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Questions tagged [macos]

Apple's Unix-based operating system. Use for questions about the operating system or to provide OS context. For Mac hardware questions, use [mac]. Questions about using macOS on non-Apple hardware ("Hackintosh"), are off-topic.

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Have macOS prioritize IPv6 DNS

My mac usually has 2 DNS servers registered. 10.0.0.1 (opnsense router, retrieved from DHCP) OPNSense IPv6 address, retrieved from SLAAC When the DNS servers are listed, it lists the ipv4 one first,...
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Firefox: “an unexpected error has occurred”. OK, what next?

For the last week or two, I've been getting this little temporary pop up dialog with an audio jingle to the right hand top of my Firefox window. "An unexpected error has occurred". Flame icon, no ...
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Chrome changes keyboard shortcuts based on keyboard language

I'm using Chrome in my MacBook Pro (macOS 10.14.2). I have 2 input sources set up on my Mac, Arabic and English. For some reason, recently my Chrome decided to reverse the "next/previous tab" ...
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Python 3.7.1 Crashes When I Open File On Mac OS X

When I open a python file with IDLE 3.7.1, it crashes after a few seconds. Sometimes, if I run the script, it would not crash. Even if I don't do anything, it crashes. I'm not sure what is causing ...
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Have 2 installations of firefox at same time

How can I have 2 different versions of firefox exist and not interfere with one another? The two version I want are: Latest, for normal use (sync with mobile, etc) v19, for compatibility with older ...
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I can not restore with transmac

I'm trying to restore MacOS 'High Sieera' to usb using transmac on windows 7 now. However, the following alerts are displayed and can not be executed. The dmg file uses the file downloaded from here....
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How to setup TOR as a network interface for VMs on Mac OS Mojave?

I am using VirtualBox and Whonix to create a secure way of letting a VM communicate only through TOR. However, I would like to setup TOR on the host Mac OS as a network interface so it can be selected ...
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macOS Mojave 10.14.2 update failure

Through the 10.14.2 update process at my company I observed that about 10% of computers encountered an issue during the update that required us to wipe the disk in recovery mode before any macOS ...
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Can I get a hash of the recovery partition on OSX to ensure it hasn't been tampered with?

I didn't have physical access to my machine (2008 macbook unibody 5,1, el capitan) and found out it had been tampered with (files destroyed on unencrypted hd). The missing files were 'only' artwork/...
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Is it possible to make direct ethernet connection between machines with iOS and Fedora? How?

I am trying to connect Macbook and notebook with Fedora using ethernet cable in order to make HTTP request, so far with no success. I am also unable to find any sufficient tutorial (for beginners at ...
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MacOS Mojave, ISO images, and “no mountable file systems” error

I have a little Gigabyte BRIX that I'm trying to install Linux on. However, my Mac appears to be barfing on every ISO image I've downloaded. So far, I've tried Mint and Ubuntu (and even FreeBSD out of ...
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Problems while installing libvirt-python on MacOS

I want to use libvirt library for installing a VM on a KVM. While installing libvirt library on Mac, I'm coming across an issue. I tried installing libvirt dependencies but to no use. Can you please ...
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MacOS Sierra cannot access AWS Ubuntu Desktop via RealVNC client and SSH tunneling

I need to access Ubuntu Desktop 18.x on AWS from my Mac. I have used putty and and am able to connect via ssh. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-configure-vnc-on-...
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Where can I edit the default video metadata that is store for an iMovie project?

Problem: I upload a series of videos to youtube and therefore I have created a Project in iMovie 10 (macOS). When I share to YouTube I define metadata like title, description, tags, etc. which are ...
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Macbook Pro Memory Errors that later do not show up anymore

I have a Macbook Pro (Retina Display) which is out of warranty that I had very hard time to troubleshoot the root of the issue. One of the symptoms was that I had a lot of panic attacks every 1-2 ...
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AutoHotkey: swapping modifier keys when a specific ahk_exe/process is active, regardless of ahk_class or window title

I am trying to make the windows and alt keys swap when I am using REAPER so that my shortcuts on the PC are typed the same (as in the same keyboard locations by muscle memory) as when I am using it on ...
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Can I export mail rules from Outlook for Apple Mac to G Suite?

