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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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After updating to Ventura 13.6.5, the login items are missing and the computer is extremely slow

I use MacBook Air (M1, 16GB, 2020). Today I updated the macbook to macOS Ventura 13.6.5. After the update, The computer boots up and I can login to it. The CPU usage is 1% (i.e. 99% idle) and the ...
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Bizarre macOS Browser Problem

I have encountered a rather bizarre macOS problem and I'm wondering if anyone else has seen this in the wild, or has any ideas on how to mitigate it. I've been a Mac admin for a very long time, and I'...
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How to debug M2 Macbook Air screen going black right after unlocking

First of the hardware/software involved here: 2023 15” MacBook Air M2 16GB RAM Sonoma 14.4 Randomly, but rather frequently, right after unlocking my Mac with Touch ID my screen go black and ...
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XProtect Consistently Eating Tons Of RAM?

I recently updated my 2017 MBP to Ventura. Ever since, my system has been running very poorly I've noted that 90% of the time, when it is acting up, there is an XProtectRemediatorSnowBeagle process ...
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USB Internet Connection Sharing disconnects after updating to macos 12.7.3

I have been using USB Internet Connection from my Macbook Pro for some years, fairly reliably. We rely upon it since we are a Wifi free house. After updating to macos 12.7.3 Monterey, both iPhones ...
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FileZilla stopped using keys from ssh-agent on macOS

I recently set up SSH access to my web servers on my Mac by following GitHub's documentation for Generating a new SSH key and adding it to the ssh-agent. After that, I installed FileZilla and the ...
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How do you stop an in-game mouse cursor switching to the OS's default cursor?

For years now I have known that, when playing Rimworld on my computer, the in-game cursor will switch to the OS's cursor for no apparent reason. I had thought this was a bug exclusive to Rimworld and ...
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Anything opened in Preview shows for less than a second and disappears

I upgraded to macOS Ventura from macOS Catalina last year, and since then I've had the issue of Preview not working. Whenever I open something (a PNG image, a JPEG image, a PDF, whatever), I see it ...
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rm removes file then says it does not exist

Recently, when I remove a file with rm, the file is removed, but I also get the message "No such file or directory" with the same path/filename. Of course, the message is true, since the ...
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WindowServer taking up much RAM; in fact, too much

For the past few months—and the past few months only—my 2020 M1 MacBook Air has been behaving weirdly. The thread WindowServer keeps taking up an appallingly large amount of my memory; indeed, it ...
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How do I configure a Shortcut to send URLs for Safari web pages?

Since updating to iOS 7, a Shortcut that had worked fine for years has stopped functioning as expected. The Shortcut is intend to mail the stuff I currently see to me. Since iOS 7, this continues to ...
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MacOS keeps reinstalling iMovie and GarageBand

I want to uninstall iMovie and GarageBand. But each time after I uninstall them, they are automatically reinstalled (without any message and notification). I tried to uninstall them directly (click ...
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Where does the device list come from in Console.app? (Why are duplicate devices shown?)

Sonoma 14.1.1 (23B81), Mac Mini M1 2020. I noticed recently that Console.app is showing duplicate devices. E.g. screenshot below showing 4 of the same ldh-watch device (I have only 1 Apple Watch). ...
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What causes macOS to stop launching all apps?

I don't get error messages and the apps I have open still work fine, but my Mac is refusing to launch any new apps, including terminal.app. It doesn't matter if I try to launch an app through ...
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Messages no longer sends images on macOS

My Messages app on macOS (Sonoma) has stopped sending images. Any image I send, using any method (drag and drop, copy paste, etc.) fails to arrive for any participant on a Messages thread. I get no ...
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Why does iCloud brctl say that I have 136 "Client Truth Unclean Items" (unsynced files/folders)?

update: I found a workaround for this. Basically, creating a small file inside the Ubiquity folder kickstarts something in the bird daemon. YMMV, but anyone who wants to examine or try my script can ...
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"Utilities" folder empty?

