Most people who want to query their network’s data speeds will fire up a web browser and load the speedtest.net website, or at least something comparable. But if you’re using macOS Monterey or later, then you can do this right from a Terminal window.
After jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad, one of the most important things you can do to fortify your device’s security is to change the root password so that unauthorized users won’t be able to SSH into your device and make changes unbeknownst to you.
Shortcuts are handy and powerful automations that can get things done on your iOS, iPadOS, or macOS devices, but lets say you’re using your Mac and you want to trip off a shortcut like a pro — how would you do it? With Terminal of course.
There are many things you can do with a jailbroken iPhone that you could only dream of doing on a non-jailbroken iPhone. One of such things would be spoofing your handset’s location, which can make it look like you’re somewhere you aren’t.
Like any other computer, your Raspberry Pi can fill up with unwanted items. You may have created a file that you no longer need or downloaded a file you no longer want.
If you’re ready to do a bit of cleaning on your Raspberry Pi, we’ll show you how to delete a file.
When you first set up your Raspberry Pi, you’re prompted to change the default password. But maybe you want to change it again down the road. As we all know, you’re supposed to do this regularly for security reasons.
So here, we’ll show you how to change your Raspberry Pi password. You can update your password using two methods, the Raspberry Pi Configuration interface or a Terminal command.
When you change the extension for a file in macOS, you're normally treated with a warning. And if you're someone who changes file extensions a lot, then you may soon get annoyed by the warning. Luckily, there's an easy way to turn off the change file extension warning in Mac.
With Safari 14 on Mac came a cool feature for tab previews. This allows you to see a tiny snapshot of a webpage you have open in another tab when hovering your mouse over this tab. The thing with this feature is, it’s simply not for everyone. Some find it distracting. If you fall into this group, we’re here to help. Here’s how to disable the Safari tab previews on your Mac.
You can compress and bundle several files and folders in a single ZIP file. If you have multiple files you want to send securely for business, financial, or other reasons, you can protect the ZIP file with a password.
Password protection on a ZIP file works irrespective of the operating system on which it’s tried to be opened. So, when you send the password-protected ZIP file created on your Mac to someone using iOS, Android, or Windows, it will still need the right password to unzip and show the contents.
In this tutorial, we show you two free ways to add password protection to ZIP files and lock it.
If you use Terminal on your Mac to accomplish simple tasks, there may be a time when you want to print the results. For example, maybe you’re using a Terminal command to list out the apps on your Mac.
While it’s easy enough to print your Terminal window, there are a couple of tricks for selecting what to print. Here, we’ll show you those tips for selecting text and how to print from Terminal on your Mac.
If you’ve just purchased your first Mac, and especially if you’re coming from Windows, you might be wondering about the Utilities folder. You may see the folder but have yet to open it or you might be looking for a specific tool and don’t realize it’s in that folder.
Whatever the case, we’re here with another in our New to Mac series to help you out! We’ll explain what’s in the Utilities folder and what each tool is for.
Terminal is a useful tool for performing actions on macOS with simple commands. And for many Mac users, it’s the preferred way to get things done, like showing hidden Finder folders or keeping your Mac from sleeping. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t entertain yourself with Terminal too.
We’ve shown you several fun and useful commands for Terminal, and they’re pretty awesome. But if you want to get in a little practice with Terminal commands that are just a bit whimsical, then this list is for you.
Here are nine enjoyable Terminal commands for macOS.