OSX is the operating system used by Macs. This tag is for questions about using Macs in conjunction with the Pi.

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How to use OS X Terminal and a USB cable with a Pi Zero?

I want to be able to use Terminal on my OS X machine to connect to my Zero directly over USB. How can I do this?
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Forwarding GUI applications to Raspberry Pi

I am attempting to write a GUI application for the Raspberry Pi using Python and Kivy. I want to do all the development on my Mac because it is far easier for me but then display the application on ...
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New raspberry pi 3 issue with trying to boot of fresh raspbian image

I'm trying to get my new raspberry pi 3 to boot with raspbian but i'm having issues. Currently I have the latest version of raspbian on a SD card and when I plug in the pi I ultimately get the ...
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Expected time to complete dd operation for restoring RetroPie image to microSD?

I copied the RetroPie image (2.6 GB) to a microSD card by running the following command in bash: sudo dd bs=1m if=retropie-v3.6-rpi2_rpi3.img of=/dev/disk4 with the result 2600000000 bytes ...
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Running Raspbian Jessie from SD in Mac OS

So, long story short, I've built a magic mirror for the lady, who lives abroad. I've edited wpa_supplicant and added her wifi credentials, but when she got home, it won't connect to the internet. I'...
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Can I backup my SD card with Disk Utility on OSX?

I see a lot of backup instructions like this: How do I backup my Raspberry Pi? ...involving the command line in OSX. But can't I just use the OSX "Disk Utility" to create a "New Image" from the ...
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No internet with pi directly connected to Mac OSX

I've set up a direct ethernet connection with between PI (192.168.2.2) and my imac (192.168.2.1). I can connect ok to the pi via ssh, but I am unable to connect to the internet from the Pi. I've ...
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Direct SSH from Mac to Raspberry Pi on its own wifi

I'm as new as possible to Raspberry Pi, and I'd like to configure the following: My Raspberry Pi connected directly to my Mac via an Ethernet (or other) cable, so that I can setup and run the RP ...
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Pairing my Raspberry Pi with my Mac

I'm as new as possible to Raspberry Pi, and I'd like to configure the following: My Raspberry Pi connected directly to my Mac via an Ethernet cable, so that I can setup and run the RP entirely from ...
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Why can't I connect to my Pi via VNC?

I have installed TightVNC on my Pi. I can SSH into the Pi just fine and start the server successfully. But then I can't seem to connect to it using a viewer. I am on OSX, so I've tried using the Java ...
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How to make mounted RPi file system writable using sshfs in OSX

I have an exFat-formatted external hard drive mounted on a Raspberry Pi. I use OSX fuse to mount the Pi on my local file system on my Mac using this: sshfs user@IP:/pi/directory/to/mount /local/mount/...
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What factor might have affected SSH host authentication?

Recently when connecting with SSH to my Raspberry Pi, I got a host authenticity warning. I am aware of the way SSH authenticates host and what this message means, however I have no clue what might ...
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Emulating Raspberry Pi 2 (ARMv7) on OS X

I am developing a commercial product and using the Raspberry Pi 2 as a test platform. The final product will use an ARMv7 CPU as well. As of right now, using the RPi2 via a VNC is killing me. Super ...
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Cast full OS X screen on RPI

I have a RPI w/ OSMC built-in installed, but I keep tweaking the Debian background for my purposes :). I am trying to stream my MacBook on the TV (HDMI), for instance for dual-screening, but after ...
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Is there a Win32 Disk Imager equivalent, or an easy way to create .IMG files with a GUI on Mac OS X?

.IMG files seem to be a very good way to backup and restore Raspberry Pi SD Cards, but as far as I can tell there seems to be no equivalent on the Mac. Maybe?! PS. Please don't tell me to use the "...
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Developing for the Raspberry Pi

How do you develop for the Raspberry Pi. I'd rather use my own laptop but this speed comparison leads me to believe most developers get one or twe RPi and just develop directly on the device: How does ...
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Emulate the Raspberry Pi on OS X 10.10 Yosemite (Xcode 6.1.1 with Command Line Tools) [duplicate]

I'm keen to Emulate the Raspberry Pi on OS X 10.10 Yosemite (not Linux) (Xcode 6.1.1 with Command Line Tools) Can anyone point the way to Emulating a Raspberry Pi under OS X? Using Homebrew or ...
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Automatically synchronise time with mac on local network without internet access

I want my RPi to have the same time as my mac that I use to command it using SSH. The RPi and mac are connected on a local network without internet access. Currently each time the RPi restarts or ...
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How to stream raspivid to Linux and OSX using GStreamer, VLC or Netcat?

