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This always (eventually) happens if you use a Lithium battery long enough (and assuming nothing else breaks first). It also happens prematurely and would be covered by AppleCare / Warranty even if you do everything right in less common circumstances. To counteract this use newer hardware on iOS 11.3 or higher which have charge management features to ...


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These seem to be installers DMGs. You can unmount and discard them after installing the apps in your computer, typically by copying them to /Applications or ~/Applications.


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Make sure you're using the latest version of iOS. iOS 11.3 and later on the iPad introduces a feature to preserve battery health for devices which are constantly plugged in, which is exactly your situation: About iPad and iPhone Charge Management Feature ...when iPad or iPhone is connected to power for prolonged periods of time, such as when it is used ...


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In the past I was able to use iOS devices as USB drives. You appear to be mistaken. This has never been possible without third-party software and/or jailbreaking. It was possible to use older iPods in "disk mode" as storage devices. However, this feature was never available for the iPod Touch, nor for any version of the iPhone. Some iOS applications ...


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Number one, something might be wrong with your VPN, because everything should work as if you were physically in the office. You might want to check that. Number two, I assume the remote machines use the wrong IP address when connecting to the servers. And if they are actually successful with some of the tricks you mentioned, you might have a few security ...


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Apple DMG Code Signing : Signing apple application require paying apple's developer program (99$), it can be done freely but for a limited purpose. Signing dmg can be done in two ways : Signing the dmg file itself Signing the Application.app directory inside the dmg image Editing signed DMG files : Here is 3 possibles ways to edit signed applications :...


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It appears to be a bug that was introduced in macOS 10.14.4. In this discussion some users report that the problem went away by itself, a recent poster found the problem was solved in the latest 10.14.5 beta, and others have resorted to using the third-party app AutoMounter. In my case, I have a SD drive permanently inserted into the SD card reader. That ...


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AFAIR there never was an official way to access data on an iPhone/iPad from macOS through Finder. It may be possible with a jailbroken device, but that's for somebody else to provide an answer on that. There are various other ways to transfer data between iOS and macOS though: use iCloud drive on both and store documents there AirDrop (which, if it works, ...


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I use a free app called Disk Arbitrator to ensure I mount any disk I want to mount as read-only. It's a menubar app and has a Disks Window that you can also interface with. Note that the Xcode Project files are available as well as precompiled binaries, if you do not have Xcode or want to compile it yourself. Here are some screenshots: The Disk ...


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This is described in comments, but it ought to be put into an answer. In MacOS 10.11.6 (and probably later versions), you can use diskutil mount -mountPoint /dev/disk5s1 ~/mount Unlike using mount, it's not necessary to specify the filesystem type, at least for hfs type disks (all that I have tried). I found that I had to sudo to root to do this either ...


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The hdiutil command given above is correct, however, newer Mac SSDs have a 4096 byte block size and hdiutil defaults to 512 for disk images so if you attempt to mount a 4096 byte block size image it will look like nonsense to the system. Adding -blocksize 4096 to the command will let you work with an image created from a newer Mac: hdiutil attach -...


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I had a mac-system Volume not showing up in Disk-Util any more. (so my mac didn´t start any more) Somehow i managed to install OSX on a new Hard-Drive and plugged the old one external. Linux was still able to mount my Volume. But couldn´t read my Pictures and Documents Folder, because of readonly Disk and no rights to read these Folders. So couldn´t change ...


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You cannot modify the DMG and have it still pass trough GateKeeper without re-signing it. This is basically the entire reason for having the code signature! Basically you have three options: 1) Remove the old code signature and re-sign the DMG with your own signature. This requires you to be enrolled in Apple's Developer Program. 2) Distribute the ...


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I have exactly the same problem. I follow the exact step described here: http://blog.grapii.com/2015/06/keep-network-drives-mounted-on-mac-os-x-using-autofs/ /Users/username/Desktop/Synology auto_nas Then I created the /etc/auto_nas with entry like the following DSVideo -fstype=smbfs ://username:password@nas/video DSPhoto -fstype=smbfs ://username:...


