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Difference between revisions of "MacOS Catalina"

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= MacOS Catalina =
 
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The release date for macOS Catalina (10.15.x) to the public is scheduled for late September of 2019. This page will be updated as new developments arise.
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macOS Catalina (10.15) was released to the public October 7, 2019. 
  
Catalina is currently available from Apple as a preview.  It is not recommended for general use on production computers at this time.
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Catalina is a brand new operating system, and is not recommended for general use on production computers at this time.  Please contact the helpdesk if you have questions.
  
 
 
 
 
  
'''last updated 8/29/2019''' -- use [http://go/catalina/ http://go/catalina/] to visit again, easily
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'''last updated 10/7/2019''' -- use [http://go/catalina/ http://go/catalina/] to visit again, easily
  
 
For upgrade from 10.13 or earlier, please see [http://go/mojave/ http://go/mojave/] as well for noteworthy changes introduced before Catalina.
 
For upgrade from 10.13 or earlier, please see [http://go/mojave/ http://go/mojave/] as well for noteworthy changes introduced before Catalina.
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=== Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern[[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/LIS/index.php?title=MacOS_Mojave&action=edit&section=1 edit]] ===
 
=== Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern[[https://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/LIS/index.php?title=MacOS_Mojave&action=edit&section=1 edit]] ===
  
 
#32-bit applications will no longer be supported as of Catalina.  Launching these applications has resulted in a warning message within High Sierra and Mojave.  (Most common applications in use at Middlebury have been 64-bit for years.)  
 
#32-bit applications will no longer be supported as of Catalina.  Launching these applications has resulted in a warning message within High Sierra and Mojave.  (Most common applications in use at Middlebury have been 64-bit for years.)  
##MathType 7 - [https://lp.wiris.com/catalina/?utm_source=Download&utm_medium=MathTypeMac&utm_campaign=Catalina FAQ] (MathType 8 is planned as a 64-bit app)   
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##MathType 7 - [https://lp.wiris.com/catalina/?utm_source=Download&utm_medium=MathTypeMac&utm_campaign=Catalina FAQ] (MathType 8 is planned as a 64-bit app)  
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##Adobe Creative Cloud - installations with support for 2018 and older versions contain 32-bit applications.  See [https://helpx.adobe.com/enterprise/kb/known-issues-macos-1015-catalina.html here].    
 
#For Terminal users, the default shell is "zsh", rather than "bash".  Bash is still available.  
 
#For Terminal users, the default shell is "zsh", rather than "bash".  Bash is still available.  
 
#KaleidaGraph is currently still a 32-bit application and will not run under Mac OS 10.15. A 64-bit version is under development, although it will not be released before Catalina and we do not have a release date at this time.  KaleidaGraph will still run under Mojave (10.14) and earlier versions of the OS.  
 
#KaleidaGraph is currently still a 32-bit application and will not run under Mac OS 10.15. A 64-bit version is under development, although it will not be released before Catalina and we do not have a release date at this time.  KaleidaGraph will still run under Mojave (10.14) and earlier versions of the OS.  

Revision as of 17:06, 7 October 2019

MacOS Catalina

macOS Catalina (10.15) was released to the public October 7, 2019. 

Catalina is a brand new operating system, and is not recommended for general use on production computers at this time.  Please contact the helpdesk if you have questions.

 

last updated 10/7/2019 -- use http://go/catalina/ to visit again, easily

For upgrade from 10.13 or earlier, please see http://go/mojave/ as well for noteworthy changes introduced before Catalina.

 

 

 

Current Known Issues & Areas of Concern[edit]

  1. 32-bit applications will no longer be supported as of Catalina.  Launching these applications has resulted in a warning message within High Sierra and Mojave.  (Most common applications in use at Middlebury have been 64-bit for years.)
    1. MathType 7 - FAQ (MathType 8 is planned as a 64-bit app)
    2. Adobe Creative Cloud - installations with support for 2018 and older versions contain 32-bit applications.  See here.
  2. For Terminal users, the default shell is "zsh", rather than "bash".  Bash is still available.
  3. KaleidaGraph is currently still a 32-bit application and will not run under Mac OS 10.15. A 64-bit version is under development, although it will not be released before Catalina and we do not have a release date at this time.  KaleidaGraph will still run under Mojave (10.14) and earlier versions of the OS.

 

Resolved Issues[edit]


 

 

Learning Resources[edit]