There are just too many online services these days that require passwords, and keeping track of all those security keys can get confusing after awhile. The built-in Keychain Access service in OS X, Safari and a several other applications can remember your password for you, but it's not as fully-featured as one would hope. Enter LastPass, the password manager that works on Macs, Windows, and even iOS devices. Oh, and did we mention that it's free and integrates with your browser, too?
We’ve covered writing basic AppleScripts in the past, but if you’re writing an AppleScript that requires administrator privileges to run properly, the script may not function correctly without a username and password present. In this post, we’ll show you how to correctly format your AppleScripts that require authentication.
There's nothing worse than being in a hurry and not remembering your password. Fortunately, with Mac OS X’s built-in password manager, you can easily recover those lost passwords without having to bother with the password reset debacle. Use Keychain Access to search for and retrieve any saved password.