Category Archives: Mac OS X

How to Flush DNS in Mac OSX

In Mac OSX Leopard, you can use the command dscacheutil -flushcache to flush the DNS resolver cache:

bash-2.05a$ dscacheutil -flushcache

In Mac OSX versions 10.5.1 and before, the command lookupd -flushcache performed the same task:

bash-2.05a$ lookupd -flushcache… Read more

What can I do if I cannot Quit or Force Quit and Mac OS X Application?

Open a terminal. Type "ps -e" to get a list of all processes running on your system. Find the number of the process related to the stubborn app. Then, type "kill 1234" where 1234 is the number of the process … Read more