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Aug 19, 2022, 12:05 PM
 
my work is encouraging us to update.

ipad and phone updated. Now I just have to remove all the extra widgets cluttering my screen. How to remove the app widget from bottom dock? (aha, yes there it is in settings... )
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Aug 22, 2022, 12:44 PM
 
Well, that broke a bunch of calls to Python 2.
     
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Aug 22, 2022, 04:06 PM
 
Had a flood of calls from clients updating and finding USB storage devices are no longer working. especially Sd card readers for some reason (Photographers), but also straight up ext hard drives.
Bad Apple.
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Aug 22, 2022, 05:35 PM
 
Seems to have calmed down, but I think it also lit-up my phone battery yesterday.
     
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Originally Posted by Doc HM View Post
Had a flood of calls from clients updating and finding USB storage devices are no longer working. especially Sd card readers for some reason (Photographers), but also straight up ext hard drives.
Bad Apple.
Is there a fix?
     
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Aug 23, 2022, 01:54 PM
 
Is it painful to jump from 10.12.6 to Monterey? I see it in the app store. I have a disk image of Mojave but have been cautious about updating and breaking things.
     
subego
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Aug 23, 2022, 02:14 PM
 
I can only report on Mojave to Monterey, but it didn’t break anything important. Shell scripts needed some massaging, but I think that was a Python problem.

Stay away from Big Sur. It’s hideous.


Edit: Was on Mojave for about 3 years. It’s nice.
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Aug 23, 2022, 05:15 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Is it painful to jump from 10.12.6 to Monterey? I see it in the app store. I have a disk image of Mojave but have been cautious about updating and breaking things.
Thats skipping a few versions. I'd expect some pain. There can't be too many Macs that will run Sierra and Monterey. Officially anyway.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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Aug 23, 2022, 05:38 PM
 
FWIW, my late-2015 iMac officially runs Monterey. Sierra was 2016.
     
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Aug 23, 2022, 07:32 PM
 
well that solves that problem - 2013 imac.
But monterey shows up in the app store but mojave doesn't. :/
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212551
     
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Aug 23, 2022, 08:26 PM
 
If you've used an unofficial installer to go past your normal OS ceiling, or some other tool that changes your machine ID internally, the App Store / Software Update will show you later OS versions.

If you actually try to install with the official methods, it will abort at some point. "Your Mac is not compatible with this OS version", etc.
     
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Aug 24, 2022, 06:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
well that solves that problem - 2013 imac.
But monterey shows up in the app store but mojave doesn't. :/
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212551
The old ones vanish once they are superseded. Usually anyway.
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