[OS X TeX] Upgrade to High Sierra

Don Green Dragon fergdc at Shaw.ca
Wed Jan 24 01:40:30 CET 2018

Hi Gary, 
On 23Jan2018, at 1:47 PM, Gary L. Gray <euler at psu.edu> wrote:

>> On Jan 23, 2018, at 3:03 PM, Don Green Dragon <fergdc at Shaw.ca> wrote:
>> Step 1: download High Sierra and install
>> Step 2: if High Sierra seems to be working, then download MacTeX (most recent) and install
>> I'm using TeXShop 3.97 so no further downloads needed -- I think. My machine is an iMac, vintage 2006 or thereabouts. I might have to do something relative Cocoaspell.
>> Are the above, Steps 1 and 2, reasonable?
> High Sierra is not supported on machines that old. See:
> https://www.apple.com/macos/how-to-upgrade/#hardware-requirements
> Basically it needs to be a 2009/2010 model.
> Gary

Thank you for that shocking information! On visiting the Apple site that you included, I found information that made me think that I have a later model than 2006. Using <Apple/About This Mac> reveals that I have an

	iMac 27-inch, Late 2009

which suggests that my machine satisfies the "Mac Hardware Requirements" for High Sierra. So, despite that initial shock, I think my machine will handle the upgrade.

Right? Wrong? Maybe?

don green dragon
fergdc at shaw.ca

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