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Unlock the secrets of the Terminal and discover how this powerful tool solves problems the Finder cant handle. With this handy guide, youll learn commands for a variety of tasks, such as killing programs that refuse to quit, renaming a large batch of files in seconds, or running jobs in the background while you do other work.

Get started with an easy-to-understand overview of the Terminal and its partner, the shell. Then dive into commands neatly arranged into two dozen categories, including directory operations, file comparisons, and network connections. Each command includes a concise description of its purpose and features.

  • Log into your Mac from remote locations
  • Search and modify files in powerful ways
  • Schedule jobs for particular days and times
  • Let several people use one Mac at the same time
  • Compress and uncompress files in a variety of formats
  • View and manipulate Mac OS X processes
  • Combine multiple commands to perform complex operations
  • Download and install additional commands from the Internet

Synopsis:

Every Mac user knows how to work with windows and icons, but there is a wonderful application behind the scenes—the Terminal—that provides tremendous additional power. With this handy guide, youll learn valuable commands that remove limits and open doors that many Mac users dont know exist. Discover how to solve common tasks that are awkward or difficult in the Finder by opening the Terminal and typing a few commands. Among hundreds of tasks, youll be able to:

  • Log into your Mac from remote locations
  • Search and modify files in powerful ways
  • Kill programs that refuse to quit
  • Set up scheduled jobs that run at particular days & times
  • Let several people use one Mac at the same time
  • Control system services

About the Author

Daniel J. Barrett has been immersed in Internet technology since 1985. Currently working as a software engineer, Dan has also been a heavy metal singer, Unix system administrator, university lecturer, web designer, and humorist. He is the author of O'Reilly's Linux Pocket Guide, and he is the coauthor of Linux Security Cookbook, and SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Macintosh TerminalChapter 2: CommandsChapter 3: Advanced Topics

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449328344
Author:
Barrett, Daniel J
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Barrett, Daniel J.
Subject:
Operating Systems - Macintosh
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
OS X;application;macintosh;pocket guide;terminal
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CourseSmart Subject Description
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
7 x 4.25 in

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Every Mac user knows how to work with windows and icons, but there is a wonderful application behind the scenes—the Terminal—that provides tremendous additional power. With this handy guide, youll learn valuable commands that remove limits and open doors that many Mac users dont know exist. Discover how to solve common tasks that are awkward or difficult in the Finder by opening the Terminal and typing a few commands. Among hundreds of tasks, youll be able to:

  • Log into your Mac from remote locations
  • Search and modify files in powerful ways
  • Kill programs that refuse to quit
  • Set up scheduled jobs that run at particular days & times
  • Let several people use one Mac at the same time
  • Control system services

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