Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Sometimes you may need to update the system time from the command line, particularly if you encounter issues booting into the OS X recovery partition if your Mac has been sitting for a while and the system date is incorrect. Fortunately, this is something that is easily changed in OS X using a bit of Terminal-ology, as you will see in this article. Continue reading, and we'll show you how to switch your system date to the correct date using a simple date command.