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.
Create a Finder alias from the command line, and resolve them to full paths – a new free command tool, with source.
Do you know when it would be best to use a hard link? What’s the difference between a Finder alias and a symbolic link? And where to High Sierra’s new clones fit in?
First there were inodes, aliases, and links. Finder aliases already use the volfs file system, but Apple wants us to switch to its opaque Bookmarks
One of the Finder’s grand illusions, these are standard documents actually composed of a hierarchy of files and folders. Here are some details of common packages.
Versioning has been around for nearly 7 years, and has many powerful features. Here’s how to get the most out of it, including using it to copy content from old versions into the current one, and how to delete old versions.
What does iCloud mean when its says it’s ‘preparing’ a file? Seeing through the smoke and mirrors of iCloud Drive.
Getting the best out of Quick Look’s document previews and thumbnail icons, in the Finder and the Open File dialog.
Many files in macOS are more than just their data, and contain metadata in extended attributes. Does macOS know the true size of any file, taking into account those attributes?