Questions tagged [bug]

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 “Do not disturb” bug will fix itself on Jan 7th? [closed]

Just pure curiosity! Last year, the bug is fixed on Jan 2nd too. Both are those days are Monday. Is this just coincidence? What kind of programming mistake that lead to this bug?
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Sudden flash of gray in the background

In the last few days I've had a sudden flash of gray in the background. I'm on MacOS 10.7.5. I'm not able to provide a screenshot because it only happens for a split second, but here is a more or less ...
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Bug with iPhone data usage counter

I know that I can see the data usage of my iPhone 4(iOS 6.0.1) under: Settings → General → Usage → Cellular, Usage , but the counter has a bug - now it's showing over 16GB(for 2-3 hours tethering). ...
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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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Incorrect Terminal.app output for long lines with tabs

When I run the following command in Terminal.app: echo -e "a\tb\tc\td\te\tf\tg\tyo" I should get the following output (using a 40-column window so that lines don't wrap here, and replacing tabs with ...
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Birthdays a day early in Calendar on Mountain Lion

On my Macbook Pro running Mac OS X 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion) all the birthdays from the "Birthdays" calendar are showing a day early in Calendar. E.g. When I browse to contact Joe Bloggs in Contacts it ...
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How can I request a status update on an apple bug report?

So I was reading the FAQ for Apple's bug reporter site and I came across this: To request a status on an existing issue, please update your report directly via the Apple Bug Reporter requesting a ...
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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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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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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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Why can I sometimes not enter my password on my iPad?

I have an iPad 3 (16GB, no 3G), running iOS 6. Three times recently it's got into a state where when I've turned it on (from sleep, not from completely off), and I haven't been able to enter my ...
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iPhone autolock feature doesn't work

My iPhone 4 doesn't lock automaticaly anymore. It seems that it is since iOS 6 update. Is it a known bug? someone has noticed this problem? or is there a parameter or something that might be the ...
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Disable SubmitDiagInfo

This "phoning home" reporting is something I would like to completely disable. How can I make sure I never see this dialog again and no info is sent to Apple?
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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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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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How to fix missing icons and labels in System Preferences -> Spotlight?

I have a late 2011 MacBook Pro and I started noticing a weird bug in my Spotlight system preferences. It looks like every time I open preferences -> Spotlight an assortment of icons and labels are ...
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Changing desktop background in OS X 10.8 only changes it for the current desktop space

I'm experiencing a bug in Mountain Lion. I have 2 desktop spaces open. When I change the desktop background picture, it only changes for one of the spaces and not the other. Rebooting solved the ...
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Cant fully slide to answer call IPhone 4

As the title describes, sometimes, but not too rarely, when I have an incoming call I cannot fully slide the lock to answer. It will get to like 20-30% and then jump at the start. Sometimes after many ...
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Mission Control bug on Mountain Lion: Dragging Windows to Desktops Fails Regularly

When I activate Mission Control and try to drag drag, say, two windows to another desktop, the first drag works fine. I can drag the window to the other desktop's thumbnail, which darkens, and then ...
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Disable two week view in the Mountain Lion Calendar App

In Lion I enabled the "Top sekret" debug menu and checked the box to show 14 days in the weekview. In Lion it worked quite nice. Now I upgraded to Mountain Lion it doesn't work as nice as it was and ...
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Strange failure with Spaces?

Over the course of my ownership of a MacBook Pro running Lion, I've had an extremely odd bug occur somewhat sporadically. It rarely occurs, but when it does, the following effects become apparent: I ...
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How do I report a bug in Safari 6.0? [duplicate]

I found a bug in the latest version of Safari, how can I report it to Apple? They no longer have the menu option to submit bug reports. I've tried searching Google but all the results are outdated.
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Kernel panic after using Android Emulator for Mac OS X Lion

I experienced a kernel panic. When I run Android emulator on a MacBook, iMac, or Mac mini, I sometimes get a grey screen for unexpected shut down and instructions to press and hold the power button ...
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move to trash on ~/.Trash folder [closed]

Why finder application is showing move to trash on ~/.Trash folder? If you will click on move to trash it will show an indefinite progress indicator that will never ends.
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OSX Lion freeze after sleep

Sometimes, after I wake up my MBP from sleep I get the screen shown in picture. Once I click somewhere in the middle of the screen I get the log in window. When I log in all the windows/apps that were ...
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Is this a potential symptom of a hardware issue? Button visual data is behaving buggy?

Recently, I opened my Gmail application on my (brand new) iPhone 4S. I've been using the phone for a couple of weeks, and I downloaded the Gmail application a couple of days ago. As you can see from ...
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FileVault 2 Login Issues on OpenLDAP Network with Admin, Managed, Mobile Account on Lion 10.7.4

This issue occurs on any machine with Lion in my environment. I install Lion and connect to OpenLDAP for authentication. I enable FileVault. Some users were reporting that when they'd wake their ...
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PDF rendering bug in OS X and iOS

I received a PDF by e-mail which is unreadable on my Mac (Lion 10.7.3) and on my iPhone (iOS 5.1.1) but the same PDF renders perfectly on Windows. If I use Chrome on my Mac, (which has its own built ...
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Can't format SD Card after OS X Lion update to 10.7.4

Today I tried to format my SD cards with no success. The only thing different that I did was updating to 10.7.4 this weekend. What can I do to re-enable this function? The can't format part means I ...
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Moving desktop folder back to where it should be!

I've had a real headscratcher... the other day I was downloading a large folder from FTP to a folder on my desktop. When I went to check the files half were missing, I soon found out it was because ...
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Messages beta hangs. How to remove it or at least its accounts?

I've received a huge iMessage and now the App hangs. I can't remove the App, because it's only possible via the menu item which is not responding. Removing ~/Documents/iChat/* and ~/Library/Messages/* ...
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OSX Lion 10.7.3 update has broken Safari

This happened right after I have upgraded to 10.7.3 via Software Update utility. Or maybe even 10.7.2 unfortunately cannot recall now. Before update I saw nice page saying that Safari cannot connect ...
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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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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 work:...
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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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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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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 menu-...
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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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