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How to Access Audio Files from iTunes Quickly

Oct 16, 2018 - 2 Comments
iTunes

If you have an iTunes audio library of music, songs, podcasts, ripped CDs, and other media, you may want to gain direct access to those files at various points in time. While you can navigate in the file system of Mac OS or Windows to access the location of the iTunes Library, the iTunes app … Read More

How to Use Light Theme with Dark Menu Bar and Dock in MacOS Mojave

Oct 15, 2018 - 8 Comments
Choose the Dark theme again but this time it only impacts menu bar and Dock

Enabling Dark Mode in macOS Mojave tranforms the entire user interface appearance into an all-dark look, and while it’s very popular with many users, some other Mac users may not want a full dark mode appearance on their Mac. Instead, some Mac users may prefer a more limited Dark theme experience that only applies to … Read More

How to Enable Dark Mode on MacOS Mojave

Oct 12, 2018 - 8 Comments
How to enable Dark Mode theme in Mac OS

The Dark Mode theme available in MacOS Mojave 10.14 onward offers a unique visual interface and desktop environment to work in, shifting nearly all onscreen visual elements to dark grays and blacks. For many Mac users, the Dark theme is perhaps the most popular new feature to arrive in MacOS Mojave, and the new user … Read More

How to Reinstall MacOS Mojave

Oct 10, 2018 - 4 Comments
How to reinstall macOS Mojave system software

Rarely, you may need to reinstall macOS Mojave system software, usually for troubleshooting purposes. Reinstalling MacOS Mojave as discussed here will aim to only reinstall the macOS Mojave system software itself, it will not erase the drive, nor will it remove any user data or user files, making it ideal for troubleshooting. This walkthrough will … Read More

Fix Terminal “Operation not permitted” Error in MacOS Mojave

Oct 9, 2018 - 12 Comments
Fix Operation Not Permitted Terminal Error in Mac OS

If you’re a Mac command line user you may have noticed that many frequently used commands entered into the Terminal (or iTerm) result in an “Operation not permitted” error message since updating to MacOS Mojave 10.14 or later. The “Operation not permitted” error in the Terminal can be seen after issuing even simple commands like … Read More

How to Enable Dynamic Desktops in MacOS Mojave

Oct 4, 2018 - 3 Comments
How to use Dynamic Desktops on Mac

Dynamic Desktops are a new feature in MacOS that allow the desktop background wallpaper of a Mac to change throughout the day as the time changes. Perhaps the most prominent example of this feature is the default desktop in macOS Mojave of desert sand dunes, which when Dynamic Desktops is enabled will time-shift the scene … Read More

How to Re-Download MacOS Mojave Installer (from MacOS Mojave)

Oct 4, 2018 - 6 Comments
How to Redownload MacOS Mojave installer

Some users may occasionally need to re-download the MacOS Mojave installer application while actively running MacOS Mojave. This is usually done for making a MacOS Mojave boot installer drive or some other similar purpose, or perhaps to copy the installer onto another computer or as a backup, but there are other reasons someone may want … Read More

How to Clean Install MacOS Mojave

Oct 3, 2018 - 21 Comments
How to clean install macOS Mojave

Performing a clean install of MacOS Mojave may be desirable to some Mac users. A clean install means erasing all data on a hard drive, and then installing a fresh new installation of MacOS Mojave to that Mac. The idea is that a clean install starts fresh, sort of like how a new Mac comes … Read More

How to Update MacOS Mojave System Software with Software Update

Oct 2, 2018 - 6 Comments
How to update system software in MacOS

Want to check for software updates in MacOS Mojave? Perhaps you’re wondering where system software updates went in MacOS Mojave? You may have noticed that the Software Update mechanism is different in MacOS Mojave than in other recent prior Mac OS releases, with system software updates no longer arriving through the Mac App Store ‘Updates’ … Read More

How to Download a Full Size MacOS Mojave Installer

Sep 29, 2018 - 8 Comments
How to download the full size MacOS Mojave installer application

Did you go to download macOS Mojave but found an incomplete installer application arrived in your /Applications folder? Some Mac users have discovered that when trying to download macOS Mojave from the Mac App Store, they end up with a very small 22 MB mini-installer that is not the full size 6 GB macOS Mojave … Read More

How to Stop Receiving Beta Updates in MacOS Mojave

Sep 28, 2018 - 1 Comment
How to stop receiving beta MacOS updates

If you are (or were) participating in the beta testing program for MacOS Mojave and have since updated to the final version of Mojave, you may wish to no longer receive beta software updates. By opting out of beta updates in MacOS Mojave, you will be sure that a Mac only receives final stable builds … Read More

How to Install MacOS Mojave on Unsupported Macs with DosDude Mojave Patcher

Sep 27, 2018 - 32 Comments
MacOS Mojave on unsupported Macs

As you may know by now, the list of MacOS Mojave compatible Macs is more strict than previous releases of Mac OS system software, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t install and run macOS Mojave on some unsupported Macs. If you’re an advanced Mac user and you’re reasonably brave (and have adequate backups), then … Read More

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