Why we can’t repair system permissions, and some pitfalls and promise in the new technique of repairing permissions on the Home folder.
Apple has started recommending users to repair permissions – not generally, but in the Home folder. Here’s my experience, and a tool to make this easier.
We stopped repairing permissions, because of SIP. Now Apple recommends it for a wide range of problems – only this repairs them on your Home folder.
In amongst the tens or hundreds of thousands of files which together make macOS Sierra work, there are […]
Why can’t you restore Chess.app from a backup, or trash Text Edit? How should you check that SIP’s protection is enabled on your Mac?
Apple has released the update to macOS Sierra 10.12.4, together with app updates for MainStage 3, Pages, Numbers, […]
You expect macOS security systems to work all the time, protecting your Mac. What if they start playing up?
This new version includes its docs as a Help Book, and adds Tooltips to explain the output and controls.
Significant improvements to Consolation for browsing logs. The others gain proper version numbers and icons.
Here’s a new version of this utility to check whether SIP and other security systems are active.