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  Mac OS X Hacks | O'Reilly Media
Mac OS X is a marvelous confluence of the user-friendly and highly customizable Macintosh of yesteryear and the power and flexibility of Unix under the hood.
Mac OS X Hacks provides direct, hands-on solutions that can be applied to the challenges facing both those meeting the Mac for the first time and long-time users delving into Mac OS X and its Unix underpinnings.
Mac OS X Hacks is the third in O'Reilly's new Hacks Serier which aims to begin reclaiming the term "hacking" for the good guys.
oreilly.com /catalog/9780596004606   (1091 words)

  
  Mac OS X - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mac OS X v10.2 was never officially referred to as Jaguar in the United Kingdom due to an agreement with the automobile manufacturer Jaguar, although boxes and CDs still bore the Jaguar-skin logo.
Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther" was released on October 24, 2003.
Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard" was announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6, 2005, and was shown to developers for the first time at the 2006 Worldwide Developers Conference on August 7, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mac_OS_X   (4760 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Mac OS X   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mac OS X is the latest version of the Macintosh operating system, and is designed and developed by Apple Computer to run on their Macintosh line of personal computers.
Mac OS X is built on Darwin, an open source Unix-like environment which is based on the BSD source tree, and the Mach microkernel.
Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard" was announced at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6, 2005, due to be released at the end of 2006 or early 2007, roughly around the same time Microsoft would release Windows Vista (formerly known by the code-name "Longhorn").
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Mac_OS_X   (3138 words)

  
 Mac OS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mac OS, which stands for Macintosh Operating System, is a series of graphical user interface-based operating systems developed by Apple Computer for their Macintosh line of computer systems.
System 7.5.1 was the first to include the Mac OS logo (a variation on the original "Happy Mac" smiley face Finder startup icon), and Mac OS 7.6 was the first to be named "Mac OS" (to ensure that users would still identify it with Apple, even when used in "clones" from other companies).
The Mac OS memory management describes how the Macintosh managed RAM and virtual memory before the switch to the Unix-based Mac OS X. It has been defunct since Mac OS X, but most of the APIs are still available via the Carbon compatibility layer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mac_OS   (2766 words)

  
 Mac OS X: Tutte le informazioni su Mac OS X su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mac OS X mantiene una retrocompatibilità quasi assoluta con le applicazioni Macintosh anche molto datate grazie alla caratteristica di poter caricare, all'occorrenza, il MacOS Classic in una macchina virtuale, all'interno di un apposito task.
Mac OS X 10.3, Panther, viene presentato il 24 Ottobre, 2003, apporta molte nuove funzionalità al sistema operativo, modifica l'interfaccia grafica Aqua introducendo un tema "metallizzato" e incrementa ulteriormente la velocità del sistema.
Mac OS X 10.2 (Jaguar), 24 agosto 2002.
www.encyclopedia.it /m/ma/mac_os_x.html   (2168 words)

  
 Mac OS X - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mac OS X is an operating system designed and developed by Apple Computer for use on their current line of Macintosh computers.
Mac OS support for the original Motorola 68k architecture continued for about four years after the introduction of PowerPC systems.
The current version of Mac OS X is version 10.4.3 (released on October 31, 2005) build 8F46.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/m/a/c/Mac_OS_X_b8d4.html   (3182 words)

  
 Mac OS X - Encyclopedia Dramatica
A combination of a Mach and BSD UNIX foundation with graphical goodness on top, Mac OS X is the choice of homosexuals, your mom, and alpha geeks everywhere.
The various versions of this operating system (or "OS"; note: not a mispelling of "OZ") have been named after cats, with the latest release being Tony the Tiger.
The union of UNIX and Mac is a religious event for alpha geeks along the lines of the Protestants deciding the Jews were right all along and joining together forevah to the spite of Pope Bill.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Mac_OS_X   (132 words)

