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macOS 10.14 Mojave is Apple's fifteenth major release of the macOS (OS X) operating system for Macintosh computers. macOS Mojave was announced June 4, 2018 at WWDC and was released for public on 24 September 2018.

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How to set default web cam

I have installed CamTwist on my MacBook (mid-2015 - Retina display). Now every app uses that by default. I want the default webcam to be the FaceTime HD camera installed in my MacBook. How do I ...
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Make Universal Clipboard fast and reliable

For me, the Universal Clipboard feature of Continuity has always been a bit spotty, but with newer hardware, it has become somewhat more reliable. The problem is getting it to work consistently. I’ve ...
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Wireguard Server configuration on macOS Mojave 10.14 - LAN routing

I'm trying to set up Wireguard as a VPN to access my home LAN devices while on the road, and also to tunnel all traffic through when connecting to possibly hostile wireless networks. I have the ...
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Installing USB drivers

Is there a way to force macOS to reinstall a set of USB drivers for a device? I have a pair of headphones from Sennheiser that are no longer recognised, i.e. not shown as an output device in the ...
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Finder layout changed in “Recents”

Yesterday i noticed that my Finder's layout for the "Recents" tab changed out of the blue; my view options for Recents are "Group by: Kind" & "Sort by: Date Last Opened" for anyone's reference. ...
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Java JDK installed via HomeBrew, but an application is erroring out that it cannot load the JRE, is there something else i need to set?

Title says it all. Installed (successfully, no errors) Java via HomeBrew on a fresh install of Mojave. From Terminal, I get the expected responses when I run things like which java and java -version ...
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Thunderbird Could not connect to server

My wife's MacBook Pro running macOS 10.14.3 suddenly developed a problem with Thunderbird 60.7.0. It cannot connect to any email server and produces an error "Could not connect to server" "The ...
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How does MacOS Photos Library store Live Photos?

I know there has been several posts from recent years about this, but none of the answers really addressed my question here. Goal: To understand how Live Photos are stored so I can effectively back ...
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Siri doesn't work in macOS Mojave

I have a MacBook Pro 15 with TB. The problem is that Siri doesn't hear me when a click the icon in the touch bar. I check my microphone settings and it looks good. I have macOS Mojave 10.14.5. But ...
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Root User Cannot Reset Another Users Password

I wanted to enable Root user on macOS Mojave Version 10.14.4 so that i can use it in case another users or admins lose their login credentials. I tried this and when i tested out password reset for an ...
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Can anyone help me figuring out what's wrong with my drive structure?

I've realized something is wrong with my disks/drives/partitions structure when I tried countless installing Windows via Bootcamp but it would always fail. Please take a look at what I have: This is ...
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Figuring out what is blocking HTTP request on macOS Mojave?

I have a simple http-server running with an index.html, which I'm trying to serve over to another device over LAN. I can access the website in the host computer using localhost and it is recorded as a ...
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Fresh install of MacOS taking too much space

I recently downloaded the Beta version of macOS Catalina, however it messed a lot of my daily apps, so I decided to downgrade back to macOS Mojave, so I did the following: Backed up everything Shut ...
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I can't quick punch-in / how do I start recording audio while playing in logic?

I have been pressing space to play the stuff I have already created, and then I hit 'r' to start recording (audio) but it never records anything. I only seem to be able to record when I am not ...
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MacBook Air 2013 with circle slash while trying to install Mojave

I've always been a Linux and Windows user, but I bought this used MacBook Air to mess with. I figured a fresh install was best for it so I erased the primary drive in disk utility and got a known-...
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FileVault 2 Full-Disk Encryption Alternative with LDAP Support

Has anyone come across a full-disk encryption alternative to FileVault 2 for macOS with better LDAP user support? I've been trying to identify a solution for macOS Mojave that: offers pre-boot, full-...
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How do I run virtual machines in Parallels Lite on Mojave?

I downloaded Parallels Lite from the App Store. Even though Parallels Lite claims to be free if you want to run Linux virtual machines, the only thing I see is this: This is what the help says: ...
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How to set default duration for new Calender events

When creating new calendar events in the Calendar application the duration of the event defaults to 60 min. In earlier version of macOS it apparently was possible to change this by running defaults ...
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How to force empty Trash if it has system files?

The question title may seem a duplicate, but this case of mine is unique. This happened because of this problem, which I was able to answer/solve. https://superuser.com/questions/1447825/will-re-...
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How can I save a file to a specific “keyed” location? [duplicate]

In Finder to go to a specific location I can do Cmd-Shift-G But what if I want to save to a specific location? That is, I don't want to click through a folder hierarchy in the save dialogue box. For ...
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OSX 10.14 Mojave SMB locking files and not releasing them

I have a Windows server with a file share accessed by a few Macs running 10.13 High Sierra and 10.14 Mojave. The Mojave Macs keep locking out every file they access on the SMB file share. So, the Mac ...
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Why has my Mac stopped accepting mouse clicks?

