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Free space in your Mac for Mobile Development

If you are developing mobile apps for Android and/or iPhone and iPad, make sure to delete unused old software you installed in your journey to develop apps through months of updates and installations of libraries and tools. If you do not want to clean your xcode on Mac manually, there are DevCleaner for Xcode which helps your delete obsolete/unwanted software tools/libs/cache/log. Android Studio clean up Gradle Your Gradle Home directory contains wrapper, caches and daemons files.

Mac OS X Terminal: How to use option+delete to delete a word ?

I can backward delete a word using OPTION+DELETE on any text editor on Mac OS but I can’t use it to delete the last word I wrote on Terminal!! It is simple, just with a click of a box! Open Terminal, click on Terminal in menu bar, choose Preferences…, go to profiles tab, click on keyboard tab, check Use Option as Meta key. That’s it! we’re done. You can see the steps on this screenshot.

Fsck Exfat (fsck_exfat) Manual Page Apple Docs

I looked at Apple manual page online, and didn’t find the page. So I decided to add it here for reference when needed. FSCK_EXFAT(8) BSD System Manager's Manual FSCK_EXFAT(8) NAME fsck_exfat -- Verify and repair ExFAT file systems. SYNOPSIS fsck_exfat -q device ... fsck_exfat [-f] [-p] [-y | -n] [-g | -x] [-d] device ... DESCRIPTION The fsck_exfat utility verifies and repairs ExFAT file systems. The first form of fsck_exfat quickly checks the specified file systems to determine whether they were cleanly unmounted.

How to remove an audio track from an mkv ?

You can use final cut pro x or iMovie on Mac OS, or Camtasia Studio or Adobe Premiere Pro or DaVinci Resolve on Windows, or DaVinci Resolve or Blender or Kdenlive or ShotCut on Any Linux distro. But I prefer command line tools. Install mkvtoolsnix or use HomeBrew to install it : brew install --with-qt5 mkvtoolnix. Use mkvinfo to get the audio track IDs that you want. command like this mkvinfo *.

Show Hidden Files in Mac Finder

In Finder, you can click your computer’s hard drive under Locations, then open your Macintosh HD folder. Press Command + Shift + . (period) to make the hidden files appear. You can also do the same from inside the Documents, Applications, and Desktop folders. If you want to hide the files again, press Command + Shift + . (period) again. The post is finished because we are giving VALUE IN BRIEF.

rsnapshot HOWTOs Docs

rsnapshot is a filesystem backup utility based on rsync. Using rsnapshot, it is possible to take snapshots of your filesystems at different points in time. Using hard links, rsnapshot creates the illusion of multiple full backups, while only taking up the space of one full backup plus differences. When coupled with ssh, it is possible to take snapshots of remote filesystems as well. rsnapshot is written in Perl, and depends on rsync.

How to Free up Space on Mac OS ?

We all panic when we see the message your startup disk is almost full, or your disk is almost full. save space by optimizing storage. So let me tell you how to free up a good space in your mac, starting from obvious ways reaching to advanced methods to gain more storage space. ==== The Obvious ==== empty the trash can delete unwanted programs / apps installed on your mac delete unwanted files in your download folder / directory which is ~/Download/ delete unwanted movies and videos in ~/Movies/ delete unwanted music in ~/Music/ delete unwanted documents and files located in ~/Documents/ delete unwanted screenshots and screencasts if you have any.

Where is my recorded video on mac os after sudden shutdown ?

The problem: I recorded a screencast of my desktop using the built-in screenshot / screencast tool on mac os x. But my laptop / desktop computer shutdown for whatever reason. Where is my screencast stored in mac os files ? If your mac version is Catalina or Big Sur, you’ll find your screencast in ~/Library/ScreenRecordings directory.

How to Disable Spotlight Indexing for External Storage Volumes

Indexing files and folders (directories) of storage devices is good and bad at the same time. Spotlight always indexes your macintosh storage, so you can type any program to execute it or a file name to search for it. But indexing external storage volumes is consuming too much horsepower and time of your mac computer. To make your pendrive and external harddisk plug-and-play, we are going to disable spotlight indexing for external storage volumes on your mac machine.

How to Create Bash Function ?

First step: create a utilities.sh file to add all your bash functions in it. 2nd step: add your bash function/s like this. ## utilities.sh convertMP4toMP3(){ echo -n "Enter source mp4 file : " read sourceFile echo -n "Enter destination mp3 file : " read destFile avconv -i $sourceFile -vn -acodec libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 160k -ar 48000 $destFile } I created a bash function to convert mp4 video file to mp3 audio file from command line.