Want to be über cool? You can have a personalized greeting for your terminal sessions.

    personalized Terminal greeting

  1. Open Terminal and get root access by typing in:
  2. Enter your password.
  3. Now you will open a Terminal word processor to modify the default greeting:
    pico /etc/motd
  4. Delete the default and type in your message. It can be several lines. Even an ASCII art.
  5. Press CTRL-X, than ‘Y’ and enter to quit and save.
  6. Press Apple (or otherwise known as Commmand)-N to open a new window and see the result of your hack.

If you are regular reader you already know how to manipulate your images in Terminal and how to browse the net using links. Soon you will officially graduate as a certified OS X geek.

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