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

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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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Finding out if upgrading to a newer macOS version will cause issues?

I'm going to be upgrading my Macbook Pro (mid-2012 model) from its original OS X Lion 10.7 installation to a newer version of macOS. It looks like Apple will allow me to upgrade from Lion directly to ...
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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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External hard drive is not recognized by MacOS after trying to install something on it

Can someone help me with this? (without having to format it) Here's the table start size index contents 0 5859790848 MacBook-Pro-de-Elias:~ ///$ sudo gpt show /dev/...
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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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Installing Lion through Internet Recovery on a MacBook Pro 8,11 (Early 2011) [duplicate]

This has me frustrated for almost two days now but how do I re-install Lion? I have made an Apple ID and followed many unnecessary proprietary procedures Apple wants me to do but I can't seem to ...
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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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Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion fails to install due to “Can't download the additional components” and “Essentials.pkg”

Error: "Can't download the additional components needed to install Mac OS X" In the log: "Failed to verify Essentials.pkg: xar_verify failed" I have an old iMac 5,1 that I'm trying to fix up. It has ...
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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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What exactly do I get when I purchase an older version of Mac OS X?

I recently acquired an older iMac 5,1 with 3 GB RAM, currently running Mac OS X 10.6.8, and from what I can gather online it is able to run "Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion". I found that it is available for ...
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Identify cause of graphic errors

I have a late 2006 iMac with Intel Core2Duo, 64-bit (32 bit EFI) with some upgraded parts: 2*2GB RAM (only 3 GB can be used) 100GB SSD which has been running for 3 years now with trim-enabler In the ...
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Why does iTunes sometimes decide it HAS to stay open at any cost and to reopen every time I quit it up to crazy numbers of quit or force quit?

This happened yesterday, and I posted on Quora. No answer. It happened again today, so here I am cross-posting. Sometimes, iTunes decides that, despite me quitting it, the right thing is to be open, ...
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How to upgrade an older Mac Mini to newest OS and newest firmware?

I am having trouble to download the latest OS Update. When I try to install the update using native mac features I get an error like update couldn't be verified. While loading it was probably ...
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Mid 2010 MacBook Pro kernel_task extremely high CPU usage (150%+) lags and kernel panics

I recently acquired a 2010 13" MacBook Pro. When attempting to boot to a Leopard installer on a USB drive, I am greeted with a kernel panic. There is no specific error message but instead prompts me ...
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How to restore Macbook Air to factory settings?

I am not a pro-Mac user (I am a Windows user) Here's what I did with my old Macbook Air, Press COMMAND + R while booting and it went into the mode shown in the picture Selected Macintosh HD to (...
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Get Messages Beta app to run on OS X Lion

I wanted to use iMessage/Messages on my 2008 MacBook. I am stuck on Lion. I saw the Messages beta, and installed it. However, it appears Apple disabled it after Mountain Lion was released. I really ...
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Chrome seems to tank my Air's performance. Any solutions?

I have a 2011 MacBook Air with 4gb RAM, 128 SD hardrive and Intel Core i5. For years it ran great. I code for web so never needed anything super powerful, other than the ability to keep several ...
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How do I delete these partitions on my iMac?

How do I delete the disk0s2 partition (see below) on my iMac's internal drive?? /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: TYPE NAME SIZE IDENTIFIER 0: ...
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Converting iso to img but hdiutil doesn't recognize iso file

I am trying to convert a iso file to img file using the hdiutil command in the cli terminal but it seems my hdiutil won't recognize the iso. hdiutil convert /mypathdir/ubuntu-16.04.4-desktop-amd64....
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How to lookup disk “Device Identifier” from “Device / Media Name”?

There are 20+ drives in the system. One of the drives is having issues according to the disk controller. The disk controller reports to me by the drives serial number. That drive serial I can map to a ...
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How to fix macOS installer error (Contact AppleCare) [closed]

I used the Disk Utility and I deleted the OS partition, because I lost the admin password and I couldn't install anything (my first question). I got an advice about deleting the partition from disk ...
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Installing Ubuntu without DVD or Flash Drive

I'm trying to give new life to my old white late-2006 MacBook by installing a new OS (dual boot), but I am having problems as my DVD/CD drive is broken and I just can't get my Mac to boot from my ...
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Computer stuck on gray: what do I do?

I had very low disk space, but kept working because it has happened a number of times. Then I had to use Word, it behaved weird, forced a few restarts, and now if I resrart I get an apparently fine ...
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Command Line Tools on Mac OS X 10.7.5

Okay, I have a problem with my Mac OS X 10.7.5 because I have to learn to program, I was programming "Hello world" and I was using the terminal and "Sublime Text" for text editor but my terminal doesn'...
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Mac had High Sierra, had to install Lion from Internet Recovery into a new hard drive, can't install High Sierra

I had Mac OS High Sierra on my laptop. I have had some errors on my laptop's hard drive. I bought an SSD and had to install Mac OS Lion from Internet Recovery. I see ads for a free Mac OS High Sierra ...
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How do I setup a NetBoot of El Capitan using Lion Server?

I have an old MacBook running Lion Server that I want to be an El Capitan NetBoot server. I downloaded the Install El Capitan Application on a supported computer, and then copied it to the ...