Archive for the ‘Mac’ Category

Finding Large Files

I was looking to delete some large files on my mac, but was having a hard time identifying the 1 Gig or larger files. I droped down to the Terminal because I knew the du command helps you identify file sizes, but it is a wealth of information since it is recursive. I sorted through […]

Monitoring with GeekTool 3 and Perl on a Mac

I was running into issues where I was having power outages at my house.  My  IP address at home was changing a lot during due to the outages.  I wanted to keep track of the address changes as well as the outages.  I threw together a little script that keep track of things. This script […]

Startup Key Combinations for Intel-based Macs

Since I always have to look this up I thought that I would post it here. Keystroke Description Press C during startup Start up from a bootable CD or DVD, such as the Mac OS X Install disc that came with the computer. Press D during startup Start up in Apple Hardware Test (AHT), if […]