New built-in browser window to check current versions, installation of individual packages, and no spinning beachballs.
Shouldn’t show the spinning beachball much, and has new feature to download and install just a single, named update package.
If you choose to cancel or ignore an update, it can be difficult to get it back. For these and other problems, turn to softwareupdate for a solution.
You cancelled a software update in the App Store, which then goes off in a sulk and won’t offer it again. Here’s how to get the update back.
For no apparent reason, Sierra has again downloaded and installed an old ‘security’ update from 2016. Not only that, but it does its utmost to prevent you from finding out, even when studying the log. At least 5 bugs!
Full release for El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra, and corresponding versions of macOS Server. Now with full Help book.
Introducing a new version of SystHist which lets you see everything that Apple, the App Store, and silent updates install, for El Capitan, Sierra, and High Sierra.
Did Sierra systems have a silent update to OSX1012IncompatibleAppList around 4 January 2018? It looks like another worrying mistake by Apple.
Here’s how to find out just what that last update installed, so you can remove it manually if necessary.
Provides two views of your Mac’s update history: a simple text list, as before, and a structured version ideal for Macs with long histories.