An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 5
Publish Date: Nov. 15, 2005
In Part 5, Mary Norbury-Glaser looks at how Tiger Mac OS X runs regularly scheduled commands and scripts to execute recurring jobs, like system maintenance and backups. She compares the "old" way, using the Unix tool called cron (for chronological), with the new Tiger method of using the launchd daemon.
Sync Services Framework (How It Works and What You Can Do)
Publish Date: Nov. 4, 2005
With Tiger, Apple introduced a new extensible Sync Services framework embedded into the OS. And it's available to any application, not just Apple programs. Mary Norbury-Glaser explains this framework and shows you practical examples of its implementation.
An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 4
Publish Date: Sep. 9, 2005
In part four of our introduction to Tiger Terminal, you'll learn how to tap the power of shell scripting to automate repetitive tasks. Mary Norbury-Glaser walks you through the process, step by step.
An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 3
Publish Date: Jul. 5, 2005
In Part 3 of this Tiger Terminal introduction, you'll learn some helpful commands that you can use to view information about your network, including netstat, nslookup, traceroute, and more.
An Introduction to Tiger Terminal, Part 2
Publish Date: Jun. 14, 2005
In this second tutorial on Tiger Terminal, you'll learn how to use the terminal app to look at external volumes, then enable ssh to access files, scp to securely copy them remotely, sftp for secure ftp, and finally how to use rsync to synchronize files between two computers.
An Introduction to Tiger Terminal
Publish Date: May. 20, 2005
Now that you've had a chance to enjoy all of the GUI goodies in Mac OS X 10.4, you might be ready to check out what's happening with the Terminal app. This article will introduces you to Tiger's Terminal app and CLI (command-line interface).
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