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Questions tagged [macintosh]

Macintosh hardware made by Apple.

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Display blacking out on boot (Macbook Linux)

(Please note that I am breaking this out as a separate question from this one I asked earlier: How exactly do the Linux display device files work?) I have a Linux From Scratch system that I've built (...
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Questions about using apparmor [closed]

I am investigating a Mandatory Access Control (MAC) scheme based on embedded Linux. I have some questions about Apparmor while learning through the following resources. https://gitlab.com/apparmor/...
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MacOS brightness controls not working [migrated]

I've encountered a problem when upgrading my late 2013 MacBook from OS X 10.9 Mavericks to macOS 10.13 High Sierra (now running Mojave): brightness controls appear to not affect anything (only the pop-...
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“Probing EDD” error when booting a live OS from a USB drive [duplicate]

I'm trying to boot into a Kali Linux live thumb drive on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro, to partition a secondary internal hdd that has Windows (set up with bootcamp) on it (to install Kali in the new ...
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Display keeps blacking out (i915)

I am experiencing a very annoying display problem on my laptop, which I am struggling to troubleshoot: The display is frequently blacking out. When it does this, the system keeps running in the ...
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How to replace multiple old file located at different location with the new files in Mac OS using script?

I've some new files in a folder A. I want to replace the old files which are located in different folders (ex. B, C, D), with the new files. Is there any way to do this in one shot by writing some ...
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How to read the file in remote server using local software?

Currently I am using MacOs, I've connect to a remote file server, and I have Matlab installed in my local MacOs. Can I use my local Matlab to open a file in the remote file server? Previously when I ...
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terminal flashing causing sd card to be unreadable

I am currently trying to flash my SD card, but keeps getting this error that the sd cards unreadable, I tried using etcher and dd, and it keeps doing it? I am trying to flash https://www.home-...
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Does AWK have similar ability as SED to find line ranges based on text in line rather than line number?

Resolution: the files were saved with CR rather than LF line breaks. Mosvy pointed this out, but only posted as a comment, rather than an answer, so I am unable to officially thank him for helping me ...
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how do i map the cmd key to ctrl on kubuntu 18.04?

I'm using an apple mac keyboard and I'm trying to map the "cmd" key to the "ctrl key but not having any luck can someone advise? I've tried setting the keyboard model to apple macintosh but that has ...
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Access firmware from terminal? [closed]

I have a 2008 MacBook I bought new and have used up until a few months ago with leopard and snow leopard install disks. After many strange occurrences I decided to erase and reinstall my OS. After ...
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Slax Linux: Save changes (persistent USB) after selecting copy to RAM at boot

Explanation: Right now I'm using a MacBookPro9,2 with Slax. I'm on an exchange trip and I'm having problems with my main HD (either bad SATA cable or damaged SSD). Repairing the hardware on my ...
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linux command fails with alloc magic is broken at 0xXXXXX

I have problems booting into my MacBookPro9,2 I have Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. When I try to boot manually I can set the root to (hd1,3) which is the partition I have for Ubuntu. I can’t proceed to boot ...
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No clipboard support with X11forwarding?

I've successfully setup X11forwarding from Linux to Mac. Now I'm able to run Thunar and get a window locally. But the clipboard is not shared between the Thunar window and Mac computer. Any ideas?
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Is an Apple File System (APFS) driver for linux available or in progress?

I know the specs are available somewhere because Paragon Software already offers a very capable APFS driver for Windows at https://www.paragon-software.com/home/apfs-windows/ I'm looking for a driver ...
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NVMe SSD not visible in disk utilities when install Ubuntu 18.10 on macbook 2018 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a MacBook 2018. I installed reFind. Ubuntu boots properly when I set nomodeset in the kernel options. Once the desktop loaded I do lspci -k but no driver loaded for ...
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Install Debian netinst on macbook pro 2018

I'm trying to install Debian 9.5.0 netinst on a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2018, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports), but can't even boot the installer. I took the following steps: I made a live USB with Etcher of ...
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mpv-player split screen mac [closed]

I am trying to use mpv as one of the apps in the split-view in mac. I can successfully create the split-view, but when I open the window with the split-view, the mpv player just minimizes into the ...
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OpenSSL: how to encrypt/decrypt?

