Mastering Mac OS X v10.4 Tiger, 4/e (Paperback)

Todd Stauffer, Kirk McElhearn

  • 出版商: Sybex
  • 出版日期: 2005-08-26
  • 售價: $1,360
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,292
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 879
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0782144012
  • ISBN-13: 9780782144017
  • 相關分類: MAC OS 蘋果電腦






This Mac OS X Book is Reliable, Powerful, and Easy-to-Use—Just Like OS X 10.4, Tiger
Whether you're a first-time Mac user, upgrading from a previous Mac OS version, or switching from Windows or Unix, the latest edition of this best-seller is your one-stop resource for information on Apple's powerhouse operating system. Filled with detailed explanations, step-by-step instructions, and useful examples, this book answers all your questions and shows you how to take advantage of every aspect of Mac OS X. Authors Stauffer and McElhearn divulge their Mac OS X troubleshooting know-how and get you up to speed on all that’s new to Tiger. Over 900 pages of coverage includes these topics:

  • Personalizing Mac OS X: Dock, Desktop, and Finder
  • Using the latest features, including Spotlight, Automator, Dashboard, and Safari RSS
  • Encrypting data, storing passwords, and using built-in applications
  • Connecting to, troubleshooting, and securing your Internet connection
  • Using, automating, and securing e-mail from viruses
  • Using QuickTime, QuickTime Pro, and iMovie to play, edit, and export movie files
  • Burning audio and data CDs, and playing MP3s, Internet radio, and DVD movies
  • Importing, exporting, and editing digital images using iPhoto
  • Building a secure network and safely sharing files
  • Using Windows and Unix documents, networking protocols, and applications
  • Working with Terminal and Darwin command lines and Darwin applications
  • Backing up and recovering data, managing your disks and peripherals
  • Configuring and tweaking Apache, FTP serving, PHP, and MySQL
  • Quickly diagnosing and solving common system-level problems
  • Troubleshooting Classic and native applications
  • Getting more out of your iPod and iTunes


Table of Contents:


Part 1: The Mac OS X Basics
Chapter 1: What Is Mac OS X and What’s New?
Chapter 2: The Fundamentals of Mac OS X
Chapter 3: The Finder
Chapter 4: Using Applications
Chapter 5: Personalize Mac OS X
Chapter 6: Getting Help and Searching Your Files
Chapter 7: Printing and Faxing in Mac OS X
Chapter 8: PDFs, Fonts, and Color
Chapter 9: Being the Administrator: Permissions, Settings, and Adding Users

Part 2: On The Internet
Chapter 10: Configuring Internet Access
Chapter 11: The Web, Online Security, .Mac, Sherlock, and iChat
Chapter 12: Managing E-Mail

Part 3: Audio, Video,and Your Personal Information
Chapter 13: Video Playback and Editing
Chapter 14: Audio, iTunes, and the iPod
Chapter 15: Working with Digital Images
Chapter 16: Managing Contacts, Appointments, and Personal Info

Part 4: Networking, Connectivity, and Portables
Chapter 17: Accessing Network Volumes
Chapter 18: Building a Network and Sharing Files
Chapter 19: PowerBooks, iBooks, and Mac OS X
Chapter 20: Mac OS X and Other Platforms

Part 5: Advanced Mac OS X Topics
Chapter 21: Automator and AppleScript
Chapter 22: Terminal and the Command Line
Chapter 23: Command-Line Applications and Magic
Chapter 24: Web Serving, FTP Serving, and Net Security

Part 6: Hardware,Troubleshooting, and Maintenance
Chapter 25: Peripherals, Internal Upgrades, and Disks
Chapter 26: Hard Disk Care, File Security, and Maintenance
Chapter 27: Fixing Applications and Managing Classic
Chapter 28: Solving System-Level Problems
Chapter 29: Typical Problems and Solutions

Part 7: Appendices
Appendix A: Getting Installed and Set Up
Appendix B: The Classic Mac OS User’s Migration Guide
Appendix C: Mac OS X Applications