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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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Some home devices won't connect to the Internet unless the router is restarted

I've been using the CBN CH7466CE router provided by Vodafone for more than 2 years now. The router normally serves 2 phones (iOS and Android), 3 laptops (2x macOS, 1x Windows), and a smart-tv. Since I ...
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macOS files 0 KB in size, what is corrupting them?

Today I searched for files that were 0 KB in size after finding one by accident. I found 905 files that were 0 KB; everything from photos and sounds to useless cache.db files. The oldest zeroed ...
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VirtualBox enables microphone input when booting VM on macOS Mojave

Since upgrading to macOS Mojave, VirtualBox seems to activate the microphone input when I boot a VM (via Vagrant). This annoys me because when the microphone is activated, my headphones switch into ...
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Matching multiple path-components with `find`

Let's say I want to find all the node_modules folders in my Code directory: find ~/Code -name 'node_modules' -type d But what if I want to find all the setup folders, that themselves are inside test ...
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Filezilla on Mac: yubikey authentication?

I am trying to connect to a remote server over ssh using a YubiKey smartcard device. The device contains a GPG authentication key to be used. This works flawlessly on commandline, but I cannot get ...
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Is there a way on macOS to take a screenshot of a region and paste it in a single action?

I do software QA. I may take hundreds of screenshots a day at times. What I'd like to be able to do is press one key combination that would Bring up a mouse cursor to select a rectangular screen ...
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Specific Wifi network connection history in OSX

Is there a way to see the history of connections to a specific wifi network in the last couple of months for example?
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Is it possible to have docker running inside of virtualbox on OSX host?

I am running windows server 2016 in virtual box for my testing needs Docker seems to allow running diff environments in containers, therefore Inside of my OSX 10.14.1 host can I run docker in windows ...
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Display issues on Mac. Displays won't wake up + wrong arrangement

I have a MacBook Pro 2018 15" and two Samsung S27H85x monitors connected by USB-C, which is working fine most of the time. Problem is, if they go to sleep I have to manually turn them off and on ...
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How to make Docker for macOS listen on something other than port 8000?

I need to run other programs on my machine that also use port 8000 by default, so I need to change one of them. For example, I would like Docker to run on port 8065. I don't see anything in the ...
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How to have macOS always be muted upon being opened

An example of why this kind of thing is important. Say I'm watching a video on YouTube to fall asleep, and my computer powers off to conserve battery. I wake up and pack up my computer in the morning ...
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how to group a files to a new folder by its first 5 charactors name on Mac OSX

i have a ton of picture which its has a first 5 char the same like 12345 first.jpg 12345 second.jpg 12345 third.jpg 12345 forth.jpg 12345 fifth.jpg and i want to group this five into a new folder ...
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Is it possible to copy on screen shot on Mojave?

I want to after command+shift+4 to screen shot, copy that image to do further work, so I don't have to click and drag the image from desktop, is this possible?
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VirtualBox - Installing Windows 10 to a raw disk on a macOS host

Guided by Use physical harddisk in Virtual Box, I allocated a physical partition on an external device (/dev/disk1s1 in my case, not that it should matter) to be used as a raw disk (i.e. a VMDK that ...
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How do I schedule automatic updates on Mac that's usually turned off?

I have a Mac Mini (2014) with MacOS Mojave on it. It is constantly plugged into an electrical outlet though almost constantly completely turned off (neither hibernate nor sleep). Moreover, it usually ...
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Planning on turning my Compaq Presario CQ-56 into a hackintosh, Trying to find a new CPU [closed]

I just recently acquired a Compaq Presario for free from a friend, and as I have no real reason not to, I've decided to attempt to install OS X on it. I'm not sure what version I'll be installing yet, ...
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How to hide this SIP Enabled message on OSX?

I got this message every time I start my OSX machine. How do I disable or hide this? Any commands that I can run in Terminal to kill this prompt? I'm running OSX Sierra 10.12.6 on MacBook Pro 13' ...
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ShareMouse issue with keyboard on MAC and Windows

I'm using ShareMouse to share my mouse and keyboard across iMac and Windows PC, however i have them connected to the Windows PC because the keyboard doesn't seem to work when plugged to the iMac. The ...
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macOS Mail not working for one user after upgrade to 10.14 Mojave

I recently upgraded to Mojave from Mountain Lion on a Mac Mini Late 2011. After upgrade, the Mail app would not connect to the mail server any more. I followed a few online articles and dragged the /...
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Apple Time Machine Logic [on hold]

I know this question has been asked for tons of times but still something blocking my mind about what/how to do; When I enter the time machine disk. I saw a Link named Latest and bunch of other ...
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Virtualenvs will not work on Mac OS X

I am running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. I haven't used Python for about 3 months, but coming back to it it seems that Python is completely broken. For example, I am trying to create a new virtual ...
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Python program fails only if run (via ssh) from a mac terminal

I am trying to run a python program on a data processing (linux) cluster. The program runs fine if I ssh to the cluster from my linux desktop and start it but fails if I ssh to the cluster from my mac ...
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How can I permanently change system limits in Mojave (OSX 10.14)?