I'm an Outlook user for Mac and migrating soon to GSuite. I have a load of mail rules to keep my inbox tidy but I cant see how to export mail rules which I can then import into GSuite. Any ideas?
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Upgrading App bundle on MacOS which has daemon service/process running

I have developed an app bundle MyApp which has daemon process my-daemon-process' and plist file registered appropriately under '/Library/LaunhDaemons/com.my-app.plist'. Now, I have newer version of ...
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FCGI: attempt to connect to 127.0.0.1:9000 (*) failed Apache 2.4, PHP7.1-FPM with unix socket

I am trying to set up PHP7.1-FPM on MacOS Mojave! I followed this guide and got all the way through to the end when it stopped working. During searching Google I decided to try and use unix sockets ...
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Mac Pro late 2013 stucked, can't install mojave

Yesterday i was working normally on my mac and it got stuck, the display was frozen but the sound was working. I clicked the power button until it turned off and then i wasn't able to boot again. I ...
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YouTube video in Firefox sometimes plays, sometimes doesn't

Recently I've been having trouble playing video in Firefox reliably. Often the same video that played a moment ago, then won't play after navigating away and back. This is what I see instead: When ...
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macOS network upload being throttled?

Short story, we have had 3 techs and then an entire crew from our cable internet provider to verify our internet speeds on ethernet. The choke point in upload speed is our computer. They have tested ...
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Mac Host: Windows 10 not running any programs & Audio not working

I've recently downloaded Virtualbox to run Windows 10 on my Mac. Upon downloading a program I will be using on this, it worked immediately. However, when I shut down the virtual machine and came back ...
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Are there image editing apps suitable for marking dimensions on mac? [closed]

The input is pure image not CAD file. I need an app that can easily add dimensions info like those seen in CAD files on normal images. Nice feature for such app would be drag to make a bidirectional ...
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Powershell on Mac - Import-Module PartnerCenter fails

I need to use the PartnerCenter module for the PowerShell on a Mac. When i try to import the module with Import-Module -Name PartnerCenter PowerShell says Import-Module : Could not load file or ...
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Load a driver before username/ password login screen on a Mac

I have a Wacom Intuos tablet and am trying to load the driver/ functionality so that I can use it at the Mac login screen (to enter my username and password). At present only my keyboard (and mouse) ...
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Mac OS File Sharing and Windows Client (Robocopy, File Attributes)

I've a MAC mini which I use as file server (shared folder over SMB) and I've a Windows 10 client. From the Windows 10 client I want to use the robocopy command to create a backup of all my files. The ...
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macOS esc key doesn't work on my macOS mojave

Issue: the ESC key doesn't work Given I opened some dialogue, if I hit my ESC key, the dialogue didn't closed. Expected behavior: Before updating the mojave (I used high serria), I can close the ...
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Merge 4 audio input channels into two on macOS

I am trying to merge audio from two input sources (soundflower and a microphone), each with 2 channels, into a single 2 channel input sources for free. I've though of doing this 2 ways: Multi-Input ...
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Android Studio 3.3 Gradle Issue: Invalid LOC Header (bad signature)?

So I have the following error in Android Studio 3.3 on MacOS 10.13.6: Gradle Sync Issues: Cause: invalid LOC header (bad signature). Here's the thing... It's a fresh install... I have no idea what ...
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osx top command - memory usage in bytes

Is there a option in osx to print stats -"MEM" in bytes. I see that it either prints in M or K which is difficult to parse as I need to check for the unit before grabbing the number.
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Trouble with deploy throw pip fabric on macOS

I have some problems with deployment throw pip fabric on my new MacBook. There is some issues in google, but what they recommend doesn't work ... Also same config works on High Sierra on another mac, ...
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Can I create a user with empty/blank password in mac OS?

