Do you close your Terminal sessions correctly? Does iStat Menus work after you migrate? Are you getting Notes to launch as fast as possible? You’ll be able to answer “yes” to all three of these things after just the first few minutes of this week’s show. Stick around and learn about taming CarPlay, sharing Calendars, using a VPN with your Apple TV and much more. You’ll definitely hit your quota of learning at least five new things with John and Dave this week.
Quick Tips include zooming messages in Mail, tweaking Preview Options, more Remote Access, and remapping keyboard shortcuts. But that’s not all, listen for Cool Stuff Found, holiday deals and more just by pressing play. John F. Braun and Dave Hamilton are here to make sure you learn your five new things this week!
If you prefer the Terminal over the GUI, or just want a different way to create and move files and folders, this is the tip for you.
It lists all of the times your Mac has been woken up from sleep in chronological order.
It will show IP addresses and MAC addresses, and is useful for troubleshooting and other situations.
Think of fish as a tool that works behind the scenes. Using fish means using Terminal like you normally would, except now you get extra functionality.
Only go through with this guide if you deleted your Facebook account and want nothing more to do with it. This is basically the scorched earth nuclear option.
For another quick tip, if you don’t want to hide an app, but want to minimize it using the keyboard, press Command (⌘) + M.
This will show you how the time, how many hours or days of uptime, number of users, and CPU load averages.
Andrew Orr shows us how to download files from the web using Terminal.
This way you won’t have screenshots being uploaded to iCloud Drive if you turned Documents and Desktop syncing on
This can be useful if you prefer to create your own shadows.
When you use the Terminal method, you can keep using your Mac as the update downloads and the initial installation will take place in the background.
If you’ve never heard of the “grep” Terminal command, then you have to come check out today’s Quick Tip. Using this is a simple way to find lines in a text file that match a pattern you specify, which can make separating and cleaning up data a breeze!
Your questions answered, as always, including several unresponsive Macs and how to fix them, Life after CrashPlan, Problematic iCloud syncing, and moving your media libraries. Cool Stuff Found kicks things off, though, with lots of great stuff that you’ll love. Plus, a healthy competition about internet speeds between your two favorite geeks is in there, too! Press play and enjoy!
Two powerful commands give you complete keyboard control over the Clipboard, which is pretty darned cool.