How do you change the system limits for MacOS Mojave? I need to increase the open-file limit.
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macOS Mojave stuck on 100% loading screen

Just restart macOS 10.14.1 Mojave and it’s stuck on 100% loading bar screen. I’ve tried save restart, verbose, ⌘optionPR and others. Nothing helped. Check my disk driver with Disk Utility – everything ...
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Can I use a macOS installation on an external drive with different hardware

If I install macOS Mojave to an external USB drive using computer A, can I then use that drive and macOS installation on a computer B with different hardware? And then back on computer A? Even if ...
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Change default app to open TXT files on MacOs Mojave

I'm trying to change the default app that handles txt files from native TextEdit to Brackets. To achieve this, i'm doing : 1 - Click on a TXT file with the right mouse button, Open With > Other 2 - ...
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Unusual slow SSD on RAID 0 performance

I'm using a ThunderBay 4 external enclosure as my main storage and backup unit. Recently I bought two 1TB Samsung EVO 860 SSD to improve performance of my data drives. I installed them using NewerTech ...
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Macbook wireless connection keeps dropping

My Macbook Pro (13-inch Early 2015 model) is having an issue where the Wi-Fi connection drops out every few seconds. The status will be set to "on" for three seconds and then switch to "looking for ...
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Archiving only the deepest subfolders

I have a very nested directory structure where only in the deepest folders are files. There folders I want to archive via shell with ZIP or RAR but not the parent folders. | Directory |-----...
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How to update a cell in another sheet after printing an invoice in 1st sheet

I want to increment a cell value whenever the sheet is printed. But the twist here is that the cell, which has to be updated is in a different sheet but in the same document. Please let me know, if ...
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Do I need to enable TRIM in all OS if multibooting?

I multiboot. Does one OS issuing TRIM to my SSD cover all partitions or not? I have a MacBook Pro (Core2Duo version 2.1 - late 2007) with the HDD replaced with a SSD. I am multi-booting it with ...
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repair HFS+ corruption using known file size and ino numbers

I've had a very strange corruption on a volume : all the files & folders are here, and all have 0 bytes, in lieu of the TBs of data it should contain. Usual solutions (diskUtility repair, fsck, ...
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Is there a way to show an outline around the mouse cursor on mouse down on OSX?

Is there a way to visually show when the mouse is down or up in OSX? This would be OS wide. For example, the trackpad has different click pressures and I want to see when the mouse is down. I would ...
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Facebook on Mac Opera - blank pages, errors in Developer's Console

Since few days I encounter issues with Facebook... I am unable to see Notifications, Messenger... I even don't have the 'publish' widget present on my fanpage. Opera Developer's console contains ...
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Changing the font size of Tab information in Iterm

I use a High Resolution external monitor at work and increase the font size in my terminal for better visibility. But the text on the tab bar is stuck at the default size. Changing the font size does ...
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Can't upload to VMWare vCenter 6.7 datastore due to certificate, OSX

Using HTML5 webclient in updated Chrome and Firefox. Using vCenter 6.7 with self signed certificate. When trying to upload a file, it gives the error unsupported due to untrusted certificate. How ...
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Mac OSX 10.14 - Swap modifier keys fn and control

I managed to make the fn modifier key behave as ⌘ command. But I can't map the ⌘ command (or ^ control) to the fn handler. I need to access this handler for forward backspacing (delete), among other ...
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External hard disk when trying to mount it says NTFS Signature is Missing

Here is my fdisk output Disk /dev/loop0: 3.7 MiB, 3887104 bytes, 7592 sectors Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): ...
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How to make “cd …” goup two directories?

So, currently on macOS I have aliases set up like this... alias ...='cd ../..' alias ....='cd ../../..' This allows me to go up multiple directories by typing in ... in my terminal. However, in my ...
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OSx Terminal not display Thai Characters

Using google Speech to text through OSX terminal. Tested in English, code works well. When send Thai audio, I get this return. Good news - I know its unicode for Thai letters. Bad news - don't know ...
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Error message while installing MacOS Mojave 10.14 on VMware Workstation

To install MacOS Mojave 10.14 on VMware Workstation; I have gone through the link https://www.sysnettechsolutions.com/en/vmware/install-macos-mojave-10-14-vmware/ I found similar steps in other ...
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How to make Option key work on Visual Studio Code on macOS

I want to use Option+F to forward a word on Visual Studio Code on macOS. How to make it work?
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How to ensure that a malware has been removed completely from MacOS? [duplicate]

Recently, I downloaded the Photoshop Downloader and the installer seemed very suspicious. I was completely out of my mind as I proceeded with the installation and a popup asked me for permission to ...
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MacOS: mounting password-protected sparsebundle doesn't ask for password

I have an encrypted, password-protected sparsebundle that I occasionally mount and unmount from the terminal. I want the system to ask for the password every time I mount it, but for some reason it ...
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How to get process command line arguments in execsnoop

I need to log the process start events with the command line arguments. There's ps au which prints the command line for the processes which are currently running. There's execsnoop which prints the ...
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How can I recover after deleting libc++?

I stupidly deleted libc++ from my Mac (Mojave 10.14 on a 2015 MacBook Air). I had several versions and wanted to just use the newest... but now nothing works. The kernel panicked and for a while, it ...
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Connect a Mac to VPN via SSTP without routing internet traffic

I have a Mac running MacOS Mojave. I need to connect to my work's VPN via SSTP so can't do it with the OS' default software. I have found iSSTP and am currently using that and can connect (although it'...
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Mac OS Mojave : finder doesn't show files

I have a strange behavious of the finder since I have he last mac os : finder doesn't see recently created files. I am wondering either it can be linked with softwares like oneDrive or GoogleDrive ...
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What is nodePipe.sock file and is it safe to remove it?

I found files named nodePipe*.sock in my home directory. Can I remove them safely? ~ ll | grep sock srwxr-xr-x 1 myself staff 0B 8 26 17:20 nodePipe32098.sock srwxr-xr-x 1 myself staff ...
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SD card broke due to phone reset [duplicate]

Nokia 3 has an inbuilt feature to merge and sd card into the phone's internal memory I had merged my sd card into my phone partition, and due to an update error the phone was reset the card has been ...