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Questions tagged [mojave]

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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Keep note sheet as black text on white background while Notes.app is in dark mode

I am enjoying dark mode in macOS Mojave. This includes the list boxes and sidebar in the Notes.app. Except, the note sheet itself is awkward with white-text-on-black-blackground. Is it possible to ...
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2014 Macbook Air 13 in SSD and Boot up Problems

I recently acquired a 2014 mac book air from a family member that supposedly had a bad hard drive. I did some research and settled on a Cruical NVMe M.2 500GB with the adapter that upon reviewing was ...
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Error connecting to iCloud

Ever since I update my Mac to Mojave, which was at the end of January 2019, I've been having major issues with network connectivity. So everything works fine in the browser but I can't download or ...
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Ghost window appearing on macBook Pro

Anyone know what that little window is? It appears at random times on one of my desktops. It DOES NOT show on the actual screen, just when I preview my desktops. I am hoping someone saw it or has it. ...
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Cannot print anything

I have successfully set up the printer But when I print a file, the queue shows it is printing and then disappears on the queue without printing anything. How can I fix it?
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Combine Time Machine backups in Mojave

My Time Machine backup drive became corrupt. It would take several minutes to mount, and then MacOS would warn me to back up the data. When I tried copying Backups.backupdb out I got "Error Code -36"...
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Finder Tags not working for any SMB files

I'm having an issue with Finder Tags and SMB share? I can tag a file with a colour. But when I go view in the tags it does not show for any SMB shared files? I have tried everything. Finder is ...
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Safari stops working when attached to a corporate network

My work MBP is in a corporate network which has heavy security. For the last few months Safari has been driving me crazy. It will work for a period of time, then just stop. No matter what web page I ...
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How to regain admin powers restricted by Apple? [on hold]

It seems Apple is on a crusade to kill off the admin. On "upgrading" to Mojave I noticed LOTS of areas where normal admin powers have been eliminated: Unable to delete Apple apps (News, Stocks, ...
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Cannot flush cache

No matter what I do, I cannot get a web site to load after something changes with the DNS. For instance, if meh.blah.example.com had a misconfigured DNS value and produced an ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED ...
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Root User Can't run Files Off Desktop or Documents? Mojave 10.14.3

Anybody else have this issue with root in Mojave (10.14.3)? I have root enabled and I try to run a simple .txt/.png/.pkg off the root desktop. It doesn’t run, I get an error in Console “Unable to load ...
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Use iCloud files sync: only sync files on desktop

is there a way to only sync files which are on my desktop? I don't want to sync my whole ~/Documents/ directory because it's very big.
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Mojave 10.4.3 WiFi problems

I updated to Mojave 10.14.3 last weekend at home. When I brought my MacBook Pro into the office Monday morning it showed it was connected to my office network, but there was no connection. I restarted ...
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Mail opens a window randomly in split screen with my fullscreen window

I haven't been interacting with Mail for half an hour, but suddenly it opens its main window in split screen with the fullscreen video player that I'm watching. This happens every other day. I can't ...
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The operation can't be completed because the item is in use …

im using Macos Mojave, and some of my Xcode files were locked i guess by the system. So i trashed them and now im not able to clean the Trash. Im getting annoying error The operation can't be ...
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How to create tunnels for Wireguard? [on hold]

Scenario Wireguard just released an app for MacOS on its app store. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wireguard/id1441195209 My understanding is that it is a VPN app which will help me to change my ...
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Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 does not detect startup USB for Mojave

I would like to perform a clean install of Mojave as outlined in this article https://setapp.com/how-to/clean-install-macos-mojave However, my Mac Air 2013 does not detect my USB installer as a ...
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skype wants to export “Apple ID Authentication” from the keychain

Today, I came back from having a coffee, unlock my Macbook (12" 2017, running Skype version 8.39.0.175 in Mojave 10.14.3 and I see this: Does anyone have any idea what is this and why would Skype ...
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What is 'Time Profile'?

In System Preferences > Keyboard > Services > Development, I see options for 'Time Profile Active Application', 'Time Profile App Under Mouse', and 'Time Profile Entire System'. What do these things ...
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Spotlight search not including Applications in the result [MacOS Mojave]

Problem: apps not being included in the result. None of the apps show up. Expected behavior: FaceTime App included a top hit. Tried re-indexing by adding and then removing from Privacy tab in ...
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Why does Terminal change tabs on Cmd-1

If I look at the Window menu in Terminal, it lists a shortcut to switch to my first tab as Option+Cmd+1 (and second with ...+2, etc). However, both Option+Cmd+1 and Cmd+1 switch to my first tab. Is ...
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MacBook Pro, Mid-2014, Dead screen

I recently updated my mid-2014 MacBook Pro running High Sierra, which was working perfectly to Mojave. As soon as I did this my screen went pixelated (just like if you added noise on photoshop) and ...
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Fixing my refresh rate

I hope this is the right place to post this question. I'm getting crazy since 2 days trying to enable 60hz on my external display. I bought a new LG Ultrafine 4k display as suggested by apple to have ...
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Mac keeps creashing with kernel panic

For the last week or so my Mac has been randomly kernel panicking. My usage of the my laptop has not changed, so I have no idea why this started all of a sudden. This is a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017,...
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Disable Apple FaceTime Camera kernel module

One day my FaceTime Camera stopped working, so I decided to reboot my MacBook. After waiting hours, MacOS didn't complete the boot process. In verbose mode ⌘+V, I can see initialization hangs with ...
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Stop Safari from opening FaceTime when a site contains a phone number

When navigating with Safari to some sites that have phone numbers, Safari diligently opens FaceTime when I click on a phone number. Is there a way to prevent this? I am currently tempted to delete ...
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How do I change the Top Sites thumbnails in Mojave (10.14.3)?

