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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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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2018 MacBook Pro won't let me install macOS High Sierra 10.13 from USB installer

I've got a 2018 MacBook Pro (Model ID : MacBook 15,1) that shipped with macOS Mojave 10.14, that I need to downgrade to run macOS High Sierra 10.13. I've tried reformatting the main drive using Disk ...
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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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Mac mini mid 2010 stuck on Apple logo with full progress bar

I bought a used Mac Mini mid-2010 server. When it arrived I turned it on and it booted regularly into macOS High Sierra, since this is the last version supported by this model. I verified that ...
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Time Machine Sparse Bundle failed to verify after catalog rebuild

After reading about the fsck_hfs man page, I feel like the need to rebuild catalogs. However, when I do a repair before the rebuild, it succeeded, but then printed a lot of errors during the build, ...
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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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Screenshot taking a very long time to appear on desktop [duplicate]

I have just upgraded to High Sierra from Sierra, and immediately I noticed that screenshots would take a good 10-15 seconds before appearing on the desktop. How can I fix this?
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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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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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Is macOS mostly closed source?

I was under the impression that macOS is closed source. But this opensource domain says otherwise. Is macOS open source or partially open source? I'm confused now.
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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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Surprisingly many network interfaces on macOS: are these legitimate?

ifconfig reveals a surprisingly long list of network interfaces on my MacBook, which is running macOS High Sierra (10.13.6): lo0, gif0, stf0, XHC20, en0, p2p0, awdl0, en1, en2, bridge0, utun0. There ...
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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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Problems with opendiff

I have a application, I wrote 6 years ago, which includes functionality to compare files. Recently this seems to ignore the compare files command. I did a little digging into the code, and this uses ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot partition internal SSD High Sierra

I wanted to install MacOS Mojave on a new partition just to check it out. But I cant partition my internal drive using disk utility. I'm running High Sierra 10.13.5. I've included a screenshot of disk ...
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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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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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Is there any way to make Universal Clipboard in High Sierra reliable?

I just don't find it reliable. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I have a MacBook Pro (mid-2015), an iPad Air 2, and an iPhone XS. I've tried logging all of them out of the same iCloud account,...
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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. ...
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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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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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Uninstall confer app

I'm new to mac os and Apple products in general, this is my first experience with it. While using my macbook pro for the first time, I saw that I have a "Confer" app which I didn't install, I tried to ...
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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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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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Installing new PCIe m2 SSD on MacBook Pro 2014

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 2014 with a bad hard drive and recently found out that I can use a PCIe m2 SSD with it on macOS High Sierra. I purchased a Samsung EVO 970 and an adapter to use in the ...
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What does it mean when folder items are shown in bold lettering in Finder?

I see some items in Finder show up as bold and I wonder what that means. The example I have attached is somewhere under ~/Library. It's the most recent place I've seen this, not the only place. It ...
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When I upgrade from 10.12 to 10.13 High Sierra - where do incompatible items go?

Does the upgrade from macOS 10.12 Sierra to macOS 10.13 High Sierra remove any extensions, kernel extensions, Applications or settings that are known to be incompatible or disabled? I looked briefly ...
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Where does Chrome store login credentials in macOS?

I swear I've seen this question thoroughly answered somewhere before but I couldn't find the answer I'm looking for... Chrome secures our saved passwords in the System.keychain, right? But when I ...
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New Macbook Pro - remove “high sierra”, install “sierra”

How do I get past the "do not enter" traffic sign that stops me from installing "Sierra" instead of "High Sierra"? I booted into rescue mode and deleted the original "High Sierra" installation, but ...
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Repeated crashes of Photos app due to signal: Bus error: 10

I'm not sure if I'm the only one but every time I click 'Edit' on a photo that has already been edited by the previous version of Photos, it just crashes. This is frustrating because I did a lot of ...
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High Sierra's External Display bug heats Macbook's, damaged my Retina Screen, what can I do?

After installing High Sierra, I noticed GPU related slowness, I initially sought help here: What could cause a cumulative slowness that manifests itself as high WindowServer CPU usage in High Sierra? -...
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Failed upgrade from macOS Sierra to High Sierra on late 2010 MacBook Pro 15"

I attempted to upgrade from macOS Sierra to High Sierra on my late 2010 MacBook Pro and it failed part way through the installation. On restarting it flashes a folder with a question mark on a white ...
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How do I show the High Sierra upgrade setup assistant again?

I just updated to High Sierra, but managed to hang the setup assistant after install (I tried to open a URL). I force-rebooted the Mac, and the setup assistant was gone. How do I bring it back? ...
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How to set Firefox as default client for ftp:// links?

How can I set Firefox as the default client for ftp:// links? At the moment default client for ftp:// is Finder, which I don't like. I found a similar question, which is 7 years old and the solutions ...
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MacBook Pro won't put external display to sleep when idle

I have a Mid-2015 MacBook Pro running High Sierra. I mostly use it as a desktop, in clamshell mode with an external monitor and keyboard. I just replaced the 24-inch LG monitor that was connected ...
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Bootcamp installation of Windows 8.1 (High Sierra 10.13.6) audio driver doesn't work (iMac Mid 2011)

Tried many things but nothing seemed to work installed all the drivers, read all threads about this issue in this forum but nothing worked ... Found an article but it was very long and confusing, if ...
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Can someone please help me set up a Virtual Machine of macOS High Sierra using VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I want to create a Virtual Machine of macOS High Sierra using VirtualBox 6.1 on my mid 2014 MacBook Pro that's running macOS. How do I do that? I already installed VirtualBox. How do I create ...
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Can't download apps on iTunes

So I went on the App section on my Mac's iTunes, and clicked download... asked for my AppleID, and I typed it in. But then I get red text above it saying This action could not be completed. Try again. ...
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Install older OSX a dual boot on a computer with OSX High sierra

I need to install a secondary OSX, older one, like yosemite or something, on a computer, which has High sierra installed. The problem is it has the crazy APFS file system, which doesn't seem to allow ...
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What is this progress bar, after initial boot, before login, on High Sierra?

This progress bar shows up after POST (and initial firmware boot?), but before the login prompt. The drive is a brand new SSD (from WD and initialized properly), so I'm really doubtful it's an fsck ...
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What could cause a cumulative slowness that manifests itself as high WindowServer CPU usage in High Sierra?

My system is a MBPro with the GT750M graphics card, mainly using Chrome/Opera After a day or two of regular usage, it's clear something is accumulating and eventually causing a slowness that shows ...
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Update screwing with encrypted disk or keep using windows boot?

On my 2011 macbook air i have high sierra installed. It attempted and at some point completed an update security update 2010-001 to version 10.13.6 (not sure if i had automatic updates on or not). ...