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Questions tagged [macos-highsierra]

macOS High Sierra (version 10.13) is the fourteenth major release of macOS, Apple Inc.'s desktop operating system for Macintosh computer.

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Where to start debugging WiFi issues on Mac OS

Recently I updated my router's firmware to DD-WRT. None of my devices have problems with this update. None of the other MacBooks, none of the Windows laptops, none of the phones have issues. Only my ...
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Is someone who is @mentioned in a direct message conversation they are not in still notified?

My Slack application (version 3.2.0 from the App Store) is running on my MacBook (running High Sierra 10.13.5). I send direct messages to Persons A and B (I have invited both of them to the same ...
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Fixing a MacBook's keyboard and trackpad driver in MacOS

I have a MacBook Pro from 2015. The keyboard and trackpad are not working under MacOS but when I boot from a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 16.04 and select "try ubuntu", the keyboard and trackpad do ...
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Mac OS not booting after windows Install on dual boot

Recently I have dual booted a Mac with windows **Without Using BootCamp Assistant. Instead I used media creation tool on an another PC to download Windows 10 ISO file and had created bootable pen ...
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How to run smartctl test on macbook? (SMART Self-test Log not supported)

I am a Linux user and new to macbook. I am trying to figure out how to run smartctl tests. Please check the following commands and outputs. It seems that macbook does not support smart self tests? ...
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How do I maximize windows under macOS where no “zoom” option is available?

I am a Linux user and new to macOS. I installed some programs such as google-chrome and macvim from brew. After launching both of them, I can not make the window maximize. Normally, for the built-in ...
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OSX - High Sierra Reverse Proxy fails

Trying to setup a proxy service on my develop machine that points to example.com/php for development of a hybrid app based on ionic to avoid CORS problems. What I did: sudo vi /etc/apache/httpd.conf ...
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Terminal.app next/prev window also changes tab?

I'm a long time Terminal user on macOS and I usually have 2-3 windows open, each with multiple tabs. I used to be able to do ⌘-Left Arrow or ⌘-Right Arrow to switch windows, and hold shift to switch ...
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Mendeley stuck on full screen

I am using Mendeley Desktop v 1.19.1 on my macOS High Sierra v 10.13.4. The mendeley is stuck on full screen. It opens in that way and I cannot exit full screen or move it arround. The File menu at ...
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Can't get FTP server running

I upgraded a MacBook Pro to High Sierra (from Yosemite). On High Sierra there is no built-in FTP server. I installed one using Homebrew. However, I'm not sure how to start it so I can connect to ...
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How to enable emacs keybindings on macos globally?

I have a macbook pro 2015 that runs on High Sierra. I want to use emacs key-bindings or shortcuts for regular things like copying and pasting. For instance, I want to use "M-w" to copy instead of "...
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How to set Run configuration with external cli to run Azure function in Visual Studio for Mac?

I want to run my azure function with new function cli, as VS for Mac still leverages old version. I do run configurations as below, but it doesn't work. Functions still run on old version cli. In ...
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What to do about the vmmap process in Mac OS X always hogging the CPU?

Hi I am running Mac OS X 10.13.5 High Sierra, and I have always had my Activity Monitor up. My computer would every now and then freeze for a few seconds completely and then act normal again. When ...
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Cant find my boot.efi file under EFI partition macOS 10.13.5 HighSierra

0 down vote favorite I recently mounted my EFI partition after updating to 10.13.5 High Sierra. I tried to look for my boot.efi file but cant seem to find it only found SMCFlasher.efi and some .scap ...
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What's the correct way to install Ansible on OS X?

I installed Ansible via sudo pip install ansible according to Ansible's official documentation recommendation, but running this command gives me this: The directory '/Users/my-user-name/Library/...
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phantom process on MAC and cannot restart

I try to install update for XCode and high sierra 10.13.2 However, there is phantom process which I cannot restart. All the sql-developer process is gone but somehow it thinks its still there.
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USB C Hub + MacOs High Sierra with two monitors stuck on mirroring

I am currently using an Apple MacBook - just one usb C port - with a hub that allows me to use an HDMI and a VGA port. I have tried everything - SMC reset, PRAM reset, holding the option key to ...
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How do you change the TTL in macOS High Sierra?

