Reset OS X/macOS Dock to default settings

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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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Enable Reminders debug menu and force a manual update

Some of the built-in macOS applications have the possibility to activate a ‘special’ debug menu. One of these applications is Reminders, the debug menu gives you the option to manually Update/Refresh with your iCloud account.

Quit the Reminders application and start a Terminal window, apply the following command:

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10 terminal commands to speed up macOS Sierra on your Mac

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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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