Macos Support Essentials 10 12

Macos Support Essentials 10 12 Author Kevin White
ISBN-10 0134713850
Year 2017-02-06
Pages 936
Language en
Publisher Apple Pro Training
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This is the only comprehensive, Apple-authorized guide to supporting, optimizing, and troubleshooting macOS Sierra (10.12), the most powerful version of Apple's Mac operating system. It's also the official curriculum for Apple's Sierra 101: OS X Support Essentials 10.12 course, and official preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification. macOS Support Essentials 10.12 is an indispensable resource for support technicians, help desk specialists, computer lab managers, other IT professionals, and passionate Mac power users everywhere, It takes you deep inside macOS Sierra, offering in-depth, step-by-step guidance on everything from installing and configuring Sierra to managing networks and system administration. Through practical, hands-on lessons, you'll learn how to set up users, configure system preferences, manage security and permissions, use diagnostic and repair tools, troubleshoot peripheral devices, and more: all you need to professionally support macOS Sierra and systematically prepare for ACSP certification or recertification. "

macOS Support Essentials 10 12 Apple Pro Training Series

macOS Support Essentials 10 12   Apple Pro Training Series Author Kevin M. White
ISBN-10 9780134703312
Year 2017-01-30
Pages 960
Language en
Publisher Peachpit Press
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Apple Pro Training Series: macOS Support Essentials 10.12 The Apple-Certified Way to Learn This is the official curriculum of the macOS Support Essentials 10.12 course and preparation for Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP) 10.12 certification—as well as a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Sierra. The only Apple-certified book on the market, this guide is designed for support technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users and takes you deep inside the macOS Sierra operating system. You’ll find in-depth, step-by-step instruction on everything from installing and configuring macOS Sierra to managing networks and system administration—all on your way to preparing for the industry-standard ACSP certification. Covers updated system utilities and new features of macOS Sierra, including Siri and Optimized Storage. Features authoritative explanations of underlying technologies, troubleshooting, system administration, and much more. Focused lessons take you step by step through practical, real-world tasks. Lesson files and bonus material available for download—including lesson review questions to help prepare you for the Apple certification exam. Web Edition provides full text of the book available online as part of our Content Update Program with revised content for significant software updates.

Apple Pro Training Series

Apple Pro Training Series Author Kevin M. White
ISBN-10 9780133156133
Year 2012-11-05
Pages 888
Language en
Publisher Peachpit Press
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The only Apple-certified book on OS X Mountain Lion, this revised best-seller will take you deep inside the latest big-cat operating system–covering everything from installation and configuration, customizing the operating system, supporting applications, setting up peripherals, and more. Whether you're a support technician or simply an ardent Mac user, you'll quickly learn and master the new features in OS X Mountain Lion. Following the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Support Professional exam, this self-paced book is a perfect guide for Apple’s training and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to troubleshoot and optimize OS X Mountain Lion as part of their jobs. Step-by-step exercises reinforce the concepts taught through practical application. Chapter review sections and quizzes summarize and reinforce acquired knowledge. The Apple Pro Training Series serves as both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum for OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Mountain Lion Server certification programs.

Managing Apple Devices

Managing Apple Devices Author Arek Dreyer
ISBN-10 9780134032016
Year 2015-05-05
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Peachpit Press
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Managing Apple Devices, Second Edition will enable you to create an effective plan for deploying and maintaining groups of Apple devices using iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite in your organization. This all-in-one resource teaches a wide variety of Apple management technologies; explains the theory behind the tools; and provides practical, hand-on exercises to get you up and running with the tools. You will be introduced to Apple management technologies including Mobile Device Management, the Volume Purchase Program, and the Device Enrollment Program. For example, not only will you learn how to use Profile Manager–A pple’s implementation of Mobile Device Management–but you will also learn about the ideas behind profile management and how to make configuration easier for both administrators and users while maintaining a highly secure environment. The exercises contained within this guide are designed to let you explore and learn the tools provided by Apple for deploying and managing iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite systems. They start with verification of access to necessary services, move on to the configuration of those services, and finally test the results of those services on client devices. Each lesson builds on previous topics and is designed to give technical coordinators and system administrators the skills, tools, and knowledge to deploy and maintain Apple devices by: • Providing knowledge of how Apple deployment technologies work • Showing how to use specific deployment tools • Explaining deployment procedures and best practices • Offering practical exercises step-by-step solutions available

