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macOS 10.14 Mojave is Apple's fifteenth major release of the macOS 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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Apple Photo's Library from Mojave to Monterey looks stuck on updating

I have a Mini Mac running on Mojave. On an external drive I have my Photo Library saved. I don't use iCloud for Photo's. Now I have a MacBook Air too. Running on Monterey. From this MacBook Air I ...
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access webpages hosted by (macOS) apache web server on LAN where pages are served from a user home directory on the server machine

I would like to run a personal website that is accessible across users on the local area network. Specifically, imagine we have Mac #1 talking to Mac #2 via a router and the goal is to access a ...
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Screenshot not saving to desktop

I've explicitly set the built in screenshot.app to save captures to the desktop. I make a screen capture, drag the preview to a conversation in a chat app, and wait for it to appear on the desktop in ...
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Neither AirDrop nor Handoff options showing up on my Mac

On my MacOS Mojave (v 10.14.6), I simply don't see options for either Handoff or AirDrop. The Bluetooth is definitely on. And AirDrop is typically under Finder Preferences under Sidebar/Favorites, ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS 5.1 not working in Mojave via Parallels

I am trying to run Photoshop CS5.1 (from the Adobe CS 5.5 Web Premium suite) in MacOS 10.14 Mojave using Parallels. The host machine is a 15" MacBook Pro late 2013 with a 2GB nVidia GT750M GPU ...
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Cannot spoof MacOS version disabling SIP

I've been trying to spoof my Mac version because I need to install an app for school that doesn't support Mac OS Mojave. The application does not have a burned in Info.plist file so I cannot modify ...
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Prevent deleted search text from immediately refilling

If I use a search field, perform the search, then wish to remove the last word, it will immediately refill automatically as the 'last remembered search term'. I'm seeing this behaviour on Mojave with ...
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Prevent reboot on mount

After dismissing the notifications for months I finally let macOS upgrade from Mojave to something more recent, I think Catalina. The process failed, and I get a black screen at startup. After trying ...
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Debugging phantom zsh process

Every once in a while (once a week?) I noticed that my mac's fans are spinning full speed. When I investigate my processes on activity monitor I notice a zsh process consuming near 100% on the cpu. ...
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Migration from Intel Mojave to Monterey M1 mac

What is the best way of migrating my data from an old intel Mojave MBP to a new Monterey M1 MBP? I will soon have to migrate an old (10+ years) MBP running Mojave (the latest and greatest OS it can ...
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macOS Mojave: Text file that I downloaded from my personal Google Drive triggers App Security Check?

I have a large (a few GB) text file that I downloaded from my personal Google Drive. It's a text file, although it wasn't labeled with a ".txt". When I try to open it in a text editor, I get ...
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Current application losing focus randomly

Lately the active window of the current application (no matter what is it) started losing focus randomly about once a minute. This usually happens when another process/application takes focus. ...
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Is there a way to enable integrated graphics on a MacOS Virtualbox guest? MacBook Pro host

I have been trying to run OS X El Capitan in Virtual Box. The host is a MacBook Pro running macOS Monterey (12.2.1): (cannot post images for some reason, but this is the About My Mac info on my host ...
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Mac Upload and Download Speeds

I am trying to find the difference between Mac computers and Windows 10 & 11 computer upload and download speeds. I need the updload and down load speeds for the following operating systems for ...
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Using macOS Terminal, how to batch rename dotfiles so that they become regular files?

