Questions tagged [high-sierra]

macOS 10.13 High Sierra is Apple's operating system for Macintosh hardware. macOS Sierra was announced June 5, 2017 at WWDC, Apple's annual conference for developers where new operating systems have been announced for the last several years.

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Safari: adblockers detected on webpages

Safari (V13.1.2, High Sierra) often blocks webpages and I do not understand why. Loading a webpages often results in the message AdBlocker detected. Please disable your ad blocker to use this page ...
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How do I ensure that my Mac mini will *always* connect to my Synology NAS with the username and password saved in the Keychain?

I have a Mac mini - Intel i5 Mid 2011 - running MacOS High Sierra - the latest version of the OS it will allow to run - with all suitable software updates. I have a Mac admin user with a username and ...
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macOS: number of found help menu items?

It seems that the number of found help menu item of the macOS help function is restricted for any application (at least in High Sierra) to, in total, ten entries. Is there a way to increase the number ...
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Accessing macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra Time Machine backup drive on macOS 12.3.1 Monterey

I have a Time Machine backup from an older 2010 iMac running macOS 10.13.6 that I would like to access from my new Mac that's running macOS 12.3.1. When I connect the drive to my new Mac, the drive ...
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How to resolve Reminders keeps crashing when accessing "ToDo" folder

I'm using 10.13.6 macOS High Sierra. Reminders keeps crashing when I try to access a personally-made folder called "ToDo" I'm not sure if that folder name is reserved for the system, but it ...
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Is it worth upgrading from High Sierra to Monterey in macbook Pro? [closed]

I'm using MacBook Pro with macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.6 MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) Processor 2 GHz Intel Core i5 Memory 8GB 1867 MHz Graphis Intel Iris Graphics I'm ...
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Setup Chrome Browser icon in Dock with Pinned Sites and Recent Visits

How can we setup Chrome Browser Dock Icon with Pinned Sites or recently visited sites as we do in windows. Refer given image.
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MacPorts: warning and failure of port installation

Trying to install via MacPorts the recent Inkscape port update to @1.1.2 failed on High Sierra. Tracing the installation with sudo port -t install inkscape results in warnings ---> Building ...
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Create a bootable High Sierra under macOS Big Sur [duplicate]

I need to reinstall HighSierra on an old MacBook pro but I can only create the bootable USB on an iMac that runs Big Sur. And I can't unpacked the highsierra package for it's too old for the iMac I'm ...
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Migrate google chrome profile

I bought a new mac and would like to transfer most of my settings, preferences, and files to the new mac. In my experience using the same hard drive (macOS system) with different laptops, Google ...
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Load all history in Google Chrome

When I want to find something I recently did in Chrome, I usually scroll down, and I have to wait a few seconds for it to load each time I scroll several pages. This is very annoying and counter-...
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Merge Chrome history and download history

I accidentally deleted my Chrome data folder, but was able to sign in using my Google account and restore my tabs, bookmarks, etc. But I forget that I have backups, and now I'm left with old data and ...
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Cannot pair iPhone with macbook using bluetooth

I want to type on my iOS device (iPhone 12, iOS 15) with my macbook (2017, High Sierra) keyboard. I'm using Typeeto, which allows me to use my macbook as a bluetooth keyboard. However, the first step, ...
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Image text indexing software for High Sierra

I love the Live Text feature on iOS 15 but unfortunately, my photo library is too large to fit on a Cloud account or on an iPhone - it lives on a 4Tb external hard drive. However, I would love to be ...
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Apple fsck.hfs borks on corrupted journal

Got message, "Unrecognized disk" and a choice of eject, initialize, or ignore I chose ignore, then used "repair disk" Made no difference. Can this be fixed without reinitializing?
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Remount nfs mount with proper path

When I use Disk Drill's virtual drive/browse function, it mounts a NFS drive that contains the reconstructed data for easy access and drag-and-drop recovery. However, it appears that the path for the ...
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You cannot partition an external disk, a RAID disk or an internal disk on which FileVault encryption is in progress. (I don't have a RAID disk)

