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Mac Os X Panther Unleashed 3RD Edition

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Publisher Comments:

A best-seller that once showed you how to reign in a panther can now show you how to tame a Tiger. Mac OS X Tiger Unleashed is the most comprehensive guide to unlocking the full power of Mac OS X Tiger that you can find. Written by Unix/BSD experts and Mac users, John Ray and William C. Ray, you will go inside the Mac OS X Tiger operating system and the underlying BSD environment. In-depth background coverage and useful hands-on lessons will help you understand the changes with the new version and master the new features. Lessons include:
  • Working with files and applications
  • Running classic Mac OS applications
  • Native utilities and applications
  • Intalling third-party applications
  • Third-party BSD command-line applications
  • Configuring the system using BSD utilities
  • Remote administration
  • Serving a Windows network
  • Routine maintenance
Learn to deal with the most trouble-prone aspects of the Mac OS X Tiger user interface and how to exploit the new features to get the most out of your system with Mac OS X Tiger Unleashed.

Synopsis:

A guide to unlocking the full power of Mac OS X.

Synopsis:

Often hailed as one of the most thorough, well-written books on the subject, Mac OS X Panther Unleashed is all you will ever need in order to learn the Mac OS X operating system and the BSD Unix underlying system. The new Mac OS X has added performance and interface enhancements, which further extends the capabilities of the underlying subsystem. Unleashed teaches you how to get the most out of your operating system by focusing on the subsystem. It will also show you how to deal with the most trouble-prone aspects of the user interface. Whether you're new to Mac OS X or you're a skilled user, as long as you're familiar with the basics of the Mac OS drag and drop and menu functions, Unleashed will be able to show you how to get the most out of your Mac operating system!

About the Author

Mac OS X Tiger Unleashed#LINK<>#About the Lead Authors

John Ray is the Senior Systems Engineer for The Ohio State University Extension and College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He is responsible for managing computer services for the OSU CFAES campus and Extension offices throughout the state. John also provides custom network, security, and programming solutions for clients across the country, including the National Regulatory Research Institute and the Brevard Metropolitan Planning Organization in Florida. A Macintosh owner and programmer since 1984, John has written/contributed to numerous titles including Maximum Mac OS X Security, Sams Teach Yourself Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All in One, Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X, and Tiger All In One.

William Ray is a mathematician turned computer scientist turned biophysicist who has gravitated to the field of bioinformatics for its interesting synergy of logic, hard science, and human-computer-interface issues. A longtime Macintosh and Unix enthusiast, Will has owned Macs since 1985 and has worked with Unix since 1987. Prior to switching his professional focus to the biological sciences, Will spent five years as a Unix programmer developing experimental interfaces to online database systems. Shortly after migrating to biophysics, Will developed a Macintosh and Unix-based computational biology/graphics laboratory and training center for The Ohio State University's College of Biological Sciences. At the facility, which he managed for five years, Will introduced hundreds of students and faculty to Unix, and provided training and assistance in the development of productive computing skills on the paired Macintosh and Unix platforms. Will is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the Columbus Children's Research Institute Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and the Department of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, where he is investigating tools that work at the interface between humans, computers, and information, and working to build a core computational research and training facility for his institute.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. USING MAC OS X.

1. Managing the Tiger Workspace.

2. Useful Tiger Applications and Utilities.

3. Internet Applications.

4. Controlling Applications with Automator and AppleScript.

II. HARDWARE SETUP AND CONFIGURATION.

5. Configuring Tiger Hardware Support and Preferences.

6. Printer, Fax, and Font Management.

III. ADVANCED USER AND NETWORK SETTINGS.

7. Configuring Network Connectivity.

8. Customizing User and System Settings.

IV. INTRODUCTION TO BSD ON TIGER.

9. Accessing the BSD Subsystem.

10. Common Unix Shell Commands: File, Directory, and Disk Operations.

11. Using File Permissions and Access Control Lists.

12. Process Management.

13. Using Common Command-Line Applications and Application Suites.

14. Command-Line Software Installation and Troubleshooting.

V. ADVANCED BSD CONCEPTS.

15. Shell Configuration and Programming (Shell Scripting).

16. Managing System Services and Configuration.

17. Using X Window System Applications.

18. Using the Perl and Python Scripting Languages.

VI. SERVER AND NETWORK ADMINISTRATION.

19. Serving and Connecting to Databases.

20. Configuring Advanced Multiuser/Multisystem Cooperation Features.

21. Accessing and Controlling Tiger Remotely.

22. Creating an FTP Server.

23. Creating a Web Server.

24. Developing Web Applications.

25. Darwin Streaming Server and QuickTime Broadcaster.

26. Creating a Mail Server.

27. Working with Windows-Based Systems.

VII. SYSTEM AND SERVER HEALTH.

28. Implementing Server Security and Advanced Network Configuration.

29. Maintaining a Healthy System.

Index.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780672326042
Author:
Ray, William C
Publisher:
Sams
Author:
Ray, William C.
Author:
Ray, John
Location:
Indianapolis, Ind.
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Macintosh (computer)
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating systems
Subject:
Macintosh
Subject:
Mac OS
Subject:
Mac OS X
Subject:
Macintosh (Computer) -- Programming.
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Unleashed
Series Volume:
108-352
Publication Date:
January 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1704
Dimensions:
9.16x7.36x2.51 in. 5.33 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Often hailed as one of the most thorough, well-written books on the subject, Mac OS X Panther Unleashed is all you will ever need in order to learn the Mac OS X operating system and the BSD Unix underlying system. The new Mac OS X has added performance and interface enhancements, which further extends the capabilities of the underlying subsystem. Unleashed teaches you how to get the most out of your operating system by focusing on the subsystem. It will also show you how to deal with the most trouble-prone aspects of the user interface. Whether you're new to Mac OS X or you're a skilled user, as long as you're familiar with the basics of the Mac OS drag and drop and menu functions, Unleashed will be able to show you how to get the most out of your Mac operating system!
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