Questions tagged [macos-mojave]

Use for questions referring specifically to macOS 10.14, Mojave.  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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Finding out what's trying to connect to network shares [closed]

We have some network shares that are available within the office and remotely via VPN. Often when I open certain pieces of software, Finder will repeatedly tell me that it cannot connect to the server ...
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Is there a quick way to get the full path of a file from Finder?

Currently, I have to navigate to the file's location in shell and then copy the path. I'd love to be able to do this directly in Finder.
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How to use reduce motion but not Exposé animation?

In Accessibility, there is an option 'Reduce motion', I want to open this but not modify Exposé (3 fingers swipe up) animation, is there any way to achieve this?
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macOS: How to bring a specific program forward with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I bring a specific window or program forward (and "active) with a single keyboard shortcut? I wrote an AHK script to do this on Windows: I would hotkey a window to Win+1 for example, and then ...
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Poor and strange disk performance with VirtualBox (macOS host, Windows 10 guest)

I have VirtualBox 6.1.4 running on macOS Mojave. I'm working with a Windows 10 guest and it seems I have some performance problems with disks. Testing with Aja System Test, on macOS I see numbers ...
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How can I use my WebCam on a virtual machine?

My host is MacOs Mojave, and I have a virtual machine with windows10. I need to use my webcam (built-in) on the virtual machine, but I can't because "A webcam is not found" What should I do??
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Mac OS – Activate notification with the keyboard

MacOS Mojave 10.14.6 On my mac I have Slack notifications popping in the top right corner of the screen. A click on the notification brings me to the Slack channel where the message was posted and I ...
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ffmpeg command line error in MacOS Mojave: dyld: BIND_OPCODE_DO_BIND

I have a problem with the command line ffmpeg throwing an error whenever it is run. I'm a long time video / mac / occasional linux user so I'm at home in CLI, but have very definite limits to my ...
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com.apple.quarantine is everywhere, how do I stop it?

Somehow, and at some point, I believe recently, my system decided to add the com.apple.quarantine attribute to some files. It was quite a pain and was stopping me running scripts that I'd written in ...
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system disk almost full after using rclone

Today I tried out rclone to backup files to a webdav server. I used the crypt option to encrypt the files before uploading. rclone copied about 8GB to the server, and I checked if it really uploaded ...
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Fix MacBook display brightness

I'm looking for all the ways a macOS-user can be blocked from turning the screen brightness to maximum. I have this badly configured Mac from work I'm trying to fix. Obviously in Preferences, the ...
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How to install xCode11.3 on macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Currently I am using Xcode 10.1 on MacOS High Sierra 10.13.6, on MacBook early 2011 with 4GB ram. Problem is that I am unable to upgrade my MacOS Version to Catalina, Is it possible to install ...
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Use bluetooth dongle on policy-controlled MacBook

My employer has disabled Bluetooth through a policy on my MacBook. If I use a external Bluetooth adaptor, would it be likely I could use my bluetooth keyboard, mouse and headset? Are there any other ...
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TeamViewer not working on MacOS Mojave via ssh

I need TeamViewer on my Mac to work remotely. I installed it via ssh using the command line brew cask install teamviewer which worked fine. However, I seem to be unable to configure TeamViwer from ...
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VLC audio stopped working, no idea why

Audio simply stopped working for VLC (& other video players). MacOS 10.14.6, VLC 3.0.8. Audio is fine otherwise; YouTube has audio, games in Steam do too, my music player works fine. I've ...
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grant ffmpeg access to built-in iSight camera in Launch Daemon

I have created a script to turn my iSight web cam into a security camera. I can start my script from the terminal and it turns fine, invoking ffmpeg with the -f avfoundation option to capture ...
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Cannot connect to MacOS Mojave via VNC from Windows 10

I am trying to connect to my MacOS Mojave via VNC. I have enabled "Remote Management" in "System Preferences" > "Sharing" and added me and/or all other users to the users that are allowed to have ...
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how to disable macOS prompt menu animation(or add speed)?

