How To Enable Opening a Terminal Window from the Current Finder Location in MacOS

Author: , February 16th, 2019

As of Mac OS X Lion 10.7, Terminal provides Services for opening a new terminal window or tab at the selected folder in Finder. They also work with absolute pathnames selected in text (in any application). You can enable these services with System Preferences > Keyboard > Keyboard Shortcuts > Services. Look for “New Terminal […]

R.I.P. Albert Finney

Author: , February 8th, 2019

How To Obtain a Public Key from and AWS .pem Private Key on Linux and Mac

Author: , February 4th, 2019

Use the ssh-keygen command on a computer to which you’ve downloaded your private key .pem file; for example: First, ensure permissions will allow ssh-keygen to work: chmod 600 /path/to/the/file/your-key-pair.pem Then generate an RSA public key: ssh-keygen -y -f /path/to/the/file/your-key-pair.pem >

How To Reformat or Re-indent Files in VIM

Author: , January 11th, 2019

In the normal vim mode, typing gg=G will reindent the entire file. == will re-indent just the current line.

How to fix the MacPorts “Warning: xcodebuild exists but failed to execute” warning message

Author: , January 9th, 2019

Execute the following command: $ sudo xcode-select -switch /Applications/

Happy Holidays 2018!

Author: , December 24th, 2018

And it is SNOWING!!! A White Christmas!

How To Include Custom jQuery in WordPress

Author: , December 20th, 2018

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 // include custom jQuery function wyz_include_custom_jquery() {       wp_deregister_script(’jquery’);     wp_enqueue_script(’jquery’, ‘’, array(), null, true);   } add_action(’wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘wyz_include_custom_jquery’); // include custom jQuery function wyz_include_custom_jquery() { wp_deregister_script(‘jquery’); wp_enqueue_script(‘jquery’, ‘’, array(), null, true); } add_action(‘wp_enqueue_scripts’, ‘wyz_include_custom_jquery’);

R.I.P. Penny Marshall

Author: , December 18th, 2018

How To Get the Structure of All Tables in a MySQL Database Using mysqldump

Author: , December 2nd, 2018

mysqldump -u {yourUserNameHere} -p –no-data –compact {yourDatabaseHere}

How To Disable Adobe Daemons Using launchctl on MacOS

Author: , November 18th, 2018

I installed an old version of Adobe software on my new Mac and as usual, it installed some daemons that are undesirable. Here is how I got rid of them via the Terminal. Note: Adobe installs daemons in the user context, so do this as your regular user login, not as root. shell> launchctl list […]