Mac OS X Internals

Mac OS X Internals Author Amit Singh
ISBN-10 0132702266
Year 2006-06-19
Pages 1680
Language en
Publisher Addison-Wesley Professional
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Mac OS X was released in March 2001, but many components, such as Mach and BSD, are considerably older. Understanding the design, implementation, and workings of Mac OS X requires examination of several technologies that differ in their age, origins, philosophies, and roles. Mac OS X Internals: A Systems Approach is the first book that dissects the internals of the system, presenting a detailed picture that grows incrementally as you read. For example, you will learn the roles of the firmware, the bootloader, the Mach and BSD kernel components (including the process, virtual memory, IPC, and file system layers), the object-oriented I/O Kit driver framework, user libraries, and other core pieces of software. You will learn how these pieces connect and work internally, where they originated, and how they evolved. The book also covers several key areas of the Intel-based Macintosh computers. A solid understanding of system internals is immensely useful in design, development, and debugging for programmers of various skill levels. System programmers can use the book as a reference and to construct a better picture of how the core system works. Application programmers can gain a deeper understanding of how their applications interact with the system. System administrators and power users can use the book to harness the power of the rich environment offered by Mac OS X. Finally, members of the Windows, Linux, BSD, and other Unix communities will find the book valuable in comparing and contrasting Mac OS X with their respective systems. Mac OS X Internals focuses on the technical aspects of OS X and is so full of extremely useful information and programming examples that it will definitely become a mandatory tool for every Mac OS X programmer.

Enterprise Mac Administrators Guide

Enterprise Mac Administrators Guide Author CHARLES EDGE
ISBN-10 9781484217061
Year 2015-11-28
Pages 503
Language en
Publisher Apress
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Charles Edge and Bill Smith provide detailed explanations of the technology required for large-scale Mac OS X deployments and show you how to integrate it with other operating systems and applications. Now in its second edition, Enterprise Mac Administrator's Guide addresses the growing size and spread of Mac OS X deployments in corporations and institutions worldwide. In some cases, this is due to the growth of traditional Mac environments, but for the most part it has to do with organizations instituting device choice and switcher campaigns, where Windows and/or Linux environments are migrating to Mac OS X. There is a steep culture shock with many of these migrations. The products that are used are different, the nomenclature is different, and most importantly the best practices for dealing with the operating system and updates are very different. Apple provides a number of tools to help automate and guide IT toward managing a large number of Mac OS X computers—it has since before Mac OS X was initially released. However, if you want to put together all of the pieces to tell a compelling story about how to run an IT department or a deployment of Macs, you need to compile information from a number of different sources. This book provides explanations of the technology required. What You'll Learn Choose a directory services model that works for your organization and integrate it into your existing model Choose an imaging model and begin imaging workstations with or without third-party products Use the Mac App Store and Apple’s Volume Purchasing Program to deploy apps Leverage scripting techniques to reduce labor for the IT department Provide network services (file sharing, mobile home folders, messaging, etc.) to the Mac OS X clients Who This Book Is For System administrators and IT professionals who need to manage a large number of Mac OS X computers, be they Mac OS X–based servers or workstations. The assumption is that readers are somewhat familiar with Mac OS X and/or IT in general, but not that they are familiar with the Apple system internals, server services, or deployment techniques.

MAC OS X UNIX Toolbox

MAC OS X UNIX Toolbox Author Christopher Negus
ISBN-10 9780470549407
Year 2009-06-29
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Explore a ton of powerful Mac OS X UNIX commands This handy, compact guide teaches you to use Mac OS X UNIX systems as the experts do: from the command line. Try out more than 1,000 commands to find and get software, monitor system health and security, and access network resources. Apply the skills you learn from this book to troubleshoot networks, lock down security, and uncover almost anything you care to know about your Mac OS X system. Expand your Mac OS X UNIX expertise in these and other areas: Using the shell Finding online software Working with files Playing with music and images Administering file systems Backing up data Checking and managing running processes Accessing network resources Handling remote system administration Locking down security

