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Whether you're new to the Mac or a longtime user, this handy book is the quickest way to get up to speed on Snow Leopard. Packed with concise information in an easy-to-read format, Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide covers what you need to know and is an ideal resource for problem-solving on the fly.

This book goes right to the heart of Snow Leopard, with details on system preferences, built-in applications, and utilities. You'll also find configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, guides for troubleshooting, lots of step-by-step instructions, and more.

  • Learn about new features and changes since the original Leopard release
  • Get quick tips for setting up and customizing your Mac's configuration
  • Solve problems with the handy reference to the fundamentals of the Finder, Dock, and more
  • Understand how to manage user accounts
  • Work more efficiently using keyboard shortcuts
  • Take advantage of MobileMe, Apple's online suite of services and tools

Synopsis:

This pocket guide is the fastest way to get up to speed on Snow Leopard, the latest version of Apple's Mac OS X operating system. Ideal for quick problem solving, this book helps you learn fundamental concepts of Snow Leopard quickly, so you can get the most out of it. You'll find concise information on the system's built-in applications and utilities, along with configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, and a short guide to troubleshooting and network configuration. This pocket guide also:

Highlights new and changed features since the original Leopard release Provides a handy reference to configuring sync, networking, and more Explains how to manage user accounts Covers migration and upgrades from previous versions of Mac OS X

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide is packed with concise and useful information in an easy-to-read format for everyone who uses Snow Leopard, from beginners to power users.

Synopsis:

This small book is the fastest way to get up to speed with Apple's newest operating system, Mac OS X "Snow Leopard." Thoroughly updated to cover Snow Leopard, this small guide is packed with concise and useful information in an easy-to-read format for users of all levels. It's ideal for quick problem solving, including fundamental concepts of Mac OS X for learning the system quickly and getting the most out of it. The book covers Snow Leopard's built-in applications and utilities, and provides configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, and guides for troubleshooting and network configuration.

About the Author

Chris Seibold is an engineer, writer, and cartoonist residing in Knoxville, Tennessee. As an engineer, he has tackled such diverse processes as powder coating and hot dog casing manufacture. As a writer, he has focused on computing and written for a variety of online and traditional media, including serving as Senior Contributing Editor for the Apple Matters web site and contributing hacks to iPod and iTunes Hacks, with a talent for making the complex accessible to the interested but harried user. As a cartoonist, he has produced both cartoon strips and editorials. Chris also managed to spend some time working producing radio shows relating to sports. As soon as he hits television, the trifecta will be complete. Chris lives with his wife, young son, and what is quite possibly the world's dimmest canine. He has a degree in Physics from the University of Tennessee but has yet to find work involving frictionless inclined planes.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Whats New in Snow Leopard?Chapter 2: Installing Snow Leopard and Migrating DataChapter 3: The Quick Guide to Snow LeopardChapter 4: Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Mac OS XChapter 5: System PreferencesChapter 6: Built-in Applications and UtilitiesChapter 7: MobileMeChapter 8: SecurityChapter 9: Keyboard Commands and Special Characters

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596802721
Author:
Seibold, Chris
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Hardware - Personal Computers - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
10.6;apple;leopard;mac os x;snow leopard
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Pocket ref / guide
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
234
Dimensions:
7.02x4.28x.68 in. .47 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This pocket guide is the fastest way to get up to speed on Snow Leopard, the latest version of Apple's Mac OS X operating system. Ideal for quick problem solving, this book helps you learn fundamental concepts of Snow Leopard quickly, so you can get the most out of it. You'll find concise information on the system's built-in applications and utilities, along with configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, and a short guide to troubleshooting and network configuration. This pocket guide also:

Highlights new and changed features since the original Leopard release Provides a handy reference to configuring sync, networking, and more Explains how to manage user accounts Covers migration and upgrades from previous versions of Mac OS X

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide is packed with concise and useful information in an easy-to-read format for everyone who uses Snow Leopard, from beginners to power users.

"Synopsis" by ,
This small book is the fastest way to get up to speed with Apple's newest operating system, Mac OS X "Snow Leopard." Thoroughly updated to cover Snow Leopard, this small guide is packed with concise and useful information in an easy-to-read format for users of all levels. It's ideal for quick problem solving, including fundamental concepts of Mac OS X for learning the system quickly and getting the most out of it. The book covers Snow Leopard's built-in applications and utilities, and provides configuration tips, keyboard shortcuts, and guides for troubleshooting and network configuration.
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