Mac Basics Superguide, Snow Leopard Edition by The Editors of Macworld, Kelly Turner

By The Editors of Macworld, Kelly Turner

No one spends extra time with Apple's desktops and software program than the writers and editors at Macworld, the world's prime Mac authority. Now Macworld's workforce of specialists has used its wisdom to create this simple consultant to getting began together with your Mac operating OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). even if you are new to the Mac, simply want a refresher direction, or suspect that you've got purely scratched the outside of your Mac's strength, the Macworld Mac fundamentals Superguide, Snow Leopard variation provides you with the step by step recommendation you must develop into a Mac whiz. within those pages, you will discover specific suggestions and knowledge approximately navigating your approach utilizing the Finder and the Dock and coping with and switching among courses utilizing Exposé and areas. you are going to easy methods to locate whatever utilizing the highlight seek software and the easiest how you can open, store, arrange, and print documents. We comprise tips about customizing your Mac to fit your wishes via process personal tastes, together with tips on how to upload and keep watch over person money owed. Our specialists additionally provide you with important troubleshooting and safeguard recommendation or even suggest 20 reasonably cheap add-on courses which may enhance your Mac event in methods you could have by no means inspiration attainable. that can assist you benefit from Apple's integrated purposes, we've got additionally incorporated worthy tips on getting began with Safari, Mail, iChat, and different incorporated Apple software program. enable Macworld's workforce of specialists allow you to get the main from your Mac.

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Practical Guide to the Unix System (The Benjamin Cummings by Mark G. Sobell

By Mark G. Sobell

The 3rd variation of this useful instructional and reference specializes in the Berkeley software program Distribution 4.3 and SunOS releases of UNIX, and comprises appendices at the POSIX usual and ULTRIX. additionally further are chapters on Graphical consumer Interface, Networking, the EMACS textual content editor, and the KornShell. All 3 shells (Bourne, C, and Korn) are coated in complete. half I offers a step by step educational for somebody who desires to use UNIX for programming, email, networking, or different functions. quite a few examples, workouts, and assessment questions give a contribution to "hands-on" studying of instructions and services. half II covers greater than 70 UNIX software courses, with examples which are beneficial purposes, making this the right reference for either beginner and skilled UNIX clients.

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Mac OS X Lion on Demand, 2nd Edition by Steve Johnson

By Steve Johnson

Want solutions quick? Mac OS X Lion on call for presents these solutions in a visible step by step layout. We exhibit you precisely what to do via plenty of complete colour illustrations and easy-to-follow directions.   contained in the ebook • locate and preview every thing you would like with highlight • grasp the Mac OS X Lion person interface and dossier administration • Use the App shop and full-screen apps for optimum potency • discover the net with Safari and ship email with Mail • deal with and play electronic tune with iTunes and iPod or iPhone • Chat on-line immediately with iChat and FaceTime • deal with and proportion your time table with iCal • ship records wirelessly to a person round you with AirDrop • maintain your records sponsored up with Time desktop • immediately retailer rfile adjustments as you're employed with vehicle keep • Use multi-touch gestures and keyboard shortcuts to save lots of time • customise and fine-tune Mac OS X Lion • Use Microsoft home windows besides Lion   Bonus on-line content material sign in your publication at to achieve entry to: • Workshops and similar records • Keyboard shortcuts   stopover at the writer website:  

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Windows PowerShell Pocket Reference (2nd Edition) by Lee Holmes

By Lee Holmes

This transportable connection with home windows PowerShell 3.0 summarizes the command shell and scripting language, and gives a concise connection with the various projects that make PowerShell so invaluable. If you’re a hectic home windows administrator, and don’t have time to wade through large books or seek on-line, this is often the fitting on-the-job tool.

Written by means of Microsoft PowerShell crew member Lee Holmes, and excerpted from his home windows PowerShell Cookbook, this version deals up to date assurance of PowerShell 3.0. You’ll locate info at the .NET periods and legacy instruments you want to deal with your approach, in addition to chapters on how you can write scripts, deal with mistakes, and structure output.

Beginning with a guided travel of home windows PowerShell, this convenient advisor covers:

• PowerShell language and environment
• commonplace expression reference
• XPath speedy reference
• .NET string formatting
• .NET DateTime formatting
• chosen .NET sessions and their uses
• WMI reference
• chosen COM items and their uses
• chosen occasions and their uses
• ordinary PowerShell verbs

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iPod & iTunes For Dummies, 6th Edition + DVD by Tony Bove

By Tony Bove

* What the e-book covers: Introducing the various iPod types, getting begun together with your iPod, constructing iTunes and your iPod, buying on the iTunes shop, bringing content material into iTunes, taking part in content material in iTunes, sharing content material out of your iTunes library, handling images and video clips, synchronizing units with iTunes, burning CDs from iTunes, enjoying iPod content material, getting stressed for playback, fine-tuning the sound, deciding upon an encoding layout, going cellular, utilizing your iPod as a troublesome force, synchronizing own information together with your iPod, updating and troubleshooting, holding battery lifestyles, and extra. * what is at the DVD:Provides step by step directions for finishing the subsequent projects: developing Your iPod, studying the Controls, finding Your content material in your iPod, taking part in song in your iPod, Adjusting and proscribing the quantity, Charging and retaining Your Battery, discovering iTunes, taking part in Your iPod via iTunes, uploading song into iTunes, Ripping song from a CD in iTunes, Burning song to a CD in iTunes, fitting software program enhancements, establishing an Account on the iTunes shop, paying for and Downloading content material from iTunes, trying to find and Sorting content material in iTunes, Retrieving track info on-line, modifying content material details in iTunes, growing Playlists, Cross-Fading Playback in your iPod, Synchronizing Your iPod with iTunes, and Backing Up Your tune. * sequence beneficial properties: details awarded within the user-friendly yet enjoyable language that has outlined the Dummies sequence for greater than fifteen years.

