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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Custom keyboard layout problem High Sierra

I have just upgraded my OS to macOS High Sierra. I have been using a custom layout for my Magic Keyboard. But after upgrading to the newer version is stopped working. I have installed the custom ...
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Mac Mail “View as Icon” missing in High Sierra?

I upgraded to High Sierra and now the "View as Icon" option in Mail is no longer there. Anyone know where it went? Is it gone for good :-(
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Activity Monitor show no processes

With 10.13. I using Item2 to compile golang (src/all.bash). When cpu is get 100% The Item2 can't response. I have already open Activity Monitor. But I can't force quit the Item2. Then I quit ...
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Is it safe to remove APFS containers?

I have upgraded my Mac to High Sierra. So I was just looking at the features when I saw APFS container in Disk Utility. I googled it and found out that it is used for multiple logical drives but I ...
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How to merge two partitions on external hard drive when the “partition” option is greyed out?

I have an external hard drive that is connected to my computer by a SATA/eSATA cable. Diskutility recognizes the hard drive as two separate drives as shown in the following two images: I can't seem ...
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High Sierra won't install: for the boot disk it says: “This disk cannot be used to start your computer”

I have a macbook pro late 2012, single stock SSD, Sierra installed with latest updates. I am trying to install High Sierra. When I go to select the disk to install on (the current, normal boot ...
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How does APFS encryption work?

I recently upgraded my 2013 MBP to High Sierra. This changed my unencrypted file system to encrypted APFS. Does Apple provide any information about how APFS encryption works? Does the account ...
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Cannot partition internal drive to install bootcamp because of APFS/High Sierra

When I run Boot Camp Assistant, the attempted installation of Windows 10 fails, giving me the error "An error occurred while partitioning the disk." Have already tried First Aid on both my macOS boot ...
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Time Machine says “Next backup: When disk is connected” even though disk is connected

After upgrading to MacOS High Sierra, Time Machine now says "Next backup: When disk is connected", even though the disk is indeed already connected. Also, automatic backups are still being performed. ...
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BootCamp not enough space problem

I am trying to install Windows using bootcamp in my Mac (High Sierra 10.13.4). However, bootcamp tells me that I do not have enough disk space while in fact I still have a lot. I am deleted all local ...
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After MacOS High Sierra install, localhost fails and apache has syntax errors

After upgrading to MacOS High Sierra, I haven't been able to access my localhost. I tried restarting Apache, but it still didn't work. So I did apachectl configtest and got this error message: ...
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MacOS High Sierra: how can I merge 2 partitions into one?

Well, I've got a little problem with my SSD. I had Windows installed through the bootcamp, when macOS offered me a High Sierra update. I've updated. But when I wanted to remove Windows, I could not ...
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Install macOS High Sierra.app does not appear to be a valid OS installer application

downloaded high sierra from the app store, then tried creating a USB installer using Terminal but i get the following error: # sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ High\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/...
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Restoring the Keychain Access menu bar item

Like others I have been mourning the loss of the Keychain Access menubar item. In the thread I linked to, the OP him-or-herself proposes a self-described “crude workaround” that involves copying the ...
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Best brute-force prevention for Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra

I am planning to open up port 22 on my router to my iMac so I can login remotely. Login is required and allowed for only the admin user. The password is very secure--over 30 characters long. I'm not ...
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Terminal command to force-install Mac OS High Sierra onto a specified drive?

I'm wondering if there is a way to install Mac OS High Sierra using terminal onto a specified drive? I'm working with a bit of a unique situation as I've been running Mac OS Sierra successfully in a ...
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no admin account OSX 10.13.5 [duplicate]

I have a macbook pro 2011 with high sierra 10.13.5 Today i tried renaming my admin account in the system preference / users. I couldn't rename the account, and i have lost the admin rights. Now i ...
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Why was my drive not converted to APFS while installing macOS High Sierra public beta

I was wondering why my drive wasn’t converted to APFS after installing macOS High Sierra public beta. I tried to convert it to APFS after the fact, by booting into Recovery Mode and opening Disk ...
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How to fix my corrupted APFS container?

I'm using MBP late 11 running 10.13.2 on Samsung Evo 850 250GB internally. Everything was fine for months but few days ago something horrible occurred. I'm so shocked and urgently need your help. ...
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Huge system file size CloudDocs

Im on a MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) running 10.13.5 (Latest High Sierra ) Here is a screenshot of my storage tab : As you can see the system takes quite a lot of space. After using an app called ...
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Applications assigned to All Desktops loses focus when moving through desktops

If I assign an application to all desktops like this: It loses focus after moving to another desktop and moving back. Step to reproduce: Assign an app to All Desktops (let's say iTerm). Switch to ...
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macOS: Cannot connect to app store

Every time I open the App Store on High Sierra it cannot connect. I've checked the DNS settings, old certificates, keychain access; in short I've completed all these steps and still: Any ideas? It ...
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AppleScript icon (ICNS) not changing

i create a little app using Script Editor and exported to .app file. now im trying to change the icon to a custom .icns file. the icns file was converted from a png using this website. also tried ...
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How to run sshd on port 500 in High Sierra?

They changed things in later versions of macOS so that you can't just edit etc/ssh/sshd_config like you would in Linux. What do I type into the shell to run sshd on port 500 instead of 22?
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OSX freezes and logs me out when switching workspaces, it doesn't happen everytime and it's not consistant?

I'm running OSX High Sierra 10.13.2. also, where can I collect more info about why this is happening?
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Xcode is constantly hijacking my Editor settings for .rb files

I'm quite baffled by this as i can't find how and why it's happening. For years i'm using Sublime Text to open ruby files and surely i have Xcode installed but except of command line tools i don't use ...
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Windows 10 on 2011 Macbook: is audio fixable?

