Synopses & Reviews
Whether you are a novice or a self-proclaimed Mac geek, this book has the answers you've been searching for. Learn how Mac OS X can help you accomplish everything you need to do with your computer--from system setup tasks such as installing new software and setting preferences, to cool tasks such as recording music CDs and editing digital movies. With this book as your guide, you'll not only learn the skills you need to accomplish these tasks, but you'll also learn the tips and tricks that will help you accomplish them in the most efficient way possible. Learn how real Mac "power users" get the most out of OS X!
Mac OS X combines Apple's trademark visual elegance with the underlying stability of UNIX, which adds up to a beautiful and functional operating system. "Mac OS X Power User's Guide" is the roadmap for people who will use the operating system, either on a stand alone computer with Internet access or on a computer that is part of a home or organizational network.
A guide for intermediate to advanced users demonstrates the operating system's upgraded features, covering installation, maintenance, and customization.
About the Author
Brian Proffitt is the Managing Editor of the popular Web site Linux Today, and the author of 16 Linux and Open Source works, including The Joy of Linux. His online works are read by nearly a half million people daily.William von Hagen has been a Unix system administrator since 1982, working on and maintaining computer hardware, operating systems, and system software. In that time, he has worked as a system administrator, systems programmer, software developer, development manager, computing facilities operations manager, writer, documentation manager, and content manager. He has been a Linux fan since 1993, and has used almost every commercial Linux distribution on the x86, PPC, and SPARC platforms. Bill is an established writer, having written three computer books, including "Hacking the TiVo" (Premier Press, 1592001114). He is well-known as an expert on PowerPC Linux systems (such as the TiVo), having written articles and reviews on this subject for Linux Format magazine (UK) and a column on this topic for Maximum Linux magazine. He has written articles for publications including Linux Magazine, Mac Tech Magazine, Mac Home Magazine, Mac Directory, and many others.