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When the Disk Image is created is the time to decide if the image will be compressed (default) read/write or other options. The option you should have now is to Disk Utility:Images:Convert and choose the image you want to be read/write and choose Convert


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That is (as is probably clear to you) not how mounting works. The contents of the /dev folder is mainly device files (as the name implies). Device files are "special files" in that they're really nodes in the file system, but the contents of these "files" are not stored inside the file system. Device files are divided into two main types: block devices ...


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I don't know of a good way to make it automount at startup, but you can make it automount for any user by transferring the saved password from your user login keychain to the System keychain. Open Keychain Access.app (it's in /Applications/Utilities) Find the saved volume password. You can use the search field in the top right of the window to find it. If ...


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diskutil corestorage unlockVolume has a -nomount option that you can use to achieve this exact effect.


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Try this: /- auto_smb -soft,noowners,nobrowse,rw,nofail


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Let's assume you have a physical or virtual FAT32 or ExFAT formatted drive. You could mount the ISO file and then copy all the files to this drive. I would recommend using the Terminal application to do the copy. Using the Finder application may result in the creation of ._* files. Although these files can be removed by using dot_clean. To create a legacy ...


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You could be experiencing a hardware issue. It could be a problem with your hd enclosure. But, let's try this. Maybe the format didn't take and you still have the disk formatted for NTFS. In terminal, run: diskutil list Run this command before and after you attempt to format the drive. Post back the before and after lists. Do you want to share with ...


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Fixed! What helped to move the needle is Target Disk Mode. Another Mac was able to unlock and mount the disk and it eventually completed its encryption that was stuck at 0.0% otherwise.


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I finally remembered: the disk is mounted on /dev, but in this case, not on /Volumes. In macOS High Sierra, I: excluded both disk and disk partitions from the /dev folder using sudo rm -rf /dev/disk2 && sudo rm -rf /dev/disk2s1, disconnected and reconnected the disk, deleted the disk folder mounted at /Volumes, rebooted the system and it was ...


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Alright, I did some more digging and it looks like pointing the finger at /home was a red herring. The problem arose when I was trying to run a Docker image and received an error message along the lines of there not being enough disk space available in /home to mount image data. From this response it's apparent that while /home serves no direct use to the ...


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I found the solution in another post: External Hard Drive Won't Mount ps aux | grep fsck to find the PID where fsck locks the drive. Then sudo kill -9 <PID> to kill fsck. After that, my drive mounted normally.


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The way to mount the drives on the Client at login is: Mount the Network Share. Open System Preferences > Users & Groups. Drag the drive's icon and drop it onto the list of Login Items for your user. WiFi change? How often do you change Wifi? If the TM share and client aren't on the same network, then obvs that won't work. However, TM shares should ...


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Running First Aid from inside Disk Utility might be the way to go. If it successfully repairs the volume it will mount it straight away. If it can't successfully repair the volume, it will attempt to mount it in a ready only form, and if it can you'll be able to copy things back off it before reformatting. Depending how important your data on there is, you ...


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Are these two scripts? Did you run both? I've lost context. If you typed these commands in at the terminal should see the commands in the output, but I haven't been able to find the commands. You should place your usb stick in your machine before booting. I think the problem is that the commands you are attempting to use don't run in the bare single ...


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My friend, at first glance you are going to have a problem with the file hierarchy, given it is not the normal volume and its structure which the script has made presumptions to use. Your root file system in recovery mode is a different volume and not the normal one used in normal use. You will likely be better off in normal mode, or booting to single ...


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I just went through a similar process and found that on Mojave, it's very difficult to mount an external drive on /Users or /home. It's best to use the standard /Volumes mount and change the home directory as described in TJ Luoma's comment above. Also, I used Carbon Copy Cloner to copy my home directory and I didn't have any permissions issues. More gory ...


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