Questions tagged [mojave]

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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How to get back Chinese Speech after upgrading to Mojave?

After upgrading to Mojave, I cannot use Chinese Speech any more. If I go to Preference → Accessibility → Speech and choose any of the Chinese Speech (Mandarin, Cantonese), for Ting-Ting, Sin-ji, ...
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How to install and use multiple Dymo 450 printers on 10.14 Mojave

System : Mac Mini [late 2014] running Mojave 10.14.6 Objective : install two [or more] Dymo 450 label printers, each loaded with a different label size, and have them work individually i.e., I should ...
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Default window size and position? [closed]

I want all windows to be positioned at a given position with a given width and height (motivation: my display is to huge and always looking right/left etc. is not comfortable in the long run). Is ...
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Upgrading Mojave to Catalina failed

When i try to upgrade to Catalina from Mojave, the error message showing as "you may not install to this volume because your home directory is in incompatible location, please log in to another ...
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MacOS - Where is Terminal themes/profiles utilized by Terminal.app on disk?

I know i can export a profile, i can then use it, but if I modify it, i have to export it again, to have a proper backup. I'd rather have a symlink to the actual file in use by terminal rather than ...
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Adding New Google Internet Account Re-uses Existing Email

Account 1: accountA@gmail.com (primary/iCloud) Account 2: accountB@work.com Account 3: accountC@volunteer.org (account I’m trying to add) When adding a new Google account, it tries to add it using a ...
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Error while compiling trying to use libfuzze example [closed]

I am trying to compile an libfuzzer example on macOS 10.14.6 its a simple example extern "C" int LLVMFuzzerTestOneInput(const uint8_t *data, size_t size) { if (size > 0 && data[0] == '...
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How to make Notification Center bar sticky?

I'd like to make Notification Center bar to be sticky (on-top, present all time), so it won't close automatically when clicking away. I've checked System Preferences, but I couldn't find any option ...
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How to install newest Ruby version without Homebrew?

I am using macOS Mojave. My work account has no administration privileges because of known macOS vulnerability. I have separate admin account. I have just tried to update Ruby to the newest version ...
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How to find out which app is sounding a bell, and how to silence it?

When I put on my headphone I can hear an app keep making a sound (a short bell, perhaps. It's hard to describe in writing) very frequently, almost like once or twice every second. I have been going ...
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Reset Admin password for macOS Mojave

This is a MacBook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 with FileVault enabled. In my case the problem is that at the login page, when the computer starts, the admin user account doesn't appear but after ...
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How to drag file on OS X without having to click it twice

I'm running Mojave 10.14.6. On previous version of OS X, I could click and drag files same as on other OSs. However, with this version, by default it had the 3-finger drag, which I disabled by un-...
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What permission does Logitech Control Center need?

I have recently downgraded to a Logitech MX Anywhere first-generation mouse (the one that requires a receiver and without multi-device switching). Got it paired successfully with my Mac and have the ...
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After switch to zsh history not saved

I am running Mojave have changed default shell from bash to zsh. I notice history is not saved between sessions. Following recommendations in What are the practical differences between Bash and Zsh? ...
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Moving to a new boot drive

The 256 drive in my 2013 Mac Pro is on the verge of filling, so I'm thinking of getting an Aura 480. I'm not entirely sure what the process of moving to this drive will be. I can't tell if the version ...
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How can I distable coub.com weekly notifications

Every week I receive a Mac notification about Coub.com weekly. If I click into it it will take me here on Safari browser. I was trying to disable it by changing the preferences -> notifications -> ...
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How to get rid of the "Flash Player Auto Update Daemon” popup?

Since the launch of Catalina I've been getting this popup about "Flash Player Auto Update Daemon" that I cannot figure out how to get rid of, even though I'm still using Mojave. I know it's a 32-bit ...
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Resume time machine backup after moving hard drive from external to network?

I have been backing up my MacBook (Mojave) to a USB connected hard drive for some time. I've just moved this hard drive to a Mac Mini (Catalina), so that I can backup remotely, but I don't want to ...
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xquartz crashing after update of Xcode to 11.2.1 Mojave

After updating Xcode to 11.2.1 on my macbook (10.14.6) xquartz(2.7.11) kept crashing. I checked the configuration on my imac (10.14.6); there is Xcode 10.3, xquartz 2.7.11, running smoothly. Re-...
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Screen Turns Black after tilted past about 70°

2 or 3 weeks ago, when I tilted my screen past 90° it just went black. I was confused, so I closed my laptop and it worked. I tried again, the same thing. Eventually, I couldn't even turn it past 70° ...
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How to move my files to iCloud drive without using my local disk space?

I have a Mac running Mojave and got into a situation where I don't know how to solve: My 512Gb SSD disk is divided into 2 partitions (200Gb and 300Gb each): The first partition is where the OS ...
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Opening any of the iWork suite brings up over 80 dialogs in a row

Upon opening Pages, Keynote or Numbers I'm informed that it "needs to download the font X" with a skip or a download button via a dialog (great choice, something that remains in the centre of the ...
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What is a good replacement for the 'df' command that is broken on macOS Mojave?

The 'df' has been my tool of choice to investigate how much free space I have on my disk. But with APFS, TimeMachine local snapshots and all that, it has become unreliable. I.e. after removing a lot ...
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How to import miniDV videos without iMovie over USB?

