Questions tagged [macos-catalina]

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How to find current point size on MacOS Catalina Terminal utility? Not how to increase or decrease point size

Is there a way to find out what point size my terminal is using? I open up a terminal and hit CMD + until it looks good, but would like to find that setting and stick that number in the profile ...
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How to get ownership of NFS folder back and be able to write changes?

I have an NFS Server running on top of Fedora Server 34. The configuration for the exports is as follow: /shared 10.211.55.0/255 (rw,insecure,no_subtree_check,sync,nohide,anonuid=1000,anongid=1000,...
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Can I bind a mac keyboard shortcut to enlarge the mouse cursor?

I want to trigger the temporary cursor enlargement that happens when you shake the mouse, but as a button press on my keyboard. I'm trying to make better use of my mousekeys in my keyboard config but ...
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Non-Responsive MacOS Application Not Showing Up in ps -A

Microsoft Outlook routinely freezes up (due to VPN timeout issues at work, nothing can be done there), and when I try to quit the app it closes the window(s) but it doesn't actually kill the app. It ...
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The California educational testing app CAASPP disabled Hot Corners on Mac. How can we get them back again?

My son installed the California educational testing app CAASPP over six months ago to take a state required test. The only thing is it disabled Hot Corners on macOS v10.15 (Catalina) and we've not ...
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MacOS: How to split same application into separate instances

In Windows there is an option that separates same application instances into separate "icons" in taskbar. This is super convenient because now I can click on one Chrome instance and the ...
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How to activate COLOR PRINT from Mac?

I have macOS Catalina version 10.15.6 (19G73). My printer is HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdn. When I show a picture file from the Finder in the Mac Preview then it is shown in color. When I press Cmd+P ...
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How to install Burn app in macOS?

I have downloaded a Burn program for optical media on Mac from SourceForge (https://sourceforge.net/projects/burn-osx/): The downloaded ZIP file "burn-3.1.4" contains a folder named "...
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How to delete Last Opened date on Mac OSX Finder

I am trying to delete the "Last Opened" date for a file found in Finder on Mac OSX (Catalina 10.15.7). I've found a few walkthroughs already and tried them without success. In Terminal I ...
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Adobe Continuously prompting for Keychain Access

First time posting. Not sure on the process here. I am having an issue with one of our end users Macbook. It is on macOS catalina. Adobe is consistently prompting for keychain access. I have tried to ...
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icloud drive sync stuck 2

A couple of days ago, I added a lot of files to iCloud drive. It stopped syncing. I already tried: Restarting the computer Clicking on the files (they open normally; the problem is with upload not ...
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2012 Macbook Pro keeps kernel panic restarting

I have a 2012 Macbook Pro, running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. A few days ago, my laptop had a kernel panic and restarted. I was only using safari and a note taking app (Bear) when this happened. The ...
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Reduce motion but reserve 3 finger swipe-up mission control animation?

In macOS Accessibility settings, there is an option named "Reduce motion", check this on will disable most animations in macOS, and 3 finger swipe-up to show mission-control animation will ...
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Cannot access internet after connecting to VPN

I use Cisco Any Connect to connect to the VPN address provided by my organisation but the problem is that after connecting to the VPN internet doesn't work on my system (except for one client url for ...
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Prefix Creation Aborted

Absolutely must get Windows version of VisualBoyAdvance running on Mac OS Catalina, sorry I cannot accept "download VBA-M" as an answer for what I'm doing, it's complicated. What I have to ...
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Is there any way to disable scrolling interia in specific app in macos?

scrolling inertia is a great feature when browsing the website, but I'm on a code development IDE(Visual Studio Code), I don't want this feature open, In Accessibility, there is a select option to ...
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Issue with xQuartz on macOS Catalina 10.15.7

I'm getting following error when try to open application 'gmsh' remotely through SSH terminal. How can i fix it ? libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver:...
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Unable to run Visual Studio on macOS Catalina

I am using macOS Catalina version 10.15.4 and I am unable to run Visual Studio Code. It simply says The application “Visual Studio Code” can’t be opened. I tried: right-click and Open Going to ...
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MacOS Catalina Finder sidebar is hidden in restored tabs on system restart

When the Finder is restored with multiple tabs open - say after a system restart with reopen windows option, the sidebar is hidden. With ⌥⌘S or View > Show Sidebar, only the first tab shows the ...
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How do I repair an external hard drive with a corrupted catalog?

