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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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Image moving on page

How do you keep a image from moving on a word document (which by the way I use Microsoft 2016). Every time I copy and paste text from another page the image moves down to the next page. I try using ...
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mac tmutil compare works or fails depending on how bundle is mounted

Using Time Machine to a Time Capsule - backups work smoothly. The problem is trying to use 'tmutil compare' to see the differences between 2 backups. MacOS Mojave 10.14.5 (same problem on previous OS ...
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folders and files on MacOS can't be deleted by any means

I have some folders/files on my computer that I can't seem to delete. ▲ ~/Trash la total 0 drwxr-xr-x 5 chris staff 160B May 19 07:45 core-util-is drwxr-xr-x 3 chris staff 96B May 21 13:...
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file.app is damaged or incomplete

I want to create a MacOS application from a shell script. Therefore, I created the script "App" with no extension and simple commands in it. I created the files App/Contents/MacOS/App and wrote an ...
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Xcode Bug Fixed?: Unable to look up screen scale / Unexpected physical screen orientation

I did some digging but with zero luck. Does anyone know of a fix yet for this seemingly common Xcode/Simulator bug? It seemed to cause a lot of lag in performance, so it's not just some random jargon ...
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Cannot seem to use “Page Up” when running Ubuntu within VirtualBox on a MacBook Pro

I have MacBook Pro and I'm running Ubuntu server inside VirtualBox and don't seem to have page up functionality. How can I scroll up and see missed lines in the terminal when running running Ubuntu ...
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Mac email client icon stops displaying the badge count until simulating a restart

I have a Mac email client that, every so often, stops displaying the badge count. I've tried all fixes - changing app notification settings, changing Notification Center settings, uninstalling/...
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MacOS: Check if boot manager is active

I have installed refind on my 10.14.3 MacOS pkaramol@Panteliss-MacBook-Pro EFI $ pwd /Volumes/ESP/EFI panteliskaramolegkos@Panteliss-MacBook-Pro EFI $ ls -lh total 24 drwxrwxrwx 1 pkaramol staff ...
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Mojave MacOS: Dual boot and refind boot manager

I plan to dual boot my MacBook Pro 2018 (10.14.3) with ubuntu 18.04.02 Τhe relevant guides one can find by googling a bit suggest to have refind boot manager installed. When I try to download and ...
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How to defragment file folder index on Mac from the command line

I am in the situation where I have 1 folder with 10 million subfolders, each with 10 or so files. It is crawling in terms of performance (these folders are on an external hard drive). I'm on a Macbook ...
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mac disk utility how to format micro SD card as fat32

I have an iMAC, its up to date and running macOS Mojave 10.14.5 I have a microSD card adapter and an 8GB micro SD card. When I launch Disk Utility version 18.0 and insert the adapter with the micro ...
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MacBook (2015) disable boot sound

Before saying that this is a duplicate (or triplicate) I want to let you know that I have tried all the following suggestions: First I tried these terminal suggestions: How to Disable the Boot ...
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Sourcetree Custom Actions - Couldn't posix_spawn: error 8

I am attempting to use Sourcetree Custom Actions to run a shell script: When I press the hotkey, I instead get the error: hubSync.sh Couldn't posix_spawn: error 8 Completed with errors, see ...
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macOS: Can open multiple apps but blank screen (ie. they work but no display)

I updated a few things on the app store, and since, a few of my apps open but stay on a blank screen (Spotify, Brave Browser...). None of the elements on the page appear. Here is the error message ...
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ArchLinux on macOS

I am using macOS and I wanted to only run ArchLinux on my Mac, without Apple's Mojave. Yesterday I tried it.. but it failed everytime. Maybe I didn't do it right. Well now I've installed Ubuntu on it ...
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Envoy Front End Proxy Connection Refused

I am running Envoy in a docker container and I am getting connection refused. How do I troubleshoot this?
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Building Python-3.6.8 from source on Mac

I am trying to compile Python-3.6.8 from source on MacOS Mojave by running ./configure --prefix ~/my-python-install && make and for some reason configure script can not find ssl library (I see ...
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macOS: Add VSCode to path

Despite the fact that I have taken care of this: pkaramol@MacBook-Pro bin $ cat /etc/paths /usr/local/bin /usr/bin /bin /usr/sbin /sbin /Applications/Visual Studio Code.app/Contents/Resources/app/bin/...
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How to troubleshoot QEMU?

I'm trying to run Mac OS X on Linux/QEMU (for computer training's sake). I have followed these instructions. Brief recap: Install edk2 on the host, and build the patched OVMF firmware blob, which is ...
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Can't scale Google Crome lower then 500px width

I started programming about 6 months ago. When I started I was able to scale my google chrome down to a 400px width. As I started to max more website I was only able to scale my website down to 438px. ...
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Mac switching between screens

I have two desktop screens configured. I have mail and skype on Desktop 1. And on Desktop 2, I have chrome. If I run all the applications on normal window mode, switching between the applications ...
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Excel files on Windows SMB Share, accessed from iMacs

First I want to describe the environment: Server: Windows Server 2016 (holds the network SMB share folder) Clients: Mac OS X (El Capitan/Sierra), all users use that and have FULL ACCESS to the ...
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How to codesign gdb on OS X Mojave?

