Category Archives: Mac

Homebrew commands for mac

I had to switch to Homebrew when we got Mavericks OSX 10.9 Update Homebrew Upgrade outdated formulas To see what old versions of a formula would be removed To remove old versions of a formula

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Where is the host file on Mac OS/X 10.9

/private/etc/hosts

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Tired of typing the Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN)?

When my OS was upgraded, I had to start typing the FQDN for all of the servers I used for work. I knew it had something to do with /etc/hosts on other Linux machines. The file that needs to be … Continue reading

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Mac Pipe to rm

Something like this normally works on Linux: Not on Mac. You have to remember to add xargs Without the xargs, it is like calling rm without a target.

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