Terminaltips

12.31.08
Terminal Tip: Enable half-star ratings in iTunes
12.31.08

Terminal Tip: Enable half-star ratings in iTunes

Do you like giving ratings to songs in iTunes? If so, then you've probably noticed that you are only...

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12.08.08
Terminal Tip: Change Time Machine backup interval
12.08.08

Terminal Tip: Change Time Machine backup interval

Sometimes you want your Mac to be backed up more frequently than usual. If you want to instantly bac...

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10.01.08
Terminal Tips: Play Tetris in Terminal
10.01.08

Terminal Tips: Play Tetris in Terminal

Terminal boasts some cool, but hidden features that we like to call "Easter eggs." These "eggs" are...

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09.15.08
Terminal Tips: Make extended print dialog show by default
09.15.08

Terminal Tips: Make extended print dialog show by default

When you print something in Mac OS X, the standard print dialog window will pop up. However, if you...

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07.17.08
TUAW Tip: Highlight items in gridded stacks
07.17.08

TUAW Tip: Highlight items in gridded stacks

The Dock's Stacks feature lets Leopard users view a folder's worth of stuff with one click. You'll...

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04.24.07
Terminal Tip: Command Line Calculator
04.24.07

Terminal Tip: Command Line Calculator

Mac OS X ships with a powerful and useful command-line calculator called bc. GNU bc provides an arb...

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03.05.07
Monday man page: curl
03.05.07

Monday man page: curl

Today's man page covers one of my favorite utilities: curl. No, it's not a haircare product -- it's...

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02.12.07
Monday man page: open
02.12.07

Monday man page: open

Just a quick hint for today's man page: the open command does just what you might think. It opens fi...

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02.05.07
Monday man page: lsof
02.05.07

Monday man page: lsof

Happy hangover Monday everyone! To soothe those post-big-game blues, here's this week's man page --...

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