How can I stream video stream to Linux or OS X using raspivid and either VLC, GStreamer or Netcat?
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Appletalk access to root

I am using netatalk on my Pi (running Raspbian) to allow access from my Mac. This has been working well for my Home directory, but I have tried to get access to the Pi root without success. I can ...
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Failed to open vchiq instance- RPI on qemu, linux kernel, mac

I'm trying to run Rasberry Pi on Qemu (using a Linux Kernel on Mac osX), and I'm working on getting the example programs running (examples in /opt/vc/src/hello_pi). As of now, only the hello_world ...
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QEMU Raspbian on OS X

Sorry for bothering folks: I tried a lot of instructions to get a Raspbian image running on QEMU (2.0.0 via homebrew) on OS X (10.9.3). I downloaded several versions of Raspbian but always the first ...
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Not able to ping Raspberry via Mac

I have just installed successfully (it seems...) Raspbmc on the Raspberry PI but when I try to ping it from the Macbook via Terminal the request times out because "host is down". Both the Macbook and ...
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File sharing between OS X and RPi: Finder won't notice changes

I set up file sharing between the Raspberry Pi and a Mac following this guide. Most things work well: I can access the Pi from OS X's Finder. If new files are added on the Pi, they appear in the ...
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What's the process for developing in Python on my Macbook, to run on my Pi?

I have a Macbook, I have a pi, I have the IP address and have been able to successfully SSH into the Pi from the terminal on the macbook. I also have Textmate. What I'd like is to be able to open ...
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Raspberry Pi and the USB to TTL Serial Cable on Mac

I've logged all my progress here Raspberry Pi and the USB to TTL Serial Cable on Mac (unfinished). screen /dev/cu.PL2303-000013FA 115200 Here's the errors that I'm getting It just hangs with a ...
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SMB Intermittent Time Out on Raspbmc

I am using my Raspberry Pi to stream video and audio content off of my Macbook through an SMB share. The content will stream perfectly when it works but the SMB connection seems to drop at least once ...
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Clone SD card via SSH over network

*Disclaimer: I can follow directions for Terminal, but I am not a nix user by default. I have a Raspberry Pi that I just had to restore. Before I get anything else installed I would like to create a ...
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Using rsync to backup Pi

I decided to implement a rsync strategy similar to that suggested by @goldilocks http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/5492/8697 BACKGROUND I have a Pi, which is mainly used headless via ssh or VNC. ...
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Speed up samba media performance

I have my RPi media server setup using an external HDD mounted using ntfs-3g (ntfs formatted needs to mount on windows) and Samba to share the drive in the network. Currently, I have 1 client (MacBook ...
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Connecting to a Raspberry Pi TightVNC server isn't working with Screenshare on Mac OS X?

I have a tightvnc server set up on my raspberry pi on port 1 but when I try to connect to it from my mac using the built in screen sharing client i get an error: Connection Failed to:192.168.1.127:1 ...
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iTunes and RaspBMC - Airplay version not supported

Today I installed RaspBMC on my new Raspberry PI and it works just fine! I connected my iTunes to it using AirPlay - worked well too. I turned the Raspberry PI off in the meanwhile, after booting it ...
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Move files from Mac OSX to Raspberry Pi

I am trying to move my sickbeard.db file from my Mac running OS X 10.9 to my Raspberry Pi so that Sickbeard can run on the Pi and not my Mac. I am unable to tell what the username and password to the ...
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How to establish network connection between Mac and Pi using serial cable?

I have managed to establish a connection from my Mac (OS X 10.9) to Raspberry Pi (Raspbian 3.6.11) using a serial USB to TTL cable by following these instructions. I can successfully establish a ...
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MacBook AirPlay doesn't see XBMC as a video output

I have MacBook Pro (Early 2011, so I'm sure it supports AirPlay) and XBMC running on raspbmc. I have enabled AirPlay in XBMC. Streaming audio works like a charm (I can select XBMC as an audio output)....
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“Resource busy” error when using `dd` to copy disk img to SD card

I've downloaded Raspbian wheezy from the Raspberry Pi downloads page and following the RPi Easy SD Card Setup wiki page. I formatted the SD card, and cded into the folder containing the Raspbian img ...
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How to successfully emulate RPI on OSX?

I followed this guide to emulate RPI on OSX via VirtualBox and it works. Now I'd like to simplify things a bit since this solution involves running debian in a virtual machine just to run qemu on top ...
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Can I run Mac OS X on the Raspberry Pi?

If I understand correctly, the Raspberry Pi does not run OS X. Is there a way to get OS X run on the Raspberry Pi? Do other boards like the Raspberry Pi exist that can run OS X?
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Writing .img file to SD Card from a Mac

I want to burn a .img file of Wheezy OS to my 8GB SD Card from Mac OS X but can't figure out how. Any help would be appreciated.
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Raspbery Pi Emulation in OSX

Is there an emulator for Raspberry Pi that I could use to try to familiarise myself with the environment? And in my case something that will work on OSX.