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Text in window in macOS Catalina is blurry after sleep

After I updated my MacBook Pro to Catalina, every time I close the lid for a while some windows will be blurry. Here is an example: The left window was opened before sleep and now it is blurry. The ...
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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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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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How do I run Python 3.7.5 (installed with Homebrew) on MacBook that already has Python 3.7.3 (installed with Catalina)

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide. I've just successfully installed Python3 on my MacBook using Homebrew. This is so I can access the latest version (3.7.5). However I've also recently ...
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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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Re-partition to install MacOS Catalina

During the latest update, I was stuck in a boot loop. It was saying there was not enough space. Then I tried to boot from the Macintosh HD but it was always stuck after pressing Restart. After that ...
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MacBook Windows shift on external monitors after Catalina upgrade

I have 2 external monitors connected to my MacBook, one horizontal, one vertical if that's relevant. They worked perfectly before. Since upgrading to Catalina, whenever I unlock it after being away ...
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Read/Write Permissions in Mac OS Catalina

I'm just merely trying to change my system icons (namely messages and mail) but don't have the necessary read/write access and when I try to change that, it says just that, that I don't have the ...
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Catalina and VM Ware SSH broken Pipe

I upgraded to Catalina yesterday and now all of my SSH connections to VM Fusion (cent os) images get a broken pipe after about 5 seconds. I've tried setting Host *\ServerAliveInterval 120 within ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Mac menu bar behaviour is inconsistent on mouse over/hover events

Normally, when I hover the cursor over a menu item, for example "File"->"Open" and then lift the finger off the touchpad, the menu remains open with a cursor still on the selected item (e.g. "Open"). ...
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How to stop shrinking windows with autohide menu on MacOS?

I want use "windows on full size" for top focus - without "Menu bar", without "Dock" when feature is turned on "MacOS / Preferences / General / Automatically hide and show the menu bar: Check" and ...
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Migrating from bash to zsh for Mac OS Catalina

As some of you may know, after upgrading to Mac OS Catalina, Apple is prompting users to migrate to zsh as the default shell. Now, there is a warning that comes up every time bash is opened. It can ...
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Catalina requires a reboot in order to function properly again

After a certain time using my MacBook I get an alert when opening new applications (both native and third-party). The Application "Photos" can't be opened The only option I then have is to reboot ...
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Show full calendar on Calendar item in Notification Center on Mac OS Catalina

Before Catalina, I used the iCal widget in the Dashboard as a way to quickly view the calendar. But Apple removed it all together now. So I come to use the Calendar item in Notification Center. ...
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How to fix “Operation not supported” on mac os

I am trying to install the Flutter onto my computer onto an external drive I have followed the instructions on their website to try and install it. https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos. ...
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How to get zip extension working in PHP in MacOS 10.15.1?

I've cobbled the following procedure together from a couple of different questions here, and on the Apple support forums. None of them have worked on their own, but this appears to be close. The ...
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Deleting system font files in OS Catalina

I'm trying to get rid of the huge list of superfluous fonts that come with OS Catalina. I disabled SIP but still don't get the option to move files on system/library/fonts to the bin. Somehow they're ...
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How to reset macOS Catalina Muisc library?

I updated on Catalina when it came out and naturally one of the things I opened was the Music.app which imported my iTunes library. For some reason this resulted in only part of my library showing up ...
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The tools palette icons are not in color when opening GIMP 2.10.12

When I open GIMP 2.10.12 the tools palette icons are all in black and white and not displayed in color as shown on the user manuals. Do I need to do something to display the icons in color?
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macOS Catalina Stop iOS Update Reminders

is there a way to stop the iOS Update Notfication feature that is built into Catalina? as this is becoming beyond frustrating I haven’t found any clues anywhere on how to disable this. and please no ...
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Docker for Mac uses disk space when containers start

My disk image is 128GB with an "on disk" size of 101.7GB. Each time I restart any containers, an additional .2GB is added to my on disk size. I've already had to increase the disk image up to 128GB, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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/etc/crontab in osx catalina

My cron jobs in /etc/crontab stopped executing since updating to Catalina. Anyone know how to make them work again? Or can anyone at least verify that they do or don't have the same issue? I'm ...
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localhost issues on Mac OS Catalina

My localhost started working weirdly after I updated to Catalina, even after I have changed the settings according to this tutorial. I have a site located in the folder /Users/username/Sites/sites. I ...
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how can I avoid to have macOS Catalina default app at start?

I would like to avoid at start to have automatically the app Music and TV in CAtalina MAcOS, starting in background creating automatically their folders. How can i do it? Thanks a lot.