Questions tagged [macos-catalina]

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Why do I get this code 139 error (signal 11: SIGSEGV), and what can I do about it?

I've recently upgraded to Mac OS Catalina and my project that I have been working on keeps getting interrupted by this new error before any of the main code runs: Process finished with exit code ...
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macOS Catalina and Fusion 11.5 no USB passthrough

Since I have updated USB devices are no longer recognized by my VM (or by fusion). Does anyone know the fix? I've given it all the permissions it asks for in the Security and Privacy Settings panel.
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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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MacOS Catalina keyboard layout

After Catalina upgrade I have noticed my keyboard layout is different. I was using Croatian (e.g. Y was Z, @ was opt+shift+2). Now it is switched to "Croatian - PC" which resembles Windows keyboard ...
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OS X Catalina permission

it's my first question here so I apologize if this is not the right section. I uploaded my Mac to Catalina and every time I build a program with Xcode that needs to read a file, the Mac asks me to ...
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NET::ERR_CERT_REVOKED in Chrome/Chromium, introduced with MacOS Catalina

I'm testing a device which generates a new self-signed certificate after each hard reset. Immediately after installing MacOS Catalina, recent versions of Chrome (and Brave) have started throwing an ...
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Catalina Update: Calendar Crashes When Trying to Print, CalDAV Problems With Confluence Calendar Integration

After a macOS Catalina update the calendar app crashes when I try to print the week overview. Also the integration of confluence calendars via calDAV has problems with the UI. The text of the calDAV ...
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How to Enable Location Services on Google Chrome

When using Chrome, Google Maps can not find my location. It works with Safari and Firefox. I guess it has something to do with I can not add Chrome to Enable Location Services. These are my specs: ...
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How to safely delete a folder in `/Library/StagedExtensions/Library/Application Support/` on macOS Catalina

The OS: macOS Catalina Problem: I want to delete a folder under /Library/StagedExtensions/Library/Application Support/ The full path is /Library/StagedExtensions/Library/Application Support/org....
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Aquamacs for macOS Mojave and Catalina - error in process filter: ‘recenter’ing a window that does not display current-buffer. How can I fix this bug?

I'm a very new Mac user and not really an Emacs user. I just use emacs to run PVS Specification and Verification System, by typing the pvs command in the terminal to start the software. Aquamacs was ...
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Is the format/schema of the Apple Music “Library.musicdb” used in macOS Catalina documented anywhere?

As folks know, Apple abandoned iTunes with macOS Catalina. I use Logitech Music Server to drive my Transporter (a networked music player) for my home music system. Logitech Music Server has a Python ...
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What does this notification badge in macOS Catalina System Preferences mean?

I just upgraded to macOS 10.15 Catalina, and now I have this (1) badge on my System Preferences dock icon. Here's my System Preferences: I don't see any badges on the preference pane icons, but I ...
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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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How and when is the /Network symlink to /System/Volumes/Data/Network created?

Problem: On boot, catalina doesn't seem to be creating /Network. However, after spending some time on the machine, I eventually get the symlink from /Network to /System/Volumes/Data/Network. I've read ...
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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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How to find firmlinks

macOS Catalina introduces "firmlinks" to the APFS filesystem. Is there a way via a CLI tool to determine whether /Users is a firmlink and where it is firmlinking to? I'm looking for something similar ...
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zsh returns bad interpreter after Catalina upgrade

Getting an error message after upgrading to macOS Catalina. It looks like the installation removed Ruby version 2.3 which colorls was was initially installed with: below is the error message: zsh: /...
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Issue with mac'os Catalina and parallels

I'm running Parallels VM version 13.3.0 on my mac and ever since I upgraded my mac'os to Catalina, Windows 10 is running very slow on the VM (It just looks very laggy). My mac is running normally good,...
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Symlink to Volume

On macOS Catalina, I would like to create a symbolic link to my data partition using: sudo ln -s /Volumes/data /data However, I get the following error: ln: /data: Read-only file system (Whereas /...
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Just upgraded to macOS Catalina, how do I fix my Firefox Nightly appearance (red background, blurry text)?

I just upgraded my MacBook Pro to macOS Catalina, and everything seems to be working fine except for my Firefox Nightly, Version: 71.0a1 (2019-10-08) (64-bit). It now looks like this: How do I fix ...
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How to delete system apps in macOS Catalina?