Previously, you could edit the image files in ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.Safari/Webpage Previews like stated in this guide. Since updating to Mojave, the location for these files seems to have changed ...
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AppleScript that responds to system notifications?

Is there a way to respond to a notification that is created by a specific application? I'd like to do something like this: if the application that created the notification is X if the text of the ...
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Change width of a column in a table in Notes.app on a Mac

I discovered the nifty table feature (rows and columns) available in Notes.app on macOS Mojave. How does one stretch or narrow the width of a column?
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Can click/drag MacOS notifications, which are transparent, have to restart Notification Centre

I have this problem on macOS Mojave (10.14.3, but it happened on older versions too) Notifications are transparent and non-responsive to click/drag anything. See screenshot: If I kill ...
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Mac screen stays lit on login prompt

My 2013 iMac running Mojave 10.14.3 has had this problem for a number of years and spans a few OS upgrades. When in locked mode, the screen can stay lit indefinitely, until I hit Esc. Behavior is ...
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The macOS installation I never prompted, couldn't be completed

My MacBook Pro is running High Sierra at the moment and I have been pretty bothered by the Mojave notifications in last weeks, which I have always ignored because I don't want to update at this moment....
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Mac equivalent to AutoHotkey's PixelSearch?

I am aware of AutoHotkey alternatives such as Hammerspoon, Karabiner, and Keyboard Maestro, but do any of these have a way to search for a pixel with a specific colour on the display like how ...
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Is there command to grant Full Disk Access for specific application?

You can allow an application to access data if you change settings in Security & Privacy → Privacy → Full Disk Access. Is there command to accomplish the same in terminal?
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Install MacOs Mojave (Only Bootcamp partition)

I was given a Mac Book Pro (Retina) with BootCamp and then realized it was the only partition, so I don't have a MacOs in my Mac machine!!! Considering that, what's the easiest way to install a MacOs?...
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What's  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications for?

 > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Installations shows you all of the installations on your Mac, but  > About This Mac > System Report > Software > Applications ...
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External hard drive APFS marked as read only, after repair does not mount at boot time

I have an external 2TB hard drive formatted with APFS connected to my 2017 iMac 27" running Mojave/10.14. Until yesterday, this external disk would be mounted during boot time and everything worked ...
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I would like to return the stationery function to Mail, os 10.14.2 [closed]

I’m running Mojave 10.14.2. I would like to return the stationery functionality to my Mail app. I read the instructions of a previous poster, but didn't understand what SIP stood for.
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Best practices to move macOS Mail.app storage to an external drive?

I have a system with fairly small internal storage (500GB) so I have attached a reasonably quick external storage device (256GB) that will be constantly mounted. To free up space on the internal ...
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Importing/Exporting Preview Signatures onto OS X 10.14 Mojave from OS X Sierra

I use a Mac Pro (mid-2010) running on MacOS Mojave (no tracking pads or cameras) and was unable to export signature file from my Macbook Air (mid-2013) running on MacOS Sierra. I tried the old ...
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Default screen saver after timed log out

Can the default screen saver that kicks in after timed log out, be customised? Default is irritating 'Pong' type with computer's name bouncing around.
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Mac OS Mojave freezing after wake from sleep: i recently updated my system

after upgrade to Mac OS Mojave in my MacBookPro 2016 and my iMac they froze after wake if they're sleeping. This happen if the Mac sleep for a while, overnight for example, and delays a few seconds ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS Mojave

I tried to follow steps in the article Installing Ubuntu on Mac with macOS and Windows already installed. But I have a different file system. And cannot resize with diskutil. diskutil resizevolume ...
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locate getting corrupted frequently on MAC Mojave

I frequently use locate on my MAC to search for files or configuration/settings of applications (Ex : locate "pgadmin4.db"). But I get error as shown below. locate: locate database header corrupt, ...
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Weird LSCOLORS after copying files

Recently I've done clean reinstall of MacOS and naturally I copied all of my important files to external drive and copied them back once I had a clean installed system. The problem is when I type ls ...
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Increase shaken pointer size

So there is "shake mouse pointer to locate" feature which makes pointer bigger when I'm shaking it. What if I think it is not big enough? Can I somehow make "bigger" even more big? I couldn't find any ...
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How to show NumPad on the Keyboard Viewer

I use a software which requires keyboard shortcuts on the NumPad. The number keys above the keyboard won't work. On a MacBook Pro, I used to be able to open the on-screen Keyboard Viewer and click ...
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MacBook Pro 15" 2015 iGPU slows down from normal 750mhz to 200mhz

I've faced with issue when sometimes after leaving sleep mode the iGPU is going into 200mhz instead normal 750mhz. The UI works slow, especially while you're switching desktops, scrolling in WebStorm ...
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Remove items from the trash after 1 day

I can currently automatically delete items from trash in 30 days. But I want to speed that up significantly. How can I make any items that have been in the trash for 24 hours be permanently deleted?
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Manual Windows 10 installation on Macbook Pro mid 2014 using unetbootin

Just some some context before i ask my actual question. I know my mac is older so I have been using a USB to use bootcamp. I have tried installing Windows 10 using the Bootcamp assistant multiple ...