Mac OS X Support Essentials: A Guide to Supporting and Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.4 (Apple Training Series)

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The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X, this updated best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system, covering everything from networking technologies to system administration, customizing the operating system, command-line programming, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the 150+ features new to Mac OS X Tiger, including the innovative Spotlight search system, a Dashboard filled with customizable Widget ...
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Overview

The only Apple-certified book on Mac OS X, this updated best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system, covering everything from networking technologies to system administration, customizing the operating system, command-line programming, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the 150+ features new to Mac OS X Tiger, including the innovative Spotlight search system, a Dashboard filled with customizable Widget mini-apps, the Automator application for building customized workflows, and more. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification exam, this self-paced book is a perfect supplement to Appleā€™s own training class and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize Mac OS X as part of their jobs. Chapter review sections and quizzes summarize and reinforce gained knowledge.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321335470
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 7/8/2005
  • Series: Apple Training Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 547
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Getting started 1
Lesson 2 Installation 9
Lesson 3 User accounts 43
Lesson 4 File systems 85
Lesson 5 Permissions 133
Lesson 6 Application environments 153
Lesson 7 Command-line interface 179
Lesson 8 Networking configuration and troubleshooting 219
Lesson 9 Accessing network services 273
Lesson 10 Providing network services 317
Lesson 11 Peripherals 351
Lesson 12 Printing 385
Lesson 13 Startup sequence 417
Lesson 14 Troubleshooting 441
App. A Apple general troubleshooting flowchart 487
App. B Networking technologies 495
App. C The classic environment 505
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