No. This won’t work since the drivers to run this hardware only ship with Catalina.
If your support team isn’t ready for Catalina have them get you VMware fusion so you can run the older OS virtually while they contemplate supporting the new os.
All relevant UUIDs and other Time Machine metadata are stored in /Library/Preferences/com.apple.TimeMachine.plist on the host side (the Mac to be backed up)! The file contains (probably the old) hostUUID (hardware), destination volume UUID (backup volume) and all IncludedVolumeUUIDs (source volumes). To get your current volume IDs use diskutil info diskXsY ...
After searching for how to fix this after I had erased my drive leaving me with no system, I have figured out how to fix it without having to download the installer again.
What I did:
With a USB installer connected, restart your Mac and hold the Option key to get to your boot selection screen.
Select the Install MacOS Mojave option.
DISCONNECT FROM THE ...
I've seen precisely this problem on many, many versions of macOS, both release and beta. Usually the delay is caused by some Apple process. For me, diagnosing is not the problem, the problem is fixing it.
You didn't say how much memory your computer has. A few years ago, Apple introduced compression on virtual memory. This is especially important in SSD-...
You can't reset the admin's password but you can create a new admin.
Essentially it's the same procedure as in this answer:
How can I get admin access to a Mac without knowing the current password?
Boot to Recovery Mode holding ⌘+R on startup
Open Disk Utility and unlock the encrypted volume. The encrypted volume is an sub-item of the internal drive and ...
Assuming the notification is really coming from the coub.com website, you would disable that in Safari preferences, not System Preferences.
Go to the Safari Preferences > Websites tab, select Notifications on the left, and you'll see a list of all the websites that have asked you for permission to send notifications. From there, you can change the ...
Building upon the information provided in @klanomath's answer, I was able to figure out a specific solution to my exact case (others may differ).
In my case the problem was the extended attributes attached to the machine directory, for some reason Time Machine didn't like them. However, after forcing the correct values in I was able to sort these out.
These savedState resources are used by macOS to support "resuming" applications:
One of the new features in OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion is the “Resume” ability for all applications to save their last state, meaning when you relaunch the app or reboot your Mac, the application will “resume” and reopen again showing all of the windows and data that was ...
I managed to fix this, I hope this helps anyone else facing a similar problem.
1. Installing the fonts.
Font Book v9.0
Greyed out fonts that need to be installed have a "Download" button but if you look at the information there's a download link in there. I found that by copying and pasting it somewhere else the URL had a double slash "//" which was ...
The new command to purge snapshots is seriously faster and more well engineered than the previous local store.
It does require a new syntax, so you’re correct, Apple has forced us to learn more and change.
Joshua was in your situation as well and has a very detailed explanation:
How to thin your local Time Machine Snapshots on macOS High Sierra
As per your reply to my comment:
Your camcorder has a DV connector, which is nothing else than a 4-pin FireWire port.
To connect this to your Mac you need a FireWire 400 4-pin to FireWire 800 cable, something like this: https://www.amazon.com/Bizlander-Firewire-Premium-800-400-MacBook/dp/B01KPZTZNM/ref=sr_1_1
I haven't ingested tape-based media in years, ...
It's most likely that the support that was built into macOS (OS X 10.1 through 10.3) is no longer available in current versions of macOS. From the PV-GS35 User Manual (page 45):
For Macintosh OS: Mac OS X v 10.1 – X v 10.3 CPU: iMac, iBook or Power Book G4, Power Mac G4 or Power Mac G5 RAM:
64 MB or more
The USB equipment operates with the ...
Reboot in Recovery mode by restarting your Mac and holding Command+R. It can take more time to boot as
usual, that's OK, just be patient.
In the top menu go to Utilities and open Terminal.
Type csrutil disable and press Enter.
Type reboot and press Enter to reboot again.
Now delete the update .pkgs but the .plist files will contain wrong info, if ...
