Trashing files not going to the trash bin

Click on the item in the Finder’s sidebar with the house icon and verify that you are able to write to this folder in the Ownership & Permissions section of the Get Info window, and that it isn’t locked; if it is already set this way and you get that error, open the Terminal in […]

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Where to Set Environment Variables in Mac OS X

At the command line, environmental variables are defined for the current shell and become inherited by any running command or process. They can determine anything from the default shell, the PATH, the users home directory, to the terminal emulation type, current working directory, where a history file is located, language and localization settings, and going […]

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macOS Boot Option Cheatsheet

To access some specialized Mac features you’ll need to hold down one or more keys during startup. If you’re having trouble with your Mac, this can be a great way to troubleshoot and analyze your options. To use any of these boot keys, hold down the listed key combo as soon as you press your […]

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