Apple Mac OS X Mavericks - Beyond The Basics

Want to really learn how to use your Mac? This course teaches advanced user skills and shows how to secure your Mac
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  • Contents Video: 10 hours
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Apple 10.9 ( Mavericks ) Or Later

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Take Your Mac Skills To The Next Level
  • Learn How To Carry Out Advanced Funcations
  • Make Your Mac Secure
  • Become A Mac Power User

What is the target audience?

  • Any Mac User That Wants To Go A Lot More Out Of Their Mac

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Important - Download These First - Working Files
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Article
0102 How To Use This Course
Preview
03:03
0103 How To Access Your Working Files
Preview
03:22
Section 2: Review
0201 Installing OS X Mavericks
Preview
05:12
Installing OS X Yosemite For OS X V10.10
04:11
Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar
04:11
Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows
07:38
Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock
05:54
Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar For OS X V10.10
04:32
Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows For OS X V10.10
08:37
Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock For OS X V10.10
08:33
Controlling The Desktop
07:47
Configuring The Desktop
07:52
Configuring The Desktop For OS X V10.10
10:34
Getting System Information
06:54
Getting System Information For OS X V10.10
06:31
Section 3: Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System
Introduction To Disk Utility App
07:53
File System Locations At The Top Level Of The Startup Volume
07:02
Home Folder Organization And Template
07:24
Understanding Multiple Libraries
04:58
Section 4: File System Permissions And Metadata
Introduction To Permissions And Ownership
08:21
The Lock Permission
04:27
Examining Ownership On External Volumes
03:28
Aliases
04:44
File System Metadata
04:30
Section 5: Exploring The Command Line Interface
Introduction To The Terminal App
06:33
Navigating In The File System
06:37
Manipulating Files
07:20
Inspecting And Editing Files
07:45
Using Change Commands
07:08
Links
05:44
0507 Examining File And Folder Metadata
04:27
Examining File And Folder Metadata For OS X V10.10
08:18
Using Special Characters In The Command Line
05:44
Using Sudo With Care
04:30
Commands Unique To Apple
07:13
Introduction To Diskutil
07:09
Introduction To System Profiler
05:32
Section 6: Updating, Installing And Managing Software
Apple Software Updates
06:49
Installing And Removing Software From The App Store
04:05
Installing Package And Drag And Drop Software
03:28
Examining Software Installation List
05:04
Examining Package Receipts
04:03
Section 7: Reliability
0701 Creating A Mirrored RAID Set
05:51
Managing A RAID Set
03:03
Creating An External Recovery Volume
03:46
Archiving Data With Disk Utility
05:00
Archiving Data With Archive Utility
04:44
Archiving Data With Tar In The Command Line
03:52
Configuring Time Machine
03:49
Managing Time Machine
05:08
Managing Time Machine For OS X V10.10
08:14
Section 8: Data Security
Encrypting A Disk Volume
04:01
Configuring Filevault2
06:07
Configuring FileVault2 For OS X V10.10
08:34
Section 9: Data Removal
Emptying Trash Securely
04:10
Erasing Files Securely With Command Line Tools
03:09
Erasing A Disk Volume Securely With Disk Utility
02:42
Erasing A Disk Volume Securely In The Command Line
04:30
Erasing Free Space Securely With Disk Utility
02:58
Erasing Free Space Securely In The Command Line
03:04
Section 10: Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords
Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant
05:22
Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant For OS X V10.10
07:47
Exploring The Keychain With Keychain Utility
07:20
Keychain And Password Troubleshooting
06:43
Managing The Keychain With The Security Command
04:52
Section 11: Account Security And Management
Creating Accounts
04:29
Creating Accounts For OS X V10.10
06:19
Deleting Accounts
03:28
Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences
04:27
Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences For OS X V10.10
08:36
Examining Account Attributes With Decl And Directory Utility
07:57
Restricting Accounts With Parental Controls
03:13
Exploring The System Administrator Account - Root
03:29
Exploring The Privilege To Use Sudo Command
04:15
Creating A Hidden Administrator
07:47
Examining The Guest Account
04:39
Section 12: Network Communication Security
Verifying Certificates
05:49
Verifying Certificates For OS X V10.10
08:35
Creating A Personal Email Certificate And Send A Signed Message
05:30
Accepting A Certificate On A Signed Message And Encrypting Email
04:58
Configuring A VPN Connection
06:46
Exploring Airdrop
03:30
Exploring Airdrop For OS X V10.10
04:18
Section 13: Sharing Services
Exploring Screen Sharing
05:55
Exploring File Sharing
06:51
Exploring Remote Login - SSH
06:36

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