My gosh that Mac boot sound is annoying. Turn it off with this terminal command:
sudo nvram SystemAudioVolume=%00
When you restart your Mac, the OS X boot chime should no longer play!
If you somehow decide you want the boot sound back, simply fire up Terminal again and use
sudo nvram -d SystemAudioVolume
Here’s the secret to pouring Guinness from a can into a pint glass. Open the can, quickly jam it in the pint upside down, and slowly it pull out. That’s it.
And if that isn’t clear enough, I made a little video for you.
It even “stands up” to the pencil test.
I just bought dirkwatkins.net. Finally. So, if you go there, you will just come here. Very fancy indeed.
Looks who’s the new face of Carroll’s Master of Software Engineering. Yes, that’s me.