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What Is Mac OS X?
What is Mac OS X?
Core Technologies of Mac OS X
Graphics technologies in Mac OS X
Mac OS X’s application environments
Installation Considerations for Mac OS X
Hardware requirements of OS 10.5
Preparing for the installation of OS X
Volume preparation for OS X
Gathering setup information
Hard drive backup
Preparing the destination volume
Running the Mac OS X installer
Using the Setup Assistant
Running Software Update
Starting Up and Logging In
Starting up your computer
Logging in to Mac OS X
Meeting Your Environment
Investigating menus
Using the menu bar
Understanding standard Mac OS X menus
Using pop-up menus
Using contextual menus
Menu symbols
Recognizing the Desktop
Customizing the desktop
Setting the desktop background
Saving the Screen
Optimizing screen saver settings
Setting screen saver options
Peeking into Windows
Recognizing different window types
Window controls
Buttons and other controls
Working with Windows
New window, please
Active and inactive windows
Using the Window menu
Worshipping Icons
Identifying application icons
Identifying document icons
Identifying folder icons
Identifying volume icons
Identifying alias icons
Identifying restricted folders
Interacting with icons
Selecting icons
Moving icons
Replicating your files
Renaming files
Get Info
Locking or unlocking an item
Finding Out About the Finder
Finder-specific menus
Finder windows
Finder window views
Setting Finder Preferences
Modifying Finder windows
Customizing the toolbar
Additional toolbar buttons
Setting View Options
Setting Icon view options
Setting List view options
Setting Column view options
Setting Cover Flow view options
Using Custom Icons
Attaching a custom icon
Removing a custom icon
Working with Labels
Setting Appearance Preferences
Using the Color Picker
Working with Folders
Creating folders
Opening folders and disks
Folder actions
Working with Disks and Other Volumes
Looking at drives, partitions, and volumes
Ejecting disks
Erasing volumes
Burning discs
Discovering Your Inner Hard Drive
Living at Home
Working with Aliases
Using aliases
Making an alias
Renaming an alias
Dragging items to an alias
Moving, copying, and deleting an alias
Finding an original item
Fixing broken aliases
Selecting a new original for an alias
Taking Out the Trash
Moving items to the Trash
Viewing and removing Trash contents
Emptying the Trash
Secure Empty Trash
Looking At the Dock
Appreciating Dock niceties
Identifying Dock icons
Customizing the Dock
Resizing the Dock
Setting the Dock position and hiding
Setting Dock magnification
Choosing a visual effect
Adding items to the Dock
Removing Dock icons
Moving icons in the Dock
Using Dock folder navigation
Applications in the Dock
Minimizing windows in the Dock
Exposing Exposé
Show all windows
Show active application’s windows
Show desktop
Using Dashboard
Activating Dashboard
Available widgets
Activating more widgets
Modifying widgets
Everything in its Space
Jumping from Space to Space
Sleeping, Shutting Down, Restarting, or Logging Out
Making the computer sleep (and wake up)
Logging out of Mac OS X
Restarting the computer
Shutting down the computer
What Spotlight Can Do for You
What Spotlight can do for you
Behind the Scenes with Spotlight
The Spotlight Store
Supported file types
Using Spotlight
The magnifying glass in the menu bar
Working with your Spotlight results
Performing more complex searches
Spotlight volume indexing
Spotlight System Preferences
System-wide integration
Third-party utilities
PowerPC versus Intel
Migration Considerations
Universal applications
Classic caveat
Drive formatting issues
Working with Mac OS X Applications
Preinstalled applications
Installing applications
Removing applications
Opening Applications and Documents
Opening items from the Finder
Opening documents with an application
Mac OS X Open dialog box
Opening a document with another compatible application
Setting a new default application
Opening items in the Dock
Opening items with the Apple menu
Viewing items with the Finder
Managing Multiple Open Applications
Switching programs
Where’d it go?
