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Questions tagged [macos]

macOS is the current marketing name for Apple's Macintosh Operating System. This OS was previously known as OS X, and Mac OS X before that (which itself succeeded the 'classic' Mac OS).

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tmux: Control + Shift + Tab & iTerm2

How do enable Control + Shift + Tab and Control + Tab for tmux in iTerm2 for macOS? This question may be better suited for Unix & Linux Stack Exchange or Super User, except the configuration is ...
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Every time my three-year-old bashes the keyboard randomly my hot corners stop working. What key combo is she pressing?

Whenever I make the mistake and leave my MBP unattended and unlocked for more than a minute, my three-year-old rushes in and starts randomly mashing keys on the keyboard, pretending to type. Every ...
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Cannot complete resetting MacBook with Sierra - HD locked. How can I unlock it?

MacBook with Sierra - Disk utility erase completed OK - Reinstall Sierra not possible HD is locked. How can I unlock it?
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what can be used (like netem in linux) to control network on macOS? [duplicate]

I need to use (something like netem) network emulator to control bandwidth, delay, loss on macOS high sierra. I tried dnctl/dummynet but seems not working properly. Can anyone suggest if there is a ...
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Security warning related to frames appears when surfing the internet

I changed my computer password yesterday and now when using the internet I often get a security warning related to frames. I don't know what frame it is referring to since I'm not sure what they are ...
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Boot Partition suddenly inaccessible

I've run into quite a problem - my Mac (mid 2015 21.5" 4k iMac, running Mojave) cant find my boot partition (disk0s2). I've made some headway, it previously just showed it as FFFFFFFF-FFFF-FFFF-FFFF-...
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‘More Space’ scaled resolution causes mouse color jump [on hold]

If I set MacBook Pro (MacBookPro11,4 with macOS 10.14) scaled resolution to ‘More Space’ in Displays, then shutdown Mac I see the mouse color jump. Apple told me this normal in macOS 10.14. Odd.
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“Fonts” inspector disappeared from sidebar in OmniGraffle. How do I get it back?

In OmniGraffle 7.9, somehow the Fonts inspector popped out of the sidebar and into its own floating window. So I closed that window. Now the Fonts inspector is gone, disappeared, inaccessible. How do ...
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Edit TCC.db to give app permission to control all other apps? (“Foo.app” wants access to control “Bar.app”)

I make extensive use of Apple Events to control a wide variety of applications on my machine. The new security prompts introduced in Mojave are crippling. In previous versions of macOS, once an app ...
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How to sign in to iCloud without verification code sent to other device?

I just formatted my Macbook Pro and reinstalled MacOS. When I try to sign in to iCloud, I am getting this message: "Enter the verification code sent to your other devices.". I don't however have any ...
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Change shortcut of <Copy “xxx”> in finder

I've managed to change shortcut of "Copy" to ^C for most applications by going to "keyboard->shortcut". But in Finder, the "copy" menu item is dynamic, like Copy "documents", I don't know how to ...
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Is this a valid Apple request to download software?

I seem to have a USB connection that's a little flaky and will address it. When my iPhone, connected to my MacBook made that sound it does when it is first connected a few times in rapid succession, ...
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Changing the default folder for opening a new Finder tab or window in macOS High Sierra?

When I press ⌘+T or ⌘+N in Finder to open a new tab or window, for some reason it always starts in this folder: /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Resources/MyLibraries/...
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Mission Control not working

Mission Control isn't working on my Mac. I've tried killing the Dock through Terminal and Activity Monitor multiple times, but nothing seems to be working. Even shortcuts or Hot Corners don't work ...
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How do I use a Mac as a wireless speaker for an iOS device? [duplicate]

I know it’s possible to do this when the device is wired to the Mac (using Quicktime’s record audio), but I haven’t found a way to do it wirelessly.
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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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How can I see which filetypes a given application can open?

I have an app, it's refusing to open a file with a certain file extension. How do I check which file extensions it will open?
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How do I disable the charging chime with Mojave on 2018 a MacBook?

Searching for commands to disable the charge chime, I have run both of these. defaults write com.apple.PowerChime ChimeOnAllHardware -bool false; killall PowerChime defaults write com.apple....
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Confusion about creating a bootable flashdrive

I followed the directions to creat a bootable flashdrive for Mac High Sierra. My flashdrive now has the name "Install macOS High Sierra" and it contains the app "Install macOS High Sierra.app". Now ...
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How to change icon of terminal default on mac os? [duplicate]

How can I change icon terminal on mac os? I can change icon another app but I can't change icon terminal mac. I tried any way to change icon terminal, but I not success. It requires authorization ...
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Create an hardlink across storage device (or alternative solutions)

I have named my secondary SSD with a name with a space in it - "My SSD", and have been using it for many years with multimedia applications without any problem. Part of my media library with thousands ...
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Applescript or automator to print only 3 first pages of a pdf

I'd like to automate printing the first 3 pages of a PDF. It's fine if the document has to be split. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro installed as well.
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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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Thunderbolt to Displayport Connector

I'm trying to connect a 27" iMac Thunderbolt Display to a late 2009 21.5" iMac. It's my understanding that the thunderbolt display cord (with little lightning icon on it) will not work in the mini ...
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Diagnosing 2011 Macbook Air Webcam

