How To Install a .pkg file from the Command Line on MacOSX

Author: , August 12th, 2016

sudo /usr/sbin/installer -pkg /path/to/yourFile.pkg -target /

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 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 AppleShowAllFiles NO then relaunch finder as above.

How To Fix Safari Crashing in MacOSX

Author: , November 18th, 2013

YMMV… 1 2 3 rm ~/Library/PubSub/Database/Database.sqlite3 cd ~/Library/PubSub/Feeds; rm -r * rm ~/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db rm ~/Library/PubSub/Database/Database.sqlite3 cd ~/Library/PubSub/Feeds; rm -r * rm ~/Library/Safari/WebpageIcons.db /usr/bin/sqlite3 ~/Library/PubSub/Database/Database.sqlite3 vacuum

How To Remove 802.1X Profiles in MacOSX Lion

Author: , August 22nd, 2013

In Terminal: 1 sudo mv /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ sudo mv /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/ Then reboot. YMMV… This is why I am so upset with Apple these days – they constantly “dumb-down” MacOSX, removing features to “protect” the innocent public from harming themselves with the click of a mouse. Perfectly reasonable advanced features that existed in 10.6.8 are […]

How To Keep SSH Alive In MacOSX Lion Terminal Sessions

Author: , May 24th, 2012

Apple’s 10.7 Lion, is NOT my favorite iteration of MacOSX. They continue to make the OS more Windows-like, which means they have started down that slippery slope… In Snow Leopard, I could have my ssh sessions running for weeks. In Lion, the ssh sessions time out with nasty errors, including “Write failed: Broken pipe”. After […]