Attending to background applications
Pimping Your Document’s Contents
Copy, Cut, and Paste
Clipping files
Creating Documents
Creating copies of documents
Creating documents with stationery pads
Saving Documents
Saving a Stationery Pad
Moving Documents
Playing Well with Others
Quitting Applications
Using an application’s Quit command
Quitting with a pop-up Dock menu
Quitting by logging out, shutting down, or restarting
Forcing an application to quit
The Applications Folder
The Application folder
Address Book
AppleScript folder
DVD Player
Font Book
Image Capture
Photo Booth
QuickTime Player
System Preferences
Time Machine
A Tour of Mac OS X Utilities
Activity Monitor
AirPort Utility
Audio MIDI Setup
Bluetooth file exchange
Boot Camp Assistant
ColorSync Utility
DigitalColor Meter
Directory Utility
Disk Utility
The Java folder
Keychain Access
Migration Assistant
Network Utility
ODBC Administrator
Podcast Capture
RAID Utility
System Profiler
VoiceOver Utility
About QuickTime
What’s in a movie
Getting QuickTime software
Playing QuickTime Movies
Using the QuickTime movie controller
Playing movies without controllers
Viewing with QuickTime Player
Saving QuickTime Movies from a Web Browser
Configuring and Updating QuickTime
QuickTime System Preferences
QuickTime Player Preferences
Watching Streaming QuickTime Media
Interacting with QuickTime VR Images
Exploring VR panoramas
Investigating VR objects
Revealing the VR controller
Zooming in and out
Interacting with hot spots
Making a QuickTime Slide Show
Basic QuickTime Movie Editing
Fine-tuning a selection
Working with selections
Adding a Sound Track to Your Movie
Adding QuickTime Text Tracks
Applying QuickTime Effects
Using iTunes
Playing MP3 and CD audio with iTunes
Working with iTunes song and album information
Watching iTunes visual effects
Using Shared Music Libraries
The iTunes Store
Album Covers and iTunes Views
iTunes Views
Front Row
Using the Help Viewer Application
Using the Help Viewer application
Getting help within Mac OS X
Browsing Mac OS Help
Getting help for the active application
Browsing Help Viewer links
Using Help Viewer Quick Clicks
Navigating using the Help Viewer buttons
Searching within the Help Viewer
Displaying Help Tags
Getting Command-Line Help
Exploring Other Avenues of Help
About Services
The Finder
Using Stickies
Other Services
Why You Need the Internet
Connecting to the Internet
Making the connection
Internet configuration via the Network Setup Assistant
Making and breaking the connection
Browsing the World Wide Web
Safari in the Web jungle
Other browsers for your toolkit
Taking a Safari Through the Wild Web
Navigation basics
More features, and customization
Advanced navigation
Further Safari enhancements
Searching the Internet
Sending and Receiving E-mail
Setting up e-mail information and preferences
Using Mail’s viewer window
Receiving e-mail
Composing messages
Using the Address Book
Sending e-mail attachments
Receiving attachments
Junk mail
Smart Mailboxes
The Networking Concept
Understanding a computer network
Understanding layered networks
The Physical Layer
Network status display
Configuring the port settings
Setting up Bluetooth devices
Bluetooth menu bar icon
Accessing Files
Accessing files
Connecting to a file server
Connecting to Microsoft Windows file servers
Connecting to an FTP server
Connecting locally
Connecting with a favorite
Recognizing your access privileges
Transferring network files
Opening network files
Disconnecting from network volumes and servers
Using the Keychain
The Keychain Access application
Sharing Your Files
Planning for file sharing
Identifying your computer
Turning file sharing on and off
Identifying who can connect for file sharing
Designating your shared items
Setting specific access privileges
Dealing with Security Risks
Assessing the risks of guest access
Assessing the risks of administrator access
Assessing the risk of your Internet connection
Improving file-sharing security
Using a personal firewall to improve security
Sharing Your Internet Connection
Making Network Services Available
Making network services available
Your computer’s IP addresses
Getting your computer a name
Hosting Your Own Web Site
