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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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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bridgeOS not updating?

I just updated my Mojave machine to Security Update 2020-006 but my bridgeOS has not updated, it remains on 18P50347c which I got when I tried Big Sur DP4/PB1 on 7 August 2020? I don't have any other ...
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Unity: How can I run Unity builds created in High Sierra & Verify they run on Mojave without a Mojave computer?

I have Unity 2020.3.0f1 Mac apps that were created on end-of-life High Sierra computers. I recently purchased a Mac Mini M1 computer. The apps run on both computers. I have to execute a terminal ...
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How can I recover my unused space which I merged with Main APFS(Encrypted)?

To increase the size of Main, I have merged the Main(Encrypted APFS) with another APFS partition. But now it is showing the previous size and I am not able to use the added space (See the size of ...
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How do I use the Highlight Selection tool after taking a screenshot?

After taking a screenshot in macOS, I bring up the markup dialog (introduced in macOS Mojave) and try to use the highlighter tool, but it seems to do nothing. Am I just using it wrong? I'd like to add ...
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How do I update macOS App Store apps to the latest compatible version?

I have rather belatedly (March 2021) updated my macBook to Mojave. Because I depend on Aperture and other 32-bit apps I can't update to Catalina. brew doctor tells me: Warning: Your Xcode (10.1) is ...
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System storage keeps on increasing [duplicate]

I am running macOS Mojave 10.14.6 (Supplement 2). I have not faced any extraordinary system storage issues like some other posts on the site which say that their system storage is around 150+ GB. ...
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Install Windows10 on older mac with boot camp does not provide install option

I'm trying to install Windows10 on my old MBP (Model: MacBookPro10,1). I prepared a USB-Stick formatted as FAT32 with a MBR. I followed this documentation (https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/...
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Why is my MacBook Pro beeping when performing a keyboard shortcut?

When using any keyboard shortcut in any application, there is a beeping sound effect that is normally played when there is an error. However, the keyboard shortcut still works normally. I am using ...
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Can InDesign CS6 and CC run well on Mojave 10.14.5?

I'm using a MacBook Pro running Mojave 10.14.5 for work. My primary work app has been InDesign CS6, but a decision was made recently for everyone to switch over to InDesign CC. Does anyone know if it'...
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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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weird Safari crash. virus? malicious software?

since about a week there is a strange behaviour in my girlfriend's MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018). # uname -a Darwin Air 18.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 18.2.0: Thu Dec 20 20:46:53 PST 2018; root:...
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This webpage is using significant memory: how to stop it appearing?

This webpage is using significant memory. Closing it may improve the responsiveness of your Mac. This banner appears at the top of some websites I use sometimes. If I close it, it reappears again ...
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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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USB or Time Machine recovery

I have a MBP mid-2015 running 10.14.6 and want to upgrade to a Scandisk Extreme Pro 1TB. When I install the drive and try to boot up using Cmd+R, a window with only "Internet Recovery" pops ...
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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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About this mac → Storage not showing anything

The storage information is not shown under About this mac → Storage, but the same is available in Disk Utility. I tried to turn my MacBook off and on again, but to no avail. I have a mid 2012 ...
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Cannot go fullscreen by dragging a app in mission control

Steps I'm doing: 4 Fingers up to open Mission Control Dragging any app to the top (e.g. Finder) Nothing is happening it is not going full screen. Did I do something wrong on settings and never ...
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How to remove "where from" xattr data from image files downloaded in Mac?

Hi so I'm at my wits end coz I am trying to remove xattr data in an image file that is a "Where from" xattr data. This is on a Mojave mac. This data is written via chrome browser for mac whenever an ...
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Spotlight doesn't show applications

Setup I've got a MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) Problem When I type in the name of an application, Spotlight doesn't show the application. When I do sudo mdutil -E /, It says the following, Error: ...
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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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Split screen divider stuck on Desktop, not actually dividing any windows, distracting - how to remove?

How can the split screen divider be removed, please? When not using a Desktop workspace/area, I can see the vertical divider over the Desktop, but this isn't serving any purpose and is therefore ...
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iMail rules are very slow

After I updated my Mac to Mojave, the mail app became very slow, particularly with the rules. I have rebuilt mailbox, restarted Mac and Mail multiple times. My account connects to MS Exchange. It ...
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How do I set the finder view to only list files and folder by name and not group by date modified?

I'm using Mojave. I like to have all folders displayed in list view and sorted by name. I set the finder view options to sort by name, unchecked "Use relative dates" and clicked "Use as ...
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PHP not working after upgrading to OS Mojave

When i try to open localhost it gives me 403 error message like this "You don't have permission to access / on this server." I have tried changing the permission but nothing happens. It worked fine ...
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How to extend the time that a screenshot remains on screen on macOS Mojave?

