Run this: (from Terminal)
diskutil secureErase freespace 0 /dev/disk1s1
The /dev/disk1s1 is replaced with the volume that you wish to get your space back from. Run:
df -h /
Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity iused ifree %iused Mounted on
/dev/disk1s1 466Gi 370Gi 64Gi 86% xxxxx xxxxxxxxx 0% /
And look at the first ...
It might be easier to reassign admin rights to the standard user.
Log out of the standard user account
Log into the admin account
Open System Preferences -> Users & Groups
Select the standard user
Tick „user is allowed to administer the computer“
Login with the standard user account (which now has admin rights)
optionally: remove the admin ...
Right-click on an empty area at the top of Safari’s window and select Customize Toolbar.
You’ll see two “flexible spaces” on each side of the URL bar. 2 tranparent boxes.
Remove these boxes (by dragging them out of the toolbar), and you should wind up with a larger URL entry area.
Figured out the issue in my case.
If you see a folder called 'cores',
type cd cores
If not, you can ignore the rest of this post.
If there's anything in here then it's probably the cause or a significant contributor to your issue..
type sudo chmod -R 777 ./
Enter your password
type rm -rf ./
And yeah this is relatively safe ...
macOS 10.15 Catalina has a new feature in the ‘softwareupdate’ tool to download older versions of macOS:
--fetch-full-installer Install the latest macOS Installer
--full-installer-version The version of macOS to install. Ex: --full-installer-version 10.15
Some people have reported being able to download 10.14 using this feature in 10.15, ...
The articles the OP linked to are DANGEROUS because they install configurations that allow a single user to crash the computer by filling up the process table, meaning they can create as many processes as the system will allow (well, probably minus 2 or so reserved for root, which was a kind of protection against this in the old days when 2 processes were ...
I also have the same issue with my current macOS Catalina. I could not change the name of my Magic Mouse. Tried resetting with debug mode, turn on and off, delete bluetooth.plist.
Then I tried to connect the same Magic Mouse to my MacBook Pro running on macOS El Capitan, and voila... I could rename it without a problem.
So, it's definitely a bug with the ...