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!
Know of a great command line command, but don’t know all of its features or how to use it? If only you had a way to display a manual for the command. Well, as it turns out, there’s a command for just that. Enter “man” (short for manual). Using this command, you can see the command and all of its parameters that can be used with it. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to take advantage of this built-in guide.
Keyboard shortcuts are synonymous with computers — just about every platform has them. Shortcuts can provide a lot of freedom to the user, and help create a more streamlined workflow for using applications, and your computer in general. Many new Mac users, however, can get a bit confused when they see the keyboard shortcut pattern is different from what they might be used to. In this article, we’ll walk you through these differences, and show you some top keyboard shortcuts that every new Mac user should know about.