In Google Chrome you can easily purge browsing data including cookies, history, etc using the application preferences. But there are still a bunch of files that it doesn't touch. I was having some … [Read more...] about Purge all Google Chrome user data on a Mac
Tips tricks and how tos for using Apple Mac OSX
OSX is Apple's UNIX based operating system and GUI that has been sold since 2002 as a replacement for the classic Mac OS which ended at version 9. This section contains tips and tricks and howtos for using OSX. I have been using OSX as my day to day desktop and development environment since June 2010.
I frequently export a whole bunch of web pages as PDF documents in Safari on OS X and found it frustrating to have to use the mouse to click click click to do it, and worked out how to create a … [Read more...] about Create keyboard shortcut to export as PDF in Safari on OS X
I am the king of random shortcuts and always seem to hit keys when typing that have unexpected consequences, such as this morning when I was doing something in Excel and managed to trigger scroll … [Read more...] about Scroll Lock Key on a Mac
This post is a quick reference for some of the mail server commands for Apple Mac OSX: how to show the queue, flush it, delete everything, delete a particular message, etc. View the log file The log … [Read more...] about Mac mail queue commands
DNS lookups are cached so that subsequent lookups for the same host don't require querying an external DNS server again until the TTL expires. Sometimes you need to clear the cache, for example if … [Read more...] about How to clear the DNS cache on Mac OSX
I'm the king of hitting random shortcut key combinations and doing unexpected things and often accidentally close a tab or the entire window in Google Chrome while editing some content on one of my … [Read more...] about Remap quit and close tab shortcut keys etc in Mac OS X