10 terminal commands to speed up macOS Sierra on your Mac

10 terminal commands to speed up macOS Sierra on your Mac

Most improvements in macOS Sierra are not immediately visible to the ordinary macOS user. Especially under the hood many improvements have been made in the area of performance and safety. Some users experience a slow Mac after installing MacOS sierra

With the following 10 Terminal Commands you can speed up macOS Sierra. The commands disable various delays and animations from that standard built by Apple. These are nice, but not necessary for the Mac

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Stop the power button from putting your Mac in stand-by (sleep) mode

Stop the power button from putting your Mac in stand-by (sleep) mode

Since OS X 10.9 mavericks, the behavior of the power button has been changed. When you press the power button for about 2 seconds, it will put macOS (OS X) in stand-by (sleep) mode.

With the following command you can use the power button function as in previous versions of OS X. By showing a dialog box for turning off the Mac and more.

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Reset OS X/macOS Dock to default settings

Reset OS X/macOS Dock to default settings

There is a Terminal command that you can use to quickly make your dock look like new again. Do you experience problems with the Dock on your Mac? The best you can do is to reset it to default settings.

The following Terminal command will reset your dock by removing any icons that you’ve added and removed. It’ll also reset the size of the dock, magnification settings, and its location.

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