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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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make dictionary result white text in spotlight in mojave dark theme

I can't read the result. How do I make the text white?
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Unable to install python mysqlclient - OSError: mysql_config not found

I installed mysql through XAMPP. When I try pip install mysqlclient I get this error MBP-of-admin:django_project aanto$ pip install mysqlclient Collecting mysqlclient Using cached https://files....
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Right way to add paths to PATH in mojave

I'm not clear how to add permanently paths to the PATH env var. I've found several questions for this each time with a different answers. I created a .bash_profile in my home dir, but each time I ...
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Form Values decrypt

I want to look at the Form Values data file in /Users/USER/Safari. I have found out that the file is encrypted and the password is stored in the key manager. So far so good. Now I have the key and ...
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How to clear or delete my recent TextEdit.app documents list?

How to clear or delete my recent TextEdit.app documents list? I run Mojave 10.14.4
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Uninstall blocked system extensions?

Every time macOS Mojave starts (and High Sierra before that) and I log in I get six dialog boxes saying a system extension is blocked. The only information it gives me is the name of the organisation ...
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Insecure update error - SUPublicDSAKeyFile

A minute ago I had the following popup appear: Insecure update error! For security reasons, the file (dsa_pub.pem) indicated by the 'SUPublicDSAKeyFile' key needs to exist in the bundle's ...
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Can't access files on external HDD from Finder but Terminal works fine

So I AM using the setting in 'Get Info' - "ignore permissions" and I have told it to apply it to recursive folders but still when I try to access folders in the Users directory I'm not able to. ...
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Trying to fix my beloved MacBook Pro… Corrupted drive, untitled disks, previous boot camp partition, installer errors [on hold]

After so many hours of internet searches and phone calls with Apple support I am finally here. Please give me any insight on what the heck I have done or what is wrong with my Mid 2014 MBP. It has ...
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Difference between “⌘ + ↓” vs. “Double Click” vs. Right Click → Open when launching an .app?

I noticed that if I perform ⌘ + ↓ on foo.app, it will display a different output vs. right clicking and selecting Open vs. double clicking. This is a Wineskin application. ⌘ + ↓ launches Wineskin, ...
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My mac keyboard print ˜ instead of ~

when I press delta key a ˜ instead of ~, I have to hit space every time after printing ˜ to get ~. How to print ~ directly without clicking space after it? my system is Mojave 10.14.4 my keyboard is ...
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How to enable Spotlight search in NAS attached folder with macOS Mojave 10.14.4?

I'm using Synology NAS for my file storage solution. It has been doing great, except one thing. I am unable to do Spotlight search to any of my network drive. I have enabled the indexing in my ...
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(Mojave 10.4.2) Missing top right items (clock, network, battery etc.)

I don't know what happened. I restarted mac and since then I don't have top right icons: network, sound, battery, clock, notification but from time to time it blink and for a moment become visible but ...
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Mac doesn't recognize internal microphone

On my Mac the internal microphone suddenly disappeared from devices, it doesn't even appear in the sounds settings, as seen in the attached photo: Resetting the PRAM solved it temporally, but then it ...
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Creating screenshots on macOS Mojave without missing regions [migrated]

I have some code to create screenshots. On High Sierra it worked without issues. However, it does not work anymore properly since I run it on Mojave. Some parts are cut out. I use this API call: ...
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Generate and view macOS system performance report

I want to generate a system performance report for my Mac. I would like that this report have CPU, Memory, disk and network activity statistics over a time period. Like, I start the report generation ...
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Saving an old project that used Java 1.6 and compiled to 32-bit on Mac OS X 10.6.8 by bringing it to java 1.7, Is cocoa used to get Java 1.6? [on hold]

I'm having trouble with a project I'm bringing from Java 1.6 to Java 1.7 (yes I know that's still old, baby steps...). The new targets are macOS Mojave. I managed to convert the project to Java 1.7 ...
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How to install default/stock Terminal app?

I uninstalled the default/stock Terminal app via AppCleaner. How to get the default/stock Terminal back without reinstalling Mojave?
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Enabling “Hardened Runtime” from outside of XCode

This question is prompted by the new Notarization requirements that Apple will enforce for Mac Apps distributed outside of the Mac App Store targeting Mojave (in the near future.) I maintain a suite ...
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Is there a way to monitor the signals an HID (Human Interface) device sends to the OS?

There is a way in the mac world to monitor all the signals an HID device (a remote) sends to the OS? The final aim is to handle those and remap them to keyboard shortcuts. More details: a Logitech ...
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Problem setting modified date for iCloud directories

I wrote a shell script to change the modification date (using touch) of a set of directories to be the same as the date of the most recently modified file in the directory. (To make it easier to sort ...
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How do I configure DNS now that OS X Server doesn't support it?

I was using OS X Server to run DNS for my local network. As many know, the Mojave version of Server dropped a lot of the services that were there, one of which was DNS. Unfortunately I didn't read ...
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mac OS Installer lingers after failed Mojave 10.14.3 to 10.14.4 update

I've worked this problem w Apple Mac L2 across two phone calls lasting a total of 5 hours and escalation to L3 without a possible resolution, hence opening up my search to the world. My ask: What ...
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2018 MacBook Pro won't let me install macOS High Sierra 10.13 from USB installer

I've got a 2018 MacBook Pro (Model ID : MacBook 15,1) that shipped with macOS Mojave 10.14, that I need to downgrade to run macOS High Sierra 10.13. I've tried reformatting the main drive using Disk ...
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Why am I getting “An internal error occurred while preflighting your volume for APFS conversion”?

I have a Mac Mini 2014. I just installed a second SSD drive Samsung Evo 500GB and would like to use as the primary drive for OS. I formatted both drives with disk utility to OS Extended Journaled and ...
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How can I stop MacOS 10.14.4 Safari from automatically logging me in when I select a password?