Is it possible to create a user without any password. Just enter username and login with empty/blank password in macOS any version.
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Healthy APFS volume trapped by broken container

How do I mount a healthy APFS volume belonging to a broken APFS container? The volume has FileVault enabled. All data sits in a external disk.
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VMware Workstation - CPU disabled by guest operating system while installing macOS

I have been trying to install macOS 10.13 on VMware Workstation 15 Pro and first I've started with patching VMware with Unlocker. Second, I made the virtual machine and booted to the VMDK file which I ...
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What is the simplest way to integrate screencasts with trello in the fewest number of steps in OSX?

What is the simplest means for opening a trello card, and creating from within it a screencast which will be attached to it? The goal is seamless attachment of a 5- 10 second screencast which makes ...
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OneNote for Mac: Shortcut to switch between pages in a section not working

According to https://support.office.com/en-us/article/keyboard-shortcuts-in-onenote-for-mac-20fa1619-0f1c-4f83-a3cc-41e12b366f2f (see section "Navigate within a notebook"), it is possible to switch ...
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Why does my macOS always shutdown automatically after I left it?

My mac mini is macOS mojave, and my battery settings is as follows: But every time I left the computer for a while, it shutdowns automatically, what is the problem and how can I prevent it shutdown?
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Redirect GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent Logging

I am debugging an issue on my Mac and I am therefore looking through the system logs. One thing I have noticed is the extreme abundance of multi-line messsages from GoogleSoftwareUpdateAgent like the ...
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How to setup Android Studio on Macos

I need help with setup Android Studio on macOS. Android Studio shows me an error - Error initiazing ADB: Android Debug Bridge not found. If I go to the terminal and which adb I see a path, its ok. ...
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Apple ID scam, gave control of my computer for a few minutes

I was called from what appears to be a legitimate apple phone number and i was told there was suspicious activity. Then I said I wanted to speak to someone and I was connected to a someone with an ...
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How to play audio (or speech) to Airplay nodes from command-line?

I'm trying to find a way to send audio to an Airplay node from the command-line from any platform (OSX, Linux, or Windows). One thread here suggests that say -a ? from OSX should include AirPlay ...
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OS X file system anomaly: "ghost '?' in file names and unexpected symlinks

I've never seen this before - only found it because Time Machine kept failing (on Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6). A similar question was asked here ~7 years go but it was not solved (and he did not ...
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make iTerm2 proprietary escape codes work from attached screen or tmux [closed]

Is there a way to make iterm2 custom escape codes work from an attached screen or tmux? Iterm2 documentation says "These may not work properly in tmux or screen", which implies they might? It ...
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UDP with netcat on Mac OS

I try to connect to a Tello drone from my Mac by opening an UDP connection to 192.168.10.1 via port 8889 to send commands and receive ack's from the device. When using "Packet Sender" it works, but ...
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How to access or mount .vdi in Mac OS Mojave

Is there a working way to mount or access with read and write permissions VDI disk on Mojave? I've tried to use Paragon VDMK Mounter (no longer supported), no luck with it. Just says that mounted disk ...
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Synchronize color scheme between Mac and Linux

I use iTerm2 in Mac, and frequently access Linux machines through ssh. I find that the color schemes (e.g. the colors in the output of ls, grep, emacs, vim) are always slightly different between Mac ...
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MacOs vs Ubuntu local web server (php/apache) performance

I worry about speed on my MacBook Pro laptop. I have tested page speed load for the same website on several setups: Tested on one page: MacBook Pro (i5/8gb) Native : php7/apache/mysql/xDebug : ~1....
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Getting warning when running AppiumDoctor in MAC OS X, node v11.6.0 is installed

It is a new install. After installing node.js, Java, I run appium-doctor and got these warnings. WARN AppiumDoctor ✖ opencv4nodejs cannot be found. WARN AppiumDoctor ✖ fbsimctl cannot be found WARN ...
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Mounting sparsebundle file yields blank ContainerToInvert file

I have a system backup locked away in a .sparsebundle file on my desktop (it was extracted from my broken laptop's SSD). When I try to mount the .sparsebundle file, it mounts as a disk image ...