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Mac OS X Jaguar Fundamentals Tutorial


Apple's revolutionary new Unix-based operating system was developed from the ground up. OS X has new features and usability that provide better stability, including multi-tasking and protected memory. Faster than previous Apple operating systems, OS X remains user-friendly to the point of affection. Even so, OS X is a radical departure from previous Mac operating systems. author Matt Neutra will walk you through all of the new elements of OS X - including v10.2 - and show you how to maneuver it like a power user. He starts by familiarizing you with the interface, then guides you through the use of the Finder. You will learn how to set your preferences, how to use Sherlock, how to share files, the iLife applications, and more. You'll be introduced to various multimedia applications, including QuickTime, iTunes, and iMovie. Welcome to Mac OS X. To start learning right away, just click one of the movie topics below.

Introduction

Welcome
Introduction

Getting Started

A Brief History of OS X
System Requirements
Installation Tips
Setting Up Mac OS X
Interface - First Glance

Elements of the Interface

Keys and Controls pt. 1
Keys and Controls pt. 2
Keys and Controls pt. 3
The Window
The Dock pt. 1
The Dock pt. 2
The Menu Bar pt. 1
The Menu Bar pt. 2
Setting the Date and Time
The Desktop
Understanding the Trash Can
Interface Extras
Summary

Understanding the Finder

Finder Basics pt. 1
Finder Basics pt. 2
The Finder Toolbar in Depth pt. 1
The Finder Toolbar in Depth pt. 2
The Finder Menus pt. 1
The Finder Menus pt. 2
The Finder Menus pt. 3
Working in the Finder (file management) pt. 1
Working in the Finder (file management) pt. 2

Applications in OS X

What is an Application/Program?
Opening and Closing Programs
What is a Document?
Saving and Opening Documents
Examples of Basic Applications pt. 1
Examples of Basic Applications pt. 2
Overview of Useful Utilities
Classic vs. Aqua

Using OS X

Personal Preferences pt. 1
Personal Preferences pt. 2
Personal Preferences pt. 3
Hardware Preferences pt. 1
Hardware Preferences pt. 2
Internet Preferences
Network Preferences
System Preferences pt. 1
System Preferences pt. 2
System Preferences pt. 3
Personalizing the Look and Feel pt. 1
Personalizing the Look and Feel pt. 2
File and Program Sharing Over a Network
Getting on the Internet pt. 1
Getting on the Internet pt. 2
Using e-mail pt. 1
Using e-mail pt. 2
Using e-mail pt. 3
Talking to Digital Lifestyle Devices pt. 1
Talking to Digital Lifestyle Devices pt. 2
Using Classic
Using Fonts
Finding Things with Sherlock pt. 1
Finding Things with Sherlock pt. 2
Finding Things with Sherlock pt. 3
Burning CDs
Watching DVDs
Keeping OS X Up to Date
Multiple Users
File Sharing

Multimedia (brief overview)

QuickTime Movies
iTunes
iPhoto pt. 1
iPhoto pt. 2
iMovie pt. 1
iMovie pt. 2

Troubleshooting

Resetting the Root Password
Using the Built in Help
Getting Help Online
Applecare

Extras

Getting to the Command Line
Print Center

Jaguar

Jaguar Intro
iChat
Mail
Address Book
Address Book pt. 2
Quartz Extreme
Sherlock
Sherlock pt. 2
Quicktime 6
Find
Rendezvous
Inkwell
Windows Networking
Preferences
iCal
iCal pt. 2
iSync


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