In most apps macOS, there is a prompt menu, e.g. when I saving files by a TextEdit, this prompt will show, and there is an animation, I don't want the animation, since its somehow slow, how to disable ...
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Understanding “whereis apachectl” output on my Mac

I installed apache using Homebrew on my Mac giving resulting in currently 2 instances of apache on my Mac. I have disabled the auto loading of the Mac installed instance of Apache. When I run ...
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App windows getting shorter and shorter in macOS

I like to keep the active window maximised and typically use ⌥⌘F with Spectacle to quickly achieve that. Often times, however, typically when docking/undocking or resuming the OS from sleep (can't ...
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How to remove the separaor in dock macos Catalina?

dock I used the script below and successful removed the finder icon and trash icon in dock, but there has a separator in the right, is there any way to remove this separator in mac? im using catalina ...
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Quit an application while hold some key and click the application in dock

Is there any way to quit a application in dock, while pressing some key and just click it in dock ?
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Installing ftdichip D2XX Drivers (usb lib) on macos 10.14.2

I've downloaded the 1.4.16 version of D2XX from ftdichip and followed the process (files to copy and symbolic link to create) and have also installed D2xxHelper. Now on System → Info → USB ...
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How to remove “Spotlight Search” placeholder in macOS spotlight?

Pressing "command + space",i want to remove "Spotlight Search" placeholder text in it, i think its kind of disturbing. Is there any way do achieve this? Spotlight Search
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Disable spell-checking in Whatsapp?

Is it possible to disable spell-checking in Whatsapp for macOS? I’m running Whatsapp version 0.3.4480 on macOS Mojave.
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Developer cannot be verified macOS error/exception - a) Move to Trash b) cancel

I am trying to run the Chromium Browser app I installed from github many years ago, which use to run fine on my prior MacOS version but does not work on Catalina. However, when I do run it I ...
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How to give Screen Recording permission to Skype for Business on MacOs Mojave?

I'm using Skype for Business on MacOs Mojave 10.14.6. When I try to do Screen Sharing, I get message that I need to give permissions to Skype. From what I could gather, I'm supposed to select Screen ...
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SMB access issues Server 2016 from Mac-Catalina

I have 2 Macs accessing SMB shares of a Server 2016 and problems occur, constant server connection. Both Macs are in the graphics department. Currently the problem is for Excel, Adobe Illustrator etc....
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Borderless window Tkinter Mac OS Mojave

I have been having issues with this for a while and cannot find a solution online. What I want: A borderless, title-less window. Pretty straight forward. But when i try to use overideredirect(True) ...
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Failure Running Files Through Mono

I'm running the latest Framework 6.6.0161 to operate Sims4TrayImporter.app on macOS Mojave v10.14.6 on a 2.5GHz IC i5. However when I run mono /Applications/Sims4TrayImporter.app I receive a File ...
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Virtualbox can't be opened — MacOS Mojave 10.14.6

I have tried installing and running multiple versions of Virtualbox (6.1.0, 5.2.34) on my macbook pro with little success. I am able to install Virtualbox successfully, but encounter 'The ...
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macOS Mojave pfctl disabled

I have my pfctl enabled on my Mac and after I restart my laptop it's disabled. I noticed that sometimes when the laptop boots into Desktop the pfctl is enabled and then it gets disabled. How can I ...
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Chrome wont open links from Slack or Terminal on MacOS Mojave

When I click on links in Slack or run terminal commands like Jupyter Notebook, which previously have prompted Chrome to open a link, no link opens in Chrome. macOS Mojave Chrome 78.0.3904.108
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My old iMac isn't re-installing the OS

I found an old iMac that belonged to my parents, so I took it in so that I could maybe fix it. (By the way, I'm pretty sure it is a Mid-2011 iMac) I erased the hard drive (without thinking) so now I ...
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How to show all hided/minimized applications in MissionControl when used command + H or command + M?

