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Mac Hacks: Tips & Tools for Unlocking the Power of OS Xby Chris Seibold
Synopses & Reviews
Want to take real control of your Mac? The hacks in this book help you dig below the surface to tweak system preferences, mount drives and devices, and generally do things with your system that Apple doesnt expect you to do. With a little effort, you can make your Mac and its applications perform exactly the way you want them to.
There are more than 50 hacks in this book that show you how to fine-tune the interface, work with multimedia, set up your network, boost security, and perform a few tricks with Unix.
OS X Mountain Lion is an incredibly powerful, but if youre a serious Mac user who really wants to take control of this operating system, this book helps you dig below the surface. Many of the hacks in this impressive collection show you how to tweak system preferences, mount drives and devices, and generally do things with your system that Apple doesnt expect you to do. Youll learn how to deal with Mountain Lions quirks, get the most out of its related applications, and perform a few tricks with Unix.
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: Before You HackChapter 2: Mountain Lion HacksChapter 3: Customize Your OS X ExperienceChapter 4: Hacks for a More Informative MacChapter 5: Make It AutomaticChapter 6: Fun with UnixChapter 7: Lock Down that MacChapter 8: Other OSesChapter 9: Networking HacksChapter 10: Multimedia HacksChapter 11: Hack Some HardwareColophon
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