Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide

Errata for Mac OS X Snow Leopard Pocket Guide

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 4
first complete paragraph

omits calendaring as a function of Microsoft Exchange

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009 
Printed
Page 15
middle of the page

It say's you need to press down cmd+c to boot from your installation DVD when it's only c that needs to be pressed.

Anonymous  Sep 16, 2009 
Printed
Page 18
In Note section at top of page

Book does not warn that the 35 pass erase will take a long time. Should have added sentence at end: Be aware that zeroing out your data with multiple passes can take a substantial amount of time so be prepared to wait to access the drive for several hours.

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009 
Printed
Page 35
First sentence

The first sentence is befuddling. Change to: The Home Folder is what makes a Mac your Mac.

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009 
Printed
Page 62
last paragraph

disclosure icon should be disclosure triangle

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009 
Printed
Page 125
paragraph 5

"This option will attempt to shut down any applications you are running, so save your work before you wander away." should be followed by: If you don't save your work the logout process will likely be cancelled leaving your Mac logged into your account.

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009 
Printed
Page 126
last paragraph

"Once the Master Password is set or ignored clicking"... You can' ignore the master password. The sentence should read: Once the Master Password is set clicking Turn on FileVault...

Chris Seibold
Chris Seibold
O'Reilly Author 
Oct 10, 2009