SYMPTOMS FaceTime indicates no camera is available The website: WebCam Test indicates a webcam could not be found OS X Version 10.11.6 "System Report" Hardware -> Camera -> No video capture devices ...
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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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When will tensorflow start to support Mac OS again? [on hold]

Dear StackExchange community, since 2017 tensorflow officially stopped to support Mac OS due to numerous reasons: https://github.com/tensorflow/tensorflow/issues/9072 One of the strongest arguments ...
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Removing all printer stuff

I don't use any printers now, but I have in the past. Systems Preferences / Printers & Scanners shows "No printers are available". However, /Library/Printers still contains over 200Mb of stuff. ...
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iPhone 6s with iOS 12.0.1 not connecting to MacBook Pro mid2015 with macOS 10.12.6

I am using an iPhone 6s with iOS 12.0.1 and a MacBook Pro mid2015 with macOS 10.12.6. Since recently (I am not exactly sure when it started), I cannot charge the phone with my computer anymore. As ...
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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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mail.app bug while creating new smart mailbox

Whenever I create a new mailbox or edit an existing mailbox, I choose account and set the account to google, I click ok and when I check it again, it has automatically been reset to iCloud. It doesn't ...
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How long does text stay in Spotlight Search?

The text you enter in Spotlight search stays there if you close it and reopen it, but it automatically disappears after some time limit. How long is such amount of time?
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Don't get password prompt when ssh-ing from fedora

I can ssh successfully with password from one mac running Yosemite to another, but when I try to use password authentication for ssh from fedora to either Yosemite system, I never get a password ...
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Why does Mac OS overwrite whole folders rather than merging their contents?

I’ve noticed that if I have two folders of the same name but different files in each, copying one on top of the other (eg: from different parent locations) will cause the contents of the first folder ...
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What's the difference between Minimize and Hide, between Maximize and Fullscreen, and what are all the keyboard shortcuts for these?

What’s the difference between Maximized and Fullscreen? Minimized and Hidden? Where did my window go? How do I get it back? As a newbie convert from Windows my ideas about what can happen to ...
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Will updating macOS delete my kext configuration I have after disabling discrete GPU permanently from EFI?

I have followed all the instructions provided at MacBook Pro: How to disable discrete GPU permanently from EFI? My question is: Is it safe to update my macOS to latest High Sierra or even to Mojave ...
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Installing Windows 7 in Boot Camp is Unavailable on Mojave

On my MacBook Pro (Mid 2014), it seems that Apple has stopped support for installation of Windows 7 via Boot Camp on my Mac. I am currently trying to edit the info.plist to attempt to find a way to ...
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Is there a way to set a Finder Shortcut for 'Tags…' in macOS 10.14 Mojave?

Prior to Mojave, I used a custom Shortcut (System Preferences>Keyboard> Shortcuts>App Shortcuts) for the 'Tags…' command (Finder, File>Tags…), as in this answer: https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/...
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automator fifa 19 web app

I'm trying to click the reset button in Fifa 19 web app with automator. codes I've tried. tell application "Safari" activate tell current tab of window 1 do JavaScript "document....
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Allowing VNC to control computer under 10.14 (Mojave)

I've seen some topics asking for help (others offering it) re: apps asking for permission to use accesibility functions with regards to VNC in Mojave. RealVNC has a page describing the issue and a fix ...
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macOS Maps - any way to change the default starting point for navigation?

Is there a hidden setting to change the default starting point for Maps navigation away from "My Location"? The Problem: When I'm traveling, I frequently want to check the distance between two ...
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MacPro 6,1 (late 2013) - 4 monitors using only 1 of 2 available graphics cards

Late 2013 mac pro 32GB ram, AMD FirePro D500 3072mb. All monitors plugged into their own individual thunderbolt ports. Performance has been abysmal over the last few months. Many coreaudio errors; ...
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Gatekeeper refuses validly signed application

I am trying to publish a signed application, but when downloading it through internet, gatekeeper complains: Furthermore, the help page says that the app has been tampered with: Which is actually ...
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LibreOffice vs. LibreOffice Vanilla

What is the difference between LibreOffice, as available for download from the LibreOffice web site, and LibreOffice Vanilla, as available from the macOS AppStore? And how do current version numbers ...
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Cannot install Mojave via USB drive on new 2018 MacBook pro

Hey I have a new 15" MacBook Pro with High Sierra installed. I want to do a clean install of Mojave. I have followed the instructions at https://www.macrumors.com/how-to/clean-install-macos-10-14-...
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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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Customise menu bar icons

I'm looking to spice up Mojave a bit by adding colour to menu bar icons. Namely Wi-Fi and Battery icons. /System/Library/CoreServices/MenuExtras/Battery.menu/Contents/Resources and found the ...
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Failure to update from macOS 10.12 to 10.13 [closed]

Mid 2012 MBP: i5 16GB RAM What I’ve tried Boot from USB installer - macOS could not be installed on your computer A boot helper partition is required when working with Core Storage. Quit the ...
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How do I remap function modifier combinations?

I would like to remap the key binding Shift+Option+7 (⇧⌥ 7) for the backward-slash \ to something much simpler like Option+. (⌥ .) perhaps using a command line tool like hdiutil. The answer to "How ...