My Mac mini suddenly stopped responding to mouse clicks. The cursor moves around and I can switch applications with the keyboard but neither my magic trackpad or cheap USB mouse work for any type of ...
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Merging separate APFS volumes into startup disk

A 50 GB APFS volume was designated as the startup disk on my Mac running on macOS Mojave and there is 450 GB of unused space in another disk2. diskutil list output: I need to merge that 450GB of ...
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Screen showing prohibitory Sign while booting up with USB

I made an USB bootable using transmac in windows but whenever i tried to select the bootable USB using Option + Power button, it loads half the bar and the screen shows prohibitory sign like the "phi" ...
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Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up

After delaying many times the upgrade of High Sierra to Mojave, now the Mojave upgrade notification does no more pop up since more than one month or two, and it does not show up in App Store Update ...
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iMac with Mojave disconnects from WiFi when sleeing

My iMac late 2012 with Mojave is using several minutes to connect to WiFi after i wake the machine from sleep. Until a few weeks ago, the machine was connected to WiFi in matter of seconds after i ...
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MBP shutting down during sleep

I usually put my 2018 MBP into sleep by closing the lid (without any program open) and next time I only need to open the lid and unlock with fingerprint. However, it recently got an annoying behavior ...
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App switcher to switch to most recent window not working with multiple screens/spaces

First of all, I know that I can do this with a 3rd party app like Contexts. But I would like to do it with the native macOS app switcher. How to reproduce the "bug" Monitor 1 Space 1: Safari (not ...
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I have two bootcamp partitions but not my original 500GB

I have a mid 2014 MacBook Pro running Mojave. I recently tried to dual boot windows on my MacBook but in the process corrupted my original Macintosh HD and am left with a 85GB bootcamp partition. I ...
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How do I restore deleted Messages from a Time Machine backup?

My father deleted all his text messages from his iCloud account yesterday. By the time I found out about it, it was too late to restore them from the iCloud backup. Is it possible to restore them from ...
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PHP won't include files properly since updating to Mojave

On our office Mac, we have a local Apache server running through the software AMPPS. Prior to updating to Mojave, everything was working correctly. Now, after updating, there is an issue with using ...
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Change shortcut for switching to the next most recently used app among your open apps in MacOS

From the Mac keyboard shortcuts page I found shortcut for switching to the next most recently used app among your open apps : Command-Tab. I want to change it to Option-Tab. Does anyone know name of ...
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How would I force Mac App Store to save my password indefinitely, rather than for 15 minutes?

I'd like to either force App Store to save my password, or have it automatically entered (just for the Mac App Store password prompt) when it asks for my password. I want this because "require after ...
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How to create bootable installation media for Mojave without erasing the target drive

I would like to use my existing external ssd (500GB) as a bootable Mojave installation disk. But I don't want to erase the contents or format the drive. This page has the general instructions https://...
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Bootcamp - Stuck on “Partitioning Disk…”

When attempting to add a Windows 10 (April 2018, build 1803) partition to my 2019 iMac, I get stuck on "Partitioning disk..." perpetually. When I look at Disk Utility, the OSXRESERVED and BOOTCAMP ...
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SecurityAgent blocking start-up [closed]

After removing but apparently not completely, I can’t restart the macbook pro. It gives a warning like securityagent was unable to create requested mechanism teamviewerauthplugin:start. How can I ...
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How to start an application when iPad is connected?

I would like to start an application (Duet.app) installed on my macOS 10.14.5 whenever I plug my iPad to the USB port. I tried to do it with Automator, but I have no experience.
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Siri takes too long to load on Mojave

I don't know if there are actually many people using Siri on Mojave, who would take an interest in looking at my problem. Basically, after a system restart or waking up from sleep, it will take Siri ...
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How to show application windows only for current Space in Exposé, and not aggregated from all Spaces

I just started using Spaces in 10.14 (I know I'm a little late to) and was excited at first until I encountered this scenario: When I am in a Space and do Exposé to "Show me ALL Application Windows",...
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Mid 2015 Macbook Pro 15", Samsung 970 Evo 1TB SSD, Sintech Adapter, issues on boot

I recently updated my old Apple SSD to a Samsung 970 Evo 1TB, as I needed extra space for school and work. I also needed to run bootcamp, as I cannot run solidworks effectively through MacOS. Since I'...
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Ability to write files/create directories on mounted filesystems not working in Mojave

Recently, I upgraded to Mojave and I have discovered that filesystems to which I connect with Finder appear to have rw access, but I cannot change or create files. Similarly with NFS mounts. Having ...
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How to cap the amount of local storage for Photos App

Mojave and others have a feature where Photos is optimised for local storage, once triggered it will purge a certain amount of space by leaving low fidelity version of certain photos locally and the ...
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remove track number from start of song name iTunes

I just imported my own folder of audio files into iTunes. Now every song is prepended with a track number, 01, 02, ... 18, etc. How do I remove these? Other albums don't have this (despite the files ...
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how to add iTunes album artwork in Mojave

I do right click > Album Info > Artwork > Add Album Artwork, then I choose a picture (jpg) and then hit "OK" but the artwork isn't added.
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host ftp server on Mojave

I had been doing this sudo -s launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist but it doesn't work in Mojave /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ftp.plist: No such file or directory How can I ...
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Finder- getting rid of divider bar in every new window

I have had new finder windows open with a weird divider bag (marked in red in picture below) on the right side for quite some time now. I have dealt with it by dragging the bar to the right until it ...
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How to reset Apple Mail on macOS Mojave without deleting and adding back Internet account?

I'd like for Apple Mail to start fresh and download and index all of my emails from scratch across multiple email accounts. I read that I might be able to go into internet accounts and delete all of ...
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Is there a bug in Mojave's localisation handling?

Is there a bug/radical difference in how Mojave treats date settings in System Preferenceas from previous versions? All my 3d party apps on Mojave, except Launchbar, seem to be unable to interpret/...
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Unable to prevent APFS partition from mounting automatically in Mojave (10.14.5)

I'm trying to prevent macOS from asking me the FileVault password for 2 APFS partitions on boot. I don't want them to be mounted at all. APFS container: /dev/disk1 (synthesized): #: ...
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Internal screen black, external screen works

Good morning, everyone, A recurring problem that doesn't seem to have a solution for Apple. I own a MacBookPro, here are the details: The MacBook Pro (Retina, 15 inches, mid-2014) 2.5 GHz Intel Core ...