Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [software]

Concerning the operating system and applications or programs that run under it, as opposed to matters concerning computer hardware. In troubleshooting, it is essential to distinguish between problems concerning software and problems concerning hardware.

-1
votes
1answer
43 views

How Google Maps continuously gets' updated even without Internet? [duplicate]

few days back i was going to my friend's house but i was not sure about his[my friend] exact location so i used Google maps and didn't closed the Map's tab. On my way to his house when i checked maps ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Trackpad pointer stops If the pointer function turns into a cursor waiting for an action [closed]

I think I’m getting closer to getting the trackpad to scroll. I believe it has something to do with when the pointer turns into the cursor. So for example the pointer will move using the trackpad but ...
2
votes
0answers
11 views

Can (Moving cursor using arrow keys in terminal) interfere with moving cursor using Trackpad?

MacBook Pro MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014. MacOS Mojave version 10.14.1. In terminal Preferences I looked under the tab Keyboard because I read that it's possible to use Moving cursor using ...
15
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I get old apps like Photoshop CS5 to work on macOS Mojave

On the weekend I upgraded my MacBook Pro to macOS Mojave. Things are mostly ok but I have some apps that no longer work. The one I’m most stressed about is Adobe Photoshop CS5. When I try to run it it ...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

Trackpad works for Diagnostic Test. Can I rule out it has a hardware problem?

If a MacBook Pro trackpad is able click and scroll, swipe, move cursor, etc. during a during Diagnostic Test (when I startup holding down the D) then, am I able to rule out that it has a hardware ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Where is the recovery partition's apps located, and how can I access it?

Does anyone know where the recovery partitions apps are located/how to access it without rebooting into it? I'm not talking about doing computer-name:~ username$ diskutil list /dev/disk# (external, ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

need help I screwed my macbook so bad thiere is one drive and no partitions, please read below [duplicate]

So...I somehow messed up my macbook Pro model 1502 raetina 13" Late 2013, core i5, 4GB. I wanted to clean install High Sierra. Long story short I now have a macbook with one, yes one, there is no ...
2
votes
3answers
40 views

MacBook: Prevent mouse from switching to external monitor placed above main display

So I got an external monitor witch is positioned above my MacBook. Sometimes I want to use the Menu bar of my MacBook, and I often move my mouse too quickly and it goes to the secondary monitor. Is ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Mac app for showing a screensaver/image only on mirrored display

I am searching for a macOS program or app which can display a configurable fullscreen image only on the mirrored display (projector). So I can search the presentation files for the speakers and the ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

MacBookPro A1278 WiFi refuses to turn back on after working for 10 min after restart

I recently repaired this laptop from dead state (water damage) and it works fine now, except for the WiFi, which has intermittent problems. When I restart the Mac the WiFi works fine -- it connects ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

nitproc exited — exit reason namespace 2 subcode 0xa description: none

This problem started almost a week now. The kernel panic kept reoccurring. It happened for over 6 hours today before finally started. I got this report, and wish someone could help identify what the ...
1
vote
0answers
187 views

How to reinstall OSX from single user mode?

Running macOS High Sierra (iMac mid-2011 21.5 inch), stuck in boot-loop, white screen at Recovery and Internet Recovery. I do not have access to another Mac nor USB boot. I can boot in to ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Make MacBook German keyboard behave like windows

I could not find a thread which exactly answered my questions, even though it seems like a common concern. So, sorry if this question is not appropriate, but I really did some reasearch and only could ...
0
votes
1answer
318 views

Hiding/Unhiding FaceTime audio window macOS High Sierra Version 10.13

I created an Automator app to hide the window during a call following these instructions: How to hide FaceTime audio macOS High Sierra Version 10.13 But is there a way to bring the window back as ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

MBP 2015 Retina Strange Audio problems

On Monday I left my Macbook Pro mid-2015 15" Retina turned on overnight, and when I tried to adjust the audio volume (external headphones) the next morning, it started lagging badly. So I restarted it,...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Auto-split audio with Audio Hijack 3.5.3

