At WWDC 2020, Apple announced its next evolution in the macOS line with a transition phase that reminisce the days of the PowerPC transition phase. With Universal Binaries, Rosetta and an ugly QuickTime icon, Big Sur has introduced changes in the way their installers are structured. Let’s see what they are.
Setting up my cloud-synced encrypted Time Machine backup after a faulty kext caused my system to crash
macOS Catalina brings with it stricter notarization requirements and a notorious addition to syspolicyd, an undocumented phone-to-home feature that informs Apple about scripts and binaries that you run
My attempt at performing a physical-to-virtual conversion of an ext4 partition (an unsupported FS on macOS) without a partition table, reinstalling GRUB on a dedicated boot virtual disk altogether and getting it to boot within the VM, all without any downtime