Do you trust silent pushed updates to keep your Mac’s security data files up to date? How do you check whether they are?
Are still running macOS 10.12.6 (16G29)? Where can you find that build number of macOS? Should it matter?
Did you know your Mac may keep a history of its activities going back for over 3 months? Here’s how to access it, and some surprising results.
A function of process activity, frequency of writing to the log, and its verbosity, log load is available for the past 3 months or more.
Most of what we know about log files, their maintenance by logd, the role of diagnosticd, and the differences between Persist and Special log files.
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.
You may still have plenty of space on your backup volume, but if it has millions of files and hard links from years of backups, it will be very slow. Here’s how to fix that.
Using Swift 4 for a classic scripting task: copying and restructuring files and folders, here to create a logarchive bundle.
Apple has very recently pushed out an update to Gatekeeper’s configuration data, bringing it to version 131, which […]