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Advice on upgrading OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite)

[I reformulated the question after the 1st comment] I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, early 2015) with OS X 10.10.5 (Yosemite). I would like to upgrade the OS. The only reason is that some new programs ...
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MS Remote Desktop on MacBook running Yosemite

I am running Yosemite 10.10.5 on my 13" MacBook (Early 2014) and I want to make remote connections to a Windows PC. When I go to the App Sotre and try to install the Microsoft Remote Desktop app ...
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How can I update my (super old) Mac OS when the App Store shows no available updates?

I am pretty computer-dumb. I am still operating on Mac OS X 10.10.5 MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012 with Yosemite) and have started to lose functionality - some websites don't open, softwares don't ...
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having trouble with macbook pro 2012 graphics problem it flickers when starting after the os loading os and also after putting my password

having trouble with macbook pro 2012 graphics problem it flickers when starting after the os loading os and also after putting my password. after login in it cant display videos and also display ...
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fsck - btree rebuild disabled in single user mode

I am running Mac OS X Yosemite and on attempting to run fsck in single user mode, I get the following error btree rebuild requested but writing disabled in single user mode How can I run fsck within ...
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How can I make a Dynamic wallpaper (like the ones in macOS Catalina) in OS X Yosemite

I am running OS X Yosemite (10.10.5) and I want to make a dynamic wallpaper (or use the one from macos mojave), is there an extension or something that allows me to do this sort of thing
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How do I install Mac App Store apps on OS X Yosemite in 2020

I'm trying to install a bunch of apps from the mac app store (macOS 10.10, 24" Early 2008 iMac), but when i press get, it says that its incompatible, is there any way that i can install them (i.e. ...
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Not getting verification codes on iMac running macOS 10.10 [duplicate]

I recently fixed an old mac (early 2009), and updated it to macos 10.10 (Yosemite). When i logged in with my apple id it sent a verification code to my iPad and it worked fine, but when signing in to ...
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Close Window without confirmation?

Is there a way I can close a window of Grab.app without confirming if I'd like to save the screenshot first? I'd like to keep the app running in taskbar. MacOS 10.10.5
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MAC Catalina Upgrade error The disk doesn't use the GUID partition

I have this problem when I want to upgrade my MACOS from Yosemit to Catalina My pc specs are as fallow: When i'm going to volume I can't select anything And if I go to erase, the same problem ...
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CEF Folder inside Application Support - Mac OS X Yosemite

I deleted this folder a few days ago and it came back recently. Inside there are two empty sub folders (User Data and Dictionaries). I'm running Yosemite. Not sure what app or where these folders are ...
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MAC Catalina Upgrade error : The disk doesn't use the GUID partition

I have this problem when I want to upgrade my MACOS from Yosemit to Catalina My pc specs are as fallow: When i'm going to volume I can't select anything And if I go to erase, the same problem ...
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Delete Login/Crash History on Mac OS Yosemite

I have an older iMac running Yosemite and I'm trying to delete the most recent login and crash history. When I type last and my username I see a bunch of crash reports but no option to delete them in ...
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Creating a bootable macOS installer errors with ‘dyld: Library not loaded: @executable_path/../Frameworks/IAESD.framework Versions/A/IAESD’

I'm following How to create a bootable installer for macOS guide by Apple, but it's giving me an error. When I execute sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Catalina.app/Contents/Resources/...
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Bootcamp Windows 7 Installation on Macbook Pro Late 2008 with MiniDisplayPort Monitor (Broken Laptop Display)

I previously had a setup of one SSD partitioned in two (Yosemite on first, Windows 7 on second) and the original HDD as additional storage (two HFS+ partitions). I was going through yesterday to try ...
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Booting a Mac clone from a partition on a usb 3 external drive

I'm unable to boot a MacBook clone from a partition on an external drive. I'm in the process of finally upgrading the OS of my mid-2012 MacBook Pro from Yosemite to Catalina, and need to make a ...
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Setup Assistant Runs on Every Restart

