Change Date Terminal El Capitan

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Why do you need to download El Capitan through Terminal.

El Capitan is freely available from this link.

OS 9 has no Terminal app of course, however I did try to change the time and date of my G4 using the proper Control Panel (which did not work). There seems to be two (2) creation dates for OS X Cheetah: ⁃ 9/3/2000 12:28am ⁃ 1/31/2001 3pm. So finally, my question. Type date into Terminal followed by today’s date in this format monthdayhourminuteyear so today is July 11, 2016, 2:15 that would be date then press enter. Of course, your.

Here are the instructions.

Go to Section 4 and click on Download OS X El Capitan.

This downloads InstallMacOSX.dmg to your Downloads folder.

The next section can only be done on a mac that is capable of running El Capitan,

Change Date Terminal El Capitan

a mac that came preinstalled with an OS later than El Capitan will refuse to do the next bit.

Change Date Terminal El Capitan

When downloaded open to InstallMacOSX.pkg, double-click on

that and an installation window will open, this does not install El Capitan

but converts the InstallMacOSX.pkg to the Install OS X El which

you will find in your Applications folder, it should be 6.2GBs in size.

(If the installation window asks which disk you want to install to, you must pick

the disk that you are booted to at the time. Not any internal or external disk that

you want to eventually install El Capitan on, that is for later.)

To start the installation of El Capitan double click on the Install OS X El

The copy of the install app self deletes after installing El Capitan, so make sure you keep a copy of the InstallMacOSX.dmg

if you need it in future, or you could just make a copy of the Install OS X El prior to installing and moving it to

Change Date Terminal El Capitan Download

an external drive for safe keeping. It is also possible to create a bootable USB installer disk using the Install OS X El


in the Applications folder and the createinstallmedia command in the Terminal app.

Read the instructions here,

Change Date Terminal El Capitan

Sep 2, 2020 12:18 AM