How do you change the TTL in macOS High Sierra? In previous macOS versions, this could be done as follows... Temporarily: sudo sysctl -w net.inet.ip.ttl=65 Or permanently by creating or editing /...
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best process after drive upgrade (High Sierra APFS with FileVault encryption)

I am running MacOS 10.13.5 with APFS format SSD and FileVault encryption. I need to upgrade the drive from 1/4 TB to 1/2 TB. I want to avoid having to reinstall all my applications and data after re-...
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brew install mysql@5.7 can't connect to local MySQL server through socket

I needed MySQL 5.7 installed on Mac OS High Sierra so I ran brew install mysql@5.7. When I do brew services list I see mysql@5.7 started admin /Users/admin/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.mysql@5....
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External monitor time is not correct

I have connected an external monitor (hp 22 es) to my MacBook Air. I have set the monitor to go to sleep mode at a specific time, so first, I needed to adjust the external monitor's time (I would say ...
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MacOSX iogdiagnose-last.bin file

I am trying to understand some files on my MAC. On Console there is a /var/log/displaypolicy/iogdiagnose-last.bin encrypted file. Could not find any reference online. Anyone can help?
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byobu-launcher-install ignoring no-logout option

My Current config : MacOS High Sierra, Terminal.app, fish shell. byobu-launcher-install -n Issue: When I try to detach from byobu using 'ctrl-a, d' byobu detaches and fish shell session exits along ...
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Tap lightly to select another window in exposé

I love how you can move through windows while in exposé. But selecting a window from another program has to be done by pressing the trackpad. I would like to just do that with tapping lightly on the ...
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MacOS High Sierra doesn't offer HiDPI scaling options

Windows and Linux DE environments usually have HiDPI scaling, which means keeping the resolution native (4k, 2k...) but scaling up the graphics. MacOS seems to have this feature as well in the ...
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Change file association in High Sierra (NOT command I)

I changed the file association for my .dvdmedia files on my Mac to point at Blu-ray Player Pro. As it turns out this was a mistake as it turned all the .dvdmedia files into plain directories. Google ...
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Apple USB keyboard(s) have some keys that don't work, tried everything

Thanks for taking the time to help me out on this. Fist I think it is important to know that I am more than an average user, so I think this is my last resort before doing a complete wipe of my ...
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MacOS finder - search for files created locally by user

Can anyone tell me how to use the finder's advanced search function to filter for files only created by me? I have tried 'Authors' and 'Owner' and used my user name, etc. but it returns 0 results. I ...
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Is it possible to stop iCloud Drive sync on macOS High Sierra (10.13) over a cellular connection?

I don't know why but my iCloud drive sync always has gigabytes to transfer. It doesn't really matter for me unless I'm using my iPhone's 4G connection. I need a way to stop iCloud Drive sync when ...
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VirtualBox: Bridged Connection Not Working with .ova - High Sierra

I just bought my first Macbook today (long time Windows user) but I am running into issues loading in the .OVA of Rapid 7's "Hackazon" vulnerable web app into VirtualBox and getting a bridged ...
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Inconsistent group membership information on MacOS HighSierra

I have some user called slot1 which obviously belongs to staff group. I want to remove it from that group. Tried different things found on the Internet, restarted computer but still no luck. The ...
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MS Word hyperlink to heading goes wrongly to table of contents

I have a document with a Table of Contents automatically created from headings. Within the body of the doc, I'm trying to hyperlink to several of these headings that are the basis of the TOC. In the ...
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Removing specific mail from mbox file

I have e-mails backed up in an .mbox file (a 4.7GB sized file). I would like to remove specific messages from this mbox file, without having to re-import the mbox. I have the message ids (i.e. 831573)...
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zsh+ohmyzsh+powerlevel9k: completions stop working when issuing 'sudo -s'

