Category Archives: OSX

6 Text Navigation Shortcuts for Mac

6 Text Navigation Shortcuts The first group of keyboard shortcuts allow for quickly moving around text: Jump to beginning of a line– Command+Left Arrow Jump to end of a line– Command+Right Arrow Jump to beginning of current word– Option+Right Arrow Jump to end of current word– Option+Right Arrow Jump to beginning of all text– Command+Up… Read More »

Getting Started with CocoaPods

Installation make sure the ruby system is up to date $ sudo gem update –system install cocoapods $ sudo gem install cocoapods If you get an error message about fuzzy_match, try this command instead, $ sudo gem install -n /usr/local/bin cocoapods setup the pods $ pod setup To Test / use cocoa pods Create a… Read More »

How to burn an ISO to a USB stick

Here is how to write a ISO file to a USB stick so you can boot from it. Run the diskutil command to get a list of disk. Be very careful to make sure you select the correct disk. Here its easy its the only one that is 8.0GB in size. NOTE: I have removed… Read More »

How to us ln to make links in Unix

I often found the Unix command ln confusing. It just seems kind of back to front to me. Here for my reference and anyone else, is how to use it. $ ln -sv <existing_folder> <new_link_name> -s to create a symbolic link -v for verbose output