Mastering Mac OS X, Second Edition

Mastering Mac OS X, Second Edition

by Todd Stauffer
     
 
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

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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 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.

Product Details

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

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