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How to make a backup copy (ISO) of a CD or DVD using the MacOS dd command

Table of Contents1 - Step 1: Insert a CD or DVD2 - Step 2: Find the CD/DVD identifier3 - Step 3: Unmount the drive4 - Step 4: Copy the DVD with the dd command5 - Step 5: Eject your media

If you want to make a backup copy (an ISO image) of a CD or DVD on a MacOS system using the dd command at the Mac Terminal command line, I’ll demonstrate the process in this tutorial.

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Step 1: Insert a CD or DVD

Assuming that you’re using an external CD/DVD drive, the first step is to connect your drive to your computer, and then insert a CD or DVD. If you insert a movie or music CD and an application automatically starts playing, quit that application.

How to enable a physical Android device (phone or tablet) for development and debugging alvin June 14, 2017 - 7:28pm

To enable a physical Android hardware device (phone or tablet) for developing and debugging your apps with Android Studio, follow these steps.

1) Enable “Developer Options”

The first thing you have to do with a new Android device is to enable the developer options in the Settings app. To do this:

How to access a USB drive while in Mac single-user mode

Warning: This article is about trying to accomplish some things in Mac single-user mode when your system is in trouble. In this article I assume that you're an experienced Unix administrator, so I don't bother to explain each command. If you don't know what the commands in this article do, don't use them, just take your Mac to an Apple store or Mac dealer. Be careful with all of these steps.

A Mac Olympus DS-30 review

Mac Olympus DS-30 review: Here's my quick take on the Olympus DS-30, from the perspective of a Mac user.

If anyone is looking at an Olympus DS-30 voice recorder, and wondering if it will work with Mac OS X (in particular for making podcasts), the answer is both yes and no (with a little extra emphasis on the "no").