Questions tagged [error]

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

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ln symbolic link command error - iphone bu symbolic link troubleshoot

Having problem changing iphone backup location (following this tutorial https://www.iclarified.com/72786/how-to-change-your-iphone-backup-location-mac) cannot interpret the error - any help ...
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Bootcamp Disk Partition Error (APFS error code 49187)

First of all, I downloaded the iso file to bootcamp and opened the Bootcamp assistant. After the support program was downloaded, the disk went to the partitioning stage but started giving an error. ...
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Mac stuck on boot and recovery with progress bar

I got a iMac (Late 2012) a couple days ago and it literally refuses to boot to anything. I start it up and it sits on the apple logo with a progress bar that gets stuck. Recovery Mode gets stuck with ...
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Time Machine spontaneously stopped working

As of today, I can no longer create Time Machine backups. I'm getting error 92. After googling it, I ejected my disk, restarted my computer and tried again, but it still isn't working. The last ...
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Problems with Homebrew - `brew upgrade` and `brew install git` result in errors

I am a novice homebrew user (on a mac), so please forgive my incompetence. I ran into some problems while exploring the basic functionality. After executing the command brew outdated and getting the ...
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The startup disk does not have enough space to be partitioned

I know there's many threads on this but the many many solutions I have tried are not working for me. I'm hoping I can get a customised response to whatever is causing my issue. I had bootcamp Windows ...
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MacOS equivalent for Ubuntu Linker (ld) command?

I'm following some tutorials from 2015, and in it you run this Linker command: ld -T linker.ld -melf_i386 loader.o -o kernel.elf I get this error: ld: unknown option: -T I tried to replace it with ...
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Time Machine fails shortly after starting to prepare backup

I have a problem with the Time Machine backup: 1-2 mins after starting the process (Backup is being prepared), it stops. Console logs: Backup failed (304: ...
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Resizing A Macbook Pro Partition

I am trying to dual boot with linux on my 2012 MacBook Pro running MacOs High Sierra. Whenever I try to add a partition for my linux system, It says this: "A problem occurred; undoing Logical ...
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Boot Camp Error

When booting to Windows on my MacBook Pro 15" Late 2016 (A1707 EMC 3072) I receive this error intermittently. It happens on every reboot. Sometimes immediately. Sometimes after several minutes. ...
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AppleScript Finder “can't get disk” from selection

I used to have a script to open files one at a time, then manipulate them, then close them. I haven't used it in a while, but now it does not work when I use it in a NAS directory. It breaks when I ...
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My Apple Script Editor code doesn't work gives “Syntax Error Expected end of line but found identifier.”

I insert this code: tell application "Notes" set theMessages to every note repeat with thisMessage in theMessages set myTitle to the name of thisMessage set myText to the body of ...
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macOS error: The application is not open anymore

I'm attempting to launch a macOS application. When I select the file from Applications, or double-click the app's icon, I get the alert message: The application "APP_NAME.app" is not open ...
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stopped (err = -3253) iTunes

iTunes error message when downloading music stopped (err = -3253) the network connection was reset. this message will pop up once or twice before it will download the song. It will eventually download ...
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Is my SSD failing?

I have a Mac Mini 2018 with a 2T SSD. I've started to notice a few files getting corrupted, and an I/O error being reported when I try to access them. I've run Disk Utility, and nothing bad shows up ...
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TextEdit can't save RTF documents on 10.14.6: “The plug-in returned an error”

I wrote an RTF document in TextEdit and I get errors when I try to save. In fact, I can't use TextEdit to save in any other format but TXT, all return the same, vague error. I think I pinpointed it ...
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Syntax Error in Bash script

I'm using the following command to find certain files and delete them. #!/bin/bash files=$(mdfind -literal "kMDItemFSName == '123.test'") IFS=$'\n' files=($files) for f in ${files[*]};do ...
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Cannot use software update “SoftwareUpdateNoticationManager quit unexpectedly”, in MacOS 10.15.7 on macbook pro. Softwareupdate crashes everytime

