Recommended Reading: Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Recommended Reading: Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide


"Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide" is a 232-book by Daniel J. Barrett designed to help you unlock the secrets of the Mac OS X Terminal and discover how this tool solves problems the Finder can’t handle and lets you access the UNIX base of Mac OS X.

The guide (US7.99 for an ebook version, $14.99 for a print version or $16.49 for both) provides 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.

"Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide" kicks off with an overview of the Terminal and its partner, the shell. Then it dives into commands arranged into two dozen categories, including directory operations, file comparisons, and network connections. Each command includes a concise description of its purpose and features. Other topics include how to:

° Log into your Mac from remote locations;

° Search and modify files;

° 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 Internet.

Barrett has been immersed in Internet technology since 1985. Currently working as a software engineer, he's also been a heavy metal singer, Unix system administrator, university lecturer, web designer, and humorist. Barrett is also the author of "O'Reilly's Linux Pocket Guide" and the co-author of "Linux Security Cookbook" and "SSH, The Secure Shell: The Definitive Guide."

Learn more about the "Macintosh Terminal Pocket Guide" at http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920025382.do .

 
AAPL
$103.30
Apple Inc.
+0.80
GOOG
$577.33
Google Inc.
+5.73
MSFT
$45.09
Microsoft Corpora
-0.34
MacNews Search:
Community Search:

Latest Forum Discussions

See All
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Modern Combat 5 Gets a Major Multiplayer...
Modern Combat 5 Gets a Major Multiplayer Update Posted by Jessica Fisher on September 2nd, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Alien Creeps TD Review
Alien Creeps TD Review By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: EXPENSIVE DEFENSESUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Alien Creeps TD would be a fun if unremarkable Tower Defense game, but its heavy focus on in-app purchases and balancing issues might put you off.   | Read more »
The Journey Down: Chapter Two Review
The Journey Down: Chapter Two Review By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: DARK YET ENTICINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad It’s a little dark, in every sense of the word, but The Journey Down: Chapter Two is a solidly entertaining adventure game.   | Read more »
Function Space, a Social Network App for...
Function Space, a Social Network App for Science, Launches on iOS Posted by Ellis Spice on September 2nd, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Stupidfast – How Taylor Martinez Switche...
How do you make an Endless Running game more than just another Endless Running game? By adding real life prizes to it, of course! That’s the thinking behind StupidFast: a game designed for football enthusiasts, and the brainchild of former college football star and current NFL free agent, Taylor Martinez. It all came about due to his career path... | Read more »
Little Raiders: Robin’s Revenge Review
Little Raiders: Robin’s Revenge Review By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: CASUAL RAIDINGUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Combining simple combat with village building is a potent combination for this charming tale.   | Read more »
Treasure Tombs: Ra Deal Coming from Bulk...
Treasure Tombs: Ra Deal Coming from Bulkypix and Dark Tonic This Fall Posted by Jessica Fisher on September 2nd, 2014 [ permalink ] Dark Tonic and | Read more »
Pirate Bash Review
Pirate Bash Review By Nadia Oxford on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: BAD PIRATES, GOOD TIMESUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Pirate Bash’s turn-based battles add an intriguing twist to a typical physics game.   | Read more »
Tiny Tower Vegas Review
Tiny Tower Vegas Review By Jennifer Allen on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: STEADY DEVELOPMENTUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Build a huge tower again but Vegas-style in Tiny Tower Vegas.   | Read more »
The Manhattan Project Review
The Manhattan Project Review By Andrew Fisher on September 2nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: ROCKET SCIENCEUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad The Manhattan Project offers a great Euro-style gameplay experience, but it is totally unwelcoming to new players   | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.