How to flush DNS on Mac OS X Yosemite

Dayne Dayne (57)
1 minute

Flushing your dns is a very useful troubleshooting step and is necessary for some network changes to take effect. For some odd reason, Apple likes to change the command to clear the dns cache with just about every OS update, so here is the updated command.

Posted in these interests:
h/osx35 guides

This is located in Applications > Utilities

sudo discoveryutil udnsflushcaches
Zach Zach (249)
3 minutes

As someone who uses OS X dashboard widgets often, I was dismayed to find out that Apple has hidden it by default. Thankfully, it's easy to reenable the dashboard in El Capitan. Here's how to do it.