I turned on my Mac after about a year of inactivity, and wanted to use the Terminal, but the Utilities folder was empty. I tried installing something that would add an item to that folder (in this ...
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HomeKit is unable to recognize when people are home following update to iOS 17

After updating to iOS 17, HomeKit fails to recognize when people are home and as a result sends endless motion notifications. How do I get HomeKit to recognize when people are home? (Updating my ATV+ ...
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Mail not sending on macOS

Suddenly my Mail client on macOS doesn't send new mail (on any account). I can use the send UI as normal, but no mail is sent, none is recorded in Sent Mail, and I get no feedback or warnings that ...
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Can macOS preview CSS files? [duplicate]

I was surprised that when I select a CSS file and press the Space bar, there is no preview and instead an error. The extension com.apple.tips.TipsAppQuicklook-macOS does not implement file previews. ...
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On Lockdown mode, why am I being prompted to allow an SD card to connect even though I don't enter any peripheral?

I am running Venture 13.5 on a M1 MacBook Pro. Because Lockdown mode is on, I am prompted to approve/deny each time a USB device is plugged into my machine. However, I am also randomly being prompted ...
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Icons constantly changes to "generic" one

After updating to one of the recent versions of Ventura, I have faced a bug that happens about half of the time I edit and save txt files. The bug is that the icon of a file become "generic"....
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Calls are switched to desktop screen

I frequently work with tools requiring my full attention on screen and fast reaction times. When I am called on my Mac, however, it switches to my desktop screen and I have to annoyingly click back on ...
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Cannot drag and drop nor hover, on the whole system, when Razer mouse is plugged in

I have only been able to identify that it happens when that mouse is plugged in because, with any other mouse, it doesn't happen. Sporadically it fixes itself but I have not been able to figure out ...
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Strange sequence of events

I was opening Discord and got the error "the application is not open anymore". I googled it and apparently it can happen sometimes, and I've to force quit. I went to open the Console app (...
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Mac: Safari search history results are empty

On Mac (Ventura 13.3.1) pressing ⌘Y, in Safari, to show-up search results, then filtering the results by searching, produces an empty result (no search results). Even known, the site was actually ...
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Air drop: buttons don't react to click when sharing from a Finder window

I am not be able to start the transfer properly using Airdrop, despite seeing the other devices without problem. What I do: Open a folder with Finder Select a bunch of files Right click > share... ...
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MS Word does not have permission to open Word files after Ventura 13.3 update

I've recently updated my Mac to Ventura 13.3. Since then, I'm experiencing major problem with opening Word files from Finder. Some files can be opened without a problem, some just can't. To be honest, ...
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Desktop icons appear rapidly

You have to watch video to get the point because I cant explain this: VIDEO So I am changing desktops with "three fingers swipe" gesture on touchpad. This problem appeared recently, because ...
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Is there a setting to fix Finder listing files that do not match the search string?

Running recent versions of macOS Finder, searching for files containing a text string, the results include some apparently-random selection of files which clearly do not include the specified string. ...
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macOS 13.2.1 setting menu is superslow for MacBook Pro 2017

After updating for macOS 13, the menu settings, when I want to change network settings, is super slow. For example, when I try to change the network proxy settings for a WiFi network it took 10 clicks ...
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The color picker in macOS Ventura screen shot tool does not open. Any ideas how to fix that?

