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Question: Permissions hosed after migrating to new MacBook Pro

The new machine is running Hi-Sierra (10.13.4), and I think the old machine was running El Cap. After migrating from the Time Machine backup and logging in, I was presented with endless messages about the Library needing to be repaired. I've run the terminal command that I found to repair permissions, which helped, but it is still acting way funky.


Is there something else I can or should do to attempt to set things straight with this user account?

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Apr 22, 2018 12:48 PM in response to John I. Clark In response to John I. Clark

Repair your library when it has problems - Apple Support

Resolve issues caused by changing the permissions of items in your home folder


The command lines shown below must be entered manually. Be sure you read them carefully and note where the spaces are located. You may find that printing or writing them out will be helpful in avoiding typos.


Repair Permissions for Home Folder


Boot into Single-user Mode then enter each command line pressing RETURN after each:


chmod -R -N /Users/username

chown -R username:staff /Users/username

chmod -R 600 /Users/username


After each command has been run restart the computer by entering:


reboot

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Apr 22, 2018 12:48 PM in response to John I. Clark In response to John I. Clark

Repair your library when it has problems - Apple Support

Resolve issues caused by changing the permissions of items in your home folder


The command lines shown below must be entered manually. Be sure you read them carefully and note where the spaces are located. You may find that printing or writing them out will be helpful in avoiding typos.


Repair Permissions for Home Folder


Boot into Single-user Mode then enter each command line pressing RETURN after each:


chmod -R -N /Users/username

chown -R username:staff /Users/username

chmod -R 600 /Users/username


After each command has been run restart the computer by entering:


reboot

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