In Mac OS,when i use command + h or command +m , the active application hides in dock,then i cant see them in mission control(four three finger swipe up). Is there any way to let these applications ...
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Reset Audio Midi drivers from terminal

today I opened the MacBook Pro with Mojave 14.6 and got Audio Midi Setup won't load, it keeps on spinning the pointer. The Midi Driver folder is empty I already reset VRAM Can I reset al the audio and ...
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Mac OS X Mojave open command very slow

Sometime in the last few months, I can't pin it down precisely, the Mac OS "open" command has become incredibly slow. If, say, I have a pdf in a directory, and type at the prompt "open file.pdf", or ...
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Burn Windows 10 ISO to DVD on Mojave

I have a portable DVD burner and trying to make a bootable Windows 10 installer. How can I do this on Mojave? It is for DVD not USB
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How to zoom webpage without delay in Chrome using macbook?

I'm using a macbook pro 2019,when i try to zoom page scaling ,using two fingers with touchpad in Chrome,i find there has about 1s delay, not like the behaviour in safari, or in windows10,it is not ...
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How to run a DHCP server on an wifi port of a MacBook?

How can i establish a custom DHCP server in Wifi of the MacBook. I have seen tutorials on how to do it for the ethernet port but for the Wifi interface as it would work. I have configured the bootpd....
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How to switch to desktop immediately when in fullscreen Chrome in macOS?

I like using Chrome in fullscreen mode and sometimes I want to switch to my desktop from Chrome immediately. I found the "hot corners" or "keyboard shortcut" I set are not working. Is there any way ...
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Control Ubunu 18.04 remotely From Mac Mojave

I want to setup a VNC so as to access my Ubuntu desktop remotely from my MAC. I tried setting up X2Go, however it is not working as expected, it opens up with a blank screen instead of showing the ...
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Xcode 11.1 not showing up in my applications folder

I recently reinstalled Xcode, My current version of the Xcode is Version 11.1 (11A1027) After the install, I cannot see it in my Applications folder. I have it my Dock, i have it in my Launcher, ...
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Activate Mac Office 11 in Parallels VM - product key madness

Yes, I know it's ancient and no longer supported. However, I'd like to activate Mac Office 11 in a Parallels VM running Mojave. The install was easy, I have my product key, but it wants activation ...
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how to use gedit to open txt files under macOS?

macOS TextEdit is missing line and row numbers and isn't able to sort lines. So I installed gedit: > brew install gedit I can start gedit (see edit below). It is version 3.34.0. I can configure, ...
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macOS: brew upgrade doesn't upgrade outdated software

I am used to Debian. But now I have to use a MacBook with macOS 10.14.6 (fresh install) from time to time. MacOS has no apt-get. So I downloaded and installed brew. I installed software like: > ...
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Mac with file sharing enabled not automatically appearing under Network in Explorer on Windows 10

I have set up file sharing on both my macOS Mojave and Windows 10 computer. So far, I can access the Windows shares from the Mac and vice versa. The problem is that, on the Window 10 system, I can't ...
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Tagging files in macOs Finder… quickly

I'm looking to create keyboard shortcuts to tag files in the finder... without using Automator. The goal is to rapidly quicklook and tag files. I'm imagining: cmd-opt-0 -> tags selected file "...
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ggplot super slow for plotting sf objects in RStudio on macOS Mojave

I am running the following command in RStudio on Mac: texas <- tracts(state='TX', class="sf") tic() ggplot(texas) + geom_sf() toc() tic() plot(texas %>% st_geometry) toc() ggplot took 134 ...
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Apple 2015 MacBook Pro not booting

I have an issue since this morning. My machine didn't boot, my machine battery is charged, it shows me the screen like this: I have tried everything explained in this video. SCM Safe Mode NVRAM

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