When I take a screenshot with SHIFT + CMD + 5 and try to open the color picker via Show colors... to choose a custom border color, nothing happens. If I do the same thing in Preview, the color picker ...
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Force Safari to enable autoplay

Since last update (Ventura 13.1), my Safari does not seem to autoplay videos anymore. I already tried to "allow all autoplay" or to disable all content blockers, but I still can't enable ...
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Nothing has or can be given Full Disk Access after 13.2.1 Update

Following an update from macOS 13.2 to 13.2.1, all the items that had Full Disk Access have lost it (and nothing is listed as having FDA). Now new items can be added. Is this some kind of intentional ...
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Phantom unread messages in iMessage

After a (generally) successful migration from an old MBP (2014, Big Sur) to a new M2 MBA, I have several unread messages indicated by the notification badge in the dock on the iMessage icon. I've ...
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Force Quit Applications appears when memory is not full

I have a Macbook 14" ( M1 Pro ) with 16GB of RAM. However, the Force Quit Applications window pops up when I surpass the ~10GB of RAM utilization. Even if I close some applications, this window ...
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Shortcuts app not loading

Hey fellas I brought a new MacBook air. When I opened gallery in shortcuts app it shows me a lot of shortcuts but when I click or add those it keeps on loading infinitely. Same happens for my friend ...
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Very poor performance of Apple AirPods Pro 2nd generation

I guess it took me this long (almost 2 months) to recognise in plainer terms that my new AirPods Pro (2nd generation) have consistently had severe connection problems and overall really poor ...
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Overlay of any app is positioned incorrectly

Here's an image of a problem I got when bought a second monitor. It does not appear on my primary one. Has anyone ran into the same problem? Any app with overlay, downloaded from app store, is ...
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Where should I report a icloud.com bug? [duplicate]

I can reproduce a non-security bug in icloud.com/notes. The Feedback Assistant does not however give any specific option for icloud.com bug reports as you can see from the image. Web Services & ...
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macOS Safari 16.1 - can't save after customizing toolbar

When I right click on the toolbar in Safari and then select Customize toolbar... from the context menu, the toolbar gets permanently stuck in "edit mode". I tried everything to get out of it,...
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Cannot toggle "Prevent automatic sleeping on power adapter when the display is off"

I can't toggle the option "Prevent automatic sleeping on power adapter when the display is off" under Settings -> Displays -> Battery & Energy. It just remains on. This looks like ...
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Is it possible to explicitly lock the screen without Ventura going to sleep?

I'm transferring files. I want to lock the screen but prevent the transfer from pausing upon doing so, as it currently does. This appears to be buggy. If I wanted the machine to sleep, I would select ...
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iPhone backup is too small even though iCloud is disabled

I am trying to help my mom. I am aware that iPhone local backups can be smaller due to some photos and whatnot being stored in iCloud. However, that doesn't seem to be the case here. iCloud photo ...
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Why did the function key shortcuts in Pages, for text paragraph styles, just completely stopped working on in macOS?

On every single Mac I have (whether 2015 MBP with 12.6.1, or brand new latest Macs w/ Ventura), The fn key shortcuts, for text styles, no longer works in Pages. What could this possibly be? When you ...
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How to remove "ghost audiobooks" from Finder to iPhone synchronization list

Every time I sync my audiobooks via Finder with my iPhone I get a warning about some files missing. It's caused by 2 audiobooks which doesn't even exist anymore (probably had them in the past but not ...
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Random greyed out window appears and doesn't seem attached to any app

This random grey, translucent window keeps appearing on my screen. I can click and drag it around (it usually sits on the bottom of my window) but it sits on top of all windows and I can't seem to ...
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Why does "Look Up" on iOS briefly flash and image?

When I use "Look Up" on iOS, I briefly see an image flash, which then vanishes: I've had this behavior for several iOS upgrades, and through two hardware changes. I assume the image is ...
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Does updating from MacOS Monterey to Ventura resolve the MacBook Air M1 issue with the trembling mouse pointer?

The issue is that the mouse pointer sometimes starts shaking when moved until I put the laptop in sleep mode. Have you experienced the same problem? Is it worth trying to update to the latest macOS or ...
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Need help to submit a bug report [duplicate]

I’ve spotted a bug in iOS, but I don’t feel confident enough in my English to report it in detail. Is there anyone who can help me? Can’t post this in chat because of insufficient reputation; please ...
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