OS X Mountain Lion

“Using Terminal… you can use Unix commands to trick out your Mac in a number of ways that aren’t normally possible,” Dylan Love reports for The Business Insider.

“We found a collection of cool Unix tweaks shared by Belgian web developer Mathias Bynens,” Love reports. “Here are our favorites that you can copy and paste into Terminal.”

8 useful tweaks you can easily make to your Mac’s OS:
Hide the useless Time Machine and Volume icons in the menu bar
Always show the scrollbars
Save screenshots to the Desktop by default
Show all filename extensions in the Finder
Allow text selection in Quick Look
Disable the warning when changing a file extension
Open links in the background when clicking in the Twitter app
Stop Time Machine from prompting to use new hard drives as backup volumes

Read more in the full article here.