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Reset DNS Cache On Mac

OS X stores a local cache of resolved DNS queries for a time defined by the DNS server, but there are times when it may be necessary to reset the cache immediately and re-query a DNS server. For example, you

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Always Show The User Library Folder – OS X 10.7 – 10.8

This simple command lets the user Library always to be visible. In the terminal type the following command and hit enter: chflags nohidden ~/Library/

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Mac OS X Check Bluetooth Signal Strength

In Lion and Mountain Lion you can check the strength of your connected Bluetooth devices fairly easy. Open System Preferences from the  Apple menu and click “Bluetooth” Press and hold the Option key to reveal signal strength for the

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Flush DNS Cache in Lion and Mountain Lion Changed

To flush the DNS cache in Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6, run this command in Terminal: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache This as been changed in 10.7 and 10.8, as per an article from Apple, to clear it out, run this command: sudo

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Disable Elastic (Rubber Band) Scrolling In Mac OS X Lion (10.7)

With every great OS comes great disappointment. Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion for the masses that don’t understand numbers), had many improvements and changes. Some were not so accepted. One such change was the elastic over-scrolling that exists in the

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