Creating macOS Installation Media

Creating macOS Installation Media

Here is how to create a USB install disk for macOS 10.9 and up.   1) Download the installation app from the Mac App Store. You will see the installation window pop-up after the download finishes — just close this. Now you will have the installer in your...
Useful Terminal Commands

Useful Terminal Commands

Here are some useful Terminal commands Show Hidden Files Shows hidden files in the Finder defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES; killall Finder Hide Hidden Files Hides hidden files in the Finder again defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles...
Screen goes to sleep after macOS Sierra Upgrade/Updates

Screen goes to sleep after macOS Sierra Upgrade/Updates

This is a bug that was introduced with macOS Sierra, and continues to come back after major updates such as 10.12.1, 10.12.2, 10.12.3 are applied After upgrading or updating macOS Sierra on a laptop, the screen will rapidly go to sleep about every 15 seconds or so The...