File extensions (.jpg, .txt, .pdf, etc) are normally hidden by default in OS X. You can either set all extensions to be displayed through the following command:
Through the system preferences you can adjust the size of the Dock icons. Unfortunately, you can’t go larger than 256 pixels. With the following command you can change the size in different sizes.
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:
TextEdit is a simple application for quickly writing text and notes. The text can be edited in RTF (Rich Text Format) mode, as well as plain text. With the following defaults write command you can enable plain text as default format in TextEdit.
The Safari browser on your Mac en other Apple devices can sometime go out of sync. Bookmarks, open tabs and history will not synchronized with other Apple devices. It’s possible to force synchronize the bookmarks and other iCloud content manually, this can be done with Safari Debug menu. You must activate this menu with the following Terminal command.
Most improvements in macOS High 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 High Sierra
With the following 10 Terminal Commands you can speed up macOS High Sierra. The commands disable various delays and animations from that standard built by Apple. These are nice, but not necessary for the Mac
Did you know that you can customize the Dock in OS X through terminal? With the following defaults write you can add a blank space to the Dock. This is a better way to organize applications.