Every time I restart my computer it runs setup assistant and forgets certain settings. This has been happening for years (through a migration from a 2011 Mac Mini to a 2015 Macbook Pro) but now I'm ...
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Can Mac Preview be set to default to save image as JPEG

Preview defaults to saving as PNG. I can change PNG to JPEG, but I have to do it every time. Is there a way to change the default behaviour? Is there a way to change the default save/export format ...
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csrutil disable: command not found El Capitan

I was using a SATA HDD running Yosemite on a MBP 2012. I installed a SSD drive with El Capitan. I took out the DVD optical drive and replaced it with a drive case for the HDD. Now when I am running ...
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Repair Disk Permissions in Terminal seems to hang

OK, I tried following (OS X Yosemite) the instructions here https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203538 And I went into Terminal and typed in the following diskutil resetUserPermissions / id -u But ...
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Chrome 79: https sites don't load while http works fine

Just upgraded to Chrome 79 from 78 via its internal updater. Now only http sites load, not https. I am on Yosemite Chrome v 79 Chrome says "This site can’t be reached" and "ERR_FAILED". Including ...
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Increase Network Buffer

I'd like to increase the network buffer between two Macs. One Mac is a media recorder for OTA TV, the other is acting as the media player. The recording / playback is done with the EyeTV application....
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What is the difference between FileVault 2 and Disk Utility Encryption?

What is the difference between FileVault 2 and Disk Utility Encryption? Also, what is the better/safer option encrypt disk when reformatting then install mac OS or install mac OS without encryption ...
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2013 Macbook Pro - hard drive always full!

I have spoken to Apple support but didn't make any progress. I have very little stored on my SSD but for years it's consistently full. It seems like its replicating itself as when I last deleted some ...
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Mission Control stopped working then Dock won't restart [duplicate]

i am using a macbook air and with yosmite os At first I could still switch between desktops, just that i could not swipe up/down to access mission control and app exposé. I tried typing in killall ...
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Microphone doesn't work for face time

If I try to facetime L. on her iphone from my Mac Pro, I get a connection but no audio from my desktop to L. (I can hear L, but L can't hear me) If I try from my laptop, no problem. If I try to ...
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MacBook (mid-2012) stuck on white screen

So I casually shut down my MacBook on Thursday night using the normal configuration. After a while when I switched it back on, a white screen appeared and that was the end of it. Later, a black screen ...
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Run 10.10 on a machine upgraded to 10.14

Are there any firmware updates, or other changes, done by the 10.14 installer that could cause a 10.10 system to not work? To quell all the "why would you want to do that?" questions, here's the ...
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Ways to share folders from Mac host to Mojave guest on VirtualBox (using NFS Manager or other options)?

I have a Yosemite host and Mojave guest VM via Virtualbox. I want to share the host's folders with the guest. I'm aware there are at least three ways but I haven't been successful with any of them. I'...
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How do I get rid of a re-appearing B&W hard drive icon on my macOS desktop?

I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 and an external hard drive with 3 partitions. The external HD was unplugged and left unplugged. Since then, it appears on my desktop at every startup, ...
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Mojave guest OS on Yosemite Host via Parallels Desktop 10

I can't get to the welcome choose your country screen when installing Mojave virtualised via Parallels Desktop 10 on my Yosemite system (MBP Retina 2015). I downloaded the 6GB Mojave '.app' file as ...
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How do I create a directory structure?

I ran these commands to make the directory: mkdir webpack-demo cd webpack-demo npm init -y npm install webpack --save-dev npm install webpack-cli --save-dev and then type cd webpack-demo, then if I ...
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How do I easily delete characters in a TextEdit document which I did not type?

