Mounting Airport Extreme Disk via Terminal using mount_smbfs

I’m going to show you how to mount your Airport Extreme network attached drive via Terminal. I wanted to do this manually because I want to run a single command to backup my data using rsync (read my rsync blog HERE). Launch Terminal Applications > Utilities > Terminal First make a directory for the volume you […]

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Prevent Hard Drive from Going To Sleep or Spinning Down

If you own an external Western Digital drive like myself, you may have noticed that the drive has a built-in sleep function that spins down the drive if not used in a 10 minute time period. This feature is really annoying to me. Every time I attempted to access a file on my external, Finder […]