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Ran into this with some other software, but wanted to pass on a tip I picked up. In finder, launch /System/Library/CoreServices/Installer.app. It will prompt you to locate a .pkg file to install. Navigate to the .dmg volume you've mounted, and select the xxxxxMDKxxxxx.pkg file. Installation should proceed normally from there.


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I think this may be a phishing. I advise you to check the 3 following key points: Within the headers of the 2 E-mails you received, verify they are really originating from apple.com . Verify the included URL is really within the apple.com domain. Within the headers, verify there isn't any Return-Path: outside of apple.com .


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Don't log in during set-up, but login afterwards using Settings. At that time you'll be able to request an authentication code via SMS.


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/System/Library/CoreServices/Installer.app For installer: Open the Finder Navigate to Go menu Select the Go to Folder submenu. Copy the file path into it. Press Enter Locate the .dmg or .mpkg package. Voila you are done.


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You can compare the checksum directly with a bash function: function checksha256() { # Usage: checksha256 file checksum if [[ $(shasum -a 256 "$1" | cut -f 1 -d' ') == "$2" ]]; then echo Match else echo No match fi } or function checksha256() { # Usage: checksha256 file checksum echo "$1 $2" | shasum -s -a 256 -c } ...


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ISO images typically contain more than one file system, the original ISO9660 file system for CD-ROMs (hence "ISO"), the "Joliet" extension to it for long filenames, and sometimes UDF or even a HFS+ file system. It's possible that one of them is corrupt, but the others are fine. You could try explicitly mounting with the ISO9660 file system driver, as the ...


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Not a verified answer but I can't comment: try to disable Rootless System Integrity as indicated here. Source: OSXDaily says "Mac users may need to disable rootless SIP protection in OS X before being able to successfully install Java, but you can enable it again after it has been installed. If you get stuck on “verifying…” during the installation process ...


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That sound you hear is often referred to as "The Click of Death": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Click_of_death Head reader errors, motor errors, anything of this sort indicate physical failure, and possibly imminent device death. Get your data backed up off of that disk NOW. Afterwards, and only afterwards, check and see if it's still in warranty. :)


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I just had a similar experience and got off the phone with a rep from Apple and they said there is nothing they can do to help. Any email account can be used to sign up for an apple ID if it has not already been used as an apple ID, so someone used my other email account, not linked to Apple as their ID log in name. Their email is the emergency email and ...


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When I tried to create a new apple ID using my email I was told that an account under that username or email already exists. So when I requested to change password I received an email in Vietnamese addressed to someone else. So I can confirm that someone can create an apple ID using anyone's email address.


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iCloud only asks for a trusted device after you add and verify the other devices. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204915 Best be would be to log in to your AppleID on a computer and check your options, perhaps adding a friend or relative's mobile temporarily. Once you’re set, you can then decide if two factor is right for you with only one device. Keep ...


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Has this person succesfully greated an account with an email address she doesn't own? I don't think you can say they successfully created one, as they will never be able to use the email to verify anything sent to it from Apple. Most likely they just accidentally entered your domain name. Is it similar to another more popular domain name? A one off typo? ...


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Quickhash-GUI seems to be what you're looking for. It's cross platform meaning it will be the same "workflow" across macOS, Linux, and Windows. QuickHash GUI is an open-source Linux, Windows, and Apple Mac OSX graphical interface that enables easy and rapid data hashing of data : text, text files line by line, binary files, file comparisons, folder ...


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If you want to find a method of converting general CLI scripts to the GUI, take a look at Platypus. Using this application, you can create GUI wrappers around CLI utilities. It's fairly straightforward to make a shasum or md5 wrapper that can allow drag and drop. However, there are existing applications available to show file hashes (see Allan's answer).


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You have already received answers on how to do an automatised comparison of the two hash values to ensure they are completely alike. I just wanted to add a different angle on how to compare the hash values. Actually it is in almost any case enough to to an "eyeball comparison". I.e. if you check that first few characters and the last few characters are the ...


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When you first calculate the sum of a file, it produces an output consisting of the sum, two spaces, and the name of the file that produced that sum. If you redirect that output to a file, you can later use the "-c" (for "check") option to automatically check every file listed, to see if the sum still matches. So, create a text file called "checksum.txt" ...


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You still seem to start LibreOffice from the DMG file it was delivered in. Just drag the LibreOffice icon into your /Applications folder to install it properly. You can then eject and delete the DMG file.


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https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=126409 It is a bug filed on LibreOffice's tracker. So they're aware of it. Please do not flood the tracker with "me too" comments.


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One solution is to use diff to compare strings of the two hashes. Fortunately, this can be done in a single command-line entry as follows: diff -is <(echo "d9cd63f187db2daea1371289508c63a7a24c46316f15ac61f030a7d6ea423915 /path/to/downloaded.pkg") <(shasum -a 256 /path/to/downloaded.pkg) An important note: There must be two spaces between the hash in ...


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In general, it seems to be a good idea that Apple is asking for your ID when you're trying to enroll with a different name than your own (I guess this is what you meant by a different name - unless you have two names somehow). I have never heard of Apple asking for an ID, and then just somehow agreeing to go without ID for no apparent reason. But you could ...


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Apple provides digital 'certificates' to registered developers, who pay $99 per year to register. Any applications signed with those certificates will be 'verified'. It's nothing to do with the App Store as such. Registered developers can make certified apps available on their own websites. Apple can remove the certificate from developers who are found to ...


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I also met the similar problem. I contacted Apple technical support and got the reply that I should try Reset NVRAM or PRAM or RESET SMC. But It does not work at all. Finally I erased the disk, reinstalled macOS Catalina and then recovered important data from Time Machine and other backups. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204904


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You have apps installed as "enterprise apps" - i.e. it is not apps installed via the App Store, via TestFlight or directly from Xcode as a developer. Enterprise app installation is supposed to be used only by enterprises installing their own custom apps on their own devices - it is not intended for public distribution. In order to verify these apps, you'll ...


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Depending on what specific verification item is problematic, you might need to reset the Apple TV and make sure your Apple ID and date/time setting work before loading any third party apps or logging into other accounts. There is a chance you could use Xcode to look over the AppleTV logs and determine what app is triggering the requests, but it might be ...


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Everything looks to be explainable by someone using your email address as the string for their Apple ID. This could be an innocent mistake or them wanting you to perhaps consider selling your domain to them by them squatting on your name space for Apple's iCloud service / Apple ID service. If you don't even plan to use Apple's products or this email ...


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Yahoo has added more security and so does not work with a simple IMAP login by default. Yahoo's information is here I think to use MacOS Mail you need to follow step 3 While changing or upgrading your third party applications, you can temporarily give them access. Sign in to Yahoo Mail. Go to your "Account security" settings. Turn on Allow ...


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Problem solved. I just went to the apple id site and changed my apple id email to one that had been previously verified. Works now.


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Usually such an error will occur when one or more Apple servers serving that area is down or perhaps it might have to do with either some proxy settings on your providers side if not on your phone side as I've often seen such responses with people having Global HTTP Proxy enabled on their iPhones. I'd suggest you to try and connect to a WiFi network and ...


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For me it was enough to move the .pkg file from the virtual installer drive to my desktop.


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Most likely you answered your question in the very first sentence of your question, and the likely answer is that such email address doesn't exist. Typically catch-alls catch only messages sent to non-existing email addresses at the domain. If your catch-all is configured that way (and that's the default setup for all email services that I've seen), the fact ...


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