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Ubuntu Linux Bible: Featuring Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, 3rd edition by William von Hagen

By William von Hagen

The simplest source at the very most recent for Ubuntu clients! Ubuntu is a loose, open-source, Linux-based working approach which may run on computers, laptops, netbooks, and servers. If you have got joined the hundreds of thousands of clients worldwide preferring open-source OS-and Ubuntu in particular-this booklet is ideal for you. It brings you the very most recent on Ubuntu 10.04, with pages of step by step guideline, important counsel, and specialist suggestions. assurance contains: The Ubuntu Linux venture fitting Ubuntu fitting Ubuntu on Special-Purpose structures uncomplicated Linux method recommendations utilizing the GNOME laptop utilizing the Compiz Window supervisor coping with electronic mail and private info with Evolution browsing the internet with Firefox Migrating from home windows structures Sending and Receiving immediate Messages utilizing Command-Line instruments operating with textual content documents growing and Publishing records different workplace software program: Spreadsheets and shows operating with images operating with Multimedia customer Electronics and Ubuntu including, elimination, and Updating software program including and Attaching Peripherals community Configuration and safety Going instant software program improvement on Ubuntu utilizing digital Machines and Emulators Connecting to different structures dossier move and Sharing handling clients, teams, and Authentication Backing Up and Restoring documents developing an internet Server establishing a Mail Server constructing a DHCP Server constructing a DNS Server establishing a Print Server developing an NFS Server Up a Samba Server Updating your Ubuntu? Ubuntu Linux Bible, 3rd version, is the booklet you must be successful! word: CD-ROM isn't incorporated as a part of e-book dossier.

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Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Leopard All in One by Robyn Ness

By Robyn Ness

  • iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, iTunes, iDVD, and iWeb
  • Safari, Mail, and iChat
  • Spotlight, Boot Camp, and Time Machine


You’ve bought a Mac. You’ve bought Leopard. And you’ve bought iLife, Safari, Mail, iChat…and all of the leisure.


Now all you must do is work out how you can get them to paintings together--so that you should cease pondering your computing device and begin considering getting issues performed, having enjoyable, and having fun with every little thing your Mac has to provide.


This one e-book is your answer--the solution to any questions you've this day, and the reply to all of the questions on Leopard and your Mac that you’re more likely to have within the future.


Find out how to...

  • Get the main amusement out of iLife
  • Find documents and files with Spotlight
  • Use QuickTime and DVD Player
  • Use home windows software program on Intel Macs
  • Work with peripheral devices
  • Surf the net with Safari
  • Send e-mail with Mail
  • Collaborate through iChat
  • Share your display, records, and computing device securely
  • Recover from crashes
  • Back up and fix documents with Time Machine


Robyn Ness is an internet developer, targeting problems with usability, details layout, and content material improvement. She has contributed to books on Adobe CS3, Dreamweaver, electronic media, and electronic photography.


John Ray is an award-winning developer and protection advisor with greater than 17 years of programming and management adventure. He has labored on tasks for the FCC, the nationwide Regulatory examine Institute, The Ohio kingdom collage, Xerox, and the kingdom of Florida and has written or contributed to greater than a dozen books, together with Adobe CS3 multi function, targeted variation utilizing TCP/IP, Mac OS X Unleashed, and Maximum Mac OS X Security.


Category:  Macintosh working Systems

Covers:  Mac OS X Leopard v10.5

User Level:  Beginning--Intermediate



Part I: Max OS X fundamentals

CHAPTER 1: Introducing Mac OS X 5

CHAPTER 2: utilizing the Finder  19

CHAPTER three: Exploring the Dock  43

CHAPTER four: operating with Folders, documents, and purposes  53

CHAPTER five: bettering Your computer  71

CHAPTER 6: surroundings approach personal tastes and common entry concepts 83


Part II: universal functions and

CHAPTER 7: utilizing Video Toys and instruments: picture sales space, QuickTime, DVD participant, and entrance Row  103

CHAPTER eight: utilizing Preview, TextEdit, handle e-book, and Keychain entry  121

CHAPTER nine: fitting extra software program  147

CHAPTER 10: operating with home windows purposes  161

CHAPTER eleven: operating with units and monitors  171

CHAPTER 12: Printing, Faxing, and dealing with Fonts  187


Part III: net purposes

CHAPTER thirteen: Connecting to the net 203

CHAPTER 14: utilizing Safari  221

CHAPTER 15: Exploring .Mac club  243

CHAPTER sixteen: utilizing Mail  257

CHAPTER 17: utilizing iChat 293

CHAPTER 18: utilizing iCal  327


Part IV: Apple’s iLife purposes

CHAPTER 19: Introducing iLife '08  345

CHAPTER 20: utilizing iTunes  355

CHAPTER 21: utilizing iPhoto 377

CHAPTER 22: utilizing GarageBand  407

CHAPTER 23: utilizing iMovie  429

CHAPTER 24: Exploring the iDVD Interface  451

CHAPTER 25: growing DVDs in iDVD '08  465

CHAPTER 26: utilizing iWeb  487


Part V: procedure management and upkeep

CHAPTER 27: developing and dealing with consumer bills 507

CHAPTER 28: Sharing records and community companies among desktops 521

CHAPTER 29: Securing Your machine  547

CHAPTER 30: retaining Your method  563

CHAPTER 31: recuperating from Crashes, info Loss, and different difficulties  577


Part VI: complicated themes

CHAPTER 32: Introducing Automator and AppleScript  589

CHAPTER 33: utilizing simple UNIX instructions  621

CHAPTER 34: Exploring the Utilities Folder 637


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