Tweak Your Mac Terminal
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Tweak Your Mac Terminal

The Simple guide to HomeBrew for the macOS
4.1 (68 ratings)
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7,824 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Platt
Last updated 1/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 14 articles
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to customise your macOS terminal
  • Basic understanding of HomeBrew
  • Basic understanding of some terminal commands
Requirements
  • Be able to use macOS
  • macOS 10.10 or higher
Description

Tired of the plain old macOS Terminal prompt?

Learn how to jazz it up, with custom prompts, and information, from the moment you open a new terminal prompt.

You will be taken step-by-step through the process of installing the required software, all the way to the end result of having a more useful prompt.

No longer will you merely be greeted with:

Last login: Tue Jul 11 10:57:34 on ttys000
Mac-Pro:~ demo$


Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who want to customise their macOS terminal
  • Anyone who wants a taste at becoming a power user
  • Anyone who wants to get a basic understanding of HomeBrew for macOS
Course content
Expand all 35 lectures 01:00:46
+ Introduction
3 lectures 03:57

Requirements for installing brew on your MacOS.

Preview 01:17

What is Brew and package managers

Preview 01:52
+ Concepts
5 lectures 13:00

Know where things are stored and changing directory

Paths
05:54
Aliases
03:15
Summary
00:31
+ Bash
8 lectures 08:24
What is Bash?
02:47
Commands
00:39
Text Modes
00:37
Text Color
00:47
Variables
00:59
If Statement
01:12
Loops
01:07
Conclusion
00:14
+ Customising Your Terminal
4 lectures 11:46
Initial Screen
05:26
Prompt Theory
02:50
Prompt Practical
03:08

Links and other support material

Further Reading
00:22
+ Maintenance and Troubleshooting
5 lectures 07:20
Upgrading Installed Applications
00:30
Brew Housekeeping
01:21
When Things Go Wrong
01:16
Broken Application
03:40

Summary of the commands for brew maintenance and troubleshooting

Summary
00:33
+ Assignment
0 lectures 00:00
Quiz
3 questions

Now you need to put into practice​ everything that you have seen and done. It can be something fun, practical or both!

As long as it's not the default..

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Mac-Pro:~ demo$
Show me your Terminal
1 question
+ Ideas
3 lectures 06:16
Ideas
00:09

Discover a way to help if you mistype terminal commands.

Mistyping
01:39
Identifying Servers
04:28
+ Bonus
1 lecture 00:19
Bonus Lecture
00:19