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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 relate to the actual [tag:hardware]. For operating system-related questions, use [tag:macos].

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After importing mbox, Apple Mail does not show some messages on list

SUMMARY OF PROBLEM I'm trying to export mail from Outlook to Mac. I dragged an Outlook for Mac 2011 folder into a Mac folder, which created a .mbox file. In Apple Mail, I imported this. When I ...
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How to use TrackOFF and icloud.com together? [on hold]

I use TrackOFF (build 1.0.1285) to control who is allowed to put cookies on my Mac (MacOS 10.14.5). Recently I've been unable to login to my icloud.com account using Safari or Firefox or Opera (I don'...
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OS X Lion Mac App Store Downloads not working [duplicate]

App Store wont download´s nothing. I tried to update to OS X El Capitian but that did not work beacuse when i entered my Apple - ID its says App store don´t working, please try agian later. Please ...
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Mac completely freezes when waking up from sleep

When I wake my MacBook Pro 15 inch up from a long period of time (2-5 hours) of sleep, my Mac shows a black screen (there is clearly some backlighting, so its on, just showing only black), and my ...
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Can a 2018 Mac mini support dual 4k monitors at 60 Hz?

I guess I need more of a personal experience answer. The specications say that a Mac mini can support dual 4k monitors, but are there any caveats to this? I am planning to get 2 x 4k monitors and run ...
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Problem with right shift key on mac

Hello I am experiencing a problem with the right shift key on my mac. When I press right shift + 2, for example, I should get just @. Instead I get @++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ with the plus ...
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Mac OS not accessible

I was recently resizing a partition on my mac (10.13) and a partition came up named "recovery HD", I looked and saw that it only had 650mb. I tried to delete and couldn't along with the partitions ...
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Seagate Backup Plus Mac reformatted to NTFS don't mount on Mac

I have a Seagate Backup Plus Mac drive that, as the name implies, came with the HFS format for Mac. I reformatted it to NTFS to be compatible with a Windows PC (I was not working with Mac at the time)....
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.Net Core MVC application on Mac throwing error called ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED while running from chrome browser [closed]

.Net Core MVC application on Mac throwing error called ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED while running from chrome browser
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OSX File permissions and inheritance when copying files

OSX: High Sierra I have 2 drives mounted. The drive I am copying files from has permissions of 700 and when I copy them to the second mount (NFS) I want them to have 755. How can I get inheritance to ...
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Is it safe to use shared dirs for different virtual OS in MAC?

I am using mac and I have installed Parellels Desktop with two virtual machines (ubuntu and windows). I can see whole mac directory structure from those virtual machines. My question is, can I make ...
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How to tell a process not to use swap and virtual memory on mac?

I would like to run a specific program and tell it not to use swap or virtual memory. I'm ok with having the OS kill the process when it is OOM. I don't want to change the machines general ...
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Tags are showing folders from Time Machine Hard Drive

I am using macbook pro with macOS Mojave 10.14.5. I created a yellow tag for one of my folders and when I click on Yellow tag from finder, finder displays folders from my time machine backups as well....
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Does MacBook Air laptop is enough for Automation Testing [on hold]

I'm wanna use Xcode and Android Studio with Appium to do a Mobile Automation Testing. Then for Websites I'm gonna use selenium stuffs. Additionally pycharm & IntelliJ for some test scripts. For ...
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What could be the cause? I/O completely died. Constant spinning, even logging in takes forever

iMac 5K, late 2014 model. The weirdest thing happened yesterday. This machine is usually very performant — 8GB ram, 3TB Fusion drive. I dual-boot Windows on it using Boot Camp. As of now, I still ...
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Macbook pro 2016 0% battery 350 cycles

today my mac didnt turn on, i plugged în and turned on then i saw 0% battery. Why? At only 350 cycles and 2 years.
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Mac OSX My picture folder says 200 GB although it is empty

Mac OSX My picture folder says 200 GB although it is empty
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Where to find the service manual for Early 2008 Mac Pro 2008 (A1186)?

I have an early 2008 Mac Pro, and I’m trying to find the service manual for it online, but I can’t find it. Anyone has any clue at all as to where I could find it?
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MacBook Pro: Erratic Trackpad behavior when an external 3.5" drive is connected

When I plug my external 3.5" hard drive into my 13" 2016 MacBook Pro, the Trackpad becomes very erratic and difficult to use. The drive is housed in a powered enclosure (brand Integral). Other ...
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Mac with force touch trackpad selects files instead of dragging them

When you click on unselected file and start moving it up to start dragging, mac os selects sibling files instead of dragging.
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I can't install bootcamp [duplicate]

It says I have to have at least 42 GB or more but as you can see I have 55 GB available. Tried looking online for solutions but all they say is time machine but I have never used this and the "Backup ...
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Hinge on 2016 MacBook Pro

I have a 2016 15" MacBook Pro and I want to know if it is normal that when I lift the lid, it moves more freely than I expect. In other words, if I gently push the lid without changing the opening ...
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Keyboard keeps on typing random letters

I recently spilled water on my keyboard (I now have a new keyboard) which I think enabled a keybind or something to activate this behavior. It starts typing weird letters like: åß∂ƒ). My solution ...
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MacBook Pro doesn’t recognize new internal HDD

My MBP 13” mid 2012 doesn’t recognize new HDDs (500 GB HGST 5400 rpm SATA 3.0gb or 500GB HGST 7200 rpm 6.0g) in Disk Utility, but picked up a Toshiba 500 GB. My previous HDD failed(dead). I am ...
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Can't locate App Store in iTunes for macOS

Every time I launch iTunes on my Mac, there is no App Store item in it and I can't access the apps that I have launched on the App Store. .
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Windows/Linux keyboard layout & symbols on Mac

I've been a Linux user most of my life and a Windows user during my early days. I've memorized the AZERTY and QZERTY keyboard layouts during the 6 years I've lived in the US, but the Mac keyboard is ...
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Change permissions of a folder with cronjob [duplicate]

I have a scanner that can "save to folder" only with FTP or CIFS protocols. I managed to set it up with CIFS to save the file to a shared folder on a Mac, however although the folder has read/write ...
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Cannot Open .Sparsebundle

My computer crashed few days ago, I took it to computer store and they told me that the logic board is damaged but the hard drive is fine. So they migrated all files from old mac to a new mac. All ...
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What if there is an error message that adoptopenjdk8 exists in multiple taps?

