Category Archives: Mac OS X

Enable showing hidden files in Finder on Mac

In order to enable showing hidden files and directories in Finder, type the following commands in the terminal (tested successfully on Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”): To revert back to the default setting:

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Converting a DMG file to an ISO format on Mac

The following command can be used to convert a DMG file to an ISO format (tested successfully on Mac OS X 10.8 “Mountain Lion”):

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Flushing DNS cache on Mac

Sometimes, it becomes necessary to flush DNS cache, i.e. after changing DNS records for a domain. This can be done with the following command (tested successfully on Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion” and 10.8 “Mountain Lion”):

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