Mac OS X Lion 10.7

Awesome New Way to Check Free Disk Space on Mac Lion

Mac OS X Lion includes a awesome new way to check the free space on a disc. I stumbled across this feature by accident. Besides showing the size of the disk and how much free space it has, this method shows … Continue reading

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Lion Upgrade Killed My PHP Website – and How I Fixed It

After installing Mac OS X Lion, I found the PHP site I use for development stopped working. I’d just get an empty webpage when I went to the website. It’s a WordPress site, using both PHP and MySQL. Lion ships … Continue reading

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Release Date for Mac OS X Lion

When is Mac OS X Lion due out? Mac OS X 10.7 – codenamed “Lion”, includes 250 new features, such as full screen apps and Mission Control. Mac OSX 10.7 Lion is available now. It was released 20 July 2011. … Continue reading

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Force Any Mac App to Quit using Only Keyboard Shortcuts

This article shows how to Force Quit any Mac application using only keyboard shortcuts. Any application can be quit – not just the front-most app. This is the fastest way to select any Mac app to terminate it immediately. These … Continue reading

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Force Quit a Mac App Instantly with One Keyboard Shortcut

This article shows how to Force Quit the front-most Mac application immediately with a single keyboard shortcut. This little-known keyboard shortcut is the easiest, fastest and best way to force a Mac application to quit. Yes – it works on Lion. … Continue reading

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Httpd.conf Location on Mac on Lion and Snow Leopard

Looking for httpd.conf on Mac? Httpd.conf is the main Apache web server configuration file. This article covers where to find httpd.conf on OS X. On Mac, httpd.conf is located in the directory /etc/apache2. This location was checked on Mac OS … Continue reading

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How to Easily Edit Httpd.conf on Mac Lion or Snow Leopard

Httpd.conf is normally protected from editing by Mac OS X. This article shows the easiest way to overcome this security and edit httpd.conf. Theses editing methods have been tested on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (10.6.7, 10.6.8) and Mac … Continue reading

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Change Your Mac’s Name on Lion or Snow Leopard

Here is how to change your Mac’s name. This method works on both OS X Lion and Snow Leopard. Your Mac’s computer name is used to identify it on the network. By default, other computers will see your Mac as … Continue reading

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