I'm a newbie macuser coming from Debian, and I'm a big command line user. One one my preferred one is netcat (aka nc on mac). I especially loved the -e option which enabled to create a process that ...
When I open Terminal it shows this: Last login: Fri Apr 1 17:04:59 on ttys000 -bash: export: /opt/local/bin': not a valid identifier -bash: ...
Let's say a folder has a file called Näyttökuva.png (for those who are interested, it is ”screenshot” in Finnish). This is what happens: $ ls Näyttökuva.png $ ls N* Näyttökuva.png $ ls Nä* ls: Nä*: ...
I've been using the bashpodder script (http://lincgeek.org/bashpodder/) recently, and while the script works beautifully when I use it in the command line, the crontab I created for it doesn't work at ...
I'm running a series of commands on the command line that takes approximately twenty minutes to complete. I'd like to see some sort of notification on my Mac when these are finished so I don't need ...
How can I change Terminal.app's default shell to BASH? For some reason, my friend's Mac (10.6.6) defaults to using TCSH instead of BASH. The obvious remedy is to choose /bin/bash as the command to ...
So, the question pretty much says it all. I'm on Snow Leopard, and I do a lot of web development, particularly in Rails 3 which makes heavy use of the console. I've seen some notable bloggers etc. ...
I already posted this question in stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4811282/mac-os-x-terminal-use-option-as-meta-key-overrides-backslash-in-spanish-keyboar but I was informed there ...
I'm writing a script that will rsycnc my Time Machine directory to a remote server using ssh. I've switched from a shell script to an AppleScript and then back to an Apple script and I don't really ...
I have a tangled mess of python installations on my laptop. I was looking at the executables in /usr/local/bin and they are all symbolic links to ../../../Library...... There's some weird behavior ...