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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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|Section 1: Introduction|
Important - Download These First - Working FilesPreview
0102 How To Use This CoursePreview
0103 How To Access Your Working FilesPreview
|Section 2: Review|
0201 Installing OS X MavericksPreview
Installing OS X Yosemite For OS X V10.10
Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar
Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows
Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock
Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar For OS X V10.10
Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows For OS X V10.10
Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock For OS X V10.10
Controlling The Desktop
Configuring The Desktop
Configuring The Desktop For OS X V10.10
Getting System Information
Getting System Information For OS X V10.10
|Section 3: Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System|
Introduction To Disk Utility App
File System Locations At The Top Level Of The Startup Volume
Home Folder Organization And Template
Understanding Multiple Libraries
|Section 4: File System Permissions And Metadata|
Introduction To Permissions And Ownership
The Lock Permission
Examining Ownership On External Volumes
File System Metadata
|Section 5: Exploring The Command Line Interface|
Introduction To The Terminal App
Navigating In The File System
Inspecting And Editing Files
Using Change Commands
0507 Examining File And Folder Metadata
Examining File And Folder Metadata For OS X V10.10
Using Special Characters In The Command Line
Using Sudo With Care
Commands Unique To Apple
Introduction To Diskutil
Introduction To System Profiler
|Section 6: Updating, Installing And Managing 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
|Section 7: Reliability|
0701 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
Managing Time Machine For OS X V10.10
|Section 8: Data Security|
Encrypting A Disk Volume
Configuring FileVault2 For OS X V10.10
|Section 9: 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
|Section 10: Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords|
Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant
Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant For OS X V10.10
Exploring The Keychain With Keychain Utility
Keychain And Password Troubleshooting
Managing The Keychain With The Security Command
|Section 11: Account Security And Management|
Creating Accounts For OS X V10.10
Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences
Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences For OS X V10.10
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
|Section 12: Network Communication Security|
Verifying Certificates For OS X V10.10
Creating A Personal Email Certificate And Send A Signed Message
Accepting A Certificate On A Signed Message And Encrypting Email
Configuring A VPN Connection
Exploring Airdrop For OS X V10.10
|Section 13: Sharing Services|
Exploring Screen Sharing
Exploring File Sharing
Exploring Remote Login - SSH
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