In Debian, I'll encrypt a file or text: $ echo test | openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -in - -pass pass:password -out /tmp/test.enc Then move the file to macOS (Mojave) and attempt to decrypt: $ openssl ...
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sed mac add text to specific line with double quotes

I'm trying to use this as my starting guide for using sed to add a line to a file in OSX. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/25631989/sed-insert-line-command-osx sed -i '.json' '2i\ this is a test ...
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sed mac insert tab and text at specific line

I'm trying to use sed to insert a tab followed by a string with quotes (json) followed by a newline on mac on the second line. So far I've got sed -i '.json' "2i\\ \"$(printf '\t') \"1.0.1\": \"1.0.1....
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Can't use Macbook Air's keyboard and trackpad simultaneously

I'm trying to play some games on my Macbook Air's laptop and Debian 9 Stretch, but my keyboard and trackpad does not work simultaneously. There are solutions to this problem mentioning changing the ...
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Why doesn't the ! (exclamation mark) work on MacOS?

I'm trying to use the ! (exclamation mark) to search my bash history on Mac and it doesn't work. Why doesn't MacOS have this feature and how can I install it? It does work if I use zsh, FWIW. And !! ...
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Linux Dual Boot Macbook Pro 15

I am looking to dual boot my MBP 15". I have read mixed opinions on this one webpage specifically says it won't work due to the Force touch trackpad. But on some reddit forums i have seen people say ...
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Arch on Macbook

I'm trying to install Arch Linux on a MBP early 2011 (Macbook 8,1). Presently I'm using Ubuntu and OS X on dual boot with Refind. I tried to boot Arch live on a USB pendrive using Refind, but as soon ...
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MacOS: What file does the command `last` get its information from?

Can't seem to find where this last command gets its information from. Does anyone know what file it uses (specifically for Unix macOS) ? Tried cat /var/log/wtmp, cat /var/run/utmp, cat /var/log/...
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Linux live boot flash drive works on PC but not Mac [duplicate]

I've created a bootable Linux USB flash drive on my Windows 7 PC.  I can use it on any PC (running Windows), but I have been unable to boot it on my Apple Macbook Air. How can I boot my Linux live ...
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Debian install has written the grub loader into my primary disk master boot

I have attempted to install Debian to my external USB HDD (for which I had previously created a 150GB ext4 partition on it). I have done these operations from my Macbook pro (on which I had installed ...
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CentOS 7 in vmware, console text too small for retina display

I've just installed centos 7.5 in vmware, also installed vmtoolsd and shared folder works. But the console text is simply too small: Any ideas? In Xorg I can set DPI but what about console?
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Unable to run mvn clean install on macOS Sierra 10.12.6

I am using maven-3.1.1 along with eclipse neon for RCP and jdk-7. I am running into the following issue - Error with Maven command: mvn clean install Problem running the Maven command because the ...
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Mac Terminal: Repeat Multiple Previous Commands Sequentially

I know that I can navigate through previous commands using the up & down arrow keys, making it easy to re-run an earlier line of code. However if I want to re-run multiple sequential commands I ...
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How to change UUID after cloning a Mac HDD with `dd`?

After 1 day of googling and try&error I give up and ask for help. Long story short: I cloned internal HDD of my iMac (Mid 2011) to external SDD with dd command. Now I have two identical discs ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on Mac OSx 10.13

I have a 2018 Macbook Pro and I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu. I have been following this guide: https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-dual-boot-ubuntu-mac/. I am using reFIND as my boot manager, and ...
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How can you get any version of Linux to see the 2018 MacBook Pro SSD?

