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=== Macintosh 1 ===
 
=== Macintosh 1 ===
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* Macintosh System 1 -- What Was Apple’s Mac OS 1.0 Like?: https://www.howtogeek.com/732546/macintosh-system-1-what-was-apples-mac-os-1.0-like/
  
 
=== Macintosh 2.0 ===
 
=== Macintosh 2.0 ===
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=== MacBook ===
 
=== MacBook ===
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'''MacBook''' is a line of portable computing devices from [[Apple]]. Each of the computers run a version of the Mac [[Operating System]], with the latest versions running [[OS X]] iterations. The line has frequently been referred to as [[Apple]]'s answer to [[PC]]-based laptop computer systems (typically sold with Microsoft's [[Windows]] [[Operating System]]s).
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* [[wikipedia: MacBook]]
  
 
==== MacBook Air ====
 
==== MacBook Air ====
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<ref>[[wikipedia: MacBook Air]]</ref>
 
<ref>[[wikipedia: MacBook Air]]</ref>
  
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==== MacBook Pro ====
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* What’s the Difference Between a MacBook Air and Pro?: https://www.howtogeek.com/806807/difference-between-macbook-air-and-pro/
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<ref>[[wikipedia: MacBook Pro]]</ref>
  
  
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* Use Notification Center on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchl2fb1258f/mac
 
* Use Notification Center on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchl2fb1258f/mac
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=== Time Machine ===
 
=== Time Machine ===
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<ref>Run iPad apps on Mac - Project Catalyst Explained: https://www.imore.com/ipad-apps-mac-project-catalyst-explained</ref>
 
<ref>Run iPad apps on Mac - Project Catalyst Explained: https://www.imore.com/ipad-apps-mac-project-catalyst-explained</ref>
 
<ref>What is Project Catalyst? Here’s everything you need to know : https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/what-is-project-catalyst/</ref>
 
<ref>What is Project Catalyst? Here’s everything you need to know : https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/what-is-project-catalyst/</ref>
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=== AirDrop ===
  
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* [[wikipedia: AirDrop]]
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<ref>How to use AirDrop on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204144</ref>
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<ref>Use AirDrop on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203106</ref>
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<ref>AirDrop not working? Here's the fix!: https://www.imore.com/how-to-fix-airdrop-iphone-ipad</ref>
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<ref>How To Transfer Photos From iPhone To Mac - The Ultimate Guide: https://iphonephotographyschool.com/how-to-transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-mac/</ref>
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== Tools ==
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* 10 Must-Have macOS Tools for Power Users and Developers: https://medium.com/macoclock/10-must-have-macos-tools-for-power-users-and-developers-e217660147ce
  
  
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* Apple -- Mac OS X - Dashboard widgets: https://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/<ref>[[wikipedia: Dashboard (macOS)]]</ref><ref>Apple will permanently remove Dashboard in macOS Catalina: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18652971/apple-macos-catalina-dashboard-widgets-removed-feature</ref>
 
* Apple -- Mac OS X - Dashboard widgets: https://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/<ref>[[wikipedia: Dashboard (macOS)]]</ref><ref>Apple will permanently remove Dashboard in macOS Catalina: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18652971/apple-macos-catalina-dashboard-widgets-removed-feature</ref>
 
* Mac OS X 10.0 (changes from Mac OS classic): https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2001/04/macos-x/
 
* Mac OS X 10.0 (changes from Mac OS classic): https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2001/04/macos-x/
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* '''Is Apple silicon ready?: https://isapplesiliconready.com/'''<ref>How to Check Which Apps Are Optimized for M1 Macs: https://www.howtogeek.com/703005/how-to-check-which-apps-are-optimized-for-macs-with-apple-silicon/</ref>
 
* What is a .DS_Store file (and config to stop their creation)?: https://osxdaily.com/2009/12/31/what-is-a-ds_store-file/ (''.DS_Store'' is a Mac-specific metadata file added to all directories and used by Finder, it can be disabled via ''defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true'' but this is rarely necessary)
 
* What is a .DS_Store file (and config to stop their creation)?: https://osxdaily.com/2009/12/31/what-is-a-ds_store-file/ (''.DS_Store'' is a Mac-specific metadata file added to all directories and used by Finder, it can be disabled via ''defaults write com.apple.desktopservices DSDontWriteNetworkStores true'' but this is rarely necessary)
 
<ref>Mac OS X 10.0 (changes from Mac OS classic) - finder: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2001/04/macos-x/9/#finder</ref>
 
<ref>Mac OS X 10.0 (changes from Mac OS classic) - finder: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2001/04/macos-x/9/#finder</ref>
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== Tutorials ==
 
== Tutorials ==
  
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* Intro to Mac OSX: https://www.slideshare.net/alexawheeler/intro-to-mac-osx
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* Mac OSX basics: https://www.slideshare.net/RichaJain21/mac-osx-basics
 