I have an old Panasonic camcorder (model PV-GS35) that uses miniDV. It has a USB port for connecting to a computer. However, I cannot for the life of me get it to connect to my MacBook Pro running ...
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Inheriting Time Machine Backup: Invalid Target

So I got myself a shiny new Mac Mini, finally got everything transferred over from my old machine, and want to resume backing up using my existing Time Machine disk and backup history (as I've ...
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GarageBand 10.3 (Mac OS): Loops dragged to workspace not shown

In GarageBand 10.3 for macOS, loops dragged to the workspace (tracks area) won't show - the area remains black. So you can't do anything there. Hovering the mouse over the window reveals the begin ...
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How to read and manipulate ~/Library/Saved Application State/com.apple.finder.savedState/data.data

Due to a bug in MacOS i've identified that this is the file that is being edited when I make a certain change in MacOS finder. "~/Library/Saved Application State/com.apple.finder.savedState/data....
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Downgrading MacBook Pro 16” to Mojave

Did anyone succeed in installing Mojave on the MacBook Pro 16”? It ships with Catalina but my corporate requires Mojave to connect to the corporate network. I followed the instructions here but once ...
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Users getting “Denied access” to 10.14.6 server upon being kicked out

I recently set up a new macOS 10.14.6 server. It is a Mac Pro Late 2013 set up with about 20 users connected to a a Enstore RAID via an external SAS Card running Thunderbolt 2 external PCIe card. I ...
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Unable to delete .pkg files in /Library/Updates/

I'm doing my semi-annual look around via Disk Inventory X, and I'm seeing some .pkg files located at /Library/Updates/061-41421 with names like macOSUpd10.14.6.pkg and FullBundleUpdate.pkg weighing in ...
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How to free up storage space associated with “System” on macbook pro mojave OS? [duplicate]

The laptop apparently is taking up ~87 gigabytes of space for system. I don't know how to dig into the details of why and to look into possibly freeing up some of that space as that seems rather ...
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Can't run a Node script unless I use sudo

I'm on Mac Mojave 10.14.6. I develop Node applications and I mistakenly did a sudo npm install for a project I worked on. It was a bad idea because then all Node scripts needed to be run as sudo. At ...
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Use APFS VM Volume From Another Disk

Due to the sad demise of my main machine, I'm booting a much less capable system from an external drive to keep myself going while I await a replacement. The machine itself has its own internal drive. ...
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How to get a blurred login screen in Mojave?

It seems Apple removed that feature starting Mojave and I have just noticed it. How to bring it back in order to have a blurred login screen background ?
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How do I get a different wallpaper on desktop and lock (login) screen? [duplicate]

How do I get a different wallpaper on my home screen and my lock screen(login screen)? I've tried different methods, but I always end up with the same wallpaper in both my screens. macOS Mojave (10....
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Running but not sourcing `~/.bash_profile` on file-write

I have an odd but no-longer-reproducible issue with iTerm2 and Bash. My default iTerm2 profile uses /usr/local/bin/bash (Bash 5 installed with Brew) with no arguments. I was trying to determine when ...
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Finder hiding items under a grey box in list view

In Mojave, when I open a finder window, I don't see all the requested columns displayed. For example, the finder should open for the desktop and look like this: However, I see this: Which looks ...
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Changing default highlight setting in Mojave

How can I change the default highlight setting in Mojave? I would like to choose my own less intense colours. Highlight annotation is greyed out, so it can't be accessed.
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The app-switcher does not hover in the main screen [duplicate]

This is my setup of the screens: The small screen on the right is my Mac, the other two are external screens. As you can see by the white strip, the main screen is the one in the middle. ...
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How do I get my monitor to run at the correct resolution reliably?

I just started a new remote job. They shipped me a 2018 15" Macbook Pro, a 32" Asus PB328Q monitor (QHD, aka 2560x1440), and a Satechi USB-C adapter, with an HDMI cable for connecting the monitor. All ...
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Is it possible to turn permanently off annoying MacOS update notifications? [duplicate]

I have Mojave. I found that I can silent all notifications if I go under notifications and specify do not disturb all day. However I think this also means that I will not get any important ...
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Macbook Pro running Mojave dropping bluetooth devices

I'm having a strange bluetooth problem: my mid 2015 MB Pro connects to my bluetooth magic mouse and keyboard fine. After a few minutes of use, both disconnect (I get the "connection lost" icon for ...
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Import a subset of photos based on date

I am importing thousands of photos off an SD card. About 15k images, mostly time-lapse. They are from different times so about 4 sets 3-4 images, I want to import each set as a separate album. ...
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Why is delete items after import so slow?

I am importing thousands of photos from SD cards into albums on my Mac. Import is not super-quick but OK, but when I select "delete items after import" then it seems to delete about one image per ...
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Custom icons are displayed in lower quality in the Finder when using 32px or below

Custom icons for any kind of item (e.g., folder, file, app) are displayed in lower quality in the Finder when choosing smaller sizes (i.e., below 32px). I usually set the Finder to display my files in ...
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Can Mojave be installed on separate APFS volume under Catalina?

I am running Catalina as my primary OS but am finding that I'd still like to run some 32-bit apps. Is it possible to create a new AFFS volume, install Mojave and simply run a dual-boot system? Things ...
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Mac keeps asking for VPN authentication information

After updating my MacBook Air (MacOS Mojave) a window keeps popping up with the following message: When I click cancel the window pops up again directly. I'm using Cyber Ghost VPN but I can't connect ...
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“1 alert” is on the next to “About This Mac”

I am using MacBook Air 11' Early 2015 and macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have recently noticed the message "1 alert" appeared next to "About This Mac" in Apple menu. There seems to be nothing strange in "...
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How to monitor and log my internet connectivity on Mojave

I need to run a program remotely and need to keep my iMac (Mojave) connected to internet for hours. It seems when I leave my iMac, my program will stop running. I suspect that is due to some internet ...
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This copy of the Install macOS Mojave application is damaged: Even After Correcting Time

I was trying to do a fresh install of a macOS Mojave. But it ends up with an error 'This copy of the Install macOS Mojave application is damaged". I have downloaded multiple ios files and finally, I ...