Starting Web sharing
Loading Web site files
Visiting your Web site
Allowing FTP Access
Turning FTP access on or off
Avoiding file damage
Considering security
Allowing anonymous guest access
Connecting to your FTP server
Allowing Remote Login
Turning remote login on or off
Connecting for remote login
Remote Control
Turning on Remote Control
Controlling a computer
About the .Mac Service
Requirements to use .Mac
Signing up for a .Mac account
Updating or upgrading your .Mac membership
Using the Mac.com e-mail service
Using the .Mac Address Book
Using iDisk
Creating a Web page with HomePage
Updating a Web page
Creating another Web site
Deleting a page or site
.Mac Slides Publisher
iChat AV
Setting up iChat
Checking the status of iChat buddies
Reviewing Buddy List features
Sending instant messages
Chatting on a local network
Video and audio chats
Video Effects
Have it multi-way
Screen Sharing
iChat Theater
The Address Book Application
Setting up the Address Book
Working with Address Book contacts
Adding a group
Modifying a group
Neat group features
Working with calendars
iSync and .Mac Sync
Setting .Mac preferences
Using the iSync application
Using the Backup Application
Backing up
Understanding Fonts
Understanding Mac Font Formats
Bitmap fonts
PostScript fonts
Multiple Master fonts
TrueType fonts
OpenType fonts
Mac OS X system dfonts
Mapping Mac OS X Font Locations
Managing Fonts in Mac OS X
The Font panel
The Character Palette
The Keyboard Viewer
Third-party font management utilities
Overview of Mac OS X Printing
Overview of Mac OS X printing
Configuring Page Setup
Printing and Faxing Options
Adding a printer
Setting print options
Using the Print & Fax preference pane
Receiving a fax
Sending a fax
Administering Print and Modem Queues
Maximizing OS X Printing
Using printer shortcuts
Pooling printer
Using the System Preferences Application
Opening System Preferences
Harnessing Spotlight
Unlocking preference settings
Configuring CDs & DVDs Preferences
Configuring Date & Time Preferences
Date & Time panel
Time Zone panel
Clock panel
Configuring Display Preferences
Display panel
Geometry panel
Color panel
Display Calibrator assistant
Arrangement panel
Configuring Energy Saver Preferences
Sleep panel
Options panel
Starting sleep manually
Waking up your computer
Configuring Ink Preferences
Ink preference pane
Ink window
Configuring International Preferences
Language panel
Customize Sorting sheet
Formats panel
Input Menu panel
Character palettes
Configuring Keyboard and Mouse Preferences
Keyboard panel
Mouse and Trackpad panels
Bluetooth panel
Keyboard Shortcuts panel
Configuring Parental Controls
Adjusting the System
Restricting Content
Limiting Email & Chat
Managing Time Limits
Checking Logs
Adding additional restricted users
Configuring Sound Preferences
Sound Effects panel
Output panel
Input panel
Configuring Speech Preferences
Getting a speech recognition microphone
Configuring speech recognition
Using the feedback window
Looking at the Speech Commands window
Setting the listening method
Specifying what commands to listen for
Specifying which microphone to use
Specifying the spoken user interface
Choosing a voice for Mac OS X
Reading documents aloud
Configuring Startup Disk Preferences
Configuring Universal Access Preferences
Seeing panel
Hearing panel
Mouse & Trackpad panel
Mac OS X and Privileges
Identifying Types of User Accounts
Administrator (admin)
Configuring Account Preferences
Password panel
Login Items panel
Login Options panel
Advanced Options
Workgroup Manager
Managing Accounts via Parental Controls
Content filter
Mail and iChat
Time Limits
Easier parental management
Administering Privileges Using Show Info
Editing folder permissions
Using Microsoft Windows on the Mac
Boot Camp
Sharing Resources with PCs
Connecting to a PC’s sharepoint from your Mac
Connecting to a Mac sharepoint from a PC
Introducing Windows Domain Architecture
Configuring the PC servers
Configuring the Mac
Introducing third-party apps that help
Revealing Other Considerations
File naming problems
Conversions Plus and MacLinkPlus
Font issues
Finding Utility Software
Managing the main Library folder
Exploring your personal Library folder
