Commandline

09.24.14
'Bash' command flaw leaves Linux, OS X and more open to attack
09.24.14

'Bash' command flaw leaves Linux, OS X and more open to attack

Apparently, the internet has more deep-seated security bugs to worry about than Heartbleed. Resear...

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05.12.14
Betty helps you conquer the console by translating English to Unix commands
05.12.14

Betty helps you conquer the console by translating English to Unix commands

If you've got a smartphone in your pocket, chances are you've got a digital assistant in there too...

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11.07.12
Use tmutil to take control of Time Machine in Mountain Lion
11.07.12

Use tmutil to take control of Time Machine in Mountain Lion

Time Machine works best when you use it as it's designed: You simply let it run in the backgrou...

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08.03.12
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean proven carrying rough but working code for multi-user support (video)
08.03.12

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean proven carrying rough but working code for multi-user support (video)

If there's ever been a persistent gripe among families sharing mobile devices, it's been the absen...

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11.22.11
Mac 101: Encode media from Automator or the command line in Lion
11.22.11

Mac 101: Encode media from Automator or the command line in Lion

There's an easy way in OS X 10.7 Lion to convert video or audio from one format to another, usi...

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08.02.11
TUAW's Daily Mac App: DTerm
08.02.11

TUAW's Daily Mac App: DTerm

The Terminal is a Mac power-user's best friend. When you need to get something specific done, a...

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12.14.10
Five Dropbox tips for Mac Unix nerds
12.14.10

Five Dropbox tips for Mac Unix nerds

Dropbox is already a very powerful utility for Mac OS X, but if you're knowledgable in Unix, you can...

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07.12.10
Terminal Tips: Unfreeze your Mac
07.12.10

Terminal Tips: Unfreeze your Mac

Look, it's nothing to be ashamed of, it happens to everyone: your Mac has frozen up and won't respon...

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06.18.10
GoogleCL command line tool might be the nerdiest product Google has ever made
06.18.10

GoogleCL command line tool might be the nerdiest product Google has ever made

Command-line utilities are archaic little things that products like X, Windows, OS/2, Macintosh, an...

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