Some might say we all want Linux with an OS X graphical user interface. Mac for Linux Geeks will assist you step by step in migrating from Linuxabased systems to OS X. Dual booting, virtualization, and building out the Linux environment on OS X are discussed in detail, along with a comparative view of wellaknown Mac tools and their open source equivalents. Written for daily use, this concise and dependable guide will steer you across the technical landscape from your chosen Linux flavor to the OS X promised land. Live with OS X, but work with Linux tools Make the OS XaLinux hybrid a reality Use Mac tools where possible and free software where appropriate What youall learn Dual booting Linux on the Mac Creating a virtual Linux system on the Mac Understanding the OS X graphical user interface Leveraging free and open source tools to meet the traditional Apple strengths of graphics and multimedia Performing routine OS X system administration for Linux administrators aHybridizinga the Linux/Mac experience Who this book is for Whether developer, system administrator or hobbyist geek, this book guides all who want to migrate from Linux to OS X, helping to integrate both operating system experiences.Devices and Drives Consistent with BSD, Mac OS X contains a /dev directory to abstract devices to files. ... Accessing Devices and Drives Through the GUI Devices and drives can be accessed via the Disk Utility application, ... It also provides tools to repair filesystems, repair permissions, and erase and reformat drives.
|Title||:||Mac for Linux Geeks|
|Publisher||:||Apress - 2009-01-27|