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Mac OS X the Missing Manual 2nd Editionby David Pogue
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New York Times computer columnist David Pogue has just updated his bestselling Mac OS X: The Missing Manual! And once again, he applies his scrupulous objectivity to this exciting new operating system, revealing which new features work well and which do not.
The first edition of Mac OS X: The Missing Manual was the #1 bestselling computer book of 2002, selling 100,000 copies in six months. Now David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to this completely rewritten, greatly expanded edition.
This updated edition details the many changes in OS X 10.2. Pogue includes new chapters on iChat (Apple's AOL-compatible instant-messaging software), Sherlock 3 (the Web search tool that pulls critical Web information directly onto the desktop), and the new Finder.
This book combines Apple's trademark visual elegance with the underlying stability of UNIX, which adds up to a rock-solid operating system. Pogue covers each of the control panels and bonus programs that come with Mac OS X, including iTunes, Mail, Sherlock, and Apache, the built-in Web-server.
Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, 2nd Edition illuminates both the big-ticket features and the fine points of Mac OS X version 10.1: its UNIX-like folder structure, powerful networking and Internet features, and even the command-line interface of its UNIX underbelly. Also covers each of the control panels and bonus programs that comes with Mac OS X, including iTunes, Mail, Sherlock, and Apache, the built-in Web-server.
About the Author
David Pogue, Yale '85, is the personal-technology columnist for the New York Times. With nearly 3 million books in print, he is also one of the world's bestselling how-to authors, having written or co-written seven books in the "for Dummies" series (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), along with several computer-humor books and a technothriller, "Hard Drive" (a New York Times "notable book of the year"). Pogue is also the creator and primary author of the Missing Manual series of complete, funny computer books, a joint venture with O'Reilly & Associates. Titles in the series include Mac OS X, Windows XP, iPod, Microsoft Office, iPhoto, Dreamweaver, iMovie 2, and many others. His Web page is www.davidpogue.com, and his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table of Contents
The Missing Credits Introduction The Mac OS X Desktop Chapter 1: Folders and Windows Chapter 2: Organizing Your Stuff Chapter 3: Dock, Desktop, and Toolbar Applications in Mac OS X Chapter 4: Programs and Documents Chapter 5: Back to Mac OS 9 Chapter 6: Moving Data Chapter 7: An Introduction to AppleScript The Components of Mac OS X Chapter 8: System Preferences Chapter 9: The Free Programs Chapter 10: CDs, DVDs, and iTunes The Technologies of Mac OS X Chapter 11: One Mac, Many Users Chapter 12: Networking Chapter 13: Graphics, Fonts, and Printing Chapter 14: Sound, Movies, Speech, and Handwriting Chapter 15: Terminal: Doorway to Unix Chapter 16: Fun with Unix Chapter 17: Hacking Mac OS X Mac OS X Online Chapter 18: Internet Setup, the Firewall, and .Mac Chapter 19: Mail and Address Book Chapter 20: Sherlock 3, iChat, and iCal Chapter 21: SSH, FTP, VPN, and Web Sharing Appendixes Installing Mac OS X 10.2 Troubleshooting The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary (Mac Version) The "Where'd It Go?" Dictionary (Windows Version) Where to Go From Here The Master Mac OS X Keystroke List Colophon
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