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.
Time Machine will standard use all the available disk space on an external drive or a external server volume. Did you know you can setup a limit how much disk space Time Machine may use. Use the following defaults write Terminal command:
To improve performance Safari will attempt to prefetch DNS information. In some circumstances this can result in slow or partial webpage loading, or webpage cannot be found errors.
If you are experiencing those problems, apply this tweak to disable DNS prefetching.
Gatekeeper protect your Mac to prevent installations of any unauthorized apps on your Mac. This prevents malware from being installed on your Mac. Using System Preferences, you can disable Gatekeeper using the ‘Security’ option. Yet Gatekeeper will be automatically enabled after 30 days, using the following command you can disable Gatekeeper forever.