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Unable to install pgAdmin on MacOS Big Sur; possible verification problem

So, I potentially have a stupid yet hopefully quick issue; I am attempting to install the latest version of pgAdmin onto my Macbook Pro with the M1 chip running Big Sur. When I attempt to open the ...
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MacOS Big Sur - how do I disable/ skip verify on opening dmg [duplicate]

I have 2015 MBA running Catalina that at some stage in the past I managed to configure that when opening my own created dmg files (used for business data storage with encryption security) it no longer ...
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Unidentified file or application keeps auto-opening. How do I identify it?

Periodically over the last few days, a system dialogue has opened with the familiar verification progress bar on my laptop, without listing any file name or identifying the file being verified in any ...
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How to set command line permissions after npm install

I am trying to run the gatsby-cli on a fresh install of macOS. I downloaded npm and node from https:node.js.org/en. Then installed the packages. Then installed npm i -g gatsby-cl. However, when I try ...
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Cannot partition external drive

I have an external drive that I just cannot partition. It's blank, so i have used Disk Utility and diskutil to erase, verify,repair etc., but nothing works. It gives me this sort of thing: Error: -...
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App from USB always shows verifying app dialog

I have a USB drive, and I decided to transfer a few apps from my Mac to the USB that took up a lot of space. Now every time I launch an app from the USB, it always shows the verifying dialog. Is ...
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Verifying LibreOffice after each restart?

Why does macOS need to verify LibreOffice each time after a restart? I haven't updated the app in a while, and after the first verification it opens normally the next time. This is annoying and it ...
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How do I verify the checksum or hash of a downloaded file on the command line?

If I have downloaded a file from the internet, and the source website has provided a checksum or hash (eg. SHA-256), how do I verify that the hash of the downloaded file matches the hash reported on ...
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Is it possible to enroll Apple Developer program without ID verification?

I tried to enroll Apple Developer Program with a different name, and I got an email that I should upload an ID to verify my identity. Is it possible to enroll without ID verification?
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What Macs do when verifying applications

I am asking this out of curiosity. When I download an app by an unidentified developer: 1) What does it mean that the app is by an "unidentified developer"? How is a developer identified? 2) What is ...
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MacOS Catalina Verifying app at bootstrap

I updated to Catalina yesterday and now I have the following message: every time I turn on my macbook. Until it finishes, I can't open any app. I've already tried: sudo xattr -d com.apple.quarantine /...
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iPhone Update Verification Failed from home network

I have a problem when I try to install iOS or whatOS Updates from my home network. It always stops after the verification process, and tells me that the verification failed, and I should check my ...
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Not being able to verify apps [duplicate]

I have an iPhone SE, running iOS 12. As part of a programming course I do, we made some apps. 4 in total. Whenever I try to open one of these apps I get this message: However when I go to settings ...
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Built-in or FOSS GUI application for generating a file hash

I would like to know if there's a built-in GUI application in Mac OS X that can generate file hashes (Disk Utility?). If there isn't such a built-in application, does a FOSS alternative exist? I can ...
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Apple TV: Account verification nuisance

My Apple TV keeps nagging me to enter my password for account verification. When I give it the correct password, it appears to accept it, but will continue to ask for verification. Verification isn'...
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Got a new iPhone - where am I supposed to receive the verification code?

I just got a new iPhone to replace my broken one. I can't really do much without signing into iCloud, which requires me to use a verification code. This can either be sent to some other trusted apple ...
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“Unable to verify account name or password” in Mail app despite using correct info

I had a problem with my Mac mail account and therefore I deleted some 4 keychain entries from my Keychain Access that were related to mail. I added a new one: I tried to add my Yahoo account again, ...
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Messages on iPod touch 5 not working

Before the messages app on my iPod 5 with iOS 9 was working fine, but yesterday I was signed out for some reason. When I tried to sign back in, it said that I needed to verify an email address and ...
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Unable to verify iOS 9.3.1 Update

I can't install iOS 9.3.1 even though its downloaded. It fails at verification. My phone is connected to the Internet and it's working perfectly (yes I've tested). I've restarted my iPhone but no luck....
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How to verify that the transfer of photos/videos from an iPhone went well?

Tranferring photos from the iPhone to another device, like a NAS or a computer, in some cases fail, either because of a network error or a file-system error on the different devices involved in the ...
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.pkg for installer hangs on verify

I'm trying to install the Mono MDK, and downloaded the .pkg for 4.2.1 (about 200 MB), when I double click on the package, it opens a "verifying xxxxxMDKxxxxx.pkg" window, which does nothing for over ...
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How to verify that an iTunes backup is valid?

Is there a way to verify that a backup of an iPhone is valid (other than wiping the device and attempting to restore it :))? I've had a recent catastrophic incident involving an iTunes encrypted ...
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Disk Utility reports “missing thread record” on my external HDD

I have an external 500 GB HDD that's about five years old. I just turned it on and it made a bunch of clicking noises and failed to spin up immediately, though it did so after a few seconds. To be ...
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Someone has created an Apple ID using an email address in a domain I own

I own "mydomain.com" (actually something else!) and have a catchall to receive all emails sent to any xxxx@mydomain.com Earlier this week I received an email from appleid@id.apple.com ...
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Files in ISO DIsappear When Mounted

Some time ago I downloaded a QuickLook plugin that allowed me to look at the files in an ISO called Suspicious Package. I used this to inspect the contents of an ISO and it displayed this: And Finder ...
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Time Machine on Time Capsule backup verification never seems to complete

I have a MacPro running Mac OS X 10.7.4 with a Time Capsule connected by Ethernet. When Time Machine runs a verify of the backups it seems to stall at 72%, and if I let it run a LONG time I think I ...
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How to pass the endless verifying status on iMessage or FaceTime activation when phone number is wrong?

My iMessage continues to show Verifing status on iPhone 4S (iOS 5.1). The phone number displayed at iMessage verifing screen is wrong (old one) The Settings > Phone displays the correct number iTunes ...
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Why is “Verify Backups” in the Time Machine icon menu disabled?

I learned in Upgraded to Lion: Time Machine spends a LOT of time indexing backup that if I hold down the option key and click the Time Machine icon in the menu bar, the "Back Up Now" menu item changes ...
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What does iTunes do while it's “Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone”?

What does iTunes do while it's "Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone" I see this most often after an abruptl disconnect and plug it back in but also sometimes when doing a second sync immediately after the ...
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Verify that entries in iTunes are actually on disk

I have a ton and a half of songs in my iTunes (Windows 7). I recently consolidated my library from 3 different Hard Drives. I also deleted some of the unwanted music folders on my C Drive (but I ...
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Quick, automated way to verify the copy of a folder?

I have a lot of files that I've been transferring around my network and to external hard drives. For example, I just copied a folder with files representing an old laptop's disk image (created with ...