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A special message thrown/displayed by software to indicate a problem, usually in a dialog box

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Two red lines/bars in iTerm2 window and error message about session ending, what is going on here?

I've been experimenting with threading and running bits of python from iTerm in MacOS yesterday. Today I opened iTerm and two windows opened, one with thick red lines inside it. I received a Warning ...
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IPad deleted from Apple ID and now I can't reset it

I am trying to erase my daughter's IPad but I deleted it from my Apple account. It still shows I am logged in to my Apple ID on the IPad but when I try to erase all content and settings I get "...
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Core dumps disabled [duplicate]

I have had this issue with where minecraft where it says "Core dumps disabled" i've been trying to go on minecraft 1.13.2 but whenever i laucnh it says: "Core dumps disabled" Does anyone know how to ...
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Numbers - “the index.xml file is missing” [closed]

I am running OS X Yosemite on my Mac 10.10.5. I have Numbers files saved. When I try to open them, I get "The index.xml file is missing." How do I open these files?
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MBP 13" early 2015 - external APFS formatted encrypted drive not mountable anymore

I started encrypting an external harddrive from my MBP 13" early 2015, which converted the file system to APFS because I use High Sierra. Yes, I know, I should not have done this in the first place ...
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Why do I keep getting this error message: “git was not detected on system path”

I'm not familiar at all with coding or using rstudio since this is the first semester im taking it. Basically everything was working fine, but when i updated to mojave, this error started popping up ...
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I am having trouble updating a single app. (X could not be downloaded at this time)

I am trying to update an app on the app store. All other apps can be updated, except this one. I have tried resetting the ipad, setting the clock a year forwards (The app store could not be connected ...
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MacOS Mojave Boot Camp: Your Disk Could Not Be Partitioned

Anyone got any ideas on how to fix this? I have tried reinstalling Mojave, running First Aid, going into single user mode and typing in a command, probably everything I could find a tutorial on how ...
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“macOS needs to repair your library” error loop on Mojave upgrade

I’ve been having trouble fixing the “macOS needs to repair your library” loop for the past couple of days and I’m running out of options. The message pops up over and over again, no matter what I do. ...
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Firmware error from Sierra to Mojave [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro 13-inch mid 2012 with macOS Sierra v. 10.12.6 Some technician installed Samsung SSD 840 EVO 1TB for me on this machine. There was no problem until I tried to install MacOS Mojave. ...
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How to download OpenGL versions later than 2.1 on MacBook Pro Sierra?

I am trying to run a game called Space Engine using WineSkin on Sierra. However, the game gives an error saying that the OpenGL version is 2.1, which is below the requirements to run the game. The ...
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Admin login error

I decided to change my admin name. I went to "System Preferences"-> "Users & Groups" -> unlocked -> changed admin name. After I rebooted my Mac, it seemed that Admin name hasn't changed. In ...
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Unknown storage space limit error

I'm not sure where this error is coming from. I thought it was maybe for an old backup/sync app I used called Spideroak, but my limit there is 6gb. I have used Box, Dropbox (still do with over 12gb of ...
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TextEdit can't save (or even autosave)

I'm running Mojave as an update from Sierra— things were easier so far until last week when TextEdit started to do a number on me by not autosaving when it normally should, and worse still, not ...
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iPad 10 locked up trying to open HTML file from dropbox

My iPad 10 on iOS 12.0.1 locked up when opening an html file from Dropbox. Flashing sign: “Leaving Dropbox This file is trying to open another app. CANCEL CONTINUE.” Cancel or continue buttons are ...
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Unable to open some games in Sierra

I'm unable to open a couple of games on macOS Sierra. I recently downloaded them, and have never been able to successfully run them. Gatekeeper is already disabled. Does anyone have any ideas on how ...
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FaceTime and iMessage - an error occurred during activation

I couldn't log in to FaceTime so I did a factory reset of my MacBook. It worked for a brief period of time and then suddenly it just logged out. I believe it might have been after iCloud synced with ...
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Want to recover files after partition shows FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF [duplicate]