Practicing Good Housekeeping
Maintaining the file system
Invisible files and folders
Protecting against viruses
Keeping software up-to-date
Maintenance measures
Scheduling Maintenance
Maximizing System Performance
Memory problems
Insufficient drive space
Understanding Messages and Events
Introducing AppleScript
AppleScript language
Scripting additions
Introducing Script Editor
Scriptable applications and environments
Looking at a script window
Creating a Simple Script
Analyzing a Script
Learning application commands and objects
Inspecting a dictionary
Saving a Script
Looking at Script File Formats
Creating a More Complex Script
Making a Finder utility
Beginning the script
Seeing the script’s results
Using variables
Capitalizing script statements
Getting file information
Using parentheses
Working with an application
Performing script statements conditionally
Breaking long statements
Ending the use of an application
Trying out your script
Creating a Drag-and-Drop Script Application
Retrieving dropped files
Processing dropped files
Using a repeat loop
Extending the script
Borrowing Scripts
Running Scripts
Linking Programs
Allowing remote Apple events
Scripting across a network
AppleScript Studio
Automating with Automator
Recording actions
Introduction to Unix
CLI in a GUI world
The Terminal
The Shell
Some common special characters
Scripting the shell
Basic Unix Commands
Unix command syntax
The man pages
Logging in and logging out
Managing files and directories
Disk and file system statistics
Viewing and Editing Files
Standard input, standard output, and pipes
Learning permissions
Advanced Unix Topics
Environment and shell variables
Manipulating text file contents
Writing shell scripts
Making Use of Unix
What Can I Do with Unix?
Installing Additional Software
Installing Apple software for Unix
Installing X11 for Mac OS X
Using Third-Party Installation Tools
Fink—Gateway to Unix Software
Using Fink to Install Software
Adding Useful Software
CinePaint (filmGimp)
Where to Find More Information
Introduction to Unix Security
What Is a Vulnerability?
Classifications of vulnerabilities
Keeping aware of vulnerabilities
Thinking Securely
Physical Security
Setting an Open Firmware password
Using the Security preference pane
Enabling FileVault protection
Using Secure Empty Trash
Understanding the difference between carrier and infected
Antivirus software
Network Security
Understanding TCP/IP
Understanding network security threats
Port usage
Principle of least privilege
Monitoring open ports
Using a graphical interface to check open ports
Built-in Firewall
Inspecting firewall rulesets using Terminal
Implementing firewall rulesets using Sharing preferences
Protecting Yourself from System Bugs
Apple Software Update
Third-party software updates
System Logs
Introducing Syslog
Configuring Syslog to separate interesting messages
Viewing system logs
Using Terminal to view log files
Using the Console application to view log files
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Mac OS X Leopard Bible

Mac OS X Leopard Bible



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The beauty of Leopard is that there is so much more than meets the eye, including over 300 new enhancements and its ability to run on both Intel PCs and PowerPC Macs. This comprehensive reference is your best guide on how to tame this powerful new cat. You'll find the latest technologies, new wireless networking, cool Dashboard widgets, a reflective Dock, and more. Discover secret tips and workarounds that even Apple doesn't know about.
The beauty of Leopard is that there is so much more than meets the eye, including over 300 new enhancements and its ability to run on both Intel PCs and PowerPC Macs. This comprehensive reference is your best guide on how to tame this powerful new cat. You'll find the latest technologies, new wireless networking, cool Dashboard widgets, a reflective Dock, and more. Discover secret tips and workarounds that even Apple doesn't know about.

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Publish date: Mar 31, 2008
Added to Scribd: Feb 05, 2010
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