Useful Tidbits

I am always in need of a certain command or utility and end up searching the Internet for a solution. I’ve gotten tired of it and am starting to collect useful commands and utilities here so that I can easily find them. Of course that means anyone else can find them as well.

Mac OS Show All Files (including dot files) in Finder

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
Tested on version: 10.12.5 Sierra
I found this at Ian’s Blog.

Mac Recovery

How to create a bootable installer for macOS

How to reset SMC (System Management Controller

Laptop with non-removeable battery and without T2 chip: Left side Shift-Control-Option then press Power and hold for 10 seconds.

How to reset PRAM / NVRAM

Hold down Option-Command-P-R while turning on.

How to boot from USB drive

Hold down Option while turning on, wait for the startup disk chooser.

Network Stuff

A collection of Ubiquiti WAP links follows. I am a big fan of the Ubiquiti Wireless Access Points (WAP) and supporting Enterprise network systems.

Ubiquiti High Density WLAN Scenario Guide

Ubiquiti New BaseStationXG at a Concert Venue

Ubiquiti WiFi at FedEx Forum (14,000+ clients)

 

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