On macOS Mojave and later this is managed in the Account area that can be accessed at the bottom of the left sidebar. Once in the Account area, click on View Information and under Manage > Reviews and Ratings there will be a Manage link button.
If you purchase an app from the Mac App Store, the purchase receipt you receive via email contains a “Report a Problem” link. If Apple replies to your problem report via email, that email can contain a return email address for the particular Mac App Store problem you are reporting.
Each app developer is also required to have a support link for that app ...
It's not possible to view the overall global reviews and ratings for apps on the App Store. And this is by design.
From the App Store - Ratings, Reviews, and Responses webpage:
Individual ratings inform your app’s summary rating, which is displayed on your product page and in search results. This summary rating is specific to each territory on the App ...
The icon is for "Paste - Clipboard Manager".
I would open the App Store app separate and check the "Updates" tab and the account tab to see if you have indeed requested the download of that app yourself.
Removing contents of /var/folders and /private/var/folders cache directories fixed this issue for me. Open your terminal and run
sudo rm -fr /var/folders/**
sudo rm -fr /private/var/folders/**
Found this solution there
Do not be afraid to break something by removing contents from /var/folders and /private/var/folders because they are used to store per-...
I managed to install the latest version that my OS was able to run (Sierra), through the App Store. Here are the steps I followed:
Mount the .dmg. Inside it you'll find a "iMovie 9.0.9Update.pkg"
Go to Terminal and execute the following:
pkgutil --expand [pathname of .pkg] [pathname of new folder in your mac]
You can write protect the application via Terminal like so:
sudo chflags -R schg /Applications/Some.app
With this flag the app cannot even be modified by root. The AppStore will still attempt to update the application but lacks the permission to do so, resulting in the update hanging in the Updates section eternally. Furthermore, on every update attempt ...
It now appears that my wife actually changed my AppleID (although exactly HOW is unclear)
I went to appleid.apple.com/ and have now restored my name, birthday and AppleID
When things settle down I will reset the password to something more sensible.
This will not resolve the immediate issue of updating apps if the person behind the account with the purchased apps is unavailable, but one possible solution going forwards is using Apple's Family Sharing feature to share purchased apps.
I can't confirm how this plays out for updating, (I don't use the feature), but using logic, it makes sense that shared ...
To reinstall xcode command line tools on macOS, simply run the following commands in your terminal:
sudo rm -rf $(xcode-select -print-path)
Unfortunately, it happens quite often when other command line tools are unable to find xcode or CLT, reinstalling it as shown above, helps.
I have the firewall turned on on my computer and I don't have a problem checking for updates. I go to the App Store and at the top of the window is an icon for updates. Click on that and it tells you the updates available.
See the image below.