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- 122 ArticlesMoving From Bash to Zsh: Terminal Changes in macOS Catalina
macOS Catalina has a number of new features and capabilities, but one change that’s often overlooked is the new shell used in Terminal to interact with the Mac via the command line.The quick take away is Apple is... Want Simple Security? Hide ‘Secret’ Files with Terminal
Your Mac is full of secrets; special files and folders hidden away so you don’t accidentally make changes to critical system components. But Apple isn’t the only one that hides items on your Mac; some developers use similar tricks... How to Test 64-Bit Only Mode on macOS with Terminal
Since the 2017 Apple World Wide Developers Conference, it’s been well-known that Apple will require all developers to submit only 64-bit apps to the Mac App Store. Starting on June 4, 2018, all Mac apps and updates to existing apps... Watch ‘A New Hope’, Play Tetris Directly from a Mac’s Terminal
With an impending snowstorm beginning to bear down across the country, cabin fever will be reaching fever pitch this weekend. To help temporarily stave off boredom, we have a couple of simple Mac Terminal tricks to check out. Watch... Quick Tip: View All Mac OS Terminal Commands and What They Do
Recently, the Rocket Yard introduced you to one of macOS and OS X’s most powerful apps – the Terminal app. (If you missed it, you can catch up by reading Part 1 and Part 2). While the Terminal app is... Terminal Tricks: Mastering the Iconic macOS Dock, Part 3
Over the past week, we’ve been showing you how to customize the macOS Dock. In the first part of this series, we took you through the many settings available in the System Preferences Dock pane. Earlier this week in the... Tech 101: Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App, Part Two
Last week we kicked off our Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App with a quick look at using and customizing Terminal, using the Bash shell to run a few commands; in our example, we used Terminal to modify the... Tech 101: Introduction to the Mac’s Terminal App, Part One
Terminal may be one of the least used but most powerful apps included with a Mac. At first glance, Terminal seems to be the antithesis of the Mac’s friendly GUI (Graphical User Interface), presenting instead a simple command line... Creating a Bootable macOS Catalina Install Drive with DiskMaker X 9
My recent experience with water damage to my new 16-inch MacBook Pro reinforced two practices that I’ve followed for many years; making a bootable backup and creating a bootable macOS install drive. While I was able to reload my... Water and MacBooks Don’t Mix: A Cautionary Tale
December of 2019 marks 35 years since I purchased my first Mac. In all that time, I’ve never had an accident with any of them…but this past Saturday, all it took was a simple bump of a glass of... Managing The Desktop: Tips for New Mac Users and Old Hands
The Mac has so many features that it’s not uncommon for new Mac users to overlook helpful tricks, as well as for old hands to simply forget about them. In this New Year, the Rocket Yard takes a look... Working with macOS Snapshots
Snapshots are a feature of APFS (Apple File System) that has been part of the macOS since High Sierra. A snapshot captures the state of an APFS formatted drive, and preserves all the files on the drive, as they...
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