I've been trying to install Windows 10 on an early 2011 Macbook Pro. It's not officially supported, but I read everywhere it can be done. There are some troubles though. I have successfully ...
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Restore specific Terminal history from .bash_sessions?

My Terminal windows restored correctly after updating to High Sierra--but each only has a single tab in it; none of the other tabs restored. I've got all of the history files from ~/.bash_sessions, ...
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Notification Centre - What happened to Calculator widget?

I only just noticed this today - Calculator is gone. Is this an "improvement" with 10.13.5 which I installed just the other day, or did I break something? I did notice Stocks appear in there as if ...
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Hide Notification Center button from menu bar in High Sierra

How do I get rid of the Notification Center button in the menu bar in High Sierra? It's that one in the far right: I'd like the space it occupies to disappear too. Apparently it used to be possible ...
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macOS 10.13: Windows 10 installation with Boot Camp

I tried to install Windows 10 via Boot Camp, but got stuck at the creating a new partition part. The error states: An error occurred while partitioning the disk. Please run disk utility to check ...
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Why does iStat Menus disable S.M.A.R.T. on my Mac?

I have set up a launchd job which checks my S.M.A.R.T. status. After I installed iStat Menus my launchd job immediately threw me a popup saying me to backup all my files. I checked with Disk Utility ...
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Why does High Sierra quit all my programs when I lock and close the laptop?

After installing High Sierra, whenever I lock and close my MacBook Pro (2015), all my programs have quit once I open it again. Chrome will often show an "unexpectedly closed" message, which seems to ...
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Did Apple remove the “AppleScript handler” option in macOS High Sierra?

I wanted to make a little script involving messages on my Mac and after some research I discovered it was indeed possible. The only problem is that the "AppleScript handler" option in Messages>...
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No user to login in MacOS High Sierra

I installed macOS High Sierra updating to APFS and everything was working correctly. After a couple of days I shut down and went off. I just came back and when I boot there are no users to login as ...
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Can a 2018 MacBook Pro run macOS High Sierra 10.13 natively?

I really need to run macOS High Sierra 10.13 as my primary OS natively (not via virtualisation etc). Is it possible to downgrade a 2018 MacBookPro using a USB installer to macOS High Sierra 10.13 ? ...
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Expected incremental backup performance on Mid-2015 MacBook Pro

I use Acronis True Image backup software on a new mid-2015 MacBook Pro Retina with a 2.8GHz processor and a 1TB SSD running High Sierra and APFS. Incremental backups, even when there's almost no ...
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Upgrade to High Sierra stalls/fails at “Calculating installation time“

I am trying to upgrade my 2015 MacBook Pro from Sierra to High Sierra. I downloaded the installer from the Mac app store and started it. The first slightly alarming sign was during a reboot about a ...
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Copy & Paste doesn't work

After updating latest patch on High Sierra 10.13 on a 2012 MacBook Air, I can no longer copy and paste text. I restarted computer, booted into safe mode, tried copy and pasting in various applications ...
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Are all bluetooth keyboards slow to respond?

I've been given a MacBook Pro (now running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6), and a third-party bluetooth keyboard. I have a number of issues with the keyboard: it's not very sensitive - many keystrokes get ...
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Murus internet sharing not working

I have Murus 1.4.12 and am following the directions to share my internet connection from en0 (static IP connected to Comcast modem/router) through en3. Both the client and server are macOS High ...
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Display Daisy-Chaining with High Sierra

has this issue been sorted out with High-Sierra? The issue being (in case you didn't want to click the link) that daisy-chained displays were always being mirrored instead of recognised as individual ...
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Macbook Pro 2011 Wifi stops working after a few minutes, needs PRAM reset to get working again

My 2011 MacBook Pro is running High Sierra and has a WiFi problem. It stops working after a few minutes and shows "No wifi hardware installed" after reboot. A PRAM / NVRAM reset sorts this out until ...
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135GB of Hidden Space + Snapshot Metadata Tree Invalid error in Disk First Aid

I have a serious problem with "Hidden Space" eating up my hard drive. I'm running High Sierra on a mid-2013 MacBook Air "Core i7" with a 500gb ssd. The last few weeks, something has to been ...
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Can't resize partition: “You can't perform this resize unless it has a booter”

I have an external 1TB disk that I use for Time Machine backups that I temporarily added a second 100GB partition to. After deleting the partition, though, I can't reclaim the free space. Disk Utility ...
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Connect 2 external monitors (1 VGA + 1 HDMI) to MacBook Pro

I have a 13" 2017 MacBookPro. I wish to connect two monitors to it, a Samsung HDMI monitor and a LG VGA Monitor. I am using an Aukey Multiport USB-C Adapter. I can't connect the two monitors at the ...
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Why does High Sierra remove my Login Items?

After updating to macOS 10.13.1, my Login Items have vanished. Some users have reported this behavior in earlier betas, but this is the first time I've experienced it in a release. Is there a reason ...
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Failed to open/create the internal network 'HostInterfaceNetworking-en0' VirtualBox?

I download VirtualBox 5.2.10 r122088 (Qt5.6.3) On my macOS High Sierra. I set up my virtual machines but I cant have bridged adapter apparently. it was working in the last one but in this one, it just ...
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Disk Could Not Be Partitioned - First Aid not helping

I am trying to install Windows by Bootcamp on my MacBook Air (2017) 128 GB. I am using the newest macOS, so High Sierra. Unfortunately I am getting "Disk Could Not Be Partitioned" error. I tried to ...
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Media keys not working for iTunes (pause/play, skip buttons)

I am being driven crazy by the fact that my media keys aren't working for iTunes. Such a pain! How can I fix this? I've tried the whole Chrome Extensions thing, that being I deleted all my extensions. ...