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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Looking for an App to manage Finder Tags

I am looking for an user friendly App to manage the Finder tags, multiple file, intelligent tagging and so on. Is there anything like that?
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MacBook Pro lost SSD during macOS High Sierra update

I have a MacBook Pro 2013 with two hard drives. One of them is the original MacBook’s 500 GB HDD drive and I have extra SSD drive that I installed instead off cd rom. Mac OS is installed on both of ...
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HFS+ vs APFS: What are the pros/cons of converting HDDs to APFS?

I've got a few USB 3.0 HDDs I use for backup and game storage, all formatted in HFS+. What are the advantages/disadvantages of migrating to APFS on an HDD?
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Macbook Update to High Sierra unbootable

I updated my late-2013 MacBook Pro from macOS Sierra to macOS High Sierra this morning. The update ran fine and I got back into my system everything looking ok. Then I shut the MacBook down to go to ...
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localhost / userdir on macOS High Sierra

There's a tutorial here Setting up a local web server on macOS 10.13 "High Sierra" https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-12034 localhost works but user shortname - fails. What gives?
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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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Can you read and write from and to APFS under High Sierra to FAT external hard-drives?

Like many I have backups on external hard-drives, some are in HFS and others are in FAT32 or NTFS. What happens to those backups with APFS ? I won't be able to access, read and write to or from them ...
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How does macOS “detect malware downloaded with Safari”?

On Apple's website, the company makes this claim about macOS High Sierra's security features: Can anyone give me more details on the technology that enables macOS to determine if a file downloaded ...
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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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Can you use an APFS-formatted Mac with a pre-APFS Apple Time Capsule?

I'm thinking of upgrading to macOS High Sierra, however I'm a bit cautious with the APFS, also because it just came out. Are you able to use Time Machine on a Mac with APFS-formatted disks with an ...
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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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Can I disable Touch ID on MBP?

I upgraded to High Sierra, asked for my password. No problem. It acts like it’s booting...the progress bar fills, then it says password is required to enable Touch ID... I cannot for the life of me ...
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Does macOS High Sierra 10.13's EFI firmware check cause problems for MacPro3,1 2008 installations?

Apparently there is a new eficheck routine that runs on macOS High Sierra that detects if your Mac is consistent with a database of known good firmware signatures. Though it appears to just report a ...
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Installing High Sierra on a Linux machine

I currently have (Arch) Linux on my MacBook Air (2012), and I want to install High Sierra on an external drive, so I can run the new eficheck. How do I do that, and without disturbing my existing ...
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Failed to Upgrade from macOs High Sierra GM to Public Release

I have a MPB with macOS 10.13 Beta (17A362a) (GM), when trying to install the public release from the App Store I get the following error: An error occurred while preparing the installation. Try ...
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“sh: exec: telnet: not found” - High Sierra [duplicate]

I've just completed updating to High Sierra. I've also successfully installed GNS3 (Network Simulator for Cisco studies) on High Sierra. I get the following message in the console while trying to ...
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Will macOS High Sierra support my iMac's 500 GB SATA internal physical drive?

macOS High Sierra will be released on 29.6 But, I have one issue Apple is introducing a new file system (Apple File System) which is for (Mac with all‑flash internal storage). Now as much as I know ...
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Lost partition after trying to run BootCamp on 10.13 on APFS. How to recover?

After trying to install Windows via Bootcamp on (yes I understand what "beta" means) beta High Sierra 10.13 I was left with unbootable partition: I cannot mount this disk. It's shown as "Mac OS ...
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VCP driver for my Macintosh; late 2015

Where do I find my "AppleUSBFTDI.kext" in my system? I am trying to load a different a FTDI VPC driver to use with my Lenz USB 23151 for use with my Macintosh (a late 2015 iMac 21.5" with a 10.13 ...
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Are there any change or new features about Terminal.app in High Sierra?

Are there any change or new features with Terminal.app in High Sierra? There is no leak about terminal, so I want to hear from user who already use High Sierra Beta. I wish that apple support 24bit ...
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Can I split an internal FUSION Drive (HDD/SSD) into an HFS+ and APFS partition?

