System configurations: Examples


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System configurations: Examples

In this movie, I want to show you a few of the most popular system configuration changes. The first one will show all the dot files in the Finder. Remember that by default the Finder hides all our dot files so that we can't see them, but we could change that behavior. If we want to make them visible we'd say defaults write com.apple. Finder and then ShowAllFiles true. If you ever decide you want to turn it off again, ShowAllFiles false. Or if you want the Unix path to display in the Finder windows up at the top, well its default is write com.apple. Finder, and then _FXShowPosixPathInTitle using all the correct capitalization, and then -bool TRUE, setting a Boolean to true.

If you wanted to go away then you'd just set it to bool False. We can also configure some of the defaults for screen capturing. We saw a little bit about how to trigger screen capturing from Unix. We can change how the Mac does its screen capturing permanently even in the Finder by setting defaults write co...

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System configurations: Examples provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Unix for Mac OS X Users

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