Advanced Mac OS X - Technical And Security Skills
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Advanced Mac OS X - Technical And Security Skills

An Essential Course For Mac Users - Unlock The Power Of Your Mac - Learn How To Secure, Fix And Administrator Your Mac
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4.2 (89 ratings)
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Last updated 5/2013
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What Will I Learn?
Learn How To Secure Your Mac
Learn How To Carry Out Advanced Tasks
Gain A Solid Understanding Of The Operating System
Learn How To Troubleshoot And Fix Complex Problems On The Mac OS
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Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 or 10.8
Description

This course is suitable for OS X versions ( 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 ).

In this OS X advanced training video, you will learn advanced technical and security skills from  a certified member of the Apple Consultants Network.

This video tutorial will teach you to use advanced features of the Mac OS X system such as command line utilities, new ways of using spotlight, automating with Automator, installing Developer Tools, exploring permissions, disaster prevention with backups, securing your filesystem, securing accounts, securely erasing data, and much much more.

By the completion of this computer based training video, you will have a more thorough understanding of how to secure and protect your Apple hardware and software, and understand the advanced tools that Apple provides you in OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to accomplish that task.

Who is the target audience?
  • Users Who Have A Basic Knowledge Of The Mac OS
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 106 Lectures Collapse All 106 Lectures 08:50:31
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01. Introduction
2 Lectures 04:10
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02. Review Of Necessary Mac Skills
3 Lectures 27:22

0202 Review Of Desktop Control
09:01

0203 Configuring Your Mac For Success
07:57
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03. Building New Technical Mac Skills
3 Lectures 17:32
0301 Looking At Your Mac In A New Way
05:33

0302 Taking Advantage Of Multiple Accounts For Users And Groups
03:35

0303 Spotlight Searching In A New Light
08:24
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04. Entering The Command Line Interface
7 Lectures 45:57
0401 Using The Terminal App And Basic Commands
06:12

0402 File System Navigation
06:50

0403 File Manipulation
06:51

0404 File Inspection And Editing
06:15

0405 Special Characters And The Command Line
08:22

0406 Sudo Command
05:11

0407 Commands Unique To Apple
06:16
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05. Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System
6 Lectures 40:44
0501 Introduction To Disk Utility App
08:23

0502 Introduction To diskutil
05:22

0503 Top Level Of The Startup Volume
09:36

0504 Home Folder Organization And Template
06:20

0505 Understanding Multiple Libraries
06:41

0506 Turning On File Extensions
04:22
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06. File System Permissions And Metadata
8 Lectures 01:03:02
0601 Introduction To Permissions And Ownership
10:48

0602 Beyond The Simple Read, Write And Execute Permissions
07:02

0603 Even More Advanced Permissions
05:51

0604 Repairing Permissions On Startup Volumes
04:21

0605 Ignoring Permissions On External Volumes
08:02

0606 The ch Commands
10:19

0607 Links And Aliases
07:00

0608 Metadata
09:39
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07. Integrating With Other File Systems
5 Lectures 29:44
0701 Using Disk Utility App To Identify And Manage Other File Systems
04:43

0702 Creating And Using Disk Images
08:58

0703 Creating And Using Zip Archives
06:05

0704 Hidden And Advanced Features For Archives And Disk Images
03:46

0705 Connecting To Network File Systems AFP-FTP-NFS-SMB And WevDAV
06:12
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08. Understanding The Parts Of Mac OS X
8 Lectures 39:38
0801 Process Management With Activity Monitor App
05:17

0802 Force Quitting Applications
02:40

0803 Process Management With ps And top:
03:02

0804 Killing Or Signaling Processes:
06:25

0805 Using Log Files With Console App
04:06

0806 Using Log Files With tail, logger And syslog
04:40

0807 Configuring Log Files For Local And Remote Logging
05:48

0808 Understanding And Managing Launch Daemons And Agents
07:40
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09. Automation
8 Lectures 40:15
0901 Using Automator To Create Simple Workflows
08:48

0902 Using Automator To Create A Service
04:43

0903 Creating A Simple AppleScript Applet
05:21

0904 Creating A Simple AppleScript Droplet
02:35

0905 Introduction To Shell Scripting
07:38

0906 Integrating Automation Technologies
03:11

0907 Scheduling Actions
05:43

0908 Triggering Actions
02:16
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10. Developer Tools
5 Lectures 25:21
1001 Downloading And Installing The Developer Tools
03:16

1002 Creating A Basic Installer Package
07:56

1003 Installing Packages From The Command Line
03:14

1004 Property List Editor
06:39

1005 File Merge
04:16
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