Mac OS X

Tutorials, tips, hints, software, and howtos about Apple Mac OS X Unix operating system including MacBook Pro, MacAir, Mac Mini and server edition. ( rss feed )

I often need to download files using the Terminal. However, I am unable to find the wget command on OS X. How do download files from the web via the Mac OS X bash command line option?

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I need to set and test my web-app using Google cloud compute engine. How do I connect to an Instance Using ssh on Ubuntu Linux or Apple OS X based system?

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I need to add dev tools (such as JDK and friends) to my PATH. How do I change $PATH variable in OS X 10.8.x? Where does $PATH get set in OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion?

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I am using Apple OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 on my Macbook pro. For my school project I need to write an app in PHP 5 and Apache. However, I am unable to find the Web Sharing option from the Sharing panel in System Preferences. How do I install Apache and PHP5 in OS X version 10.8.4? How do I enable HTTPD and test my web app?

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I am a new Apple Macbook pro user. Is Mac OS X pronounced as “Mac OS E-X” or “Mac OS Ten”? How do you pronounce the Apple Mac os X? How do I find out OS X version using command line tool?

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I can use Shutter app in GNU/Linux to take a screenshot of a specific area, window, whole screen, or even of a website. How do I take a screenshot on my mac book pro/mini desktop using Mac OS X?

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How do I see my current WI-FI (Wifi) connection speed in Apple Mac OS X?

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