Formatting log extracts, understanding and selecting the fields to display, predicates to filter an extract, using string search, and top-down search for working with the unified log.
How it came about, what Apple’s goals were and their effect on the log contents, how it works, and an overview of the tools available to work with it.
We eradicated smallpox, and are on the verge of doing the same to polio. Simple lessons on naming and communicating extend to macOS malware, and Apple’s role.
Setting permissions in Terminal is simple. This basic introduction explains how to understand the notation used, and save yourself time fiddling in the Finder.
Creating and resolving Finder aliases is straightforward in Swift: here’s how alisma does it.
If you’re not sure what a ZWJ is, then now’s the time to catch up. How Unicode emoji have made it impossible to count characters.
Create a Finder alias from the command line, and resolve them to full paths – a new free command tool, with source.
Following yesterday’s pushed update to XProtect, Apple has overnight pushed an update to its malware removal tool MRT, […]
Apple has just pushed an update to the configuration data for its XProtect tool, which detects malware on […]
Time Machine backups look like ordinary files and folders, but you have to be careful what you do to them. Here’s how you can go inside them in safety, and what you can do.