I am using Rogue Amoeba's Audio Hijack 3.5.3 on macOS High Sierra. I would like to use it for recording audio from an application source (an old LP currently stored in iTunes as a single file) in such ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

BootCamp failing to startup (Macbook Pro 2016 High Sierra)

I deleted my bootcamp partition a while ago since I never used it. I forgot how exactly I deleted the partition because I know that I have deleted it incorrectly because the following of the following ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

New MacBook already no memory [duplicate]

So a friend of mine bought a brand new 2017 MacBook Pro (basic config model). Everything went fine with the installing and it works great, except for the fact that her small 128GB capacity is somehow ...
1
vote
0answers
114 views

How to create /dev/null in a jail-environment (chroot)?

In short: I am trying to install BIND9 on OSX inside a jail-environment (chroot) and failing to create a /dev/{null, random} file inside. Since Apple is slowly removing support for DNS, DHCP and more ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Macbook startup problem. Once started is extremely slow

I have a serious problem with my Macbook pro retina 13" early 2015. Some days ago, after a normal shutdown, the Macbook did not startup anymore. It emitted the short start sound and it went back to ...
3
votes
1answer
35 views
3
votes
2answers
114 views

Where should I install new (source code) software on a Mac?

I am new to the Mac philosophy, but I have been using Ubuntu since a while. Now I am using Mac at work, and I have to install a few programs, not apps, from source code distribution. I did try to ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Can anyone explain how to merge and srt(subtitle) file to a video? [duplicate]

I didn't mean using VLC media player, that's just for adding the subtitle temporary, I meant making the subtitles part of the video..
2
votes
0answers
404 views

iDrive backup for Mac failing

I got a message from my Mac IDrive app that there has been no backup for four days. The message says the most common cause is the Mac being turned off, but my Mac is always on and connected. IDrive ...
0
votes
3answers
508 views

Switch from Outlook 2016 Mac to Apple Mail

I have been using the mac for a long time, earlier I used Entourage as my email client, then came the Outlook 2011 for Mac and now its Outlook 2016 for Mac. Due to some official guidelines I now need ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How do I use a Wacom Intuos 2 on OS X Sierra? [duplicate]

I have a Wacom Intuos 2 and a 2009 MacBook running OS X Sierra (not High Sierra). Is there any way I can possibly get the tablet to work with my computer?
0
votes
2answers
511 views

iCloud warning does not go away

Apple keeps asking me to accept the new iCloud terms and conditions on my new iphone x. I have accepted the terms and conditions (many times) but the warning does not go away. Anyone that have a ...
0
votes
0answers
805 views

How to update Mac Bluetooth Version?

I bought this bluetooth adapter that doesn't have a software for Mac. The manual/information suggests that it's plug and play and doesn't require any installation. Although it suggests Bluesoleil ...
3
votes
1answer
723 views

Free PDF reader for iPad with 2 pages side-by-side layout (like a book)

I just bought a 12.9" iPad Pro. I was surprised to realise that I couldn't read my PDFs in 2 page, side-by-side layout in landscape orientation with iBooks. Is there any free PDF reader app that ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

iOS problems after software update [duplicate]

I updated my iPhone 5s to iOS 11 just recently. After having updates I had troubles with my phone. My phone will turn off even if it shows 40% (which never happened prior to the update) there are ...
12
votes
2answers
7k views

How to hide FaceTime audio macOS High Sierra Version 10.13

Is it possible to hide FaceTime audio? It certainly was possible to hide or move the window in earlier macOS versions but with macOS High Sierra I can't select the window nor can I hide it with ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Visual Studio Code save workspace

Is it possible save workspace for all projects? I want to use one workspace at work and the second at home on my laptop. However, I cannot find (through the menu) the global workspace settings for ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Mac download takes so long (MacOS 10.13.2)

I am installing Android Studio system image from within the program. Although the image size is about 800 MB, it takes so long to complete and it has downloaded almost three or more as much (According ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Tool to remove image parts in PDF

The reader of my university lecture regularly posts lecture notes online. The pdf contains handwritten mathematical theorems including the proofs. Everything is written on a completely white ...
3
votes
1answer
443 views

“Open with” equivalent on Mac

I have a very simple problem and I thought the solution would be simple. However, I do not see any straightforward solution to this problem so far. I have a CSV file and in Windows world you can ...
2
votes
1answer
411 views

Why does `g++ --version` say LLVM/clang?

