Weekly News Summary for Admins — 2022-08-26

Back from the summer break! Though for travel scheduling, this post is happening at an unsual time of day. It does seem like everyone else kept working, as a lot of interesting posts have accumulated.


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Apple also continued with the beta releases for macOS Ventura and iOS 16. They have already announced an event on September 7. This will presumably be focussed on the iPhone and maybe the Apple Watch. In any way, this means that the releases of the systems currently in beta is closer than you might think. How is your testing going?

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📰News and Opinion

🌼macOS Ventura and iOS 16

⚙️macOS and iOS Updates

🐦Social Media

  • Timothy Perfitt: “you know when you open a profile on macOS in the Finder, it doesn’t open System Preferences and just says “go find it yourself, fancy pants”? Turns out that you can set up a launchdaemon to open it for you. Read on, fancy pants.” (Thread)
  • Zachary Cutlip: “I set up a Raspberry Pi as a Time Machine server, and made it look like an Xserve in Finder (Set fruit:model = Xserve under [global] in smb.conf)”

🔐Security and Privacy

🔨Support and HowTos

🤖Scripting and Automation

🍏Apple Support

♻️Updates and Releases

📺To Watch

🎧To Listen

🎈Just for Fun

📚Support

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