* How to tell if you’re running the 32-bit or 64-bit kernel in Mac OS X Snow Leopard: http://osxdaily.com/2009/09/07/how-to-tell-if-youre-running-the-32-bit-or-64-bit-kernel-in-mac-os-x-snow-leopard/
 
* How to tell if you’re running the 32-bit or 64-bit kernel in Mac OS X Snow Leopard: http://osxdaily.com/2009/09/07/how-to-tell-if-youre-running-the-32-bit-or-64-bit-kernel-in-mac-os-x-snow-leopard/
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* Download and install older versions of OS X on a Mac: https://macpaw.com/how-to/download-old-macos-versions
 
* How To Display Which Processes Are Using What Ports (Mac OS X): http://devnulled.com/content/2008/02/how-to-display-which-processes-are-using-what-ports/
 
* How To Display Which Processes Are Using What Ports (Mac OS X): http://devnulled.com/content/2008/02/how-to-display-which-processes-are-using-what-ports/
 
<ref>Mac OS X -- List listening ports and programs using netstat: https://benohead.com/blog/2013/07/31/mac-netstat-list-ports-programs/</ref>
 
<ref>Mac OS X -- List listening ports and programs using netstat: https://benohead.com/blog/2013/07/31/mac-netstat-list-ports-programs/</ref>
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* How to force an app to quit on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201276
 
* How to force an app to quit on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201276
 
* How to check a Mac’s free hard drive space: https://www.macworld.com/article/2972775/how-to-check-a-mac-free-hard-drive-space.html
 
* How to check a Mac’s free hard drive space: https://www.macworld.com/article/2972775/how-to-check-a-mac-free-hard-drive-space.html
* '''How to take a screenshot on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT201361''' (''CMD+SHIFT+3'' to screenshot entire display, ''CMD+SHIFT+4'' to select a region for screenshot)<ref>Where Does a Screenshot Go on a MacBook?: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/screenshot-macbook-62630.html (Desktop by default, but can configure to go somewhere else like a sub-directory inside "Pictures")</ref>
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* '''How to take a screenshot on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT201361''' (''CMD+SHIFT+3'' to screenshot entire display, ''CMD+SHIFT+4'' to select a region for screenshot)<ref>Where Does a Screenshot Go on a MacBook?: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/screenshot-macbook-62630.html (Desktop by default, but can configure to go somewhere else like a sub-directory inside "Pictures")</ref><ref>How to Change Where Screenshots Are Saved on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/403519/how-to-change-macos-mojaves-default-screenshot-location/</ref>
 
* Show Desktop (jump to Desktop) keyboard shortcut on Mac: https://osxdaily.com/2018/01/04/keyboard-shortcut-show-mac-desktop/ (''FN+F11'' or just ''F11'' depending how you've got your key mappings setup for which come first the regular i.e. just the fact that F-key was pressed OR special F-keys i.e. play, pause, volume, brightness, sleep/standby, etc... by default typically special key presses happen first and you need to push ''FN+F-key'')
 
* Show Desktop (jump to Desktop) keyboard shortcut on Mac: https://osxdaily.com/2018/01/04/keyboard-shortcut-show-mac-desktop/ (''FN+F11'' or just ''F11'' depending how you've got your key mappings setup for which come first the regular i.e. just the fact that F-key was pressed OR special F-keys i.e. play, pause, volume, brightness, sleep/standby, etc... by default typically special key presses happen first and you need to push ''FN+F-key'')
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* How to Quickly Make a Mac Photo Slideshow With Preview: https://www.howtogeek.com/329773/how-to-quickly-make-a-mac-photo-slideshow-with-preview/ (select all photos desired to be previewed using ''CMD+A'' then drag them into the "Preview" app in your dock or an open window already showing a single photo)<ref>Apple docs -- Browse and view photos in Photos on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/photos/pht56eafa987/mac</ref>
 
* Where Are The Page Up And Page Down Keys On My Mac?: https://appsliced.co/ask/where-are-the-page-up-and-page-down-keys-on-my-mac (''FN+UP'' and ''FN+DOWN'', browsers can also use ''SPACEBAR'' to go down or ''SHIFT+SPACEBAR'' to go back up)
 
