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!
Whether you’re leisurely using the command line or are a Terminal wizard, saving time is always a plus. From entering a long file path by hand to viewing your command line history, there’s a command for anyone that can save time. Keep reading, and we’ll walk you through five tips that can save you a few key presses and a little energy.
We’ve covered a lot of powerful Terminal commands over the past few weeks, but this week, we’re going to show you the smaller, softer side of Terminal commands. We’ll show you 3 user tricks that can be used. From authenticating as an administrator after typing a command with sudo !! to seeing who’s logged into your system with who, there’s a terminal command that can be run in almost any situation.