[OS X TeX] Upgrade to High Sierra
Don Green Dragon
fergdc at Shaw.ca
Wed Jan 31 18:37:28 CET 2018
On 23Jan2018, at 6:15 PM, Robert Rye <rowenrye at mac.com> wrote:
> Hi Don,
> I don’t often post, but given the specific nature of your inquiry I will put in my two cents worth:
> My iMac 27-inch, Late 2009 is happy with High Sierra.
> Rob Rye
>> On Jan 23, 2018, at 5:40 PM, Don Green Dragon <fergdc at Shaw.ca> wrote:
>> 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:
>>> Basically it needs to be a 2009/2010 model.
>> 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?
Thank you for informing me of your success with High Sierra, but things are not going well here. I'll explain in my reply to Gary.
don green dragon
fergdc at shaw.ca
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