Mac for Linux Geeks

Mac for Linux Geeks

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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 Linuxa€“based 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 wella€“known 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 Xa€“Linux hybrid a reality Use Mac tools where possible and free software where appropriate What youa€™ll 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 a€œHybridizinga€ 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.The source code for Git is available at http : //git . or. cz/. A Mac OS X .dmg image is available at http : //c0de .google . com/p/git-osx-installer/downloads/list?can=3, as is the OpenInGitGUI front-end zip file. To build and install Git from the sourceanbsp;...

Title:Mac for Linux Geeks
Author:Tony Steidler-Dennison
Publisher:Apress - 2009-01-27


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