So a few months ago my mac partition started showing FFFFFFFFFFFFF....... after I tried to install a linux distro then I tried to fix it by doing something in Terminal in recovery mode, I have a 100 ...
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TCHome not available error when not on home network

For a while I have been having a dialog pop up stating that TCHome is unavailable. This pops up both when I am at home and it actually is available – backups work as normal – and when I am on public ...
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Bash - Suppressing output to STDOUT

I've written a script for fresh macOS installs that installs Homebrew, Cask, and a bunch of apps I like, along with creating a .vimrc file. Thanks to an answer by daniel Azuelos (located here: Best ...
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iPhone 6 - App icons disappeared, lost a lot of features

My sister's iPhone 6 stopped working properly after she turned it off back on (that is what she stated). Some icons disappeared and some turned white. We are unable to delete the apps. We already ...
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macOS High Sierra: “volume validation failed for <<(null)>>”

What does it mean when Console returns this message roughly every 10 seconds? volume validation failed for <<(null)>> Generally speaking, should one be worried by Errors and Faults ...
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How can I get rid of these AppLifecycleAgent errors?

Over the course of the last months, I started to continuously receive the same "AppLifecycleAgent" error, sometime several times per day: I don't recall modifying OSX internals, hence I'm curious why ...
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What is QuickTime “unknown error (-50)”?

I'm converting MKV files to MP4 with ffmpeg, and when I try to open some (but not all!) of the resulting files, QuickTime Player (version 10.4 on macOS 10.13.6) produces an error dialog with the ...
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terminal: ERROR cannot verify www.important_website certificate, issued by ‘CN=DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA,O=DigiCert Inc,C=US’:

I am installing a large amount of files with wget and all of a sudden I get the error message: cannot verify www.ncei.noaa.gov's certificate, issued by ‘CN=DigiCert SHA2 Secure Server CA,O=DigiCert ...
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Cannot run refind-install from Recovery because “/usr/bin/env: bad interpreter”

I have managed to change the present working directory to the folder containing downloaded rEFInd files. I have booted to Recovery Mode. The refind-bin-0.11.3 folder was downloaded to my Downloads ...
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BootCamp failing to startup (Macbook Pro 2016 High Sierra)

I deleted my bootcamp partition a while ago since I never used it. I forgot how exactly I deleted the partition because I know that I have deleted it incorrectly because the following of the following ...
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2009 iMac harddrive getting error 36 and not mounting properly

I have the hard drive out of a 2009 iMac. It's inside an enclosure and I'm trying to move the entire hard drive over to a new external drive. The hard drive mounted, but then I realized I hadn't ...
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Trouble upgrading from macOS Sierra to High Sierra/Mojave (Flashing Question Mark Folder)

I am running macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on a MacBook Pro (15 inch, 2017) with 16 GB of RAM, a 256 GB SSD and Radeon 555 dedicated graphics. I've tried and failed to install both the macOS High Sierra and ...
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AppleScript - Error: Expect End of Line found end of script

I'm an AppleScript novice and receiving the above error in what should be a very simple AppleScript. I believe it is somewhere in the set statement but unable to ascertain. Would greatly appreciate ...
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MacBook Pro Keyboard Backlight Error Icon?

When I use the Keyboard Backlight buttons (F5 and F6) I get this error icon? https://ibb.co/bwod2T
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Error Code -36 Copying Files from Windows NT Formatted Drive to exFAT Drive (select files only)

The gist of the problem is this: I have a large amount of video and audio footage that I need to consolidate from multiple drives - namely this Windows NT Filesystem formatted Seagate Expansion Drive ...
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can't get into encrypted .dmg files even though I could the day before and I am 100% certain the password is correct

I needed to encrypt a few folders on my MacBook (one of the first of the 'just MacBooks', running High Sierra now, though the problem started under the previous OS). I followed the instructions on ...
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Time Machine backup fails returning 112 and other errors