After installing gdb from homebrew (via $ brew install gdb), I followed these instructions to give gdb permissions to attach to a process. When I got to the step that runs the command: $ codesign --...
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Scroll Lock on mac [migrated]

I'm a mac user and I just bought a new RGB windows keyboard. In order to enable the RGB light, I have to press "Scroll Lock". But every time I press, it keeps decreasing the brightness. It doesn't ...
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Windows 10 keep restarts while setting up in the partitioned disk

I am currently using 13 -inch MacBook Pro (mid 2014) and just replaced my 250 gb ssd to the new OWC Aura N ssd few days ago. I tried to install windows 10 using the bootcamp by using the bootcamp ...
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A noise on external screen with MacBook

I have MacBook Pro 13" 2018. This is Intel Core i5 (2.3 GHz) with Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 (1536 Mb). MacOs Mojave 10.14.4 is installed. Embedded screen resolution is 2560x1600. I have an Apple's ...
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Recover non-bootable Mac HFS partition from Linux partition

I have a MacBook Air early 2015 with two partitions: the HFS one for Mac and another for GNU/Linux. I wanted to delete the Linux partition since Mac OS had little free space, but the disk utility ...
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Change “show desktop” shortcut in macOS and Windows

I am using one Windows 10 and one Mac laptops and I want to make them consistent in the shortcut key to show desktop. Right now, the key in Mac is F11 and in PC it is Win+D. Is there a way to change ...
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macos 10.14.4: unable to update xcode

I upgraded my macbook pro to 10.14 Mojave, then went to app store, where I attempted to upgrade to the latest xcode. A partial circle began spinning, but then it said I have to upgrade macos further ...
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Mac OSX 10.14.4 cron not work during sleep — Permission denied

When I loged in, cron job works fine, and when the computer asleep in midnight, I get the error: Permission denied.
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MAC terminal behaves weird

When I typed a shell command, the output will be mingled together with extra lines that look like the job status message for the command. Here is the output: C02VR28GHTD8:~ ayao$ vagrant --version [...
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Custom profiles for tabs in terminal.app windows groups

On my mac terminal app, I'm trying to find a way to load my windows group in a way where each tab has its own profile. My main use case is to create special PS1 variables so that I can tell which ...
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Anaconda can't find any module, not in sys.path either (OS X)

I have just reinstalled Anaconda and jupyter notebooks can't find packages that should be included in the base distribution. In fact, conda list shows that those packages are actually installed. I'm ...
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Google chrome on Mac rendering plaintext instead of html

My gmail suddenly stopped working a few days ago. It used to be fine but now all I get is improperly rendered page. This is what it looks like. . Other sites work fine. Chrome reinstall didn't seem ...
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An USB Mass Storage device does not mount on macOS

I have an issue with macOS 10.14.4 where a PNA (Windows CE based device) doesn't mount the Mass Storage drive when connected to the MacBook Pro. In fact different (recently manufactured) devices with ...
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Macos can't merge partitions [closed]

Cant merge it to main partition. Any help will be more than welcome! The disk util: Main partition:
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Mac stuck while booting

Today when I open my Mac, my screen was like that. What can I do to resolve the situation? The Mac version is the macOS and the computer have been upgraded by a "expert" on upgrading Macs, and right ...
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Alternative to FortiClient on Mac

I often switch between VPNs and FortiClient is a bit annoying because I can't remember my password and every time I have to copy-paste my long password. I'm trying to find some alternative to ...
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how to map fn to ctrl with ubuntu on a macbook pro

I want both the fn key and the ctrl key to act like a control key in Ubuntu on my MBP, just like I was able to do with Karabiner under macOS. I first tried xmodmap, but xev doesn't return any event ...
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Graphic events like “mouseDragged” not working on Netbeans 8.2 (MacOSX)

I'm trying to do a simple drawing program in java for school. But the "mouseDragged" event wont work on my Mac. When i try to drag around a 5x5 dot it just follows the cursor and doesn't leave a track ...
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Why does my mac say up to date with Mojave 10.14.3 and the latest OS is 10.14.4?

My Macbook is early 2015 and it was in High Sierra 10.13.6 before upgrading to Mojave. My first question is: I think my Macbook is eligible for upgrading to Mojave (and it didn't complain later when ...
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Headless MacMini - powers up but cannot VNC, seems to have a different name?

I have been using my headless Mac mini (2018 model) via VNC while travelling. One day I basically stopped being able to log into it. Looking at the router logs at my hotel, it seems to have a ...
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How to copy and paste from Windows to Mac using RealVNC?

I'm currently using RealVNC to remote from Windows to Mac. However, the one thing I cannot get to work is copy/paste between Windows and Mac. I literally have to copy content into a file that both ...
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How to clone a Mac disk in Windows?

Is there a (preferably free) way I could clone a Mac disk drive in Windows? A friend of mine is considering an upgrade from her old 500GB HDD to a 250GB SSD (Macbook Pro 2011, SATA III present) and I ...
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FFMpeg in Mac generates an error

How to get error message if the ffmpeg in Mac stops working in the middle of recording or loosing the connection to the camera. We expected to error: "video=done: I/O error". In Windows command we get ...
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Mac IP4 forwarding for Zero Tier

I used to have a VPN using mac server which I have not needed for a whilst. I came to reinstate it the other day only to find that it is no longer supported on OSX server. I stumbled across Zero ...
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How do I open Chrome without extensions on macOS? [duplicate]

I installed an extension and now my Chrome browser is plagued with popups. I've been going through the questions here and found how to do it on Windows, but I cannot find anything useful for macOS.
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Mac book pro mid 2012 - Shut down HDD when using OS on SSD

I have a mac book pro mid 2012 with an SSD and a HDD installed on it. The HDD replaces the optical drive. I have two different OS installed on the two disks. When I am using the OS on the SSD I hear ...
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Putty installation error on Mac

(putty:46267): Gtk-WARNING **: 18:19:11.146: cannot open display: i was trying to install putty in mac majavo 10.14.4 but facing with the above error. I have followed all the steps: Install Xcode. ...
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Eclipse won't run any code

Eclipse suddenly won't run any code anymore. Here is the error message for anything I try to run: Error: Could not find or load main class sa0 Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: sa0 It ...