How To Configure GIT To Push The Current Branch Only

Author: , March 16th, 2021

Recent changes to git have made the push default choice a bit confusing – “matching” vs. “simple” I picked “matching” when prompted. This means that git push by itself will try to push ALL local branches, not just the one you are working on. Personally, I find that a bit mad, so I decided to […]

How To Disable Dock Icon Bounce For MacOSX Terminal

Author: , June 15th, 2015

How To Force Key Repeat in MacOSX 10.10 Yosemite

Author: , March 19th, 2015

defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false

How To Show All Files in MacOSX Yosemite via Terminal

Author: , October 29th, 2014

SET THE DEFAULT TO SHOW Run this command in a Terminal window: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES Relaunch Finder: Hold down the Option/ALT key on your keyboard, then right-click the Finder icon in the dock and select Relaunch. SET THE DEFAULT TO HIDE defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO then relaunch finder as above.

How To Show All Files in the MacOSX Finder

Author: , June 30th, 2012

In Terminal, run the following command: defaults write com.apple.Finder AppleShowAllFiles YES To make the command take effect, you need to restart the Finder. One way to do this is to hold down the Option key, then click and hold on the Finder icon in the Dock. When the contextual menu appears, select Relaunch and the […]

How To Speed Up Safari Page Display

Author: , March 16th, 2012

I just found this neat trick to speed up Safari by reducing the ‘Render Before Display’ time: 1. Quit Safari. 2. Launch Terminal.app 3. Type in the line below and then press {enter}: defaults write com.apple.Safari WebKitInitialTimedLayoutDelay 0.20 4. Quit Terminal and restart Safari