I've encountered 112 error when attempting to back via Time Machine to Time Capsule: I've tried: Restarts, both Mac and Time Capsule Running Verify Backups available via Time Machine menu when ...
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I'm using the f5 software connect to VPN, but errors out with TunnelServer already launched

I'm using the BIG-IP f5 vpn client on my MacBookPro. Most of the time it works fine. Sometimes when my VPN does not exit cleanly I can no longer connect to the VPN. No matter how many times I try ...
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The recovery server could not be contacted

I factory reset my Mac and followed the steps until I saw this: I tried running the command: npdate -u time.apple.com and date mmddhhmmyy It still does not work. How do I resolve the issue? I ...
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How to resolve “mpirun: command not found” error on Mac

I'm running scientific simulation software (lammps) and whenever I try to submit the job by using a shell script which contains... mpirun -np 2 /Users/mustafaaslamy/Downloads/lammps-16Mar18/src/...
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Bad master directory block error (shutdown cause -60) and random restarts without other symptoms

Folks, On my 8 year-old 2010 MacBook Pro, I started getting a bunch of random shutdowns starting about a week ago. I reinstalled High Sierra after the first few, but I'm still getting them. Terminal ...
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How do I dismiss many multiples of the “Disk Not Ejected Properly” notification in macOS?

Today I'm dealing with the following problem: https://imgur.com/a/xcuyVnk (picture of never-ending notifications saying "Disk Not Ejected Properly") Is there some way I can get rid of these without ...
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Xcode displaying false code error messages ('Expected expression' and others) [closed]

This is not a code-level question, per se, but a question about false code error messages. I would have posted on Apple's developer forums, but the registration page is currently broken. I'm using ...
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Unknown error message in Terminal .bash_profile

-bash: export: =': not a valid identifier -bash: export:0de946b3adfc5de6336ff06ca740ffbeba68f055323038a179def14f63ee3b1b7aa0b50bdd8a7b7578d8c19f1a5e62fff0047843b252e551426e2c0a5f49ee88': not a valid ...
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High Sierra- Partition error

I have boot camped the Mac to have windows. I had an issue so deleted windows during setup to reinstall on the partition. In this process I think I have lost my recovery for Mac as its just all fallen ...
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Late 2015 iMac Bootcamp Issue

long time lurker, never posted, but I have encountered a problem with my iMac that has me totally stumped. I am not very tech savvy, but I will do my best to explain the issue. My computer specs (...
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Can't connect to messages from Mac [duplicate]

I can't connect to Messages with my apple account from last week. Apple ID and password work perfectly on the Apple website and iCloud, but it is not working for Messages and FaceTime, saying that "an ...
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MacBook Air High Sierra disk image not recognised couldn't open

I created a disk image from a folder using disk utility and now when I double click it to open it i get an error message saying image couldn't be opened. Image not recognised. What can I do?
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Cannot enable Night Shift on macOS high sierra 10.13.3

Always when i try to turn on night shift nothing changes and i can see following error messages in the logs: ColorSync: ColorSyncProfileCreateWithDisplayID failed to get profile for ...
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How to stop the “Your startup disk is almost full” message from appearing? [duplicate]

The question is not about how to free space but how to get rid of this annoying message under macOS Sierra, since the "Don't warn me again about this disk" option is absent.
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AppleScript to Save Excel Chart as PNG Broken after Recent Update

I've been using this code as part of a larger script for the last year. Yesterday I upgraded Excel to Version 16.10 (180210) and I keep getting an Parameter error -50, which I've previously associated ...
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Mac OS Update Error - The Recovery Server Could Not Be Contacted

I am not able to update my Mac OS from Sierra to HIGH Sierra. It shows the error below when I try to update from iTunes. How to fix it?
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Kernel Error screen

I have an older Macbook Pro which I haven't used much lately since purchasing a new Macbook Pro. The older one was near capacity and would get very hot. I could still turn it on and look for things ...