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!
We’ve covered alternative terminal emulators in the past, but we recently ran across a tweak for the standard OS X Terminal app that will improve your productivity when using the CLI (command line interface) on your Mac. TotalTerminal makes the standard Terminal app a hot-key activated terminal that’s available systemwide. Simply activate it by pressing a keyboard shortcut, then enter your commands. Read on, and we’ll show you how to install and get running with this plugin.