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Questions tagged [osx-el-capitan]

Use for questions referring specifically to versions of OS X 10.11, El Capitan. Non-version-specific questions related to OS X should be tagged with [osx]. Questions about Mac hardware should be tagged with [mac]. Questions about running OS X on non-Apple hardware are generally considered off-topic.

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Can I get a hash of the recovery partition on OSX to ensure it hasn't been tampered with?

I didn't have physical access to my machine (2008 macbook unibody 5,1, el capitan) and found out it had been tampered with (files destroyed on unencrypted hd). The missing files were 'only' artwork/...
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Mac OS File Sharing and Windows Client (Robocopy, File Attributes)

I've a MAC mini which I use as file server (shared folder over SMB) and I've a Windows 10 client. From the Windows 10 client I want to use the robocopy command to create a backup of all my files. The ...
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How do I install a deprecated SDK so xcode can use it as a build target?

My development machine is hardware limited to El Capitan. 10.11.6 is plisted as my minimum target however it is not available in the build settings panel. I downloaded the macOSX10.11SDK to my Library>...
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How did a clean OS X El Capitan Install on a newly formatted hard drive automatically connect to Wifi?

I'm currently installing a new SSD in my old MacBook Pro (v 15,1). I created a bootable installer for El Capitan following Apple's guide. How did my old MacBook Pro automatically connect to my ...
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Ubuntu USB Flash Drive

I corrupted my 2.1TB USB Drive... It shows up on Ubuntu every time, but does not mount. The gparted program gives me an option for default user mode but wont format it. My mac does not see it at all. ...
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Cannot close Cisco ASDM-IDM on Mac OS X El Capitan

I run Cisco ASDM-IDM (v1.7.00) on my Mac Mini, which run Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. I cannot close the program and Force Quit does not work. The program is even still open after I reboot the Mac. ...
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Moving a range of numbered files to specific folders

I'm on a Mac under OS X 10.11 and I have some file named "00000123.jpg" "00001234.jpg" "00002048.jpg" "00006543.jpg" etc. There is also a CSV file formated with "FolderName;StartFileNumber;...
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Why is homebrew telling me I need to have OS X 10.10 or newer, when I'm running 10.11.6?

While trying to install android-platform-tools using homebrew on OS X 10.11.6, I encountered the following error (complete paste below): $ brew cask install android-platform-tools ==> Satisfying ...
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Time not updating automatically on OSX

I have a Macbook air 11 running El Capitan 10.11.6 and the time does not update automatically, so it slowly drifts.. When I go into the date and time control panel the "set date and time ...
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How to Set Mac OS X LDAP to Use Remote Home Folder

I have a MacOSX El Capitan machine that uses LDAP for authentication. This part already works and I can log onto the machine with LDAP accounts. I set the NFSHomeDirectory as #/Users/$uid$ which ...
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Seeking example to configure permission of USB HID device on OS X

OS X El Capitan: A Python script must be run as superuser in order to gain access to a HID USB device. How does one configure permissions to enable anyone access to the device? On Unix systems, I ...
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Clone El Capitan to partition on external hard drive

I am trying to dual boot OSX El Capitan and CentOS 7. Prior to attempting to install CentOS I'd like to create a clone of El Capitan on a partition of the same G Drive that I use for Time Machine. I ...
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How can I tell the location where an application is writing to the hard drive on Mac OSX?

I installed a new customer manager for our client and it creates cache files when downloading reports on our server. But it doesn't seem to be removing them. I've had this with two programs so far and ...
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FFmpeg: Symbol not found: _clock_gettime

I distributed the FFmpeg file built on Mac High Sierra. When I tried to run it on OS X El Capitan, I got this error: dyld: lazy symbol binding failed: Symbol not found: _clock_gettime Referenced ...
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Wrong Python version returned, with correct $PATH set in ZSH

something very wrong is happening with my environment set up. As I am trying to learn, I decided to reinstall Mac OSX El Capitan on my Macbook Pro and start installing and configuring stuff from ...
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Update files for OSX disabled updates

I've recently downloaded a security update that apparently was not downloaded before. I have installed the package and disabled it; Where are the files stored after you download and disable an update ...
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Setting HTTPS proxies via the terminal

