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I had this happening all afternoon. Then I checked Chrome | About Chrome and it was waiting for me to relaunch to update. That fixed it.


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Patch available, click here, or just update on the machine Interestingly enough there is no patch for the beta and developer versions of OSX yet as far as I know. I'll update this answer as soon as I hear of them. Download the patch above. Leaving the rest of the post for history :-) The CVE is CVE-2017-13872 and NIST will update the analysis in the near ...


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OK, I found the problem: the message was coming from the remote git server, not the client side. I ran sudo xcodebuild -license on the server side (where the repo is located and the git server is running) and the problem went away. Sigh.


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It just happened to me on 10.9.5 for the first time; don't know what caused it but unplugging the external monitor and then plugging it back again helped.


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As the issue is related to the spell checking feature I would suggest you to reset text replacement. You can erase (or save, if learnt spelling matters for you) all files in: ~/Library/Spelling Do not forget to kill the spell process (something like AppleSpell) but remember to quit Message.app before doing so. Also try to delete all the entries (if you ...


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While 0⁰ is generally undefined, some branches of mathematics do explicitly define it as 1 because, as you can see, this is the value to which the function y(x) = xˣ converges at n=0. Less formally, note that 0.50.5=0.707…; 0.20.2=0.725…; 0.10.1=0.794… and 0.010.01=0.955…. As you approach 0, the result will be approaching 1, which makes it quite logical and ...


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It's a bug in 10.8.1 and 10.8.2 only. The workaround for this pesky bug is to disable two items in Language & Text Preference Pane in System Preferences on affected versions of Mountain Lion: Select (click) on Text in the middle towards the top of the window deselect (uncheck) "Correct spelling automatically" deselect (uncheck) "Use symbol and text ...


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The simplest way to get rid of this, at least when it happens for me, is to hover over anything with a tooltip to get a new tooltip. Happens to me quite often with Safari these days, very annoying.


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Third-party utilities such as Alfred, TextExpander, or MagicPrefs might appear to take "control" of the window as far as the OS is concerned. You can find the culprit by disabling them all, and turning them on one by one until you find one (or more) which affects Keychain in that manner. You can add the offending program to the list of approved apps ( ...


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bmike has the workaround, I'll provide the "why": According to this article from TheNextWeb, a feature called Data Detectors, which scans text for meaningful formats (dates, locations...) also looks for file URLs. It does this by looking for "file://", case-insensitive. However, later in the procedure, it asserts that the string should start with "file://" ...


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It's due to the lack of precision of pi and due to the overall all lack of precision in the built-in system. pi = 3.1415926536 pi/2 = 1.5707963268 cos(1.5707963268) = -5.103412e-12 FYI = 5.103412e-12 = 0.000000000005103412 ~ 0 About the overall system precision : 3.141592653589793238462643383 = 3.1415926536 In Python we get following : >>...


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Found the answer in this Apple Support Community thread: Bug: Keyboard shortcut keys do not always activate a service (a workflow) Keyboard shortcuts for services will only work properly if they have a ⌘ command key in them. That is, cmd-ctrl-k works, but ctrl-k needs help. The "help" is to go to the app's menu bar and hover over the services so it sees ...


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Most implementations of floating point arithmetic follow the IEEE 754-2008 standard, which specifies that pow(0,0) returns 1 (see §9.2.1). But it also defines two other functions: pown(0,0) = 1 and powr(0,0) = NaN. Wikipedia summarizes it as follows: The IEEE 754-2008 floating-point standard is used in the design of most floating-point libraries. It ...


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I had the same issue and realized that some process (in my case osascript) was flooding the system log with error messages (AEGetDescData of non-desc type 'reco' not a good idea). This apparently led to lots of CPU intensive processing in the Console app (I see that's pretty high up on your process list as well) and the diagnosticd process . Quitting the ...