I believe I've found a solution to this thanks to an answer to a similar question, the process that is responsible for the swap-files is /sbin/dynamic_pager, which is triggered by a launchd task found at /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.dynamic_pager.plist. Since this file is located in /System it means that this solution requires System Integrity ...
I wrote an article called How to fix macOS startup keyboard layout not persisting about this very problem.
I never figured out exactly what the problem was, but the ABC Extended keyboard layout is the default fallback when no other keyboard layout is configured. The pre-boot environment stores its settings separately from the rest of the system.
Let's start with some basic troubleshooting steps and we'll see how far we get.
The first thing I would do now is test your MBP in Safe Mode.
Boot into Safe Mode
Follow these steps to boot your MBP into Safe Mode:
Fully shut down your Mac
Restart your Mac
Immediately press the Shift key and keep it down
Let go of the Shift key when you see the login ...
Does your Macbook have a physical HD or a SSD? In my experience, these sound like the symptoms of imminent HD failure: your computer is trying to read/write to disk, but it can't because the HD is accessing a bad sector and can't read/write to it, so everything freezes until the HD responds.
If you actually have a physical HD, the way to check this would be ...
In addition to the auto update issue, I noticed by chance that the App Store showed download arrows for iWork apps -- when they were clearly installed on my MBP’s internal flash drive. I had the insight that something might be wrong with Spotlight. After I rebuilt the Spotlight index, not only did the App Store properly recognize that I had the iWork apps ...
I noticed this whilst testing an Apple Sign In workflow on an iOS Simulator, initially when clicking on the Apple Sign In button in the simulator an Alert is shown asking you sign in with your Apple ID in Settings.
Depending on your iCloud settings after signing in iCloud will start syncing your entire iCloud profile to the simulator, in my case something ...
Import the photos to a folder on your Mac. Then you can use smart folders and spotlight and fast file operations to delete / move / Pre-process the files.
Photos is absolutely not a folder oriented Storage system. Check out Photo Mechanic by camera bits for a folder oriented workflow.
We use that and high speed SD card readers and can ingest about 100,...
SD cards can’t be slow in this setup. You are far better to just import from the SD card, then extract the card on finish.
Clean it up in camera, usually the fastest method, or plug it into your computer and delete the images with Finder.
Use image capture to get the photos to your Mac. Then import from a fast storage location. The delay is cleanup data to the SD cards.
Get all the data off fast so you can let photos import rapidly and decouple the delete of the card till later.
Apple doesn't appear to currently support multiple macOS installations installed in distinct APFS volumes within the same APFS container. To dual-boot two versions of macOS that use APFS, just do things the old-fashioned way and create two distinct APFS containers, each of which needs its own disk partition. As such, these two containers will not be able to ...
I have macOS Mojave 10.14.6 on my MacBook Pro (2017, 15-inch), and I see the same message, which persists after rebooting. I do occasionally run CoreServices apps directly.
I'm no systems expert, but it makes me think that:
A CoreServices app added itself to a startup folder upon first launch. (e.g. the LaunchAgents, LaunchDaemons, or Startup Items ...
[This answer not final until this sentence removed]
As I'm sure you know, troubleshooting is a process of elimination and often requires patience.
I would start with testing your MBP in Safe Mode to see how it behaves both during Safe Mode and afterwards.
Boot into Safe Mode
Follow these steps to boot your MBP into Safe Mode:
Fully shut down your MBP
Disk Utility and diskutil (which Disk Utility uses behind the scenes) are refusing to increase the size of your APFS container because your recovery partition, "Recovery HD", appears to be in the way (though, for whatever reason, Disk Utility is not making this apparent in its diagrams). This probably became the case due to a direct upgrade from a pre-APFS ...
For all I know, there might be a macOS setting to change where QT saves screen recordings, but I have not found that.
Without changing the path to the directory where QT writes screen recording files, you can change the directory to a symbolic link to a folder on your external drive. The symlink acts as if it is a directory, but instead of holding files ...