I am having strange issue with zsh and ohmyzsh(with powerlevel9k theme) on MacOS High Sierra. After installing ohmyzsh when issuing sudo -s getting annoying and strange output of some script. And all ...
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Jing broken in MacOS High Sierra

I use the great application Jing for Mac, similar to Snagit from the same company TechSmith When I capture a screen with Jing after upgrading to High Sierra the pictures appear washed out, similar to ...
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Single Application Mode OSX

I'm trying to activate Single Application Mode on Mac OS 10.13.4 and it doesn't seem to be working–– has anyone tried this recently? I'm using the command: defaults write com.apple.dock single-app ...
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Accidentally wiped user account by disabling parental controls - Is all my Data gone?

With important exams coming up I decided to embrace the #nosurf movement and wanted to lock down my iMac to not spend all my time lurking on reddit. So I had set up an admin account for my girlfriend ...
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MacOS cannot execute binary file after uninstall zsh

After I open the terminal this text will appear: Last login: Mon Mar 26 17:51:02 on ttys001 -bash: /usr/local/bin/dirname: cannot execute binary file -bash: /usr/local/bin/dirname: cannot execute ...
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Cannot change macOS 10.13.4 screenshot location

I'm trying to change the location where my screenshots get saved to my Desktop and no matter what I try, they are always saved to my Documents folder. Here's the way you're supposed to be able to ...
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error mounting remote directory on Mac using sshfs and public key file

I'm currently running 10.13.3 (High Sierra). Ultimately, I'm trying to automount a directory on my web host's server using sshfs using this guide. I have generated a shared key and can ssh to the ...
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How to launch cisco IPsec VPN from terminal

this is probably a newbie question, but haven't found nothing about this... How can i launch Cisco IPsec VPN from the terminal ? for now i have to click on the icon in my menu. Though i would like to ...
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macOS Server calendar delgation - perhaps reverse DNS issues?

I am in the process of migrating a dozen user accounts from one old server running Mac OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite and Server 5.015 - the machine is named server-2015.example.com The new server is running ...
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Disabling MacOS X auto-focus when moving mouse over to the top of fullscreen app

I have very recently started using a MacBook Pro, with Mac OS X High Sierra for work purposes. I have two external monitors, on each of which a fullscreen application is displayed. Whenever I move my ...
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Which ffmpeg package I should download for macOS?

I visited https://www.ffmpeg.org/download.html#build-mac to download ffmpeg & ffprobe for Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13. I found the following packages: Static builds for OS X Intel 64-bit Builds 32-...
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chsh: Operation was denied because the current credentials do not have the appropriate privileges

I am unable to change my default shell in osx high sierra. sudo chsh -s /bin/zsh username chsh: Operation was denied because the current credentials do not have the appropriate privileges. ...
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Mac's Slack window is on every space on High Sierra

I am using Slack on a Macbook Pro with an external monitor. For some reason, the slack window is on every space on a certain screen. i.e. if I have a slack window open in the center of the screen, ...
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Configure Debian Sparc64 on Qemu to get apt commands via SSH on guest

From this link, I have been able to do ssh from a Debian Sparc64 guest Qemu on a MacOS High Sierra host. Now, I try to configure guest and host in order to use "apt-get install" on the Debian Sparc64 ...
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Mac OS keeps trying to connect to deleted network storage

A while back I had a shared network storage/drive connecting to my MacOS using SMB protocol. To make my life easier, I tried to automate the mounting process every time I logged into my system. I'm ...
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Unexpected ClamXAV quit

I just had ClamXAV quit (MacMini running High Sierra 10.13.4). Of course, there's a backtrace, but the exception notice reads as follows: Exception Type: EXC_CRASH (SIGABRT) Exception ...
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In Console.app, how can I reveal to what <private> tags are actually referring?

In the last several versions of MacOS, Console.app has become increasingly more censored, to the point of near uselessness. Filenames and URLs have been replaced by <private>tags, making it ...