I have tried nvme_load=yes in place of quiet --- with Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Xubuntu 18.04. df -h results in only the system generated mounts and the installation media. The weekly live ...
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disable option + delete/left_arrow/right_arrow key combos on remote linux ssh

How do I disable option + delete/->/<- key combos when ssh into a remote linux box from my MacBook? Alternatively, map option + delete to the same function as command.+ delete. Currently I get [D, [...
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nouveau FAULT on Macbook Pro w/ Debian on boot

I have a 2010 13inch MacBook Pro currently running Debian 9 with no real noticeable or detrimental issues. That said, after getting past the Mac startup tone, I see the following errors: [ 12.283961]...
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start sshd on mac

I'm not able to ssh to localhost on my Mac. I found that sshd is not running in the machine (no process is running on port 22). lsof -i:22 I found some posts asking to enable Remote Login in System ...
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Vagrant: Is it possible to use Vagrant with VMWare as a provider without paying?

I am learning Vagrant from scratch from a Udemy tutorial. I want to use my centos machine to install everything and run all from there, but they use VirtualBox and in my Centos machine (a dell ...
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Mac OS cannot mount exFAT disk created on (Ubuntu) linux

I formatted an external hard disk on my ubuntu linux system with exfat. First I installed the exfat utilities: sudo apt-get install parted exfat-utils Then I partitioned the disk with a mbr boot ...
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Error while loading .tmux.conf

I am trying to bind some keys to some certain commands in my .tmux.conf. The commands are as follows bind-key C-c send-keys -t right \ "import os;clear = lambda: os.system('clear');clear()\;" \; send-...
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Random <C-L> inserted into Majaro

I am running Manjaro in Virtualbox under Mac OSX host. when I type should it randomly inserts <C-L> at the character l. This happens more frequently if I type quickly, but never occurs if I key ...
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Can I restore a Macintosh disk image using dd?

I have a clone of an entire Mac OS HDD that I created using dd, as: sudo dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/mint/backup/mac-backup.img I verified the integrity of the image at creation time using diff. Now I ...
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Bodhi loses internet connectivity

On an older Mac I've re-installed Bodhi, but when I watch iwconfig I can only start to connect. Almost immediately I lose the connection. This is using the same driver as before; hardware is ...
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Unetbootin + DB gives error: `Could not find ramdisk image /ubninit`

I installed dban-2.3.0_i586.iso onto a usb with unetbootin on a mac. But when I run it on a computer and select dban on the menu I get: Could not find ramdisk image /ubninit Any ideas?
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PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key

Installed Ubuntu with SIP disabled on MacBook 2017 - 0 issues, booted in seconds. I have been building it out and created a problem while trying to make the WiFi work. At some point (it was very late)...
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Can't get alt to work as a prefix on tmux mac

I'd like to get alt+space to work, but it doesn't seem to work. This is how I have my .tmux.conf: set-option -g prefix M-Space I also tried alt+b but this doesn't work either. set-option -g prefix ...
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What is the tmux prefix code for command key on mac?

I'd like to change my tmux prefix key from control to command (on mac). I have an example on how to set it to alt: set-option -g prefix M-b
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When did MacOS fully transition to 64-bit?

In this Arstechnica article on the release of Mac OS X snow leopard, it included this graphic: Following Snow Leopard, when did apps, Cocoa, and Carbon also transition to 64 bit? By what release was ...
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Trying to boot from Puppy Linux on a MacBook

I've tried a few installs for this old MacBook, current partition is as: Device Size type ------------------------------------- /dev/sda1 223.1G EFI System /dev/...
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What languages are /usr/bin files written in Mac, and how can I read their code?

In /usr/bin/ on Mac, there are files such as csrutil. What languages are these written in and how can I read their code? Converting it to shell script didn't work out for me as I only got gibberish ...