I'm trying to Boot Camp my Mac Pro (2010. High Sierra) And every time i open the Boot Camp it shows me this message: "You cannot partition an external disk, a RAID disk or an internal disk on ...
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Prevent transcoding when airdropping HEVC video

When I use AirDrop to send photos from iPhone 8, iPhone X and iPhone 12 (regardless of iOS system) to my 2017 macbook pro (High Sierra), sharingd automatically converts the HEVC video into AVC format. ...
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No Target Display for Catalina on iMac's -- How to roll back to High Sierra [duplicate]

Spent hours to figure out why iMac was not running Target Display mode. Got it, it needs High Sierra or older, stupid me, I assumed High Sierra or newer. More and more older iMacs are getting (...
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How to made enable system extensions on macOS Monterey?

I would like to continue to use my DROBO 5D with the the mac mini 16 GB (M1, 2020) mcOS Monterey. But it does not pop up on my display, although the older DROBO “4slots” does show up on the screen. ...
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Issue disabling Discrete GFX from Command Line in Macbook Pro 2011 High Sierra

As per the title I am attempting to disable the AMD discrete card so the machine uses only the integrated card. I originally went through the graphics card recall for this machine however as expected ...
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Mount locally served smb/afp share

For some of my workflows, I need to mount a folder somewhere else, and this process should be transparent, meaning symbolic links don't work. Because macOS don't support mount --bind and the nullfs ...
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How to clear the Last Opened date on a file on High Sierra 10.13.6?

I have a bunch of pictures from a camera, and on all of them the Last Opened date is blank I accidentally opened one an now just that one has a non blank Last Opened date For the sake of that one ...
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Thin universal application recursively

I'm running on a 2017 macbook pro so I don't need arm64 architecture. I can thin the application manually by going to each executable and library and use lipo to extract the x86_64 architecture, but ...
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Grant "full disk access" to sandboxed applications permanently

I'm using Microsoft Office 2016 (not 365) on macOS High Sierra. There's an annoying issue where I can open files normally but when I select a file from the "recently opened" menu it opens a ...
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misaligned openSSL in OSX?

Errors are being generated on OSX 10.13.6 when using curl with protocol https, but not with browsers. curl https://letsencrypt.org/ curl: (60) SSL certificate problem: certificate has expired Thus ...
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"macOS needs to repair your library to run applications" after restoring Time Machine backup

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro with High Sierra 10.13.6. I haven't used this computer for 2 years. When I turned it on, the drive was dead. After reinstalling the OS in an external hard drive, restoring my ...
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Modify SIP in normally booted system

I have MacBook Pro (2017) with macOS High Sierra (10.13.6). I have SIP and amfi disabled. I want to enable a part / the majority of SIP (e.g. csrutil enable --without fs) without having to reboot into ...
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Application get sigkill on launch

When I launch certain applications, they don't launch. Running them in iTerm gets sigkill. Running them in gdb does not output any debug information. Running them with dtruss does not output any debug ...
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I need to retrieve my password to get administrator access back in macOS High Sierra [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro that I have forgotten my administrator password to. I believe I last logged into it in 2018, so I am still using macOS High Sierra because I can't upgrade without being in the ...
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Late 2015 iMac frequent kernel panics

I have performed memtests that result in no failures, as well as tested the health of the 1TB SSD in this machine. I have pulled the RAM and placed new RAM. I have reset NVRAM. I have completely wiped ...
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Manually edit full name mac users & groups [duplicate]

So I have a High Sierra computer with one administrator account it lets me log in on the I believe I edited the advanced options under Users & Groups and now both terminal and the Users & ...
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Create two keyboard shortcuts for same menu bar item

I want to use both CommandH and CommandW to hide Notes.app (relaunching Notes.app takes some time and I'm used to other applications not quitting when all windows are closed), but apparently in System ...
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Every time I open terminal in prompts for password

