Terminal Utilities

The terminal is a kinda scary place for many a Apple MacIntosh user. It does not have to be. Sometimes searching the web to find a nice presentation that I have seen previously is tedious. Consider the list below as a ‘note to self’ kind of repository.

Mitchinme has a list of eight terminal (command line) utilities at [ Last Accessed July 29, 2016 http://www.mitchchn.me/2014/os-x-terminal/ ]

Arthur Gareginyan at mycypberuniverse.com has an explanation of how to use the ‘find’ with terminal to identify zero sized (empty) files and folders. [ Last Accessed July 29, 2016 http://mycyberuniverse.com/linux/find-and-delete-the-zero-size-files-and-empty-directories.html ]

Mike Rubel has an article at [ Last Accessed July 29, 2016 http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/index.html ] that is specific to ‘rsync’ that does not presume that the reader is an expert but does that the reader has familiarity with the terminal (command line).

CommandLineFU.com has a commendable repository [Last accessed August 2, 2016 http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/10039/find-duplicate-files-based-on-md5-hash-for-mac-os-x ] and some we find necessary, but sometimes esoteric, are listed below:

  • Find Duplicate Files (based on MD5 hash) — For Mac OS X HERE

More to come.