Posts tagged ‘osx’
Computers are smart. I had a folder full of screen captures (PNG) and I needed them to all be JPGs. Open Terminal and put in this command: mkdir jpegs; sips -s format jpeg *.* –out jpegs Voila! You smart computer.
I was going through some old CDs and they were pretty scratched. Some of them could not be read so my computer was a little slow on making a decision and spitting the discs back out. At one point, a certain CD didn’t come out at all (and was not showing up anywhere). In fact,
It’s time yet again for everyone to update Apple OS X to the latest version OS X 10.6.3. If you go to the previous link you can see an entire list of all of the fixes. Most of the applications are ones that I never use while others relate only to Mac OS X Server.
If you’re a newbie to using SSH, here’s a quick OS X Terminal command guide. These should help you become less dependent on websites to do domain look ups or change passwords in control panels. Becoming friends with Terminal means an increase in productivity. Commands for Web Site Management 1. host If you need to
There are times during DNS changes or other testing that you may want to specify a particular IP for a domain name. To do this, you’ll need to edit your hosts file. This way you can “trick” your computer before DNS actually changes or point a domain to another IP, even a local one. Some
Many folks coming from the Windows world often ask where they can find the PuTTY client for OS X. While I do not wish to undermine the quality of the client (as it is, quite likely, the best for Windows), there is no such need for it on OS X. Why? This is simple –