I ran the following to see what version of g++ I had: $ g++ --version Configured with: --prefix=/Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.2.1 Apple LLVM ...
1
vote
1answer
287 views

Is there a macOS alternative to delaycut or eac3to?

I'm looking to edit some audio tracks for movies without reencoding them. I've searched online, and apparently delaycut and eac3to would be good for what I'm aiming to do (according to an Original ...
2
votes
0answers
311 views

Why won't iPhone 5c update to 10.3.3?

When trying to perform the software update I see the message Unable to verify update iOS 10.3.3 failed verification because you are no longer connected to the internet. Even though I am connected ...
2
votes
0answers
210 views

Qt location has changed. What to do?

Good day, I am using Mac OS High Sierra. And I have a piece of scientific software (I haven't written it) which doesn't run. A different version of the same software runs ok. But I need that one that ...
0
votes
1answer
276 views

MacBook Pro dead screen with update to High Sierra

My MacBook Pro 15” 2012 Retina screen is completely black. This happened right after I updated to High Sierra. I tried doing all the resets, and at some point I realized that I could flashlight the ...
28
votes
3answers
4k views

Why do we install software via `.dmg` files?

When I want to install software, I typically download a .dmg (Disk iMaGe) file. When I open it, this .dmg file looks like what I would call a "virtual disk" (hence its name I presume) and is listed in ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

WD Drive Utilities app crashing on launch?

Today, the WD Drive Utilities app on macOS started crashing on launch. This is very strange, since it was working fine as of yesterday. I have three versions of the app: v2.0.4.9 (preinstalled on WD ...
2
votes
1answer
405 views

My iPhone 6s is glitching like mad after the iOS 11 update, what should I do?

Specifically, after I unlock my device many phantom buttons are being pressed and random apps are being opened by accident and things like that. Additionally, many specific clicks that I make have a ...
1
vote
1answer
107 views

How to fully disable auto-fill-mode in Aquamacs 3.3?

After upgrading Aquamacs to version 3.3, many modes turned on auto-fill-mode. I've followed the answers from questions such as "How can I disable auto-fill mode in emacs?" to disable it, but without ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

“Open Recent” lists are empty

My Open Recent lists in various softwares (e.g. XCode, Logic Pro) keep going empty. I read somewhere that I needed to fsck -fy on boot to fix the file system which seemed to work the first time, but ...
0
votes
2answers
200 views

How to Backup Apple Mail Gmail database to External Hard drive?

from quite some time I am using Apple Mail signed in with my Gmail Account. I have almost 20K emails and I need to clean up my Gmail account, make separate folders and categorize them. But before that,...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

What's the specific cause of the headphone/built-in speaker switch?

So for a very long time this question has been asked and asked again: How can you play audio from the built-in speakers with the headphones plugged in? When other people's Macs are dual booted (...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

Macro software on iPad

I wanna have a background software than can press a certain spot when the notification appears immediately. Is there any app that can do that? Or can I manually write an app and execute it on my iPad?
1
vote
0answers
26 views

I want to split an image into small, equally-sized tiles

I’m an artist with a stupid question, the answer to which might easy… I have need of a process that can segment an image into a specified number of equal-sized tiles, that will then go through a ...
3
votes
2answers
79 views

Sierra meets El Capitan OS installation issue

I tried upgrading the software on my Macbook pro from OS El Capitan to Sierra. I downloaded software and was installing it. Got the instruction to restart computer. On re-starting, I find I don't ...