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Try entering chrome://restart in url line and hit enter. This will fully restart Chrome and all of it's children processes including Chrome-based apps. I assume it's not the Update which helped others here, but the Chrome restart.


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The issue would appear to be the font used for the text, a font called "Corbel"; it is a Windows only font created by MS and included in all version of Windows Vista and above. Normally, PDF's can be created with embedded fonts, in this case the font is not fully embedded, only a subset (e.g. those characters required for the docuemnt) Further research ...


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Apple's bug database is private, and as you see, you are only able to review the bugs that you submit. This has been the subject of much debate in the Apple developer community. Open Radar is an attempt to shed light on bugs that participating developers file. It uses the same ID numbers as the real Bug Reporter system, so if the bug referred to is in Open ...


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If you can’t install the official patch or don't want to trust that it worked, then You don't want to disable root user on High Sierra only. To secure your Mac, enable root with a long secure password. We are not changing this at work until the next full point release is out for macOS which would likely be 10.13.2 Unless you take action, root user is ...


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Updating Chrome solved the issue for me. NOTE: The problem can reproduce each time a new version of Chrome is available...


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This has been happening periodically since Mac OS X Yosemite & Handoff / Continuity was implemented... and I now I treat everything that comes through Messages as expendable (copy it off immediately or commit to losing it in the future). Today it happened in Mojave. So like many other times... soagent starts to chew up the processor, bird, callserviced, ...


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Warning: be careful about editing the system dictionary as it is easy to get an unusable dictionary. You also run the risk of having the updated dictionary over-written by subsequent OSX updates. To edit the system level dictionaries, there is a helpful Q&A that tells you where to find the dictionaries: superuser. In summary: ~/Library/Spelling/...


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I have had this exact problem for weeks, and it's been driving me crazy, but I've finally found a solution. I found this thread on the Apple Support Communities, where “stevendeluxe” says the following: Problem fixed! I compared the system preferences for each user and found out that I had several languages activated in the language/region settings. So ...


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Open a Terminal and execute: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.oracle.java.Java-Updater JavaAutoUpdateEnabled -bool false Source: https://jamfnation.jamfsoftware.com/discussion.html?id=6489 Update: This answer has been confirmed to work on OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan)


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This appears to be a bug with enterprise distribution in iOS 8. If you updated to iOS 8 and had an app with the same bundle identifier installed (i.e. the same app) then you'll be unable to install the app. A workaround is to change the bundle identifier in the distribution plist. This doesn't require the actual bundle identifier of the app to change, just ...


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There is no easy way to tell how/when/if Apple acts on your bug report. I have filed quite a few bug reports during the last years. Some still seem to be unchanged since I created them, some got closed silently and there is only one where I ever got notified that the fix would be in the next OS X release. So basically you filed the report, now just ignore ...


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Not sure if you set it in the correct place, but the setting should be at: Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Security & Privacy, then click General. Select “Require password… after sleep or screen saver begins.” Click the pop-up menu and choose the time that passes before a password is required. Source: OS X Yosemite: Require a ...


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Tentative diagnosis: There is a corrupt record (or structure) in the Contacts database. Downloading the database completely from the iCloud version ensures that the local version is clean. Solution: See https://appuals.com/fix-mac-running-slow-due-addressbooksourcesync/ A simplified version of the above seems to have done the trick for me: 0) Quit ...


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The bug could conceivably get in through the 30-pin port, Lightning port, or the headphone jack. Since your iPad is so new an Apple retail store would probably give you a new one without any hassle. Make sure to back it to your computer or iCloud before taking it to the store.


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The cause might be that the file/folder was downloaded. In any case, you can remove the 'quarantine' status with xattr -d com.apple.quarantine "/path/to/Geometry.pdf" you can add the -r flag to make it recursive, in case you still have trouble.


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For me this happened on one of the monitors that I was extending my macbook pro's desktop to, not all of them though. Easiest fix, expand a program to full screen and then minimize it again, somehow the animation of expanding fixes it.


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