  
 O'Reilly Media -- Bookstore: Mac OS X Hacks
Mac OS X is a marvelous confluence of the user-friendly and highly customizable Macintosh of yesteryear and the power and flexibility of Unix under the hood.
Mac OS X Hacks provides direct, hands-on solutions that can be applied to the challenges facing both those meeting the Mac for the first time and long-time users delving into Mac OS X and its Unix underpinnings.
Mac OS X Hacks is the third in O'Reilly's new Hacks Serier which aims to begin reclaiming the term "hacking" for the good guys.
www.oreilly.com /catalog/mcosxhks   (1096 words)

  
 GIMP - for Mac OS X
GIMP uses a separate windowing layer, the X11 windowing protocol, on Mac OS X, which must be installed first.
Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) now ships with an X11.app based on the X.Org 7.2 release.
Unlike most Linux distributions, Mac OS X does not come with the open source libraries upon which GIMP is built.
www.gimp.org /macintosh   (367 words)

  
 Mac OS X - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Mac OS X is considered one of the greatest pieces of artwork ever created.
Mac OS X was sent in to a venture corporation by Jobs, hoping to start his company Apple (named after the various colored and moldy apple cores he used as paint).
Mac OS X is to be used as a scrapbook where cutouts of programs are pasted on.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Mac_OS_X   (1036 words)

  
 MacEdition : Mac OS X : March 27, 2001
When we last looked at Mac OS X we noted that it was promising but somewhat pokey, incomplete and a little rough around the edges.
Mac OS X uses libraries as a means of extending the abilities of the operating system.
OS X’s System Folder, for lack of a better description, is still a structured mash that only a UNIX-head could love.
www.macedition.com /feat/feat_osx_20010327.shtml   (2562 words)

  
 O'Reilly Store -- Mac OS X
Mac OS X Tiger Server Administration gives Unix, Windows, and Mac administrators what they need to master every aspect of this server, from the command line to Apple's graphical tools.… Read more.
Mac OS X Hacks reflects the real-world know how and experience of those well steeped in Unix history and expertise, sharing their no-nonsense, sometimes quick-and-dirty solutions to administering and taking… Read more.
The Mac OS X Version 10.1 Little Black Book is the essential reference for all Mac users preparing to upgrade to Mac OS X.1, or system administrators needing to deploy… Read more.
www.oreilly.com /pub/topic/mac   (4476 words)

  
 About the Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update
Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is packed with over 300 new features, installs easily, and works with the software and accessories you already have.
The Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update is recommended for all versions of Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.5.2.
The Mac OS X 10.5.3 Update is recommended for all users running Mac OS X 10.5 and includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.
support.apple.com /kb/HT1141   (1345 words)

  
 MacFixIt - Mac OS X Utilities Library
Printer Setup Repair Mac OS X has a flexible and powerful printing system, but this printing system is also one of the areas where users seem to have the most trouble, whether it's because printers can't be found, disappear from the Printer Setup Utility Printer List, or just plain don't print.
We were especially impressed with the OS X implementation of its unobtrusive tabs that pop out of the margin of the screen when requested.
Launch Items X: a set of contextual menu plug-ins which allow to launch the customized applications, open web pages, open folders, or open Mac OS X documents by control-clicking on the screen.
www.macfixit.com /staticpages/index.php?page=20021011090449544   (2176 words)

  
 Mac OS X 10.0 - Page 1 - (03/2001)
Mac OS X was released on March 24th, 2001, with a suggested retail price of $129 and a version number of 10.0.
Despite the (comparatively) minor market requirements hiccup of the Rhapsody strategy, the Mac OS X project proceeded with what can only be described as single-minded determination, from its official announcement in May of 1998 to its first release in March of 2001.
While Mac users from 1994 to 1996 were treated to optimistic articles and future-world mock-ups in enthusiast publications like MacWorld and MacUser magazine, Mac OS X has been analyzed by a much wider audience.
arstechnica.com /reviews/01q2/macos-x-final/macos-x-1.html   (606 words)

