Updating macOS from the Command Line Is Much Faster than Using the App Store

Just like it happens on Windows 10, updating macOS is often a pretty painful experience, mostly because it takes way too long to download and install updates from the App Store.

But as it turns out, the whole process can be performed substantially faster if it’s performed from the command line tool, with users on reddit discovering that the typical software update commands can be further tweaked for extra options.

What’s probably the most important is that should you turn to the softwareupdate utility in the Terminal, you are allowed to continue using the device while updates download and install, with only a few minutes of downtime caused by the reboot when the update is complete.

Available commands

Specifically, you can launch the Terminal app and type the following commands, first to check for updates and the second to install them if any … (read more)

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