When working with visible files, the usual process is to select all the files that need renaming, right click, and select 'rename (x number of) files'. When working with invisible files (specifically ...
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Issue reinstalling macOS Mojave after failed Ubuntu installation

I have a MacBook Pro 15 on which I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 as my host OS. However, the installation has failed. Whilst waiting for the Linux forums to help me out with the installation, I am ...
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Trying to install macOS Mojave on a mid-2012 MacBook Pro

I've been trying to install macOS Mojave on this thing for a few hours now but I've come across a few problems. If I try to update it through the appstore software updates it gives me error (102), you ...
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Mojave suddenly restarts after running VMware Horizon Client for a few minutes

I am currently on macOS Mojave. After the system boots up, I use VMware Horizon Client for Mac application to connect to a virtual Desktop (VD) for work. After using VMware Horizon Client for a few ...
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Install Microsoft Word on Mac OS Mojave

App Store is not letting me download the previous version. The current version is for Mac OS Catalina and above. I had it running last year but deleted the app. Does any one know how to install ...
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iCloud 'Remove download' feature [duplicate]

I'm trying to free up some room on my hard drive and store it on iCloud as online-only. According to the following answer, there is a 'remove download' option when right-clicking on any iCloud files / ...
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Installing macOS on an external SSD fails (m1)

When trying to install MacOS on an external SSD, the internal SSD is always booted when restarting. When I select the external SSD in the bootloader, it only shows that the installation is corrupt. In ...
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"To improve reliability TimeMachine must create a new back up" leads to "there isn't enough space on xxxx" where xxxx has twice the capacity required

So I clicked on the 'make new backup' button thinking it would solve the issue it was complaining about and now it tells me that "there is not enough space on XXXX" to do this. My iMac has a ...
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Can a Time Machine backup be used to undo an OS upgrade?

Given an upgrade from Mojave to Catalina: Can my Time Machine backup be used to undo the upgrade (i.e, return me to Mojave), if something goes wrong?
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Unable to add apps to Security & Privacy Preference on MacOS Mojave

Yesterday. I cloned my hard drive to my SSD for use. One of the essential apps I need to use is EVKey which works fine with no issue before. After I boot up the SSD, I notice that I am not able to add ...
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Use local driver instead of system (for smartcard reader)

I need to modify the smartcard reader driver under /usr/libexec/SmartCardServices/drivers/ifd-ccid.bundle , unfortunately, I tried to modify it disabling the SIP but remain in read-only mode. So I ...
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Link for MacOS Mojave installer does not open App Store

I'm trying to install MacOS Mojave on my computer (MacBook Pro running Catalina). When I open the link to download the installer, I am lead to a blank page with the title "@@softwareName on the ...
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How to permanently disable the Mac startup sound?

I am using a MacBook Air (Mojave, 10.14.6), and I want to permanently disable the awful Startup Sound ("chime"). I tried any of the following commands: sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%80 sudo ...
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How to show "Input Devices" in Sound menu bar?

It is really annoying that when connecting a Bluetooth headset to the mac, immediately the "input device" becomes the headset's microphone. It is annoying that to change this I need to go to ...
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WhatsApp for desktop freezes on Mojave

I normally have WhatsApp open on my Macbook constantly. Recently (2-3 weeks) the application freezes, so when I randomly open the WhatsApp window, I cannot click on anything, the last-seen status of ...
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Run Numbers '09 (v 2.3) under Catalina or later

I vastly prefer running the older Numbers for Mac (Numbers '09). I've kept my iMac running Mojave for this reason. But I'd like to upgrade my OS. What (if any) is the best way of running Numbers '09 ...
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Recreate Documents folder that was deleted

How do you recreate a documents folder (Or desktop or downloads folder) after permanently deleting them. If someone deleted the documents folder and permanently removed it from the trash, how can you ...
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Fully lost all documents after clearing trash

My friend lost all her documents, downloads, and desktop files. The thing is that she lost the entire folders. When I go into her users there are shortcuts to the desktop, download and documents ...
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Hard drive full no matter what I try

I have run into the issue where no matter what files/applications I delete I cannot actually free up any disk space on my Early 2014 Macbook Air with 128GB of SSD storage. The most recent exercise ...
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Sparsebundle issues: rsync fails and bash completion shows files that don't exist

The strangest thing is happening right now, so I'm just going to do my best to explain: I have two hosts: a MacBook Pro ("MBPro"), and an iMac ("iMac"), both running Mojave 10.14.6....
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Is it safe to use Mojave's Boot Camp Assistant to remove a Windows 7 partition?

