Mac OS X Tiger for Unix Geeks

Errata for Mac OS X Tiger for Unix Geeks

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 4
1st paragraph, 2nd bullet point

command symbol in front of "the" HAS BEEN REMOVED.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 4
4th paragraph (3rd bullet)

Missing close quotation in "The operations described in "The Services Menu section of this chapter..." HAS BEEN ADDED.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 6
4th paragraph (1st paragraph in ".term files" section)

Missing close quote in "(For more information, see "The open Command section, later in this chapter.)" HAS BEEN ADDED.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 11
tip sidebar

"...which differ from the shell escape sequences described earlier." NOW READS: "...which differ from the shell escape sequences described later."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 16
The tip box at the bottom of the page

The URL for the Bonjour Technical Brief HAS BEEN UPDATED to: http://images.apple.com/macosx/pdf/MacOSX_Bonjour_TB.pdf

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 23
1st paragraph, last sentence

"And trusty old find, slow as molasses, it what you need ...". NOW READS: "And trusty old find, slow as molasses, is what you need ...". ^

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 31
First Paragraph and again second code section

Mac OS X 8.1 NOW READS: Mac OS 8.1

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 113
"Input" heading, 3rd item "Enable keyboard..."

in the description "Enabled" NOW READS "Enables"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 121
VNC and SSH sections, 5th paragraph and surrounding

"If you're using Fink, you can install it with the command fink install tightvnc." NOW READS: "If you're using DarwinPorts, you can install it with the command sudo port install tightvnc."

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 171
Paragraph 2, contents of /etc/network/interfaces

NOW READS: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.131.175 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.131.254

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 188
6th paragraph

This states "Formerly known as Xcode is an IDE for Mac OS X ..." "Formerly known as Xcode" should be changed to "Formerly known as Project Builder, Xcode".

Anonymous   
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Page 200
table 11-3, "-mpowerpc-gpopt" description

missing closed parenthesis

Anonymous   
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Page 231
6th paragraph

The tool listed as "mn" NOW READS "nm".

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 305
under "Configuring Postfix To Send Email"

This daemon is controlled by the launchd script /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/orgpostfix.master.plist The filename NOW READS: /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.postfix.master.plist

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 341
3rd paragraph, "1. Create the..."

missing colon after 'database' HAS BEEN ADDED.

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006
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Page 343
First Paragraph (first line)

"On Mac OS X Panther" NOW READS: "On Mac OS X Tiger"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2006