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Apple Mac OS X Mavericks - Beyond The Basics

Course Summary

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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    Course Syllabus

    • Introduction
      • Important - Download These First - Working Files
      • 0102 How To Use This Course
      • 0103 How To Access Your Working Files
    • Review
      • 0201 Installing OS X Mavericks
      • Installing OS X Yosemite For OS X V10.10
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 1 Menubar For OS X V10.10
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 2 Finder Windows For OS X V10.10
      • Navigating The Desktop - Part 3 Dock For OS X V10.10
      • Controlling The Desktop
      • Configuring The Desktop
      • Configuring The Desktop For OS X V10.10
      • Getting System Information
      • Getting System Information For OS X V10.10
    • Exploring The Native Mac OS X File System
      • Introduction To Disk Utility App
      • File System Locations At The Top Level Of The Startup Volume
      • Home Folder Organization And Template
      • Understanding Multiple Libraries
    • File System Permissions And Metadata
      • Introduction To Permissions And Ownership
      • The Lock Permission
      • Examining Ownership On External Volumes
      • Aliases
      • File System Metadata
    • Exploring The Command Line Interface
      • Introduction To The Terminal App
      • Navigating In The File System
      • Manipulating Files
      • Inspecting And Editing Files
      • Using Change Commands
      • Links
      • 0507 Examining File And Folder Metadata
      • Examining File And Folder Metadata For OS X V10.10
      • Using Special Characters In The Command Line
      • Using Sudo With Care
      • Commands Unique To Apple
      • Introduction To Diskutil
      • Introduction To System Profiler
    • Updating, Installing And Managing Software
      • Apple Software Updates
      • Installing And Removing Software From The App Store
      • Installing Package And Drag And Drop Software
      • Examining Software Installation List
      • Examining Package Receipts
    • Reliability
      • 0701 Creating A Mirrored RAID Set
      • Managing A RAID Set
      • Creating An External Recovery Volume
      • Archiving Data With Disk Utility
      • Archiving Data With Archive Utility
      • Archiving Data With Tar In The Command Line
      • Configuring Time Machine
      • Managing Time Machine
      • Managing Time Machine For OS X V10.10
    • Data Security
      • Encrypting A Disk Volume
      • Configuring Filevault2
      • Configuring FileVault2 For OS X V10.10
    • Data Removal
      • Emptying Trash Securely
      • Erasing Files Securely With Command Line Tools
      • Erasing A Disk Volume Securely With Disk Utility
      • Erasing A Disk Volume Securely In The Command Line
      • Erasing Free Space Securely With Disk Utility
      • Erasing Free Space Securely In The Command Line
    • Protecting Mac OS X With Passwords
      • Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant
      • Generating Strong Passwords With Password Assistant For OS X V10.10
      • Exploring The Keychain With Keychain Utility
      • Keychain And Password Troubleshooting
      • Managing The Keychain With The Security Command
    • Account Security And Management
      • Creating Accounts
      • Creating Accounts For OS X V10.10
      • Deleting Accounts
      • Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences
      • Examining Account Attributes In System Preferences For OS X V10.10
      • Examining Account Attributes With Decl And Directory Utility
      • Restricting Accounts With Parental Controls
      • Exploring The System Administrator Account - Root
      • Exploring The Privilege To Use Sudo Command
      • Creating A Hidden Administrator
      • Examining The Guest Account
    • Network Communication Security
      • Verifying Certificates
      • Verifying Certificates For OS X V10.10
      • Creating A Personal Email Certificate And Send A Signed Message
      • Accepting A Certificate On A Signed Message And Encrypting Email
      • Configuring A VPN Connection
      • Exploring Airdrop
      • Exploring Airdrop For OS X V10.10
    • Sharing Services
      • Exploring Screen Sharing
      • Exploring File Sharing
      • Exploring Remote Login - SSH
      • Generating Keys For Secure Remote Login
      • Secure Copy - SCP
    • Solving Problems
      • Managing Processes With Activity Monitor App
      • Force Quitting Applications
      • Managing Processes With PS And Top
      • Kill Or Signal Processes
      • Examining Log Files With Console App
      • Examining Log Files With Tail, Logger And Syslog
      • Examining Preferences For Application Problems
      • Examining Launch Items For System Problems
      • Using Network Utility For Network Problems
      • Using Wireless Diagnostics For Wireless Problems
    • Automation
      • Working With Automator
      • Editing A Javascript For OS X V10.10
      • Editing An AppleScript
      • Exploring Shell Scripts
      • Managing System Messages
      • Creating A Project
    • Conclusion
      • Finding More Information
      • Wrap-Up


Course Fee:
USD 99

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

1 - 4 hours / week

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