Delete a route in Mac OS X Yosemite

I realized I had a post for how to add a static route, but didn’t have one for how to delete one…. So here ya go!  

How to Add a Route in Mac OS X Mavericks

Ever have need to access a network that your default gateway (router) doesn’t know about?  Just add the route via the CLI/Terminal on a Mac OS X running Mavericks! The command is sudo route -n add (network) (gateway)

Enable VNC from Command line on a Mac

I rarely use VNC because there are more secure methods of remote management out there. But sometimes, when those methods fail, I need a backup. Here’s a way to turn on VNC from the command line in Mac OS X:

If you need to reset the VNC password via command line use this command … Continue Reading

Update $PATH variable on Mac Permanently

If you’re a developer or you commonly run apps from directory locations other than the default Mac locations, you probably hate typing out the full directory when running the app or script. To update the $PATH variable within the Terminal you just need to type: export PATH=/new/path:$PATH To update the $PATH variable PERMANENTLY you just … Continue Reading

Sign PDFs with a Mac

Did you know you can sign PDFs and documents digitally with a Mac?  If you own a Mac running OS X Lion, you don’t need to print out another PDF just to sign your name again! First you’ll need to create your signature: Open the Preview App From the Menubar, select Preview -> Preferences Click … Continue Reading

Mac Trash Won’t Empty

If your trash can on your Mac won’t empty there are a couple things you can do. Stop using whatever file/program that’s still in the trash. The cool thing about Macs are the fact that you can move files that are still being used. One bad thing though, is that you can trash a file … Continue Reading

Show WiFi Password in OS X

If you forgot your WiFi password and need show it, there’s a super simple way to do this on a Mac.  I’m pretty sure you can’t do this in Windows. Here’s how: Go to your applications folder Click on the Utilities folder Click on the “Keychain Access” App On the left-hand side, highlight the “System” … Continue Reading