macOS Tricks


Show hidden files in finder Change finder to show dot files 1 defaults write AppleShowAllFiles YES Then click control option and the finder icon and relaunch Show hidden files when in a file selection window When in a file selection window hit Command -> Shift -> Period to see hidden files

Macos Timemachine


List backups 1 tmutil listbackup Delete backup 1 tmutil delete "/Volumes/Time Machine Backups/Backups.backupdb/Grievous/2020-07-31-092939

Macos Installer

macos cli

The following command will list all the packages installed with Apple’s instaler 1 pkgutil --pkgs