Mastering Mac OS X, Second Edition

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Isn't It Time You Made the Most of Mac OS X?

Don't let the fact that Mac OS X boasts over 150 new features, is based on Unix, and is also called Jaguar scare you off. This essential guide will help you get all you can out of it. Mastering Mac OS X, Second Edition shows you how to take advantage of every aspect of Apple's powerhouse operating system. Whether you're a Mac newbie or old-timer or you're converting from Windows or Unix, this book will answer all your current ...

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Overview

Isn't It Time You Made the Most of Mac OS X?

Don't let the fact that Mac OS X boasts over 150 new features, is based on Unix, and is also called Jaguar scare you off. This essential guide will help you get all you can out of it. Mastering Mac OS X, Second Edition shows you how to take advantage of every aspect of Apple's powerhouse operating system. Whether you're a Mac newbie or old-timer or you're converting from Windows or Unix, this book will answer all your current questions and equip you with the knowledge you need to keep moving forward. Over 900 pages of coverage includes:

Personalizing Mac OS X: Dock, Desktop, and Finder
Using the Classic environment and Classic applications
Encrypting data, storing passwords, and using built-in applications
Configuring user permissions and settings
Connecting to the Internet
Troubleshooting and securing your Internet connection
Using, automating, and securing e-mail from viruses
Using QuickTime 6, QuickTime Pro, and iMovie to play, edit, and export movie files
Burning audio and data CDs and playing MP3s, Internet radio, and DVD movies
Importing, exporting, and editing digital images
Building a secure network and sharing files locally and over the Internet
Using Windows and Unix documents, networking protocols, and applications
Working with Terminal and Darwin command lines and Darwin applications
Backing up and recovering data, managing your disks and peripherals
Configuring and tweaking Apache, FTP serving, PHP, MySQL, and QuickTime streaming
Quickly diagnosing and solving common system-level problems
Troubleshooting Classic and native applications

About the Author
Todd Stauffer is the author or co-author of over 25 books covering topics such as Web publishing, upgrading Macintoshes, and using the iMac. He's a contributor to MacAddict and a writer for a number of other publications, a humor columnist, car reviewer, speaker and the publisher of a news and entertainment magazine. He can be reached via his website at www.mac-upgrade.com.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782141184
  • Publisher: Sybex, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/25/2002
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 880
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 8.82 (h) x 1.83 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. I The Mac OS X Basics 1
Ch. 1 What Is Mac OS X and What's New? 3
Ch. 2 The Fundamentals of Mac OS X 19
Ch. 3 The Finder 47
Ch. 4 Using Native and Classic Applications 79
Ch. 5 Personalize Mac OS X 111
Ch. 6 Getting Help and Searching Your Files 141
Ch. 7 Printing in Mac OS X 157
Ch. 8 PDFs, Fonts, and Color 181
Ch. 9 Built-In Accessory and Security Applications 199
Ch. 10 Being the Administrator: Permissions, Settings, and Adding Users 229
Pt. II On The Internet 251
Ch. 11 Configuring Internet Access 253
Ch. 12 The Web, Online Security, and Sherlock 3 291
Ch. 13 Remote Login, FTP, and iChat 329
Ch. 14 E-Mail and Apple Mail 351
Pt. III Multimedia: Images, Sound, Video 391
Ch. 15 QuickTime, QuickTime Pro, and Digital Media 393
Ch. 16 Audio, DVDs, and Speech and Handwriting Recognition 419
Ch. 17 Working with Digital Images 443
Pt. IV Networking, Connectivity, and Portables 463
Ch. 18 Accessing Network Volumes 465
Ch. 19 Building a Network and Sharing Files 479
Ch. 20 PowerBooks, iBooks, and Mac OS X 505
Ch. 21 Mac OS X and Other Platforms 515
Pt. V Advanced Mac OS X Topics 535
Ch. 22 AppleScript 537
Ch. 23 Terminal and the Darwin Command Line 561
Ch. 24 Darwin Applications and Command-Line Magic 583
Ch. 25 Web Serving, FTP Serving, and Net Security 603
Ch. 26 Adding Internet and Network Services 629
Pt. VI Hardware, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance 647
Ch. 27 Peripherals, Internal Upgrades, and Disks 649
Ch. 28 Hard Disk Care, File Security, and Maintenance 671
Ch. 29 Fixing Applications and Managing Classic 695
Ch. 30 Solving System-Level Problems 715
Ch. 31 Typical Problems and Solutions 749
Pt. VII Appendices 771
App. A: Getting Installed and Set Up 773
App. B The Classic Mac OS User's Migration Guide 789
Index 805
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