A Practical Guide to UNIX® for Mac OS® X Users by Mark G. Sobell

By Mark G. Sobell

Underneath Mac OSR X's attractive graphical consumer interface (GUI) is the main robust working method ever created: UNIXR. With unequalled readability and perception, this booklet explains UNIX for the Mac OS X usergiving you overall keep an eye on over your approach, so that you can get extra performed, quicker. development on Mark Sobell's hugely praised a pragmatic consultant to the UNIX procedure, it offers complete counsel at the UNIX command line instruments each consumer, administrator, and developer must mastertogether with the world's top daily UNIX reference.This ebook is full of hundreds and hundreds of top quality examples. From networking and method utilities to shells and programming, this is often UNIX from the floor upboth the "whys" and the "hows"for each Mac consumer. you will comprehend the relationships among GUI instruments and their command line opposite numbers. desire quick solutions? do not trouble with complicated on-line "manual pages": depend on this book's example-rich, quick-access, 236-page command reference!"

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Mac OS X uses a number of GNU utilities, and many more are available for download. Part I: The Mac OS X Operating System 47 48 Part I: The Mac OS X Operating System More About Logging In The most important options that affect logging in are set from the System Preferences Accounts pane (Figure 2-12). At the bottom of the list of accounts is a picture of a house labeled Login Options. Click this icon to disable the automatic login feature or to select between the List of users and the Name and password text boxes method of logging in.

When you quote a special character, you keep the shell from giving it special meaning. The shell treats a quoted special character as a regular character. However, a slash (/) is always a separator in a pathname, even when you quote it. To quote a character, precede it with a backslash (\). When you have two or more special characters together, you must precede each with a backslash (for example, enter ** as \*\*). You can quote a backslash just as you would quote any other special characterby preceding it with a backslash (\\).

Com for a list of mailing lists. • Even if you are not using Mac OS X Server, the documentation for Server has a lot of material on command line usage. org/manual. org) for more documentation and other GNU resources. Many of the GNU pages and resources are available in a wide variety of languages. Mac OS X uses a number of GNU utilities, and many more are available for download. Part I: The Mac OS X Operating System 47 48 Part I: The Mac OS X Operating System More About Logging In The most important options that affect logging in are set from the System Preferences Accounts pane (Figure 2-12).

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