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Terminal Tips: Install software updates from the command line

Sure, you could update your Apple software by opening Software Update from the Apple menu. But what if you're inclined to use a command line interface, or maybe you need to update a remote machine via SSH? There's a way to complete a software update in Terminal.app. Here's how. If you want to do...

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Sudo versus root

Remember the good old days when we didn't have to worry about sudo or root? We have extensions, and we liked it! Why, I remember when OS X couldn't even burn a CD! Ah, OS 9 how we miss you. Just kidding, OS 9 sucked (that's a joke too.  Sheesh, lighten up, folks). Thanks to our new Unix...

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