When brew cleanup shows the following error message: Error: Cask adoptopenjdk8 exists in multiple taps: homebrew/cask-versions/adoptopenjdk8 adoptopenjdk/openjdk/adoptopenjdk8 How can I resolve ...
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Is there an easy way to remove some of the built-in apps on macOS Mojave? [duplicate]

In the past I was able to do sudo rm -rf /Applications/<app name>. The following resources indicate that this will no longer work without dealing with System Integration Protection (SIP): How ...
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Mac OS X firewall rules to block UDP connection to an external server

Can anybody help to recommand a firewall app for Mac OS X? I'm going to block UDP connection to an external server, and then I need to check whether it switch to TCP connection to the server ...
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Mac OS Sierra Feedback app came out of nowhere

So I was just using my mac normally until I looked at the dock and saw a feedback app (which I didn't open). I thought it was from google due to the material icon design but I cannot find a source ...
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Why is Photos not suggesting new People faces in the People Album?

When I first began using the People feature in iOS and Mac Photos, the app automatically listed a bunch of people. I added names for all the people I knew. I thought this was a near-complete list of ...
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Crackling/Popping Right Speaker on Mid 2015 15" Macbook Pro

I've only began experiencing this issue this morning, I first noticed it at around 4 AM. Its 1 PM now. What I've done so far: Reset PRAM & SMC Switched Left & Right Speakers. The right ...
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How to use Screen Sharing if I don't know the remote Mac's IP address

I have the credentials for the Mac, but there is nobody in the room with the machine to check the public IP address. If I know the public IP, I can connect to the mac. Unfortunately the ISP provides ...
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I can't seem to see my Seagate Thunderbolt drive, but System Report says it's there

This drive was visible on my system for a while, but eventually just disappeared. It wasn't cheap, so I don't want to give up on it.
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Can I make a repeat action into a function keystroke

I use Safari to gather information in my family history research, and when I get new names to add to my ‘Tree” I like to capitalise the surnames. Can I do this with keystrokes instead of going to edit/...
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External screen turns off after macOS boots - Mac Mini

When I plug in the screen and I turn on the Mac Mini, I see the Apple logo and the OS loading. After macOS boots the external screen goes black.
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Lost my APFS partition after using EaseUS partition manager on Bootcamp

I used macOS mojave(APFS partition) and Windows10(Bootcamp). And I tried to expand Bootcamp partition with moving Windows OEM partition by EaseUS partition master in windows. After this, I can’t find ...
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How to disable service workers in Safari 12.1? (Mac)

In Safari 12.1 Service workers can’t be disabled anymore via Develop > Experimental Features. I guess it’s not an experimental feature anymore. Is there any other way to disable them? Sometimes the ...
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The command for alias local='…' gets run on terminal open

I have an alias set up in my .bash_profile file: alias local='npm run start-local', and for whatever reason when I open a new terminal session it is trying to run that command npm run start-local ...
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Mouse Hover Not Working

This may be a simple question, but for a long time now Safari has not registered when my mouse is hovering over something (e.g. hover over a youtube video to show the progress bar, hover over a link ...
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Windows Gaming RGB keyboard - Scroll Lock on Mac does not enable RGB lights

I'm a mac user and I just bought a new RGB windows keyboard. In order to enable the RGB light, I have to press "Scroll Lock". But every time I press, it keeps decreasing the brightness. It doesn't ...
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Mac OS X Mojave Typing Lag

When typing Hebrew letters, the output is delayed and quite laggy. This is not happening in English, as can be seen in the following video (when nothing is being outputted - I actually press the ש ...
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How to intentionally mess up a mac [closed]

How I break my mac to the point it cant be repaired without physically damaging it Edit: Please just tell me how I could break my macbook to make if unrepairable without physical damage.
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Classic Login to new headless Mac with Apple Remote Desktop?

I vaguely remember a trick from years ago that I'd find useful now. I'm wondering if anyone remembers the details. (I'm assuming this is no longer possible so no longer a "can this be done now" ...
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Symbols appear instead of letters/numbers when typing on Mac

Im using a Mac book air and when I try to type something, random weird symbols appear instead of texts. The symbols "Œ„´‰ˇÁ¨ˆØ∏" appear when I try to type "qwertyuiop". I had already found a solution ...
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Phone Calls from blocked number being answered on another device

Okay so I recently got a new phone number, a woman calls me everyday saying this is her husbands number. When I don't ignore the call it is answered on another device according to my Mac and iPhone I ...
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Logic Pro X weird move marquee to transient problem

I have a project where I'm doing a fair amount of editing to get all the various tracks to line up. It's a bunch of recordings of the same songs in the same order, just the gaps are different. My ...
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How do I filter out library messages from “log” output?

This command: log show --predicate "(process == 'MyApplication')" --source --last 30m Produces this output: Filtering the log data using "process == "MyApplication"" Skipping info and debug messages,...