* Where Are The Page Up And Page Down Keys On My Mac?: https://appsliced.co/ask/where-are-the-page-up-and-page-down-keys-on-my-mac (''FN+UP'' and ''FN+DOWN'', browsers can also use ''SPACEBAR'' to go down or ''SHIFT+SPACEBAR'' to go back up)
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* '''Mac Finder -- Getting the path of a directory or file as as string: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/252171/mac-finder-getting-the-path-of-a-directory-or-file-as-as-string''' (''Opt'' + ''CMD'' + C)<ref>Copy file/folder path in Mac OS X: http://osxdaily.com/2013/06/19/copy-file-folder-path-mac-os-x/</ref><ref>How to Make Finder Always Search the Current Folder on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/720206/how-to-make-finder-always-search-the-current-folder-on-mac/</ref>
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* How to tell full path of file on Mac?: https://superuser.com/questions/371513/how-to-tell-full-path-of-file-on-mac#371518<ref>How to copy a file path in OS X: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-copy-a-file-path-in-os-x/ (there are several approaches you can take to reveal and copy full file paths as text in OS X depending on your version)</ref><ref>3 Ways to See the Current Folder Path on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/721126/3-ways-to-see-the-current-folder-path-on-mac/</ref>
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* How to use the macOS command line to compare two folders’ contents in Terminal: https://www.macworld.com/article/189460/macos-terminal-command-line-compare-directories.html
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* How to Find and Delete Large Files on Your Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/361957/how-to-find-and-delete-large-files-on-your-mac/<ref>How to find and remove large files on your Mac: https://macpaw.com/how-to/find-large-files-mac</ref>
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* '''How to run a shell script in OS X by double-clicking?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5125907/how-to-run-a-shell-script-in-os-x-by-double-clicking'''
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* How to get the fully resolved path of a symbolic link in Terminal?: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/4812/how-to-get-the-fully-resolved-path-of-a-symbolic-link-in-terminal
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* Create a New Blank Text File in Any Folder on Your Mac: https://www.maketecheasier.com/create-blank-text-file-mac/
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* Customize the Finder toolbars on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchlp3011/mac
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* Technical Q&A QA1170 -- Important Java Directories on Mac OS X: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/qa/qa1170/_index.html<ref>Brew install JDK 11: </ref><ref>Install latest JDK/Java on Mac using Homebrew: https://pandacodez.com/tutorial/install-latest-jdk-java-on-mac-using-homebrew/</ref><ref>How to install Java 8 on Mac: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24342886/how-to-install-java-8-on-mac</ref><ref>Install java by Homebrew on Mac: https://medium.com/@at_ishikawa/install-java-by-homebrew-on-mac-d99aff457c1f</ref><ref>HOW TO SET '''JAVA_HOME''' ON MAC OS X: http://www.sajeconsultants.com/how-to-set-java_home-on-mac-os-x/</ref><ref>What should I set JAVA_HOME to on OSX: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1348842/what-should-i-set-java-home-to-on-osx</ref><ref>Maven, JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly on Mac OSX: https://mkyong.com/java/maven-java_home-is-not-defined-correctly-on-mac-osx/</ref>
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* Access the "Applications" directory in Terminal: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/44475/access-applications-directory-in-terminal
 
* Access the "Applications" directory in Terminal: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/44475/access-applications-directory-in-terminal
 
* How to Open Terminal in the Current OS X Finder Location: https://www.howtogeek.com/210147/how-to-open-terminal-in-the-current-os-x-finder-location/
 
* How to Open Terminal in the Current OS X Finder Location: https://www.howtogeek.com/210147/how-to-open-terminal-in-the-current-os-x-finder-location/
 
* “Go To Folder” is the Most Useful Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcut for Power Users: https://osxdaily.com/2011/08/31/go-to-folder-useful-mac-os-x-keyboard-shortcut/ (navigate to specific path in the Finder)
 
* “Go To Folder” is the Most Useful Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcut for Power Users: https://osxdaily.com/2011/08/31/go-to-folder-useful-mac-os-x-keyboard-shortcut/ (navigate to specific path in the Finder)
* Open Current Folder in Finder from Terminal of Mac OS X: https://osxdaily.com/2009/11/30/open-current-folder-in-finder-from-the-terminal/
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<ref>Open Current Folder in Finder from Terminal of Mac OS X: https://osxdaily.com/2009/11/30/open-current-folder-in-finder-from-the-terminal/</ref>
 
* How to Enable and Use the Hidden Finder Path Bar: https://www.lifewire.com/use-macs-hidden-finder-path-bar-2260868
 
* How to Enable and Use the Hidden Finder Path Bar: https://www.lifewire.com/use-macs-hidden-finder-path-bar-2260868
 
* Show Hidden Files in Mac OS X: https://osxdaily.com/2009/02/25/show-hidden-files-in-os-x/ (enter the following command via Terminal window: ''defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE;killall Finder'')
 
* Show Hidden Files in Mac OS X: https://osxdaily.com/2009/02/25/show-hidden-files-in-os-x/ (enter the following command via Terminal window: ''defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE;killall Finder'')
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* Open a Mac app from an "unidentified developer" (i.e. not on Apple's official "Mac App Store"): https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mh40616/mac (''CTRL+click'' then select ''Open'' to install or run an "unidentified app" despite Apple's warnings its not downloaded from the app store)
 
