A small workaround exists in OS X for the use of the "sudo" command requiring authentication after 10 minutes of nonuse.
If you use the sudo command often to make changes to your system, you can adjust when it requires you to enter your password.
With a simple Terminal command, you can create a keyboard shortcut to toggle Dark Mode on and off.
Play classic games like Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Invaders, and more with this fun do-it-yourself project.
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.
Accessing a hidden folder from within an application may be tricky, but can be overcome using a simple Finder trick.
You can fix the inability to move files to the OS X trash by adjusting file permissions settings.
If you use FileVault and wish to restart remotely, you can do so with the "fdesetup" command; however, this does have some hardware limitations.
While rarely needed, the root user can be enabled to give full and unrestricted access to an OS X system for troubleshooting purposes.
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.