I'm attempting to mount my nearly filled up 1TB Mac OS Extended External Hard Drive to my MacBook Air 13" which is running MacOS Catalina 10.15.7. When I do this, the media drive mounts onto the ...
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Windows Crash After Connecting Iphone To Xcode 12 On A VM

I'm actually developping on a vmware of MacOS Catalina 10.15.5 with Xcode 12. I want to test my app on a physical phone so I connect my iphone to the VM with no problem but when i want to connect it ...
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Syslog forwarding in MAC OS Catalina

Could anyone please help me on how to forward all logs as syslog from MAC Catalina to my remote server . I tried using syslog.conf to forward logs but the logs are not forwarded properly. I didn't ...
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Catalina 10.15 removing Spotlight icon from menu bar went wrong

I’ve done csrutil disable and went into Terminal and put cd /System/Library/CoreServices sudo mv Search.bundle/ Search2.bundle/ I rebooted and it removed the Spotlight icon from the menu bar but I ...
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Input language shortcut on MacOS

Problem I regularly use at least 3 languages, so I have the standard shortcut for switching the layouts(cmd+space). This works well if there are only 2 languages, EN->RU and RU->EN, for example....
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About bug in `ps -o sess=`?

On macOS why "ps" always shows session id as "0" I see that ps -o sess= -p "$$" can not show the session ID correctly. I have tested on Catalina. Where is the source code ...
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Logs missing and empty message when forwarding syslog from macOS

I have tried the syslog forwarding configuration as mentioned in splunk document, But on the syslog server I not getting all logs generated in macOS and also there is no Syslog content (message) in ...
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Is there a way to check the difference (what did change) between two MacOS (Catalina) TimeMachine snapshots?

As per subject, suppose I have two consecutive TimeMachine local snapshots on my Mac: is there a way to e.g. mount both them and compare ? I.e. to know what files have been changed from the between ...
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Unicode ☑︎ becomes 🤵🏻 emoji in Excel on macOS Catalina (10.15.7)

I am using Excel 16.46 on macOS Catalina 10.15.7 and here is what I am experiencing. Using macOS's character viewer — command+control+space — I've entered the “ballot box with check” Unicode ...
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Adding a virtual printer that prints to PDF in macOS Catalina to print encrypted PDFs from Acrobat Reader to unencrypted PDF files

I have a few encrypted/DRM'ed PDFs which allow viewing and printing only in Acrobat Reader but have other protections. I would like to remove the DRM so I can read them with other PDF readers. Acrobat ...
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macOS want to make changes.Enter an administrator name and password to allow this box keeps popping up

This box keeps popping up. I've read other answers to similar problem without success. I've gone to keychain > system > certificates > my computer > certificate with an arrow > private ...
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Strange crontab behavior in OS X, why won't mdfind work correctly?

osx 10.15.7 The short of it is that i have a shell script which invokes the mdfind command. When attempting to execute from cron, the script runs but no results are returned, despite the command and ...
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Operation Not Permitted on /usr/local/, Homebrew cannot be installed

Looking for some guidance on how to fix my permissions on my /usr/bin directory. I actually recently had a data recovery on my machine where I had to have my whole home directory copied to a new mac. ...
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System proxy configs not working on MacOS catallina

I'm using a macOS Catallina and it seems to can't use the system proxy configs. It works well with networks that don't require proxy configs. I also use the same proxy on my phone so I'm sure they are ...
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Catalina Upgrade Failed. Can I upgrade to Mojave?