I have a Windows 7 Boot Camp partition that I want to remove. It was set up in Boot Camp in earlier versions of MacOS; however, I have since updated to Mojave and it seems that Boot Camp Assistant has ...
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Sharing from macOS with Linux guest

I need to share a directory from macOS and access it from Linux. What is my best option, SMB or AFP (I am not mentioning NFS because I read of its poor performance)? I need support for extended ...
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how to merge two partitions that one of their size can not be changed?

I have created a linux partition and used it for a while. Now I erased it and I want to add this partition to my macosx partition. However, the partition that includes Macosx says that "The size ...
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Is the homebrew warning "We (and Apple) do not provide support for this old version." safe to ignore?

Today I ran brew upgrade on my Mojave (10.14.6) setup and was presented the following warning: Warning: You are using macOS 10.14. We (and Apple) do not provide support for this old version. You will ...
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Is it possible to alter the order of "kind" sorting?

Mojave: In list view, the Finder sorts Kind by... Descending - Folders/Aliases/Other/Documents/images Ascending - Aliases/Folders/Images/Documents/Other Keep Folders on top is not ticked/in use. Yet,...
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Mojave: Is there a way to stop or delay the sorting of items in the finder using list or column view?

Looooooong time Mac user. I have a particular older system I use for cataloging items. I get a folder of 50+ items, then have to manually rename each item. Batch renaming isn't useful and would ...
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Will not let me click in text box when trying to mount my encrypted hard drive

Will not let me type in the box when prompted for password when trying to unlock and mount my “Macintosh HD” became encrypted after upgrading too mojave. Have tried things in terminal but no luck as ...
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USB 3.0 Bus runs only at USB 2.0 speeds?

The USB 3.0 ports on my mid-2014 Macbook Pro Retina seem to run at USB 2.0 speeds maximum. A USB 3.0 memory stick connected through one of these ports shows as running at USB 2.0 speed (With further ...
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Hybrid-Analysis.com indicates macOS built-in file is contacting a malicious website

I'm wondering if anyone knows why this /System/Library/StagedFrameworks/Safari/WebKit.framework/Versions/A/XPCServices/com.apple.WebKit.Networking.xpc is connecting to adriver.ru ? This is according ...
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The word "box" isn't in /usr/share/dict/words

I was testing some code that I wrote to solve the New York Times' "Letter Boxed" game. The other day, it was giving results that included compound words containing "box" (e.g., &...
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Homebrew is not upgrading all packages

Installed hashcat with brew brew install hashcat it says 6.1.1 version is installed and it's the latest when v6.2.3 stable is already up. How to fix it?
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Restore old Quick Look video controls in Mojave

We just recently upgraded from 10.13.6 High Sierra to 10.14.6 Mojave. I noticed right away that the quick look preview for video files auto show/hides the playback controls. I don't like this, I much ...
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Vim — Automatically Doing a Linefeed When Editing a Markdown (.md) File

(MacVim 8.2, Terminal Vim 8.2, MacOS 10.14.6 Mojave) Not sure when this started happening. Whenever I edit a file with a .md extension, Vim immediately does a linefeed after I type certain lines, as ...
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Mac OS X 10.14.6 Add option to Right Click Menu in Finder

I'd like to add a new option to the right click menu in finder that would have the same effect as the command line % touch $(pwd) i.e. this will bring the folder to the top of the list when I have ...
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trying to install mojave on another volume

i was following the instructions in the bottom part of this question: Can Mojave be installed on separate APFS volume under Catalina? I’ve created a partitioned separate volume (named portal) and ...
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How to reset permissions to "control iTunes"?

TL;DR: If an app asks permission to “control iTunes” (in MacOS 10.14), and the user denies it, how can this be reversed? I can’t find anything in System Preferences nor Music preferences to reverse ...
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