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These instructions assume you’re using the Terminal app out of the box, without ZSH or any fancy prompts like that. I trust you will be able to adapt these instructions yourself if you do.

Step 1 : Create a symlink called sublime

sudo ln -s "/Applications/Sublime Text.app/Contents/SharedSupport/bin/subl" /usr/local/bin/sublime

Step 2 : Check that your system profile can find the symlink you just created.

open ~/.bash_profile

Step 3 : Add both these lines & then save the file :

alias subl="open -a /Applications/Sublime\ Text.app"

export PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH

Step 4 : Reload your bash_profile :

source ~/.bash_profile

Done ! You can now navigate to any of your code/script folders in Terminal and open them in Sublime with the following commands :

subl .
subl .zshrc
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 15:59

How to make current window screenshot in Mac

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Command + Shift + 4 then hit Spacebar
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To disable the creation of .ds_store files, launch the Terminal application from /Applications/Utilities/ and enter the following command string exactly:

defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true

Reboot the Mac for changes to take full effect.

Friday, 27 July 2018 11:16

Customize OS X's Login Screen with Any Logo You Want

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The login screen on your Mac is perfectly functional as it is, but if you want to spice it up a little bit, blogger Jacob Salmela shows you how to customize the login screen with a logo of your choosing.

If you don't want to install a whole program just for a simple tweak it's easy to do manually. All you need is a PNG that's 428 X 248. Then, you'll need to save it as four different files.

Here's instructions:

You need four copies of this file, and they need to be named:

  • apple.png
  • apple@2x.png
  • apple_s1.png
  • apple_s1@2x.png

Once they are named correctly, just drag them into the following path:

/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/LoginUIKit.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LoginUICore.framework/Resources/

and then choose to replace all of them.

That's it, log out, and you should see your new logo. Head over to Salmela's site for a few sample images and instructions for making your own.

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After I check the folder, I just know that the folder owned by “root” user.

ls -lah
sudo chown whoami .config

 

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To disable the creation of .ds_store files, launch the Terminal application from /Applications/Utilities/ and enter the following command string exactly:

defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true
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First - open Finder -> Go to folder -> /Library/Caches

The second - find file com.apple.desktop.admin.png and replays it with your image ;) filename need be same = com.apple.desktop.admin.png. You also may rename jpg file to png without converting.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 18:05

How to Lock the Mac Screen from Terminal in OS X

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Open Terminal and enter the following in a single line:

/System/Library/CoreServices/Menu\ Extras/User.menu/Contents/Resources/CGSession -suspend
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