Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide

Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide

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Unlock the secrets of the Terminal and discover how this powerful tool solves problems the Finder cana€™t handle. With this handy guide, youa€™ll learn commands for a variety of tasks, such as killing programs that refuse to quit, renaming a large batch of files in seconds, or running jobs in the background while you do other work. Get started with an easy-to-understand overview of the Terminal and its partner, the shell. Then dive into commands neatly arranged into two dozen categories, including directory operations, file comparisons, and network connections. Each command includes a concise description of its purpose and features. Log into your Mac from remote locations Search and modify files in powerful ways Schedule jobs for particular days and times Let several people use one Mac at the same time Compress and uncompress files in a variety of formats View and manipulate Mac OS X processes Combine multiple commands to perform complex operations Download and install additional commands from the InternetBefore you can use these programs, your Maca#39;s mail server software, known as postfix, will need to be configured. This is an advanced task: mail server setup is too complex for this book. If you want to attempt it, the necessary files are located anbsp;...

Title:Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide
Author:Daniel J. Barrett
Publisher:"O'Reilly Media, Inc." - 2012-06-13


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