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Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is the eighth major release of Mac OS X operating system

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Macbook Late 2011 Reinstall Upgrade from Lion

I've got a Macbook Pro late 2011 which has been (and still is/was) great. I was running High Sierra and decided to do a reformat and reinstall from USB. However, something went wrong and it hanged on ...
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Can't sign into iTunes on Mac 10.7.5

I can open the iTunes app and it seems to be working as normal, but whenever I try to sign in it gives me two error messages, one after the other. first - "We could not complete your iTunes ...
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OS X El Capitan downloaded form apple claims installation is successful, but new OS is not installed [duplicate]

I have a compatible macbook pro (late 2008) for OS 10.11 and wish to upgrade from OS 10.8.5 The download was fine (6.2gb) and the installer began by saying 'will take 7mb of space'. I ran the ...
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My Mac only boots to internet recovery and doesnt install MacOs

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 and I had it with High Sierra OS, as I'm going to sell it I tried to revert to factory settings via recovery... the thing is that it shows an error and didn't install ...
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MacBookPro6,2 can't upgrade from 1.6.8, app store error [duplicate]

Context I'm trying to upgrade my grandma's macbook. It is a MacBook Pro 6,2 running mac os 1.6.8. It is so outdated that Safari no longer recognizes the webpages' SSL certificates. It has no recovery ...
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Mac fails to boot up after crash, showing white lines, disk checks out OK

I'm running an old Mac Pro (early 2009) with Lion 10.7, 650GB hard drive near full. This morning the computer became unresponsive besides the mouse and showed columns of light gray lines across the ...
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Finder can't seem to move file from one folder to another

I'm working solely on a flash drive plugged into my computer. Normally moving a file from one folder to another works normally, but once in a while the loading window will pop up and say "Preparing to ...
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How can I format my USB? [duplicate]

I tried before to make a bootable USB but it failed. When I now try to format it normally I can't. Trying this and that shows: /dev/disk2 (external, physical): #: TYPE NAME ...
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Can't view contents of a certain existing folder

I have a flash drive formatted to ExFat with multiple folders, one of which contains various mp4 files. Likely because of some stupid decisions which include "Forcing the computer to shut down in the ...
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update unsupported mac with OS X lion to APFS 10.15

Please confirm if one can help me update unsupported mac book late 2008 HFS+ to APFS Last 2008 current OS X Lion Mac book 5.1 Omt; Cpre 2 Duo processor 2 GHZ 1 processor 2 cores L2 cache 3mb Mem ...
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How can I upgrade my 10.7.5 mac to a newer version when it can't even read the disk image InstallMacOSX?

I have a 2006 Mac Pro (MacPro 1,1) with 4GB RAM running OS X Lion (10.7.5) I've been using this link: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210717, to try and upgrade my computer. I've successfully ...
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LaCie external disk setup assistant immediately quits unexpectedly on Mac OS X 10.7

In order to upgrade the operating system on my old 2011 MacBook Air running macOS 10.7, I first wanted to back up the contents of the hard drive to an external disk. I already had a fresh, unused ...
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MacOS install USB not listed in boot manager on startup

I have a 2011 Macbook Air (a1370) that was stuck on the boot screen with the spinning wheel. I booted into internet recovery and from Disk Utility wiped the SSD clean. When I then tried to reinstall ...
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MBP Mid-2012 Lion install loops

Background: a week ago I left an airport terminal in a hurry and had to shutdown the MBP with a hard press of the power button. Once I arrived I was presented with a blinking folder during boot. I ...
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Mac OS x Lion - Chunk validation failed

First of all, I am new to Mac OS. I have a MacBook pro 2011, and I am trying to install X Lion using the recovery mode (network install) and I keep on getting the "can't download the additional ...
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OSX Lion - missing csrutil command

i have IMac 5,1 with Lion 10.7.5 OSX and in terminal i'm trying to use the command csrutil. I checked everywhere but didn't find the way to have and use it. The reason is that i would like to disable (...
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Downgrading the OS…restore apps from TimeMachine?