* Mac - extract TAR file in Terminal (command line): http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/magma/faq/extract
 
* Mac - extract TAR file in Terminal (command line): http://magma.maths.usyd.edu.au/magma/faq/extract
* How to Send Safari Pages From One Device to Another: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/send-safari-pages-between-devices (i.e. Mac to iPad, iPhone to Mac, etc... in either direction, from Mac use shortcut ''COMMAND+SHIFT+\'' to toggle the "Tab overview" page which gives access to iPhone, iPad and/or iPod tabs)
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* Find your computer’s name and network address on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchlp1177/10.15/mac/10.15
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* How to wirelessly Share Files between Mac and Windows without any Third-Party App: https://techpp.com/2020/01/20/share-files-mac-windows-wireless/
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<ref>How to Find IP Address on MAC: https://techyhost.com/how-to-find-ip-address-on-mac/</ref>
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* How To Cut And Paste Files And Folders On Mac: https://www.getdroidtips.com/cut-paste-files-folders-mac/ (use shortcut ''CMD + ALT/OPTION + V'' when pasting to do a move)
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* How to View the Clipboard on a Mac: https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-view-the-clipboard-on-a-mac<ref>How to use Clipboard on Mac, answers to commonly asked questions: https://appletoolbox.com/how-to-use-clipboard-on-mac/</ref>
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* Use Universal Clipboard to copy and paste between your Apple devices: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209460
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* How to Send Safari Pages From One Device to Another (Mac to Mac, Mac to iPhone/iPad/iPod, iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac): https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/send-safari-pages-between-devices (i.e. Mac to iPad, iPhone to Mac, etc... in either direction, from Mac use shortcut ''COMMAND+SHIFT+\'' to toggle the "Tab overview" page which gives access to iPhone, iPad and/or iPod tabs)
 
* Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X (6-part tutorial): http://macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2001/12/07/apache.html
 
* Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X (6-part tutorial): http://macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2001/12/07/apache.html
* Mac Os X: Mount NFS Share / Set an NFS Client: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/apple-mac-osx-nfs-mount-command-tutorial/
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* Mac Os X - Mount NFS Share / Set an NFS Client: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/apple-mac-osx-nfs-mount-command-tutorial/
 
* Install and configure Apache, MySQL & PHP on OS X Lion 10.7 and 10.6: http://www.coolestguyplanet.net/how-to-install-php-mysql-apache-on-os-x-10-6/
 
* Install and configure Apache, MySQL & PHP on OS X Lion 10.7 and 10.6: http://www.coolestguyplanet.net/how-to-install-php-mysql-apache-on-os-x-10-6/
 
* Xcode 4 Tips -- Adding frameworks to your project: http://www.thinketg.com/Company/Blogs/11-03-20/Xcode_4_Tips_Adding_frameworks_to_your_project.aspx
 
* Xcode 4 Tips -- Adding frameworks to your project: http://www.thinketg.com/Company/Blogs/11-03-20/Xcode_4_Tips_Adding_frameworks_to_your_project.aspx
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* How to install iOS 10 Simulator: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/39013900/how-to-install-ios-10-simulator
 
* How to install iOS 10 Simulator: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/39013900/how-to-install-ios-10-simulator
 
* Where are iOS simulator files?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44060317/where-are-ios-simulator-files
 
* Where are iOS simulator files?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/44060317/where-are-ios-simulator-files
* '''Mac Finder -- Getting the path of a directory or file as as string: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/252171/mac-finder-getting-the-path-of-a-directory-or-file-as-as-string''' (''Opt'' + ''CMD'' + C)<ref>Copy file/folder path in Mac OS X: http://osxdaily.com/2013/06/19/copy-file-folder-path-mac-os-x/</ref>
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* How to tell full path of file on Mac?: https://superuser.com/questions/371513/how-to-tell-full-path-of-file-on-mac#371518<ref>How to copy a file path in OS X: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-copy-a-file-path-in-os-x/ (there are several approaches you can take to reveal and copy full file paths as text in OS X depending on your version)</ref>
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* How to Stop the Spinning Wheel on Your Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/701206/how-to-stop-the-spinning-wheel-on-your-mac/
* '''How to run a shell script in OS X by double-clicking?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5125907/how-to-run-a-shell-script-in-os-x-by-double-clicking'''
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* View memory usage in Activity Monitor on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/activity-monitor/actmntr1004/mac
* How to get the fully resolved path of a symbolic link in Terminal?: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/4812/how-to-get-the-fully-resolved-path-of-a-symbolic-link-in-terminal
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* Reformat External Hard Drive for Mac - Ultimate Guide in 2020: https://www.anyrecover.com/external-device-recovery-data/reformat-external-hard-drive-mac/
* Technical Q&A QA1170 -- Important Java Directories on Mac OS X: https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/qa/qa1170/_index.html<ref>Brew install JDK 11: </ref><ref>Install latest JDK/Java on Mac using Homebrew: https://pandacodez.com/tutorial/install-latest-jdk-java-on-mac-using-homebrew/</ref><ref>How to install Java 8 on Mac: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24342886/how-to-install-java-8-on-mac</ref><ref>Install java by Homebrew on Mac: https://medium.com/@at_ishikawa/install-java-by-homebrew-on-mac-d99aff457c1f</ref><ref>HOW TO SET '''JAVA_HOME''' ON MAC OS X: http://www.sajeconsultants.com/how-to-set-java_home-on-mac-os-x/</ref><ref>What should I set JAVA_HOME to on OSX: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1348842/what-should-i-set-java-home-to-on-osx</ref><ref>Maven, JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly on Mac OSX: https://mkyong.com/java/maven-java_home-is-not-defined-correctly-on-mac-osx/</ref>
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* How to Erase and Format a USB Drive on Your Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/255251/how-to-erase-and-format-a-usb-drive-on-your-mac/
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* Zip and unzip files and folders on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/mac-help/mchlp2528/mac
  
