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In any incomprehensible situation, press Ctrl + Alt + Del – this tenet has been guided by users of the Windows operating system for decades. However, with the transition to macOS, this principle is no longer relevant, what should be done in the event of a program “freezing” and other troubles? What for Control + Alt + Delete? If you recently switched from Windows to Mac, and your program “hung”, the first reaction is to…

In many quides from the Internet, it is recommended that you use the ifconfig command to configure the network or view information about it. This is a very old, but convenient utility that has a simple syntax and displays information in a simple and correct way. But when you try to use this command, you can sometimes get the error: “ifconfig command not found” or “ls command not found”. Everything is clear here, the command…

The program is intended only for advanced Mac users who often work with the command line. Beginners can also install Homebrew, but it is unlikely that the program will bring them much benefit, since you first need to learn how to work with teams. If you know how to work with Terminal or are familiar with the command line of the Windows or Linux platform, Homebrew will definitely come in handy. Homebrew – The Best…

The latest version of Apple OS for Mac computers finally has a dark theme. Yes, now the maOS will finally not tire your eyes! The point is – how to activate a new option? Apple proposes to install a dark mode of system design already during installation. If you skipped this step, then check out other ways to activate Dark mode on macOS. Activate Dark Mode on Mac Open System Preferences (through the corresponding icon…

When it comes to using Homebrew on a Mac, in addition to installing packages, we naturally must be able to remove them from the system, and also understand and correct the dependencies after the package is removed. This is what will be discussed in today’s article. Brew Uninstall Packages The command to remove a package from the Homebrew installation list is as follows: brew uninstall packageName For example, to remove Python, you should use the…

Starting with macOS Mojave, Apple has added dynamic animated (“live”) wallpapers to the desktop operating system that can automatically change throughout the day. In this article we will see how to activate that new feature! Moving Wallpapers for your Mac It is noteworthy that, depending on the time of day, the time of day on the wallpaper also changes. For example, at noon on the screen of your Mac you will see the Mojave Desert…

With Mac computers, you can use almost any keyboard designed for a Windows PC, whether it’s a USB or Bluetooth keyboard. True, the modification keys on keyboards for Mac and PC are different. This can result in erroneous keyboard shortcuts or other unexpected keystrokes when using a PC keyboard with a Mac. The problem can be easily solved by reassigning the WINDOWS and ALT keys to Cmd and Option (Alt) on the PC keyboard connected…

You can easily unzip the .zip file on a Mac without downloading any additional software. You just need to know how to control your computer in order to quickly and easily unzip the file. Previously, the Zip format was limited only to the Windows world, but now such archives are often created and used in macOS. About .zip Files Zip is a popular file archiving and lossless data compression format. A Zip archive can contain…

In the Photos application on Mac, there is a set of drawing tools called Layout, which can be used to add drawings, doodles, sketches, handwriting, annotations, and other elements to any picture. Like many other features in Mac, the set of editing tools is not striking and easy to miss. The instructions below will tell you how to access the toolkit and use it for drawings in photographs. Draw on your Photos You can draw…

If you don’t use Dashboard on your Mac, then why not completely disable it. A functional macOS application that takes up valuable megabytes in the computer’s memory can be easily deactivated. But before that you should ask yourself the question: how often and for what purpose do I use the extra workspace and what widgets do I really need. How to Close Dashboard on Mac? If of all the widgets available for Dashboard, you only…