Questions tagged [macos-bigsur]

Use for questions referring specifically to macOS 11.0, Big Sur. Non-version-specific questions related to macOS should be tagged with [macos]. Questions about Mac hardware should be tagged with [mac]. Questions about running macOS on non-Apple hardware ("hackintoshing") are generally considered off-topic.

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Can Macbook Pro powersave only when on (a) battery and (b) lid closed?

This will sound like three questions in one, I would ask them separately, but the problem is all three conditions need to exist together (and they do in linux and windows). When I've tried to solve ...
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Can not file copy/paste between MacOS (Host) and Windows 10 (Guest) on Virtualbox 6.1.32

I am using the latest Virtualbox (6.1.32) on my Big Sur (11.6.5) and i have Windows 10 VM. I installed v6.1.32 extension pack on my MacOS. I installed the latest Guest Addition (6.1.32) on Windows 10 ...
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MacOS Big Sur terminal showing username@M51-Bad-Er

I was trying to install PHP and Laravel environment on My MacOS Big Sur when I needed to run a command to update environment paths it showed 'permission denied' one of the blogs stated that in the ...
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Screensharing.app (MacOS) an avenue for hackers?

I found screensharing.app on MacOS Big Sur was running today and I did not launch it. I looked at the console log and found it had also been launched (not by me) at about 0110 this morning. Both times ...
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Can't type option+1-5 on macbook

I was just trying to type the £ sign and for some reason I can't. Option + 1-9 yields: §¶•ª (missing 1-5) Option + shift + 1-9 yields: ⁄€‹›fifl‡°· (all characters) No idea how to start to debug this. ...
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NAS - old CH3MNAS reset info

I recently found an old NAS I had, the model is Conceptronic CH3MNAS, I have a mac mini with macOs 11.5 so I can't install the Grab'n'go easy finder to enter the settings but I can enter using the web ...
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Cannot establish SSH connection on Mac Terminal: 4 Bad configuration options

I want to establish an SSH connection on my Macbook using the following syntax on the terminal: ssh user@IP-Address However, it gives the following errors: /Users/name/.ssh/config: line 41: Bad ...
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macOS repeated "Wants to use System Keychain" 9 times when building iOS and archiving Xamarin projects

I've run into this extremely annoying problem where I have to enter my login credentials literally 9 times. 9 when I build an iOS xamarin project. 9 when I create an archive and publish it in VS Mac. ...
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Mac OS Big Sur : how to make my display arrangement stayed permanently?

Situation : I have a MacBook Pro 16" I configured it to run with 3 more monitors like do : Problem : When I reboot my Mac sometimes from sleep, it messed up all my displays arrangement ...
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How to troubleshoot macOS Big Sur (11.6.1) LDAP login issues?

I recently upgraded a Mac Pro (trash can) to macOS Big Sur (11.6.1) and I can no longer log in through LDAP. When I try to use a network login, the login screen just spins. If I login with the local ...
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My MacBook Pro (2019) background keeps going black every 4-7 seconds

My MacBook pro background keeps going black every 4-7 seconds. When it goes black, the dock at the bottom slides out and then slides back up when the screen goes to the regular background. Something ...
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Big Sur network login via LDAP hangs

I recently updated a computer from Mojave to Big Sur 11.6.1 on a Mac Pro (trash can) and everything went great (or so I thought). If I login with the local user account, everything works (sudo, ...
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macOS Big Sur Reminders.app not connecting to SOGo CalDav server with weird symptoms

I've recently upgraded to from Mojave to Big Sur and I'm having trouble connecting to my gandi.net SOGo CalDAV account, with some weird symptoms: The account & connection worked on Mojave The ...
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Why L2TP VPN not working on Monterey

The VPN connection of Big Sur was totally fine. But when I upgraded to Monterey, I could only ping to my office LAN but not use any applications like ssh and connecting to jupyterhub. I checked the ...
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MacOS Big Sur refuses to connect LAN

I have this one computer (Mac Mini M1 / Big Sur) that refuses to connect to other computers on the same local network. My question is (1) why is this happening, (2) how to fix it (3) how to prevent ...
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Is it possible to set DNS on MacOS by hostname?