  
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* Mac OS X: http://www.apple.com/ca/macosx/
 
* Mac OS X: http://www.apple.com/ca/macosx/
 
* Why choose a Mac?: https://www.apple.com/ca/macos/what-is/
 
* Why choose a Mac?: https://www.apple.com/ca/macos/what-is/
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* Why Is a Mac Called a Mac?: https://www.howtogeek.com/786937/why-is-a-mac-called-a-mac/
 
* Notarizing macOS Software Before Distribution: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/xcode/notarizing_macos_software_before_distribution
 
* Notarizing macOS Software Before Distribution: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/xcode/notarizing_macos_software_before_distribution
 
* Does Apple Track Every Mac App You Run? OCSP Explained: https://www.howtogeek.com/701176/does-apple-track-every-mac-app-you-run-ocsp-explained/
 
* Does Apple Track Every Mac App You Run? OCSP Explained: https://www.howtogeek.com/701176/does-apple-track-every-mac-app-you-run-ocsp-explained/
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* Before Mac OS X -- What Was NeXTSTEP, and Why Did People Love It?: https://www.howtogeek.com/698532/before-mac-os-x-what-was-nextstep-and-why-did-people-love-it/
 
* Before Mac OS X -- What Was NeXTSTEP, and Why Did People Love It?: https://www.howtogeek.com/698532/before-mac-os-x-what-was-nextstep-and-why-did-people-love-it/
 
* OpenDarwin: http://web.archive.org/web/20070208022555/http://www.opendarwin.org/ (early predecessor of Mac OS X)
 
* OpenDarwin: http://web.archive.org/web/20070208022555/http://www.opendarwin.org/ (early predecessor of Mac OS X)
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* 16 Terminal Commands That Every Mac User Should Know: https://www.howtogeek.com/729038/16-terminal-commands-every-mac-user-should-know/
 
* Using Apache and PHP on Mac OS X: http://www.devarticles.com/c/a/Apache/Using-Apache-and-PHP-on-Mac-OS-X/
 
* Using Apache and PHP on Mac OS X: http://www.devarticles.com/c/a/Apache/Using-Apache-and-PHP-on-Mac-OS-X/
 
* Keyboard mappings using a PC keyboard on a Macintosh: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/970299/keyboard-mappings-using-a-pc-keyboard-on-a-macintosh
 
* Keyboard mappings using a PC keyboard on a Macintosh: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/970299/keyboard-mappings-using-a-pc-keyboard-on-a-macintosh
 
* How to forward delete text on your Mac: https://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/06/21/forward-delete-text-on-mac/ (''FN+DELETE'' or ''CTRL+D'')
 
* How to forward delete text on your Mac: https://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/06/21/forward-delete-text-on-mac/ (''FN+DELETE'' or ''CTRL+D'')
 
* OS X equivalent to ''Windows Key + P'': https://superuser.com/questions/359168/os-x-equivalent-to-windows-key-p (''ALT+F1'' and ''ALT+F2'')
 
* OS X equivalent to ''Windows Key + P'': https://superuser.com/questions/359168/os-x-equivalent-to-windows-key-p (''ALT+F1'' and ''ALT+F2'')
* OS X replacement for "Show Desktop" keyboard shortcuts (''Windows Key + D''): http://osxdaily.com/2018/01/04/keyboard-shortcut-show-mac-desktop/ (''F11'')
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* OS X replacement for "Show Desktop" keyboard shortcuts (Mac's version of ''Windows Key + D''): http://osxdaily.com/2018/01/04/keyboard-shortcut-show-mac-desktop/ (either ''F11'' or ''FN+F11'' on older Macs, and ''COMMAND+F3'' on newer Macs)
 
