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Table of Contents

  1. Getting Around

    1. Chapter 1 Inside the Terminal

      1. Mac OS X Shells
      2. The Terminal and xterm Compared
      3. Using the Terminal
      4. Customizing the Terminal
      5. The Services Menu
      6. Bonjour
      7. Alternative Terminal Applications
      8. The open Command
    2. Chapter 2 Searching and Metadata

      1. Spotlight
      2. Resource Forks and HFS+ Metadata
    3. Chapter 3 The Mac OS X Filesystem

      1. Working with Foreign Filesystems
      2. Files and Directories
    4. Chapter 4 Startup

      1. Booting Mac OS X
      2. Adding Startup Items
      3. Scheduling Tasks
    5. Chapter 5 Directory Services

      1. Understanding Directory Services
      2. Programming with Directory Services
      3. Configuring Directory Services
      4. NetInfo Manager
      5. Directory Services Utilities
      6. Managing Groups
      7. Managing Users and Passwords
      8. Managing Hostnames and IP Addresses
      9. Exporting Directories with NFS
      10. Flat Files and Their Directory Services Counterparts
      11. Restoring the Directory Services Database
    6. Chapter 6 Printing

      1. Printer Setup Utility
      2. Common Unix Printing System (CUPS)
      3. Gimp-Print
    7. Chapter 7 The X Window System

      1. Installing X11
      2. Running X11
      3. Customizing X11
      4. X11-based Applications and Libraries
      5. Connecting to Other X Window Systems
      6. Virtual Network Computing
    8. Chapter 8 Multimedia

      1. Burning CDs
      2. Video
      3. Image Editing
      4. 3D Modeling
    9. Chapter 9 Third-Party Tools and Applications

      1. Virtual Desktops and Screens
      2. The Application Menu
      3. Exposé
      4. Virtual Desktops
      5. SSH GUIs
      6. R with an Aqua GUI
      7. NeoOffice/J and OpenOffice
    10. Chapter 10 Dual-Boot and Beyond

      1. Why Bother?
      2. Linux on Mac Hardware
      3. Emulators on Mac OS X
      4. Emulating the Mac
  2. Building Applications

    1. Chapter 11 Compiling Source Code

      1. Compiler Differences
      2. Compiling Unix Source Code
      3. Architectural Issues
      4. X11-based Applications and Libraries
      5. Xgrid
    2. Chapter 12 Libraries, Headers, and Frameworks

      1. Header Files
      2. The System Library: libSystem
      3. libstdc++
      4. Shared Libraries Versus Loadable Modules
      5. Library Versions
      6. Creating and Linking Static Libraries
      7. Creating Frameworks
      8. The Dynamic Linker dyld: Prebinding, the Pre-Tiger Way
      9. Performance Tools and Debugging Tools
      10. CHUD Tools
      11. Interesting and Important Libraries
      12. Numerical Libraries
  3. Working with Packages

    1. Chapter 13 Fink

      1. Installing Fink
      2. Using Fink
      3. FinkCommander
      4. Installing Binaries
    2. Chapter 14 DarwinPorts

      1. Installing DarwinPorts
      2. Using DarwinPorts
      3. DarwinPorts Maintenance
      4. Installing Binaries
      5. DPGUI
    3. Chapter 15 Creating and Installing Packages

      1. Using PackageMaker
      2. Using GNU tar
      3. Disk Images
      4. Creating Fink Packages
      5. Creating DarwinPorts Packages
  4. Serving and System Management

    1. Chapter 16 Using Mac OS X as a Server

      1. Getting Connected
      2. Built-in Services: The Sharing Panel
      3. Email
      4. The Mac OS X Firewall
    2. Chapter 17 System Management Tools

      1. Diagnostic Utilities
      2. Kernel Utilities
      3. System Configuration
      4. Third-Party Applications
    3. Chapter 18 Free Databases

      1. SQLite
      2. MySQL
      3. PostgreSQL
      4. PHP and Perl
    4. Chapter 19 Perl and Python

      1. Perl for Mac OS X Geeks
      2. Python for Mac OS X Geeks
  5. Appendixes

    1. Appendix A Mac OS X GUI Primer

    2. Appendix B Mac OS X's Unix Development Tools

      1. Standard Unix Development Tools
      2. Apple's Command-Line Developer Tools
      3. Macintosh Tools
      4. Java Development Tools
      5. Text Editing and Processing
      6. Scripting and Shell Programming
      7. Working with Files and Directories
      8. File Compression and Storage
      9. Searching and Sorting
      10. Miscellaneous Tools
  1. About the Authors

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