After taking a screenshot. The screenshot goes to the bottom right hand corner. It disappears after 5 seconds (yes I timed it). How can I extend this time?
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Is there a shortcut to "Switch User" from the Lock Screen in macOS Mojave?

Let's say you lock your screen with Command + Control Q. Now, you want to log in as a different user, without using the mouse. It seems that this is possible if you press Shift Tab twice, followed by ...
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QuickTime Player won't save edited file: The operation could not be completed

I've edited an MP4 movie file in Quicktime Player Version 10.5. When I try to save the edited file, I get: The operation could not be completed. Does anyone know what causes this and/or how it can ...
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My iMac keeps crashing

I have a 27" Late 2013 iMac with 8GB RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M (2GB) GPU. Last year my iMac started crashing now and then. Not only that, when it's in sleep mode it just falls out. I have to ...
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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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Safari on iMac (Mojave) can't resolve http://<hostname>.local

Safari 12.0 on my 2017 iMac cannot resolve local computer names. In my particular case the computer is a RaspberryPi with a default web page. If I put "pi-star.local" in the Safari address box, I ...
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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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How do I deny an app Accessibility Access forever?

I recently installed an app on my system (Mac OS X Mojave) and it showed an permissions dialog: "[appname]" would like to control this computer using accessibility features. … I got two ...
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How to identify extensions blocked by Gatekeeper

In macOS High Sierra, System Prefs > Security, it says "Some system software was blocked from loading. I see a list there of three developers, and I don't recognize all of them. I'm guessing these ...
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Internal microphone extremely quiet

I have a 2018 MacBook Pro running Mojave. Midway through a Zoom meeting, people were suddenly not able to hear me. I checked System Preferences and saw that my internal microphone was selected as the ...
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What is "signpost_reporter"?

Today I updated my 2014 MacBook Air to macOS Mojave 10.14.5 as it just released. After the update finished, I checked console logs and noticed in 'System Reports' there's a log named "...
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How to delete a copy of a system font

At some point I made copies of all the fonts in the System>Library folder. I would now like to delete those duplicates, which are not in use and are not in a System folder. But macOS (Mojave) won't ...
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Company Mac OS laptop must connect to Cisco AnyConnect VPN in order to access to the Internet

My company Mac OS X laptops (Mojave) are managed devices and in order for the user to connect to Internet, the user must first launch and connect the Cisco AnyConnect VPN otherwise the user is not ...
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How do I configure Camera and Microphone permission on macOS Mojave?

I'm using macOS Mojave and it's preventing me from using my camera and microphone in web browsers like Firefox and Chrome, and in other applications too. How do I properly set up permissions so that ...
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How do I remove or change screen lock settings in macOS?

Since upgrading to Mojave my Mac screen locks within seconds. I tried to change the 'privacy' settings (yes I clicked on the padlock) but it still won't let me change anything. How else may I try ...
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Dual 4k displays on a Macbook Pro 15" Late 2013

I would like to get two external monitors for my MacBook Pro 15 Late 2013 running Mojave 10.14.3. Specifically, I'm considering two of the Dell P2415Q 24" Monitors. I may also keep my MacBook open and ...
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Cannot enable or disable Mail plug-ins

I have two Mail.app plug-ins installed: "GPGMailLoader.mailbundle" and "Smallcubed MailSuite.mailbundle". Currenly, GPG is enabled, and works, and MailSuite is disabled. However, when I toggle ...
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How do I use my GPG agent for SSH everywhere?

On my system, I'm trying to set up SSH authentication through my GPG agent (installed via brew). So far, I have this working in my terminal thanks to adding the following lines to ~/.profile: # ...
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Is it possible to rename an USB or Bluetooth audio device?

I am using a Bluetooth headset. To charge it, I need USB, and when connecting that, it appears two times as audio device - obviously once as Bluetooth device, once as USB device. Both audio devices ...
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How to stop FaceTime camera turning off when changing spaces in macOS Monterey?

How can I stop FaceTime camera from turning off when I switch to another space in macOS Monterey?
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macOS keeps reverting to static DNS IP addresses

I have a strange issue that only started occurring recently (within the last 2 public OS update releases). The DNS IP addresses for all interfaces (at least, the WiFi and Ethernet interfaces) are ...
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macOS Terminal doesn't paste correctly

Recently after upgrading to macOS Mojave, my workflow has been seriously impacted by the inability for macOS Terminal to be able to paste the contents of my clipboard correctly. When I paste ...
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Why am I getting "Time Machine is backing up an encrypted disk to an unencrypted disk" when I'm not using encryption?

I have a new MacBook Pro 2018 model. It is using APFS but I have not enabled File Vault. I'm backing up to a Synology NAS, just but when I run my backups, I get the message: Time Machine is backing ...
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Cannot delete/erase APFS volume

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) running Mac OS Mojave. When I boot it up, it shows a grey screen with a question mark on a folder. I have figured out that the issue is with the ...

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