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Questions tagged [mac]

Mac is Apple's computer brand. Apple currently produces several lines of Macintosh computers divided into two categories, desktops: Mac mini, iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, and notebooks: MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro. All current Macs ship with macOS. This tag is for any and all questions that ...

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The left navigation item of the Mac App Store disappears

macOS 10.14 Mojave I have used the beta version of the Mojave system, and this problem started in a beta version, even if you re-install the official version to cover the installation, it still does ...
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Recover data from external hard drive partition Mac OS X

A couple of weeks ago, I dropped my external drive while a program was writing data to it. The drive seems to spin up fine, without beeps/scratches. The drive also has EFI and Recovery partitions. One ...
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Charging MacBook in Europe using a standard adapter [on hold]

When I try to charge my Mac using an adapter ( not the Apple world adapter, the brick gets warm and kinda vibrates Is there something wrong I am in Ireland
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Replacing CONTROL KEY with COMMAND in MAC for Wine Notepad++

Am a fan of notepad++, now am using MAC and installed npp++ with wine. I want to replace the control key with the command key that way I don't need to brake my Mac commands/shortcuts. What is the ...
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Mac keyboard shortcut to press the replace button

Is there a keyboard shortcut on a Mac that can press the replace button? See image.
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Is it possible to open Chrome's databases.db in another MacBook?

This is in response to another question I found interesting. Is it possible for an attacker to copy Chrome passwords found in /Users/$USER/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/...
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Image files saving as broken, Pasting Icons instead of the images

I have been having issues with how my computer is saving images and placing images. Whenever I save an image, it views fine on my computer, but shows up as broken anywhere else when I try to upload it ...
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How do I get an imessage conversation from my mac onto my new iPhone when it hasn't already been transferred through iCloud?

Recently had to get a new iPhone, set it up and logged into the same iCloud account used with my mac and it has restored some old messages from the last backup but not more recent ones already on my ...
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How can I remove Applications from Security & Privacy?

Is it possible to completely remove Terminal and Chrome from the Privacy tab here?
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What is this Mojave security feature called? (screenshot) [duplicate]

Accessing certain files in Mojave via Terminal triggers the above security warning. What's the name of this particular security feature? And where can we find the technical details on how it works and ...
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Install wget on Mac

I downloaded wget-1.19.tar.gz from this site http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/wget/ and then i exctract the tar file and run ./configure The output is that: checking for ftello... yes checking for sigblock......
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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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Can not use “pathping” command in macOS

In the Windows I can use the pathping command to tail after the network path, but I can not find this command on macOS. Is it has another name, such as ipconfig to ifconfig?
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Macbook Pro detects display but no signal and keeps trying to connect after using unplugged

I am having weird issues with my early 2013 Macbook Pro, High Sierra 10.13 This has happened before and resolved spontaneously. Basically, I unplugged my macbook and used it without an external ...
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System image backup in Disk Utility

I have tried to make an image of the system drive (APFS) by following this guide... Create a disk image for recovery Even when I boot to recovery the “Image from [partition name]” is grayed out. Any ...
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Safari 12: how to sync tabs *only* across devices?

Is there a way to sync opened tabs only (i.e., without syncing Favorites page) in Safari across Mac and iPhone? I have a different set of Favorite websites on iPhone and Mac — and turning sync on ...
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Authentication Failed- Google Internet Accounts

I am trying to add my google account but I am getting the error below. I am running Mojave and have tried several google accounts.
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Several Issues with Erasing a Partition Along with Its Recovery HD and/or Boot OS X

Please note I have everything backed up. Disk Utility from Lion with its Debug menu enabled to “Show all partitions”: Disk Utility from High Sierra: diskutil list command ran in Terminal: ...
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Mojave: new security features? [closed]

Where can I learn more about Mojave's new security features? For example, when an exception is allowed, which files on the disk are modified? And I know crontab can no longer be modified without a ...
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I reassembled a Mac Pro A1186 and have extra parts left over. What do they go to?

I disassembled a Mac Pro A1186 for cleaning and upon reassembly found that I have several screws and what appear to be some kind of nuts. I don't remember what they go to. This system did not have ...
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Can't AirPlay from Mac to Apple TV (ethernet)

The other questions on this subjects are 4-6 years old and have not helped to solve my problem playing my media from a Mac to an Apple TV. MBP Retina Early 2013 running OS 10.12.6 (Sierra, current) ...
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HOW TO SPLIT 2 AUDIO STREAMS I.E (youtube and Netflix) on MAC between to different audio devices exp (internal speaker and Airplay/TV) [closed]

ESSENTIALLY I WANT TO SPLIT 2 AUDIO STREAMS I.E(youtube and Netflix) one to internal built-in speakers and the other to a Bluetooth speaker would even be fine. ON A MACCC NOT WINDOWS. THERE IS NOTHING ...
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Where could I publish a useful technical article about hardware? [closed]

I've researched and written a couple of useful articles about Apple hardware that may be useful for techs out there. One of the is a deep research of the Apple devices serial number structure. Is ...
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Excel Comments Not Appearing on Hover

I'm using Excel version 16.17 on by MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave and when I hover over comments they no longer appear. The problem just started in the past two weeks. I now have to manually show ...
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YouTube Full-Screen Mode Overtakes External Monitors

I'm on a 27" iMac, running 2 external monitors in my video production studio. One is a 65" Samsung wall mount screen. I have been accustomed to having YouTube videos run in full screen mode on the ...
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Wine issue: Can't quit out of application

