Running Mac OS X Tiger

Running Mac OS X Tiger



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780596009137
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Jason Deraleau has been a computer enthusiast since the Commodore 64. Having spent time focusing on DOS, Windows, Linux, and FreeBSD, his newest passion is the Macintosh and Mac OS X. Currently residing in Western Massachusetts, he works as a systems administrator by day, IT consultant and technical writer by night. Jason was a presenter at O'Reilly Mac OS X Conference 2004, and is a contributing author on the O'Reilly Network.

James Duncan Davidson is a freelance author, software developer, and consultant focusing on Mac OS X, Java, XML, and open source technologies. He is the author of Learning Cocoa with Objective-C (published by O'Reilly & Associates) and is a frequent contributor to the O'Reilly Network online website as well as publisher of his own website, x180 (, where he keeps his popular weblog.Duncan was the creator of Apache Tomcat and Apache Ant and was instrumental in their donation to the Apache Software Foundation by Sun Microsystems . While working at Sun, he authored two versions of the Java Servlet API specification as well as the Java API for XML Processing.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Where It All Came From
  • Chapter 2: Installing the System and Software
  • Chapter 3: Lay of the Land
  • Chapter 4: The Terminal and Shell
  • Chapter 5: System Startup and Login
  • Chapter 6: Users and Groups
  • Chapter 7: Open Directory
  • Chapter 8: Files and Permissions
  • Chapter 9: Disks and Filesystems
  • Chapter 10: Printing
  • Chapter 11: Networking
  • Chapter 12: Monitoring the System
  • Chapter 13: Automating Tasks
  • Chapter 14: Preferences and Defaults
  • Boot Command Keys
  • Other Sources of Information
  • Colophon

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