The macOS log is very different from those seen in Unix. This explains where and what log files are, how they get written, how much they store, and how quickly entries can be written.
A new Frequency view shows total log entries from different subsystems, helping you mute those that are clogging up your log.
I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 189. Here are my solutions to them. 1: Closing […]
You’ve just installed an update to macOS security software, then it gives you a status of ‘Unknown’ caused by  and stops working. What’s wrong?
Of the 16 security software updates in the last 8 months, only 3 have installed correctly. But isn’t the purpose of the Content Caching server to make updates quicker and easier?
Here are this weekend’s riddles to entertain you through family time, shopping and recreation. 1: Closing at the […]
They’re everywhere: whatever you do, something somewhere will cache it. Later that can cause puzzling problems, but makes our Macs faster as a result.
All about time and landmarks you can look for in the log, after booting, on shutdown, when waking from sleep, and using activities to locate mouse clicks.
Apple has just released an update to XProtect Remediator security software for Macs running Catalina or later, bringing […]
While macOS uses DAS-CTS to schedule hundreds of background activities, third-parties normally use launchd. Comes with a full diagram explaining DAS-CTS.