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No Packages Eligible For Install El Capitan

08.08.2020
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  1. No Packages Available For Install El Capitan
  2. No Packages Were Eligible For Install Os X El Capitan
  3. No Packages Were Eligible For Install Mac Os El Capitan
  4. No Packages Eligible For Install El Capitan On Mac

I downloaded the 'app' from the Store on the iMac and restarted to begin the installation process. During the install I receive the following message: OS X could not be installed on your computer. No packages were eligible for install. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance. Quit the installer to restart your computer and try again. My problem is that my Mac starts up to the "El Capitan" installer. After restarting several times, OS X is still on screen telling me that "no packages were eligible for install".

Installing El Capiton on an old Mac Book Pro today, I received the error:

OS X could not be installed on your computer

No packages were eligible for install. Contact the software manufacturer for assistance.

Quit the installer to restart your computer and try again. Matrix screensaver for mac yosemite 2017.

I checked Apple’s support Matrix (it is a very old macbook pro) at https://support.apple.com/kb/SP728?locale=en_GB and it was listed as supported.

No Packages Available For Install El Capitan

After lots of Googling and investigation, I discovered that the date and time were not set to current, the macbook thought it was year 2000.

No Packages Were Eligible For Install Os X El Capitan

You can easily reset the time and date by following the steps below:

  • Click Utilities on the menu bar
  • Select Terminal
  • Type date
  • Confirm the date is wrong
  • Type date 062112422016 (example: June 21st 12:42 2016)
  • Exit terminal
  • Click Restart
Install

No Packages Were Eligible For Install Mac Os El Capitan

Once the Date and time are configured you will be able to install OS X.

No Packages Eligible For Install El Capitan On Mac

Easy fix, for a ridiculous error!

Once on the driver & download page select your operating system from the OS dropdown. Mac intuos driver for mojave.