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How do I make a bootable USB out of .bin file

I was following the instructions in https://createyourownos.blogspot.com/ to make my own tiny OS. I managed to do the compile and the assemble step, but how can I make a bootable USB out of .bin file?
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get working gdb on macOS Big Sur

How to get gdb working on macOS Big Sur? brew install gdb doesn't work (nothing counts as an executable somehow), and all the tutorials I find online are years old
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How to inspect Safari Web Inspector (aka devtools-on-devtools)

I'm currently on macOS Mojave where it's possible to right-click on the Safari Web Inspector and choose "Inspect Element" to open a new Web Inspector inspecting the Web Inspector: In the ...
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Can I provide Mac App Store in-app purchases in software distributed outside the App Store (e.g. via .dmg download)?

I develop Vidrio, a macOS app. I distribute this app on the Mac App Store and as a direct download of a .dmg file. I have two plans: a Free plan, and a Pro plan available as an in-app purchase on the ...
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Can I distribute Xcode at my company internally through configuration management scripts?

My company is slower to upgrade our developers' workstations and as such we often lag behind in Mac OS and Xcode versions. As such, developers often have trouble installing and configuring the correct ...
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2 Months old MacBook Pro (Mid 2020) battery only last for 4 hours

I'm new to the world of Apple, I bought a new Macbook Pro, mid-2020, Intel i7, 16GB RAM. I'm a developer, I run apps like VS Code, Sublime Text, Slack, Chrome (Multiple Windows), I play videos/songs ...
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How can developers properly fix “App is damaged and can't be opened” errors?

There are already several questions here on this site dealing with the error message "$App is damaged and can't be opened". The workaround given (which has worked for me) is to use xattr -rd ...
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How to set up a separate environment for QtCreator on macOS Big Sur?

I try to move from Linux to macOS Big Sur with my app development. The app is in an early development stage and there's no platform-dependent code. I am using QtCreator as an IDE and under Linux ...
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MacOS Catalina duplicating files on save

I'm a software developer and I constantly need to save files of course. The problem I'm experiencing right now is that intermittently my laptop creates new files of the ones I'm saving/compiling. I'll ...
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Help Me Remember: A Developer Reference App

everyone. I'm trying to remember a macOS application that I used to use. It could be opened with a keyboard command within almost any application or the Finder, and it would pop up a dialog to search ...
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How to get lldb to work on M1 Big Sur?

This is on an M1 mini, running 11.1 with an updated Xcode. (All pending updates have been applied.) SIP has not been disabled (if it can even be, on the M1). We have a program we're using to test an ...
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can’t link C++ code to .dylib in Xcode 12.2 (release build only)

I recently upgraded from Xcode 12.1 to 12.2, on macOS Catalina 10.15.7. My C++ project (which uses OpenCV) compiled without problem with Xcode 12.1. After the upgrade I get a lot of these: ld: warning:...
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Automate workspace setup

I'm a software developer and I often have to switch between different projects, each with its own environment setup. Some actions I have to do each time include: creating ssh tunnels connecting ...
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How to downgrade Composer via homebrew?

My Composer updated to version 2 but I need to keep it running in version 1. How could I downgrade my Composer via Homebrew since I don't see different formulas to version 1 and 2? I already tried to ...
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How to install clang (11) without xcode?

My brother gave me ssh access to his macbook (uname -a says 19.6.0). I'd like to compile a few simple c files with clang (specifically clang and not gcc). I grabbed the clang 11 mac binary from the ...
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Is it possible to disable XProtectService for a given folder?

I'm using a MacBook for C/C++ development and I'm creating a lot of native executables with clang. While running some of those (mostly those that are on the bigger side - around 500 MB), I can see a ...
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Unsandboxed macOS app error: System Policy: deny(1) file-read-data

I am working on a macOS app which is distributed outside of the App Store and isn't sandboxed. My understanding is that non-sandboxed apps should have access to everything that the user can access. ...
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Is it possible to develop an iOS application for my own use without having to pay 99$/year?

TL;DR How can I have a permanent profile for my Xcode-developped app on my own iPhone so that I could use it without having to rebuild it from Xcode every 6 days, likely by issuing myself the needed ...
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Many Command Line Tools installed by Xcode and downloaded manually

I have a command line tools installed by Xcode 12 and I would like to install an older version of command line tools but without installing older Xcode. I have installed Xcode 12 which comes with ...
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iOS 14 - Application does not have an entry in the device settings

I develop an enterprise application and I updated my iPad Air to iOS 14 to test compatibility of app with this brand new iOS but after OS update I reinstalled the app and I saw that for the ...
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Where is the private forum for the Universal App Quick Start Program / Developer Transition Kit (DTK)?

I've signed up and been accepted to the Universal App Quick Start Program and received my Apple Silicon Developer Transition Kit. One of the featured benefits included in the program is access to a ...
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Are there any guidelines by Apple on what content apple TV app should have

We are in the process of developing app for Apple TV, are there any guidelines that app should be either a video playing or gaming app, can I submit app with just readonly content like an iOS app and ...
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Does Apple Maps use Core Graphics internally?

I'm curious to know if Core Graphics would be fast enough for the rendering of a map? Or maybe Apple has some internal high performance 2D graphics engine they use for Maps.
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Dump dom of url from command line with safari?

The following command will dump the dom for a web page using Google Chrome: /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome --headless --disable-gpu --dump-dom http://example.com I'm ...
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Xcode error stating “Unable to install < name of app >”

I just recently began taking an interest in iOS development and was trying to run my first app I've made onto my phone. I created a free developer profile today using my Apple ID. The app runs on a ...
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Default c++ compiler version

I need to compile some small cpp files so I'd like to do that through the terminal. I'm using Catalina 10.15.5. I found out that macOS has a built-in clang compiler and I can use commands like c++ or ...
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Do I need to upgrade my machine in order to release app updates on the App store?

