Mac for Linux Geeks (Expert's Voice in Open Source)

By Tony Steidler-Dennison

Some could say all of us wish Linux with an OS X graphical consumer interface. Mac for Linux Geeks will help you step-by-step in migrating from Linux–based platforms to OS X. twin booting, virtualization, and development out the Linux setting on OS X are mentioned intimately, besides a comparative view of well–known Mac instruments and their open resource equivalents. Written for day-by-day use, this concise and constant advisor will steer you around the technical panorama out of your selected Linux style to the OS X promised land.

  • Live with OS X, yet paintings with Linux tools
  • Make the OS X–Linux hybrid a reality
  • Use Mac instruments the place attainable and unfastened software program the place appropriate

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A hundred thirty five coping with clients utilizing the Command Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 ix x NCO NTENT S Log overview and upkeep . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and forty Log place and Naming Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and forty Reviewing Log documents with the Console software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred forty dealing with initiatives with launchd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Administering Shared assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred forty five Mac OS X and net Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred forty five Printer Sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 SMB dossier Sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 NFS dossier Sharing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 bankruptcy 7 Backup, safeguard, and Automation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty five Backup and restoration assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred fifty five The Mac method of Backup and restoration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Time laptop Backups. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Backups with Carbon replica Cloner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 SuperDuper for easy Backups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Mozy and different Off-Site Backup recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and seventy The Linux method of Backup and restoration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 utilizing dd to repeat facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 utilizing rsync to Synchronize documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hundred and eighty protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Configuring protection via approach personal tastes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183 utilizing ipfw As a Firewall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 utilizing WaterRoof: An ipfw entrance finish . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 precis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 bankruptcy eight Mac OS X and Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 utilizing Xcode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 developing an software with Xcode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197 operating mostly Xcode Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . two hundred Debugging with Xcode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Xcode and different software improvement instruments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Xcode and Java . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 208 Xcode and Python . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209 Xcode and Ruby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 Xcode and personal home page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213 NC O N T E N T S Scripting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 utilizing AppleScript . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 developing Scripts with the Script Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 utilizing different Scripting Languages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 Code upkeep and Revision regulate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218 Introducing Subversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219 utilizing Subversion from the Command Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221 utilizing Subversion GUI entrance Ends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 222 handling adjustments with Git . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230 precis . . . . . . . . . . .

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