A dark scary place full of text. That’s how it feels at first anyway. This is a selection of Terminal Commands that I have found particularly useful. Change settings for Spaces, Spotlight, Dock, Finder, Time Machine, System, etc that aren’t accessible through the application or system preferences. If you are just making your first forays into OS X Terminal land hopefully they will help you out.
Here are some very useful terminal commands and tips for hidden Mac OS X settings.
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Dan Frakes goes over some of new hidden features in Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6).
This video will be very useful for new users in Snow Leopard.
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, system preferences
Even if you are a regular Firefox user, you still may not know about the advanced configuration options. To get these options type:
about:config into the Firefox address bar.
And press enter .Clicking “I’ll be careful, I promise!” brings up a huge list of preferences, most of which aren’t accessible from the normal Preferences dialog. As the list is so long, the best way to find things in it is to start typing the name of the preference into the “Filter” box at the top. Once you have found the one you want, double-clicking it allows you to change it.
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