I've been developing using Xcode (10.1) on an iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2010) running macOS High Sierra (Version 10.13.6). The last time I updated my app on the App Store, I got a warning: ITMS-90725: ...
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How best to plug in dual monitors in dual GPUs?

How would you plug in two high-res monitors into a Mac with dual radeon pro 5700X GPUs to maximize system performance, specifically for rendering/programming: Both monitors into the same GPU, and one ...
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Xcode Error: Unable to install app (Error Code: Code: -402620383) [closed]

I am using my free Apple developer account (Apple ID) for learning to develop iOS apps with Xcode. My iOS version is 13.5 and I am running Xcode 11.5 on Mac Catalina version 10.15.4. I created a ...
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General purpose computing on GPU

I've recently moved to Mac. And even though I like OS X itself, I find it way too outdated in terms of working with GPU based calculations. I realize that notebook is not the best thing for heavy ...
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Is a paid Apple Developer account required for notarizing macOS apps?

In macOS Catalina Apple has started requiring macOS apps to be notarized, otherwise users will be told "macOS cannot verify this app is free from malware" and prompted to move the app to the trash. ...
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Safari Cant Find Server

Problem I am currently working/developing a Drupal CMS Site and I am trying to work on doing development in my local environment. I used to be able to access the local environment but now I am unable ...
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Core Graphics or SpriteKit? [closed]

I'm a junior iOS Developer and I have the requirements for a drawing app I need to build for my employee. I need to be able to add graphic elements on the canvas on different layers. These elements ...
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Displaying difference between APFS snapshots

Problem APFS is amazing... and infuriating with its lack of tools available. What I'm trying to do is simply an equivalent of btrfs send --no-data -p /snapshots/parent /snapshots/child My ...
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Debug IA-32 code on Mac OS Catalina

I'm studying the IA-32 assembly language and I'm operating on macOS Catalina 10.15.13. Right now I'm using vim as my editor and nasm for compiling the source. Is there a software for debugging the ...
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Where can I find a reference for Apple's extensions to RTF format?

I was inspecting an RTFD file and I noticed it contained several Apple-specific directives. Where can I find a reference or explanation for all of these directives? Examples: \appleattachmentpadding0 ...
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See letter below: IOS Distribution cert. revoked: What does this mean? I have an app developer developing this APP for me [duplicate]

Any input on the following: I have no idea if these means that we need to simply resubmit our APP, or our they denying our APP for any future development? Dear Jane Doe, You have revoked your ...
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How to update Python which download from official website?

I'm mac user, and I downloaded Python from the offcial website. What if I want to update Python, what should I do? I also installed the Java JDK from offcial website, both of them are .pkg, can ...
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Debugging iPad Pro using MacBook

We would like to test and debug problems with our website when it is viewed using the latest iPad Pro. Our development environment is entirely Windows. We've got very close to being able to debug the ...
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Mysterious GDB hangs after clean & build

OS: Mac OSX 10.14.6 GDB version: 8.2.50.20190226-git g++ version: 11.0.0 (clang-1100.0.33.16) The Problem: Whenever I clean and rebuild my simple "Hello World" c++ application (using g++) and then ...
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How to press `^|` in Visual Studio on macOS?

I want to execute the "Format Document" menu item in Visual Studio on macOS. I've attempted pressing control + | (pipe), but the item is not executed. Can ^| be interpreted differently than the above ...
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AppleScript to choose item on web page

Is it possible with AppleScript to choose a clickable element in a web page and click it and if so, can you give me an example?
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clang doesn't can't find STL but gcc can

I wrote a simple C++ program. #include <vector> int main(void) { return 0; } When I try to compile with clang, I get this : $ clang truc.c truc.c:1:10: fatal error: 'vector' ...
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Stack install fails with linker errors when building system-filepath after update to 10.15 catalina

I have the latest haskell-stack from Homebrew, and am trying to install turtle for scripting. However, it fails when building system-filepath, one of its dependencies. Here is a reduced example: $ ...
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How to run tests showing code coverage in Visual Studio for Mac Community 8.3.4

I'm new in C# after a brief use of it in 2010. I'm asking an Internet search engine - one claiming not to track me - how to "visual studio for mac show tests coverage". That would link me to Use ...
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Manually create Apple hidden e-Mail addresses @privaterelay.appleid.com

I would love to create a handfull of private/disposable e-Mail adresses with my Apple ID - i can manage and see right here: https://appleid.apple.com/account/manage If i sign in for example at pocket....
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Safari: Shortcut to switch between developer window and safari

In every other application (including Chrome I'm coming from - before the Catalina update) I was able to switch between windows with Cmd + ` (on a German keyboard that is Cmd + >). Is there a ...
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Xcode 11 hangs during Archive on CocoaPods task

After updating Xcode, when archiving my iOS app, it hangs on a specific CocoaPods task (GEOSwift). Archiving just continues for an indeterminate time (I can let it work for hours without results). ...
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/usr/include missing on macOS Catalina (with Xcode 11)

Follow up to the same problem on Mojave. After upgrading to macOS Catalina, none of the C headers can be found in /usr/include. The reason for this may be found in the Xcode 10 release notes (...
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How can I move /Library/Developer to an external disk?

Until Xcode 10 I was able to move the Xcode Library/Developer folder to an external drive using a symlink, in order to free up space on my main disk, like ln -s /Volumes/*/Library/Developer /Users/*/...

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