Flushing DNS Cache In OS X (Panther Through Yosemite)

On December 5, 2014, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , , with No Comments

From time to time, when changing DNS configurations you will need to flush the local DNS cache on your computer. On a Mac, this can easily be done from the Terminal. Just run the following commands for your respective version of OS X… El Capitan sudo dscacheutil -flushcache;sudo killall -HUP…

Unix Command to Login From Apple Remote Desktop

On August 6, 2011, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , , , with No Comments

If you manage multiple Macs using Apple Remote Desktop and each computer has an administrator account with a consistent password, you can send this script to log into them all at once. Great for Mac computer labs. osascript <<EOF tell application “System Events” keystroke “username” keystroke tab delay 0.5 keystroke…

Use Keyboard Shortcuts To Maximize Efficiency

On July 20, 2011, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

If you’re new to OS X or you want to get the ultimate speed upgrade for you Mac, try using keyboards shortcuts. These little gems will boost your productivity and help save your wrists as well. Many functions found in your menu have keyboard shortcut equivalents which appear with somewhat…

Don’t Let Snow Leopard Leave You Out In The Cold

On August 28, 2009, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Apple releases its latest feline into the wild today. OS 10.6, or Snow Leopard, is more of a fine-tuning of Leopard, rather than a break-through leap ahead. It’s primary change is that it is optimized for Macs with Intel processors and leaves behind those with the aging PowerPC chips. This…