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Bug allows for use of 'sudo' in OS X without a password

A small workaround exists in OS X for the use of the "sudo" command requiring authentication after 10 minutes of nonuse.

By August 30, 2013


Adjust the sudo time-out behavior in OS X

If you use the sudo command often to make changes to your system, you can adjust when it requires you to enter your password.

By January 7, 2013


Create a keyboard shortcut for Yosemite's Dark Mode

With a simple Terminal command, you can create a keyboard shortcut to toggle Dark Mode on and off.

By October 23, 2014


How to run both Chrome OS and Ubuntu on a Chromebook

Google's low-cost computers are capable of doing more than you think. Here's how you can transform a Chromebook into a full-blown Linux laptop.

By March 19, 2014


How to save to hidden directories in OS X

Accessing a hidden folder from within an application may be tricky, but can be overcome using a simple Finder trick.

By March 17, 2014


Create a retro game console with the Raspberry Pi

Play classic games like Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Invaders, and more with this fun do-it-yourself project.

By March 6, 2014


Manage grayed-out 'Move to Trash' option in OS X

You can fix the inability to move files to the OS X trash by adjusting file permissions settings.

By March 3, 2014


FileVault's authenticated restart has hardware requirements

If you use FileVault and wish to restart remotely, you can do so with the "fdesetup" command; however, this does have some hardware limitations.

By January 23, 2014


Two ways to enable the root user in OS X

While rarely needed, the root user can be enabled to give full and unrestricted access to an OS X system for troubleshooting purposes.

By January 16, 2014


Systemstats offers quick overview of Mavericks system activity

Apple's report-generating routines in OS X Mavericks give in-depth views of your system's activity, which may help if you need to troubleshoot problems with your system.

By December 24, 2013