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I need to update the OS on my Mac mini

Reviewed on 29 February 2024Published on 26 May 2021


  • Be the Owner of the Organization in which the actions will be performed, or an IAM user with the necessary permissions
  • A Scaleway account logged into the console
  • An SSH key added to your account
  • A Mac mini

To update the Operating System installed on your Mac mini, you can use the softwareupdate tool.

  1. Get a list of all available updates by running the following command:
    softwareupdate --list
  2. Install all available updates by running the following command:
    sudo softwareupdate --install

If you want to upgrade selected packages only, run the following command: softwareupdate --install package-name.

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