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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 1:05 pm 
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I had it straightened out once, but due to subsequent failures & Migrations, I find too many OOC Apps in my Applications folder.

For some reason System Report>Software?Applications only show info on every other drive ever connected, but not the In eternal drive!?

I've come up with these two, but can't seem to find out/list PPC Apps...

ls -la /Applications/ > /Users/bd1/InstalledApps/InstalledAppsTerminal.txt

sudo find / -iname '*.app' > /Users/bd1/InstalledApps/InstalledAppsTerminal2.txt


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:02 pm 
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If you have your internal drive blocked for Spotlight, you need to unblock it temporarily to see the apps on it. Then it will show you the list properly. Once done, just block the drive in spotlight again.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 4:40 pm 
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Thanks... how did I exclude that???

Hmmm, all those other drives are excluded, maybe I need to rebuild Spotlight.

Been reading about iname & /var/arch, but no real comprehension of them.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:05 pm 
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Thanks again ST, that fixed one part, but it's still too painful to step one by one through the the list to see if it's Intel or PPC kind.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:16 pm 
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I always add all mounted drives to Spotlight because the constant indexing drives me nuts. Especially when I'm trying to recover data from a drive.

STOP OPT-OUT WRITING TO &^*(#%&*( DRIVES APPLE! :upset: rarrr! rarrr! monkey smash!

Didn't System Information (System Info) used to list which apps supported which architecture? There's an Applications section under Software. I poke at it once every 5+ years so my memories are pretty faint right now. And I, um, polished off a boatload of apple ale this afternoon, still working my way down.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:23 pm 
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Didn't System Information (System Info) used to list which apps supported which architecture? There's an Applications section under Software

Yes, that is there, but only found "Intel" so far, it's a really slow process, almost faster to try to launch each one to have OS X tell you it's PPC or not.


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Maybe I'm misunderstanding something here, but scrolling down the list, can't you just look at anything earlier than '06-'07?


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:24 pm 
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AHA, didn't think of that, thanks.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 5:29 pm 
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Sorting on date helps a lot, but had to blow up a grab of it to tell about another feature... Finder, in 10.12.6 anyway, marks untunable Apps with No Entry icon...


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:32 pm 
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Interesting, will have to see if I have any like that. Btw, curious to know your reason for wanting to identify them.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:46 pm 
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The reason, clicking on the Applications folder in the Dock, which scrolls backwards from what it does on PPCs, in otherwords it starts the list at the bottom like zzzz & shows about40 upwards, which left me viewing z to s something & lead to lots of scrolling to see all the Apps I can use on this OS on this Mac, I'll leave them in 10.6.8 & earlier of course... outside of Internet the PPC & Universal Apps were far more useful. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:39 am 
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Just had a look for the no access icon in /Applications. Think you must already know this: that icon simply means not compatible with current OS, doesn't necessarily mean PPC. Looked pretty carefully, don't think I have any PPC apps in my 10.12 sys information.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:54 am 
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I didn't know that, but did at one time! :confused:


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I didn't know that, but did at one time! :confused:


I have a lot of those :welcome:

Plus a lot of just plain never knew that.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:23 am 
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Not an answer, but an interesting aside...

Determine if an application is allowed. With Gatekeeper enabled, you can have the system check a specific application package to see whether it has privileges to run. To do so, simply type "spctl -a" in the Terminal followed by a single space, and then drag the application of choice to the Terminal window to complete the full path to the program package.

bd1$ spctl -a /Applications/Image\ Capture.app /Applications/iDVD.app /Applications/iCab.app
/Applications/iDVD.app: rejected (resource envelope is obsolete (custom omit rules))
/Applications/iCab.app: rejected

bd1$ spctl -a /Applications/GraphicConverter\ US4.4/GraphicConverter.app
/Applications/GraphicConverter US4.4/GraphicConverter.app: rejected

bd1$ spctl -a /Users/bd1/Documents/PPC\ Apps/Safari\ copy.app /Users/bd1/Documents/PPC\ Apps/Safari4.0.3.app /Users/bd1/Documents/PPC\ Apps/Thunderbird.app
/Users/bd1/Documents/PPC Apps/Safari copy.app: rejected
/Users/bd1/Documents/PPC Apps/Safari4.0.3.app: rejected
/Users/bd1/Documents/PPC Apps/Thunderbird.app: rejected


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