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Questions tagged [macos]

Apple's Unix-based operating system. Use for questions about the operating system or to provide OS context. For Mac hardware questions, use [mac]. Questions about using macOS on non-Apple hardware ("Hackintosh"), are off-topic.

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Always opening external links in incognito window Chrome on Mac OS

Until version 68 Google Chrome when you clicked on external link it would open it window that is currently active no matter if it is incognito or not. Now, when you click on external link and ...
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Creating a base image for macOS High Sierra with Apple File System (APFS)

I used to be able to create a single dmg file of a Mac disk drive (contains all partitions including recovery partition) and then deploy it to another Mac as per these instructions: https://support....
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How can I “record” sound directly from an audio file?

What is the easiest way to route an audio output (e.g. a playing song) into the recording input of another application (e.g. discord's microphone input)? I'm looking for a solution that is ...
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netstat -r output, internet vs internet6, different gateway formats

What's the difference between internet and internet6 routes? I'm assuming internet6 stands for IPv6? netstat -r Internet: Destination Gateway Flags Refs Use Netif ...
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Filling file with 0xFF gives C3BF in OSX

This command will fill the file with 0xff in Linux. dd if=/dev/zero ibs=1k count=100 | tr "\000" "\377" >paddedFile.bin When I run it in OSX, the results are different. $ dd if=/dev/zero ibs=1k ...
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How to schedule a run of “docker-compose,” on MacOS, using launchd

I'm building some software with docker-compose, for which I would like to run on a schedule. So I need to schedule a run of docker-compose up, on MacOS (High Sierra, 10.13.3), using launchd. This is ...
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OSX Terminal: copying files to identically named subdirectories [on hold]

I am trying to mirror several hundred directories from an enormous hard drive onto another. The directories are identically named, but I only want to copy certain subdirectories (called "Audio") ...
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Xcode downloading update in the background?

I often see Xcode downloading heavily and it's not clear what. I did not download it through the App store - and do not see anything updating there. There are no automatic simulator updates and ...
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Environment variables only work if I launch the application from terminal

I recently got a MacBook and I'm doing some programming with Eclipse. I need to use Amazon S3, so I needed to set my credentials as environment variables. I typed vim ~/bash_profile and added the ...
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Is Docker For Mac same as Docker Community Edition (Mac OS High Sierra)

I am using Docker CE v18.06.0-ce-mac70 (26399). Is Docker For Mac same as Docker Community Edition (Mac OS High Sierra)?
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Does Docker still use VirtualBox on macOS (10.13) High Sierra?

I am using Docker CE v18.06.0-ce-mac70 (26399). Does it still need VirtualBox to run containers? Would Docker still run if I uninstall my VirtualBox?
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Yubikey 4 not working on macOS

I recently got a new Mac and wanted to keep using the YubiKey 4 I've had for about a year now. Sadly, for some reason whenever I plug it in, its LED is constantly flashing 2 or 3 times (too fast too ...
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Installing PHP 7 on Mac OSX so I can use Composer, why an I stuck at PHP 5.6?

I am trying to install php 7 so that I can use Composer. I am running Sierra 10.12.6. After a restart, First, I tried to run Composer with: Mac [508]$ composer require --dev phpunit/phpunit ^7 ...
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(MacOS) What is “Couldn't posix_spawn: error 7”

Created a simple automator application. On executing an inteded action, app crashes and displays the following error: I am working with a relatively large dataset (7.41GB total size). Does anyone ...
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USB Bluetooth adapter with USB switch: MacOS to Windows 10

I have two computers; one is a Macbook Pro running MacOS 10.13.5, and the other is a desktop running Windows 10. The desktop didn't come with a native bluetooth adapter so I purchased one from Amazon ...

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