Summary and Info
This serious, but fun, down-and-dirty book will let you make Tiger purr, ensuring that your Mac?s appearance, speed, usability, and security settings are what you want. Author Scott Knaster: Shows you how to speed it up, lock it down, or pull back the curtains. Dives into default system settings, unlocks hidden gems, and includes original Mac OS X programs with full source listings and explanations. Shows heavyweight hackers the tricks and modes of OS X booting, tweaks for login screens, and how to customize or even kill the Dock. Offers the inside scoop on Dashboard and Spotlight, including two sample widgets and one Spotlight importer, all with fully annotated source listings. Demonstrates how to install and use Unix and X11 applications, take advantage of command line tools, and create system services and active Dock badges. Order your copy today.
More About the Author
Scott Knaster is an American technical writer who has written many books, mostly dealing with Macintosh programming and using the Macintosh.
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