In the beginning there was Sudo: macOS Terminal Skills

Having sat on our recent four-day JAMF200 course it was great to revisit some command line skills from times past. Time to dust off those macOS Terminal skills. Bring on Sudo (and the disclaimer of course) Type the following ‘whoami’ command (exclude the Amsys$ bit) in a macOS Terminal window and you’ll get the current user: Amsys$ whoami sperringsn Run the same command with ‘sudo’ and the output of ‘whoami’ now shows the ‘root’ user rather than ‘sperringsn’. Nice! Amsys$ sudo whoami root OK, why is this useful? The Sudo (super user do) command is definitely one of the more… read more →

Posted on 14th August 2018 by Neil Sperrings