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How to force empty Trash on your Mac using Terminal

My Mac says an item can't be deleted. WTF? How do I fix it? There's a Terminal trick for that!

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Fifteen Terminal tricks that every Mac user should know

Customize your computer and master OS X's command line with these tips, tricks, and Terminal phrases.

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How to use Terminal on the Mac when you have no idea where to start

While you never have to visit OS X's command line, there's lots you can tweak on your Mac if you're curious to learn more. Here's what you need to know, along with some great tricks to explore.

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Apple releases Command Line Tools 6.4 for developers

Apple has released new versions of its Command Line Tools for developers on OS X Yosemite. These tools allow for UNIX-like development right in OS X's Terminal.

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Homage to the Terminal

Craigh Hockenberry, writing on Furbo.org:

As much as I love them, these long "trick lists" on Stack Overflow have a problem: they're poorly organized with little narrative describing why you'd want to use a technique. This long homage to the command line is my attempt to remedy that situation.

Terminal is an incredibly powerful tool that the vast majority of Mac users ignore completely. Residing in the Mac's Utility folder, Terminal provides a command line interface for the Mac. Paired with the apps and tools you can use from the command line, you can do some truly remarkable things with it.

Whether you're a longtime Terminal aficionado, or someone who's always been curious to know more, it's well worth a read.

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How to get Absinthe 2.0 working on OS X Mountain Lion

If you've got OS X Mountain Lion and you've recently tried to jailbreak using Absinthe 2.0 you more than likely realized that OS X Mountain Lion either won't let you open Absinthe or the program won't actually load. After a bit of research, a sharp reader over at iDownloadBlog managed to find a workaround that will allow you to run it again. If you know what you're doing, you can head on over there and blast through the instructions. If you're not as familiar with OS X, keep reading for a step-by-step walkthrough with screen shots.

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