Troubled at times, we have used Disk Utility through thick and thin. Now it has changed to support APFS, with some weird behaviour.
A crass security bug, not changing version numbers, undocumented file formats, and stunted log access: components in the new RDF.
As usual, Apple’s release notes for the Supplemental Update to High Sierra, released on 5 October 2017, fall […]
Can you trust High Sierra’s new encryption features, now that it’s known they can reveal your password?
Has normalisation fixed problems with file and folder names in APFS, and how well does Sierra support it now?
How FileVault encryption failed, apparently damaging an SSD with less than 250 hours use. And what I did to fix it.
Repairing permissions on your Home folder is a blunt tool which could cause more problems. This tool looks through for potential problems, letting you fix them one file at a time.
Why we can’t repair system permissions, and some pitfalls and promise in the new technique of repairing permissions on the Home folder.
It looks like this will arrive shortly on iOS devices, with 10.3. What does it offer for Macs, and when will it ship?
Sierra sticks with the old favourites like Disk Utility, but still can’t repair permissions or keychains. A new app, Storage Management, has been added.