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Table of Contents

  1. Getting Around

    1. Chapter 1 The Mac OS X Command Line

      1. Mac OS X Shells
      2. The Terminal and xterm Compared
      3. Using the Terminal
      4. The Services Menu
      5. Using the tcsh Shell
      6. Mac OS X’s Unix Development Tools
    2. Chapter 2 Startup

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

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

    1. Chapter 4 Compiling Source Code

      1. Compiler Differences
      2. Compiling Unix Source Code
      3. Architectural Issues
    2. Chapter 5 Libraries, Headers, and Frameworks

      1. Header Files
      2. The System Library: libSystem
      3. Shared Libraries Versus Loadable Modules
      4. Library Versions
      5. Creating and Linking Static Libraries
      6. Prebinding
      7. Interesting and Important Libraries
    3. Chapter 6 Creating and Installing Packages

      1. Fink
      2. Creating Fink Packages
      3. GNU-Darwin
      4. Packaging Tools
  3. Beyond the User Space

    1. Chapter 7 Building the Darwin Kernel

      1. Darwin Development Tools
      2. Getting the Source Code
      3. Building and Installing the Kernel
      4. Kernel Configuration
    2. Chapter 8 System Management Tools

      1. Diagnostic Utilities
      2. Kernel Utilities
      3. System Configuration
    3. Chapter 9 The X Window System

      1. Installing X11
      2. Running XDarwin
      3. Desktops and Window Managers
      4. X11-based Applications and Libraries
      5. Making X11 Applications More Aqua-like
      6. AquaTerm
      7. Connecting to Other X Window Systems
      8. Virtual Network Computers
      9. Conclusion
  4. Appendixes

    1. Appendix The Mac OS X Filesystem

      1. Files and Directories
    2. Appendix Command-Line Tools: The Missing Manpages

  1. Colophon