Googling for terminal tweaks shows sites this one which show how to tweak OS X via the Terminal. Are there any Apple or exhaustive lists of these settings anywhere on the net?
It's not a free resource ($23), but I believe it should be mentioned here.
About the book:
- Many of the tips in this book exploit settings or experimental features never officially made public.
- "exploit secret settings and hidden apps"
- "tweak your system"
- "learn valuable security tricks"
"Tweaking" the system, Terminal based: that seems to call for mostly settings, and especially hidden settings that are envoked via a
defaults write command.
The most comprehensive list of
defaults write commands seems now to be available here.
The specific list of operating systems to choose from looks like it only covers 10.7 Lion upto 10.11 El Capitan but the site is still actively adding new command examples.