So I’m downgrading the OS from Mojave to back to Lion..backed up hd with TimeMachine. I will erase the drive and install the older OS. My question is will I be able to restore my applications from my ...
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MBP rebooting after sleeping for a long time

After upgrading to OSX Catalina, my MBP seems to be rebooting after sleeping for an extended amount of time (usually overnight when I am sleeping). After booting it back up and logging back in it ...
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How can I install a more modern web browser on 10.7.5 Mac Pro

I have a workhorse of a MacPro built in early 2008. I can not afford a new Mac at the time, and this does everything I need it to except get to important websites such as iCloud, Square, YouTube, and ...
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Postgresql 11 on Lion

We may be receiving a 1,1 Xserve running OSX Lion 10.7.6 (newest for the hardware) and need to run Postgres on the system. Will the newest version (11.5_1 at the time of writing) work on Lion if ...
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iMac shuts down during startup

I'm experiencing a shutdown of an iMac during startup, when the progression bar almost halfway. I tried, with no success: - starting up from the iMac recovery partition and checking the HD with Disk ...
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Restoring a white Macbook with OSX Lion

I'm trying to restore an old Macbook for my kid. I've erased the hard drive and want to reinstall the OS, which is Lion. However, I have a problem - I have no idea what Apple ID I used originally (...
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Updating to a newer macOS version - how can I avoid potential pitfalls? [duplicate]

I'm running a Macbook Pro with macOS 10.7 Lion. I've already checked and it can be upgraded to the latest macOS version (Mojave). However, I want to keep as much as I can running the same (like ...
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Update from OS X Lion 10.7.5 to macOS Mojave 10.14

I have recently got a mid 2012 Macbook Air which I installed Lion on. I am trying to update it to Mojave, but even though it is compatible, when downloading it in the App Store I get this error ...
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Macbook A1342 2010 - OS Installation Issue

I purchased a Macbook A1342 2010 (white one) from eBay and it arrived with software and a password on it. This was not in the seller's description. I instinctively (have had many macs before) used ...
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Mac boot partition FFFF (High Sierra) [duplicate]

I know many people have had similar kind of issues and I tried to fix this with the answers I found but with no luck. Device: iMac 27" mid 2011 OS: Latest High Sierra (I think the recovery mode is ...
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How to forward delete in Macports?

When using the interactive Macports shell (running port), is there a way to delete characters to the right of the cursor? Normally, you can simply use key the combination Fn + Delete to forward-...
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How to create /etc/certificates/*.{cert,chain,concat,key}.pem files without reboot?

I am trying to move from Comodo to Let's Encrypt certificates on OS X Server (10.7). Something in Apple's server.app and ServerAdmin.app is broken. I can see and select newly imported certificates in ...
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On Mac OS X 10.7, Java Control Panel crashes unexpectedly

I'm wondering if this is a serious problem that I should be concerned about. I have the latest version of Java installed (currently Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_212-b10) via command ...
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problem with high sierra multiple users simultaneously

I'm trying to connect from windows to high sierra with another user on my mac that is working on it's own mac I'm trying to make my mac to have two users to work with it at the same time.I have tried ...
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How can i change Terminal Settings to automatically close terminal after Execution using shell script

when i execute some command file or shell file after execution terminal remains open and its not look appropriate i want to close the terminal by script without changing settings manually in MAC ...
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Cannot install Mac OS X Lion due to disk errors

I’m trying to install Mac OS X Lion after accidentally having erased my disk in order to reboot my iMac, which I did without backing it up. On a separate USB drive, I formatted and installed a Lion ...
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How do i add icon on .sh file using terminal

I need to change .sh file icon only for the single file how can i do it with terminal
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Is GitHub working for you right now or is it an OS X 10.7 Firefox browser issue?