It looks like changes Apple has made in macOS Catalina make it harder to delete system apps. I upgraded my work computer to Catalina today (standard Mac mini), and with it came some new (and some old)...
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Charles 4.2.8 cannot configure your proxy settings while it is on a read-only volume Mac OS Catalina

On macOS Catalina, i am getting the following issue while running Charles 4.2.8. Charles cannot configure your proxy settings while it is on a read-only volume. Perhaps you are running Charles from ...
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Recover screen time passcode or disable screen time sharing on Mac OS Catalina and iOS 13

I have a bit of a problem with screen time on my MacBook. I have used screen time on my iPhone for quite a while now, and I mainly use it to limit the usage of my own device. I set up downtime to ...
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MacOS Catalina cannot find /usr/include file

As I have upgraded my system to Catalina, I am not able to install /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/macOS_SDK_headers_for_macOS_10.14.pkg for the use of header files. Is there any way to install ...
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Huawei Share not working with macOS Catalina

I recently upgraded my macOS from Mojave to Catalina Beta. Before upgrading the OS, I was able to access my Huawei Mate 20 Pro files through Huawei Share. I had sent a User ID and Password for Huawei ...
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PHP 7.3.8. ZIP extension on MacOS Catalina 10.15

I’m trying to use the builtin PHP in MacOS Catalina 10.15 by compiling the ZIP extension by myself. In the new MacOS Catalina, the phpize tool is no longer usable since inside it contains an invalid ...
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System Permissions macOS 10.15 Catalina

As Apple locked user access further with 10.15 Catalina, after 20 years using Apple systems I held off on updating as my work requires access beyond what Privacy settings allows in System Preferences. ...
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macOS Catalina automount (net drives) broken

I'm currently running a beta of Catalina on a macbook. Which by the way if you intend to try, save yourself lots of pain and wait for official release, it's as buggy as can be. Security and permission ...
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macOS Catalina Beta 10.15 - Relocated Items after Update

I just updated my MacBook Pro with the new macOS Catalina Beta 10.15. Everything works fine but now I have a 'Relocated Items' dir on my Desktop. I run a tree command and this is the content of the ...
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Is there a way to enter 'tab', 'function' or 'escape' keys as keyboard shortcuts for voice control Mac OS X?

I am using voice control in Catalina OS beta 5 to map various keyboard shortcuts to custom commands. Most key shortcuts like "command-f" work just fine, but any key shortcut that uses either the 'tab',...
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How to create a firm link in latest APFS

I'm running the macOS beta for Catalina (10.15) and I'm trying to find out how to create a firm link. (Not a hard link, soft link, alias or anything like that.) The WWDC keynote mentions a new feature ...
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Eclipse 2019-06 IDE not running code in macOS Catalina 10.15 beta

So, I am currently learning Java and I use Eclipse as my IDE. Since upgrading to macOS Catalina 10.15, I'm unable to run any of my code. It simply shows this error in the console. 2019-07-20 11:33:...
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Cannot get macOS Catalina to boot up into recovery mode on a VM

I have a VM running MacOS 10.15 beta 2 (Catalina) on VMWare Fusion 11. I want to boot it into recover mode. I have tried holding down R, Command+R, and I added macosguest.forceRecoveryModeInstall = "...
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macOS Catalina and User Permissions

I think there is an issue with my macOS Catalina installation. I am running the beta, having updated my machine from the previous version. I noticed I can't copy files as an admin to my root folder (/)...
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Why ar the apps in “/System/Volumes/Data/Applications” and “/Applications” are the same in macOS Catalina?

When I use MacOS Catalina (Public Beta) with Alfred 4, I find that all the Applications installed via the Apple App Store or brew cask are duplicated in the candidate list. Any application in the /...
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Cannot change /tmp folder permissions in macOS Catalina (10.15) Beta (Build: 19A487l)

I am trying to install Tunnelblick, it shows this error The tmp system folder (/tmp) is not secure. Here's the symlink permission $ ll /tmp lrwxr-xr-x 1 root admin 11 Jun 23 21:29 /tmp -> ...
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How do you prevent the dock from switching monitors in macOS Catalina?

In Mavericks, Apple introduced a "feature" where if you hover at the bottom of any screen the dock pops up on that screen. This is disrupting my workflow as I am constantly having the dock pop up ...