B3 etc (up to about B15). All the Bs are the same (identical). A is where all the data gets summarised and analysed. I'...
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Changing tmux prefix on Mac (Mojave) to C+a captures Cmd+left

I'm relatively new to Mac (coming from Linux) and in my tmux.conf file, I have the following: unbind C-b set -g prefix C-a bind C-a send-prefix which works as you would expect with one hick-up. ...
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How to manually lock a FileVault encrypted external hard drive stuck in “unlocked”

My FileVault encrypted extrenal hard drive is stuck in "unlocked" mode as verified by Diskutil Cs List. Is there a command to manually lock it? I believe this issue must have been caused by either ...
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Enter inside the folders and create JSON files

I have 40 sub-folders inside a folder and I would like to create JIN files inside each sub-folders with the name of the sub-folders. For example, if I have 4 subfolders inside the folders named A, B ...
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iMac reboots while sleeping

I have a two months old, 27-inch iMac, which occasionally reboots itself while sleeping. My question is: Is there a setting in Mac OSX which could explain this? Here are previous reasons for ...
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iMac shows white screen while booting and stucks there

Since a week I'm trying to fix issue with my imac 27" Mid-2011, hopefully some of you can bring new ideas what to do because I'm out of mind now. After I press power button all is normal. Loading bar ...
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Mac OSX not detecting 2 displayport monitors as separate displays

I have two ThinkVision p27q monitors connected to a Macbook Pro via a thinkpad thunderbolt dock. OSX is picking them up as if they were a single monitor and displaying the same thing on both. The ...
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How to capture video with capture card and process in Python or Matlab?

I have an HDMI to USB3.0+HDMI Capture card. My device is streaming into the HDMI-in, where it is then connected to the laptop. How do I go about retrieving this video, then processing it in Python, ...
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Chrome Renderer using over 100% of CPU on Mac OS

Our Chrome was just updated to 77.0.3865.90 and for some reason a process called "Google Chrome Helper (Renderer)" is using over 100% of our CPU even though we only have one Youtube video running. Due ...
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SQL Developer on MAC - Test failed: no ocijdbc18 in java.library.path

I am new to using MAC and trying to connect an Oracle database with SQL developer but I have some issues. When trying to test my new connection (Database Type: Oracle, Connection Type: TNS) I get the ...