Onyx

Being lazy as I am to use properly the Terminal in MAC OS X, Joel Barriere's Onyx came her to help.

OnyX is a multifunction utility (maintenance, optimization, and personalization). It allows you to run misc tasks of system maintenance, to configure some hidden parameters of the Finder, Dock, Dashboard, Exposé, Safari, Login window and of some of Apple's own applications, to delete caches, to remove a certain number of files and folders that may become cumbersome, to see the detailed info of your configuration, to preview various logs and CrashReporter-reports, to check the Preferences files and more. .

In case you do not need such admin privileges, Manteinance, or Deeper, might be helpful to you.

Onyx 1.8.2 has repaired minor bugs, and added some excellent icons and customizable themes for you and your family.

Is freeware, did I mention it?, but you may want to donate for future developments.

NOTE: Security Issue. Using Terminal, password and ID allows you to execute admin-root tasks from your own OS X. Onyx, however, prompts you for the pwd and user IDs.... which is not recommended using secure systems. You never know, I guess not, but there could be a ping to the software creators everytime you log into Onyx....
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