Xcode development from non-admin user

When you run an Xcode project from a standard (i.e., non-admin) user, you might be asked to enter credentials of a user in the “Developer Tools group.” You can fix this by adding the (current) user to the group: sudo dscl . append /Groups/_developer GroupMembership <current user’s username> You can learn more about dscl (Directory […]

Checking the download progress of your Mac App Store purchase

When you purchase something from the Mac App Store, you’ll see a little icon in your dock, but that doesn’t show you the percentage of progress. The icon is small, and the progress bar seems to remain blank for a long time for bigger downloads. You can get a better idea of the app’s progress […]