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Get someone to download the installer from the App Store - just download it, don't install. Apple documents how to create a bootable installer - https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201372 using any USB drive or even an SD card should your Mac have that slot. Plug that device in to your Mac. Remember to hold down the option key when your Mac starts up. ...


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I'd really consider trying to fix the existing OS long before exacerbating the situation by trying to force another over it. Start with Disk Utility - Repair Disk Permissions & Verify Disk [startup from the Recovery partition, Cmd ⌘ R at the startup chime, if the Disk needs Repairing]. Again from the recovery partition, reset home folder ...


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There is a small print at the bottom of the download info page for the GarageBand ver 10.1. - Requires Apple Music Connect Account Do you have one ? But here is the good news. I do not have the Apple Music Connect and was able to get the GarageBand 10.1 update. I have a MBA 2012 with Mavericks (10.9.5) and here is the process I had to do. need to ...


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You can delete that kind of apps from your finder in the application folder. Also there could be apps that don't display in launchpad at all. If we are talking about some software, recently i found new app App Uninstaller It shows every app, that is installed on my Mac and show remains of previously deleted (not completely) apps.


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No, in the current version and previous versions it will require the password to update, however I believe the version to be released in the fall removes this requirement. You can however fix this by enabling automatic update.


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If you look at https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man8/softwareupdate.8.html you will see that this can be fixed easily from terminal: softwareupdate --ignore RAWCameraUpdate6.05 I'm happy to FIX THIS FINALLY!


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Yes, you can move the applications. Providing the destination remains in the Spotlight index, the Mac App Store will continue to update the app.


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You are not looking deep enough into the bowels of developer.apple.com. If you go to http://developer.apple.com/downloads you will find all downloads that Apple has available. Simply limit your search to the "OS X" category and you'll see downloads for all versions of OS X going all the way back to OX 10.3.


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You can download recent OS X versions here as well if you don't have an apple account.


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Rather than creating subfolders that change the directory structure in Finder, you might consider creating folders of related apps in Launchpad, using it as one does the iOS homescreen.


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No, but you can revoke the computer from your AppleID account.


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Check your versions of Pages, Numbers & Keynote & make sure they're not updating in the background [look at Launchpad for the telltale thermometer] - mine updated to x.5.3 when I first tried updating to 10.10.4 & I had to wait until they were finished before the OS update would run. If they are up to date, or at least not currently updating, ...


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If you need it for an older Mac, download it on that one. No Mac OS will install on any machine newer than the OS, as the drivers for the hardware simply didn't exist at the time. If you fake it by installing on an older machine then swapping drives, it will just fail to start up.


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maybe the information in this link will help? https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204034


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You have a couple of options that I can see: You can create a second Apple ID for the "purchase" (and any other free apps you want). All you need is another email address to link the second account to. Apple generally recommends using a single Apple ID for both iCloud and App Store, but it's not required, and since all you're "buying" is a free upgrade, it ...


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The app store depends on network responses and if the server is overloaded (as it is when big updates roll out), you can get caught waiting. If you're not in a rush - set a timer and try again in 8 and then again in 24 hours. If you are in a rush, force quit the App Store app and open terminal app. You can run softwareupdate -ai and let that window wait ...


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What worked for me was to go to Store>Sign Out Once I was signed out, I was able to sign back in and purchase/install apps correctly. Not sure why this happened, but it fixed it for me.


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Looking at the install.log you pasted, one line jumped out at me: Jul 6 10:46:49 Olly.local installd[661]: preinstall: perl: posix_spawn: /usr/bin/perl5.18: Exec format error I think that error says that the installer tried to run the preinstall script using the system Perl, but that the system Perl could not even be executed. Could you please run the ...


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I force quitted the 'softwareupdated'-helper and immediatly tried to click the update button, before AppStore began to check for updates. Took a few tries but managed to get pass the check and have now Succesfully updated to 10.10.4


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Mine would always freeze when trying to open it, I tried killing the processes, signing out through iTunes, restarting, and nothing worked. I ended up updating the OS and iTunes through terminal and once I restarted the app store worked again! From terminal, typing softwareupdate -l will give you the available updates. Then you can install them doing ...



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