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Mac OS X - Beyond The Basics Tutorial

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Includes 8 hours of easy to follow Mac OS X - Beyond The Basics video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
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  • Tutor: Chris Tarnowieckyi
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Video lessons: 93
  • Product code: 01954
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: Digital Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Latest Mac OS Course: Beginners Yosemite Tutorial
In this Advanced Apple Mac OS X training course, expert author Chris Tarnowieckyi will take you beyond the basics of the Apple Mac operating system. This course assumes you have a basic working knowledge of OS X.

You will start by exploring the native OS X file system and the command line interface. Chris will then teach you how to update, install, and manage the software, including installing and removing software from the App Store and examining package receipts. This video tutorial will teach you about data security and removal, how to protect your Mac OS X with passwords, and create and manage secure accounts. You will also learn about sharing services, including screen and file sharing. Finally, you will learn how to solve problems, including force quitting an application, examining log files, and using network utility for network problems.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have developed the skills necessary to take full advantage of the useful features available in OS X Mavericks. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.
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COMPLETE COURSE CONTENTS
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File System Permissions And Metadata
Introduction To Permissions And Ownership

The Lock Permission
Examining Ownership On External Volumes
Aliases
File System Metadata

Exploring The Command Line Interface
Introduction To The Terminal App
Navigating In The File System
Manipulating Files
Inspecting And Editing Files
Using Change Commands
Links
Examining File And Folder Metadata
Using Special Characters In The Command Line
Using Sudo With Care
Unique Commands To Apple
Introduction To Diskutil
Introduction To System Profiler

Update, Install And Manage Software
Apple Software Updates
Installing And Removing Software From The App Store
Installing Package And Drag And Drop Software
Examining Software Installation List
Examining Package Receipts

Reliability
Creating A Mirrored RAID Set
Managing A RAID Set
Creating An External Recovery Volume
Archiving Data With Disk Utility
Archiving Data With Archive Utility
Archiving Data With Tar In The Command Line
Configuring Time Machine
Managing Time Machine

Data Security
Encrypting A Disk Volume
Configuring Filevault2

Data Removal
Emptying Trash Securely
Erasing Files Securely With Command Line Tools
Erasing A Disk Volume Securely With Disk Utility
Erasing A Disk Volume Securely In The Command Line
Erasing Free Space Securely With Disk Utility
Erasing Free Space Securely In The Command Line

Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords
Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant
Exploring The Keychain With Keychain Utility
Keychain And Password Troubleshooting
Managing The Keychain With The Security Command

Account Security And Management
Creating Accounts
Deleting Accounts
Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences
Examining Account Attributes With Decl And Directory Utility
Restricting Accounts With Parental Controls
Exploring The System Administrator Account - Root
Exploring The Privilege To Use Sudo Command
Creating A Hidden Administrator
Examining The Guest Account

Network Communication Security
Verifying Certificates
Creating A Personal Email Certificate And Sending A Signed Message
Accepting A Certificate On A Signed Message And Encrypting Email
Configuring A VPN Connection
Exploring Airdrop
Configuring The Firewall

Sharing Services
Exploring Screen Sharing
Exploring File Sharing
Exploring Remote Login - SSH
Generating Keys For Secure Remote Login
Secure Copy - SCP

Solving Problems
Managing Processes With Activity Monitor App
Force Quitting Applications
Managing Processes With PS And Top
Kill Or KillAll Processes
Examining Log Files With Console App
Examining Log Files With Tail, Logger And Syslog
Examining Preferences For Application Problems
Examining Launch Items For System Problems
Using Network Utility For Network Problems
Using Wireless Diagnostics For Wireless Problems

Automation
Working With Automator
Editing An Apple Script
Exploring Shell Scripts
Managing System Messages
Creating A Project

Conclusion
Finding More Information
Wrap-Up
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