When I go to a site that has a password saved and I select the password, Safari attempts to log me in immediately. However, this completely breaks functionality on some websites (ex adding accounts to ...
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How to Restore Time Machine WITHOUT OS

I’m backing up a time machine on Mojave. But I would like to downgrade to High Sierra, which would force me to format my hard drive. However I won’t want to lose my files. Can I restore the time ...
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How can I repair a keychain in Mojave?

Whenever I encounter a password field in Safari which it wants to auto-fill using my keychain, it freezes up for a few minutes and shows nothing but the beach ball. I presume it has to do with a ...
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Mac occasionally freezes. Trying to decipher console system.log file

I'm trying to find the reason why my Mac (Mojave 10.14.4) has been locking up. It usually happens while using Cubase 10.0.5 but I want to specifically pinpoint the problem. Seems like it is something ...
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Safari bug renders browser useless

Here's a video of what's going on. I've tried to completely reset Safari by following several methods on the web but the issue persists. I'm on Mojave using Safari 12.1. I have no idea what this ...
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Need to log to different file, unified logger doesn't seem appropriate, ASL not working [closed]

I'm developing an app which needs to log, and the unified logger doesn't seem like it will fit my needs. Ideally, I would like logs put in a specific file readable only by root, because there is ...
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How to make Preview render PDF docs with crisp fonts on MacBook Air (without Retina Display) in Mojave?

Hi have a Macbook Air (previous model, no retina display). Ever since the Mojave update, Preview renders text in PDF files quite blurry compared to Adobe Acrobat. For instance, here is a screenshot ...
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disable brightness and volume change overlay mojave

I followed this answer and (after disabling SIP) ran sudo defaults write /System/Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.OSDUIHelper\ Disabled -bool YES But it doesn't seem to have done anything, I still ...
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OS X stopped auto mounting external drivers

My MacBook stopped auto-mounting external hard drives this week. I have to mount them in Disk Utility, which works fine. This has happened with three different drives (which all had Time Machine ...
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Move app window to another Desktop without invoking Mission Control in macOS Mojave?

Sometimes a row of desktops appears at top of the screen while dragging window to the top. It happened without activating Mission Control. Unfortunately I am not able to reproduce this behaviour. How ...
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Cannot boot into macOS APFS after resizing Bootcamp using EaseUS

Trying to restore my Mac's APFS partition after it became unbootable from using EaseUS to resize Bootcamp. Trying to install Linux so wanted to resize the Bootcamp partition and now I can't boot into ...
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My external monitor no longer works with macOS Mojave

I have just updated to macOS Mojave and suddenly my Benq GL2750H no longer shows the original resolution (1920*1080). I have tried to select it in display options with the option key pressed:the ...
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What is the 41GB of “System” on my MacBook? [duplicate]

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro, and it's running out of storage:. What I cannot understand is, what is the 41GB of "System" (grey). I installed an app called Disk Inventory X which scanned my drive and ...
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Can't update to Mojave with an external SSD

I have a 2014 Mac Mini. I've seen a number of these issues but haven't found anything that could help. When trying to upgrade to Mojave, I get: you may not install to this volume because the ...
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Wired memory is 3.5GB on launching Mojave

I have a feeling something isn't right here. My wired memory on my 2014 MBP (Mojave) is around 2-2.5GB, my 2012 iMac (high sierra) is around 1.5GB. My new imac Pro is sitting between 3.5GB-4.5GB. I ...
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How to access keychain password from cocoa app when password is stored by authorization plugin bundle, without prompting for keychain password [closed]

I am new to Objective C and OS X development so, please excuse if there are any mistakes. I am storing a token as generic password i.e kSecClassGenericPassword in keychain using authorization plugin ...
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Google DNS doesn't work

I have trouble using Google DNS under my 2017 MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave.. I want to point in advance that: I don't have access to the router settings. I'm using kind of host network that my ...
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How to unlock or restore Safari

One day my Safari got blocked. I doesn't allow me to close it, or even to change the URL, neither interact with the website. As you can see in the image bellow most of the menu options appear disabled....
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Automatically Mount Encrypted Core Storage Volume (10.14.4+)

Prior to Mojave 10.14.4, macOS would automatically attempt to mount locked Core Storage volumes, and if the necessary password was found in the current user's keychain this would occur automatically. ...
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What prevents macOS Mojave from sleeping my Mac?

I did some testing about activities which prevent sleep on Mojave: It seems that when the display shows a moving image, even if on a background app (such as a youtube video mostly stopped by Finder ...
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After upgrading to Mojave lpass-cli fails to execute properly?

After upgrading from High Sierra to Mojave I started encountering the following error: $ lpass login <username> lpass(1773,0x10e0ec5c0) malloc: *** error for object 0xec83485354415541: pointer ...
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Error when importing certificate to Login keychain

I am trying to import a certificate into my Login keychain, using the Keychain Menu bar → File → Import items.... I navigate to the certificate, which is a .pfx file. It asks for my password and I ...
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make my laptop tell me when battery is low even while “show battery status in menu bar” is not checked

I unchecked "Show battery status in menu bar" in System Preferences > Energy Saver, because I use coconutBattery instead (and obviously I don't want to just re-check that). But this means that now my ...
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What process is changing my file permissions?

Every once in a while, I notice that something must have recursively changed all my files' permissions in my home directory to go-rx — so I do: $ find . -type f -exec chmod go+r {} \; $ find . -type ...
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How to install High Sierra on a second partition on a MacBook which already runs Mojave?

I am running macOS 10.14 Mojave on a MacBook Pro with a single APFS volume. For testing I would like to intall macOS 10.13 High Sierra on a second volume / partition to be able to switch between the ...