MacOS Startup key combinations

Startup key combinations for Mac source https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201255 Some Mac features are available by holding down certain keys during startup. Press and hold the keys immediately after you press the power button to turn on your Mac. Keep holding until the described behavior occurs. Hold during startup Description Shift (⇧) Start up in Safe Mode. Option (⌥) Start… Continue reading MacOS Startup key combinations

MacOS keyboard shortcuts

Mac keyboard shortcuts source * https://support.apple.com/en-ie/HT201236 By pressing a combination of keys, you can do things that normally need a mouse, trackpad, or other input device. To use a keyboard shortcut, hold down one or more modifier keys while pressing the last key of the shortcut. For example, to use the shortcut Command-C (copy), hold down… Continue reading MacOS keyboard shortcuts

openssl how to protect your .pem key file with a passphrase

Situation/Task: When creating a virtual machine on AWS EC2, you can create and download a new SSH key for this instance.  These keys do not come with passphrase protection.  This means if someone "finds" your key they can use it without restriction. Action: Good news, we can add a layer of protection by adding a passphrase password… Continue reading openssl how to protect your .pem key file with a passphrase