It is possible to set a custom DNS on MacOS with an IP address. However, I have a custom DNS in my LAN that I use instead, with the hostname hostname.local. Is there a way to get MacOS to use hostname....
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Big Sur Ethernet Issue

I am looking for ethernet driver for macOS big sur (VendorId:0x0fe6). But the adapters I tried so far didn't work. One of them is: https://plugable.com/blogs/news/new-asix-driver-fixes-macos-11-big-...
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When using SFTP with private/public keys on Mac, how do I change the FTP username being sent?

I’m using Mac OS Big Sur with a bash shell. I want to use SFTP to connect to a remote server using public/private keys. However, I keep getting prompted for a password for the wrong username, I tried ...
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Every command typed in terminal gets written "double"?

If i open terminal a type a command it works fine. As soon as i connect to a specific device everytime i type a character it types "double" making it impossible to type anything Please see ...
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Do I need more RAM?

I have an iMac 2020 with 32GB RAM. My question is if i need more memory, because I'm confused about the indicators of activity monitor, as shown below. If there is 'Swap used', does it mean the ...
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Sandboxie or an alternative to macOS [closed]

I use Sandboxie on Windows, is there such a program for Macbook Pro M1? I can't find anything. I want the program for safe internet browsing. Thank you.
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Spotify or MacOS leaking information between users?

I have a Macbook M1 running MacOS 11.6. I'm logged in to MacOS with an Admin account. I have Spotify open. I'm logged in to Spotify. Another MacOS user with a Standard account logs in to MacOS. (The ...
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Cannot open URL from terminal in macOS Big Sur

The command open https://google.com does not seem to work from the terminal (zsh). Terminal becomes out of focus and WindowServer process seems to think, but no browser window is opened. I tried open -...
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macos terminal with sudo cannot find hidden file

Im executing the command in mac terminal sudo /Users/username/someFolder/programForMacOs programForMacOs runs and looks for a file in the same directory its running from (/Users/username/someFolder/) ...
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Java Website not allowing me to download the installer

I recently have been attempting to install java from the oracle website and though I have refreshed, reopened, restarted my computer as well as the browser, I have found no success in installing java ...
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Why is the backtick key "`" in next to shift in U.S. keyboard layout in MacOS?

For context, I got a MacBook Pro for work (programming) in Mexico It's updated to MacOS Big Sur 11.6, if that helps. I tried setting the keyboard layout to U.S. (not international), as that's what I'm ...
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Corrupted video with Google Meet and HDMI capture card

Google Meet seems to be having trouble with my newly set-up system. Here's what it looks like when running: Testing my video set up on https://webcamtests.com/ works just fine. That site is able to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 VMs on Virtualbox on MacOS Big Sur can't ping each other

I have several Ubuntu 18.04 VMs launched on Virtualbox 6.1.26 on MacOS Big Sur (x86). Each VM pinged perfectly fine from the host machine but the VMs barely can ping each other. The weird thing is ...
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I updated from Mojave to Big Sur and one of my folders that held a local github repository disappeared

First act: I started working in a git repo saved in a folder on my desktop on my MacBook Pro. I am using WebStorm. I hit some very odd bugs and realized that something about the fact that the desktop ...
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How to remap command+num to ctrl+num on mac

I would like to change shortcut in applications like Chrome, Safari and Terminal on Mac from Command+1, Command+2, Commnad+3 ... Command+9, to Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, Ctrl+3 ... Ctrl+9. Because I want to ...
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Make mac OS forget all settings and window positions related to smplayer

i want mac os to forget the windows position and changed settings in smplayer and reset them to default. How can i do it ? is there any universal way (that works on all most apps) ? Thx in advance !
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How to run a Minecraft Bedrock Dedicated Server on macOS Big Sur

How can I run a Minecraft Bedrock Dedicated Server (Ubuntu version) on macOS Big Sur? I need the server to run while still running macOS (I don't want to install Ubuntu as my main OS). I also would ...
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Why does Zsh complain of my variable assignment as "command not found"?

When I try to write a Zsh script on macOS Big Sur, Version 11.5.1, I noticed that it keeps failing to recognize my variables as variables. Instead, Zsh treats them as UNIX-like commands. Screenshot of ...
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FTP clients (any) will hang on MLSD with passive mode in macOS Big Sur 11.4 and 11.5

Recently I noticed strange issue with macOS Big Sur 11.4 and 11.5 (Mac M1) where all FTP clients no matter which I use it will end up in same issue. (CyberDuck, FileZilla or just plain old MC). Issue ...
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Big Sur: How to move Home folder to external SSD?