* How to use the function keys on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT204436<ref>How To Remap Fn Keys On Your Mac: https://www.switchingtomac.com/tutorials/osx/how-to-remap-fn-keys-on-your-mac/</ref>
 
* How to use the function keys on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT204436<ref>How To Remap Fn Keys On Your Mac: https://www.switchingtomac.com/tutorials/osx/how-to-remap-fn-keys-on-your-mac/</ref>
 
* How to Make an Alias (Shortcut) in Mac OS X: https://www.macinstruct.com/node/474
 
* How to Make an Alias (Shortcut) in Mac OS X: https://www.macinstruct.com/node/474
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* Identify the (display/peripheral) ports on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201736
 
* Identify the (display/peripheral) ports on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201736
 
* Macbook won't send pictures through iMessage anymore: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8029128
 
* Macbook won't send pictures through iMessage anymore: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/8029128
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* Zero click vulnerability in Apple’s macOS Mail: https://mikko-kenttala.medium.com/zero-click-vulnerability-in-apples-macos-mail-59e0c14b106c
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* My M1 Macbook Air is DEAD: https://medium.com/codex/my-macbook-air-m1-is-dead-a394e3581e95
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* MacBook Pro 2021 Review - Nearly Perfect Back-to-the-Future Laptops: https://www.wsj.com/articles/apple-macbook-pro-laptop-review-2021-11635451575
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* macOS is Hot Garbage: https://medium.com/@sergiointoronto/macos-is-hot-garbage-6f3909835b0f
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* Buying a Used Mac or MacBook? Check These Things Before You Buy: https://www.howtogeek.com/771262/buying-a-used-mac-or-macbook-check-these-things-before-you-buy/
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* Get Around macOS Faster - Speed Up Navigation on Your Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/790407/get-around-macos-faster-speed-up-navigation-on-your-mac/
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* How to Enter and Exit Full Screen Mode on a Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/797631/how-to-enter-and-exit-full-screen-mode-on-a-mac/ (CTRL+SHIFT+F or FN+F, depending on Device/Peripheral/OS combination)
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* M2 vs. M1 MacBook Pro - What’s the Difference?: https://www.howtogeek.com/809657/m2-vs-m1-macbook-pro/
  
  

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Mac is the abbreviated name for the Macintosh Operating System (currently in version 10 and abbreviated using the roman numeral "X", as in OS X) and accompanying hardware by Apple.


Devices

[1]

Macintosh 1

Macintosh 2.0

Mac 4

iMac

MacMini

MacBook

MacBook is a line of portable computing devices from Apple. Each of the computers run a version of the Mac Operating System, with the latest versions running OS X iterations. The line has frequently been referred to as Apple's answer to PC-based laptop computer systems (typically sold with Microsoft's Windows Operating Systems).

MacBook Air

[2]

MacBook Pro

[3]


Operating Systems

Macintosh OS 1.x-9.x

OS X

Macintosh Operating System 10 {roman numeral X} (commonly abbreviated Mac OS X, and referred to as simply OS X) is the name of Apple's proprietary Operating System. It was originally based on a branch of UNIX server.

Cheetah (10.0.x)

2000

Puma (10.1.x)

2001

Jaguar (10.2.x)

2002

Panther (10.3.x)

2003

Tiger (10.4.x)

2005

First introduced the Dashboard feature and its associated "widgets" loosely following W3C Widget spec.

Leopard (10.5.x)

2007

Snow Leopard (10.6.x)

2009

Lion (10.7.x)

2011

Mountain (10.8.x)

2012

Mavericks (10.9.x)

2013

Yosemite (10.10.x)

2014

El Capitan (10.11.x)

2015

Sierra (10.12.x)

2016

High Sierra (10.13.x)

2017

Mojave (10.14.x)

2018

[5] [6]

Catalina (10.15.x)

2019

[7] [8]


Big Sur (11.x)

[9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]


Features

Finder

Mission Control

"Mission Control" is a view of all the currently open applications on your Mac. It can also have "hot corner" sections defined whereby clicking a specific region of the screen would bring up a preferred/pre-configured application that was not open yet.

[15]

Dashboard

[16] [17] [18] [19] [20]


Widgets

[21] [22] [23]


Notification Center


Time Machine

Backup and restore tool.


Catalyst

With Mac Catalyst, you can make a Mac version of your iPad app. Click the Mac checkbox in your iPad app’s project settings to configure the project to build both Mac and iPad versions of your app. The two apps share the same project and source code, making it easy to change your code in one place.