Mac OS X System Administration

Mac OS X System Administration Author Guy Hart-Davis
ISBN-10 9780071668989
Year 2010-05-06
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Build and manage a powerful network on Mac OS X Server Boost productivity and foster collaboration using the powerful networking tools available in Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server. With clear, detailed explanations and step-by-step instructions, Mac OS X System Administration shows you how to plan, construct, and manage a high-performance Mac-based network. You'll learn how to do everything from planning and installing the network from scratch to backing up both clients and servers to recovering from disaster. Plan the wired, wireless, or combination network your organization needs Build the network and install Mac OS X Server Secure the network using firewalls, encryption, and SSL authentication Harness the power of Open Directory to organize and manage the network Create user accounts, set up groups, and control which applications and features users can access Set up and manage file sharing, print, Web, and e-mail services Install applications automatically both before and after deploying the Macs Enable remote access to the network via VPN Add iPhones and iPod touches to the network Guy Hart-Davis is the bestselling author of more than 50 computer books, including AppleScript: A Beginner's Guide, Mac OS X Leopard QuickSteps, HTML, XHTML & CSS QuickSteps, and How to Do Everything: iPod, iPhone, & iTunes.

Learning Unix for OS X

Learning Unix for OS X Author Dave Taylor
ISBN-10 9781449332273
Year 2012-09-19
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
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Think your Mac is powerful now? Author Dave Taylor shows you how to get much more from your system by tapping into Unix, the robust operating system concealed beneath OS X’s beautiful user interface. Mountain Lion puts more than a thousand Unix commands at your fingertips - for finding and managing files, remotely accessing your Mac from other computers, and using a variety of freely downloadable open source applications. Take a friendly tour of the Unix command line and 50 of the most useful utilities, and quickly learn how to gain real control over your Mac. Get your Mac to do exactly what you want, when you want Make changes to your Mac’s filesystem and directories Use Unix’s find, locate, and grep commands to locate files containing specific information Create unique "super-commands" to perform tasks that you specify Run multiple Unix programs and processes at the same time Install the X Window system and get a quick tour of the best X11 applications Learn how to take even greater advantage of Unix on your Mac

Apple Pro Training Series

Apple Pro Training Series Author Mark Wood
ISBN-10 9780133989724
Year 2015-01-16
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Peachpit Press
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In the only Apple-certified book on the Apple productivity apps–Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, you’ll learn the how and why of creating and publishing first-rate documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Working through this guide, you will gain confidence working on progressively more complex, real-world projects, using Pages, Numbers, and Keynote both alone and together to produce sophisticated and robust results. This guide provides coverage of the latest features in the Apple productivity apps. All new guide covers the Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for Mac; explores iOS versions of the apps; and shows workflows using iCloud Drive. Quick tour through all three apps on OS X highlights the similarities in their interfaces and tools and reveals important new features. Self-paced course-in-a-book with accompanying lesson files focuses on practical, real-world projects building in complexity throughout the guide. The official curriculum of Apple Training Pages, Number, and Keynote course used in Apple Authorized Training centers worldwide. Chapter review questions summarize what students learn to prepare them for the Apple certification exam.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X El Capitan

Teach Yourself VISUALLY OS X El Capitan Author Paul McFedries
ISBN-10 9781119173915
Year 2015-10-05
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Your visual, guided tour of OS X El Capitan With clear, step-by-step instructions and plenty of rich visuals, Teach Yourself Visually OS X El Capitan walks you through the latest updates of OS X and demonstrates the essential tasks you need to know. Complemented with screenshots on almost every page that illustrate exactly what you'll encounter, this visual guide will have you up and running with OS X—quickly and easily. Boasting new visuals, several new features, and more seamless integration of iOS devices, the latest version of Mac's operating system has plenty to offer. You'll learn how to manipulate preferences to customize your experience, make the most of your digital media, and streamline your workflow while having a little fun. You will tour the Game Center, Messages, and Notifications, and get acquainted with Mission Control and the App Store—and much more. Customize your Mac to better suit your workflow Discover the newest updates to your favorite tools Navigate your way around OS X El Capitan Accomplish more in less time and make the most of your Mac

MacOS Sierra The Missing Manual

MacOS Sierra  The Missing Manual Author David Pogue
ISBN-10 9781491977217
Year 2016-11-29
Pages 879
Language en
Publisher "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
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With Sierra, Apple brings never-before-seen features to macOS—like Siri voice control, file sharing across all your iOS devices, picture-in-picture mode for iTunes and Safari, and AI photo search. Once again, David Pogue brings his humor and expertise to the #1 bestselling Mac book. Whether you’re a developer or a home-user, this guide offers a wealth of detail on Apple’s OS X 10.12 operating system, this new edition covers everything Sierra has to offer. Perfect for newcomers. Get crystal-clear, jargon-free introduction to the Dock, the macOS folder structure, Safari, Mail, and iCloud. Go in-depth. Learn how to use key new features such as Optimized Storage, the Universal Clipboard, Siri for Mac, and iCloud Drive Sync. Get the full story. David Pogue doesn't stop at telling you how to use macOS features. He wants you to know why to use them—and how to avoid common pitfalls.