I have typed a 2 page document using Apple's TextEdit on a Mid 2007 iMac running OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. After closing in RTF format and later reopening, I saw many characters (backslashes, etc.) that ...
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OSX Yosemite suggesting updates, I don't want to upgrade, but need to upgrade iTunes

My oldish MacMini has a fresh install of Yosemite (OSX 10.10.5). I go to iTunes, check for updates, and request to download 12.8.1. MacOS then sends my to app store updates, suggesting an update ...
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Itunes sees, but won't load other user's shared library

I'm stumped. My computer, Lothlorien, shares my iTunes library to the local network. My wife's computer, Gutenberg, can 'see' my library in the drop down ribbon top left (Music...) but if she ...
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macOS Yosemite->High Sierra update not sticking

I need to download exam software for my computer, but the software does not support Yosemite, my current OS. Preposterously, this $100 software costs $50 to "redownload", so I need to be absolutely ...
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(Mistakenly) Deleted all partitions except for disk0s2, can't mount or repartition

First of all, I apologize that I cannot remember exactly what version of Mac OS I am running, but I am 99% sure it's Yosemite. I recently tried to delete a second partition I had been using for a ...
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Need Help Fixing Partitioning after Deleting Core Storage Booter and Windows

I know there is a plenty on the Internet, but I am afraid to touch it since the data on my partition is valuable for me now. My situation: I have MacBook Air with OS Yosemite 2011 11" (128G). I ...
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File Copy Error

I copied files from one location to another using the following command. cp -pr /path/to/source /path/to/destination During execution, I saw the following error message on some files being copied ...
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iMac; OS X Yosemite; App switcher continues to come up without pressing <cmd>-<tab>

I am having an issue with an older iMac. The app switcher will come up and then rapidly switch between either two or all icons without pressing -. It seems as if moving the mouse is causing the ...
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Can I run Yosemite after I install the Mojave firmware updates?

I'm very hesitantly getting ready to "upgrade" from Yosemite to Mojave because I worry that it will break things I still need. So to give it a try I've decided to install Mojave on an external drive ...
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Finder seems to be broken, Desktop files missing

I have an old imac mid 2010 with upgraded ram and ssd that works really well. I mostly use it for coding and I did not updated / installed any new apps lately. Since 24hours ago: finder seems to be ...
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OS X 10.10 Copy / Paste Source file count does not match destination file count

I have folderA and want to make a copy of all the contents within into FolderB. I select all the contents inside of FolderA then selected copy and went to FolderB and pasted it. When it is done, ...
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Apple Mail Mailboxes missing

Apple Mail crashed and I rebuilt the database. It now works but my mailboxes are missing. How can missing mailboxes be restored?
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Dictionary styling (background color)

[OS 10.10.5] I want the content background of the Dictionary app to be black. I know this can be done by editing the DefaultStyle.css file of each dictionary, but the background color is still bright ...
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Two Factor Authentication on 10.10.5 Yosemite

I cannot find where to get my two factor authentication verification code from in settings on the Mac, neither is there any input field for me to type in the code. What do I do?
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How to downgrade to OS X Yosemite 10.10? (Have not yet upgraded)

I have a 2015 iMac 5k running OS X Yosemite 10.10.x. I've always been nervous about upgrading an expensive machine. Now I am curious about upgrading, but I would like to find an option that would ...
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“iPhoto cannot be opened because of a problem”

I got hit with the iTunes update breaking everything in Yosemite. I repaired Safari by deleting MobileDevice.Framework, but iPhoto still won't open. Any thoughts? (I'm not ready to migrate to photos) ...
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Safari on my Mac won't open because “Safari cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the developer”

I have an error message, which has already been reported but I can't understand how to fix it. I have Yosemite and there's no updates available except for iPhoto, which also can't be updated. I'm ...
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How to solve blank Safari Window / Safari crash (10.1.2)?

Running Yosemite 10.10.5 on MacBook Air (early 2014), with Safari v. 10.1.2. New Safari windows come up blank. Typing a URL into them doesn't load the pages. Quitting Safari and relaunching causes ...

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