I tried running a windows game called KouKou Gurashi lately on my MacBook Air by going into 'Advanced' and putting the KouKou Gurashi.exe in. It worked, I started running it but it froze and now I can'...
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iMessages show not delivered on mac, but show as delivered on the same thread in my iphone

I've tried deleting the messages cache (if that's what it's called. The history through the library). It fixed the problem temporarily, but it started doing this again.
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Can't Install Mojave because of file system error: Object map is invalid

I wanted to upgrade macOS High Sierra to Mojave but installation failed with this error: File system verify or repair failed. Using Recovery Mode I tried First Aid from Disk Utility and it failed ...
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My keyboard (numpad) overwrites everything

I have a Mac mini with High Sierra (10.13.4) with a Windows-keyboard (it has a numpad). Everything went fine for a long time but a few months ago I got a big problem: In many apps (Calculator, Excel, ...
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Mac - headphones suddenly very quiet

I have an issue with my Mac running High Sierra - the sound output from headphones is very quiet. Like, I can barely hear anything at all at max volume. I tried adjusting stuff in Audio MIDI Setup: -...
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How to have 2560x1440 HIDPI (@60Hz) with HDMI 2.0 on Mac OS 10.14?

I can't see 2560x1440 HiDpi @60Hz mode for my monitor. How do I configure that? Hardware: 15" Macbook Pro 2017(USB-C) with Touchbar QNIX 32" 4K @60Hz monitor. HDMI 2.0 cable Software: Mac OS ...
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In Mac Excel, how can I replace with newline?

In Mac Excel, how can I replace with newline? Ex: Finds all AAA BBB and replace all with AAA BBB Please any help would be highly appreciated.
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Controlling DEP enrolled computers from being unlinked

We lease computers for Schools and Organization. They are shipped through Apple Device Enrollment (DEP) and linked to our MDM server. We install client software which checks for their lease payment ...
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Access macintosh hd file contents from external bootable drive

my MBP 2015 running Mojave just broke. After entering my password and hitting 'enter', all my MBP shows is a black screen with a spinning wheel (NO cursor). I've tried almost everything I could find ...
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How can I create an APFS fusion drive in Mojave using my SSD and HD?

Now that Mojave supports APFS in fusion drives, how can I create a fusion drive from scratch with my SSD and HD? I have a Mac Mini with an 128 GB SSD and a 1TB HD, already updated to Mojave and using ...
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Remove existing Apple ID linked to Mac App Store

I want to remove all the Apple IDs previously used on my iMac. Currently, when I try to update any app, it requests that I log in with an Apple ID that belongs to other users. I want to replace that ...
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Xcode Key Bindings not working with Spanish keyboard

I'm running macOS High Sierra and Xcode 9. My MacBook Pro has a Spanish Keyboard, and in the keyboard settings, it is configured as Spanish - ISO. I have tried some command shortcuts like Move Line Up ...
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Unable to add Google account (G Suite) to Mail.app

While adding a new Google account (G Suite account) to Mail.app (Mac OS High Sierra, 10.13.6), I am able to authenticate successfully but the account is never added to Mail.app. It remains stuck at ...
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I accidentally allowed software to load when asked. How do I find out what I allowed (and block it again if needed)?

I just upgraded to Mojave, and all went well. When the system restarted, I was shown the name of an application or extension that was being blocked from loading, and I mistakenly authorized it to load....
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Mac Mini Failing Half Way Through Boot

I am, however, able to boot up from this hard drive using Target Disk Mode, from my Mac Book Air (via a Lightning cable). And it runs fine via external boot like that. I was able to do an external ...
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Mac calendar app (iCal) displays error message “server responded with an error”

After upgrading to Mojave, the mac calendar app displays the following error when starting the app. "server responded with an error" Is this a problem with Mojave and the gmail server? The error ...
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macOS: Security & Privacy preference pane in System Preferences is greyed out

Security & Privacy preference pane in System Preferences app is greyed out. I read there should be a lock icon I can click on to unlock this setting, but I do not see the lock icon. How can I ...
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Is having too much stuff on the Desktop still a performance killer? [closed]

See for example This article Or this one Or this one Now, the answer to this question seems to suggest that the problem is icons on the desktop needing to be repeatedly redrawn, but the articles ...
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Mac refusing to shut down because of finder?

When I shut down, restart, or update and restart my mac goes about shutting applications down to get ready to turn the computer off as it normally does but after my top bar and desktop icons have gone ...
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Disk Utility “restore from” list does not include any volumes

I want to copy a volume from an old MacBook Pro to a new one. I mounted the old one using Target Firewire Mode. I made a new APFS volume on the new machine. When I tell Disk Utility that I want to ...
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How can I abort a Mojave installation?

I started the installation process for the Mojave upgrade from High Sierra but I realized I can't upgrade because of some incompatible enterprise software. I would like to cancel it and prevent the ...
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How do I slow down my printing from my MacBook?

I print with an HP Laserjet p1102w. When printing onto cardstock the toner is normally not fully melted on and smudges easily. I found on my PC that setting the printer to print a heavier paper than I ...
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Mac Server app: Network users have proper permissions but Network Groups are unable to make changes to files

I have a network group (all company users) that has full read/write access to all files on the Share but for some reason users continue to only have read permission. If I add the network users ...
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How to Activate 'remote management' without observe using terminal

I was wondering if it was possible to activate the remote management via the command line but without activating the OBSERVE option. (I don't want to do it with the GUI since I will push this ...
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Sometimes Mac switches tabs, hides apps, opens siri automatically without interference

Sometimes during normal use, mac will behave weird. It will switch between tabs, open Siri, will not let me move cursor while I am typing, sometimes it will take me to the bottom of the page of an ...