Utilities at the DVMUG macOS Meeting Tuesday, August 8th

DVMUG macOS Meeting

Mac OS X boxes

Tuesday, August 8th from 7pm to 9pm

DVMUG Office
396 Civic Drive
Pleasant Hill

Leader: Anne Griffin

Map Get a map to the DVMUG Office: http://goo.gl/oiFj

facebook You can RSVP on the Facebook meeting page

Questions, answers, and demonstrations of the features of our current operating systems—Mavericks, Yosemite El Capitan and Sierra. Questions on your own setup welcome.

macOS Sierra

Disk Utility

At the August meeting we will look at the macOS Utilities Folder.

Activity Monitor
Disk Utility
Keychain Access
AirPort Utility
Migration Assistant
System Information

Activity MonitorAirPort UtilityDisk UtilityKeychain AccessMigration AssistantSystem Information

How to use Activity Monitor on your Mac
Activity Monitor shows the processes that are running on your Mac, so you can manage them and see how they affect your Mac’s activity and performance.
Read more here

AirPort Utility Explained
AirPort is Apple’s term for all things WiFi, from the technologies built into your Mac to its own lineup of routers and base stations.
Read more here

Mastering Disk Utility in macOS Sierra
Even the most casual of Mac users will need to use Disk Utility at some point. Examples include setting up a backup disk or partitioning an external drive, so knowing the basic ins and outs of the program are beneficiary.
Read more here

Everything you Need to Know About Keychain in macOS Sierra!
Keychain is a password management system for macOS and iOS that was originally released with Mac OS 8.6 back in 1999 as a way of holding passwords, private keys, certificates and secure notes in encrypted files on the machine.
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How to migrate your old Mac’s data to your new Mac
Thanks to Migration Assistant, moving your old Mac’s data to your new Mac is as simple as can be.
Read more here

Four reasons you should use OS X’s System Information utility
When troubleshooting your Mac, you often need to get information about your system and what’s going on inside of it, either to help you identify and fix the problem yourself or so you can convey that information to others who might help.
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