How to set ‘Safe Sleep’ on Mac OS X?

There could be times when you would need to be able to restore your programs in an event of a power outage. I’m assuming that this power outage is not a sudden one and your system would be given time to save the contents of RAM to hard disk or any other external storage medium. Like your UPS has started beeping to warn that it is going to shut down and you would turn your system to safe sleep. Continue reading

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Mac Terminal

There could be times when you’ll find the terminal to be quick at performing tasks than using graphical interface. If you use the terminal often, it would be handy to use commands from the terminal history. You can search history as follows:

  1. Up/Down Arrow Keys
  2. Control+R
    start typing to narrow down search and escape/enter the searched command and using arrow keys now would navigate from the history from that particular point back n forth.