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I am running MAC OSX 10.13.6. I cannot afford to upgrade to 64 bit applications or lose files created with 32 bit applications. Hence I have not upgraded my system. The present one suits me fine.

I have also a FingBox with associated software and all was fine until a glitch in the system files made me have to do a clean re-install. (see previous posts) I managed to backup most but the Fing Application was a casualty.

Like Apple, Fing has upgraded too and discontinued support for anything below OSX 10.15. I approached them through their help line and they provided me with a Terminal fix but when I implemented the Sudo line, Terminal asked for a password which I could not enter. The entry line was blocked by the system. I cannot enter any characters, I cannot even press return to a new line. The fix was supposed to stop the Fing app from automatically upgrading to new additions retaining the 32 bit format.

Support tell me my Terminal is faulty and that it is a job for an Apple Tech not them. How can that be? The system is brand new in a sense. Can anyone suggest a method to employ? Much appreciated.
 

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I'm also a 10.13.6 guy. I thought 10.14 was the bridge OS which would run both 32- and 64-bit applications. Even so, I know this OS; I am reluctant to 'upgrade'.

My go-to Mac guy told me yesterday, my MBP would run a lot quicker & smoother if I updated. I don't want an iPhone. I want a Mac! Frustrating!
 

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FWIW, 10.14.6 (Mojave) is indeed the last macOS that can natively run 32-bit apps. I'm planning to make the leap to Monterrey... just a couple of 32-bit apps holding me back.

Mojave has been perhaps the most reliable, stable version of macOS to date in my experience - I use it across an iMac 5k (2017); MacBook Pro 2015; MacBook Air 2013.
 
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