Since macOS Sierra, the Unified log has been an unrivalled source of information about what’s going on in macOS. But access isn’t simple.
Now lists the time of the start of all boots in the last 24 hours, and helps you with Unicode normalization problems.
A new support page contains supplementary info for Mints and its log extracts and tools.
A new tailor-made log view shows what’s happened in interactions with the App Store, and can give clues as to the cause of delays and failures.
This update is recommended for all users. It finally addresses problems with using 12-hour and other clocks. It also reveals a more useful version of the log command used to get a log extract.
Sometimes, when you return to examine entries in the log a few hours after they were written, many of them have vanished. How come?
Addresses problems with time formatting, so you should now be able to use Ulbow with a Buddhist calendar, 12-hour clock, set to summer time in Mongolia.
Using EtreCheckPro to identify periods of high CPU, then exploring those in the log using Ulbow. A short and simple workthrough.
Consolation, Ulbow, Mints, T2M2, Cirrus and Taccy all updated to cope with increasing complexity and unreliability of the unified log.
Big Sur has recently introduced a bug which can change the format of log datestamps, which can break Ulbow, Mints and T2M2. Here’s how to fix it.