A new tailor-made log view shows what’s happened in interactions with the App Store, and can give clues as to the cause of delays and failures.
With extensive refactoring in the code to display logs extracts, this update should be faster and require less memory on all supported versions of macOS.
Consolation, Ulbow, Mints, T2M2, Cirrus and Taccy all updated to cope with increasing complexity and unreliability of the unified log.
Big Sur has recently introduced a bug which can change the format of log datestamps, which can break Ulbow, Mints and T2M2. Here’s how to fix it.
Diagnosing a problem on a Mac requires careful observation. In the case of kernel panics, this includes the Panic Log. Otherwise, invaluable information is in the log. If you don’t check the log, your conclusions are likely to be wrong.
Now checks whether the sudo vulnerability has been patched, and improves Spotlight search testing too.
Adds further features to diagnose Spotlight indexing and search problems. First full release at last.
New version of free utility Mints includes a powerful new feature for checking Spotlight’s indexing and search. Here’s how to use it.
Gives extensive information about your Mac, whether Intel or Apple Silicon.
Trying to get hardware info within an app – simple data like CPU details, logic board ID, type of internal storage – is fraught and undocumented, the victim of prolonged self-neglect.