About My Mac: MacBook Pro 11,3 2014, MacOS Catalina macOS 10.15.7 (19H524) Issues: When trying to update MacOS Software using systempreferences or via the notification center Install popup I get 3 ...
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For some reason when i do anything python3 related on my terminal it comes up with the error “Illegal Instruction”. Why is this happening? [duplicate]

When I try to run for example a simple print("Hello World") My terminal comes up with the error Illegal Instruction And it's causing issues.
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.jar file is not opening on 10.15.7 macOS Catalina

I have a JAR file, which is a program. I want to open this file, but when I double click the icon flashes for half-a-second but then nothing happens. I tried to open via java -jar Downloads/launcher....
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Apple Music - Receiving Error 9,039 Constantly When Adding Music to Library

Since updating my iOS to Catalina (10.15.7), every time I add music to my library from Apple Music I receive Error 9,039 and the selection is not added to my library. I have tried several recommended ...
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Macbook (Big Sur) not asking for password after closing lid

Problem: This past month I noticed my MacBookPro does not lock the screen after closing the lid. This happened twice in the past month and occurred again today. The logs are filled with google chrome ...
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AppleScript: “Repeat” Loop Only Works With Variable

Very curious as to why this works (the context is an open and activated/frontmost Safari window displaying the "Customize Toolbar" sheet): tell application "System Events" tell ...
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Error in Virtual Box: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine

I want to install Ubuntu 20.10 on Virtual Box 6.1.18, when I create the virtual machine is okay so I press start but when I want to search the ISO file this error appears to me. I saw different ...
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WindowServer: (CoreDisplay) [com.apple.CoreDisplay:default] [DEBUG] spamming my console and doing excessive amounts of disk activity

Macmini8,1 (2018) running up to date 10.14.6 OSX Mojave: My console is getting absolutely destroyed and followed with 'WindowServer: (CoreDisplay) [com.apple.CoreDisplay:default] [DEBUG]' messages and ...
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External hard disk, Time Machine, Error: -69877: Couldn't open device

i get the error message if i try to use this command: diskutil eraseDisk HFS+ Untitled GPT /dev/disk2 I don't see the harddisk in the diskmanager and can not use it anymore as a time machine backup. ...
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The iPhone “xyz” could not be updated. An unknown error occurred (4000)

Using iTunes to update my iPhone, I got: Das iPhone "xyz" konnte nicht aktualisiert werden. Ein unbekannter Fehler ist aufgetreten (4000) English: The iPhone “xyz” could not be updated. An ...
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Unable to install Signal from App Store on iPhone

I had been using Signal on my phone for a week. last night it stopped working and i was not able to send messages. I tried uninstalling and when i installed it again it does not install. it throws an ...
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How to eliminate iOS Expired Certificate Popup

I have an expired domain certificate showing up all over iOS. I believe the culprit is an old email somewhere in one of my mail accounts. How can I identify which email it is and delete it? I tried ...
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Getting slow internet response for browsers other than Safari (MacOS Mojave)

I got a strange error message that might pertain to the issue: The operation couldn’t be completed. (OSStatus error -9806.) Recently, I did do a little bit of file deletions by name (a measure to ...
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Running pipesim software on boot camp windows 10 [duplicate]

I installed windows 10 on my mac using boot camp but I cannot run Pipesim software that I downloaded. it says close boot camp services while on windows. how do I resolve this issue?
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Problem with iCloud Drive “Desktop and Documents folder” check box not sticking

I have a problem very similar to What could cause iCloud Drive to refuse to sync Desktop & Documents?. I can't get the Preferences -> Apple ID -> iCloud Drive , Options ... -> "...
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MacOS 'Big Sur' bad cpu type in executable error [duplicate]

I'm trying to follow along with this simple tutorial (https://flutter.dev/docs/get-started/install/macos) to install Flutter SDK on my new MacOS. I reach step 3 which is to run the program "...
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The Java JAR file “postgresql-42.2.18.jar” could not be launched

Im trying to install "postgresql-42.2.18.jar” in my mac. But when I open it, it says: "The Java JAR file “postgresql-42.2.18.jar” could not be launched." Check the Console for possible ...
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How to fix Run-time error 53 every time I open a document in Word or a worksheet in Excel on Big Sur?

