MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

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MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi, I just upgraded to MacOS 10.14 Mojave (Beta), is there already a beta version of Box sync or Box drive available for this release? both apps no longer work on this new OS version ... thanks Fabio

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi @fabio53,

 

Welcome to the Box Community and thanks for your first post in the forum!

 

I've just heard from our developers and engineering team, that they are currently looking into this latest update from Apple. We will definitely let you know once we have further update.

 

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First-time Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Do we have an update yet on box drive working on 10.14 mojave beta yet?

 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi @tye698,

 

Welcome to the Box Community and thanks for your first post in the forum!

 

Per checking, 10.14 Mojave beta is still not supported. Please continue to subscribe to Box Product News blog to be updated on this.

 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Do we have a preliminary timeframe on the beta? Surprisingly, Box Sync works, Box Drive does not.

 

Also, is the team working on a solution for Box Drive users that want to store some files locally? What I’m missing from box drive is the ability to search with Spotlight and the ability to use Finder dependent scripts to perform automated actions.

First-time Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Same here, 

 

running Mojave and neither Box nor Onedrive are useable. Ondrive works but eats the CPU, was the same in High Sierra, it's useless for the last 4 months.

 

Gdrive still works fine so it's doable. 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi @scaramanga89,

 

Welcome to the Box Community and thanks for your first post in the forum!

 

We understand that you and everyone else is excited to be able to use Box on the new macOS Mojave- Beta. We are also very much looking forward to it, though we currently do not have an ETA, rest assured that our engineering department is continuously working on this. 

 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Will Box Drive 1.15 address the Mojave Beta issue? It does not say directly in the release notes. 

 

Thanks. 

Occasional Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

I have Box Drive working in Mojave. Same solution I used for getting to work in High Sierra betas.

 

1. Download and install latest FUSE 3.8.2  here - https://osxfuse.github.io/2018/07/01/OSXFUSE-3.8.2.html

2. Navigate to /Library/Filesystems/ in Terminal

cd /Library/Filesystems/

 

3. Delete or rename box.fs

sudo rm -Rf box.fs

or rename

sudo mv box.fs box.fs.old

4. Duplicate osxfuse.fs to box.fs 

sudo cp -R osxfuse.fs box.fs

5. (optional) If you want a fancy Volume icon for your mounted box folder, replace /Library/Filesystems/box.fs/Contents/Resources/Volume.icns with an .icns file of your choice (make sure it is named Volume.icns)

 

ensure proper ownership -

sudo  chown -R root:wheel /Library/Filesystems/box.fs

 

 

I rebooted but may not be needed (at least my icon worked after the reboot)

 

Launch Box - should be good to go. All caveats of course - this is absolutely not supported...

Occasional Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

This works if you haven't tried deleting-reinstalling the app like I just did.

Now the installer tells me my MacOS version is too... new.

**removed**.

Where can we signup for that upcoming beta version???

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Sorry - I should have mentioned you need to use a tool like Pacifist to perform a new install on an unsupported OS. Great tool to own!

 

https://www.charlessoft.com

 

 

Occasional Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Doesnt appear that Box Drive 1.15 fixed anything for Mojave. But the steps above still work at least...

For any future updates I would 'dupe' the (fixed) Box.fs driver for backup so you can replace any newly installed broken Box.fs driver after app updates.

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Thanks it works for me but I have to install Pacifist first and Fuse after

 

 

 

 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Any updates on Box Drive updates or beta drive for Mojave?

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi @chrisdeg,

 

Welcome to the Box Community and thanks for your first post in the forum!

 

Since Mojave is in beta, it is currently not supported by Box Drive. Our team is working on adding the functionality once the official macOS 10.14 version is released.

 

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

I was not optimistic as I don't do much at the terminal level. However, it works and I don't have to downgrade back to Sierra.

First-time Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Any closer to knowing an update release date? Thank you

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?


@mpebley wrote:

I have Box Drive working in Mojave. Same solution I used for getting to work in High Sierra betas.

 

1. Download and install latest FUSE 3.8.2  here - https://osxfuse.github.io/2018/07/01/OSXFUSE-3.8.2.html

2. Navigate to /Library/Filesystems/ in Terminal

cd /Library/Filesystems/

 

3. Delete or rename box.fs

sudo rm -Rf box.fs

or rename

sudo mv box.fs box.fs.old

4. Duplicate osxfuse.fs to box.fs 

sudo cp -R osxfuse.fs box.fs

5. (optional) If you want a fancy Volume icon for your mounted box folder, replace /Library/Filesystems/box.fs/Contents/Resources/Volume.icns with an .icns file of your choice (make sure it is named Volume.icns)

 

ensure proper ownership -

sudo  chown -R root:wheel /Library/Filesystems/box.fs

 

 

I rebooted but may not be needed (at least my icon worked after the reboot)

 

Launch Box - should be good to go. All caveats of course - this is absolutely not supported...



This worked for me and I don't seem to need "Pacifist".

Occasional Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Pacifist will ONLY be required if you don't have Box (Drive) already installed. The Box Drive package (until a supported version comes out) performs an OS check and will not allow an install on an unsupported OS - Pacifist will allow you to override this and get Box installed.

 

Mike

WLJ
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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Still no update?

 

Just installed Mojave and box folder remains unpopulated on my MacBook Pro, however, the link on the toolbar will take me to the right folder so I know I have the correct sign in. 

Come on Box, this is has been going on for long enough.

First-time Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

I had problems with the Box when I had the beta version of Mojave installed back in June/July so I went back to MacOS 10.13.  I now have Mojave installed (October) and have no issues wit Box working.  Everything syncs just fine using the Box Drive app.

WLJ
New Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Oh my goodness... thank you for your response because you reminded me there are two box apps!

 

Box Sync shows me absolutely nothing on my Mac, but the link goes to the correct account and I can see the data.

Box DRIVE works a treat!

 

Thank you, I cannot believe I was being so dumb! 

 

I hope this helps others. Thank you again

bn6
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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

I downloaded MacOS Mojave yesterday and now Box is not working. Any help would be appreciated!

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Hi @bn6,

 

Welcome to the Box Community and thanks for your first post in the forum!

 

Just to clarify:

 

  • May I know what Box Application do you have installed that has stopped working? Box Drive or Box Sync?
  • When you said Box is not working, do you mean the application no longer runs, are you getting any kind error message? Can you share that here so our members can see and perhaps provide a workaround?

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Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

I just downloaded mojave and can't get box to work.  I think this is box drive. I have version 1.16.88, see screenshot:

 

Screen Shot 2018-10-30 at 3.26.12 PM.png

New Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

And whenever I try to open Box it shuts down and leaves me this note:

 

Screen Shot 2018-10-30 at 3.27.50 PM.png

New Contributor

Re: MacOS 10.14 Mojave - Beta?

Just downloaded a new version of Box Drive, and it seems to be working.