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Tony Steidler-Dennison Mac for Linux Geeks
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Mac for Linux Geeks Copyright © 2009 by Tony Steidler-Dennison All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner and the publisher. ISBN-13 (pbk): 978-1-4302-1650-6 ISBN-13 (electronic): 978-1-4302-1651-3 Printed and bound in the United States of America 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Trademarked names may appear in this book. Rather than use a trademark symbol with every occurrence of a trademarked name, we use the names only in an editorial fashion and to the benefit of the trademark owner, with no intention of infringement of the trademark. Lead Editors: Frank Pohlmann and Michelle Lowman Technical Reviewer: Peter O’Gorman Editorial Board: Clay Andres, Steve Anglin, Mark Beckner, Ewan Buckingham, Tony Campbell, Gary Cornell, Jonathan Gennick, Michelle Lowman, Matthew Moodie, Jeffrey Pepper, Frank Pohlmann, Ben Renow-Clarke, Dominic Shakeshaft, Matt Wade, Tom Welsh Project Manager: Sofia Marchant Copy Editor: Marilyn Smith Associate Production Director: Kari Brooks-Copony Production Editor: Liz Berry Compositor: Dina Quan Proofreader: Lisa Hamilton Indexer: Broccoli Information Management Artist: April Milne Cover Designer: Kurt Krames Manufacturing Director: Tom Debolski Distributed to the book trade worldwide by Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 233 Spring Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10013. Phone 1-800-SPRINGER, fax 201-348-4505, e-mail kn`ano)ju<olnejcan)o^i*_ki , or visit dppl6++sss*olnejcankjheja*_ki . For information on translations, please contact Apress directly at 2855 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 600, Berkeley, CA 94705. Phone 510-549-5930, fax 510-549-5939, e-mail ejbk<]lnaoo*_ki , or visit dppl6++sss* ]lnaoo*_ki . Apress and friends of ED books may be purchased in bulk for academic, corporate, or promotional use. eBook versions and licenses are also available for most titles. For more information, reference our Special Bulk Sales–eBook Licensing web page at dppl6++sss*]lnaoo*_ki+ejbk+^qhgo]hao . The information in this book is distributed on an “as is” basis, without warranty. Although every precau- tion has been taken in the preparation of this work, neither the author(s) nor Apress shall have any liability to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indi- rectly by the information contained in this work.
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v Contents at a Glance About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii About the Technical Reviewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvii CHAPTER 1 The Backstory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 CHAPTER 2 The Comparison: Linux vs. Mac OS X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 CHAPTER 3 Dual-Booting and Virtualization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 CHAPTER 4 Building Out the Linux Environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 CHAPTER 5 Using the Many Apple and Linux Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 CHAPTER 6 Routine Mac OS X System Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 CHAPTER 7 Backup, Security, and Automation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 CHAPTER 8 Mac OS X and Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 CHAPTER 9 Hybridizing Your System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259
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vii Contents About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii About the Technical Reviewer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xv Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xvii CHAPTER 1 The Backstory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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