What are all those files and folders doing inside an app? Which can you safely change to customise an app? Why all the helpers?
Which of the cluster of hidden files and folders at the top level of an APFS volume should be preserved or copied to a copy of that volume?
Is Monterey burning your memory away? Here are two reproducible memory leaks which could explain that, plus two more than might.
Don’t use Unicode normalised Form C names for volumes in Disk Utility, as they cause havoc, and prevent Spotlight from indexing volumes.
Big Sur 11.3 fixed a bug which stopped indexing of the contents of RTF files. Here’s how to ensure all your RTFs are now accessible in Spotlight searches.
A growing list of those bugs which are fixed in macOS 11.3, and those which remain.
Now checks whether the sudo vulnerability has been patched, and improves Spotlight search testing too.
Indexing and search diagrammed, leading to the diagnosis of problems with Spotlight, and their resolution.
Adds further features to diagnose Spotlight indexing and search problems. First full release at last.
Global in the menu bar, Local in the Finder, Core in-app, and Third-party for other developers. Spotlight is a chimera, and each finds different items.