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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Finder on Yosemite misbehaves: doubled text, blank windows, lack of updates

Since updating to Yosemite, Finder has been acting strangely. I can usually get it to show a normal-looking and -behaving window for a few operations, and then the window will either: Be blank, ...
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iOS 8.4 does not update apps

I have an iPhone 5 with iOS 8.4 Never had an issue untile three days ago. I went to update some apps from the app store, and it just won't do it. The little circle keeps spinning without ever ...
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Yellow tooltip stuck on screen

There is a yellow tooltip stuck and it floats above all other windows. I do not know from what program it came. How can I get rid of it without restarting my computer? EDIT:
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My mac is rebooting everytime I login

I have downloaded these apps to conveniently shutdown or restart my MAC from spotlight. Usually I used the shutdown app which worked great. Today I used the restart app. Since then my MAC is ...
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App Store on OS X broken after system restoration from backup

I recently had to restore my installation of OS X 10.9.4 from a backup. Since then(*), the App Store application is broken. It displays an empty window showing the MAS symbol and the menu bar. ...
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problems with safari search results (freeze, crash) after updating to ios 8 (ipad air)

ever since i updated to ios 8 on my ipad air 1, and even after downloading the first software update 8.1, safari has been really annoying! First, it often freezes and shuts down when i search with ...
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App icon duplicated, with a 'grayish' overlay.. iPhone6 - ios8

So, I've got this iPhone6 since a week now. Today my WhatsApp duplicated itself with a 'grayish' overlay on it. I can move it around, but when tapping it nothing happens. How does this happen and how ...
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How do I resolve the MADCATZ R.A.T 9 cursor bug in El Capitan?

As usual I wake up going to my computer playing some games. My mouse - a MADCATZ R.A.T 9 - is starting to be jerky and not working as I'd expect. Here is an example ---> youtube video. How do I ...
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What causes the repeated popup? after installing yosemite

Bug. What could be the cause/s of the repeated popup? after installing yosemite. Emphasis here on different theories about what actually causes the repeated interruptions of the popup. There have ...
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How to get old Spotlight Search View back for Yosemite?

I do not like Yosemite's default Spotlight search. It is in the middle of screen and I can see very little outputs at once. It is so much helpful when it is full screen. Example of the window ...
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OS X 10.11 El Capitan - Verifying file dialog, every time a file is opened

Not sure, if this question will be closed, but the situation is quite annoying. Every time, I open some .pdf or .jpg file, a dialog appears,and it seems to be stuck there for a long time. After I ...
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How to solve the flashlight and camera bug in iOS7?

I recently ran into a very persistent bug on my iPhone 5 on iOS 7.1.2. All of the sudden the flashlight button in the control center is greyed out and the rear camera wont work, i.e. showing a black ...
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Highlighting over items in Calendar highlights but doesn't go away

I'm seeing this problem in Calendar, but it also happens in some other apps. When I move my mouse over a calendar name, a white box appears behind the text but doesn't go away on it's own. I don't ...
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iOS 8.3 Keyboard (3rd party) hidden/missing in messages

This happened to me on older iOS 8.x versions, but stopped for a while and came back when I upgraded to a newer iphone (from 5s to 6, with 8.3). Seemingly randomly, certain times the keyboard just ...
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I'm suffering from the excessive CPU use from kernel_task

My mac recently has gone wild with kernel_task. It slows down the computer, the fans blow wildly for around ten minutes after startup (shut down, restart or sleep). I did an EtreCheck scan and got ...
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Xcode6.4 highlighting syntax not working

I tried to use drag-and-drop to insert action into my code. But as long as I use assistant editor, the highlighting color eliminates. In addition, I cannot drop the action into the code. After I ...
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Is there an (automated) test suite to find bugs for OSX?

Apple introduced a nasty issue with OSX 10.10.3 (see also questions here and here). Some Macs with an Intel HD 4000 have random kernel panics and sometimes graphics glitches. However, the problem is ...
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How to resolve dropping wifi issue since Yosemite upgrade?

As of today I experience random wifi connection drops on my MacBook Air 2012 that force me to reselect the network every ten minutes. The only recent change to the system was an upgrade to Yosemite. A ...
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OS X Cmd+G starts searching for same text in different programs

I've noticed the following behavior, but cannot find a reason or a bug report on why this may be happening. Maybe this is normal on OSX? The situation: With the terminal open, I search for some ...
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Mac graphical glitch, UI replaced with gradients?

I'm currently running on a Mac Mini (2014 Model) and recently although rare I have been experiencing some strange graphical glitches, it seems to replace parts of my UI and whenever I open an ...
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How to get my screen responding again?

My MacBook Pro is running, ssh works fine, but the screen does not respond anymore. The screen is frozen like the ice of Antarctica. The mouse does not move on the screen. The time of the clock does ...
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Why can't I disable cellular usage for an individual app on iOS 7?

I thought I disabled cellular usage for several games in the past. Going through the list of which applications I've allowed to use cellular data, I noticed there are a few still enabled. I flip them ...
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Why BSD eval cannot run gtime?

I am considering this answer with GNU time which I installed by brew. data.txt hello amigo this line 3 and here we go 4 and 5 is here Code in BSD time time eval $(echo sed $(for i in 1 2 3 5; do ...
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iPhone - advertising popup

on my iPhone4 A1332 I had a pop-up this morning from: http://daily-offers-online.com which I could not remove... and I had no access to SAFARI until I clicked on the pop-up's OK button (which I did ...
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Iphone 5s ignoring some inbound calls

I have an Iphone 5s that appears to randomly ignore calls from certain numbers. Other numbers appear to be able to connect, but most just ring out as if I just left the phone untouched. If they ...
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Use EXIF Create-Date instead of Modify-Date in Photos.app

I know I can change basically any kind of metadata in image files with exiftool, but what if I have already imported pictures into Photos’ database and realize that they contain wrong or unwanted ...
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Why transparent preview?