I have a late 2014 27-inch 5K Retina iMac, with a "Fusion Drive" composed of 1TB HDD and a 120GB SSD. This particular Mac has Yosemite (10.10.5) installed. In order to do some testing of High Sierra,...
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Disabling iCloud Drive sync on specific Wifi networks

Is there a way to do this ? I have disabled iCloud Drive for certain directories by adding .nosync to it's name but this situation is different. Maybe using monitoring the wifi network SSID and ...
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Early 2011 MacBook Pro does not standby correctly

My Early 2011 15" MBP non-retina will not enter standby mode correctly. Meaning, when inactive for a few minutes, rather than just turning off the display, it goes into sleep mode, causing network ...
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Beta to regular

I need some advice. I have my Macbook running MacOS High Sierra Version 10.13 Beta. I'd like to downgrade to MacOS Sierra, can someone please help me with resources, a link, or anything similar?
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Partition problem with APFS containers in macOS High Sierra

As always I'm so impatient and migrating with my main devices to the first developer previews the day they are available. Which as always bring me only problems but I just cannot help myself. So ...
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How do I avoid re-entering administrator password when I try to remove apps with Finder?

The fact that Finder asks for entering the password each time you try to remove an application makes very hard to cleanup your mac. It seems that it does not even remember the password for one minute. ...
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My MacBook Pro, High Sierra downloaded 13G last night while asleep

The system was presumably closed at my workplace. How can I find why ? Some light on those 13Gb ? How Activity Monitor finds those numbers ? I will be glad to provide more information while the ...
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Discrete GPU throttles after rMBP (late 2016) has been on for a while

I'm running the High Sierra (developer) beta build 17A315i on my late 2016 Macbook Pro with Radeon 455 GPU. After a while, the discrete GPU's performance decreases significantly. The openCL score on ...
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How to run Xcode 6 on macOS High Sierra(10.13)?

I downloaded Xcode from Apple Developer website. When I'm trying to open the app, it shows this error. You can’t use this version of the application “Xcode” with this version of macOS. Can we ...
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Can't boot MacBook Pro after downgrade from High Sierra to Sierra

My MacBook Pro (2014) can not start after downgrade from macOS 10.13 to 10.12 via USB. I don't known why I had clover on my MacBook. Right now, my MacBook starts up with a light screen and doesn't ...
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Stuck at 11 minutes remaning while installing macOS

had some issues with my mac which forced me to factory reset it but now i am stuck at installation and its not moving forward. It says "11 Minutes Remaining" and its just stuck there, I am leving it ...
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eGPUs to enable utilization of (even) more monitors with MacBook Pro?

I know this is not the primary use case for using external GPUs, but I drank the Space to Think kool-aid in a serious way. Can anyone find a source or share personal experience that confirms that I ...
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Black screen on boot with blue cursor after reinstall

MBP 2017 with touchbar. Brand new macbook, I upgraded to High Sierra and decided to try to reinstall macOS. Now as soon as you touch the power button, it boots to this screen with fans at maximum: ...
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Native HEIF support in macOS 10.13 High Sierra?

I can't find any documentation regarding this. Will HEIF be a natively supported filetype in 10.13?
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Compatibility-breaking changes in High Sierra and iOS 11? [closed]

I remember back in Yosemite and iOS 8, upgrading iCloud to use iCloud Drive would break iCloud's functionality on any devices running earlier OSes. Are there any features in macOS High Sierra and iOS ...
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How to handle malfunctioning macbook after macOS upgrade while avoiding full reset

I have done a terrible mistake and upgraded my macbook pro to macOS High Sierra Developer Beta. I experience multiple malfunction behaviours, including: Missing files right after upgrade. Machine ...
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How can I disable auto-play blocking on a per-site basis?

I would like to disable auto-play blocking, which was a feature introduced in macOS 10.13 High Sierra, the version I'm using, on one specific news site, and not every single website. Am I even allowed ...