I have a dual booting Mac with El Captain(I keep it around to run final cut pro) and High Sierra. In El Captain terminal works fine but in High Sierra it prompts for the password of the account every ...
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MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) - Reinstalled High Sierra but cannot login the iCloud account

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports) and I found the MacBook has been very slow after upgrading to Big Sur. Many people suggested downgrading to High Sierra and I reinstalled ...
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Unable to see text terminal High Sierra install

I have an install of Mac OS High Sierra where it fails to display text in terminal, but the terminal still works. It just fails to display input is there a way to fix this?
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"Zoom in and out" randomly stops working

Sometimes, when I'm using my macbook, Zoom in and out suddenly stops working. Smart zoom also stops working. Restarting hidd (killall -KILL hidd) does not solve the problem. The only thing that works ...
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How to find the folder com.apple.voicememos on High Sierra?

I want to locate the folder com.apple.voicememos (cf. paths indicated here and here) in order to obtain the sound files of voice memos that are visible in iTunes. However, on macOS High Sierra, there ...
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How can I reinstall the OS on macbook pro?

My macbook pro mid 2015 with high sierra installed started to behave strangely. I can boot and login, and after less than a minute it completely freezes with the spinning wheel. Then the wheel ...
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Sudo commands makes error which tells sudoer has missing "__chkstk_darwin" symbol

My problem on my macOS High Sierra is that recently none of sudo commands are working. here is a sample, Majids-MacBook-Pro:etc mjzarrin$ sudo vi x.txt dyld: lazy symbol binding failed: Symbol not ...
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Does High Sierra's firmware update preserve legacy osx booting capabilities?

I have a 2011 Macbook Pro with a 10.6.8 and 10.11.6 partitions and want to add a 3rd one for 10.15 (via dosdude patcher) but need to update the firmware to support the APFS file system first. I need ...
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Hide actual serial number from application

I do not want certain applications to get my actual serial number (the one you get with ioreg -l | grep IOPlatformSerialNumber). How can the application get the serial number? Can I change the return ...
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Find serial number of previously connected macbook charger

I lost my (MacBook Pro Thunderbolt-3/USB-C) charger in my school, and I want to believe that someone took it mistakenly, not that someone stole it. To increase the likelihood of finding the charger, I ...
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macOS fails to load on Mid-2010 MacBook Pro with SSD upgrade

I have a mid-2010 13" MacBook Pro that I'm trying to upgrade by swapping the HDD with a 1TB SSD, and it's giving me trouble. I installed the latest version of High Sierra, the last OS officially ...
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Point local device address to external ip when out of home

I have a NAS in my home network which has a domain name of jin.local. I use various things like ssh, smb, and proxy, all using this domain name, not the ip(v4) address. However, this doesn't work when ...
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Restore old Quick Look video controls in Mojave

We just recently upgraded from 10.13.6 High Sierra to 10.14.6 Mojave. I noticed right away that the quick look preview for video files auto show/hides the playback controls. I don't like this, I much ...
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Creating a bootable High Siera installation drive [duplicate]

I have a 2012 MacPro with no OS on the drive. Need to create a bootable flash drive that will install High Sierra. I've searched online and the howtos give links to High Sierra in the app store that ...
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Decode MGVC blu-ray

I downloaded iso of Studio Ghibli animation blu-ray. It contains a "KDM" folder (60 GB, while the m2ts files combined is 30GB), which indicates that it's a MGVC blu-ray disk. It's alleged ...
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What If App Store Purchases Can't Be Viewed?

The App Store connects, and all the tabs work — except the Purchases tab. That tab "Cannot Connect to the App Store". So, I cannot install any of the apps I brought from the App Store. The ...
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Copy directory recursively without copying the file contents

I'm working on organizing my files and I want to have a clone of my drives so I can deduplicate files. However, I will not be able to connect the drives to my laptop all the time. I know that it is ...
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