If you’re still running El Capitan, or any version of Mac OS X prior to 10.12.1, then you’re […]
Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 update, and the 2018-004 security updates for Sierra and El Capitan. […]
You’ve uploaded files to your iCloud Drive on another system, but an hour or more later other systems can’t see them. Here’s a solution.
Waypoints identified for shutdown and startup, login, system sleep and wake, and fast user switching. How to write to the log from a shell script, and accessing the separate installation log. Finally, security and audit.
Formatting log extracts, understanding and selecting the fields to display, predicates to filter an extract, using string search, and top-down search for working with the unified log.
How it came about, what Apple’s goals were and their effect on the log contents, how it works, and an overview of the tools available to work with it.
OS X El Capitan Security Update 2018-001 is, I think, the most substantial update to 10.11.6 since 2016, […]
Full release for El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra, and corresponding versions of macOS Server. Now with full Help book.
A more objective comparison with the El Capitan and Sierra product cycles shows that High Sierra isn’t that much worse. Although APFS has matured well, a few obvious and serious security gaffes have marred this cycle.
From 10.8 onwards, you will not see the classic grey display, but your Mac will spontaneously restart or shut down. Here are the details, and what to do next.