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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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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Any fixes for Dock not following the mouse to move to different monitors in Mavericks?

Just installed 10.9.2 and none of the bugs listed here are fixed for me. Especially the responsive scrolling bug (that for me occurs in the Mac App Store app) and the Dock not following the mouse to ...
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Various graphics-related corruption/errors/misrendering with Mountain Lion

Since the November 2012 update to Moutain Lion, I keep getting these weird graphical issues. The list of woes: OpenCL crashes during application startup Sometimes after the laptop wakes up from a ...
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How can I fix the Dual Monitor Fullscreen issue without updating to Maverick

Here's the problem: When one app (for instance YoutTube or a game) goes fullscreen on monitor A, monitor B slides right, into a new gray "desktop" (like the ones one can add in the top right corner ...
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Clocks due to change and sleep prompt goes into infinite loop

Tonight the clocks change in the UK from BST to GMT. Officially at 2am BST going back to 1am GMT. At 00:00 my Mountain Lion macbook pro asks me if I want it to sleep. Usually there's never a ...
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Why is the number of unread messages in Messages negative?

Occasionally, and with no apparent correlation with what is going on on other devices where I have Messages enabled, I get a negative count for my unread messages in Messages on OS X: What could be ...
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In Chrome, tap to look up in dictionary: Placement not working properly

I have a 2013 MacbookPro running OS X 10.9.2, and up-to-date Chrome (Version 35.0.1916.114). When using three finger tap to look up a word with dictionary in Chrome (when chosen in the trackpad ...
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Pages '09 flags file as modified after printing

I'm using Pages '09 with Mountain Lion (10.8.3). Every time I open a file to just print it and don't make any modifications, Pages '09 flags it as modified. If I just want to close ⌘+W this file, ...
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Does archiving already archived messages means deleting them?

I am using Mail.app using an imap-account (not Gmail). Just as it should, the app created an 'Archive' folder where it put all the messages in on which I used the archiving function. I was browsing ...
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Shortcut used by another action/reboot breaks shortcut

I think this is a bug, but perhaps it is a unique problem to me for some reason. I really like independent display switching in Mavericks, and I set it up in what I guess is a unique way. I have two ...
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Automator turning well-aligned PDF documents upside-down, flipped — unreadable in OSX?

I have PDFs that are readable. When I combine the PDFs, the pages go randomly up-side-down and left-and-right. I have fixed this issue manually in Preview app but I would like to get the pages as ...
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PDF printing bug in OS X

On a PDF created with Office for Windows, special characters are not displaying and not printing correctly in OS X. The rendering is correct on Chrome. The issue is the same as this one: Some PDFs ...
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I have this screen bug that comes and goes, is there any way to fix it?

It is sort of like a static wave that goes across my screen for a second then goes away. It is rather annoying it comes once every 5 minutes i'd say. 2010 macbook pro 15" 4gb-ram NVIDIA GeForce GT ...
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Mailto: tag won't dissappear

I've had this problem a few times in the past. How do you get rid of a mailto: or alt tag that won't disappear from the Google screen. EDIT @Buscar - it wasn't just Google, it was appearing over ...
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Mavericks Finder Sidebar Bug?

I think I noticed this in progress indicator getting misplaced from next to my Time Machine when I ejected a USB stick, but is that some sort of oddly placed AirDrop indicator? (the arrows are ...
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Read .iwa files from Pages

Pages has crashed, my file is now corrupted and I'm trying to get the text from this file. if I Right click on the file > Show package content > open index.zip , I can see a bunch of .iwa files which ...
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Jailbroken iPad Apps missing

After jailbreaking my iPad everything went well until one day pages glitched and i has to do a hard reset(pressing home button and lock button) after that all my apps were erased except for Cydia and ...
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How to submit a bug report to Apple's bug tracker?