Low Level Programming

Low Level Programming Author Igor Zhirkov
ISBN-10 9781484224038
Year 2017-06-27
Pages 435
Language en
Publisher Apress
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Learn Intel 64 assembly language and architecture, become proficient in C, and understand how the programs are compiled and executed down to machine instructions, enabling you to write robust, high-performance code. Low-Level Programming explains Intel 64 architecture as the result of von Neumann architecture evolution. The book teaches the latest version of the C language (C11) and assembly language from scratch. It covers the entire path from source code to program execution, including generation of ELF object files, and static and dynamic linking. Code examples and exercises are included along with the best code practices. Optimization capabilities and limits of modern compilers are examined, enabling you to balance between program readability and performance. The use of various performance-gain techniques is demonstrated, such as SSE instructions and pre-fetching. Relevant Computer Science topics such as models of computation and formal grammars are addressed, and their practical value explained. What You'll Learn Low-Level Programming teaches programmers to: Freely write in assembly language Understand the programming model of Intel 64 Write maintainable and robust code in C11 Follow the compilation process and decipher assembly listings Debug errors in compiled assembly code Use appropriate models of computation to greatly reduce program complexity Write performance-critical code Comprehend the impact of a weak memory model in multi-threaded applications Who This Book Is For Intermediate to advanced programmers and programming students

OS X Server Essentials

OS X Server Essentials Author Arek Dreyer
ISBN-10 0321887336
Year 2012-12
Pages 581
Language en
Publisher
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This revised bestseller is the only Apple-certified book on OS X Mountain Lion Server * *Completely revised for OS X Mountain Lion Server. *Step-by-step exercises reinforce the concepts taught through practical application. *Used as the curriculum for the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification exam. *Newest version of OS X is more business-friendly than ever and this book will show IT Pros how to integrate Macs into their organization. The only Apple-certified book on OS X Mountain Lion Server, this comprehensive reference takes support technicians and ardent Mac users deep inside this server operating system, covering everything from networking technologies to service administration, customizing users and groups, and more. Aligned to the learning objectives of the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification exam, the lessons in this self-paced volume serves as a perfect supplement to Apple's own training class and a first-rate primer for computer support personnel who need to support and maintain OS X Lion Server as part of their jobs. Step-by-step exercises reinforce the concepts taught through practical application. Quizzes summarize and reinforce acquired knowledge. The Newest version of OS X is more business-friendly than ever, making it simple to get a network up and running quickly, and IT professionals will need Server Essentials to integrate Macs into their organizations The Apple Pro Training Series serves as both a self-paced learning tool and the official curriculum for the OS X Mountain Lion and OS X Mountain Lion Server certification programs.

OS X El Capitan For Dummies

OS X El Capitan For Dummies Author Bob LeVitus
ISBN-10 9781119149637
Year 2015-10-16
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Get up to speed on the latest Mac OS Getting a new Mac and not knowing how to use it is like getting a remote controlled car for Christmas with no batteries. OS X For Dummies powers your understanding of the latest Mac operating system through straightforward, fun content that covers the basic features and functions you need to know. An essential text if you're not already familiar with Apple technology, this resource walks you through the fundamentals of Apple's Mac OS, shows you how to customize your workspace, work with the Dock, leverage the Finder and Finder Tabs, understand files, folders, and tags, find things with Spotlight, use Mission Control and Launchpad, organize your life through Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications, and much more. Apple is one of the most popular technology companies in the world, known for its ability to combine power and stability with style. Since all of Apple's products function according to its proprietary operating system, it's essential that you understand how to use the OS to make the most of your tech toys. Take your communication to the next level with email and messaging capabilities Enjoy multi-media entertainment by surfing the web and accessing movies, music, ebooks, and digital photos Let your creative side run free with Text Edit Create a seamless digital experience by connecting a printer, running multiple displays, networking, file sharing, backing up and restoring your system, and keeping your machine safe with Gatekeeper OS X For Dummies breaks down Apple's Mac operating system into bite-sized pieces, allowing you to digest small morsels of information that guide you in navigating your new Apple gadget.