An unintentional mistake or omission in the programming code of an application that causes undesirable results. This tag will be used in discussions identifying potential bugs and seeking ways to circumvent or correct them.

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Why is FAT16 limited to read-only with TrueCrypt on Snow Leopard?

I'm experiencing a problem with TrueCrypt. The problem is described elsewhere but not resolved for me. When attempting to mount encrypted containers, the following error is generated: hdiutil: ...
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Text is deleted when trying to place the cursor (magnifying glass)

I am having a hard time finding documentation on this behavior. The negative response received from this user on everythingiCafe makes me think that this is a bug. Basically, what happens is: When ...
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Mac does not sleep automatically in Lion!

My Macbook Pro will not sleep even though it is set in System Preferences → Energy Saver. I do not have any sharing options enabled (System Preferences → Sharing). I do not have "Wake ...
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Quicktime: Grey background upon resume in fullscreen mode

A clip that was played in fullscreen mode will not appear in fullscreen mode. Instead, it's slightly shifted, resized and has a grey background. I've removed the Quicktime plug-in Perian, but this ...
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Auto logout results in severe login screen bug

With auto logout enabled, I experience severe display errors at the login screen. These errors do not occur at the login screen right after boot. They appear only when the auto logout is triggered. I ...
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Why is the shortcut to “select previous tab” not reliable in Safari?

Quite frequently the shortcut to "select previous tab" in Safari does not trigger. Unfortunately, I've not been able to see a pattern of when this happens. Restarting Safari usually (always?) helps. ...
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Lion: Arrange Bug?

I have arrange by kind turned on at all times, yet sometimes I see a strange bug: As you can see, the arrange headers: "Folders", "PDF Documents" and "Documents" do not show up properly. They are ...
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Messages Beta broken? [closed]

I'm using Messages Beta for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and after receiving a message on my iPhone while Messages was open on both my Mac and my Phone, my Mac refuses to send or receive messages. Any ideas how ...
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Malware possibilities in jailbroken iPad 2 iOS 5.0.1

Yesterday I asked a question here: Anyone know about /private/var/keybags/backup_keys_cache.db Today after corresponding with my friend via email about this, I found another suspicious file: ...
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Can't click anything in Mac OS Lion (mouse movement works, no hand cursor for clickables)

I have Mac OS Lion, version 10.7, and after my screensaver activates, sometimes I can no longer click anything successfully. I'm using a Magic Mouse with almost full battery. These things still ...
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How can I report security vulnerabilities for open source OSX applications?

In the event of finding a security vulnerability in the Linux world, the procedure involved would be to report the vulnerability... ...to the developers or the maintainers of the package in a ...
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In Lion, the “Open File” dialog doesn't refresh until 30 to 60 seconds after the window appears

I'm running Lion (10.7.3). In any application, when I bring up the "Open File" dialog, it shows an outdated list of files — files I deleted hours ago still show up; files I recently created don't ...
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Safari freezes on pinch-to-zoom in Lion

I have noticed this since upgrading to Lion. Many times I accidentally use the pinch to zoom feature on the trackpad for Safari. Safari will zoom in a bit, but then the entire tab becomes frozen. No ...
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How can I fix a weird WindowServer bug which only occurs on one machine?

I've got an odd bug on one of my machines. It only occurs on the one Mac so it's not a bug in the OS per-se, but it's very annoying and I can't work out how to fix it. Basically panel windows which ...
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Long command in terminal.app cause a bug

If I am in the last line of Terminal.app and enter a long command, it does not create new line, but instead overwrites the same line. How can I solve this bug?
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Need to perform multiple clicks in MacBook Pro 2011 running OS X Lion

I have noticed that I need to perform clicks multiple times if I want to close some window e.g. Firefox or even to close a tab. It happens frequently but not all the time. When I use the Eclipse IDE, ...
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Weird display issue on OS X Lion when switching external monitor

I'm using a MBP with a second (external) monitor and since I upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion, I encountered some display issues that appear in the Application Switcher, and sometimes in the ...
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Is there an efficient way to recover un-synced Photo Stream images?