I am running an older Mac: iMac 13,1 Intel Core i7 It is currently running High Sierra. Awhile back I upgraded to Catalina, and lots of apps stopped working, most importantly MS Word and Excel as ...
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macOS Catalina vbox recovery mode

I use virtual box My host os is windows I actually forgot my password for my vbox So I wanted to reset it for that I needed to boot in recovery mode many told to use right-ctrl+r but it didn't work Is ...
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Why is pasted text highlighted in macOS Catalina's Terminal?

On macOS Catalina, when I copy text and paste to Terminal, the text is highlighted (basically, there are ANSI color codes enclosing the text). I don't know when this feature was included, but is there ...
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Virtualbox with Android on MacOS

Same virtualbox version with same Android version works fine on Windows 7, but doesn't work on MacOS 10.15 And the computer running windows has lower specs than the Macbook running Macos. On Macos it ...
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Running parafoam from terminal on macOS

I recently downloaded openfoam and I have been trying to run this command from the terminal but I keep getting this error. I already set the dimensions for the blockmesh and I am not sure what the ...
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Sending reminder in Outlook for Mac

I was seeking functionality wherein I can send reminders to a couple of folks on specific days at a specific time. I'd want to avoid sending a meeting invite of zero duration since...well...it's not a ...
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couldnt install OS 10.11 on a new iMac

Im writing to consult how to install OSX EL Capitan on a new brand 21.5 iMac. I tried everything, since yesterday with no luck. I changed successfully the date on Terminal (in boot recovery), but ...
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Configured Yubikey Not Generating OTP on macOS Catalina

Yubikey : 4C Nano OS : macOS Catalina Issue Trying to reuse a Yubikey. Configured 2 Yubikey OTP slots using Yubikey Manger App. Tried to validate OTP functionality by following steps in https://demo....
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MacOS X Catalina VM froze on boot

I am attempting to set up a MacOS X Catalina virtual machine on VirtualBox 6.1.16 r140961 (Qt5.6.2). I followed the guide at WikiGain and loaded into a UEFI interactive shell. I found a user in the ...
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/usr/bin/top OS X 10.15.7 takes 15 seconds to start then uses 33% CPU

OS X 10.13 /usr/bin/top would start instantly and takes a couple % CPU at best. After upgrading to 10.15.7 Catalina, it takes literally 15 seconds for the proc info to come up and it is at the top of ...
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How do I find out what macOS app is using a shortcut

So on macOS I want to setup Mail to have ‘cmd+shift+R’ to reply all but it isn’t letting me. Looks like another app or something is conflicting with that combination. I don’t see it in the preferences ...
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How to format TTRM files to .mov on mac?

I have a friend that plays tetr.io hes trying to make some files that where replays but Tetr.io puts them in ttrm but he wants to change it to .mov can we do it with Terminal? He is running Catalina ...
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Mounting hfs volume under MacOS Catalina

I'm running MacOS X Catalina. To be able to connect to an HFS volume created by QEMU I tried sudo mount -t hfs qemuhdd.raw /tmp/os9vm I got the following error: GetMasterBlock: Error 25 getting block ...
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How To format sd card to FAT32 on Catlina?

I'm trying to format my sd card to FAT32 for my wii u when I try I only get FAT16 I have Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Mac OS Extended (Case Senstive, Journaled) MS-DOS (FAT) ((this is the one that ...
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I want to reset my mac completely but want to have the same ssh keys, How can I do that?

my daily work involves ssh tunneling and for that reason I want to keep the same ssh keys. The problem is my mac is giving me terrible issues after I installed big sur few days back. I want to go back ...
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Is anyone else not able to pinch to zoom in Android studio 4.1?

After upgrading to Android Studio 4.1 on macOS Catalina 10.15.6 I noticed that the pinch to zoom functionality no longer worked. As of Android Studio 4.0.1 I could pinch to zoom on my computer to zoom ...
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Blurry fonts in Intellij on macOS external screen

I work on MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017) with macOS Catalina (10.15.7). I work in GoLand (that is IntelliJ option). After an update came (and I applied it unfortunately) fonts in IDE became stretched ...

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