If you're wondering how to run sudo (for privilege escalation) commands in Automator, this is one way to do it. Launch up Automator (of course). Find Run AppleScript in the library of actions. Then, drag it over to the workflow area on the right. By default, Automator will put in some script structure for you […]
Warning This script does some serious system modifications. If you don't know what you're doing, ask questions in the comments. Don't just run this script if you don't understand what it does or how it's doing it. This also assumes short usernames match up with user folder names, which they usually do. What issue this […]
If you have a printer already installed on your Mac, but you just want to find the IP address, this is one quick way to do it without printing out a test page and wasting paper / ink. Click on the Apple logo and then select About This Mac. Click on System Report.... In the […]
I encountered an odd thing. I had ARD set to remote into a few workstations. I was doing some account cleanup on them and changed the admin accounts. In System Preferences Sharing, I still had it that all admins could remote in, but after deleting an admin account and adding a new one, I couldn't […]
If you're having printing issues with multiple printers (not just one or two), you may want to reset the printing system (Warning: this will remove your installed printers, and you'll have to install them again). Go to System Preferences. Select Printers & Scanners. Right-click on a printer and then select Reset printing system.... Re-add the […]
One of our users likes to see a print preview by default in Numbers. This was available in the older version of Numbers, but it's gone from the newer version of Numbers. Unfortunately, the most viable solution for this is just to keep using the old version of Numbers. If you're complaining about this issue, […]
When you try to share a GarageBand project out from the iPad, the immediately apparent options may include only Facebook, SoundCloud, and YouTube (yes, even if you select the More option). If you want to export your project to Google Drive, you may have to take a few extra steps. Select your project by either […]
It's not super obvious how to add a fax number to a contact in iOS (iPad/iPhone). When you edit a contact and add a new number, the only two immediately apparent options are home and work. If you tap on one of them, you'll some hidden options appear, including home fax and work fax.