I press Space at any document. I get transparent preview which makes difficult to read anything about the document. I think this is not a feature of the latest OSX 10.10.3. I have reduced ...
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Yosemite graphic artefacs

Recently I was zooming on a picture on Yosemite and I came to this : Which changed to this : When I moved the mouse... As I changed three time my 2011 15" MBP motherboard this year for GC issues ...
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Command + f hangs Finder

I just bought a new MacBook Pro running OS X 10.10.3 and then migrated from my old Mavericks MacBook Pro. Now when I search for a file using command+F, Finder hangs/beachballs/becomes unresponsive ...
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Why does Apple Watch keep installing apps I didn't ask it to?

The iOS Apple Watch app has a setting (General > Automatic Download > Automatically Download Apps) that is described as follows When this is on and you have apps on your iPhone that also work ...
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iOS iPhone Safari freezes and is unresponsive

Safari on my iPhone is completely unusable. It opens fine but when I try to visit an address it freezes. The loading bar sticks at maybe 10%. This happens with any address I type or any search query ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working in Safari and Firefox after update to Yosemite

After updating two distinct Macs (a MacBook Air and a Mac Mini, both using the same iCloud account) from Mavericks to Yosemite, I noticed the following weird bug: All keyboard shortcuts in Safari and ...
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Text documents don't get focus when another document is open in Mavericks

I just installed Mavericks, and I am using the latest version (10.9.5), and have found out something that is definitely a bug and would like to get sorted: If I have an open text document (let's call ...
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What could cause Command-Tab task switching to get “stuck”?

When I Command-Tab to task switch (in both Mavericks and Yosemite), occasionally (maybe 60% of the time) the task switcher will behave as if the Tab button was held down. That is, the task-switcher ...
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How can I open MTS video files to iPhone's photostream so applications can use them?

My goal is to have the MTS files in PhotoStream so that all of my iPhone applications such as video collage creator apps can use them. MTS video files are files created by Sony Nex 3N camera that are ...
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Apple Bug Report (Apple's Response Time?)

I did a bug report because of this Xcode Situation ( Xcode.app gets scanned by socketfilterfw (OS X Firewall) at every launch ). I wonder about the time Apple usually needs to respond. Weeks, ...
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“The required index.xml is missing” in Pages and “You need a newer version of Pages to open this document”

I have the newest Pages 4.3 and Yosemite 10.10 so the report makes no sense, Pages has been messed up. I tested the conversion between pages file and zip and it recompiled pages to a folder but it did ...
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xcode odd behaiviour and bad rendering code

Recently I'm experiencing some odd behavior from xcode. It jump up and down on its own, it does not render codes correctly. Like this screenshot ↓ It's driving me crazy. Have this ever occurred to ...
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Reminders app showing wrong day, or may be its confused between 1985 and 2085

Please check attached image Anyone faced similar problem? any reason for odd behavior?
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Safari on Yosemite stops loading tabs if a new one is created

If I visit a site in Safari, and before it loads, create a new tab or switch over to an existing one, the loading stops in the initial tab. Has anyone else experienced this as well? None of the ...
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How to fix “xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/…/org.macosforge.xquartz:0” error?

I run xvinfo and get xvinfo: Unable to open display /private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.D2FFj2I3es/org.macosforge.xquartz:0 I do not understand. No previous google match for it. Something wrong with ...
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How do I find a specific bug on Apple's Bug Reporter?

Apple's Bug Reporter site sometimes provides numbers of related or duplicate bugs, but I see no way to locate the referred-to bug, and the search feature only searches bugs that I've submitted. How ...
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Slow indexing and/or hashing in nearly low memory in OSX

I have observed slow indexing and/or hashing in OSX which are expressed in the SSD disc which is nearly full (about 5% free space). This bug has been reported to me to exist in earlier OSXs too so ...
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To solve this extra window bug in Yosemite?

I have got this kind of glossy window on top of other windows regularly in OSX Yosemite 10.10.2, two times per month approximately. You cannot press anything there. It blocks the user interface ...
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Wallpaper flickering

I've noticed after updating to the latest OS X update 10.10.3 my desktop wallpaper flickers frequently. The flickering will momentarily go if I have a window cover the location of flickering but it ...
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iOS not reporting disk space correctly

My iPhone claims I have no disk space left on the device. This is simply not true. Rebooting the phone did not help. Is there anything else I can do?
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Killing an application

I try to kill a buggy application without success. I tried the Force Quit… feature in the Apple menu but it doesn't work. In order to find the PID I tried the following command from the Terminal but ...
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How to mitigate CVE-2015-1130 (Hidden Backdoor with Root) due to lack of Apple support?

This is related to CVE-2015-1130, a.k.a Hidden backdoor API to root privileges in Apple OS X. It appears Apple has refused to fix it in OS X 10.9 and earlier. Emil Kvarnhammar, the one who reported ...
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Is Soundflower 1.6.6 compatible with Mavericks 10.9?

Is Soundflower 1.6.6 compatible with Mavericks 10.9?
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A bug preventing iPhone audio from reverting to speaker mode after unplugging headphones

I encountered a weird glitch with my iPhone while listening to a Youtube video over headphones. One of the earbuds shorted out (they're old and somewhat damaged), so I unplugged the headphones and ...