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gibMacOS Tutorial ~ How to Download macOS Catalina on an Older Mac

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Well from your scrennshot.. it seems that the command didn' t download allfiles in full.....
This sucks... because the download is so so so slow... it takes a whole day
 

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Well from your scrennshot.. it seems that the command didn' t download allfiles in full.....
This sucks... because the download is so so so slow... it takes a whole day
What is your internet download speed ? Are you certain that you did steps 4 and 5 ?

4. Rt. click and open BuildMacOSinstallapp.command
5. Drag & Drop the InstallESDDmg.pkg file into the Terminal Window
 
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maximum 20 mbps
I did that ...
The downloaded InstallESDDmg.pkg was 5.4 gb not 7.7 gb ...so there was an error in download
 
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The downloaded InstallESDDmg.pkg was 5.4 gb not 7.7 gb
May have gotten interrupted and didn't completely finish. Give it another try.
 
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May have gotten interrupted and didn't completely finish. Give it another try.
I tried but the average speed is only 160KB/s.
Its very very slow... exactly the same a yesterday
 

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I tried but the average speed is only 160KB/s.
Its very very slow... exactly the same a yesterday
Maybe restart your router to see if that helps the speeds.
 
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I did that yesterday when i tried it for the first time. The results were the same. ...Its definitely not the router. Right now I am downloading at 1.7MB/s
 

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I did that yesterday when i tried it for the first time. The results were the same. ...Its definitely not the router. Right now I am downloading at 1.7MB/s
There are more people on the internet and a lot of traffic that will slow speeds down. It's to be expected these days.
 
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I tried but the average speed is only 160KB/s.
Its very very slow... exactly the same a yesterday
Do you have a Windows machine you could try it on? It shouldn't make any difference but anything is worth a try.
 
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Do you have a Windows machine you could try it on? It shouldn't make any difference but anything is worth a try.
I haven't used a windows machine.... since 2003... (Win XP era)... Only linux and MacOS......
Ohhhh my..... I am getting OLD.......Ohhh my........ my first linux installation.... didn' t even had a GUI....
seriously ... I am getting old

There are more people on the internet and a lot of traffic that will slow speeds down. It's to be expected these days.
This is understandable ... but 160KB/s average on four attempts in 2 days........it's slow....
 
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