When the App Store keeps refusing to install an update, there’s a limited range of solutions. Sometimes the traditional fix works best.
Indexing and search diagrammed, leading to the diagnosis of problems with Spotlight, and their resolution.
Adds further features to diagnose Spotlight indexing and search problems. First full release at last.
How to install macOS on your M1 Mac’s external SSD. But it comes with a snag: you can only install 11.2 and can’t update it to 11.2.1.
Why can’t my Macs find text in Rich Text files? This explains how to diagnose the cause – which here is a bug in Big Sur’s Spotlight importer for RTF.
The surprise minor update to macOS 11.2.1 is smaller in size than the 11.2 update: around 2.4 GB […]
EasyFind, Find Any File and HoudahSpot compared, and tested against a wide range of search targets. The results are surprising.
The update to macOS 11.2 is similar in size to the previous update from 11.0.1 to 11.1: around […]
Apple has just released Big Sur update to version 11.2, which is available now for both Intel and […]
Use the log show command, Ulbow or Consolation to browse your M1 Mac booting, and they can fail to show tens of thousands of log entries. How to work around this bug in 11.1.