On macOS to set a proxy on a users system via terminal, the way to do this is to SSH into the user, and run the following: sudo networksetup -setwebproxy "<INTERFACE>" <SERVER> <PORT&...
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Users are unable to login to my OSX server as themselves

I run an OSX server and have around 15 end users, about 4 of them are unable to login to my server as themselves, so as a work around I've created a user that has limited administrative access to the ...
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OS X: Agent/Daemon shows up in launchctl list, but cannot find its .plist

I've been having this issue for quite some time now. It doesn't really hurt my workflow, but every time I want to look for something in the console, it gets in the way, since there's the following ...
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Fix MacOS Mount Point

I accidentally ended up renaming my non-OS partition originally named Sanu and mounted on /Volumes/Sanu. I then tried to rename it using get info but it didn't work. So I fired up terminal, did cd /...
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What are the minimum permissions required by Simulink for USB Serial?

SYMPTOM Simulink crashes when executing a simple model that 'smoke tests' a serial data source: CONTEXT Simulink R2017B on OSX USB Serial device: Users-MacBook-Air:~ user$ ls -l /dev/ | grep ...
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Can't ping localhost from utun interface

I have opened a utun interface and used the following commands to set it up. sudo ifconfig utun0 10.0.3.1 10.0.3.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 up sudo route add -net 10.0.3.0 10.0.3.1 sudo sysctl net.inet....
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How to set a color tag from one file to the corresponding one in macOS?

I have a bunch of a few hundred files that have been converted to an other file format, let's say GIFs to JPG. The GIFs were color tagged and now I want to give the same tags from the GIFs to the ...
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ssh-agent only works as command and not in a script in macOS

I have a Mac with macOS 10.11.6 and had the problem that when I connect through ssh to a server the password (for the private key) was not saved, I had to type it each login. So I found this solution ...
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OS X Safari, Chrome and App Store won't load - Firefox does

I am trying to fix a friend's Macbook (13-inc, mid-2010) which is running OS X 10.11.6 (El Capitan). Safari and Chrome open and the application is responsive, but trying to load a web page gives the ...
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wget error “Converting links in ”url“ Incomplete or invalid multibyte sequence encountered”

I am trying to help a colleague on a Macbook Air MacOsx 10.11.06 with archiving a website using wget (version 1.19.1) installed through brew. Using this command. wget --recursive --no-clobber --page-...
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How to share folder from Mac to Windows 10 PC?

I have a Macbook Air "Early 2014" with OS 10.11.6. I also have a Windows 10 desktop. From my Windows 10 desktop, I want to browse a shared folder on the Macbook. I have tried following Apple's ...
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Vmware Fusion settings and OSX

Some of the settings for VMware Fusion 8 on OSX don't seem to be working. If I go to settings->Keyboard & Mouse and set Mac Profile to default, and also check Enable Mac OS Host Keyboard ...
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ssh is stuck at sending command, but login without a command works

I am able to ssh to machine xyz: $ ssh xyz mitchus@xyz's password: Last login: Fri Sep 1 12:37:10 2017 from 192.168.1.23 mitchus@xyz:~$ but I can't scp to it, nor can I send a command via ssh. ...
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Filevault 2 not accepting any new passwords after recovery key unlock

We use Dell Data Protection Encryption in conjunction with Filevault 2 on all of our Apple Devices at our office. I have a user who was unable to log into her machine at the initial Filevault login ...
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diff won't work recursively

I'm trying to recursively diff two directories using the command line diff util. I have two folders, diff1 and diff2, with contents like this: diff2 is empty. But when I do diff -r diff1 diff2 I only ...
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How to make LDAP requests (Port 389) over AnyConnect 3.1 on OSX 10.11.6?

It's my understanding that OSX doesn't like to allow VPN port traffic on ports under 1000. How can we get LDAP requests to work for us? Error: ldap client error { [Error: getaddrinfo ENOTFOUND ...
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Chrome 60 ignoring /etc/hosts

Since approximetly the last update, Chrome does not respect the /etc/hosts file anymore. It does, but only for domains not listed in any public nameserver. It respects devserver.local but it does not ...
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unable to SSH into Mac OS X 10.11.6

I'm running OS X El Capitan (10.11.6) and am trying to SSH into it from another machine (Windows 10) on the same LAN. I can SSH into localhost from the OS X machine just fine. If I go to System ...
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VirtualBox: “USB Device Is Being In Use By Someone Else” error. How to let the guest OS grab it without crashing my Mac?

