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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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Sonoma smb file share icon is a question mark

I have a machine on my LAN running Sonoma 14.2. It shows up as a share another desktop running 10.14 as a question mark ("?") icon. I resolved a similar issue with a Linux server by adding ...
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iOS 17 - has anything been updated that would remove compatibility to Mojave?

This is literally the same question as iOS 16 - has anything been updated that would remove compatibility to Mojave? just with 16 updated to 17. IMO the two should remain separate questions. Similarly ...
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The best way to download images from iPhone to Mac

What is the easiest way to download photos from iPhone 8 (16.7) to mac running Mojave (so no finder sync)? Options that I do not want - iCloud (in the case one does not pay), iTunes (insanely ...
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brew install pianobar failed

I'm trying to install pianobar on my Macbook with the brew package installer. These are the errors I get: Error: pianobar: Failed to download resource "libvorbis"` Download failed: Homebrew-...
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Can iTunes on Mojave backup iOS 16.5, 16.6?

I'm using iTunes 12.9.5.5 on Mojave (fully updated, to my knowledge). For six months my iPhone 8 (then on iOS 16.5) has not been able to backup to it, neither using USB nor WiFi. Sync seems to work ...
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Best way to import user profile on Mac from external HDD after data recovery on Windows?

For an iMac that had a crashed fusion drive due to damages in fusion data structures, I had to perform a data recovery on Windows. From the data recovery software, the user profile (let's call it &...
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How to create a Fusion drive that is not a Core Storage?

Edit I could find a solution to how recreate a fusion drive and a "Macintosh HD" volume so that OS X can be reinstalled. I suggest to people facing similar issue to simply read the answer ...
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How can I recover a temp file in virtual memory on Mojave?

I have a temp file stored in virtual memory by an Aiseesoft Recording app that failed to save to disk that I'm trying to rescue. Where can I find that file so I can save/move it?
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Change Cmd-Tab behavior to show the last used window on Big Sur, like it did on Mojave

I installed Big Sur and it seems that Command-Tab changed behavior. Before, I cycled to a program and saw the last used window. Now I see some window in a predefined order. This is annoying because I ...
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MacOS Mojave: Restore closed Safari tabs from earlier than last session?

I’m running Safari 14.1.2 under MacOS 10.14.6 Mojave, and accidentally all my Safari tabs got closed. I only noticed this some days after running the last session, so I cannot “reopen all windows from ...
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Can the Mac Music App sync with, update, or be converted to Itunes itl/xml files?

I mistakenly updated a MBP to Catalina in 2021 and suffered with the few "silent but annoying" things Apple did to push iTunes/local library users to streaming (ie, you cannot drag songs ...
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Unable to remove PHP old path from system

Ever since I updated my MacBook PRO from 8.0 8.2, I can't seem to symlink php or add php to path anymore. I have to give the full path. $ php -v -bash: /Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php8.0.8/bin/php: No ...
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Unable to recover contacts from Mojave to Big Sur

I upgraded from Mojave to Big Sur and forgot to export contacts. I have a backup of the files in ~/Library/Application Support/AddressBook, which I tried to recover with the three methods mentioned in ...
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Why does an old, personal MacBook suddenly want MDM credentials on re-install?

Resetting an old MacBook Pro - really old - it originally came with Snow Leopard. Using a USB based Mojave installer, which I have used before and is the last thing that stably runs on this box. On ...
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Do Mac or iOS IMAP passwords expire from the client side?

I tried to log in to my 3rd party hosted (i.e. not Apple) IMAP email account this morning and got an authentication error. I then tried connecting on my phone and same thing occurred. So, I contacted ...
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iOS 16 - has anything been updated that would remove compatibility to Mojave?

Similarly to how Reminders was 'upgraded' at iOS 13 - see Old reminders are gone from macOS 10.14.6 Has there been any further significant compatibility change in iOS 16? Background: My phone is new, ...
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Questions re modifying a Model 17,1 iMac running Mojave to remove the Fusion Drive

My 2015 (Model 17,1 w/OS X 10.14 Mojave) iMac was purchased new in 2017. It was a great system until its Fusion Drive failed. After two unsuccessful attempts to repair the Fusion Drive, I am now ...
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Fusion drive on iMac model 17,1, Mojave 10.14 - APFS or HFS+ format for HDD?

I have read that APFS was optimized for SSDs, but that it's not an optimal choice[ for HDDs. However, I just got my iMac (Model 17,1; OS X Mojave, 10.14) back from repair, and both drives are ...
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Image Capture doesn't import photos on iOS 16.0 with macOS Mojave (com.apple.ImageCaptureCore error -9956.)

I recently upgraded my iPhone to iOS 16, and now when I cannot import photos and videos from Image Capture. An error occurred while importing. The item “IMG_5591.JPG” was not imported. When I plugged ...
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Attempt to resize (expand) a virtual disk in macOS Mojave not working - VM is hosted in VMware vSphere (similar to Fusion)

I'm attempting to expand a vDisk in macOS Mojave, but it's not working. The VM is hosted in VMware vSphere (similar to macOS Fusion on an Intel Mac). I'm following this VMware KB article https://kb....
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APFS Container Scheme Size +ERROR after power outage (Mojave)

My mac would not boot after a power outage. Connected the drive to an older iMac and am trying to troubleshoot. I ran >diskutil list . The problem drive is /dev/disk2. It shows APFS container ...
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Is it safe to erase my HDD (with partition disk0s2) when trying to downgrade from Mojave to High Sierra?

I need to downgrade from Mojave to High Sierra but am not sure if I can safely erase the HDD in order to install the new OS. I'm aware that I can create an installer on a USB drive for High Sierra or ...
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View macOS login password without resetting it through shell

I was wondering if I could view the macOS login password through shell without resetting the password. I rebooted my Mac and did Cmd+S and went through some .plist files but couldn't find anything. ...
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MacBook Retina Mid-2012 Mojave 3500RPM Fans on Idle

I am having some issues with a Macbook Pro Retina Mid-2012, Running Mojave due to needing 32-bit support for a variety of applications. First off, It is running an Original Samsung 768GB Apple SSD, ...
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Stop facetime video pausing when switching spaces

When I facetime call from my macbook (macOS Mojave) how can I stop the facetime video from turning off when I switch spaces (especially to full-screened apps, especially Safari)?
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Messages app on macOS Mojave (10.14.6) constantly giving me the spinning pinwheel - Mac Pro 4.1 with 64 GBs of RAM

My Mac Pro 4.1 has very good specs for its time: 64 GBs of RAM, 500 GB SSD, 3.33 GHz 6-core Intel Xeon, etc. No resource contention at all. However, I get the "beachball" almost every time I ...
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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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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 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 [closed]

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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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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