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More Reports on macOS 10.14 installs from Mac Pro/Radeon RX 580 owners (Oct. 1st)
Added several more Mojave upgrade reports to the page of Sapphire Radeon RX 580 cards in Mac Pros (2009-2012) page. One update was from a Nitro+ card owner that had reported earlier on using High Sierra. And one report include notes/tips on boot problems with unsigned extensions (removed after a safe boot). More comments on patience as the upgrade can take a long time - some noted more than an hour.
 
Firefox Updates with fixes for MacOS Mojave and Security (A user posted about Firefox shows black screen in macOS Mojave, a reply has a tip/solution.)

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macOS 10.14 Mojave Forum Posts on Problems/Tips (later added first)
  • Posts on "Wi-Fi: No Hardware Installed" after 10.14 update here and here.
    IIRC, Broadcom BCM94321MC (and Atheros 9380) are not supported anymore. (I think Broadcom BCM94322MC still is.)
    Update: Several users with this problem said this post regarding /etc/sysctl.conf file helped.

  • No Boot Camp on Mojave? - Late 2012 iMac 27" with 3TB HD
    Ref Apple doc If you see the alert 'Installation cannot proceed with Boot Camp configured'
    "If you have an iMac (27-inch, Late 2012) with a 3TB hard drive, you must remove its Boot Camp partition before you can install macOS Mojave 10.14. After you upgrade to macOS Mojave, you won't be able to use Boot Camp to install Windows on this Mac."

  • 2 threads on "com.apple.fonts" alert popup (here and here) appearing after Mojave upgrade - appears to be a keylogger. (The 2nd link includes an example image of the popup alert.) Some note the app bundle included screenshots from 2014. No info on how/when it was installed, but posts indicate warning (popup) was only seen after Mojave was installed. (Found at /Library/LaunchAgents/com.apple.fonts.plist)

  • Many posts on App Store problems after upgrade to Mojave (page 9 linked)
    (See tips in this post and "on your Mac" section of related Apple support article.)

  • Tip for EyeTV app crashing in Mojave (apple forums)
    (Fixed he said by allowing it access to Camera in Security & Privacy prefs. Some others replied that also helped them. I'm guessing it really is probing USB for a TV Tuner?)

  • Threads on problems installing 10.14 on 2018 MacBook Pros here and here

  • Threads on Time Machine Backups failing after 10.14 update here and here

  • Some 10.14 users say Blank DVDs & Blank CDs Not Showing on Desktop

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Apple/products related News, Tips, Software Updates, PR
Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates
(Some I missed last week.) (Long list of Mojave related articles from last week.)
Page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users from Airplay to Thunderbolt.

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Previous News Archive Summary:
    September 24th to 28th, 2018 News Archive
  • Reports on macOS 10.14 installs from Mac Pro/Radeon RX 580 owners
  • Apple support article on installing macOS Mojave on 2010-2012 Mac Pros
  • Reminder on OWC Aura SSD Firmware update (not Aura Pro)
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.1 Beta (developer release)
  • macOS Mojave released, new Discussion Forum
  • Logic Pro X 10.4.2, MainStage 3.4, watchOS 5.0.1
  • DisplayLink USB Software for macOS Mojave v5.0 (Issue w/2018 MacBooks)
  • tvOS 12.0.1 (16J380) released
  • Micromat Machine Profile v1.3.3 update (macOS 10.14 compatible)
  • watchOS 5.0.1 release notes (improvements and bug fixes)
  • About Aspyr games and macOS 10.14 (Mojave)
  • macOS 10.14 Mojave DVD Player location (64-Bit)
  • Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Article Updates:
    - How to upgrade to macOS Mojave
    - How to reinstall macOS from macOS Recovery
    - About the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14
    - If you see alert 'Installation cannot proceed with Boot Camp configured'
    - How to use an external graphics processor with your Mac
    - Install macOS 10.14 Mojave on Mac Pro (Mid 2010) and Mac Pro (Mid 2012)
    - How to update or reinstall Safari for your computer
    - How to create a bootable installer for macOS (added Mojave)
    - How to install macOS at your organization (for system administrators)
    - Find out which macOS your Mac is using (including build number)
    - How to update the software on your Mac
    - How to upgrade to macOS High Sierra
    - Mac Startup key combinations
    - Change or reset the password of an macOS user account
    - Configure macOS for smart card-only authentication
    - How to Set up a Windows partition on your Mac (now archived)
    - 32-bit app compatibility with macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 and later
    - How to AirPlay video and mirror your device's screen to Apple TV
    - If you can't use AirPlay or mirror your device's screen
    - About the security content of iTunes 12.9 for Windows
    - If your iOS 12 device isn't recognized by iTunes, you might need to upgrade macOS or iTunes

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