macOS Ventura and iOS 16 went public beta this week. We also got a release candidate for macOS 12.5 and iOS 15.6. Just is case you were wondering if it was time to relax yet.
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Talking about time to relax: this will be the last news summary before the summer break. The Scripting OS X News Summary will return on August 26, just in time for the last phase of the iOS 16 and macOS 13 beta phase.
Hope you get some relaxation in, too!
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News and Opinion
- Last Week on My Mac: Updates and open loops – Howard Oakley
- Expanding BBEdit to the iPad is a long shot, confirms Bare Bones founder – Daryl Baxter, TechRadar
- Support the Mac Admins Foundation by shopping with Amazon Smile – MacAdmins.org
- The Great Resignation – Revised – Pam Lefkowitz, JumpCloud
macOS Ventura and iOS 16
- Apple Beta Software Program
- Apple Opens Public Betas for macOS 13 Ventura, iOS 16, iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, tvOS 16, and HomePod Software 16 – Josh Centers, TidBITS
- A Month with iOS and iPadOS 16: A New iPad Era – Federico Viticci, MacStories
- macOS Ventura: The MacStories Preview – John Voorhees MacStories
- watchOS 9: The MacStories Preview – Alex Guyot, MacStories
- Mr. Macintosh: “This means that if you have macOS systems running 12.2.1 and lower, you will still need the full installer to upgrade to Ventura. If you have Macs running 12.3 and newer, you can upgrade to Ventura with the new faster & smaller delta upgrade.”
Security and Privacy
Support and HowTos
- Apple Business/School Manager federated authentication user name conflicts FAQ – Nate Felton
- A user’s guide to Disk Images – Howard Oakley
- Virtualisation on Apple silicon Macs: 3 Configuration, VM and boot – Howard Oakley
- New on the Mac Admins Slack: Topic Helper – Emily Kausalik-Whittle, MacAdmins.org
- Customizing Terminal behavior for documentation needs – Rich Trouton
- Manual Xsan profile changes – Eric Hemmeter
Scripting and Automation
- Forced and Dismissible Log Out, Restart or Shut Down Prompts – Dan K. Snelson
- Stage packages to production with AutoPkg and JamfUploader
- Auto-reveal app after Self Service installation – Dan K. Snelson
- Demystifying JamfUploader at MacAdmins – Anthony Reimer
Updates and Releases
- Gabe Sterritt and Lucid Automations – Mac Admins Podcast
- Everything you need to know about JNUC 2022 – Jamf After Dark
- Best Of CCP – 009: Welcome new members – part 1 2013 – Command-Control-Power
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