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How to flush DNS cache in OS X El Capitan?
Open a Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities/ or search with Spotlight) and run the following command: sudo dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder;
How to delete an ip route in Mac OS X?
sudo route delete 192.168.250.0/24 10.21.0.1
How to show ip routes in Mac OS X?
Fire up your terminal an enter the following command: netstat -nr Or you could limit it a bit to this: netstat -rnf inet Or
How to restart frozen Dock, Finder or Menubar on Mac OS X?
This happens from time to time and if you can either open a Terminal or connect to your Mac OX
How to run virt-manager on Mac OS X?
There is no easy solution for this at the moment and there is no real alternative on Mac OS X
How to uninstall all unused versions of (mac)ports packages?
This is actually pretty easy, just run the following command: sudo port uninstall inactive
How to unhide Library folder on Mac OS X?
This one is pretty easy, just run that command in Terminal: chflags nohidden ~/Library
How to activate TRIM in Mac OS X?
Owners of Macbooks who upgraded to an SSD might want to use this feature and here are two ways to
How to clear DNS cache in Mac OS X (Leopard/Snow Lepard/Lion)?
For Mac OS X 10.4 and below: lookupd -flushcache For Mac OS X 10.5 and above: dscacheutil -flushcache
How to completely uninstall xcode?
This is actully quite easy and might be necessary from time to time.Open a Terminal and enter the following command: sudo
How to make a bootable Mac OS X Lion USB stick?
Gladly this is actually now quite easy. (Now there is a also a tool available that does most of the
How to fix AFP connections to old server/nas? (Mac OS X Lion)
I ran into this problem with Lion and I am sure more and more people will now, as it was
Cisco VPN client stuck / not working in Mac OS X?
You might try this, it helped me a few times: sudo kextunload -b com.cisco.nke.ipsec; sudo kextload -b com.cisco.nke.ipsec This un and reloads
How to remove an entry from the preference pane?
As in most cases with the Mac OS X operating system, those entries are just plain files on your hard
How to debug "back to my Mac" feature in Mac OS X?
Well, I was kinda amazed that Apple has built in quite some nice console tools for debugging, so open an
How to run MacFUSE on Snow Leopard 64 bit?
Hi folks, well, I ran into this problem some time ago and well, you could built it yourself from the google
How to enable Time Machine on unsupported volumes?
Just run that command in terminal and you can use any device for Time Machine backups: defaults write com.apple.systempreferences TMShowUnsupportedNetworkVolumes 1
How to use suspend to disk in Mac OS X?
Usually your Mac Book does a special thing, that is called "safe suspend", what happens here is that the RAM
How do I install mplayer on Mac OS X?
Hi fellow Mac users, the problem is that the mplayer builds supplied by the mplayer people themselves are really outdated so
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