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Just post my settings in case anyone need it. System Preferences -> Network -> Advance TCP/IP: set "Configure IPv4" off. DNS: add 2001:778::37, and drag it to the top Now you should be able to see contents in Mac app store. And it might take quite a while to establish connections for downloading. Just be patient. I also found a line in my ...


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Had a very similar problem to this - updates stuck on the 'Checking for Updates' spinning icon. Reboot failed to fix problem. Because I am a newbie, much of what was said above seemed difficult, so I thought I'd just try the one thing I could actually find on my machine, which was to delete: ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.SoftwareUpdate.pIist.plist ...


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


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You can use this command softwareupdate with -a and -i as root. So just type sudo softwareupdate -i -a in terminal. These are some wonderful steps to make you shell powerful: Use echo "alias update='sudo softwareupdate -i -a" >> .aliases to registe a aliase to update quickly. Use exec $SHELL -l to reload your shell. Use update and type your ...


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


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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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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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I encountered this exact problem myself and the only advice I can give you is to: Log out of App Store. Store > Sign out. Restart your computer, hold down Command R and wait till disk utility appears. Then close the window, select your disk and finish the restart. Relaunch appstore, log in, and restart again, no disk utility this time. Then start ...


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Downloading from "Purchases" works for me (July 2015)


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If an app is digitally signed, then the owner will be assigned to the System. As this is a requirement for apps distributed through the Mac App Store, then the apps that you see from there will likely be owned by the system and not you. With apps that you download directly from a vendor, then they may or may not digitally sign their apps, in which case upon ...


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I encountered this problem many times, and I found today that it's caused by lack of disk space. In my machine there is more than 7GB spare space, and after downloading the files, it reported this error. Today I find the real problem from /private/var/log/install.log, it is caused by low disk space, so I made more space, and the update succeeded.


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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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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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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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OSXDaily.com wrote up a helpful article about this very same issue.


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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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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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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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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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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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Try deleting the app and reinstalling from your purchased apps list.


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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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1) Launch the terminal (don't be afraid, type "terminal" on spotlight or in /Application/Utilities/Terminal(.app) 2) type : /Applications/iPhoto.app/Contents/MacOS/iPhoto Found this at http://www.simplehelp.net/2015/05/01/how-to-install-iphoto-in-yosemite-os-x-10-10/


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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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