Getting strange errors when trying to copy an RTFD package? Try looking inside it, to see if it has developed recursive structure, like Russian dolls.
How to detect and investigate a problem with Time Machine backups in Mojave, using only free tools.
It’s quite rare, but sometimes trying to access your Mac’s log, directly or in an app like T2M2, returns an error. Here’s what to do.
This error message can occur when running any command tool, or an app which calls a command tool, in 10.14.3 and earlier.
What do you do when an app accessing your log returns an error, or no results at all? Step through this to check your log system.
In Mojave, Safari 12.0 throws an error when first trying to display a local Home page. It then throws another error when it can’t load its error page.
What to do when your Mac won’t boot into the Desktop and Finder – another summary diagram for diagnosis and suggested solutions.
Now places its report in a scrolling text view, has extensive Help book, and more. The only tool for checking that Time Machine backups are being made properly.
It’s tempting just to put the folder in the Trash. But this could be a quick way to acquire a more complex problem.
How to interpret the code numbers written into your Mac’s log to indicate the reason for shutting down, restarting, or going to sleep.