I'm experiencing a vexing bug with Photo Stream (that at least some others seem to share), in which about 10% of the photos I take on my iOS devices just don't show up in the stream. I understand that ...
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Migrating from Time Machine without Migration Assistant

I want to change my mid-2010 iMac with the latest iMac of my parents. Because we both use Time Machine, well, the easiest way would be to restore both of them from the backups. However, there is a bug ...
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Brand-new MacBook pro shows grey screen with throbber in installation

A good friend of mine got a new MacBook. She lives on a remote Spanish island, and I have only Chat contact with her right now. She unpacked the MacBook (a pro 15-inch from this year) and walked ...
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bug: unable to turn on “Show date and time in menu bar”

All of a sudden, I had the date and time on the menu bar of my 10.6 machine vanish. I tried turning it on in the "Preferences >> Date and Time" section but I'm not able to. Anyone got similar ...
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iPod Nano 2G Screen Randomly Turns Itself On While Locked

I have a 5 year old, excellent condition, iPod Nano 2G 8GB. While sitting on my desk with the Lock switch Locked, it will randomly turn the screen on for 5-10 seconds, randomly every couple hours. ...
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Why does OS X Mail fail to recognize that an e-mail address belongs to an existing contact?

In OS X Mail, when I enter the name of a person to whom I have sent a previous e-mail, I'm often presented with a suggested e-mail address, corresponding (roughly) to the most recent frequently ...
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iOS5 split keyboard not playing well with some apps, including Apple ones

I have noticed some issues with the new split keyboard feature of iOS 5. First, the when in split-keyboard mode, the screen content is not moved up despite the keyboard covering the content. As you ...
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How to contact Apple about connection issue on bugreport.apple.com?

I have been trying to log into their bug reporter system (bugreport.apple.com) for about a month. Every time I log in, I get redirected to an error page, which tell me to report the problem. The ...
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MacBook is sleeping despite being set to “never” sleep

My 13" MacBook (late 2006) is set to never sleep but after about 3 hours the whole computer still goes to sleep. Lid is always UP. Power Adapter is plugged in and indicator light is green when ...
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How do I kill the Application Switcher?

All of the sudden the Application Switcher's graphics breaks: Restart does help, but became a nuisance. How can I kill it? Restart it? UPDATE: Logging off fixed this. UPDATE 2: I came to a ...
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Tweets in my Tweetbot timeline are occasionally marked as a favorite when I see them for the first time. Is that a bug or a feature?

While looking through my timeline in Tweetbot, occasionally a tweet will be marked as a favorite even though I'm sure I'm seeing it for the first time. (I can't resist taking the time to unfavorite ...
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What causes Firefox to not show me a new tab? Can this be fixed?

I am using Firefox 7.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7. Often times when I make a new window, the tab bar contains only a single "+" tab, even after I got to a URL: If I make new tabs, then I cannot ...
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Will reinstalling Lion erase all my documents and applications?

I am planning to reinstall my operating system because it has many glitches. However, I am totally new to this and I would like to ask you what actually happens when you reinstall Lion? Do all your ...
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Mission Control has no spaces, background image doesn't change and Launchpad background is dark

I just ran a system update on Lion and after the reboot I got issues with Mission Control. Namely, When I trigger Mission Control, it only shows windows on current space and doesn't provide a way ...
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Where can I find a list of bugs in the current release of OS X?

I thought perhaps this question would be a list of bugs, but it's been closed. Is there another place out there where I can find this info? And when I say the current release I mean whichever release ...
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Skype is showing up in Launchpad twice — why? How do I fix it?

Skype is showing up in Launchpad twice. It's been acting like this for a while but if I remember correctly I think it first started when I let Skype auto-update itself a while back. Any ideas why ...
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Did the calculator widget break in Lion?

I seem unable to send a "clear" button press from the number pad on my standard apple extended keyboard (aluminum) to the calculator widget in Dashboard on Lion. The regular calculator app works as ...
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Bug with square screen capture in Lion OS X

I have noticed an annoying bug in OS X Lion that happens if you try to take a screen cap with cmd+shift+4. It works fine with every rectangular selection, but if you take a square shot (for example ...
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An anomaly (bug?) in iCal in Lion?

Has anybody else noticed a problem with date display in iCal in Lion? It appears when "Show event times" is activated in the General tab of Calendar preferences. I spotted a date-display ...
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Where can I go to make enhancement/feature requests for OSX Lion?

Don't get me wrong, I like Lion, though I do miss many things from Snow Leopard and wish to express this to the OSX team via some sort of suggestion forum. I'm visually impaired and the OS is ...
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Lion - customize toolbar

In Snow Leopard you could right click an application toolbar icon and select "Remove item", this is no longer possible in Lion. If I select "Customize toolbar" I get the customization panel, but it's ...
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Autocomplete is broken in Google Chrome

I use Google Chrome as browser. I like the feature that it autocompletes the web-address when I start to type. e.g. when typing "app" it's autocompleted to "apple.stackexchange.com" and I just need to ...
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How should I submit bug reports and feature requests?

Inspired by Marco Ceppi's DS_store question, I became curious about what the current preferred mechanism for submitting bug reports and feature requests to Apple for their software. I'm aware that ...