It’s been a while since I first announced ScreenNudge, a tool designed to help guide end users towards approving Screen Recording for applications that require it. I’ve added a few tweaks and improvements that I hope you’ll enjoy.
If you want to download the latest script, you can find it on GitHub. If you want a breakdown of the changes, keep reading.
Continue reading ScreenNudge v1.7
As an admin, you may need to look up a list of previously installed software updates for a device. You can do this pretty easily with
system_profiler and the
This will spit out a complete list of updates installed on the device and their source and installation date, sorted by date.
Source: 3rd Party
Install Date: 3/29/22, 8:12 AM
Install Date: 3/29/22, 12:03 PM
Install Date: 4/7/22, 8:41 AM
Install Date: 4/10/22, 12:22 PM
This is useful, but let’s say I want to only show macOS update history. In fact, I want to precisely determine, “Has this device updated to macOS Ventura from a previous version of macOS?”. If not, then it likely came preinstalled with macOS Ventura or has been wiped and restored with macOS Ventura.
So let’s dive in and figure out how we can accomplish our end goal…
Continue reading How to Identify macOS Update History