[24] [25] [26] [27] [28] [29]

AirDrop

[30] [31] [32] [33]




Tools


Resources

[45] [46] [47] [48] [49]


Tutorials

[50] [51]

[67]

[68]


External Links

[73] [74]


References

  1. wikipedia: Macintosh#Timeline_of_Macintosh_models
  2. wikipedia: MacBook Air
  3. wikipedia: MacBook Pro
  4. Use the Mac operating system that came with your Mac, or a compatible newer version: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201686
  5. macOS Mojave - Apple releases 10.14.6 supplemental update: https://www.macworld.com/article/3282418/article.html
  6. macOS Mojave -- Hands-on with 20+ new changes and features (VIDEO): https://9to5mac.com/2018/09/24/macos-mojave-top-features-changes-video/
  7. macOS Catalina - Apple releases 10.15.4 supplemental update: https://www.macworld.com/article/3404520/macos-catalina-everything-you-need-to-know.html
  8. Meet Mac OS X Catalina: https://www.cnet.com/news/meet-catalina-apples-newest-macos/
  9. wikipedia: MacOS Big Sur
  10. macOS 11 Big Sur review - the Mac, iPad-ified for the future: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/nov/13/macos-11-big-sur-review-the-mac-ipad-ified-for-the-future (what the future of Mac looks like)
  11. APPLE MACOS 11 BIG SUR REVIEW: - A LONG TIME COMING: https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/16/21564490/macos-big-sur-review-apple-macbook-pro-air-mac-ipad-m1
  12. Apple's next-generation macOS operating system Big Sur available now: https://www.macrumors.com/roundup/macos-big-sur/
  13. 5 New Features to Explore in MacOS Big Sur: https://www.wired.com/story/macos-11-big-sur-features/
  14. MacOS 11 Big Sur: latest version, problems & new features for Macs: https://www.macworld.co.uk/news/macos-big-sur-release-date-3779573/
  15. How to use “Hot Corners” on Mac: https://www.creative-elements.ca/how-to-use-hot-corners-on-mac/
  16. RIP Dashboard, the MacOS Feature I Don't Want to Live Without: https://www.wired.com/story/dashboard-macos-catalina-rip/
  17. Bring back dashboard widgets on Catalina! WTF Apple!: https://www.reddit.com/r/MacOS/comments/ejjtu2/bring_back_dashboard_widgets_on_catalina_wtf_apple/
  18. How to recover Dashboard data in Catalina os Mac?: https://www.catalinaosx.com/recover-dashboard-data-catalina-os/
  19. Dashboard Feature Eliminated in macOS Catalina: https://www.macrumors.com/2019/06/04/dashboard-feature-eliminated-in-macos-catalina/
  20. Lost your Dashboard widgets after upgrading to macOS Catalina? Here are some solutions: https://www.creative-elements.ca/lost-your-dashboard-widgets-after-upgrading-to-macos-catalina-here-are-some-solutions/
  21. Where can I find dashboard widgets on OS Catalina?: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/372519/where-can-i-find-dashboard-widgets-on-os-catalina
  22. Dashboard Widgets On Desktop macOS High Sierra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m57oX0Cc1s
  23. Just installed Übersicht to get widgets on my desktop and couldn't be happier with the result!: https://www.reddit.com/r/MacOS/comments/ge4884/just_installed_übersicht_to_get_widgets_on_my/
  24. Apple dev docs -- Mac Catalyst - UI guidelines: https://developer.apple.com/design/human-interface-guidelines/ios/overview/mac-catalyst/
  25. Apple dev docs -- Mac Catalyst - Handling key presses on a keyboard: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/uikit/mac_catalyst/handling_key_presses_made_on_a_physical_keyboard
  26. Apple WWDC 2020 - What's new in Mac Catalyst? (VIDEO): https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2020/10143/
  27. MacOS Catalina's iPad apps for the Mac are here, but the story is just getting started: https://www.cnet.com/news/macos-catalinas-ipad-apps-for-the-mac-are-here-but-the-story-is-just-getting-started/
  28. Run iPad apps on Mac - Project Catalyst Explained: https://www.imore.com/ipad-apps-mac-project-catalyst-explained
  29. What is Project Catalyst? Here’s everything you need to know : https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/what-is-project-catalyst/
  30. How to use AirDrop on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204144
  31. Use AirDrop on your Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203106
  32. AirDrop not working? Here's the fix!: https://www.imore.com/how-to-fix-airdrop-iphone-ipad
  33. How To Transfer Photos From iPhone To Mac - The Ultimate Guide: https://iphonephotographyschool.com/how-to-transfer-photos-from-iphone-to-mac/
  34. Mac/Safari -- how to access Accessibility options using Keyboard shortcut: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202562 (shortcut is FN+OPTION+CMD+F5)
  35. How to List Every Terminal Command available on Mac OS: http://osxdaily.com/2017/02/06/list-all-terminal-commands-mac/
  36. Terminal autocomplete - cycle through suggestions: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/24419/terminal-autocomplete-cycle-through-suggestions
  37. How to list all variables names and their current values?: https://askubuntu.com/questions/275965/how-to-list-all-variables-names-and-their-current-values
