Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Lay of the Land

    1. Chapter 1 Using Mac OS X

      1. The Mac Desktop
      2. The Menu Bar
      3. The Dock
      4. Windows
      5. Opening and Saving Documents
      6. Services
      7. Logging Out and Shutting Down
      8. Starting Up and Logging In
    2. Chapter 2 Using the Finder

      1. Finder Overview
      2. Finder Views
      3. Menus and Keyboard Shortcuts
      4. Files, Folders, and Disks
      5. Moving, Copying, and Renaming Objects
      6. The Get Info Window
      7. Favorites
      8. Searching for and Locating Files
      9. Relaunching the Finder
    3. Chapter 3 Mac OS 9, Mac OS X,and Classic

      1. Changes to Mac OS X from Mac OS 9
      2. What Is Classic?
      3. Starting Classic
      4. Controlling Classic
      5. Managing Classic Applications
      6. Using Classic Applications
      7. Printing from Classic
      8. Dual-Booting with Mac OS 9
    4. Chapter 4 Task and Setting Index

  2. System Configuration

    1. Chapter 5 System Preferences

      1. Using System Preferences
      2. The System Preference Panels
      3. Speech Recognition and Speakable Commands
      4. Adding Panes to System Preferences
    2. Chapter 6 Applications and Utilities

      1. Applications
      2. Installing Applications
    3. Chapter 7 Networking

      1. Networking Basics
      2. Mounting Network Disks
      3. Web Browsing
      4. Using FTP
      5. Remote Logins
      6. Virtual Network Computers
    4. Chapter 8 Printer Configurationand Printing

      1. How Printing Works
      2. The Print Dialog
      3. Print Center
      4. Page Setup
      5. Alternative Printer Interfaces
      6. Printer Sharing
      7. Configuring CUPS
      8. Printer Drivers
      9. Saving as PDF
    5. Chapter 9 Filesystem Overview

      1. Mac OS X Filesystems
      2. Filesystem Organization
      3. Hidden Files
      4. The File Permissions System
    6. Chapter 10 Running Java Applications

      1. How Java Works
      2. Running Standalone Applications
      3. Running Applets
      4. Java on the Command Line
      5. Building Applications with MRJAppBuilder
  3. System and Network Administration

    1. Chapter 11 System Administration Overview

      1. Acting as Root
      2. Managing Users and Groups
      3. Network Administration
      4. NFS
      5. Single-User Mode
      6. Cron Tasks
    2. Chapter 12 Directory Services and NetInfo

      1. Open Directory Overview
      2. Directory Access
      3. NetInfo Concepts
      4. NetInfo User Interfaces
      5. Exploring Common Directories
      6. The Machines Directory
      7. For More Information
    3. Chapter 13 Running Network Services

      1. Network Services Overview
      2. Running Services in Mac OS X
      3. Mail Services
      4. Web Services
      5. File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
      6. Remote Login Services
      7. File Sharing Services
      8. Configuring Startup Items
    4. Chapter 14 Web Publishing with a DAMP System

      1. Elements of a DAMP System
      2. Setting Up DAMP
      3. Using Web Serving Frameworks
  4. Scripting and Development

    1. Chapter 15 Development Tools

      1. Getting the Developer Tools
      2. The Developer Folder
      3. Development Applications
      4. Project Builder
      5. Programming Languages
      6. Interface Builder
      7. Libraries and Frameworks
      8. The Info.plist File
    2. Chapter 16 AppleScript

      1. The Script Menu Extra
      2. Programming AppleScript
      3. Scripting the Terminal
    3. Chapter 17 Text Editing on Mac OS X

      1. Types of Text Files
      2. Property Lists
      3. Graphical Text Editors
      4. Unix Text Editors
      5. Text Encodings
    4. Chapter 18 Using CVS

      1. Basic Concepts
      2. CVS Administrator Reference
      3. CVS User Reference
      4. CVS in Project Builder
  5. Under Mac OS X’s Hood

    1. Chapter 19 Using the Terminal

      1. Using the Terminal
      2. Process Management
      3. Terminal Alternatives
    2. Chapter 20 Pattern Matching

      1. Filenames Versus Patterns
      2. Metacharacters, Listed by Unix Program
      3. Metacharacters
      4. Examples of Searching
    3. Chapter 21 Shells and Shell Programming

      1. Introduction to the Shell
      2. Mac OS X Shells
      3. tcsh in Detail
      4. Variables
      5. Expressions
      6. Command History
      7. Command-Line Manipulation
      8. Job Control
      9. Built-in tcsh Commands
    4. Chapter 22 The Defaults System

      1. Property Lists
      2. Viewing and Editing Property Lists
    5. Chapter 23 Running the X Windows System

      1. Installing the X Windows System
      2. Running XDarwin
      3. Desktops and Window Managers
      4. X11-Based Applications and Libraries
      5. Aqua-Like X Windows with OroborOSX
      6. Aqua-X11 Interactions
      7. Connecting to Other X Window Systems
    6. Chapter 24 Installing Unix Software

      1. Package Managers
      2. Installing from Source
    7. Chapter 25 Unix Command Reference

      1. Alphabetical Summary of Commands
  1. Appendix Resources

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