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If you have ever wanted to restore your OSX dock back to default app/icon layout you can now do it by running a 2 commands in your terminal. (No option to do this in your system preferences pane)

Step 1: Open terminal and copy and paste this command and hit return:

defaults delete com.apple.dock

Step 2: Copy and paste this command and hit return:

killall Dock

Your dock will restart and you will see the factory default icon/app dock. If you have deleted any stock apps, they may show as question marks. Enjoy!

13-Inch MacBook Air For Sale

My wife is selling her beautiful Macbook Air laptop (Mid 2012). It’s equipped with a 13-inch monitor, 1.8ghz Intel Core i5, 256GB solid state drive, 4GB of DDR3 ram, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and a 720P FaceTime camera. The body and screen are in GREAT condition.

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When developing on a local machine, you’ll sometimes need to gain access to files that OSX Mavericks hides by default. To show hidden files, open up Terminal.app and type:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean true ; killall Finder

The command should run without error and restart finder. You will now see hidden files and folders. To reverse the changes, open Terminal.app again and type:

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -boolean false ; killall Finder

If you have ever wanted to restore your OSX dock back to default app/icon layout you can now do it by running a 2 commands in your terminal. (No option to do this in your system preferences pane)

Step 1: Open terminal and copy and paste this command and hit return:

defaults delete com.apple.dock

Step 2: Copy and paste this command and hit return:

killall Dock

Your dock will restart and you will see the factory default icon/app dock. If you have deleted any stock apps, they may show as question marks. Enjoy!