  38. Terminal Cheatsheet for Mac (Basics): https://github.com/0nn0/terminal-mac-cheatsheet
  39. * 11 Xcode Keyboard Shortcuts to Make You More Productive: https://roadfiresoftware.com/2015/05/useful-xcode-keyboard-shortcuts-for-developers/
  40. Is macOS a Unix distribution?: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/423121/is-macos-a-unix-distribution
  41. Change Jenkins port on macOS: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7139338/change-jenkins-port-on-macos
  42. wikipedia: Dashboard (macOS)
  43. Apple will permanently remove Dashboard in macOS Catalina: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/4/18652971/apple-macos-catalina-dashboard-widgets-removed-feature
  44. How to Check Which Apps Are Optimized for M1 Macs: https://www.howtogeek.com/703005/how-to-check-which-apps-are-optimized-for-macs-with-apple-silicon/
  45. Mac OS X 10.0 (changes from Mac OS classic) - finder: https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2001/04/macos-x/9/#finder
  46. What is .DS_Store file on Mac and how to delete it?: https://macpaw.com/how-to/remove-ds-store-files-on-mac
  47. Consequences of deleting .DS_Store: https://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/69467/consequences-of-deleting-ds-store
  48. How to disable the creation of .DS_Store files for Mac users' folders: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-disable-the-creation-of-dsstore-files-for-mac-users-folders/
  49. What is a .DS_Store file?: https://appducate.com/2013/09/what-is-ds_store-file-on-mac-os-x/
  50. Mac OS X -- List listening ports and programs using netstat: https://benohead.com/blog/2013/07/31/mac-netstat-list-ports-programs/
  51. Who is listening on a given TCP port on Mac OS X?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4421633/who-is-listening-on-a-given-tcp-port-on-mac-os-x
  52. Where Does a Screenshot Go on a MacBook?: https://smallbusiness.chron.com/screenshot-macbook-62630.html (Desktop by default, but can configure to go somewhere else like a sub-directory inside "Pictures")
  53. How to Change Where Screenshots Are Saved on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/403519/how-to-change-macos-mojaves-default-screenshot-location/
  54. Apple docs -- Browse and view photos in Photos on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/photos/pht56eafa987/mac
  55. Copy file/folder path in Mac OS X: http://osxdaily.com/2013/06/19/copy-file-folder-path-mac-os-x/
  56. How to Make Finder Always Search the Current Folder on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/720206/how-to-make-finder-always-search-the-current-folder-on-mac/
  57. How to copy a file path in OS X: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-copy-a-file-path-in-os-x/ (there are several approaches you can take to reveal and copy full file paths as text in OS X depending on your version)
  58. 3 Ways to See the Current Folder Path on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/721126/3-ways-to-see-the-current-folder-path-on-mac/
  59. How to find and remove large files on your Mac: https://macpaw.com/how-to/find-large-files-mac
  60. Brew install JDK 11:
  61. Install latest JDK/Java on Mac using Homebrew: https://pandacodez.com/tutorial/install-latest-jdk-java-on-mac-using-homebrew/
  62. How to install Java 8 on Mac: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24342886/how-to-install-java-8-on-mac
  63. Install java by Homebrew on Mac: https://medium.com/@at_ishikawa/install-java-by-homebrew-on-mac-d99aff457c1f
  64. HOW TO SET JAVA_HOME ON MAC OS X: http://www.sajeconsultants.com/how-to-set-java_home-on-mac-os-x/
  65. What should I set JAVA_HOME to on OSX: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1348842/what-should-i-set-java-home-to-on-osx
  66. Maven, JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly on Mac OSX: https://mkyong.com/java/maven-java_home-is-not-defined-correctly-on-mac-osx/
  67. Open Current Folder in Finder from Terminal of Mac OS X: https://osxdaily.com/2009/11/30/open-current-folder-in-finder-from-the-terminal/
  68. How to Find IP Address on MAC: https://techyhost.com/how-to-find-ip-address-on-mac/
  69. How to use Clipboard on Mac, answers to commonly asked questions: https://appletoolbox.com/how-to-use-clipboard-on-mac/
  70. How To Remap Fn Keys On Your Mac: https://www.switchingtomac.com/tutorials/osx/how-to-remap-fn-keys-on-your-mac/
  71. Use the developer tools in the Develop menu in Safari on Mac: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/guide/safari/sfri20948/mac
  72. Developer Tools for HTML5 Programming: https://www.wickedlysmart.com/hfhtml5/devtools.html
  73. How to Customize the Control Center on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/699494/how-to-customize-the-control-center-on-mac/
  74. How to Pin Control Center Modules to the Menu Bar on Mac: https://www.howtogeek.com/699516/how-to-pin-control-center-items-to-the-menu-bar-on-mac/

See Also

Apple | PC | Computer | Unix | iOS | Objective-C/Swift | Safari