New (refurbished by Apple)iMac 20,1 27" 40GB/1TB running Big Sur. Need to free space on internal SSD, have a external 4TB SSD connected through USB C (Thunderbolt port) & want to put Home ...
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Can’t upgrade from macOS from Mojave to Big Sur: ”There's not enough free space on the selected volume.”

I want to upgrade my macOS from Mojave to Big Sur. I've downloaded the OS update by following these steps: Go to Apple. Go to System Preferences. Go to upgrade Software. Click Upgrade Software. ...
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What is the cause of this seemingly random error that occurs when I start the fish shell?

I'm sorry that I'm asking a question like this here, but I have absolutely no idea what is causing it, and I can't seem to find any information anywhere else. Whenever I launch fish on my computer (...
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LG monitor frequently goes blank

I have an LG 34" UW (ultra wide) monitor attached via USB-C to HDMI connector to either an M1 MacBook Air or Intel-based MBP. In either case, the monitor randomly goes blank after 5-60 minutes. I ...
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Error when trying to use Wine: zsh: bad CPU type in executable: wine

So I am getting this error when I try to run the command wine on my command prompt. I think it's because I am on BigSur and need a 64-bit download but I can’t find a 64-bit download. So could someone ...
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How to disable checksum offloading in macOS Big Sur 11.4?

After updating my macOS to macOS Big Sur 11.4, packets captured between my host machine and VM on my host machine shows the wrong checksum for packets at IP and TCP layer. I have captured packets ...
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Code Signature Invalid with SIP enabled in macOS Big Sur

I'm trying to install some app on macOS Big Sur 11.3, which requires disabling SIP to authorize the application from settings > security & privacy. Problem is: the app is installed and works ...
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Automatic encrypted iPhone backup to Mac (Big Sur)

Context: Apple does not offer a way to have MacOS automatically create encrypted iPhone backups when your iPhone is connected (via cable / WiFi). I suspect that Apple is trying to push adoption of ...
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Safari tabs, NSPOSIXErrorDomain:24 and file descriptors

I have a serious problem with file descriptors and I have tried everything. My laptop: MacBook Pro 13" 2018 with touchbar, i5, 16 Gb RAM, 512SSD. MacOS 11.3.1. Recently Chrome just starts to ...
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M1 Macbook Air not able to run iPad/iPhone apps

I recently purchased an M1 Macbook and I remember one of the key selling points was being able to open iPad/iPhone apps, this isn't the main reason I purchased it but anyways I was planning to use it ...
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Camera on M1 MacBook Pro can't be found after waking from sleep -- until another app uses it

When I: use Google Chrome for video conferencing (e.g. Google Meet, Focusmate, other sites) then put my M1 MacBook Pro to sleep by closing the lid for five seconds then open it again ...the camera ...
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Chrome show green lines on Mac OS X BigSur

I have no idea why lately, I experience these green lines I'm on: Google Chrome is up to date Version 90.0.4430.212 (Official Build) (x86_64) Mac OS X 11.2.3 (20D91) Sample site Inspect Element ...
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"Skype" is trying to authenticate user. / Enter PIN to allow this

I'm using Skype version 8.75.0.140 on macOS Big Sur 11.6 (20G165) and this just appeared on my screen... I'm not exactly sure why all of the sudden Skype decided that it needs to authenticate, ...
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Google Chrome acting weird

After I did the macOS Big Sur update, my Google Chrome turned into this. I can't see how to change this to normal language. If I paste the same text and paste it into google chrome, then I can see the ...
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How to set the PATH variable with .zshrc

I am trying to compile a program using Intel C and Fortran compilers (icc and ifort) on my Mac (Big Sur 11.2). Both icc and ifort executables are located in /opt/intel/oneapi/compiler/2021.2.0/mac/bin....
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macOS Big Sur: bypasses login screen when woken from sleep, doesn't require password at all

Anyone know how I can stop this happening?! I have checked that no apps are preventing sleep in Activity Monitor. I have not changed the settings or anything. This is only since the upgrade to Big ...
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