Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2020-01-17

Somewhat slow week for MacAdmin news. The new year is still ramping up.

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News and Opinion

On Twitter

  • Steve Hayman: “Happy 40th Birthday to one of my favourite Unix features, the Shebang! Dennis Ritchie introduced the two-character #! sequence – which tells Unix how to execute a script file – 40 years ago today.”
  • Carl Ashley: “Interrogating a preinstall script for a package. It’s doing naughty things. This is just a sample. What package sins keep you awake at night, macadmins?… ” (Image)

Bugs and Security

Support and HowTos

Scripting and Automation

To Listen

Updates and Releases


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