I managed to write a piece of code that made Xcode 5's LLVM compiler segfault. Xcode prints a message that asks me to submit a bug report at http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/. I try to do that, ...
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SD CARD saying read only after I tried to delete files from the card

I have a 1 GB SD card that I have been using with my zoom H4n recorder. I literally recorded onto the card, inserted it into my Mac OS x computer, pulled the recordings, and when I tried to delete the ...
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Individual terminal tabs running emacs become buggy/corrupted over time

I generally work with a terminal window with a half-dozen tabs open, and that window lives for a week or so. Every once in a while, tabs (running emacs) become corrupted or something [every other ...
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Weird bug with exiftool and Hazel photo workflow

I have a weird bug I'm experiencing. I have a folder of images that Hazel doesn't recognize as images. These are located in a folder that I have set to be monitored by Hazel using a script made with ...
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iTunes for Windows randomly skips songs, puts exclamation mark next to them

I'm using iTunes 11.0.1.12 on Windows 7 SP1 with a large music library (30+ GB). I've had no problems with this until recently...This problem only started within the last week, which is odd since I ...
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Keychain Access not revealing passwords

I was able to fix the problem by restarting my computer, but I wanted to see if anyone else had this issue. If I right click on a keychain item and select "Copy Password to Clipboard" the usual ...
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How do I remove black rectangles on the desktop screen in os x 10.8?

Shown to the left of the screen, on the middle. Moving a window over it does not remove it, however restarting does. But then they reappear after a while.
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Disabling MBP display with external monitor connected in Clamshell Mode

I have a very similar problem to mikekmcguire's question about clamshell mode. When connecting my MacBook Pro (Mid 2009 | 5,3) running Mountain Lion (10.8.2) to an external display in clamshell mode, ...
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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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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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iPad 4 won't keep profiles after I lock it

My iPad 4 keeps losing profiles profiles like appnana sync and says the have expired. Any way to keep them?
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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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Which Unix command-line utilities besides /usr/bin/fgrep have severe bugs in 10.8?

I just got stung by /usr/bin/fgrep --file=7000.words matching nothing, on 10.8.3, version: fgrep (BSD grep) 2.5.1-FreeBSD. Gnu grep works fine with a file of 57000 words. Is there a list of other ...
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iTunes Wi-Fi Sync Last Sync date seems to be stuck

When I sync my iPhone by going to Settings > General > iTunes Wi-Fi Sync it seems to sync, but the last sync date hasn't updated since March 31st. At the beginning of this month I had some issues with ...
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How to fix misaligned date, folder and conversation labels in Mail's messages list?

The date, folder and conversation labels, as shown in Mail's messages list, are misaligned: These labels are supposed to be aligned at 10-15 pixels from the right margin. You can see that in ...
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Chrome automatically opens when I open Chromium

I'm currently using both Chrome and Chromium on Maverick. Recently, every time I open Chromium, Chrome automatically starts as well, even if I try to close it, it starts again. I wonder if this is a ...
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What is the name of the modal dialog that says Name/Tags/Where in QuickTime Player?

I don't know whether it is a bug or a feature, but as soon as I finish dragging a QuickTime Player window, this modal dialog appears when the dragging action was initiated over the filename in the ...
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Keyboard bugs (some keys doing strange stuffs)

Since this morning the keyboard is exhibiting some strange behavior: "!" key is adding a "@" after the "!" "i" key is adding a tab after the "i" "k" key is toggling the caps lock after the "k" ...
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Can't connect to App store post MacOSX10.8.5 update

I am unable to connect to the App Store after updating my macbook to OSX 10.8.5. Following is the message I get, Nothing happens even if I click Continue button. Is this a bug in OSX 10.8.5 ...
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Finder not expanding folders anymore after OSX Lion re-installation

I've just reinstalled Lion after having replaced the stock HDD with an OCZ Vertex 4 SSD and everything is fine apart from the Finder, which does not expand folders anymore..see the following ...
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Installing foursquare on my iPhone 4S wirelessly in iTunes and it acts weird

iTunes syncs an app twice in a row. "Copying 1 of 1" happens two syncs in a row. This is happening specifically with the new foursquare app. Steps to Reproduce: Add an app to sync in the iPhone --> ...
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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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the new OS X (10.9.3) has some bugs

I found that the pdf files that I keep open in preview act wierd when I get back on after shutting-down my macbook. I have asked my macbook to remember the files that were open while shutting down. ...