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1805 Why am I getting an “invalid active developer path” when attempting to use Git after upgrading to macOS Catalina? 2016-09-24T19:09:23.710

583 Please share your hidden macOS features or tips and tricks 2010-08-24T00:39:53.153

559 List of all packages installed using Homebrew 2013-09-06T14:39:41.720

552 How can I permanently add my SSH private key to Keychain so it is automatically available to ssh? 2012-04-13T13:13:48.797

404 Got any tips or tricks for Terminal in Mac OS X? 2009-10-07T22:09:35.700

391 git auto-complete for *branches* at the command line? 2012-07-08T18:25:28.390

382 Remap "Home" and "End" to beginning and end of line 2011-06-18T08:04:54.780

376 How to find cause of high kernel_task cpu usage? 2019-06-27T21:28:02.620

374 What is the difference between `brew` and `brew cask`? 2014-03-25T10:31:43.137

371 How can I create a symbolic link in Terminal? 2013-12-31T17:49:01.153

370 How do I recompile Bash to avoid Shellshock (the remote exploit CVE-2014-6271 and CVE-2014-7169)? 2014-09-24T18:35:05.653

368 How do I disable Chrome's two-finger back/forward navigation? 2011-08-09T22:25:08.403

356 How can I configure Mac Terminal to have color ls output? 2009-06-10T05:59:24.777

352 Shortcut for toggling between different windows of same app? 2015-07-01T15:31:27.570

350 What Window Management Options exist for OS X? 2011-03-05T18:01:53.150

329 How can I trigger a Notification Center notification from an AppleScript or shell script? 2012-07-25T18:57:06.127

325 Why does my dock keep moving back to my other monitor? 2015-01-30T13:55:08.250

307 How can I disable animation when switching desktops in Lion? 2011-07-21T02:26:03.923

298 What is the difference between .bash_profile and .bashrc? 2012-05-10T21:39:54.310

292 How do I stop the Adobe Creative Cloud app from auto-launching on login? 2014-07-15T02:53:47.607

288 How to separate "mouse" and "trackpad" settings? 2014-01-09T21:45:40.267

279 "File Open" dialog is missing sidebar items 2015-09-30T13:11:06.983

274 How to Retrieve the Wi-Fi Password of a Connected Network on a Mac 2012-07-11T16:11:17.763

274 Hotkey to show hidden files and folders in File Open dialog? 2015-05-09T09:54:36.383

264 How to change computer name so terminal displays it in Mac OS X Mountain Lion? 2012-10-07T18:09:52.217

263 How to prevent Mac from changing the order of Desktops/Spaces 2015-11-05T05:52:46.880

260 How do I downgrade node or install a specific previous version using homebrew? 2015-02-11T17:01:37.603

255 Using Alt/Cmd + Right/Left Arrow in iTerm 2014-07-03T17:12:34.620

251 What is the "rootless" feature in El Capitan, really? 2015-06-27T20:43:18.927

245 How can I manually delete old backups to free space for Time Machine? 2012-02-04T19:36:35.467

245 Make the green full screen window icon on Yosemite maximize windows 2014-07-25T08:18:38.877

244 How can I list my open network ports with netstat? 2014-01-17T22:41:13.970

242 How to combine two images into one on a Mac? 2012-06-04T19:55:47.827

230 iTerm - going one word backwards and forwards 2014-11-02T09:19:37.837

225 mds and mds_stores constantly consuming cpu 2014-09-07T18:19:52.503

224 Why doesn't .bashrc run automatically? 2011-04-27T21:08:53.870

213 What do I type to produce the command symbol (⌘) in Mac OS X? 2010-11-15T22:52:23.753

213 Applications Don't Show Up in Spotlight 2012-09-01T09:04:48.537

213 I included emoji in my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite 2015-08-26T19:26:06.450

210 How do I find my IP Address from the command line? 2011-08-06T22:32:40.293

208 Is there a Mac OS X Terminal version of the "free" command in Linux systems? 2010-11-23T21:08:40.197

207 How to replace Mac OS X utilities with GNU core utilities? 2012-10-22T14:49:33.697

204 macOS Sierra doesn’t seem to remember SSH keys between reboots 2016-09-25T12:39:51.303

200 How do I combine two or more images to get a single pdf file? 2011-03-31T19:04:16.373

198 How do I remove the Google Chrome notifications bell icon from the Mac OS X menu bar? 2014-03-28T02:32:53.737

188 Can I open files in TextEdit from the Terminal in Mac OS X? 2011-09-22T09:13:54.523

188 Can I get the CPU temperature and fan speed from the command line in OS X? 2012-06-21T00:24:39.020

186 How do I launch Finder from terminal or command line 2013-09-10T22:12:31.717

182 How to fix brew after OSX upgrade to Yosemite? 2014-10-30T06:10:30.393

181 Which OS X Applications do you find indispensable? 2010-08-17T20:17:58.147


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