  
 MacDevCenter.com -- Getting to the Source of Mac OS X
If Mac OS X was ever ported to Intel platform, having anything Classic (pre-OS 9) or Carbon (OS 9/OS X) is probably possible using an emulation later.
One can only hope that this interest would trnaslate into a tidal wave of OS purchses if ever Apple Computer released an x86 version of OS X, because they would be destroying 80% of their revenue base in the same fell swoop.
MacOS X (the "Yellow Box" environment while the OS was under development) and Classic (the Blue Box environment in OS X) are both well known by now, but development was thought to be halted internally on Red Box (MacOS X on Intel version) shortly before it was completed.
www.oreillynet.com /pub/a/mac/2001/12/21/darwin.html   (2620 words)

  
 Mac OS X Cross-Platform Issues
Mac OS X was released on March 24, 2001&emdash;exactly two years and a day after OS 9.0.
Mac OS X is the result of nearly 10 years of research, planning, engineering, and strategy revisions in an effort to create a new generation of operating system for Macintosh.
After a bit of testing using OS X 10.1, it looks like you can't open from a Classic application a file which is located on an SMB mounted file server (you are prompted to log into the file server a second time).
www.macwindows.com /MacOSX.html   (14055 words)

  
 MacDevCenter.com -- Mac OS X Switcher Stories
A few weeks ago, I wrote a weblog entry about Microsoft's perception that Mac OS X uptake is too slow, versus my experience that users are moving to OS X in droves.
This is all platform-independent, and since OS X finally gives us the best of both worlds in one package, it is the logical choice for this integrated system as well as the stand-alone "productivity" tools.
OS X has as free many of the networking utilities and applications that we used to sell as InterCon Systems.
www.macdevcenter.com /pub/a/mac/2002/08/21/switch.html   (1314 words)

  
 CNN.com - Mac OS X sprouts new software - November 21, 2001
New features in Mac OS X Version 10.1, including compatibility with Windows networks and improved graphics, are giving the platform new appeal among users and software vendors, he said.
X for Mac hit retail shelves on Monday, two months after the software maker offered users a first glimpse at it.
X for Mac is considered by some analysts as the leading application available for Mac OS X 10.1.
archives.cnn.com /2001/TECH/ptech/11/21/new.macos.software.idg/index.html   (822 words)

  
 Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger: Page 1
So convinced was I of the inevitability of the Mac OS X yearly release juggernaut that I never even considered the possibility that relief from the $129-per-year Mac OS X tax might come in the form of an extra six-month wait for version 10.4.
Mac OS X is now getting to the point where significant improvements require a larger time investment.
A more accurate analogy is that Mac OS X versions 10.0 through 10.3 represent "the fourth trimester" for Apple's new baby—a phrase used to describe the first three months of human life, during which the baby becomes accustomed to life outside the womb.
arstechnica.com /reviews/os/macosx-10-4.ars   (762 words)

  
 Maintaining Mac OS X
If you plan to use a third-party defragmentation utility with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger™;, be sure the utility is Tiger-compatible, such as Micromat TechTool® Pro 4.0.4 or later.
For earlier versions of Mac OS X, a cogent description of prebinding — sometimes referred to as optimizing — is Bill Bumgarner's article "Prebinding Explained." While this may not be light reading for some, it provides a thorough explanation.
Mac OS X would also attempt to correct the prebinding for applications that were not prebound.
www.thexlab.com /faqs/maintainingmacosx.html   (1033 words)

  
 Mac OS X
Mac OS X Tiger Server Administration gives Unix, Windows, and Mac administrators what they need to master every aspect of this server, from the command line to Apple's graphical tools.… Read more.
Mac OS X Hacks reflects the real-world know how and experience of those well steeped in Unix history and expertise, sharing their no-nonsense, sometimes quick-and-dirty solutions to administering and taking… Read more.
The Mac OS X Version 10.1 Little Black Book is the essential reference for all Mac users preparing to upgrade to Mac OS X.1, or system administrators needing to deploy… Read more.
oreilly.com /pub/topic/mac   (3324 words)

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