Multiple Dropbox Accounts on a Mac

Multiple Dropbox Accounts on a Mac

I trust you are already familiar with Dropbox. It is a convenient way to store files in the Cloud (on the Internet). I use it as an alternative to iCloud. I wanted to have a second Dropbox account to store Dropbox backups of one of my websites. It’s easy to set...
Find DNS server IP from command line

Find DNS server IP from command line

Here are the command line / Terminal.app commands you can use to retrieve the active DNS server IP addresses on any Mac. Launch the Terminal (Command-space for Spotlight, then type in Terminal). Type or paste in the following command: Mac OS X 10.7 Lion: networksetup...
Recover from OS X Mountain Lion Installation Crash

Recover from OS X Mountain Lion Installation Crash

A considerable number of people upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion (10.8) were surprised to learn that according to the OS X installer their hard drive was all of a sudden faulty and, according to Apple technicians, in need of replacement. The truth is the Mountain Lion installer has a bug that crashes the install process and then blames the hardware as faulty. Your hardware is likely fine, and here is how to recover your user data.