EDIT: To quickly answer my question, see the bottom edit. I forgot my GitHub account, so I tried reset my password. However, I'm not receiving any email. I tried it again, but to no avail. So I ...
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Error while attempting to install Homebrew on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)

I'm attempting to update my installation of Homebrew by re-installing as prescribed by http://brew.sh: /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)...
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imac mid 2011 install os x from usb drive [duplicate]

I have a problem here, I got iMac mid-2011 with fresh HDD. I want to install mac os x el capitan from USB drive, but when I click option button on my keyboard there is no HDD or USB drive shown. only ...
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Does SIP remain disabled upon a fresh restart?

System Integrity Protection re-enables itself upon a new restart of the machine. So whenever you want it to be disabled for whatever reason you have to go back to recovery-mode and disable it manually....
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Install New Hard Disk on Mac Mini 2011 [duplicate]

After a fail in the HDD, I am trying to reinstall Mountain Lion from USB (or Lion or whatever other without any particular choice) on a Mac Mini 2011 in an empty HDD. Guessing because the disk is ...
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2011 iMac 27": cannot upgrade to latest OSX after replaced failing drive with blank new HDD. Nasty loop [duplicate]

Installed a new hard drive on a iMac 2011 27": old drive would not boot (node errors which FSK cannot fix). This faulty drive was running High Sierra before it stopped booting. Removed the old drive ...
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Get per process user and system CPU time on OSX via command line?

I am familiar with pidstat command that gives separate user and system CPU per process on Linux: $ sudo pidstat -p 3162 Linux 4.18.0-13-generic (ubi) 26.12.2018 _x86_64_ (1 CPU) 11:26:13 ...
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Where can iPhoto '11 be downloaded?

I just set up an old white Macbook (early 2008) with a fresh install of OS X 10.7.3, which I think is the most recent version that will run on it. I was surprised to see the installer did not include ...
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How can I empty the trash with old backups in it?

Since my backup disk is full, I wanted to delete old backups to free space. Since I didn't figure out how to do it on TimeMachine itself properly, I selected all the folders with backups on the ...
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Have the MacBooks Pro in 2011 and 2012 still shipped with installation disks?

I'm looking into acquiring some older Apple hardware and am wondering how long Apple still shipped hardware with installation disks. So when did Apple stop shipping installation disks (or more ...
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Why a Win 7 usb installer made using Boot Camp, is not working?

I'm running Lion on an old MacBook, MacBook 2.1 Mid 2007. I want to install Windows 7. I have an iso for Win 7 and create the partition and a usb installer with Boot Camp but when the machine ...
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USB boot on mid 2010 Intel Mac mini

I have a mid 2010 Mac mini. I recently did an SSD upgrade in it. I tried using Internet Recovery to reinstall Mac OS X Lion (after which I am planning to upgrade further). However, the setup never ...
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Help - Have I bricked my MacBook Air?

I have a late '10 MacBook Air with 64gb ssd, it was getting very slow and very full so I decided to wipe and start afresh. I followed some online instructions, signed out of everything then erased ...
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Can I upgrade my Mid 2014 Mac SSD?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and would like to upgrade my SSD. I've searched online and haven't been able to find which type of SSD would work for this particular model. I've ...
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How can I alter the default behavior of iTunes 10.7 to suppress some UI elements like the store?

I like iTunes 10.7 and I've been sticking with it ever since it came out and hope to avoid updating it now that I run macos High Sierra. I'm trying to figure out how to delete/remove/hide the 'iTunes ...
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MacBook Air - Upgrading from Mac OS X Lion to macOS Sierra [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air running Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5. I wish to upgrade it to macOS Sierra, but it requires at-least OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 which is not available anymore in the App Store. Is there any ...
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Can't burn Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to a disc because it doesn't have enough space

When I try to burn my downloaded Mac OS X 10.7 Lion install disc to a DVD, I get this error: The disc inserted does not have enough free space The DMG disc image says it's "4.72 GB" and the ...

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