Turn On ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode on mac OS X

Keep pressed option key (alt) and click on the Notifications icon which is usually found on top right corner. Easy!

Reset Mail Settings

Here is how to reset Mail for Mac OS at the original settings:

~ radu.parvu$ defaults delete com.apple.mail

Enjoy!

Disable Mac OS X Gatekeeper

Ocassionally, there is a need to install an app created by a developer that is not identified by the security policy in place on the Firm’s MacBook.

Here is the short procedure I identified it works for me:

  1. in terminal type: sudo spctl --master-disable
  2. verify with: spctl --status
  3. open the application and quit it
  4. in terminal, type: sudo spctl --master-enable
  5. verify the status: spctl --status
  6. verify that the policy is restored via: System Prefrerences … -> Security and Privacy  -> General