First of all, I want to make clear that I have read this question: VirtualBox: "USB device in use by someone else" error, how to make (mac) host let go? However, although I do everything that the ...
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Can't scroll tmux context by more than one line at a time

On OS-X I can't scroll in T-mux by more than one line at a time. I have tried the following things: Ctrl+b then pg-up or pg-down. Ctrl+b then [ then pg-up or pg-down. Ctrl+b then shift+pg-up or ...
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Circle With Slash Mac

I got my second hand Macbook Pro Mid 2009 today with the plan of upgrading the HDD with an SSD. I couldn't mount my SSD just yet because the Drive Caddy (for my optical disk drive slot) was still ...
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New User on OSX not within Encrypted Disk

I installed El Capitan and used full disk encryption. Everything works as expected, except I created a non admin account for every day use and I have noticed this account doesn't require me to enter ...
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annotations made with evince appear in preview, but not in physical print-out

I made annotations with evince to a PDF and saved the PDF. I invested many hours of work into this so the annotations (colored highlighting) is valuable to me. Now I must print the PDF from an OS X ...
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Insert tab doesn't work in MS Excel 2011 for Mac OS, Excel quits saying there was an error

I am on Mac 10.11.6 El Capitan Excel version 14.7.2 I will be grateful for your help. I am truly concerned - I can't use the Insert tab in Excel for Mac; if I try to insert anything in any file - ...
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Backing Up a Bootcamped MacBook Pro

I'm in a situation right now where budget is tight, and I've got one laptop at my disposal it's a late 2015 MacBook Pro, it's got a 256GB SSD. I'm not really a huge fan of OSX as I'm a Windows/C# ...
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Cannot connect to internet on OSX but can on safeboot

im having serious issues with my computer. When i boot on safeboot i can connect to the internet. But after a normal boot i cannot. Note that on normal mode i can ping google.com but cannot go on ...
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My PHP web version is different from the recently installed CLI version, in a different way than previously reported [duplicate]

I have the opposite question from Why is the PHP version different in phpinfo() and CLI? My question is different from that one because I'm getting the expected PHP for the CLI and the wrong one for ...
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Default keyboard layout in Spotlight

Long time multi-lingual OS X user. I find it annoying when I invoje Spotlight and start typing an Apps name instead of getting "Photoshop" I get for example "Пчотосчоп" (Phonetic Russian Keyboard). I ...
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Disable confirmation for loading file on file changed (MacVim)

This question specifically regards MacVim (for OS X). MacVim detects if the file changed on the disk. However, it's asking for confirmation / selection every time: I want it to use Load File or Load ...
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Opening AutoRecovered Word file

I am trying to open a word file which was not saved, but I have found its auto recovered files through navigating Library>containers>com.microsoft.Word>Data>Library>Preferences>AutoRecovery in OSX ...
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Why can't disk utility make images of some kinds of DVD's / CD's?

According to the license terms of my DVD's (software, not video), I am allowed to make a copy for backup purposes. Disk utility seems to have no problem making images (DVD / CD master option), for ...
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Android studio on Mac El Capitan - issues in setting up the SDK

Having issues while trying to set-up Android Studio (latest release, 2.3) on a Mac (El Capitan 10.11.3). Studio is installed, but when I launch it a window for configuring the SDK appears, and after a ...
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Unable to ssh to localhost with or without password

I am trying to setup passwordless SSH to localhost on my macbook running OS X El Capitan [Version 10.11.6]. While trying public key based SSH it says connection closed by 127.0.0.1. While trying with ...
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MAC OS El Capitan - VPN Cisco IPSec shared secret not being saved

Summary: I can't connect to a VPN with Cisco IPSec apparently because the Shared Secret is not being saved after entering it (it always remains blank). Detailed explanation: I created a VPN ...