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Bring Back the Mac Startup Chime With This Terminal Command
Recent Macs have been missing something that has been part of the Macintosh experience since 1984 -- the startup chime. For example, the 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro is silent during startup, along with other new Mac models. Fortunately, a... Moving 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... Work From Home Essentials: Get More From Your Printer
Printing from a Mac is as easy as pressing Command + P or selecting Print from an app’s File menu. But what if the default printing settings aren’t exactly what you need for a particular print job? If you just... How to Work With and Around Gatekeeper
Gatekeeper, part of the Mac’s security system for ensuring files you download or install on your Mac are safe to use, has been around in one form or another for quite a while. Primarily intended to prevent various forms of malware... 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...
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