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Tar Challenge

Via: xkcd

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Update Mountain Lion Software Via Terminal

To run Software Updates and bypass the App Store you can open the terminal and type: sudo softwareupdate -l To install everything on the list type the command: sudo softwareupdate -i -a To install only one update at a time,

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Show What Process Is Keeping Mac Awake

Find out what processes are keeping your Mac from going to sleep. In the terminal type: pmset -g assertions The response will list out what is keeping awake.

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Restarting A Remote Mac Via Terminal

1. On the Mac that you want to control via remote, launch System Preferences and choose Sharing. Click the lock icon and enter your Admin password to unlock the preference. 2. Within that preference enable the Remote Login option. In

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Generate Random Passwords from the Command Line

The most secure passwords used, are those that are randomly generated. From the command line, you can randomize potential passwords in multiple ways. First method uses openssl, in the terminal type: openssl rand -base64 6 The output of this command

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