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!
Last week in our Terminal 101 column, we talked about how to use the basic features of the tmutil program, which allows you to use Time Machine through the command line interface. This week, we’re going to cover how to use some of the advanced features of the tmutil program to do things like checking the status on local backups, enabling and disabling them, creating a new local backup, and more.