Since I installed macOS Big Sur, I have run into this problem every time I open a document using Word or a worksheet using Excel or a slide show in PowerPoint: Run-time error '53': File not found: ...
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Bootcamp Windows 10 memory BSoD

I have run windows 10 on my iMac (late 2015, Catalina) over the last year through bootcamp with no issues. I only use it for video games. I recently built a PC for a better gaming experience and to ...
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“Installation requires downloading important content…” error message preventing me installing macOS Big Sur

My device is a late 2013 Macbook Pro and just a week ago I had been running macOS Big Sur. I wanted to pass on my device to someone else so I followed the steps in the below links to make sure all of ...
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iPhone X stuck in recovery mode after maxing out storage. Getting “Error Code 14”

So a couple of weeks ago I restarted my iPhone after it started glitching like crazy, when I tried to boot it up again it got stuck on the Apple logo. A couple of days later I found an article that ...
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OSX - Not enough disk space to copy file

I've been having issues with my Corsair keyboard and the first step given to me by support was to try updating the firmware. After plugging in the keyboard with the reset button held, it shows up as ...
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Mysterious WindowServer process calling every 3 seconds

I use a program with a GUI design a little bit different than usual and a strange issue: With all drop-down menus, something is forcing the window to close and therefore prevent me to use it. I ...
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iPhone 6- Boot Loop- Error 9

My iPhone 6 (128gb) ran out of battery one night 3 weeks ago and because of lint, had a bad connection while charging. While trying to automatically boot up several hours later, it disconnected and ...
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Catalina install error for EVERYTHING “The operation couldn’t be completed. (com.apple.installer.pagecontroller error -1.)”

I get the above error message for all PKG and MPKG files. I have done safe mode disk repair, and nothing changed. I also saved the PKG files as DMG in Disk Utility, and nothing changed. I had it ...
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simctl errors in Console

I noticed that my Macbook Pro 2015 was making a fan noise in the morning, even though the lid was closed and it had been put to sleep 10 hours ago. When I looked at system.log in the Console, it's ...
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Xcode command line tools install error trying to run homebrew [duplicate]

I am trying to install homebrew but cannot due to an error popping up when I try to install command line tools. The error says that they cannot be downloaded from the install server. I already checked ...
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The Java JAR file “Test.jar” could not be launched

When I try to launch Test.jar apple pops up with the error The Java JAR file "Test.jar" could not be launched. when I do java -version it says... java version "15" 2020-09-15 Java(...
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iPhone is stuck in Recovery Mode with full storage

I was trying to update my iPhone X (GSM) from iOS 12.3.1 to iOS 14.0.1 The following steps was carried: 1- Downloading the latest firmware ipsw (size 4.61 GB) from iPhone10,3,iPhone10,6_14.0....
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Could not check for an update to the network provider settings for your iPhone. This device is no longer connected

Getting below error frequently and my iPhone is not able to appear in iTunes dashboard even when my device is connected to Mac. Mac OS - macOS Catalina 10.15.7 (19H2), iPhone OS - 13.7 Could not ...
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GMAT installation in macOS

I downloaded and tried installing GMAT on macOS Catalina but when I tried to open the application I first got a warning and then I got an error. How to resolve this error? I've run xattr -dr com....
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Error: unsupported compressor 8

I wanna install python on wine, but encountered the following issue, $ wine msiexec /i python-2.7.14.msi /BuildRoot/Library/Caches/com.apple.xbs/Sources/AppleFSCompression/AppleFSCompression-96.200....

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