Mac OS X Unleashed
by John Ray, William C. Ray
Publisher: Sams 2002
Number of pages: 1560
Mac OS X Unleashed is a complete guide and reference for Mac OS users. The book helps the reader deal with the most trouble-prone aspects of the user interface, focusing on the BSD environment and how the user or administrator can get the most out of both the current operating system as well as the new components expected in the latest version.
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